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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 102 131 162
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +31
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 99 93 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.68% 1.31% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.97% 2.97% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 78 45
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £465 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% -
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2494 3131 3021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.40% 44.06% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1931 2411 2344
Average daily rate £460 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £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 14 33 23
Average hourly rate £29.74 £41.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% +10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £22.50 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.64 £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 24 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 24 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.

1 112 (69.57%) Windows
2 71 (44.10%) Microsoft
3 62 (38.51%) SQL Server
4 61 (37.89%) Active Directory
5 56 (34.78%) VMware
5 56 (34.78%) Banking
6 43 (26.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (25.47%) Finance
7 41 (25.47%) Linux
8 40 (24.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 39 (24.22%) ITIL
9 39 (24.22%) SQL
10 37 (22.98%) Oracle
11 33 (20.50%) Citrix
12 32 (19.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (19.88%) SCCM
13 31 (19.25%) VBScript
14 26 (16.15%) Release Management
15 25 (15.53%) .NET
16 24 (14.91%) SharePoint
16 24 (14.91%) WebSphere
17 23 (14.29%) MS Exchange
17 23 (14.29%) C
18 21 (13.04%) C#
18 21 (13.04%) ISO 9001
19 18 (11.18%) MS Excel
19 18 (11.18%) VB
19 18 (11.18%) IIS
19 18 (11.18%) Shell Script
19 18 (11.18%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 24 (14.91%) SharePoint
1 24 (14.91%) WebSphere
2 23 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 18 (11.18%) IIS
4 13 (8.07%) WebLogic
4 13 (8.07%) Tomcat
5 12 (7.45%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (7.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (7.45%) GlassFish
6 10 (6.21%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.86%) Lync
9 3 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.86%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.24%) Apache
10 2 (1.24%) GemFire
10 2 (1.24%) Confluence
11 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (11.18%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.59%) MS Office
3 3 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.24%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.62%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.86%) Office 365
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.18%) DNS
2 14 (8.70%) DHCP
3 10 (6.21%) SAN
4 7 (4.35%) SMTP
5 6 (3.73%) WAN
6 5 (3.11%) LAN
7 4 (2.48%) SMS
7 4 (2.48%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.48%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.86%) Internet
8 3 (1.86%) DMZ
9 2 (1.24%) VoIP
9 2 (1.24%) VPN
9 2 (1.24%) HTTP
9 2 (1.24%) SSL
10 1 (0.62%) FCoE
10 1 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.62%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.62%) Multicast
10 1 (0.62%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (38.51%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.21%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.97%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.97%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.73%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.48%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.86%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.86%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.86%) MySQL
9 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.24%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.24%) Big Data
9 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.35%) TeamCity
3 5 (3.11%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.48%) MSBuild
5 3 (1.86%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 3 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.86%) JIRA
5 3 (1.86%) NuGet
5 3 (1.86%) MSI
6 2 (1.24%) InstallShield
6 2 (1.24%) Subversion
6 2 (1.24%) Serena SBM
6 2 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.24%) Selenium
7 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.62%) WiX
7 1 (0.62%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.62%) Artifactory
General
1 56 (34.78%) Banking
2 41 (25.47%) Finance
3 7 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.48%) Back Office
5 3 (1.86%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.86%) Retail
6 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.24%) Law
6 2 (1.24%) Legal
6 2 (1.24%) Front Office
7 1 (0.62%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.62%) French Language
Job Titles
1 31 (19.25%) Administrator
2 18 (11.18%) Developer
3 17 (10.56%) Analyst
4 12 (7.45%) Deployment Engineer
5 8 (4.97%) Windows Administrator
5 8 (4.97%) Server Engineer
5 8 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (4.97%) Consultant
5 8 (4.97%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (3.73%) Release Engineer
7 6 (3.73%) Applications Support
7 6 (3.73%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (3.11%) Deployment Analyst
8 5 (3.11%) SCCM Engineer
8 5 (3.11%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.11%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.11%) Operations Analyst
9 4 (2.48%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.53%) .NET
2 8 (4.97%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.35%) jQuery
3 7 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 7 (4.35%) HTML
4 6 (3.73%) CSS
5 5 (3.11%) WCF
5 5 (3.11%) WPF
5 5 (3.11%) Middleware
5 5 (3.11%) Web Services
6 4 (2.48%) Silverlight
7 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (1.86%) Application Packaging
7 3 (1.86%) XML
8 2 (1.24%) XSLT
8 2 (1.24%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.24%) JSON
8 2 (1.24%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 2 (1.24%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.07%) Clustering
2 7 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.73%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.73%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.11%) Replication
5 4 (2.48%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.48%) Open Source
6 3 (1.86%) NHS
6 3 (1.86%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.24%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.24%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.24%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.24%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.62%) Derivative
8 1 (0.62%) Statistics
8 1 (0.62%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.62%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 112 (69.57%) Windows
2 43 (26.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (25.47%) Linux
4 32 (19.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (7.45%) Windows 7
7 11 (6.83%) UNIX
8 2 (1.24%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.24%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.24%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.62%) Android
9 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.62%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.22%) ITIL
2 26 (16.15%) Release Management
3 12 (7.45%) Migration
4 9 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (4.97%) CRM
5 8 (4.97%) MVC
5 8 (4.97%) Change Management
5 8 (4.97%) DevOps
6 7 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
6 7 (4.35%) Project Management
7 6 (3.73%) Change Control
7 6 (3.73%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (3.73%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.11%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.48%) E-Commerce
9 4 (2.48%) Configuration Management
9 4 (2.48%) Data Management
9 4 (2.48%) Strategic Planning
10 3 (1.86%) Time Management
10 3 (1.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 39 (24.22%) SQL
2 31 (19.25%) VBScript
3 23 (14.29%) C
4 21 (13.04%) C#
5 18 (11.18%) VB
5 18 (11.18%) Shell Script
6 12 (7.45%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.59%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.35%) Python
9 6 (3.73%) Perl
10 5 (3.11%) Ruby
10 5 (3.11%) Java
11 2 (1.24%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.62%) VB6
12 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.62%) VBA
12 1 (0.62%) C++
12 1 (0.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (8.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (6.83%) Degree
3 6 (3.73%) MCSE
4 4 (2.48%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.86%) MCITP
6 2 (1.24%) MCSA
6 2 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.24%) CCNA
7 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.62%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.04%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.11%) QA
3 4 (2.48%) SLA
4 2 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (37.89%) Active Directory
2 40 (24.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (10.56%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (8.07%) XenServer
4 13 (8.07%) vSphere
5 11 (6.83%) XenApp
6 8 (4.97%) VMware ESX
7 7 (4.35%) Hyper-V
8 6 (3.73%) XenDesktop
9 5 (3.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.48%) ISA Server
11 3 (1.86%) Terminal Server
12 2 (1.24%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.24%) vCloud
12 2 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.62%) NFS
Systems Management
1 32 (19.88%) SCCM
2 15 (9.32%) Tivoli
3 8 (4.97%) SCOM
4 4 (2.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (2.48%) Puppet
5 3 (1.86%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.86%) HP SIM
5 3 (1.86%) WSUS
5 3 (1.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (1.86%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (1.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.24%) OpenView
6 2 (1.24%) WMI
6 2 (1.24%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (1.24%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.24%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.62%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 71 (44.10%) Microsoft
2 56 (34.78%) VMware
3 37 (22.98%) Oracle
4 33 (20.50%) Citrix
5 14 (8.70%) LANDesk
6 13 (8.07%) JBoss
6 13 (8.07%) HP
7 12 (7.45%) Cognos
8 10 (6.21%) IBM
9 6 (3.73%) Cisco
10 4 (2.48%) Symantec
10 4 (2.48%) Splunk
11 3 (1.86%) RightFax
11 3 (1.86%) Websense
11 3 (1.86%) Clearswift
11 3 (1.86%) Open Text
11 3 (1.86%) AppSense
11 3 (1.86%) Altiris
11 3 (1.86%) Lotus
11 3 (1.86%) EMC
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I3
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
FieldFisher
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago