The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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
UK / Scotland
Rank 46 46 93
Rank change year-on-year 0 +47  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 65 91 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.76% 3.53% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.45% 10.98% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 70 18
Median daily rate £363 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £474
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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 769 829 889
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 44.45% 32.18% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 481 525
Median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.31% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 12
Median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £19.65 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.30 £47.50
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Scotland

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Scotland

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Scotland

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Renfrewshire +4 33 £350 -14.63% 1
Glasgow +6 15 £400 +2.56% 4
Edinburgh -4 11 £400 +6.66% 3
Fife - 4 £363 -
Dundee - 1 £338 -
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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 Scotland region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 112 (78.87%) Windows
2 84 (59.15%) Microsoft
3 70 (49.30%) Active Directory
4 63 (44.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (42.25%) Windows Server
6 50 (35.21%) SQL
7 46 (32.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (30.99%) Security Cleared
9 43 (30.28%) MS Excel
9 43 (30.28%) VMware
10 42 (29.58%) SC Cleared
11 38 (26.76%) C#
12 37 (26.06%) Windows 10
13 36 (25.35%) DNS
13 36 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
14 33 (23.24%) SCCM
14 33 (23.24%) Finance
15 32 (22.54%) SQL Server
15 32 (22.54%) IIS
15 32 (22.54%) ITIL
16 29 (20.42%) .NET
17 28 (19.72%) DHCP
18 26 (18.31%) Team Foundation Server
18 26 (18.31%) Windows 7
19 25 (17.61%) Git (software)
20 24 (16.90%) Puppet
21 23 (16.20%) Continuous Delivery
22 22 (15.49%) XAML
23 21 (14.79%) Linux
24 20 (14.08%) Symantec

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 32 (22.54%) IIS
2 5 (3.52%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.52%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.70%) Confluence
5 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.70%) Liferay
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (30.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.97%) Office 365
2 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.11%) GitHub
5 2 (1.41%) G Suite
5 2 (1.41%) IaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.70%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.70%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (25.35%) DNS
2 28 (19.72%) DHCP
3 18 (12.68%) Firewall
4 15 (10.56%) SAN
5 14 (9.86%) VSAN
6 12 (8.45%) HTTP
6 12 (8.45%) HTTPS
7 10 (7.04%) SSL
8 7 (4.93%) LDAP
9 5 (3.52%) Network Security
10 4 (2.82%) Kerberos
10 4 (2.82%) X.500
11 3 (2.11%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.11%) Skype
12 2 (1.41%) NAS
12 2 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (1.41%) TCP/IP
13 1 (0.70%) LAN
13 1 (0.70%) SSH
13 1 (0.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.23%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.52%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.82%) KDB
4 4 (2.82%) Kdb+
4 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.11%) DB2
5 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.70%) MySQL
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 26 (18.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (17.61%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.15%) MSI
4 4 (2.82%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.41%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.41%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.70%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.70%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.70%) git-flow
7 1 (0.70%) JIRA
7 1 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 33 (23.24%) Finance
2 8 (5.63%) Law
2 8 (5.63%) Publishing
3 2 (1.41%) Legal
3 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (14.08%) Automation Engineer
2 16 (11.27%) PowerShell Engineer
3 14 (9.86%) Windows Engineer
4 12 (8.45%) Security Engineer
5 10 (7.04%) Consultant
5 10 (7.04%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 7 (4.93%) Active Directory Engineer
7 5 (3.52%) Administrator
7 5 (3.52%) Analyst
7 5 (3.52%) SCCM Engineer
7 5 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (3.52%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 5 (3.52%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (2.82%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (2.82%) Architect
8 4 (2.82%) Developer
8 4 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (2.82%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (20.42%) .NET
2 4 (2.82%) XML
3 3 (2.11%) Hibernate
3 3 (2.11%) JMS
3 3 (2.11%) Middleware
4 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.41%) SOAP
4 2 (1.41%) Spring
4 2 (1.41%) XSD
5 1 (0.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (0.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.04%) Clustering
1 10 (7.04%) Replication
2 9 (6.34%) Private Cloud
3 8 (5.63%) PKI
4 5 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.11%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.11%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.11%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.11%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.41%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.70%) Fintech
7 1 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 112 (78.87%) Windows
2 63 (44.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 60 (42.25%) Windows Server
4 46 (32.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (26.06%) Windows 10
6 26 (18.31%) Windows 7
7 21 (14.79%) Linux
8 12 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (7.04%) Windows XP
10 5 (3.52%) Unix
11 3 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.41%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.70%) Android
13 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.54%) ITIL
2 23 (16.20%) Continuous Delivery
3 18 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (12.68%) Migration
3 18 (12.68%) Open Source
4 17 (11.97%) Configuration Management
5 13 (9.15%) Prototyping
5 13 (9.15%) Software Distribution
6 11 (7.75%) Patch Management
7 10 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (7.04%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 9 (6.34%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.63%) OO
10 7 (4.93%) BCP
10 7 (4.93%) Business Continuity
10 7 (4.93%) Business Continuity Planning
10 7 (4.93%) Change Control
11 6 (4.23%) DevOps
11 6 (4.23%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 50 (35.21%) SQL
2 38 (26.76%) C#
3 22 (15.49%) XAML
4 16 (11.27%) VBScript
5 12 (8.45%) VB
6 11 (7.75%) Tcl
7 10 (7.04%) REXX
8 9 (6.34%) Python
9 8 (5.63%) Perl
10 6 (4.23%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.52%) C
11 5 (3.52%) Java
12 3 (2.11%) JavaScript
12 3 (2.11%) Jython
13 2 (1.41%) Ruby
14 1 (0.70%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.70%) Korn
14 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (30.99%) Security Cleared
2 42 (29.58%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.11%) MCITP
5 3 (2.11%) MCSE
6 2 (1.41%) CISSP
6 2 (1.41%) MCP
6 2 (1.41%) SANS
7 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.70%) Degree
7 1 (0.70%) HND
7 1 (0.70%) ISEB
7 1 (0.70%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.70%) MCTS
System Software
1 70 (49.30%) Active Directory
2 36 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (14.08%) vSphere
4 12 (8.45%) Hyper-V
4 12 (8.45%) VMware ESX
5 11 (7.75%) XenApp
6 9 (6.34%) XenDesktop
7 7 (4.93%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.41%) Docker
10 1 (0.70%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.70%) NFS
10 1 (0.70%) Samba
10 1 (0.70%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (23.24%) SCCM
2 24 (16.90%) Puppet
3 18 (12.68%) PowerCLI
3 18 (12.68%) vRealize
4 16 (11.27%) Norton AntiVirus
5 15 (10.56%) SCOM
6 11 (7.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (4.93%) WSUS
8 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (2.82%) SCOrch
10 3 (2.11%) BladeLogic
10 3 (2.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 3 (2.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (2.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (1.41%) Backup Exec
11 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (1.41%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.70%) Ansible
12 1 (0.70%) SCSM
Vendors
1 84 (59.15%) Microsoft
2 43 (30.28%) VMware
3 20 (14.08%) Symantec
4 13 (9.15%) Citrix
5 7 (4.93%) CA
6 6 (4.23%) HP
7 4 (2.82%) Cisco
7 4 (2.82%) Dell
8 3 (2.11%) BMC
8 3 (2.11%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.11%) Sybase
8 3 (2.11%) Twitter
9 2 (1.41%) Google
9 2 (1.41%) Varonis
10 1 (0.70%) Adobe
10 1 (0.70%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (0.70%) F5
10 1 (0.70%) Nintex
10 1 (0.70%) Splunk
10 1 (0.70%) WSO2
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