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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 121 142 117
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -25
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 81 61 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.48% 0.97% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.53% 2.30% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 39 80
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£355 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £22.83 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
PowerShell
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
2294 2653 2637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.87% 42.40% 41.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1831 2062 2054
Average daily rate £460 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £306 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 21
Average hourly rate £28.69 £27.50 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.30% -30.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.10 £50.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 1 May 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 1 May 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 92 (63.45%) Windows
2 61 (42.07%) Finance
3 47 (32.41%) Active Directory
4 42 (28.97%) Microsoft
5 41 (28.28%) VMware
6 40 (27.59%) SQL Server
7 37 (25.52%) SQL
8 31 (21.38%) .NET
9 29 (20.00%) VBScript
10 24 (16.55%) Citrix
11 23 (15.86%) IIS
11 23 (15.86%) DevOps
12 22 (15.17%) C#
12 22 (15.17%) MS Exchange
13 21 (14.48%) XenApp
13 21 (14.48%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (13.79%) Linux
15 19 (13.10%) Perl
15 19 (13.10%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (13.10%) Migration
15 19 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (13.10%) vSphere
16 18 (12.41%) SCCM
16 18 (12.41%) Release Management
16 18 (12.41%) Clustering
17 17 (11.72%) Team Foundation Server
18 16 (11.03%) SCOM
18 16 (11.03%) HP
19 15 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 23 (15.86%) IIS
2 22 (15.17%) MS Exchange
3 12 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (4.83%) Tomcat
7 6 (4.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.76%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.76%) Lync
10 3 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (2.07%) JBoss
11 2 (1.38%) Apache
12 1 (0.69%) Confluence
12 1 (0.69%) Mule
12 1 (0.69%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.69%) MindAlign
Applications
1 9 (6.21%) MS Excel
1 9 (6.21%) MS Office
2 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.69%) Remedy AR System
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.59%) Office 365
4 7 (4.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.45%) Mimecast
6 3 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.69%) Yammer
7 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.59%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.21%) SAN
2 9 (6.21%) LDAP
3 7 (4.83%) Firewall
3 7 (4.83%) DNS
4 6 (4.14%) DHCP
5 3 (2.07%) FTP
6 2 (1.38%) LAN
6 2 (1.38%) WAN
6 2 (1.38%) SMTP
6 2 (1.38%) Internet
6 2 (1.38%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.38%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.69%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.69%) Wireless
7 1 (0.69%) Softphone
7 1 (0.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (8.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.76%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (2.07%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.07%) SSDT
8 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.07%) DB2
9 2 (1.38%) MySQL
9 2 (1.38%) DTS
9 2 (1.38%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (11.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.14%) TeamCity
4 5 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.76%) JIRA
6 3 (2.07%) WiX
7 2 (1.38%) Ant
7 2 (1.38%) MSI
7 2 (1.38%) Maven
7 2 (1.38%) Subversion
7 2 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.38%) Hudson
7 2 (1.38%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.69%) Mockito
8 1 (0.69%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.69%) Selenium
8 1 (0.69%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.69%) Psake
8 1 (0.69%) tSQLt
General
1 61 (42.07%) Finance
2 15 (10.34%) Banking
3 6 (4.14%) Financial Institution
3 6 (4.14%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.76%) Retail
5 3 (2.07%) Front Office
6 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.38%) Back Office
7 1 (0.69%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Electronics
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (12.41%) Analyst
2 15 (10.34%) Consultant
2 15 (10.34%) Developer
3 12 (8.28%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (7.59%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (6.90%) Administrator
6 8 (5.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.83%) SQL Developer
8 6 (4.14%) Architect
8 6 (4.14%) DBA
8 6 (4.14%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.14%) SQL DBA
8 6 (4.14%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (4.14%) Messaging Analyst
8 6 (4.14%) Wintel Consultant
9 5 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.76%) Support Engineer
10 4 (2.76%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (2.76%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.38%) .NET
2 10 (6.90%) Web Services
3 5 (3.45%) J2EE
3 5 (3.45%) XML
4 3 (2.07%) Application Packaging
4 3 (2.07%) HTML
4 3 (2.07%) CSS
5 2 (1.38%) SOAP
5 2 (1.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.38%) XSLT
5 2 (1.38%) MDX
5 2 (1.38%) JSON
5 2 (1.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.38%) WCF
5 2 (1.38%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.38%) REST
6 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.69%) HTML5
6 1 (0.69%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.69%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.41%) Clustering
2 9 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.14%) PKI
3 6 (4.14%) iPad
4 5 (3.45%) Replication
5 4 (2.76%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.07%) EMC Centera
7 2 (1.38%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.38%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.38%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.69%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.69%) Wiki
8 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.69%) iPhone
8 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 92 (63.45%) Windows
2 21 (14.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (13.79%) Linux
4 19 (13.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (9.66%) Windows 7
5 14 (9.66%) UNIX
6 6 (4.14%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.76%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.76%) Solaris
8 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.69%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.86%) DevOps
2 19 (13.10%) Migration
3 18 (12.41%) Release Management
4 15 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (7.59%) ITIL
7 9 (6.21%) Project Management
8 8 (5.52%) E-Commerce
8 8 (5.52%) Change Management
8 8 (5.52%) Build Automation
9 7 (4.83%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (4.83%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.14%) Identity Management
10 6 (4.14%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.14%) Load Balancing
11 5 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (2.76%) Network Load Balancing
12 4 (2.76%) Problem Management
13 3 (2.07%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 37 (25.52%) SQL
2 29 (20.00%) VBScript
3 22 (15.17%) C#
4 19 (13.10%) Perl
5 11 (7.59%) T-SQL
5 11 (7.59%) Java
6 10 (6.90%) Python
7 8 (5.52%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.83%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.83%) VB
9 5 (3.45%) C++
9 5 (3.45%) C
10 4 (2.76%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.07%) VBA
12 2 (1.38%) Ruby
13 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.07%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.38%) MCSE
4 2 (1.38%) MCITP
5 1 (0.69%) CCEE
5 1 (0.69%) CCIA
5 1 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.69%) Degree
5 1 (0.69%) CCNP
5 1 (0.69%) CCNA
5 1 (0.69%) CCEA
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.45%) QA
2 4 (2.76%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (32.41%) Active Directory
2 21 (14.48%) XenApp
3 19 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (13.10%) vSphere
4 8 (5.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (5.52%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.14%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.38%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.38%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.38%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (1.38%) vCloud
6 2 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.69%) XenServer
7 1 (0.69%) Docker
7 1 (0.69%) KVM
7 1 (0.69%) Xen
7 1 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.69%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (12.41%) SCCM
2 16 (11.03%) SCOM
3 10 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (6.21%) Puppet
4 9 (6.21%) SCOrch
5 5 (3.45%) Ansible
6 4 (2.76%) StatsD
6 4 (2.76%) Graphite
7 2 (1.38%) Nagios
7 2 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.38%) Control-M
7 2 (1.38%) WMI
7 2 (1.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (1.38%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.69%) Salt
8 1 (0.69%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.69%) WSUS
8 1 (0.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 42 (28.97%) Microsoft
2 41 (28.28%) VMware
3 24 (16.55%) Citrix
4 16 (11.03%) HP
5 14 (9.66%) Oracle
6 8 (5.52%) Bloomberg
7 7 (4.83%) Reuters
8 5 (3.45%) Splunk
8 5 (3.45%) AppSense
8 5 (3.45%) Sybase
9 4 (2.76%) Symantec
9 4 (2.76%) EMC
9 4 (2.76%) Apple
9 4 (2.76%) Atlassian
10 3 (2.07%) F5
10 3 (2.07%) Greenplum
10 3 (2.07%) Perforce
10 3 (2.07%) McAfee
11 2 (1.38%) SAP
11 2 (1.38%) Sophos
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £397 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 19 days ago