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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 49 64 80
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +16
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 23 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.54% 1.87% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.01% 6.70% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 6
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £382 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.43% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £20.00 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+7.32% -57.21%
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
383 418 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.27% 27.94% 37.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 243 312
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% +35.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 27 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 21 (46.67%) VMware
5 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (37.78%) DNS
6 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
6 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (33.33%) Citrix
8 15 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (31.11%) DHCP
10 13 (28.89%) VMware ESX
11 12 (26.67%) SQL
12 11 (24.44%) XenApp
12 11 (24.44%) XenDesktop
12 11 (24.44%) SCCM
12 11 (24.44%) SCOM
13 10 (22.22%) VBScript
14 9 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (20.00%) Finance
15 8 (17.78%) Windows 7
15 8 (17.78%) Root Cause Analysis
15 8 (17.78%) Windows 10
16 7 (15.56%) DevOps
16 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
16 7 (15.56%) WSUS
16 7 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V

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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 (11.11%) IIS
1 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.89%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) Confluence
4 1 (2.22%) Liferay
4 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.89%) IaaS
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.44%) Office 365
4 2 (4.44%) PaaS
5 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) DNS
2 14 (31.11%) DHCP
3 3 (6.67%) NetScaler
3 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.44%) LAN
4 2 (4.44%) LDAP
4 2 (4.44%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (4.44%) WAN
5 1 (2.22%) Firewall
5 1 (2.22%) Internet
5 1 (2.22%) Network Security
5 1 (2.22%) SSL
5 1 (2.22%) VLAN
5 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (6.67%) MSBuild
4 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.44%) WinDbg
5 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.22%) Fiddler
5 1 (2.22%) git-flow
5 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.22%) JIRA
5 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Consultant
3 4 (8.89%) Release Manager
3 4 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Active Directory Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) Architect
4 3 (6.67%) IT Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Clustering
2 4 (8.89%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.89%) PKI
2 4 (8.89%) Replication
3 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.22%) CMDB
5 1 (2.22%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 8 (17.78%) Windows 10
5 8 (17.78%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.67%) Linux
7 2 (4.44%) VMS
8 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.22%) Unix
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (17.78%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (15.56%) DevOps
4 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 6 (13.33%) ITIL
5 5 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (11.11%) Migration
6 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.89%) High Availability
6 4 (8.89%) Release Management
7 3 (6.67%) Application Packaging
7 3 (6.67%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Project Management
7 3 (6.67%) SDLC
7 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.44%) Application Discovery
8 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) VBScript
3 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.67%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) Perl
4 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (28.89%) VMware ESX
4 11 (24.44%) XenApp
4 11 (24.44%) XenDesktop
5 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
5 7 (15.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (4.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (4.44%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (2.22%) Shibboleth
8 1 (2.22%) vSphere
8 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) SCCM
1 11 (24.44%) SCOM
2 7 (15.56%) WSUS
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (8.89%) Puppet
4 4 (8.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (8.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (6.67%) Ansible
6 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (46.67%) VMware
3 15 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (11.11%) NetApp
4 5 (11.11%) Symantec
5 4 (8.89%) CA
5 4 (8.89%) Cisco
6 3 (6.67%) AppSense
6 3 (6.67%) Dell
6 3 (6.67%) EMC
7 2 (4.44%) Varonis
8 1 (2.22%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.22%) HP
8 1 (2.22%) Lumension
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle
8 1 (2.22%) WSO2