The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 112 134 169
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +35
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 97 94 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.61% 1.31% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.75% 3.02% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 60 32
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £300 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +7.84%
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2587 3117 2695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.94% 43.33% 38.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2069 2420 2097
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £19.00 £13.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £52.82 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the City of London region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the City of London region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 134 (67.00%) Windows
2 98 (49.00%) Microsoft
3 71 (35.50%) Banking
4 65 (32.50%) VMware
4 65 (32.50%) Active Directory
5 64 (32.00%) SQL Server
6 53 (26.50%) ITIL
6 53 (26.50%) Finance
7 52 (26.00%) SQL
8 50 (25.00%) Citrix
9 49 (24.50%) Linux
10 47 (23.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 45 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 40 (20.00%) Oracle
13 31 (15.50%) C#
14 30 (15.00%) WebSphere
15 29 (14.50%) SharePoint
15 29 (14.50%) MS Exchange
16 28 (14.00%) Release Management
17 27 (13.50%) VBScript
17 27 (13.50%) Windows Server 2003
18 26 (13.00%) Tivoli
18 26 (13.00%) JBoss
19 25 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
19 25 (12.50%) C
19 25 (12.50%) .NET
20 24 (12.00%) Tomcat
20 24 (12.00%) Shell Script
20 24 (12.00%) SCCM
21 23 (11.50%) ISO 9001

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 29 (14.50%) SharePoint
2 29 (14.50%) MS Exchange
3 26 (13.00%) JBoss
4 24 (12.00%) Tomcat
5 22 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (10.50%) WebLogic
7 20 (10.00%) GlassFish
8 19 (9.50%) IIS
9 13 (6.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (6.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (3.00%) Lync
13 5 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
15 3 (1.50%) Apache
15 3 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (1.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.00%) MS Office
3 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.00%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.00%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.50%) Adaptiv
4 1 (0.50%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.50%) Office 365
2 5 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.50%) GitHub
4 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.00%) DNS
2 17 (8.50%) SAN
3 12 (6.00%) DHCP
4 10 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.00%) NetScaler
6 5 (2.50%) Unified Communications
6 5 (2.50%) DMZ
6 5 (2.50%) Firewall
6 5 (2.50%) VLAN
7 4 (2.00%) iSCSI
7 4 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.00%) SMTP
8 2 (1.00%) VPN
8 2 (1.00%) LDAP
9 1 (0.50%) SMS
9 1 (0.50%) VoIP
9 1 (0.50%) POP3
9 1 (0.50%) FTP
9 1 (0.50%) SNMP
9 1 (0.50%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (5.50%) Oracle Database
5 10 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (2.50%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.50%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.50%) MySQL
10 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.50%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (7.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (5.00%) Selenium
2 10 (5.00%) TeamCity
3 9 (4.50%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.00%) MSBuild
4 8 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.00%) Maven
5 6 (3.00%) Artifactory
6 5 (2.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 4 (2.00%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.00%) Serena SBM
7 4 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.50%) NuGet
9 2 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.50%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.50%) WiX
10 1 (0.50%) NUnit
10 1 (0.50%) Subversion
10 1 (0.50%) JIRA
General
1 71 (35.50%) Banking
2 53 (26.50%) Finance
3 19 (9.50%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.50%) Retail
5 7 (3.50%) Back Office
5 7 (3.50%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.50%) Law
7 3 (1.50%) Legal
7 3 (1.50%) Front Office
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (19.50%) Administrator
2 28 (14.00%) Analyst
3 26 (13.00%) Developer
4 19 (9.50%) Consultant
5 11 (5.50%) C# Developer
5 11 (5.50%) Server Engineer
6 10 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 10 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 9 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (4.50%) Applications Support
7 9 (4.50%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (4.00%) Windows Administrator
8 8 (4.00%) Architect
8 8 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
9 7 (3.50%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (3.50%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.50%) DevOps Consultant
10 6 (3.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.00%) SharePoint Developer
10 6 (3.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.50%) .NET
2 11 (5.50%) ASP.NET
2 11 (5.50%) WCF
2 11 (5.50%) jQuery
2 11 (5.50%) HTML
3 9 (4.50%) HTML5
3 9 (4.50%) Middleware
4 8 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 8 (4.00%) Web Services
5 6 (3.00%) XML
5 6 (3.00%) CSS
5 6 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (3.00%) WPF
5 6 (3.00%) Silverlight
6 5 (2.50%) Application Packaging
6 5 (2.50%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (2.00%) CSS3
8 3 (1.50%) Backbone.js
8 3 (1.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.00%) Clustering
2 8 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 8 (4.00%) Replication
3 6 (3.00%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.00%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.50%) NHS
6 3 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.50%) iPad
7 2 (1.00%) Open Source
7 2 (1.00%) iPhone
7 2 (1.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.00%) CMDB
7 2 (1.00%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.00%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.00%) SecurID
7 2 (1.00%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 134 (67.00%) Windows
2 49 (24.50%) Linux
3 47 (23.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (13.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 17 (8.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (4.50%) UNIX
8 5 (2.50%) Android
8 5 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.00%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.00%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.50%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (26.50%) ITIL
2 28 (14.00%) Release Management
3 17 (8.50%) Migration
4 16 (8.00%) DevOps
5 12 (6.00%) MVC
5 12 (6.00%) Change Management
5 12 (6.00%) Problem Management
6 11 (5.50%) CRM
7 10 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (4.50%) E-Commerce
8 9 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.50%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.50%) Incident Management
9 7 (3.50%) Time Management
10 6 (3.00%) TDD
10 6 (3.00%) Configuration Management
11 4 (2.00%) Scrum
11 4 (2.00%) Kanban
11 4 (2.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (26.00%) SQL
2 31 (15.50%) C#
3 27 (13.50%) VBScript
4 25 (12.50%) C
5 24 (12.00%) Shell Script
6 17 (8.50%) VB
7 15 (7.50%) T-SQL
7 15 (7.50%) JavaScript
8 8 (4.00%) Java
9 6 (3.00%) Ruby
10 5 (2.50%) Python
10 5 (2.50%) Perl
11 3 (1.50%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.50%) VBA
12 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.00%) C++
13 1 (0.50%) PHP
13 1 (0.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (9.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (5.50%) MCITP
2 11 (5.50%) Degree
3 10 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (4.00%) MCSE
5 7 (3.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.50%) CCNA
6 3 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.50%) RHCE
6 3 (1.50%) RHCT
7 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) MCTS
8 1 (0.50%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.50%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.50%) QA
3 2 (1.00%) GPG13
3 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 45 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 20 (10.00%) XenServer
5 19 (9.50%) XenApp
5 19 (9.50%) vSphere
6 9 (4.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (4.00%) VMware ESX
7 8 (4.00%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.50%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.00%) NFS
10 3 (1.50%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.50%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (1.00%) vCloud
12 1 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.50%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (13.00%) Tivoli
2 24 (12.00%) SCCM
3 16 (8.00%) SCOM
4 10 (5.00%) Puppet
4 10 (5.00%) SCOrch
5 9 (4.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 8 (4.00%) WMI
7 7 (3.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (2.00%) BladeLogic
9 3 (1.50%) Control-M
9 3 (1.50%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (1.50%) MAILsweeper
9 3 (1.50%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.50%) Data Guard
9 3 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.50%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (1.50%) HP SIM
10 2 (1.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 2 (1.00%) XenMobile
10 2 (1.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 98 (49.00%) Microsoft
2 65 (32.50%) VMware
3 50 (25.00%) Citrix
4 40 (20.00%) Oracle
5 20 (10.00%) LANDesk
6 17 (8.50%) HP
7 14 (7.00%) IBM
8 10 (5.00%) Altiris
8 10 (5.00%) Symantec
8 10 (5.00%) NetApp
9 7 (3.50%) Dell
9 7 (3.50%) Cognos
9 7 (3.50%) Splunk
9 7 (3.50%) Cyber-Ark
10 6 (3.00%) EMC
10 6 (3.00%) BMC
11 5 (2.50%) Cisco
11 5 (2.50%) IronPort
12 4 (2.00%) Serena
12 4 (2.00%) Sophos
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £600 - £605 per day
Posted: 10 days ago