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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 97 113 124
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +11
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 114 81 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.95% 1.41% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.53% 3.34% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 64 76
Average daily rate
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£381 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £499 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Average hourly rate £22.83 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £25.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -21.53%
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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
2517 2423 2990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.14% 42.10% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2078 1892 2289
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 33
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £14.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.70 £31.99 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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.

1 119 (63.98%) Windows
2 76 (40.86%) Finance
3 59 (31.72%) VMware
3 59 (31.72%) SQL Server
4 57 (30.65%) Microsoft
5 49 (26.34%) Active Directory
6 47 (25.27%) SQL
7 36 (19.35%) Citrix
8 34 (18.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (17.74%) .NET
10 32 (17.20%) Linux
11 31 (16.67%) Perl
11 31 (16.67%) IIS
12 30 (16.13%) Clustering
12 30 (16.13%) XenApp
13 29 (15.59%) VMware Infrastructure
13 29 (15.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 27 (14.52%) HP
15 26 (13.98%) VBScript
16 25 (13.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 24 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
17 24 (12.90%) vSphere
17 24 (12.90%) DevOps
17 24 (12.90%) C#
17 24 (12.90%) UNIX
18 22 (11.83%) Oracle
18 22 (11.83%) SCCM
19 21 (11.29%) SCOM
19 21 (11.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 20 (10.75%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 31 (16.67%) IIS
2 20 (10.75%) SharePoint
3 17 (9.14%) MS Exchange
4 10 (5.38%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.84%) Lync
5 9 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.69%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.61%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.08%) Confluence
9 2 (1.08%) JBoss
10 1 (0.54%) Apache
10 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.54%) MindAlign
Applications
1 14 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.30%) MS Office
3 4 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) MS Project
4 1 (0.54%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.54%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.30%) Office 365
4 3 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.08%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.54%) Yammer
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.75%) DNS
2 15 (8.06%) SAN
3 14 (7.53%) TCP/IP
4 13 (6.99%) DHCP
5 11 (5.91%) LDAP
6 8 (4.30%) Firewall
7 6 (3.23%) WAN
8 5 (2.69%) LAN
9 4 (2.15%) FTP
9 4 (2.15%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.08%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.08%) NAS
10 2 (1.08%) HTTP
10 2 (1.08%) WLAN
10 2 (1.08%) ADSL
10 2 (1.08%) VPN
10 2 (1.08%) SSL
10 2 (1.08%) Internet
11 1 (0.54%) Extranet
11 1 (0.54%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (31.72%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (11.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (7.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (5.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (5.91%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (4.30%) MySQL
8 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (3.23%) SSDT
8 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (2.69%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.69%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.15%) OLAP
10 4 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.15%) QlikView
11 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.61%) DB2
12 2 (1.08%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 20 (10.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (5.91%) JIRA
2 11 (5.91%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.38%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.84%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.76%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.15%) ERwin
6 4 (2.15%) Subversion
7 3 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.61%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.61%) WiX
7 3 (1.61%) FishEye
8 2 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.08%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.08%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.54%) Mockito
9 1 (0.54%) Hudson
9 1 (0.54%) Ant
9 1 (0.54%) Maven
9 1 (0.54%) Toad
General
1 76 (40.86%) Finance
2 19 (10.22%) Banking
3 7 (3.76%) Investment Banking
3 7 (3.76%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.69%) Front Office
5 4 (2.15%) Retail
6 3 (1.61%) Back Office
7 2 (1.08%) Publishing
8 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (10.75%) Developer
2 18 (9.68%) Analyst
2 18 (9.68%) Consultant
2 18 (9.68%) Administrator
3 17 (9.14%) Systems Engineer
4 14 (7.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (5.38%) SQL Developer
6 9 (4.84%) DBA
7 8 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (4.30%) Architect
7 8 (4.30%) Wintel Consultant
8 7 (3.76%) SQL DBA
8 7 (3.76%) Server Engineer
8 7 (3.76%) Windows Administrator
9 6 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (3.23%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.23%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (3.23%) SQL Server Developer
9 6 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (17.74%) .NET
2 9 (4.84%) Web Services
3 7 (3.76%) MDX
4 5 (2.69%) J2EE
4 5 (2.69%) Middleware
5 4 (2.15%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.15%) XML
5 4 (2.15%) CSS
5 4 (2.15%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.15%) HTML
6 3 (1.61%) Application Packaging
6 3 (1.61%) HTML5
6 3 (1.61%) REST
6 3 (1.61%) XSLT
6 3 (1.61%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.08%) Breeze.js
7 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (1.08%) XHTML
7 2 (1.08%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.13%) Clustering
2 19 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.84%) Replication
4 5 (2.69%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.69%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.69%) iPad
5 4 (2.15%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.15%) PKI
6 3 (1.61%) CMDB
6 3 (1.61%) EMC Centera
6 3 (1.61%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.08%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.08%) User Experience
7 2 (1.08%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.08%) Equities
8 1 (0.54%) Derivative
8 1 (0.54%) Informatics
8 1 (0.54%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.54%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 119 (63.98%) Windows
2 34 (18.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (17.20%) Linux
4 29 (15.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (12.90%) UNIX
5 24 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (7.53%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.76%) Windows 8
7 7 (3.76%) Solaris
8 2 (1.08%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.08%) Android
8 2 (1.08%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.54%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (12.90%) DevOps
2 19 (10.22%) ITIL
3 18 (9.68%) Migration
3 18 (9.68%) Release Management
4 13 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (6.99%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (6.45%) Project Management
6 11 (5.91%) Change Management
7 9 (4.84%) ETL
7 9 (4.84%) Load Balancing
7 9 (4.84%) Build Automation
7 9 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (4.84%) SDLC
8 8 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (3.76%) E-Commerce
9 7 (3.76%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (3.23%) Identity Management
10 6 (3.23%) Configuration Management
10 6 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 47 (25.27%) SQL
2 31 (16.67%) Perl
3 26 (13.98%) VBScript
4 24 (12.90%) C#
5 19 (10.22%) Python
6 16 (8.60%) T-SQL
7 15 (8.06%) Java
8 10 (5.38%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.30%) Shell Script
9 8 (4.30%) VB
10 6 (3.23%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.69%) C++
12 3 (1.61%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.61%) VBA
12 3 (1.61%) C
12 3 (1.61%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.30%) Degree
3 5 (2.69%) MCSE
4 4 (2.15%) MCSA
5 3 (1.61%) MCP
5 3 (1.61%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.08%) MCITP
7 1 (0.54%) MOS
7 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.54%) MCTS
7 1 (0.54%) CCNP
7 1 (0.54%) CCNA
7 1 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.54%) CCEA
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.54%) NCDA
7 1 (0.54%) VCAP
7 1 (0.54%) CCEE
7 1 (0.54%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.30%) QA
2 3 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (26.34%) Active Directory
2 30 (16.13%) XenApp
3 29 (15.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (12.90%) vSphere
5 11 (5.91%) XenDesktop
6 10 (5.38%) VMware ESX
7 9 (4.84%) Hyper-V
8 8 (4.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.61%) XenServer
10 3 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (1.08%) MetaFrame
11 2 (1.08%) vCloud
11 2 (1.08%) NFS
12 1 (0.54%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.54%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (11.83%) SCCM
2 21 (11.29%) SCOM
3 10 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (4.30%) SCOrch
4 8 (4.30%) Puppet
5 6 (3.23%) Ansible
5 6 (3.23%) Control-M
6 4 (2.15%) BladeLogic
6 4 (2.15%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (2.15%) StatsD
6 4 (2.15%) Graphite
7 3 (1.61%) WSUS
7 3 (1.61%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.61%) OpenView
8 2 (1.08%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.08%) WMI
8 2 (1.08%) Nagios
8 2 (1.08%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (1.08%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 59 (31.72%) VMware
2 57 (30.65%) Microsoft
3 36 (19.35%) Citrix
4 27 (14.52%) HP
5 22 (11.83%) Oracle
6 11 (5.91%) Splunk
7 8 (4.30%) BMC
8 7 (3.76%) AppSense
8 7 (3.76%) Symantec
9 6 (3.23%) Bloomberg
9 6 (3.23%) McAfee
9 6 (3.23%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.69%) Perforce
10 5 (2.69%) IBM
10 5 (2.69%) Apple
10 5 (2.69%) Reuters
10 5 (2.69%) Dell
10 5 (2.69%) EMC
10 5 (2.69%) Sybase
10 5 (2.69%) SAP
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