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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 97 137 178
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +41
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1188 819 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.41% 1.66% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.22% 4.40% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 544 364
Median daily rate £413 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 18
Median hourly rate £26.75 £26.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.88% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.35 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £45.72 £32.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.95 £26.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+42.11% -11.86%
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
19090 18618 17999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.75% 37.82% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13318 12519 12051
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 388 432
Median hourly rate £38.00 £36.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +31 532 £450 +16.12% 109
South East +7 268 £413 +10.00% 36
North West +56 108 £425 +84.78% 12
South West +39 86 £350 - 17
North East +14 69 £323 -13.86% 15
Yorkshire -18 42 £375 +15.38% 19
West Midlands +2 31 £375 +7.14% 5
East Midlands +24 26 £290 +1.75% 9
East of England -14 23 £413 +26.92% 7
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 1288 (63.45%) Windows
2 939 (46.26%) Microsoft
3 753 (37.09%) Active Directory
4 690 (33.99%) Windows Server
5 683 (33.65%) SQL
6 584 (28.77%) SQL Server
7 575 (28.33%) VMware
8 493 (24.29%) .NET
9 471 (23.20%) Linux
10 420 (20.69%) C#
11 411 (20.25%) Finance
12 403 (19.85%) Windows Server 2012
13 380 (18.72%) Windows Server 2008
14 374 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
15 361 (17.78%) DevOps
16 357 (17.59%) VMware Infrastructure
17 345 (17.00%) SCCM
17 345 (17.00%) Microsoft Azure
18 340 (16.75%) Migration
19 339 (16.70%) SharePoint
20 324 (15.96%) MS Excel
21 319 (15.71%) Security Cleared
22 309 (15.22%) Python
23 305 (15.02%) ITIL
24 290 (14.29%) DNS
25 282 (13.89%) VBScript
25 282 (13.89%) Citrix
26 270 (13.30%) Puppet
27 258 (12.71%) Configuration Management
28 257 (12.66%) Amazon AWS

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
1 339 (16.70%) SharePoint
2 255 (12.56%) IIS
3 230 (11.33%) MS Exchange
4 123 (6.06%) Skype for Business
5 120 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 112 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 104 (5.12%) SharePoint 2013
8 69 (3.40%) OpenStack
9 60 (2.96%) Tomcat
10 59 (2.91%) SharePoint 2010
11 58 (2.86%) Apache
11 58 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
12 56 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2003
13 54 (2.66%) Node.js
14 36 (1.77%) SharePoint Server
15 33 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 29 (1.43%) Confluence
17 26 (1.28%) WebSphere
18 25 (1.23%) JBoss
19 22 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 324 (15.96%) MS Excel
2 143 (7.04%) MS Office
3 23 (1.13%) InfoPath
4 13 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.25%) MS Project
6 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.099%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.049%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 29 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.15%) Eikon
5 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.099%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.049%) Adaptiv
7 1 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 345 (17.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 257 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
3 215 (10.59%) Office 365
4 82 (4.04%) IaaS
5 75 (3.69%) PaaS
6 69 (3.40%) Azure Active Directory
7 28 (1.38%) SaaS
8 23 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
8 23 (1.13%) GitHub
9 17 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
11 15 (0.74%) OneDrive
12 11 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
12 11 (0.54%) Yammer
13 10 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 7 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 6 (0.30%) AWS OpsWorks
15 6 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 5 (0.25%) Amazon S3
16 5 (0.25%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 290 (14.29%) DNS
2 158 (7.78%) DHCP
3 150 (7.39%) Firewall
4 149 (7.34%) SAN
5 130 (6.40%) TCP/IP
6 100 (4.93%) Internet
7 77 (3.79%) Skype
8 67 (3.30%) WAN
9 62 (3.05%) VPN
10 61 (3.00%) LAN
11 59 (2.91%) LDAP
12 54 (2.66%) NetScaler
12 54 (2.66%) SSL
13 42 (2.07%) HTTP
14 36 (1.77%) SMTP
15 29 (1.43%) Intranet
16 28 (1.38%) Network Security
17 25 (1.23%) Kerberos
17 25 (1.23%) VLAN
18 24 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 584 (28.77%) SQL Server
2 157 (7.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 135 (6.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 103 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 91 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 75 (3.69%) Relational Database
7 71 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 66 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 50 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
10 46 (2.27%) MongoDB
11 44 (2.17%) MySQL
12 41 (2.02%) Oracle Database
13 36 (1.77%) Azure SQL Database
14 30 (1.48%) NoSQL
15 29 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
16 19 (0.94%) Redis
17 17 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
17 17 (0.84%) DB2
17 17 (0.84%) RDBMS
18 16 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 191 (9.41%) Jenkins
2 189 (9.31%) Git (software)
3 173 (8.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 117 (5.76%) TeamCity
5 96 (4.73%) Visual Studio
6 84 (4.14%) JIRA
7 82 (4.04%) Octopus Deploy
8 71 (3.50%) Subversion
9 62 (3.05%) MSI
10 47 (2.32%) Maven
11 41 (2.02%) MSBuild
12 33 (1.63%) Vagrant
13 31 (1.53%) Artifactory
14 26 (1.28%) Hudson
15 24 (1.18%) InstallShield
16 23 (1.13%) SpecFlow
17 21 (1.03%) Ant
17 21 (1.03%) Selenium
18 19 (0.94%) NUnit
19 18 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 411 (20.25%) Finance
2 185 (9.11%) Banking
3 50 (2.46%) Law
4 48 (2.36%) Financial Institution
5 42 (2.07%) Front Office
6 38 (1.87%) Investment Banking
7 36 (1.77%) Back Office
8 30 (1.48%) Marketing
9 29 (1.43%) Telecoms
10 22 (1.08%) Advertising
11 18 (0.89%) Legal
12 17 (0.84%) Retail
13 10 (0.49%) Spanish Language
14 9 (0.44%) Billing
14 9 (0.44%) French Language
14 9 (0.44%) German Language
14 9 (0.44%) Military
15 8 (0.39%) Italian Language
16 6 (0.30%) Games
16 6 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 258 (12.71%) Developer
2 214 (10.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 178 (8.77%) Analyst
4 168 (8.28%) Administrator
5 161 (7.93%) Consultant
6 152 (7.49%) Windows Engineer
7 119 (5.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 114 (5.62%) Architect
9 103 (5.07%) PowerShell Engineer
9 103 (5.07%) Support Engineer
10 87 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
11 82 (4.04%) DBA
12 80 (3.94%) Systems Administrator
13 69 (3.40%) SQL DBA
14 67 (3.30%) 3rd Line Support
15 66 (3.25%) Cloud Engineer
16 65 (3.20%) Azure Engineer
17 63 (3.10%) .NET Developer
18 62 (3.05%) C# Developer
19 61 (3.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 493 (24.29%) .NET
2 166 (8.18%) HTML
3 135 (6.65%) ASP.NET
4 117 (5.76%) Web Services
5 112 (5.52%) XML
6 103 (5.07%) CSS
7 93 (4.58%) jQuery
8 78 (3.84%) .NET Framework
9 61 (3.00%) HTML5
10 60 (2.96%) AngularJS
11 38 (1.87%) WCF
12 36 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
13 34 (1.67%) REST
14 33 (1.63%) JSON
15 28 (1.38%) Sensu
16 26 (1.28%) Middleware
16 26 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 24 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
18 23 (1.13%) SOAP
19 22 (1.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 105 (5.17%) Data Centre
2 97 (4.78%) Clustering
3 82 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 52 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 49 (2.41%) Hedge funds
7 48 (2.36%) Public Cloud
7 48 (2.36%) Replication
8 43 (2.12%) Blackberry
9 42 (2.07%) Management Information System
10 39 (1.92%) PKI
11 27 (1.33%) Fat Client
11 27 (1.33%) Thin Client
12 24 (1.18%) Client/Server
12 24 (1.18%) Fixed Income
13 20 (0.99%) Visualisation
14 19 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
15 18 (0.89%) Derivative
15 18 (0.89%) User Experience
16 17 (0.84%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1288 (63.45%) Windows
2 690 (33.99%) Windows Server
3 471 (23.20%) Linux
4 403 (19.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 380 (18.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 212 (10.44%) Unix
7 176 (8.67%) Windows 7
8 149 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 98 (4.83%) Windows 10
10 86 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 54 (2.66%) Windows 8
12 36 (1.77%) VMS
13 32 (1.58%) Mac OS X
14 31 (1.53%) Windows XP
15 28 (1.38%) CentOS
16 23 (1.13%) Apple iOS
17 22 (1.08%) Solaris
18 18 (0.89%) AIX
19 17 (0.84%) Ubuntu
20 15 (0.74%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 361 (17.78%) DevOps
3 340 (16.75%) Migration
4 305 (15.02%) ITIL
5 258 (12.71%) Configuration Management
6 254 (12.51%) Continuous Integration
7 97 (4.78%) Open Source
8 95 (4.68%) Service Management
9 91 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
10 87 (4.29%) Workflow
11 83 (4.09%) Performance Tuning
12 82 (4.04%) Release Management
13 80 (3.94%) Scrum
14 74 (3.65%) Project Management
15 71 (3.50%) High Availability
16 70 (3.45%) OO
17 66 (3.25%) Load Balancing
17 66 (3.25%) Service Delivery
18 64 (3.15%) Change Management
18 64 (3.15%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 683 (33.65%) SQL
2 420 (20.69%) C#
3 309 (15.22%) Python
4 282 (13.89%) VBScript
5 238 (11.72%) Java
6 210 (10.34%) Perl
7 205 (10.10%) JavaScript
8 203 (10.00%) Ruby
9 179 (8.82%) VB
10 172 (8.47%) Bash Shell
11 133 (6.55%) T-SQL
12 98 (4.83%) C++
13 75 (3.69%) Shell Script
14 47 (2.32%) C
14 47 (2.32%) PHP
15 36 (1.77%) VBA
16 33 (1.63%) Korn
16 33 (1.63%) VB.NET
17 21 (1.03%) Bourne shell
18 19 (0.94%) FQL
Qualifications
1 319 (15.71%) Security Cleared
2 225 (11.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 210 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 127 (6.26%) MCSE
5 92 (4.53%) Degree
6 70 (3.45%) MCITP
7 64 (3.15%) DV Cleared
8 61 (3.00%) MCSA
9 45 (2.22%) MCTS
10 35 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
10 35 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 30 (1.48%) MCSD
12 24 (1.18%) AWS Certification
13 19 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 18 (0.89%) CCNA
14 18 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
15 16 (0.79%) MCP
16 14 (0.69%) CCNP
16 14 (0.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (1.72%) QA
2 25 (1.23%) SLA
3 18 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.15%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.15%) WAI
7 3 (0.15%) WCAG
8 2 (0.099%) GPG13
9 1 (0.049%) COBIT
9 1 (0.049%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.049%) EMIR
9 1 (0.049%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 753 (37.09%) Active Directory
2 357 (17.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 168 (8.28%) vSphere
4 163 (8.03%) Hyper-V
5 147 (7.24%) XenApp
6 103 (5.07%) XenDesktop
7 86 (4.24%) Docker
8 73 (3.60%) Microsoft App-V
9 63 (3.10%) VMware ESX
10 47 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
11 40 (1.97%) XenServer
12 26 (1.28%) Terminal Services
12 26 (1.28%) vCloud
13 19 (0.94%) NFS
14 17 (0.84%) BitLocker
15 15 (0.74%) Xen
16 13 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
17 12 (0.59%) GlusterFS
18 11 (0.54%) DFS Replication
19 10 (0.49%) etcd
Systems Management
1 345 (17.00%) SCCM
2 270 (13.30%) Puppet
3 226 (11.13%) SCOM
4 198 (9.75%) Opscode Chef
5 169 (8.33%) Ansible
6 52 (2.56%) Nagios
7 51 (2.51%) SCOrch
8 47 (2.32%) logstash
8 47 (2.32%) WSUS
9 45 (2.22%) Kibana
10 32 (1.58%) Grafana
10 32 (1.58%) SCVMM
11 28 (1.38%) Uchiwa
12 27 (1.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 27 (1.33%) Salt
12 27 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 25 (1.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 24 (1.18%) NetBackup
15 23 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
16 21 (1.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 939 (46.26%) Microsoft
2 575 (28.33%) VMware
3 282 (13.89%) Citrix
4 237 (11.67%) HP
5 182 (8.97%) Oracle
6 138 (6.80%) Cisco
7 94 (4.63%) Red Hat
8 93 (4.58%) Dell
9 73 (3.60%) NetApp
10 66 (3.25%) Splunk
10 66 (3.25%) Symantec
11 62 (3.05%) IBM
12 51 (2.51%) AppSense
13 46 (2.27%) Intel Security
14 38 (1.87%) ServiceNow
15 37 (1.82%) IronPort
16 35 (1.72%) EMC
17 32 (1.58%) Sitecore
18 28 (1.38%) F5
19 27 (1.33%) Bloomberg
Taunton, Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Rate: £27.5 - £30 per hour
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cumbria
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £200 - 300 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
CBS butler
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £220 - £240 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £330 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates Apply
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates Apply
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 400-500 PER DAY
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £220 - 260 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + depending experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
AAP3
Rate: £300 - £311 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Inter-vention UK
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago