The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows PowerShell
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 29 30
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 7 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 3.17% 3.25% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.58% 10.34% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £269 £298 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.73% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +35.84%  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 48 87 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 21.72% 31.41% 23.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 28
Median daily rate £446 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £298 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 2
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.00% +13.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell citing PowerShell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Bracknell

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in Bracknell.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 14 (82.35%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
5 7 (41.18%) Incident Management
5 7 (41.18%) VBScript
6 6 (35.29%) HP
6 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
6 6 (35.29%) Citrix
7 5 (29.41%) VMware
7 5 (29.41%) Migration
7 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
7 5 (29.41%) Office 365
8 4 (23.53%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
8 4 (23.53%) Fat Client
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (23.53%) Thin Client
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (23.53%) Netcool
8 4 (23.53%) DHCP
8 4 (23.53%) DNS
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
2 4 (23.53%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DHCP
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) MS Access
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Azure Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Migration Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Office 365 Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Support
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Fat Client
1 4 (23.53%) Thin Client
2 3 (17.65%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
6 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
7 2 (11.76%) Android
7 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Incident Management
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.88%) ITSM
6 1 (5.88%) Presales
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) VBScript
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) MCSE
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.88%) BitLocker
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Netcool
2 3 (17.65%) NetBackup
2 3 (17.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (17.65%) Unicenter
3 2 (11.76%) AirWatch
3 2 (11.76%) PowerCLI
3 2 (11.76%) SCCM
3 2 (11.76%) vCenter Server
3 2 (11.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (5.88%) HP SIM
4 1 (5.88%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (5.88%) Netcool/Webtop
4 1 (5.88%) SCOrch
4 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
4 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
2 6 (35.29%) HP
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) EMC
4 3 (17.65%) Meridio
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
4 3 (17.65%) Veritas
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
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