The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 150 180 196
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +16
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 310 245 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.46% 1.13% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.45% 2.78% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 174 138
Average daily rate
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£450 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £323 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-19.64% -4.27%
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
8982 8805 8169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.31% 40.52% 41.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6614 6259 5870
Average daily rate £450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 74 87
Average hourly rate £28.88 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £27.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
City of London +13 69 £438 +4.47% 39
Croydon -7 4 £488 +15.38% 2
Docklands, London - 1 £509 -
Romford - 1 £275 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 382 (63.77%) Windows
2 255 (42.57%) Microsoft
3 240 (40.07%) Active Directory
4 188 (31.39%) VMware
5 160 (26.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 154 (25.71%) SQL
7 151 (25.21%) SQL Server
8 150 (25.04%) Finance
9 136 (22.70%) C#
10 130 (21.70%) .NET
11 116 (19.37%) Linux
12 114 (19.03%) ITIL
13 105 (17.53%) VMware Infrastructure
14 101 (16.86%) VBScript
14 101 (16.86%) SharePoint
15 99 (16.53%) SCCM
16 98 (16.36%) MS Exchange
17 97 (16.19%) Citrix
18 93 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
19 92 (15.36%) Windows Server 2003
20 81 (13.52%) Banking
21 80 (13.36%) SCOM
22 79 (13.19%) HP
22 79 (13.19%) MS Excel
23 75 (12.52%) DevOps
24 68 (11.35%) SAN
24 68 (11.35%) vSphere
24 68 (11.35%) Exchange Server 2010
25 67 (11.19%) Microsoft Certification
25 67 (11.19%) Agile Software Development

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 101 (16.86%) SharePoint
2 98 (16.36%) MS Exchange
3 68 (11.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 64 (10.68%) IIS
5 43 (7.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 43 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 38 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2007
7 32 (5.34%) Lync
8 31 (5.18%) SharePoint 2010
9 25 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 23 (3.84%) OpenStack
11 13 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 12 (2.00%) WebSphere
13 11 (1.84%) Tomcat
14 10 (1.67%) JBoss
14 10 (1.67%) WebLogic
15 9 (1.50%) Apache
15 9 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
16 8 (1.34%) Office Communications Server
17 7 (1.17%) GlassFish
Applications
1 79 (13.19%) MS Excel
2 32 (5.34%) MS Office
3 4 (0.67%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.50%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) Endur
5 1 (0.17%) Summit
5 1 (0.17%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 57 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (7.85%) Office 365
3 30 (5.01%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.17%) GitHub
5 6 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.50%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.50%) SaaS
6 3 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.33%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.17%) Yammer
8 1 (0.17%) IaaS
8 1 (0.17%) PaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Heroku
8 1 (0.17%) Engine Yard
8 1 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 68 (11.35%) SAN
2 60 (10.02%) DNS
3 56 (9.35%) TCP/IP
4 38 (6.34%) NetScaler
5 37 (6.18%) DHCP
6 27 (4.51%) NAS
7 25 (4.17%) Firewall
8 19 (3.17%) LDAP
9 14 (2.34%) Unified Communications
9 14 (2.34%) iSCSI
10 11 (1.84%) Intranet
11 9 (1.50%) BIG-IP
11 9 (1.50%) VLAN
11 9 (1.50%) VoIP
12 6 (1.00%) FTP
12 6 (1.00%) DMZ
12 6 (1.00%) Network Security
13 5 (0.83%) VPN
13 5 (0.83%) SMS
14 4 (0.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (25.21%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (4.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (3.34%) Oracle Database
6 14 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.00%) MySQL
11 5 (0.83%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.67%) PerformancePoint
13 3 (0.50%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.50%) Sybase IQ
13 3 (0.50%) EDRMS
13 3 (0.50%) DTS
14 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 49 (8.18%) TeamCity
1 49 (8.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (6.18%) Jenkins
3 29 (4.84%) Visual Studio
4 21 (3.51%) MSBuild
5 19 (3.17%) Maven
6 14 (2.34%) Ant
7 12 (2.00%) MSI
8 11 (1.84%) JIRA
8 11 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (1.67%) Subversion
9 10 (1.67%) WiX
10 6 (1.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 6 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.83%) Artifactory
11 5 (0.83%) Git (software)
11 5 (0.83%) NUnit
11 5 (0.83%) JUnit
11 5 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.67%) Selenium
General
1 150 (25.04%) Finance
2 81 (13.52%) Banking
3 34 (5.68%) Investment Banking
4 16 (2.67%) Advertising
5 15 (2.50%) Retail
6 14 (2.34%) Front Office
6 14 (2.34%) Marketing
7 12 (2.00%) Legal
8 11 (1.84%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.50%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.34%) Law
11 5 (0.83%) Publishing
11 5 (0.83%) Games
12 4 (0.67%) Back Office
13 2 (0.33%) Electronics
13 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.17%) Military
14 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (13.69%) Developer
2 71 (11.85%) Analyst
3 64 (10.68%) Administrator
4 57 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 39 (6.51%) Systems Administrator
5 39 (6.51%) Systems Engineer
6 37 (6.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 32 (5.34%) Architect
7 32 (5.34%) Consultant
8 27 (4.51%) SharePoint Developer
9 26 (4.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 23 (3.84%) Wintel Engineer
11 22 (3.67%) Support Analyst
12 19 (3.17%) Windows Administrator
13 18 (3.01%) Server Engineer
14 17 (2.84%) Support Engineer
14 17 (2.84%) C# Developer
15 16 (2.67%) .NET Developer
15 16 (2.67%) Applications Support
15 16 (2.67%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (21.70%) .NET
2 44 (7.35%) ASP.NET
3 31 (5.18%) HTML
4 30 (5.01%) XML
5 27 (4.51%) Middleware
6 25 (4.17%) WCF
7 24 (4.01%) Web Services
8 21 (3.51%) CSS
8 21 (3.51%) jQuery
9 17 (2.84%) .NET Framework
10 12 (2.00%) XSLT
10 12 (2.00%) Application Packaging
11 11 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (1.50%) HTML5
12 9 (1.50%) WPF
13 7 (1.17%) WF
13 7 (1.17%) Silverlight
13 7 (1.17%) LAMP
13 7 (1.17%) Lucene
13 7 (1.17%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.68%) Clustering
2 37 (6.18%) Replication
3 19 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.67%) Fat Client
4 16 (2.67%) Thin Client
5 14 (2.34%) Blackberry
5 14 (2.34%) PKI
6 13 (2.17%) Open Source
7 12 (2.00%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.67%) Derivative
9 9 (1.50%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.34%) Fixed Income
11 6 (1.00%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.00%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.83%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.67%) iPad
13 4 (0.67%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 382 (63.77%) Windows
2 160 (26.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 116 (19.37%) Linux
4 93 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 92 (15.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 57 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 32 (5.34%) UNIX
8 16 (2.67%) Windows XP
9 15 (2.50%) Windows 8
10 14 (2.34%) Solaris
11 13 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.00%) Android
13 5 (0.83%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.83%) AIX
14 4 (0.67%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.50%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.50%) SUSE
15 3 (0.50%) CentOS
16 2 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (19.03%) ITIL
2 75 (12.52%) DevOps
3 67 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (10.52%) Migration
5 59 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (8.68%) Change Management
7 40 (6.68%) Configuration Management
8 37 (6.18%) Disaster Recovery
9 31 (5.18%) Incident Management
9 31 (5.18%) Release Management
10 28 (4.67%) Project Management
11 24 (4.01%) TDD
12 21 (3.51%) ITSM
13 20 (3.34%) Low Latency
13 20 (3.34%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (3.17%) MVC
15 17 (2.84%) Service Delivery
15 17 (2.84%) Performance Monitoring
16 15 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
16 15 (2.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 154 (25.71%) SQL
2 136 (22.70%) C#
3 101 (16.86%) VBScript
4 60 (10.02%) Perl
5 48 (8.01%) Python
6 47 (7.85%) Ruby
7 41 (6.84%) JavaScript
7 41 (6.84%) Shell Script
8 29 (4.84%) VB
8 29 (4.84%) Bash Shell
9 28 (4.67%) T-SQL
9 28 (4.67%) Java
10 22 (3.67%) C++
11 16 (2.67%) C
12 12 (2.00%) VBA
13 7 (1.17%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.00%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.67%) PHP
15 4 (0.67%) F#
15 4 (0.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 67 (11.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (5.01%) MCITP
3 29 (4.84%) Degree
4 28 (4.67%) Security Cleared
5 26 (4.34%) MCSE
6 20 (3.34%) SC Cleared
7 18 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.84%) VCP4
10 9 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (1.50%) MCSA
11 7 (1.17%) ISEB
11 7 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (1.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 7 (1.17%) ISTQB
12 6 (1.00%) CCA
13 5 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.83%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.67%) MCP
14 4 (0.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.17%) SLA
2 11 (1.84%) QA
3 7 (1.17%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.33%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.17%) GxP
System Software
1 240 (40.07%) Active Directory
2 105 (17.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (11.35%) vSphere
4 56 (9.35%) XenApp
5 41 (6.84%) Hyper-V
6 36 (6.01%) XenDesktop
7 30 (5.01%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (5.01%) VMware ESX
8 25 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (2.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 11 (1.84%) XenServer
11 10 (1.67%) NFS
11 10 (1.67%) vCloud
12 9 (1.50%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (1.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 7 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
14 7 (1.17%) Terminal Services
14 7 (1.17%) ISA Server
15 5 (0.83%) VMware Server
16 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 99 (16.53%) SCCM
2 80 (13.36%) SCOM
3 44 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (6.34%) Puppet
5 26 (4.34%) HP SIM
6 24 (4.01%) SCVMM
7 22 (3.67%) EdgeSight
8 18 (3.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 15 (2.50%) Tivoli
10 13 (2.17%) SCOrch
11 10 (1.67%) ITRS Geneos
12 7 (1.17%) NetBackup
12 7 (1.17%) Backup Exec
13 6 (1.00%) Control-M
13 6 (1.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 6 (1.00%) WSUS
13 6 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 5 (0.83%) MIMEsweeper
15 4 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 4 (0.67%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 255 (42.57%) Microsoft
2 188 (31.39%) VMware
3 97 (16.19%) Citrix
4 79 (13.19%) HP
5 56 (9.35%) Oracle
6 39 (6.51%) Dell
7 37 (6.18%) IBM
8 28 (4.67%) Cisco
9 27 (4.51%) Symantec
10 24 (4.01%) Veritas
10 24 (4.01%) ServiceNow
11 23 (3.84%) Bloomberg
12 22 (3.67%) NetApp
13 21 (3.51%) F5
14 19 (3.17%) CA
14 19 (3.17%) EMC
15 18 (3.01%) Sophos
15 18 (3.01%) Altiris
16 17 (2.84%) Veeam
17 16 (2.67%) Nimsoft
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £475 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Cancer Research UK
Rate: £38000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago