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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 135 120 160
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +40
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 63 88 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.14% 1.32% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.56% 3.12% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 62 35
Average daily rate
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£413 £407 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% +11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +33.33%
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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
2459 2823 2424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.34% 42.46% 40.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2025 2174 1864
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 22 39
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +22.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £22.06 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £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 29 December 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 29 December 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.

1 112 (63.64%) Windows
2 87 (49.43%) Microsoft
3 64 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 58 (32.95%) Banking
5 56 (31.82%) VMware
6 50 (28.41%) SQL Server
7 48 (27.27%) SQL
7 48 (27.27%) Finance
8 45 (25.57%) Citrix
9 42 (23.86%) ITIL
10 40 (22.73%) Linux
11 38 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 38 (21.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 33 (18.75%) MS Exchange
13 30 (17.05%) Oracle
13 30 (17.05%) C#
14 27 (15.34%) .NET
15 26 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2010
16 24 (13.64%) VBScript
17 23 (13.07%) SharePoint
18 22 (12.50%) JBoss
18 22 (12.50%) Windows 7
19 21 (11.93%) SCCM
19 21 (11.93%) Release Management
19 21 (11.93%) IIS
19 21 (11.93%) Tivoli
19 21 (11.93%) Windows Server 2003
19 21 (11.93%) Migration
19 21 (11.93%) Investment Banking
20 20 (11.36%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 33 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 26 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (13.07%) SharePoint
4 22 (12.50%) JBoss
5 21 (11.93%) IIS
6 20 (11.36%) WebSphere
7 19 (10.80%) Tomcat
8 16 (9.09%) WebLogic
9 15 (8.52%) GlassFish
10 11 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (3.98%) Lync
14 6 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (2.84%) Office Communications Server
16 4 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 4 (2.27%) Apache
17 3 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
18 2 (1.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.39%) MS Office
3 2 (1.14%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.70%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.14%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.57%) Adaptiv
4 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.57%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.11%) Office 365
2 8 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.14%) GitHub
6 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.23%) SAN
2 17 (9.66%) DNS
3 10 (5.68%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.68%) DHCP
4 6 (3.41%) Firewall
5 5 (2.84%) DMZ
5 5 (2.84%) Unified Communications
5 5 (2.84%) NetScaler
6 4 (2.27%) VLAN
6 4 (2.27%) LDAP
7 3 (1.70%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.70%) SMTP
7 3 (1.70%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.14%) Internet
8 2 (1.14%) FTP
9 1 (0.57%) POP3
9 1 (0.57%) VPN
9 1 (0.57%) SSL
9 1 (0.57%) Intranet
9 1 (0.57%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (28.41%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (5.11%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.27%) MySQL
9 4 (2.27%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.27%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.57%) DTS
12 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (8.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.68%) Selenium
4 8 (4.55%) TeamCity
5 7 (3.98%) MSBuild
5 7 (3.98%) Maven
5 7 (3.98%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.98%) Artifactory
6 4 (2.27%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.70%) NuGet
7 3 (1.70%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 3 (1.70%) Serena SBM
7 3 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.14%) tSQLt
8 2 (1.14%) Subversion
9 1 (0.57%) MSI
9 1 (0.57%) JIRA
9 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.57%) Ant
9 1 (0.57%) Hudson
General
1 58 (32.95%) Banking
2 48 (27.27%) Finance
3 21 (11.93%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.68%) Retail
5 8 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.84%) Back Office
7 3 (1.70%) Law
7 3 (1.70%) Legal
8 2 (1.14%) Front Office
8 2 (1.14%) Advertising
9 1 (0.57%) Publishing
9 1 (0.57%) Marketing
9 1 (0.57%) Electronics
9 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (17.05%) Administrator
2 27 (15.34%) Analyst
3 23 (13.07%) Developer
4 20 (11.36%) Consultant
5 12 (6.82%) Support Analyst
6 10 (5.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 10 (5.68%) C# Developer
7 9 (5.11%) Applications Support
7 9 (5.11%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (3.98%) Architect
9 7 (3.98%) Server Engineer
9 7 (3.98%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (3.98%) DevOps Consultant
10 6 (3.41%) Windows Administrator
10 6 (3.41%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (3.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.34%) .NET
2 10 (5.68%) HTML
3 9 (5.11%) HTML5
4 8 (4.55%) WCF
4 8 (4.55%) Web Services
4 8 (4.55%) XML
5 7 (3.98%) ASP.NET
5 7 (3.98%) Middleware
5 7 (3.98%) jQuery
6 5 (2.84%) Application Packaging
6 5 (2.84%) CSS
7 4 (2.27%) CSS3
7 4 (2.27%) Silverlight
7 4 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (2.27%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.70%) Backbone.js
8 3 (1.70%) RESTful
8 3 (1.70%) WPF
8 3 (1.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.39%) Clustering
2 9 (5.11%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.55%) Replication
4 6 (3.41%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.27%) iPad
5 4 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.70%) iPhone
6 3 (1.70%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.70%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.70%) NHS
6 3 (1.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.14%) CMDB
7 2 (1.14%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.14%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.14%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.14%) SecurID
7 2 (1.14%) PKI
7 2 (1.14%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.14%) Open Source
8 1 (0.57%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 112 (63.64%) Windows
2 40 (22.73%) Linux
3 38 (21.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 21 (11.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (5.68%) UNIX
8 5 (2.84%) Android
8 5 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.27%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.70%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.14%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.57%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.86%) ITIL
2 21 (11.93%) Migration
2 21 (11.93%) Release Management
3 17 (9.66%) DevOps
4 13 (7.39%) Problem Management
5 12 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (6.25%) Change Management
7 10 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (5.68%) E-Commerce
8 9 (5.11%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (4.55%) Configuration Management
10 7 (3.98%) CRM
10 7 (3.98%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.98%) MVC
11 6 (3.41%) TDD
11 6 (3.41%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.41%) Time Management
12 4 (2.27%) Kanban
12 4 (2.27%) BDD
12 4 (2.27%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 48 (27.27%) SQL
2 30 (17.05%) C#
3 24 (13.64%) VBScript
4 20 (11.36%) Shell Script
5 19 (10.80%) C
6 17 (9.66%) T-SQL
7 16 (9.09%) VB
8 10 (5.68%) Java
8 10 (5.68%) JavaScript
8 10 (5.68%) Perl
9 7 (3.98%) Ruby
9 7 (3.98%) Python
10 3 (1.70%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.70%) VBA
10 3 (1.70%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.14%) C++
12 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (9.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.11%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.55%) MCSE
3 8 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (4.55%) MCITP
4 7 (3.98%) Degree
5 4 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.70%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.70%) RHCE
6 3 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.70%) RHCT
6 3 (1.70%) CCNA
6 3 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.57%) NCDA
8 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.52%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.14%) SLA
2 2 (1.14%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) GPG13
System Software
1 64 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 38 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (11.36%) XenApp
4 19 (10.80%) Oracle RMAN
5 16 (9.09%) vSphere
6 15 (8.52%) XenServer
7 7 (3.98%) XenDesktop
7 7 (3.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (3.98%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.84%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.70%) NFS
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.14%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.14%) Sendmail
10 2 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.14%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.14%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.57%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 21 (11.93%) Tivoli
1 21 (11.93%) SCCM
2 16 (9.09%) SCOM
3 13 (7.39%) Puppet
4 11 (6.25%) SCOrch
5 9 (5.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 7 (3.98%) WMI
7 6 (3.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.70%) BladeLogic
9 3 (1.70%) Data Guard
9 3 (1.70%) Control-M
9 3 (1.70%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (1.70%) MAILsweeper
9 3 (1.70%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (1.14%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (1.14%) HP SIM
10 2 (1.14%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (1.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 87 (49.43%) Microsoft
2 56 (31.82%) VMware
3 45 (25.57%) Citrix
4 30 (17.05%) Oracle
5 14 (7.95%) LANDesk
6 13 (7.39%) HP
7 11 (6.25%) IBM
8 10 (5.68%) Symantec
9 9 (5.11%) Altiris
9 9 (5.11%) NetApp
10 7 (3.98%) Dell
10 7 (3.98%) Splunk
11 6 (3.41%) Cyber-Ark
11 6 (3.41%) BMC
11 6 (3.41%) Reuters
11 6 (3.41%) Bloomberg
12 5 (2.84%) EMC
12 5 (2.84%) IronPort
13 4 (2.27%) Sophos
14 3 (1.70%) Serena
City, London
Red10
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago