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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 20 93 81
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -12
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 240 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.17% 1.25% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.00% 3.85% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 14 19
Median daily rate £375 £391 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% +11.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £328 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 0 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.95 £26.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+42.11% -11.86%
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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
1000 960 1018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.06% 32.44% 39.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 501 610
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 21
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +12 116 £353 -10.19% 1
Edinburgh +36 64 £450 +13.98% 5
Glasgow +37 42 £343 +8.73% 2
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PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 253 (80.83%) Windows
2 185 (59.11%) Windows Server
3 169 (53.99%) Microsoft
4 160 (51.12%) Active Directory
5 137 (43.77%) Security Cleared
6 129 (41.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 128 (40.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 112 (35.78%) SC Cleared
8 112 (35.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 111 (35.46%) VMware
10 107 (34.19%) SQL Server
11 100 (31.95%) SQL
12 98 (31.31%) Migration
13 94 (30.03%) MS Excel
13 94 (30.03%) HP
14 87 (27.80%) DNS
15 82 (26.20%) VBScript
16 81 (25.88%) Windows Server 2003
17 75 (23.96%) Citrix
18 71 (22.68%) ITIL
19 68 (21.73%) VMware Infrastructure
20 63 (20.13%) OpenStack
21 62 (19.81%) Office 365
22 58 (18.53%) MS Exchange
22 58 (18.53%) SharePoint
23 55 (17.57%) Exchange Server 2010
24 53 (16.93%) JavaScript
24 53 (16.93%) C#
25 50 (15.97%) Finance
26 49 (15.65%) Degree

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 63 (20.13%) OpenStack
2 58 (18.53%) MS Exchange
2 58 (18.53%) SharePoint
3 55 (17.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 49 (15.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 47 (15.02%) Skype for Business
6 37 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 31 (9.90%) IIS
8 27 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 27 (8.63%) Office Communications Server
9 9 (2.88%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (2.24%) Live Communications Server
12 5 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.60%) WebSphere
13 4 (1.28%) Apache
14 2 (0.64%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.64%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 94 (30.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 62 (19.81%) Office 365
2 33 (10.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.47%) PaaS
4 9 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.64%) IaaS
6 1 (0.32%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 87 (27.80%) DNS
2 45 (14.38%) SAN
3 40 (12.78%) DHCP
4 33 (10.54%) Skype
5 29 (9.27%) Firewall
6 25 (7.99%) TCP/IP
7 24 (7.67%) SSL
8 23 (7.35%) NetScaler
9 12 (3.83%) SNMP
9 12 (3.83%) WAN
10 11 (3.51%) Kerberos
11 9 (2.88%) NAS
12 8 (2.56%) HTTP
12 8 (2.56%) HTTPS
12 8 (2.56%) iSCSI
13 6 (1.92%) Internet
13 6 (1.92%) LDAP
14 4 (1.28%) LAN
15 2 (0.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (34.19%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.92%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.96%) Spotfire
7 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.32%) MySQL
8 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 24 (7.67%) Visual Studio
2 20 (6.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (4.15%) MSI
4 11 (3.51%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.51%) MSBuild
4 11 (3.51%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (3.51%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.60%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.64%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.32%) Hudson
7 1 (0.32%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.32%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.32%) Travis CI
General
1 50 (15.97%) Finance
2 18 (5.75%) Legal
3 11 (3.51%) Banking
4 7 (2.24%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (6.07%) Active Directory Engineer
1 19 (6.07%) Messaging Engineer
1 19 (6.07%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 19 (6.07%) Windows Engineer
2 17 (5.43%) Citrix Engineer
2 17 (5.43%) Consultant
2 17 (5.43%) Server Engineer
3 14 (4.47%) SharePoint Engineer
3 14 (4.47%) Systems Engineer
3 14 (4.47%) Wintel Engineer
4 13 (4.15%) Analyst
5 12 (3.83%) Software Engineer
5 12 (3.83%) VMware Engineer
6 11 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (2.88%) Windows Server Engineer
7 9 (2.88%) Wintel Specialist
8 8 (2.56%) Architect
8 8 (2.56%) Development Engineer
8 8 (2.56%) Software Development Engineer
9 7 (2.24%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (13.74%) .NET
2 32 (10.22%) XML
3 20 (6.39%) HTML
4 19 (6.07%) CSS
5 14 (4.47%) Middleware
6 13 (4.15%) WinForms
6 13 (4.15%) WPF
7 12 (3.83%) XSD
8 10 (3.19%) ASP.NET
8 10 (3.19%) jQuery
8 10 (3.19%) Regular Expression
9 9 (2.88%) XSLT
10 6 (1.92%) OAuth
10 6 (1.92%) REST
10 6 (1.92%) Web Services
11 4 (1.28%) RESTful
12 3 (0.96%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.64%) HTML5
13 2 (0.64%) MSMQ
13 2 (0.64%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.10%) Computer Science
2 29 (9.27%) Clustering
3 17 (5.43%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.83%) Public Cloud
5 11 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (2.88%) PKI
7 7 (2.24%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.92%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.92%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.92%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.28%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.28%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.28%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.64%) User Experience
11 1 (0.32%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.32%) CMDB
11 1 (0.32%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.32%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 253 (80.83%) Windows
2 185 (59.11%) Windows Server
3 129 (41.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 128 (40.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 81 (25.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (13.74%) Linux
7 16 (5.11%) Solaris
7 16 (5.11%) Unix
7 16 (5.11%) Windows 7
8 15 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (4.47%) Windows 10
10 12 (3.83%) AIX
11 10 (3.19%) HPUX
11 10 (3.19%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.28%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (31.31%) Migration
2 71 (22.68%) ITIL
3 37 (11.82%) Load Balancing
4 31 (9.90%) Configuration Management
5 19 (6.07%) Unit Testing
6 16 (5.11%) Application Packaging
7 15 (4.79%) OO
7 15 (4.79%) Risk Management
8 14 (4.47%) DevOps
9 13 (4.15%) Service Management
10 11 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (3.51%) Analytics
10 11 (3.51%) Conflict Management
10 11 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (3.51%) ITSM
10 11 (3.51%) Release Management
10 11 (3.51%) Test Scripting
11 10 (3.19%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (3.19%) Problem Management
11 10 (3.19%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 100 (31.95%) SQL
2 82 (26.20%) VBScript
3 53 (16.93%) C#
3 53 (16.93%) JavaScript
4 36 (11.50%) Java
5 28 (8.95%) Perl
5 28 (8.95%) Python
6 19 (6.07%) Bourne shell
6 19 (6.07%) T-SQL
7 18 (5.75%) Korn
8 16 (5.11%) Ruby
9 13 (4.15%) Bash Shell
9 13 (4.15%) C++
9 13 (4.15%) Jython
10 8 (2.56%) C
11 7 (2.24%) VBA
12 5 (1.60%) COBOL
12 5 (1.60%) PL/1
12 5 (1.60%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 137 (43.77%) Security Cleared
2 112 (35.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 112 (35.78%) SC Cleared
3 49 (15.65%) Degree
3 49 (15.65%) MCSE
4 29 (9.27%) MCSA
5 20 (6.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (4.79%) MCITP
7 14 (4.47%) DV Cleared
8 8 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.56%) ISEB
8 8 (2.56%) ISTQB
8 8 (2.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 8 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (2.56%) MCP
8 8 (2.56%) MCTS
9 7 (2.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (2.24%) MCSD
10 2 (0.64%) CCA
10 2 (0.64%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.92%) PCI DSS
1 6 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 160 (51.12%) Active Directory
2 68 (21.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (15.02%) XenApp
4 31 (9.90%) Hyper-V
5 27 (8.63%) XenDesktop
6 21 (6.71%) vSphere
7 15 (4.79%) DFS Replication
7 15 (4.79%) Terminal Services
8 14 (4.47%) VMware ESX
9 13 (4.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (3.51%) Docker
11 9 (2.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (1.92%) Veritas File System
12 6 (1.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 4 (1.28%) Firmware
14 3 (0.96%) Brightmail
15 2 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.64%) MetaFrame
15 2 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (14.06%) SCCM
2 27 (8.63%) Puppet
3 24 (7.67%) SCOM
4 15 (4.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 15 (4.79%) SCOrch
4 15 (4.79%) WSUS
5 13 (4.15%) BladeLogic
6 12 (3.83%) Ansible
6 12 (3.83%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 12 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (3.83%) Tivoli
7 10 (3.19%) Netcool
8 9 (2.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (2.56%) HP SiteScope
10 6 (1.92%) Nagios
10 6 (1.92%) TADDM
11 5 (1.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (1.28%) vRealize
13 2 (0.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 1 (0.32%) OpenView
Vendors
1 169 (53.99%) Microsoft
2 111 (35.46%) VMware
3 94 (30.03%) HP
4 75 (23.96%) Citrix
5 23 (7.35%) CA
6 22 (7.03%) AppSense
6 22 (7.03%) IronPort
7 15 (4.79%) Dell
7 15 (4.79%) Red Hat
8 14 (4.47%) Symantec
9 12 (3.83%) BMC
9 12 (3.83%) Oracle
10 11 (3.51%) Altiris
10 11 (3.51%) Cisco
10 11 (3.51%) Splunk
11 10 (3.19%) IBM
12 8 (2.56%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.92%) Nintex
13 6 (1.92%) Veritas
14 3 (0.96%) NetApp
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