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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 16 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 7 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 8.75% 5.49% 11.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.93% 13.51% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Average daily rate
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£386 £329 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.25% -11.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -1.66%
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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
27 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 33.75% 40.66% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 20
Average daily rate £420 £343 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.62% -7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £270 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 May 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 22 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 14 (70.00%) Windows
1 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (55.00%) VMware
3 10 (50.00%) VBScript
4 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (40.00%) HP
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (35.00%) HTML
6 7 (35.00%) MCSA
6 7 (35.00%) XML
6 7 (35.00%) ITIL
7 6 (30.00%) MCITP
8 5 (25.00%) Validation
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (25.00%) vSphere
8 5 (25.00%) High Availability
9 4 (20.00%) SCCM
9 4 (20.00%) Migration
9 4 (20.00%) Change Management
9 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 3 (15.00%) REXX
10 3 (15.00%) Tcl
10 3 (15.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (15.00%) MSI
10 3 (15.00%) Degree
10 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 2 (10.00%) Lync
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) NAS
1 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MSI
2 2 (10.00%) InstallShield
2 2 (10.00%) AdminStudio
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) HTML
1 7 (35.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) XSD
3 1 (5.00%) WinForms
3 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Validation
2 5 (25.00%) High Availability
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Build Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Software Distribution
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) VBScript
2 3 (15.00%) REXX
2 3 (15.00%) Tcl
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (35.00%) MCSA
4 6 (30.00%) MCITP
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 1 (5.00%) MCP
6 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) SCOM
3 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (10.00%) WSUS
3 2 (10.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (55.00%) VMware
2 8 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) F5
3 2 (10.00%) Lumension
3 2 (10.00%) Symantec
3 2 (10.00%) McAfee
3 2 (10.00%) CA
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco