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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 122 105 143
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +38
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 484 507 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.11% 2.20% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.72% 5.07% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 349 256
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.75 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +37.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £23.75 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £23.75 £18.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+68.75% -38.46%
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
10264 9992 10182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.75% 43.31% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7652 7474 7338
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 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 70 64
Median hourly rate £30.94 £29.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.62 £15.82 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.10 £129.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -32 83 £425 -2.57% 23
Croydon -13 7 £355 -12.61% 1
Canary Wharf -1 4 £325 +1.96%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £475 - 1
Westminster - 3 - -
Docklands, London +9 1 - -
Bromley -1 1 £225 -
Harrow - 1 £488 -
Teddington - 1 £550 -
Southwark - 1 £475 -
Hammersmith - 1 £450 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 647 (65.42%) Windows
2 406 (41.05%) Microsoft
3 365 (36.91%) Active Directory
4 301 (30.43%) Linux
4 301 (30.43%) Windows Server
5 273 (27.60%) VMware
6 248 (25.08%) SQL Server
7 243 (24.57%) DevOps
8 235 (23.76%) SQL
9 231 (23.36%) .NET
10 230 (23.26%) Finance
11 199 (20.12%) Microsoft Azure
12 196 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
13 191 (19.31%) Python
14 173 (17.49%) Migration
15 172 (17.39%) C#
15 172 (17.39%) Puppet
16 160 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
16 160 (16.18%) Opscode Chef
17 159 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
18 158 (15.98%) DNS
19 156 (15.77%) Windows Server 2008
20 154 (15.57%) Windows Server 2012
21 152 (15.37%) Ansible
21 152 (15.37%) Bash Shell
22 146 (14.76%) IIS
23 145 (14.66%) MS Excel
24 141 (14.26%) ITIL
24 141 (14.26%) Configuration Management
25 138 (13.95%) Perl

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
1 146 (14.76%) IIS
2 138 (13.95%) SharePoint
3 91 (9.20%) MS Exchange
4 60 (6.07%) Tomcat
5 57 (5.76%) Apache
6 50 (5.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 47 (4.75%) Skype for Business
8 43 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 34 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
10 25 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
11 24 (2.43%) OpenStack
12 23 (2.33%) Confluence
12 23 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
13 16 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
14 15 (1.52%) JBoss
15 11 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
16 10 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
16 10 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
16 10 (1.01%) WebSphere
17 8 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 145 (14.66%) MS Excel
2 50 (5.06%) MS Office
3 7 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.51%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.30%) Mingle
7 2 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.51%) assyst
4 4 (0.40%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.30%) Eikon
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 (0.10%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.10%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 199 (20.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 138 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
3 125 (12.64%) Office 365
4 45 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 45 (4.55%) PaaS
5 43 (4.35%) IaaS
6 33 (3.34%) OneDrive
7 27 (2.73%) Yammer
8 20 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
9 17 (1.72%) SaaS
10 14 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (0.71%) Google App Engine
12 7 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.51%) Google Apps
15 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 3 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 2 (0.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 158 (15.98%) DNS
2 110 (11.12%) Firewall
3 72 (7.28%) TCP/IP
4 71 (7.18%) SAN
5 63 (6.37%) DHCP
6 54 (5.46%) Internet
7 49 (4.95%) LDAP
8 43 (4.35%) Skype
9 32 (3.24%) WAN
10 31 (3.13%) LAN
11 26 (2.63%) SSL
12 25 (2.53%) Kerberos
13 21 (2.12%) NetScaler
14 20 (2.02%) HTTP
15 19 (1.92%) X.509
16 18 (1.82%) Network Security
17 17 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
18 15 (1.52%) NAS
19 13 (1.31%) Intranet
19 13 (1.31%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (25.08%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 21 (2.12%) DB2
7 19 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 19 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
8 17 (1.72%) NoSQL
8 17 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (1.62%) MySQL
10 15 (1.52%) MongoDB
11 12 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (1.11%) Sybase ASE
13 8 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.81%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.71%) Big Data
14 7 (0.71%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 127 (12.84%) TeamCity
2 119 (12.03%) Jenkins
3 100 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 99 (10.01%) Octopus Deploy
5 86 (8.70%) Git (software)
6 48 (4.85%) MSBuild
7 43 (4.35%) JIRA
8 37 (3.74%) Subversion
9 30 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 28 (2.83%) Visual Studio
11 27 (2.73%) Hudson
12 26 (2.63%) Maven
13 25 (2.53%) Vagrant
14 22 (2.22%) Artifactory
15 14 (1.42%) Selenium
15 14 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
15 14 (1.42%) Travis CI
16 13 (1.31%) SonarQube
17 12 (1.21%) Ant
17 12 (1.21%) NuGet
General
1 230 (23.26%) Finance
2 110 (11.12%) Banking
3 31 (3.13%) Back Office
4 28 (2.83%) Law
5 27 (2.73%) Retail
6 25 (2.53%) Financial Institution
7 23 (2.33%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.52%) Front Office
9 13 (1.31%) Advertising
9 13 (1.31%) Legal
10 12 (1.21%) Marketing
11 9 (0.91%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.71%) Billing
13 6 (0.61%) Publishing
14 3 (0.30%) Electronics
14 3 (0.30%) Games
15 1 (0.10%) Local Government
15 1 (0.10%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.10%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 147 (14.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 140 (14.16%) Administrator
3 128 (12.94%) Developer
4 107 (10.82%) Windows Engineer
5 103 (10.41%) Systems Administrator
6 64 (6.47%) Analyst
7 58 (5.86%) Consultant
8 55 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
9 52 (5.26%) PowerShell Engineer
10 49 (4.95%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 47 (4.75%) Support Engineer
12 46 (4.65%) Architect
12 46 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 44 (4.45%) Automation Engineer
14 42 (4.25%) Cloud Engineer
15 34 (3.44%) Linux Administrator
16 33 (3.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 32 (3.24%) Active Directory Engineer
17 32 (3.24%) Systems Engineer
18 30 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (23.36%) .NET
2 93 (9.40%) HTML
3 63 (6.37%) ASP.NET
4 56 (5.66%) jQuery
5 49 (4.95%) Web Services
6 41 (4.15%) CSS
7 27 (2.73%) XML
8 26 (2.63%) WCF
9 25 (2.53%) JSON
10 21 (2.12%) AngularJS
11 19 (1.92%) HTML5
12 18 (1.82%) Node.js
13 15 (1.52%) LAMP
13 15 (1.52%) SAML
14 14 (1.42%) Middleware
15 13 (1.31%) REST
16 12 (1.21%) .NET Framework
16 12 (1.21%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (1.21%) ELK Stack
17 11 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 56 (5.66%) Clustering
2 47 (4.75%) Data Centre
3 40 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (3.54%) Public Cloud
5 26 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 23 (2.33%) Hedge funds
7 22 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (2.12%) Management Information System
9 19 (1.92%) Fixed Income
10 17 (1.72%) Private Cloud
11 15 (1.52%) Blackberry
12 11 (1.11%) CMDB
12 11 (1.11%) Derivative
12 11 (1.11%) EMC VNX
12 11 (1.11%) Equities
12 11 (1.11%) PKI
12 11 (1.11%) Replication
13 10 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.81%) Device Driver
14 8 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 647 (65.42%) Windows
2 301 (30.43%) Linux
2 301 (30.43%) Windows Server
3 156 (15.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 154 (15.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 107 (10.82%) Unix
6 73 (7.38%) Windows 7
7 50 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 50 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (3.94%) Windows 10
9 30 (3.03%) Windows 8
10 18 (1.82%) CentOS
11 16 (1.62%) Windows XP
12 14 (1.42%) Mac OS X
13 10 (1.01%) Solaris
14 8 (0.81%) Android
15 7 (0.71%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.61%) VMS
17 5 (0.51%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (24.57%) DevOps
2 196 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (17.49%) Migration
4 159 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
5 141 (14.26%) Configuration Management
5 141 (14.26%) ITIL
6 68 (6.88%) Open Source
7 57 (5.76%) Release Management
7 57 (5.76%) Scrum
8 54 (5.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 49 (4.95%) Continuous Delivery
10 47 (4.75%) Service Management
11 46 (4.65%) High Availability
12 45 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
13 38 (3.84%) TDD
14 36 (3.64%) Change Management
15 33 (3.34%) Continuous Improvement
15 33 (3.34%) Workflow
16 32 (3.24%) Service Delivery
17 31 (3.13%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 235 (23.76%) SQL
2 191 (19.31%) Python
3 172 (17.39%) C#
4 152 (15.37%) Bash Shell
5 138 (13.95%) Perl
6 120 (12.13%) Java
7 108 (10.92%) JavaScript
8 85 (8.59%) VBScript
9 79 (7.99%) Ruby
10 58 (5.86%) PHP
11 47 (4.75%) VB
12 39 (3.94%) Shell Script
13 35 (3.54%) T-SQL
14 33 (3.34%) C++
15 18 (1.82%) C
15 18 (1.82%) Korn
16 16 (1.62%) VBA
17 13 (1.31%) Bourne shell
18 12 (1.21%) PL/SQL
19 7 (0.71%) FQL
Qualifications
1 73 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 51 (5.16%) MCSE
4 38 (3.84%) Degree
5 30 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 29 (2.93%) MCSA
7 27 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (2.53%) CCNA
8 25 (2.53%) MCP
9 22 (2.22%) MCITP
10 20 (2.02%) DV Cleared
11 16 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (1.42%) MCTS
13 12 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (1.11%) CISSP
14 11 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
15 10 (1.01%) CCA
15 10 (1.01%) CISA
15 10 (1.01%) CISM
16 9 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.24%) QA
2 18 (1.82%) SLA
3 7 (0.71%) WCAG
4 6 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.30%) WAI
6 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.10%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 365 (36.91%) Active Directory
2 160 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (6.27%) XenApp
4 60 (6.07%) Hyper-V
5 58 (5.86%) Docker
6 52 (5.26%) vSphere
7 41 (4.15%) VMware ESX
8 35 (3.54%) XenDesktop
9 28 (2.83%) Virtual Machines
10 23 (2.33%) BitLocker
11 20 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
12 18 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
13 17 (1.72%) vCloud
14 15 (1.52%) NFS
15 10 (1.01%) DFS Replication
15 10 (1.01%) Xen
16 8 (0.81%) ISA Server
16 8 (0.81%) Terminal Services
16 8 (0.81%) VMware Server
17 7 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 172 (17.39%) Puppet
2 160 (16.18%) Opscode Chef
3 152 (15.37%) Ansible
4 122 (12.34%) SCCM
5 93 (9.40%) SCOM
6 73 (7.38%) Nagios
7 43 (4.35%) WSUS
8 19 (1.92%) Terraform
8 19 (1.92%) vRealize
9 15 (1.52%) PowerCLI
9 15 (1.52%) WMI
9 15 (1.52%) ZABBIX
10 12 (1.21%) BladeLogic
10 12 (1.21%) SCOrch
11 11 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
12 10 (1.01%) Control-M
12 10 (1.01%) logstash
13 8 (0.81%) NetBackup
14 7 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 7 (0.71%) OpenView
Vendors
1 406 (41.05%) Microsoft
2 273 (27.60%) VMware
3 114 (11.53%) Citrix
4 88 (8.90%) Oracle
5 73 (7.38%) Cisco
5 73 (7.38%) HP
6 53 (5.36%) Red Hat
7 40 (4.04%) Dell
8 39 (3.94%) Symantec
9 35 (3.54%) Splunk
10 33 (3.34%) CheckPoint
11 26 (2.63%) ServiceNow
11 26 (2.63%) Sybase
12 23 (2.33%) EMC
12 23 (2.33%) Google
13 21 (2.12%) Atlassian
13 21 (2.12%) TOWER Software
14 20 (2.02%) NetApp
15 16 (1.62%) SaltStack
16 14 (1.42%) 3PAR
South East London
Teach First
Rate: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £425.00 - £454.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Eames Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £425.00 - £454.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago