The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 24 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 5 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 5.32% 27.78% 2.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.42% 38.46% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
Average daily rate
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£388 £384 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.97% +5.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +33.33%
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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 Erskine region.

Programming Languages Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
48 39 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 51.06% 72.22% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 12
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £321 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £438 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Erskine region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (72.00%) VBScript
3 17 (68.00%) SC Cleared
3 17 (68.00%) Security Cleared
4 16 (64.00%) HP
5 14 (56.00%) Windows
6 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
7 11 (44.00%) ITIL
7 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (36.00%) HTML
8 9 (36.00%) XML
8 9 (36.00%) VMware
8 9 (36.00%) High Availability
8 9 (36.00%) SCOM
9 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (28.00%) ArcSight
10 7 (28.00%) BMC
10 7 (28.00%) Tivoli
10 7 (28.00%) UNIX
10 7 (28.00%) Perl
10 7 (28.00%) IBM
10 7 (28.00%) DHCP
10 7 (28.00%) DNS
11 6 (24.00%) CMDB
12 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
12 5 (20.00%) Degree
12 5 (20.00%) vSphere
12 5 (20.00%) MCITP
12 5 (20.00%) MCSA
12 5 (20.00%) SAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 4 (16.00%) IIS
2 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Project
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) DHCP
1 7 (28.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) SAN
3 4 (16.00%) VLAN
3 4 (16.00%) IPv4
3 4 (16.00%) LAN
3 4 (16.00%) WAN
4 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (8.00%) NAS
4 2 (8.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.00%) MSI
1 2 (8.00%) InstallShield
1 2 (8.00%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Monitoring Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Operations Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) HTML
1 9 (36.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) CMDB
2 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.00%) Replication
3 3 (12.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) UNIX
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) High Availability
3 4 (16.00%) Validation
4 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Analytics
5 2 (8.00%) Software Distribution
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) VBScript
2 7 (28.00%) Perl
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) VB
4 2 (8.00%) REXX
4 2 (8.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) SC Cleared
1 17 (68.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (20.00%) MCSA
3 5 (20.00%) MCITP
3 5 (20.00%) Degree
4 4 (16.00%) MCTS
4 4 (16.00%) MCP
5 2 (8.00%) MCSE
5 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) vSphere
4 3 (12.00%) vCloud
5 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) SCOM
2 7 (28.00%) Tivoli
3 3 (12.00%) SCCM
4 2 (8.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (8.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (64.00%) HP
3 9 (36.00%) VMware
4 7 (28.00%) ArcSight
4 7 (28.00%) IBM
4 7 (28.00%) BMC
5 3 (12.00%) NetApp
5 3 (12.00%) Dell
6 2 (8.00%) CA
6 2 (8.00%) Symantec
7 1 (4.00%) Veritas
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco