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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 116 158 180
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +22
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 425 318 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.01% 1.50% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.76% 3.52% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 236 182
Average daily rate £438 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +58.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
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
8932 9030 8896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.18% 42.58% 40.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6625 6723 6325
Average daily rate £470 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 54 78
Average hourly rate £34.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £17.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.05 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 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
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 12 February 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
(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 +49 87 £420 -1.11% 35
Kingston Upon Thames +10 5 £325 -18.23% 3
Westminster -3 4 £408 -
Docklands, London +5 1 - -
Uxbridge -1 1 £413 -10.32%
Croydon -11 1 £350 -28.20% 1
Ealing - 1 - -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 521 (65.37%) Windows
2 284 (35.63%) SQL
3 278 (34.88%) Windows Server
4 261 (32.75%) Microsoft
5 259 (32.50%) SQL Server
6 238 (29.86%) Finance
7 236 (29.61%) Active Directory
8 206 (25.85%) VMware
9 202 (25.35%) Linux
10 164 (20.58%) Agile Software Development
11 155 (19.45%) .NET
12 152 (19.07%) ITIL
13 145 (18.19%) C#
14 136 (17.06%) Windows Server 2008
15 132 (16.56%) DevOps
16 131 (16.44%) Banking
17 124 (15.56%) MS Excel
18 123 (15.43%) Citrix
19 122 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012
20 116 (14.55%) Puppet
21 115 (14.43%) SCCM
22 112 (14.05%) VMware Infrastructure
22 112 (14.05%) Python
23 111 (13.93%) Java
24 103 (12.92%) DNS
25 99 (12.42%) Amazon AWS
26 97 (12.17%) Microsoft Azure
26 97 (12.17%) IIS
27 91 (11.42%) Unix
28 89 (11.17%) Continuous Integration

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 97 (12.17%) IIS
2 71 (8.91%) SharePoint
3 65 (8.16%) MS Exchange
4 52 (6.52%) Skype for Business
5 38 (4.77%) Tomcat
6 36 (4.52%) Node.js
7 33 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 24 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
9 20 (2.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 20 (2.51%) SharePoint 2013
10 18 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 16 (2.01%) OpenStack
12 15 (1.88%) Apache
12 15 (1.88%) Confluence
12 15 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
13 14 (1.76%) WebSphere
14 13 (1.63%) JBoss
15 12 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
15 12 (1.51%) nginx
16 11 (1.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 124 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 45 (5.65%) MS Office
3 7 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.25%) MS Project
5 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.50%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.38%) Adaptiv
3 3 (0.38%) HFM
3 3 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.25%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 99 (12.42%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (12.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (7.28%) Office 365
4 19 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.51%) GitHub
6 9 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (1.00%) OneDrive
8 7 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
8 7 (0.88%) Amazon Kinesis
8 7 (0.88%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (0.75%) Google Apps
9 6 (0.75%) IaaS
10 5 (0.63%) Yammer
11 3 (0.38%) AWS OpsWorks
11 3 (0.38%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.25%) PaaS
12 2 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (12.92%) DNS
2 63 (7.90%) SAN
3 59 (7.40%) TCP/IP
4 45 (5.65%) Firewall
5 42 (5.27%) NetScaler
6 41 (5.14%) DHCP
7 32 (4.02%) Internet
8 29 (3.64%) SSL
9 27 (3.39%) NAS
10 23 (2.89%) LDAP
11 19 (2.38%) HTTP
11 19 (2.38%) Skype
12 18 (2.26%) VPN
13 17 (2.13%) SNMP
14 12 (1.51%) Intrusion Detection
15 11 (1.38%) Intranet
16 10 (1.25%) SMTP
16 10 (1.25%) WebEx
17 9 (1.13%) Kerberos
17 9 (1.13%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 74 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 63 (7.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (7.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 54 (6.78%) Relational Database
6 53 (6.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 50 (6.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 39 (4.89%) SQL Server 2005
9 36 (4.52%) MongoDB
10 32 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
11 24 (3.01%) Oracle Database
12 17 (2.13%) Big Data
12 17 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 14 (1.76%) MySQL
13 14 (1.76%) SQL Server 2000
14 13 (1.63%) Hadoop
14 13 (1.63%) NoSQL
14 13 (1.63%) Redis
15 11 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
15 11 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 84 (10.54%) Git (software)
2 74 (9.28%) Jenkins
3 72 (9.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (5.90%) TeamCity
5 33 (4.14%) JIRA
5 33 (4.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 31 (3.89%) Subversion
7 22 (2.76%) NUnit
8 20 (2.51%) MSI
9 18 (2.26%) Visual Studio
10 17 (2.13%) Maven
10 17 (2.13%) Selenium
11 15 (1.88%) MSBuild
12 12 (1.51%) SpecFlow
13 11 (1.38%) InstallShield
14 9 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (1.13%) FitNesse
14 9 (1.13%) Jasmine
14 9 (1.13%) NSubstitute
14 9 (1.13%) WiX
General
1 238 (29.86%) Finance
2 131 (16.44%) Banking
3 40 (5.02%) Front Office
4 37 (4.64%) Investment Banking
5 34 (4.27%) Law
6 29 (3.64%) Financial Institution
7 19 (2.38%) Telecoms
8 16 (2.01%) Legal
9 13 (1.63%) Back Office
10 8 (1.00%) Advertising
10 8 (1.00%) Billing
11 7 (0.88%) Games
12 6 (0.75%) Marketing
13 5 (0.63%) Retail
14 2 (0.25%) Electronics
14 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
14 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.13%) International Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 122 (15.31%) Developer
2 86 (10.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 72 (9.03%) Analyst
4 69 (8.66%) Administrator
5 67 (8.41%) Windows Engineer
6 58 (7.28%) PowerShell Engineer
7 48 (6.02%) Architect
7 48 (6.02%) DBA
8 47 (5.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 46 (5.77%) Support Engineer
10 41 (5.14%) C# Developer
11 39 (4.89%) Systems Administrator
12 38 (4.77%) SQL DBA
13 31 (3.89%) Consultant
13 31 (3.89%) Support Analyst
14 28 (3.51%) AWS Engineer
15 27 (3.39%) .NET Developer
15 27 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
16 26 (3.26%) Server Engineer
17 25 (3.14%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (19.45%) .NET
2 73 (9.16%) HTML
3 69 (8.66%) Web Services
4 55 (6.90%) HTML5
5 54 (6.78%) ASP.NET
6 50 (6.27%) XML
7 47 (5.90%) jQuery
8 37 (4.64%) AngularJS
9 32 (4.02%) CSS
10 28 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (3.39%) .NET Framework
12 26 (3.26%) WCF
13 23 (2.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 20 (2.51%) REST
15 19 (2.38%) Middleware
16 18 (2.26%) MSMQ
16 18 (2.26%) Sensu
17 14 (1.76%) CSS3
17 14 (1.76%) WPF
18 13 (1.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 45 (5.65%) Clustering
2 43 (5.40%) Hedge funds
3 40 (5.02%) Replication
4 38 (4.77%) Data Centre
5 37 (4.64%) Management Information System
6 36 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (3.39%) Computer Science
8 26 (3.26%) CMDB
9 19 (2.38%) Blackberry
10 18 (2.26%) Visualisation
11 17 (2.13%) PKI
12 16 (2.01%) Fintech
12 16 (2.01%) Video Conferencing
13 15 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (1.38%) Mobile App
14 11 (1.38%) User Experience
15 10 (1.25%) Grid Computing
16 9 (1.13%) BYOD
16 9 (1.13%) Derivative
16 9 (1.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 521 (65.37%) Windows
2 278 (34.88%) Windows Server
3 202 (25.35%) Linux
4 136 (17.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 122 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 91 (11.42%) Unix
7 67 (8.41%) Windows 7
8 44 (5.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (3.76%) Windows 8
10 29 (3.64%) Solaris
11 25 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (2.76%) CentOS
13 17 (2.13%) Apple iOS
14 16 (2.01%) Android
15 11 (1.38%) AIX
16 9 (1.13%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.75%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.75%) Windows Phone
18 5 (0.63%) CoreOS
18 5 (0.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (20.58%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (19.07%) ITIL
3 132 (16.56%) DevOps
4 89 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
5 86 (10.79%) Configuration Management
6 71 (8.91%) Migration
7 51 (6.40%) ITSM
7 51 (6.40%) Performance Tuning
8 44 (5.52%) Asset Management
8 44 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
9 38 (4.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 38 (4.77%) MVC
9 38 (4.77%) Service Delivery
10 37 (4.64%) Scrum
10 37 (4.64%) Service Management
11 36 (4.52%) Release Management
12 34 (4.27%) OO
12 34 (4.27%) Project Management
13 28 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
14 27 (3.39%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 284 (35.63%) SQL
2 145 (18.19%) C#
3 112 (14.05%) Python
4 111 (13.93%) Java
5 84 (10.54%) Perl
6 80 (10.04%) T-SQL
7 79 (9.91%) JavaScript
7 79 (9.91%) VBScript
8 70 (8.78%) Bash Shell
8 70 (8.78%) Ruby
9 40 (5.02%) VB
10 37 (4.64%) Shell Script
11 34 (4.27%) C++
12 19 (2.38%) VBA
13 14 (1.76%) Korn
14 11 (1.38%) Go
15 9 (1.13%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.00%) PHP
17 7 (0.88%) C
18 5 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (6.52%) Degree
2 31 (3.89%) Security Cleared
3 29 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (3.26%) MCSE
5 25 (3.14%) AWS Certification
6 23 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
7 22 (2.76%) SC Cleared
8 16 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.88%) CCNA
11 7 (0.88%) MCITP
11 7 (0.88%) MCSA
12 5 (0.63%) CCNP
12 5 (0.63%) MCP
12 5 (0.63%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.50%) CCA
13 4 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (0.50%) RHCE
13 4 (0.50%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.39%) SLA
2 14 (1.76%) QA
3 5 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) COBIT
5 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.13%) EMIR
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 236 (29.61%) Active Directory
2 112 (14.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (9.03%) XenApp
4 53 (6.65%) XenDesktop
5 39 (4.89%) Hyper-V
5 39 (4.89%) vSphere
6 28 (3.51%) Docker
6 28 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 19 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (2.13%) NFS
8 17 (2.13%) vCloud
9 13 (1.63%) BitLocker
9 13 (1.63%) VMware ESX
10 9 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
11 8 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 7 (0.88%) iptables
13 6 (0.75%) Xen
14 5 (0.63%) GlusterFS
14 5 (0.63%) KVM
14 5 (0.63%) Samba
Systems Management
1 116 (14.55%) Puppet
2 115 (14.43%) SCCM
3 70 (8.78%) Opscode Chef
4 59 (7.40%) SCOM
5 51 (6.40%) Ansible
6 30 (3.76%) logstash
7 28 (3.51%) Kibana
8 27 (3.39%) Nagios
9 18 (2.26%) Grafana
9 18 (2.26%) Uchiwa
10 12 (1.51%) Control-M
11 11 (1.38%) BladeLogic
11 11 (1.38%) Salt
12 10 (1.25%) SCOrch
12 10 (1.25%) WSUS
13 9 (1.13%) Data Guard
13 9 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
13 9 (1.13%) ZABBIX
14 8 (1.00%) Foglight
14 8 (1.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 261 (32.75%) Microsoft
2 206 (25.85%) VMware
3 123 (15.43%) Citrix
4 79 (9.91%) Oracle
5 70 (8.78%) HP
6 56 (7.03%) Cisco
7 38 (4.77%) EMC
8 36 (4.52%) NetApp
9 32 (4.02%) Dell
10 29 (3.64%) Red Hat
11 26 (3.26%) ServiceNow
12 25 (3.14%) IBM
12 25 (3.14%) Splunk
13 23 (2.89%) Bloomberg
14 22 (2.76%) SAP
15 21 (2.63%) BMC
16 19 (2.38%) AppSense
17 18 (2.26%) Google
18 17 (2.13%) Reuters
19 16 (2.01%) Intel Security
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £180 - £205 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £375.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £425.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Talent Point
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 23 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago