Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 65 63
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2 +22
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 95 51 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.36% 2.59% 2.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.06% 6.42% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 34 28
Bristol median daily rate £425 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% - -16.13%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £260
90th Percentile £528 £448 £391
South West median daily rate £425 £403 £330
% change year-on-year +5.59% +21.97% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 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 £42.25 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +141.43% -20.45% -78.00%

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 944 794 646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 43.36% 40.33% 38.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 531 460
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £267
90th Percentile £538 £488 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +9.68% +4.73% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 16
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -0.65% +2.00%
10th Percentile £35.08 £13.79 £24.08
90th Percentile £58.10 £50.08 £51.21
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.97% -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 11 December 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 11 December 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 54 (56.84%) Windows
2 41 (43.16%) SQL Server
3 39 (41.05%) Microsoft
4 33 (34.74%) DevOps
5 32 (33.68%) SQL
6 31 (32.63%) Windows Server
7 29 (30.53%) .NET
8 27 (28.42%) Linux
9 23 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (23.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (22.11%) Finance
11 21 (22.11%) Python
12 20 (21.05%) JavaScript
12 20 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
13 19 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 19 (20.00%) Oracle
14 18 (18.95%) C#
15 17 (17.89%) CRM
15 17 (17.89%) Docker
15 17 (17.89%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (16.84%) Dynamics CRM
16 16 (16.84%) Test Scripting
16 16 (16.84%) Kubernetes
16 16 (16.84%) Active Directory
16 16 (16.84%) Greenfield Project
17 15 (15.79%) Firewall
17 15 (15.79%) Manufacturing
17 15 (15.79%) VMware
17 15 (15.79%) Programme Management
17 15 (15.79%) Bash Shell

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 (12.63%) CMS
2 9 (9.47%) Drupal
2 9 (9.47%) IIS
3 6 (6.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.26%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.16%) Apache
5 3 (3.16%) Confluence
6 1 (1.05%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.05%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (16.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.05%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 20 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (17.89%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (7.37%) Office 365
5 5 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (5.26%) Amazon S3
5 5 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (4.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (3.16%) Datadog
7 3 (3.16%) OpenShift
8 2 (2.11%) IaaS
8 2 (2.11%) PaaS
9 1 (1.05%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.79%) Firewall
2 8 (8.42%) VPN
3 7 (7.37%) DNS
4 6 (6.32%) NetScaler
4 6 (6.32%) SAN
4 6 (6.32%) Skype
5 3 (3.16%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.05%) SSL
6 1 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (43.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.16%) MySQL
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.05%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 22 (23.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 9 (9.47%) Selenium
4 9 (9.47%) SoapUI
4 9 (9.47%) WebDriver
5 6 (6.32%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (3.16%) JIRA
8 1 (1.05%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (1.05%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.05%) MSI
8 1 (1.05%) MSTest
8 1 (1.05%) NUnit
8 1 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.05%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.05%) Toad
General
1 21 (22.11%) Finance
2 15 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 13 (13.68%) Marketing
4 12 (12.63%) Electronics
4 12 (12.63%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.11%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (22.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (16.84%) CRM Developer
2 16 (16.84%) Developer
2 16 (16.84%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 16 (16.84%) Microsoft Developer
3 13 (13.68%) AWS DevOps
4 11 (11.58%) Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 11 (11.58%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Consultant
5 8 (8.42%) Software Tester
5 8 (8.42%) Tester
6 7 (7.37%) Test Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Systems Support
7 6 (6.32%) Systems Support Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Citrix Consultant
8 5 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (30.53%) .NET
2 10 (10.53%) HTML
3 5 (5.26%) Node.js
3 5 (5.26%) XML
4 4 (4.21%) JSON
5 3 (3.16%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.16%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (3.16%) LAMP
5 3 (3.16%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (3.16%) LDAP
5 3 (3.16%) React
5 3 (3.16%) RESTful
6 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.11%) Web Services
7 1 (1.05%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.05%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.84%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.42%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.32%) Fat Client
4 6 (6.32%) Thin Client
5 5 (5.26%) Wiki
6 3 (3.16%) Clustering
7 1 (1.05%) Fintech
7 1 (1.05%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 54 (56.84%) Windows
2 31 (32.63%) Windows Server
3 27 (28.42%) Linux
4 11 (11.58%) Unix
5 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (7.37%) Windows 10
6 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (6.32%) Windows 7
8 5 (5.26%) CentOS
8 5 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.16%) Debian
9 3 (3.16%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.11%) VMS
11 1 (1.05%) Android
11 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.74%) DevOps
2 23 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (17.89%) CRM
4 16 (16.84%) Test Scripting
5 15 (15.79%) Programme Management
5 15 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 13 (13.68%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (12.63%) Digital Marketing
7 12 (12.63%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (10.53%) ITIL
8 10 (10.53%) Load Balancing
8 10 (10.53%) SDLC
9 9 (9.47%) API Testing
9 9 (9.47%) Workflow
10 8 (8.42%) Acceptance Criteria
10 8 (8.42%) Configuration Management
10 8 (8.42%) Content Management
10 8 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (8.42%) Migration
10 8 (8.42%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (33.68%) SQL
2 21 (22.11%) Python
3 20 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 18 (18.95%) C#
5 15 (15.79%) Bash Shell
6 9 (9.47%) VBScript
7 7 (7.37%) Ruby
8 5 (5.26%) Korn
8 5 (5.26%) Perl
8 5 (5.26%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.16%) PHP
10 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.05%) C++
11 1 (1.05%) Java
11 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) ISEB
2 6 (6.32%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.21%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.11%) Degree
5 1 (1.05%) CCNA
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.05%) MCSA
5 1 (1.05%) MCSE
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.05%) OCA
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) WCAG
2 8 (8.42%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) EMIR
3 1 (1.05%) MiFID
3 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (17.89%) Docker
2 16 (16.84%) Active Directory
3 14 (14.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (7.37%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (6.32%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (6.32%) XenApp
5 6 (6.32%) XenDesktop
5 6 (6.32%) XenServer
6 5 (5.26%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.21%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (3.16%) NFS
8 3 (3.16%) Samba
9 1 (1.05%) Firmware
9 1 (1.05%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (16.84%) Kubernetes
2 10 (10.53%) Ansible
2 10 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (10.53%) Puppet
3 9 (9.47%) Terraform
3 9 (9.47%) WMI
4 8 (8.42%) SCCM
5 5 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (5.26%) SCVMM
6 3 (3.16%) Grafana
6 3 (3.16%) Icinga
6 3 (3.16%) Nagios
7 2 (2.11%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.05%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.05%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (41.05%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.00%) Oracle
3 15 (15.79%) VMware
4 12 (12.63%) Citrix
4 12 (12.63%) SAP
5 6 (6.32%) CA
5 6 (6.32%) Ivanti
5 6 (6.32%) Wyse
6 4 (4.21%) Atlassian
6 4 (4.21%) Google
7 2 (2.11%) Cisco
8 1 (1.05%) Cognos
8 1 (1.05%) Juniper
8 1 (1.05%) McAfee
8 1 (1.05%) NetApp
8 1 (1.05%) Splunk
8 1 (1.05%) Tableau
8 1 (1.05%) Veeam