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 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 70 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 15 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.03% 0.67% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.74% 2.00% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £263 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +33.33%
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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
548 400 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.46% 33.70% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 221 143
Average daily rate £380 £313 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £223 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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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 December 2014.

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 December 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 (47.22%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (41.67%) Migration
4 14 (38.89%) VMware
5 11 (30.56%) Replication
6 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
6 10 (27.78%) IIS
7 9 (25.00%) SQL
7 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (25.00%) LAN
8 8 (22.22%) WAN
8 8 (22.22%) .NET
8 8 (22.22%) Firewall
8 8 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
8 8 (22.22%) Office 365
9 7 (19.44%) Mobile Device Management
9 7 (19.44%) MobileIron
9 7 (19.44%) Email Migration
9 7 (19.44%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (19.44%) SCCM
9 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (19.44%) NAS
9 7 (19.44%) Citrix
9 7 (19.44%) SAN
9 7 (19.44%) Lotus
9 7 (19.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (19.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (19.44%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 10 (27.78%) IIS
2 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
3 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (19.44%) IBM Notes
3 7 (19.44%) Lotus Domino
3 7 (19.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (16.67%) Lync
5 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (5.56%) JBoss
6 1 (2.78%) Apache
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) LAN
2 8 (22.22%) WAN
2 8 (22.22%) Firewall
3 7 (19.44%) NAS
3 7 (19.44%) SMTP
3 7 (19.44%) SAN
4 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (13.89%) VoIP
6 4 (11.11%) Internet
7 3 (8.33%) DNS
8 1 (2.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Developer
1 7 (19.44%) Analyst
1 7 (19.44%) Consultant
1 7 (19.44%) Messaging Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 6 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Build Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
2 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (13.89%) SOAP
3 5 (13.89%) Web Services
3 5 (13.89%) XML
3 5 (13.89%) JSON
3 5 (13.89%) RESTful
4 4 (11.11%) Middleware
5 3 (8.33%) CSS
5 3 (8.33%) HTML
6 2 (5.56%) HTML5
6 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
7 1 (2.78%) LINQ
7 1 (2.78%) jQuery
7 1 (2.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (2.78%) CSS3
7 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Replication
2 8 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (16.67%) User Experience
4 4 (11.11%) Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.78%) Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Migration
2 7 (19.44%) Mobile Device Management
2 7 (19.44%) Email Migration
3 5 (13.89%) Coaching
4 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.78%) MVC
6 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) MCP
2 2 (5.56%) MCSE
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) MCTS
2 2 (5.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (19.44%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.56%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 7 (19.44%) SCCM
2 6 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (38.89%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) Lotus
3 7 (19.44%) Citrix
3 7 (19.44%) MobileIron
4 6 (16.67%) Symantec
5 5 (13.89%) Nortel
6 4 (11.11%) HP
7 3 (8.33%) Veritas
7 3 (8.33%) Veeam
8 1 (2.78%) Twitter