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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 90 134 181
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +47
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 534 383 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.28% 1.63% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.38% 3.96% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 256 218
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 0
Average hourly rate £28.30 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -26.15%
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
9929 9680 10547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.36% 41.24% 43.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7253 6902 7445
Average daily rate £450 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 65 102
Average hourly rate £27.78 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.29% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £16.50 £19.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +16 147 £425 +13.33% 36
Canary Wharf - 10 £350 -
Docklands, London +3 9 £450 -
Croydon -10 8 £325 - 1
Ealing -2 3 £750 +80.72%
Mayfair - 3 £320 -
New Malden - 3 - - 1
Bromley -6 1 £225 -16.66%
Chessington - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £425 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 625 (72.17%) Windows
2 295 (34.06%) Active Directory
3 292 (33.72%) Microsoft
4 261 (30.14%) VMware
5 253 (29.21%) SQL Server
6 232 (26.79%) SQL
7 215 (24.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 209 (24.13%) Finance
9 183 (21.13%) IIS
9 183 (21.13%) Linux
10 158 (18.24%) .NET
11 148 (17.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 145 (16.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 144 (16.63%) ITIL
14 140 (16.17%) C#
15 139 (16.05%) DNS
16 138 (15.94%) Citrix
17 129 (14.90%) SCCM
18 125 (14.43%) VBScript
19 124 (14.32%) Windows Server 2003
20 105 (12.12%) MS Exchange
21 101 (11.66%) Banking
21 101 (11.66%) DevOps
22 100 (11.55%) Perl
23 97 (11.20%) SharePoint
24 95 (10.97%) HP
25 94 (10.85%) Migration
26 92 (10.62%) SAN
27 89 (10.28%) MS Excel
28 88 (10.16%) Amazon AWS

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 183 (21.13%) IIS
2 105 (12.12%) MS Exchange
3 97 (11.20%) SharePoint
4 56 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 40 (4.62%) Lync
6 38 (4.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 35 (4.04%) Tomcat
8 32 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 28 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 21 (2.42%) Apache
11 19 (2.19%) OpenStack
12 18 (2.08%) JBoss
12 18 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 15 (1.73%) Node.js
14 13 (1.50%) WebSphere
15 12 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
15 12 (1.39%) WebLogic
16 8 (0.92%) IBM Notes
16 8 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
16 8 (0.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 89 (10.28%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.89%) MS Office
3 7 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.35%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.12%) ProjectWise
6 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.35%) Adaptiv
3 2 (0.23%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Endur
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 88 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (6.24%) Office 365
4 9 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (0.81%) SaaS
6 4 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.46%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.35%) GitHub
8 2 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.12%) PaaS
9 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.12%) Route 53
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 139 (16.05%) DNS
2 92 (10.62%) SAN
3 74 (8.55%) DHCP
4 69 (7.97%) TCP/IP
5 43 (4.97%) LDAP
6 42 (4.85%) Firewall
7 38 (4.39%) NAS
8 28 (3.23%) Internet
9 26 (3.00%) NetScaler
10 24 (2.77%) WAN
11 22 (2.54%) LAN
12 20 (2.31%) HTTP
13 13 (1.50%) FTP
14 11 (1.27%) VPN
15 10 (1.15%) SNMP
15 10 (1.15%) Intranet
15 10 (1.15%) MPLS
15 10 (1.15%) VLAN
16 9 (1.04%) SSL
17 7 (0.81%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (29.21%) SQL Server
2 49 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 49 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (4.62%) Relational Database
5 36 (4.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 32 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 25 (2.89%) Oracle Database
8 24 (2.77%) RDBMS
9 20 (2.31%) MySQL
10 16 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 12 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.15%) MongoDB
13 9 (1.04%) DTS
13 9 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
14 8 (0.92%) DB2
15 7 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (0.81%) QlikView
15 7 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 56 (6.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 46 (5.31%) Git (software)
3 40 (4.62%) JIRA
4 38 (4.39%) Jenkins
5 32 (3.70%) TeamCity
6 31 (3.58%) Visual Studio
7 27 (3.12%) Subversion
8 21 (2.42%) MSI
9 19 (2.19%) MSBuild
10 14 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (1.50%) Maven
12 11 (1.27%) ClearCase
13 10 (1.15%) Ant
13 10 (1.15%) FishEye
14 9 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
15 8 (0.92%) Selenium
16 7 (0.81%) AdminStudio
16 7 (0.81%) Artifactory
16 7 (0.81%) SpecFlow
17 5 (0.58%) ERwin
General
1 209 (24.13%) Finance
2 101 (11.66%) Banking
3 35 (4.04%) Retail
4 33 (3.81%) Law
5 30 (3.46%) Investment Banking
6 16 (1.85%) Marketing
7 15 (1.73%) Front Office
8 14 (1.62%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.50%) Back Office
9 13 (1.50%) Publishing
10 11 (1.27%) Legal
11 8 (0.92%) Advertising
12 5 (0.58%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.23%) Games
13 2 (0.23%) Billing
13 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 113 (13.05%) Administrator
2 98 (11.32%) Developer
3 87 (10.05%) Analyst
4 80 (9.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 74 (8.55%) Systems Engineer
6 56 (6.47%) Systems Administrator
7 51 (5.89%) Consultant
8 48 (5.54%) DevOps Engineer
9 38 (4.39%) Wintel Engineer
10 32 (3.70%) Support Engineer
11 31 (3.58%) 3rd Line Support
11 31 (3.58%) Windows Administrator
12 30 (3.46%) Support Analyst
13 29 (3.35%) Web Engineer
14 28 (3.23%) Windows Systems Administrator
14 28 (3.23%) Server Engineer
15 26 (3.00%) Applications Support
16 25 (2.89%) Senior Systems Engineer
17 24 (2.77%) DBA
17 24 (2.77%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (18.24%) .NET
2 63 (7.27%) HTML
2 63 (7.27%) ASP.NET
3 43 (4.97%) CSS
3 43 (4.97%) jQuery
4 38 (4.39%) XML
5 37 (4.27%) Web Services
6 24 (2.77%) Middleware
6 24 (2.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (2.66%) HTML5
8 21 (2.42%) AngularJS
9 19 (2.19%) .NET Framework
9 19 (2.19%) Application Packaging
10 15 (1.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (1.73%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (1.73%) REST
10 15 (1.73%) WCF
11 13 (1.50%) XSLT
12 10 (1.15%) SOAP
12 10 (1.15%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 60 (6.93%) Clustering
2 55 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (3.81%) Replication
4 25 (2.89%) Data Centre
5 21 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.42%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.19%) Blackberry
7 18 (2.08%) CMDB
8 17 (1.96%) Private Cloud
9 13 (1.50%) Performance Metrics
10 12 (1.39%) Public Cloud
10 12 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
10 12 (1.39%) Equities
11 11 (1.27%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (1.27%) Hedge funds
12 10 (1.15%) Visualisation
13 8 (0.92%) Wiki
13 8 (0.92%) Credit Risk
13 8 (0.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 625 (72.17%) Windows
2 215 (24.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 183 (21.13%) Linux
4 145 (16.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 124 (14.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 84 (9.70%) UNIX
7 62 (7.16%) Windows 7
8 30 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (3.35%) Solaris
10 15 (1.73%) Data ONTAP
11 14 (1.62%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.81%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.69%) SUSE
13 6 (0.69%) Android
14 5 (0.58%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.58%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.35%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.35%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (16.63%) ITIL
2 101 (11.66%) DevOps
3 94 (10.85%) Migration
4 71 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (6.47%) Project Management
6 53 (6.12%) E-Commerce
7 52 (6.00%) Configuration Management
8 49 (5.66%) Change Management
9 40 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
10 33 (3.81%) Release Management
11 32 (3.70%) Service Management
12 29 (3.35%) Load Balancing
12 29 (3.35%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (3.35%) SDLC
13 27 (3.12%) OO
14 26 (3.00%) MVC
15 24 (2.77%) Scrum
15 24 (2.77%) Root Cause Analysis
16 22 (2.54%) ITSM
17 20 (2.31%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 232 (26.79%) SQL
2 140 (16.17%) C#
3 125 (14.43%) VBScript
4 100 (11.55%) Perl
5 79 (9.12%) JavaScript
6 76 (8.78%) Python
7 73 (8.43%) VB
8 64 (7.39%) Java
9 48 (5.54%) Shell Script
10 47 (5.43%) T-SQL
11 45 (5.20%) Bash Shell
12 24 (2.77%) C++
13 20 (2.31%) C
14 18 (2.08%) VB.NET
15 11 (1.27%) VBA
15 11 (1.27%) Ruby
16 7 (0.81%) Korn
17 6 (0.69%) PHP
18 5 (0.58%) PL/SQL
19 4 (0.46%) VB6
Qualifications
1 69 (7.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (6.12%) Degree
3 39 (4.50%) MCSE
4 28 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 20 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (2.08%) MCITP
7 17 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
8 15 (1.73%) CCA
9 13 (1.50%) DV Cleared
10 12 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (1.39%) MCP
11 11 (1.27%) SC Cleared
12 9 (1.04%) VCAP
12 9 (1.04%) MCSA
13 5 (0.58%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.46%) NCDA
14 4 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.46%) ISEB
15 3 (0.35%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.35%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.23%) SLA
1 28 (3.23%) QA
2 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.12%) WCAG
3 1 (0.12%) WAI
3 1 (0.12%) COBIT
3 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.12%) Basel III
3 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.12%) Basel II
3 1 (0.12%) GxP
System Software
1 295 (34.06%) Active Directory
2 148 (17.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (10.05%) XenApp
4 53 (6.12%) XenDesktop
5 48 (5.54%) vSphere
6 45 (5.20%) Hyper-V
7 42 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (3.58%) VMware ESX
9 23 (2.66%) Microsoft App-V
10 18 (2.08%) NFS
11 9 (1.04%) vCloud
12 7 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 6 (0.69%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.58%) Xen
14 5 (0.58%) XenServer
15 4 (0.46%) KVM
15 4 (0.46%) Docker
15 4 (0.46%) DFS Replication
15 4 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 3 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 129 (14.90%) SCCM
2 84 (9.70%) SCOM
3 43 (4.97%) Puppet
4 36 (4.16%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (3.58%) Nagios
6 23 (2.66%) BladeLogic
7 16 (1.85%) SCOrch
8 15 (1.73%) Vagrant
8 15 (1.73%) NetBackup
8 15 (1.73%) McAfee ePO
9 14 (1.62%) WMI
10 11 (1.27%) HP SIM
10 11 (1.27%) Tivoli
10 11 (1.27%) Ansible
11 10 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 10 (1.15%) SCVMM
12 9 (1.04%) DatAdvantage
13 8 (0.92%) Control-M
14 7 (0.81%) OpenView
14 7 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 292 (33.72%) Microsoft
2 261 (30.14%) VMware
3 138 (15.94%) Citrix
4 95 (10.97%) HP
5 85 (9.82%) Oracle
6 44 (5.08%) Dell
7 42 (4.85%) NetApp
8 32 (3.70%) BMC
9 29 (3.35%) IBM
10 28 (3.23%) Red Hat
11 27 (3.12%) Symantec
12 26 (3.00%) EMC
13 25 (2.89%) Cisco
14 21 (2.42%) McAfee
15 20 (2.31%) Splunk
15 20 (2.31%) ServiceNow
16 18 (2.08%) Veritas
17 16 (1.85%) Sybase
18 14 (1.62%) Bloomberg
18 14 (1.62%) Remedy
London
Energon People
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
JM
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £435 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £1000 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Comtecs
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day Windows Server 2008/2012, Active Directory/Group P
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £320 - £380 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago