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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 63 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 24 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.70% 0.69% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.42% 2.05% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
Average daily rate £313 £275 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £275 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -20.35%
PowerShell
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
443 439 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.44% 33.46% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 260 179
Average daily rate £388 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.25 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.26% +251.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.90 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 35 (85.37%) Windows
2 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
3 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
4 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (46.34%) Windows Server
6 16 (39.02%) VMware
6 16 (39.02%) Citrix
7 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
8 14 (34.15%) XenApp
9 13 (31.71%) Windows 7
9 13 (31.71%) SCOM
9 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (29.27%) Finance
10 12 (29.27%) XenDesktop
11 11 (26.83%) SCCM
11 11 (26.83%) IIS
11 11 (26.83%) ITIL
12 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
12 10 (24.39%) .NET
12 10 (24.39%) VMware ESX
13 9 (21.95%) Clustering
13 9 (21.95%) Banking
14 8 (19.51%) VBScript
14 8 (19.51%) Cisco
14 8 (19.51%) Windows 10
15 7 (17.07%) Root Cause Analysis
15 7 (17.07%) C#
15 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
15 7 (17.07%) AppSense

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (26.83%) IIS
2 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
3 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (12.20%) Skype for Business
5 4 (9.76%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (9.76%) NServiceBus
5 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
6 3 (7.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (2.44%) Apache
8 1 (2.44%) JBoss
8 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) DHCP
1 6 (14.63%) DNS
1 6 (14.63%) NetScaler
2 4 (9.76%) Internet
3 3 (7.32%) LAN
3 3 (7.32%) WAN
3 3 (7.32%) Wireshark
4 2 (4.88%) Firewall
5 1 (2.44%) LDAP
5 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) git-flow
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (14.63%) Analyst
2 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (12.20%) Administrator
2 5 (12.20%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) IT Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Server Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) IT Support
4 3 (7.32%) Senior IT Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Web Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) .NET
1 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
2 6 (14.63%) CSS
2 6 (14.63%) HTML
2 6 (14.63%) HTML5
3 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
3 4 (9.76%) jQuery
3 4 (9.76%) MSMQ
3 4 (9.76%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (9.76%) Web Services
4 1 (2.44%) CSS3
4 1 (2.44%) Middleware
4 1 (2.44%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Clustering
2 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.20%) Client/Server
3 5 (12.20%) User Experience
4 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.88%) CMDB
4 2 (4.88%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 35 (85.37%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (46.34%) Windows Server
3 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (31.71%) Windows 7
5 8 (19.51%) Windows 10
6 4 (9.76%) Linux
7 2 (4.88%) Unix
8 1 (2.44%) Debian
8 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.44%) Solaris
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (12.20%) Application Packaging
3 5 (12.20%) Service Management
4 4 (9.76%) DevOps
5 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.32%) Project Management
5 3 (7.32%) Scrum
6 2 (4.88%) Coaching
6 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.88%) ITSM
6 2 (4.88%) Migration
6 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.44%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.44%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.44%) Line Management
7 1 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) VBScript
2 7 (17.07%) C#
3 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.32%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) Perl
4 3 (7.32%) SQL
5 2 (4.88%) Ruby
5 2 (4.88%) VBA
6 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) CCNA
1 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.44%) MCITP
1 1 (2.44%) MCP
1 1 (2.44%) MCSA
1 1 (2.44%) MCSE
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
2 14 (34.15%) XenApp
3 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (29.27%) XenDesktop
5 10 (24.39%) VMware ESX
6 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
6 6 (14.63%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (12.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (4.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (2.44%) Veritas File System
9 1 (2.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) SCOM
2 11 (26.83%) SCCM
3 6 (14.63%) WSUS
4 2 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.44%) Nagios
5 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.44%) Puppet
5 1 (2.44%) TADDM
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 16 (39.02%) Citrix
2 16 (39.02%) VMware
3 8 (19.51%) Cisco
4 7 (17.07%) AppSense
5 6 (14.63%) Symantec
6 2 (4.88%) Dell
6 2 (4.88%) IronPort
6 2 (4.88%) RightFax
6 2 (4.88%) Veritas
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
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