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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 80 98 137
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +39
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 143 103 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.46% 1.79% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.51% 4.24% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 81 71
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -26.15%
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
2594 2432 3110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.64% 42.16% 43.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2142 1890 2392
Average daily rate £475 £451 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 29
Average hourly rate £25.00 £38.49 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.05% -9.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.34 £14.88 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £158.00 £104.61 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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.

1 150 (66.37%) Windows
2 82 (36.28%) Finance
3 80 (35.40%) Microsoft
4 67 (29.65%) Active Directory
4 67 (29.65%) SQL Server
5 65 (28.76%) VMware
6 63 (27.88%) SQL
7 47 (20.80%) IIS
8 43 (19.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (18.58%) Citrix
10 41 (18.14%) Linux
11 38 (16.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (16.37%) .NET
12 37 (16.37%) C#
12 37 (16.37%) HP
12 37 (16.37%) DNS
13 36 (15.93%) Clustering
13 36 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
14 33 (14.60%) Windows Server 2003
15 32 (14.16%) XenApp
15 32 (14.16%) Banking
16 30 (13.27%) Perl
16 30 (13.27%) VBScript
17 27 (11.95%) ITIL
17 27 (11.95%) SharePoint
17 27 (11.95%) TCP/IP
18 26 (11.50%) UNIX
18 26 (11.50%) SCCM
19 25 (11.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 25 (11.06%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 47 (20.80%) IIS
2 27 (11.95%) SharePoint
3 20 (8.85%) MS Exchange
4 12 (5.31%) Lync
5 11 (4.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (4.42%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (2.65%) OpenStack
9 5 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.77%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.88%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.88%) Confluence
11 2 (0.88%) JBoss
11 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.44%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.31%) MS Office
3 5 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) MS Project
4 1 (0.44%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.88%) Adaptiv
3 1 (0.44%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.98%) Office 365
4 5 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 37 (16.37%) DNS
2 27 (11.95%) TCP/IP
3 24 (10.62%) SAN
4 19 (8.41%) DHCP
5 12 (5.31%) Firewall
6 10 (4.42%) WAN
7 9 (3.98%) LDAP
7 9 (3.98%) LAN
8 7 (3.10%) NAS
9 6 (2.65%) FTP
10 5 (2.21%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.33%) HTTP
11 3 (1.33%) WLAN
11 3 (1.33%) ADSL
11 3 (1.33%) VPN
12 2 (0.88%) SSL
12 2 (0.88%) DMZ
12 2 (0.88%) Intranet
12 2 (0.88%) Internet
12 2 (0.88%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (29.65%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (9.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (7.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (7.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (4.87%) Relational Database
7 10 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (3.54%) MySQL
10 6 (2.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (2.21%) Oracle Database
11 5 (2.21%) SSDT
11 5 (2.21%) QlikView
11 5 (2.21%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (2.21%) OLAP
12 4 (1.77%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (1.77%) MongoDB
13 3 (1.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (7.08%) JIRA
1 16 (7.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (6.64%) Git (software)
3 14 (6.19%) Jenkins
3 14 (6.19%) Visual Studio
4 10 (4.42%) Subversion
5 8 (3.54%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.21%) MSBuild
6 5 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (2.21%) ERwin
7 3 (1.33%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.33%) ReSharper
7 3 (1.33%) FishEye
7 3 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.88%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.88%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.88%) Log4Net
8 2 (0.88%) NUnit
8 2 (0.88%) Ant
General
1 82 (36.28%) Finance
2 32 (14.16%) Banking
3 10 (4.42%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.10%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.65%) Publishing
6 5 (2.21%) Retail
6 5 (2.21%) Front Office
6 5 (2.21%) Back Office
7 3 (1.33%) Advertising
8 2 (0.88%) Law
9 1 (0.44%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (11.95%) Developer
2 26 (11.50%) Analyst
3 22 (9.73%) Consultant
4 19 (8.41%) Administrator
5 14 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (6.19%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (4.87%) Support Analyst
7 10 (4.42%) Applications Support
7 10 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (3.98%) SQL Developer
9 8 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (3.54%) DBA
9 8 (3.54%) Wintel Consultant
10 7 (3.10%) Architect
10 7 (3.10%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.10%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (3.10%) Server Engineer
11 6 (2.65%) SQL DBA
11 6 (2.65%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (16.37%) .NET
2 16 (7.08%) ASP.NET
3 12 (5.31%) Web Services
4 11 (4.87%) jQuery
4 11 (4.87%) Middleware
5 10 (4.42%) HTML
6 9 (3.98%) CSS
6 9 (3.98%) MDX
7 7 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (2.65%) HTML5
8 6 (2.65%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.21%) REST
9 5 (2.21%) XSLT
10 4 (1.77%) XHTML
10 4 (1.77%) XML
10 4 (1.77%) NHibernate
10 4 (1.77%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (1.33%) Application Packaging
11 3 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (0.88%) Breeze.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.93%) Clustering
2 25 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.42%) Replication
4 8 (3.54%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.65%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.21%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.21%) iPad
6 5 (2.21%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.77%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.77%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.77%) CMDB
8 3 (1.33%) Wiki
8 3 (1.33%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.33%) EMC Centera
8 3 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.88%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.88%) User Experience
9 2 (0.88%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 150 (66.37%) Windows
2 43 (19.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 41 (18.14%) Linux
4 38 (16.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (14.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (11.50%) UNIX
7 17 (7.52%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.54%) Windows 8
8 8 (3.54%) Solaris
9 3 (1.33%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.33%) Android
9 3 (1.33%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (11.95%) ITIL
2 25 (11.06%) DevOps
3 23 (10.18%) Migration
4 18 (7.96%) Project Management
5 15 (6.64%) Release Management
6 14 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (5.75%) Configuration Management
8 12 (5.31%) Change Management
9 11 (4.87%) Scrum
9 11 (4.87%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (3.98%) ETL
10 9 (3.98%) OO
10 9 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (3.98%) Load Balancing
11 8 (3.54%) Asset Management
11 8 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (3.54%) TDD
11 8 (3.54%) MVC
11 8 (3.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 63 (27.88%) SQL
2 37 (16.37%) C#
3 30 (13.27%) Perl
3 30 (13.27%) VBScript
4 21 (9.29%) Python
4 21 (9.29%) Java
5 18 (7.96%) T-SQL
6 16 (7.08%) JavaScript
7 14 (6.19%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.42%) VB
9 7 (3.10%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.65%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.21%) C++
12 4 (1.77%) C
13 3 (1.33%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.88%) Korn
14 2 (0.88%) VBA
15 1 (0.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (7.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (5.31%) Degree
3 10 (4.42%) MCSE
4 6 (2.65%) MCSA
5 5 (2.21%) MCP
5 5 (2.21%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.33%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.88%) MCITP
7 2 (0.88%) VCAP
8 1 (0.44%) CCEE
8 1 (0.44%) CCIA
8 1 (0.44%) VCDX
8 1 (0.44%) NCDA
8 1 (0.44%) PCI QSA
8 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) MCTS
8 1 (0.44%) MCSD
8 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.54%) QA
2 6 (2.65%) SLA
3 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (29.65%) Active Directory
2 36 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (14.16%) XenApp
4 22 (9.73%) vSphere
5 16 (7.08%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (5.31%) XenDesktop
7 11 (4.87%) VMware ESX
8 9 (3.98%) Hyper-V
9 6 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.33%) XenServer
11 2 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.88%) MetaFrame
11 2 (0.88%) NFS
12 1 (0.44%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.44%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.44%) vCloud
12 1 (0.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (11.50%) SCCM
2 24 (10.62%) SCOM
3 16 (7.08%) Puppet
4 12 (5.31%) Nagios
5 11 (4.87%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (3.10%) Control-M
6 7 (3.10%) OpenView
7 6 (2.65%) BladeLogic
7 6 (2.65%) SCOrch
7 6 (2.65%) Ansible
8 5 (2.21%) WSUS
8 5 (2.21%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (2.21%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.77%) Graphite
9 4 (1.77%) StatsD
10 3 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (1.33%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.88%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.88%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 80 (35.40%) Microsoft
2 65 (28.76%) VMware
3 42 (18.58%) Citrix
4 37 (16.37%) HP
5 22 (9.73%) Oracle
6 11 (4.87%) IBM
6 11 (4.87%) Splunk
7 10 (4.42%) BMC
8 9 (3.98%) Symantec
9 8 (3.54%) Dell
10 7 (3.10%) McAfee
10 7 (3.10%) Veritas
11 6 (2.65%) Apple
11 6 (2.65%) Bloomberg
11 6 (2.65%) AppSense
11 6 (2.65%) SAP
12 5 (2.21%) Cisco
12 5 (2.21%) EMC
12 5 (2.21%) Remedy
12 5 (2.21%) Reuters
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £1000 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Networking People
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Pioneer Search
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £500 per day
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TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £320 - £380 per day
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Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £340.00 - £360.00 per day
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