The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Edinburgh region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 66 52 54
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 19 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.49% 1.17% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.12% 4.58% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.15% -7.14%
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
461 262 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.04% 25.44% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 104 97
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £409 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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 16 (43.24%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) .NET
3 13 (35.14%) SharePoint
4 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
4 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
4 12 (32.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (29.73%) VMware
5 11 (29.73%) QA
5 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
6 10 (27.03%) SQL
7 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
7 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
7 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
8 8 (21.62%) vSphere
8 8 (21.62%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (21.62%) CLARiiON
8 8 (21.62%) Migration
8 8 (21.62%) EMC
8 8 (21.62%) IIS
8 8 (21.62%) Lync
8 8 (21.62%) Office 365
9 7 (18.92%) SOAP
9 7 (18.92%) Web Services
9 7 (18.92%) XML
9 7 (18.92%) JSON
9 7 (18.92%) RESTful
10 6 (16.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 6 (16.22%) Replication
11 5 (13.51%) C#

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (35.14%) SharePoint
2 12 (32.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
4 8 (21.62%) IIS
4 8 (21.62%) Lync
5 4 (10.81%) IBM Notes
5 4 (10.81%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) SMTP
2 2 (5.41%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MSI
1 3 (8.11%) InstallShield
1 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (8.11%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Mercurial
2 2 (5.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (5.41%) ReSharper
2 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (21.62%) VMware Specialist
4 6 (16.22%) Lead Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Packager
5 3 (8.11%) Messaging Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.41%) DBA
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) .NET
2 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
3 7 (18.92%) JSON
3 7 (18.92%) SOAP
3 7 (18.92%) Web Services
3 7 (18.92%) XML
3 7 (18.92%) RESTful
4 5 (13.51%) HTML5
4 5 (13.51%) HTML
4 5 (13.51%) CSS
5 2 (5.41%) LINQ
5 2 (5.41%) jQuery
5 2 (5.41%) XHTML
5 2 (5.41%) EDI
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (5.41%) CSS3
5 2 (5.41%) Backbone.js
5 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) CLARiiON
2 6 (16.22%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) AIX
5 1 (2.70%) Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Migration
2 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.11%) Software Deployment
3 3 (8.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL
3 3 (8.11%) Email Migration
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.41%) MVC
4 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.70%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) C#
4 4 (10.81%) VBScript
5 3 (8.11%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) QA
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
1 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.62%) vSphere
2 8 (21.62%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (16.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
2 3 (8.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.41%) SCOM
3 2 (5.41%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.70%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) VMware
3 8 (21.62%) EMC
4 4 (10.81%) Lotus
5 3 (8.11%) Symantec
5 3 (8.11%) Dell
5 3 (8.11%) MobileIron
5 3 (8.11%) Dell KACE
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle
6 2 (5.41%) Vizioncore
6 2 (5.41%) Red Gate
6 2 (5.41%) Twitter
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix
7 1 (2.70%) Novell
7 1 (2.70%) Kofax
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
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