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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 56 52 69
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 9 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.19% 1.53% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.88% 3.46% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate
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£356 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% -9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £28.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-4.42% -7.37%
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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
313 260 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.29% 44.14% 47.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 133 217
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.87 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.37% -56.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £16.74 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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

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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 30 January 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) VBScript
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) HTTP
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) Replication
5 3 (27.27%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) STL
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) C++
5 3 (27.27%) VB
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) SCOM
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (18.18%) IIS
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) SSL

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (18.18%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) SSL
2 2 (18.18%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (18.18%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Tools Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (27.27%) STL
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) OLE DB
5 1 (9.09%) ATL
5 1 (9.09%) COM+
5 1 (9.09%) DCOM
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) VBScript
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) VB
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 1 (9.09%) VB6
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (9.09%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) RACF
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) BMC
3 1 (9.09%) HP