The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 18 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 5.71% 7.45% 7.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.75% 18.42% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 5
Average daily rate
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£384 £410 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% +10.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-3.71% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.47 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-30.70% +15.96%
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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 Renfrewshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
32 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 30.48% 40.43% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 18
Average daily rate £420 £405 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £267 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Renfrewshire region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
1 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 9 (47.37%) VBScript
3 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (36.84%) vSphere
4 7 (36.84%) ITIL
4 7 (36.84%) MCSA
5 6 (31.58%) XML
5 6 (31.58%) HTML
5 6 (31.58%) MCITP
6 5 (26.32%) Validation
6 5 (26.32%) High Availability
6 5 (26.32%) HP
7 4 (21.05%) SCCM
8 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
8 3 (15.79%) Degree
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) Change Management
9 2 (10.53%) Firewall
9 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
9 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
9 2 (10.53%) SAN
9 2 (10.53%) CA
9 2 (10.53%) REXX

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Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
1 2 (10.53%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
1 2 (10.53%) MSI
1 2 (10.53%) InstallShield
1 2 (10.53%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
1 6 (31.58%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Validation
2 5 (26.32%) High Availability
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) Build Automation
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Software Distribution
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
4 2 (10.53%) Release Management
4 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) VBScript
2 2 (10.53%) VB
2 2 (10.53%) REXX
2 2 (10.53%) Tcl
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
1 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (36.84%) MCSA
4 6 (31.58%) MCITP
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) MCSE
6 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
1 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (36.84%) vSphere
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (10.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (10.53%) WSUS
3 1 (5.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) VMware
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) CA
4 2 (10.53%) Symantec
4 2 (10.53%) McAfee
4 2 (10.53%) Lumension
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco