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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 21 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 14 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 12.50% 31.37% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.14% 51.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 0
Average daily rate
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£344 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £28.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-4.42% -7.37%
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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
58 31 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 51.79% 60.78% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 16 9
Average daily rate £348 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £301 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
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 £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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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 30 January 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 19 (73.08%) SC Cleared
1 19 (73.08%) Security Cleared
2 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 16 (61.54%) VBScript
4 15 (57.69%) Windows
5 12 (46.15%) VMware
6 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
6 11 (42.31%) HP
6 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (34.62%) vSphere
8 9 (34.62%) ITIL
9 8 (30.77%) HTML
9 8 (30.77%) XML
9 8 (30.77%) High Availability
10 6 (23.08%) SCOM
10 6 (23.08%) MCSA
10 6 (23.08%) DHCP
10 6 (23.08%) DNS
10 6 (23.08%) MCITP
10 6 (23.08%) Validation
11 5 (19.23%) Degree
11 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
12 4 (15.38%) CMDB
12 4 (15.38%) Tivoli
12 4 (15.38%) IBM
12 4 (15.38%) SAN
12 4 (15.38%) BMC
12 4 (15.38%) UNIX
12 4 (15.38%) Perl

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Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (11.54%) IIS
1 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Project
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) DHCP
1 6 (23.08%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) SAN
3 3 (11.54%) IPv4
3 3 (11.54%) LAN
3 3 (11.54%) WAN
3 3 (11.54%) VLAN
4 1 (3.85%) NAS
4 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.85%) MSI
1 1 (3.85%) InstallShield
1 1 (3.85%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Monitoring Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 3 (11.54%) Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (3.85%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Operations Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) HTML
1 8 (30.77%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 4 (15.38%) CMDB
3 3 (11.54%) EqualLogic
3 3 (11.54%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) UNIX
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 8 (30.77%) High Availability
3 6 (23.08%) Validation
4 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.69%) Release Management
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) Build Automation
5 2 (7.69%) Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) VBScript
2 4 (15.38%) Perl
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VB
3 1 (3.85%) REXX
3 1 (3.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) SC Cleared
1 19 (73.08%) Security Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (23.08%) MCSA
3 6 (23.08%) MCITP
4 5 (19.23%) Degree
5 3 (11.54%) MCTS
5 3 (11.54%) MCP
6 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (7.69%) MCSE
7 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (34.62%) vSphere
4 3 (11.54%) vCloud
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) SCOM
2 4 (15.38%) Tivoli
3 2 (7.69%) SCCM
3 2 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) VMware
3 11 (42.31%) HP
4 4 (15.38%) IBM
4 4 (15.38%) BMC
4 4 (15.38%) ArcSight
5 3 (11.54%) Dell
5 3 (11.54%) NetApp
6 2 (7.69%) McAfee
6 2 (7.69%) Lumension
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco
7 1 (3.85%) CA
7 1 (3.85%) Symantec