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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 56 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 20 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.66% 1.15% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.90% 4.41% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 1
Average daily rate
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£240 £344 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.18% +14.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -27.63%
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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
408 295 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.86% 26.18% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 129 86
Average daily rate £375 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.00 £21.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 (38.46%) .NET
2 14 (35.90%) SharePoint
2 14 (35.90%) MS Exchange
3 12 (30.77%) Windows
3 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 12 (30.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (30.77%) User Experience
4 11 (28.21%) Office 365
4 11 (28.21%) Migration
4 11 (28.21%) QA
4 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
4 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
5 10 (25.64%) IIS
5 10 (25.64%) SQL
5 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
5 10 (25.64%) VMware
6 9 (23.08%) Replication
7 8 (20.51%) JSON
7 8 (20.51%) RESTful
7 8 (20.51%) Lync
7 8 (20.51%) SOAP
7 8 (20.51%) Web Services
7 8 (20.51%) XML
7 8 (20.51%) IBM Notes
7 8 (20.51%) Lotus Domino
7 8 (20.51%) SMTP
7 8 (20.51%) Lotus
7 8 (20.51%) Coaching
8 7 (17.95%) Email Migration
8 7 (17.95%) Mobile Device Management

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (35.90%) SharePoint
1 14 (35.90%) MS Exchange
2 12 (30.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (25.64%) IIS
4 8 (20.51%) Lync
4 8 (20.51%) IBM Notes
4 8 (20.51%) Lotus Domino
5 7 (17.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) SMTP
2 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) VoIP
4 2 (5.13%) LAN
4 2 (5.13%) Internet
4 2 (5.13%) WAN
4 2 (5.13%) HTTP
4 2 (5.13%) DNS
4 2 (5.13%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (5.13%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Wise Package Studio
1 3 (7.69%) MSI
1 3 (7.69%) InstallShield
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) Mercurial
2 2 (5.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) SharePoint Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Messaging Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Lead Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) VMware Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) Applications Packager
7 2 (5.13%) DBA
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior SharePoint Developer
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) .NET
2 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 8 (20.51%) JSON
3 8 (20.51%) RESTful
3 8 (20.51%) SOAP
3 8 (20.51%) Web Services
3 8 (20.51%) XML
4 5 (12.82%) HTML5
4 5 (12.82%) CSS
4 5 (12.82%) HTML
5 2 (5.13%) XHTML
5 2 (5.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (5.13%) CSS3
5 2 (5.13%) Backbone.js
5 2 (5.13%) LINQ
5 2 (5.13%) jQuery
5 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) User Experience
2 9 (23.08%) Replication
3 4 (10.26%) CLARiiON
4 2 (5.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.13%) AIX
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.56%) Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Migration
2 8 (20.51%) Coaching
3 7 (17.95%) Email Migration
3 7 (17.95%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (7.69%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.13%) MVC
5 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) SQL
1 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.26%) VBScript
3 3 (7.69%) VB
3 3 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) MCP
1 2 (5.13%) MCSE
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.13%) MCITP
1 2 (5.13%) MCTS
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) QA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.26%) vSphere
3 4 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (10.26%) SCCM
3 3 (7.69%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Data Guard
4 2 (5.13%) SCOM
5 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.56%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) VMware
3 8 (20.51%) Lotus
4 7 (17.95%) MobileIron
5 4 (10.26%) Symantec
5 4 (10.26%) EMC
5 4 (10.26%) Citrix
6 3 (7.69%) Dell KACE
6 3 (7.69%) Nortel
6 3 (7.69%) Dell
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle
7 2 (5.13%) Red Gate
7 2 (5.13%) Twitter
8 1 (2.56%) Vizioncore
8 1 (2.56%) Novell
8 1 (2.56%) Red Hat