The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 129 171 211
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +40
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 378 298 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.61% 1.23% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.88% 2.82% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 220 134
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £315 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £24.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.15% -7.14%
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9740 10575 10344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.42% 43.59% 39.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6962 7470 7128
Average daily rate £425 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
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 65 104 162
Average hourly rate £34.25 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £19.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +37 103 £375 +4.16% 20
Docklands, London +12 3 - -
Croydon +5 3 £325 - 3
Kingston Upon Thames -2 1 - - 1
Twickenham - 1 - - 1
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
New Malden - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 473 (75.68%) Windows
2 271 (43.36%) Active Directory
3 259 (41.44%) Microsoft
4 196 (31.36%) VMware
4 196 (31.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 176 (28.16%) SQL Server
6 165 (26.40%) SQL
7 144 (23.04%) Finance
8 133 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 130 (20.80%) SCCM
9 130 (20.80%) Banking
10 128 (20.48%) Linux
11 119 (19.04%) ITIL
12 112 (17.92%) VBScript
13 111 (17.76%) .NET
14 110 (17.60%) DNS
15 107 (17.12%) Windows Server 2003
16 99 (15.84%) Citrix
17 97 (15.52%) Oracle
18 89 (14.24%) C#
19 83 (13.28%) VB
20 80 (12.80%) IIS
21 78 (12.48%) Microsoft Certification
22 77 (12.32%) SharePoint
23 75 (12.00%) MS Exchange
24 72 (11.52%) MS Excel
24 72 (11.52%) Windows Server 2012
25 71 (11.36%) DHCP
25 71 (11.36%) Migration
26 70 (11.20%) vSphere

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 80 (12.80%) IIS
2 77 (12.32%) SharePoint
3 75 (12.00%) MS Exchange
4 42 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 35 (5.60%) Lync
6 34 (5.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 31 (4.96%) WebSphere
8 26 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 26 (4.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 24 (3.84%) Tomcat
10 22 (3.52%) BizTalk Server
11 19 (3.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 16 (2.56%) WebLogic
13 13 (2.08%) Apache
13 13 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (2.08%) GlassFish
14 8 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (1.28%) Apache Solr
14 8 (1.28%) Confluence
15 7 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 72 (11.52%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.96%) MS Office
3 7 (1.12%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.32%) Adaptiv
4 1 (0.16%) Endur
4 1 (0.16%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (3.04%) Office 365
3 17 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.48%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.48%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.32%) GitHub
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 110 (17.60%) DNS
2 71 (11.36%) DHCP
3 61 (9.76%) SAN
4 40 (6.40%) TCP/IP
5 38 (6.08%) Firewall
6 24 (3.84%) VPN
7 21 (3.36%) iSCSI
8 18 (2.88%) LDAP
8 18 (2.88%) SMTP
9 17 (2.72%) Fibre Channel
10 15 (2.40%) Internet
11 14 (2.24%) VLAN
11 14 (2.24%) WAN
12 13 (2.08%) NetScaler
13 12 (1.92%) FCoE
14 11 (1.76%) NAS
14 11 (1.76%) SNMP
14 11 (1.76%) Intranet
15 10 (1.60%) Multicast
16 9 (1.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (28.16%) SQL Server
2 66 (10.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (4.48%) Oracle Database
5 26 (4.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 25 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 25 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 17 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (2.24%) MySQL
11 13 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (1.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (1.28%) NoSQL
14 7 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (0.96%) Hadoop
16 5 (0.80%) MongoDB
16 5 (0.80%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 44 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (4.96%) TeamCity
3 28 (4.48%) Visual Studio
4 23 (3.68%) MSBuild
5 21 (3.36%) Subversion
6 18 (2.88%) MSI
6 18 (2.88%) Git (software)
7 17 (2.72%) InstallShield
8 15 (2.40%) Jenkins
9 13 (2.08%) JIRA
10 8 (1.28%) NUnit
10 8 (1.28%) Artifactory
11 6 (0.96%) CruiseControl
11 6 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.80%) Maven
12 5 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.64%) Selenium
14 3 (0.48%) Build Forge
14 3 (0.48%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 144 (23.04%) Finance
2 130 (20.80%) Banking
3 39 (6.24%) Investment Banking
4 24 (3.84%) Retail
5 19 (3.04%) Front Office
6 16 (2.56%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.44%) Publishing
8 7 (1.12%) Back Office
8 7 (1.12%) Law
9 6 (0.96%) Games
10 5 (0.80%) Legal
11 4 (0.64%) French Language
12 3 (0.48%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) Billing
13 1 (0.16%) Local Government
13 1 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (10.40%) Administrator
2 63 (10.08%) Analyst
3 56 (8.96%) Developer
4 49 (7.84%) Consultant
5 34 (5.44%) Server Engineer
6 33 (5.28%) DevOps Engineer
7 30 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 28 (4.48%) Support Analyst
9 26 (4.16%) SCCM Engineer
10 24 (3.84%) Wintel Engineer
11 22 (3.52%) DBA
11 22 (3.52%) Architect
12 21 (3.36%) SharePoint Developer
13 20 (3.20%) Systems Administrator
14 17 (2.72%) Server Administrator
14 17 (2.72%) Deployment Engineer
14 17 (2.72%) Windows Administrator
14 17 (2.72%) VMware Engineer
15 16 (2.56%) Applications Support
16 15 (2.40%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (17.76%) .NET
2 40 (6.40%) ASP.NET
3 38 (6.08%) Web Services
4 34 (5.44%) HTML
5 21 (3.36%) CSS
5 21 (3.36%) Middleware
6 20 (3.20%) jQuery
7 19 (3.04%) WCF
8 17 (2.72%) XML
9 16 (2.56%) .NET Framework
10 14 (2.24%) XSLT
11 12 (1.92%) JSON
11 12 (1.92%) HTML5
12 10 (1.60%) REST
12 10 (1.60%) Classic ASP
12 10 (1.60%) WPF
12 10 (1.60%) Silverlight
13 8 (1.28%) Software Packaging
13 8 (1.28%) Application Packaging
13 8 (1.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.64%) Clustering
2 22 (3.52%) Blackberry
3 20 (3.20%) Replication
4 17 (2.72%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 15 (2.40%) Hedge funds
7 13 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.44%) Open Source
10 6 (0.96%) Online Games
10 6 (0.96%) PKI
10 6 (0.96%) NHS
10 6 (0.96%) CLARiiON
10 6 (0.96%) EqualLogic
11 5 (0.80%) Derivative
11 5 (0.80%) CMDB
11 5 (0.80%) Celerra
12 4 (0.64%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.64%) Statistics
12 4 (0.64%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 473 (75.68%) Windows
2 196 (31.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 128 (20.48%) Linux
4 107 (17.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 72 (11.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 69 (11.04%) Windows 7
7 66 (10.56%) UNIX
8 29 (4.64%) Windows 8
9 27 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (2.56%) Solaris
11 8 (1.28%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.12%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (0.96%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.64%) Android
14 4 (0.64%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.48%) CentOS
15 3 (0.48%) AIX
16 2 (0.32%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.16%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (19.04%) ITIL
2 71 (11.36%) Migration
3 64 (10.24%) DevOps
4 43 (6.88%) Release Management
5 42 (6.72%) Change Management
6 35 (5.60%) Capacity Management
7 34 (5.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 29 (4.64%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (3.84%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (3.68%) MVC
12 21 (3.36%) Configuration Management
13 20 (3.20%) Workflow
14 19 (3.04%) Service Management
15 18 (2.88%) Server Monitoring
16 17 (2.72%) Change Control
16 17 (2.72%) ITSM
16 17 (2.72%) Incident Management
17 16 (2.56%) Load Balancing
17 16 (2.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (26.40%) SQL
2 112 (17.92%) VBScript
3 89 (14.24%) C#
4 83 (13.28%) VB
5 67 (10.72%) Perl
6 58 (9.28%) Shell Script
7 52 (8.32%) JavaScript
8 43 (6.88%) C
8 43 (6.88%) Python
9 40 (6.40%) Java
10 24 (3.84%) T-SQL
10 24 (3.84%) Ruby
11 15 (2.40%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.08%) VBA
13 12 (1.92%) PHP
13 12 (1.92%) C++
14 5 (0.80%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.48%) LotusScript
15 3 (0.48%) VB6
16 2 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 78 (12.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (6.72%) MCSE
3 28 (4.48%) Degree
4 27 (4.32%) MCITP
5 17 (2.72%) MCP
6 14 (2.24%) MCSA
6 14 (2.24%) Security Cleared
7 13 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (1.92%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.44%) CCNA
10 7 (1.12%) VCP5
10 7 (1.12%) MCTS
11 6 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (0.80%) CCA
12 5 (0.80%) VCP4
13 4 (0.64%) NCDA
13 4 (0.64%) MOS
13 4 (0.64%) OCP
13 4 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.36%) ISO 9001
2 19 (3.04%) QA
3 15 (2.40%) SLA
4 5 (0.80%) GPG13
5 4 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 271 (43.36%) Active Directory
2 133 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (11.20%) vSphere
4 37 (5.92%) VMware ESX
4 37 (5.92%) XenApp
5 29 (4.64%) Hyper-V
6 27 (4.32%) vCloud
7 26 (4.16%) Oracle RMAN
8 24 (3.84%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (3.04%) XenServer
10 17 (2.72%) Microsoft App-V
11 16 (2.56%) NFS
12 13 (2.08%) ISA Server
12 13 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
13 12 (1.92%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.96%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.80%) Terminal Server
16 4 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 4 (0.64%) UAG
17 3 (0.48%) KVM
Systems Management
1 130 (20.80%) SCCM
2 62 (9.92%) SCOM
3 28 (4.48%) WSUS
3 28 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (3.68%) Puppet
5 20 (3.20%) HP SIM
6 19 (3.04%) Tivoli
6 19 (3.04%) WMI
6 19 (3.04%) BladeLogic
7 17 (2.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 15 (2.40%) Data Guard
9 12 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
9 12 (1.92%) SCOrch
10 10 (1.60%) SCVMM
10 10 (1.60%) MAILsweeper
11 9 (1.44%) AppDNA
12 8 (1.28%) Backup Exec
12 8 (1.28%) Control-M
12 8 (1.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 8 (1.28%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 259 (41.44%) Microsoft
2 196 (31.36%) VMware
3 99 (15.84%) Citrix
4 97 (15.52%) Oracle
5 65 (10.40%) HP
6 43 (6.88%) Cisco
7 42 (6.72%) IBM
8 36 (5.76%) EMC
9 28 (4.48%) Symantec
9 28 (4.48%) F5
10 27 (4.32%) Websense
11 25 (4.00%) Remedy
12 23 (3.68%) Sophos
13 21 (3.36%) Red Hat
14 19 (3.04%) Altiris
15 16 (2.56%) LANDesk
15 16 (2.56%) NetApp
15 16 (2.56%) JBoss
15 16 (2.56%) Cognos
16 14 (2.24%) BMC
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £45000 per annum + FTC
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £385 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Montash
Posted: 6 days ago
Coulsdon, Surrey
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £575 per day + dependant on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I3
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago