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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 92 134 188
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +54
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 540 396 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.28% 1.65% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.29% 3.98% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 264 206
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £39.84 £16.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.42% -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -20.00%
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
10203 9961 10876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.06% 41.60% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7532 7037 7751
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 66 92
Average hourly rate £27.78 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.38 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.92 £62.08 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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 +25 154 £436 +10.44% 24
Croydon -11 8 £406 -18.75%
Docklands, London -5 6 £350 -17.64%
Mayfair 0 3 £320 -46.66%
Canary Wharf - 2 £381 -
Bromley -5 1 £225 -
Chessington - 1 - -
New Malden - 1 - - 1
Ealing - 1 £750 -
Brentford - 1 £425 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 668 (70.91%) Windows
2 310 (32.91%) Microsoft
3 307 (32.59%) Active Directory
4 277 (29.41%) VMware
5 267 (28.34%) SQL Server
6 257 (27.28%) SQL
7 228 (24.20%) Finance
8 219 (23.25%) Linux
9 217 (23.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 185 (19.64%) IIS
11 165 (17.52%) .NET
12 160 (16.99%) ITIL
13 157 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 155 (16.45%) VMware Infrastructure
14 155 (16.45%) DNS
15 151 (16.03%) C#
16 149 (15.82%) Citrix
17 137 (14.54%) SCCM
18 125 (13.27%) VBScript
19 121 (12.85%) Windows Server 2003
20 120 (12.74%) DevOps
21 113 (12.00%) Banking
22 112 (11.89%) MS Exchange
23 106 (11.25%) Perl
24 104 (11.04%) SharePoint
24 104 (11.04%) SAN
25 99 (10.51%) HP
25 99 (10.51%) UNIX
26 94 (9.98%) MS Excel
26 94 (9.98%) XenApp

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 185 (19.64%) IIS
2 112 (11.89%) MS Exchange
3 104 (11.04%) SharePoint
4 59 (6.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 46 (4.88%) Tomcat
6 45 (4.78%) Lync
7 43 (4.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 35 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 31 (3.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 23 (2.44%) Apache
11 21 (2.23%) Node.js
11 21 (2.23%) OpenStack
12 19 (2.02%) JBoss
13 18 (1.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 14 (1.49%) WebLogic
15 13 (1.38%) WebSphere
16 11 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
16 11 (1.17%) CMS
17 9 (0.96%) IBM Notes
17 9 (0.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 94 (9.98%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.40%) MS Office
3 7 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.32%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.11%) ProjectWise
6 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.53%) Adaptiv
3 3 (0.32%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Endur
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 87 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (7.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (6.16%) Office 365
4 10 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.53%) SaaS
7 4 (0.42%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.21%) PaaS
9 2 (0.21%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.21%) GitHub
9 2 (0.21%) IaaS
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 155 (16.45%) DNS
2 104 (11.04%) SAN
3 85 (9.02%) DHCP
4 76 (8.07%) TCP/IP
5 45 (4.78%) Firewall
6 44 (4.67%) NAS
7 42 (4.46%) LDAP
8 34 (3.61%) Internet
9 28 (2.97%) NetScaler
10 25 (2.65%) WAN
11 23 (2.44%) LAN
12 22 (2.34%) HTTP
13 15 (1.59%) FTP
14 14 (1.49%) SNMP
15 12 (1.27%) Intranet
16 11 (1.17%) SSL
16 11 (1.17%) VPN
16 11 (1.17%) iSCSI
17 10 (1.06%) VLAN
18 9 (0.96%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (28.34%) SQL Server
2 54 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 51 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (5.10%) Relational Database
5 44 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 41 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 39 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 26 (2.76%) Oracle Database
9 25 (2.65%) RDBMS
10 23 (2.44%) MySQL
11 19 (2.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 14 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (1.38%) MongoDB
14 12 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
16 10 (1.06%) DTS
17 9 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
18 8 (0.85%) DB2
18 8 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 64 (6.79%) Git (software)
1 64 (6.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (4.99%) JIRA
3 45 (4.78%) Jenkins
4 40 (4.25%) TeamCity
5 31 (3.29%) Visual Studio
6 30 (3.18%) Subversion
7 21 (2.23%) Maven
8 20 (2.12%) MSI
9 16 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (1.70%) MSBuild
10 14 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (1.17%) Ant
11 11 (1.17%) ClearCase
12 10 (1.06%) FishEye
13 9 (0.96%) InstallShield
13 9 (0.96%) Selenium
14 8 (0.85%) Artifactory
15 7 (0.74%) SpecFlow
16 6 (0.64%) ERwin
General
1 228 (24.20%) Finance
2 113 (12.00%) Banking
3 43 (4.56%) Law
4 34 (3.61%) Retail
4 34 (3.61%) Investment Banking
5 18 (1.91%) Front Office
6 17 (1.80%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.70%) Back Office
8 15 (1.59%) Marketing
9 13 (1.38%) Publishing
10 11 (1.17%) Advertising
11 7 (0.74%) Legal
12 6 (0.64%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.64%) Games
13 5 (0.53%) Billing
14 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 116 (12.31%) Developer
2 112 (11.89%) Administrator
3 97 (10.30%) Analyst
4 84 (8.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 67 (7.11%) Systems Engineer
6 59 (6.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 58 (6.16%) Systems Administrator
8 56 (5.94%) Consultant
9 42 (4.46%) Wintel Engineer
10 36 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
10 36 (3.82%) Support Engineer
11 35 (3.72%) Support Analyst
12 31 (3.29%) Applications Support
12 31 (3.29%) Server Engineer
13 30 (3.18%) Windows Administrator
14 28 (2.97%) Windows Systems Administrator
14 28 (2.97%) DBA
15 26 (2.76%) Web Engineer
16 24 (2.55%) SharePoint Developer
16 24 (2.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (17.52%) .NET
2 67 (7.11%) HTML
3 62 (6.58%) ASP.NET
4 53 (5.63%) jQuery
5 48 (5.10%) XML
6 47 (4.99%) Web Services
7 44 (4.67%) CSS
8 31 (3.29%) HTML5
9 25 (2.65%) Middleware
10 24 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (2.23%) AngularJS
11 21 (2.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (2.02%) .NET Framework
13 18 (1.91%) REST
14 17 (1.80%) Application Packaging
15 16 (1.70%) XSLT
16 15 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
17 14 (1.49%) WCF
18 12 (1.27%) MDX
19 11 (1.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 63 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (6.37%) Clustering
3 35 (3.72%) Replication
4 30 (3.18%) Data Centre
5 27 (2.87%) Management Information System
5 27 (2.87%) Computer Science
6 24 (2.55%) CMDB
7 22 (2.34%) Blackberry
8 19 (2.02%) Private Cloud
9 14 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
9 14 (1.49%) Hedge funds
10 13 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (1.38%) Public Cloud
11 12 (1.27%) Equities
12 11 (1.17%) Fixed Income
12 11 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
13 10 (1.06%) Wiki
13 10 (1.06%) Credit Risk
13 10 (1.06%) PKI
14 9 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 668 (70.91%) Windows
2 219 (23.25%) Linux
3 217 (23.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 157 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 121 (12.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 99 (10.51%) UNIX
7 68 (7.22%) Windows 7
8 37 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (3.29%) Solaris
10 22 (2.34%) Windows 8
11 15 (1.59%) Data ONTAP
12 12 (1.27%) Android
13 9 (0.96%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.85%) CentOS
14 8 (0.85%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.74%) SUSE
16 6 (0.64%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.64%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.42%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (16.99%) ITIL
2 120 (12.74%) DevOps
3 91 (9.66%) Migration
4 90 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 61 (6.48%) Project Management
7 53 (5.63%) Change Management
8 52 (5.52%) E-Commerce
9 40 (4.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 36 (3.82%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (3.61%) Service Management
12 32 (3.40%) Release Management
13 29 (3.08%) ITSM
13 29 (3.08%) Load Balancing
13 29 (3.08%) SDLC
14 28 (2.97%) Scrum
15 27 (2.87%) MVC
15 27 (2.87%) OO
15 27 (2.87%) Root Cause Analysis
16 23 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 257 (27.28%) SQL
2 151 (16.03%) C#
3 125 (13.27%) VBScript
4 106 (11.25%) Perl
5 91 (9.66%) JavaScript
6 84 (8.92%) Python
7 80 (8.49%) Java
8 76 (8.07%) VB
9 55 (5.84%) T-SQL
10 52 (5.52%) Bash Shell
11 50 (5.31%) Shell Script
12 27 (2.87%) C++
13 21 (2.23%) C
14 19 (2.02%) VBA
15 16 (1.70%) VB.NET
16 12 (1.27%) Ruby
17 10 (1.06%) Korn
18 7 (0.74%) PHP
19 6 (0.64%) PL/SQL
20 4 (0.42%) VB6
Qualifications
1 67 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (6.37%) Degree
3 44 (4.67%) MCSE
4 29 (3.08%) Security Cleared
5 20 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (1.91%) Citrix Certification
8 17 (1.80%) CCA
9 14 (1.49%) MCP
9 14 (1.49%) DV Cleared
10 12 (1.27%) MCSA
10 12 (1.27%) MCITP
11 11 (1.17%) SC Cleared
12 10 (1.06%) VCAP
13 4 (0.42%) RHCE
13 4 (0.42%) VCDX
13 4 (0.42%) NCDA
13 4 (0.42%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.42%) RHCSA
14 3 (0.32%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.82%) SLA
2 30 (3.18%) QA
3 3 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) WCAG
4 1 (0.11%) WAI
4 1 (0.11%) COBIT
4 1 (0.11%) Basel II
4 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.11%) Basel III
4 1 (0.11%) GxP
System Software
1 307 (32.59%) Active Directory
2 155 (16.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (9.98%) XenApp
4 61 (6.48%) XenDesktop
5 51 (5.41%) vSphere
6 48 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
6 48 (5.10%) Hyper-V
7 34 (3.61%) VMware ESX
8 26 (2.76%) Microsoft App-V
9 21 (2.23%) NFS
10 12 (1.27%) vCloud
11 8 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 7 (0.74%) XenServer
12 7 (0.74%) Docker
13 5 (0.53%) KVM
13 5 (0.53%) Xen
13 5 (0.53%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.42%) Snort
14 4 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (0.42%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 137 (14.54%) SCCM
2 79 (8.39%) SCOM
3 58 (6.16%) Puppet
4 42 (4.46%) Nagios
4 42 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (2.76%) BladeLogic
6 20 (2.12%) NetBackup
7 17 (1.80%) Ansible
8 16 (1.70%) WMI
9 15 (1.59%) Vagrant
9 15 (1.59%) SCOrch
10 14 (1.49%) logstash
11 13 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
12 11 (1.17%) Tivoli
12 11 (1.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 10 (1.06%) DatAdvantage
13 10 (1.06%) WSUS
13 10 (1.06%) SCVMM
14 9 (0.96%) HP SIM
14 9 (0.96%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 310 (32.91%) Microsoft
2 277 (29.41%) VMware
3 149 (15.82%) Citrix
4 99 (10.51%) HP
5 91 (9.66%) Oracle
6 51 (5.41%) Dell
7 47 (4.99%) NetApp
8 37 (3.93%) Red Hat
9 35 (3.72%) BMC
10 32 (3.40%) Symantec
11 29 (3.08%) EMC
11 29 (3.08%) Cisco
12 28 (2.97%) IBM
13 26 (2.76%) Splunk
14 24 (2.55%) ServiceNow
15 20 (2.12%) McAfee
16 19 (2.02%) SolarWinds
17 17 (1.80%) Remedy
18 16 (1.70%) Sybase
18 16 (1.70%) Veritas
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Tech
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £150 - £185 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per week
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harris Global
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £385.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago