The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 48 62 74
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +12
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 20 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.53% 1.94% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.87% 6.29% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 5
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £267 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £383 £390
% change year-on-year
-8.49% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -37.50%

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
341 429 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.11% 30.80% 38.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 246 277
Median daily rate £375 £380 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 3
Median hourly rate £52.00 £31.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.77% -33.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 27 (71.05%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
3 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (39.47%) DNS
4 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
4 15 (39.47%) VMware
4 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (36.84%) DHCP
6 12 (31.58%) SQL
6 12 (31.58%) Finance
6 12 (31.58%) SCCM
7 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
8 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
9 9 (23.68%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (23.68%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (23.68%) Citrix
9 9 (23.68%) XenApp
9 9 (23.68%) XenDesktop
9 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
9 9 (23.68%) SCOM
10 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
10 8 (21.05%) Migration
11 7 (18.42%) VMware ESX
11 7 (18.42%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
11 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (18.42%) DevOps
11 7 (18.42%) Windows 10

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.53%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.89%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) Confluence
4 1 (2.63%) Liferay
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.53%) IaaS
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.26%) Office 365
4 2 (5.26%) PaaS
5 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) DNS
2 14 (36.84%) DHCP
3 2 (5.26%) LDAP
3 2 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.63%) Firewall
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) Network Security
4 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) VLAN
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (7.89%) MSBuild
4 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.26%) WinDbg
5 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.63%) git-flow
5 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.63%) JIRA
5 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (13.16%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (10.53%) Analyst
2 4 (10.53%) Consultant
2 4 (10.53%) Release Manager
2 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Specialist
3 3 (7.89%) Active Directory Consultant
3 3 (7.89%) Administrator
3 3 (7.89%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Architect
3 3 (7.89%) IT Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Server Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Automation Developer
4 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Lead C# Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
1 4 (10.53%) PKI
1 4 (10.53%) Replication
2 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
5 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
6 7 (18.42%) Windows 10
7 3 (7.89%) Linux
8 2 (5.26%) VMS
9 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (23.68%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
2 8 (21.05%) Migration
3 7 (18.42%) DevOps
4 5 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.53%) High Availability
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL
5 4 (10.53%) Server Building
5 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.89%) Application Discovery
6 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Release Management
6 3 (7.89%) SDLC
7 2 (5.26%) Functional Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.89%) VBScript
4 2 (5.26%) Perl
4 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (23.68%) XenApp
3 9 (23.68%) XenDesktop
4 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
4 7 (18.42%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (18.42%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (2.63%) Shibboleth
7 1 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.63%) vSphere
7 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) SCCM
2 9 (23.68%) SCOM
3 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (10.53%) Puppet
3 4 (10.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (10.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (7.89%) Ansible
5 1 (2.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
1 15 (39.47%) VMware
2 9 (23.68%) Citrix
3 4 (10.53%) CA
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco
3 4 (10.53%) Symantec
4 3 (7.89%) Dell
5 2 (5.26%) EMC
5 2 (5.26%) Varonis
6 1 (2.63%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) WSO2