Period
to 10 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 6 months to 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows PowerShell
London > Central London
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 55 54 89
Rank change year-on-year -1 +35 +15
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 105 364 275
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 3.97% 4.33% 2.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.00% 8.60% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 273 235
Median daily rate £468 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £311 £357 £350
90th Percentile £551 £650 £611
London median daily rate £480 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +1.05% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £52.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +77.78% -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £43.09
% change year-on-year - -18.77% -9.91%

PowerShell is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,313 4,232 4,893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 49.66% 50.36% 53.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 3,437 4,027
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £363 £399 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £678
London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +62.79% -18.61%
10th Percentile £26.60 £21.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £57.10 £59.05 £64.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +8.97% -2.50%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Central London

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in Central London.

Daily rate trend for PowerShell in Central London

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in Central London over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Central London

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Central London

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Central London region over the 6 months to 10 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -14 77 £475 -3.06% 37
City of Westminster +21 5 £303 -36.85%
West End of London +8 4 £303 -49.58%
PowerShell
London

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 45 (42.86%) Windows
2 43 (40.95%) Azure
3 41 (39.05%) Microsoft
4 39 (37.14%) DevOps
5 34 (32.38%) SQL
6 31 (29.52%) Finance
7 29 (27.62%) Linux
8 28 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 28 (26.67%) Active Directory
9 27 (25.71%) Windows Server
10 26 (24.76%) Python
11 25 (23.81%) VMware
12 24 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (19.05%) Kubernetes
14 19 (18.10%) .NET
15 18 (17.14%) C#
15 18 (17.14%) Migration
15 18 (17.14%) Bash Shell
16 16 (15.24%) Docker
17 15 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
18 14 (13.33%) Banking
18 14 (13.33%) JavaScript
18 14 (13.33%) Jenkins
19 13 (12.38%) Terraform
19 13 (12.38%) Ansible
19 13 (12.38%) SCCM
20 12 (11.43%) Configuration Management
20 12 (11.43%) DNS
21 11 (10.48%) Java
21 11 (10.48%) Management Information System

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.67%) Confluence
1 7 (6.67%) IIS
1 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.90%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.95%) Apache
6 1 (0.95%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.95%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.95%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.95%) CMS
6 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.95%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.95%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 6 (5.71%) Acrobat
2 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (40.95%) Azure
2 10 (9.52%) AWS
3 9 (8.57%) GitHub
4 8 (7.62%) Office 365
5 6 (5.71%) SaaS
6 5 (4.76%) GCP
6 5 (4.76%) IaaS
6 5 (4.76%) PaaS
7 4 (3.81%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (3.81%) Power Platform
8 3 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (2.86%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (2.86%) Azure Functions
8 3 (2.86%) OpenShift
8 3 (2.86%) Serverless
9 2 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.90%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.95%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.43%) DNS
2 8 (7.62%) DHCP
3 6 (5.71%) SAN
4 5 (4.76%) Firewall
4 5 (4.76%) Kerberos
5 3 (2.86%) Internet
5 3 (2.86%) Skype
5 3 (2.86%) SSL
5 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.90%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.90%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.95%) FTP
7 1 (0.95%) HTTP
7 1 (0.95%) Intranet
7 1 (0.95%) IPv4
7 1 (0.95%) LAN
7 1 (0.95%) SMTP
7 1 (0.95%) VPN
7 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.81%) Cosmos DB
3 4 (3.81%) Power BI
4 3 (2.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.86%) MariaDB
4 3 (2.86%) MySQL
4 3 (2.86%) Redis
4 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.90%) Big Data
5 2 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.90%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 10 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (7.62%) JIRA
5 7 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (4.76%) Bitbucket
6 5 (4.76%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.86%) MSI
8 3 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (2.86%) Subversion
9 2 (1.90%) AdminStudio
9 2 (1.90%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.90%) GitLab
9 2 (1.90%) IBM UrbanCode
9 2 (1.90%) Liquibase
9 2 (1.90%) Selenium
9 2 (1.90%) VisualSVN
10 1 (0.95%) JMeter
10 1 (0.95%) SonarQube
General
1 31 (29.52%) Finance
2 14 (13.33%) Banking
3 8 (7.62%) Games
4 4 (3.81%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.86%) International Banking
5 3 (2.86%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.90%) Law
7 1 (0.95%) Back Office
7 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (21.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (16.19%) Azure Engineer
3 14 (13.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 13 (12.38%) Developer
5 11 (10.48%) Azure DevOps
6 10 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Architect
7 7 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.76%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (4.76%) Consultant
9 5 (4.76%) Data Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Build Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Cloud Native Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Cloud Specialist
10 4 (3.81%) Deployment Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) SSIS Developer
10 4 (3.81%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.10%) .NET
2 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 8 (7.62%) Node.js
4 4 (3.81%) WPF
5 2 (1.90%) ADO
5 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.90%) JSON
5 2 (1.90%) Kafka
5 2 (1.90%) REST
5 2 (1.90%) SailPoint
5 2 (1.90%) Web Services
5 2 (1.90%) YAML
6 1 (0.95%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.95%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.95%) COM
6 1 (0.95%) Express
6 1 (0.95%) MDX
6 1 (0.95%) React
6 1 (0.95%) Redux
6 1 (0.95%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.62%) Cloud Native
4 7 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 6 (5.71%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (3.81%) Public Cloud
7 4 (3.81%) Replication
8 3 (2.86%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.90%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.90%) User Experience
10 1 (0.95%) Clustering
10 1 (0.95%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.95%) PKI
10 1 (0.95%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.95%) Robotics
10 1 (0.95%) Tandem
10 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (42.86%) Windows
2 29 (27.62%) Linux
3 27 (25.71%) Windows Server
4 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2016
5 9 (8.57%) Windows 10
6 8 (7.62%) Ubuntu
6 8 (7.62%) Unix
7 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.81%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.95%) Debian
11 1 (0.95%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.14%) DevOps
2 24 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (17.14%) Migration
4 12 (11.43%) Configuration Management
5 11 (10.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (9.52%) Infrastructure as Code
6 10 (9.52%) ITIL
7 9 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (8.57%) Information Security
7 9 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (7.62%) Change Management
8 8 (7.62%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (6.67%) Problem Management
10 6 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (5.71%) Open Source
11 5 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.38%) SQL
2 26 (24.76%) Python
3 18 (17.14%) Bash Shell
3 18 (17.14%) C#
4 14 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.48%) Java
6 10 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 8 (7.62%) VBScript
8 7 (6.67%) PHP
8 7 (6.67%) VB
9 6 (5.71%) Perl
10 5 (4.76%) Go
10 5 (4.76%) Groovy
11 3 (2.86%) Ruby
11 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.95%) BeanShell
12 1 (0.95%) C++
12 1 (0.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.95%) R
12 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) Degree
4 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.95%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.90%) GDPR
2 2 (1.90%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.95%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.95%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.95%) NCSC
3 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.24%) Docker
3 15 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.90%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.90%) XenApp
6 2 (1.90%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.95%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (19.05%) Kubernetes
2 13 (12.38%) Ansible
2 13 (12.38%) SCCM
2 13 (12.38%) Terraform
3 6 (5.71%) SCOM
4 4 (3.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.86%) Grafana
5 3 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.86%) Nagios
5 3 (2.86%) Prometheus
5 3 (2.86%) QRadar
5 3 (2.86%) WSUS
6 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.90%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.90%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.90%) vRealize
7 1 (0.95%) Control-M
7 1 (0.95%) Nessus
7 1 (0.95%) Netcool
7 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 41 (39.05%) Microsoft
2 25 (23.81%) VMware
3 10 (9.52%) Citrix
4 8 (7.62%) Oracle
5 7 (6.67%) Adobe
5 7 (6.67%) ServiceNow
6 6 (5.71%) Ivanti
7 5 (4.76%) IBM
7 5 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.76%) Splunk
8 4 (3.81%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.81%) Cisco
8 4 (3.81%) F5
8 4 (3.81%) McAfee
8 4 (3.81%) RedGate
9 3 (2.86%) EMC
9 3 (2.86%) HP
9 3 (2.86%) NetApp
9 3 (2.86%) Qualys
9 3 (2.86%) SolarWinds