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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 20 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 14 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 9.79% 16.00% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.56% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 0
Average daily rate
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£347 £448 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £30.78 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.39% -12.06%
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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
57 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 39.86% 56.00% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 13 8
Average daily rate £345 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £354 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £550 £385
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 £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 17 (89.47%) VBScript
3 15 (78.95%) HP
4 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
5 13 (68.42%) Windows
5 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
6 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
7 6 (31.58%) Perl
7 6 (31.58%) ITIL
7 6 (31.58%) UNIX
7 6 (31.58%) IBM
7 6 (31.58%) BMC
7 6 (31.58%) Tivoli
7 6 (31.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (31.58%) SCOM
7 6 (31.58%) ArcSight
8 5 (26.32%) HTML
8 5 (26.32%) XML
8 5 (26.32%) DHCP
8 5 (26.32%) DNS
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (26.32%) CMDB
8 5 (26.32%) High Availability
9 4 (21.05%) SAN
9 4 (21.05%) SCCM
10 3 (15.79%) VB
10 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
10 3 (15.79%) MCSA
10 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
10 3 (15.79%) MSI

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Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.26%) Lync
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DHCP
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) VLAN
3 2 (10.53%) IPv4
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.26%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MSI
2 1 (5.26%) InstallShield
2 1 (5.26%) AdminStudio
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Monitoring Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Packager
5 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) HTML
1 5 (26.32%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) Application Packaging
2 3 (15.79%) Software Packaging
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) CMDB
2 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
2 2 (10.53%) PKI
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) High Availability
3 3 (15.79%) Workflow
3 3 (15.79%) Validation
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) VBScript
2 6 (31.58%) Perl
3 3 (15.79%) VB
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) REXX
5 1 (5.26%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
2 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.79%) MCSA
4 3 (15.79%) MCITP
5 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) MCP
5 2 (10.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) vCloud
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Tivoli
1 6 (31.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCOM
2 4 (21.05%) SCCM
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (10.53%) Netcool
4 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) IBM
3 6 (31.58%) BMC
3 6 (31.58%) ArcSight
4 3 (15.79%) AppSense
5 2 (10.53%) Altiris
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) CA
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Veritas
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec