Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 56 91
Rank change year-on-year +24 +35 -6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 74 32 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.66% 2.84% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.37% 6.52% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 6
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £300 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -18.64% +13.90%
10th Percentile £254 £206 £264
90th Percentile £550 £414 £434
Scotland median daily rate £412 £340 £335
% change year-on-year +21.18% +1.49% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year -46.15% - -

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 651 491 625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 49.77% 43.61% 36.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 254 316
Glasgow median daily rate £378 £350 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.86% +3.32% -9.67%
10th Percentile £299 £263 £232
90th Percentile £500 £450 £459
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Glasgow median hourly rate £190.00 £47.25 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +302.12% -14.09% +62.96%
10th Percentile £23.00 £43.93 £14.35
90th Percentile £195.00 £49.58 £58.50
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -34.15% +9.33% +7.14%

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 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 54 (72.97%) Windows
2 32 (43.24%) Symantec
3 31 (41.89%) Active Directory
4 28 (37.84%) Firewall
5 25 (33.78%) Finance
5 25 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (33.78%) SQL
5 25 (33.78%) SCCM
6 24 (32.43%) C#
6 24 (32.43%) Linux
6 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
7 18 (24.32%) Publishing
7 18 (24.32%) Business Continuity
7 18 (24.32%) BCP
7 18 (24.32%) Business Continuity Planning
8 17 (22.97%) Web Development
8 17 (22.97%) Python
9 15 (20.27%) VBScript
9 15 (20.27%) IIS
9 15 (20.27%) Security Operations
10 14 (18.92%) Windows 10
10 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (18.92%) Perl
10 14 (18.92%) HP
10 14 (18.92%) Migration
10 14 (18.92%) Norton AntiVirus
11 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
11 13 (17.57%) Oracle
11 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2008

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 15 (20.27%) IIS
2 9 (12.16%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.81%) Apache
4 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (5.41%) Tomcat
7 3 (4.05%) Apache Solr
7 3 (4.05%) Apache Spark
7 3 (4.05%) Skype for Business
8 2 (2.70%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.86%) Office 365
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (37.84%) Firewall
2 12 (16.22%) Internet
3 5 (6.76%) DNS
4 3 (4.05%) LDAP
5 2 (2.70%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.70%) Skype
6 1 (1.35%) DHCP
6 1 (1.35%) VPN
6 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) Relational Database
1 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) DB2
2 4 (5.41%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.35%) EDMS
5 1 (1.35%) KDB
5 1 (1.35%) Kdb+
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.05%) FishEye
3 3 (4.05%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (4.05%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.70%) JIRA
4 2 (2.70%) Subversion
4 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.70%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.35%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.35%) Maven
5 1 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (33.78%) Finance
2 18 (24.32%) Publishing
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Law
3 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Security Engineer
2 11 (14.86%) Developer
3 9 (12.16%) Consultant
3 9 (12.16%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Full Stack Developer
4 7 (9.46%) Security Specialist
5 6 (8.11%) Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) IT Security Specialist
6 4 (5.41%) Exchange Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Messaging Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Migration Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Office 365 Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Security Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) SharePoint Specialist
8 2 (2.70%) Administrator
8 2 (2.70%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Release Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) .NET
2 9 (12.16%) HTML
3 3 (4.05%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (2.70%) CSS
4 2 (2.70%) jQuery
4 2 (2.70%) Kafka
4 2 (2.70%) XML
4 2 (2.70%) XSLT
5 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.35%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.35%) JMS
5 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) PKI
2 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.70%) Clustering
3 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.70%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 54 (72.97%) Windows
2 24 (32.43%) Linux
3 14 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (18.92%) Windows 10
3 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (14.86%) Windows Server
6 5 (6.76%) Solaris
7 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.05%) Unix
9 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.32%) BCP
2 18 (24.32%) Business Continuity
2 18 (24.32%) Business Continuity Planning
3 17 (22.97%) Web Development
4 15 (20.27%) Security Operations
5 14 (18.92%) Migration
6 11 (14.86%) Task Automation
7 10 (13.51%) Data Loss Prevention
7 10 (13.51%) Project Management
8 7 (9.46%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (8.11%) Load Testing
10 5 (6.76%) High Availability
11 4 (5.41%) Data Security
11 4 (5.41%) Scrum
11 4 (5.41%) SDLC
11 4 (5.41%) Secure Coding
12 3 (4.05%) Network Architecture
12 3 (4.05%) Open Source
12 3 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.78%) SQL
2 24 (32.43%) C#
3 17 (22.97%) Python
4 15 (20.27%) VBScript
5 14 (18.92%) Perl
6 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
7 11 (14.86%) Java
8 7 (9.46%) C++
9 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) MCSE
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (1.35%) HNC
5 1 (1.35%) HND
5 1 (1.35%) MCP
5 1 (1.35%) MCSA
5 1 (1.35%) MCTS
5 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (41.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (4.05%) NFS
3 2 (2.70%) Docker
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.70%) XenApp
4 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 25 (33.78%) SCCM
2 14 (18.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (12.16%) IBM BigFix
3 9 (12.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (8.11%) Netcool
4 6 (8.11%) SCOM
5 4 (5.41%) EnCase
5 4 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.41%) WMI
6 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.35%) Ansible
7 1 (1.35%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.35%) Control-M
7 1 (1.35%) Puppet
7 1 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.35%) Terraform
7 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (43.24%) Symantec
2 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 14 (18.92%) HP
4 13 (17.57%) Oracle
5 12 (16.22%) Dell
5 12 (16.22%) IBM
6 7 (9.46%) CyberArk
6 7 (9.46%) VMware
7 4 (5.41%) McAfee
7 4 (5.41%) Perforce
7 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.05%) Citrix
8 3 (4.05%) Sybase
9 2 (2.70%) Altiris
9 2 (2.70%) Nintex
9 2 (2.70%) Nuix
10 1 (1.35%) FireEye
10 1 (1.35%) RedGate
10 1 (1.35%) Splunk
10 1 (1.35%) Twitter