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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 132 139 158
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +19
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 71 92 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.21% 1.30% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.77% 3.06% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 65 34
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £329
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +26.43%
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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
2563 3007 2518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.68% 42.55% 39.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2078 2337 1975
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £20.22 £14.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.69 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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.

1 126 (66.67%) Windows
2 93 (49.21%) Microsoft
3 68 (35.98%) Banking
4 64 (33.86%) VMware
4 64 (33.86%) Active Directory
5 60 (31.75%) SQL Server
6 52 (27.51%) ITIL
7 51 (26.98%) SQL
8 49 (25.93%) Citrix
9 48 (25.40%) Finance
10 46 (24.34%) Linux
11 45 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 44 (23.28%) VMware Infrastructure
13 36 (19.05%) Oracle
14 30 (15.87%) MS Exchange
15 29 (15.34%) C#
16 28 (14.81%) WebSphere
17 27 (14.29%) SharePoint
17 27 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
18 26 (13.76%) Tivoli
18 26 (13.76%) JBoss
19 25 (13.23%) .NET
19 25 (13.23%) Shell Script
19 25 (13.23%) Oracle RMAN
19 25 (13.23%) Release Management
20 24 (12.70%) C
20 24 (12.70%) Tomcat
21 23 (12.17%) VBScript
21 23 (12.17%) SCCM
21 23 (12.17%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (15.87%) MS Exchange
2 28 (14.81%) WebSphere
3 27 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 26 (13.76%) JBoss
5 24 (12.70%) Tomcat
6 23 (12.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (10.58%) WebLogic
7 20 (10.58%) IIS
7 20 (10.58%) GlassFish
8 13 (6.88%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (6.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (3.17%) Lync
12 6 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (2.65%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (1.59%) Apache
14 3 (1.59%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (10.58%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.41%) MS Office
3 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.06%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) MS Project
4 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.06%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.53%) Endur
4 1 (0.53%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.23%) Office 365
2 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.59%) GitHub
5 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.58%) DNS
2 16 (8.47%) SAN
3 12 (6.35%) DHCP
4 10 (5.29%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.17%) NetScaler
6 5 (2.65%) DMZ
6 5 (2.65%) Unified Communications
7 4 (2.12%) Firewall
7 4 (2.12%) VLAN
8 3 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (1.59%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.06%) LDAP
9 2 (1.06%) SMTP
9 2 (1.06%) FTP
10 1 (0.53%) SSL
10 1 (0.53%) Intranet
10 1 (0.53%) Internet
10 1 (0.53%) VPN
10 1 (0.53%) VoIP
10 1 (0.53%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (31.75%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (5.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (5.29%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (2.65%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.65%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.12%) MySQL
9 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.53%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (5.29%) Selenium
2 10 (5.29%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 8 (4.23%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.70%) MSBuild
6 6 (3.17%) Artifactory
6 6 (3.17%) Maven
7 4 (2.12%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 4 (2.12%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.12%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.59%) Serena SBM
8 3 (1.59%) NuGet
9 2 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.53%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.53%) AdminStudio
10 1 (0.53%) Subversion
10 1 (0.53%) tSQLt
10 1 (0.53%) Hudson
10 1 (0.53%) WiX
General
1 68 (35.98%) Banking
2 48 (25.40%) Finance
3 21 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.76%) Retail
5 7 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.17%) Back Office
7 4 (2.12%) Law
8 3 (1.59%) Front Office
8 3 (1.59%) Legal
9 1 (0.53%) Advertising
9 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (21.16%) Administrator
2 26 (13.76%) Developer
3 25 (13.23%) Analyst
4 20 (10.58%) Consultant
5 11 (5.82%) C# Developer
6 10 (5.29%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (5.29%) Support Analyst
7 9 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 9 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
7 9 (4.76%) Server Engineer
8 8 (4.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (4.23%) Windows Administrator
8 8 (4.23%) Architect
9 7 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
9 7 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (3.70%) Applications Support
9 7 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.70%) DevOps Consultant
10 6 (3.17%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.23%) .NET
2 10 (5.29%) HTML
3 9 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 9 (4.76%) WCF
3 9 (4.76%) jQuery
3 9 (4.76%) HTML5
4 8 (4.23%) Middleware
5 7 (3.70%) Web Services
6 6 (3.17%) .NET Framework
6 6 (3.17%) CSS
7 5 (2.65%) XML
7 5 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (2.65%) Application Packaging
7 5 (2.65%) Silverlight
8 4 (2.12%) WPF
8 4 (2.12%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (2.12%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.12%) CSS3
9 3 (1.59%) LAMP
9 3 (1.59%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.82%) Clustering
2 9 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.23%) Replication
4 6 (3.17%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.12%) iPad
5 4 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.59%) NHS
6 3 (1.59%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.59%) iPhone
7 2 (1.06%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.06%) CMDB
7 2 (1.06%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.06%) Open Source
7 2 (1.06%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.06%) SecurID
8 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 126 (66.67%) Windows
2 46 (24.34%) Linux
3 45 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (11.64%) Windows 7
6 18 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (5.29%) UNIX
8 5 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.65%) Android
9 3 (1.59%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.59%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.06%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.06%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.53%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.51%) ITIL
2 25 (13.23%) Release Management
3 19 (10.05%) Migration
4 16 (8.47%) DevOps
5 12 (6.35%) Problem Management
6 11 (5.82%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (5.82%) Change Management
7 10 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (5.29%) MVC
7 10 (5.29%) E-Commerce
8 9 (4.76%) CRM
8 9 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (4.23%) Configuration Management
10 7 (3.70%) Incident Management
10 7 (3.70%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.70%) Time Management
11 5 (2.65%) TDD
12 4 (2.12%) Kanban
12 4 (2.12%) BDD
12 4 (2.12%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 51 (26.98%) SQL
2 29 (15.34%) C#
3 25 (13.23%) Shell Script
4 24 (12.70%) C
5 23 (12.17%) VBScript
6 16 (8.47%) VB
6 16 (8.47%) T-SQL
7 13 (6.88%) JavaScript
8 9 (4.76%) Java
9 8 (4.23%) Perl
10 7 (3.70%) Python
11 6 (3.17%) Ruby
12 3 (1.59%) VBA
12 3 (1.59%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.06%) C++
14 1 (0.53%) PHP
14 1 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.76%) Degree
4 8 (4.23%) MCITP
4 8 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (4.23%) MCSE
5 6 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.59%) CCNA
6 3 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.59%) RHCE
6 3 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.59%) RHCT
6 3 (1.59%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.12%) QA
3 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.06%) GPG13
3 2 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (33.86%) Active Directory
2 44 (23.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (13.23%) Oracle RMAN
4 20 (10.58%) XenServer
5 18 (9.52%) XenApp
6 16 (8.47%) vSphere
7 8 (4.23%) XenDesktop
7 8 (4.23%) VMware ESX
8 7 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.65%) Hyper-V
9 5 (2.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.59%) NFS
11 2 (1.06%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.06%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.06%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.53%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.53%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (13.76%) Tivoli
2 23 (12.17%) SCCM
3 17 (8.99%) SCOM
4 11 (5.82%) Puppet
5 10 (5.29%) SCOrch
6 9 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 8 (4.23%) WMI
8 7 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (2.12%) BladeLogic
10 3 (1.59%) Control-M
10 3 (1.59%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (1.59%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (1.59%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.59%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (1.59%) HP SIM
10 3 (1.59%) Data Guard
11 2 (1.06%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (1.06%) SCVMM
11 2 (1.06%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 93 (49.21%) Microsoft
2 64 (33.86%) VMware
3 49 (25.93%) Citrix
4 36 (19.05%) Oracle
5 19 (10.05%) LANDesk
6 13 (6.88%) HP
7 12 (6.35%) IBM
8 10 (5.29%) Altiris
8 10 (5.29%) NetApp
8 10 (5.29%) Symantec
9 7 (3.70%) Dell
9 7 (3.70%) Splunk
9 7 (3.70%) Cyber-Ark
10 6 (3.17%) BMC
10 6 (3.17%) Reuters
10 6 (3.17%) Bloomberg
11 5 (2.65%) EMC
11 5 (2.65%) Cognos
11 5 (2.65%) IronPort
12 4 (2.12%) Sophos
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