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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 63 69 75
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 8 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.94% 1.69% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.17% 5.30% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 1
Median daily rate £400 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £35.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.48% +58.88%

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
368 453 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.24% 31.99% 31.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 263 271
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Median hourly rate £52.17 £40.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.61% -15.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 27 February 2017.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
3 17 (48.57%) VMware
4 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (40.00%) Finance
5 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (37.14%) DHCP
6 13 (37.14%) DNS
7 12 (34.29%) SCCM
8 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 9 (25.71%) SQL
9 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (25.71%) Citrix
10 8 (22.86%) Migration
10 8 (22.86%) VMware ESX
10 8 (22.86%) SCOM
10 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
10 8 (22.86%) XenApp
10 8 (22.86%) XenDesktop
10 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
10 8 (22.86%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
11 7 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
12 6 (17.14%) Windows 10
12 6 (17.14%) DevOps
13 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef

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 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.86%) Confluence
4 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.86%) Liferay
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.71%) IaaS
3 2 (5.71%) Office 365
4 1 (2.86%) Bluemix
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.86%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) DHCP
1 13 (37.14%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) VLAN
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.71%) WinDbg
4 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.86%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.86%) git-flow
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) Consultant
2 4 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Release Manager
2 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Specialist
3 3 (8.57%) Active Directory Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Administrator
3 3 (8.57%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) IT Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Server Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Active Directory Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) SQL DBA
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Replication
2 4 (11.43%) PKI
3 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
3 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.57%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.86%) Fintech
5 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
5 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (17.14%) Windows 10
7 5 (14.29%) Linux
8 1 (2.86%) Android
8 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (22.86%) Migration
2 8 (22.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
3 6 (17.14%) DevOps
4 5 (14.29%) ITIL
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.43%) Release Management
5 4 (11.43%) Server Building
5 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.57%) Application Discovery
6 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) Functional Testing
7 2 (5.71%) High Availability
7 2 (5.71%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.71%) Scrum
7 2 (5.71%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.57%) Perl
4 2 (5.71%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) Ruby
4 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) MCDBA
1 1 (2.86%) MCITP
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
2 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
3 8 (22.86%) VMware ESX
3 8 (22.86%) XenApp
3 8 (22.86%) XenDesktop
4 7 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.71%) Docker
6 2 (5.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.86%) Shibboleth
7 1 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.86%) vSphere
7 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) SCCM
2 8 (22.86%) SCOM
3 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (11.43%) Puppet
5 3 (8.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (8.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.86%) Ansible
6 1 (2.86%) vRealize
6 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) VMware
2 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.71%) Citrix
4 4 (11.43%) CA
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco
5 3 (8.57%) Dell
5 3 (8.57%) Symantec
6 2 (5.71%) EMC
6 2 (5.71%) Varonis
7 1 (2.86%) Adobe
7 1 (2.86%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.86%) Remedy
7 1 (2.86%) Sophos
7 1 (2.86%) Splunk
7 1 (2.86%) Sybase
7 1 (2.86%) WSO2
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