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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 102 140 122
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -18
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 99 61 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.82% 1.02% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.37% 2.44% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 39 73
Average daily rate
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£374 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Average hourly rate £22.83 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -1.66%
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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
2264 2497 2688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.73% 41.77% 41.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1836 1963 2082
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 26
Average hourly rate £23.29 £27.50 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.30% -30.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £14.25 £13.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 108 (63.53%) Windows
2 74 (43.53%) Finance
3 51 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 49 (28.82%) VMware
5 48 (28.24%) SQL Server
6 45 (26.47%) Microsoft
7 39 (22.94%) SQL
8 35 (20.59%) .NET
9 32 (18.82%) Citrix
10 30 (17.65%) VBScript
11 29 (17.06%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (16.47%) XenApp
13 27 (15.88%) Linux
14 26 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 26 (15.29%) Clustering
15 25 (14.71%) Perl
15 25 (14.71%) C#
15 25 (14.71%) IIS
15 25 (14.71%) vSphere
16 24 (14.12%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (13.53%) DevOps
18 22 (12.94%) Migration
19 20 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 20 (11.76%) MS Exchange
19 20 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
20 19 (11.18%) Team Foundation Server
20 19 (11.18%) Release Management
20 19 (11.18%) HP
21 18 (10.59%) Oracle
21 18 (10.59%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (14.71%) IIS
2 20 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 12 (7.06%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (4.71%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (4.12%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (2.35%) Lync
10 4 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.76%) JBoss
11 3 (1.76%) OpenStack
12 2 (1.18%) Apache
13 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.59%) MindAlign
13 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.12%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) MS Project
3 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.59%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.65%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.88%) Office 365
4 6 (3.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.94%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.59%) Yammer
7 1 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.59%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.65%) SAN
2 12 (7.06%) LDAP
3 11 (6.47%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.47%) DNS
4 8 (4.71%) Firewall
4 8 (4.71%) DHCP
5 3 (1.76%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.18%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.18%) FTP
6 2 (1.18%) LAN
6 2 (1.18%) WAN
6 2 (1.18%) SMTP
6 2 (1.18%) Internet
7 1 (0.59%) SSL
7 1 (0.59%) HTTP
7 1 (0.59%) Wireless
7 1 (0.59%) Softphone
7 1 (0.59%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.59%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (28.24%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (4.71%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (2.35%) SSDT
9 4 (2.35%) MySQL
9 4 (2.35%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.76%) DB2
11 2 (1.18%) QlikView
11 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.18%) OLAP
11 2 (1.18%) DTS
Development Applications
1 19 (11.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (5.29%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.71%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.12%) TeamCity
4 7 (4.12%) JIRA
5 6 (3.53%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.76%) ClearCase
6 3 (1.76%) WiX
6 3 (1.76%) FishEye
6 3 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.18%) WinDbg
7 2 (1.18%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.18%) Subversion
7 2 (1.18%) Maven
7 2 (1.18%) Ant
7 2 (1.18%) ERwin
7 2 (1.18%) MSI
8 1 (0.59%) Toad
8 1 (0.59%) Psake
General
1 74 (43.53%) Finance
2 16 (9.41%) Banking
3 6 (3.53%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.35%) Retail
4 4 (2.35%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.76%) Front Office
6 2 (1.18%) Back Office
7 1 (0.59%) Electronics
7 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
7 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (11.76%) Analyst
2 18 (10.59%) Developer
3 15 (8.82%) Consultant
3 15 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (7.65%) Administrator
5 12 (7.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (5.29%) SQL Developer
7 8 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.12%) Architect
8 7 (4.12%) DBA
8 7 (4.12%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.12%) SQL DBA
8 7 (4.12%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (4.12%) Wintel Consultant
9 6 (3.53%) Messaging Analyst
9 6 (3.53%) Server Engineer
9 6 (3.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (3.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.53%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (2.94%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.59%) .NET
2 10 (5.88%) Web Services
3 5 (2.94%) J2EE
3 5 (2.94%) XML
4 4 (2.35%) MDX
4 4 (2.35%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.76%) Middleware
5 3 (1.76%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.76%) CSS
5 3 (1.76%) HTML
5 3 (1.76%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.18%) WCF
6 2 (1.18%) REST
6 2 (1.18%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.18%) JSON
6 2 (1.18%) SOAP
6 2 (1.18%) XSLT
7 1 (0.59%) JAAS
7 1 (0.59%) SAML
7 1 (0.59%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.29%) Clustering
2 13 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.53%) PKI
3 6 (3.53%) Replication
4 5 (2.94%) iPad
5 3 (1.76%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.76%) EMC Centera
5 3 (1.76%) Open Source
5 3 (1.76%) CMDB
6 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.18%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.18%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.18%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.59%) DTV
7 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.59%) Equities
7 1 (0.59%) Derivative
7 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.59%) User Experience
7 1 (0.59%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 108 (63.53%) Windows
2 29 (17.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (15.88%) Linux
4 26 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (10.59%) UNIX
7 13 (7.65%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.94%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.35%) Solaris
10 3 (1.76%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.59%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.53%) DevOps
2 22 (12.94%) Migration
3 19 (11.18%) Release Management
4 17 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (7.65%) ITIL
6 12 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (5.88%) Project Management
8 9 (5.29%) Change Management
9 8 (4.71%) Build Automation
10 7 (4.12%) Configuration Management
10 7 (4.12%) E-Commerce
10 7 (4.12%) Service Delivery
10 7 (4.12%) Load Balancing
10 7 (4.12%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (3.53%) Identity Management
12 5 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (2.94%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (2.94%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (22.94%) SQL
2 30 (17.65%) VBScript
3 25 (14.71%) Perl
3 25 (14.71%) C#
4 15 (8.82%) Python
5 13 (7.65%) T-SQL
6 10 (5.88%) Java
7 8 (4.71%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.71%) VB
7 8 (4.71%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.94%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.94%) C++
9 4 (2.35%) C
10 2 (1.18%) VBA
11 1 (0.59%) Ruby
11 1 (0.59%) R
11 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.35%) Degree
4 3 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.18%) MCITP
5 2 (1.18%) MCSE
5 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.59%) CCEA
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.59%) CCNP
6 1 (0.59%) CCNA
6 1 (0.59%) MCSA
6 1 (0.59%) MCSD
6 1 (0.59%) MCTS
6 1 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.59%) CCEE
6 1 (0.59%) CCIA
6 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.35%) QA
2 3 (1.76%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 28 (16.47%) XenApp
3 25 (14.71%) vSphere
4 24 (14.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (5.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (4.71%) VMware ESX
7 7 (4.12%) XenDesktop
7 7 (4.12%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.18%) Sendmail
8 2 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.18%) vCloud
8 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.59%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.59%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.59%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.59%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (10.59%) SCCM
2 16 (9.41%) SCOM
3 9 (5.29%) Puppet
3 9 (5.29%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (5.29%) SCOrch
4 5 (2.94%) Ansible
5 4 (2.35%) StatsD
5 4 (2.35%) Graphite
6 3 (1.76%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.18%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (1.18%) WSUS
7 2 (1.18%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (1.18%) WMI
7 2 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.18%) Control-M
8 1 (0.59%) Nagios
8 1 (0.59%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.59%) Salt
Vendors
1 49 (28.82%) VMware
2 45 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 32 (18.82%) Citrix
4 19 (11.18%) HP
5 18 (10.59%) Oracle
6 7 (4.12%) Atlassian
6 7 (4.12%) Splunk
7 6 (3.53%) Bloomberg
8 5 (2.94%) Reuters
8 5 (2.94%) Sybase
8 5 (2.94%) AppSense
9 4 (2.35%) F5
9 4 (2.35%) EMC
9 4 (2.35%) BMC
9 4 (2.35%) Symantec
9 4 (2.35%) Remedy
10 3 (1.76%) McAfee
10 3 (1.76%) Apple
10 3 (1.76%) SAP
10 3 (1.76%) Perforce
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £160.00 - £185.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £28.3 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £475.00 - £522.50 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
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Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
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Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
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