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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 77 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -5
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 4 2 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.40% 0.32% 2.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 0.89% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £130.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -17.29%
PowerShell
South West

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
417 225 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 41.21% 35.94% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 166 195
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £400 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 26
Average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) WSUS
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Data Security
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) IIS

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Messaging Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) OO
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Data Security
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee
2 1 (16.67%) VMware