Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 71 81
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10 +8
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 164 312 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.79% 3.51% 2.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.76% 6.58% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 217 222
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £311 £340 £313
90th Percentile £575 £580 £655
London median daily rate £500 £488 £472
% change year-on-year +2.56% +3.28% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Central London median hourly rate - £20.65 -
London median hourly rate £24.00 £35.50 £47.83
% change year-on-year -32.39% -25.78% +8.70%

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 2,845 4,743 4,675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 48.40% 53.35% 52.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,212 3,829 3,925
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £375 £375 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 18
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.63% +72.51% -21.82%
10th Percentile £20.68 £18.35 £18.50
90th Percentile £54.65 £39.13 £103.50
London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.67 £33.27
% change year-on-year +9.08% +10.22% -20.79%

PowerShell
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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 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 -6 141 £475 -5.00% 90
Southwark +43 3 £263 -50.00%
West End of London +39 3 £425 -
Camden - 3 £550 -
City of Westminster +2 2 £303 -28.82%
PowerShell
London

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 85 (51.83%) Windows
2 83 (50.61%) Microsoft
3 72 (43.90%) Azure
4 63 (38.41%) Active Directory
5 54 (32.93%) Finance
6 51 (31.10%) SQL
7 45 (27.44%) Office 365
8 42 (25.61%) SQL Server
9 40 (24.39%) VMware
10 37 (22.56%) Windows Server
11 34 (20.73%) DevOps
12 33 (20.12%) SCCM
12 33 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (18.29%) ITIL
14 28 (17.07%) Linux
15 27 (16.46%) .NET
15 27 (16.46%) Citrix
15 27 (16.46%) AWS
16 26 (15.85%) C#
16 26 (15.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 25 (15.24%) VMware Infrastructure
18 24 (14.63%) Windows 10
19 21 (12.80%) Python
20 18 (10.98%) Terraform
20 18 (10.98%) SharePoint
20 18 (10.98%) DNS
21 17 (10.37%) Firewall
21 17 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
21 17 (10.37%) VB
21 17 (10.37%) Bash Shell

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 18 (10.98%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.54%) IIS
3 7 (4.27%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (3.05%) CMS
4 5 (3.05%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (3.05%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.05%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.44%) Confluence
6 3 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.83%) Site Server
7 2 (1.22%) DataSynapse
7 2 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.61%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.61%) Houdini
3 1 (0.61%) Maya
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.61%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 72 (43.90%) Azure
2 45 (27.44%) Office 365
3 27 (16.46%) AWS
4 15 (9.15%) PaaS
4 15 (9.15%) Power Platform
5 14 (8.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (5.49%) IaaS
7 7 (4.27%) OneDrive
8 5 (3.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (3.05%) GitHub
8 5 (3.05%) npm
8 5 (3.05%) OpenShift
8 5 (3.05%) PowerApps
9 4 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (1.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.83%) Azure Functions
10 3 (1.83%) Mimecast
10 3 (1.83%) SaaS
10 3 (1.83%) Serverless
11 2 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.98%) DNS
2 17 (10.37%) Firewall
3 11 (6.71%) DHCP
4 10 (6.10%) NetScaler
5 6 (3.66%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.05%) LAN
6 5 (3.05%) SAN
7 4 (2.44%) Internet
7 4 (2.44%) Skype
7 4 (2.44%) VPN
7 4 (2.44%) WAN
8 3 (1.83%) NAS
8 3 (1.83%) SSL
8 3 (1.83%) VoIP
8 3 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.22%) Network Security
9 2 (1.22%) OpenVPN
9 2 (1.22%) VLAN
10 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (25.61%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.93%) Power BI
3 10 (6.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.05%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (2.44%) DTS
7 4 (2.44%) Essbase
7 4 (2.44%) OLAP
7 4 (2.44%) QlikView
7 4 (2.44%) Spotfire
8 3 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.83%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (1.83%) PowerPivot
9 2 (1.22%) Big Data
9 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (9.15%) TeamCity
2 11 (6.71%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.49%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.49%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (5.49%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (4.27%) MSI
5 6 (3.66%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.05%) Grunt
6 5 (3.05%) gulp
6 5 (3.05%) JIRA
7 4 (2.44%) InstallShield
7 4 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.44%) WinDbg
8 3 (1.83%) Selenium
8 3 (1.83%) Subversion
9 2 (1.22%) Maven
9 2 (1.22%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.22%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.61%) MSTest
10 1 (0.61%) WiX
General
1 54 (32.93%) Finance
2 9 (5.49%) Banking
3 5 (3.05%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.44%) Retail
5 3 (1.83%) Front Office
5 3 (1.83%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.22%) Back Office
6 2 (1.22%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) French Language
7 1 (0.61%) Law
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (16.46%) Developer
2 23 (14.02%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (12.20%) Azure Engineer
4 18 (10.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (6.71%) Consultant
6 10 (6.10%) Citrix Engineer
6 10 (6.10%) Windows Engineer
7 9 (5.49%) Administrator
7 9 (5.49%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Analyst
8 7 (4.27%) Applications Support
8 7 (4.27%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Azure Administrator
8 7 (4.27%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Server Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) SQL Developer
8 7 (4.27%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.46%) .NET
2 11 (6.71%) ASP.NET
3 8 (4.88%) AngularJS
3 8 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (4.27%) CSS
4 7 (4.27%) HTML
4 7 (4.27%) Web Services
5 6 (3.66%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.66%) LDAP
6 5 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (3.05%) JSON
6 5 (3.05%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (2.44%) XML
8 3 (1.83%) OAuth
8 3 (1.83%) OpenID
8 3 (1.83%) REST
8 3 (1.83%) YAML
9 2 (1.22%) ADSI
9 2 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.27%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.05%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.83%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.83%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.83%) PKI
5 3 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.83%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.22%) BYOD
6 2 (1.22%) Clustering
6 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.22%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.22%) Replication
6 2 (1.22%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 85 (51.83%) Windows
2 37 (22.56%) Windows Server
3 28 (17.07%) Linux
4 24 (14.63%) Windows 10
5 12 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (6.71%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.88%) Unix
8 5 (3.05%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.83%) CentOS
10 2 (1.22%) Android
10 2 (1.22%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.22%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.73%) DevOps
2 33 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (18.29%) ITIL
4 26 (15.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 17 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (9.76%) Application Packaging
7 14 (8.54%) Migration
8 13 (7.93%) ITSM
9 12 (7.32%) Analytics
10 11 (6.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (6.71%) Load Balancing
11 10 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (6.10%) Infrastructure as Code
11 10 (6.10%) Service Management
12 8 (4.88%) ERP
12 8 (4.88%) Service Design
13 7 (4.27%) Change Control
13 7 (4.27%) Infrastructure Automation
13 7 (4.27%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (3.66%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 51 (31.10%) SQL
2 26 (15.85%) C#
3 21 (12.80%) Python
4 17 (10.37%) Bash Shell
4 17 (10.37%) VB
5 16 (9.76%) VBScript
6 9 (5.49%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.88%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.05%) Ruby
9 4 (2.44%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.44%) XPath
10 3 (1.83%) Go
10 3 (1.83%) Java
10 3 (1.83%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (1.22%) Groovy
11 2 (1.22%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.61%) Perl
12 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (9.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.27%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.66%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (3.66%) MCSE
4 5 (3.05%) Degree
4 5 (3.05%) MCITP
5 4 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.83%) MCSA
7 2 (1.22%) CCA
7 2 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.61%) CCNA
8 1 (0.61%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.61%) ISEB
8 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.61%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.22%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) GxP
System Software
1 63 (38.41%) Active Directory
2 25 (15.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (8.54%) XenApp
5 11 (6.71%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (6.71%) XenDesktop
6 9 (5.49%) Docker
7 8 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (4.27%) Hyper-V
9 4 (2.44%) DFS Replication
9 4 (2.44%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.44%) Xen
10 2 (1.22%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 2 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.22%) vSphere
11 1 (0.61%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.61%) Firmware
11 1 (0.61%) UAG
Systems Management
1 33 (20.12%) SCCM
2 18 (10.98%) Terraform
3 13 (7.93%) Ansible
4 12 (7.32%) Kubernetes
4 12 (7.32%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (5.49%) Puppet
6 8 (4.88%) SCOM
6 8 (4.88%) XenMobile
7 7 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (4.27%) WSUS
8 4 (2.44%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (2.44%) Perfmon
8 4 (2.44%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.83%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.83%) WMI
10 2 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (1.22%) Control-M
10 2 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (1.22%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 83 (50.61%) Microsoft
2 40 (24.39%) VMware
3 27 (16.46%) Citrix
4 13 (7.93%) Cisco
5 10 (6.10%) McAfee
6 8 (4.88%) HP
6 8 (4.88%) Oracle
7 7 (4.27%) Ivanti
8 6 (3.66%) ServiceNow
8 6 (3.66%) Symantec
9 5 (3.05%) Sitecore
10 4 (2.44%) Altiris
10 4 (2.44%) Apple
10 4 (2.44%) Bloomberg
10 4 (2.44%) Forcepoint
10 4 (2.44%) Hyperion
10 4 (2.44%) Lumension
10 4 (2.44%) Splunk
10 4 (2.44%) Sybase
10 4 (2.44%) Tableau