The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 40 75 62
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -13
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 56 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.67% 0.82% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.99% 2.96% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 7
Average daily rate £413 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £400 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £32.24
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.44%
PowerShell
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
431 405 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.24% 27.76% 33.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 258 244
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £467 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 14
Average hourly rate £26.00 £55.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.72% +120.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £31.50 £20.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £55.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 66 (79.52%) Windows
2 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
3 37 (44.58%) Finance
3 37 (44.58%) Windows Server
4 34 (40.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (39.76%) Active Directory
6 32 (38.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (36.14%) SQL Server
8 28 (33.73%) VMware
9 22 (26.51%) Citrix
10 21 (25.30%) Linux
10 21 (25.30%) Migration
10 21 (25.30%) Clustering
11 20 (24.10%) SCCM
11 20 (24.10%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (24.10%) XenApp
12 19 (22.89%) IIS
13 18 (21.69%) Configuration Management
14 17 (20.48%) C#
14 17 (20.48%) Java
14 17 (20.48%) VBScript
15 15 (18.07%) Perl
15 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
15 15 (18.07%) Ruby
15 15 (18.07%) XenDesktop
15 15 (18.07%) Windows 7
15 15 (18.07%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (16.87%) SCOM
16 14 (16.87%) DevOps
16 14 (16.87%) .NET

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (22.89%) IIS
2 9 (10.84%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.84%) Skype for Business
3 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.23%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.02%) Apache
5 5 (6.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (4.82%) NServiceBus
6 4 (4.82%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.41%) Apache Solr
8 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.20%) JBoss
9 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (14.46%) PaaS
3 8 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) NetScaler
2 7 (8.43%) Internet
3 6 (7.23%) DNS
3 6 (7.23%) LDAP
4 4 (4.82%) Wireshark
5 3 (3.61%) DHCP
5 3 (3.61%) LAN
5 3 (3.61%) SSL
5 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.61%) WAN
6 1 (1.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (36.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.20%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Jenkins
1 10 (12.05%) MSBuild
1 10 (12.05%) Octopus Deploy
1 10 (12.05%) TeamCity
2 4 (4.82%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.20%) git-flow
3 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (44.58%) Finance
2 13 (15.66%) Banking
2 13 (15.66%) Legal
3 7 (8.43%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (15.66%) Windows Engineer
2 12 (14.46%) Server Engineer
3 9 (10.84%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (10.84%) Windows Server Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Architect
4 7 (8.43%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Administrator
5 6 (7.23%) Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Azure Architect
5 6 (7.23%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (7.23%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (7.23%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Applications Specialist
6 5 (6.02%) Consultant
6 5 (6.02%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.87%) .NET
2 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET
3 9 (10.84%) Web Services
4 8 (9.64%) CSS
4 8 (9.64%) HTML
5 6 (7.23%) HTML5
5 6 (7.23%) OAuth
6 4 (4.82%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.82%) jQuery
6 4 (4.82%) MSMQ
6 4 (4.82%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (4.82%) RESTful
7 2 (2.41%) REST
8 1 (1.20%) CSS3
8 1 (1.20%) Middleware
8 1 (1.20%) XML
8 1 (1.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.30%) Clustering
2 8 (9.64%) Client/Server
3 7 (8.43%) Hedge funds
4 6 (7.23%) Blackberry
4 6 (7.23%) Mainframe
4 6 (7.23%) PKI
5 5 (6.02%) Data Centre
5 5 (6.02%) User Experience
6 3 (3.61%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.41%) CMDB
8 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.20%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.20%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.20%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 66 (79.52%) Windows
2 37 (44.58%) Windows Server
3 34 (40.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (38.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (25.30%) Linux
6 15 (18.07%) Windows 7
7 12 (14.46%) Windows 10
8 7 (8.43%) Unix
9 6 (7.23%) Solaris
9 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.30%) Migration
2 18 (21.69%) Configuration Management
3 14 (16.87%) DevOps
4 12 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (12.05%) ITIL
6 9 (10.84%) Problem Management
7 8 (9.64%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (8.43%) Application Packaging
9 6 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.23%) Identity Management
9 6 (7.23%) RAD
10 5 (6.02%) Project Management
11 4 (4.82%) Security Patching
11 4 (4.82%) Service Management
12 3 (3.61%) Scrum
12 3 (3.61%) Server Building
12 3 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (2.41%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (2.41%) Incident Management
13 2 (2.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.48%) C#
1 17 (20.48%) Java
1 17 (20.48%) VBScript
2 15 (18.07%) Perl
2 15 (18.07%) Ruby
3 12 (14.46%) Python
4 9 (10.84%) SQL
4 9 (10.84%) T-SQL
5 8 (9.64%) Bash Shell
5 8 (9.64%) Bourne shell
5 8 (9.64%) C++
5 8 (9.64%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.64%) Korn
6 7 (8.43%) VBA
7 2 (2.41%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 33 (39.76%) Active Directory
2 20 (24.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (24.10%) XenApp
3 15 (18.07%) XenDesktop
4 11 (13.25%) VMware ESX
5 10 (12.05%) Docker
6 8 (9.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (7.23%) Veritas File System
7 6 (7.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (6.02%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
9 3 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (24.10%) SCCM
2 14 (16.87%) SCOM
3 12 (14.46%) Puppet
4 10 (12.05%) Ansible
4 10 (12.05%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (12.05%) WSUS
5 6 (7.23%) Nagios
5 6 (7.23%) TADDM
6 5 (6.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (4.82%) vRealize
8 2 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (2.41%) Tivoli
8 2 (2.41%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
2 28 (33.73%) VMware
3 22 (26.51%) Citrix
4 10 (12.05%) Splunk
4 10 (12.05%) Symantec
5 8 (9.64%) AppSense
6 7 (8.43%) Veritas
7 5 (6.02%) Cisco
7 5 (6.02%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.82%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.61%) Oracle
10 2 (2.41%) Dell
10 2 (2.41%) HP
10 2 (2.41%) Infoblox
10 2 (2.41%) IronPort
10 2 (2.41%) RightFax
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