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 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
UK / England
Rank 101 137 166
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +29
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 916 835 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.18% 1.77% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.35% 4.58% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 524 404
Median daily rate £400 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 14
Median hourly rate £42.00 £29.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% +28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £22.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £76.25 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £35.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.48% +58.88%

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

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
17127 18217 18065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.75% 38.69% 37.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11899 12510 11986
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 455 391
Median hourly rate £42.49 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.21% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.67 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +24 479 £450 +0.55% 122
South East +8 178 £350 -11.94% 38
North West +21 50 £350 +16.66% 18
North East +29 49 £340 -25.27% 7
South West +11 43 £345 -1.42% 12
East of England +5 34 £413 +6.45% 17
West Midlands +4 33 £400 -5.88% 14
Yorkshire +2 25 £440 +25.71% 15
East Midlands -7 17 £250 +33.33% 9
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 1134 (59.94%) Windows
2 769 (40.64%) Microsoft
3 679 (35.89%) Active Directory
4 618 (32.66%) Windows Server
5 536 (28.33%) SQL
6 495 (26.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 485 (25.63%) SQL Server
8 452 (23.89%) VMware
9 423 (22.36%) Linux
10 419 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
11 387 (20.45%) DevOps
12 367 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 354 (18.71%) .NET
14 353 (18.66%) Windows Server 2012
15 350 (18.50%) Security Cleared
16 299 (15.80%) C#
17 297 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
18 288 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
19 284 (15.01%) Migration
20 266 (14.06%) Finance
20 266 (14.06%) DNS
21 264 (13.95%) Puppet
22 252 (13.32%) ITIL
23 251 (13.27%) SCCM
24 248 (13.11%) SC Cleared
25 238 (12.58%) Office 365
26 230 (12.16%) IIS
27 227 (12.00%) Python
28 224 (11.84%) Opscode Chef
29 214 (11.31%) Firewall

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
1 230 (12.16%) IIS
2 207 (10.94%) SharePoint
3 200 (10.57%) MS Exchange
4 133 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 124 (6.55%) Skype for Business
6 85 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 72 (3.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 66 (3.49%) Confluence
9 55 (2.91%) Apache
10 54 (2.85%) OpenStack
10 54 (2.85%) Tomcat
11 46 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
11 46 (2.43%) SharePoint 2010
12 45 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
13 40 (2.11%) WebSphere
14 34 (1.80%) WebLogic
15 27 (1.43%) NServiceBus
16 24 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
17 19 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
17 19 (1.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 185 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 65 (3.44%) MS Office
3 10 (0.53%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.16%) SPSS
6 2 (0.11%) MS Project
6 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 3 (0.16%) assyst
4 3 (0.16%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.053%) Eikon
5 1 (0.053%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.053%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.053%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 495 (26.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 288 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
3 238 (12.58%) Office 365
4 109 (5.76%) IaaS
5 70 (3.70%) PaaS
6 69 (3.65%) Azure Active Directory
7 42 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 36 (1.90%) SaaS
9 34 (1.80%) GitHub
10 22 (1.16%) OneDrive
11 21 (1.11%) Amazon S3
12 18 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
13 17 (0.90%) Trello
14 15 (0.79%) Route 53
15 13 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
15 13 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
16 12 (0.63%) AWS CloudTrail
17 10 (0.53%) Yammer
18 9 (0.48%) G Suite
19 7 (0.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 266 (14.06%) DNS
2 214 (11.31%) Firewall
3 128 (6.77%) DHCP
3 128 (6.77%) SAN
4 108 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 80 (4.23%) Skype
6 59 (3.12%) HTTP
7 58 (3.07%) Internet
8 57 (3.01%) SSL
9 48 (2.54%) Kerberos
9 48 (2.54%) LAN
10 43 (2.27%) LDAP
10 43 (2.27%) NAS
10 43 (2.27%) VPN
11 41 (2.17%) NetScaler
12 39 (2.06%) WAN
13 32 (1.69%) SMTP
14 29 (1.53%) VLAN
15 27 (1.43%) VoIP
16 26 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 485 (25.63%) SQL Server
2 124 (6.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 100 (5.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 97 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 91 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 61 (3.22%) Oracle Database
7 54 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 45 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
8 45 (2.38%) MySQL
9 40 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
10 35 (1.85%) Relational Database
11 34 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
13 27 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
13 27 (1.43%) MongoDB
14 25 (1.32%) NoSQL
15 21 (1.11%) Power BI
16 20 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
17 18 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
17 18 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 191 (10.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 181 (9.57%) Git (software)
3 146 (7.72%) TeamCity
4 129 (6.82%) Jenkins
5 112 (5.92%) Octopus Deploy
6 97 (5.13%) JIRA
7 83 (4.39%) Visual Studio
8 63 (3.33%) MSBuild
8 63 (3.33%) MSI
9 51 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 45 (2.38%) Subversion
11 39 (2.06%) Hudson
12 37 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
13 35 (1.85%) Vagrant
14 25 (1.32%) Selenium
15 24 (1.27%) Ant
15 24 (1.27%) GitLab
15 24 (1.27%) NUnit
16 21 (1.11%) MSTest
16 21 (1.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 266 (14.06%) Finance
2 130 (6.87%) Banking
3 39 (2.06%) Retail
4 35 (1.85%) Front Office
5 34 (1.80%) Advertising
5 34 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 32 (1.69%) Back Office
7 29 (1.53%) Investment Banking
8 25 (1.32%) Legal
9 20 (1.06%) Financial Institution
10 15 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.42%) Games
11 8 (0.42%) Law
11 8 (0.42%) Marketing
11 8 (0.42%) Publishing
12 7 (0.37%) Electronics
13 6 (0.32%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.26%) Military
15 2 (0.11%) Automotive
15 2 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 260 (13.74%) Developer
2 236 (12.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 165 (8.72%) Consultant
4 150 (7.93%) Windows Engineer
5 134 (7.08%) Analyst
6 133 (7.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 117 (6.18%) Administrator
8 87 (4.60%) PowerShell Engineer
9 86 (4.55%) Support Engineer
10 75 (3.96%) Architect
10 75 (3.96%) Wintel Engineer
11 73 (3.86%) Azure Engineer
12 70 (3.70%) DBA
13 67 (3.54%) Cloud Engineer
14 65 (3.44%) SharePoint Developer
15 63 (3.33%) Active Directory Engineer
16 61 (3.22%) .NET Developer
17 60 (3.17%) SQL DBA
18 59 (3.12%) Systems Administrator
19 57 (3.01%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (18.71%) .NET
2 153 (8.09%) HTML
3 126 (6.66%) XML
4 122 (6.45%) Web Services
5 119 (6.29%) CSS
6 94 (4.97%) ASP.NET
7 85 (4.49%) jQuery
8 54 (2.85%) REST
9 53 (2.80%) Software Packaging
10 49 (2.59%) .NET Framework
11 46 (2.43%) JSON
12 44 (2.33%) HTML5
12 44 (2.33%) WCF
13 40 (2.11%) AngularJS
14 35 (1.85%) SOAP
15 32 (1.69%) Middleware
15 32 (1.69%) RESTful
16 28 (1.48%) Elastic Stack
17 27 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
18 25 (1.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 109 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (5.34%) Clustering
3 93 (4.92%) Data Centre
4 59 (3.12%) Computer Science
5 46 (2.43%) PKI
6 44 (2.33%) Replication
7 42 (2.22%) Public Cloud
8 37 (1.96%) Management Information System
9 29 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
10 27 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
11 26 (1.37%) User Experience
12 19 (1.00%) Fat Client
12 19 (1.00%) Thin Client
13 18 (0.95%) Blackberry
13 18 (0.95%) Mobile App
14 17 (0.90%) Derivative
15 16 (0.85%) Private Cloud
16 12 (0.63%) EMC VNX
16 12 (0.63%) Fixed Income
16 12 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1134 (59.94%) Windows
2 618 (32.66%) Windows Server
3 423 (22.36%) Linux
4 367 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 353 (18.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 178 (9.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 146 (7.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 139 (7.35%) Unix
9 137 (7.24%) Windows 7
10 81 (4.28%) Windows 10
11 43 (2.27%) Ubuntu
12 38 (2.01%) CentOS
13 30 (1.59%) Windows XP
14 29 (1.53%) Android
14 29 (1.53%) Apple iOS
15 28 (1.48%) AIX
16 25 (1.32%) Windows 8
17 19 (1.00%) Mac OS X
17 19 (1.00%) Solaris
18 7 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
2 387 (20.45%) DevOps
3 284 (15.01%) Migration
4 252 (13.32%) ITIL
5 205 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
6 191 (10.10%) Configuration Management
7 93 (4.92%) Scrum
8 89 (4.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 84 (4.44%) Load Balancing
10 76 (4.02%) Change Management
11 74 (3.91%) Release Management
11 74 (3.91%) TDD
12 73 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
13 71 (3.75%) Open Source
14 65 (3.44%) High Availability
15 63 (3.33%) Software Engineering
16 61 (3.22%) Disaster Recovery
16 61 (3.22%) Service Management
17 59 (3.12%) Performance Tuning
18 57 (3.01%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 536 (28.33%) SQL
2 299 (15.80%) C#
3 227 (12.00%) Python
4 207 (10.94%) VBScript
5 178 (9.41%) Bash Shell
6 159 (8.40%) JavaScript
7 152 (8.03%) T-SQL
8 150 (7.93%) Perl
9 106 (5.60%) Java
10 83 (4.39%) VB
11 78 (4.12%) Ruby
12 68 (3.59%) Shell Script
13 37 (1.96%) PHP
14 32 (1.69%) C
15 30 (1.59%) PL/SQL
16 18 (0.95%) Go
17 17 (0.90%) VB.NET
17 17 (0.90%) VBA
18 15 (0.79%) C++
18 15 (0.79%) Korn
Qualifications
1 350 (18.50%) Security Cleared
2 248 (13.11%) SC Cleared
3 181 (9.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 103 (5.44%) MCSE
5 91 (4.81%) Degree
6 56 (2.96%) DV Cleared
7 52 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
8 46 (2.43%) MCITP
9 41 (2.17%) MCSA
10 39 (2.06%) CCNA
10 39 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 25 (1.32%) CCNP
11 25 (1.32%) MCP
12 20 (1.06%) MCTS
13 18 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.69%) CISSP
15 12 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
16 11 (0.58%) CEH
17 10 (0.53%) AWS Certification
18 9 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (1.80%) SLA
2 32 (1.69%) QA
3 16 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.11%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.053%) BS7799
8 1 (0.053%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.053%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.053%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.053%) PMO
System Software
1 679 (35.89%) Active Directory
2 297 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 176 (9.30%) Hyper-V
4 109 (5.76%) vSphere
5 92 (4.86%) Docker
6 82 (4.33%) XenApp
7 74 (3.91%) VMware ESX
8 67 (3.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 66 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
10 60 (3.17%) XenDesktop
11 43 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
12 31 (1.64%) vCloud
13 30 (1.59%) XenServer
14 18 (0.95%) DFS Replication
14 18 (0.95%) Firmware
15 17 (0.90%) BitLocker
16 15 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
17 14 (0.74%) NFS
18 13 (0.69%) Terminal Services
18 13 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 264 (13.95%) Puppet
2 251 (13.27%) SCCM
3 224 (11.84%) Opscode Chef
4 186 (9.83%) Ansible
5 118 (6.24%) SCOM
6 59 (3.12%) WSUS
7 58 (3.07%) Nagios
8 44 (2.33%) vRealize
9 40 (2.11%) SCOrch
10 32 (1.69%) SCVMM
11 28 (1.48%) Microsoft Clustering
11 28 (1.48%) NetBackup
12 26 (1.37%) Terraform
12 26 (1.37%) WMI
13 25 (1.32%) Dollar Universe
14 24 (1.27%) BladeLogic
15 23 (1.22%) AirWatch
16 22 (1.16%) Control-M
17 21 (1.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 21 (1.11%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 769 (40.64%) Microsoft
2 452 (23.89%) VMware
3 194 (10.25%) Citrix
4 180 (9.51%) HP
5 164 (8.67%) Oracle
6 132 (6.98%) Red Hat
7 124 (6.55%) Cisco
8 64 (3.38%) IBM
9 61 (3.22%) Dell
10 60 (3.17%) Atlassian
11 50 (2.64%) NetApp
12 48 (2.54%) Symantec
13 42 (2.22%) ServiceNow
14 35 (1.85%) Splunk
15 31 (1.64%) AppSense
16 30 (1.59%) EMC
16 30 (1.59%) Intel Security
17 29 (1.53%) TIBCO
18 28 (1.48%) CA
18 28 (1.48%) CheckPoint
West London
PCR
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £500 - £535 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £230 - 280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Shropshire
LA International
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Rullion
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North East
Rullion
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £175 - £200 per day + None
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £425.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago