The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 68 94 103
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +9
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 59 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.12% 0.92% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.27% 2.80% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 7 6
Average daily rate
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£330 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £315 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -27.63%
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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 Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1120 822 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.27% 33.05% 30.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 399 395
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £253 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 40
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £42.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Scotland region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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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
Edinburgh +4 20 £240 -30.18%
Glasgow -9 9 £324 -7.50% 1
Fife - 1 £370 -
West Lothian - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 62 (59.62%) Microsoft
2 49 (47.12%) Windows
2 49 (47.12%) Security Cleared
3 46 (44.23%) SC Cleared
4 41 (39.42%) Active Directory
5 39 (37.50%) VBScript
6 36 (34.62%) HP
7 29 (27.88%) .NET
8 25 (24.04%) HTML
9 23 (22.12%) SQL
10 22 (21.15%) ASP.NET
11 21 (20.19%) XML
12 20 (19.23%) ITIL
12 20 (19.23%) JavaScript
12 20 (19.23%) Perl
12 20 (19.23%) UNIX
12 20 (19.23%) MS Exchange
13 19 (18.27%) SharePoint
13 19 (18.27%) IIS
14 18 (17.31%) Migration
14 18 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (17.31%) VMware
15 17 (16.35%) SCOM
15 17 (16.35%) DNS
16 16 (15.38%) SCCM
17 15 (14.42%) ArcSight
17 15 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (14.42%) Microsoft App-V
17 15 (14.42%) BMC
17 15 (14.42%) IBM

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 20 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 19 (18.27%) SharePoint
2 19 (18.27%) IIS
3 12 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (9.62%) Lync
5 8 (7.69%) IBM Notes
5 8 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
6 7 (6.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.96%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.81%) MS Office
3 2 (1.92%) MS Project
3 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.92%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.58%) Office 365
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.35%) DNS
2 10 (9.62%) DHCP
3 8 (7.69%) LAN
3 8 (7.69%) WAN
3 8 (7.69%) SMTP
4 7 (6.73%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.77%) IPv4
5 6 (5.77%) SAN
5 6 (5.77%) VLAN
6 5 (4.81%) Firewall
7 3 (2.88%) Internet
7 3 (2.88%) HTTP
7 3 (2.88%) VoIP
7 3 (2.88%) NAS
8 2 (1.92%) IPsec
8 2 (1.92%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.92%) MySQL
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.96%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 10 (9.62%) MSI
2 8 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.73%) InstallShield
4 5 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.88%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (1.92%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (1.92%) AdminStudio
6 2 (1.92%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.92%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.96%) PVCS
7 1 (0.96%) Toad
7 1 (0.96%) CppUnit
7 1 (0.96%) GoogleTest
General
1 3 (2.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (18.27%) Developer
2 14 (13.46%) Wintel Engineer
3 13 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (11.54%) SharePoint Developer
5 10 (9.62%) Monitoring Engineer
5 10 (9.62%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) Analyst
6 8 (7.69%) Lead Developer
7 7 (6.73%) Applications Packager
7 7 (6.73%) Messaging Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Security Specialist
9 4 (3.85%) Consultant
9 4 (3.85%) VMware Specialist
10 3 (2.88%) Test Specialist
10 3 (2.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 3 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (2.88%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.88%) C# Developer
11 2 (1.92%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.88%) .NET
2 25 (24.04%) HTML
3 22 (21.15%) ASP.NET
4 21 (20.19%) XML
5 12 (11.54%) Web Services
6 10 (9.62%) Application Packaging
7 8 (7.69%) RESTful
7 8 (7.69%) JSON
7 8 (7.69%) SOAP
8 7 (6.73%) .NET Framework
9 5 (4.81%) CSS
9 5 (4.81%) JSP
9 5 (4.81%) HTML5
10 4 (3.85%) Software Packaging
11 3 (2.88%) REST
11 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.92%) CSS3
12 2 (1.92%) Backbone.js
12 2 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) Replication
2 12 (11.54%) CMDB
2 12 (11.54%) User Experience
3 6 (5.77%) Clustering
4 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.85%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.92%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.92%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.92%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 49 (47.12%) Windows
2 20 (19.23%) UNIX
3 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (10.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (9.62%) Windows 7
6 8 (7.69%) Linux
7 5 (4.81%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.92%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.92%) AIX
10 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.96%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.23%) ITIL
2 18 (17.31%) Migration
3 11 (10.58%) High Availability
4 8 (7.69%) Coaching
5 7 (6.73%) Email Migration
5 7 (6.73%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (5.77%) Mentoring
6 6 (5.77%) Unit Testing
7 5 (4.81%) Security Testing
7 5 (4.81%) MVC
7 5 (4.81%) Workflow
8 4 (3.85%) Validation
9 3 (2.88%) SOA
9 3 (2.88%) Project Management
9 3 (2.88%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.88%) Software Deployment
9 3 (2.88%) Software Distribution
9 3 (2.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (1.92%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (37.50%) VBScript
2 23 (22.12%) SQL
3 20 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 20 (19.23%) Perl
4 12 (11.54%) VB
5 8 (7.69%) C#
6 3 (2.88%) Tcl
7 2 (1.92%) Python
7 2 (1.92%) REXX
7 2 (1.92%) C++
7 2 (1.92%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.96%) VBA
8 1 (0.96%) Java
8 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (47.12%) Security Cleared
2 46 (44.23%) SC Cleared
3 18 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (11.54%) MCITP
5 8 (7.69%) MCP
5 8 (7.69%) MCTS
6 6 (5.77%) Degree
7 5 (4.81%) DV Cleared
7 5 (4.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (4.81%) MCSA
7 5 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (4.81%) ISTQB
7 5 (4.81%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.92%) MCSE
9 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.46%) QA
System Software
1 41 (39.42%) Active Directory
2 15 (14.42%) Microsoft App-V
2 15 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.69%) vSphere
4 6 (5.77%) Terminal Services
5 5 (4.81%) XenApp
6 4 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.85%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (2.88%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.92%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.92%) vCloud
9 1 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (16.35%) SCOM
2 16 (15.38%) SCCM
3 15 (14.42%) Tivoli
4 9 (8.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (2.88%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.92%) WSUS
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.92%) Netcool
7 2 (1.92%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.96%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 62 (59.62%) Microsoft
2 36 (34.62%) HP
3 18 (17.31%) VMware
4 15 (14.42%) ArcSight
4 15 (14.42%) IBM
4 15 (14.42%) BMC
5 13 (12.50%) Dell
6 12 (11.54%) Citrix
7 9 (8.65%) Symantec
8 8 (7.69%) Lotus
9 7 (6.73%) MobileIron
10 6 (5.77%) EMC
11 5 (4.81%) Cisco
12 4 (3.85%) McAfee
12 4 (3.85%) Wyse
12 4 (3.85%) Veritas
12 4 (3.85%) AppSense
13 3 (2.88%) Dell KACE
13 3 (2.88%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.88%) Oracle
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