Period
to 18 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 6 months to 18 February 2020 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 39 68
Rank change year-on-year -18 +29 +11
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 58 98 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.19% 4.72% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.65% 10.88% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 77 30
Bristol median daily rate £405 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £264 £346 £210
90th Percentile £525 £533 £496
South West median daily rate £450 £448 £413
% change year-on-year +0.56% +8.48% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Bristol median hourly rate - £39.78 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +130.58% -21.59%
South West median hourly rate £44.51 £42.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.96% +140.00% -23.91%

PowerShell is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 758 901 721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 41.69% 43.36% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 644 473
Bristol median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +7.64%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 12
Bristol median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +47.54% -19.74%
10th Percentile £18.03 £35.96 £14.26
90th Percentile £52.50 £64.75 £49.75
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -2.50%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Bristol

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Bristol

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Bristol

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 37 (63.79%) Windows
2 32 (55.17%) Azure
3 26 (44.83%) Active Directory
4 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
5 22 (37.93%) Windows Server
6 19 (32.76%) SCCM
7 18 (31.03%) Office 365
8 16 (27.59%) DevOps
8 16 (27.59%) Docker
8 16 (27.59%) AWS
8 16 (27.59%) .NET
9 14 (24.14%) Linux
9 14 (24.14%) Windows 7
9 14 (24.14%) Windows 10
10 12 (20.69%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (20.69%) VMware
11 11 (18.97%) JSON
12 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
12 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
13 9 (15.52%) Customer Requirements
13 9 (15.52%) IIS
13 9 (15.52%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
13 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (13.79%) Visual Studio Team System
14 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
14 8 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
14 8 (13.79%) Migration

PowerShell
Co-occurring 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 9 (15.52%) IIS
2 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 32 (55.17%) Azure
2 18 (31.03%) Office 365
3 16 (27.59%) AWS
4 7 (12.07%) npm
5 4 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.45%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.72%) GCP
7 1 (1.72%) IaaS
7 1 (1.72%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.72%) PaaS
7 1 (1.72%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.72%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) SAN
2 6 (10.34%) Skype
3 5 (8.62%) DNS
3 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (6.90%) Firewall
4 4 (6.90%) Kerberos
5 3 (5.17%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.45%) FTP
6 2 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (13.79%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (12.07%) AdminStudio
4 7 (12.07%) MSI
5 6 (10.34%) gulp
5 6 (10.34%) Postman
5 6 (10.34%) Selenium
5 6 (10.34%) SoapUI
5 6 (10.34%) webpack
6 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
6 5 (8.62%) MSBuild
6 5 (8.62%) TeamCity
7 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.72%) MSTest
9 1 (1.72%) NUnit
General
1 3 (5.17%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Azure Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Administrator
4 6 (10.34%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Azure Administrator
6 4 (6.90%) Designer
6 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Designer
6 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Security Administrator
6 4 (6.90%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (6.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.17%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.59%) .NET
2 11 (18.97%) JSON
3 8 (13.79%) CSS
3 8 (13.79%) HTML
4 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
4 7 (12.07%) Software Packaging
4 7 (12.07%) Universal Windows Platform
5 6 (10.34%) .NET Core
5 6 (10.34%) .NET Framework
5 6 (10.34%) Angular 2
5 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
5 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (10.34%) Entity Framework
5 6 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (6.90%) LDAP
7 3 (5.17%) ODBC
8 1 (1.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Data Centre
1 7 (12.07%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (6.90%) PKI
2 4 (6.90%) Public Cloud
2 4 (6.90%) Replication
3 3 (5.17%) Clustering
4 2 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.45%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 37 (63.79%) Windows
2 22 (37.93%) Windows Server
3 14 (24.14%) Linux
3 14 (24.14%) Windows 10
3 14 (24.14%) Windows 7
4 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.90%) Unix
7 3 (5.17%) VMS
8 1 (1.72%) Android
8 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) DevOps
2 9 (15.52%) Customer Requirements
3 8 (13.79%) Migration
4 7 (12.07%) ITIL
5 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure as Code
5 6 (10.34%) MVC
6 5 (8.62%) Change Management
6 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (8.62%) Kanban
6 5 (8.62%) Requirements Engineering
6 5 (8.62%) Scrum
7 4 (6.90%) Machine Learning
7 4 (6.90%) Privileged Access Management
7 4 (6.90%) Security Hardening
8 3 (5.17%) Capacity Management
8 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.45%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
2 7 (12.07%) C#
2 7 (12.07%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.62%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.90%) SQL
5 3 (5.17%) VB
5 3 (5.17%) VB6
6 2 (3.45%) Perl
6 2 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) CCNA
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.72%) JNCIA
System Software
1 26 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 16 (27.59%) Docker
3 9 (15.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.17%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (5.17%) XenApp
7 1 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (32.76%) SCCM
2 7 (12.07%) Kubernetes
3 3 (5.17%) AirWatch
3 3 (5.17%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (5.17%) SCVMM
3 3 (5.17%) Terraform
3 3 (5.17%) vCenter Server
3 3 (5.17%) vRealize
4 2 (3.45%) Ansible
4 2 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.69%) VMware
3 8 (13.79%) Citrix
4 5 (8.62%) Dell
5 4 (6.90%) Cisco
6 3 (5.17%) Northgate
7 2 (3.45%) Canon
7 2 (3.45%) F5
7 2 (3.45%) Ivanti
7 2 (3.45%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.45%) Wyse
8 1 (1.72%) CA
8 1 (1.72%) Google
8 1 (1.72%) Juniper