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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 166 196 160
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -36
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 308 243 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.38% 1.04% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.31% 2.57% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 179 213
Average daily rate
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£388 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.24 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% +15.12%
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
9303 9472 8775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.65% 40.63% 40.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6696 6929 6366
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 £305 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 65 101
Average hourly rate £24.23 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.77% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.10 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 April 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 April 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 +23 77 £400 - 31
Croydon +1 7 £350 -6.66%
Bromley - 2 £375 -
Twickenham - 2 £450 -
Ealing - 2 £368 -
Docklands, London -2 1 £450 -13.46%
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £375 -
Romford - 1 £275 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 426 (70.18%) Windows
2 230 (37.89%) Microsoft
3 225 (37.07%) Active Directory
4 200 (32.95%) VMware
5 170 (28.01%) SQL Server
6 164 (27.02%) SQL
7 159 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 156 (25.70%) Finance
9 127 (20.92%) C#
10 126 (20.76%) .NET
11 119 (19.60%) SCCM
12 117 (19.28%) Linux
13 113 (18.62%) VBScript
14 110 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
15 104 (17.13%) ITIL
16 96 (15.82%) Citrix
16 96 (15.82%) Windows Server 2012
17 92 (15.16%) SCOM
18 88 (14.50%) IIS
19 82 (13.51%) DevOps
20 81 (13.34%) MS Excel
20 81 (13.34%) HP
20 81 (13.34%) Windows Server 2003
21 80 (13.18%) SharePoint
22 73 (12.03%) SAN
22 73 (12.03%) MS Exchange
22 73 (12.03%) Amazon AWS
23 66 (10.87%) Perl
23 66 (10.87%) Migration
23 66 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 88 (14.50%) IIS
2 80 (13.18%) SharePoint
3 73 (12.03%) MS Exchange
4 40 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (4.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 29 (4.78%) OpenStack
7 25 (4.12%) Lync
8 23 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 19 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 19 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (1.65%) Tomcat
11 10 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (1.15%) Apache
13 6 (0.99%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.82%) JBoss
15 4 (0.66%) Documentum
15 4 (0.66%) MindAlign
16 3 (0.49%) Node.js
17 2 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 81 (13.34%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.94%) MS Office
3 3 (0.49%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.33%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Endur
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 73 (12.03%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (5.93%) Office 365
4 16 (2.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (1.15%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.82%) SaaS
8 4 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.49%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.49%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.49%) GitHub
10 2 (0.33%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.16%) Route 53
11 1 (0.16%) IaaS
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.16%) Yammer
11 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 73 (12.03%) SAN
2 61 (10.05%) TCP/IP
3 59 (9.72%) DNS
4 43 (7.08%) DHCP
5 38 (6.26%) NetScaler
6 32 (5.27%) NAS
7 22 (3.62%) LDAP
8 19 (3.13%) Firewall
9 12 (1.98%) iSCSI
10 11 (1.81%) Unified Communications
11 10 (1.65%) Internet
12 9 (1.48%) VoIP
13 8 (1.32%) Intranet
14 7 (1.15%) WAN
14 7 (1.15%) BIG-IP
15 6 (0.99%) VLAN
15 6 (0.99%) LAN
15 6 (0.99%) FTP
16 5 (0.82%) HTTP
16 5 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (28.01%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (2.80%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (1.81%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.82%) DTS
10 5 (0.82%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.82%) DB2
10 5 (0.82%) MySQL
10 5 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.66%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.66%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.49%) KDB
Development Applications
1 47 (7.74%) TeamCity
2 45 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (6.59%) Jenkins
4 22 (3.62%) MSI
4 22 (3.62%) Maven
5 19 (3.13%) JIRA
5 19 (3.13%) Visual Studio
6 18 (2.97%) Ant
7 14 (2.31%) Subversion
8 13 (2.14%) Git (software)
9 12 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (1.98%) MSBuild
10 6 (0.99%) JUnit
10 6 (0.99%) AdminStudio
10 6 (0.99%) WiX
10 6 (0.99%) Artifactory
11 5 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.66%) Hudson
12 4 (0.66%) Psake
12 4 (0.66%) Selenium
General
1 156 (25.70%) Finance
2 54 (8.90%) Banking
3 20 (3.29%) Investment Banking
4 16 (2.64%) Law
5 13 (2.14%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.98%) Retail
7 11 (1.81%) Legal
8 10 (1.65%) Front Office
9 8 (1.32%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.66%) Games
10 4 (0.66%) Back Office
10 4 (0.66%) Marketing
11 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.49%) Advertising
12 2 (0.33%) Publishing
12 2 (0.33%) Electronics
13 1 (0.16%) Military
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (11.37%) Administrator
2 68 (11.20%) Analyst
3 55 (9.06%) DevOps Engineer
4 53 (8.73%) Developer
4 53 (8.73%) Systems Engineer
5 38 (6.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 38 (6.26%) Systems Administrator
6 31 (5.11%) Architect
7 28 (4.61%) Consultant
8 26 (4.28%) Wintel Engineer
9 21 (3.46%) Windows Administrator
10 20 (3.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 20 (3.29%) Wintel Analyst
11 19 (3.13%) Support Engineer
12 18 (2.97%) DBA
12 18 (2.97%) Server Engineer
12 18 (2.97%) Windows Systems Engineer
13 17 (2.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 15 (2.47%) .NET Developer
15 14 (2.31%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (20.76%) .NET
2 34 (5.60%) ASP.NET
3 30 (4.94%) HTML
4 29 (4.78%) Web Services
5 26 (4.28%) Middleware
6 24 (3.95%) XML
7 23 (3.79%) CSS
8 15 (2.47%) .NET Framework
8 15 (2.47%) jQuery
9 14 (2.31%) Application Packaging
10 13 (2.14%) XSLT
10 13 (2.14%) WCF
11 11 (1.81%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (1.32%) AngularJS
13 8 (1.32%) J2EE
14 7 (1.15%) JSP
15 6 (0.99%) HTML5
15 6 (0.99%) Entity Framework
16 5 (0.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.59%) Clustering
2 27 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.28%) Replication
4 13 (2.14%) PKI
4 13 (2.14%) Hedge funds
5 11 (1.81%) Fat Client
5 11 (1.81%) Thin Client
5 11 (1.81%) Private Cloud
6 9 (1.48%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.48%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.48%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.32%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.15%) Equities
9 6 (0.99%) Fixed Income
9 6 (0.99%) Open Source
9 6 (0.99%) iPad
10 5 (0.82%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.82%) Wiki
11 4 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.66%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 426 (70.18%) Windows
2 159 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 117 (19.28%) Linux
4 96 (15.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 81 (13.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 64 (10.54%) Windows 7
7 42 (6.92%) UNIX
8 18 (2.97%) Windows 8
9 13 (2.14%) Solaris
10 11 (1.81%) Windows XP
11 9 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.82%) SUSE
13 4 (0.66%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.66%) CentOS
14 3 (0.49%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.33%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.33%) Android
15 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (17.13%) ITIL
2 82 (13.51%) DevOps
3 66 (10.87%) Migration
4 65 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (7.74%) Project Management
7 45 (7.41%) Change Management
8 38 (6.26%) Configuration Management
9 37 (6.10%) Release Management
10 32 (5.27%) Incident Management
11 30 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
12 27 (4.45%) ITSM
13 24 (3.95%) E-Commerce
13 24 (3.95%) Continuous Delivery
14 23 (3.79%) Low Latency
15 21 (3.46%) Performance Tuning
16 19 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
16 19 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
17 18 (2.97%) Scrum
18 16 (2.64%) OO
Programming Languages
1 164 (27.02%) SQL
2 127 (20.92%) C#
3 113 (18.62%) VBScript
4 66 (10.87%) Perl
5 56 (9.23%) Python
6 37 (6.10%) VB
6 37 (6.10%) JavaScript
7 36 (5.93%) Java
8 35 (5.77%) Shell Script
9 31 (5.11%) Ruby
10 25 (4.12%) Bash Shell
11 19 (3.13%) T-SQL
12 17 (2.80%) C++
13 13 (2.14%) C
14 11 (1.81%) VBA
15 9 (1.48%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.66%) Korn
17 3 (0.49%) F#
17 3 (0.49%) AWK
17 3 (0.49%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 52 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (5.11%) Degree
3 30 (4.94%) Security Cleared
4 24 (3.95%) MCITP
4 24 (3.95%) MCSE
5 19 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.32%) CCA
8 8 (1.32%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (1.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (1.15%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.15%) ISEB
10 6 (0.99%) MCP
11 4 (0.66%) MCSA
12 3 (0.49%) CCEA
13 2 (0.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.97%) SLA
1 18 (2.97%) QA
2 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.33%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.33%) GxP
System Software
1 225 (37.07%) Active Directory
2 110 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (9.72%) XenApp
4 58 (9.56%) vSphere
5 52 (8.57%) Hyper-V
6 41 (6.75%) XenDesktop
7 30 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (4.61%) VMware ESX
9 26 (4.28%) Microsoft App-V
10 19 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 10 (1.65%) vCloud
12 8 (1.32%) NFS
13 6 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (0.99%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.66%) XenServer
16 3 (0.49%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.49%) Xen
16 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.49%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 119 (19.60%) SCCM
2 92 (15.16%) SCOM
3 44 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (5.60%) Puppet
5 25 (4.12%) SCVMM
6 22 (3.62%) HP SIM
7 20 (3.29%) EdgeSight
8 18 (2.97%) SCOrch
9 9 (1.48%) WMI
10 8 (1.32%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 7 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (1.15%) Ansible
12 6 (0.99%) WSUS
12 6 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 5 (0.82%) Control-M
13 5 (0.82%) BladeLogic
13 5 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
14 4 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 4 (0.66%) Nagios
14 4 (0.66%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 230 (37.89%) Microsoft
2 200 (32.95%) VMware
3 96 (15.82%) Citrix
4 81 (13.34%) HP
5 47 (7.74%) Oracle
6 37 (6.10%) Dell
7 34 (5.60%) IBM
8 27 (4.45%) CA
9 26 (4.28%) Cisco
10 25 (4.12%) Bloomberg
11 22 (3.62%) NetApp
11 22 (3.62%) Veritas
11 22 (3.62%) ServiceNow
12 19 (3.13%) Veeam
13 17 (2.80%) F5
13 17 (2.80%) Nimsoft
13 17 (2.80%) AppSense
13 17 (2.80%) McAfee
14 16 (2.64%) Apple
14 16 (2.64%) Perforce
North London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £500 per day + £500 / Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + 6 month rolling
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £350 - £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + 6 month rolling
Posted: 4 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £200.00 - £210.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago