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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
UK / Scotland
Rank 50 56 95
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +39
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 60 74 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.48% 2.87% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.62% 8.52% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 53 16
Median daily rate £358 £388 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.74% +12.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £434 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.82% +28.88%

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
787 869 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.70% 33.70% 34.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 483 583
Median daily rate £366 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 14
Median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.50 £16.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Glasgow +15 28 £400 +4.57% 4
Renfrewshire +8 24 £341 -14.68% 3
Edinburgh +1 8 £400 +23.07% 5
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 148 (81.77%) Windows
2 108 (59.67%) Active Directory
3 103 (56.91%) Microsoft
4 92 (50.83%) Windows Server
5 90 (49.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 80 (44.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 66 (36.46%) Security Cleared
8 61 (33.70%) SC Cleared
9 56 (30.94%) MS Excel
10 45 (24.86%) SQL
11 44 (24.31%) Migration
11 44 (24.31%) VMware
12 43 (23.76%) DNS
13 39 (21.55%) VMware Infrastructure
14 37 (20.44%) Windows Server 2003
15 36 (19.89%) ITIL
16 35 (19.34%) Office 365
16 35 (19.34%) Windows 10
17 34 (18.78%) SQL Server
17 34 (18.78%) SCCM
18 32 (17.68%) C#
19 31 (17.13%) HP
20 30 (16.57%) Finance
21 29 (16.02%) DHCP
21 29 (16.02%) Microsoft Certification
21 29 (16.02%) .NET
22 26 (14.36%) MS Exchange
22 26 (14.36%) Degree
23 25 (13.81%) Computer Science
23 25 (13.81%) IIS

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 26 (14.36%) MS Exchange
2 25 (13.81%) IIS
3 24 (13.26%) Skype for Business
4 23 (12.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (12.15%) OpenStack
6 20 (11.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (11.05%) SharePoint
7 11 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (4.42%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.55%) Confluence
10 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.55%) Liferay
10 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 56 (30.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 35 (19.34%) Office 365
2 21 (11.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.10%) G Suite
4 2 (1.10%) IaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.55%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.55%) GitHub
5 1 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (23.76%) DNS
2 29 (16.02%) DHCP
3 25 (13.81%) Firewall
4 22 (12.15%) Skype
5 18 (9.94%) SAN
6 14 (7.73%) HTTP
6 14 (7.73%) HTTPS
6 14 (7.73%) VSAN
7 11 (6.08%) Kerberos
8 10 (5.52%) LDAP
9 8 (4.42%) SSL
10 7 (3.87%) iSCSI
10 7 (3.87%) X.500
11 6 (3.31%) NAS
12 5 (2.76%) Network Security
13 3 (1.66%) Remote Desktop
14 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
15 1 (0.55%) LAN
15 1 (0.55%) VLAN
15 1 (0.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.76%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.21%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.10%) KDB
5 2 (1.10%) Kdb+
5 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.55%) DB2
6 1 (0.55%) MySQL
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (12.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (9.94%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.08%) MSI
4 4 (2.21%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.21%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (1.66%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.10%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.10%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.55%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.55%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.55%) git-flow
7 1 (0.55%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.55%) JIRA
7 1 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (16.57%) Finance
2 9 (4.97%) Law
2 9 (4.97%) Publishing
3 2 (1.10%) Legal
4 1 (0.55%) Banking
4 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (9.39%) Automation Engineer
2 15 (8.29%) Active Directory Engineer
2 15 (8.29%) Windows Engineer
3 12 (6.63%) Security Engineer
4 11 (6.08%) Messaging Specialist
4 11 (6.08%) PowerShell Engineer
5 10 (5.52%) Consultant
5 10 (5.52%) Lync Specialist
5 10 (5.52%) Office 365 Specialist
5 10 (5.52%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 6 (3.31%) Administrator
6 6 (3.31%) Mobility Specialist
6 6 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (3.31%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (2.76%) Analyst
7 5 (2.76%) Release Manager
7 5 (2.76%) SCCM Engineer
7 5 (2.76%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 5 (2.76%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (2.21%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.02%) .NET
2 9 (4.97%) ASP.NET
2 9 (4.97%) Middleware
3 3 (1.66%) XML
4 2 (1.10%) XSD
5 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (0.55%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.55%) JMS
5 1 (0.55%) Node.js
5 1 (0.55%) SOAP
5 1 (0.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.81%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.73%) Replication
3 12 (6.63%) PKI
4 9 (4.97%) Private Cloud
5 7 (3.87%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.31%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.76%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.21%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.66%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.66%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.10%) Clustering
10 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.10%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.55%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 148 (81.77%) Windows
2 92 (50.83%) Windows Server
3 90 (49.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 80 (44.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (20.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (19.34%) Windows 10
7 23 (12.71%) Linux
7 23 (12.71%) Windows 7
8 8 (4.42%) Android
8 8 (4.42%) Apple iOS
8 8 (4.42%) Windows XP
9 7 (3.87%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.66%) Unix
12 2 (1.10%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.31%) Migration
2 36 (19.89%) ITIL
3 18 (9.94%) Load Balancing
4 16 (8.84%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (8.29%) Configuration Management
5 15 (8.29%) Software Distribution
6 12 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (6.63%) Open Source
7 11 (6.08%) Application Packaging
7 11 (6.08%) ITSM
7 11 (6.08%) Prototyping
7 11 (6.08%) Virtual Environments
8 10 (5.52%) OO
9 9 (4.97%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (4.97%) Patch Management
9 9 (4.97%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (4.42%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 7 (3.87%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 45 (24.86%) SQL
2 32 (17.68%) C#
3 23 (12.71%) VBScript
4 15 (8.29%) Python
4 15 (8.29%) XAML
5 9 (4.97%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.97%) Jython
5 9 (4.97%) Tcl
5 9 (4.97%) VB
6 8 (4.42%) Perl
6 8 (4.42%) REXX
7 6 (3.31%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.76%) C
9 3 (1.66%) Java
10 2 (1.10%) Ruby
10 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.55%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.55%) Korn
11 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (36.46%) Security Cleared
2 61 (33.70%) SC Cleared
3 29 (16.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (14.36%) Degree
5 24 (13.26%) MCSE
6 14 (7.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.66%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.10%) CISSP
8 2 (1.10%) MCITP
8 2 (1.10%) MCP
8 2 (1.10%) SANS
9 1 (0.55%) HND
9 1 (0.55%) ISEB
9 1 (0.55%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.55%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 108 (59.67%) Active Directory
2 39 (21.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (11.60%) vSphere
4 12 (6.63%) VMware ESX
5 11 (6.08%) Hyper-V
5 11 (6.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (5.52%) XenApp
7 9 (4.97%) XenDesktop
8 7 (3.87%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (3.31%) Firmware
10 5 (2.76%) DFS Replication
11 2 (1.10%) Docker
11 2 (1.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.55%) NFS
12 1 (0.55%) Samba
12 1 (0.55%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (18.78%) SCCM
2 24 (13.26%) Puppet
3 19 (10.50%) vRealize
4 18 (9.94%) PowerCLI
5 17 (9.39%) Norton AntiVirus
6 15 (8.29%) SCOM
7 10 (5.52%) SCOrch
8 9 (4.97%) BladeLogic
8 9 (4.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 8 (4.42%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 7 (3.87%) AirWatch
10 7 (3.87%) WSUS
11 5 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (1.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (1.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 2 (1.10%) Backup Exec
14 1 (0.55%) Ansible
14 1 (0.55%) HP SiteScope
14 1 (0.55%) SCSM
14 1 (0.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 103 (56.91%) Microsoft
2 44 (24.31%) VMware
3 31 (17.13%) HP
4 21 (11.60%) Symantec
5 14 (7.73%) Citrix
6 13 (7.18%) CA
7 12 (6.63%) Dell
8 9 (4.97%) BMC
9 8 (4.42%) IronPort
10 4 (2.21%) Cisco
10 4 (2.21%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.66%) AppSense
11 3 (1.66%) Twitter
12 2 (1.10%) EMC
12 2 (1.10%) Google
12 2 (1.10%) Sybase
12 2 (1.10%) Varonis
13 1 (0.55%) Adobe
13 1 (0.55%) Remedy
13 1 (0.55%) Sophos
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