The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 96 133 163
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +30
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 103 87 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.79% 1.23% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.24% 2.80% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 71 48
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.15% -7.14%
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2432 3108 3038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.17% 43.89% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1890 2389 2356
Average daily rate £451 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 21
Average hourly rate £38.49 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £22.50 £24.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.61 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014, 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.

1 116 (70.30%) Windows
2 75 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 63 (38.18%) Active Directory
3 63 (38.18%) SQL Server
4 56 (33.94%) VMware
4 56 (33.94%) Banking
5 43 (26.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (24.85%) Finance
6 41 (24.85%) Linux
7 40 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 39 (23.64%) SQL
9 38 (23.03%) Oracle
9 38 (23.03%) ITIL
10 33 (20.00%) VBScript
10 33 (20.00%) Citrix
11 32 (19.39%) SCCM
12 31 (18.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 27 (16.36%) Release Management
14 25 (15.15%) WebSphere
14 25 (15.15%) .NET
15 23 (13.94%) C
15 23 (13.94%) C#
15 23 (13.94%) SharePoint
15 23 (13.94%) MS Exchange
16 21 (12.73%) ISO 9001
17 19 (11.52%) VB
18 18 (10.91%) IIS
18 18 (10.91%) MS Excel
18 18 (10.91%) DNS
18 18 (10.91%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (15.15%) WebSphere
2 23 (13.94%) SharePoint
2 23 (13.94%) MS Exchange
3 18 (10.91%) IIS
4 14 (8.48%) WebLogic
4 14 (8.48%) Tomcat
5 13 (7.88%) GlassFish
6 12 (7.27%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.82%) Lync
10 3 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.82%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (1.21%) Apache
11 2 (1.21%) GemFire
11 2 (1.21%) Confluence
12 1 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 18 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.85%) MS Office
3 3 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.21%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.61%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.61%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.82%) Office 365
2 2 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.91%) DNS
2 14 (8.48%) DHCP
3 10 (6.06%) SAN
4 7 (4.24%) SMTP
5 5 (3.03%) WAN
6 4 (2.42%) LAN
6 4 (2.42%) SMS
6 4 (2.42%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.42%) NetScaler
7 3 (1.82%) Internet
7 3 (1.82%) DMZ
8 2 (1.21%) SSL
8 2 (1.21%) VPN
8 2 (1.21%) HTTP
8 2 (1.21%) VoIP
9 1 (0.61%) PBX
9 1 (0.61%) LDAP
9 1 (0.61%) FTP
9 1 (0.61%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (38.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.85%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.85%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (4.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (2.42%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.82%) MySQL
8 3 (1.82%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.82%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.21%) Big Data
9 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.21%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 9 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.24%) TeamCity
3 5 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.42%) MSBuild
5 3 (1.82%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 3 (1.82%) NuGet
5 3 (1.82%) MSI
5 3 (1.82%) JIRA
5 3 (1.82%) Selenium
5 3 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.21%) Subversion
6 2 (1.21%) Maven
6 2 (1.21%) InstallShield
6 2 (1.21%) Serena SBM
6 2 (1.21%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.21%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.61%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.61%) WiX
General
1 56 (33.94%) Banking
2 41 (24.85%) Finance
3 7 (4.24%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.03%) Back Office
5 4 (2.42%) Retail
6 2 (1.21%) Law
6 2 (1.21%) Legal
6 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.21%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.21%) Front Office
7 1 (0.61%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.61%) French Language
Job Titles
1 32 (19.39%) Administrator
2 17 (10.30%) Developer
2 17 (10.30%) Analyst
3 12 (7.27%) Deployment Engineer
4 10 (6.06%) Consultant
5 9 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (5.45%) Windows Administrator
6 8 (4.85%) Server Engineer
7 7 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (3.64%) Applications Support
8 6 (3.64%) Release Engineer
8 6 (3.64%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 6 (3.64%) SharePoint Developer
8 6 (3.64%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (3.03%) Deployment Analyst
9 5 (3.03%) SCCM Engineer
9 5 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (3.03%) Operations Analyst
9 5 (3.03%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.15%) .NET
2 8 (4.85%) ASP.NET
2 8 (4.85%) HTML
3 7 (4.24%) .NET Framework
3 7 (4.24%) jQuery
4 6 (3.64%) CSS
4 6 (3.64%) Web Services
5 5 (3.03%) Middleware
5 5 (3.03%) WCF
5 5 (3.03%) WPF
6 4 (2.42%) Silverlight
7 3 (1.82%) Application Packaging
7 3 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.82%) HTML5
7 3 (1.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (1.82%) XML
8 2 (1.21%) XSLT
8 2 (1.21%) ADO.NET
8 2 (1.21%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 2 (1.21%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.88%) Clustering
2 7 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.03%) Replication
5 4 (2.42%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.42%) Open Source
6 3 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.82%) NHS
7 2 (1.21%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.21%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.21%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.21%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.21%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.61%) CMDB
8 1 (0.61%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.61%) Derivative
8 1 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 116 (70.30%) Windows
2 43 (26.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (24.85%) Linux
4 31 (18.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (8.48%) Windows 7
6 13 (7.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (6.67%) UNIX
8 2 (1.21%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.21%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.21%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.61%) Solaris
9 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.03%) ITIL
2 27 (16.36%) Release Management
3 12 (7.27%) Migration
4 10 (6.06%) DevOps
5 9 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (4.85%) MVC
6 8 (4.85%) Change Management
6 8 (4.85%) CRM
7 7 (4.24%) Project Management
7 7 (4.24%) Server Monitoring
8 6 (3.64%) Change Control
8 6 (3.64%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.03%) Time Management
9 5 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (3.03%) E-Commerce
9 5 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.42%) Data Management
10 4 (2.42%) Configuration Management
10 4 (2.42%) Strategic Planning
11 3 (1.82%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 39 (23.64%) SQL
2 33 (20.00%) VBScript
3 23 (13.94%) C
3 23 (13.94%) C#
4 19 (11.52%) VB
5 18 (10.91%) Shell Script
6 13 (7.88%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.45%) T-SQL
8 8 (4.85%) Python
9 7 (4.24%) Perl
10 6 (3.64%) Java
11 5 (3.03%) Ruby
12 2 (1.21%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.61%) PHP
13 1 (0.61%) C++
13 1 (0.61%) VB6
13 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (6.67%) Degree
3 5 (3.03%) MCSE
3 5 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.42%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.82%) MCITP
6 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) MCTS
6 1 (0.61%) MCSA
6 1 (0.61%) CCNA
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.73%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.03%) QA
3 4 (2.42%) SLA
4 2 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.61%) GPG13
System Software
1 63 (38.18%) Active Directory
2 40 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (10.91%) Oracle RMAN
4 14 (8.48%) XenServer
5 13 (7.88%) vSphere
6 10 (6.06%) XenApp
7 7 (4.24%) Hyper-V
7 7 (4.24%) VMware ESX
8 6 (3.64%) XenDesktop
9 5 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.42%) ISA Server
11 3 (1.82%) Terminal Server
12 2 (1.21%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.21%) vCloud
13 1 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 32 (19.39%) SCCM
2 16 (9.70%) Tivoli
3 9 (5.45%) SCOM
4 5 (3.03%) Puppet
5 4 (2.42%) WMI
5 4 (2.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.82%) HP SIM
6 3 (1.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.82%) MAILsweeper
6 3 (1.82%) WSUS
6 3 (1.82%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.21%) OpenView
7 2 (1.21%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.21%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (1.21%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.61%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.61%) Control-M
Vendors
1 75 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 56 (33.94%) VMware
3 38 (23.03%) Oracle
4 33 (20.00%) Citrix
5 15 (9.09%) JBoss
5 15 (9.09%) LANDesk
6 13 (7.88%) HP
7 12 (7.27%) Cognos
8 11 (6.67%) IBM
9 6 (3.64%) Cisco
10 5 (3.03%) Altiris
10 5 (3.03%) Splunk
11 4 (2.42%) Symantec
11 4 (2.42%) Remedy
12 3 (1.82%) Websense
12 3 (1.82%) Clearswift
12 3 (1.82%) Open Text
12 3 (1.82%) Lotus
12 3 (1.82%) EMC
12 3 (1.82%) RightFax
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I3
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Montash
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I3
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
FieldFisher
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 28 days ago