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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
London / City of London
Rank 70 70 121
Rank change year-on-year
0 +51
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 91 87 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.09% 2.77% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.46% 6.19% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 77 61
Median daily rate £450 £405 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £264 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £504 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.82% +28.88%

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
1408 1406 2334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 47.74% 44.79% 45.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1186 1181 1921
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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 98 (56.00%) Windows
2 58 (33.14%) Finance
3 54 (30.86%) Microsoft
4 49 (28.00%) Windows Server
5 48 (27.43%) Active Directory
5 48 (27.43%) SQL Server
5 48 (27.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 45 (25.71%) VMware
7 43 (24.57%) SQL
8 42 (24.00%) Linux
9 38 (21.71%) DevOps
10 37 (21.14%) .NET
11 34 (19.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 33 (18.86%) Migration
13 31 (17.71%) C#
14 29 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (16.57%) Windows Server 2012
15 27 (15.43%) Bash Shell
15 27 (15.43%) SharePoint
16 25 (14.29%) Banking
17 23 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
17 23 (13.14%) SCCM
18 22 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (12.57%) IaaS
18 22 (12.57%) Citrix
19 21 (12.00%) IIS
20 20 (11.43%) JavaScript
20 20 (11.43%) Firewall
20 20 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 19 (10.86%) Amazon AWS

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 27 (15.43%) SharePoint
2 21 (12.00%) IIS
3 13 (7.43%) MS Exchange
4 9 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (4.00%) Apache
5 7 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (4.00%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.43%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (2.29%) Confluence
9 3 (1.71%) Apache Spark
10 2 (1.14%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 48 (27.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (12.57%) IaaS
3 19 (10.86%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (9.71%) Office 365
5 11 (6.29%) GitHub
6 10 (5.71%) PaaS
7 4 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.71%) SaaS
9 2 (1.14%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.57%) Akamai
10 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.57%) Route 53
10 1 (0.57%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.43%) Firewall
2 17 (9.71%) DNS
3 10 (5.71%) SAN
4 6 (3.43%) Internet
4 6 (3.43%) SSL
4 6 (3.43%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.86%) SSH
6 4 (2.29%) NetScaler
7 3 (1.71%) DHCP
7 3 (1.71%) Intranet
7 3 (1.71%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.71%) LAN
7 3 (1.71%) WAN
8 2 (1.14%) AMQP
8 2 (1.14%) DMZ
8 2 (1.14%) HTTP
8 2 (1.14%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.14%) LDAP
8 2 (1.14%) NAS
8 2 (1.14%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (27.43%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (7.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (7.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (5.14%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.86%) ObjectStore
7 5 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (2.86%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (2.29%) SSDT
9 3 (1.71%) Big Data
9 3 (1.71%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.71%) MySQL
10 2 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.14%) DB2
10 2 (1.14%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (6.86%) MSI
2 11 (6.29%) TeamCity
3 10 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.00%) JIRA
6 5 (2.86%) Bitbucket
6 5 (2.86%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (2.29%) MSBuild
7 4 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.71%) Build Forge
8 3 (1.71%) CruiseControl
8 3 (1.71%) Hudson
8 3 (1.71%) NUnit
8 3 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.14%) MSTest
9 2 (1.14%) Subversion
10 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.57%) Vagrant
General
1 58 (33.14%) Finance
2 25 (14.29%) Banking
3 9 (5.14%) Front Office
4 8 (4.57%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.29%) Back Office
5 4 (2.29%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Advertising
6 2 (1.14%) Retail
7 1 (0.57%) Games
7 1 (0.57%) Law
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (20.00%) Developer
2 22 (12.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (8.57%) Consultant
4 14 (8.00%) Analyst
5 12 (6.86%) Administrator
5 12 (6.86%) Windows Engineer
6 11 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (5.14%) Applications Support
7 9 (5.14%) Azure Engineer
7 9 (5.14%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (4.57%) PowerShell Developer
8 8 (4.57%) PowerShell Engineer
8 8 (4.57%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.00%) .NET Developer
9 7 (4.00%) Architect
9 7 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (3.43%) SQL Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.43%) VMware Engineer
11 5 (2.86%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (21.14%) .NET
2 17 (9.71%) HTML
3 11 (6.29%) CSS
4 10 (5.71%) .NET Framework
5 9 (5.14%) REST
6 7 (4.00%) jQuery
6 7 (4.00%) XML
7 6 (3.43%) Web Services
8 5 (2.86%) JSON
8 5 (2.86%) LAMP
8 5 (2.86%) RESTful
9 4 (2.29%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.29%) Node.js
9 4 (2.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (1.71%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.71%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.71%) J2EE
10 3 (1.71%) JSP
10 3 (1.71%) Spring
10 3 (1.71%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.00%) Derivative
2 7 (4.00%) Equities
3 6 (3.43%) Clustering
3 6 (3.43%) Fixed Income
3 6 (3.43%) Replication
4 5 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.86%) Hedge funds
4 5 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (2.86%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.71%) EMC VNX
6 3 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.71%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.14%) PKI
7 2 (1.14%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 98 (56.00%) Windows
2 49 (28.00%) Windows Server
3 42 (24.00%) Linux
4 29 (16.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (5.71%) Windows 7
8 8 (4.57%) Unix
8 8 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (4.00%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.14%) CentOS
10 2 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.71%) DevOps
2 33 (18.86%) Migration
3 29 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (8.57%) ITIL
6 12 (6.86%) Release Management
7 10 (5.71%) Change Management
8 9 (5.14%) Application Packaging
8 9 (5.14%) TDD
9 8 (4.57%) MVC
10 7 (4.00%) Configuration Management
10 7 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (4.00%) Load Balancing
11 6 (3.43%) High Availability
11 6 (3.43%) Information Architecture
11 6 (3.43%) Open Source
11 6 (3.43%) Server Virtualisation
11 6 (3.43%) Web Development
11 6 (3.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 43 (24.57%) SQL
2 31 (17.71%) C#
3 27 (15.43%) Bash Shell
4 20 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 18 (10.29%) T-SQL
6 16 (9.14%) Python
7 15 (8.57%) VBScript
8 12 (6.86%) Java
9 10 (5.71%) Perl
10 5 (2.86%) PHP
11 4 (2.29%) AWK
11 4 (2.29%) sed
11 4 (2.29%) VB
12 3 (1.71%) C
12 3 (1.71%) Ruby
12 3 (1.71%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.71%) VBA
13 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.57%) F#
14 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (9.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.29%) Degree
2 11 (6.29%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 9 (5.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.29%) MCSE
6 2 (1.14%) CCNA
6 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.14%) MCP
6 2 (1.14%) MCSA
6 2 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.57%) CISA
7 1 (0.57%) CISM
7 1 (0.57%) CISSP
7 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.57%) MCDST
7 1 (0.57%) MCITP
7 1 (0.57%) MCSD
7 1 (0.57%) MCTS
7 1 (0.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.43%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.29%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) SLA
4 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 48 (27.43%) Active Directory
2 34 (19.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (10.29%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.43%) XenApp
5 10 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (4.57%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (2.86%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.29%) vSphere
9 3 (1.71%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.14%) Docker
10 2 (1.14%) NFS
10 2 (1.14%) Samba
10 2 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.14%) XenServer
11 1 (0.57%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.57%) vCloud
11 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (13.14%) SCCM
2 17 (9.71%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (9.14%) Puppet
4 13 (7.43%) SCOM
5 8 (4.57%) Ansible
6 6 (3.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (2.86%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.86%) Control-M
7 5 (2.86%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.86%) SCOrch
8 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (2.29%) Nagios
8 4 (2.29%) SELinux
9 3 (1.71%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (1.71%) SCSM
9 3 (1.71%) SCVMM
9 3 (1.71%) vRealize
10 2 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (30.86%) Microsoft
2 45 (25.71%) VMware
3 22 (12.57%) Citrix
4 18 (10.29%) Oracle
5 12 (6.86%) Cisco
6 10 (5.71%) Dell
6 10 (5.71%) HP
6 10 (5.71%) Red Hat
7 7 (4.00%) Splunk
7 7 (4.00%) Symantec
8 5 (2.86%) EMC
8 5 (2.86%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.29%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.29%) Altiris
9 4 (2.29%) AppSense
9 4 (2.29%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.29%) F5
9 4 (2.29%) Hitachi
9 4 (2.29%) TIBCO
9 4 (2.29%) Veritas
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