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 3 months to 28 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
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 32 65
Rank change year-on-year -2 +33  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 36 39 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.36% 5.49% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.73% 11.50% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 1
Median daily rate £375 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% -10.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +9.15% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Glasgow with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 370 339 296
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 55.06% 47.75% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 192 144
Median daily rate £378 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £270 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £190.00 - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Glasgow over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 34 (66.67%) Windows
2 20 (39.22%) SCCM
3 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 16 (31.37%) Windows 10
5 15 (29.41%) C#
6 11 (21.57%) Symantec
7 10 (19.61%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (17.65%) SQL
8 9 (17.65%) VBScript
8 9 (17.65%) Unix
8 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
9 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
9 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
9 8 (15.69%) Java
10 7 (13.73%) Firewall
10 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (13.73%) KDB
10 7 (13.73%) Kdb+
11 6 (11.76%) SDLC
11 6 (11.76%) Office 365
11 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
11 6 (11.76%) GitHub
11 6 (11.76%) Migration
11 6 (11.76%) Hibernate
11 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
11 6 (11.76%) XAML
11 6 (11.76%) Finance
11 6 (11.76%) .NET

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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 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.84%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) GitHub
1 6 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
2 1 (1.96%) VPN
2 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) KDB
1 7 (13.73%) Kdb+
2 5 (9.80%) DB2
3 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
3 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.96%) Big Data
4 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) Maven
3 1 (1.96%) MSI
3 1 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.96%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Security Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Consultant
4 6 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) PowerShell Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Exchange Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Messaging Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Office 365 Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Applications Packager
7 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Development Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) SCCM Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) .NET
1 6 (11.76%) Hibernate
1 6 (11.76%) JMS
2 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 3 (5.88%) SOAP
2 3 (5.88%) Spring
2 3 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.84%) Private Cloud
2 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (66.67%) Windows
2 16 (31.37%) Windows 10
3 9 (17.65%) Unix
3 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.84%) Linux
7 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (11.76%) Migration
2 6 (11.76%) SDLC
2 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 5 (9.80%) Application Packaging
3 5 (9.80%) ITIL
3 5 (9.80%) OO
3 5 (9.80%) OOD
3 5 (9.80%) TDD
4 4 (7.84%) Change Control
5 3 (5.88%) ITSM
5 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.88%) Service Management
5 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.92%) Analytics
7 1 (1.96%) Anomaly Detection
7 1 (1.96%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (1.96%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (1.96%) DevOps
7 1 (1.96%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) C#
2 9 (17.65%) SQL
2 9 (17.65%) VBScript
3 8 (15.69%) Java
4 6 (11.76%) XAML
5 2 (3.92%) Perl
5 2 (3.92%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) VB
6 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.96%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) CISSP
2 4 (7.84%) SANS
3 1 (1.96%) CEH
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) MCP
3 1 (1.96%) MCSA
3 1 (1.96%) MCSE
3 1 (1.96%) MCTS
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (9.80%) XenApp
3 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 20 (39.22%) SCCM
2 10 (19.61%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (7.84%) SCOM
3 4 (7.84%) WSUS
4 1 (1.96%) Ansible
4 1 (1.96%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (1.96%) Control-M
4 1 (1.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.96%) Puppet
4 1 (1.96%) QRadar
4 1 (1.96%) Terraform
4 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Symantec
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.76%) Citrix
4 3 (5.88%) Sybase
4 3 (5.88%) Twitter
5 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.96%) Altiris
6 1 (1.96%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.96%) CA
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) Informatica
6 1 (1.96%) MapR
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle
6 1 (1.96%) Splunk
6 1 (1.96%) VMware