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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 19 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 7.41% 6.98% 9.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.69% 17.65% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 6
Average daily rate
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£384 £410 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% +13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £327 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £419 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.24 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% +15.12%
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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
29 34 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 35.80% 39.53% 35.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 21
Average daily rate £420 £405 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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

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 6 May 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 15 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (45.00%) VBScript
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
5 7 (35.00%) MCSA
5 7 (35.00%) vSphere
6 6 (30.00%) MCITP
6 6 (30.00%) XML
6 6 (30.00%) HTML
6 6 (30.00%) HP
7 5 (25.00%) Validation
7 5 (25.00%) High Availability
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (20.00%) SCCM
9 3 (15.00%) Degree
9 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (15.00%) Migration
9 3 (15.00%) Change Management
9 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
10 2 (10.00%) NAS
10 2 (10.00%) Lumension
10 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (10.00%) Analytics
10 2 (10.00%) Software Distribution

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Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.00%) Lync
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (10.00%) MSI
1 2 (10.00%) InstallShield
1 2 (10.00%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
1 6 (30.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Validation
2 5 (25.00%) High Availability
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (10.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Software Distribution
4 2 (10.00%) Release Management
4 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) VBScript
2 2 (10.00%) VB
2 2 (10.00%) REXX
2 2 (10.00%) Tcl
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (35.00%) MCSA
4 6 (30.00%) MCITP
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 2 (10.00%) MCSE
6 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) vSphere
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
2 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (10.00%) WSUS
3 1 (5.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) CA
4 2 (10.00%) Symantec
4 2 (10.00%) McAfee
4 2 (10.00%) Lumension
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix