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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 50 72 75
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +3
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 48 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.75% 1.27% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.03% 4.66% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 9
Median daily rate £400 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £257 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £394 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +8.33%
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
399 429 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.17% 27.27% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 241 291
Median daily rate £375 £356 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £44.88 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 83 (85.57%) Windows
2 48 (49.48%) Microsoft
2 48 (49.48%) Windows Server
3 43 (44.33%) Finance
4 41 (42.27%) Active Directory
5 40 (41.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (41.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (37.11%) SQL Server
7 35 (36.08%) VMware
8 34 (35.05%) VBScript
9 30 (30.93%) Citrix
10 29 (29.90%) SCCM
11 28 (28.87%) Configuration Management
11 28 (28.87%) Migration
12 25 (25.77%) XenApp
13 24 (24.74%) Clustering
14 21 (21.65%) Linux
14 21 (21.65%) VMware Infrastructure
15 20 (20.62%) XenDesktop
15 20 (20.62%) C#
15 20 (20.62%) SQL
16 18 (18.56%) IIS
16 18 (18.56%) Legal
16 18 (18.56%) Microsoft Clustering
17 17 (17.53%) Windows 7
17 17 (17.53%) Windows 10
17 17 (17.53%) VMware ESX
17 17 (17.53%) ITIL
17 17 (17.53%) MS Excel
18 16 (16.49%) Perl

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 18 (18.56%) IIS
2 9 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (9.28%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.28%) Skype for Business
3 8 (8.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (7.22%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.12%) Apache
7 2 (2.06%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.06%) NServiceBus
8 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (17.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (16.49%) PaaS
2 8 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.12%) IaaS
4 2 (2.06%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.49%) DNS
2 13 (13.40%) NetScaler
3 9 (9.28%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.22%) DHCP
5 6 (6.19%) Internet
5 6 (6.19%) LDAP
5 6 (6.19%) SSL
6 3 (3.09%) LAN
6 3 (3.09%) WAN
7 2 (2.06%) Network Security
7 2 (2.06%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (37.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) Spotfire
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.06%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.03%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (11.34%) Jenkins
1 11 (11.34%) MSBuild
1 11 (11.34%) Octopus Deploy
1 11 (11.34%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.06%) Fiddler
2 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.03%) Hudson
3 1 (1.03%) Travis CI
General
1 43 (44.33%) Finance
2 18 (18.56%) Legal
3 12 (12.37%) Banking
4 6 (6.19%) Financial Institution
5 5 (5.15%) Law
6 1 (1.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (18.56%) Windows Engineer
2 14 (14.43%) Server Engineer
3 13 (13.40%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (10.31%) VMware Engineer
4 10 (10.31%) Windows Server Engineer
5 9 (9.28%) Consultant
6 8 (8.25%) Analyst
6 8 (8.25%) Architect
6 8 (8.25%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) Azure Architect
7 7 (7.22%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (7.22%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (7.22%) VMware Support Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Administrator
8 6 (6.19%) Azure DevOps
8 6 (6.19%) Server Specialist
8 6 (6.19%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.22%) Web Services
2 6 (6.19%) .NET
2 6 (6.19%) OAuth
2 6 (6.19%) REST
3 4 (4.12%) RESTful
4 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.06%) CSS
4 2 (2.06%) HTML
4 2 (2.06%) MSMQ
4 2 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.03%) XML
5 1 (1.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.74%) Clustering
2 11 (11.34%) Data Centre
3 9 (9.28%) Blackberry
4 8 (8.25%) Client/Server
4 8 (8.25%) PKI
5 6 (6.19%) Cryptography
5 6 (6.19%) Hedge funds
5 6 (6.19%) Mainframe
6 4 (4.12%) Credit Risk
6 4 (4.12%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.03%) CMDB
7 1 (1.03%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 83 (85.57%) Windows
2 48 (49.48%) Windows Server
3 40 (41.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (41.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (21.65%) Linux
5 17 (17.53%) Windows 10
5 17 (17.53%) Windows 7
6 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (7.22%) Unix
8 6 (6.19%) Solaris
9 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.09%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.87%) Configuration Management
1 28 (28.87%) Migration
2 17 (17.53%) ITIL
3 13 (13.40%) DevOps
4 11 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.34%) Application Packaging
4 11 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (10.31%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (10.31%) Security Patching
6 9 (9.28%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.19%) API Development
7 6 (6.19%) API Integration
7 6 (6.19%) Identity Management
7 6 (6.19%) RAD
8 5 (5.15%) Project Management
8 5 (5.15%) Server Building
9 4 (4.12%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.09%) TOGAF
10 3 (3.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.05%) VBScript
2 20 (20.62%) C#
2 20 (20.62%) SQL
3 16 (16.49%) Java
3 16 (16.49%) Perl
3 16 (16.49%) Ruby
4 13 (13.40%) Python
5 9 (9.28%) Bourne shell
5 9 (9.28%) T-SQL
6 8 (8.25%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.25%) C++
6 8 (8.25%) Korn
7 7 (7.22%) VBA
8 4 (4.12%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.06%) C
9 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.06%) CCA
1 2 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (2.06%) MCSE
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) PCI DSS
1 6 (6.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 41 (42.27%) Active Directory
2 25 (25.77%) XenApp
3 21 (21.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (20.62%) XenDesktop
5 17 (17.53%) VMware ESX
6 11 (11.34%) Docker
7 10 (10.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 9 (9.28%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (6.19%) Veritas File System
9 6 (6.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (3.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (3.09%) MetaFrame
11 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
11 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (2.06%) XenServer
12 1 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 29 (29.90%) SCCM
2 18 (18.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 15 (15.46%) Puppet
3 15 (15.46%) SCOM
3 15 (15.46%) WSUS
4 13 (13.40%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (11.34%) Ansible
6 8 (8.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (6.19%) Nagios
7 6 (6.19%) TADDM
8 5 (5.15%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (4.12%) vRealize
10 3 (3.09%) SCOrch
10 3 (3.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (2.06%) Tivoli
11 2 (2.06%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 1 (1.03%) CFEngine
12 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 48 (49.48%) Microsoft
2 35 (36.08%) VMware
3 30 (30.93%) Citrix
4 11 (11.34%) Splunk
4 11 (11.34%) Symantec
5 8 (8.25%) NetApp
5 8 (8.25%) ServiceNow
6 7 (7.22%) Oracle
7 6 (6.19%) Veritas
8 4 (4.12%) AppSense
8 4 (4.12%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.09%) CA
9 3 (3.09%) Cisco
10 2 (2.06%) Altiris
10 2 (2.06%) HP
10 2 (2.06%) Infoblox
11 1 (1.03%) Dell
11 1 (1.03%) EMC
11 1 (1.03%) IronPort
11 1 (1.03%) Lumension