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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 191 158 211
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +53
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 244 281 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.04% 1.30% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.57% 3.20% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 213 163
Average daily rate £410 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +1.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.24 £28.00 £23.38
% change year-on-year
+15.12% +19.78%
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9497 8777 10486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.64% 40.56% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6950 6365 7100
Average daily rate £425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 101 123
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £17.77 £19.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £50.00 £50.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
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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 24 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -24 63 £400 -5.88% 32
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £308 - 2
Docklands, London +6 3 £520 +30.00%
Uxbridge - 1 £401 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Romford - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
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PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 392 (71.93%) Windows
2 269 (49.36%) Active Directory
3 224 (41.10%) Microsoft
4 220 (40.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 198 (36.33%) VMware
6 149 (27.34%) SCCM
7 144 (26.42%) SQL Server
7 144 (26.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 135 (24.77%) SQL
9 134 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 132 (24.22%) DNS
11 131 (24.04%) ITIL
12 114 (20.92%) MS Exchange
13 109 (20.00%) DHCP
14 107 (19.63%) Finance
15 97 (17.80%) .NET
16 88 (16.15%) Windows 7
17 86 (15.78%) Windows Server 2012
17 86 (15.78%) Citrix
18 84 (15.41%) Linux
18 84 (15.41%) SharePoint
19 83 (15.23%) HP
20 82 (15.05%) C#
20 82 (15.05%) IIS
21 81 (14.86%) VBScript
22 80 (14.68%) VB
22 80 (14.68%) Microsoft Certification
23 74 (13.58%) Migration
24 70 (12.84%) SCOM
24 70 (12.84%) Banking

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 114 (20.92%) MS Exchange
2 84 (15.41%) SharePoint
3 82 (15.05%) IIS
4 63 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 50 (9.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 37 (6.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 30 (5.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 27 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2007
9 26 (4.77%) Lync
10 16 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
11 15 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (1.83%) Apache
12 10 (1.83%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.83%) MS Project Server
12 10 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (1.47%) WebLogic
15 6 (1.10%) Oracle Spatial
16 5 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
16 5 (0.92%) WorkSite
Applications
1 56 (10.28%) MS Excel
2 34 (6.24%) MS Office
3 17 (3.12%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 31 (5.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.12%) Office 365
2 13 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.18%) IaaS
5 1 (0.18%) SaaS
5 1 (0.18%) PaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Heroku
5 1 (0.18%) Engine Yard
5 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 132 (24.22%) DNS
2 109 (20.00%) DHCP
3 42 (7.71%) TCP/IP
4 40 (7.34%) SAN
5 31 (5.69%) Firewall
6 30 (5.50%) SMTP
7 27 (4.95%) WAN
8 23 (4.22%) Internet
9 22 (4.04%) LAN
10 19 (3.49%) VPN
11 18 (3.30%) iSCSI
12 14 (2.57%) VoIP
13 11 (2.02%) NAS
14 10 (1.83%) NetScaler
15 9 (1.65%) Wireless
15 9 (1.65%) HTTP
16 7 (1.28%) SSL
17 6 (1.10%) VLAN
17 6 (1.10%) Unified Communications
18 5 (0.92%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 65 (11.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (6.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 33 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (4.77%) Relational Database
6 25 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (4.59%) RDBMS
7 22 (4.04%) Oracle Database
8 19 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 18 (3.30%) MySQL
10 17 (3.12%) Oracle Database 10g
10 17 (3.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.92%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.92%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.92%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (0.73%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (5.69%) Visual Studio
2 29 (5.32%) MSI
3 26 (4.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (4.22%) InstallShield
5 15 (2.75%) TeamCity
6 13 (2.39%) MSBuild
7 11 (2.02%) Subversion
8 10 (1.83%) Git (software)
9 7 (1.28%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.28%) JIRA
10 5 (0.92%) NUnit
10 5 (0.92%) AdminStudio
11 4 (0.73%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.73%) Artifactory
12 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.55%) Maven
12 3 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (0.55%) Toad
12 3 (0.55%) Ant
12 3 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 107 (19.63%) Finance
2 70 (12.84%) Banking
3 20 (3.67%) Retail
4 17 (3.12%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.75%) French Language
6 14 (2.57%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.28%) Law
7 7 (1.28%) Marketing
8 5 (0.92%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.92%) Legal
8 5 (0.92%) Advertising
9 4 (0.73%) Publishing
9 4 (0.73%) Front Office
9 4 (0.73%) Back Office
10 2 (0.37%) Local Government
10 2 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (11.56%) Consultant
2 52 (9.54%) Administrator
3 49 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 49 (8.99%) Developer
4 38 (6.97%) Wintel Engineer
5 35 (6.42%) Analyst
6 26 (4.77%) Server Engineer
6 26 (4.77%) SharePoint Developer
7 25 (4.59%) SCCM Engineer
8 20 (3.67%) Systems Administrator
9 18 (3.30%) Systems Engineer
9 18 (3.30%) Architect
10 17 (3.12%) DevOps Engineer
11 16 (2.94%) Messaging Consultant
12 15 (2.75%) Build Engineer
12 15 (2.75%) DBA
13 14 (2.57%) Web Engineer
14 13 (2.39%) Support Engineer
14 13 (2.39%) Desktop Engineer
14 13 (2.39%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (17.80%) .NET
2 29 (5.32%) CSS
3 27 (4.95%) HTML
4 26 (4.77%) ASP.NET
4 26 (4.77%) XML
5 25 (4.59%) Web Services
6 21 (3.85%) Application Packaging
7 19 (3.49%) jQuery
8 14 (2.57%) XSLT
9 13 (2.39%) Ajax
10 10 (1.83%) .NET Framework
10 10 (1.83%) WCF
10 10 (1.83%) HTML5
11 9 (1.65%) WF
11 9 (1.65%) Software Packaging
11 9 (1.65%) LINQ
11 9 (1.65%) Middleware
12 7 (1.28%) MSMQ
12 7 (1.28%) Classic ASP
12 7 (1.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 65 (11.93%) Clustering
2 40 (7.34%) Blackberry
3 28 (5.14%) Management Information System
4 19 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (2.94%) Replication
6 14 (2.57%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.20%) Hedge funds
8 9 (1.65%) Open Source
8 9 (1.65%) PKI
9 8 (1.47%) EqualLogic
10 5 (0.92%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.92%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.92%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.73%) W3C
11 4 (0.73%) GIS
11 4 (0.73%) Statistics
12 2 (0.37%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.37%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.37%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.37%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 392 (71.93%) Windows
2 220 (40.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 144 (26.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 88 (16.15%) Windows 7
5 86 (15.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 84 (15.41%) Linux
7 49 (8.99%) UNIX
8 32 (5.87%) Windows 8
9 25 (4.59%) Windows XP
10 22 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (2.94%) Solaris
12 14 (2.57%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (1.28%) Windows Vista
14 6 (1.10%) CentOS
15 5 (0.92%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.92%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.73%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
18 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 7
18 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (24.04%) ITIL
2 74 (13.58%) Migration
3 68 (12.48%) Change Management
4 36 (6.61%) Capacity Planning
5 35 (6.42%) Change Control
6 34 (6.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (5.14%) Workflow
8 23 (4.22%) Performance Tuning
9 22 (4.04%) Server Monitoring
9 22 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (3.85%) Load Balancing
10 21 (3.85%) Release Management
10 21 (3.85%) Project Management
11 20 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (3.67%) Data Management
12 18 (3.30%) OO
12 18 (3.30%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (3.30%) Capacity Management
13 15 (2.75%) Problem Management
14 14 (2.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 135 (24.77%) SQL
2 82 (15.05%) C#
3 81 (14.86%) VBScript
4 80 (14.68%) VB
5 51 (9.36%) Perl
6 35 (6.42%) C
7 34 (6.24%) JavaScript
8 31 (5.69%) Python
9 21 (3.85%) Shell Script
10 19 (3.49%) Java
10 19 (3.49%) T-SQL
11 14 (2.57%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.39%) Ruby
13 11 (2.02%) C++
14 7 (1.28%) PHP
15 5 (0.92%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.73%) VB6
17 3 (0.55%) sed
17 3 (0.55%) LotusScript
18 2 (0.37%) AWK
Qualifications
1 80 (14.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (10.28%) MCSE
3 26 (4.77%) MCITP
4 25 (4.59%) Degree
5 16 (2.94%) MCP
6 12 (2.20%) MCSA
7 11 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (1.47%) PMP
8 8 (1.47%) PMI Certification
9 7 (1.28%) Security Cleared
10 6 (1.10%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.92%) OCP
11 5 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.92%) CCNA
12 4 (0.73%) MCTS
12 4 (0.73%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.73%) NCDA
13 2 (0.37%) VCP5
13 2 (0.37%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.94%) SLA
2 14 (2.57%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.47%) QA
4 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 269 (49.36%) Active Directory
2 134 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (10.28%) vSphere
4 53 (9.72%) VMware ESX
5 52 (9.54%) XenApp
6 43 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
7 34 (6.24%) Hyper-V
8 20 (3.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 20 (3.67%) ISA Server
9 18 (3.30%) XenDesktop
10 17 (3.12%) Oracle RAC
11 13 (2.39%) NFS
12 12 (2.20%) XenServer
13 10 (1.83%) Oracle RMAN
14 7 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 6 (1.10%) UAG
16 5 (0.92%) vCloud
17 4 (0.73%) Shibboleth
17 4 (0.73%) Terminal Server
18 3 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 149 (27.34%) SCCM
2 70 (12.84%) SCOM
3 35 (6.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 33 (6.06%) WSUS
5 26 (4.77%) MAILsweeper
6 16 (2.94%) SCVMM
6 16 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (2.75%) Data Guard
8 13 (2.39%) HP SIM
9 11 (2.02%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 11 (2.02%) Nagios
9 11 (2.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 10 (1.83%) Puppet
10 10 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
11 9 (1.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 9 (1.65%) SCOrch
12 7 (1.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 7 (1.28%) Cacti
12 7 (1.28%) OpenNMS
13 6 (1.10%) WMI
Vendors
1 224 (41.10%) Microsoft
2 198 (36.33%) VMware
3 86 (15.78%) Citrix
4 83 (15.23%) HP
5 66 (12.11%) Oracle
6 49 (8.99%) Symantec
7 37 (6.79%) Remedy
8 34 (6.24%) BMC
9 32 (5.87%) Cisco
10 29 (5.32%) Websense
11 28 (5.14%) NetApp
12 25 (4.59%) Clearswift
13 22 (4.04%) Open Text
13 22 (4.04%) RightFax
14 20 (3.67%) Altiris
15 17 (3.12%) Red Hat
16 16 (2.94%) EMC
17 15 (2.75%) Sophos
18 13 (2.39%) F5
18 13 (2.39%) CA
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