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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 65 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.39% 0.62% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% 1.39% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£307 £363 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.34% +23.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £363 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £363 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +8.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -17.29%
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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
354 288 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 46.46% 44.31% 44.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 149 183
Average daily rate £388 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
1 13 (86.67%) SC Cleared
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) HP
3 8 (53.33%) UNIX
4 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 7 (46.67%) .NET
5 6 (40.00%) HTML
5 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (40.00%) VBScript
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (40.00%) MCITP
6 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 5 (33.33%) Security Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 5 (33.33%) JSP
6 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) Perl
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) IBM
8 3 (20.00%) CMDB
8 3 (20.00%) BMC
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.67%) Lync
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) EDMS
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) CppUnit
1 1 (6.67%) GoogleTest
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Test Specialist
1 3 (20.00%) Security Specialist
1 3 (20.00%) Monitoring Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
1 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) JSP
4 2 (13.33%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) OLE DB
5 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
5 1 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (6.67%) ATL
5 1 (6.67%) COM+
5 1 (6.67%) DCOM
5 1 (6.67%) STL
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) CMDB
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) UNIX
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (40.00%) VBScript
2 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) Tcl
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) SC Cleared
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (40.00%) MCITP
3 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.67%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) HP
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (20.00%) ArcSight
4 3 (20.00%) BMC
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) Google