The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 107 162 209
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +47
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 497 328 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.18% 1.47% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.07% 3.53% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 224 181
Median daily rate £450 £388 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -5.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.77% -16.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £25.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+47.00% -21.87%
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
9809 9303 9555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.03% 41.59% 41.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7448 6686 7040
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £607
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 49 69
Median hourly rate £26.00 £28.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.56% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £55.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +48 99 £450 +26.76% 27
Twickenham +6 5 £350 -22.22%
Bromley -6 4 £238 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £463 - 3
Croydon -12 3 £325 -7.14% 1
Hammersmith - 2 £550 - 1
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 594 (63.73%) Windows
2 361 (38.73%) Microsoft
3 315 (33.80%) Windows Server
4 304 (32.62%) SQL
5 281 (30.15%) SQL Server
6 280 (30.04%) Finance
7 263 (28.22%) VMware
8 257 (27.58%) Active Directory
9 236 (25.32%) Linux
10 229 (24.57%) Agile Software Development
11 225 (24.14%) .NET
12 218 (23.39%) C#
13 188 (20.17%) DevOps
14 180 (19.31%) Python
15 168 (18.03%) ITIL
16 166 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
17 162 (17.38%) Continuous Integration
18 160 (17.17%) Microsoft Azure
19 156 (16.74%) Amazon AWS
20 150 (16.09%) Windows Server 2008
20 150 (16.09%) Banking
21 146 (15.67%) Configuration Management
22 141 (15.13%) Java
23 139 (14.91%) MS Excel
24 138 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
25 134 (14.38%) Puppet
25 134 (14.38%) Migration
26 131 (14.06%) Perl
27 130 (13.95%) Citrix
28 125 (13.41%) SCCM

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 107 (11.48%) IIS
2 103 (11.05%) SharePoint
3 68 (7.30%) MS Exchange
4 48 (5.15%) Skype for Business
5 42 (4.51%) Tomcat
6 35 (3.76%) Node.js
7 34 (3.65%) OpenStack
8 28 (3.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 27 (2.90%) Confluence
10 26 (2.79%) Apache
10 26 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
11 25 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
12 23 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
13 19 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 15 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
14 15 (1.61%) JBoss
15 13 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
16 12 (1.29%) nginx
17 11 (1.18%) CMS
18 10 (1.07%) WebSphere
Applications
1 139 (14.91%) MS Excel
2 52 (5.58%) MS Office
3 10 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.21%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) Mingle
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.64%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.32%) Eikon
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 160 (17.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 156 (16.74%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (6.33%) Office 365
4 23 (2.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (2.15%) PaaS
6 19 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (1.72%) GitHub
8 14 (1.50%) OneDrive
9 10 (1.07%) Yammer
10 9 (0.97%) IaaS
11 7 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.75%) SaaS
12 6 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (0.54%) AWS OpsWorks
14 3 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.32%) Google Apps
15 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.21%) Mimecast
15 2 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 115 (12.34%) DNS
2 83 (8.91%) TCP/IP
3 60 (6.44%) Firewall
3 60 (6.44%) SAN
4 46 (4.94%) Internet
5 44 (4.72%) NetScaler
6 40 (4.29%) DHCP
7 26 (2.79%) SSL
8 25 (2.68%) Skype
9 24 (2.58%) LDAP
9 24 (2.58%) NAS
9 24 (2.58%) WAN
10 23 (2.47%) LAN
11 21 (2.25%) HTTP
12 18 (1.93%) Intranet
13 16 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
14 15 (1.61%) VPN
15 13 (1.39%) VLAN
16 11 (1.18%) Network Security
17 10 (1.07%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (30.15%) SQL Server
2 74 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 68 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 58 (6.22%) Relational Database
4 58 (6.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 45 (4.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 34 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 33 (3.54%) MongoDB
8 32 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (2.68%) Oracle Database
10 17 (1.82%) NoSQL
11 16 (1.72%) Redis
11 16 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
12 14 (1.50%) MySQL
13 13 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 12 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
15 11 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
17 8 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 112 (12.02%) Jenkins
2 94 (10.09%) Git (software)
3 90 (9.66%) TeamCity
4 80 (8.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 59 (6.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 56 (6.01%) JIRA
7 43 (4.61%) Subversion
8 29 (3.11%) MSBuild
9 26 (2.79%) Maven
9 26 (2.79%) Visual Studio
10 24 (2.58%) MSI
11 21 (2.25%) Artifactory
12 16 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (1.72%) InstallShield
12 16 (1.72%) NUnit
12 16 (1.72%) SpecFlow
13 15 (1.61%) Selenium
14 11 (1.18%) Hudson
15 10 (1.07%) FitNesse
15 10 (1.07%) Vagrant
General
1 280 (30.04%) Finance
2 150 (16.09%) Banking
3 49 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 43 (4.61%) Front Office
5 36 (3.86%) Investment Banking
6 26 (2.79%) Back Office
7 24 (2.58%) Law
8 23 (2.47%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.50%) Retail
10 13 (1.39%) Marketing
11 12 (1.29%) Legal
12 11 (1.18%) Advertising
12 11 (1.18%) Billing
13 3 (0.32%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.21%) Electronics
14 2 (0.21%) Games
14 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.21%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 126 (13.52%) Developer
2 119 (12.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 103 (11.05%) Windows Engineer
4 100 (10.73%) Analyst
5 97 (10.41%) Administrator
6 87 (9.33%) PowerShell Engineer
7 58 (6.22%) Systems Administrator
8 53 (5.69%) Architect
9 50 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 49 (5.26%) DBA
11 48 (5.15%) C# Developer
11 48 (5.15%) Systems Engineer
12 42 (4.51%) SQL DBA
13 41 (4.40%) Support Engineer
14 39 (4.18%) Consultant
15 37 (3.97%) Cloud Engineer
16 36 (3.86%) .NET Developer
17 34 (3.65%) VMware Engineer
18 33 (3.54%) Citrix Engineer
18 33 (3.54%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (24.14%) .NET
2 96 (10.30%) HTML
3 77 (8.26%) Web Services
4 70 (7.51%) ASP.NET
5 42 (4.51%) HTML5
6 38 (4.08%) AngularJS
7 37 (3.97%) CSS
7 37 (3.97%) jQuery
8 35 (3.76%) .NET Framework
9 33 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (3.54%) XML
10 28 (3.00%) REST
11 21 (2.25%) Sensu
11 21 (2.25%) WCF
12 17 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
14 15 (1.61%) CSS3
15 14 (1.50%) JSON
15 14 (1.50%) Middleware
16 13 (1.39%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 49 (5.26%) Hedge funds
2 46 (4.94%) Clustering
3 43 (4.61%) Data Centre
4 34 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 32 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (3.33%) Replication
7 29 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (2.36%) Fixed Income
9 20 (2.15%) Blackberry
9 20 (2.15%) Public Cloud
10 17 (1.82%) Computer Science
10 17 (1.82%) Derivative
11 16 (1.72%) Fintech
11 16 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
12 15 (1.61%) Equities
12 15 (1.61%) Visualisation
13 14 (1.50%) PKI
14 11 (1.18%) CMDB
15 9 (0.97%) Private Cloud
15 9 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 594 (63.73%) Windows
2 315 (33.80%) Windows Server
3 236 (25.32%) Linux
4 150 (16.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 138 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 109 (11.70%) Unix
7 72 (7.73%) Windows 7
8 34 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (2.36%) Solaris
10 20 (2.15%) Windows 8
11 18 (1.93%) CentOS
11 18 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (1.61%) Windows 10
13 11 (1.18%) AIX
13 11 (1.18%) Apple iOS
13 11 (1.18%) VMS
14 9 (0.97%) Android
15 8 (0.86%) CoreOS
15 8 (0.86%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.43%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (24.57%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (20.17%) DevOps
3 168 (18.03%) ITIL
4 162 (17.38%) Continuous Integration
5 146 (15.67%) Configuration Management
6 134 (14.38%) Migration
7 57 (6.12%) Open Source
8 56 (6.01%) Release Management
8 56 (6.01%) Service Management
9 51 (5.47%) ITSM
10 49 (5.26%) Service Delivery
11 48 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
12 47 (5.04%) MVC
12 47 (5.04%) Scrum
13 45 (4.83%) Change Management
13 45 (4.83%) Performance Tuning
14 44 (4.72%) Project Management
15 41 (4.40%) OO
15 41 (4.40%) TDD
16 37 (3.97%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 304 (32.62%) SQL
2 218 (23.39%) C#
3 180 (19.31%) Python
4 141 (15.13%) Java
5 131 (14.06%) Perl
6 109 (11.70%) Ruby
7 106 (11.37%) Bash Shell
8 90 (9.66%) T-SQL
9 83 (8.91%) VBScript
10 74 (7.94%) JavaScript
11 56 (6.01%) C++
12 39 (4.18%) VB
13 28 (3.00%) Korn
14 27 (2.90%) Shell Script
15 22 (2.36%) VBA
16 17 (1.82%) Bourne shell
17 15 (1.61%) PL/SQL
18 12 (1.29%) Go
19 11 (1.18%) C
20 9 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (4.40%) MCSE
3 40 (4.29%) Degree
3 40 (4.29%) Security Cleared
4 30 (3.22%) SC Cleared
5 26 (2.79%) AWS Certification
6 22 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 13 (1.39%) MCSA
8 12 (1.29%) MCITP
9 11 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (0.86%) CCNA
10 8 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (0.64%) CCA
12 6 (0.64%) CCNP
13 5 (0.54%) MCP
14 4 (0.43%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.43%) MCTS
15 2 (0.21%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.00%) QA
2 11 (1.18%) SLA
3 5 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.32%) WAI
5 3 (0.32%) WCAG
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.11%) EMIR
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 257 (27.58%) Active Directory
2 166 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (6.65%) XenApp
4 57 (6.12%) Docker
5 54 (5.79%) vSphere
6 53 (5.69%) Hyper-V
7 44 (4.72%) XenDesktop
8 28 (3.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 21 (2.25%) VMware ESX
10 17 (1.82%) NFS
11 16 (1.72%) BitLocker
12 15 (1.61%) vCloud
13 13 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (0.86%) GlusterFS
14 8 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (0.64%) Ceph
15 6 (0.64%) Samba
15 6 (0.64%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.64%) Xen
16 5 (0.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 134 (14.38%) Puppet
2 125 (13.41%) SCCM
3 112 (12.02%) Ansible
4 108 (11.59%) Opscode Chef
5 79 (8.48%) SCOM
6 35 (3.76%) Kibana
6 35 (3.76%) logstash
7 34 (3.65%) Nagios
8 25 (2.68%) Grafana
8 25 (2.68%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 21 (2.25%) SCOrch
9 21 (2.25%) Uchiwa
10 19 (2.04%) Control-M
10 19 (2.04%) Salt
11 17 (1.82%) WSUS
12 16 (1.72%) HP SIM
13 14 (1.50%) HAProxy
14 12 (1.29%) Kubernetes
15 11 (1.18%) BladeLogic
16 9 (0.97%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 361 (38.73%) Microsoft
2 263 (28.22%) VMware
3 130 (13.95%) Citrix
4 94 (10.09%) HP
5 91 (9.76%) Oracle
6 49 (5.26%) Dell
7 46 (4.94%) Cisco
8 37 (3.97%) NetApp
9 34 (3.65%) Splunk
10 28 (3.00%) Bloomberg
11 27 (2.90%) EMC
11 27 (2.90%) Red Hat
12 23 (2.47%) Sitecore
13 22 (2.36%) BMC
13 22 (2.36%) Symantec
14 21 (2.25%) AppSense
14 21 (2.25%) IBM
14 21 (2.25%) Intel Security
14 21 (2.25%) SAP
15 20 (2.15%) ServiceNow
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