The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 33 80 104
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +24
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 109 53 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.52% 1.83% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.91% 6.05% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 25 17
Median daily rate £340 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £464 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £387 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.56% -3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £20.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.32% -50.00%
PowerShell
UK

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
844 876 1147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.71% 30.32% 40.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 504 666
Median daily rate £364 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £245 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 4
Median hourly rate £43.50 £38.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.98% -14.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.79 £25.00 £35.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.20 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire +21 60 £340 +2.25%
Edinburgh +14 25 £400 +10.34% 8
Glasgow +22 18 £330 -2.22% 5
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 149 (80.98%) Windows
2 118 (64.13%) Active Directory
3 111 (60.33%) Microsoft
4 86 (46.74%) Windows Server
5 83 (45.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 79 (42.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 64 (34.78%) VMware
8 60 (32.61%) Security Cleared
9 53 (28.80%) DNS
10 52 (28.26%) SQL Server
11 51 (27.72%) MS Excel
12 50 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 49 (26.63%) SC Cleared
14 48 (26.09%) SQL
15 46 (25.00%) HP
16 45 (24.46%) Migration
17 40 (21.74%) VBScript
17 40 (21.74%) ITIL
18 39 (21.20%) Microsoft Certification
19 35 (19.02%) Windows Server 2003
19 35 (19.02%) Skype for Business
20 34 (18.48%) Office 365
20 34 (18.48%) DHCP
21 33 (17.93%) MS Exchange
21 33 (17.93%) SCCM
22 32 (17.39%) Citrix
22 32 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
23 29 (15.76%) SharePoint
24 27 (14.67%) MCSE
24 27 (14.67%) Degree

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (19.02%) Skype for Business
2 33 (17.93%) MS Exchange
3 32 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (15.76%) SharePoint
5 27 (14.67%) OpenStack
6 25 (13.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (8.70%) IIS
8 11 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
10 7 (3.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.54%) Confluence
13 1 (0.54%) Liferay
13 1 (0.54%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (27.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (18.48%) Office 365
2 20 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.72%) IaaS
4 3 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.63%) PaaS
5 2 (1.09%) G Suite
6 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (28.80%) DNS
2 34 (18.48%) DHCP
3 21 (11.41%) Firewall
4 20 (10.87%) Skype
5 19 (10.33%) SAN
6 11 (5.98%) Kerberos
6 11 (5.98%) TCP/IP
7 10 (5.43%) LDAP
8 7 (3.80%) iSCSI
8 7 (3.80%) X.500
9 6 (3.26%) HTTP
9 6 (3.26%) HTTPS
9 6 (3.26%) NAS
9 6 (3.26%) SSL
10 4 (2.17%) Intranet
10 4 (2.17%) Network Security
10 4 (2.17%) SNMP
11 3 (1.63%) NetScaler
12 2 (1.09%) Internet
12 2 (1.09%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.63%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (1.63%) MSBuild
3 3 (1.63%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.09%) AdminStudio
4 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.09%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.09%) MSI
4 2 (1.09%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.54%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.54%) git-flow
5 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.54%) JIRA
5 1 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (13.04%) Finance
2 8 (4.35%) Publishing
3 7 (3.80%) Banking
3 7 (3.80%) Law
4 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (8.15%) Active Directory Engineer
2 13 (7.07%) Messaging Specialist
3 12 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (5.98%) Security Engineer
5 10 (5.43%) Lync Specialist
5 10 (5.43%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 9 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (4.89%) Consultant
6 9 (4.89%) Office 365 Specialist
6 9 (4.89%) Wintel Engineer
7 8 (4.35%) Administrator
7 8 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
8 7 (3.80%) Analyst
8 7 (3.80%) SCCM Engineer
8 7 (3.80%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 6 (3.26%) Mobility Specialist
9 6 (3.26%) Server Engineer
9 6 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.15%) .NET
2 9 (4.89%) ASP.NET
2 9 (4.89%) Middleware
3 3 (1.63%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.09%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.09%) Web Services
4 2 (1.09%) XML
4 2 (1.09%) XSD
5 1 (0.54%) CSS
5 1 (0.54%) HTML
5 1 (0.54%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.13%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.07%) Replication
3 12 (6.52%) PKI
4 10 (5.43%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.80%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.80%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.72%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.72%) Clustering
6 5 (2.72%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.63%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.09%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.54%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 149 (80.98%) Windows
2 86 (46.74%) Windows Server
3 83 (45.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 79 (42.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (19.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (10.87%) Linux
7 18 (9.78%) Windows 10
8 15 (8.15%) Windows 7
9 7 (3.80%) Android
9 7 (3.80%) Apple iOS
9 7 (3.80%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.63%) Solaris
11 3 (1.63%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.09%) AIX
12 2 (1.09%) HPUX
12 2 (1.09%) Unix
12 2 (1.09%) VMS
13 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.46%) Migration
2 40 (21.74%) ITIL
3 22 (11.96%) Load Balancing
4 17 (9.24%) Application Packaging
5 13 (7.07%) Virtual Environments
6 12 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (4.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (4.89%) ITSM
7 9 (4.89%) OO
8 7 (3.80%) Configuration Management
8 7 (3.80%) DevOps
8 7 (3.80%) Release Management
8 7 (3.80%) Unit Testing
9 6 (3.26%) BCP
9 6 (3.26%) Business Continuity
9 6 (3.26%) Business Continuity Planning
9 6 (3.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (3.26%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (3.26%) Software Distribution
10 5 (2.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (26.09%) SQL
2 40 (21.74%) VBScript
3 18 (9.78%) C#
4 12 (6.52%) Python
5 10 (5.43%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.89%) Jython
7 8 (4.35%) Perl
8 5 (2.72%) C
8 5 (2.72%) Java
9 4 (2.17%) Bourne shell
9 4 (2.17%) Korn
10 3 (1.63%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (32.61%) Security Cleared
2 49 (26.63%) SC Cleared
3 39 (21.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (14.67%) Degree
4 27 (14.67%) MCSE
5 16 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (3.26%) MCSA
7 5 (2.72%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.09%) CISSP
8 2 (1.09%) MCP
8 2 (1.09%) SANS
9 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.54%) HND
9 1 (0.54%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 118 (64.13%) Active Directory
2 50 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (11.96%) vSphere
4 17 (9.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (9.24%) VMware ESX
4 17 (9.24%) XenApp
5 15 (8.15%) XenDesktop
6 14 (7.61%) Hyper-V
7 7 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (3.26%) Firmware
9 5 (2.72%) DFS Replication
10 4 (2.17%) Brightmail
11 2 (1.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (1.09%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.54%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.54%) Samba
12 1 (0.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (17.93%) SCCM
2 24 (13.04%) PowerCLI
3 19 (10.33%) vRealize
4 18 (9.78%) SCOM
5 14 (7.61%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (7.07%) Puppet
7 10 (5.43%) SCOrch
8 9 (4.89%) BladeLogic
8 9 (4.89%) WSUS
9 8 (4.35%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 7 (3.80%) AirWatch
10 7 (3.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 7 (3.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (2.72%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 4 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (1.63%) Ansible
13 3 (1.63%) HP SiteScope
14 2 (1.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 111 (60.33%) Microsoft
2 64 (34.78%) VMware
3 46 (25.00%) HP
4 32 (17.39%) Citrix
5 22 (11.96%) Symantec
6 18 (9.78%) CA
7 12 (6.52%) Dell
7 12 (6.52%) IronPort
8 9 (4.89%) BMC
9 8 (4.35%) AppSense
10 6 (3.26%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.72%) NetApp
12 4 (2.17%) Altiris
12 4 (2.17%) Cisco
12 4 (2.17%) Nintex
13 3 (1.63%) EMC
14 2 (1.09%) Google
14 2 (1.09%) IBM
14 2 (1.09%) Oracle
14 2 (1.09%) Varonis
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