The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Renfrewshire / Erskine
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 8 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 14 99 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine 51.85% 22.71% 12.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 82.35% 57.23% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 52 10
Median daily rate £412 £342 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.46% -10.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £309 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £440 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +35.84%  

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 Erskine with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Erskine
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17 173 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 62.96% 39.68% 34.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 104 22
Median daily rate £412 £321 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.34% -8.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £267 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Erskine

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Erskine citing PowerShell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Erskine

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Erskine

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Erskine over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Erskine

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Erskine

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Erskine region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 44 (100.00%) Windows
1 44 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 44 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 29 (65.91%) C#
2 29 (65.91%) .NET
2 29 (65.91%) IIS
2 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 29 (65.91%) XAML
2 29 (65.91%) Git (software)
2 29 (65.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 28 (63.64%) Security Cleared
4 27 (61.36%) Continuous Delivery
5 19 (43.18%) Puppet
5 19 (43.18%) Open Source
5 19 (43.18%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
6 15 (34.09%) SQL
7 11 (25.00%) Linux
7 11 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 11 (25.00%) HTTP
7 11 (25.00%) VB
7 11 (25.00%) HTTPS
7 11 (25.00%) SSL
7 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 11 (25.00%) MSI
7 11 (25.00%) REXX

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Erskine 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 29 (65.91%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) HTTP
1 11 (25.00%) HTTPS
1 11 (25.00%) SSL
2 4 (9.09%) DHCP
2 4 (9.09%) DNS
2 4 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (65.91%) Git (software)
1 29 (65.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (25.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) PowerShell Engineer
2 18 (40.91%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (4.55%) Build Engineer
3 2 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (2.27%) Architect
4 1 (2.27%) Consultant
4 1 (2.27%) Wintel Architect
4 1 (2.27%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (2.27%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (65.91%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
1 44 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 44 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (25.00%) Linux
3 11 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 11 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Continuous Delivery
2 19 (43.18%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (43.18%) Open Source
3 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 11 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 11 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 11 (25.00%) Software Distribution
3 11 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (2.27%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) C#
1 29 (65.91%) XAML
2 15 (34.09%) SQL
3 11 (25.00%) REXX
3 11 (25.00%) Tcl
3 11 (25.00%) VB
4 4 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 28 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) Terminal Services
2 4 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (43.18%) Puppet
2 11 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Citrix
2 4 (9.09%) HP