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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
London / City of London
Rank 68 70 139
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +69
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 90 81 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.11% 2.64% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.17% 5.96% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 71 48
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £290 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £29.77
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.02%

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
1458 1360 2320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.38% 44.26% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1121 1911
Median daily rate £475 £480 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 3
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 105 (60.34%) Windows
2 59 (33.91%) Microsoft
3 55 (31.61%) Finance
4 54 (31.03%) Active Directory
5 53 (30.46%) Linux
5 53 (30.46%) SQL Server
6 50 (28.74%) VMware
6 50 (28.74%) Windows Server
7 44 (25.29%) DevOps
8 43 (24.71%) SQL
9 41 (23.56%) Microsoft Azure
10 36 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 35 (20.11%) .NET
12 33 (18.97%) Bash Shell
13 30 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 29 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (16.09%) DNS
16 27 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (15.52%) C#
16 27 (15.52%) Migration
17 25 (14.37%) Firewall
18 24 (13.79%) Python
19 23 (13.22%) Oracle
19 23 (13.22%) IIS
20 22 (12.64%) Windows Server 2008
20 22 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
21 21 (12.07%) SharePoint
21 21 (12.07%) Banking
22 20 (11.49%) SCCM
22 20 (11.49%) IaaS

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 23 (13.22%) IIS
2 21 (12.07%) SharePoint
3 14 (8.05%) MS Exchange
4 11 (6.32%) Apache
5 9 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (5.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (4.60%) Tomcat
7 7 (4.02%) JBoss
8 5 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.87%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.30%) Confluence
9 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.30%) Skype for Business
9 4 (2.30%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.72%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.72%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.15%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (23.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (11.49%) IaaS
4 16 (9.20%) Office 365
5 11 (6.32%) GitHub
6 9 (5.17%) PaaS
7 4 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.72%) SaaS
9 2 (1.15%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.57%) Akamai
10 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.57%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.57%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.09%) DNS
2 25 (14.37%) Firewall
3 12 (6.90%) SAN
4 9 (5.17%) TCP/IP
5 8 (4.60%) SSL
6 6 (3.45%) DHCP
6 6 (3.45%) Internet
6 6 (3.45%) LAN
6 6 (3.45%) SSH
6 6 (3.45%) WAN
7 5 (2.87%) LDAP
7 5 (2.87%) NetScaler
8 4 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.30%) iSCSI
8 4 (2.30%) NAS
9 3 (1.72%) DMZ
10 2 (1.15%) AMQP
10 2 (1.15%) FTP
10 2 (1.15%) HTTP
10 2 (1.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (30.46%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (8.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (7.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.02%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.30%) Big Data
7 4 (2.30%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.30%) SSDT
8 3 (1.72%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.72%) MySQL
8 3 (1.72%) ObjectStore
8 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.72%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.15%) Power BI
9 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (7.47%) Jenkins
2 12 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (6.32%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.75%) JIRA
5 9 (5.17%) TeamCity
6 7 (4.02%) MSI
7 6 (3.45%) Bitbucket
7 6 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (2.30%) MSBuild
9 4 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.72%) Build Forge
10 3 (1.72%) CruiseControl
10 3 (1.72%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.72%) Eclipse RCP
10 3 (1.72%) Hudson
10 3 (1.72%) NUnit
10 3 (1.72%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.15%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.15%) MSTest
General
1 55 (31.61%) Finance
2 21 (12.07%) Banking
3 8 (4.60%) Front Office
4 7 (4.02%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.30%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.30%) Legal
6 3 (1.72%) Back Office
6 3 (1.72%) Games
6 3 (1.72%) Law
7 2 (1.15%) Advertising
7 2 (1.15%) Retail
8 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (16.67%) Developer
2 28 (16.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (10.92%) Administrator
4 14 (8.05%) Analyst
5 13 (7.47%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (7.47%) Windows Engineer
6 12 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (5.75%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (5.17%) Automation Engineer
8 9 (5.17%) Consultant
9 8 (4.60%) Azure Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.02%) Applications Support
10 7 (4.02%) PowerShell Developer
11 6 (3.45%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.45%) DBA
11 6 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
11 6 (3.45%) Migration Engineer
11 6 (3.45%) PowerShell Engineer
11 6 (3.45%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.11%) .NET
2 19 (10.92%) HTML
3 8 (4.60%) CSS
3 8 (4.60%) REST
4 7 (4.02%) .NET Framework
4 7 (4.02%) jQuery
4 7 (4.02%) XML
5 6 (3.45%) J2EE
5 6 (3.45%) Node.js
5 6 (3.45%) Web Services
6 5 (2.87%) JSON
6 5 (2.87%) LAMP
6 5 (2.87%) RESTful
6 5 (2.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (2.30%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.30%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.30%) HTML5
8 3 (1.72%) JPA
8 3 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (1.72%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.92%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.47%) Clustering
3 10 (5.75%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.60%) Derivative
5 7 (4.02%) Equities
6 6 (3.45%) Fixed Income
6 6 (3.45%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.45%) Replication
7 5 (2.87%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.30%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.30%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.72%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.72%) Taxonomies
10 2 (1.15%) Fintech
10 2 (1.15%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.15%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 105 (60.34%) Windows
2 53 (30.46%) Linux
3 50 (28.74%) Windows Server
4 30 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (12.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (10.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (9.77%) Unix
8 9 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (4.02%) Windows 7
10 6 (3.45%) Windows 10
11 5 (2.87%) CentOS
12 4 (2.30%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.15%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.15%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.15%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.57%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.29%) DevOps
2 29 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (15.52%) Migration
4 18 (10.34%) ITIL
5 13 (7.47%) Change Management
6 12 (6.90%) Release Management
7 10 (5.75%) TDD
8 8 (4.60%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (4.60%) Load Balancing
9 7 (4.02%) Application Packaging
9 7 (4.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (4.02%) MVC
9 7 (4.02%) Open Source
9 7 (4.02%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (4.02%) Scrum
10 6 (3.45%) Patch Management
11 5 (2.87%) Service Management
11 5 (2.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (2.87%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 43 (24.71%) SQL
2 33 (18.97%) Bash Shell
3 27 (15.52%) C#
4 24 (13.79%) Python
5 17 (9.77%) Java
5 17 (9.77%) JavaScript
6 16 (9.20%) T-SQL
7 15 (8.62%) Perl
8 7 (4.02%) VBScript
9 6 (3.45%) PHP
9 6 (3.45%) Ruby
10 5 (2.87%) AWK
10 5 (2.87%) C
10 5 (2.87%) sed
10 5 (2.87%) VBA
11 4 (2.30%) VB
12 3 (1.72%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.15%) Delphi
13 2 (1.15%) Pascal
13 2 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.05%) Degree
3 12 (6.90%) DV Cleared
4 10 (5.75%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.45%) CCNA
6 6 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.45%) MCP
7 3 (1.72%) MCSE
7 3 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.15%) MCSA
9 1 (0.57%) CISA
9 1 (0.57%) CISM
9 1 (0.57%) CISSP
9 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.57%) MCDST
9 1 (0.57%) MCSD
9 1 (0.57%) MCTS
9 1 (0.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.17%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.87%) QA
3 3 (1.72%) SLA
4 2 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.57%) WCAG
System Software
1 54 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 36 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (10.92%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.17%) XenApp
5 8 (4.60%) VMware ESX
6 6 (3.45%) DFS Replication
7 5 (2.87%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (2.87%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (2.87%) vSphere
7 5 (2.87%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.72%) NFS
9 2 (1.15%) Samba
9 2 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.15%) XenServer
10 1 (0.57%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.57%) Docker
10 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.57%) vCloud
10 1 (0.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (11.49%) Puppet
1 20 (11.49%) SCCM
2 19 (10.92%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (7.47%) SCOM
4 12 (6.90%) Ansible
5 7 (4.02%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (2.87%) Nagios
6 5 (2.87%) SCOrch
7 4 (2.30%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (2.30%) SELinux
7 4 (2.30%) WSUS
8 3 (1.72%) Control-M
8 3 (1.72%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (1.72%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.72%) SCSM
8 3 (1.72%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.72%) vRealize
9 2 (1.15%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 59 (33.91%) Microsoft
2 50 (28.74%) VMware
3 23 (13.22%) Oracle
4 17 (9.77%) Citrix
5 16 (9.20%) HP
6 15 (8.62%) Cisco
7 13 (7.47%) Red Hat
8 8 (4.60%) Splunk
8 8 (4.60%) Symantec
9 7 (4.02%) Dell
9 7 (4.02%) Sybase
10 5 (2.87%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.87%) ServiceNow
11 4 (2.30%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.30%) Atlassian
11 4 (2.30%) EMC
11 4 (2.30%) F5
12 3 (1.72%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (1.72%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.72%) Veritas
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