The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 111 111 145
Rank change year-on-year
0 +34
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1057 1073 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.14% 2.03% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.30% 5.26% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 672 474
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.49% +4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 15
Median hourly rate £30.75 £27.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.81% +27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.05 £17.30 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £46.37 £49.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+57.77% -4.25%
PowerShell
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19955 20385 19051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.32% 38.53% 37.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13803 13880 12288
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 448 379
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in England

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the England region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in England

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in England

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the England region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in England

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Histogram in England

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -27 475 £425 +5.59% 113
South East +12 239 £400 +6.66% 50
Yorkshire +7 79 £400 +14.28% 18
South West +40 66 £340 +4.61% 20
North East +23 54 £328 -31.05% 9
North West -17 44 £325 -1.14% 28
West Midlands -10 39 £375 -6.25% 15
East of England -10 32 £364 -13.13% 17
East Midlands +13 25 £395 -1.25% 7
Midlands -8 1 £500 +11.11%
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 1499 (65.80%) Windows
2 1100 (48.29%) Microsoft
3 923 (40.52%) Active Directory
4 787 (34.55%) Windows Server
5 667 (29.28%) SQL
6 657 (28.84%) VMware
7 616 (27.04%) SQL Server
8 526 (23.09%) Linux
9 499 (21.91%) .NET
10 479 (21.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 460 (20.19%) Microsoft Azure
12 437 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 421 (18.48%) SCCM
14 417 (18.31%) DevOps
15 409 (17.95%) DNS
16 404 (17.73%) VMware Infrastructure
17 395 (17.34%) Migration
18 386 (16.94%) Finance
19 379 (16.64%) C#
20 377 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
21 376 (16.51%) MS Excel
22 363 (15.94%) Security Cleared
23 348 (15.28%) SharePoint
24 332 (14.57%) Python
25 328 (14.40%) VBScript
26 323 (14.18%) Puppet
27 308 (13.52%) ITIL
28 300 (13.17%) Office 365
29 296 (12.99%) Citrix
30 293 (12.86%) MS Exchange

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 348 (15.28%) SharePoint
2 293 (12.86%) MS Exchange
3 273 (11.98%) IIS
4 143 (6.28%) SharePoint 2013
5 136 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 128 (5.62%) Skype for Business
7 112 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 71 (3.12%) Tomcat
9 70 (3.07%) SharePoint 2010
10 65 (2.85%) OpenStack
11 62 (2.72%) Apache
12 58 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2003
13 55 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
14 44 (1.93%) SharePoint Server
15 31 (1.36%) Confluence
16 26 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
17 25 (1.10%) JBoss
18 19 (0.83%) WebLogic
18 19 (0.83%) WebSphere
19 16 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 376 (16.51%) MS Excel
2 157 (6.89%) MS Office
3 20 (0.88%) InfoPath
4 9 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.18%) MS Project
7 3 (0.13%) Mingle
8 2 (0.088%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 27 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.22%) assyst
4 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.18%) Eikon
4 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.088%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.088%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.088%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.088%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.044%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.044%) Movex
7 1 (0.044%) OpenText Process Suite
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 460 (20.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 300 (13.17%) Office 365
3 279 (12.25%) Amazon AWS
4 121 (5.31%) IaaS
5 103 (4.52%) PaaS
6 72 (3.16%) Azure Active Directory
7 33 (1.45%) SaaS
8 29 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
8 29 (1.27%) OneDrive
9 27 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (0.92%) Yammer
11 17 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (0.57%) Google App Engine
12 13 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (0.44%) GitHub
14 9 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (0.35%) Amazon S3
16 7 (0.31%) Route 53
17 6 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 409 (17.95%) DNS
2 228 (10.01%) DHCP
3 213 (9.35%) Firewall
4 193 (8.47%) SAN
5 159 (6.98%) TCP/IP
6 116 (5.09%) Internet
7 99 (4.35%) Skype
8 82 (3.60%) WAN
9 80 (3.51%) LAN
10 77 (3.38%) LDAP
11 73 (3.20%) SSL
12 69 (3.03%) VPN
13 51 (2.24%) Kerberos
14 40 (1.76%) HTTP
15 39 (1.71%) NetScaler
16 38 (1.67%) Network Security
17 37 (1.62%) SMTP
18 34 (1.49%) VLAN
19 28 (1.23%) iSCSI
20 26 (1.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 616 (27.04%) SQL Server
2 138 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 123 (5.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 105 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 93 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 60 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 54 (2.37%) SQL Server 2014
8 42 (1.84%) Relational Database
9 41 (1.80%) MySQL
9 41 (1.80%) Oracle Database
9 41 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 40 (1.76%) Azure SQL Database
11 34 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
12 28 (1.23%) NoSQL
13 27 (1.19%) MongoDB
14 26 (1.14%) DB2
15 23 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (0.70%) Ingres
17 14 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
18 12 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 192 (8.43%) Jenkins
2 191 (8.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 154 (6.76%) Git (software)
4 144 (6.32%) TeamCity
5 124 (5.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 117 (5.14%) Visual Studio
7 72 (3.16%) JIRA
8 70 (3.07%) Subversion
9 68 (2.99%) MSI
10 59 (2.59%) MSBuild
11 47 (2.06%) Vagrant
12 42 (1.84%) Maven
13 34 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 32 (1.40%) Travis CI
15 28 (1.23%) Artifactory
15 28 (1.23%) Hudson
16 19 (0.83%) Ant
16 19 (0.83%) InstallShield
17 16 (0.70%) NuGet
18 15 (0.66%) Selenium
General
1 386 (16.94%) Finance
2 147 (6.45%) Banking
3 50 (2.19%) Back Office
4 48 (2.11%) Law
5 36 (1.58%) Financial Institution
6 32 (1.40%) Marketing
7 31 (1.36%) Retail
8 30 (1.32%) Telecoms
9 27 (1.19%) Advertising
9 27 (1.19%) Investment Banking
10 21 (0.92%) Legal
11 20 (0.88%) Front Office
12 14 (0.61%) French Language
12 14 (0.61%) German Language
13 13 (0.57%) Electronics
13 13 (0.57%) Italian Language
13 13 (0.57%) Spanish Language
14 11 (0.48%) Publishing
15 10 (0.44%) Billing
16 6 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 256 (11.24%) Developer
2 253 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 214 (9.39%) Administrator
4 201 (8.82%) Consultant
5 200 (8.78%) Windows Engineer
6 149 (6.54%) Analyst
7 144 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 126 (5.53%) Systems Administrator
9 106 (4.65%) Support Engineer
10 100 (4.39%) PowerShell Engineer
11 93 (4.08%) Architect
12 90 (3.95%) Cloud Engineer
13 84 (3.69%) Azure Engineer
13 84 (3.69%) DBA
14 77 (3.38%) Windows Administrator
15 75 (3.29%) SQL DBA
16 70 (3.07%) 3rd Line Support
17 69 (3.03%) Wintel Engineer
18 68 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
19 67 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 499 (21.91%) .NET
2 153 (6.72%) HTML
3 119 (5.22%) Web Services
4 116 (5.09%) ASP.NET
5 98 (4.30%) XML
6 85 (3.73%) jQuery
7 83 (3.64%) CSS
8 71 (3.12%) .NET Framework
9 43 (1.89%) Node.js
10 42 (1.84%) AngularJS
10 42 (1.84%) WCF
11 39 (1.71%) REST
12 37 (1.62%) JSON
13 36 (1.58%) HTML5
14 26 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
15 25 (1.10%) SAML
16 24 (1.05%) Middleware
17 22 (0.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 21 (0.92%) LAMP
19 18 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 135 (5.93%) Clustering
2 116 (5.09%) Data Centre
3 92 (4.04%) Computer Science
4 90 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 69 (3.03%) Public Cloud
6 63 (2.77%) Replication
7 44 (1.93%) Management Information System
8 42 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 40 (1.76%) PKI
10 29 (1.27%) Hedge funds
11 28 (1.23%) Blackberry
11 28 (1.23%) Fat Client
11 28 (1.23%) Fixed Income
11 28 (1.23%) Private Cloud
11 28 (1.23%) Thin Client
12 26 (1.14%) Client/Server
13 23 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
14 16 (0.70%) Derivative
14 16 (0.70%) Equities
14 16 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1499 (65.80%) Windows
2 787 (34.55%) Windows Server
3 526 (23.09%) Linux
4 479 (21.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 437 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 187 (8.21%) Windows 7
7 184 (8.08%) Unix
8 178 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 138 (6.06%) Windows 10
10 105 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 61 (2.68%) Windows 8
12 42 (1.84%) Windows XP
13 31 (1.36%) CentOS
14 30 (1.32%) VMS
15 28 (1.23%) Mac OS X
16 24 (1.05%) Solaris
17 21 (0.92%) Android
18 19 (0.83%) Ubuntu
19 17 (0.75%) Apple iOS
20 14 (0.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (18.31%) DevOps
2 395 (17.34%) Migration
3 377 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
4 308 (13.52%) ITIL
5 242 (10.62%) Configuration Management
6 230 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
7 127 (5.58%) Release Management
8 116 (5.09%) Scrum
9 99 (4.35%) High Availability
10 97 (4.26%) Open Source
11 90 (3.95%) Load Balancing
12 88 (3.86%) Service Management
13 86 (3.78%) Continuous Delivery
14 84 (3.69%) Performance Tuning
15 82 (3.60%) Software Engineering
16 79 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
17 77 (3.38%) TDD
18 76 (3.34%) Mentoring
18 76 (3.34%) Workflow
19 69 (3.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 667 (29.28%) SQL
2 379 (16.64%) C#
3 332 (14.57%) Python
4 328 (14.40%) VBScript
5 231 (10.14%) Bash Shell
6 219 (9.61%) Perl
7 208 (9.13%) JavaScript
8 200 (8.78%) Java
9 194 (8.52%) VB
10 152 (6.67%) Ruby
11 136 (5.97%) T-SQL
12 90 (3.95%) Shell Script
13 76 (3.34%) C++
14 63 (2.77%) PHP
15 62 (2.72%) C
16 48 (2.11%) VB.NET
17 39 (1.71%) VBA
18 33 (1.45%) Korn
19 22 (0.97%) Bourne shell
20 14 (0.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 363 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 241 (10.58%) SC Cleared
3 239 (10.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 133 (5.84%) MCSE
5 114 (5.00%) Degree
6 78 (3.42%) DV Cleared
7 73 (3.20%) MCITP
8 64 (2.81%) MCSA
9 50 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
10 42 (1.84%) MCTS
11 41 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 37 (1.62%) CCNA
12 37 (1.62%) MCP
13 28 (1.23%) CISSP
14 24 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
15 23 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
16 22 (0.97%) MCSD
17 21 (0.92%) CISM
18 15 (0.66%) ISTQB
19 14 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (1.80%) SLA
2 37 (1.62%) QA
3 25 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
4 16 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.31%) WCAG
6 6 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.18%) GPG13
9 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.13%) WAI
10 2 (0.088%) ISO22301
10 2 (0.088%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.044%) COBIT
11 1 (0.044%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 923 (40.52%) Active Directory
2 404 (17.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 184 (8.08%) Hyper-V
4 160 (7.02%) vSphere
5 158 (6.94%) XenApp
6 102 (4.48%) XenDesktop
7 95 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 86 (3.78%) Virtual Machines
9 76 (3.34%) Docker
10 64 (2.81%) VMware ESX
11 45 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
12 35 (1.54%) XenServer
13 31 (1.36%) BitLocker
14 30 (1.32%) Terminal Services
15 19 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
16 17 (0.75%) NFS
17 16 (0.70%) DFS Replication
17 16 (0.70%) VMware Server
18 14 (0.61%) vCloud
19 12 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 421 (18.48%) SCCM
2 323 (14.18%) Puppet
3 270 (11.85%) Opscode Chef
3 270 (11.85%) SCOM
4 214 (9.39%) Ansible
5 83 (3.64%) WSUS
6 77 (3.38%) Nagios
7 42 (1.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 41 (1.80%) SCOrch
9 39 (1.71%) Microsoft Clustering
10 37 (1.62%) NetBackup
11 33 (1.45%) SCVMM
12 29 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
13 23 (1.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 22 (0.97%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 22 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 22 (0.97%) WMI
15 21 (0.92%) Failover Clustering
15 21 (0.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 18 (0.79%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1100 (48.29%) Microsoft
2 657 (28.84%) VMware
3 296 (12.99%) Citrix
4 232 (10.18%) HP
5 164 (7.20%) Oracle
6 161 (7.07%) Cisco
7 98 (4.30%) Red Hat
8 85 (3.73%) Dell
9 76 (3.34%) Symantec
10 72 (3.16%) NetApp
11 57 (2.50%) AppSense
12 56 (2.46%) Splunk
13 48 (2.11%) EMC
14 47 (2.06%) CheckPoint
15 44 (1.93%) IBM
15 44 (1.93%) ServiceNow
16 41 (1.80%) Intel Security
17 37 (1.62%) SAP
18 36 (1.58%) SaltStack
19 29 (1.27%) Sybase
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £500 per day £Negotiable (dep on exp)
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael James Lee Associates
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £250 - £315 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £425.00 - £443.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £180 - £200 per day, Benefits There is an opportunity to work remotely
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Red10
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £600 Per Day Contract
Posted: 5 days ago