The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 102 162 177
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +15
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1123 752 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.19% 1.46% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.72% 3.87% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 473 379
Average daily rate £421 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.45% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.41% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 17
Average hourly rate £23.00 £24.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.00 £23.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £30.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £32.24
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.44%
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
19642 19438 18583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.33% 37.75% 37.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13637 12836 12308
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 417 444
Average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 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 1 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the England region over the 3 months to 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +43 497 £450 +16.12% 106
South East +18 283 £400 +6.66% 50
North West +62 118 £425 +84.78% 13
South West +49 73 £350 +3.85% 13
West Midlands +5 39 £375 +9.09% 11
Yorkshire -20 35 £350 +7.69% 21
North East -4 26 £235 -37.33% 10
East of England -7 25 £425 +30.76% 8
East Midlands +10 18 £290 -4.91% 2
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 1222 (62.60%) Windows
2 876 (44.88%) Microsoft
3 680 (34.84%) Windows Server
4 671 (34.38%) Active Directory
5 667 (34.17%) SQL
6 578 (29.61%) SQL Server
7 536 (27.46%) VMware
8 483 (24.74%) .NET
9 421 (21.57%) C#
10 417 (21.36%) Linux
11 406 (20.80%) Finance
12 378 (19.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 368 (18.85%) Windows Server 2008
14 362 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
15 342 (17.52%) SharePoint
16 335 (17.16%) VMware Infrastructure
17 323 (16.55%) SCCM
18 318 (16.29%) DevOps
19 316 (16.19%) ITIL
19 316 (16.19%) Migration
20 309 (15.83%) MS Excel
21 306 (15.68%) Microsoft Azure
22 288 (14.75%) Security Cleared
23 273 (13.99%) Python
24 271 (13.88%) Citrix
25 265 (13.58%) IIS
26 264 (13.52%) VBScript
27 256 (13.11%) DNS
28 241 (12.35%) Configuration Management
28 241 (12.35%) Continuous Integration

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 342 (17.52%) SharePoint
2 265 (13.58%) IIS
3 212 (10.86%) MS Exchange
4 120 (6.15%) Skype for Business
5 108 (5.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 107 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 89 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 63 (3.23%) Tomcat
9 60 (3.07%) OpenStack
10 57 (2.92%) Node.js
11 56 (2.87%) SharePoint 2010
12 55 (2.82%) Apache
13 50 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
14 49 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2003
15 46 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 31 (1.59%) Confluence
17 29 (1.49%) JBoss
17 29 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
18 25 (1.28%) WebSphere
19 18 (0.92%) nginx
Applications
1 309 (15.83%) MS Excel
2 130 (6.66%) MS Office
3 26 (1.33%) InfoPath
4 12 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.15%) MS Project
6 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.051%) Mingle
7 1 (0.051%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.15%) Eikon
4 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.051%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.051%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.051%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.051%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 306 (15.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 226 (11.58%) Amazon AWS
3 182 (9.32%) Office 365
4 66 (3.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 61 (3.13%) PaaS
6 59 (3.02%) IaaS
7 31 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
8 25 (1.28%) SaaS
9 21 (1.08%) GitHub
10 13 (0.67%) OneDrive
11 9 (0.46%) Yammer
12 8 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 7 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.31%) AWS OpsWorks
14 6 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.20%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.20%) Google Apps
16 3 (0.15%) Heroku
16 3 (0.15%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 256 (13.11%) DNS
2 145 (7.43%) DHCP
3 143 (7.33%) SAN
4 124 (6.35%) Firewall
5 119 (6.10%) TCP/IP
6 99 (5.07%) Internet
7 69 (3.53%) VPN
8 67 (3.43%) Skype
9 66 (3.38%) NetScaler
10 57 (2.92%) WAN
11 51 (2.61%) LAN
12 50 (2.56%) LDAP
13 41 (2.10%) SSL
14 38 (1.95%) HTTP
15 32 (1.64%) SMTP
16 31 (1.59%) NAS
17 25 (1.28%) Intranet
18 24 (1.23%) VLAN
19 23 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
19 23 (1.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 578 (29.61%) SQL Server
2 150 (7.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 145 (7.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 107 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 90 (4.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 80 (4.10%) Relational Database
7 72 (3.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 69 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 48 (2.46%) Oracle Database
10 41 (2.10%) MongoDB
11 40 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
12 34 (1.74%) MySQL
12 34 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
13 31 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
14 25 (1.28%) NoSQL
15 22 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
16 19 (0.97%) Redis
17 15 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 15 (0.77%) RDBMS
17 15 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 175 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 172 (8.81%) Jenkins
3 170 (8.71%) Git (software)
4 103 (5.28%) TeamCity
5 96 (4.92%) JIRA
6 91 (4.66%) Visual Studio
7 83 (4.25%) Subversion
8 74 (3.79%) Octopus Deploy
9 62 (3.18%) MSI
10 48 (2.46%) Maven
11 43 (2.20%) MSBuild
12 28 (1.43%) Hudson
12 28 (1.43%) Selenium
13 27 (1.38%) SpecFlow
14 25 (1.28%) NUnit
14 25 (1.28%) Vagrant
15 24 (1.23%) Ant
16 21 (1.08%) Artifactory
16 21 (1.08%) InstallShield
17 20 (1.02%) WiX
General
1 406 (20.80%) Finance
2 194 (9.94%) Banking
3 49 (2.51%) Financial Institution
4 47 (2.41%) Law
5 43 (2.20%) Front Office
6 37 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 32 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 28 (1.43%) Back Office
8 28 (1.43%) Marketing
9 20 (1.02%) Advertising
10 18 (0.92%) Legal
11 15 (0.77%) Retail
12 12 (0.61%) Military
13 11 (0.56%) Billing
14 10 (0.51%) Spanish Language
15 9 (0.46%) French Language
15 9 (0.46%) German Language
16 8 (0.41%) Games
16 8 (0.41%) Italian Language
17 6 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 264 (13.52%) Developer
2 195 (9.99%) Analyst
3 185 (9.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 162 (8.30%) Administrator
5 153 (7.84%) Consultant
6 147 (7.53%) Windows Engineer
7 110 (5.64%) Architect
8 104 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 104 (5.33%) Support Engineer
9 102 (5.23%) PowerShell Engineer
10 86 (4.41%) DBA
11 82 (4.20%) Systems Engineer
12 76 (3.89%) SQL DBA
13 71 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
14 69 (3.53%) C# Developer
15 65 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
16 64 (3.28%) Cloud Engineer
16 64 (3.28%) Support Analyst
17 62 (3.18%) .NET Developer
17 62 (3.18%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 483 (24.74%) .NET
2 170 (8.71%) HTML
3 137 (7.02%) ASP.NET
4 112 (5.74%) XML
5 111 (5.69%) Web Services
6 109 (5.58%) CSS
7 101 (5.17%) jQuery
8 79 (4.05%) .NET Framework
9 69 (3.53%) HTML5
10 66 (3.38%) AngularJS
11 43 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (1.95%) REST
13 29 (1.49%) WCF
14 28 (1.43%) Sensu
15 27 (1.38%) JSON
15 27 (1.38%) Middleware
15 27 (1.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 25 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
17 22 (1.13%) SOAP
18 21 (1.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 99 (5.07%) Data Centre
2 90 (4.61%) Clustering
3 80 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (3.02%) Computer Science
5 52 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
5 52 (2.66%) Replication
6 50 (2.56%) Blackberry
6 50 (2.56%) Hedge funds
7 44 (2.25%) Management Information System
8 38 (1.95%) PKI
9 37 (1.90%) Public Cloud
10 28 (1.43%) Client/Server
11 21 (1.08%) Fat Client
11 21 (1.08%) Fixed Income
11 21 (1.08%) Thin Client
12 20 (1.02%) Visualisation
13 17 (0.87%) Fintech
13 17 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
13 17 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
14 16 (0.82%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1222 (62.60%) Windows
2 680 (34.84%) Windows Server
3 417 (21.36%) Linux
4 378 (19.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 368 (18.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 200 (10.25%) Unix
7 146 (7.48%) Windows 7
8 141 (7.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 85 (4.35%) Windows 10
10 69 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 51 (2.61%) Windows 8
12 35 (1.79%) VMS
13 29 (1.49%) Mac OS X
14 28 (1.43%) Apple iOS
15 26 (1.33%) Windows XP
16 25 (1.28%) CentOS
17 24 (1.23%) Solaris
18 16 (0.82%) Ubuntu
19 15 (0.77%) AIX
20 14 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (16.29%) DevOps
3 316 (16.19%) ITIL
3 316 (16.19%) Migration
4 241 (12.35%) Configuration Management
4 241 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
5 102 (5.23%) Service Management
6 96 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 86 (4.41%) Change Management
8 84 (4.30%) Workflow
9 82 (4.20%) Open Source
10 77 (3.94%) Release Management
11 75 (3.84%) Project Management
12 74 (3.79%) Scrum
13 71 (3.64%) Service Delivery
14 70 (3.59%) Performance Tuning
15 65 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
15 65 (3.33%) MVC
16 61 (3.13%) OO
17 60 (3.07%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 667 (34.17%) SQL
2 421 (21.57%) C#
3 273 (13.99%) Python
4 264 (13.52%) VBScript
5 227 (11.63%) Java
6 197 (10.09%) JavaScript
7 188 (9.63%) Ruby
8 177 (9.07%) Perl
9 164 (8.40%) VB
10 139 (7.12%) T-SQL
11 138 (7.07%) Bash Shell
12 90 (4.61%) C++
13 62 (3.18%) Shell Script
14 41 (2.10%) C
15 38 (1.95%) PHP
16 37 (1.90%) VBA
17 33 (1.69%) VB.NET
18 29 (1.49%) Korn
19 17 (0.87%) Bourne shell
19 17 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 288 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 186 (9.53%) SC Cleared
3 184 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 100 (5.12%) MCSE
5 97 (4.97%) Degree
6 66 (3.38%) DV Cleared
7 62 (3.18%) MCITP
8 52 (2.66%) MCSA
9 39 (2.00%) MCTS
10 37 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 32 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
12 28 (1.43%) AWS Certification
13 24 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
13 24 (1.23%) MCSD
14 21 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 15 (0.77%) CCNA
15 15 (0.77%) MCAD
16 13 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
16 13 (0.67%) CCNP
16 13 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.20%) QA
2 29 (1.49%) SLA
3 14 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.15%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.15%) WAI
7 3 (0.15%) WCAG
8 1 (0.051%) COBIT
8 1 (0.051%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.051%) EMIR
8 1 (0.051%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 671 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 335 (17.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 165 (8.45%) vSphere
4 147 (7.53%) Hyper-V
5 140 (7.17%) XenApp
6 108 (5.53%) XenDesktop
7 81 (4.15%) Docker
8 61 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 49 (2.51%) VMware ESX
10 48 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
11 46 (2.36%) XenServer
12 32 (1.64%) vCloud
13 26 (1.33%) Terminal Services
14 23 (1.18%) NFS
15 16 (0.82%) BitLocker
16 14 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
17 12 (0.61%) GlusterFS
17 12 (0.61%) Xen
18 10 (0.51%) Ceph
19 9 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 323 (16.55%) SCCM
2 236 (12.09%) Puppet
3 210 (10.76%) SCOM
4 173 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
5 145 (7.43%) Ansible
6 50 (2.56%) SCOrch
7 48 (2.46%) WSUS
8 41 (2.10%) Kibana
8 41 (2.10%) logstash
8 41 (2.10%) Nagios
9 32 (1.64%) Grafana
9 32 (1.64%) SCVMM
10 28 (1.43%) Uchiwa
11 27 (1.38%) Salt
12 25 (1.28%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 23 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
13 23 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 22 (1.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 20 (1.02%) NetBackup
15 20 (1.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 876 (44.88%) Microsoft
2 536 (27.46%) VMware
3 271 (13.88%) Citrix
4 220 (11.27%) HP
5 168 (8.61%) Oracle
6 127 (6.51%) Cisco
7 90 (4.61%) Dell
8 80 (4.10%) Red Hat
9 75 (3.84%) NetApp
10 62 (3.18%) Symantec
11 60 (3.07%) Splunk
12 56 (2.87%) IBM
13 45 (2.31%) Intel Security
14 42 (2.15%) EMC
14 42 (2.15%) ServiceNow
15 36 (1.84%) SAP
16 34 (1.74%) AppSense
17 31 (1.59%) Sitecore
18 30 (1.54%) IronPort
19 28 (1.43%) Bloomberg
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + depending experience
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £20.5 - £25.5 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Excellent company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £220 - £260 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £298 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £370 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
aap3
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Talent Point
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
iKonnect Global Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 11 days ago