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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 71 72 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 20 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.24% 1.02% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.48% 2.88% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 2
Average daily rate
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£381 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £207 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £470 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £24.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -26.15%
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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
446 452 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.60% 35.40% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 292 105
Average daily rate £356 £361 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +11.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.50 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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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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 29 July 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 16 (50.00%) Windows
3 15 (46.88%) SQL
4 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
5 10 (31.25%) Finance
6 8 (25.00%) Migration
7 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
7 7 (21.88%) LAN
7 7 (21.88%) IIS
8 6 (18.75%) Banking
8 6 (18.75%) Office 365
8 6 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (18.75%) User Experience
8 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
9 5 (15.63%) Lync
9 5 (15.63%) QA
9 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
9 5 (15.63%) VB
9 5 (15.63%) VBA
9 5 (15.63%) .NET
9 5 (15.63%) Sybase
9 5 (15.63%) Control-M
10 4 (12.50%) VMware
10 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 4 (12.50%) DNS
10 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (12.50%) Coaching
11 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (9.38%) vSphere

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (21.88%) IIS
1 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (15.63%) Lync
4 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) LAN
2 4 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (6.25%) SAN
3 2 (6.25%) WAN
3 2 (6.25%) DHCP
3 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) Network Security
4 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Administrator
2 8 (25.00%) Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) LAN Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Network Support
5 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Server Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Developer
6 2 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
1 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) HTML5
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) User Experience
1 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.25%) UNIX
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.13%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) Coaching
3 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL
4 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) VB
2 5 (15.63%) VBA
3 2 (6.25%) VBScript
4 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) MCSE
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
3 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.25%) vCloud
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Control-M
2 2 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Sybase
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco
4 3 (9.38%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) BMC
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) Brocade
6 1 (3.13%) Hitachi
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix