The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 147 114 161
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +47
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 68 91 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.03% 1.44% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.42% 3.53% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 69 42
Average daily rate £400 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £282 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.47 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+15.96% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2810 2579 2905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.41% 40.87% 35.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2150 2016 2130
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 27
Average hourly rate £33.18 £47.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.14% +86.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £16.69 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.00 £72.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PowerShell
London

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 94 (63.51%) Windows
2 68 (45.95%) Active Directory
3 54 (36.49%) Microsoft
4 53 (35.81%) VMware
5 49 (33.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (28.38%) Banking
7 41 (27.70%) SQL Server
8 40 (27.03%) ITIL
8 40 (27.03%) SCCM
9 39 (26.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 37 (25.00%) Finance
11 33 (22.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (20.27%) VB
13 28 (18.92%) SQL
13 28 (18.92%) SharePoint
14 27 (18.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 26 (17.57%) IIS
16 25 (16.89%) .NET
17 24 (16.22%) VBScript
18 23 (15.54%) SharePoint 2010
19 22 (14.86%) Linux
19 22 (14.86%) DNS
20 21 (14.19%) MS Exchange
20 21 (14.19%) VMware ESX
21 20 (13.51%) Citrix
21 20 (13.51%) C#
21 20 (13.51%) Oracle
22 19 (12.84%) DHCP
23 18 (12.16%) HP
24 17 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 28 (18.92%) SharePoint
2 26 (17.57%) IIS
3 23 (15.54%) SharePoint 2010
4 21 (14.19%) MS Exchange
5 17 (11.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (6.08%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (4.05%) WebSphere
9 6 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (2.70%) Lync
10 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (2.70%) GemFire
11 3 (2.03%) WebLogic
11 3 (2.03%) Oracle Spatial
12 2 (1.35%) WorkSite
12 2 (1.35%) MS Project Server
12 2 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (1.35%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (8.11%) MS Office
2 9 (6.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.35%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) Heroku
2 1 (0.68%) Engine Yard
2 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.86%) DNS
2 19 (12.84%) DHCP
3 8 (5.41%) WAN
3 8 (5.41%) SMTP
4 7 (4.73%) Internet
4 7 (4.73%) SAN
4 7 (4.73%) LAN
5 6 (4.05%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.05%) VPN
6 5 (3.38%) Firewall
7 4 (2.70%) SSL
7 4 (2.70%) Wireless
8 3 (2.03%) SMS
8 3 (2.03%) DMZ
8 3 (2.03%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.35%) NAS
9 2 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.35%) VoIP
10 1 (0.68%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (27.70%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (7.43%) Relational Database
3 11 (7.43%) RDBMS
4 10 (6.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (6.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (4.73%) MySQL
6 7 (4.73%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.70%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.70%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.70%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.70%) Couchbase
8 4 (2.70%) Big Data
8 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.03%) MSI
2 3 (2.03%) InstallShield
2 3 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.35%) JIRA
4 1 (0.68%) Subversion
4 1 (0.68%) Serena SBM
4 1 (0.68%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.68%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (28.38%) Banking
2 37 (25.00%) Finance
3 11 (7.43%) Financial Institution
4 7 (4.73%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.03%) Retail
6 2 (1.35%) Marketing
6 2 (1.35%) Front Office
6 2 (1.35%) Law
6 2 (1.35%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) French Language
Job Titles
1 21 (14.19%) Developer
2 19 (12.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (12.16%) Administrator
4 12 (8.11%) SharePoint Developer
5 10 (6.76%) Consultant
6 9 (6.08%) SharePoint Administrator
7 8 (5.41%) Analyst
7 8 (5.41%) Server Engineer
8 7 (4.73%) Architect
9 6 (4.05%) Build Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) Release Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) Deployment Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) Windows Server Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.38%) Wintel Engineer
11 4 (2.70%) SharePoint Architect
11 4 (2.70%) Messaging Consultant
11 4 (2.70%) VMware Engineer
11 4 (2.70%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.89%) .NET
2 9 (6.08%) Application Packaging
3 7 (4.73%) HTML
3 7 (4.73%) CSS
3 7 (4.73%) Web Services
4 6 (4.05%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.70%) jQuery
5 4 (2.70%) Memcached
5 4 (2.70%) XML
6 3 (2.03%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.03%) Middleware
6 3 (2.03%) HTML5
7 2 (1.35%) WPF
7 2 (1.35%) Silverlight
7 2 (1.35%) CSS3
7 2 (1.35%) REST
8 1 (0.68%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.68%) XSLT
8 1 (0.68%) STL
8 1 (0.68%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (8.78%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.78%) Management Information System
2 13 (8.78%) Clustering
3 10 (6.76%) Blackberry
4 8 (5.41%) Open Source
5 3 (2.03%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.35%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.35%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.35%) GIS
6 2 (1.35%) Derivative
7 1 (0.68%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.68%) PKI
7 1 (0.68%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 94 (63.51%) Windows
2 49 (33.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (22.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (18.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (14.86%) Linux
6 15 (10.14%) Windows 7
7 14 (9.46%) UNIX
8 5 (3.38%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.38%) Solaris
8 5 (3.38%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.68%) SUSE
9 1 (0.68%) AIX
9 1 (0.68%) HPUX
9 1 (0.68%) VMS
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.03%) ITIL
2 14 (9.46%) Project Management
2 14 (9.46%) Change Management
3 12 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (8.11%) Change Control
4 11 (7.43%) Release Management
5 10 (6.76%) Strategic Planning
5 10 (6.76%) Data Management
6 9 (6.08%) Migration
7 8 (5.41%) Network Load Balancing
7 8 (5.41%) Workflow
8 7 (4.73%) PRINCE
8 7 (4.73%) CRM
8 7 (4.73%) Server Monitoring
9 6 (4.05%) High Availability
9 6 (4.05%) Content Management
10 5 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.38%) Problem Management
11 4 (2.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.27%) VB
2 28 (18.92%) SQL
3 24 (16.22%) VBScript
4 20 (13.51%) C#
5 17 (11.49%) C
6 14 (9.46%) Perl
6 14 (9.46%) Python
7 8 (5.41%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.05%) Java
9 5 (3.38%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.03%) C++
10 3 (2.03%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.35%) VBA
11 2 (1.35%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.35%) Ruby
12 1 (0.68%) AWK
12 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.68%) sed
12 1 (0.68%) R
12 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (9.46%) Degree
3 13 (8.78%) MCSE
4 4 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.70%) PMP
4 4 (2.70%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.70%) MCSA
5 3 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.03%) CCNA
5 3 (2.03%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.35%) MCP
7 1 (0.68%) MCITP
7 1 (0.68%) MCSD
7 1 (0.68%) OCP
7 1 (0.68%) OCA
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.14%) ISO 9001
2 10 (6.76%) SLA
3 3 (2.03%) QA
System Software
1 68 (45.95%) Active Directory
2 39 (26.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (14.19%) VMware ESX
4 14 (9.46%) vSphere
4 14 (9.46%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (8.78%) XenApp
6 8 (5.41%) XenDesktop
7 6 (4.05%) Hyper-V
8 5 (3.38%) ISA Server
9 4 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.03%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (1.35%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.68%) UAG
12 1 (0.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 40 (27.03%) SCCM
2 12 (8.11%) SCOM
3 7 (4.73%) MAILsweeper
3 7 (4.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (3.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.70%) WSUS
5 4 (2.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 4 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (2.03%) HP SIM
6 3 (2.03%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.35%) OpenView
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.68%) Ionix
8 1 (0.68%) Puppet
8 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 54 (36.49%) Microsoft
2 53 (35.81%) VMware
3 20 (13.51%) Citrix
3 20 (13.51%) Oracle
4 18 (12.16%) HP
5 13 (8.78%) Symantec
6 9 (6.08%) Kofax
7 8 (5.41%) RightFax
7 8 (5.41%) Clearswift
7 8 (5.41%) Remedy
8 7 (4.73%) Open Text
8 7 (4.73%) Websense
8 7 (4.73%) BMC
8 7 (4.73%) Cisco
8 7 (4.73%) Splunk
9 6 (4.05%) Altiris
10 5 (3.38%) Cognos
10 5 (3.38%) IBM
10 5 (3.38%) CA
10 5 (3.38%) Bloomberg
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