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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 71 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 13 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.90% 1.17% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.49% 3.37% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
Average daily rate
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£288 £281 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +22.22%
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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
523 415 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.07% 34.55% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 217 122
Average daily rate £375 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% -5.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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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

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 21 November 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 14 (45.16%) Migration
2 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
3 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
4 11 (35.48%) Replication
5 9 (29.03%) VMware
5 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
5 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
6 8 (25.81%) .NET
6 8 (25.81%) IIS
6 8 (25.81%) Office 365
7 7 (22.58%) SCCM
7 7 (22.58%) SQL
7 7 (22.58%) SMTP
7 7 (22.58%) IBM Notes
7 7 (22.58%) Lotus Domino
7 7 (22.58%) Lotus
7 7 (22.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (22.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (22.58%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (22.58%) MobileIron
7 7 (22.58%) Email Migration
8 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (19.35%) User Experience
8 6 (19.35%) WAN
8 6 (19.35%) LAN
8 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
8 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
8 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
8 6 (19.35%) Firewall

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (41.94%) MS Exchange
2 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
3 8 (25.81%) IIS
4 7 (22.58%) IBM Notes
4 7 (22.58%) Lotus Domino
4 7 (22.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (19.35%) Lync
5 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (3.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) SMTP
2 6 (19.35%) LAN
2 6 (19.35%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) WAN
3 5 (16.13%) NAS
3 5 (16.13%) SAN
4 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.68%) VoIP
6 2 (6.45%) DNS
6 2 (6.45%) Internet
7 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MSI
1 1 (3.23%) InstallShield
1 1 (3.23%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Developer
1 7 (22.58%) Analyst
1 7 (22.58%) Messaging Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) SharePoint Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Lead Developer
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Data Architect
6 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Data Centre Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) VMware Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
3 5 (16.13%) SOAP
3 5 (16.13%) Web Services
3 5 (16.13%) XML
3 5 (16.13%) JSON
3 5 (16.13%) RESTful
4 3 (9.68%) CSS
4 3 (9.68%) Middleware
4 3 (9.68%) HTML
5 2 (6.45%) HTML5
6 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (3.23%) CSS3
6 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
6 1 (3.23%) LINQ
6 1 (3.23%) jQuery
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Replication
2 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (19.35%) User Experience
3 3 (9.68%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.23%) AIX
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Migration
2 7 (22.58%) Mobile Device Management
2 7 (22.58%) Email Migration
3 5 (16.13%) Coaching
4 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) MVC
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) VBScript
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) MCP
1 2 (6.45%) MCSE
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.45%) MCTS
1 2 (6.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.23%) XenApp
4 1 (3.23%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 7 (22.58%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
3 1 (3.23%) SCOM
3 1 (3.23%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) MobileIron
3 7 (22.58%) Lotus
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix
4 4 (12.90%) HP
5 3 (9.68%) Nortel
5 3 (9.68%) Veritas
5 3 (9.68%) Symantec
5 3 (9.68%) Veeam
6 1 (3.23%) Twitter
6 1 (3.23%) Dell KACE
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) Dell