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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 64 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.47% 0.84% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.25% 1.98% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £334 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £466 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +0.81%
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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
319 354 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.80% 42.45% 34.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 278 126
Average daily rate £375 £335 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 11
Average hourly rate £38.20 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.90% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £14.20 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.03 £37.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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

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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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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 27 March 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) WSUS
5 3 (37.50%) XenApp
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
6 2 (25.00%) Lync
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (25.00%) LANDesk
6 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (25.00%) Clustering
6 2 (25.00%) MCP
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) IIS

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Lync
3 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Change Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) XHTML
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Software Distribution
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) 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
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) WSUS
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee