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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 112 99 137
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +38
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 508 512 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.29% 2.17% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.27% 5.12% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 350 258
Median daily rate £430 £400 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -0.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 6
Median hourly rate - £23.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +8.33%
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
9631 10005 9562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.47% 42.39% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7241 7331 6902
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 92 65
Median hourly rate £40.00 £25.85 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.73% -23.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.49 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -6 85 £450 +5.88% 41
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £475 - 1
Croydon -19 3 £275 -15.38% 2
Bromley -3 2 £225 -
Hammersmith - 2 £500 -
Docklands, London +6 1 £550 +22.22%
Canary Wharf -6 1 £525 +75.00%
Southwark - 1 £475 -
Osterley - 1 £503 -
Uxbridge - 1 £600 - 1
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 640 (63.94%) Windows
2 432 (43.16%) Microsoft
3 333 (33.27%) Active Directory
4 311 (31.07%) Windows Server
5 286 (28.57%) Linux
6 285 (28.47%) VMware
7 281 (28.07%) SQL Server
8 279 (27.87%) SQL
9 269 (26.87%) Finance
10 254 (25.37%) .NET
11 217 (21.68%) C#
12 216 (21.58%) DevOps
13 215 (21.48%) Python
14 204 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
15 188 (18.78%) Microsoft Azure
16 175 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
17 168 (16.78%) Puppet
18 166 (16.58%) Migration
19 162 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
20 161 (16.08%) Windows Server 2008
21 160 (15.98%) Configuration Management
22 158 (15.78%) ITIL
23 156 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
24 151 (15.08%) Windows Server 2012
25 148 (14.79%) Perl
26 145 (14.49%) Ansible
27 144 (14.39%) MS Excel
28 143 (14.29%) DNS
28 143 (14.29%) SCCM
29 142 (14.19%) Opscode Chef

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
1 122 (12.19%) IIS
2 118 (11.79%) SharePoint
3 81 (8.09%) MS Exchange
4 46 (4.60%) Tomcat
5 42 (4.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 41 (4.10%) SharePoint 2010
7 40 (4.00%) Skype for Business
8 37 (3.70%) OpenStack
9 36 (3.60%) Apache
10 29 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
11 22 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
12 19 (1.90%) Confluence
13 17 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
14 14 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
15 13 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
16 10 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
17 9 (0.90%) nginx
18 8 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 8 (0.80%) CMS
Applications
1 144 (14.39%) MS Excel
2 47 (4.70%) MS Office
3 9 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.50%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.30%) MS Project
7 2 (0.20%) Mingle
8 1 (0.100%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.50%) assyst
4 4 (0.40%) Eikon
4 4 (0.40%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.20%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.20%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.20%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.100%) Adaptiv
7 1 (0.100%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.100%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 188 (18.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 162 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
3 91 (9.09%) Office 365
4 43 (4.30%) PaaS
5 36 (3.60%) IaaS
6 31 (3.10%) Azure Active Directory
7 23 (2.30%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (1.50%) OneDrive
8 15 (1.50%) SaaS
9 13 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (1.00%) Yammer
12 9 (0.90%) GitHub
13 8 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (0.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 7 (0.70%) Google App Engine
15 6 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
15 6 (0.60%) AWS OpsWorks
16 4 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 143 (14.29%) DNS
2 89 (8.89%) Firewall
3 72 (7.19%) TCP/IP
4 55 (5.49%) DHCP
5 53 (5.29%) SAN
6 48 (4.80%) Internet
7 45 (4.50%) LDAP
8 32 (3.20%) WAN
9 31 (3.10%) NetScaler
10 30 (3.00%) LAN
11 29 (2.90%) SSL
12 27 (2.70%) Skype
13 26 (2.60%) HTTP
14 21 (2.10%) Kerberos
15 16 (1.60%) Intranet
16 14 (1.40%) VLAN
17 13 (1.30%) Network Security
18 11 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
19 10 (1.00%) iSCSI
19 10 (1.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (28.07%) SQL Server
2 52 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 37 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (3.50%) Relational Database
6 32 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (2.70%) Oracle Database
8 26 (2.60%) DB2
8 26 (2.60%) MongoDB
9 24 (2.40%) NoSQL
10 23 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
10 23 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (2.10%) MySQL
11 21 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
14 10 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.00%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.80%) Data Mining
15 8 (0.80%) Redis
Development Applications
1 124 (12.39%) Jenkins
2 107 (10.69%) TeamCity
3 98 (9.79%) Git (software)
4 82 (8.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 68 (6.79%) Octopus Deploy
6 50 (5.00%) Subversion
7 42 (4.20%) JIRA
8 34 (3.40%) Visual Studio
9 31 (3.10%) MSBuild
10 29 (2.90%) Maven
11 26 (2.60%) Artifactory
12 20 (2.00%) Vagrant
13 17 (1.70%) Hudson
14 15 (1.50%) MSI
15 14 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (1.40%) Selenium
16 12 (1.20%) NuGet
17 11 (1.10%) Ant
18 10 (1.00%) SonarQube
18 10 (1.00%) Travis CI
General
1 269 (26.87%) Finance
2 126 (12.59%) Banking
3 44 (4.40%) Financial Institution
4 37 (3.70%) Law
5 35 (3.50%) Back Office
6 29 (2.90%) Investment Banking
7 24 (2.40%) Retail
8 23 (2.30%) Front Office
9 14 (1.40%) Marketing
10 13 (1.30%) Advertising
10 13 (1.30%) Legal
11 9 (0.90%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.80%) Billing
13 6 (0.60%) Publishing
14 3 (0.30%) Electronics
14 3 (0.30%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.20%) Games
16 1 (0.100%) French Language
16 1 (0.100%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.100%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 144 (14.39%) Developer
2 135 (13.49%) Administrator
3 134 (13.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 109 (10.89%) Windows Engineer
5 95 (9.49%) Analyst
6 93 (9.29%) Systems Administrator
7 70 (6.99%) PowerShell Engineer
8 55 (5.49%) Windows Administrator
9 52 (5.19%) Consultant
10 49 (4.90%) Architect
11 48 (4.80%) Systems Engineer
12 46 (4.60%) Windows Systems Administrator
13 43 (4.30%) Cloud Engineer
14 41 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 38 (3.80%) C# Developer
16 36 (3.60%) Automation Engineer
17 35 (3.50%) .NET Developer
18 34 (3.40%) Support Engineer
19 32 (3.20%) SQL Developer
20 30 (3.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (25.37%) .NET
2 103 (10.29%) HTML
3 70 (6.99%) ASP.NET
4 64 (6.39%) Web Services
5 50 (5.00%) jQuery
6 44 (4.40%) CSS
7 30 (3.00%) .NET Framework
8 28 (2.80%) WCF
8 28 (2.80%) XML
9 26 (2.60%) AngularJS
10 25 (2.50%) Node.js
11 24 (2.40%) HTML5
12 21 (2.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (2.10%) REST
13 20 (2.00%) JSON
14 17 (1.70%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (1.70%) Middleware
15 16 (1.60%) LAMP
16 13 (1.30%) ELK Stack
17 12 (1.20%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 46 (4.60%) Clustering
2 41 (4.10%) Data Centre
3 36 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (3.10%) Hedge funds
4 31 (3.10%) Public Cloud
5 29 (2.90%) Fixed Income
6 27 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 26 (2.60%) Computer Science
8 24 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (2.00%) Private Cloud
10 18 (1.80%) Equities
10 18 (1.80%) Replication
11 16 (1.60%) Blackberry
11 16 (1.60%) Derivative
12 13 (1.30%) PKI
13 12 (1.20%) Visualisation
14 10 (1.00%) Device Driver
15 9 (0.90%) Fintech
16 8 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 7 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 640 (63.94%) Windows
2 311 (31.07%) Windows Server
3 286 (28.57%) Linux
4 161 (16.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 151 (15.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 111 (11.09%) Unix
7 79 (7.89%) Windows 7
8 36 (3.60%) Windows 10
9 35 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (2.90%) Windows 8
11 27 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (1.60%) Mac OS X
13 14 (1.40%) VMS
14 13 (1.30%) CentOS
15 11 (1.10%) Android
15 11 (1.10%) Windows XP
16 10 (1.00%) Apple iOS
17 9 (0.90%) AIX
17 9 (0.90%) Solaris
18 6 (0.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (21.58%) DevOps
2 204 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (16.58%) Migration
4 160 (15.98%) Configuration Management
5 158 (15.78%) ITIL
6 156 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
7 71 (7.09%) Open Source
8 62 (6.19%) Release Management
9 59 (5.89%) Service Management
10 48 (4.80%) Change Management
11 47 (4.70%) Disaster Recovery
12 44 (4.40%) High Availability
12 44 (4.40%) Workflow
13 43 (4.30%) Performance Tuning
14 42 (4.20%) Scrum
15 41 (4.10%) Project Management
16 40 (4.00%) OO
17 35 (3.50%) MVC
17 35 (3.50%) TDD
18 34 (3.40%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 279 (27.87%) SQL
2 217 (21.68%) C#
3 215 (21.48%) Python
4 148 (14.79%) Perl
5 141 (14.09%) Bash Shell
6 134 (13.39%) Java
7 101 (10.09%) JavaScript
8 99 (9.89%) Ruby
9 86 (8.59%) VBScript
10 59 (5.89%) T-SQL
11 54 (5.39%) VB
12 51 (5.09%) C++
13 40 (4.00%) PHP
14 31 (3.10%) Korn
14 31 (3.10%) Shell Script
15 25 (2.50%) VBA
16 19 (1.90%) C
17 18 (1.80%) Bourne shell
18 11 (1.10%) PL/SQL
19 7 (0.70%) FQL
Qualifications
1 75 (7.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (5.49%) MCSE
3 53 (5.29%) Security Cleared
4 39 (3.90%) SC Cleared
5 34 (3.40%) Degree
6 27 (2.70%) MCSA
7 20 (2.00%) MCP
8 19 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (1.80%) MCITP
10 17 (1.70%) CCNA
11 13 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
11 13 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (1.20%) CCA
12 12 (1.20%) DV Cleared
12 12 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 11 (1.10%) CISSP
13 11 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.00%) CISA
14 10 (1.00%) CISM
15 9 (0.90%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.40%) QA
2 9 (0.90%) SLA
3 6 (0.60%) WCAG
4 5 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.30%) WAI
7 1 (0.100%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.100%) EMIR
7 1 (0.100%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 333 (33.27%) Active Directory
2 175 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (6.89%) Hyper-V
4 68 (6.79%) Docker
4 68 (6.79%) vSphere
5 65 (6.49%) XenApp
6 47 (4.70%) XenDesktop
7 31 (3.10%) VMware ESX
8 27 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 22 (2.20%) BitLocker
10 21 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
11 16 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (1.40%) NFS
12 14 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
13 10 (1.00%) vCloud
14 9 (0.90%) Xen
15 8 (0.80%) Terminal Services
15 8 (0.80%) VMware Server
15 8 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
16 7 (0.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 168 (16.78%) Puppet
2 145 (14.49%) Ansible
3 143 (14.29%) SCCM
4 142 (14.19%) Opscode Chef
5 110 (10.99%) SCOM
6 62 (6.19%) Nagios
7 37 (3.70%) WSUS
8 26 (2.60%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 25 (2.50%) logstash
10 22 (2.20%) SCOrch
11 21 (2.10%) Kibana
12 17 (1.70%) Control-M
13 16 (1.60%) HP SIM
14 15 (1.50%) Grafana
14 15 (1.50%) Salt
15 14 (1.40%) WMI
16 13 (1.30%) HAProxy
17 11 (1.10%) Kubernetes
17 11 (1.10%) Terraform
17 11 (1.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 432 (43.16%) Microsoft
2 285 (28.47%) VMware
3 141 (14.09%) Citrix
4 87 (8.69%) Oracle
5 81 (8.09%) HP
6 69 (6.89%) Cisco
7 45 (4.50%) Dell
7 45 (4.50%) Splunk
8 37 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 37 (3.70%) Symantec
9 28 (2.80%) NetApp
10 26 (2.60%) CheckPoint
10 26 (2.60%) IBM
11 25 (2.50%) Google
12 23 (2.30%) Bloomberg
13 22 (2.20%) ServiceNow
13 22 (2.20%) TOWER Software
14 21 (2.10%) AppSense
14 21 (2.10%) Sybase
15 20 (2.00%) Atlassian
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ticketmaster UK
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Pentonville Road - London
Ticketmaster
Rate: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day Contract
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago