Period
to 13 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 13 December 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 76 40
Rank change year-on-year +22 -36 +4
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 48 42 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.69% 2.44% 5.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.04% 4.86% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 30
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +36.00%
10th Percentile £313 £198 £258
90th Percentile £488 £493 £550
Scotland median daily rate £450 £411 £412
% change year-on-year +9.42% -0.18% +21.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £21.00

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 Glasgow with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 597 864 614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 45.89% 50.20% 48.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 507 352
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £300
90th Percentile £588 £538 £525
Scotland median daily rate £438 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +9.38% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £190.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -81.58% +302.12%
10th Percentile £27.65 £10.75 £23.00
90th Percentile £41.13 £79.65 £195.00
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +102.38% -47.50%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Glasgow

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Glasgow

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Glasgow over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 33 (68.75%) Windows
2 32 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 28 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 24 (50.00%) Office 365
5 21 (43.75%) Azure
6 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 15 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
7 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
8 11 (22.92%) IBM
8 11 (22.92%) IBM Domino
8 11 (22.92%) Bash Shell
8 11 (22.92%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (20.83%) Linux
9 10 (20.83%) Problem Management
9 10 (20.83%) Hyper-V
10 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
10 9 (18.75%) DevOps
11 8 (16.67%) Python
11 8 (16.67%) Finance
12 7 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (12.50%) Public Sector
13 6 (12.50%) Windows 10
13 6 (12.50%) VMware
13 6 (12.50%) SQL
14 5 (10.42%) ITIL
14 5 (10.42%) DNS
14 5 (10.42%) Veeam
14 5 (10.42%) VMware ESXi

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (22.92%) IBM Domino
2 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.33%) Apache
3 4 (8.33%) IIS
4 3 (6.25%) JBoss
5 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.08%) nginx
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (50.00%) Office 365
2 21 (43.75%) Azure
3 11 (22.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.17%) AWS
4 2 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) IaaS
5 1 (2.08%) PaaS
5 1 (2.08%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.08%) PowerApps
5 1 (2.08%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) DNS
2 3 (6.25%) Skype
3 2 (4.17%) DHCP
3 2 (4.17%) Firewall
3 2 (4.17%) iSCSI
3 2 (4.17%) SSH
3 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.08%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) SAN
4 1 (2.08%) SSL
4 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Ingres
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) DB2
2 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Public Sector
3 3 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (10.42%) Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Active Directory Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.17%) Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Office 365 Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
1 2 (4.17%) CSS
1 2 (4.17%) JSP
1 2 (4.17%) Servlets
2 1 (2.08%) .NET Core
2 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
2 1 (2.08%) HTML5
2 1 (2.08%) jQuery
2 1 (2.08%) JSON
2 1 (2.08%) LAMP
2 1 (2.08%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) RESTful
2 1 (2.08%) Sass
2 1 (2.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 3 (6.25%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 2 (4.17%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (4.17%) PKI
2 2 (4.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (68.75%) Windows
2 28 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (20.83%) Linux
5 6 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.25%) Unix
8 2 (4.17%) CentOS
8 2 (4.17%) Mac OS
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (20.83%) Problem Management
3 9 (18.75%) DevOps
4 7 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (10.42%) ITIL
6 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.25%) Migration
7 2 (4.17%) Change Control
7 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure as Code
7 2 (4.17%) Server Management
7 2 (4.17%) SOA
7 2 (4.17%) Web Development
8 1 (2.08%) Business Transformation
8 1 (2.08%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.08%) Microservices
8 1 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) Bash Shell
2 8 (16.67%) Python
3 6 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (4.17%) Bourne shell
4 2 (4.17%) C#
4 2 (4.17%) Korn
4 2 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (2.08%) C
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) Ruby
5 1 (2.08%) sed
5 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
1 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) MCSA
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.17%) VCAP
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.08%) CCNA
3 1 (2.08%) CCNP
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 32 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.83%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.17%) NFS
5 2 (4.17%) Samba
5 2 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.17%) vSphere
6 1 (2.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (2.08%) LXC
6 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Ansible
1 3 (6.25%) PowerCLI
2 2 (4.17%) Avamar
2 2 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (4.17%) Puppet
2 2 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.08%) MaaS360
3 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.08%) Plesk
3 1 (2.08%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) IBM
3 6 (12.50%) VMware
4 5 (10.42%) Veeam
5 4 (8.33%) CommVault
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco
6 3 (6.25%) EMC
6 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.17%) Dell
7 2 (4.17%) HP
7 2 (4.17%) Isilon
7 2 (4.17%) Mitel
7 2 (4.17%) Sophos
8 1 (2.08%) Lotus
8 1 (2.08%) NetApp
8 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.08%) Symantec