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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 35 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -5
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 64 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.55% 1.16% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.61% 4.17% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 9
Median daily rate £450 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.98% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £390 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £26.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+42.30% -11.86%
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
410 408 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.12% 27.95% 34.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 236 288
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £455 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% +70.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 (85.23%) Windows
2 46 (52.27%) Windows Server
3 44 (50.00%) Finance
4 40 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 37 (42.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (37.50%) VMware
7 32 (36.36%) Active Directory
8 29 (32.95%) Migration
9 27 (30.68%) SQL Server
10 26 (29.55%) Configuration Management
10 26 (29.55%) SCCM
11 25 (28.41%) VBScript
12 22 (25.00%) Citrix
13 21 (23.86%) Linux
13 21 (23.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (22.73%) XenApp
14 20 (22.73%) C#
14 20 (22.73%) Clustering
15 18 (20.45%) Legal
16 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
17 16 (18.18%) Java
17 16 (18.18%) Perl
17 16 (18.18%) Ruby
18 15 (17.05%) SQL
18 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
18 15 (17.05%) Microsoft Azure
18 15 (17.05%) XenDesktop
19 14 (15.91%) PaaS
19 14 (15.91%) Windows 7

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 14 (15.91%) IIS
2 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (7.95%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.82%) Skype for Business
4 5 (5.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (5.68%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.55%) Apache
5 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.27%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.27%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (15.91%) PaaS
3 8 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 9 (10.23%) DNS
3 6 (6.82%) Internet
3 6 (6.82%) LDAP
4 5 (5.68%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.55%) DHCP
5 4 (4.55%) SSL
6 3 (3.41%) LAN
6 3 (3.41%) WAN
7 2 (2.27%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.14%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 11 (12.50%) MSBuild
1 11 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
1 11 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.27%) Fiddler
2 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.14%) Hudson
3 1 (1.14%) Travis CI
General
1 44 (50.00%) Finance
2 18 (20.45%) Legal
3 10 (11.36%) Banking
4 6 (6.82%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (19.32%) Windows Engineer
2 14 (15.91%) Server Engineer
3 9 (10.23%) Consultant
3 9 (10.23%) Windows Server Engineer
4 8 (9.09%) Architect
4 8 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (7.95%) Azure Architect
5 7 (7.95%) Cloud Architect
5 7 (7.95%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (7.95%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) Server Specialist
7 5 (5.68%) Applications Specialist
7 5 (5.68%) VMware Support Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) .NET
1 6 (6.82%) OAuth
1 6 (6.82%) REST
1 6 (6.82%) Web Services
2 4 (4.55%) CSS
2 4 (4.55%) HTML
2 4 (4.55%) RESTful
3 2 (2.27%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.27%) HTML5
3 2 (2.27%) jQuery
3 2 (2.27%) MSMQ
3 2 (2.27%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (1.14%) Middleware
4 1 (1.14%) XML
4 1 (1.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.73%) Clustering
2 9 (10.23%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.09%) PKI
4 7 (7.95%) Client/Server
5 6 (6.82%) Blackberry
5 6 (6.82%) Hedge funds
5 6 (6.82%) Mainframe
6 4 (4.55%) Credit Risk
6 4 (4.55%) Cryptography
6 4 (4.55%) Market Risk
7 2 (2.27%) User Experience
8 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.14%) CMDB
8 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 75 (85.23%) Windows
2 46 (52.27%) Windows Server
3 37 (42.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (23.86%) Linux
6 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (15.91%) Windows 7
8 13 (14.77%) Windows 10
9 7 (7.95%) Unix
10 6 (6.82%) Solaris
11 4 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.27%) Windows 2000
13 1 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.95%) Migration
2 26 (29.55%) Configuration Management
3 14 (15.91%) ITIL
4 13 (14.77%) DevOps
5 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (11.36%) Security Patching
7 9 (10.23%) Application Packaging
7 9 (10.23%) Problem Management
8 7 (7.95%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (6.82%) API Development
9 6 (6.82%) API Integration
9 6 (6.82%) Identity Management
9 6 (6.82%) RAD
10 5 (5.68%) Project Management
10 5 (5.68%) Server Building
11 4 (4.55%) Risk Management
12 3 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (3.41%) TOGAF
12 3 (3.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.41%) VBScript
2 20 (22.73%) C#
3 16 (18.18%) Java
3 16 (18.18%) Perl
3 16 (18.18%) Ruby
4 15 (17.05%) SQL
5 13 (14.77%) Python
6 11 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 9 (10.23%) Bourne shell
8 8 (9.09%) Bash Shell
8 8 (9.09%) C++
8 8 (9.09%) Korn
9 7 (7.95%) VBA
10 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.27%) C
11 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) CCA
1 2 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (2.27%) MCSE
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) PCI DSS
1 6 (6.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 32 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 21 (23.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (22.73%) XenApp
4 15 (17.05%) XenDesktop
5 13 (14.77%) VMware ESX
6 11 (12.50%) Docker
7 9 (10.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 6 (6.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (6.82%) Veritas File System
8 6 (6.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.27%) MetaFrame
9 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.27%) XenServer
10 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (29.55%) SCCM
2 13 (14.77%) Puppet
3 12 (13.64%) SCOM
4 11 (12.50%) Ansible
4 11 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (12.50%) WSUS
5 6 (6.82%) Nagios
5 6 (6.82%) TADDM
6 5 (5.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (4.55%) vRealize
8 3 (3.41%) SCOrch
9 2 (2.27%) Tivoli
9 2 (2.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (1.14%) CFEngine
10 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 33 (37.50%) VMware
3 22 (25.00%) Citrix
4 11 (12.50%) Splunk
5 9 (10.23%) Symantec
6 8 (9.09%) ServiceNow
7 6 (6.82%) Veritas
8 5 (5.68%) Oracle
9 4 (4.55%) AppSense
9 4 (4.55%) Cisco
9 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.41%) NetApp
11 2 (2.27%) Altiris
11 2 (2.27%) Dell
11 2 (2.27%) HP
11 2 (2.27%) Infoblox
11 2 (2.27%) IronPort
11 2 (2.27%) RightFax
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
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