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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 98 68 101
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +33
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 38 55 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.25% 2.16% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.90% 5.92% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 6
Average daily rate
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£341 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £264 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £435 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +9.82%
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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
974 929 892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 32.01% 36.46% 41.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 502 473
Average daily rate £375 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 20
Average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £15.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.50 £44.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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
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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 -15 9 - - 5
Glasgow -12 7 £388 -3.12% 4
Stirling - - - -
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PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 42 (65.63%) Windows
2 28 (43.75%) VMware
3 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
4 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 22 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (32.81%) Security Cleared
6 20 (31.25%) SC Cleared
6 20 (31.25%) VBScript
7 19 (29.69%) SQL
8 15 (23.44%) Migration
9 14 (21.88%) HP
9 14 (21.88%) Windows 7
10 13 (20.31%) SCCM
10 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (18.75%) LAN
11 12 (18.75%) .NET
11 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
11 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (17.19%) XML
12 11 (17.19%) SAN
13 10 (15.63%) ITIL
13 10 (15.63%) NAS
14 9 (14.06%) vSphere
14 9 (14.06%) Enterprise Storage
14 9 (14.06%) IIS
14 9 (14.06%) HTML
14 9 (14.06%) MCSA
14 9 (14.06%) Firewall
14 9 (14.06%) MCITP
15 8 (12.50%) Replication

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 9 (14.06%) IIS
2 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.13%) JBoss
4 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) LAN
2 11 (17.19%) SAN
3 10 (15.63%) NAS
4 9 (14.06%) Firewall
5 6 (9.38%) WAN
5 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.38%) DNS
6 5 (7.81%) HTTP
7 2 (3.13%) VoIP
7 2 (3.13%) SSL
7 2 (3.13%) IPsec
7 2 (3.13%) Internet
7 2 (3.13%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) InstallShield
1 5 (7.81%) AdminStudio
1 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.69%) MSI
3 2 (3.13%) Fiddler
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Consultant
2 10 (15.63%) Wintel Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 6 (9.38%) Support Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Administrator
5 5 (7.81%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Developer
6 4 (6.25%) LAN Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) Build Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Network Support
8 2 (3.13%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) .NET
2 11 (17.19%) XML
3 9 (14.06%) HTML
4 7 (10.94%) Application Packaging
5 5 (7.81%) Middleware
5 5 (7.81%) Web Services
6 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.69%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (4.69%) STL
8 1 (1.56%) Regular Expression
8 1 (1.56%) OLE DB
8 1 (1.56%) ATL
8 1 (1.56%) COM+
8 1 (1.56%) DCOM
8 1 (1.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (12.50%) Replication
3 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) Clustering
4 2 (3.13%) PKI
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 42 (65.63%) Windows
2 14 (21.88%) Windows 7
3 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.94%) Windows 8
4 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.69%) Linux
6 2 (3.13%) UNIX
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.56%) NetWare
7 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) Migration
2 10 (15.63%) ITIL
3 7 (10.94%) High Availability
3 7 (10.94%) Validation
4 5 (7.81%) Unit Testing
5 4 (6.25%) Change Management
5 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.25%) Software Distribution
6 3 (4.69%) Analytics
6 3 (4.69%) Change Control
6 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.13%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.13%) Release Management
7 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.13%) Build Automation
7 2 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.13%) Software License Management
8 1 (1.56%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.25%) VBScript
2 19 (29.69%) SQL
3 7 (10.94%) C++
4 6 (9.38%) C#
4 6 (9.38%) VBA
5 5 (7.81%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.81%) Perl
5 5 (7.81%) VB
6 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.13%) REXX
7 2 (3.13%) Tcl
8 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.56%) Korn
8 1 (1.56%) VB6
8 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (32.81%) Security Cleared
2 20 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (14.06%) MCSA
4 9 (14.06%) MCITP
5 6 (9.38%) Degree
6 3 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.69%) MCSE
7 2 (3.13%) MCP
7 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.56%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.56%) ISEB
8 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
2 22 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.06%) vSphere
4 8 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.13%) RACF
6 2 (3.13%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (20.31%) SCCM
2 4 (6.25%) SCOM
2 4 (6.25%) WSUS
3 3 (4.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (4.69%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.56%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) VMware
2 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 14 (21.88%) HP
4 6 (9.38%) Symantec
5 5 (7.81%) Oracle
6 3 (4.69%) Veeam
6 3 (4.69%) Lumension
6 3 (4.69%) McAfee
6 3 (4.69%) Citrix
6 3 (4.69%) Novell
6 3 (4.69%) Veritas
7 2 (3.13%) CA
7 2 (3.13%) Cisco
7 2 (3.13%) Nortel
8 1 (1.56%) ArcSight
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