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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 56 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 21 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.62% 1.12% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.90% 3.72% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +8.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -17.29%
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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
429 349 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.08% 30.01% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 161 88
Average daily rate £388 £308 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.01% -3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -8.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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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 21 October 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 21 October 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 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 14 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 13 (37.14%) .NET
4 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
4 12 (34.29%) Migration
4 12 (34.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (34.29%) User Experience
5 11 (31.43%) Office 365
5 11 (31.43%) QA
5 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
5 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
6 10 (28.57%) IIS
7 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
7 9 (25.71%) SQL
7 9 (25.71%) Windows
7 9 (25.71%) Lync
8 8 (22.86%) RESTful
8 8 (22.86%) Coaching
8 8 (22.86%) JSON
8 8 (22.86%) Replication
8 8 (22.86%) IBM Notes
8 8 (22.86%) Lotus Domino
8 8 (22.86%) SMTP
8 8 (22.86%) SOAP
8 8 (22.86%) Web Services
8 8 (22.86%) XML
8 8 (22.86%) Lotus
9 7 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (20.00%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 14 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 12 (34.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (28.57%) IIS
5 9 (25.71%) Lync
6 8 (22.86%) IBM Notes
6 8 (22.86%) Lotus Domino
7 7 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (5.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) SMTP
2 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.57%) SAN
3 3 (8.57%) LAN
3 3 (8.57%) VoIP
3 3 (8.57%) WAN
3 3 (8.57%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) NAS
4 2 (5.71%) HTTP
4 2 (5.71%) Internet
4 2 (5.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MSI
1 1 (2.86%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.86%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) SharePoint Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Messaging Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) DBA
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Senior SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Build Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) .NET
2 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
3 8 (22.86%) JSON
3 8 (22.86%) SOAP
3 8 (22.86%) Web Services
3 8 (22.86%) XML
3 8 (22.86%) RESTful
4 4 (11.43%) HTML
4 4 (11.43%) CSS
5 3 (8.57%) HTML5
6 1 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.86%) CSS3
6 1 (2.86%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.86%) LINQ
6 1 (2.86%) jQuery
6 1 (2.86%) XHTML
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) User Experience
2 8 (22.86%) Replication
3 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (5.71%) Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) AIX
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Migration
2 8 (22.86%) Coaching
3 7 (20.00%) Email Migration
3 7 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.86%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) VBScript
2 2 (5.71%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) MCP
1 2 (5.71%) MCSE
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.71%) MCTS
1 2 (5.71%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) QA
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.86%) XenApp
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (8.57%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.57%) SCCM
3 2 (5.71%) SCOM
3 2 (5.71%) Data Guard
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) Lotus
3 7 (20.00%) VMware
3 7 (20.00%) MobileIron
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix
5 3 (8.57%) Symantec
5 3 (8.57%) Nortel
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) Veritas
7 1 (2.86%) Dell KACE
7 1 (2.86%) Veeam
7 1 (2.86%) Twitter