Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 67 55
Rank change year-on-year +18 -12 +31
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 83 45 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.00% 2.37% 3.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.15% 6.06% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 27 38
Bristol median daily rate £413 £351 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.69% +7.02% -6.43%
10th Percentile £213 £215 £263
90th Percentile £488 £453 £408
South West median daily rate £425 £405 £325
% change year-on-year +4.94% +24.62% -12.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Bristol median hourly rate £38.00 £17.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.29% -21.59% -78.00%
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £20.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year +107.23% -3.49% -78.50%

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 907 742 655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 43.71% 39.14% 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 486 464
Bristol median daily rate £414 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £270 £263
90th Percentile £525 £500 £488
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £358
% change year-on-year +13.33% +4.90% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 23
Bristol median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +14.86% +2.78%
10th Percentile £35.08 £13.79 £26.03
90th Percentile £49.63 £52.80 £49.00
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.15 £39.50
% change year-on-year +3.28% +4.18% +0.64%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018, 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 51 (61.45%) Windows
2 35 (42.17%) SQL Server
2 35 (42.17%) Windows Server
3 34 (40.96%) Microsoft
4 23 (27.71%) SQL
4 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (27.71%) DevOps
5 22 (26.51%) Linux
6 21 (25.30%) .NET
7 20 (24.10%) Active Directory
7 20 (24.10%) Firewall
8 19 (22.89%) VMware
8 19 (22.89%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (21.69%) Test Scripting
9 18 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (21.69%) Oracle
10 17 (20.48%) Test Automation
11 16 (19.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (19.28%) Finance
12 15 (18.07%) Manufacturing
12 15 (18.07%) Programme Management
12 15 (18.07%) Citrix
13 14 (16.87%) C#
13 14 (16.87%) JavaScript
13 14 (16.87%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
15 12 (14.46%) Load Balancing
15 12 (14.46%) SAN
15 12 (14.46%) CMS
16 11 (13.25%) ITIL

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 12 (14.46%) CMS
2 9 (10.84%) Drupal
2 9 (10.84%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.43%) Skype for Business
4 6 (7.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (6.02%) IIS
6 3 (3.61%) Apache
6 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.20%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (22.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.43%) Office 365
4 5 (6.02%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (6.02%) Amazon S3
4 5 (6.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.20%) IaaS
6 1 (1.20%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) NuGet
6 1 (1.20%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.10%) Firewall
2 12 (14.46%) SAN
3 9 (10.84%) DNS
4 7 (8.43%) NetScaler
4 7 (8.43%) Skype
4 7 (8.43%) VPN
5 3 (3.61%) iSCSI
5 3 (3.61%) Wireless
6 2 (2.41%) DHCP
6 2 (2.41%) NAS
7 1 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (42.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) MySQL
2 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.84%) Selenium
3 9 (10.84%) SoapUI
3 9 (10.84%) WebDriver
4 5 (6.02%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (3.61%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.20%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.20%) MSTest
6 1 (1.20%) NUnit
6 1 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 16 (19.28%) Finance
2 15 (18.07%) Manufacturing
3 11 (13.25%) Marketing
4 10 (12.05%) Electronics
4 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.61%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (14.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (12.05%) CRM Developer
2 10 (12.05%) Developer
2 10 (12.05%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Developer
3 9 (10.84%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Software Tester
4 8 (9.64%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Systems Support
4 8 (9.64%) Systems Support Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Tester
5 7 (8.43%) Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (7.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.02%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.30%) .NET
2 10 (12.05%) HTML
3 7 (8.43%) XML
4 5 (6.02%) Node.js
5 3 (3.61%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.61%) JSON
5 3 (3.61%) LAMP
5 3 (3.61%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (3.61%) LDAP
5 3 (3.61%) React
5 3 (3.61%) RESTful
5 3 (3.61%) Web Services
5 3 (3.61%) XSD
6 2 (2.41%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.20%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.64%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.02%) Clustering
4 5 (6.02%) Fat Client
4 5 (6.02%) Thin Client
4 5 (6.02%) Wiki
5 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.41%) Replication
6 1 (1.20%) Fintech
6 1 (1.20%) FMCG
6 1 (1.20%) PKI
6 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (61.45%) Windows
2 35 (42.17%) Windows Server
3 22 (26.51%) Linux
4 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (10.84%) Unix
6 7 (8.43%) Windows 10
6 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.02%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.61%) CentOS
8 3 (3.61%) Debian
8 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.61%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.20%) Android
9 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (27.71%) DevOps
2 18 (21.69%) Test Scripting
3 17 (20.48%) Test Automation
4 15 (18.07%) Programme Management
5 14 (16.87%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (14.46%) Load Balancing
7 11 (13.25%) CRM
7 11 (13.25%) ITIL
8 10 (12.05%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (12.05%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (12.05%) SDLC
9 9 (10.84%) API Testing
9 9 (10.84%) Workflow
10 8 (9.64%) Acceptance Criteria
10 8 (9.64%) Content Management
10 8 (9.64%) Microservices
10 8 (9.64%) Migration
10 8 (9.64%) Test Strategy
10 8 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.71%) SQL
2 14 (16.87%) C#
2 14 (16.87%) JavaScript
3 11 (13.25%) Python
4 9 (10.84%) Bash Shell
4 9 (10.84%) VBScript
5 5 (6.02%) Korn
5 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.82%) Perl
7 3 (3.61%) C++
7 3 (3.61%) PHP
8 1 (1.20%) Ruby
8 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) ISEB
2 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.61%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.20%) CCNA
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.20%) MCSA
5 1 (1.20%) MCSE
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.20%) OCA
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) WCAG
2 8 (9.64%) QA
3 2 (2.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (24.10%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.05%) Docker
4 8 (9.64%) XenServer
5 7 (8.43%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (8.43%) XenApp
6 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
7 5 (6.02%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (6.02%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (6.02%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (6.02%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.61%) NFS
8 3 (3.61%) Samba
9 2 (2.41%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (13.25%) Puppet
2 9 (10.84%) Ansible
2 9 (10.84%) Kubernetes
2 9 (10.84%) WMI
3 8 (9.64%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (8.43%) SCCM
5 6 (7.23%) SCVMM
6 3 (3.61%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.41%) Terraform
8 1 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.20%) Salt
8 1 (1.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (40.96%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.89%) VMware
3 18 (21.69%) Oracle
4 15 (18.07%) Citrix
5 10 (12.05%) SAP
6 5 (6.02%) CA
6 5 (6.02%) Ivanti
6 5 (6.02%) Wyse
7 3 (3.61%) Cisco
7 3 (3.61%) Google
8 2 (2.41%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.41%) IBM
8 2 (2.41%) Juniper
8 2 (2.41%) McAfee
8 2 (2.41%) Splunk
8 2 (2.41%) Veeam
9 1 (1.20%) NetApp