The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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 24 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 / Renfrewshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 8 19
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 14 99 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 43.75% 22.20% 8.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 82.35% 56.57% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 52 9
Median daily rate £412 £342 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.46% -12.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £309 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £440 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17 175 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 53.13% 39.24% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 105 24
Median daily rate £412 £321 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.34% -9.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £267 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 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 Renfrewshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in Renfrewshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Renfrewshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Renfrewshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Renfrewshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell in Renfrewshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Renfrewshire

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Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +1 14 £412 +20.46%
PowerShell
Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 45 (95.74%) Windows
1 45 (95.74%) Windows Server 2012
1 45 (95.74%) Windows Server
2 32 (68.09%) Microsoft
3 30 (63.83%) XAML
3 30 (63.83%) IIS
3 30 (63.83%) C#
3 30 (63.83%) .NET
3 30 (63.83%) Git (software)
3 30 (63.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (61.70%) SC Cleared
4 29 (61.70%) Security Cleared
5 28 (59.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 20 (42.55%) Puppet
6 20 (42.55%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (42.55%) Open Source
7 17 (36.17%) SQL
8 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
8 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (23.40%) Windows 7
9 11 (23.40%) Software Distribution
9 11 (23.40%) Patch Management
9 11 (23.40%) Windows 10
9 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (23.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 11 (23.40%) Configuration Management
9 11 (23.40%) MSI
9 11 (23.40%) REXX
9 11 (23.40%) Tcl
9 11 (23.40%) Linux

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 30 (63.83%) IIS
2 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) HTTP
1 11 (23.40%) HTTPS
1 11 (23.40%) SSL
2 6 (12.77%) SAN
3 4 (8.51%) DHCP
3 4 (8.51%) DNS
4 2 (4.26%) Firewall
4 2 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (4.26%) Skype
5 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (63.83%) Git (software)
1 30 (63.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (23.40%) MSI
General
1 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) PowerShell Engineer
2 19 (40.43%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (4.26%) Administrator
3 2 (4.26%) Build Engineer
3 2 (4.26%) IT Administrator
3 2 (4.26%) IT Systems Administrator
3 2 (4.26%) SCCM Administrator
3 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (4.26%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (2.13%) Architect
4 1 (2.13%) Consultant
4 1 (2.13%) Wintel Architect
4 1 (2.13%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (2.13%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (63.83%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 45 (95.74%) Windows
1 45 (95.74%) Windows Server
1 45 (95.74%) Windows Server 2012
2 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (23.40%) Linux
3 11 (23.40%) Windows 10
3 11 (23.40%) Windows 7
3 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (23.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Continuous Delivery
2 20 (42.55%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (42.55%) Open Source
3 11 (23.40%) Configuration Management
3 11 (23.40%) Patch Management
3 11 (23.40%) Prototyping
3 11 (23.40%) Software Distribution
3 11 (23.40%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 4 (8.51%) ITIL
5 2 (4.26%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (2.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) C#
1 30 (63.83%) XAML
2 17 (36.17%) SQL
3 11 (23.40%) REXX
3 11 (23.40%) Tcl
3 11 (23.40%) VB
4 4 (8.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (61.70%) SC Cleared
1 29 (61.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) MCITP
2 2 (4.26%) MCSE
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) XenApp
3 4 (8.51%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (42.55%) Puppet
2 11 (23.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (4.26%) SCCM
3 2 (4.26%) SCOM
3 2 (4.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 32 (68.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Citrix
3 4 (8.51%) HP