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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 14 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 10 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 9.35% 10.20% 21.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.48% 27.27% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 5
Average daily rate
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£384 £346 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £268 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £403 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £24.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.04% -31.42%
PowerShell
Scotland

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
23 55 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 21.50% 37.41% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 48 10
Average daily rate £352 £349 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £379 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £165.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +6 10 £384 +10.83%
PowerShell
Scotland

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
2 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
3 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (56.25%) HP
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (43.75%) REXX
4 7 (43.75%) Tcl
4 7 (43.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (43.75%) MSI
4 7 (43.75%) XML
4 7 (43.75%) VBScript
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 6 (37.50%) Change Management
5 6 (37.50%) WMI
6 5 (31.25%) WPF
6 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Performance Management
6 5 (31.25%) WinForms
6 5 (31.25%) Migration
6 5 (31.25%) C#
6 5 (31.25%) XSD
6 5 (31.25%) MCSA
6 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (12.50%) Lync
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
1 2 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MSI
2 2 (12.50%) InstallShield
2 2 (12.50%) AdminStudio
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Software Development Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Development Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 4 (25.00%) DBA
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Senior DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) XSD
2 5 (31.25%) WinForms
2 5 (31.25%) WPF
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (25.00%) Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Change Management
2 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Performance Management
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
4 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Software Distribution
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) High Availability
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) VBScript
1 7 (43.75%) REXX
1 7 (43.75%) Tcl
2 5 (31.25%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (31.25%) MCSA
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) MCITP
5 1 (6.25%) MCP
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (37.50%) WMI
3 3 (18.75%) SCCM
4 2 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) CA
5 2 (12.50%) Symantec
5 2 (12.50%) F5