The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 32 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 2 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.69% 2.14% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.13% 10.91% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Average daily rate - £295 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.05 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.89% -13.63%
PowerShell
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Programming Languages Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
64 55 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 22.22% 19.64% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 46
Average daily rate £350 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £39.50 £13.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.75% +200.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.16 £17.00 £9.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £39.50 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Bracknell region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) VBScript
2 3 (50.00%) Becrypt
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Migration

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Architect
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (33.33%) Information Management
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) OOD
1 2 (33.33%) Presales
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) BitLocker
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Becrypt
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) CA
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu
4 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle