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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
UK / England
Rank 113 137 160
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +23
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 897 830 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.16% 1.78% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.34% 4.56% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 496 389
Median daily rate £400 £413 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £384 £390
% change year-on-year
-8.79% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.00 £26.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.13 £29.90 £55.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -37.50%

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
16794 18197 17274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.43% 39.10% 37.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11585 12400 11783
Median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 484 379
Median hourly rate £41.25 £38.75 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +18 467 £450 +5.88% 92
South East +5 188 £350 -12.50% 35
North West +19 47 £375 +31.57% 18
West Midlands +26 46 £359 -14.71% 11
South West -10 35 £355 -11.25% 14
East of England +5 34 £438 +6.06% 14
North East +8 33 £315 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire 0 21 £325 -16.12% 14
East Midlands -3 21 £296 +158.73% 11
Midlands - 1 £450 -
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 1181 (61.35%) Windows
2 826 (42.91%) Microsoft
3 690 (35.84%) Active Directory
4 631 (32.78%) Windows Server
5 509 (26.44%) SQL
6 482 (25.04%) VMware
7 480 (24.94%) Microsoft Azure
8 473 (24.57%) SQL Server
9 422 (21.92%) Linux
10 394 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
11 386 (20.05%) DevOps
12 371 (19.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 364 (18.91%) .NET
14 357 (18.55%) Windows Server 2008
15 333 (17.30%) Security Cleared
16 312 (16.21%) VMware Infrastructure
17 297 (15.43%) DNS
18 294 (15.27%) Puppet
19 284 (14.75%) Migration
20 277 (14.39%) C#
21 265 (13.77%) Finance
22 264 (13.71%) Office 365
23 263 (13.66%) SCCM
24 260 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
25 254 (13.19%) Opscode Chef
26 244 (12.68%) Python
27 232 (12.05%) MS Excel
27 232 (12.05%) IIS
28 231 (12.00%) ITIL
29 226 (11.74%) SC Cleared

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
1 232 (12.05%) IIS
2 222 (11.53%) MS Exchange
3 207 (10.75%) SharePoint
4 134 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 108 (5.61%) Skype for Business
6 92 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 77 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 70 (3.64%) Apache
9 67 (3.48%) Tomcat
10 55 (2.86%) OpenStack
11 52 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
12 51 (2.65%) Confluence
13 45 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
13 45 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
14 30 (1.56%) WebSphere
15 28 (1.45%) JBoss
16 19 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
16 19 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
17 18 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
18 15 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 232 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 81 (4.21%) MS Office
3 9 (0.47%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.10%) MS Project
5 2 (0.10%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.10%) SPSS
6 1 (0.052%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 19 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.16%) assyst
4 3 (0.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 3 (0.16%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.052%) Eikon
5 1 (0.052%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.052%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.052%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 480 (24.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 264 (13.71%) Office 365
3 260 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
4 110 (5.71%) IaaS
5 68 (3.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 68 (3.53%) PaaS
6 39 (2.03%) AWS CloudFormation
7 36 (1.87%) GitHub
7 36 (1.87%) SaaS
8 32 (1.66%) OneDrive
9 19 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (0.99%) Yammer
10 15 (0.78%) Amazon S3
11 14 (0.73%) AWS CloudTrail
12 11 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
13 10 (0.52%) Route 53
14 8 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (0.42%) G Suite
15 7 (0.36%) OpenShift
15 7 (0.36%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 297 (15.43%) DNS
2 214 (11.12%) Firewall
3 153 (7.95%) DHCP
4 145 (7.53%) SAN
5 116 (6.03%) TCP/IP
6 87 (4.52%) Skype
7 71 (3.69%) Internet
8 57 (2.96%) SSL
9 55 (2.86%) LAN
10 51 (2.65%) LDAP
10 51 (2.65%) WAN
11 47 (2.44%) NAS
12 46 (2.39%) Kerberos
13 42 (2.18%) VPN
14 41 (2.13%) NetScaler
15 35 (1.82%) SMTP
16 32 (1.66%) HTTP
16 32 (1.66%) iSCSI
17 31 (1.61%) VLAN
18 24 (1.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 473 (24.57%) SQL Server
2 126 (6.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 101 (5.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 89 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 87 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 46 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 44 (2.29%) Oracle Database
8 43 (2.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 38 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
10 36 (1.87%) MySQL
11 33 (1.71%) Relational Database
12 29 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
13 28 (1.45%) MongoDB
14 26 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
14 26 (1.35%) NoSQL
15 21 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
16 18 (0.94%) Big Data
17 17 (0.88%) Power BI
18 16 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
19 14 (0.73%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 176 (9.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 135 (7.01%) Git (software)
3 134 (6.96%) TeamCity
4 120 (6.23%) Octopus Deploy
5 119 (6.18%) Jenkins
6 87 (4.52%) JIRA
7 82 (4.26%) Visual Studio
8 69 (3.58%) MSI
9 68 (3.53%) MSBuild
10 55 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 42 (2.18%) Hudson
11 42 (2.18%) Subversion
12 34 (1.77%) Vagrant
13 26 (1.35%) Selenium
14 25 (1.30%) Maven
14 25 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
15 21 (1.09%) Ant
15 21 (1.09%) Bitbucket
15 21 (1.09%) NUnit
16 18 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 265 (13.77%) Finance
2 142 (7.38%) Banking
3 44 (2.29%) Telecoms
4 39 (2.03%) Advertising
5 36 (1.87%) Retail
6 31 (1.61%) Front Office
7 28 (1.45%) Investment Banking
8 23 (1.19%) Back Office
9 19 (0.99%) Legal
10 16 (0.83%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.57%) Electronics
11 11 (0.57%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.52%) Marketing
12 10 (0.52%) Publishing
13 7 (0.36%) Law
14 6 (0.31%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.31%) Games
15 5 (0.26%) French Language
15 5 (0.26%) German Language
15 5 (0.26%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 228 (11.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 221 (11.48%) Developer
3 177 (9.19%) Consultant
4 160 (8.31%) Administrator
5 146 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 139 (7.22%) Windows Engineer
7 135 (7.01%) Analyst
8 95 (4.94%) Support Engineer
9 88 (4.57%) Systems Administrator
10 79 (4.10%) PowerShell Engineer
11 77 (4.00%) DBA
12 70 (3.64%) SQL DBA
13 69 (3.58%) Automation Engineer
14 67 (3.48%) Architect
15 66 (3.43%) Wintel Engineer
16 65 (3.38%) Cloud Engineer
17 63 (3.27%) Azure Engineer
18 61 (3.17%) Active Directory Engineer
19 54 (2.81%) Systems Engineer
20 50 (2.60%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 364 (18.91%) .NET
2 122 (6.34%) HTML
3 111 (5.77%) XML
4 93 (4.83%) Web Services
5 89 (4.62%) ASP.NET
6 79 (4.10%) CSS
7 76 (3.95%) jQuery
8 50 (2.60%) REST
9 40 (2.08%) Middleware
10 37 (1.92%) SOAP
11 35 (1.82%) .NET Framework
11 35 (1.82%) WCF
12 32 (1.66%) JSON
13 29 (1.51%) Node.js
13 29 (1.51%) Software Packaging
14 28 (1.45%) HTML5
15 25 (1.30%) RESTful
16 22 (1.14%) AngularJS
17 21 (1.09%) KnockoutJS
18 20 (1.04%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 97 (5.04%) Clustering
2 94 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 86 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (3.12%) Computer Science
5 54 (2.81%) Public Cloud
6 52 (2.70%) Replication
7 44 (2.29%) PKI
8 40 (2.08%) Management Information System
9 30 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
10 20 (1.04%) User Experience
11 19 (0.99%) Client/Server
11 19 (0.99%) Derivative
12 18 (0.94%) Blackberry
12 18 (0.94%) Private Cloud
13 17 (0.88%) Mobile App
14 16 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
14 16 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (0.83%) Fat Client
14 16 (0.83%) Thin Client
15 15 (0.78%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1181 (61.35%) Windows
2 631 (32.78%) Windows Server
3 422 (21.92%) Linux
4 371 (19.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 357 (18.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 176 (9.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 137 (7.12%) Unix
8 134 (6.96%) Windows 7
9 123 (6.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 86 (4.47%) Windows 10
11 39 (2.03%) CentOS
12 35 (1.82%) Android
13 33 (1.71%) Windows XP
14 30 (1.56%) Ubuntu
15 27 (1.40%) Apple iOS
16 25 (1.30%) Windows 8
17 24 (1.25%) Solaris
18 23 (1.19%) AIX
19 22 (1.14%) Mac OS X
20 7 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
2 386 (20.05%) DevOps
3 284 (14.75%) Migration
4 231 (12.00%) ITIL
5 202 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
6 147 (7.64%) Configuration Management
7 112 (5.82%) Scrum
8 93 (4.83%) Continuous Delivery
9 87 (4.52%) Release Management
10 83 (4.31%) TDD
11 79 (4.10%) Load Balancing
12 77 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
13 73 (3.79%) Change Management
14 65 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
15 63 (3.27%) Continuous Improvement
15 63 (3.27%) Service Management
16 62 (3.22%) Open Source
16 62 (3.22%) Performance Tuning
17 60 (3.12%) High Availability
18 59 (3.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 509 (26.44%) SQL
2 277 (14.39%) C#
3 244 (12.68%) Python
4 208 (10.81%) VBScript
5 182 (9.45%) Bash Shell
6 167 (8.68%) Perl
7 144 (7.48%) JavaScript
8 135 (7.01%) T-SQL
9 123 (6.39%) Java
10 100 (5.19%) VB
11 77 (4.00%) Ruby
12 74 (3.84%) Shell Script
13 49 (2.55%) PHP
14 39 (2.03%) C
15 24 (1.25%) VB.NET
16 23 (1.19%) PL/SQL
17 21 (1.09%) VBA
18 19 (0.99%) C++
19 16 (0.83%) Korn
20 15 (0.78%) Go
Qualifications
1 333 (17.30%) Security Cleared
2 226 (11.74%) SC Cleared
3 148 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 94 (4.88%) Degree
5 81 (4.21%) MCSE
6 65 (3.38%) DV Cleared
7 52 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
8 45 (2.34%) CCNA
9 34 (1.77%) MCSA
10 32 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 28 (1.45%) MCITP
12 25 (1.30%) CCNP
13 23 (1.19%) MCP
14 19 (0.99%) CISSP
15 18 (0.94%) CEH
16 17 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
17 16 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
18 15 (0.78%) MCTS
19 12 (0.62%) GIAC
20 11 (0.57%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (2.29%) SLA
2 28 (1.45%) QA
3 22 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.21%) WCAG
7 3 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.10%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.10%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.052%) BS7799
9 1 (0.052%) HIPAA
System Software
1 690 (35.84%) Active Directory
2 312 (16.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 174 (9.04%) Hyper-V
4 98 (5.09%) vSphere
5 93 (4.83%) Docker
6 87 (4.52%) XenApp
7 80 (4.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 63 (3.27%) Virtual Machines
8 63 (3.27%) VMware ESX
8 63 (3.27%) VMware ESXi
9 55 (2.86%) XenDesktop
10 29 (1.51%) vCloud
11 28 (1.45%) XenServer
12 24 (1.25%) BitLocker
13 21 (1.09%) DFS Replication
14 18 (0.94%) Firmware
14 18 (0.94%) Terminal Services
15 17 (0.88%) NFS
16 13 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
17 12 (0.62%) Xen
Systems Management
1 294 (15.27%) Puppet
2 263 (13.66%) SCCM
3 254 (13.19%) Opscode Chef
4 188 (9.77%) Ansible
5 138 (7.17%) SCOM
6 87 (4.52%) WSUS
7 68 (3.53%) Nagios
8 45 (2.34%) vRealize
9 34 (1.77%) SCOrch
10 33 (1.71%) SCVMM
11 32 (1.66%) AirWatch
11 32 (1.66%) NetBackup
12 29 (1.51%) Terraform
13 25 (1.30%) WMI
14 24 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
15 23 (1.19%) BladeLogic
16 21 (1.09%) Packer
17 20 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
17 20 (1.04%) PowerCLI
18 19 (0.99%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 826 (42.91%) Microsoft
2 482 (25.04%) VMware
3 194 (10.08%) Citrix
4 185 (9.61%) HP
5 129 (6.70%) Oracle
6 124 (6.44%) Cisco
7 111 (5.77%) Red Hat
8 64 (3.32%) Dell
9 52 (2.70%) IBM
10 45 (2.34%) Symantec
11 43 (2.23%) NetApp
12 41 (2.13%) Atlassian
13 37 (1.92%) CheckPoint
14 34 (1.77%) EMC
15 32 (1.66%) Intel Security
16 30 (1.56%) ServiceNow
17 29 (1.51%) AppSense
17 29 (1.51%) F5
18 26 (1.35%) CA
18 26 (1.35%) Splunk
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Billingham, Cleveland
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day 6 Month initial duration
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £230.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £380 per day + Free lunches!
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago