Period
to 27 June 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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 79 89
Rank change year-on-year +28 +10 -4
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 365 279 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 4.32% 3.05% 2.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.48% 5.82% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 242 157
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £356 £320 £307
90th Percentile £650 £624 £600
London median daily rate £475 £475 £436
% change year-on-year - +8.88% -3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Central London median hourly rate £46.25 £29.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.12% - -
London median hourly rate £33.00 £43.92 £50.00
% change year-on-year -24.85% -12.17% +163.16%

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 4,305 4,791 3,643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 50.93% 52.38% 49.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,463 3,965 2,917
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £394 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
London median daily rate £525 £505 £490
% change year-on-year +3.96% +3.06% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 7
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £28.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -24.15% +9.02%
10th Percentile £21.00 £12.85 £16.65
90th Percentile £59.90 £66.50 £39.70
London median hourly rate £36.59 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -13.92% +6.25% +33.71%

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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 27 June 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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Central London over the 6 months to 27 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 27 June 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 +38 303 £500 +5.26% 29
Southwark -25 19 £525 -
West End of London +1 12 £600 +29.73%
City of Westminster -12 11 £479 -1.74%
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £300 -
Camden - 1 £350 -
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London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 202 (55.34%) Windows
2 185 (50.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 162 (44.38%) Microsoft
4 150 (41.10%) Active Directory
5 116 (31.78%) Finance
6 113 (30.96%) SQL
7 108 (29.59%) DevOps
8 100 (27.40%) Office 365
9 92 (25.21%) Windows Server
10 83 (22.74%) SCCM
11 76 (20.82%) SQL Server
12 64 (17.53%) VMware
13 61 (16.71%) Linux
14 59 (16.16%) Migration
15 58 (15.89%) DNS
16 56 (15.34%) Python
17 54 (14.79%) Windows 10
18 51 (13.97%) Azure Active Directory
18 51 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
19 50 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
20 47 (12.88%) C#
21 45 (12.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 41 (11.23%) Visual Studio Team System
23 39 (10.68%) PaaS
24 38 (10.41%) DHCP
25 37 (10.14%) .NET
25 37 (10.14%) Firewall
26 35 (9.59%) Citrix
27 34 (9.32%) Ansible
28 33 (9.04%) IaaS

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 32 (8.77%) Skype for Business
2 29 (7.95%) SharePoint
3 26 (7.12%) MS Exchange
4 22 (6.03%) IIS
5 11 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (2.74%) Apache
6 10 (2.74%) Confluence
7 6 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.55%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.55%) DataSynapse
8 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.55%) SAS
8 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.27%) JBoss
9 1 (0.27%) Jetty
9 1 (0.27%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.27%) nginx
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 185 (50.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 100 (27.40%) Office 365
3 51 (13.97%) Azure Active Directory
4 50 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
5 39 (10.68%) PaaS
6 33 (9.04%) IaaS
7 16 (4.38%) Power Platform
8 13 (3.56%) SaaS
9 10 (2.74%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (2.74%) Serverless
10 9 (2.47%) OneDrive
11 8 (2.19%) Azure Data Factory
12 7 (1.92%) GitHub
13 5 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (1.37%) Amazon ECS
14 4 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (1.10%) Amazon S3
14 4 (1.10%) Azure Functions
14 4 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (1.10%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 58 (15.89%) DNS
2 38 (10.41%) DHCP
3 37 (10.14%) Firewall
4 28 (7.67%) SAN
5 25 (6.85%) Skype
5 25 (6.85%) TCP/IP
6 11 (3.01%) WAN
7 7 (1.92%) HTTP
7 7 (1.92%) LAN
7 7 (1.92%) NAS
8 6 (1.64%) SMTP
9 5 (1.37%) Wireless
10 4 (1.10%) iSCSI
10 4 (1.10%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.10%) Network Security
10 4 (1.10%) VLAN
10 4 (1.10%) VPN
11 3 (0.82%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.82%) Internet
11 3 (0.82%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (20.82%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.21%) SQL Server 2014
3 17 (4.66%) Azure SQL Database
3 17 (4.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (4.11%) Power BI
4 15 (4.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 15 (4.11%) SQL Server 2017
5 14 (3.84%) MySQL
6 12 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (3.01%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (2.47%) Big Data
9 9 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (1.64%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (11.23%) Visual Studio Team System
2 32 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (6.58%) Jenkins
4 22 (6.03%) Git (software)
5 21 (5.75%) MSI
6 17 (4.66%) TeamCity
7 13 (3.56%) JIRA
7 13 (3.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (3.01%) Visual Studio
9 9 (2.47%) Subversion
10 8 (2.19%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (1.92%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.64%) MSBuild
12 6 (1.64%) SpecFlow
13 5 (1.37%) NUnit
14 4 (1.10%) Selenium
14 4 (1.10%) WinDbg
14 4 (1.10%) WiX
15 3 (0.82%) FishEye
15 3 (0.82%) Jasmine
General
1 116 (31.78%) Finance
2 25 (6.85%) Banking
3 12 (3.29%) Law
4 6 (1.64%) Retail
5 4 (1.10%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.10%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.10%) Legal
6 3 (0.82%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.55%) Advertising
7 2 (0.55%) Publishing
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Front Office
8 1 (0.27%) Games
8 1 (0.27%) German Language
8 1 (0.27%) Marketing
8 1 (0.27%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 68 (18.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 65 (17.81%) Azure Engineer
3 53 (14.52%) Azure DevOps
4 45 (12.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 38 (10.41%) Developer
6 36 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 36 (9.86%) Windows Engineer
7 22 (6.03%) Systems Engineer
8 21 (5.75%) DBA
9 18 (4.93%) PowerShell Engineer
10 17 (4.66%) Administrator
10 17 (4.66%) Architect
11 15 (4.11%) Analyst
11 15 (4.11%) Desktop Engineer
12 14 (3.84%) Server Engineer
12 14 (3.84%) SQL DBA
13 13 (3.56%) Applications Packager
14 11 (3.01%) Consultant
14 11 (3.01%) IT Engineer
15 10 (2.74%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (10.14%) .NET
2 33 (9.04%) JSON
3 13 (3.56%) Web Services
4 11 (3.01%) CSS
5 9 (2.47%) LDAP
6 8 (2.19%) HTML
7 7 (1.92%) Node.js
8 6 (1.64%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.37%) .NET Core
9 5 (1.37%) SAML
10 4 (1.10%) Middleware
10 4 (1.10%) Software Packaging
11 3 (0.82%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (0.82%) Code First Entity Framework
11 3 (0.82%) CSS3
11 3 (0.82%) Entity Framework
11 3 (0.82%) HTML5
11 3 (0.82%) RESTful
11 3 (0.82%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.49%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.03%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (4.93%) Clustering
5 12 (3.29%) Public Cloud
5 12 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.01%) Replication
7 9 (2.47%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.92%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.92%) User Experience
9 6 (1.64%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.10%) PKI
11 4 (1.10%) Tandem
12 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.82%) iPad
13 2 (0.55%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 202 (55.34%) Windows
2 92 (25.21%) Windows Server
3 61 (16.71%) Linux
4 54 (14.79%) Windows 10
5 32 (8.77%) Windows 7
6 24 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (3.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (2.19%) Unix
10 5 (1.37%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.37%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.10%) Android
11 4 (1.10%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.82%) CentOS
12 3 (0.82%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.55%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.55%) Solaris
13 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.27%) Debian
14 1 (0.27%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (29.59%) DevOps
2 59 (16.16%) Migration
3 51 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (12.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 33 (9.04%) Application Packaging
6 32 (8.77%) ITIL
7 27 (7.40%) Configuration Management
8 23 (6.30%) Task Automation
9 20 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (5.48%) Load Balancing
9 20 (5.48%) Test Automation
10 19 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (4.93%) Information Security
12 16 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (4.11%) Deployment Automation
13 15 (4.11%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
14 14 (3.84%) Infrastructure as Code
15 13 (3.56%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (3.56%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 113 (30.96%) SQL
2 56 (15.34%) Python
3 47 (12.88%) C#
4 30 (8.22%) Bash Shell
5 26 (7.12%) JavaScript
6 25 (6.85%) VB
7 24 (6.58%) Java
8 15 (4.11%) VBScript
9 14 (3.84%) Shell Script
10 13 (3.56%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.74%) Perl
12 8 (2.19%) PHP
13 7 (1.92%) Ruby
14 4 (1.10%) C
14 4 (1.10%) C++
14 4 (1.10%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.82%) Go
15 3 (0.82%) VBA
16 2 (0.55%) Groovy
16 2 (0.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (4.93%) Degree
1 18 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (2.74%) MCSE
2 10 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.47%) MCSA
4 7 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.10%) A+ Certification
5 4 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.10%) MCDST
6 2 (0.55%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.27%) CCNP
7 1 (0.27%) CEH
7 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.27%) OCP
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.27%) OSCP
7 1 (0.27%) PhD
7 1 (0.27%) SANS
7 1 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.37%) GDPR
1 5 (1.37%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.10%) SLA
3 3 (0.82%) PMO
4 2 (0.55%) QA
5 1 (0.27%) COBIT
5 1 (0.27%) MiFID
System Software
1 150 (41.10%) Active Directory
2 32 (8.77%) Docker
2 32 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (7.40%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 18 (4.93%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (3.84%) XenApp
7 11 (3.01%) vSphere
8 8 (2.19%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (1.64%) VMware NSX
10 5 (1.37%) Shibboleth
10 5 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.37%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.55%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.55%) KVM
12 2 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 83 (22.74%) SCCM
2 34 (9.32%) Ansible
3 28 (7.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 26 (7.12%) Terraform
5 24 (6.58%) Kubernetes
6 15 (4.11%) Puppet
7 14 (3.84%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (3.01%) Perfmon
9 10 (2.74%) Microsoft Clustering
10 9 (2.47%) SCOM
10 9 (2.47%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (2.19%) SCOrch
12 7 (1.92%) WSUS
13 5 (1.37%) AirWatch
13 5 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 5 (1.37%) WMI
14 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 3 (0.82%) QRadar
15 3 (0.82%) Salt
15 3 (0.82%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 162 (44.38%) Microsoft
2 64 (17.53%) VMware
3 35 (9.59%) Citrix
4 28 (7.67%) Oracle
5 23 (6.30%) Splunk
6 15 (4.11%) Cisco
6 15 (4.11%) Ivanti
7 14 (3.84%) Red Hat
8 12 (3.29%) Symantec
9 11 (3.01%) Dell
10 10 (2.74%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.92%) IBM
11 7 (1.92%) Sony
11 7 (1.92%) Tableau
12 6 (1.64%) McAfee
12 6 (1.64%) Meraki
12 6 (1.64%) NetApp
12 6 (1.64%) Palo Alto
13 5 (1.37%) Atlassian
13 5 (1.37%) Veritas