The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bristol region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 66 43 64
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +21
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.25% 0.74% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 2.61% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +61.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.15% -7.14%
Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
332 153 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 42.13% 28.49% 31.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 104 140
Average daily rate £375 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £26.20 £22.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) OpenStack
2 3 (37.50%) Jelastic
3 2 (25.00%) SCCM
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VBScript
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) MCP
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) ARCserve
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (37.50%) OpenStack
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (37.50%) Jelastic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) OO
1 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (12.50%) Data Security
1 1 (12.50%) MVC
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) ARCserve
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee
2 1 (12.50%) VMware