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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 84 82 106
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +24
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 84 140 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.46% 2.36% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% 5.31% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 111 78
Median daily rate £450 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £22.83 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +8.33%
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
1679 2636 2458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 49.24% 44.50% 42.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1438 2167 1900
Median daily rate £475 £475 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 14
Median hourly rate £50.00 £22.83 £29.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.01% -23.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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.

1 112 (61.88%) Windows
2 85 (46.96%) Microsoft
3 69 (38.12%) Active Directory
4 68 (37.57%) VMware
5 61 (33.70%) Finance
6 56 (30.94%) SQL Server
7 54 (29.83%) Windows Server
8 47 (25.97%) Linux
9 45 (24.86%) C#
10 44 (24.31%) .NET
11 41 (22.65%) SQL
11 41 (22.65%) Migration
12 38 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
13 36 (19.89%) DNS
14 35 (19.34%) ITIL
15 32 (17.68%) Windows Server 2008
16 31 (17.13%) SCOM
16 31 (17.13%) Windows Server 2012
17 30 (16.57%) Firewall
17 30 (16.57%) MS Excel
17 30 (16.57%) Citrix
18 29 (16.02%) Python
18 29 (16.02%) DevOps
19 27 (14.92%) Unix
20 26 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
20 26 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
21 25 (13.81%) Amazon AWS
21 25 (13.81%) Bash Shell
21 25 (13.81%) Continuous Integration
21 25 (13.81%) IIS

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 25 (13.81%) IIS
1 25 (13.81%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.63%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (3.31%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.21%) Apache
6 4 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.21%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.21%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.10%) CMS
8 2 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.55%) Drupal
9 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (16.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (13.81%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (7.73%) Office 365
4 4 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.21%) SaaS
5 3 (1.66%) OneDrive
5 3 (1.66%) Yammer
6 2 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.55%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.55%) PaaS
7 1 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (19.89%) DNS
2 30 (16.57%) Firewall
3 21 (11.60%) TCP/IP
4 11 (6.08%) DHCP
4 11 (6.08%) LDAP
4 11 (6.08%) SAN
5 10 (5.52%) Kerberos
5 10 (5.52%) LAN
5 10 (5.52%) WAN
6 9 (4.97%) Internet
7 8 (4.42%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (3.87%) Network Security
9 5 (2.76%) SSL
10 4 (2.21%) HTTP
10 4 (2.21%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.66%) Intranet
11 3 (1.66%) SNMP
11 3 (1.66%) VLAN
12 2 (1.10%) VPN
12 2 (1.10%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (30.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (6.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (4.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.87%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.76%) DB2
5 5 (2.76%) MySQL
5 5 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.55%) Big Data
9 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.55%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.55%) Power BI
9 1 (0.55%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (9.39%) TeamCity
2 16 (8.84%) Jenkins
2 16 (8.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (6.63%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (4.97%) Artifactory
5 7 (3.87%) Subversion
6 4 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.21%) JIRA
7 3 (1.66%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.66%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.10%) AdminStudio
8 2 (1.10%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.10%) InstallShield
8 2 (1.10%) Maven
8 2 (1.10%) MSI
8 2 (1.10%) NuGet
8 2 (1.10%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.55%) Bower
9 1 (0.55%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 61 (33.70%) Finance
2 15 (8.29%) Banking
3 8 (4.42%) Financial Institution
3 8 (4.42%) Front Office
4 7 (3.87%) Back Office
5 5 (2.76%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.21%) Law
7 2 (1.10%) Marketing
7 2 (1.10%) Retail
8 1 (0.55%) Advertising
8 1 (0.55%) Legal
8 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (17.68%) Administrator
2 27 (14.92%) Analyst
3 23 (12.71%) Systems Administrator
4 16 (8.84%) Developer
5 15 (8.29%) Automation Engineer
5 15 (8.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (7.18%) Windows Engineer
7 11 (6.08%) Consultant
8 8 (4.42%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.87%) Wintel Analyst
10 6 (3.31%) Active Directory Engineer
10 6 (3.31%) Architect
10 6 (3.31%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.31%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (3.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.31%) PowerShell Engineer
10 6 (3.31%) SQL Developer
11 5 (2.76%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (2.76%) SQL Analyst
11 5 (2.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (24.31%) .NET
2 21 (11.60%) HTML
3 12 (6.63%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.31%) Web Services
5 4 (2.21%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.21%) JRuby
5 4 (2.21%) Middleware
6 3 (1.66%) jQuery
6 3 (1.66%) LAMP
6 3 (1.66%) SAML
6 3 (1.66%) WCF
6 3 (1.66%) XML
7 2 (1.10%) CSS
7 2 (1.10%) ELK Stack
7 2 (1.10%) Node.js
7 2 (1.10%) WAP
8 1 (0.55%) boto
8 1 (0.55%) MEAN Stack
8 1 (0.55%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.73%) Clustering
2 13 (7.18%) Public Cloud
3 7 (3.87%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.31%) Device Driver
4 6 (3.31%) Equities
4 6 (3.31%) Fixed Income
4 6 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.21%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.21%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.21%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.66%) NHS
7 2 (1.10%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.10%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.10%) Replication
8 1 (0.55%) Derivative
8 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 112 (61.88%) Windows
2 54 (29.83%) Windows Server
3 47 (25.97%) Linux
4 32 (17.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (17.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (14.92%) Unix
7 9 (4.97%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.76%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.76%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.21%) VyOS
9 4 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.66%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.10%) AIX
11 2 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.10%) SUSE
11 2 (1.10%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.55%) Android
12 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.65%) Migration
2 35 (19.34%) ITIL
3 29 (16.02%) DevOps
4 26 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (13.81%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (8.84%) Configuration Management
7 14 (7.73%) Change Management
8 11 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (6.08%) Incident Management
8 11 (6.08%) Release Management
9 10 (5.52%) High Availability
9 10 (5.52%) Server Building
10 9 (4.97%) Asset Management
10 9 (4.97%) ITIL V3
11 8 (4.42%) Mentoring
11 8 (4.42%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (4.42%) Software Delivery
12 7 (3.87%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (3.87%) Open Source
13 6 (3.31%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (24.86%) C#
2 41 (22.65%) SQL
3 29 (16.02%) Python
4 25 (13.81%) Bash Shell
5 21 (11.60%) Perl
6 17 (9.39%) Java
7 15 (8.29%) VBScript
8 9 (4.97%) T-SQL
9 8 (4.42%) Ruby
10 7 (3.87%) C++
11 6 (3.31%) JavaScript
11 6 (3.31%) VB
12 5 (2.76%) PHP
13 4 (2.21%) VBA
14 3 (1.66%) Korn
14 3 (1.66%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.10%) R
15 2 (1.10%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.55%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (7.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (6.63%) MCSE
3 9 (4.97%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.87%) MCP
5 6 (3.31%) MCITP
5 6 (3.31%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.76%) CCNA
6 5 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.76%) Degree
7 3 (1.66%) CISA
7 3 (1.66%) CISM
7 3 (1.66%) CISSP
7 3 (1.66%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.66%) MCSA
8 2 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.55%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.55%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.10%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.10%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) WCAG
System Software
1 69 (38.12%) Active Directory
2 38 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (8.84%) vSphere
4 13 (7.18%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (7.18%) XenDesktop
5 12 (6.63%) VMware ESX
5 12 (6.63%) XenApp
6 10 (5.52%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.21%) BitLocker
7 4 (2.21%) Docker
7 4 (2.21%) NFS
7 4 (2.21%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.10%) Xen
10 1 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.55%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.55%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 31 (17.13%) SCOM
2 22 (12.15%) Puppet
3 21 (11.60%) Ansible
3 21 (11.60%) SCCM
4 14 (7.73%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (5.52%) Nagios
6 8 (4.42%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 7 (3.87%) SCOrch
8 5 (2.76%) BladeLogic
8 5 (2.76%) HP SIM
9 4 (2.21%) Backup Exec
9 4 (2.21%) WSUS
10 3 (1.66%) Control-M
11 2 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (1.10%) logstash
11 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (1.10%) OpenView
12 1 (0.55%) Icinga
12 1 (0.55%) Kibana
Vendors
1 85 (46.96%) Microsoft
2 68 (37.57%) VMware
3 30 (16.57%) Citrix
4 22 (12.15%) Cisco
5 21 (11.60%) Oracle
6 16 (8.84%) HP
7 14 (7.73%) Dell
8 11 (6.08%) CheckPoint
9 8 (4.42%) Bloomberg
9 8 (4.42%) TOWER Software
10 7 (3.87%) Symantec
11 6 (3.31%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.76%) 3PAR
12 5 (2.76%) IBM
12 5 (2.76%) Sitecore
13 4 (2.21%) Brocade
13 4 (2.21%) Remedy
13 4 (2.21%) Splunk
13 4 (2.21%) Vyatta
14 3 (1.66%) NetApp
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago