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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 116 113 144
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +31
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1042 1060 821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.12% 2.01% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.17% 5.23% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 664 473
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 17
Median hourly rate £32.50 £23.13 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% -1.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £15.85 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £41.75 £58.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+68.75% -38.46%
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
20173 20277 19322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 41.02% 38.47% 36.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13974 13953 12605
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 480 385
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 £16.66 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -20 476 £425 - 86
South East -10 209 £400 +6.66% 48
North East +50 91 £340 +22.52% 9
South West +38 66 £325 -12.98% 13
Yorkshire +1 60 £450 +18.42% 16
North West -2 55 £335 -1.83% 26
West Midlands +11 46 £350 - 9
East of England -17 31 £350 -17.64% 23
East Midlands -4 13 £390 -13.33% 10
Midlands -4 1 £500 +19.40%
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1434 (65.54%) Windows
2 1019 (46.57%) Microsoft
3 894 (40.86%) Active Directory
4 745 (34.05%) Windows Server
5 612 (27.97%) SQL
6 608 (27.79%) VMware
7 562 (25.69%) SQL Server
8 494 (22.58%) Linux
9 473 (21.62%) .NET
10 470 (21.48%) Microsoft Azure
11 446 (20.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 443 (20.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 415 (18.97%) DevOps
14 384 (17.55%) DNS
15 379 (17.32%) Migration
16 361 (16.50%) SCCM
17 357 (16.32%) Agile Software Development
18 356 (16.27%) VMware Infrastructure
19 345 (15.77%) MS Excel
20 342 (15.63%) C#
21 335 (15.31%) Finance
21 335 (15.31%) Puppet
22 332 (15.17%) Office 365
23 331 (15.13%) Security Cleared
24 322 (14.72%) SharePoint
25 310 (14.17%) Python
26 302 (13.80%) VBScript
27 301 (13.76%) ITIL
28 287 (13.12%) MS Exchange
29 278 (12.71%) Opscode Chef

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
1 322 (14.72%) SharePoint
2 287 (13.12%) MS Exchange
3 253 (11.56%) IIS
4 157 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 132 (6.03%) Skype for Business
6 129 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 117 (5.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 76 (3.47%) Tomcat
9 73 (3.34%) OpenStack
10 70 (3.20%) Apache
11 69 (3.15%) SharePoint 2010
12 63 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
13 57 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
14 42 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
15 29 (1.33%) Confluence
16 27 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
17 24 (1.10%) JBoss
18 20 (0.91%) WebLogic
19 17 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
19 17 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 345 (15.77%) MS Excel
2 129 (5.90%) MS Office
3 16 (0.73%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.14%) Mingle
6 3 (0.14%) MS Project
7 1 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.046%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.23%) assyst
4 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (0.14%) Eikon
5 3 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.091%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.091%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.091%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.091%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.046%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.046%) Movex
7 1 (0.046%) OpenText Process Suite
7 1 (0.046%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 470 (21.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 332 (15.17%) Office 365
3 261 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
4 112 (5.12%) IaaS
5 87 (3.98%) PaaS
6 64 (2.93%) Azure Active Directory
7 33 (1.51%) OneDrive
8 32 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 28 (1.28%) SaaS
10 27 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
10 27 (1.23%) Yammer
11 14 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (0.59%) Google App Engine
12 13 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (0.55%) GitHub
14 10 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 9 (0.41%) AWS CloudTrail
15 9 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
16 7 (0.32%) Amazon S3
16 7 (0.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 384 (17.55%) DNS
2 225 (10.28%) Firewall
3 200 (9.14%) DHCP
4 170 (7.77%) SAN
5 142 (6.49%) TCP/IP
6 113 (5.16%) Internet
7 104 (4.75%) Skype
8 72 (3.29%) LDAP
9 70 (3.20%) LAN
9 70 (3.20%) WAN
10 67 (3.06%) SSL
11 58 (2.65%) Kerberos
12 52 (2.38%) VPN
13 39 (1.78%) NetScaler
14 36 (1.65%) iSCSI
15 35 (1.60%) HTTP
15 35 (1.60%) Network Security
16 32 (1.46%) SMTP
17 28 (1.28%) VLAN
18 27 (1.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 562 (25.69%) SQL Server
2 114 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 107 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 95 (4.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 83 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 48 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
7 47 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 39 (1.78%) Oracle Database
9 38 (1.74%) MySQL
9 38 (1.74%) Relational Database
10 35 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 34 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
12 28 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
13 27 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
14 24 (1.10%) NoSQL
15 22 (1.01%) MongoDB
16 21 (0.96%) DB2
17 14 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
18 12 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
18 12 (0.55%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 198 (9.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 179 (8.18%) Jenkins
3 149 (6.81%) TeamCity
4 144 (6.58%) Git (software)
5 137 (6.26%) Octopus Deploy
6 104 (4.75%) Visual Studio
7 66 (3.02%) MSI
8 64 (2.93%) MSBuild
9 60 (2.74%) JIRA
10 58 (2.65%) Subversion
11 46 (2.10%) Vagrant
12 34 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 34 (1.55%) Travis CI
13 30 (1.37%) Hudson
13 30 (1.37%) Maven
14 22 (1.01%) Artifactory
15 19 (0.87%) Selenium
16 15 (0.69%) NuGet
17 14 (0.64%) SonarQube
17 14 (0.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 335 (15.31%) Finance
2 130 (5.94%) Banking
3 43 (1.97%) Back Office
3 43 (1.97%) Law
4 36 (1.65%) Retail
5 28 (1.28%) Advertising
6 27 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 26 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 23 (1.05%) Investment Banking
9 22 (1.01%) Marketing
10 20 (0.91%) Legal
11 15 (0.69%) Front Office
12 12 (0.55%) Electronics
13 11 (0.50%) Billing
13 11 (0.50%) German Language
13 11 (0.50%) Publishing
14 10 (0.46%) French Language
14 10 (0.46%) Italian Language
14 10 (0.46%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 249 (11.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 233 (10.65%) Developer
3 211 (9.64%) Administrator
4 191 (8.73%) Windows Engineer
5 179 (8.18%) Consultant
6 143 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 132 (6.03%) Systems Administrator
8 131 (5.99%) Analyst
9 104 (4.75%) Support Engineer
10 87 (3.98%) Cloud Engineer
10 87 (3.98%) PowerShell Engineer
11 76 (3.47%) Azure Engineer
12 75 (3.43%) Architect
12 75 (3.43%) Windows Administrator
13 73 (3.34%) DBA
14 68 (3.11%) 3rd Line Support
15 67 (3.06%) Automation Engineer
16 66 (3.02%) Active Directory Engineer
16 66 (3.02%) Windows Systems Administrator
17 65 (2.97%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 473 (21.62%) .NET
2 136 (6.22%) HTML
3 124 (5.67%) ASP.NET
4 113 (5.16%) Web Services
5 90 (4.11%) XML
6 81 (3.70%) jQuery
7 63 (2.88%) CSS
8 51 (2.33%) .NET Framework
9 40 (1.83%) JSON
9 40 (1.83%) WCF
10 36 (1.65%) Node.js
11 35 (1.60%) REST
12 34 (1.55%) AngularJS
13 33 (1.51%) Middleware
14 28 (1.28%) HTML5
15 23 (1.05%) SAML
16 19 (0.87%) LAMP
16 19 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 17 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web API
18 16 (0.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 129 (5.90%) Clustering
2 105 (4.80%) Computer Science
3 97 (4.43%) Data Centre
4 90 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 73 (3.34%) Public Cloud
6 59 (2.70%) Replication
7 44 (2.01%) Management Information System
8 40 (1.83%) PKI
9 36 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
10 29 (1.33%) Private Cloud
11 27 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
12 25 (1.14%) Fat Client
12 25 (1.14%) Thin Client
13 23 (1.05%) Blackberry
13 23 (1.05%) Hedge funds
14 19 (0.87%) Fixed Income
15 17 (0.78%) Mobile App
16 16 (0.73%) Client/Server
16 16 (0.73%) Cyberthreat
16 16 (0.73%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1434 (65.54%) Windows
2 745 (34.05%) Windows Server
3 494 (22.58%) Linux
4 446 (20.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 443 (20.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 210 (9.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 180 (8.23%) Windows 7
8 160 (7.31%) Unix
9 117 (5.35%) Windows 10
10 103 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 58 (2.65%) Windows 8
12 41 (1.87%) Windows XP
13 34 (1.55%) Mac OS X
14 32 (1.46%) CentOS
15 27 (1.23%) Android
16 22 (1.01%) Apple iOS
17 21 (0.96%) VMS
18 18 (0.82%) Solaris
19 15 (0.69%) Ubuntu
20 9 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (18.97%) DevOps
2 379 (17.32%) Migration
3 357 (16.32%) Agile Software Development
4 301 (13.76%) ITIL
5 215 (9.83%) Continuous Integration
6 201 (9.19%) Configuration Management
7 118 (5.39%) Scrum
8 116 (5.30%) Release Management
9 105 (4.80%) Load Balancing
10 98 (4.48%) High Availability
11 91 (4.16%) Open Source
12 87 (3.98%) Continuous Delivery
13 86 (3.93%) Performance Tuning
14 81 (3.70%) Service Management
15 78 (3.56%) Disaster Recovery
16 71 (3.24%) TDD
17 60 (2.74%) Mentoring
18 59 (2.70%) Change Management
19 56 (2.56%) Application Packaging
19 56 (2.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 612 (27.97%) SQL
2 342 (15.63%) C#
3 310 (14.17%) Python
4 302 (13.80%) VBScript
5 223 (10.19%) Bash Shell
6 214 (9.78%) JavaScript
7 210 (9.60%) Perl
8 176 (8.04%) Java
9 170 (7.77%) VB
10 144 (6.58%) T-SQL
11 130 (5.94%) Ruby
12 84 (3.84%) Shell Script
13 73 (3.34%) PHP
14 61 (2.79%) C++
15 44 (2.01%) C
16 43 (1.97%) VB.NET
17 31 (1.42%) VBA
18 23 (1.05%) Korn
19 18 (0.82%) Bourne shell
20 14 (0.64%) FQL
Qualifications
1 331 (15.13%) Security Cleared
2 252 (11.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 213 (9.73%) SC Cleared
4 145 (6.63%) MCSE
5 130 (5.94%) Degree
6 73 (3.34%) MCITP
7 67 (3.06%) DV Cleared
8 57 (2.61%) MCSA
9 53 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
10 44 (2.01%) MCTS
11 40 (1.83%) MCP
12 39 (1.78%) CCNA
13 38 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 34 (1.55%) CISSP
15 28 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
16 26 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
17 21 (0.96%) CISM
18 17 (0.78%) ISTQB
18 17 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 16 (0.73%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.10%) SLA
2 38 (1.74%) QA
3 26 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 17 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.32%) WCAG
6 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.18%) GPG13
8 3 (0.14%) WAI
9 2 (0.091%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.091%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.091%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.046%) COBIT
10 1 (0.046%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.046%) HIPAA
System Software
1 894 (40.86%) Active Directory
2 356 (16.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 179 (8.18%) Hyper-V
4 137 (6.26%) XenApp
5 133 (6.08%) vSphere
6 87 (3.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 86 (3.93%) XenDesktop
8 79 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
9 72 (3.29%) Docker
10 66 (3.02%) VMware ESX
11 46 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
12 34 (1.55%) XenServer
13 33 (1.51%) BitLocker
14 27 (1.23%) DFS Replication
15 25 (1.14%) vCloud
16 19 (0.87%) Terminal Services
17 17 (0.78%) NFS
18 15 (0.69%) Firmware
18 15 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
19 14 (0.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 361 (16.50%) SCCM
2 335 (15.31%) Puppet
3 278 (12.71%) Opscode Chef
4 231 (10.56%) SCOM
5 214 (9.78%) Ansible
6 82 (3.75%) WSUS
7 75 (3.43%) Nagios
8 41 (1.87%) Microsoft Clustering
8 41 (1.87%) SCOrch
9 37 (1.69%) NetBackup
10 35 (1.60%) SCVMM
10 35 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 30 (1.37%) vRealize
12 29 (1.33%) PowerCLI
13 26 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
14 24 (1.10%) BladeLogic
14 24 (1.10%) WMI
15 23 (1.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 22 (1.01%) Terraform
17 20 (0.91%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1019 (46.57%) Microsoft
2 608 (27.79%) VMware
3 267 (12.20%) Citrix
4 228 (10.42%) HP
5 161 (7.36%) Oracle
6 137 (6.26%) Cisco
7 93 (4.25%) Red Hat
8 83 (3.79%) Dell
9 69 (3.15%) Symantec
10 55 (2.51%) AppSense
11 51 (2.33%) EMC
12 48 (2.19%) NetApp
13 44 (2.01%) CheckPoint
14 42 (1.92%) ServiceNow
15 40 (1.83%) Splunk
16 38 (1.74%) SAP
17 37 (1.69%) SaltStack
18 33 (1.51%) Intel Security
19 30 (1.37%) Google
20 27 (1.23%) IronPort
Durham, County Durham
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
NCC Group
Rate: Up to £525 per day max
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Teach First
Rate: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £425.00 - £454.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Eames Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FPSG Connect
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Spencer Rose
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £145.00 - £165.00 per day + NONE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £425.00 - £454.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago