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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 68 73 64
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 25 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.10% 1.11% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.41% 4.26% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 11
Median daily rate £395 £273 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.95% -16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £381 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+65.55% -8.16%
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
390 423 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.80% 26.03% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 250 244
Median daily rate £355 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £482 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £47.25 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 75 (83.33%) Windows
2 47 (52.22%) Windows Server
3 40 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 37 (41.11%) Finance
5 35 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 35 (38.89%) VBScript
6 33 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (34.44%) SQL Server
7 31 (34.44%) Configuration Management
8 29 (32.22%) VMware
9 27 (30.00%) Migration
10 26 (28.89%) Citrix
11 25 (27.78%) SCCM
12 23 (25.56%) C#
12 23 (25.56%) SQL
13 21 (23.33%) XenApp
13 21 (23.33%) XenDesktop
14 19 (21.11%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (21.11%) IIS
15 18 (20.00%) Linux
15 18 (20.00%) MS Excel
15 18 (20.00%) DNS
15 18 (20.00%) Legal
16 17 (18.89%) VMware ESX
16 17 (18.89%) Clustering
16 17 (18.89%) Microsoft Azure
16 17 (18.89%) PaaS
17 16 (17.78%) DevOps
17 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003

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 19 (21.11%) IIS
2 7 (7.78%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.56%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.44%) Apache
4 4 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.44%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.22%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.22%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 18 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 17 (18.89%) PaaS
2 8 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.56%) IaaS
4 2 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.00%) DNS
2 13 (14.44%) NetScaler
3 10 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.89%) DHCP
5 6 (6.67%) Internet
5 6 (6.67%) SSL
6 5 (5.56%) LDAP
7 2 (2.22%) Network Security
7 2 (2.22%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.11%) LAN
8 1 (1.11%) Skype
8 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (34.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.33%) Spotfire
4 2 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (15.56%) MSBuild
2 11 (12.22%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.22%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (12.22%) TeamCity
3 4 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.22%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.11%) Hudson
5 1 (1.11%) Travis CI
General
1 37 (41.11%) Finance
2 18 (20.00%) Legal
3 11 (12.22%) Banking
4 5 (5.56%) Law
5 4 (4.44%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (17.78%) Windows Engineer
2 14 (15.56%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (14.44%) Server Engineer
4 9 (10.00%) Architect
4 9 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Cloud Architect
5 8 (8.89%) Consultant
5 8 (8.89%) Windows Server Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Azure Architect
6 7 (7.78%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (7.78%) VMware Support Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
7 6 (6.67%) Server Specialist
8 5 (5.56%) Administrator
8 5 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.00%) .NET
2 6 (6.67%) REST
2 6 (6.67%) Web Services
3 4 (4.44%) OAuth
3 4 (4.44%) RESTful
4 3 (3.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.22%) CSS
5 2 (2.22%) HTML
5 2 (2.22%) MSMQ
5 2 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.11%) XML
6 1 (1.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Clustering
2 11 (12.22%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.89%) Client/Server
4 6 (6.67%) Cryptography
4 6 (6.67%) PKI
5 5 (5.56%) Blackberry
6 4 (4.44%) Credit Risk
6 4 (4.44%) Hedge funds
6 4 (4.44%) Mainframe
6 4 (4.44%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.11%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 75 (83.33%) Windows
2 47 (52.22%) Windows Server
3 33 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (20.00%) Linux
5 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (14.44%) Windows 10
7 12 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.44%) Solaris
8 4 (4.44%) Unix
9 3 (3.33%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.11%) Android
10 1 (1.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.44%) Configuration Management
2 27 (30.00%) Migration
3 16 (17.78%) DevOps
4 14 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (15.56%) ITIL
5 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.22%) Application Packaging
6 10 (11.11%) Security Patching
7 6 (6.67%) API Development
7 6 (6.67%) API Integration
7 6 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (5.56%) Server Building
9 4 (4.44%) Identity Management
9 4 (4.44%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.44%) RAD
9 4 (4.44%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.33%) Project Management
10 3 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.33%) TOGAF
10 3 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.89%) VBScript
2 23 (25.56%) C#
2 23 (25.56%) SQL
3 13 (14.44%) Java
3 13 (14.44%) Perl
3 13 (14.44%) Python
3 13 (14.44%) Ruby
4 9 (10.00%) Bourne shell
5 8 (8.89%) Bash Shell
5 8 (8.89%) C++
5 8 (8.89%) Korn
5 8 (8.89%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.44%) VBA
7 2 (2.22%) C
7 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.22%) CCA
1 2 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (2.22%) MCSE
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) PCI DSS
1 6 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 21 (23.33%) XenApp
2 21 (23.33%) XenDesktop
3 19 (21.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (18.89%) VMware ESX
5 11 (12.22%) Docker
6 10 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (8.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (4.44%) Veritas File System
8 4 (4.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (3.33%) MetaFrame
10 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
10 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.22%) XenServer
11 1 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 25 (27.78%) SCCM
2 15 (16.67%) Puppet
2 15 (16.67%) WSUS
3 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Clustering
3 13 (14.44%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (13.33%) Ansible
5 11 (12.22%) SCOM
6 4 (4.44%) Nagios
6 4 (4.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (4.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (4.44%) TADDM
6 4 (4.44%) vRealize
7 3 (3.33%) SCOrch
8 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
8 2 (2.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (1.11%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 29 (32.22%) VMware
3 26 (28.89%) Citrix
4 11 (12.22%) Splunk
5 8 (8.89%) NetApp
5 8 (8.89%) ServiceNow
6 7 (7.78%) Oracle
7 6 (6.67%) Symantec
8 4 (4.44%) AppSense
8 4 (4.44%) CA
8 4 (4.44%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.44%) Veritas
9 2 (2.22%) Altiris
9 2 (2.22%) Cisco
9 2 (2.22%) HP
9 2 (2.22%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.11%) EMC
10 1 (1.11%) Lumension
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago