The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Glasgow region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 57 64 56
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 12 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.52% 0.87% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.97% 1.66% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£426 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.01% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.15% -7.14%
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
404 422 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 51.20% 52.23% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 187 131
Average daily rate £375 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £11.84 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 22 July 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 18 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
3 16 (76.19%) SC Cleared
4 14 (66.67%) Windows
5 11 (52.38%) .NET
6 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 9 (42.86%) HP
7 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 7 (33.33%) UNIX
7 7 (33.33%) VBScript
8 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 6 (28.57%) MSI
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
9 5 (23.81%) Application Packaging
9 5 (23.81%) MCITP
9 5 (23.81%) Project Management
9 5 (23.81%) Linux
9 5 (23.81%) Cisco
9 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (23.81%) HTML
9 5 (23.81%) JSP
9 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
9 5 (23.81%) Security Testing
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (19.05%) McAfee
10 4 (19.05%) ITIL

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) Lync
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) InfoPath
3 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) IPsec
2 1 (4.76%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.76%) EDMS
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MSI
2 4 (19.05%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Test Specialist
1 3 (14.29%) Security Specialist
2 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
2 2 (9.52%) Monitoring Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Radia Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (23.81%) Application Packaging
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) JSP
4 1 (4.76%) WCF
4 1 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) CMDB
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) UNIX
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Project Management
1 5 (23.81%) Security Testing
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Workflow
2 4 (19.05%) Release Management
3 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) VBScript
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
4 3 (14.29%) Perl
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) Tcl
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) Java
6 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 16 (76.19%) SC Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
3 5 (23.81%) MCITP
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.76%) DFS Replication
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.76%) Netcool
3 1 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) HP
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) McAfee
5 2 (9.52%) ArcSight
5 2 (9.52%) BMC
5 2 (9.52%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix