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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 138 188 239
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +51
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 384 289 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.57% 1.15% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.78% 2.66% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 214 112
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £307 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.25 £50.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.50% +129.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £46.00 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £54.00 £30.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -27.63%
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
10162 10880 10567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.46% 43.30% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7313 7789 7371
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 85 138
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £14.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.00 £57.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 +40 113 £373 -1.97% 32
Croydon -8 7 £475 +34.75% 1
Twickenham - 1 - - 1
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Chiswick - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - - 2
Romford - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 505 (72.98%) Windows
2 303 (43.79%) Microsoft
3 284 (41.04%) Active Directory
4 209 (30.20%) SQL Server
5 208 (30.06%) VMware
6 204 (29.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 181 (26.16%) SQL
8 155 (22.40%) Finance
9 154 (22.25%) Banking
10 149 (21.53%) Linux
11 136 (19.65%) .NET
12 135 (19.51%) VBScript
13 131 (18.93%) VMware Infrastructure
14 126 (18.21%) ITIL
15 125 (18.06%) SCCM
16 120 (17.34%) Citrix
17 116 (16.76%) C#
18 113 (16.33%) Oracle
19 112 (16.18%) Windows Server 2003
20 101 (14.60%) SharePoint
21 91 (13.15%) DNS
22 89 (12.86%) MS Exchange
22 89 (12.86%) VB
23 88 (12.72%) vSphere
24 86 (12.43%) MS Excel
25 83 (11.99%) IIS
26 79 (11.42%) Windows Server 2012
27 77 (11.13%) DevOps
28 75 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
29 72 (10.40%) Perl

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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
1 101 (14.60%) SharePoint
2 89 (12.86%) MS Exchange
3 83 (11.99%) IIS
4 59 (8.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 40 (5.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 38 (5.49%) WebSphere
7 37 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 35 (5.06%) SharePoint 2013
9 32 (4.62%) Lync
10 29 (4.19%) Tomcat
11 27 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
12 25 (3.61%) BizTalk Server
13 19 (2.75%) WebLogic
14 17 (2.46%) GlassFish
15 16 (2.31%) Apache
16 15 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 15 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
17 14 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
18 11 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
19 9 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 86 (12.43%) MS Excel
2 36 (5.20%) MS Office
3 5 (0.72%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) MS Project
5 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.29%) Summit
4 2 (0.29%) Adaptiv
4 2 (0.29%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.14%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (3.47%) Office 365
3 19 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.87%) GitHub
6 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.29%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 91 (13.15%) DNS
2 64 (9.25%) SAN
3 49 (7.08%) DHCP
4 43 (6.21%) TCP/IP
5 40 (5.78%) Firewall
6 23 (3.32%) VPN
7 22 (3.18%) LDAP
7 22 (3.18%) iSCSI
8 18 (2.60%) Fibre Channel
9 15 (2.17%) NetScaler
9 15 (2.17%) VLAN
10 14 (2.02%) Intranet
11 11 (1.59%) SNMP
11 11 (1.59%) Unified Communications
12 10 (1.45%) FCoE
12 10 (1.45%) Multicast
12 10 (1.45%) Internet
13 9 (1.30%) WAN
13 9 (1.30%) Network Security
14 8 (1.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (30.20%) SQL Server
2 66 (9.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (5.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (4.77%) Oracle Database
6 24 (3.47%) Relational Database
6 24 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (3.32%) RDBMS
8 22 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 17 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
12 13 (1.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 11 (1.59%) MySQL
14 9 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (1.01%) NoSQL
16 5 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
17 4 (0.58%) PerformancePoint
17 4 (0.58%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 65 (9.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (5.78%) Visual Studio
3 34 (4.91%) Jenkins
4 33 (4.77%) TeamCity
5 32 (4.62%) MSBuild
6 19 (2.75%) MSI
6 19 (2.75%) Subversion
7 18 (2.60%) Git (software)
8 15 (2.17%) Artifactory
9 13 (1.88%) Selenium
10 12 (1.73%) InstallShield
11 10 (1.45%) Maven
11 10 (1.45%) JIRA
11 10 (1.45%) NUnit
12 9 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (0.87%) CruiseControl
13 6 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
14 5 (0.72%) Serena SBM
14 5 (0.72%) WiX
15 4 (0.58%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 155 (22.40%) Finance
2 154 (22.25%) Banking
3 52 (7.51%) Investment Banking
4 33 (4.77%) Retail
5 24 (3.47%) Front Office
6 14 (2.02%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.30%) Back Office
8 8 (1.16%) Publishing
9 7 (1.01%) Law
9 7 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.87%) Games
11 5 (0.72%) Advertising
11 5 (0.72%) Marketing
12 4 (0.58%) Legal
13 2 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.14%) French Language
14 1 (0.14%) Billing
14 1 (0.14%) Local Government
14 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 83 (11.99%) Developer
2 75 (10.84%) Administrator
3 68 (9.83%) Analyst
4 54 (7.80%) Consultant
5 42 (6.07%) DevOps Engineer
6 34 (4.91%) Support Analyst
7 32 (4.62%) Server Engineer
7 32 (4.62%) SharePoint Developer
8 29 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 28 (4.05%) DBA
10 27 (3.90%) Architect
11 26 (3.76%) Systems Administrator
12 23 (3.32%) Systems Engineer
12 23 (3.32%) Deployment Engineer
13 21 (3.03%) SQL DBA
13 21 (3.03%) Applications Support
13 21 (3.03%) SCCM Engineer
14 20 (2.89%) Wintel Engineer
15 19 (2.75%) Server Administrator
16 17 (2.46%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (19.65%) .NET
2 53 (7.66%) ASP.NET
3 47 (6.79%) Web Services
4 44 (6.36%) HTML
5 33 (4.77%) XML
6 32 (4.62%) WCF
7 28 (4.05%) Middleware
7 28 (4.05%) jQuery
8 21 (3.03%) CSS
9 19 (2.75%) XSLT
9 19 (2.75%) .NET Framework
10 15 (2.17%) Silverlight
10 15 (2.17%) HTML5
11 12 (1.73%) JSON
12 11 (1.59%) WPF
12 11 (1.59%) Classic ASP
13 10 (1.45%) Application Packaging
13 10 (1.45%) REST
14 9 (1.30%) Software Packaging
14 9 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.79%) Clustering
2 35 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (3.90%) Replication
4 26 (3.76%) Blackberry
5 18 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.17%) Hedge funds
7 13 (1.88%) Client/Server
8 12 (1.73%) Visualisation
9 11 (1.59%) Open Source
10 9 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.30%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.30%) Derivative
11 7 (1.01%) PKI
11 7 (1.01%) CMDB
11 7 (1.01%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.01%) User Experience
12 6 (0.87%) NHS
12 6 (0.87%) CLARiiON
12 6 (0.87%) Online Games
13 5 (0.72%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 505 (72.98%) Windows
2 204 (29.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 149 (21.53%) Linux
4 112 (16.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 79 (11.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 70 (10.12%) Windows 7
6 70 (10.12%) UNIX
7 33 (4.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (4.05%) Windows 8
9 17 (2.46%) Solaris
10 11 (1.59%) Android
11 9 (1.30%) Windows XP
12 8 (1.16%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.87%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.72%) AIX
14 5 (0.72%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.43%) CentOS
17 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (18.21%) ITIL
2 77 (11.13%) DevOps
3 68 (9.83%) Migration
4 56 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (7.51%) Release Management
6 50 (7.23%) Change Management
7 38 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 30 (4.34%) Configuration Management
8 30 (4.34%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (4.05%) Capacity Management
10 26 (3.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 26 (3.76%) MVC
11 22 (3.18%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (3.03%) Incident Management
13 19 (2.75%) Problem Management
13 19 (2.75%) Service Management
13 19 (2.75%) ITSM
14 18 (2.60%) E-Commerce
15 17 (2.46%) Load Balancing
15 17 (2.46%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 181 (26.16%) SQL
2 135 (19.51%) VBScript
3 116 (16.76%) C#
4 89 (12.86%) VB
5 72 (10.40%) Perl
6 67 (9.68%) JavaScript
7 63 (9.10%) Shell Script
8 52 (7.51%) Java
9 45 (6.50%) Python
10 40 (5.78%) C
11 34 (4.91%) T-SQL
12 32 (4.62%) Ruby
13 19 (2.75%) Bash Shell
14 17 (2.46%) C++
15 16 (2.31%) VBA
16 14 (2.02%) PHP
17 5 (0.72%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.43%) XAML
18 3 (0.43%) VB6
18 3 (0.43%) Korn
Qualifications
1 75 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (4.77%) Degree
3 27 (3.90%) MCSE
4 24 (3.47%) MCITP
5 22 (3.18%) Security Cleared
6 18 (2.60%) SC Cleared
6 18 (2.60%) MCSA
7 15 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (1.45%) CCNA
10 9 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (1.16%) MCP
12 6 (0.87%) MCTS
13 5 (0.72%) VCP4
13 5 (0.72%) VCP5
13 5 (0.72%) CCA
14 4 (0.58%) CCEA
14 4 (0.58%) OCP
14 4 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (0.58%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.47%) ISO 9001
2 19 (2.75%) SLA
3 18 (2.60%) QA
4 6 (0.87%) GPG13
5 4 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 284 (41.04%) Active Directory
2 131 (18.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (12.72%) vSphere
4 44 (6.36%) VMware ESX
5 43 (6.21%) XenApp
6 31 (4.48%) Oracle RMAN
7 27 (3.90%) vCloud
8 26 (3.76%) Hyper-V
9 19 (2.75%) XenServer
10 16 (2.31%) XenDesktop
10 16 (2.31%) Microsoft App-V
10 16 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (2.17%) NFS
12 13 (1.88%) Oracle RAC
13 11 (1.59%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.87%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.58%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.58%) UAG
16 3 (0.43%) KVM
Systems Management
1 125 (18.06%) SCCM
2 60 (8.67%) SCOM
3 36 (5.20%) Puppet
4 33 (4.77%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (3.32%) Tivoli
6 22 (3.18%) WMI
6 22 (3.18%) BladeLogic
6 22 (3.18%) HP SIM
7 21 (3.03%) WSUS
7 21 (3.03%) SCOrch
8 17 (2.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 15 (2.17%) Control-M
9 15 (2.17%) Data Guard
10 12 (1.73%) EMC NetWorker
11 11 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
11 11 (1.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 10 (1.45%) ITRS Geneos
12 10 (1.45%) Backup Exec
13 9 (1.30%) SCVMM
13 9 (1.30%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 303 (43.79%) Microsoft
2 208 (30.06%) VMware
3 120 (17.34%) Citrix
4 113 (16.33%) Oracle
5 68 (9.83%) HP
6 52 (7.51%) IBM
7 37 (5.35%) Cisco
8 32 (4.62%) EMC
9 31 (4.48%) Symantec
10 30 (4.34%) F5
11 27 (3.90%) JBoss
12 25 (3.61%) Sophos
13 24 (3.47%) Red Hat
14 22 (3.18%) Remedy
15 21 (3.03%) Altiris
16 20 (2.89%) LANDesk
16 20 (2.89%) NetApp
17 19 (2.75%) BMC
17 19 (2.75%) Splunk
18 18 (2.60%) Websense
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £380 - £420 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £13.20 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £255 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Artemis IT Recruitment
Rate: £13.20 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
North London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ISL
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London/Brussels
Church International
Rate: TBA
Posted: 7 days ago
North London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Ealing
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago