The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 71 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.46% 0.26% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.19% 0.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £396 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £28.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-4.42% -7.37%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
335 274 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 38.91% 35.04% 38.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 209 158
Average daily rate £400 £323 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% +9.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 15
Average hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.30 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.13 £42.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

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Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Bristol region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) XenApp
5 3 (37.50%) WSUS
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) NetApp
6 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (25.00%) MCP
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) VBScript
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) IIS
6 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (25.00%) Clustering
6 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
6 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (25.00%) LANDesk
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (25.00%) Symantec
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Messaging Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Release Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Change Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Software Distribution
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
5 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) WSUS
2 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (12.50%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) LANDesk
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) HP