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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 98 126 167
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +41
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1143 916 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.33% 1.80% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.94% 4.67% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 609 406
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 16
Median hourly rate £28.38 £26.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.13% +22.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.10 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.17 £29.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.25 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% +2.94%
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
19241 19595 18402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.23% 38.44% 37.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13372 13342 12110
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 400 401
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.03 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +14 499 £450 +12.50% 98
South East +22 266 £400 - 46
North East +24 110 £321 -24.47% 5
Yorkshire -9 64 £375 +15.38% 18
South West +31 58 £335 +2.29% 14
North West -8 48 £330 +5.60% 17
East Midlands +22 39 £388 +39.89% 9
West Midlands -6 32 £375 +3.44% 10
East of England -3 28 £375 +7.14% 9
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1387 (64.24%) Windows
2 1023 (47.38%) Microsoft
3 843 (39.05%) Active Directory
4 742 (34.37%) Windows Server
5 725 (33.58%) SQL
6 636 (29.46%) SQL Server
7 620 (28.72%) VMware
8 527 (24.41%) .NET
9 480 (22.23%) Linux
10 448 (20.75%) C#
11 437 (20.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 427 (19.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 421 (19.50%) Finance
14 382 (17.69%) SCCM
15 380 (17.60%) DevOps
16 377 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
17 376 (17.42%) Migration
18 374 (17.32%) Microsoft Azure
19 372 (17.23%) SharePoint
20 365 (16.91%) Agile Software Development
21 352 (16.30%) DNS
22 350 (16.21%) Security Cleared
23 341 (15.79%) Python
24 335 (15.52%) MS Excel
25 316 (14.64%) Citrix
26 313 (14.50%) ITIL
27 308 (14.27%) VBScript
28 283 (13.11%) Puppet
29 277 (12.83%) Office 365
29 277 (12.83%) 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
1 372 (17.23%) SharePoint
2 277 (12.83%) MS Exchange
3 260 (12.04%) IIS
4 140 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 140 (6.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 134 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 131 (6.07%) Skype for Business
7 70 (3.24%) OpenStack
7 70 (3.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 64 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 61 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
10 56 (2.59%) Apache
11 50 (2.32%) Tomcat
12 42 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
13 27 (1.25%) WebSphere
14 26 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 25 (1.16%) Confluence
16 19 (0.88%) WebLogic
17 18 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
18 17 (0.79%) nginx
Applications
1 335 (15.52%) MS Excel
2 155 (7.18%) MS Office
3 26 (1.20%) InfoPath
4 11 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.28%) MS Project
7 2 (0.093%) Mingle
7 2 (0.093%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 36 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.23%) assyst
4 4 (0.19%) Eikon
4 4 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.046%) Adaptiv
6 1 (0.046%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.046%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.046%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.046%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.046%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.046%) Movex
6 1 (0.046%) OpenText Process Suite
6 1 (0.046%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.046%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 374 (17.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 277 (12.83%) Office 365
3 256 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
4 97 (4.49%) IaaS
5 84 (3.89%) PaaS
6 73 (3.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 29 (1.34%) SaaS
8 26 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
9 25 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
10 24 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
11 22 (1.02%) GitHub
12 18 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
13 17 (0.79%) OneDrive
14 12 (0.56%) Google App Engine
14 12 (0.56%) Yammer
15 10 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 10 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 7 (0.32%) Amazon S3
16 7 (0.32%) AWS OpsWorks
17 6 (0.28%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 352 (16.30%) DNS
2 200 (9.26%) DHCP
3 165 (7.64%) Firewall
4 161 (7.46%) SAN
5 143 (6.62%) TCP/IP
6 110 (5.09%) Internet
7 84 (3.89%) Skype
8 77 (3.57%) LDAP
9 62 (2.87%) SSL
9 62 (2.87%) WAN
10 61 (2.83%) VPN
11 57 (2.64%) LAN
12 56 (2.59%) NetScaler
13 49 (2.27%) HTTP
14 44 (2.04%) Kerberos
15 38 (1.76%) SMTP
16 36 (1.67%) Network Security
17 29 (1.34%) Intranet
18 26 (1.20%) VLAN
19 21 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 636 (29.46%) SQL Server
2 177 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 137 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 106 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 105 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 71 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 57 (2.64%) Relational Database
8 54 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 46 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
10 44 (2.04%) MySQL
11 43 (1.99%) Oracle Database
11 43 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
12 41 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
13 39 (1.81%) MongoDB
14 34 (1.57%) NoSQL
15 21 (0.97%) DB2
16 17 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (0.74%) RDBMS
18 15 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
19 14 (0.65%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 195 (9.03%) Jenkins
2 191 (8.85%) Git (software)
3 170 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 118 (5.47%) TeamCity
5 96 (4.45%) Visual Studio
6 85 (3.94%) Octopus Deploy
7 70 (3.24%) Subversion
8 66 (3.06%) JIRA
9 55 (2.55%) MSI
10 48 (2.22%) Vagrant
11 44 (2.04%) MSBuild
12 42 (1.95%) Maven
13 31 (1.44%) Artifactory
14 26 (1.20%) Hudson
15 22 (1.02%) Ant
16 19 (0.88%) SpecFlow
16 19 (0.88%) Travis CI
17 18 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 18 (0.83%) InstallShield
17 18 (0.83%) Selenium
General
1 421 (19.50%) Finance
2 173 (8.01%) Banking
3 52 (2.41%) Law
4 47 (2.18%) Financial Institution
5 45 (2.08%) Back Office
6 33 (1.53%) Investment Banking
7 32 (1.48%) Marketing
8 28 (1.30%) Front Office
9 27 (1.25%) Retail
10 26 (1.20%) Advertising
11 24 (1.11%) Telecoms
12 19 (0.88%) Legal
13 10 (0.46%) Spanish Language
14 9 (0.42%) Billing
14 9 (0.42%) French Language
14 9 (0.42%) German Language
15 8 (0.37%) Electronics
15 8 (0.37%) Italian Language
15 8 (0.37%) Military
16 7 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 269 (12.46%) Developer
2 228 (10.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 189 (8.75%) Windows Engineer
4 176 (8.15%) Consultant
5 170 (7.87%) Administrator
6 163 (7.55%) Analyst
7 124 (5.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 112 (5.19%) Architect
9 109 (5.05%) PowerShell Engineer
10 99 (4.59%) Support Engineer
11 93 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
12 87 (4.03%) Systems Engineer
13 82 (3.80%) SharePoint Developer
14 79 (3.66%) DBA
15 71 (3.29%) Azure Engineer
15 71 (3.29%) SQL DBA
16 69 (3.20%) Cloud Engineer
17 68 (3.15%) Server Engineer
17 68 (3.15%) Wintel Engineer
18 65 (3.01%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 527 (24.41%) .NET
2 174 (8.06%) HTML
3 136 (6.30%) ASP.NET
4 114 (5.28%) Web Services
5 108 (5.00%) CSS
6 106 (4.91%) XML
7 96 (4.45%) jQuery
8 84 (3.89%) .NET Framework
9 56 (2.59%) HTML5
10 55 (2.55%) AngularJS
11 49 (2.27%) Node.js
12 42 (1.95%) WCF
13 32 (1.48%) JSON
13 32 (1.48%) REST
14 29 (1.34%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 26 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web API
17 23 (1.07%) SAML
17 23 (1.07%) SOAP
18 22 (1.02%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 115 (5.33%) Clustering
2 104 (4.82%) Data Centre
3 91 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 84 (3.89%) Computer Science
5 51 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
6 49 (2.27%) Public Cloud
7 46 (2.13%) Replication
8 39 (1.81%) Hedge funds
9 38 (1.76%) Management Information System
10 37 (1.71%) Blackberry
11 36 (1.67%) PKI
12 29 (1.34%) Fat Client
12 29 (1.34%) Thin Client
13 28 (1.30%) Fixed Income
14 25 (1.16%) Client/Server
15 24 (1.11%) Private Cloud
16 18 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
17 17 (0.79%) Equities
18 16 (0.74%) Derivative
18 16 (0.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1387 (64.24%) Windows
2 742 (34.37%) Windows Server
3 480 (22.23%) Linux
4 437 (20.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 427 (19.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 206 (9.54%) Unix
7 186 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 185 (8.57%) Windows 7
9 126 (5.84%) Windows 10
10 80 (3.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 63 (2.92%) Windows 8
12 39 (1.81%) Mac OS X
12 39 (1.81%) VMS
13 35 (1.62%) Windows XP
14 27 (1.25%) CentOS
15 20 (0.93%) Apple iOS
15 20 (0.93%) Ubuntu
16 17 (0.79%) Solaris
16 17 (0.79%) Windows Vista
17 16 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (17.60%) DevOps
2 376 (17.42%) Migration
3 365 (16.91%) Agile Software Development
4 313 (14.50%) ITIL
5 251 (11.63%) Configuration Management
6 231 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
7 102 (4.72%) Release Management
8 99 (4.59%) Open Source
9 94 (4.35%) High Availability
10 90 (4.17%) Service Management
11 87 (4.03%) Load Balancing
11 87 (4.03%) Workflow
12 82 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
12 82 (3.80%) Scrum
13 75 (3.47%) Performance Tuning
14 74 (3.43%) Project Management
15 69 (3.20%) Change Management
16 68 (3.15%) Server Building
17 66 (3.06%) Service Delivery
18 61 (2.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 725 (33.58%) SQL
2 448 (20.75%) C#
3 341 (15.79%) Python
4 308 (14.27%) VBScript
5 231 (10.70%) Java
6 227 (10.51%) Perl
7 222 (10.28%) JavaScript
8 201 (9.31%) VB
9 196 (9.08%) Ruby
10 188 (8.71%) Bash Shell
11 138 (6.39%) T-SQL
12 92 (4.26%) C++
13 77 (3.57%) Shell Script
14 56 (2.59%) C
15 50 (2.32%) PHP
15 50 (2.32%) VB.NET
16 48 (2.22%) VBA
17 34 (1.57%) Korn
18 22 (1.02%) Bourne shell
19 19 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 350 (16.21%) Security Cleared
2 256 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 245 (11.35%) SC Cleared
4 151 (6.99%) MCSE
5 106 (4.91%) Degree
6 76 (3.52%) MCITP
7 69 (3.20%) DV Cleared
8 67 (3.10%) MCSA
9 51 (2.36%) MCTS
10 42 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 35 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
12 29 (1.34%) MCSD
13 26 (1.20%) CISSP
14 25 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
15 21 (0.97%) CCNA
16 20 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
17 18 (0.83%) CISM
17 18 (0.83%) MCP
18 16 (0.74%) AWS Certification
19 15 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (1.76%) QA
2 24 (1.11%) SLA
3 22 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.19%) GPG13
5 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.14%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.14%) WAI
6 3 (0.14%) WCAG
7 1 (0.046%) COBIT
7 1 (0.046%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.046%) EMIR
7 1 (0.046%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 843 (39.05%) Active Directory
2 377 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 177 (8.20%) Hyper-V
4 173 (8.01%) vSphere
5 168 (7.78%) XenApp
6 112 (5.19%) XenDesktop
7 93 (4.31%) Docker
8 85 (3.94%) Microsoft App-V
9 70 (3.24%) VMware ESX
10 56 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
11 55 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
12 46 (2.13%) XenServer
13 27 (1.25%) Terminal Services
14 23 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
15 21 (0.97%) BitLocker
16 20 (0.93%) NFS
17 18 (0.83%) Xen
18 16 (0.74%) vCloud
19 13 (0.60%) VMware Server
20 12 (0.56%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 382 (17.69%) SCCM
2 283 (13.11%) Puppet
3 248 (11.49%) SCOM
4 224 (10.38%) Opscode Chef
5 188 (8.71%) Ansible
6 59 (2.73%) Nagios
7 53 (2.45%) SCOrch
8 52 (2.41%) WSUS
9 42 (1.95%) Microsoft Clustering
10 39 (1.81%) logstash
11 37 (1.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 35 (1.62%) Kibana
13 31 (1.44%) SCVMM
14 28 (1.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 27 (1.25%) NetBackup
15 27 (1.25%) Salt
16 26 (1.20%) Grafana
16 26 (1.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 25 (1.16%) HP Operations Orchestration
17 25 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1023 (47.38%) Microsoft
2 620 (28.72%) VMware
3 316 (14.64%) Citrix
4 235 (10.88%) HP
5 180 (8.34%) Oracle
6 158 (7.32%) Cisco
7 96 (4.45%) Dell
8 87 (4.03%) Red Hat
9 77 (3.57%) Symantec
10 70 (3.24%) NetApp
11 66 (3.06%) Splunk
12 62 (2.87%) IBM
13 61 (2.83%) AppSense
14 45 (2.08%) Intel Security
15 43 (1.99%) ServiceNow
16 39 (1.81%) EMC
16 39 (1.81%) IronPort
17 35 (1.62%) Google
18 33 (1.53%) F5
19 32 (1.48%) Sitecore
London
Ebury
Rate: £425.00 - £443.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
First Point
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Huxley
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Initial Contract to 31st December 2016
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day +
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
iKonnect Global Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £221.00 - £243.10 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Spectrum IT
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Surrey
X4 Group
Rate: £280 - 330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
University Of Cambridge
Rate: From £28,982 to £37,768 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago