Period
to 20 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 62 77
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15 +16
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 89 77 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.06% 2.65% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.00% 7.44% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 26
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% +45.45%
10th Percentile £302 £306 £293
90th Percentile £564 £603 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £412 £340
% change year-on-year -2.91% +21.18% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £21.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £21.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year - -40.85% -

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 1,112 1,035 768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 38.29% 35.57% 36.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 633 479
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £314 £286 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £42.50 £30.50 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.34% -35.45% +63.14%
10th Percentile £37.50 £20.20 £41.25
90th Percentile £44.27 £43.39 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +20.37% -32.50% +6.67%

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 November 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 November 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 45 (50.56%) Windows
2 31 (34.83%) Active Directory
3 28 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (29.21%) Finance
5 23 (25.84%) SQL
5 23 (25.84%) DevOps
6 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
6 22 (24.72%) Python
7 21 (23.60%) SCCM
8 20 (22.47%) Windows 10
9 19 (21.35%) SQL Server
10 18 (20.22%) Linux
10 18 (20.22%) XML
11 17 (19.10%) VMware
11 17 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (17.98%) Office 365
12 16 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (17.98%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (17.98%) Banking
12 16 (17.98%) C#
12 16 (17.98%) Ansible
13 15 (16.85%) .NET
14 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET
14 14 (15.73%) Puppet
15 13 (14.61%) Windows 7
15 13 (14.61%) Java
15 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
16 12 (13.48%) HTML
16 12 (13.48%) Visual Studio
16 12 (13.48%) SharePoint

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 12 (13.48%) SharePoint
2 11 (12.36%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (6.74%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.62%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.49%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.37%) Confluence
6 3 (3.37%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.12%) Apache
7 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.12%) nginx
7 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.12%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (1.12%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (17.98%) Office 365
3 10 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (6.74%) OpenShift
5 4 (4.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (4.49%) Tricentis Tosca
6 2 (2.25%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.12%) Datadog
7 1 (1.12%) IaaS
7 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) DHCP
2 5 (5.62%) DNS
2 5 (5.62%) NetScaler
3 4 (4.49%) Firewall
3 4 (4.49%) SMTP
4 3 (3.37%) BIG-IP
4 3 (3.37%) SAN
4 3 (3.37%) SSL
4 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.25%) BGP
5 2 (2.25%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.25%) EIGRP
5 2 (2.25%) LAN
5 2 (2.25%) OSPF
5 2 (2.25%) SNMP
5 2 (2.25%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (2.25%) VLAN
5 2 (2.25%) VPN
5 2 (2.25%) VXLAN
5 2 (2.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.35%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.36%) RDBMS
2 11 (12.36%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.62%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.49%) Couchbase
4 4 (4.49%) Redis
5 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.37%) Power BI
6 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.12%) Impala
7 1 (1.12%) MySQL
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.12%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 16 (17.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (13.48%) Visual Studio
3 11 (12.36%) Git (software)
3 11 (12.36%) Jenkins
3 11 (12.36%) NUnit
4 8 (8.99%) Artifactory
4 8 (8.99%) Bitbucket
5 6 (6.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (5.62%) Maven
6 5 (5.62%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (4.49%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.49%) HP UFT
7 4 (4.49%) JIRA
7 4 (4.49%) Selenium
7 4 (4.49%) Subversion
8 3 (3.37%) MSI
8 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (29.21%) Finance
2 16 (17.98%) Banking
3 3 (3.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (19.10%) Developer
2 12 (13.48%) Analyst
3 11 (12.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (11.24%) SharePoint Developer
5 8 (8.99%) Architect
6 5 (5.62%) Applications Packager
7 4 (4.49%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (4.49%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) IT Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) IT Support
8 3 (3.37%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.22%) XML
2 15 (16.85%) .NET
3 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET
4 12 (13.48%) HTML
4 12 (13.48%) HTML5
4 12 (13.48%) jQuery
5 11 (12.36%) .NET Framework
5 11 (12.36%) AngularJS
5 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (12.36%) CSS
5 11 (12.36%) CSS3
5 11 (12.36%) KnockoutJS
5 11 (12.36%) React
6 6 (6.74%) Middleware
7 5 (5.62%) LDAP
7 5 (5.62%) XML Messaging
8 2 (2.25%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (1.12%) ActiveX
9 1 (1.12%) Spring
9 1 (1.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.37%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.25%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.25%) Replication
4 2 (2.25%) User Experience
5 1 (1.12%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.12%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (50.56%) Windows
2 20 (22.47%) Windows 10
3 18 (20.22%) Linux
4 13 (14.61%) Windows 7
5 10 (11.24%) Windows Server
6 6 (6.74%) Unix
7 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.37%) Solaris
9 3 (3.37%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.12%) CentOS
10 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.84%) DevOps
3 16 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (12.36%) MVC
4 11 (12.36%) SDLC
5 10 (11.24%) Kanban
6 6 (6.74%) Application Packaging
6 6 (6.74%) Migration
6 6 (6.74%) Test Automation
7 5 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.49%) Analytics
8 4 (4.49%) ATDD
8 4 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (4.49%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (4.49%) Pair Programming
8 4 (4.49%) TDD
9 3 (3.37%) Dashboard Development
9 3 (3.37%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.37%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.84%) SQL
2 22 (24.72%) Python
3 16 (17.98%) C#
4 13 (14.61%) Java
4 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
5 11 (12.36%) TypeScript
6 10 (11.24%) Bash Shell
7 9 (10.11%) Perl
8 1 (1.12%) C
8 1 (1.12%) C++
8 1 (1.12%) Go
8 1 (1.12%) Groovy
8 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.12%) Ruby
8 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.12%) VB
8 1 (1.12%) VBA
8 1 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) CCNA
1 2 (2.25%) CCNP
1 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.12%) MCP
2 1 (1.12%) MCSA
2 1 (1.12%) MCSE
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 31 (34.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.99%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (7.87%) Docker
5 6 (6.74%) XenApp
6 4 (4.49%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.25%) vSphere
8 1 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.12%) iptables
8 1 (1.12%) NFS
8 1 (1.12%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (23.60%) SCCM
2 16 (17.98%) Ansible
3 14 (15.73%) Puppet
4 10 (11.24%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (11.24%) Terraform
5 5 (5.62%) Kubernetes
6 4 (4.49%) OpenView
6 4 (4.49%) PowerCLI
6 4 (4.49%) SCOM
6 4 (4.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (4.49%) ZABBIX
7 3 (3.37%) Packer
8 2 (2.25%) Nagios
8 2 (2.25%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.12%) AppDNA
9 1 (1.12%) Control-M
9 1 (1.12%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.12%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.12%) Scalr
Vendors
1 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.10%) VMware
3 8 (8.99%) Citrix
4 5 (5.62%) Charles River
4 5 (5.62%) Symantec
5 4 (4.49%) Google
5 4 (4.49%) HP
5 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.49%) SolarWinds
6 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.37%) Cisco
6 3 (3.37%) F5
6 3 (3.37%) IBM
6 3 (3.37%) NetScout
6 3 (3.37%) SevOne
7 2 (2.25%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.25%) CODA
7 2 (2.25%) New Relic
7 2 (2.25%) Splunk
8 1 (1.12%) Tableau