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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 115 151 175
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +24
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 445 334 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.91% 1.46% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.51% 3.48% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 242 212
Average daily rate
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£400 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.43% +0.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £266 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 2
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £25.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £17.75 £20.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £27.50 £31.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £25.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -21.53%
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
9871 9585 9984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.31% 41.83% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7239 6955 7071
Average daily rate £450 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 59 122
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.99 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.22% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £16.65 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £49.25 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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
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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 +16 114 £381 +1.66% 33
Canary Wharf - 11 £300 -
Docklands, London +2 7 £450 -13.46% 1
Ealing -1 5 £500 +20.48% 2
Croydon -6 5 £325 +16.07% 3
New Malden - 3 - -
Brentford - 1 £425 -
Chessington - 1 - - 1
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 546 (72.41%) Windows
2 261 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 247 (32.76%) VMware
4 242 (32.10%) Active Directory
5 231 (30.64%) SQL Server
6 200 (26.53%) Finance
7 190 (25.20%) SQL
8 189 (25.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 159 (21.09%) Linux
10 152 (20.16%) IIS
11 146 (19.36%) .NET
12 142 (18.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 124 (16.45%) ITIL
14 122 (16.18%) C#
14 122 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 120 (15.92%) Citrix
16 119 (15.78%) SCCM
17 108 (14.32%) VBScript
17 108 (14.32%) Windows Server 2003
18 106 (14.06%) DevOps
19 102 (13.53%) Perl
20 97 (12.86%) DNS
21 91 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
22 89 (11.80%) SAN
23 87 (11.54%) MS Excel
24 85 (11.27%) MS Exchange
25 84 (11.14%) SCOM
26 82 (10.88%) SharePoint
27 79 (10.48%) XenApp
28 78 (10.34%) HP

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 152 (20.16%) IIS
2 85 (11.27%) MS Exchange
3 82 (10.88%) SharePoint
4 42 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (4.51%) Lync
6 32 (4.24%) Tomcat
7 30 (3.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 23 (3.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 22 (2.92%) Apache
10 20 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
11 19 (2.52%) OpenStack
12 16 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
12 16 (2.12%) JBoss
13 14 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 13 (1.72%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.80%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.80%) MindAlign
16 5 (0.66%) Confluence
16 5 (0.66%) Node.js
17 4 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 87 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.92%) MS Office
3 5 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.40%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.27%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 13 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.27%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Endur
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 91 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (5.57%) Office 365
4 7 (0.93%) SaaS
5 6 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (0.53%) OneDrive
7 4 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.40%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.40%) GitHub
8 3 (0.40%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.13%) Yammer
10 1 (0.13%) PaaS
10 1 (0.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 97 (12.86%) DNS
2 89 (11.80%) SAN
3 57 (7.56%) DHCP
4 52 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 40 (5.31%) LDAP
6 37 (4.91%) NAS
7 30 (3.98%) Firewall
8 24 (3.18%) NetScaler
9 22 (2.92%) Internet
10 16 (2.12%) WAN
10 16 (2.12%) HTTP
11 14 (1.86%) LAN
12 10 (1.33%) Intranet
12 10 (1.33%) iSCSI
12 10 (1.33%) Unified Communications
13 9 (1.19%) FTP
14 7 (0.93%) VPN
14 7 (0.93%) MPLS
15 6 (0.80%) VLAN
16 5 (0.66%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (30.64%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (5.17%) Relational Database
5 35 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 29 (3.85%) Oracle Database
7 24 (3.18%) RDBMS
8 23 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 19 (2.52%) MySQL
11 14 (1.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 13 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (1.19%) DB2
14 8 (1.06%) DTS
14 8 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (0.93%) NoSQL
16 6 (0.80%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 61 (8.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (5.70%) TeamCity
3 39 (5.17%) Jenkins
4 36 (4.77%) JIRA
5 33 (4.38%) Git (software)
6 24 (3.18%) Subversion
7 22 (2.92%) MSI
8 17 (2.25%) Visual Studio
9 16 (2.12%) Maven
10 15 (1.99%) MSBuild
11 13 (1.72%) Ant
11 13 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (1.59%) ClearCase
13 10 (1.33%) FishEye
14 9 (1.19%) Artifactory
15 8 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
16 7 (0.93%) AdminStudio
16 7 (0.93%) Selenium
17 5 (0.66%) JUnit
17 5 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 200 (26.53%) Finance
2 72 (9.55%) Banking
3 29 (3.85%) Retail
4 28 (3.71%) Law
5 22 (2.92%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.12%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.99%) Marketing
8 12 (1.59%) Front Office
9 11 (1.46%) Legal
10 10 (1.33%) Back Office
11 5 (0.66%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.66%) Advertising
12 4 (0.53%) Publishing
13 1 (0.13%) Military
13 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 97 (12.86%) Administrator
2 75 (9.95%) Systems Engineer
3 73 (9.68%) Developer
4 71 (9.42%) Analyst
5 69 (9.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 61 (8.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 49 (6.50%) Systems Administrator
8 39 (5.17%) Consultant
9 34 (4.51%) Wintel Engineer
10 26 (3.45%) Architect
11 25 (3.32%) DBA
11 25 (3.32%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 25 (3.32%) Windows Administrator
12 24 (3.18%) Web Engineer
13 23 (3.05%) Windows Systems Administrator
13 23 (3.05%) Server Engineer
14 21 (2.79%) Support Engineer
15 17 (2.25%) 3rd Line Support
15 17 (2.25%) Windows Engineer
16 16 (2.12%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (19.36%) .NET
2 40 (5.31%) ASP.NET
3 38 (5.04%) HTML
4 32 (4.24%) Web Services
5 29 (3.85%) CSS
6 22 (2.92%) XML
7 21 (2.79%) Application Packaging
8 20 (2.65%) Middleware
9 18 (2.39%) .NET Framework
9 18 (2.39%) jQuery
10 17 (2.25%) AngularJS
11 15 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (1.72%) REST
13 12 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (1.59%) WCF
13 12 (1.59%) XSLT
14 10 (1.33%) J2EE
14 10 (1.33%) HTML5
15 7 (0.93%) MDX
15 7 (0.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.69%) Clustering
2 40 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (4.64%) Replication
4 19 (2.52%) Data Centre
5 18 (2.39%) Management Information System
6 14 (1.86%) Blackberry
6 14 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.46%) Performance Metrics
8 10 (1.33%) CMDB
8 10 (1.33%) Hedge funds
9 9 (1.19%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.19%) Equities
9 9 (1.19%) Private Cloud
10 8 (1.06%) Fixed Income
10 8 (1.06%) Wiki
11 7 (0.93%) EqualLogic
12 5 (0.66%) iPad
12 5 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (0.66%) User Experience
12 5 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 546 (72.41%) Windows
2 189 (25.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 159 (21.09%) Linux
4 122 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 108 (14.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 73 (9.68%) UNIX
7 59 (7.82%) Windows 7
8 30 (3.98%) Solaris
9 24 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (1.86%) Windows 8
11 11 (1.46%) Data ONTAP
12 6 (0.80%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.80%) Android
13 5 (0.66%) SUSE
13 5 (0.66%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.53%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.53%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.27%) CentOS
16 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (16.45%) ITIL
2 106 (14.06%) DevOps
3 77 (10.21%) Migration
4 68 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (6.90%) E-Commerce
6 50 (6.63%) Change Management
7 49 (6.50%) Project Management
8 45 (5.97%) Configuration Management
9 43 (5.70%) Release Management
10 41 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (4.91%) Disaster Recovery
12 30 (3.98%) Service Management
13 26 (3.45%) SDLC
14 23 (3.05%) Load Balancing
14 23 (3.05%) Root Cause Analysis
15 19 (2.52%) Scrum
15 19 (2.52%) ETL
16 18 (2.39%) MVC
16 18 (2.39%) Incident Management
16 18 (2.39%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 190 (25.20%) SQL
2 122 (16.18%) C#
3 108 (14.32%) VBScript
4 102 (13.53%) Perl
5 71 (9.42%) Python
6 55 (7.29%) JavaScript
7 53 (7.03%) VB
8 51 (6.76%) Java
9 46 (6.10%) Shell Script
10 38 (5.04%) T-SQL
11 35 (4.64%) Bash Shell
12 20 (2.65%) C
13 19 (2.52%) C++
14 16 (2.12%) Ruby
15 12 (1.59%) VB.NET
15 12 (1.59%) VBA
16 6 (0.80%) PHP
17 5 (0.66%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.53%) Korn
19 3 (0.40%) AWK
Qualifications
1 58 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (5.17%) Degree
3 28 (3.71%) Security Cleared
4 26 (3.45%) MCSE
5 22 (2.92%) MCITP
6 15 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (1.99%) Citrix Certification
7 13 (1.72%) CCA
8 12 (1.59%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.59%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.33%) MCP
10 9 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.06%) MCSA
12 6 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.66%) ISEB
13 5 (0.66%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.53%) NCDA
14 4 (0.53%) VCAP
14 4 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.58%) QA
2 20 (2.65%) SLA
3 2 (0.27%) GxP
4 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.13%) Basel II
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 242 (32.10%) Active Directory
2 142 (18.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (10.48%) XenApp
4 54 (7.16%) vSphere
5 49 (6.50%) XenDesktop
6 44 (5.84%) Hyper-V
7 33 (4.38%) VMware ESX
8 31 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (3.32%) Microsoft App-V
10 21 (2.79%) NFS
11 11 (1.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 7 (0.93%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.80%) vCloud
14 4 (0.53%) XenServer
14 4 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (0.53%) Xen
15 3 (0.40%) ProxySG
15 3 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (0.27%) ISA Server
16 2 (0.27%) Samba
Systems Management
1 119 (15.78%) SCCM
2 84 (11.14%) SCOM
3 39 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (5.04%) Puppet
5 19 (2.52%) BladeLogic
6 15 (1.99%) HP SIM
7 14 (1.86%) WMI
8 13 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
8 13 (1.72%) SCOrch
9 12 (1.59%) SCVMM
9 12 (1.59%) Nagios
10 11 (1.46%) NetBackup
10 11 (1.46%) Vagrant
11 10 (1.33%) Ansible
12 9 (1.19%) EdgeSight
13 7 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 7 (0.93%) Control-M
14 6 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 6 (0.80%) BMC PATROL
14 6 (0.80%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 261 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 247 (32.76%) VMware
3 120 (15.92%) Citrix
4 78 (10.34%) HP
5 77 (10.21%) Oracle
6 33 (4.38%) Dell
7 31 (4.11%) BMC
8 29 (3.85%) NetApp
9 26 (3.45%) IBM
10 25 (3.32%) Red Hat
11 22 (2.92%) Cisco
12 20 (2.65%) Symantec
13 19 (2.52%) Sybase
14 18 (2.39%) Bloomberg
14 18 (2.39%) Splunk
15 17 (2.25%) Veritas
15 17 (2.25%) EMC
15 17 (2.25%) McAfee
16 15 (1.99%) AppSense
16 15 (1.99%) Atlassian
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
First Point
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Posted: Yesterday
London
Comtecs
Rate: £299 - £300 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Rate: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 9 days ago