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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 41 107 72
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -35
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 100 26 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.49% 0.81% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.92% 2.63% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 16 36
Median daily rate £330 £328 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £426 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+68.75% -38.46%
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
916 989 1098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.09% 30.98% 39.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 525 614
Median daily rate £340 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 16
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% +15.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 26 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 September 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 +12 59 £330 -
Glasgow +25 20 £295 -12.59% 1
Edinburgh +19 19 £400 +46.78% 7
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UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 259 (79.94%) Windows
2 189 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 180 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 178 (54.94%) Windows Server
5 136 (41.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 135 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 126 (38.89%) Security Cleared
8 124 (38.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 106 (32.72%) SQL
10 105 (32.41%) Migration
11 99 (30.56%) VBScript
11 99 (30.56%) HP
12 97 (29.94%) MS Excel
12 97 (29.94%) SQL Server
12 97 (29.94%) VMware
13 96 (29.63%) SC Cleared
14 84 (25.93%) DNS
14 84 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
15 76 (23.46%) Citrix
16 75 (23.15%) Office 365
17 74 (22.84%) OpenStack
18 65 (20.06%) ITIL
19 63 (19.44%) SharePoint
20 62 (19.14%) MS Exchange
20 62 (19.14%) MCSE
21 60 (18.52%) Degree
22 59 (18.21%) Exchange Server 2010
23 56 (17.28%) Computer Science
24 55 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2013
25 54 (16.67%) Skype for Business

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 74 (22.84%) OpenStack
2 63 (19.44%) SharePoint
3 62 (19.14%) MS Exchange
4 59 (18.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 55 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 54 (16.67%) Skype for Business
7 41 (12.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 33 (10.19%) IIS
9 29 (8.95%) Exchange Server 2003
10 20 (6.17%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (1.54%) WebSphere
13 4 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.93%) Apache
15 2 (0.62%) NServiceBus
15 2 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
16 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
16 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 97 (29.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 75 (23.15%) Office 365
2 40 (12.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.94%) PaaS
4 7 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.85%) IaaS
6 2 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.31%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 84 (25.93%) DNS
2 38 (11.73%) DHCP
2 38 (11.73%) Skype
3 36 (11.11%) Firewall
3 36 (11.11%) SAN
4 32 (9.88%) TCP/IP
5 28 (8.64%) SSL
6 25 (7.72%) NetScaler
7 18 (5.56%) Kerberos
8 16 (4.94%) SNMP
9 6 (1.85%) NAS
10 5 (1.54%) HTTP
10 5 (1.54%) HTTPS
10 5 (1.54%) iSCSI
10 5 (1.54%) LDAP
11 4 (1.23%) Internet
11 4 (1.23%) Intranet
12 3 (0.93%) X.500
13 2 (0.62%) LAN
13 2 (0.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (29.94%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.31%) MySQL
7 1 (0.31%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (4.32%) Visual Studio
3 12 (3.70%) MSBuild
4 9 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.62%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.62%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.62%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.31%) Hudson
6 1 (0.31%) Travis CI
General
1 36 (11.11%) Finance
2 16 (4.94%) Legal
3 12 (3.70%) Banking
4 5 (1.54%) Law
4 5 (1.54%) Publishing
5 1 (0.31%) Advertising
5 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (7.72%) Active Directory Engineer
2 23 (7.10%) Wintel Engineer
3 18 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 17 (5.25%) SharePoint Engineer
5 16 (4.94%) Citrix Engineer
5 16 (4.94%) Consultant
5 16 (4.94%) Messaging Specialist
5 16 (4.94%) Windows Engineer
6 15 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support
6 15 (4.63%) Messaging Engineer
7 14 (4.32%) Server Engineer
8 12 (3.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 11 (3.40%) Administrator
9 11 (3.40%) VMware Engineer
10 10 (3.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (3.09%) Lync Specialist
10 10 (3.09%) Monitoring Engineer
10 10 (3.09%) Wintel Specialist
11 9 (2.78%) Office 365 Specialist
11 9 (2.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.88%) .NET
2 13 (4.01%) ASP.NET
2 13 (4.01%) Regular Expression
2 13 (4.01%) XML
3 7 (2.16%) Middleware
4 6 (1.85%) HTML
4 6 (1.85%) REST
5 3 (0.93%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.93%) CSS
6 2 (0.62%) jQuery
6 2 (0.62%) MSMQ
6 2 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.62%) RESTful
6 2 (0.62%) Web Services
6 2 (0.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 56 (17.28%) Computer Science
2 22 (6.79%) Clustering
3 20 (6.17%) Data Centre
4 14 (4.32%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (2.47%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.16%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.16%) PKI
7 4 (1.23%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.23%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.23%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.23%) Market Risk
7 4 (1.23%) Replication
8 3 (0.93%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.62%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.31%) CMDB
10 1 (0.31%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.31%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 259 (79.94%) Windows
2 178 (54.94%) Windows Server
3 136 (41.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 135 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 84 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (13.27%) Linux
7 21 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (4.63%) AIX
9 14 (4.32%) Solaris
10 13 (4.01%) HPUX
11 12 (3.70%) Windows 10
11 12 (3.70%) Windows XP
12 11 (3.40%) Windows 7
13 7 (2.16%) Android
13 7 (2.16%) Apple iOS
13 7 (2.16%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (1.85%) Unix
15 3 (0.93%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.62%) VMS
17 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (32.41%) Migration
2 65 (20.06%) ITIL
3 43 (13.27%) Load Balancing
4 29 (8.95%) Application Packaging
4 29 (8.95%) Configuration Management
5 17 (5.25%) Service Management
6 16 (4.94%) Release Management
6 16 (4.94%) Virtual Environments
7 15 (4.63%) DevOps
8 13 (4.01%) Unit Testing
9 12 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (3.40%) Analytics
10 11 (3.40%) Risk Management
11 10 (3.09%) Infrastructure Management
11 10 (3.09%) Security Patching
12 9 (2.78%) Database Mirroring
13 7 (2.16%) Conflict Management
13 7 (2.16%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 106 (32.72%) SQL
2 99 (30.56%) VBScript
3 43 (13.27%) C#
4 27 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 23 (7.10%) Perl
6 21 (6.48%) Bourne shell
6 21 (6.48%) Java
7 20 (6.17%) Korn
8 18 (5.56%) T-SQL
9 16 (4.94%) Python
10 7 (2.16%) Jython
10 7 (2.16%) Ruby
11 6 (1.85%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.85%) C++
12 2 (0.62%) C
12 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 126 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 124 (38.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 96 (29.63%) SC Cleared
4 62 (19.14%) MCSE
5 60 (18.52%) Degree
6 28 (8.64%) MCSA
7 15 (4.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (4.32%) DV Cleared
9 11 (3.40%) MCITP
10 9 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (2.16%) MCP
11 7 (2.16%) MCSD
11 7 (2.16%) MCTS
12 4 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.23%) ISEB
12 4 (1.23%) ISTQB
12 4 (1.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.62%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.85%) PCI DSS
1 6 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 189 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 49 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (14.20%) XenApp
4 29 (8.95%) XenDesktop
5 19 (5.86%) DFS Replication
5 19 (5.86%) Hyper-V
6 18 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 17 (5.25%) Terminal Services
8 16 (4.94%) VMware ESX
9 15 (4.63%) vSphere
10 10 (3.09%) Firmware
11 9 (2.78%) Docker
12 7 (2.16%) Brightmail
13 4 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.93%) MetaFrame
15 2 (0.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 2 (0.62%) XenServer
16 1 (0.31%) UAG
16 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 46 (14.20%) SCCM
2 29 (8.95%) PowerCLI
3 28 (8.64%) SCOM
4 23 (7.10%) Microsoft Clustering
5 19 (5.86%) Puppet
6 16 (4.94%) WSUS
7 14 (4.32%) Tivoli
8 13 (4.01%) Netcool
8 13 (4.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 13 (4.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 12 (3.70%) Ansible
9 12 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (3.40%) HP SiteScope
11 10 (3.09%) SCOrch
12 8 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (2.16%) AirWatch
13 7 (2.16%) BladeLogic
14 6 (1.85%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 4 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 4 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 180 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 99 (30.56%) HP
3 97 (29.94%) VMware
4 76 (23.46%) Citrix
5 27 (8.33%) AppSense
6 24 (7.41%) CA
6 24 (7.41%) IronPort
7 21 (6.48%) Red Hat
8 15 (4.63%) Altiris
9 13 (4.01%) IBM
9 13 (4.01%) Symantec
10 9 (2.78%) Dell
10 9 (2.78%) Splunk
11 8 (2.47%) NetApp
11 8 (2.47%) ServiceNow
12 7 (2.16%) BMC
13 6 (1.85%) Nintex
13 6 (1.85%) Oracle
14 3 (0.93%) Cisco
14 3 (0.93%) EMC
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