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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 63 88 143
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +55
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 154 119 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.93% 2.05% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.37% 4.85% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 89 56
Average daily rate
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£436 £395 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% +3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -20.00%
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
2419 2452 3166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.99% 42.22% 44.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2016 1881 2436
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 19
Average hourly rate £25.85 £44.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.91% +4.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.21 £16.25 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £93.12 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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.

1 176 (66.17%) Windows
2 92 (34.59%) Finance
3 89 (33.46%) Microsoft
4 80 (30.08%) SQL
5 77 (28.95%) Active Directory
6 76 (28.57%) VMware
7 70 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 58 (21.80%) Linux
9 50 (18.80%) Citrix
10 49 (18.42%) IIS
11 47 (17.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 44 (16.54%) DNS
13 43 (16.17%) HP
14 42 (15.79%) .NET
14 42 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
15 41 (15.41%) Windows Server 2008
15 41 (15.41%) C#
16 40 (15.04%) Clustering
17 39 (14.66%) Banking
18 37 (13.91%) XenApp
18 37 (13.91%) ITIL
19 35 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
20 34 (12.78%) SCCM
21 33 (12.41%) Perl
21 33 (12.41%) VBScript
22 32 (12.03%) DevOps
23 31 (11.65%) Python
23 31 (11.65%) SharePoint
23 31 (11.65%) TCP/IP
24 28 (10.53%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 49 (18.42%) IIS
2 31 (11.65%) SharePoint
3 19 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 14 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 13 (4.89%) Lync
6 10 (3.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (2.26%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.50%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.50%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.13%) JBoss
10 3 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.13%) CMS
10 3 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.13%) Confluence
10 3 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.13%) Node.js
11 2 (0.75%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.75%) nginx
Applications
1 26 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.39%) MS Office
3 5 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) MS Project
4 1 (0.38%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.13%) Adaptiv
3 1 (0.38%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.76%) Office 365
4 5 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.38%) PaaS
6 1 (0.38%) IaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 44 (16.54%) DNS
2 31 (11.65%) TCP/IP
3 28 (10.53%) SAN
4 25 (9.40%) DHCP
5 13 (4.89%) Firewall
6 9 (3.38%) NAS
6 9 (3.38%) WAN
7 8 (3.01%) FTP
7 8 (3.01%) LDAP
7 8 (3.01%) LAN
8 7 (2.63%) NetScaler
9 5 (1.88%) Internet
10 3 (1.13%) VPN
10 3 (1.13%) ADSL
10 3 (1.13%) HTTP
10 3 (1.13%) WLAN
10 3 (1.13%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.75%) VLAN
11 2 (0.75%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (9.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (7.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (4.51%) MySQL
7 11 (4.14%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (2.26%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (2.26%) OLAP
11 6 (2.26%) QlikView
11 6 (2.26%) SSDT
11 6 (2.26%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.88%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.88%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.50%) DTS
Development Applications
1 24 (9.02%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (7.52%) JIRA
3 17 (6.39%) Jenkins
4 15 (5.64%) Visual Studio
5 13 (4.89%) Subversion
6 8 (3.01%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (2.26%) ERwin
8 5 (1.88%) MSBuild
9 4 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.13%) FishEye
10 3 (1.13%) Ant
10 3 (1.13%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.13%) Maven
10 3 (1.13%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.75%) Selenium
11 2 (0.75%) Moq
11 2 (0.75%) WinDbg
11 2 (0.75%) Log4Net
General
1 92 (34.59%) Finance
2 39 (14.66%) Banking
3 11 (4.14%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.38%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.63%) Front Office
5 7 (2.63%) Back Office
6 6 (2.26%) Publishing
7 5 (1.88%) Law
8 4 (1.50%) Retail
9 3 (1.13%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Billing
10 1 (0.38%) Games
10 1 (0.38%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (13.53%) Developer
2 26 (9.77%) Analyst
3 22 (8.27%) Administrator
4 19 (7.14%) Consultant
5 17 (6.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (4.89%) Applications Support
6 13 (4.89%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (4.51%) Support Analyst
7 12 (4.51%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (4.51%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (3.76%) Wintel Engineer
8 10 (3.76%) DBA
8 10 (3.76%) Support Engineer
8 10 (3.76%) SQL Developer
9 9 (3.38%) Desktop Engineer
9 9 (3.38%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.01%) SQL DBA
10 8 (3.01%) SQL Server Developer
10 8 (3.01%) Windows Administrator
11 7 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.79%) .NET
2 19 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 16 (6.02%) HTML
3 16 (6.02%) Web Services
3 16 (6.02%) jQuery
4 13 (4.89%) Middleware
5 12 (4.51%) CSS
6 11 (4.14%) MDX
6 11 (4.14%) HTML5
7 8 (3.01%) REST
7 8 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (3.01%) XSLT
8 7 (2.63%) XHTML
8 7 (2.63%) XML
9 6 (2.26%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (1.50%) NHibernate
12 3 (1.13%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.04%) Clustering
2 28 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.51%) Replication
4 11 (4.14%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.01%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.63%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.26%) CMDB
8 5 (1.88%) Wiki
8 5 (1.88%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.88%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.88%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.88%) iPad
9 4 (1.50%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.13%) Market Risk
10 3 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.13%) EMC Centera
10 3 (1.13%) PKI
10 3 (1.13%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.13%) BYOD
10 3 (1.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 176 (66.17%) Windows
2 58 (21.80%) Linux
3 47 (17.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (15.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (10.53%) UNIX
7 24 (9.02%) Windows 7
8 12 (4.51%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.01%) Solaris
10 6 (2.26%) Android
11 4 (1.50%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.50%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.13%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.13%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.75%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.38%) CentOS
14 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (13.91%) ITIL
2 32 (12.03%) DevOps
3 22 (8.27%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (7.52%) Configuration Management
4 20 (7.52%) Project Management
5 19 (7.14%) Migration
6 16 (6.02%) Scrum
7 14 (5.26%) Change Management
7 14 (5.26%) Release Management
8 11 (4.14%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (3.76%) Load Balancing
9 10 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (3.76%) ETL
9 10 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (3.76%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (3.38%) OO
10 9 (3.38%) MVC
10 9 (3.38%) Test Automation
10 9 (3.38%) TDD
11 8 (3.01%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 80 (30.08%) SQL
2 41 (15.41%) C#
3 33 (12.41%) Perl
3 33 (12.41%) VBScript
4 31 (11.65%) Python
5 27 (10.15%) Java
6 22 (8.27%) JavaScript
7 20 (7.52%) T-SQL
8 17 (6.39%) Shell Script
9 16 (6.02%) Bash Shell
10 12 (4.51%) VB
11 8 (3.01%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.88%) C
12 5 (1.88%) Korn
12 5 (1.88%) C++
13 4 (1.50%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.50%) VBA
14 1 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.02%) MCSE
3 14 (5.26%) Degree
4 8 (3.01%) MCSA
5 7 (2.63%) MCP
6 6 (2.26%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.50%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.13%) MCITP
9 3 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.13%) RHCSA
9 3 (1.13%) RHCE
10 2 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.75%) VCAP
11 1 (0.38%) CCEE
11 1 (0.38%) CCIA
11 1 (0.38%) MCTS
11 1 (0.38%) PCI QSA
11 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.38%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.76%) QA
2 6 (2.26%) SLA
3 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 77 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 42 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (13.91%) XenApp
4 23 (8.65%) vSphere
5 19 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (6.02%) XenDesktop
7 13 (4.89%) VMware ESX
8 11 (4.14%) Hyper-V
9 7 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.50%) XenServer
11 3 (1.13%) vCloud
11 3 (1.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.75%) MetaFrame
12 2 (0.75%) Docker
12 2 (0.75%) NFS
13 1 (0.38%) HDFS
13 1 (0.38%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.38%) Firmware
13 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 34 (12.78%) SCCM
2 26 (9.77%) SCOM
3 23 (8.65%) Puppet
4 21 (7.89%) Nagios
5 16 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (3.76%) Ansible
7 8 (3.01%) NetBackup
8 7 (2.63%) OpenView
8 7 (2.63%) Control-M
9 6 (2.26%) SCOrch
9 6 (2.26%) BladeLogic
10 5 (1.88%) WSUS
10 5 (1.88%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (1.50%) StatsD
11 4 (1.50%) Graphite
12 3 (1.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (1.13%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.75%) WMI
13 2 (0.75%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 89 (33.46%) Microsoft
2 76 (28.57%) VMware
3 50 (18.80%) Citrix
4 43 (16.17%) HP
5 25 (9.40%) Oracle
6 11 (4.14%) IBM
6 11 (4.14%) Dell
6 11 (4.14%) BMC
6 11 (4.14%) Splunk
7 10 (3.76%) Symantec
8 8 (3.01%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.01%) Apple
8 8 (3.01%) SAP
8 8 (3.01%) AppSense
9 7 (2.63%) Reuters
9 7 (2.63%) Bloomberg
9 7 (2.63%) Veritas
9 7 (2.63%) Remedy
10 6 (2.26%) McAfee
10 6 (2.26%) Cisco
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per week
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £401 per day
Posted: 21 days ago