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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 23 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 11 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 7.48% 13.04% 6.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.15% 23.08% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Average daily rate
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£347 £370 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.08% +3.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £358 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £494 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
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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
52 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 35.37% 56.52% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 12 12
Average daily rate £345 £370 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +3.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £353 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £419 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
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 29 August 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (85.00%) VBScript
3 16 (80.00%) HP
4 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
5 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
5 14 (70.00%) Windows
6 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (30.00%) UNIX
7 6 (30.00%) DHCP
7 6 (30.00%) DNS
7 6 (30.00%) IBM
7 6 (30.00%) ITIL
7 6 (30.00%) Perl
7 6 (30.00%) BMC
7 6 (30.00%) Tivoli
7 6 (30.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (30.00%) SCOM
7 6 (30.00%) ArcSight
8 5 (25.00%) High Availability
8 5 (25.00%) CMDB
8 5 (25.00%) HTML
8 5 (25.00%) XML
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (25.00%) SAN
9 4 (20.00%) SCCM
10 3 (15.00%) Software Packaging
10 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
10 3 (15.00%) MCSA

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Lync
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Project
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DHCP
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 5 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) VLAN
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) IPv4
4 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.00%) NAS
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MSI
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (5.00%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Monitoring Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Applications Packager
5 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
1 5 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) Software Packaging
2 3 (15.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) CMDB
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (10.00%) EqualLogic
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) High Availability
3 3 (15.00%) Workflow
3 3 (15.00%) Validation
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Software Distribution
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) VBScript
2 6 (30.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) REXX
4 1 (5.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.00%) MCSA
4 3 (15.00%) MCITP
5 2 (10.00%) MCTS
5 2 (10.00%) MCP
5 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (10.00%) vSphere
3 2 (10.00%) vCloud
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Tivoli
1 6 (30.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (30.00%) SCOM
2 4 (20.00%) SCCM
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (10.00%) Netcool
4 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (80.00%) HP
3 6 (30.00%) IBM
3 6 (30.00%) BMC
3 6 (30.00%) ArcSight
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) AppSense
5 2 (10.00%) Altiris
5 2 (10.00%) Dell
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) Veritas
6 1 (5.00%) Symantec
6 1 (5.00%) CA