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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 25 30 29
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 10 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 3.77% 1.10% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.54% 4.69% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £513 £450 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.88% +54.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £390 £333
% change year-on-year -10.25% +17.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.06% +172.22%  

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 57 64 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 21.51% 23.44% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 39 35
Median daily rate £450 £417 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.04% +11.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £253 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Median hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.42% -88.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Bracknell over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Bracknell

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) Citrix
4 9 (45.00%) VBScript
5 8 (40.00%) Retail
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (35.00%) AirWatch
6 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
7 6 (30.00%) SCCM
7 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (30.00%) VMware
8 5 (25.00%) Migration
8 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (25.00%) Office 365
9 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (20.00%) Android
9 4 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 4 (20.00%) MCSE
9 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 3 (15.00%) MS Office
10 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
11 2 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
11 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008

PowerShell
Top Related 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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
2 4 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) VLAN
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Skype
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MS Access
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Azure Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Exchange Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Migration Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Office 365 Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (20.00%) Android
4 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.00%) Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) ITSM
4 1 (5.00%) Kanban
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Presales
4 1 (5.00%) Release Management
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) VBScript
2 2 (10.00%) Perl
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) MCSE
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) AirWatch
2 6 (30.00%) SCCM
3 2 (10.00%) Netcool
4 1 (5.00%) Ansible
4 1 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (5.00%) HP SIM
4 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (5.00%) Netcool/Webtop
4 1 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.00%) Puppet
4 1 (5.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) Citrix
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Meridio
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) SaltStack
5 1 (5.00%) Veritas