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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 86 84 140
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +56
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 84 77 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.64% 2.22% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.04% 4.62% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 60 58
Median daily rate £438 £425 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £387 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.56% -3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £20.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.32% -50.00%
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
1666 1666 2565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.42% 48.04% 43.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1404 1404 2082
Median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 8
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.19 £19.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £37.50 £50.00
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 3 December 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 3 December 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.

1 100 (57.14%) Windows
2 71 (40.57%) Active Directory
3 69 (39.43%) Microsoft
4 66 (37.71%) VMware
5 60 (34.29%) Finance
6 55 (31.43%) Linux
7 51 (29.14%) SQL Server
8 42 (24.00%) Windows Server
9 41 (23.43%) .NET
9 41 (23.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 40 (22.86%) DevOps
11 38 (21.71%) SQL
12 37 (21.14%) Microsoft Azure
13 35 (20.00%) Bash Shell
14 31 (17.71%) C#
14 31 (17.71%) Firewall
15 30 (17.14%) DNS
15 30 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
16 28 (16.00%) Cisco
16 28 (16.00%) MS Excel
17 27 (15.43%) Python
17 27 (15.43%) Windows Server 2008
18 25 (14.29%) Puppet
18 25 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
18 25 (14.29%) Migration
19 24 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
19 24 (13.71%) Java
19 24 (13.71%) SCCM
20 23 (13.14%) IIS
21 21 (12.00%) ITIL

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 23 (13.14%) IIS
2 17 (9.71%) SharePoint
3 13 (7.43%) Apache
4 12 (6.86%) Tomcat
5 11 (6.29%) MS Exchange
6 8 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (4.00%) JBoss
7 7 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (2.86%) Confluence
9 4 (2.29%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.71%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.71%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.71%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.14%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.14%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 28 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.71%) MS Office
3 2 (1.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.57%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 37 (21.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (9.14%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (7.43%) IaaS
4 11 (6.29%) Office 365
5 7 (4.00%) PaaS
6 6 (3.43%) GitHub
7 4 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.57%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.71%) Firewall
2 30 (17.14%) DNS
3 12 (6.86%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (6.86%) SAN
4 10 (5.71%) SSL
5 9 (5.14%) TCP/IP
6 8 (4.57%) Kerberos
6 8 (4.57%) LDAP
7 7 (4.00%) DHCP
7 7 (4.00%) SSH
8 6 (3.43%) LAN
8 6 (3.43%) NetScaler
8 6 (3.43%) WAN
9 5 (2.86%) HTTP
10 4 (2.29%) Internet
10 4 (2.29%) NAS
11 3 (1.71%) DMZ
11 3 (1.71%) FTP
12 2 (1.14%) Intranet
12 2 (1.14%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (29.14%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (7.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.43%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.86%) Big Data
7 5 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.86%) SSDT
8 3 (1.71%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.71%) MySQL
8 3 (1.71%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.14%) DB2
9 2 (1.14%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.14%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (8.00%) TeamCity
3 12 (6.86%) Git (software)
4 11 (6.29%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.71%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (4.00%) JIRA
7 5 (2.86%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.86%) MSI
8 4 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.29%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.29%) MSBuild
9 3 (1.71%) Build Forge
9 3 (1.71%) CruiseControl
9 3 (1.71%) Eclipse RCP
9 3 (1.71%) Hudson
9 3 (1.71%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.14%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.14%) NuGet
10 2 (1.14%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 60 (34.29%) Finance
2 14 (8.00%) Banking
3 6 (3.43%) Financial Institution
3 6 (3.43%) Front Office
4 5 (2.86%) Legal
5 4 (2.29%) Law
6 3 (1.71%) Back Office
6 3 (1.71%) Retail
7 2 (1.14%) Advertising
7 2 (1.14%) Games
7 2 (1.14%) Publishing
8 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (17.71%) Administrator
2 25 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (13.71%) Systems Administrator
4 21 (12.00%) Developer
5 11 (6.29%) Analyst
5 11 (6.29%) Consultant
6 10 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
6 10 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (4.57%) Support Engineer
7 8 (4.57%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (4.00%) Active Directory Engineer
8 7 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.00%) SQL Developer
9 6 (3.43%) Applications Engineer
9 6 (3.43%) Deployment Engineer
9 6 (3.43%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (3.43%) Migration Engineer
10 5 (2.86%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (23.43%) .NET
2 21 (12.00%) HTML
3 9 (5.14%) ASP.NET
3 9 (5.14%) Web Services
4 7 (4.00%) LAMP
4 7 (4.00%) REST
5 6 (3.43%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.43%) J2EE
5 6 (3.43%) Node.js
5 6 (3.43%) XML
6 5 (2.86%) jQuery
6 5 (2.86%) JSON
7 4 (2.29%) CSS
7 4 (2.29%) Middleware
7 4 (2.29%) SAML
8 3 (1.71%) EJB
8 3 (1.71%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.71%) JSP
8 3 (1.71%) Spring
8 3 (1.71%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.29%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.00%) Clustering
3 10 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.14%) Derivative
5 7 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.43%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.43%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.86%) Equities
7 5 (2.86%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.86%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.71%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.71%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.71%) NHS
8 3 (1.71%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.14%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.14%) PKI
9 2 (1.14%) Replication
9 2 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 100 (57.14%) Windows
2 55 (31.43%) Linux
3 42 (24.00%) Windows Server
4 30 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (15.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (10.29%) Unix
8 10 (5.71%) Windows 7
9 8 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (4.00%) Windows 10
11 6 (3.43%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.86%) CentOS
13 4 (2.29%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.14%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.14%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.14%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.57%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.57%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.86%) DevOps
2 25 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (14.29%) Migration
3 24 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (12.00%) ITIL
5 12 (6.86%) Change Management
5 12 (6.86%) Release Management
6 9 (5.14%) Configuration Management
6 9 (5.14%) Open Source
6 9 (5.14%) TDD
7 8 (4.57%) Load Balancing
8 7 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (4.00%) Service Management
9 6 (3.43%) Patch Management
9 6 (3.43%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (3.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (21.71%) SQL
2 35 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 31 (17.71%) C#
4 27 (15.43%) Python
5 24 (13.71%) Java
6 17 (9.71%) Perl
7 14 (8.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (6.29%) T-SQL
9 9 (5.14%) Ruby
9 9 (5.14%) VBScript
10 8 (4.57%) PHP
11 6 (3.43%) VBA
12 5 (2.86%) AWK
12 5 (2.86%) C
12 5 (2.86%) sed
12 5 (2.86%) VB
13 4 (2.29%) C++
14 2 (1.14%) Delphi
14 2 (1.14%) Pascal
14 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (9.14%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.00%) Degree
3 12 (6.86%) DV Cleared
3 12 (6.86%) MCP
4 11 (6.29%) CCNA
4 11 (6.29%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (4.57%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.43%) MCSE
7 4 (2.29%) CISA
7 4 (2.29%) CISM
7 4 (2.29%) CISSP
7 4 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.71%) MCITP
9 2 (1.14%) MCSA
9 2 (1.14%) RHCE
10 1 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.57%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.57%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.86%) QA
3 3 (1.71%) SLA
4 2 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 71 (40.57%) Active Directory
2 41 (23.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (11.43%) Hyper-V
4 14 (8.00%) VMware ESX
5 10 (5.71%) vSphere
6 9 (5.14%) XenApp
6 9 (5.14%) XenDesktop
7 7 (4.00%) DFS Replication
7 7 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.29%) NFS
9 3 (1.71%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.14%) Docker
10 2 (1.14%) Samba
10 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.14%) Xen
11 1 (0.57%) vCloud
11 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.57%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (14.29%) Puppet
2 24 (13.71%) SCCM
3 19 (10.86%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (10.29%) SCOM
5 11 (6.29%) Ansible
6 9 (5.14%) Nagios
7 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (3.43%) WSUS
9 4 (2.29%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (2.29%) SELinux
10 3 (1.71%) vRealize
11 2 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (1.14%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.57%) CA Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.57%) Icinga
12 1 (0.57%) logstash
12 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.57%) SCSM
12 1 (0.57%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 69 (39.43%) Microsoft
2 66 (37.71%) VMware
3 28 (16.00%) Cisco
4 21 (12.00%) Oracle
5 20 (11.43%) Citrix
6 18 (10.29%) HP
7 16 (9.14%) CheckPoint
8 15 (8.57%) Red Hat
9 12 (6.86%) Dell
10 7 (4.00%) Splunk
10 7 (4.00%) Sybase
10 7 (4.00%) Symantec
11 6 (3.43%) 3PAR
12 5 (2.86%) Atlassian
12 5 (2.86%) ServiceNow
13 4 (2.29%) Cyber-Ark
13 4 (2.29%) EMC
14 3 (1.71%) Barracuda Networks
14 3 (1.71%) CommVault
14 3 (1.71%) TIBCO
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