The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 126 147 189
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +42
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 452 370 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.10% 1.63% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.59% 3.68% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 240 217
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 £22.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.55% -32.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £20.00 £43.38
% change year-on-year
+7.32% -53.89%
PowerShell
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9839 10048 10031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.62% 44.33% 42.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7382 7546 7657
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 69 51
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.23 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.13% -16.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.12 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in London

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the London region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in London

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the London region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in London

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the London region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in London

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the London region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Histogram in London

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the London region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
City of London +13 88 £438 +2.94% 17
Croydon -9 5 £325 -7.14%
Kingston Upon Thames +2 3 £475 +35.71% 1
Canary Wharf 0 3 £450 +2.85%
New Malden - 3 - -
Hammersmith +9 1 £525 +12.29%
Bromley - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 London region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 589 (63.47%) Windows
2 369 (39.76%) Microsoft
3 337 (36.31%) Active Directory
4 283 (30.50%) VMware
4 283 (30.50%) Windows Server
5 260 (28.02%) Linux
6 227 (24.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 227 (24.46%) DevOps
7 214 (23.06%) SQL Server
8 211 (22.74%) SQL
9 202 (21.77%) Finance
10 200 (21.55%) .NET
11 186 (20.04%) Agile Software Development
12 173 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 169 (18.21%) Puppet
14 151 (16.27%) Opscode Chef
15 142 (15.30%) IIS
15 142 (15.30%) DNS
16 141 (15.19%) Python
17 139 (14.98%) C#
17 139 (14.98%) Migration
18 136 (14.66%) Ansible
18 136 (14.66%) Windows Server 2012
19 132 (14.22%) Bash Shell
20 131 (14.12%) Office 365
21 124 (13.36%) Windows Server 2008
21 124 (13.36%) Continuous Integration
22 118 (12.72%) SCCM
23 117 (12.61%) Citrix
24 115 (12.39%) Firewall

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in London 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
1 142 (15.30%) IIS
2 113 (12.18%) SharePoint
3 77 (8.30%) MS Exchange
4 60 (6.47%) Tomcat
5 59 (6.36%) Apache
6 43 (4.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 34 (3.66%) SharePoint 2010
8 31 (3.34%) Skype for Business
9 30 (3.23%) Confluence
9 30 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
10 25 (2.69%) OpenStack
11 23 (2.48%) SharePoint Server
12 17 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
12 17 (1.83%) WebSphere
13 14 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
13 14 (1.51%) JBoss
14 11 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
15 9 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
16 8 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
17 7 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 111 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 37 (3.99%) MS Office
3 8 (0.86%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.22%) Mingle
5 2 (0.22%) MS Project
5 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.32%) assyst
3 3 (0.32%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.22%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.22%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.22%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) Eikon
5 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.11%) Movex
5 1 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 227 (24.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 131 (14.12%) Office 365
3 111 (11.96%) Amazon AWS
4 65 (7.00%) IaaS
5 49 (5.28%) PaaS
6 48 (5.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 26 (2.80%) OneDrive
8 24 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 24 (2.59%) SaaS
9 20 (2.16%) Yammer
10 15 (1.62%) GitHub
11 11 (1.19%) G Suite
12 9 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 4 (0.43%) Amazon S3
17 3 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
17 3 (0.32%) Route 53
18 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 142 (15.30%) DNS
2 115 (12.39%) Firewall
3 77 (8.30%) SAN
4 63 (6.79%) DHCP
5 51 (5.50%) TCP/IP
6 45 (4.85%) Internet
7 35 (3.77%) Skype
8 25 (2.69%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (2.69%) SSL
9 24 (2.59%) LDAP
10 22 (2.37%) HTTP
10 22 (2.37%) NetScaler
10 22 (2.37%) X.509
11 19 (2.05%) NAS
12 18 (1.94%) Network Security
13 17 (1.83%) SSH
14 16 (1.72%) iSCSI
14 16 (1.72%) Kerberos
15 14 (1.51%) LAN
16 13 (1.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (23.06%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (3.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (1.62%) Oracle Database
8 14 (1.51%) Big Data
9 12 (1.29%) DB2
10 11 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (1.19%) Sybase ASE
11 10 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (0.97%) MongoDB
12 9 (0.97%) MySQL
12 9 (0.97%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.86%) Relational Database
14 7 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.65%) SSDT
16 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 98 (10.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 96 (10.34%) TeamCity
3 86 (9.27%) Octopus Deploy
4 82 (8.84%) Jenkins
5 71 (7.65%) Git (software)
6 58 (6.25%) JIRA
7 44 (4.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 36 (3.88%) Hudson
9 35 (3.77%) MSBuild
10 31 (3.34%) Subversion
11 22 (2.37%) Visual Studio
12 21 (2.26%) Maven
12 21 (2.26%) MSI
12 21 (2.26%) Vagrant
13 14 (1.51%) Ant
13 14 (1.51%) Bitbucket
13 14 (1.51%) Sonatype Nexus
14 11 (1.19%) SonarQube
15 10 (1.08%) Artifactory
15 10 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 202 (21.77%) Finance
2 114 (12.28%) Banking
3 24 (2.59%) Retail
4 20 (2.16%) Investment Banking
5 18 (1.94%) Back Office
6 16 (1.72%) Law
7 14 (1.51%) Advertising
7 14 (1.51%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.29%) Front Office
9 10 (1.08%) Legal
10 9 (0.97%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.65%) Publishing
12 5 (0.54%) Games
13 3 (0.32%) Marketing
14 2 (0.22%) Automotive
14 2 (0.22%) Billing
14 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 143 (15.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 134 (14.44%) Administrator
3 110 (11.85%) Developer
4 93 (10.02%) Systems Administrator
5 78 (8.41%) Windows Engineer
6 72 (7.76%) Consultant
7 62 (6.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 58 (6.25%) Analyst
9 55 (5.93%) Support Engineer
10 44 (4.74%) Linux Administrator
11 40 (4.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 40 (4.31%) PowerShell Engineer
12 39 (4.20%) Windows Administrator
13 38 (4.09%) Azure Engineer
14 36 (3.88%) Architect
15 35 (3.77%) Active Directory Engineer
16 34 (3.66%) Cloud Engineer
16 34 (3.66%) Windows Systems Administrator
17 33 (3.56%) VMWare Administrator
18 31 (3.34%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (21.55%) .NET
2 64 (6.90%) HTML
3 56 (6.03%) ASP.NET
4 51 (5.50%) Web Services
5 41 (4.42%) jQuery
6 33 (3.56%) XML
7 30 (3.23%) CSS
8 25 (2.69%) JSON
9 20 (2.16%) WCF
10 19 (2.05%) LAMP
11 18 (1.94%) REST
12 17 (1.83%) ELK Stack
13 15 (1.62%) .NET Framework
13 15 (1.62%) AngularJS
13 15 (1.62%) Node.js
14 12 (1.29%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (1.19%) J2EE
15 11 (1.19%) Middleware
16 10 (1.08%) Sensu
17 9 (0.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 61 (6.57%) Data Centre
2 52 (5.60%) Clustering
3 46 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 19 (2.05%) Public Cloud
6 18 (1.94%) Derivative
7 15 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.51%) EMC VNX
9 13 (1.40%) Equities
10 12 (1.29%) Fixed Income
10 12 (1.29%) Private Cloud
10 12 (1.29%) Replication
11 11 (1.19%) Cloud Native
11 11 (1.19%) CMDB
11 11 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (1.19%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.19%) PKI
12 9 (0.97%) User Experience
13 8 (0.86%) Hedge funds
13 8 (0.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 589 (63.47%) Windows
2 283 (30.50%) Windows Server
3 260 (28.02%) Linux
4 136 (14.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 124 (13.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 81 (8.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 68 (7.33%) Unix
8 50 (5.39%) Windows 7
9 49 (5.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 45 (4.85%) Windows 10
11 22 (2.37%) Windows 8
12 19 (2.05%) CentOS
13 17 (1.83%) Mac OS X
14 14 (1.51%) Ubuntu
14 14 (1.51%) Windows XP
15 12 (1.29%) Android
15 12 (1.29%) Apple iOS
16 10 (1.08%) Solaris
17 5 (0.54%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (24.46%) DevOps
2 186 (20.04%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (14.98%) Migration
4 124 (13.36%) Continuous Integration
5 113 (12.18%) Configuration Management
6 95 (10.24%) ITIL
7 61 (6.57%) Scrum
8 60 (6.47%) Continuous Delivery
9 52 (5.60%) Release Management
10 51 (5.50%) Open Source
11 49 (5.28%) TDD
12 40 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
12 40 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
13 39 (4.20%) Load Balancing
13 39 (4.20%) Performance Tuning
14 36 (3.88%) Change Management
15 34 (3.66%) Service Management
16 31 (3.34%) Stakeholder Management
17 30 (3.23%) Service Delivery
18 29 (3.13%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 211 (22.74%) SQL
2 141 (15.19%) Python
3 139 (14.98%) C#
4 132 (14.22%) Bash Shell
5 97 (10.45%) Perl
6 77 (8.30%) JavaScript
7 74 (7.97%) Java
8 72 (7.76%) VBScript
9 52 (5.60%) Ruby
10 49 (5.28%) PHP
11 39 (4.20%) T-SQL
11 39 (4.20%) VB
12 36 (3.88%) Shell Script
13 23 (2.48%) C
14 13 (1.40%) VBA
15 11 (1.19%) Go
16 9 (0.97%) AWK
16 9 (0.97%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.97%) sed
17 7 (0.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 85 (9.16%) Security Cleared
2 56 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 43 (4.63%) Degree
5 35 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (3.77%) DV Cleared
6 34 (3.66%) MCSE
7 31 (3.34%) CCNA
8 23 (2.48%) MCP
9 17 (1.83%) MCSA
10 16 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (1.51%) MCITP
11 14 (1.51%) MCTS
12 11 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (1.08%) CCNP
14 7 (0.75%) CCA
14 7 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (0.65%) CISSP
15 6 (0.65%) MCSD
16 5 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.48%) QA
2 19 (2.05%) SLA
3 10 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.43%) WCAG
5 1 (0.11%) BS7799
5 1 (0.11%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 337 (36.31%) Active Directory
2 173 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (8.41%) Hyper-V
4 63 (6.79%) XenApp
5 53 (5.71%) Docker
6 52 (5.60%) vSphere
7 41 (4.42%) VMware ESX
8 36 (3.88%) XenDesktop
9 31 (3.34%) Virtual Machines
10 25 (2.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 24 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
12 18 (1.94%) BitLocker
12 18 (1.94%) vCloud
13 16 (1.72%) NFS
14 15 (1.62%) Xen
15 12 (1.29%) DFS Replication
16 8 (0.86%) Terminal Services
17 7 (0.75%) VMware Server
18 6 (0.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 6 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 169 (18.21%) Puppet
2 151 (16.27%) Opscode Chef
3 136 (14.66%) Ansible
4 118 (12.72%) SCCM
5 71 (7.65%) SCOM
6 63 (6.79%) Nagios
7 41 (4.42%) WSUS
8 22 (2.37%) vRealize
9 17 (1.83%) Terraform
10 15 (1.62%) Microsoft Clustering
11 14 (1.51%) PowerCLI
12 13 (1.40%) logstash
13 12 (1.29%) WMI
14 11 (1.19%) SCVMM
15 10 (1.08%) ZABBIX
16 9 (0.97%) SELinux
17 8 (0.86%) CA Single Sign-On
17 8 (0.86%) SCOrch
18 7 (0.75%) Control-M
18 7 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 369 (39.76%) Microsoft
2 283 (30.50%) VMware
3 117 (12.61%) Citrix
4 78 (8.41%) Cisco
5 65 (7.00%) HP
6 63 (6.79%) Red Hat
7 59 (6.36%) Oracle
8 40 (4.31%) Dell
9 34 (3.66%) CheckPoint
10 33 (3.56%) Symantec
11 29 (3.13%) EMC
12 25 (2.69%) Atlassian
13 24 (2.59%) IBM
13 24 (2.59%) Splunk
14 23 (2.48%) ServiceNow
15 22 (2.37%) NetApp
16 21 (2.26%) Google
17 20 (2.16%) Sybase
18 18 (1.94%) F5
19 15 (1.62%) 3PAR
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