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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 160 195 159
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -36
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 309 240 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.39% 1.03% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% 2.55% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 172 190
Average daily rate
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£413 £409 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.97% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £23.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +9.82%
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
9285 9402 8644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.74% 40.32% 40.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6693 6805 6311
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 72 85
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.00 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £133.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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 +21 72 £420 -0.59% 29
Croydon +1 8 £475 +26.66% 3
Docklands, London +5 1 £450 -3.22%
Romford - 1 £275 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Southwark - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

1 401 (68.66%) Windows
2 234 (40.07%) Microsoft
3 232 (39.73%) Active Directory
4 193 (33.05%) VMware
5 165 (28.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 153 (26.20%) SQL
7 152 (26.03%) Finance
8 151 (25.86%) SQL Server
9 124 (21.23%) C#
10 118 (20.21%) .NET
11 115 (19.69%) ITIL
11 115 (19.69%) SCCM
12 110 (18.84%) Linux
13 106 (18.15%) VMware Infrastructure
13 106 (18.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 102 (17.47%) VBScript
15 94 (16.10%) Citrix
16 91 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003
17 89 (15.24%) SCOM
18 87 (14.90%) MS Exchange
19 82 (14.04%) SharePoint
20 81 (13.87%) MS Excel
21 75 (12.84%) HP
21 75 (12.84%) DevOps
22 70 (11.99%) SAN
22 70 (11.99%) IIS
23 66 (11.30%) Migration
24 65 (11.13%) Microsoft Azure
25 63 (10.79%) Perl
26 61 (10.45%) Windows 7

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 87 (14.90%) MS Exchange
2 82 (14.04%) SharePoint
3 70 (11.99%) IIS
4 54 (9.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (5.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 31 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 27 (4.62%) Lync
7 27 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 25 (4.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 23 (3.94%) OpenStack
10 16 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
11 14 (2.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (1.54%) Apache
13 5 (0.86%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.68%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.68%) Documentum
14 4 (0.68%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.68%) JBoss
14 4 (0.68%) MindAlign
15 3 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 81 (13.87%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.97%) MS Office
3 4 (0.68%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.51%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.34%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.17%) Endur
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 65 (11.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (7.19%) Office 365
3 29 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (0.86%) SaaS
5 5 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.51%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.51%) GitHub
8 2 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.34%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.17%) Yammer
9 1 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.17%) PaaS
9 1 (0.17%) Heroku
9 1 (0.17%) Engine Yard
9 1 (0.17%) IaaS
9 1 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 70 (11.99%) SAN
2 59 (10.10%) DNS
3 54 (9.25%) TCP/IP
4 44 (7.53%) DHCP
5 37 (6.34%) NetScaler
6 29 (4.97%) NAS
7 23 (3.94%) LDAP
7 23 (3.94%) Firewall
8 11 (1.88%) iSCSI
8 11 (1.88%) Unified Communications
9 9 (1.54%) VoIP
10 8 (1.37%) Intranet
10 8 (1.37%) BIG-IP
11 7 (1.20%) VLAN
11 7 (1.20%) Internet
11 7 (1.20%) FTP
12 5 (0.86%) Network Security
12 5 (0.86%) Wireless
12 5 (0.86%) SMS
12 5 (0.86%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (2.57%) Oracle Database
7 14 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.86%) DTS
13 4 (0.68%) MySQL
13 4 (0.68%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.68%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.51%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.51%) Sybase IQ
14 3 (0.51%) EDRMS
14 3 (0.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 46 (7.88%) TeamCity
2 39 (6.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (5.48%) Jenkins
4 20 (3.42%) Visual Studio
5 19 (3.25%) Maven
6 18 (3.08%) MSI
7 15 (2.57%) Ant
8 13 (2.23%) MSBuild
9 12 (2.05%) JIRA
9 12 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (1.54%) Subversion
11 7 (1.20%) Git (software)
11 7 (1.20%) WiX
12 6 (1.03%) JUnit
12 6 (1.03%) AdminStudio
13 5 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.86%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 4 (0.68%) Artifactory
14 4 (0.68%) Psake
15 3 (0.51%) tSQLt
General
1 152 (26.03%) Finance
2 58 (9.93%) Banking
3 24 (4.11%) Investment Banking
4 12 (2.05%) Legal
4 12 (2.05%) Front Office
4 12 (2.05%) Retail
5 11 (1.88%) Law
6 10 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.71%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.37%) Advertising
7 8 (1.37%) Marketing
8 5 (0.86%) Games
8 5 (0.86%) Publishing
9 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.34%) Electronics
10 2 (0.34%) Back Office
11 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Military
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 73 (12.50%) Analyst
2 68 (11.64%) Administrator
3 57 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 56 (9.59%) Developer
5 44 (7.53%) Systems Engineer
6 38 (6.51%) Systems Administrator
7 36 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 30 (5.14%) Consultant
8 30 (5.14%) Architect
9 23 (3.94%) Support Analyst
9 23 (3.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 23 (3.94%) Wintel Engineer
10 21 (3.60%) Support Engineer
11 20 (3.42%) Windows Administrator
12 18 (3.08%) Server Engineer
13 17 (2.91%) Windows Systems Administrator
13 17 (2.91%) DBA
14 16 (2.74%) Windows Systems Engineer
14 16 (2.74%) Wintel Analyst
15 14 (2.40%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (20.21%) .NET
2 33 (5.65%) ASP.NET
3 26 (4.45%) HTML
3 26 (4.45%) Web Services
3 26 (4.45%) XML
4 23 (3.94%) Middleware
5 19 (3.25%) CSS
6 16 (2.74%) .NET Framework
6 16 (2.74%) jQuery
7 14 (2.40%) WCF
8 13 (2.23%) Application Packaging
8 13 (2.23%) XSLT
9 8 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (1.20%) WPF
10 7 (1.20%) JSP
10 7 (1.20%) J2EE
11 6 (1.03%) Entity Framework
12 5 (0.86%) HTML5
13 4 (0.68%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.85%) Clustering
2 27 (4.62%) Replication
3 22 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.23%) Hedge funds
4 13 (2.23%) PKI
5 11 (1.88%) Private Cloud
5 11 (1.88%) Fat Client
5 11 (1.88%) Thin Client
5 11 (1.88%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.54%) Fixed Income
7 8 (1.37%) Derivative
8 7 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.03%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.03%) iPad
9 6 (1.03%) Open Source
10 5 (0.86%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.86%) Equities
11 4 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 401 (68.66%) Windows
2 165 (28.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 110 (18.84%) Linux
4 106 (18.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 91 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 61 (10.45%) Windows 7
7 34 (5.82%) UNIX
8 15 (2.57%) Windows 8
8 15 (2.57%) Solaris
9 11 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.88%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.86%) SUSE
11 4 (0.68%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.51%) CentOS
12 3 (0.51%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.51%) AIX
13 2 (0.34%) Android
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (19.69%) ITIL
2 75 (12.84%) DevOps
3 66 (11.30%) Migration
4 59 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (9.25%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (7.71%) Change Management
7 37 (6.34%) Configuration Management
8 36 (6.16%) Project Management
9 32 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
10 29 (4.97%) Incident Management
11 27 (4.62%) Release Management
12 25 (4.28%) ITSM
13 20 (3.42%) Low Latency
14 19 (3.25%) Continuous Delivery
15 18 (3.08%) Service Delivery
15 18 (3.08%) Performance Tuning
16 17 (2.91%) E-Commerce
17 16 (2.74%) TDD
17 16 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
18 15 (2.57%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 153 (26.20%) SQL
2 124 (21.23%) C#
3 102 (17.47%) VBScript
4 63 (10.79%) Perl
5 54 (9.25%) Python
6 42 (7.19%) Ruby
7 38 (6.51%) Shell Script
8 32 (5.48%) JavaScript
9 30 (5.14%) Java
10 29 (4.97%) VB
10 29 (4.97%) Bash Shell
11 20 (3.42%) T-SQL
12 19 (3.25%) C++
13 11 (1.88%) VBA
14 10 (1.71%) C
15 7 (1.20%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.20%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.68%) PHP
16 4 (0.68%) Korn
17 3 (0.51%) F#
Qualifications
1 56 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 27 (4.62%) MCITP
3 27 (4.62%) Degree
4 24 (4.11%) MCSE
5 20 (3.42%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (2.05%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.54%) CCA
9 7 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (1.20%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.20%) ISEB
9 7 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.03%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.86%) MCSA
11 5 (0.86%) MCP
12 3 (0.51%) VCP5
12 3 (0.51%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.40%) SLA
2 12 (2.05%) QA
3 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.34%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) GxP
System Software
1 232 (39.73%) Active Directory
2 106 (18.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (10.45%) XenApp
4 58 (9.93%) vSphere
5 49 (8.39%) Hyper-V
6 36 (6.16%) XenDesktop
7 29 (4.97%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (4.28%) VMware ESX
8 25 (4.28%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (2.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 10 (1.71%) vCloud
11 7 (1.20%) XenServer
11 7 (1.20%) Terminal Services
11 7 (1.20%) ISA Server
11 7 (1.20%) NFS
12 6 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.51%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 115 (19.69%) SCCM
2 89 (15.24%) SCOM
3 43 (7.36%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (6.34%) Puppet
5 23 (3.94%) SCVMM
6 22 (3.77%) HP SIM
7 21 (3.60%) EdgeSight
8 18 (3.08%) SCOrch
9 10 (1.71%) ITRS Geneos
10 9 (1.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 8 (1.37%) WMI
12 7 (1.20%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 7 (1.20%) NetBackup
13 6 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 5 (0.86%) WSUS
14 5 (0.86%) BladeLogic
14 5 (0.86%) Backup Exec
14 5 (0.86%) Tivoli
15 4 (0.68%) Control-M
16 3 (0.51%) Ansible
Vendors
1 234 (40.07%) Microsoft
2 193 (33.05%) VMware
3 94 (16.10%) Citrix
4 75 (12.84%) HP
5 45 (7.71%) Oracle
6 36 (6.16%) Dell
7 32 (5.48%) IBM
8 29 (4.97%) Cisco
9 24 (4.11%) CA
10 23 (3.94%) Veritas
10 23 (3.94%) Bloomberg
11 22 (3.77%) ServiceNow
12 20 (3.42%) NetApp
12 20 (3.42%) F5
13 18 (3.08%) Symantec
13 18 (3.08%) Veeam
14 17 (2.91%) Altiris
15 16 (2.74%) AppSense
15 16 (2.74%) Nimsoft
16 14 (2.40%) BMC
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Church International
Rate: Competitive market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Evermore Global
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago