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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 70 124 137
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +13
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 87 66 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.77% 1.31% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.21% 2.86% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 60 43
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £325 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.60 £24.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.47% -10.00%
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
1401 2308 2521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.66% 45.85% 43.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1169 1891 1909
Average daily rate £485 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 14
Average hourly rate £29.64 £29.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -13.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £22.95 £24.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £147.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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.

1 122 (65.95%) Windows
2 65 (35.14%) SQL
2 65 (35.14%) Windows Server
3 59 (31.89%) VMware
4 56 (30.27%) SQL Server
4 56 (30.27%) Microsoft
4 56 (30.27%) Active Directory
5 53 (28.65%) Finance
6 46 (24.86%) Linux
7 38 (20.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (20.00%) Citrix
9 36 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (18.92%) SCCM
11 34 (18.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 34 (18.38%) .NET
12 32 (17.30%) C#
13 27 (14.59%) VBScript
13 27 (14.59%) ITIL
14 26 (14.05%) Banking
14 26 (14.05%) Windows 7
14 26 (14.05%) VMware Infrastructure
15 25 (13.51%) IIS
16 23 (12.43%) MS Excel
16 23 (12.43%) Bash Shell
17 22 (11.89%) Puppet
17 22 (11.89%) Amazon AWS
17 22 (11.89%) Git (software)
17 22 (11.89%) JavaScript
18 21 (11.35%) T-SQL
18 21 (11.35%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (13.51%) IIS
2 16 (8.65%) SharePoint
3 13 (7.03%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.32%) Lync
5 7 (3.78%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.16%) Apache Spark
7 4 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.62%) CMS
8 3 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.62%) nginx
8 3 (1.62%) Node.js
8 3 (1.62%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.62%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.54%) Confluence
10 1 (0.54%) GlassFish
Applications
1 23 (12.43%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.65%) MS Office
3 2 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.54%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.89%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.95%) Office 365
4 5 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.08%) GitHub
5 2 (1.08%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.08%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (1.08%) IaaS
5 2 (1.08%) PaaS
5 2 (1.08%) SaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.35%) DNS
2 13 (7.03%) SAN
2 13 (7.03%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.41%) DHCP
3 10 (5.41%) Internet
4 8 (4.32%) Firewall
4 8 (4.32%) NAS
5 6 (3.24%) NetScaler
5 6 (3.24%) SSL
6 5 (2.70%) VPN
7 4 (2.16%) Skype
8 3 (1.62%) FTP
8 3 (1.62%) LAN
8 3 (1.62%) Network Security
8 3 (1.62%) VLAN
8 3 (1.62%) WebEx
9 2 (1.08%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.08%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.08%) LDAP
9 2 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (30.27%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (9.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (7.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (5.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (4.32%) MySQL
6 8 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.70%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.16%) DTS
9 4 (2.16%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.16%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.62%) Big Data
10 3 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (11.89%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (6.49%) TeamCity
4 11 (5.95%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (5.95%) Selenium
5 9 (4.86%) NUnit
6 8 (4.32%) Jasmine
6 8 (4.32%) Jenkins
6 8 (4.32%) NCrunch
6 8 (4.32%) NSubstitute
6 8 (4.32%) Subversion
7 6 (3.24%) MSI
7 6 (3.24%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.70%) JIRA
9 4 (2.16%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.54%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.54%) ERwin
10 1 (0.54%) JUnit
10 1 (0.54%) Maven
10 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 53 (28.65%) Finance
2 26 (14.05%) Banking
3 12 (6.49%) Front Office
4 6 (3.24%) Law
5 5 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.70%) Legal
6 3 (1.62%) Back Office
7 2 (1.08%) Billing
7 2 (1.08%) Marketing
7 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.54%) Advertising
8 1 (0.54%) Electronics
8 1 (0.54%) Games
8 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (12.43%) Developer
2 20 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
3 18 (9.73%) Administrator
3 18 (9.73%) PowerShell Engineer
4 16 (8.65%) Analyst
4 16 (8.65%) Support Engineer
5 13 (7.03%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (7.03%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (6.49%) Wintel Engineer
7 10 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (4.86%) DBA
9 8 (4.32%) .NET Designer
9 8 (4.32%) Applications Engineer
9 8 (4.32%) Designer
9 8 (4.32%) Senior Designer
9 8 (4.32%) Senior UI Designer
9 8 (4.32%) SQL DBA
9 8 (4.32%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.32%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.38%) .NET
2 21 (11.35%) HTML
3 17 (9.19%) ASP.NET
3 17 (9.19%) HTML5
3 17 (9.19%) jQuery
4 14 (7.57%) .NET Framework
4 14 (7.57%) CSS
5 12 (6.49%) AngularJS
6 10 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (5.41%) Web Services
7 9 (4.86%) WCF
8 8 (4.32%) Caliburn.Micro
8 8 (4.32%) CSS3
8 8 (4.32%) Entity Framework
8 8 (4.32%) Kendo UI
8 8 (4.32%) LINQ
8 8 (4.32%) WPF
8 8 (4.32%) XML
9 7 (3.78%) REST
10 5 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.19%) Clustering
2 10 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.86%) User Experience
4 8 (4.32%) Replication
5 7 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.24%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.24%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.16%) BYOD
7 4 (2.16%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.16%) Fintech
7 4 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.62%) CMDB
8 3 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.62%) iPhone
8 3 (1.62%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.62%) PKI
8 3 (1.62%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.08%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 122 (65.95%) Windows
2 65 (35.14%) Windows Server
3 46 (24.86%) Linux
4 38 (20.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (18.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (14.05%) Windows 7
7 14 (7.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (5.41%) Windows 8
9 8 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (3.78%) Apple iOS
10 7 (3.78%) Unix
11 6 (3.24%) Android
12 4 (2.16%) CentOS
12 4 (2.16%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.08%) AIX
13 2 (1.08%) Debian
13 2 (1.08%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.08%) Solaris
13 2 (1.08%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (14.59%) ITIL
3 21 (11.35%) DevOps
4 18 (9.73%) Configuration Management
5 15 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (6.49%) Scrum
7 11 (5.95%) BDD
7 11 (5.95%) MVC
7 11 (5.95%) TDD
8 10 (5.41%) Multithreading
8 10 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (4.86%) Migration
10 8 (4.32%) Investment Management
10 8 (4.32%) MVVM
10 8 (4.32%) Pair Programming
10 8 (4.32%) SOLID
11 7 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (3.24%) Data Protection
12 6 (3.24%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 65 (35.14%) SQL
2 32 (17.30%) C#
3 27 (14.59%) VBScript
4 23 (12.43%) Bash Shell
5 22 (11.89%) JavaScript
6 21 (11.35%) Python
6 21 (11.35%) T-SQL
7 18 (9.73%) Java
8 13 (7.03%) VB
9 11 (5.95%) Perl
10 7 (3.78%) Ruby
11 6 (3.24%) Korn
11 6 (3.24%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.70%) C++
13 3 (1.62%) VBA
14 2 (1.08%) C
14 2 (1.08%) Go
14 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.54%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (4.86%) Degree
2 8 (4.32%) MCSE
2 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.16%) AWS Certification
3 4 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.16%) RHCE
3 4 (2.16%) RHCSA
4 3 (1.62%) MCSA
4 3 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.08%) CCNA
5 2 (1.08%) CCNP
5 2 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.08%) MCITP
5 2 (1.08%) MCP
5 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) CCA
6 1 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.54%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.16%) SLA
2 3 (1.62%) QA
3 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (30.27%) Active Directory
2 26 (14.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (10.81%) XenApp
4 15 (8.11%) XenDesktop
5 14 (7.57%) vSphere
6 12 (6.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (4.86%) Hyper-V
8 8 (4.32%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.70%) BitLocker
9 5 (2.70%) vCloud
9 5 (2.70%) VMware ESX
10 4 (2.16%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.62%) Docker
11 3 (1.62%) Xen
12 2 (1.08%) KVM
12 2 (1.08%) NFS
13 1 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.54%) Firmware
13 1 (0.54%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (18.92%) SCCM
2 22 (11.89%) Puppet
3 14 (7.57%) Nagios
3 14 (7.57%) SCOM
4 12 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (4.86%) Ansible
6 6 (3.24%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.08%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.08%) Ganglia
7 2 (1.08%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.08%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (1.08%) Kibana
7 2 (1.08%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.08%) logstash
7 2 (1.08%) Mesos
7 2 (1.08%) WSUS
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.54%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.54%) SCSM
8 1 (0.54%) vMotion
Vendors
1 59 (31.89%) VMware
2 56 (30.27%) Microsoft
3 37 (20.00%) Citrix
4 18 (9.73%) HP
5 13 (7.03%) Oracle
6 10 (5.41%) AppSense
6 10 (5.41%) Cisco
7 9 (4.86%) NetApp
8 8 (4.32%) Bloomberg
8 8 (4.32%) Dell
8 8 (4.32%) Red Hat
8 8 (4.32%) Reuters
9 5 (2.70%) Google
9 5 (2.70%) ServiceNow
9 5 (2.70%) Splunk
10 4 (2.16%) EMC
10 4 (2.16%) IBM
10 4 (2.16%) McAfee
10 4 (2.16%) Polycom
10 4 (2.16%) SAP
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 22 days ago