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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 102 71 98
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +27
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 36 59 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.09% 2.14% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.50% 5.30% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 8
Average daily rate
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£340 £335 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £206 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £448 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -20.00%
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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
1029 1113 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 31.22% 40.34% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 577 369
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £456 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 23
Average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.37% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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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 4 September 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 -21 15 £273 +13.54% 2
Renfrewshire +6 11 £350 +0.72%
Glasgow +3 6 £369 -1.59% 5
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PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 51 (69.86%) Windows
2 29 (39.73%) Active Directory
2 29 (39.73%) VMware
3 25 (34.25%) Security Cleared
3 25 (34.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
5 22 (30.14%) VBScript
6 20 (27.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (26.03%) SQL
7 19 (26.03%) HP
8 18 (24.66%) SC Cleared
9 17 (23.29%) MSI
10 16 (21.92%) Migration
10 16 (21.92%) C#
11 15 (20.55%) XML
11 15 (20.55%) Change Management
12 14 (19.18%) WinForms
12 14 (19.18%) XSD
12 14 (19.18%) Unit Testing
12 14 (19.18%) Performance Management
12 14 (19.18%) WPF
12 14 (19.18%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
14 12 (16.44%) SharePoint
15 11 (15.07%) MS Exchange
15 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (13.70%) REXX
16 10 (13.70%) Tcl
16 10 (13.70%) DNS

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 12 (16.44%) SharePoint
2 11 (15.07%) MS Exchange
3 10 (13.70%) Lync
4 8 (10.96%) IIS
5 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (8.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.37%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.37%) Apache
9 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) DNS
2 7 (9.59%) WAN
3 5 (6.85%) SAN
4 4 (5.48%) LAN
5 3 (4.11%) DHCP
5 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.74%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.74%) NAS
6 2 (2.74%) Firewall
6 2 (2.74%) LDAP
7 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.37%) SSL
7 1 (1.37%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.37%) SNMP
7 1 (1.37%) Network Security
7 1 (1.37%) Internet
7 1 (1.37%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (23.29%) MSI
2 3 (4.11%) InstallShield
3 2 (2.74%) AdminStudio
3 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.37%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.37%) StarTeam
4 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (12.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (17.81%) Consultant
2 12 (16.44%) Developer
3 10 (13.70%) Administrator
4 8 (10.96%) Software Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Software Development Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Development Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) DBA
7 5 (6.85%) Architect
7 5 (6.85%) SQL DBA
8 4 (5.48%) Applications Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Server Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (4.11%) Tools Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Active Directory Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Windows Server Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Messaging Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) XML
2 14 (19.18%) XSD
2 14 (19.18%) WinForms
2 14 (19.18%) WPF
3 9 (12.33%) .NET
4 8 (10.96%) HTML
5 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET
5 6 (8.22%) CSS
6 3 (4.11%) Application Packaging
7 2 (2.74%) HTML5
7 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.74%) Web Services
8 1 (1.37%) Middleware
8 1 (1.37%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (10.96%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.22%) User Experience
4 4 (5.48%) Clustering
5 2 (2.74%) Replication
6 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) PKI
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 51 (69.86%) Windows
2 20 (27.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.85%) UNIX
5 5 (6.85%) Linux
6 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.37%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) Migration
2 15 (20.55%) Change Management
3 14 (19.18%) Unit Testing
3 14 (19.18%) Performance Management
4 9 (12.33%) Performance Testing
5 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.48%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.48%) ITIL
5 4 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.48%) Coaching
5 4 (5.48%) Database Mirroring
6 3 (4.11%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.11%) Project Management
6 3 (4.11%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.74%) Software Distribution
8 1 (1.37%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.37%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.37%) Open Source
8 1 (1.37%) API Development
8 1 (1.37%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.14%) VBScript
2 19 (26.03%) SQL
3 16 (21.92%) C#
4 10 (13.70%) REXX
4 10 (13.70%) Tcl
5 9 (12.33%) VB
6 7 (9.59%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.85%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.74%) Perl
9 2 (2.74%) VBA
10 1 (1.37%) PHP
10 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.37%) AWK
10 1 (1.37%) Korn
10 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.37%) sed
Qualifications
1 25 (34.25%) Security Cleared
2 18 (24.66%) SC Cleared
3 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.48%) MCSA
5 3 (4.11%) MCP
5 3 (4.11%) MCSE
6 2 (2.74%) Degree
7 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.37%) ISEB
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.37%) MCITP
7 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) SLA
1 5 (6.85%) QA
System Software
1 29 (39.73%) Active Directory
2 25 (34.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.22%) vSphere
3 6 (8.22%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.48%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.74%) vCloud
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (12.33%) WMI
3 7 (9.59%) SCCM
4 5 (6.85%) Control-M
5 3 (4.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (4.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.74%) WSUS
7 1 (1.37%) Nagios
7 1 (1.37%) Opsview
7 1 (1.37%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.37%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 29 (39.73%) VMware
2 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
3 19 (26.03%) HP
4 6 (8.22%) Citrix
5 5 (6.85%) Sybase
5 5 (6.85%) Symantec
6 4 (5.48%) Cisco
6 4 (5.48%) F5
7 3 (4.11%) Oracle
8 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.74%) BMC
8 2 (2.74%) CA
9 1 (1.37%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.37%) Lotus
9 1 (1.37%) Borland
9 1 (1.37%) Dell
9 1 (1.37%) EMC
9 1 (1.37%) Lumension
9 1 (1.37%) AppSense
9 1 (1.37%) Brocade
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 24 days ago