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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 120 126 141
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 68 70 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.33% 1.19% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.95% 2.75% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 42 47
Average daily rate
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£444 £407 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £498 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% -
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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
2306 2547 2372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.03% 43.40% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1888 1905 1854
Average daily rate £475 £468 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 34
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% -7.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £27.50 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £147.50 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015, 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 79 (56.83%) Windows
2 62 (44.60%) Microsoft
3 55 (39.57%) Active Directory
4 52 (37.41%) Finance
5 39 (28.06%) SQL
6 38 (27.34%) SQL Server
6 38 (27.34%) VMware
7 33 (23.74%) Banking
8 31 (22.30%) MS Exchange
9 29 (20.86%) .NET
10 25 (17.99%) C#
10 25 (17.99%) ITIL
10 25 (17.99%) Citrix
11 24 (17.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (16.55%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (15.83%) VBScript
13 22 (15.83%) Linux
13 22 (15.83%) Exchange Server 2010
14 20 (14.39%) Oracle
15 18 (12.95%) IIS
15 18 (12.95%) Migration
15 18 (12.95%) DevOps
16 17 (12.23%) Disaster Recovery
17 16 (11.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 16 (11.51%) vSphere
17 16 (11.51%) Release Management
18 15 (10.79%) Team Foundation Server
18 15 (10.79%) XenApp
18 15 (10.79%) Windows 7
18 15 (10.79%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 31 (22.30%) MS Exchange
2 22 (15.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (12.95%) IIS
4 15 (10.79%) SharePoint
5 14 (10.07%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (7.91%) WebSphere
8 10 (7.19%) Tomcat
9 9 (6.47%) JBoss
9 9 (6.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (5.76%) WebLogic
11 7 (5.04%) GlassFish
11 7 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (5.04%) Lync
12 6 (4.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (4.32%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (2.16%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (1.44%) Apache
15 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 10 (7.19%) MS Office
2 9 (6.47%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.72%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (9.35%) Office 365
2 6 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.44%) GitHub
5 1 (0.72%) Yammer
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.63%) SAN
2 10 (7.19%) DNS
2 10 (7.19%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.47%) LDAP
3 9 (6.47%) Firewall
4 5 (3.60%) DMZ
4 5 (3.60%) DHCP
5 4 (2.88%) VLAN
5 4 (2.88%) Unified Communications
6 3 (2.16%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (2.16%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.16%) SMTP
6 3 (2.16%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.16%) FTP
7 2 (1.44%) Internet
8 1 (0.72%) SSL
8 1 (0.72%) Wireless
8 1 (0.72%) Softphone
8 1 (0.72%) VPN
8 1 (0.72%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.34%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (7.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (2.88%) MySQL
7 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.44%) SSDT
8 2 (1.44%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.44%) DB2
8 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.44%) DTS
9 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (10.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.47%) TeamCity
3 6 (4.32%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.32%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.88%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.16%) WiX
5 3 (2.16%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 3 (2.16%) Selenium
5 3 (2.16%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.44%) tSQLt
6 2 (1.44%) Maven
6 2 (1.44%) MSI
6 2 (1.44%) Serena SBM
6 2 (1.44%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.44%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.72%) Hudson
7 1 (0.72%) Subversion
7 1 (0.72%) Toad
7 1 (0.72%) JIRA
7 1 (0.72%) Ant
General
1 52 (37.41%) Finance
2 33 (23.74%) Banking
3 12 (8.63%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.76%) Retail
5 7 (5.04%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.44%) Back Office
6 2 (1.44%) Law
6 2 (1.44%) Legal
6 2 (1.44%) Advertising
7 1 (0.72%) Publishing
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (16.55%) Analyst
2 21 (15.11%) Developer
3 13 (9.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 13 (9.35%) Consultant
4 12 (8.63%) Administrator
5 10 (7.19%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.76%) C# Developer
6 8 (5.76%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.04%) SQL Developer
7 7 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.32%) Messaging Analyst
9 5 (3.60%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (3.60%) Applications Support
9 5 (3.60%) SQL DBA
9 5 (3.60%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.60%) Architect
9 5 (3.60%) DBA
9 5 (3.60%) Server Engineer
9 5 (3.60%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (20.86%) .NET
2 6 (4.32%) ASP.NET
2 6 (4.32%) HTML
2 6 (4.32%) XML
2 6 (4.32%) WCF
3 5 (3.60%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.60%) HTML5
4 4 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (2.88%) LAMP
4 4 (2.88%) Web Services
4 4 (2.88%) J2EE
5 3 (2.16%) CSS
5 3 (2.16%) Middleware
5 3 (2.16%) WPF
5 3 (2.16%) Silverlight
5 3 (2.16%) jQuery
6 2 (1.44%) Lucene
6 2 (1.44%) OOXML
6 2 (1.44%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.47%) Clustering
2 8 (5.76%) Replication
3 6 (4.32%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.32%) PKI
4 4 (2.88%) iPad
5 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.16%) iPhone
6 2 (1.44%) Open Source
6 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.44%) SecurID
6 2 (1.44%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.44%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.44%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.72%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.72%) Kindle
7 1 (0.72%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.72%) DTV
7 1 (0.72%) Handset
7 1 (0.72%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 79 (56.83%) Windows
2 24 (17.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (15.83%) Linux
4 15 (10.79%) Windows 7
4 15 (10.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (10.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.32%) UNIX
7 4 (2.88%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.16%) Android
8 3 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.16%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.44%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.72%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.99%) ITIL
2 18 (12.95%) Migration
2 18 (12.95%) DevOps
3 17 (12.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (11.51%) Release Management
5 14 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (6.47%) Problem Management
7 7 (5.04%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (5.04%) Configuration Management
8 6 (4.32%) Change Management
8 6 (4.32%) E-Commerce
8 6 (4.32%) Incident Management
8 6 (4.32%) Identity Management
9 5 (3.60%) MVC
9 5 (3.60%) TDD
9 5 (3.60%) CRM
9 5 (3.60%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.88%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (2.88%) Database Security
10 4 (2.88%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.06%) SQL
2 25 (17.99%) C#
3 22 (15.83%) VBScript
4 11 (7.91%) Shell Script
4 11 (7.91%) C
5 10 (7.19%) T-SQL
5 10 (7.19%) Perl
6 6 (4.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.60%) Java
7 5 (3.60%) VB
8 4 (2.88%) VBA
8 4 (2.88%) Python
8 4 (2.88%) Ruby
9 2 (1.44%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.44%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.72%) R
10 1 (0.72%) C++
10 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (4.32%) MCITP
3 6 (4.32%) Degree
4 5 (3.60%) MCSE
5 4 (2.88%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.16%) CCNA
6 3 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.16%) RHCE
6 3 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.16%) RHCT
7 2 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.44%) VCP4
8 1 (0.72%) NCDA
8 1 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.04%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.44%) SLA
2 2 (1.44%) QA
System Software
1 55 (39.57%) Active Directory
2 23 (16.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (11.51%) vSphere
4 15 (10.79%) XenApp
5 8 (5.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (5.04%) XenServer
6 7 (5.04%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (3.60%) Hyper-V
7 5 (3.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.16%) NFS
8 3 (2.16%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.44%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.44%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.44%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.44%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.44%) Sendmail
9 2 (1.44%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.72%) Xen
10 1 (0.72%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 13 (9.35%) SCCM
2 12 (8.63%) SCOM
3 11 (7.91%) Tivoli
4 9 (6.47%) Puppet
5 7 (5.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (3.60%) SCOrch
7 4 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.16%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (2.16%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (2.16%) Backup Exec
8 3 (2.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (1.44%) Ansible
9 2 (1.44%) EdgeSight
9 2 (1.44%) WMI
9 2 (1.44%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.44%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (1.44%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.72%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 1 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.72%) MOM
Vendors
1 62 (44.60%) Microsoft
2 38 (27.34%) VMware
3 25 (17.99%) Citrix
4 20 (14.39%) Oracle
5 13 (9.35%) HP
6 9 (6.47%) Symantec
7 8 (5.76%) NetApp
8 7 (5.04%) Bloomberg
9 6 (4.32%) Reuters
9 6 (4.32%) Dell
9 6 (4.32%) EMC
9 6 (4.32%) LANDesk
10 5 (3.60%) Cyber-Ark
11 4 (2.88%) Altiris
11 4 (2.88%) IBM
11 4 (2.88%) Sophos
11 4 (2.88%) Atlassian
12 3 (2.16%) McAfee
12 3 (2.16%) IronPort
12 3 (2.16%) AppSense
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