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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 86 132 161
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +29
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 121 86 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.05% 1.19% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.83% 2.67% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 61 42
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £55.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
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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
2506 3227 3087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.48% 44.52% 39.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1922 2491 2376
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 17
Average hourly rate £44.50 £51.30 £41.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +24.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £17.90 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £93.12 £59.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 126 (70.00%) Windows
2 81 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 67 (37.22%) SQL Server
4 66 (36.67%) Active Directory
5 62 (34.44%) VMware
6 61 (33.89%) Banking
7 50 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 47 (26.11%) Finance
9 45 (25.00%) SQL
10 43 (23.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 42 (23.33%) Linux
12 39 (21.67%) ITIL
12 39 (21.67%) Citrix
13 36 (20.00%) VBScript
13 36 (20.00%) Oracle
14 32 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
15 30 (16.67%) SCCM
16 29 (16.11%) Release Management
17 28 (15.56%) C#
17 28 (15.56%) MS Exchange
18 27 (15.00%) SharePoint
19 25 (13.89%) WebSphere
20 23 (12.78%) MS Excel
20 23 (12.78%) .NET
20 23 (12.78%) VB
21 22 (12.22%) C
22 20 (11.11%) ISO 9001
22 20 (11.11%) DNS
23 19 (10.56%) JBoss
24 18 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 28 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 27 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 25 (13.89%) WebSphere
4 15 (8.33%) IIS
5 14 (7.78%) WebLogic
5 14 (7.78%) Tomcat
5 14 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (7.22%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (7.22%) GlassFish
7 12 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (6.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (2.78%) Lync
12 3 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.67%) IBM Notes
13 2 (1.11%) Apache
13 2 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (12.78%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.00%) MS Office
3 4 (2.22%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.11%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.56%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.78%) Office 365
2 3 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.11%) DNS
2 14 (7.78%) DHCP
3 12 (6.67%) SAN
4 6 (3.33%) SMTP
5 4 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.22%) WAN
6 3 (1.67%) LAN
6 3 (1.67%) SMS
6 3 (1.67%) DMZ
6 3 (1.67%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.67%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.11%) HTTP
8 1 (0.56%) SNMP
8 1 (0.56%) VPN
8 1 (0.56%) Multicast
8 1 (0.56%) FCoE
8 1 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.56%) Intranet
8 1 (0.56%) MPLS
8 1 (0.56%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (37.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.11%) Oracle Database
4 10 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.22%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.22%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.11%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.56%) SSDT
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.44%) Selenium
3 7 (3.89%) TeamCity
4 6 (3.33%) Artifactory
4 6 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.33%) Maven
4 6 (3.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.22%) MSBuild
6 3 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.67%) NuGet
6 3 (1.67%) Serena SBM
6 3 (1.67%) MSI
6 3 (1.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (1.11%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.11%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.56%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.56%) JMeter
8 1 (0.56%) NUnit
8 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 61 (33.89%) Banking
2 47 (26.11%) Finance
3 12 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.89%) Retail
5 6 (3.33%) Back Office
6 3 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.67%) Law
7 2 (1.11%) Front Office
8 1 (0.56%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 33 (18.33%) Administrator
2 20 (11.11%) Analyst
3 19 (10.56%) Developer
4 18 (10.00%) Consultant
5 13 (7.22%) Server Engineer
5 13 (7.22%) Deployment Engineer
6 8 (4.44%) Windows Administrator
6 8 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (3.89%) Architect
7 7 (3.89%) Applications Support
7 7 (3.89%) DevOps Consultant
8 6 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
8 6 (3.33%) DBA
8 6 (3.33%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.33%) Support Analyst
9 5 (2.78%) Operations Analyst
9 5 (2.78%) SQL DBA
9 5 (2.78%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (2.78%) Deployment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.78%) .NET
2 10 (5.56%) HTML
2 10 (5.56%) jQuery
3 9 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.44%) Web Services
5 7 (3.89%) CSS
5 7 (3.89%) .NET Framework
5 7 (3.89%) Middleware
6 6 (3.33%) XML
6 6 (3.33%) WCF
7 5 (2.78%) WPF
7 5 (2.78%) Silverlight
7 5 (2.78%) HTML5
8 4 (2.22%) Application Packaging
9 3 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (1.67%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.67%) ADO.NET
9 3 (1.67%) XSLT
10 2 (1.11%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.11%) Clustering
2 7 (3.89%) Blackberry
3 6 (3.33%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.78%) Replication
5 4 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.67%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.67%) NHS
7 2 (1.11%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.11%) CMDB
7 2 (1.11%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.11%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.56%) Derivative
8 1 (0.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.56%) Statistics
8 1 (0.56%) W3C
8 1 (0.56%) Firmware
8 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 126 (70.00%) Windows
2 50 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (23.33%) Linux
4 32 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (8.89%) Windows 7
6 14 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.00%) UNIX
8 4 (2.22%) Android
9 2 (1.11%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.11%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.56%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.67%) ITIL
2 29 (16.11%) Release Management
3 17 (9.44%) Migration
4 14 (7.78%) DevOps
5 11 (6.11%) Change Management
6 9 (5.00%) MVC
7 8 (4.44%) CRM
8 7 (3.89%) Time Management
9 6 (3.33%) Problem Management
9 6 (3.33%) Server Monitoring
9 6 (3.33%) E-Commerce
9 6 (3.33%) Configuration Management
10 5 (2.78%) Service Delivery
10 5 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (2.78%) Change Control
11 4 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (2.22%) TDD
11 4 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 45 (25.00%) SQL
2 36 (20.00%) VBScript
3 28 (15.56%) C#
4 23 (12.78%) VB
5 22 (12.22%) C
6 17 (9.44%) Shell Script
7 15 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 12 (6.67%) T-SQL
9 9 (5.00%) Java
10 5 (2.78%) Perl
10 5 (2.78%) Ruby
10 5 (2.78%) Python
11 2 (1.11%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.56%) VBA
12 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.56%) VB6
12 1 (0.56%) PHP
12 1 (0.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.89%) Degree
3 7 (3.89%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.33%) MCSE
4 6 (3.33%) MCITP
5 2 (1.11%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.22%) QA
3 2 (1.11%) GPG13
3 2 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 66 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 43 (23.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (10.00%) vSphere
3 18 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (7.22%) XenServer
5 11 (6.11%) XenApp
6 7 (3.89%) VMware ESX
7 6 (3.33%) XenDesktop
7 6 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.22%) ISA Server
8 4 (2.22%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.67%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.11%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.11%) vCloud
11 1 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.56%) NFS
11 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (16.67%) SCCM
2 15 (8.33%) Tivoli
3 14 (7.78%) SCOM
4 9 (5.00%) Puppet
5 8 (4.44%) SCOrch
5 8 (4.44%) WMI
6 6 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (2.78%) HP SIM
8 3 (1.67%) Control-M
8 3 (1.67%) Data Guard
9 2 (1.11%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (1.11%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.11%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.11%) XenMobile
9 2 (1.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 2 (1.11%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.56%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 81 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 62 (34.44%) VMware
3 39 (21.67%) Citrix
4 36 (20.00%) Oracle
5 19 (10.56%) JBoss
6 15 (8.33%) LANDesk
7 14 (7.78%) HP
8 13 (7.22%) IBM
9 12 (6.67%) Cognos
10 7 (3.89%) Symantec
10 7 (3.89%) Altiris
10 7 (3.89%) Splunk
11 5 (2.78%) Cisco
12 4 (2.22%) BMC
12 4 (2.22%) Remedy
13 3 (1.67%) Websense
13 3 (1.67%) Serena
13 3 (1.67%) IronPort
13 3 (1.67%) NetApp
13 3 (1.67%) Lotus
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