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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 71 102 148
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +46
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 96 104 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.86% 1.85% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.96% 4.40% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 82 41
Median daily rate £475 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.07% -1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.77% -16.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £26.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+42.30% -11.86%
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
1611 2362 2529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.05% 41.92% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1376 1909 1992
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £647
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £19.72 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £46.80 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 29 May 2016.

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 May 2016, 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.

1 119 (62.96%) Windows
2 69 (36.51%) Microsoft
3 64 (33.86%) VMware
4 63 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 61 (32.28%) SQL Server
6 60 (31.75%) Finance
7 55 (29.10%) Active Directory
8 49 (25.93%) C#
8 49 (25.93%) SQL
9 47 (24.87%) Linux
10 43 (22.75%) .NET
11 39 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (19.05%) Migration
12 36 (19.05%) ITIL
13 35 (18.52%) Citrix
13 35 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
14 32 (16.93%) Windows Server 2008
15 31 (16.40%) DNS
16 30 (15.87%) IIS
17 28 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
17 28 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
18 26 (13.76%) Unix
18 26 (13.76%) MS Excel
18 26 (13.76%) SharePoint
19 25 (13.23%) DevOps
19 25 (13.23%) Bash Shell
20 24 (12.70%) Python
21 23 (12.17%) TCP/IP
22 22 (11.64%) HTML

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 30 (15.87%) IIS
2 26 (13.76%) SharePoint
3 16 (8.47%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.17%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.59%) CMS
7 3 (1.59%) Node.js
7 3 (1.59%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.06%) Apache
8 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 26 (13.76%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.41%) MS Office
3 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.06%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (10.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (7.94%) Office 365
4 5 (2.65%) SaaS
5 4 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.59%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.59%) Yammer
7 2 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.06%) GitHub
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.53%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.53%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.53%) PaaS
8 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (16.40%) DNS
2 23 (12.17%) TCP/IP
3 17 (8.99%) Firewall
4 15 (7.94%) SAN
5 13 (6.88%) Internet
6 10 (5.29%) DHCP
7 9 (4.76%) LAN
7 9 (4.76%) WAN
8 8 (4.23%) LDAP
9 7 (3.70%) Network Security
10 4 (2.12%) NAS
10 4 (2.12%) NetScaler
10 4 (2.12%) Skype
11 3 (1.59%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.59%) SNMP
12 2 (1.06%) DMZ
12 2 (1.06%) Intranet
12 2 (1.06%) SSL
12 2 (1.06%) VPN
12 2 (1.06%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (32.28%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (3.17%) MySQL
5 6 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.12%) DB2
6 4 (2.12%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.12%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.53%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.53%) Power BI
9 1 (0.53%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 17 (8.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (7.94%) Jenkins
2 15 (7.94%) TeamCity
3 11 (5.82%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (4.76%) Artifactory
4 9 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.70%) MSI
5 7 (3.70%) Subversion
6 5 (2.65%) JIRA
6 5 (2.65%) NUnit
6 5 (2.65%) Selenium
7 4 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (2.12%) InstallShield
7 4 (2.12%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.12%) NCrunch
7 4 (2.12%) NSubstitute
7 4 (2.12%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.06%) AdminStudio
8 2 (1.06%) Maven
8 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 60 (31.75%) Finance
2 21 (11.11%) Banking
3 12 (6.35%) Front Office
4 8 (4.23%) Financial Institution
4 8 (4.23%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.65%) Back Office
6 2 (1.06%) Law
6 2 (1.06%) Legal
6 2 (1.06%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (15.87%) Analyst
2 25 (13.23%) Administrator
3 20 (10.58%) Windows Engineer
4 17 (8.99%) Developer
5 16 (8.47%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
7 13 (6.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (6.88%) PowerShell Engineer
7 13 (6.88%) Support Engineer
8 9 (4.76%) Consultant
9 8 (4.23%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.23%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (4.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.23%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.70%) Architect
10 7 (3.70%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.70%) Wintel Analyst
11 6 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.17%) Server Engineer
11 6 (3.17%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.75%) .NET
2 22 (11.64%) HTML
3 15 (7.94%) ASP.NET
4 10 (5.29%) .NET Framework
5 8 (4.23%) Web Services
6 7 (3.70%) HTML5
6 7 (3.70%) WCF
7 6 (3.17%) jQuery
7 6 (3.17%) JRuby
8 5 (2.65%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (2.65%) CSS
8 5 (2.65%) WPF
9 4 (2.12%) Caliburn.Micro
9 4 (2.12%) CSS3
9 4 (2.12%) ELK Stack
9 4 (2.12%) Entity Framework
9 4 (2.12%) Kendo UI
9 4 (2.12%) LINQ
10 3 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.47%) Clustering
2 13 (6.88%) Public Cloud
3 9 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.76%) Hedge funds
4 6 (3.17%) Replication
5 5 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.65%) Equities
5 5 (2.65%) Fixed Income
5 5 (2.65%) User Experience
6 4 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.12%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.12%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.12%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.12%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.06%) iPad
8 2 (1.06%) iPhone
8 2 (1.06%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 119 (62.96%) Windows
2 63 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 47 (24.87%) Linux
4 32 (16.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (13.76%) Unix
7 11 (5.82%) Windows 7
8 6 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.65%) VyOS
10 3 (1.59%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.06%) AIX
11 2 (1.06%) Android
11 2 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.06%) SUSE
11 2 (1.06%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.53%) CentOS
12 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (19.05%) ITIL
2 36 (19.05%) Migration
3 28 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (13.23%) DevOps
5 18 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 14 (7.41%) Change Management
7 13 (6.88%) Release Management
8 11 (5.82%) Incident Management
9 10 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (5.29%) Server Building
10 9 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (4.76%) High Availability
10 9 (4.76%) ITIL V3
10 9 (4.76%) Software Delivery
10 9 (4.76%) TDD
11 8 (4.23%) Workflow
12 7 (3.70%) Asset Management
12 7 (3.70%) BDD
12 7 (3.70%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 49 (25.93%) C#
1 49 (25.93%) SQL
2 25 (13.23%) Bash Shell
3 24 (12.70%) Python
4 16 (8.47%) Perl
4 16 (8.47%) VBScript
5 15 (7.94%) Java
6 14 (7.41%) T-SQL
7 10 (5.29%) Ruby
7 10 (5.29%) VB
8 9 (4.76%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.65%) C++
10 3 (1.59%) Korn
10 3 (1.59%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.59%) VBA
11 2 (1.06%) PHP
11 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.06%) R
11 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.06%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.23%) MCSE
2 8 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.17%) Degree
4 5 (2.65%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.12%) MCITP
6 3 (1.59%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.59%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.59%) MCSA
7 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.53%) CCA
7 1 (0.53%) CCNA
7 1 (0.53%) CCNP
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.53%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.53%) MCDST
7 1 (0.53%) MCTS
7 1 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.06%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 55 (29.10%) Active Directory
2 35 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (7.94%) XenApp
4 11 (5.82%) vSphere
4 11 (5.82%) XenDesktop
5 8 (4.23%) Hyper-V
6 7 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (3.17%) VMware ESX
7 6 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.65%) NFS
9 4 (2.12%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.59%) Docker
10 3 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.06%) Xen
12 1 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.53%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.53%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 21 (11.11%) Puppet
2 20 (10.58%) SCCM
3 19 (10.05%) Ansible
3 19 (10.05%) SCOM
4 12 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (4.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 8 (4.23%) Nagios
6 7 (3.70%) SCOrch
7 6 (3.17%) BladeLogic
8 5 (2.65%) HP SIM
9 4 (2.12%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.59%) Control-M
10 3 (1.59%) Kibana
10 3 (1.59%) logstash
10 3 (1.59%) NetBackup
11 2 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (1.06%) Ganglia
11 2 (1.06%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (1.06%) OpenView
11 2 (1.06%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 69 (36.51%) Microsoft
2 64 (33.86%) VMware
3 35 (18.52%) Citrix
4 20 (10.58%) Oracle
5 18 (9.52%) HP
6 13 (6.88%) Cisco
7 12 (6.35%) Dell
8 11 (5.82%) Bloomberg
9 10 (5.29%) NetApp
10 9 (4.76%) TOWER Software
11 6 (3.17%) Sitecore
11 6 (3.17%) Vyatta
12 5 (2.65%) 3PAR
12 5 (2.65%) AppSense
12 5 (2.65%) Brocade
12 5 (2.65%) IBM
12 5 (2.65%) Reuters
12 5 (2.65%) Splunk
12 5 (2.65%) Symantec
13 4 (2.12%) TIBCO
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £450 - £850 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
aap3
Rate: £300 - £311 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago