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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 12 22 10
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 11 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 12.94% 7.86% 15.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.31% 20.37% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £347 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -6.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £323 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £350 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-15.17% -6.66%
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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
26 54 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 30.59% 38.57% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 53 12
Average daily rate £330 £345 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £255 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

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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 2 September 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
2 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
3 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (57.89%) HP
3 11 (57.89%) MSI
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (52.63%) XML
4 10 (52.63%) VBScript
4 10 (52.63%) Change Management
5 9 (47.37%) WinForms
5 9 (47.37%) WPF
5 9 (47.37%) C#
5 9 (47.37%) XSD
5 9 (47.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 9 (47.37%) REXX
5 9 (47.37%) Tcl
5 9 (47.37%) Unit Testing
5 9 (47.37%) Performance Management
5 9 (47.37%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (42.11%) WMI
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
8 5 (26.32%) Migration
9 4 (21.05%) Clustering
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005

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Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (10.53%) Lync
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
1 2 (10.53%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MSI
2 2 (10.53%) InstallShield
2 2 (10.53%) AdminStudio
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Software Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Software Development Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Development Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) DBA
2 4 (21.05%) SQL DBA
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Tools Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) XML
2 9 (47.37%) XSD
2 9 (47.37%) WinForms
2 9 (47.37%) WPF
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (21.05%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Change Management
2 9 (47.37%) Unit Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Performance Management
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Database Mirroring
5 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
6 2 (10.53%) Software Distribution
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) VBScript
2 9 (47.37%) REXX
2 9 (47.37%) Tcl
2 9 (47.37%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
1 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (21.05%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (42.11%) WMI
3 3 (15.79%) SCCM
4 2 (10.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) HP
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) CA
5 2 (10.53%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) F5