Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 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
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 49 98
Rank change year-on-year -38 +49 -3
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 27 99 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.20% 3.54% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.20% 11.97% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 41 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £363 £375 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -3.54% +11.87%
10th Percentile £269 £285 £248
90th Percentile £444 £525 £425
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +0.13% -0.13% +7.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £37.50 -

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 845 827 840
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 37.49% 29.61% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 473 501
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £266 £265 £261
90th Percentile £530 £525 £488
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £36.25 £40.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.04% +4.49% +56.00%
10th Percentile £13.11 £20.20 £18.00
90th Percentile £46.85 £46.99 £50.50
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year -12.50% +30.08% +23.00%

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 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (48.15%) Windows
3 10 (37.04%) Finance
4 8 (29.63%) IIS
4 8 (29.63%) SCCM
5 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (25.93%) ITIL
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) Citrix
6 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 5 (18.52%) ITIL V3
7 5 (18.52%) VMware
7 5 (18.52%) Linux
7 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
8 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
8 4 (14.81%) Clustering
8 4 (14.81%) Migration
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (14.81%) Splunk
8 4 (14.81%) Office 365
8 4 (14.81%) XenApp
8 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
8 4 (14.81%) Banking
8 4 (14.81%) DevOps
9 3 (11.11%) CyberArk
9 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 (29.63%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.70%) IBM Domino
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Bluemix
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) Skype
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.70%) Gerrit
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) IT Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) DBA
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) IT Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Server Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Web Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Active Directory Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
1 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Core
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.70%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.70%) Fintech
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (18.52%) Linux
5 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.70%) Android
7 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL V3
3 4 (14.81%) DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.70%) Coaching
6 1 (3.70%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Release Automation
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Security Patching
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Python
3 2 (7.41%) Ruby
3 2 (7.41%) VBScript
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.70%) MCDBA
1 1 (3.70%) MCITP
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (14.81%) XenApp
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 2 (7.41%) Docker
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.41%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Citrix
3 5 (18.52%) VMware
4 4 (14.81%) Splunk
5 3 (11.11%) CyberArk
6 2 (7.41%) Adobe
7 1 (3.70%) CA
7 1 (3.70%) EMC
7 1 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) Lotus
7 1 (3.70%) Nintex
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) Remedy
7 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.70%) Sophos
7 1 (3.70%) Sybase
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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