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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 128 181 163
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -18
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 371 264 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.67% 1.17% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.02% 2.84% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 191 211
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Average hourly rate £22.83 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -1.66%
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
9218 9303 8988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.59% 41.11% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6710 6896 6501
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 63 119
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 22 May 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
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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 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 +38 99 £374 -0.40% 46
Canary Wharf - 9 £300 -
Croydon -3 7 £325 +16.07%
Docklands, London -2 3 £450 -13.46% 1
Ealing -3 3 £368 -11.44%
New Malden - 2 - - 5
Bromley +2 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £375 -
Twickenham - 1 £450 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 496 (72.20%) Windows
2 247 (35.95%) Microsoft
3 233 (33.92%) VMware
4 231 (33.62%) Active Directory
5 201 (29.26%) SQL Server
6 195 (28.38%) Finance
7 168 (24.45%) SQL
8 164 (23.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 151 (21.98%) Linux
10 140 (20.38%) .NET
11 135 (19.65%) VMware Infrastructure
12 132 (19.21%) C#
13 115 (16.74%) VBScript
13 115 (16.74%) ITIL
13 115 (16.74%) SCCM
14 112 (16.30%) Citrix
15 111 (16.16%) IIS
16 105 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
17 98 (14.26%) DevOps
18 92 (13.39%) SAN
19 91 (13.25%) SCOM
20 90 (13.10%) Windows Server 2003
21 86 (12.52%) Perl
22 80 (11.64%) MS Excel
23 78 (11.35%) HP
24 76 (11.06%) MS Exchange
24 76 (11.06%) Amazon AWS
25 75 (10.92%) XenApp
25 75 (10.92%) SharePoint
25 75 (10.92%) Migration

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 111 (16.16%) IIS
2 76 (11.06%) MS Exchange
3 75 (10.92%) SharePoint
4 39 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (4.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 25 (3.64%) OpenStack
7 21 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (3.06%) Lync
7 21 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (2.77%) SharePoint 2010
9 17 (2.47%) Tomcat
10 13 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (1.89%) Apache
11 11 (1.60%) JBoss
12 7 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (0.87%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.58%) Documentum
14 4 (0.58%) MindAlign
15 3 (0.44%) Node.js
15 3 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 80 (11.64%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.93%) MS Office
3 2 (0.29%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.29%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 76 (11.06%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (8.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (5.68%) Office 365
4 14 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.02%) Mimecast
5 7 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (0.58%) OneDrive
7 4 (0.58%) SaaS
8 3 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.44%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.29%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.29%) GitHub
10 1 (0.15%) Route 53
10 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 92 (13.39%) SAN
2 72 (10.48%) DNS
3 62 (9.02%) TCP/IP
4 45 (6.55%) DHCP
5 39 (5.68%) NAS
6 33 (4.80%) LDAP
7 29 (4.22%) NetScaler
8 20 (2.91%) Firewall
9 15 (2.18%) iSCSI
10 14 (2.04%) Internet
11 12 (1.75%) WAN
12 11 (1.60%) LAN
12 11 (1.60%) HTTP
13 10 (1.46%) Unified Communications
14 9 (1.31%) VoIP
15 7 (1.02%) BIG-IP
15 7 (1.02%) VPN
16 6 (0.87%) MPLS
17 5 (0.73%) Wireless
17 5 (0.73%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (29.26%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 22 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (2.91%) Oracle Database
7 15 (2.18%) RDBMS
8 14 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (1.31%) DB2
13 7 (1.02%) MySQL
14 6 (0.87%) DTS
15 5 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
16 4 (0.58%) Informix
16 4 (0.58%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 51 (7.42%) TeamCity
2 48 (6.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (5.53%) Jenkins
4 28 (4.08%) JIRA
5 24 (3.49%) Git (software)
6 23 (3.35%) MSI
7 21 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 17 (2.47%) Maven
8 17 (2.47%) Visual Studio
9 16 (2.33%) Ant
9 16 (2.33%) Subversion
10 15 (2.18%) MSBuild
11 11 (1.60%) ClearCase
12 9 (1.31%) FishEye
13 6 (0.87%) JUnit
13 6 (0.87%) AdminStudio
13 6 (0.87%) Artifactory
14 5 (0.73%) WiX
14 5 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
15 4 (0.58%) Selenium
General
1 195 (28.38%) Finance
2 57 (8.30%) Banking
3 23 (3.35%) Law
4 18 (2.62%) Financial Institution
4 18 (2.62%) Investment Banking
5 12 (1.75%) Retail
6 11 (1.60%) Legal
7 10 (1.46%) Front Office
8 8 (1.16%) Marketing
9 7 (1.02%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.73%) Back Office
11 4 (0.58%) Advertising
12 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.29%) Electronics
13 2 (0.29%) Games
14 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Military
14 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 79 (11.50%) Administrator
2 69 (10.04%) Analyst
3 65 (9.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 64 (9.32%) Systems Engineer
5 57 (8.30%) Developer
6 48 (6.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 43 (6.26%) Systems Administrator
8 31 (4.51%) Architect
8 31 (4.51%) Consultant
9 27 (3.93%) Wintel Engineer
10 23 (3.35%) Windows Administrator
11 22 (3.20%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 21 (3.06%) DBA
12 21 (3.06%) Windows Systems Administrator
13 20 (2.91%) Server Engineer
14 18 (2.62%) Wintel Analyst
15 17 (2.47%) SQL DBA
15 17 (2.47%) Support Engineer
16 15 (2.18%) Support Analyst
17 14 (2.04%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (20.38%) .NET
2 37 (5.39%) ASP.NET
3 32 (4.66%) Web Services
4 28 (4.08%) HTML
5 24 (3.49%) Middleware
6 22 (3.20%) XML
7 19 (2.77%) CSS
8 18 (2.62%) Application Packaging
9 17 (2.47%) .NET Framework
10 13 (1.89%) jQuery
11 12 (1.75%) WCF
12 11 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (1.60%) XSLT
13 9 (1.31%) REST
13 9 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (1.31%) J2EE
13 9 (1.31%) SOAP
14 7 (1.02%) AngularJS
14 7 (1.02%) JSP
15 6 (0.87%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.44%) Clustering
2 33 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.22%) Replication
4 13 (1.89%) Hedge funds
5 11 (1.60%) PKI
6 10 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.31%) Private Cloud
7 9 (1.31%) CMDB
7 9 (1.31%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.31%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.16%) Thin Client
8 8 (1.16%) Equities
8 8 (1.16%) Fat Client
8 8 (1.16%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.16%) Open Source
9 7 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
10 6 (0.87%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.73%) iPad
11 5 (0.73%) Wiki
12 4 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 496 (72.20%) Windows
2 164 (23.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 151 (21.98%) Linux
4 105 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 90 (13.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 68 (9.90%) Windows 7
7 58 (8.44%) UNIX
8 24 (3.49%) Solaris
9 16 (2.33%) Windows 8
10 15 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.31%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.73%) SUSE
13 3 (0.44%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.44%) CentOS
13 3 (0.44%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.29%) Android
15 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (16.74%) ITIL
2 98 (14.26%) DevOps
3 75 (10.92%) Migration
4 61 (8.88%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (7.71%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (6.99%) Change Management
7 47 (6.84%) Project Management
8 46 (6.70%) Release Management
9 42 (6.11%) Configuration Management
10 35 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 33 (4.80%) E-Commerce
12 26 (3.78%) Incident Management
13 25 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
14 24 (3.49%) ITSM
15 22 (3.20%) Service Management
16 19 (2.77%) Performance Tuning
16 19 (2.77%) Performance Monitoring
16 19 (2.77%) Continuous Delivery
17 18 (2.62%) Scrum
18 17 (2.47%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 168 (24.45%) SQL
2 132 (19.21%) C#
3 115 (16.74%) VBScript
4 86 (12.52%) Perl
5 68 (9.90%) Python
6 46 (6.70%) VB
7 42 (6.11%) Shell Script
8 41 (5.97%) JavaScript
9 35 (5.09%) Java
10 28 (4.08%) Ruby
11 27 (3.93%) T-SQL
12 24 (3.49%) Bash Shell
13 19 (2.77%) C++
14 18 (2.62%) C
15 10 (1.46%) VB.NET
16 9 (1.31%) VBA
17 4 (0.58%) Korn
18 3 (0.44%) F#
18 3 (0.44%) AWK
18 3 (0.44%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 60 (8.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (4.95%) Degree
2 34 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 27 (3.93%) MCITP
4 23 (3.35%) MCSE
5 19 (2.77%) SC Cleared
6 16 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
8 11 (1.60%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.46%) MCP
9 10 (1.46%) CCA
10 9 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (1.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 7 (1.02%) ISTQB
12 7 (1.02%) ISEB
13 4 (0.58%) MCSA
14 3 (0.44%) NCDA
14 3 (0.44%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.91%) QA
2 19 (2.77%) SLA
3 2 (0.29%) GxP
3 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 231 (33.62%) Active Directory
2 135 (19.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (10.92%) XenApp
4 61 (8.88%) vSphere
5 46 (6.70%) Hyper-V
6 44 (6.40%) XenDesktop
7 37 (5.39%) VMware ESX
8 29 (4.22%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (3.93%) Microsoft App-V
10 17 (2.47%) NFS
11 16 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 9 (1.31%) Terminal Services
13 7 (1.02%) vCloud
14 5 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
16 3 (0.44%) BitLocker
16 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.44%) ISA Server
17 2 (0.29%) VMware Server
17 2 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 115 (16.74%) SCCM
2 91 (13.25%) SCOM
3 42 (6.11%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (4.51%) Puppet
5 19 (2.77%) SCVMM
6 17 (2.47%) HP SIM
6 17 (2.47%) SCOrch
7 16 (2.33%) BladeLogic
8 15 (2.18%) EdgeSight
9 13 (1.89%) WMI
10 9 (1.31%) Vagrant
11 8 (1.16%) Ansible
12 7 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (1.02%) WSUS
13 6 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 6 (0.87%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.87%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 4 (0.58%) Nagios
14 4 (0.58%) Control-M
14 4 (0.58%) Graphite
Vendors
1 247 (35.95%) Microsoft
2 233 (33.92%) VMware
3 112 (16.30%) Citrix
4 78 (11.35%) HP
5 62 (9.02%) Oracle
6 33 (4.80%) Dell
7 29 (4.22%) IBM
8 25 (3.64%) Cisco
8 25 (3.64%) NetApp
9 23 (3.35%) BMC
9 23 (3.35%) CA
10 21 (3.06%) Bloomberg
11 20 (2.91%) Sybase
12 19 (2.77%) ServiceNow
13 18 (2.62%) Red Hat
14 17 (2.47%) Atlassian
14 17 (2.47%) Veritas
14 17 (2.47%) McAfee
15 16 (2.33%) EMC
15 16 (2.33%) Symantec
London
ISL
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £160.00 - £185.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £28.3 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Rate: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £370 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago