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 22 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 65 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 20 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.64% 0.98% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.69% 3.96% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 2
Average daily rate
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£283 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.06% +20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £31.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.52% -9.84%
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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
426 278 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.89% 24.65% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 109 88
Average daily rate £375 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £12.65 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 17 (39.53%) .NET
2 16 (37.21%) Windows
2 16 (37.21%) SharePoint
3 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
3 13 (30.23%) MS Exchange
3 13 (30.23%) VMware
3 13 (30.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (27.91%) QA
4 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
5 11 (25.58%) SQL
5 11 (25.58%) IIS
5 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (25.58%) Migration
5 11 (25.58%) Office 365
6 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
7 9 (20.93%) Replication
7 9 (20.93%) Lync
8 8 (18.60%) vSphere
8 8 (18.60%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (18.60%) CLARiiON
8 8 (18.60%) RESTful
8 8 (18.60%) JSON
8 8 (18.60%) SOAP
8 8 (18.60%) Web Services
8 8 (18.60%) XML
8 8 (18.60%) EMC
9 7 (16.28%) SMTP
9 7 (16.28%) Lotus
9 7 (16.28%) IBM Notes

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 16 (37.21%) SharePoint
2 13 (30.23%) MS Exchange
2 13 (30.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (25.58%) IIS
4 9 (20.93%) Lync
5 7 (16.28%) IBM Notes
5 7 (16.28%) Lotus Domino
6 6 (13.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) SMTP
2 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.65%) SAN
3 2 (4.65%) DNS
3 2 (4.65%) HTTP
3 2 (4.65%) VoIP
4 1 (2.33%) Firewall
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (4.65%) MySQL
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (6.98%) MSI
1 3 (6.98%) InstallShield
1 3 (6.98%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (4.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.65%) ReSharper
2 2 (4.65%) Mercurial
2 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (18.60%) VMware Specialist
4 7 (16.28%) Lead Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Messaging Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Packager
7 3 (6.98%) SharePoint Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Senior SharePoint Developer
8 2 (4.65%) DBA
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Designer
9 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Administrator
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) .NET
2 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
3 8 (18.60%) RESTful
3 8 (18.60%) JSON
3 8 (18.60%) SOAP
3 8 (18.60%) Web Services
3 8 (18.60%) XML
4 5 (11.63%) HTML5
4 5 (11.63%) HTML
4 5 (11.63%) CSS
5 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (4.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (4.65%) CSS3
5 2 (4.65%) Backbone.js
5 2 (4.65%) EDI
5 2 (4.65%) XHTML
5 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.65%) LINQ
5 2 (4.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Replication
2 8 (18.60%) CLARiiON
3 2 (4.65%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.65%) AIX
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Migration
2 6 (13.95%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (13.95%) Email Migration
3 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.98%) ITIL
4 3 (6.98%) Software Deployment
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.65%) MVC
5 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.33%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.63%) C#
4 4 (9.30%) VBScript
5 3 (6.98%) VB
6 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.33%) Perl
6 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.65%) MCSE
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.65%) MCTS
2 2 (4.65%) MCITP
3 1 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) QA
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (18.60%) vSphere
3 8 (18.60%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (13.95%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (9.30%) SCCM
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (4.65%) SCOM
3 2 (4.65%) Data Guard
3 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.65%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.33%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) VMware
2 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.60%) EMC
4 7 (16.28%) Lotus
5 6 (13.95%) MobileIron
6 5 (11.63%) Symantec
7 3 (6.98%) Dell
7 3 (6.98%) Citrix
7 3 (6.98%) Dell KACE
8 2 (4.65%) Red Gate
8 2 (4.65%) Twitter
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle
8 2 (4.65%) Nortel
8 2 (4.65%) Vizioncore
9 1 (2.33%) Kofax
9 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.33%) Novell
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