Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 52 77
Rank change year-on-year +39 +25 -40
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 61 54 44
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.98% 3.62% 2.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.02% 7.30% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 28 32
Median daily rate £400 £381 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.92% +33.77% -24.00%
10th Percentile £282 £301 £114
90th Percentile £450 £540 £450
Scotland median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £46.40 - -

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 265 740 880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 43.37% 49.56% 50.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 462 525
Median daily rate £408 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.12% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £298 £313 £300
90th Percentile £525 £556 £538
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Median hourly rate £27.68 £35.00 £28.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.92% +22.70% -84.99%
10th Percentile £20.18 £24.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £38.10 £52.35
Median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +28.57% +100.00% -51.72%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Glasgow

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for PowerShell in Glasgow

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in Glasgow over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Glasgow

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 41 (67.21%) Azure
2 34 (55.74%) Active Directory
3 32 (52.46%) Office 365
4 31 (50.82%) Power Platform
5 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
6 27 (44.26%) SharePoint
7 26 (42.62%) Azure Active Directory
8 20 (32.79%) Configuration Management
8 20 (32.79%) IBM Domino
8 20 (32.79%) IBM
8 20 (32.79%) PowerApps
9 19 (31.15%) OneDrive
9 19 (31.15%) Change Management
10 18 (29.51%) IBM Notes
10 18 (29.51%) Release Management
10 18 (29.51%) SCCM
10 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
10 18 (29.51%) Exchange Server 2013
11 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (24.59%) ITIL
12 15 (24.59%) SQL
12 15 (24.59%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (22.95%) MCSA
14 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (21.31%) Critical Thinking
14 13 (21.31%) Analytical Thinking
14 13 (21.31%) Power BI
15 12 (19.67%) Windows
15 12 (19.67%) Migration
16 11 (18.03%) Scrum

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 27 (44.26%) SharePoint
2 20 (32.79%) IBM Domino
3 18 (29.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (29.51%) IBM Notes
4 9 (14.75%) MS Exchange
5 4 (6.56%) Skype for Business
6 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 41 (67.21%) Azure
2 32 (52.46%) Office 365
3 31 (50.82%) Power Platform
4 26 (42.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (32.79%) PowerApps
6 19 (31.15%) OneDrive
7 10 (16.39%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (4.92%) Power Automate
9 2 (3.28%) AWS
9 2 (3.28%) IaaS
9 2 (3.28%) PaaS
10 1 (1.64%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) Skype
2 4 (6.56%) SSL
3 3 (4.92%) VSAN
4 1 (1.64%) DHCP
4 1 (1.64%) DNS
4 1 (1.64%) Firewall
4 1 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) Power BI
2 10 (16.39%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
1 4 (6.56%) Maven
1 4 (6.56%) ProC
2 1 (1.64%) MSI
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
1 7 (11.48%) Public Sector
2 2 (3.28%) Electronics
2 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.28%) Marketing
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Administrator
2 20 (32.79%) Exchange Administrator
2 20 (32.79%) Office 365 Administrator
3 10 (16.39%) Data Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Database Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Office 365 Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Database Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Active Directory Administrator
7 2 (3.28%) Azure Administrator
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) JSON
1 5 (8.20%) XML
2 4 (6.56%) JAX-RS
2 4 (6.56%) JAX-WS
2 4 (6.56%) WSDL
3 2 (3.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.92%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.28%) Linux
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Configuration Management
2 19 (31.15%) Change Management
3 18 (29.51%) Release Management
4 15 (24.59%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (24.59%) ITIL
5 13 (21.31%) Analytical Thinking
5 13 (21.31%) Critical Thinking
6 12 (19.67%) Migration
7 11 (18.03%) Scrum
8 10 (16.39%) Data Flow Diagram
8 10 (16.39%) Kimball Methodology
8 10 (16.39%) UML
9 9 (14.75%) Time Management
10 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (11.48%) E-Discovery
10 7 (11.48%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (9.84%) Data Analysis
11 6 (9.84%) SDLC
11 6 (9.84%) Waterfall
12 5 (8.20%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) SQL
2 11 (18.03%) T-SQL
3 10 (16.39%) C#
3 10 (16.39%) Python
3 10 (16.39%) R
4 4 (6.56%) Java
5 3 (4.92%) VBScript
6 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
2 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (22.95%) MCSA
4 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
5 7 (11.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.28%) Degree
6 2 (3.28%) MCSE
7 1 (1.64%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 34 (55.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.56%) vSphere
4 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.92%) VMware NSX
5 2 (3.28%) Firmware
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.28%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (29.51%) SCCM
2 4 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.92%) PowerCLI
3 3 (4.92%) vCenter Server
3 3 (4.92%) vRealize
4 2 (3.28%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.28%) Terraform
5 1 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
2 20 (32.79%) IBM
3 10 (16.39%) Databricks
4 6 (9.84%) VMware
5 4 (6.56%) Informatica
6 3 (4.92%) Citrix
7 2 (3.28%) HP
7 2 (3.28%) SAP
8 1 (1.64%) Dell
8 1 (1.64%) IronPort
8 1 (1.64%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.64%) Symantec
8 1 (1.64%) Twitter