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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 89 81 95
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 37 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.25% 1.64% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 4.13% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 14
Average daily rate
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£391 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £320 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £470 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -9.23%
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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
960 1018 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 32.44% 39.64% 42.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 610 507
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 19
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -2 17 £395 +5.33% 1
Renfrewshire +1 8 £393 +19.30%
Glasgow -4 6 £315 - 2
West Lothian -5 1 £325 -7.14%
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PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 44 (58.67%) Windows
2 31 (41.33%) Active Directory
3 28 (37.33%) SQL
4 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 27 (36.00%) VMware
5 24 (32.00%) Security Cleared
6 23 (30.67%) VBScript
7 21 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (26.67%) SC Cleared
9 17 (22.67%) .NET
9 17 (22.67%) HP
10 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (20.00%) HTML
11 15 (20.00%) XML
12 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (18.67%) Migration
13 13 (17.33%) IIS
14 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
14 12 (16.00%) MS Exchange
14 12 (16.00%) Windows 7
15 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (14.67%) SharePoint
15 11 (14.67%) C#
16 10 (13.33%) ITIL
16 10 (13.33%) Lync
17 9 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (12.00%) MCITP
17 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
17 9 (12.00%) MCSA
17 9 (12.00%) MS Excel

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 13 (17.33%) IIS
2 12 (16.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (14.67%) SharePoint
4 10 (13.33%) Lync
5 9 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (2.67%) Apache
10 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.33%) JBoss
10 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) LAN
1 8 (10.67%) DNS
2 7 (9.33%) WAN
3 6 (8.00%) SAN
3 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.67%) NAS
4 5 (6.67%) Firewall
4 5 (6.67%) HTTP
5 2 (2.67%) SSL
5 2 (2.67%) VoIP
5 2 (2.67%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.67%) Internet
6 1 (1.33%) DHCP
6 1 (1.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MSI
2 5 (6.67%) InstallShield
2 5 (6.67%) AdminStudio
2 5 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.67%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (12.00%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (17.33%) Administrator
2 10 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (12.00%) Developer
4 7 (9.33%) Analyst
4 7 (9.33%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Development Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 4 (5.33%) LAN Administrator
8 3 (4.00%) Build Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Software Development Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.67%) .NET
2 15 (20.00%) HTML
2 15 (20.00%) XML
3 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (8.00%) CSS
4 6 (8.00%) Application Packaging
5 5 (6.67%) Web Services
6 4 (5.33%) WPF
6 4 (5.33%) WinForms
6 4 (5.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.33%) XSD
7 3 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (4.00%) STL
8 2 (2.67%) Middleware
8 2 (2.67%) HTML5
9 1 (1.33%) Regular Expression
9 1 (1.33%) OLE DB
9 1 (1.33%) JSP
9 1 (1.33%) ATL
9 1 (1.33%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (8.00%) User Experience
2 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (58.67%) Windows
2 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.33%) Windows 8
5 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.33%) Linux
7 3 (4.00%) UNIX
8 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.33%) NetWare
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.67%) Migration
2 10 (13.33%) ITIL
3 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (10.67%) Change Management
5 7 (9.33%) High Availability
5 7 (9.33%) Validation
6 5 (6.67%) Performance Management
7 4 (5.33%) Software Distribution
7 4 (5.33%) Coaching
7 4 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.33%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (4.00%) Server Building
8 3 (4.00%) Change Control
8 3 (4.00%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.67%) Build Automation
9 2 (2.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.67%) SDLC
9 2 (2.67%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.33%) SQL
2 23 (30.67%) VBScript
3 11 (14.67%) C#
4 8 (10.67%) Shell Script
5 7 (9.33%) C++
6 6 (8.00%) Perl
6 6 (8.00%) VBA
7 5 (6.67%) REXX
7 5 (6.67%) Tcl
7 5 (6.67%) VB
7 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.33%) PHP
9 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.33%) AWK
9 1 (1.33%) VB6
9 1 (1.33%) Korn
9 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 24 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (12.00%) MCITP
4 9 (12.00%) MCSA
5 6 (8.00%) Degree
6 5 (6.67%) MCP
7 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.33%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.33%) MCSE
8 1 (1.33%) ISEB
8 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
2 3 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (41.33%) Active Directory
2 21 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.33%) vSphere
4 5 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.67%) RACF
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) SCCM
2 6 (8.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (5.33%) Control-M
3 4 (5.33%) SCOM
3 4 (5.33%) WMI
4 3 (4.00%) WSUS
4 3 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.00%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.33%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.33%) Opsview
6 1 (1.33%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (1.33%) Nagios
6 1 (1.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
1 27 (36.00%) VMware
2 17 (22.67%) HP
3 8 (10.67%) Symantec
4 7 (9.33%) Citrix
5 5 (6.67%) Oracle
6 4 (5.33%) Sybase
6 4 (5.33%) F5
7 3 (4.00%) Novell
7 3 (4.00%) Lumension
7 3 (4.00%) McAfee
8 2 (2.67%) CA
8 2 (2.67%) Cisco
8 2 (2.67%) Nortel
9 1 (1.33%) ArcSight
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