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 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 121 142 117
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -25
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 71 69 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.37% 1.12% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.15% 2.60% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 42 57
Average daily rate
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£425 £423 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £282 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £462 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-4.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +9.82%
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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
2255 2653 2427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.47% 43.22% 41.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1812 2012 1936
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 19
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% -7.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £26.65 £17.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £82.00 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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 80 (62.50%) Windows
2 52 (40.63%) Microsoft
3 51 (39.84%) Finance
4 49 (38.28%) Active Directory
5 38 (29.69%) SQL Server
6 36 (28.13%) SQL
7 32 (25.00%) VMware
8 30 (23.44%) .NET
9 25 (19.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (18.75%) MS Exchange
11 23 (17.97%) C#
12 22 (17.19%) VBScript
13 19 (14.84%) Migration
13 19 (14.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (14.84%) DevOps
14 18 (14.06%) Citrix
15 17 (13.28%) Banking
15 17 (13.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (13.28%) SCCM
16 16 (12.50%) Windows 7
16 16 (12.50%) ITIL
17 15 (11.72%) Linux
17 15 (11.72%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (11.72%) XenApp
17 15 (11.72%) SCOM
18 14 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
18 14 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (10.94%) IIS
18 14 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
19 13 (10.16%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 24 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.94%) IIS
2 14 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (9.38%) SharePoint
4 11 (8.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (5.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (4.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.91%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (3.13%) Lync
9 4 (3.13%) JBoss
10 3 (2.34%) Tomcat
10 3 (2.34%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.56%) Apache
11 2 (1.56%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.56%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.78%) MindAlign
12 1 (0.78%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (7.81%) MS Office
2 9 (7.03%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.78%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.78%) Endur
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.59%) Office 365
3 7 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.78%) Yammer
5 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.81%) LDAP
2 8 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.47%) DNS
4 6 (4.69%) SAN
4 6 (4.69%) Firewall
5 5 (3.91%) DHCP
6 3 (2.34%) FTP
6 3 (2.34%) SMTP
7 2 (1.56%) Internet
7 2 (1.56%) LAN
7 2 (1.56%) WAN
7 2 (1.56%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.78%) POP3
8 1 (0.78%) SSL
8 1 (0.78%) DMZ
8 1 (0.78%) Wireless
8 1 (0.78%) Softphone
8 1 (0.78%) VLAN
8 1 (0.78%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.34%) DB2
8 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.56%) DTS
8 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.56%) SSDT
8 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.56%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (10.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 5 (3.91%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.34%) WiX
5 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 2 (1.56%) Ant
6 2 (1.56%) Hudson
6 2 (1.56%) MSI
6 2 (1.56%) Maven
6 2 (1.56%) tSQLt
6 2 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.78%) JIRA
7 1 (0.78%) Selenium
7 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.78%) Serena SBM
7 1 (0.78%) Subversion
7 1 (0.78%) Toad
7 1 (0.78%) Mockito
7 1 (0.78%) Artifactory
General
1 51 (39.84%) Finance
2 17 (13.28%) Banking
3 6 (4.69%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.91%) Retail
5 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.56%) Law
6 2 (1.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Publishing
7 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.78%) Front Office
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
7 1 (0.78%) Electronics
7 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (15.63%) Analyst
2 18 (14.06%) Developer
3 14 (10.94%) Consultant
4 10 (7.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (7.03%) Administrator
6 8 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.47%) SQL Developer
8 6 (4.69%) SQL DBA
8 6 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) DBA
8 6 (4.69%) Messaging Analyst
9 5 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.91%) Architect
9 5 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.13%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (3.13%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.13%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.44%) .NET
2 6 (4.69%) XML
3 5 (3.91%) J2EE
3 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.91%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.91%) Web Services
4 4 (3.13%) HTML
5 3 (2.34%) jQuery
5 3 (2.34%) WCF
5 3 (2.34%) WPF
5 3 (2.34%) Silverlight
5 3 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.34%) HTML5
6 2 (1.56%) SOAP
6 2 (1.56%) JSON
6 2 (1.56%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.78%) MDX
7 1 (0.78%) JSTL
7 1 (0.78%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.59%) Clustering
2 6 (4.69%) PKI
2 6 (4.69%) iPad
3 5 (3.91%) Replication
4 4 (3.13%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.34%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.34%) iPhone
6 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.56%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.56%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.56%) SecurID
7 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.78%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.78%) Wiki
7 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.78%) DTV
7 1 (0.78%) Handset
7 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 80 (62.50%) Windows
2 25 (19.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (14.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 15 (11.72%) Linux
6 14 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (5.47%) UNIX
8 4 (3.13%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.13%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.34%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.78%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.84%) Migration
1 19 (14.84%) DevOps
2 16 (12.50%) ITIL
3 15 (11.72%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (9.38%) Release Management
5 7 (5.47%) Configuration Management
6 6 (4.69%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.69%) Change Management
6 6 (4.69%) Identity Management
6 6 (4.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (4.69%) Build Automation
7 5 (3.91%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (3.91%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.13%) Use Case
8 4 (3.13%) Database Security
8 4 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.13%) MVC
8 4 (3.13%) CRM
8 4 (3.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 36 (28.13%) SQL
2 23 (17.97%) C#
3 22 (17.19%) VBScript
4 12 (9.38%) Perl
5 10 (7.81%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.69%) Java
6 6 (4.69%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.91%) VB
7 5 (3.91%) C
7 5 (3.91%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.91%) Python
8 4 (3.13%) VBA
8 4 (3.13%) Ruby
9 3 (2.34%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.78%) R
11 1 (0.78%) C++
11 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.13%) Degree
4 3 (2.34%) MCITP
4 3 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.56%) MCSE
6 1 (0.78%) MCSA
6 1 (0.78%) CCNP
6 1 (0.78%) CCNA
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.56%) SLA
1 2 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 49 (38.28%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.72%) XenApp
3 14 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (9.38%) vSphere
5 8 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (3.91%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (2.34%) XenServer
8 3 (2.34%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.56%) Sendmail
9 2 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.56%) vCloud
9 2 (1.56%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.78%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.78%) Xen
10 1 (0.78%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (13.28%) SCCM
2 15 (11.72%) SCOM
3 9 (7.03%) Puppet
4 7 (5.47%) SCOrch
5 5 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.56%) Ansible
6 2 (1.56%) WMI
6 2 (1.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (1.56%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.56%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.78%) Graphite
7 1 (0.78%) MOM
7 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.78%) Nagios
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.78%) Salt
7 1 (0.78%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.78%) StatsD
7 1 (0.78%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 52 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 32 (25.00%) VMware
3 18 (14.06%) Citrix
4 12 (9.38%) Oracle
5 9 (7.03%) HP
6 7 (5.47%) Bloomberg
7 6 (4.69%) Reuters
8 4 (3.13%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.13%) F5
8 4 (3.13%) Altiris
9 3 (2.34%) AppSense
9 3 (2.34%) Greenplum
9 3 (2.34%) Symantec
9 3 (2.34%) McAfee
9 3 (2.34%) Cisco
9 3 (2.34%) Apple
9 3 (2.34%) Dell
10 2 (1.56%) EMC
10 2 (1.56%) CA
10 2 (1.56%) Sophos
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