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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 132 182 228
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +46
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 403 296 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.66% 1.18% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.98% 2.69% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 213 112
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £55.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.45% +111.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
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
10129 11004 10474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.63% 43.99% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7148 7838 7298
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
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 64 84 146
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.62 £59.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +46 121 £400 +5.26% 25
Docklands, London - 4 £425 -
Croydon +3 1 £500 +53.84% 1
Twickenham - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £600 -
Chiswick - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 506 (74.96%) Windows
2 293 (43.41%) Active Directory
3 283 (41.93%) Microsoft
4 215 (31.85%) VMware
5 212 (31.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 198 (29.33%) SQL Server
7 181 (26.81%) SQL
8 148 (21.93%) Finance
9 144 (21.33%) Linux
10 143 (21.19%) Banking
11 140 (20.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 137 (20.30%) SCCM
13 125 (18.52%) VBScript
14 120 (17.78%) .NET
14 120 (17.78%) ITIL
15 118 (17.48%) Citrix
16 111 (16.44%) DNS
17 110 (16.30%) Windows Server 2003
18 104 (15.41%) Oracle
19 99 (14.67%) C#
20 93 (13.78%) VB
21 88 (13.04%) vSphere
22 87 (12.89%) MS Exchange
23 85 (12.59%) MS Excel
24 84 (12.44%) IIS
24 84 (12.44%) SharePoint
25 79 (11.70%) Windows Server 2012
26 77 (11.41%) Migration
27 76 (11.26%) Microsoft Certification
28 75 (11.11%) DevOps

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 87 (12.89%) MS Exchange
2 84 (12.44%) IIS
2 84 (12.44%) SharePoint
3 52 (7.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 36 (5.33%) Lync
5 33 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 32 (4.74%) SharePoint 2010
7 31 (4.59%) WebSphere
8 24 (3.56%) Tomcat
8 24 (3.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 22 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
10 20 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
11 19 (2.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 15 (2.22%) Apache
12 15 (2.22%) WebLogic
13 13 (1.93%) GlassFish
13 13 (1.93%) SharePoint Server
14 9 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
14 9 (1.33%) IBM HTTP Server
15 8 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 85 (12.59%) MS Excel
2 32 (4.74%) MS Office
3 9 (1.33%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.30%) Adaptiv
4 2 (0.30%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.15%) Endur
5 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.81%) Office 365
4 6 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.44%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.44%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.30%) GitHub
6 2 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.15%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 111 (16.44%) DNS
2 67 (9.93%) DHCP
2 67 (9.93%) SAN
3 48 (7.11%) TCP/IP
4 41 (6.07%) Firewall
5 24 (3.56%) VPN
6 22 (3.26%) LDAP
6 22 (3.26%) iSCSI
7 17 (2.52%) Fibre Channel
7 17 (2.52%) NetScaler
8 16 (2.37%) SMTP
9 14 (2.07%) VLAN
10 13 (1.93%) WAN
11 12 (1.78%) FCoE
12 11 (1.63%) NAS
12 11 (1.63%) Intranet
12 11 (1.63%) Internet
12 11 (1.63%) SNMP
13 10 (1.48%) HTTP
13 10 (1.48%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (29.33%) SQL Server
2 68 (10.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (4.59%) Oracle Database
5 26 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 22 (3.26%) RDBMS
6 22 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (3.26%) Relational Database
7 21 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (1.63%) MySQL
10 11 (1.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (1.04%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (0.59%) Sybase ASE
14 4 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 57 (8.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (4.59%) Visual Studio
3 29 (4.30%) TeamCity
4 28 (4.15%) Jenkins
5 24 (3.56%) MSBuild
6 22 (3.26%) MSI
7 20 (2.96%) Subversion
8 18 (2.67%) Git (software)
9 15 (2.22%) Artifactory
9 15 (2.22%) InstallShield
10 12 (1.78%) Selenium
11 11 (1.63%) JIRA
12 10 (1.48%) Maven
13 7 (1.04%) NUnit
14 6 (0.89%) CruiseControl
14 6 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 5 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
16 3 (0.44%) Build Forge
16 3 (0.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
16 3 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 148 (21.93%) Finance
2 143 (21.19%) Banking
3 49 (7.26%) Investment Banking
4 29 (4.30%) Retail
5 22 (3.26%) Front Office
6 15 (2.22%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.19%) Back Office
7 8 (1.19%) Publishing
8 7 (1.04%) Law
9 6 (0.89%) Games
10 5 (0.74%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.59%) French Language
12 3 (0.44%) Legal
13 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.15%) Advertising
14 1 (0.15%) Billing
14 1 (0.15%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 73 (10.81%) Administrator
2 65 (9.63%) Analyst
3 62 (9.19%) Developer
4 57 (8.44%) Consultant
5 40 (5.93%) DevOps Engineer
6 37 (5.48%) Server Engineer
7 31 (4.59%) Support Analyst
8 30 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 28 (4.15%) DBA
9 28 (4.15%) Architect
10 24 (3.56%) Systems Administrator
10 24 (3.56%) SharePoint Developer
10 24 (3.56%) SCCM Engineer
11 23 (3.41%) Wintel Engineer
12 21 (3.11%) SQL DBA
13 20 (2.96%) Server Administrator
13 20 (2.96%) Deployment Engineer
14 19 (2.81%) Windows Administrator
15 17 (2.52%) Applications Support
15 17 (2.52%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (17.78%) .NET
2 46 (6.81%) Web Services
3 44 (6.52%) ASP.NET
4 37 (5.48%) HTML
5 26 (3.85%) Middleware
6 23 (3.41%) jQuery
6 23 (3.41%) WCF
6 23 (3.41%) XML
7 19 (2.81%) CSS
8 17 (2.52%) .NET Framework
9 16 (2.37%) XSLT
10 13 (1.93%) HTML5
10 13 (1.93%) JSON
11 11 (1.63%) Silverlight
12 10 (1.48%) Classic ASP
12 10 (1.48%) WPF
12 10 (1.48%) REST
13 9 (1.33%) Software Packaging
13 9 (1.33%) ADO.NET
14 8 (1.19%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.41%) Clustering
2 29 (4.30%) Blackberry
3 21 (3.11%) Replication
4 15 (2.22%) Hedge funds
5 14 (2.07%) Client/Server
6 13 (1.93%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.93%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.63%) Visualisation
8 9 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.04%) CMDB
9 7 (1.04%) Derivative
10 6 (0.89%) PKI
10 6 (0.89%) CLARiiON
10 6 (0.89%) NHS
10 6 (0.89%) Open Source
10 6 (0.89%) Online Games
11 5 (0.74%) Celerra
11 5 (0.74%) EqualLogic
11 5 (0.74%) Statistics
12 4 (0.59%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 506 (74.96%) Windows
2 212 (31.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 144 (21.33%) Linux
4 110 (16.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 79 (11.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 73 (10.81%) UNIX
7 68 (10.07%) Windows 7
8 32 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (4.15%) Windows 8
10 17 (2.52%) Solaris
11 9 (1.33%) Android
12 8 (1.19%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.04%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.74%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.74%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.59%) AIX
17 3 (0.44%) CentOS
18 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
19 1 (0.15%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (17.78%) ITIL
2 77 (11.41%) Migration
3 75 (11.11%) DevOps
4 47 (6.96%) Release Management
5 44 (6.52%) Change Management
6 35 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 33 (4.89%) Capacity Management
8 29 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (3.85%) Configuration Management
9 26 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 25 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (3.41%) MVC
12 20 (2.96%) Load Balancing
12 20 (2.96%) Service Management
12 20 (2.96%) Performance Tuning
13 19 (2.81%) Problem Management
13 19 (2.81%) ITSM
14 17 (2.52%) Incident Management
15 16 (2.37%) E-Commerce
15 16 (2.37%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 181 (26.81%) SQL
2 125 (18.52%) VBScript
3 99 (14.67%) C#
4 93 (13.78%) VB
5 70 (10.37%) Perl
6 60 (8.89%) Shell Script
7 55 (8.15%) JavaScript
8 50 (7.41%) Java
9 44 (6.52%) Python
10 38 (5.63%) C
11 30 (4.44%) Ruby
12 27 (4.00%) T-SQL
13 20 (2.96%) Bash Shell
14 15 (2.22%) PHP
15 13 (1.93%) C++
15 13 (1.93%) VBA
16 5 (0.74%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.44%) VB6
17 3 (0.44%) Korn
18 2 (0.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 76 (11.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (5.78%) MCSE
3 28 (4.15%) Degree
4 27 (4.00%) MCITP
5 23 (3.41%) Security Cleared
6 19 (2.81%) SC Cleared
7 15 (2.22%) MCP
8 14 (2.07%) MCSA
9 13 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (1.19%) CCNA
12 7 (1.04%) VCP5
13 6 (0.89%) MCTS
14 5 (0.74%) VCP4
14 5 (0.74%) CCA
15 4 (0.59%) MOS
15 4 (0.59%) CCEA
15 4 (0.59%) OCP
15 4 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.96%) ISO 9001
2 17 (2.52%) QA
3 14 (2.07%) SLA
4 6 (0.89%) GPG13
5 4 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 293 (43.41%) Active Directory
2 140 (20.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (13.04%) vSphere
4 45 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 44 (6.52%) XenApp
6 32 (4.74%) vCloud
7 30 (4.44%) Hyper-V
8 26 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
9 20 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (2.67%) XenServer
11 17 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
12 16 (2.37%) NFS
13 15 (2.22%) XenDesktop
14 13 (1.93%) Oracle RAC
15 11 (1.63%) Terminal Services
16 10 (1.48%) ISA Server
17 5 (0.74%) Terminal Server
18 4 (0.59%) KVM
18 4 (0.59%) UAG
18 4 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 137 (20.30%) SCCM
2 66 (9.78%) SCOM
3 36 (5.33%) Puppet
4 31 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (4.00%) WSUS
6 23 (3.41%) WMI
7 22 (3.26%) SCOrch
8 21 (3.11%) BladeLogic
9 20 (2.96%) HP SIM
10 18 (2.67%) Tivoli
11 17 (2.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 15 (2.22%) Data Guard
13 13 (1.93%) Control-M
14 12 (1.78%) EMC NetWorker
15 11 (1.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 10 (1.48%) ITRS Geneos
17 9 (1.33%) SCVMM
17 9 (1.33%) XenMobile
17 9 (1.33%) AppDNA
17 9 (1.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 283 (41.93%) Microsoft
2 215 (31.85%) VMware
3 118 (17.48%) Citrix
4 104 (15.41%) Oracle
5 67 (9.93%) HP
6 50 (7.41%) IBM
7 37 (5.48%) Cisco
8 33 (4.89%) F5
9 31 (4.59%) EMC
10 30 (4.44%) Symantec
11 27 (4.00%) Sophos
12 25 (3.70%) Remedy
13 24 (3.56%) Red Hat
13 24 (3.56%) Websense
14 23 (3.41%) Altiris
14 23 (3.41%) JBoss
15 20 (2.96%) NetApp
16 19 (2.81%) Splunk
17 18 (2.67%) BMC
18 16 (2.37%) Cognos
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Required IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
North London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago