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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 167 161 246
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +85
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 290 326 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.27% 1.37% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.97% 3.39% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 223 104
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £320 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Average hourly rate £33.50 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +33.33%
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
9753 9612 8720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.86% 40.39% 41.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7431 6941 6233
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
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 45 84 122
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.79 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -15 63 £413 +1.47% 23
Hammersmith - 2 - -
Westminster - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £398 -
New Malden - - - - 2
Romford - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - - 2
Edgware - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 452 (67.56%) Windows
2 295 (44.10%) Microsoft
3 269 (40.21%) Active Directory
4 208 (31.09%) VMware
5 190 (28.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 180 (26.91%) SQL Server
7 173 (25.86%) SQL
8 142 (21.23%) Banking
9 135 (20.18%) Finance
10 133 (19.88%) Citrix
11 130 (19.43%) Linux
12 129 (19.28%) .NET
13 126 (18.83%) ITIL
14 124 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 122 (18.24%) C#
16 117 (17.49%) SCCM
17 109 (16.29%) SharePoint
18 108 (16.14%) VBScript
19 106 (15.84%) Windows Server 2003
20 103 (15.40%) MS Exchange
21 98 (14.65%) Windows Server 2012
22 89 (13.30%) vSphere
23 81 (12.11%) Oracle
24 80 (11.96%) DNS
25 77 (11.51%) IIS
26 76 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
26 76 (11.36%) MS Excel
27 75 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2010
28 74 (11.06%) SCOM
28 74 (11.06%) Migration

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 109 (16.29%) SharePoint
2 103 (15.40%) MS Exchange
3 77 (11.51%) IIS
4 75 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 44 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 44 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 41 (6.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 33 (4.93%) SharePoint 2010
8 30 (4.48%) Lync
9 28 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2003
10 27 (4.04%) Tomcat
11 26 (3.89%) JBoss
12 21 (3.14%) WebSphere
13 19 (2.84%) Apache
14 17 (2.54%) WebLogic
15 15 (2.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 15 (2.24%) SharePoint Server
15 15 (2.24%) GlassFish
15 15 (2.24%) OpenStack
16 13 (1.94%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 76 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 38 (5.68%) MS Office
3 4 (0.60%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.45%) Adaptiv
5 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.30%) Summit
5 2 (0.30%) ReMetrica
6 1 (0.15%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 47 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (5.83%) Office 365
3 25 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.75%) GitHub
6 3 (0.45%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.30%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.15%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.15%) IaaS
8 1 (0.15%) SaaS
8 1 (0.15%) PaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Heroku
8 1 (0.15%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 80 (11.96%) DNS
2 71 (10.61%) SAN
3 54 (8.07%) TCP/IP
4 47 (7.03%) DHCP
5 35 (5.23%) NetScaler
6 34 (5.08%) Firewall
7 20 (2.99%) NAS
8 18 (2.69%) Intranet
8 18 (2.69%) LDAP
9 16 (2.39%) iSCSI
10 14 (2.09%) VLAN
11 13 (1.94%) BIG-IP
12 12 (1.79%) VPN
13 10 (1.49%) Network Security
14 8 (1.20%) Internet
15 7 (1.05%) DMZ
15 7 (1.05%) SSL
15 7 (1.05%) SMTP
15 7 (1.05%) Unified Communications
15 7 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (26.91%) SQL Server
2 48 (7.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (5.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (4.04%) Oracle Database
6 24 (3.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 11 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (1.35%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.20%) MySQL
11 8 (1.20%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (0.75%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.60%) PerformancePoint
15 3 (0.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 52 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (5.83%) Jenkins
3 35 (5.23%) Visual Studio
4 34 (5.08%) TeamCity
5 21 (3.14%) MSBuild
6 20 (2.99%) Maven
7 14 (2.09%) Subversion
7 14 (2.09%) Selenium
8 13 (1.94%) MSI
9 11 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (1.64%) Artifactory
10 9 (1.35%) WiX
10 9 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (1.20%) Ant
12 6 (0.90%) JIRA
13 5 (0.75%) Git (software)
13 5 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (0.60%) tSQLt
14 4 (0.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 4 (0.60%) WebDriver
General
1 142 (21.23%) Banking
2 135 (20.18%) Finance
3 62 (9.27%) Investment Banking
4 26 (3.89%) Front Office
5 21 (3.14%) Retail
6 15 (2.24%) Advertising
7 13 (1.94%) Marketing
8 10 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.35%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.35%) Publishing
10 8 (1.20%) Games
10 8 (1.20%) Back Office
11 7 (1.05%) Legal
12 4 (0.60%) Law
13 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.30%) Electronics
13 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 87 (13.00%) Developer
2 81 (12.11%) Analyst
3 77 (11.51%) Administrator
4 50 (7.47%) Consultant
5 47 (7.03%) DevOps Engineer
6 43 (6.43%) Support Analyst
6 43 (6.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 36 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
8 31 (4.63%) SharePoint Developer
9 30 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
10 29 (4.33%) Architect
11 28 (4.19%) Applications Support
12 26 (3.89%) Wintel Engineer
13 24 (3.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 23 (3.44%) Server Engineer
15 21 (3.14%) DBA
16 19 (2.84%) C# Developer
16 19 (2.84%) SQL DBA
17 18 (2.69%) Support Engineer
17 18 (2.69%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (19.28%) .NET
2 46 (6.88%) ASP.NET
3 42 (6.28%) HTML
4 37 (5.53%) XML
5 34 (5.08%) Middleware
6 33 (4.93%) Web Services
7 31 (4.63%) WCF
8 29 (4.33%) jQuery
9 20 (2.99%) CSS
10 18 (2.69%) XSLT
11 16 (2.39%) HTML5
12 13 (1.94%) Application Packaging
13 10 (1.49%) .NET Framework
14 9 (1.35%) Silverlight
14 9 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (1.20%) Java EE
15 8 (1.20%) Classic ASP
16 6 (0.90%) ADO.NET
16 6 (0.90%) JSP
16 6 (0.90%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.17%) Clustering
2 38 (5.68%) Replication
3 25 (3.74%) Blackberry
4 22 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.09%) Fat Client
6 14 (2.09%) Thin Client
7 12 (1.79%) Derivative
7 12 (1.79%) Visualisation
8 11 (1.64%) PKI
9 10 (1.49%) Open Source
9 10 (1.49%) Hedge funds
10 9 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.35%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.20%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.05%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.05%) CMDB
13 6 (0.90%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 452 (67.56%) Windows
2 190 (28.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 130 (19.43%) Linux
4 106 (15.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 98 (14.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 59 (8.82%) Windows 7
7 54 (8.07%) UNIX
8 22 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (2.09%) Windows 8
10 13 (1.94%) Windows XP
11 8 (1.20%) Android
12 7 (1.05%) AIX
13 6 (0.90%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.75%) Solaris
14 5 (0.75%) CentOS
15 4 (0.60%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.45%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.15%) openSUSE
17 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (18.83%) ITIL
2 74 (11.06%) Migration
3 73 (10.91%) DevOps
4 56 (8.37%) Change Management
5 51 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (5.83%) Release Management
8 37 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 36 (5.38%) Configuration Management
10 26 (3.89%) ITSM
10 26 (3.89%) Incident Management
11 25 (3.74%) Problem Management
11 25 (3.74%) Capacity Management
12 23 (3.44%) Performance Tuning
12 23 (3.44%) Project Management
13 21 (3.14%) E-Commerce
14 20 (2.99%) Service Delivery
14 20 (2.99%) TDD
15 18 (2.69%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (2.54%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 173 (25.86%) SQL
2 122 (18.24%) C#
3 108 (16.14%) VBScript
4 69 (10.31%) VB
5 58 (8.67%) Perl
6 56 (8.37%) Python
7 51 (7.62%) JavaScript
8 49 (7.32%) Ruby
9 48 (7.17%) Shell Script
10 41 (6.13%) T-SQL
11 38 (5.68%) Java
12 25 (3.74%) Bash Shell
13 23 (3.44%) C
14 19 (2.84%) C++
15 12 (1.79%) PL/SQL
16 11 (1.64%) PHP
17 10 (1.49%) VBA
18 3 (0.45%) XAML
18 3 (0.45%) Korn
19 2 (0.30%) F#
Qualifications
1 76 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 33 (4.93%) MCSE
4 30 (4.48%) Degree
5 28 (4.19%) SC Cleared
6 26 (3.89%) MCITP
7 15 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
9 10 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.20%) MCSA
11 7 (1.05%) CCEA
12 6 (0.90%) ISEB
12 6 (0.90%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 5 (0.75%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.75%) CCA
14 4 (0.60%) MCP
14 4 (0.60%) CCNA
14 4 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.69%) SLA
2 15 (2.24%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.49%) QA
4 6 (0.90%) GPG13
5 4 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.30%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 269 (40.21%) Active Directory
2 124 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (13.30%) vSphere
4 61 (9.12%) XenApp
5 46 (6.88%) VMware ESX
6 45 (6.73%) Hyper-V
7 35 (5.23%) XenDesktop
8 26 (3.89%) vCloud
9 23 (3.44%) Oracle RMAN
10 22 (3.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 22 (3.29%) VMware ESXi
11 21 (3.14%) XenServer
12 12 (1.79%) NFS
13 11 (1.64%) Terminal Services
13 11 (1.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 8 (1.20%) ISA Server
14 8 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 7 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
16 5 (0.75%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 117 (17.49%) SCCM
2 74 (11.06%) SCOM
3 45 (6.73%) Puppet
4 41 (6.13%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (3.89%) Tivoli
6 25 (3.74%) HP SIM
7 24 (3.59%) SCOrch
8 23 (3.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 19 (2.84%) ITRS Geneos
9 19 (2.84%) SCVMM
9 19 (2.84%) Control-M
10 17 (2.54%) WMI
10 17 (2.54%) EdgeSight
11 15 (2.24%) BladeLogic
12 9 (1.35%) WSUS
12 9 (1.35%) Backup Exec
13 8 (1.20%) MIMEsweeper
13 8 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 7 (1.05%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
14 7 (1.05%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 295 (44.10%) Microsoft
2 208 (31.09%) VMware
3 133 (19.88%) Citrix
4 81 (12.11%) Oracle
5 72 (10.76%) HP
6 51 (7.62%) IBM
7 34 (5.08%) Dell
8 33 (4.93%) F5
9 32 (4.78%) Symantec
10 31 (4.63%) Cisco
11 29 (4.33%) Altiris
11 29 (4.33%) Sophos
12 26 (3.89%) NetApp
13 22 (3.29%) EMC
14 18 (2.69%) BMC
15 17 (2.54%) Red Hat
16 16 (2.39%) Veritas
16 16 (2.39%) Splunk
16 16 (2.39%) ServiceNow
17 15 (2.24%) LANDesk
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