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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 37 43 63
Rank change year-on-year +6 +20  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 15 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.92% 2.28% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.86% 7.03% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 3
Median daily rate £400 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +0.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £338
% change year-on-year -12.50% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.06% +172.22%  

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 256 185 278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 49.90% 32.51% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 103 161
Median daily rate £370 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £17.32 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 - £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.36 - £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 (82.93%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
3 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
3 19 (46.34%) Windows 10
4 18 (43.90%) SCCM
5 16 (39.02%) Finance
6 15 (36.59%) Symantec
7 14 (34.15%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (29.27%) VBScript
9 11 (26.83%) C#
9 11 (26.83%) Firewall
10 10 (24.39%) ITIL
11 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
12 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
12 8 (19.51%) Publishing
13 7 (17.07%) BCP
13 7 (17.07%) SQL
13 7 (17.07%) Business Continuity Planning
13 7 (17.07%) Business Continuity
14 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (14.63%) SCOM
14 6 (14.63%) WSUS
14 6 (14.63%) Change Control
14 6 (14.63%) Office 365
14 6 (14.63%) Migration
14 6 (14.63%) Private Cloud
15 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (12.20%) Law

PowerShell
Top Related 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 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Office 365
2 3 (7.32%) GitHub
3 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) Firewall
2 5 (12.20%) DNS
3 4 (9.76%) DHCP
3 4 (9.76%) Network Security
4 3 (7.32%) LDAP
5 2 (4.88%) SAN
5 2 (4.88%) VSAN
6 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.44%) Skype
6 1 (2.44%) SSH
6 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) KDB
1 4 (9.76%) Kdb+
2 3 (7.32%) DB2
2 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MSI
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Publishing
3 5 (12.20%) Law
4 2 (4.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Security Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Wintel Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) SCCM Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Security Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
1 3 (7.32%) JMS
2 2 (4.88%) SOAP
2 2 (4.88%) Spring
2 2 (4.88%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.88%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (82.93%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Windows 10
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.76%) Unix
5 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.32%) Linux
7 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) BCP
2 7 (17.07%) Business Continuity
2 7 (17.07%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (14.63%) Change Control
3 6 (14.63%) Migration
4 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
4 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (9.76%) Information Assurance
6 3 (7.32%) Data Security
6 3 (7.32%) ITSM
6 3 (7.32%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (7.32%) OO
6 3 (7.32%) OOD
6 3 (7.32%) SDLC
6 3 (7.32%) Security Architecture
6 3 (7.32%) Service Management
6 3 (7.32%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) VBScript
2 11 (26.83%) C#
3 7 (17.07%) SQL
4 5 (12.20%) Perl
5 4 (9.76%) Python
6 3 (7.32%) Java
7 2 (4.88%) C
8 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.44%) Bourne shell
8 1 (2.44%) Korn
8 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.44%) Tcl
8 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) CISSP
2 2 (4.88%) SANS
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.44%) HND
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) vSphere
3 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.44%) NFS
4 1 (2.44%) Samba
4 1 (2.44%) XenApp
4 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (43.90%) SCCM
2 14 (34.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (14.63%) SCOM
3 6 (14.63%) WSUS
4 4 (9.76%) PowerCLI
4 4 (9.76%) vRealize
5 1 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (36.59%) Symantec
3 4 (9.76%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) Twitter
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.88%) Sybase
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.44%) HP
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