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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 66 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 17 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.20% 1.93% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.31% 5.54% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 0
Average daily rate
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£395 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -1.66%
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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
394 415 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.73% 34.76% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 271 98
Average daily rate £375 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £238 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £12.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% +96.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £20.80 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £52.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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

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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

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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 22 May 2015, 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 16 (61.54%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) Windows
4 8 (30.77%) LAN
4 8 (30.77%) Finance
4 8 (30.77%) VMware
5 7 (26.92%) Migration
5 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
5 7 (26.92%) IIS
6 6 (23.08%) Office 365
6 6 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (23.08%) User Experience
7 5 (19.23%) Lync
7 5 (19.23%) QA
7 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
7 5 (19.23%) VBA
7 5 (19.23%) .NET
8 4 (15.38%) Sybase
8 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
8 4 (15.38%) SAN
8 4 (15.38%) Banking
8 4 (15.38%) Control-M
8 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
8 4 (15.38%) Coaching
9 3 (11.54%) NAS
9 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
1 7 (26.92%) IIS
2 6 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (19.23%) Lync
4 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
5 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (3.85%) JBoss
6 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (15.38%) SAN
3 3 (11.54%) NAS
3 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.69%) VoIP
4 2 (7.69%) WAN
4 2 (7.69%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Administrator
2 6 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) LAN Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Build Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Support
5 2 (7.69%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Technology Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) CSS
2 2 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) User Experience
2 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) NetWare
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Migration
2 4 (15.38%) Coaching
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) VBA
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Control-M
2 3 (11.54%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Sybase
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) Symantec
5 2 (7.69%) Nortel
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle