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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 85 77 93
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 90 153 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.60% 2.83% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.32% 6.18% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 125 90
Median daily rate £450 £430 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +8.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £314 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+57.77% -2.17%
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
1692 2474 2499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.86% 45.82% 42.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1432 2060 1919
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 11
Median hourly rate £17.25 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £19.81 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £187.50 £116.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 118 (63.10%) Windows
2 85 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 78 (41.71%) Active Directory
4 72 (38.50%) VMware
5 61 (32.62%) Finance
6 59 (31.55%) SQL Server
7 58 (31.02%) Linux
8 55 (29.41%) Windows Server
9 43 (22.99%) DNS
10 41 (21.93%) Migration
11 40 (21.39%) .NET
11 40 (21.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 38 (20.32%) C#
12 38 (20.32%) Firewall
13 37 (19.79%) SQL
14 36 (19.25%) MS Excel
14 36 (19.25%) DevOps
15 35 (18.72%) Python
15 35 (18.72%) ITIL
15 35 (18.72%) Unix
16 34 (18.18%) Bash Shell
17 33 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
17 33 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
18 31 (16.58%) Amazon AWS
18 31 (16.58%) Windows Server 2008
19 28 (14.97%) SCOM
19 28 (14.97%) SharePoint
20 27 (14.44%) HTML
20 27 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
21 26 (13.90%) IIS

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 28 (14.97%) SharePoint
2 26 (13.90%) IIS
3 17 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 11 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (4.28%) Apache
5 8 (4.28%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (4.28%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (3.74%) JBoss
7 4 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.14%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.60%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.60%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.60%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.60%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.07%) Confluence
9 2 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 36 (19.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.81%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.07%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 31 (16.58%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.35%) Office 365
4 4 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.14%) SaaS
5 3 (1.60%) OneDrive
5 3 (1.60%) Yammer
6 2 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.07%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.53%) PaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (22.99%) DNS
2 38 (20.32%) Firewall
3 23 (12.30%) TCP/IP
4 14 (7.49%) LDAP
4 14 (7.49%) SAN
5 13 (6.95%) DHCP
5 13 (6.95%) LAN
5 13 (6.95%) WAN
6 12 (6.42%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (5.35%) Kerberos
8 7 (3.74%) Internet
8 7 (3.74%) Network Security
8 7 (3.74%) SSL
9 4 (2.14%) HTTP
9 4 (2.14%) NAS
9 4 (2.14%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.60%) Intranet
11 2 (1.07%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.07%) SSH
11 2 (1.07%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (31.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.21%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.14%) MySQL
7 3 (1.60%) DB2
7 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.07%) Big Data
8 2 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.07%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.07%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.07%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.53%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 21 (11.23%) Jenkins
2 18 (9.63%) TeamCity
3 15 (8.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (7.49%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (5.35%) Artifactory
6 7 (3.74%) JIRA
7 6 (3.21%) Subversion
8 5 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.67%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.67%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.60%) Eclipse RCP
9 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.07%) Maven
10 2 (1.07%) NuGet
10 2 (1.07%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.07%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.53%) Bower
11 1 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.53%) Travis CI
General
1 61 (32.62%) Finance
2 17 (9.09%) Banking
3 6 (3.21%) Back Office
3 6 (3.21%) Financial Institution
3 6 (3.21%) Front Office
4 5 (2.67%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.67%) Law
5 4 (2.14%) Legal
6 2 (1.07%) Advertising
6 2 (1.07%) Games
6 2 (1.07%) Marketing
6 2 (1.07%) Retail
7 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (20.32%) Administrator
2 26 (13.90%) Systems Administrator
3 22 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (10.16%) Analyst
4 19 (10.16%) Automation Engineer
5 18 (9.63%) Developer
6 15 (8.02%) Windows Engineer
7 9 (4.81%) Consultant
8 8 (4.28%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.74%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (3.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.74%) PowerShell Engineer
9 7 (3.74%) SharePoint Administrator
9 7 (3.74%) Windows Administrator
10 6 (3.21%) Active Directory Engineer
10 6 (3.21%) Applications Engineer
10 6 (3.21%) Migration Engineer
10 6 (3.21%) SharePoint Developer
10 6 (3.21%) SQL Developer
10 6 (3.21%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.39%) .NET
2 27 (14.44%) HTML
3 11 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.21%) Web Services
5 5 (2.67%) Middleware
5 5 (2.67%) Node.js
6 4 (2.14%) CSS
6 4 (2.14%) jQuery
6 4 (2.14%) JRuby
6 4 (2.14%) XML
7 3 (1.60%) EJB
7 3 (1.60%) J2EE
7 3 (1.60%) LAMP
7 3 (1.60%) SAML
7 3 (1.60%) Swing
7 3 (1.60%) SWT
7 3 (1.60%) WCF
8 2 (1.07%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.07%) ELK Stack
8 2 (1.07%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.70%) Clustering
2 17 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 12 (6.42%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.21%) Device Driver
5 6 (3.21%) Equities
5 6 (3.21%) Fixed Income
5 6 (3.21%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.67%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.14%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.14%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.14%) NHS
7 4 (2.14%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.07%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.07%) Derivative
8 2 (1.07%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.07%) Replication
9 1 (0.53%) New Media
9 1 (0.53%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 118 (63.10%) Windows
2 58 (31.02%) Linux
3 55 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 35 (18.72%) Unix
5 33 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (16.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (4.28%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.21%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.67%) Windows 10
11 4 (2.14%) CentOS
11 4 (2.14%) VyOS
11 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.14%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.07%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.07%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.07%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.53%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.93%) Migration
2 36 (19.25%) DevOps
3 35 (18.72%) ITIL
4 33 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (8.56%) Change Management
7 15 (8.02%) Configuration Management
8 12 (6.42%) Release Management
9 10 (5.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (5.35%) High Availability
9 10 (5.35%) Incident Management
10 9 (4.81%) Mentoring
10 9 (4.81%) Open Source
10 9 (4.81%) Software Delivery
11 8 (4.28%) Data Management
11 8 (4.28%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (3.74%) Asset Management
12 7 (3.74%) ITIL V3
12 7 (3.74%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (3.74%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.32%) C#
2 37 (19.79%) SQL
3 35 (18.72%) Python
4 34 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 24 (12.83%) Perl
6 22 (11.76%) Java
7 14 (7.49%) VBScript
8 11 (5.88%) Ruby
9 10 (5.35%) JavaScript
10 7 (3.74%) C++
10 7 (3.74%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.21%) PHP
12 5 (2.67%) VB
12 5 (2.67%) VBA
13 3 (1.60%) C
14 2 (1.07%) Delphi
14 2 (1.07%) Pascal
14 2 (1.07%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.07%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.07%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (7.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (6.42%) MCSE
2 12 (6.42%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.88%) MCP
4 10 (5.35%) CCNA
4 10 (5.35%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.81%) Degree
6 6 (3.21%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.21%) MCITP
6 6 (3.21%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.60%) CISA
7 3 (1.60%) CISM
7 3 (1.60%) CISSP
7 3 (1.60%) MCSA
7 3 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.53%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.53%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.14%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.07%) QA
2 2 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.07%) SLA
2 2 (1.07%) WCAG
System Software
1 78 (41.71%) Active Directory
2 40 (21.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.02%) vSphere
4 14 (7.49%) VMware ESX
5 13 (6.95%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (6.42%) XenDesktop
7 10 (5.35%) Hyper-V
7 10 (5.35%) XenApp
8 6 (3.21%) NFS
9 4 (2.14%) BitLocker
9 4 (2.14%) DFS Replication
9 4 (2.14%) Docker
9 4 (2.14%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.07%) Xen
12 1 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.53%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.53%) Samba
12 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (14.97%) SCOM
2 24 (12.83%) Ansible
3 23 (12.30%) Puppet
4 19 (10.16%) SCCM
5 16 (8.56%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (5.88%) Nagios
7 6 (3.21%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 6 (3.21%) WSUS
8 5 (2.67%) BladeLogic
8 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (2.14%) Backup Exec
9 4 (2.14%) HP SIM
9 4 (2.14%) SCOrch
10 3 (1.60%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (1.07%) Control-M
11 2 (1.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (1.07%) logstash
11 2 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (1.07%) vRealize
Vendors
1 85 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 72 (38.50%) VMware
3 25 (13.37%) Cisco
4 24 (12.83%) Citrix
4 24 (12.83%) Oracle
5 20 (10.70%) HP
6 15 (8.02%) CheckPoint
7 14 (7.49%) Dell
8 11 (5.88%) Symantec
9 10 (5.35%) Red Hat
10 8 (4.28%) TOWER Software
11 7 (3.74%) Sybase
12 6 (3.21%) Bloomberg
13 5 (2.67%) 3PAR
13 5 (2.67%) NetApp
13 5 (2.67%) Remedy
13 5 (2.67%) Splunk
14 4 (2.14%) Brocade
14 4 (2.14%) Sitecore
14 4 (2.14%) Vyatta
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £250 - £315 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago