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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 88 138 175
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +37
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 115 89 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.95% 1.23% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.57% 2.81% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 58 31
Average daily rate
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£365 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+71.55% -27.33%
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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
2514 3165 2999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.56% 43.63% 38.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1977 2457 2313
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.26 £17.39 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £143.00 £52.75 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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.

1 130 (67.36%) Windows
2 91 (47.15%) Microsoft
3 74 (38.34%) Banking
4 68 (35.23%) SQL Server
5 67 (34.72%) VMware
6 66 (34.20%) Active Directory
7 52 (26.94%) SQL
8 51 (26.42%) ITIL
8 51 (26.42%) Linux
8 51 (26.42%) Finance
9 49 (25.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 47 (24.35%) Citrix
11 45 (23.32%) Oracle
12 44 (22.80%) Windows Server 2008
13 35 (18.13%) VBScript
14 34 (17.62%) WebSphere
14 34 (17.62%) Release Management
15 30 (15.54%) MS Exchange
16 29 (15.03%) Windows Server 2003
17 28 (14.51%) SharePoint
17 28 (14.51%) C#
18 27 (13.99%) C
19 25 (12.95%) Tivoli
19 25 (12.95%) ISO 9001
20 24 (12.44%) JBoss
20 24 (12.44%) Oracle RMAN
20 24 (12.44%) SCCM
21 23 (11.92%) Shell Script
22 22 (11.40%) Tomcat
22 22 (11.40%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 34 (17.62%) WebSphere
2 30 (15.54%) MS Exchange
3 28 (14.51%) SharePoint
4 22 (11.40%) Tomcat
5 20 (10.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (9.84%) WebLogic
6 19 (9.84%) IIS
7 18 (9.33%) GlassFish
8 14 (7.25%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (6.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (4.66%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (3.11%) Lync
14 5 (2.59%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
16 2 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (1.04%) IBM Notes
16 2 (1.04%) Apache
17 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 22 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.66%) MS Office
3 3 (1.55%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.04%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.52%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.11%) Office 365
2 5 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.55%) GitHub
4 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.88%) DNS
2 19 (9.84%) SAN
3 11 (5.70%) DHCP
4 7 (3.63%) DMZ
4 7 (3.63%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.59%) Unified Communications
5 5 (2.59%) NetScaler
6 4 (2.07%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (2.07%) VLAN
6 4 (2.07%) iSCSI
6 4 (2.07%) Firewall
7 2 (1.04%) VPN
7 2 (1.04%) LAN
7 2 (1.04%) SMS
7 2 (1.04%) WAN
7 2 (1.04%) SMTP
8 1 (0.52%) VoIP
8 1 (0.52%) FTP
8 1 (0.52%) HTTP
8 1 (0.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (35.23%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (6.22%) Oracle Database
3 11 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (4.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.59%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.59%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.55%) MySQL
9 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.04%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.52%) SSDT
10 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (5.18%) Selenium
3 8 (4.15%) TeamCity
3 8 (4.15%) MSBuild
3 8 (4.15%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.63%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.11%) Maven
5 6 (3.11%) Artifactory
6 4 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (2.07%) Serena SBM
6 4 (2.07%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.55%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 3 (1.55%) NuGet
8 2 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.52%) WiX
9 1 (0.52%) NUnit
9 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 74 (38.34%) Banking
2 51 (26.42%) Finance
3 19 (9.84%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.66%) Retail
5 7 (3.63%) Back Office
6 6 (3.11%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.55%) Law
8 2 (1.04%) Front Office
9 1 (0.52%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Legal
9 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (19.17%) Administrator
2 24 (12.44%) Analyst
3 21 (10.88%) Developer
4 17 (8.81%) Consultant
5 14 (7.25%) Deployment Engineer
6 13 (6.74%) Server Engineer
7 9 (4.66%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (4.15%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.15%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.15%) Applications Support
9 7 (3.63%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.63%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.63%) Architect
9 7 (3.63%) Windows Administrator
9 7 (3.63%) DevOps Consultant
10 6 (3.11%) DBA
11 5 (2.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (2.59%) Operations Analyst
11 5 (2.59%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (2.59%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.40%) .NET
2 10 (5.18%) jQuery
3 9 (4.66%) WCF
3 9 (4.66%) HTML
3 9 (4.66%) ASP.NET
3 9 (4.66%) Middleware
4 8 (4.15%) Web Services
5 7 (3.63%) HTML5
6 6 (3.11%) CSS
6 6 (3.11%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.59%) XML
7 5 (2.59%) WPF
7 5 (2.59%) Silverlight
7 5 (2.59%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.07%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (2.07%) Application Packaging
8 4 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.07%) CSS3
9 3 (1.55%) Backbone.js
9 3 (1.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.22%) Clustering
2 8 (4.15%) Replication
3 6 (3.11%) Blackberry
3 6 (3.11%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.07%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.07%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.55%) NHS
7 2 (1.04%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.04%) CMDB
7 2 (1.04%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.04%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.04%) Open Source
8 1 (0.52%) Kindle
8 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.52%) User Experience
8 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.52%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 130 (67.36%) Windows
2 51 (26.42%) Linux
3 44 (22.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (15.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (8.81%) Windows 7
6 11 (5.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (5.18%) UNIX
8 6 (3.11%) Android
9 5 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.52%) Solaris
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.52%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (26.42%) ITIL
2 34 (17.62%) Release Management
3 16 (8.29%) Migration
4 14 (7.25%) DevOps
5 12 (6.22%) Change Management
5 12 (6.22%) Problem Management
6 10 (5.18%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (5.18%) MVC
7 9 (4.66%) CRM
7 9 (4.66%) E-Commerce
8 8 (4.15%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (3.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.63%) Time Management
10 6 (3.11%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.11%) TDD
10 6 (3.11%) Configuration Management
11 4 (2.07%) Scrum
11 4 (2.07%) Service Delivery
11 4 (2.07%) Kanban
11 4 (2.07%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 52 (26.94%) SQL
2 35 (18.13%) VBScript
3 28 (14.51%) C#
4 27 (13.99%) C
5 23 (11.92%) Shell Script
6 18 (9.33%) VB
7 14 (7.25%) T-SQL
7 14 (7.25%) JavaScript
8 9 (4.66%) Java
9 5 (2.59%) Perl
9 5 (2.59%) Python
9 5 (2.59%) Ruby
10 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.04%) VBA
11 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.52%) VB6
11 1 (0.52%) PHP
11 1 (0.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (4.66%) MCITP
2 9 (4.66%) Degree
2 9 (4.66%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (3.63%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.11%) MCSE
6 3 (1.55%) CCNA
6 3 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.55%) RHCE
6 3 (1.55%) RHCT
7 2 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.52%) MCTS
8 1 (0.52%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.95%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.07%) QA
3 2 (1.04%) GPG13
3 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 66 (34.20%) Active Directory
2 49 (25.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (12.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 20 (10.36%) vSphere
5 18 (9.33%) XenServer
6 14 (7.25%) XenApp
7 8 (4.15%) VMware ESX
8 7 (3.63%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (3.11%) XenDesktop
10 5 (2.59%) Hyper-V
10 5 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (2.07%) NFS
12 3 (1.55%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.04%) ISA Server
13 2 (1.04%) Terminal Server
13 2 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (1.04%) vCloud
14 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (12.95%) Tivoli
2 24 (12.44%) SCCM
3 12 (6.22%) SCOM
4 9 (4.66%) Puppet
5 8 (4.15%) WMI
5 8 (4.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 8 (4.15%) SCOrch
6 7 (3.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (2.07%) HP SIM
7 4 (2.07%) BladeLogic
8 3 (1.55%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (1.55%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (1.55%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.55%) Control-M
8 3 (1.55%) Data Guard
9 2 (1.04%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.04%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.04%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 2 (1.04%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 91 (47.15%) Microsoft
2 67 (34.72%) VMware
3 47 (24.35%) Citrix
4 45 (23.32%) Oracle
5 24 (12.44%) JBoss
6 20 (10.36%) HP
7 19 (9.84%) LANDesk
8 15 (7.77%) IBM
9 13 (6.74%) Cognos
10 11 (5.70%) NetApp
11 9 (4.66%) Symantec
12 8 (4.15%) Altiris
13 7 (3.63%) Splunk
13 7 (3.63%) Dell
14 6 (3.11%) EMC
14 6 (3.11%) BMC
14 6 (3.11%) Cyber-Ark
15 5 (2.59%) IronPort
16 4 (2.07%) Serena
16 4 (2.07%) Sophos
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