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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 87 58 103
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +45
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 84 153 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.45% 3.26% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.92% 6.90% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 123 84
Median daily rate £428 £438 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +17.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £317 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -49.52%
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
1709 2216 2489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 49.77% 47.26% 42.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 1853 1944
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 9
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £23.75 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £37.50 £129.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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.

1 106 (63.47%) Windows
2 76 (45.51%) Active Directory
3 73 (43.71%) Microsoft
4 67 (40.12%) VMware
5 57 (34.13%) Linux
6 49 (29.34%) SQL Server
7 47 (28.14%) Finance
8 43 (25.75%) Windows Server
9 40 (23.95%) Migration
10 39 (23.35%) DNS
11 38 (22.75%) Firewall
12 37 (22.16%) .NET
13 34 (20.36%) VMware Infrastructure
13 34 (20.36%) Bash Shell
14 33 (19.76%) DevOps
14 33 (19.76%) MS Excel
15 31 (18.56%) Python
15 31 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (17.96%) Unix
16 30 (17.96%) ITIL
16 30 (17.96%) SQL
17 29 (17.37%) C#
17 29 (17.37%) Windows Server 2008
17 29 (17.37%) Windows Server 2012
18 28 (16.77%) Microsoft Azure
19 27 (16.17%) Amazon AWS
20 26 (15.57%) HTML
21 25 (14.97%) Perl
21 25 (14.97%) Cisco
22 24 (14.37%) SCOM

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 (13.77%) SharePoint
2 19 (11.38%) IIS
3 15 (8.98%) MS Exchange
4 10 (5.99%) Apache
4 10 (5.99%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (5.99%) Tomcat
5 9 (5.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (4.19%) JBoss
8 4 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.40%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.80%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.80%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.80%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.20%) Confluence
10 2 (1.20%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 33 (19.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 28 (16.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (16.17%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.39%) Office 365
4 3 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.80%) OneDrive
4 3 (1.80%) Yammer
5 2 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.20%) SaaS
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.60%) GitHub
6 1 (0.60%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (23.35%) DNS
2 38 (22.75%) Firewall
3 21 (12.57%) TCP/IP
4 14 (8.38%) LAN
4 14 (8.38%) LDAP
4 14 (8.38%) WAN
5 12 (7.19%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (7.19%) SAN
6 10 (5.99%) DHCP
6 10 (5.99%) Kerberos
7 7 (4.19%) SSL
8 6 (3.59%) Network Security
9 5 (2.99%) Internet
9 5 (2.99%) NetScaler
10 4 (2.40%) DMZ
10 4 (2.40%) HTTP
10 4 (2.40%) SSH
11 3 (1.80%) Intranet
11 3 (1.80%) NAS
12 2 (1.20%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (29.34%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (4.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.99%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.80%) MySQL
6 3 (1.80%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.20%) Big Data
7 2 (1.20%) DB2
7 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.20%) SSDT
7 2 (1.20%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 21 (12.57%) Jenkins
2 17 (10.18%) TeamCity
3 14 (8.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (7.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (5.39%) Artifactory
6 7 (4.19%) JIRA
7 5 (2.99%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.40%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.40%) Subversion
9 3 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.80%) Eclipse RCP
10 2 (1.20%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.20%) NuGet
10 2 (1.20%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.20%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.60%) Bower
11 1 (0.60%) Maven
11 1 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 47 (28.14%) Finance
2 13 (7.78%) Banking
3 5 (2.99%) Back Office
3 5 (2.99%) Law
4 4 (2.40%) Front Office
4 4 (2.40%) Legal
5 3 (1.80%) Advertising
5 3 (1.80%) Retail
6 2 (1.20%) Games
6 2 (1.20%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (23.35%) Administrator
2 29 (17.37%) Systems Administrator
3 20 (11.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (11.38%) Automation Engineer
5 18 (10.78%) Developer
6 13 (7.78%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (5.99%) Linux Administrator
7 10 (5.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.79%) Analyst
8 8 (4.79%) Consultant
8 8 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.79%) SharePoint Administrator
9 7 (4.19%) Migration Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.19%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) SharePoint Developer
10 6 (3.59%) SQL Developer
11 5 (2.99%) Active Directory Engineer
11 5 (2.99%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (22.16%) .NET
2 26 (15.57%) HTML
3 10 (5.99%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.59%) Web Services
5 5 (2.99%) CSS
5 5 (2.99%) Middleware
5 5 (2.99%) Node.js
6 4 (2.40%) jQuery
6 4 (2.40%) JRuby
7 3 (1.80%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.80%) EJB
7 3 (1.80%) J2EE
7 3 (1.80%) SAML
7 3 (1.80%) Swing
7 3 (1.80%) SWT
8 2 (1.20%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.20%) LAMP
8 2 (1.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.20%) WAP
8 2 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.18%) Clustering
1 17 (10.18%) Public Cloud
2 14 (8.38%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.99%) Equities
5 5 (2.99%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.40%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.40%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.40%) NHS
7 3 (1.80%) Derivative
7 3 (1.80%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.20%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.20%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.20%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.20%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 106 (63.47%) Windows
2 57 (34.13%) Linux
3 43 (25.75%) Windows Server
4 30 (17.96%) Unix
5 29 (17.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (17.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (4.19%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.59%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.99%) Windows 10
11 4 (2.40%) CentOS
11 4 (2.40%) VyOS
11 4 (2.40%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.20%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.20%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.95%) Migration
2 33 (19.76%) DevOps
3 31 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (17.96%) ITIL
5 18 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (6.59%) Configuration Management
7 10 (5.99%) Change Management
7 10 (5.99%) High Availability
8 9 (5.39%) Open Source
8 9 (5.39%) Release Management
8 9 (5.39%) Software Delivery
9 7 (4.19%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (4.19%) ITIL V3
9 7 (4.19%) Load Balancing
9 7 (4.19%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.59%) Data Management
10 6 (3.59%) ITSM
10 6 (3.59%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (3.59%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.36%) Bash Shell
2 31 (18.56%) Python
3 30 (17.96%) SQL
4 29 (17.37%) C#
5 25 (14.97%) Perl
6 22 (13.17%) Java
7 12 (7.19%) VBScript
8 10 (5.99%) JavaScript
8 10 (5.99%) Ruby
9 8 (4.79%) PHP
10 7 (4.19%) C++
11 6 (3.59%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.99%) VB
12 5 (2.99%) VBA
13 3 (1.80%) AWK
13 3 (1.80%) sed
14 2 (1.20%) C
14 2 (1.20%) Delphi
14 2 (1.20%) Pascal
14 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (8.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (7.19%) MCSE
3 11 (6.59%) MCP
4 10 (5.99%) CCNA
4 10 (5.99%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (5.99%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.39%) Degree
6 6 (3.59%) MCITP
6 6 (3.59%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.40%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.80%) CISA
8 3 (1.80%) CISM
8 3 (1.80%) CISSP
8 3 (1.80%) MCSA
8 3 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.60%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.60%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.60%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.60%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.40%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.80%) QA
3 2 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.20%) SLA
3 2 (1.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 76 (45.51%) Active Directory
2 34 (20.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.58%) VMware ESX
4 13 (7.78%) vSphere
5 11 (6.59%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (5.99%) Hyper-V
7 8 (4.79%) XenApp
7 8 (4.79%) XenDesktop
8 6 (3.59%) DFS Replication
8 6 (3.59%) NFS
9 4 (2.40%) BitLocker
10 3 (1.80%) Docker
10 3 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.20%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.20%) Xen
12 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.60%) Samba
12 1 (0.60%) vCloud
12 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (14.37%) SCOM
2 23 (13.77%) Ansible
3 22 (13.17%) Puppet
4 16 (9.58%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (9.58%) SCCM
5 10 (5.99%) Nagios
6 6 (3.59%) WSUS
7 5 (2.99%) BladeLogic
7 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.80%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (1.80%) vRealize
9 2 (1.20%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.20%) Control-M
9 2 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (1.20%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.20%) logstash
9 2 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (1.20%) OpenView
9 2 (1.20%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 73 (43.71%) Microsoft
2 67 (40.12%) VMware
3 25 (14.97%) Cisco
4 22 (13.17%) Oracle
5 17 (10.18%) HP
6 16 (9.58%) Citrix
7 15 (8.98%) CheckPoint
8 13 (7.78%) Dell
9 12 (7.19%) Red Hat
10 9 (5.39%) Symantec
11 8 (4.79%) 3PAR
11 8 (4.79%) TOWER Software
12 6 (3.59%) Sybase
13 5 (2.99%) Remedy
13 5 (2.99%) ServiceNow
14 4 (2.40%) Atlassian
14 4 (2.40%) Bloomberg
14 4 (2.40%) Sitecore
14 4 (2.40%) Splunk
14 4 (2.40%) Vyatta
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago