The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Scotland region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 76 86 99
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 56 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.03% 1.01% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.05% 2.84% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 4
Average daily rate
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£346 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £330 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £485 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.15% -7.14%
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1110 879 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.26% 35.66% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 414 319
Average daily rate £363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 28
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £42.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Glasgow -1 13 £426 +20.01% 4
Edinburgh -18 13 £325 -10.34% 5
Dundee - - - -
Stirling - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
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PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 61 (62.24%) Windows
2 60 (61.22%) Microsoft
3 54 (55.10%) Security Cleared
4 49 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 38 (38.78%) Active Directory
5 38 (38.78%) HP
6 37 (37.76%) VBScript
7 25 (25.51%) .NET
8 20 (20.41%) VB
9 19 (19.39%) ITIL
9 19 (19.39%) Microsoft App-V
10 18 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (18.37%) VMware
11 17 (17.35%) ASP.NET
11 17 (17.35%) HTML
11 17 (17.35%) Perl
11 17 (17.35%) UNIX
11 17 (17.35%) DNS
12 16 (16.33%) SharePoint
12 16 (16.33%) Citrix
12 16 (16.33%) SCCM
12 16 (16.33%) Windows 7
13 15 (15.31%) Dell
13 15 (15.31%) Migration
14 14 (14.29%) MSI
14 14 (14.29%) EMC
14 14 (14.29%) SQL
15 13 (13.27%) JavaScript
15 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
15 13 (13.27%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 16 (16.33%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.22%) MS Exchange
3 10 (10.20%) IIS
4 7 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (6.12%) Lync
6 4 (4.08%) IBM Notes
6 4 (4.08%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (3.06%) Apache
7 3 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.12%) InfoPath
3 5 (5.10%) MS Office
4 4 (4.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) Office 365
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.35%) DNS
2 12 (12.24%) DHCP
3 10 (10.20%) SAN
4 6 (6.12%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.08%) SMTP
6 3 (3.06%) HTTP
6 3 (3.06%) IPsec
7 2 (2.04%) VLAN
7 2 (2.04%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.04%) NAS
7 2 (2.04%) IPv4
7 2 (2.04%) SNMP
7 2 (2.04%) LAN
7 2 (2.04%) WAN
7 2 (2.04%) Firewall
8 1 (1.02%) LDAP
8 1 (1.02%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.02%) Internet
8 1 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.08%) MySQL
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.02%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 14 (14.29%) MSI
2 9 (9.18%) InstallShield
3 5 (5.10%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.06%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (2.04%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (2.04%) ReSharper
6 2 (2.04%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.02%) CppUnit
7 1 (1.02%) PVCS
7 1 (1.02%) Toad
7 1 (1.02%) AdminStudio
7 1 (1.02%) GoogleTest
General
1 3 (3.06%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (12.24%) Developer
2 9 (9.18%) Wintel Engineer
3 8 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (8.16%) VMware Specialist
3 8 (8.16%) Monitoring Engineer
4 7 (7.14%) Applications Packager
4 7 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (6.12%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Consultant
6 5 (5.10%) Security Specialist
7 4 (4.08%) Lead Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Test Specialist
8 3 (3.06%) Messaging Analyst
9 2 (2.04%) Infrastructure Designer
9 2 (2.04%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (2.04%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.04%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.51%) .NET
2 17 (17.35%) ASP.NET
2 17 (17.35%) HTML
3 12 (12.24%) Application Packaging
4 10 (10.20%) XML
5 5 (5.10%) Web Services
5 5 (5.10%) CSS
5 5 (5.10%) JSP
6 4 (4.08%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.08%) Software Packaging
7 3 (3.06%) RESTful
7 3 (3.06%) HTML5
7 3 (3.06%) JSON
7 3 (3.06%) EDI
7 3 (3.06%) SOAP
8 2 (2.04%) XHTML
8 2 (2.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (2.04%) LINQ
8 2 (2.04%) jQuery
8 2 (2.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Replication
2 8 (8.16%) CLARiiON
3 7 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 7 (7.14%) CMDB
3 7 (7.14%) Fat Client
4 5 (5.10%) PKI
5 4 (4.08%) Clustering
6 2 (2.04%) Open Source
6 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.02%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 61 (62.24%) Windows
2 17 (17.35%) UNIX
3 16 (16.33%) Windows 7
4 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (11.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (11.22%) Linux
6 6 (6.12%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.06%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.04%) AIX
9 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.39%) ITIL
2 15 (15.31%) Migration
3 9 (9.18%) Workflow
4 6 (6.12%) Project Management
5 5 (5.10%) Release Management
5 5 (5.10%) Security Testing
5 5 (5.10%) Unit Testing
5 5 (5.10%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (5.10%) High Availability
5 5 (5.10%) Software Deployment
6 4 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.06%) MVC
7 3 (3.06%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.06%) Validation
7 3 (3.06%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (3.06%) Email Migration
8 2 (2.04%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.04%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (2.04%) Software Distribution
8 2 (2.04%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.76%) VBScript
2 20 (20.41%) VB
3 17 (17.35%) Perl
4 14 (14.29%) SQL
5 13 (13.27%) JavaScript
6 10 (10.20%) C#
7 5 (5.10%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.06%) C++
9 2 (2.04%) C
9 2 (2.04%) PHP
9 2 (2.04%) AWK
9 2 (2.04%) Python
9 2 (2.04%) Tcl
9 2 (2.04%) sed
10 1 (1.02%) REXX
10 1 (1.02%) VB6
10 1 (1.02%) VBA
10 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (55.10%) Security Cleared
2 49 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (9.18%) MCITP
5 6 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.12%) DV Cleared
5 6 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (5.10%) ISTQB
6 5 (5.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.06%) MCSA
8 3 (3.06%) Degree
9 2 (2.04%) MCP
9 2 (2.04%) MCTS
10 1 (1.02%) MCSE
10 1 (1.02%) CCNA
10 1 (1.02%) CISSP
10 1 (1.02%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (1.02%) VCP4
10 1 (1.02%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) QA
System Software
1 38 (38.78%) Active Directory
2 19 (19.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 18 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (11.22%) vSphere
5 9 (9.18%) Terminal Services
6 8 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (7.14%) XenApp
8 6 (6.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 3 (3.06%) DFS Replication
9 3 (3.06%) VMware ESX
10 2 (2.04%) ISA Server
10 2 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (1.02%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (16.33%) SCCM
2 12 (12.24%) SCOM
2 12 (12.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (10.20%) Tivoli
4 8 (8.16%) Netcool
5 5 (5.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (3.06%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.04%) Nagios
7 2 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (2.04%) OpenView
7 2 (2.04%) Opsview
7 2 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.04%) Data Guard
7 2 (2.04%) Cacti
8 1 (1.02%) Munin
8 1 (1.02%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.02%) ZENworks
8 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (61.22%) Microsoft
2 38 (38.78%) HP
3 18 (18.37%) VMware
4 16 (16.33%) Citrix
5 15 (15.31%) Dell
6 14 (14.29%) EMC
7 10 (10.20%) BMC
7 10 (10.20%) ArcSight
7 10 (10.20%) IBM
8 8 (8.16%) Symantec
9 7 (7.14%) McAfee
10 5 (5.10%) Cisco
11 4 (4.08%) Veritas
11 4 (4.08%) Lotus
11 4 (4.08%) Wyse
11 4 (4.08%) AppSense
12 3 (3.06%) MobileIron
12 3 (3.06%) Dell KACE
12 3 (3.06%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.06%) Oracle
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