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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 57 80 55
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -25
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 17 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.69% 0.77% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.53% 2.90% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 14
Median daily rate £400 £275 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £229 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £469 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £19.50 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -58.28%
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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
375 449 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.28% 26.51% 34.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 270 261
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Median hourly rate £47.25 £25.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.29% -32.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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

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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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 2016, 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 62 (80.52%) Windows
2 44 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 38 (49.35%) Microsoft
4 33 (42.86%) VBScript
5 32 (41.56%) Active Directory
5 32 (41.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (40.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (36.36%) SQL Server
8 27 (35.06%) Configuration Management
8 27 (35.06%) Finance
8 27 (35.06%) VMware
9 26 (33.77%) SQL
10 22 (28.57%) Citrix
10 22 (28.57%) SCCM
11 21 (27.27%) C#
11 21 (27.27%) Migration
12 17 (22.08%) XenApp
12 17 (22.08%) XenDesktop
13 16 (20.78%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (19.48%) VMware ESX
14 15 (19.48%) WSUS
14 15 (19.48%) MS Excel
14 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (18.18%) DNS
15 14 (18.18%) Legal
15 14 (18.18%) PaaS
16 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Clustering
16 13 (16.88%) NetScaler
16 13 (16.88%) Clustering

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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 12 (15.58%) IIS
2 5 (6.49%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.49%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.19%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.60%) Apache
4 2 (2.60%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 15 (19.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (18.18%) PaaS
3 6 (7.79%) IaaS
4 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.18%) DNS
2 13 (16.88%) NetScaler
3 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.79%) DHCP
5 4 (5.19%) Internet
5 4 (5.19%) SSL
6 2 (2.60%) LAN
6 2 (2.60%) LDAP
6 2 (2.60%) Network Security
6 2 (2.60%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.60%) WAN
6 2 (2.60%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.60%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.99%) MSBuild
2 7 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (9.09%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.60%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.30%) Hudson
5 1 (1.30%) Travis CI
General
1 27 (35.06%) Finance
2 14 (18.18%) Legal
3 9 (11.69%) Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Law
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (19.48%) 3rd Line Support
2 14 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
3 12 (15.58%) Server Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Administrator
5 8 (10.39%) VMware Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Windows Server Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Architect
6 7 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) VMware Support Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (7.79%) Consultant
7 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (7.79%) Server Specialist
8 5 (6.49%) Azure Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) REST
2 5 (6.49%) .NET
3 3 (3.90%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.60%) MSMQ
4 2 (2.60%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.60%) RESTful
4 2 (2.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Clustering
2 8 (10.39%) Client/Server
2 8 (10.39%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.19%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.19%) Credit Risk
3 4 (5.19%) Cryptography
3 4 (5.19%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.60%) PKI
5 1 (1.30%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 62 (80.52%) Windows
2 44 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 32 (41.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (40.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 10 (12.99%) Linux
7 10 (12.99%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.90%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.06%) Configuration Management
2 21 (27.27%) Migration
3 12 (15.58%) DevOps
3 12 (15.58%) ITIL
4 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (14.29%) Application Packaging
5 10 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (12.99%) Security Patching
6 6 (7.79%) API Development
6 6 (7.79%) API Integration
7 5 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.49%) Server Building
8 4 (5.19%) High Availability
8 4 (5.19%) Project Management
8 4 (5.19%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (3.90%) Integration Testing
9 3 (3.90%) Release Management
9 3 (3.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 33 (42.86%) VBScript
2 26 (33.77%) SQL
3 21 (27.27%) C#
4 10 (12.99%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.49%) Bourne shell
5 5 (6.49%) Perl
5 5 (6.49%) Python
5 5 (6.49%) Ruby
6 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.19%) C++
6 4 (5.19%) Java
6 4 (5.19%) Korn
7 2 (2.60%) C
7 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) CCA
1 2 (2.60%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (2.60%) MCSE
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) PCI DSS
1 6 (7.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 32 (41.56%) Active Directory
2 17 (22.08%) XenApp
2 17 (22.08%) XenDesktop
3 16 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (19.48%) VMware ESX
5 7 (9.09%) Docker
6 6 (7.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (5.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (3.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (3.90%) MetaFrame
9 2 (2.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (2.60%) XenServer
10 1 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (28.57%) SCCM
2 15 (19.48%) WSUS
3 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Clustering
4 11 (14.29%) SCOM
5 9 (11.69%) Ansible
5 9 (11.69%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (11.69%) Puppet
6 4 (5.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (5.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (3.90%) vRealize
8 2 (2.60%) SCOrch
8 2 (2.60%) Tivoli
8 2 (2.60%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (1.30%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 38 (49.35%) Microsoft
2 27 (35.06%) VMware
3 22 (28.57%) Citrix
4 8 (10.39%) NetApp
4 8 (10.39%) ServiceNow
5 7 (9.09%) Splunk
6 5 (6.49%) Oracle
6 5 (6.49%) Symantec
7 4 (5.19%) AppSense
7 4 (5.19%) CA
8 3 (3.90%) EMC
9 2 (2.60%) Altiris
9 2 (2.60%) Dell
9 2 (2.60%) Infoblox
9 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.30%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.30%) Lumension
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