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 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
South West / Bristol
Rank 57 61 65
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 13 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.63% 1.23% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.25% 3.68% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 3
Median daily rate £288 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £339 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £399 £340
% change year-on-year -12.22% +17.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -34.69% +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 Bristol with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 306 299 305
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 38.25% 33.52% 36.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 200 229
Median daily rate £375 £360 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -6.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £49.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.14% +106.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £42.72
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 Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Bristol over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Bristol

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Bristol

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 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 Bristol region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Linux
3 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (37.50%) Unix
5 8 (33.33%) .NET
5 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (33.33%) SAN
5 8 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (29.17%) SQL
7 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (20.83%) Clustering
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (20.83%) SCCM
8 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (20.83%) Office 365
8 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
8 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.83%) Ingres
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
8 5 (20.83%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (20.83%) Data Encryption
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Optimisation
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (20.83%) Server Patching
9 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
9 4 (16.67%) C#
9 4 (16.67%) Internet

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Top Related 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Domino
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.83%) Office 365
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon S3
2 3 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.50%) Route 53
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) Internet
3 3 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.33%) Firewall
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) DNS
5 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (20.83%) Ingres
4 3 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.17%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (4.17%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) GoCD
3 1 (4.17%) MSTest
3 1 (4.17%) NUnit
3 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) DBA
1 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (4.17%) Ingres DBA
4 1 (4.17%) Lotus Notes Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Office 365 Developer
4 1 (4.17%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) Ajax
4 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) Durandal
4 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) Kafka
4 1 (4.17%) React
4 1 (4.17%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) RESTful
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) WCF
4 1 (4.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) EMC VNX
3 2 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Linux
3 9 (37.50%) Unix
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Data Encryption
1 5 (20.83%) Server Patching
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Optimisation
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (16.67%) TDD
3 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (12.50%) DevOps
3 3 (12.50%) ETL
3 3 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security
4 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) SIEM
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
3 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) Java
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) Python
4 3 (12.50%) VBScript
5 1 (4.17%) Scala
5 1 (4.17%) VB
5 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) AWS Certification
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) Snort
4 1 (4.17%) Docker
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) LXC
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Failover Clustering
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) Puppet
2 3 (12.50%) Terraform
2 3 (12.50%) WSUS
3 2 (8.33%) Nessus
3 2 (8.33%) QRadar
4 1 (4.17%) SCOM
4 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Dell
3 3 (12.50%) Dell Compellent
3 3 (12.50%) NetApp
3 3 (12.50%) Nimble Storage
3 3 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) Intel Security
4 2 (8.33%) ScanSafe
5 1 (4.17%) Google
5 1 (4.17%) Lotus
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