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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 65 59 68
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.69% 1.01% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.86% 1.97% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£315 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -1.66%
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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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
323 355 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.08% 51.08% 60.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 217 278
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £31.75 - £12.18
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 - £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 - £35.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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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 22 May 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 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) HTTP
4 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
5 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) Symantec
5 3 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) VBScript
5 3 (21.43%) VB
5 3 (21.43%) C++
5 3 (21.43%) STL
5 3 (21.43%) SLA

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.14%) Lync
4 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (14.29%) Fiddler
3 1 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Development Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Tools Developer
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 3 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (21.43%) STL
4 3 (21.43%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.14%) Regular Expression
6 1 (7.14%) Middleware
6 1 (7.14%) OLE DB
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (7.14%) ATL
6 1 (7.14%) COM+
6 1 (7.14%) DCOM
6 1 (7.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
1 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) CMMI
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) VBScript
3 3 (21.43%) VB
3 3 (21.43%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) VB6
4 1 (7.14%) Korn
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.14%) MCITP
4 1 (7.14%) ISEB
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) RACF
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Symantec
3 2 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) ArcSight
4 1 (7.14%) Lumension
4 1 (7.14%) McAfee
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco