Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 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
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 49 71
Rank change year-on-year -9 +22 +18
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 81 111 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.18% 3.72% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.62% 10.60% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 61 24
Edinburgh median daily rate £464 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +25.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £211 £344 £301
90th Percentile £593 £603 £493
Scotland median daily rate £425 £450 £340
% change year-on-year -5.56% +32.35% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £21.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +13.51% -

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 940 1,047 752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 36.91% 35.13% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 660 481
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £263
90th Percentile £575 £568 £500
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +3.13% +11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 13
Edinburgh median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.38% -59.62% +60.37%
10th Percentile £35.75 £16.18 £23.60
90th Percentile £47.25 £36.50 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 £20.21 £43.50
% change year-on-year +110.29% -53.54% +16.00%

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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 2019, 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 42 (51.85%) Windows
2 32 (39.51%) Active Directory
3 31 (38.27%) Python
4 26 (32.10%) Finance
5 25 (30.86%) DevOps
6 21 (25.93%) Windows Server
7 20 (24.69%) Microsoft
8 19 (23.46%) Linux
8 19 (23.46%) Java
8 19 (23.46%) VMware
9 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (22.22%) SQL
10 17 (20.99%) Data Centre
11 16 (19.75%) Perl
12 14 (17.28%) Banking
12 14 (17.28%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (16.05%) Ansible
13 13 (16.05%) Bash Shell
14 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
15 11 (13.58%) Middleware
15 11 (13.58%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (13.58%) Kanban
16 10 (12.35%) SCCM
16 10 (12.35%) Citrix
16 10 (12.35%) Unix
17 9 (11.11%) .NET
17 9 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
17 9 (11.11%) Windows 7
17 9 (11.11%) Windows 10
18 8 (9.88%) PowerCLI

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 8 (9.88%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.64%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (13.58%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (9.88%) Office 365
4 4 (4.94%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.47%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (2.47%) Apigee
5 2 (2.47%) PaaS
6 1 (1.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) NetScaler
2 3 (3.70%) BIG-IP
2 3 (3.70%) DHCP
2 3 (3.70%) DNS
2 3 (3.70%) Firewall
2 3 (3.70%) SAN
2 3 (3.70%) SSL
3 1 (1.23%) IPv4
3 1 (1.23%) Skype
3 1 (1.23%) SMTP
3 1 (1.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.94%) Power BI
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.41%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.94%) NUnit
5 3 (3.70%) MSI
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.47%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.47%) Hudson
6 2 (2.47%) MSTest
6 2 (2.47%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (32.10%) Finance
2 14 (17.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (16.05%) Developer
2 10 (12.35%) Analyst
3 8 (9.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Network Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Monitoring Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.70%) Applications Packager
8 3 (3.70%) Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (3.70%) Charles River Developer
8 3 (3.70%) DevOps Developer
8 3 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) IT Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Release and Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) Middleware
2 9 (11.11%) .NET
3 8 (9.88%) XML
4 6 (7.41%) .NET Framework
5 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.17%) HTML
5 5 (6.17%) XML Messaging
6 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (4.94%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (4.94%) jQuery
7 3 (3.70%) HTML5
7 3 (3.70%) LDAP
8 2 (2.47%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.47%) CSS
8 2 (2.47%) CSS3
8 2 (2.47%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.47%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (2.47%) React
8 2 (2.47%) RESTful
9 1 (1.23%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.70%) Replication
3 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.23%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (51.85%) Windows
2 21 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 19 (23.46%) Linux
4 10 (12.35%) Unix
5 9 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 9 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.41%) Solaris
6 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.23%) CentOS
9 1 (1.23%) HPUX
9 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) DevOps
2 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.58%) Kanban
4 7 (8.64%) Collaborative Working
4 7 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (8.64%) Migration
4 7 (8.64%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (7.41%) Dashboard Development
5 6 (7.41%) Decision-Making
5 6 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (6.17%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.17%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (6.17%) Security Monitoring
7 4 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (4.94%) ITIL
7 4 (4.94%) Machine Learning
7 4 (4.94%) MVC
7 4 (4.94%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.27%) Python
2 19 (23.46%) Java
3 18 (22.22%) SQL
4 16 (19.75%) Perl
5 13 (16.05%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.41%) C#
6 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.47%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.23%) C
8 1 (1.23%) Go
8 1 (1.23%) Groovy
8 1 (1.23%) Ruby
8 1 (1.23%) VBA
8 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) CCNA
1 3 (3.70%) CCNP
1 3 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.23%) MCSA
3 1 (1.23%) MCSE
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (39.51%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.88%) XenApp
3 5 (6.17%) Docker
3 5 (6.17%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (6.17%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (2.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.47%) VMware NSX
7 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.23%) vSphere
7 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (16.05%) Ansible
2 10 (12.35%) SCCM
3 8 (9.88%) PowerCLI
4 7 (8.64%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (7.41%) Puppet
6 5 (6.17%) Terraform
7 4 (4.94%) Consul
7 4 (4.94%) Prometheus
8 2 (2.47%) AirWatch
8 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.23%) AppDNA
9 1 (1.23%) Nagios
9 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.23%) Scalr
9 1 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (24.69%) Microsoft
2 19 (23.46%) VMware
3 10 (12.35%) Citrix
4 8 (9.88%) SolarWinds
5 7 (8.64%) NetScout
5 7 (8.64%) SevOne
6 5 (6.17%) Charles River
7 3 (3.70%) Cisco
7 3 (3.70%) F5
7 3 (3.70%) IBM
7 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.70%) Symantec
8 2 (2.47%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.23%) BMC
9 1 (1.23%) CA
9 1 (1.23%) CODA
9 1 (1.23%) HP
9 1 (1.23%) New Relic
9 1 (1.23%) Splunk
9 1 (1.23%) Veritas