The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 55 48 60
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 7 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.95% 1.98% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.11% 4.48% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £315 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £382 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +37.93%
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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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
331 268 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.16% 44.15% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 149 162
Average daily rate £344 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.84% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £418 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.60 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.27% -52.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £13.68 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Glasgow region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) VBScript
2 8 (53.33%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (40.00%) UNIX
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) HP
5 5 (33.33%) HTTP
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (33.33%) SCOM
6 4 (26.67%) HTML
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) XML
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Replication
6 4 (26.67%) MCITP
7 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (20.00%) CMDB
7 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (20.00%) BMC
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) IBM
7 3 (20.00%) Tivoli

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (13.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) SSL
2 2 (13.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (13.33%) Fiddler
3 1 (6.67%) GoogleTest
3 1 (6.67%) CppUnit
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Monitoring Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Wintel Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Test Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (20.00%) JSP
5 3 (20.00%) STL
6 2 (13.33%) ATL
6 2 (13.33%) COM+
6 2 (13.33%) DCOM
6 2 (13.33%) OLE DB
7 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
7 1 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Replication
2 3 (20.00%) CMDB
3 2 (13.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) UNIX
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) VBScript
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) VB
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) VB6
5 1 (6.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) MCITP
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCOM
2 3 (20.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) BMC
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 3 (20.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Google
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Rate: £375 - £400 per day
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