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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 97 104 156
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +52
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1138 1027 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.28% 1.99% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.76% 5.19% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 678 436
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 16
Median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £21.00 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.17 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +8.33%
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
19759 19785 17939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.57% 38.34% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13659 13523 11719
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 402 377
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £18.94 £15.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 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 23 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 23 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 -13 508 £430 +7.50% 119
South East -2 249 £393 +3.28% 59
North East +31 99 £321 -24.47% 5
Yorkshire -6 71 £400 +23.07% 15
South West +29 60 £340 +3.81% 15
North West -25 43 £330 +1.53% 17
West Midlands -1 39 £375 +7.14% 11
East Midlands +25 38 £388 +17.42% 9
East of England -1 31 £375 +1.25% 14
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 1431 (64.14%) Windows
2 1077 (48.27%) Microsoft
3 879 (39.40%) Active Directory
4 752 (33.71%) Windows Server
5 708 (31.73%) SQL
6 646 (28.96%) VMware
7 636 (28.51%) SQL Server
8 513 (22.99%) .NET
9 494 (22.14%) Linux
10 451 (20.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 434 (19.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 429 (19.23%) C#
13 416 (18.65%) Microsoft Azure
14 414 (18.56%) Finance
15 398 (17.84%) SCCM
16 389 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
17 384 (17.21%) DevOps
18 379 (16.99%) Migration
19 374 (16.76%) Security Cleared
20 373 (16.72%) DNS
21 365 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
22 362 (16.23%) SharePoint
23 350 (15.69%) MS Excel
24 329 (14.75%) Python
25 322 (14.43%) Citrix
26 315 (14.12%) ITIL
27 311 (13.94%) VBScript
28 308 (13.81%) Puppet
29 283 (12.68%) Office 365
30 276 (12.37%) 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
1 362 (16.23%) SharePoint
2 276 (12.37%) MS Exchange
3 254 (11.39%) IIS
4 142 (6.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 135 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 124 (5.56%) Skype for Business
7 118 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 77 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 72 (3.23%) OpenStack
10 62 (2.78%) Tomcat
11 59 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2003
12 55 (2.47%) Apache
13 52 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
14 41 (1.84%) SharePoint Server
15 26 (1.17%) Confluence
16 23 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
17 22 (0.99%) WebSphere
18 21 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 16 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
20 15 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 350 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 150 (6.72%) MS Office
3 26 (1.17%) InfoPath
4 11 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.22%) MS Project
7 2 (0.090%) Mingle
7 2 (0.090%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 32 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.63%) 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 (0.090%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.090%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.090%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.090%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.045%) Adaptiv
7 1 (0.045%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.045%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.045%) Movex
7 1 (0.045%) OpenText Process Suite
7 1 (0.045%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 416 (18.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 283 (12.68%) Office 365
3 263 (11.79%) Amazon AWS
4 118 (5.29%) IaaS
5 101 (4.53%) PaaS
6 69 (3.09%) Azure Active Directory
7 33 (1.48%) SaaS
8 30 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 26 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
10 24 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
12 15 (0.67%) GitHub
12 15 (0.67%) OneDrive
13 13 (0.58%) Google App Engine
14 10 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 10 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 10 (0.45%) Yammer
15 9 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
16 8 (0.36%) Amazon S3
17 7 (0.31%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 373 (16.72%) DNS
2 201 (9.01%) DHCP
3 185 (8.29%) Firewall
4 163 (7.31%) SAN
5 141 (6.32%) TCP/IP
6 109 (4.89%) Internet
7 83 (3.72%) Skype
8 68 (3.05%) LDAP
8 68 (3.05%) SSL
8 68 (3.05%) WAN
9 65 (2.91%) VPN
10 63 (2.82%) LAN
11 52 (2.33%) NetScaler
12 44 (1.97%) HTTP
12 44 (1.97%) Kerberos
13 34 (1.52%) SMTP
14 33 (1.48%) Network Security
15 30 (1.34%) VLAN
16 25 (1.12%) Intranet
17 24 (1.08%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 636 (28.51%) SQL Server
2 154 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 126 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 98 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 96 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 62 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 47 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
7 47 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 46 (2.06%) Relational Database
8 46 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
9 44 (1.97%) Oracle Database
10 42 (1.88%) MySQL
11 39 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
12 31 (1.39%) MongoDB
13 30 (1.34%) NoSQL
14 27 (1.21%) DB2
15 19 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (0.63%) Hadoop
16 14 (0.63%) RDBMS
17 13 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 188 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 187 (8.38%) Jenkins
3 177 (7.93%) Git (software)
4 126 (5.65%) TeamCity
5 116 (5.20%) Visual Studio
6 96 (4.30%) Octopus Deploy
7 71 (3.18%) Subversion
8 64 (2.87%) JIRA
9 52 (2.33%) MSI
10 47 (2.11%) Vagrant
11 43 (1.93%) MSBuild
12 38 (1.70%) Maven
13 28 (1.26%) Artifactory
14 25 (1.12%) Hudson
15 24 (1.08%) Travis CI
16 20 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 19 (0.85%) Ant
18 17 (0.76%) Selenium
19 16 (0.72%) InstallShield
20 14 (0.63%) NuGet
General
1 414 (18.56%) Finance
2 158 (7.08%) Banking
3 61 (2.73%) Law
4 49 (2.20%) Back Office
5 45 (2.02%) Financial Institution
6 32 (1.43%) Retail
7 30 (1.34%) Marketing
8 29 (1.30%) Investment Banking
9 27 (1.21%) Advertising
10 23 (1.03%) Front Office
10 23 (1.03%) Telecoms
11 18 (0.81%) Legal
12 10 (0.45%) French Language
12 10 (0.45%) German Language
12 10 (0.45%) Spanish Language
13 9 (0.40%) Italian Language
14 8 (0.36%) Billing
14 8 (0.36%) Electronics
14 8 (0.36%) Publishing
15 7 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 276 (12.37%) Developer
2 233 (10.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 194 (8.70%) Administrator
4 190 (8.52%) Consultant
5 188 (8.43%) Windows Engineer
6 159 (7.13%) Analyst
7 131 (5.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 117 (5.24%) Systems Administrator
9 106 (4.75%) Architect
10 104 (4.66%) Support Engineer
11 103 (4.62%) PowerShell Engineer
12 83 (3.72%) Azure Engineer
13 80 (3.59%) SharePoint Developer
14 77 (3.45%) DBA
15 76 (3.41%) Cloud Engineer
16 75 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
17 70 (3.14%) SQL DBA
17 70 (3.14%) Windows Administrator
18 69 (3.09%) Server Engineer
18 69 (3.09%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 513 (22.99%) .NET
2 177 (7.93%) HTML
3 134 (6.01%) ASP.NET
4 113 (5.06%) Web Services
5 105 (4.71%) CSS
6 103 (4.62%) XML
7 98 (4.39%) jQuery
8 79 (3.54%) .NET Framework
9 48 (2.15%) AngularJS
9 48 (2.15%) HTML5
10 45 (2.02%) WCF
11 42 (1.88%) Node.js
12 37 (1.66%) JSON
13 33 (1.48%) REST
14 26 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web API
15 25 (1.12%) Middleware
15 25 (1.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 22 (0.99%) SAML
17 21 (0.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 123 (5.51%) Clustering
2 104 (4.66%) Data Centre
3 86 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 83 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
5 58 (2.60%) Public Cloud
6 57 (2.55%) Replication
7 45 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
8 38 (1.70%) PKI
9 37 (1.66%) Management Information System
10 33 (1.48%) Blackberry
11 31 (1.39%) Hedge funds
12 29 (1.30%) Fat Client
12 29 (1.30%) Fixed Income
12 29 (1.30%) Thin Client
13 27 (1.21%) Private Cloud
14 23 (1.03%) Client/Server
15 20 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
16 18 (0.81%) Equities
17 16 (0.72%) Derivative
18 15 (0.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1431 (64.14%) Windows
2 752 (33.71%) Windows Server
3 494 (22.14%) Linux
4 451 (20.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 434 (19.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 191 (8.56%) Unix
7 186 (8.34%) Windows 7
8 176 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 133 (5.96%) Windows 10
10 89 (3.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 65 (2.91%) Windows 8
12 38 (1.70%) Windows XP
13 36 (1.61%) Mac OS X
13 36 (1.61%) VMS
14 26 (1.17%) CentOS
15 21 (0.94%) Ubuntu
16 20 (0.90%) Apple iOS
17 17 (0.76%) Solaris
18 15 (0.67%) AIX
18 15 (0.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (17.21%) DevOps
2 379 (16.99%) Migration
3 365 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
4 315 (14.12%) ITIL
5 253 (11.34%) Configuration Management
6 217 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
7 110 (4.93%) Release Management
8 101 (4.53%) Service Management
9 99 (4.44%) Open Source
10 96 (4.30%) High Availability
11 93 (4.17%) Scrum
12 86 (3.85%) Load Balancing
12 86 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
13 85 (3.81%) Workflow
14 72 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
14 72 (3.23%) Mentoring
14 72 (3.23%) Server Building
15 71 (3.18%) Change Management
16 70 (3.14%) Project Management
17 69 (3.09%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 708 (31.73%) SQL
2 429 (19.23%) C#
3 329 (14.75%) Python
4 311 (13.94%) VBScript
5 225 (10.09%) JavaScript
5 225 (10.09%) Perl
6 213 (9.55%) Java
7 209 (9.37%) Bash Shell
8 195 (8.74%) VB
9 179 (8.02%) Ruby
10 143 (6.41%) T-SQL
11 81 (3.63%) C++
12 77 (3.45%) Shell Script
13 62 (2.78%) C
14 59 (2.64%) PHP
15 46 (2.06%) VB.NET
16 44 (1.97%) VBA
17 36 (1.61%) Korn
18 22 (0.99%) Bourne shell
19 19 (0.85%) FQL
Qualifications
1 374 (16.76%) Security Cleared
2 260 (11.65%) SC Cleared
3 258 (11.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 144 (6.45%) MCSE
5 106 (4.75%) Degree
6 79 (3.54%) MCITP
7 75 (3.36%) DV Cleared
8 65 (2.91%) MCSA
9 51 (2.29%) MCTS
10 44 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
11 39 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 32 (1.43%) MCP
13 30 (1.34%) CCNA
14 28 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
14 28 (1.26%) MCSD
15 26 (1.17%) CISSP
16 20 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
17 18 (0.81%) CISM
18 16 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
18 16 (0.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (1.79%) QA
2 28 (1.26%) SLA
3 21 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
4 12 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.27%) WCAG
6 4 (0.18%) GPG13
6 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.13%) WAI
8 2 (0.090%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.045%) COBIT
9 1 (0.045%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.045%) EMIR
9 1 (0.045%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.045%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 879 (39.40%) Active Directory
2 389 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 185 (8.29%) Hyper-V
4 178 (7.98%) vSphere
5 170 (7.62%) XenApp
6 116 (5.20%) XenDesktop
7 85 (3.81%) Docker
8 79 (3.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 69 (3.09%) Virtual Machines
10 60 (2.69%) VMware ESX
11 52 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
12 44 (1.97%) XenServer
13 29 (1.30%) Terminal Services
14 25 (1.12%) BitLocker
15 23 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
16 18 (0.81%) NFS
16 18 (0.81%) vCloud
17 17 (0.76%) Xen
18 15 (0.67%) VMware Server
19 14 (0.63%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 398 (17.84%) SCCM
2 308 (13.81%) Puppet
3 265 (11.88%) SCOM
4 238 (10.67%) Opscode Chef
5 195 (8.74%) Ansible
6 65 (2.91%) Nagios
7 53 (2.38%) WSUS
8 49 (2.20%) SCOrch
9 42 (1.88%) Microsoft Clustering
10 40 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 32 (1.43%) SCVMM
12 28 (1.26%) logstash
13 27 (1.21%) NetBackup
14 26 (1.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 26 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
15 25 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 24 (1.08%) Kibana
17 23 (1.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
18 22 (0.99%) WMI
19 20 (0.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 1077 (48.27%) Microsoft
2 646 (28.96%) VMware
3 322 (14.43%) Citrix
4 224 (10.04%) HP
5 170 (7.62%) Oracle
6 166 (7.44%) Cisco
7 92 (4.12%) Red Hat
8 90 (4.03%) Dell
9 75 (3.36%) Symantec
10 70 (3.14%) NetApp
11 62 (2.78%) Splunk
12 60 (2.69%) AppSense
13 58 (2.60%) IBM
14 44 (1.97%) EMC
15 42 (1.88%) ServiceNow
16 40 (1.79%) Intel Security
17 36 (1.61%) CheckPoint
18 34 (1.52%) IronPort
19 33 (1.48%) Google
19 33 (1.48%) SAP
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £3325 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: 380
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People
Rate: circ £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £380 - £410 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
TDA Group
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ticketmaster UK
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Rate: £320 - £350 per day + onsite parking
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Pentonville Road - London
Ticketmaster
Rate: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day Contract
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 per day
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