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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 43 96 80
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -16
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 103 44 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.07% 1.38% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.20% 4.53% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 28
Median daily rate £355 £375 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +8.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £405 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +8.33%
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
920 972 1100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.39% 30.45% 39.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 505 598
Median daily rate £340 £355 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 13
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -0.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £25.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £55.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 27 July 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
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 27 July 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
Edinburgh +17 46 £400 +4.91% 4
Renfrewshire +1 31 £320 -14.66%
Glasgow +25 20 £213 -44.26% 1
Aberdeen - 3 - -
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 260 (80.50%) Windows
2 179 (55.42%) Microsoft
3 172 (53.25%) Windows Server
4 167 (51.70%) Active Directory
5 130 (40.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 128 (39.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 126 (39.01%) Security Cleared
8 111 (34.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 110 (34.06%) SQL Server
10 109 (33.75%) SQL
11 105 (32.51%) VMware
12 98 (30.34%) Migration
13 97 (30.03%) VBScript
14 96 (29.72%) HP
14 96 (29.72%) SC Cleared
15 94 (29.10%) MS Excel
16 85 (26.32%) DNS
17 81 (25.08%) Citrix
17 81 (25.08%) Windows Server 2003
18 72 (22.29%) ITIL
19 65 (20.12%) Office 365
20 61 (18.89%) OpenStack
21 60 (18.58%) SharePoint
22 57 (17.65%) MS Exchange
23 54 (16.72%) C#
23 54 (16.72%) Exchange Server 2010
23 54 (16.72%) VMware Infrastructure
23 54 (16.72%) XenApp
24 52 (16.10%) SCCM
24 52 (16.10%) MCSE

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 61 (18.89%) OpenStack
2 60 (18.58%) SharePoint
3 57 (17.65%) MS Exchange
4 54 (16.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 51 (15.79%) Skype for Business
6 46 (14.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 39 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 35 (10.84%) IIS
9 27 (8.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 22 (6.81%) Office Communications Server
11 12 (3.72%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (3.72%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (2.48%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (2.17%) WebSphere
14 4 (1.24%) Apache
15 2 (0.62%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.62%) Live Communications Server
15 2 (0.62%) NServiceBus
16 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 94 (29.10%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 65 (20.12%) Office 365
2 34 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.95%) PaaS
4 9 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.24%) IaaS
6 2 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.31%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 85 (26.32%) DNS
2 41 (12.69%) SAN
3 40 (12.38%) DHCP
4 33 (10.22%) Firewall
4 33 (10.22%) TCP/IP
5 30 (9.29%) Skype
5 30 (9.29%) SSL
6 25 (7.74%) NetScaler
7 16 (4.95%) SNMP
8 11 (3.41%) Kerberos
9 9 (2.79%) NAS
10 8 (2.48%) HTTP
10 8 (2.48%) HTTPS
10 8 (2.48%) iSCSI
11 7 (2.17%) WAN
12 6 (1.86%) Internet
12 6 (1.86%) LDAP
13 4 (1.24%) Intranet
13 4 (1.24%) LAN
14 2 (0.62%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (34.06%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.93%) Spotfire
6 2 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.31%) MySQL
7 1 (0.31%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 22 (6.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (6.50%) Visual Studio
3 13 (4.02%) MSBuild
4 11 (3.41%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.41%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (3.41%) TeamCity
5 7 (2.17%) MSI
6 2 (0.62%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.62%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.31%) Hudson
7 1 (0.31%) Travis CI
General
1 50 (15.48%) Finance
2 18 (5.57%) Legal
3 14 (4.33%) Banking
4 7 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.55%) Law
6 2 (0.62%) Publishing
7 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (6.50%) Windows Engineer
2 19 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
3 18 (5.57%) Active Directory Engineer
3 18 (5.57%) Systems Engineer
3 18 (5.57%) Wintel Engineer
4 17 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
4 17 (5.26%) Server Engineer
4 17 (5.26%) SharePoint Engineer
5 16 (4.95%) Consultant
6 14 (4.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 14 (4.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (4.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 13 (4.02%) VMware Engineer
8 11 (3.41%) Analyst
9 10 (3.10%) Monitoring Engineer
9 10 (3.10%) Windows Server Engineer
9 10 (3.10%) Wintel Specialist
10 9 (2.79%) Administrator
10 9 (2.79%) Support Engineer
10 9 (2.79%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.22%) .NET
2 27 (8.36%) XML
3 13 (4.02%) CSS
3 13 (4.02%) Middleware
3 13 (4.02%) Regular Expression
4 10 (3.10%) HTML
5 9 (2.79%) XSLT
6 8 (2.48%) jQuery
7 7 (2.17%) Web Services
7 7 (2.17%) WinForms
7 7 (2.17%) WPF
7 7 (2.17%) XSD
8 6 (1.86%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.86%) OAuth
8 6 (1.86%) REST
9 4 (1.24%) RESTful
10 2 (0.62%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.62%) MSMQ
10 2 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.69%) Computer Science
2 32 (9.91%) Clustering
3 20 (6.19%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.72%) Public Cloud
5 11 (3.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (2.79%) Blackberry
6 9 (2.79%) PKI
7 8 (2.48%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.86%) Cryptography
9 6 (1.86%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.86%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.24%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.24%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.31%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.31%) CMDB
11 1 (0.31%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.31%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.31%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.31%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 260 (80.50%) Windows
2 172 (53.25%) Windows Server
3 130 (40.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 128 (39.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 81 (25.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (13.62%) Linux
7 20 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (6.19%) Solaris
8 18 (5.57%) Windows 10
9 17 (5.26%) Windows 7
10 15 (4.64%) AIX
11 13 (4.02%) HPUX
11 13 (4.02%) Unix
12 12 (3.72%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.93%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (30.34%) Migration
2 72 (22.29%) ITIL
3 35 (10.84%) Load Balancing
4 32 (9.91%) Configuration Management
5 18 (5.57%) Unit Testing
6 17 (5.26%) Application Packaging
7 16 (4.95%) DevOps
7 16 (4.95%) Service Management
8 15 (4.64%) Virtual Environments
9 14 (4.33%) Release Management
10 13 (4.02%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (3.72%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (3.41%) Analytics
12 11 (3.41%) ITSM
12 11 (3.41%) Risk Management
13 10 (3.10%) OO
13 10 (3.10%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (3.10%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (3.10%) Security Patching
14 9 (2.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 109 (33.75%) SQL
2 97 (30.03%) VBScript
3 54 (16.72%) C#
4 43 (13.31%) JavaScript
5 34 (10.53%) Java
6 32 (9.91%) Perl
7 27 (8.36%) Python
8 23 (7.12%) Bourne shell
9 22 (6.81%) Korn
10 17 (5.26%) T-SQL
11 16 (4.95%) Ruby
12 13 (4.02%) Jython
13 10 (3.10%) C++
14 9 (2.79%) Bash Shell
15 7 (2.17%) VBA
16 5 (1.55%) C
17 2 (0.62%) COBOL
17 2 (0.62%) PL/1
17 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 126 (39.01%) Security Cleared
2 111 (34.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 96 (29.72%) SC Cleared
4 52 (16.10%) MCSE
5 47 (14.55%) Degree
6 29 (8.98%) MCSA
7 16 (4.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (4.64%) DV Cleared
9 11 (3.41%) MCITP
10 9 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (2.17%) MCP
11 7 (2.17%) MCSD
11 7 (2.17%) MCTS
12 4 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.24%) ISEB
12 4 (1.24%) ISTQB
12 4 (1.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (0.62%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.86%) PCI DSS
1 6 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 167 (51.70%) Active Directory
2 54 (16.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (16.72%) XenApp
3 33 (10.22%) XenDesktop
4 23 (7.12%) Hyper-V
5 18 (5.57%) VMware ESX
6 17 (5.26%) Terminal Services
7 16 (4.95%) Microsoft App-V
8 15 (4.64%) DFS Replication
8 15 (4.64%) vSphere
9 11 (3.41%) Docker
10 10 (3.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (1.86%) Brightmail
11 6 (1.86%) Veritas File System
11 6 (1.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (1.24%) Firmware
13 3 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.93%) MetaFrame
14 2 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.62%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 52 (16.10%) SCCM
2 30 (9.29%) SCOM
3 29 (8.98%) Puppet
4 27 (8.36%) Microsoft Clustering
5 19 (5.88%) WSUS
6 17 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 15 (4.64%) SCOrch
8 14 (4.33%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (4.33%) Tivoli
9 13 (4.02%) BladeLogic
9 13 (4.02%) Netcool
9 13 (4.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 12 (3.72%) Ansible
10 12 (3.72%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 11 (3.41%) HP SiteScope
12 8 (2.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 6 (1.86%) Nagios
13 6 (1.86%) TADDM
14 5 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
15 4 (1.24%) vRealize
Vendors
1 179 (55.42%) Microsoft
2 105 (32.51%) VMware
3 96 (29.72%) HP
4 81 (25.08%) Citrix
5 30 (9.29%) CA
6 24 (7.43%) IronPort
7 23 (7.12%) AppSense
8 21 (6.50%) Symantec
9 20 (6.19%) Red Hat
10 15 (4.64%) Altiris
11 14 (4.33%) Dell
12 13 (4.02%) IBM
13 12 (3.72%) BMC
14 11 (3.41%) Splunk
15 10 (3.10%) Nintex
15 10 (3.10%) Oracle
16 8 (2.48%) NetApp
16 8 (2.48%) ServiceNow
17 6 (1.86%) Cisco
17 6 (1.86%) Veritas
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