Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows PowerShell
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 93 59
Rank change year-on-year +35 -34 +44
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 84 41 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.83% 1.53% 3.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.60% 4.02% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 30
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.52% +3.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £294 £297 £299
90th Percentile £529 £590 £525
Scotland median daily rate £401 £400 £345
% change year-on-year +0.13% +16.11% -6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £37.50

PowerShell is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,105 1,020 789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 37.21% 38.10% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 609 478
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £284 £275
90th Percentile £550 £546 £508
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £44.27 £31.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.81% -34.39% +45.72%
10th Percentile £37.10 £13.00 £42.23
90th Percentile £45.55 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% +23.36%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 51 (60.71%) Windows
2 35 (41.67%) SCCM
3 29 (34.52%) Active Directory
4 28 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (23.81%) Finance
6 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 20 (23.81%) SQL
6 20 (23.81%) Office 365
7 19 (22.62%) .NET
7 19 (22.62%) VMware
8 18 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 18 (21.43%) C#
8 18 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (20.24%) Windows 7
9 17 (20.24%) Puppet
9 17 (20.24%) ASP.NET
9 17 (20.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 17 (20.24%) DevOps
10 16 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (15.48%) Banking
11 13 (15.48%) XML
12 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 12 (14.29%) MVC
12 12 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (13.10%) jQuery
13 11 (13.10%) .NET Framework
13 11 (13.10%) TypeScript

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 11 (13.10%) SharePoint
1 11 (13.10%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.95%) Confluence
5 4 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (3.57%) IIS
7 2 (2.38%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.19%) Apache
8 1 (1.19%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.19%) nginx
8 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (1.19%) assyst
2 1 (1.19%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 20 (23.81%) Office 365
2 16 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (5.95%) OpenShift
6 4 (4.76%) Tricentis Tosca
7 3 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (3.57%) IaaS
8 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (2.38%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.38%) PaaS
9 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.19%) Datadog
9 1 (1.19%) Mimecast
9 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) DHCP
1 5 (5.95%) DNS
1 5 (5.95%) Wireshark
2 4 (4.76%) SMTP
3 3 (3.57%) Firewall
3 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.38%) BGP
4 2 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.38%) EIGRP
4 2 (2.38%) Internet
4 2 (2.38%) LAN
4 2 (2.38%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.38%) OSPF
4 2 (2.38%) SNMP
4 2 (2.38%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (2.38%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.38%) VLAN
4 2 (2.38%) VPN
4 2 (2.38%) VXLAN
4 2 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.10%) RDBMS
2 11 (13.10%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.76%) Couchbase
5 4 (4.76%) Redis
6 1 (1.19%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.19%) Impala
6 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.19%) MySQL
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.19%) Power BI
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.19%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (13.10%) NUnit
2 11 (13.10%) Visual Studio
3 9 (10.71%) Artifactory
3 9 (10.71%) Bitbucket
3 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.33%) JIRA
5 5 (5.95%) InstallShield
5 5 (5.95%) Maven
5 5 (5.95%) Selenium
5 5 (5.95%) Subversion
6 4 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.76%) HP UFT
7 3 (3.57%) MSI
8 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.19%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 20 (23.81%) Finance
2 13 (15.48%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (14.29%) Developer
2 11 (13.10%) Architect
3 10 (11.90%) Consultant
3 10 (11.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) SharePoint Developer
4 9 (10.71%) Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
7 6 (7.14%) Applications Packager
8 5 (5.95%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Windows Specialist
9 4 (4.76%) IT Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) IT Support
10 3 (3.57%) IT Support Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.62%) .NET
2 17 (20.24%) ASP.NET
3 13 (15.48%) XML
4 11 (13.10%) .NET Framework
4 11 (13.10%) AngularJS
4 11 (13.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (13.10%) CSS
4 11 (13.10%) CSS3
4 11 (13.10%) HTML
4 11 (13.10%) HTML5
4 11 (13.10%) jQuery
4 11 (13.10%) KnockoutJS
4 11 (13.10%) React
5 3 (3.57%) LDAP
5 3 (3.57%) Web Services
6 2 (2.38%) JSON
7 1 (1.19%) COM
7 1 (1.19%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.19%) REST
7 1 (1.19%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.57%) Public Cloud
2 2 (2.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.38%) Clustering
2 2 (2.38%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.19%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.19%) PKI
3 1 (1.19%) User Experience
3 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (60.71%) Windows
2 28 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 17 (20.24%) Windows 7
4 10 (11.90%) Windows Server
5 8 (9.52%) Linux
6 4 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.38%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.38%) Unix
8 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (20.24%) DevOps
4 12 (14.29%) MVC
5 11 (13.10%) SDLC
6 10 (11.90%) Migration
7 8 (9.52%) Application Packaging
8 6 (7.14%) High Availability
9 5 (5.95%) Kanban
9 5 (5.95%) Storage Management
9 5 (5.95%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.76%) ATDD
10 4 (4.76%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (4.76%) ITIL
10 4 (4.76%) Pair Programming
10 4 (4.76%) Scrum
10 4 (4.76%) TDD
10 4 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.81%) SQL
2 18 (21.43%) C#
3 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.10%) Python
4 11 (13.10%) TypeScript
5 5 (5.95%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.57%) Java
7 1 (1.19%) C
7 1 (1.19%) C++
7 1 (1.19%) Perl
7 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.19%) VB
7 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.38%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.19%) CISSP
2 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.19%) MCP
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.38%) GCP
1 2 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (34.52%) Active Directory
2 17 (20.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.33%) Docker
5 2 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.38%) vSphere
6 1 (1.19%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 1 (1.19%) iptables
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.19%) NFS
6 1 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.19%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.19%) XenApp
6 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (41.67%) SCCM
2 17 (20.24%) Puppet
3 12 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (13.10%) Ansible
5 9 (10.71%) Terraform
6 7 (8.33%) Kubernetes
7 6 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (4.76%) OpenView
8 4 (4.76%) Packer
8 4 (4.76%) SCOM
8 4 (4.76%) ZABBIX
9 2 (2.38%) vCenter Server
10 1 (1.19%) Control-M
10 1 (1.19%) HAProxy
10 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (1.19%) Nagios
10 1 (1.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (1.19%) WMI
Vendors
1 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.62%) VMware
3 6 (7.14%) Google
3 6 (7.14%) Symantec
4 5 (5.95%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.76%) Cisco
5 4 (4.76%) HP
6 3 (3.57%) Citrix
7 2 (2.38%) Charles River
7 2 (2.38%) CODA
7 2 (2.38%) Splunk
8 1 (1.19%) BMC
8 1 (1.19%) CA
8 1 (1.19%) F5
8 1 (1.19%) IBM
8 1 (1.19%) Informatica
8 1 (1.19%) NetApp
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle
8 1 (1.19%) Tableau