Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 86 52
Rank change year-on-year +22 -34 +44
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 79 27 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.61% 1.19% 3.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.13% 3.12% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 16 39
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% -3.54%
10th Percentile £313 £269 £283
90th Percentile £540 £444 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.85% -2.67%
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 1,108 865 833
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 36.66% 38.14% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 531 476
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £265
90th Percentile £568 £530 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -7.98% +4.49%
10th Percentile £23.45 £13.00 £20.20
90th Percentile £45.83 £47.23 £46.99
Scotland median hourly rate £17.40 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -55.10% -3.13% +30.08%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 47 (59.49%) Windows
2 35 (44.30%) SCCM
3 33 (41.77%) Active Directory
4 26 (32.91%) Windows 10
5 20 (25.32%) VMware
6 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
7 18 (22.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 18 (22.78%) Finance
7 18 (22.78%) Puppet
8 15 (18.99%) Windows 7
8 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (18.99%) DevOps
9 14 (17.72%) Banking
10 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (16.46%) Python
10 13 (16.46%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (13.92%) MS Exchange
11 11 (13.92%) .NET
11 11 (13.92%) Migration
12 10 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (11.39%) NoSQL
13 9 (11.39%) Office 365
13 9 (11.39%) Ansible
13 9 (11.39%) C#
13 9 (11.39%) SQL
13 9 (11.39%) Windows Server
14 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET

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 (13.92%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.86%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.06%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (5.06%) Confluence
5 3 (3.80%) IIS
5 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.27%) Apache
6 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.27%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) assyst
1 1 (1.27%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (11.39%) Office 365
4 7 (8.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (6.33%) OpenShift
6 4 (5.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (5.06%) Tricentis Tosca
7 3 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (3.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (3.80%) Amazon S3
7 3 (3.80%) IaaS
7 3 (3.80%) Mimecast
8 2 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.53%) PaaS
9 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.27%) Datadog
9 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) DNS
2 6 (7.59%) DHCP
2 6 (7.59%) Wireshark
3 4 (5.06%) iSCSI
3 4 (5.06%) NetScaler
3 4 (5.06%) SAN
3 4 (5.06%) Unified Communications
4 3 (3.80%) Firewall
4 3 (3.80%) SMTP
4 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.53%) BGP
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.53%) EIGRP
5 2 (2.53%) Internet
5 2 (2.53%) OSPF
5 2 (2.53%) Skype
5 2 (2.53%) SNMP
5 2 (2.53%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (2.53%) VLAN
5 2 (2.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) NoSQL
2 7 (8.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (5.06%) Couchbase
4 4 (5.06%) Redis
5 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.53%) MySQL
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Artifactory
1 8 (10.13%) Bitbucket
2 7 (8.86%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.33%) InstallShield
3 5 (6.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.33%) JIRA
3 5 (6.33%) Selenium
3 5 (6.33%) Subversion
4 4 (5.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (5.06%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.06%) HP UFT
4 4 (5.06%) Maven
5 3 (3.80%) MSI
5 3 (3.80%) NUnit
5 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.53%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.27%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 14 (17.72%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (12.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (10.13%) Consultant
2 8 (10.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (8.86%) Analyst
3 7 (8.86%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (8.86%) Windows Specialist
4 6 (7.59%) Applications Packager
4 6 (7.59%) Applications Specialist
4 6 (7.59%) Architect
4 6 (7.59%) IT Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) Developer
5 4 (5.06%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) IT Support
6 3 (3.80%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 3 (3.80%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.92%) .NET
2 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.80%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (3.80%) CSS
3 3 (3.80%) CSS3
3 3 (3.80%) HTML
3 3 (3.80%) HTML5
3 3 (3.80%) jQuery
3 3 (3.80%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (3.80%) React
3 3 (3.80%) XML
4 2 (2.53%) LDAP
4 2 (2.53%) Web Services
5 1 (1.27%) COM
5 1 (1.27%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.27%) JSON
5 1 (1.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.80%) Blackberry
1 3 (3.80%) Clustering
1 3 (3.80%) Public Cloud
1 3 (3.80%) Replication
1 3 (3.80%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 2 (2.53%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.27%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.27%) PKI
3 1 (1.27%) User Experience
3 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (59.49%) Windows
2 26 (32.91%) Windows 10
3 15 (18.99%) Windows 7
4 9 (11.39%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.59%) Linux
6 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.80%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.53%) Unix
8 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.99%) DevOps
2 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.92%) Migration
4 10 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (8.86%) Application Packaging
5 7 (8.86%) Configuration Management
5 7 (8.86%) ITIL
6 6 (7.59%) High Availability
7 5 (6.33%) Microservices
7 5 (6.33%) MVC
7 5 (6.33%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (5.06%) Asset Management
8 4 (5.06%) ATDD
8 4 (5.06%) Kanban
8 4 (5.06%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.06%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (5.06%) Pair Programming
8 4 (5.06%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (5.06%) TDD
8 4 (5.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.46%) Python
2 9 (11.39%) C#
2 9 (11.39%) SQL
3 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.59%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.33%) VBScript
6 4 (5.06%) VB
7 3 (3.80%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.27%) C
8 1 (1.27%) C++
8 1 (1.27%) Java
8 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.27%) CISSP
2 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.27%) MCP
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (3.80%) GCP
2 1 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (41.77%) Active Directory
2 18 (22.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (10.13%) Docker
5 6 (7.59%) vSphere
6 4 (5.06%) NFS
7 2 (2.53%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 2 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.53%) XenApp
7 2 (2.53%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.27%) iptables
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.27%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 35 (44.30%) SCCM
2 18 (22.78%) Puppet
3 13 (16.46%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (11.39%) Ansible
5 8 (10.13%) Kubernetes
6 6 (7.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (7.59%) Terraform
7 4 (5.06%) OpenView
7 4 (5.06%) SCOM
7 4 (5.06%) ZABBIX
8 3 (3.80%) Packer
8 3 (3.80%) vRealize
8 3 (3.80%) WMI
9 2 (2.53%) vCenter Server
10 1 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (1.27%) HAProxy
10 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (1.27%) Nagios
10 1 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (25.32%) VMware
2 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.86%) Google
3 7 (8.86%) Symantec
4 6 (7.59%) Citrix
5 5 (6.33%) Cisco
5 5 (6.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.06%) CheckPoint
6 4 (5.06%) HP
6 4 (5.06%) NetApp
6 4 (5.06%) Splunk
7 3 (3.80%) 3PAR
7 3 (3.80%) CyberArk
7 3 (3.80%) EMC
8 2 (2.53%) ForeScout
8 2 (2.53%) Ivanti
8 2 (2.53%) Ping Identity
8 2 (2.53%) Shavlik
9 1 (1.27%) New Relic
9 1 (1.27%) Twitter