The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
Renfrewshire / Erskine
Rank 6 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 9 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 32.14% 14.38% 11.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.25% 55.00% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 8
Median daily rate £315 £388 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% +11.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £320 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £384 £390
% change year-on-year
-8.79% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -37.50%

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
16 40 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 57.14% 26.14% 53.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 36
Median daily rate £310 £340 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Erskine region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Erskine region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Erskine region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 61 (83.56%) Active Directory
2 58 (79.45%) Windows
3 52 (71.23%) Windows Server
4 49 (67.12%) Microsoft
5 43 (58.90%) Security Cleared
5 43 (58.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (57.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (54.79%) SC Cleared
8 31 (42.47%) Migration
9 30 (41.10%) HP
9 30 (41.10%) MS Excel
10 28 (38.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 27 (36.99%) Office 365
12 25 (34.25%) Degree
12 25 (34.25%) Computer Science
12 25 (34.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 24 (32.88%) MCSE
14 23 (31.51%) MS Exchange
14 23 (31.51%) OpenStack
14 23 (31.51%) Exchange Server 2010
14 23 (31.51%) Exchange Server 2013
15 22 (30.14%) Skype for Business
16 21 (28.77%) DNS
16 21 (28.77%) SharePoint
17 20 (27.40%) SQL Server
17 20 (27.40%) SQL
17 20 (27.40%) Load Balancing
17 20 (27.40%) Skype
18 19 (26.03%) ITIL
19 16 (21.92%) VMware

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (31.51%) Exchange Server 2010
1 23 (31.51%) Exchange Server 2013
1 23 (31.51%) MS Exchange
1 23 (31.51%) OpenStack
2 22 (30.14%) Skype for Business
3 21 (28.77%) SharePoint
4 14 (19.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (10.96%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (9.59%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (41.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (36.99%) Office 365
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.77%) DNS
2 20 (27.40%) Skype
3 14 (19.18%) SAN
4 10 (13.70%) DHCP
4 10 (13.70%) Firewall
4 10 (13.70%) Kerberos
5 9 (12.33%) VSAN
6 7 (9.59%) LDAP
6 7 (9.59%) X.500
7 6 (8.22%) HTTP
7 6 (8.22%) HTTPS
7 6 (8.22%) iSCSI
7 6 (8.22%) NAS
8 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.74%) MSI
2 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 13 (17.81%) Messaging Specialist
2 12 (16.44%) Active Directory Engineer
3 10 (13.70%) Lync Specialist
4 9 (12.33%) Office 365 Specialist
5 7 (9.59%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 6 (8.22%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Mobility Specialist
7 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Management Specialist
7 4 (5.48%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Development Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Software Development Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Mobility Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) PowerShell Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) VMware Specialist
10 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V Specialist
10 1 (1.37%) Lync Engineer
10 1 (1.37%) PowerShell Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) .NET
2 9 (12.33%) Middleware
3 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.74%) XML
4 2 (2.74%) XSD
5 1 (1.37%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 25 (34.25%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.96%) PKI
2 8 (10.96%) Replication
3 7 (9.59%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.48%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 58 (79.45%) Windows
2 52 (71.23%) Windows Server
3 43 (58.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (57.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (34.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (9.59%) Android
6 7 (9.59%) Apple iOS
6 7 (9.59%) Linux
6 7 (9.59%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.37%) AIX
7 1 (1.37%) HPUX
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.37%) Solaris
7 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (42.47%) Migration
2 20 (27.40%) Load Balancing
3 19 (26.03%) ITIL
4 10 (13.70%) Application Packaging
4 10 (13.70%) Virtual Environments
5 9 (12.33%) OO
6 8 (10.96%) ITSM
7 6 (8.22%) Software Distribution
8 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (4.11%) Prototyping
10 2 (2.74%) Change Management
10 2 (2.74%) Integration Testing
10 2 (2.74%) Performance Management
10 2 (2.74%) Security Monitoring
10 2 (2.74%) Unit Testing
11 1 (1.37%) Configuration Management
11 1 (1.37%) Defect Management
11 1 (1.37%) Release Management
11 1 (1.37%) Service Management
11 1 (1.37%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.40%) SQL
2 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (12.33%) Jython
2 9 (12.33%) Python
3 6 (8.22%) VBScript
4 3 (4.11%) C#
5 1 (1.37%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.37%) C
5 1 (1.37%) Java
5 1 (1.37%) Korn
5 1 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (58.90%) Security Cleared
2 40 (54.79%) SC Cleared
3 28 (38.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (34.25%) Degree
5 24 (32.88%) MCSE
6 9 (12.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.11%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.37%) MCP
8 1 (1.37%) MCTS
System Software
1 61 (83.56%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (15.07%) vSphere
4 4 (5.48%) DFS Replication
4 4 (5.48%) Firmware
5 3 (4.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.74%) Brightmail
6 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) SCOrch
2 9 (12.33%) BladeLogic
2 9 (12.33%) PowerCLI
2 9 (12.33%) Puppet
2 9 (12.33%) vRealize
3 8 (10.96%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 7 (9.59%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.74%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (1.37%) Netcool
6 1 (1.37%) SCCM
6 1 (1.37%) SCOM
6 1 (1.37%) SCSM
6 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 49 (67.12%) Microsoft
2 30 (41.10%) HP
3 16 (21.92%) VMware
4 10 (13.70%) CA
4 10 (13.70%) IronPort
5 9 (12.33%) BMC
5 9 (12.33%) Dell
6 3 (4.11%) AppSense
6 3 (4.11%) Citrix
7 1 (1.37%) F5
7 1 (1.37%) IBM
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat