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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 59 70 57
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 9 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.31% 0.88% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.67% 1.52% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate £350 £361 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £345 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
337 527 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.05% 58.23% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 275 163
Average daily rate £375 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £15.24 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PowerShell
Scotland

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 18 April 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 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 13 (54.17%) SC Cleared
6 10 (41.67%) VBScript
7 9 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (33.33%) .NET
9 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
9 7 (29.17%) MSI
9 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
10 6 (25.00%) SCCM
10 6 (25.00%) InstallShield
10 6 (25.00%) MS Office
10 6 (25.00%) VB
10 6 (25.00%) ITIL
11 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
12 4 (16.67%) InfoPath
12 4 (16.67%) Workflow
12 4 (16.67%) Migration
12 4 (16.67%) Project Management
12 4 (16.67%) DNS
12 4 (16.67%) McAfee
12 4 (16.67%) Citrix
12 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
12 4 (16.67%) Release Management
12 4 (16.67%) Application Packaging
13 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (12.50%) Office 365
13 3 (12.50%) SQL Server

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.50%) IIS
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.17%) Lync
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) InfoPath
3 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) IPsec
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MSI
2 6 (25.00%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (4.17%) Radia Specialist
3 1 (4.17%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (4.17%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) XML
3 2 (8.33%) Software Packaging
3 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.17%) WCF
4 1 (4.17%) ADO
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
1 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
1 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Workflow
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Project Management
2 4 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (8.33%) Change Management
3 2 (8.33%) Software Deployment
3 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) VBScript
2 6 (25.00%) VB
3 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 3 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (54.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) MCSD
4 1 (4.17%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) Netcool
2 2 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (8.33%) SCOM
2 2 (8.33%) WMI
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) McAfee
2 4 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Veritas
5 1 (4.17%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) AppSense
5 1 (4.17%) Wyse