Period
to 11 November 2019

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 11 November 2019 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
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 80 97
Rank change year-on-year +13 +17 +13
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 262 287 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 3.54% 3.19% 2.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.09% 5.93% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 221 158
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £340 £350 £305
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
London median daily rate £496 £495 £450
% change year-on-year +0.25% +10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £52.00 - -
London median hourly rate £26.00 £38.63 £47.83
% change year-on-year -32.70% -19.23% +91.32%

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 3,693 4,840 4,311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 49.84% 53.83% 51.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,960 3,978 3,520
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £381 £366 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 20
Central London median hourly rate £31.50 £37.09 £22.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.07% +61.31% -16.39%
10th Percentile £21.02 £16.90 £13.35
90th Percentile £55.18 £63.70 £45.80
London median hourly rate £45.25 £37.09 £35.91
% change year-on-year +22.00% +3.30% +10.48%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Central London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Central London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Central London over the 6 months to 11 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Central London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Central London

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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 11 November 2019. 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 +16 229 £475 -5.00% 87
West End of London +21 4 £600 +41.18%
Southwark +16 2 £250 -52.38%
City of Westminster +1 2 £750 +76.47%
Camden +7 1 £575 +475.00%
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £300 -
PowerShell
London

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, 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.

1 137 (52.29%) Azure
2 136 (51.91%) Windows
3 119 (45.42%) Microsoft
4 99 (37.79%) Active Directory
5 86 (32.82%) Finance
6 85 (32.44%) Office 365
7 72 (27.48%) SQL
8 60 (22.90%) SQL Server
8 60 (22.90%) DevOps
9 55 (20.99%) Windows Server
10 54 (20.61%) SCCM
11 48 (18.32%) Windows 10
12 45 (17.18%) VMware
13 44 (16.79%) Migration
14 42 (16.03%) C#
15 39 (14.89%) Python
16 38 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
17 36 (13.74%) SharePoint
17 36 (13.74%) AWS
18 34 (12.98%) .NET
18 34 (12.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 33 (12.60%) Microsoft Intune
20 32 (12.21%) Linux
20 32 (12.21%) Firewall
21 31 (11.83%) Azure Active Directory
21 31 (11.83%) Bash Shell
22 30 (11.45%) ITIL
22 30 (11.45%) Citrix
23 29 (11.07%) VMware Infrastructure
23 29 (11.07%) Application Packaging

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 36 (13.74%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.34%) IIS
3 12 (4.58%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.91%) CMS
4 5 (1.91%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.91%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (1.91%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.15%) Confluence
6 2 (0.76%) DataSynapse
6 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.38%) Apache
7 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.38%) JBoss
7 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.53%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.38%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.38%) Houdini
5 1 (0.38%) Maya
Business Applications
1 8 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 137 (52.29%) Azure
2 85 (32.44%) Office 365
3 36 (13.74%) AWS
4 31 (11.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (7.63%) PaaS
6 19 (7.25%) Power Platform
7 14 (5.34%) IaaS
8 9 (3.44%) Azure Data Factory
9 6 (2.29%) OneDrive
10 5 (1.91%) GitHub
10 5 (1.91%) npm
11 4 (1.53%) Slack
12 3 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (1.15%) Data Lake Analytics
12 3 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (1.15%) Mimecast
12 3 (1.15%) PowerApps
12 3 (1.15%) Serverless
13 2 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.21%) Firewall
2 27 (10.31%) DNS
3 16 (6.11%) DHCP
4 13 (4.96%) Skype
5 10 (3.82%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.05%) SAN
7 6 (2.29%) LAN
7 6 (2.29%) WAN
8 5 (1.91%) FTP
8 5 (1.91%) NetScaler
8 5 (1.91%) VPN
9 4 (1.53%) Internet
9 4 (1.53%) Intranet
9 4 (1.53%) VLAN
10 3 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.15%) HTTP
10 3 (1.15%) Network Security
10 3 (1.15%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (1.15%) Wireless
11 2 (0.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (22.90%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.87%) Power BI
3 12 (4.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (4.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 10 (3.82%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (3.05%) SQL Server 2017
7 7 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (2.29%) Data Lake
8 6 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.91%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.91%) QlikView
9 5 (1.91%) Spotfire
9 5 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.53%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.76%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (9.16%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.25%) Visual Studio Team System
3 15 (5.73%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.73%) TeamCity
4 13 (4.96%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (3.44%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.44%) MSI
5 9 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.05%) WinDbg
7 7 (2.67%) InstallShield
8 6 (2.29%) gulp
9 5 (1.91%) Grunt
9 5 (1.91%) JIRA
10 4 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (1.15%) Maven
12 2 (0.76%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.76%) Gradle
12 2 (0.76%) Hudson
12 2 (0.76%) ProC
12 2 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 86 (32.82%) Finance
2 17 (6.49%) Banking
3 5 (1.91%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.53%) Front Office
5 3 (1.15%) Public Sector
6 2 (0.76%) Law
6 2 (0.76%) Publishing
6 2 (0.76%) Retail
7 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (17.18%) Azure Engineer
2 43 (16.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 33 (12.60%) Developer
4 25 (9.54%) Azure DevOps
4 25 (9.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (9.54%) Windows Engineer
5 22 (8.40%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 17 (6.49%) Administrator
7 16 (6.11%) Analyst
8 15 (5.73%) Cloud Engineer
9 13 (4.96%) DBA
10 12 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (4.20%) Azure Administrator
11 11 (4.20%) Consultant
11 11 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (3.44%) Architect
12 9 (3.44%) Desktop Engineer
12 9 (3.44%) Server Engineer
12 9 (3.44%) SQL DBA
13 8 (3.05%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.98%) .NET
2 15 (5.73%) CSS
3 11 (4.20%) Web Services
4 10 (3.82%) ASP.NET
4 10 (3.82%) HTML
5 9 (3.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (3.44%) JSON
5 9 (3.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (3.05%) AngularJS
6 8 (3.05%) jQuery
7 7 (2.67%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.29%) LDAP
9 5 (1.91%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (1.53%) React
10 4 (1.53%) RESTful
11 3 (1.15%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (1.15%) MDX
11 3 (1.15%) OAuth
11 3 (1.15%) OpenID
11 3 (1.15%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.63%) Public Cloud
2 12 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.58%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.67%) Clustering
5 6 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.91%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.15%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.15%) Grid Computing
8 3 (1.15%) iPad
8 3 (1.15%) Replication
9 2 (0.76%) CMDB
9 2 (0.76%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.76%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.76%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 136 (51.91%) Windows
2 55 (20.99%) Windows Server
3 48 (18.32%) Windows 10
4 32 (12.21%) Linux
5 21 (8.02%) Windows 7
6 13 (4.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.44%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.29%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.53%) Android
11 3 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.15%) Unix
12 2 (0.76%) CentOS
12 2 (0.76%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.76%) VMS
13 1 (0.38%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.38%) Solaris
13 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (22.90%) DevOps
2 44 (16.79%) Migration
3 38 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (12.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 30 (11.45%) ITIL
6 29 (11.07%) Application Packaging
7 20 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (6.87%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (6.49%) Analytics
9 17 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (6.11%) Load Balancing
11 15 (5.73%) Configuration Management
12 14 (5.34%) ITSM
12 14 (5.34%) Service Design
12 14 (5.34%) Service Management
13 12 (4.58%) Infrastructure as Code
13 12 (4.58%) Project Management
14 11 (4.20%) Workflow
15 10 (3.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 72 (27.48%) SQL
2 42 (16.03%) C#
3 39 (14.89%) Python
4 31 (11.83%) Bash Shell
5 22 (8.40%) JavaScript
6 18 (6.87%) VB
7 14 (5.34%) Java
8 13 (4.96%) VBScript
9 7 (2.67%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.29%) Perl
11 5 (1.91%) C
12 3 (1.15%) Clipper
12 3 (1.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.76%) C++
13 2 (0.76%) Go
13 2 (0.76%) Groovy
13 2 (0.76%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.38%) Ruby
14 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (7.63%) Degree
2 14 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.96%) Security Cleared
4 12 (4.58%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.67%) MCSE
6 4 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.53%) MCSA
6 4 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.76%) CCA
7 2 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.38%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.38%) CCNP
8 1 (0.38%) CEH
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.38%) CISSP
8 1 (0.38%) MCDST
8 1 (0.38%) MCP
8 1 (0.38%) OCP
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.91%) SLA
2 4 (1.53%) GDPR
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.38%) PMO
3 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 99 (37.79%) Active Directory
2 29 (11.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.87%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (4.20%) XenApp
6 10 (3.82%) Docker
6 10 (3.82%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (3.82%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (3.44%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.29%) vSphere
9 5 (1.91%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (1.53%) DFS Replication
10 4 (1.53%) Xen
11 3 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.38%) Firmware
12 1 (0.38%) KVM
12 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.38%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 54 (20.61%) SCCM
2 33 (12.60%) Microsoft Intune
3 26 (9.92%) Terraform
4 18 (6.87%) Ansible
5 12 (4.58%) Kubernetes
6 11 (4.20%) Perfmon
7 10 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (3.82%) Puppet
7 10 (3.82%) WSUS
8 7 (2.67%) SCOM
9 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (1.53%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (1.53%) XenMobile
11 3 (1.15%) Control-M
11 3 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (1.15%) vCenter Server
11 3 (1.15%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.76%) Check_MK
12 2 (0.76%) Nagios
12 2 (0.76%) Salt
Vendors
1 119 (45.42%) Microsoft
2 45 (17.18%) VMware
3 30 (11.45%) Citrix
4 12 (4.58%) Cisco
4 12 (4.58%) Oracle
4 12 (4.58%) Tableau
5 9 (3.44%) McAfee
6 8 (3.05%) HP
6 8 (3.05%) Ivanti
6 8 (3.05%) ServiceNow
7 7 (2.67%) Palo Alto
8 6 (2.29%) Apple
8 6 (2.29%) Databricks
8 6 (2.29%) Nintex
8 6 (2.29%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.91%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.91%) Symantec
10 4 (1.53%) 3PAR
10 4 (1.53%) Lumension
10 4 (1.53%) Meraki