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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 7 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 113 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 31.83% 7.41% 6.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 74.34% 19.35% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 6 4
Average daily rate £375 £384 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £339 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £438 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £32.24
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.44%
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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
152 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 42.82% 38.27% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 22 22
Average daily rate £338 £409 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.52% +1.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 30 April 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 109 (82.58%) Windows
2 89 (67.42%) Windows Server
3 83 (62.88%) Security Cleared
4 81 (61.36%) Microsoft
5 76 (57.58%) Active Directory
6 72 (54.55%) SC Cleared
7 68 (51.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 63 (47.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 61 (46.21%) HP
10 59 (44.70%) SQL
10 59 (44.70%) SQL Server
10 59 (44.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 48 (36.36%) VMware
12 47 (35.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 46 (34.85%) DNS
14 45 (34.09%) MS Excel
14 45 (34.09%) OpenStack
15 44 (33.33%) ITIL
16 40 (30.30%) VBScript
17 38 (28.79%) Migration
18 36 (27.27%) Degree
19 35 (26.52%) SAN
20 34 (25.76%) SharePoint
20 34 (25.76%) Office 365
21 33 (25.00%) Citrix
22 31 (23.48%) VMware Infrastructure
23 30 (22.73%) MCSE
24 29 (21.97%) MS Exchange
24 29 (21.97%) JavaScript
24 29 (21.97%) Exchange Server 2010

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 45 (34.09%) OpenStack
2 34 (25.76%) SharePoint
3 29 (21.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (21.97%) MS Exchange
4 27 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (17.42%) Skype for Business
6 19 (14.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (12.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (12.88%) Office Communications Server
8 11 (8.33%) IIS
9 7 (5.30%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (3.03%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 45 (34.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 34 (25.76%) Office 365
2 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 46 (34.85%) DNS
2 35 (26.52%) SAN
3 27 (20.45%) DHCP
4 18 (13.64%) Firewall
4 18 (13.64%) Skype
5 10 (7.58%) NAS
5 10 (7.58%) SSL
5 10 (7.58%) TCP/IP
6 9 (6.82%) HTTP
6 9 (6.82%) HTTPS
6 9 (6.82%) iSCSI
7 8 (6.06%) NetScaler
8 6 (4.55%) WAN
9 5 (3.79%) SNMP
10 3 (2.27%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.76%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (44.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 6 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (12.88%) Visual Studio
2 14 (10.61%) MSI
3 10 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.76%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 12 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
1 12 (9.09%) Software Engineer
1 12 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 10 (7.58%) Messaging Engineer
2 10 (7.58%) Wintel Engineer
3 8 (6.06%) Development Engineer
3 8 (6.06%) Software Development Engineer
4 7 (5.30%) Active Directory Engineer
4 7 (5.30%) SharePoint Engineer
5 6 (4.55%) Consultant
5 6 (4.55%) Wintel Specialist
6 5 (3.79%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (3.03%) Developer
7 4 (3.03%) Lync Engineer
7 4 (3.03%) Messaging Consultant
7 4 (3.03%) Monitoring Engineer
7 4 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.03%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
8 3 (2.27%) Messaging Specialist
8 3 (2.27%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.45%) XML
2 18 (13.64%) .NET
3 14 (10.61%) WinForms
3 14 (10.61%) WPF
3 14 (10.61%) XSD
4 13 (9.85%) Middleware
5 10 (7.58%) CSS
6 6 (4.55%) jQuery
6 6 (4.55%) Regular Expression
6 6 (4.55%) XSLT
7 5 (3.79%) HTML
8 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.21%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.61%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (9.09%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.03%) Clustering
6 3 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) PKI
7 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 109 (82.58%) Windows
2 89 (67.42%) Windows Server
3 63 (47.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (44.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (35.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.55%) AIX
6 6 (4.55%) HPUX
6 6 (4.55%) Linux
6 6 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.55%) Solaris
6 6 (4.55%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.33%) ITIL
2 38 (28.79%) Migration
3 25 (18.94%) Load Balancing
4 16 (12.12%) Unit Testing
5 14 (10.61%) OO
6 12 (9.09%) ITSM
7 10 (7.58%) Change Management
7 10 (7.58%) Performance Management
8 9 (6.82%) Conflict Management
8 9 (6.82%) Risk Management
8 9 (6.82%) Software Distribution
9 8 (6.06%) Performance Testing
10 7 (5.30%) Analytics
10 7 (5.30%) Test Scripting
11 6 (4.55%) Configuration Management
11 6 (4.55%) High Availability
11 6 (4.55%) Project Management
11 6 (4.55%) Release Management
11 6 (4.55%) Service Management
11 6 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (44.70%) SQL
2 40 (30.30%) VBScript
3 29 (21.97%) JavaScript
4 25 (18.94%) C#
5 13 (9.85%) Jython
5 13 (9.85%) Python
6 12 (9.09%) Java
7 7 (5.30%) C
8 6 (4.55%) Bourne shell
8 6 (4.55%) C++
8 6 (4.55%) COBOL
8 6 (4.55%) Korn
8 6 (4.55%) Perl
8 6 (4.55%) PL/1
8 6 (4.55%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (62.88%) Security Cleared
2 72 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 68 (51.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (27.27%) Degree
5 30 (22.73%) MCSE
6 19 (14.39%) MCSA
7 14 (10.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (8.33%) DV Cleared
9 6 (4.55%) MCP
9 6 (4.55%) MCTS
10 5 (3.79%) MCITP
10 5 (3.79%) MCSD
11 4 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.76%) OCA
12 1 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 76 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 31 (23.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (15.15%) XenApp
4 18 (13.64%) Hyper-V
5 14 (10.61%) vSphere
6 12 (9.09%) Terminal Services
7 8 (6.06%) XenDesktop
8 5 (3.79%) DFS Replication
9 4 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.27%) Firmware
11 1 (0.76%) Brightmail
11 1 (0.76%) UAG
11 1 (0.76%) vCloud
11 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (9.85%) BladeLogic
1 13 (9.85%) Puppet
1 13 (9.85%) SCOrch
2 12 (9.09%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 12 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 12 (9.09%) SCCM
3 7 (5.30%) SCOM
4 6 (4.55%) Netcool
4 6 (4.55%) Tivoli
5 5 (3.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (3.79%) WSUS
6 4 (3.03%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.76%) OpenView
7 1 (0.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 81 (61.36%) Microsoft
2 61 (46.21%) HP
3 48 (36.36%) VMware
4 33 (25.00%) Citrix
5 19 (14.39%) CA
6 14 (10.61%) IronPort
7 13 (9.85%) AppSense
7 13 (9.85%) BMC
7 13 (9.85%) Dell
8 6 (4.55%) IBM
8 6 (4.55%) Oracle
8 6 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.79%) Altiris
9 5 (3.79%) Symantec
10 4 (3.03%) Nintex
11 1 (0.76%) Opsware