The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
South West / Bristol
Rank 62 62 69
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.82% 1.27% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.21% 3.28% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Median daily rate £400 £450 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +56.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £383 £388
% change year-on-year
-8.49% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -37.50%

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
271 305 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.07% 38.75% 39.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 224 252
Median daily rate £389 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 7
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -5.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £31.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £50.00 £46.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) .NET
3 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (40.00%) Unix
3 14 (40.00%) Linux
3 14 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (37.14%) SQL
4 13 (37.14%) SAN
5 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
5 12 (34.29%) VMware
5 12 (34.29%) Clustering
6 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
6 11 (31.43%) Failover Clustering
7 10 (28.57%) Data Encryption
7 10 (28.57%) SQL Optimisation
7 10 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (28.57%) Ingres
7 10 (28.57%) Shell Script
7 10 (28.57%) SCCM
8 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
9 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (22.86%) Migration
10 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (20.00%) ETL
10 7 (20.00%) VBScript
10 7 (20.00%) SAP
10 7 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (17.14%) Citrix

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) IBM Domino
2 3 (8.57%) IBM Notes
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) SAN
2 5 (14.29%) Firewall
3 4 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (11.43%) DNS
3 4 (11.43%) Internet
3 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.86%) Extranet
4 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.86%) Intranet
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) NAS
4 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.86%) Skype
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (28.57%) Ingres
3 7 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.86%) OLAP
6 1 (2.86%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (2.86%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (2.86%) PowerPivot
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MSI
2 3 (8.57%) MSBuild
3 2 (5.71%) InstallShield
4 1 (2.86%) MSTest
4 1 (2.86%) NUnit
4 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) DBA
2 10 (28.57%) SQL DBA
3 8 (22.86%) Administrator
4 5 (14.29%) Developer
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Ingres DBA
6 3 (8.57%) Lotus Notes Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) PowerShell Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Project Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) SCCM Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) SOC Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Junior
8 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.86%) Server Support
8 1 (2.86%) Support Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.71%) WCF
3 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.86%) Durandal
3 1 (2.86%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.86%) React
3 1 (2.86%) RESTful
3 1 (2.86%) WinForms
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) Replication
3 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.86%) Statistics
4 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 14 (40.00%) Unix
3 6 (17.14%) Windows 10
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Data Encryption
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Optimisation
2 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (22.86%) Migration
4 7 (20.00%) ETL
5 5 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
5 5 (14.29%) Data Management
5 5 (14.29%) Release Management
5 5 (14.29%) Software Deployment
5 5 (14.29%) Time Management
6 4 (11.43%) Analytics
6 4 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (11.43%) Information Security
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL
6 4 (11.43%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (11.43%) Security Architecture
6 4 (11.43%) SIEM
6 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.57%) Data Security
7 3 (8.57%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 10 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 7 (20.00%) VBScript
4 6 (17.14%) VB
5 4 (11.43%) Java
5 4 (11.43%) Python
6 2 (5.71%) C#
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.71%) VBA
7 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) MCP
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (11.43%) Snort
6 1 (2.86%) Firmware
6 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) Failover Clustering
2 10 (28.57%) SCCM
3 4 (11.43%) Nessus
3 4 (11.43%) QRadar
4 3 (8.57%) WSUS
5 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.86%) DatAdvantage
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) MOM
5 1 (2.86%) SCOM
5 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) VMware
2 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.00%) SAP
4 6 (17.14%) Citrix
5 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco
5 4 (11.43%) Intel Security
5 4 (11.43%) ScanSafe
6 3 (8.57%) Lotus
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) IBM
7 1 (2.86%) Teradata
7 1 (2.86%) Varonis
7 1 (2.86%) Veritas
7 1 (2.86%) Wyse