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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 22 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 13 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 8.55% 14.04% 4.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.41% 22.22% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 2
Average daily rate
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£339 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.81% +13.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £329
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +26.43%
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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
58 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 38.16% 63.16% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 31 15
Average daily rate £348 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.97% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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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 28 November 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (70.83%) VBScript
3 16 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 15 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 15 (62.50%) HP
5 13 (54.17%) Windows
6 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
7 10 (41.67%) ITIL
7 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (37.50%) SCOM
9 8 (33.33%) High Availability
9 8 (33.33%) ArcSight
9 8 (33.33%) BMC
9 8 (33.33%) IBM
9 8 (33.33%) HTML
9 8 (33.33%) Perl
9 8 (33.33%) XML
9 8 (33.33%) UNIX
9 8 (33.33%) Tivoli
9 8 (33.33%) VMware
10 7 (29.17%) DHCP
10 7 (29.17%) DNS
10 7 (29.17%) CMDB
10 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (20.83%) vSphere
11 5 (20.83%) SAN
11 5 (20.83%) SQL
11 5 (20.83%) Degree
11 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
12 4 (16.67%) MCTS

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Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 4 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Project
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) DHCP
1 7 (29.17%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) SAN
3 4 (16.67%) VLAN
3 4 (16.67%) IPv4
3 4 (16.67%) LAN
3 4 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (8.33%) NAS
4 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MSI
1 2 (8.33%) InstallShield
1 2 (8.33%) AdminStudio
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Monitoring Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) HTML
1 8 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) CMDB
2 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.50%) Replication
3 3 (12.50%) EqualLogic
4 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) High Availability
3 3 (12.50%) Validation
3 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) Software Distribution
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) VBScript
2 8 (33.33%) Perl
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) REXX
4 2 (8.33%) Tcl
4 2 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 15 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (20.83%) Degree
5 4 (16.67%) MCTS
5 4 (16.67%) MCITP
5 4 (16.67%) MCP
5 4 (16.67%) MCSA
6 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (8.33%) MCSE
7 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.83%) vSphere
4 3 (12.50%) vCloud
5 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) SCOM
2 8 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (8.33%) SCCM
3 2 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (62.50%) HP
3 8 (33.33%) ArcSight
3 8 (33.33%) BMC
3 8 (33.33%) IBM
3 8 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) Dell
4 3 (12.50%) NetApp
5 2 (8.33%) Symantec
5 2 (8.33%) CA
6 1 (4.17%) Veritas