The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Erskine region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 17 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 14 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 9.93% 23.81% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.93% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 0
Average daily rate
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£347 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.15% -7.14%
Programming Languages Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
54 10 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 38.30% 47.62% 88.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 10 12
Average daily rate £349 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.75% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £370 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £550 £420
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 £35.00 £35.00
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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

PowerShell
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 1 August 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 1 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 19 (95.00%) VBScript
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (80.00%) HP
3 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
4 14 (70.00%) Windows
5 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (30.00%) Tivoli
7 6 (30.00%) UNIX
7 6 (30.00%) DHCP
7 6 (30.00%) DNS
7 6 (30.00%) IBM
7 6 (30.00%) BMC
7 6 (30.00%) ITIL
7 6 (30.00%) Perl
7 6 (30.00%) ArcSight
7 6 (30.00%) SCOM
8 5 (25.00%) High Availability
8 5 (25.00%) CMDB
8 5 (25.00%) VB
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (25.00%) HTML
8 5 (25.00%) XML
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (25.00%) SAN
9 4 (20.00%) Thin Client
9 4 (20.00%) Citrix
9 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (20.00%) Netcool

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Lync
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DHCP
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 5 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) IPv4
3 2 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.00%) NAS
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MSI
2 1 (5.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (5.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Monitoring Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Applications Packager
5 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Radia Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
1 5 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) Software Packaging
2 3 (15.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) CMDB
2 4 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (20.00%) PKI
2 4 (20.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) High Availability
3 3 (15.00%) Workflow
3 3 (15.00%) Validation
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Software Distribution
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) VBScript
2 6 (30.00%) Perl
3 5 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) REXX
4 1 (5.00%) Tcl
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.00%) MCITP
4 3 (15.00%) MCSA
5 2 (10.00%) MCP
5 2 (10.00%) MCTS
5 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (30.00%) Tivoli
2 6 (30.00%) SCOM
3 4 (20.00%) Netcool
3 4 (20.00%) SCCM
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (80.00%) HP
3 6 (30.00%) IBM
3 6 (30.00%) BMC
3 6 (30.00%) ArcSight
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (15.00%) AppSense
6 2 (10.00%) Altiris
7 1 (5.00%) VMware
7 1 (5.00%) Symantec
7 1 (5.00%) CA
7 1 (5.00%) Veritas