Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 39 41
Rank change year-on-year -33 +2 +33
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 39 58 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.50% 5.06% 3.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.05% 11.01% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 18
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £388 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.39% -4.67%
10th Percentile £198 £266 £211
90th Percentile £495 £550 £412
Scotland median daily rate £425 £413 £340
% change year-on-year +3.03% +21.32% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £43.00
Scotland median hourly rate - £21.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - -12.50% -

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 773 527 469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 49.46% 45.95% 44.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 322 236
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +8.15%
10th Percentile £308 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £450
Scotland median daily rate £410 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +5.81% +10.71% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 7
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.00 £24.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% -44.19% -21.82%
10th Percentile £10.75 £23.00 £17.32
90th Percentile £70.68 £25.00 £54.71
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +102.38% -51.16% +14.67%

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 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 26 (66.67%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (35.90%) Office 365
4 11 (28.21%) VMware
4 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
4 11 (28.21%) Linux
5 10 (25.64%) Python
6 9 (23.08%) DevOps
7 8 (20.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (20.51%) OneDrive
7 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
7 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
7 8 (20.51%) SCCM
8 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
8 7 (17.95%) MCSE
8 7 (17.95%) C#
8 7 (17.95%) SQL
8 7 (17.95%) Shell Script
8 7 (17.95%) DNS
8 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (15.38%) VPN
9 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 6 (15.38%) Unix
9 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (15.38%) Migration
9 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (15.38%) Wireshark
9 6 (15.38%) Windows Server

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 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
1 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.13%) CMS
4 2 (5.13%) Confluence
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (35.90%) Office 365
2 8 (20.51%) OneDrive
2 8 (20.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (10.26%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (10.26%) Amazon S3
5 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (5.13%) Yammer
7 1 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) DNS
2 6 (15.38%) VPN
2 6 (15.38%) Wireshark
3 4 (10.26%) Firewall
4 3 (7.69%) Kerberos
5 2 (5.13%) DHCP
5 2 (5.13%) Internet
5 2 (5.13%) Skype
5 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.56%) VLAN
6 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) DB2
2 1 (2.56%) KDB
2 1 (2.56%) Kdb+
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Security Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Migration Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Azure Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Integration Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (5.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Office 365 Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (7.69%) LDAP
4 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.13%) React
5 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.56%) J2SE
5 1 (2.56%) JMS
5 1 (2.56%) SOAP
5 1 (2.56%) Spring
5 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Public Cloud
1 4 (10.26%) Wiki
2 3 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Linux
3 6 (15.38%) Unix
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.56%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (2.56%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) DevOps
2 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.38%) Microservices
2 6 (15.38%) Migration
2 6 (15.38%) SIEM
3 5 (12.82%) Analytics
3 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.26%) Build Automation
4 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
4 4 (10.26%) Data Extraction
4 4 (10.26%) ETL
4 4 (10.26%) Scrum
4 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
5 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.13%) Contact Management
6 2 (5.13%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.13%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) Python
2 7 (17.95%) C#
2 7 (17.95%) Shell Script
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.26%) Korn
5 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) Java
6 1 (2.56%) Java 8
6 1 (2.56%) Perl
6 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) MCSE
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) CCA
2 4 (10.26%) CCEA
2 4 (10.26%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (10.26%) MCITP
2 4 (10.26%) VCAP
2 4 (10.26%) VCP4
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.69%) BC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.13%) MCSA
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.13%) vSphere
4 2 (5.13%) XenApp
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) Ansible
2 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (10.26%) Puppet
3 3 (7.69%) DatAdvantage
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (2.56%) Malwarebytes
5 1 (2.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
1 11 (28.21%) VMware
2 5 (12.82%) Citrix
2 5 (12.82%) Varonis
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) Splunk
4 3 (7.69%) Apple
5 2 (5.13%) Dell
5 2 (5.13%) Sophos
5 2 (5.13%) Symantec
6 1 (2.56%) Avaya
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco
6 1 (2.56%) Hyland
6 1 (2.56%) iManage
6 1 (2.56%) Ivanti
6 1 (2.56%) NetApp
6 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.56%) SAP