Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 23 January 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 88 65
Rank change year-on-year +5 -23 +77
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 204 177 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.86% 2.87% 2.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.38% 5.67% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 133 166
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.23%
10th Percentile £313 £326 £283
90th Percentile £655 £588 £538
Central London median daily rate £450 £438 £434
% change year-on-year +2.86% +0.86% +8.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £26.88
Central London median hourly rate - - £26.88

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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,793 3,124 3,261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.20% 50.63% 46.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,210 2,617 2,746
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £663 £663
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 19
City of London median hourly rate £27.09 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.49% -8.33% +50.00%
10th Percentile £20.45 £15.50 £19.25
90th Percentile £52.10 £49.37 £56.00
Central London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +1.82% -8.33% +50.00%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in the City of London

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Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Moorgate - 2 - -
London Bridge -4 1 £450 +20.00%
PowerShell
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 117 (57.35%) Windows
2 75 (36.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 59 (28.92%) DevOps
5 58 (28.43%) Active Directory
6 57 (27.94%) Finance
6 57 (27.94%) Windows Server
7 50 (24.51%) VMware
8 48 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
9 38 (18.63%) Office 365
10 35 (17.16%) Migration
11 34 (16.67%) C#
12 33 (16.18%) TeamCity
12 33 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
13 32 (15.69%) Octopus Deploy
14 30 (14.71%) SQL
14 30 (14.71%) Citrix
15 28 (13.73%) SQL Server
15 28 (13.73%) Linux
16 26 (12.75%) ITIL
17 25 (12.25%) Git (software)
18 24 (11.76%) SCCM
18 24 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
18 24 (11.76%) Banking
19 23 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
19 23 (11.27%) .NET
19 23 (11.27%) Ansible
20 22 (10.78%) Python
20 22 (10.78%) SharePoint
21 20 (9.80%) VBScript

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 22 (10.78%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.88%) Confluence
3 10 (4.90%) Skype for Business
4 7 (3.43%) IIS
5 6 (2.94%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.45%) Apache
7 4 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.47%) JBoss
8 3 (1.47%) NServiceBus
8 3 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.98%) nginx
9 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.49%) Drupal
10 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.47%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.47%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.49%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 75 (36.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (18.63%) Office 365
4 14 (6.86%) IaaS
5 12 (5.88%) PaaS
6 11 (5.39%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (4.90%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (2.45%) GitHub
9 4 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.47%) npm
10 3 (1.47%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.98%) Route 53
11 2 (0.98%) SaaS
11 2 (0.98%) Serverless
11 2 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.98%) Yammer
12 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.31%) DNS
2 15 (7.35%) SAN
3 14 (6.86%) DHCP
4 13 (6.37%) Firewall
5 9 (4.41%) Skype
6 7 (3.43%) NetScaler
7 5 (2.45%) DMZ
8 4 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.96%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.47%) LAN
9 3 (1.47%) SMTP
9 3 (1.47%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.47%) VPN
9 3 (1.47%) WAN
10 2 (0.98%) Internet
10 2 (0.98%) NAS
10 2 (0.98%) Network Security
10 2 (0.98%) SSL
10 2 (0.98%) VoIP
10 2 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.45%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.45%) Power BI
5 5 (2.45%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.96%) ObjectStore
6 4 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.47%) Big Data
7 3 (1.47%) MySQL
8 2 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.98%) DB2
8 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 33 (16.18%) TeamCity
2 32 (15.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 25 (12.25%) Git (software)
4 15 (7.35%) Jenkins
4 15 (7.35%) JIRA
5 12 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (4.41%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (3.92%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.45%) Maven
8 5 (2.45%) NUnit
9 4 (1.96%) Selenium
10 3 (1.47%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.47%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.47%) Subversion
11 2 (0.98%) Ant
11 2 (0.98%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.98%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.98%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.98%) Moq
11 2 (0.98%) NuGet
General
1 57 (27.94%) Finance
2 24 (11.76%) Banking
3 8 (3.92%) Retail Banking
4 5 (2.45%) Retail
5 4 (1.96%) German Language
5 4 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.47%) Law
6 3 (1.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
7 1 (0.49%) Front Office
7 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (14.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (11.27%) Developer
2 23 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (9.80%) Analyst
4 15 (7.35%) Azure DevOps
4 15 (7.35%) Support Analyst
5 14 (6.86%) PowerShell Engineer
6 13 (6.37%) Azure Engineer
6 13 (6.37%) PowerShell Developer
7 11 (5.39%) Administrator
7 11 (5.39%) Consultant
7 11 (5.39%) Infrastructure Support
8 10 (4.90%) Active Directory Engineer
8 10 (4.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 10 (4.90%) Windows Engineer
9 9 (4.41%) AWS Engineer
9 9 (4.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.41%) DBA
9 9 (4.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 8 (3.92%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.27%) .NET
2 9 (4.41%) LDAP
3 8 (3.92%) .NET Framework
3 8 (3.92%) REST
4 7 (3.43%) Web Services
5 5 (2.45%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.45%) Entity Framework
5 5 (2.45%) JSON
5 5 (2.45%) Node.js
5 5 (2.45%) RESTful
6 4 (1.96%) Software Packaging
7 3 (1.47%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (1.47%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (1.47%) WCF
8 2 (0.98%) .NET Core
8 2 (0.98%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.98%) CSS
8 2 (0.98%) LINQ
8 2 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.98%) React
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.37%) PKI
3 7 (3.43%) Clustering
4 6 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.47%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.47%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.47%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.47%) Replication
8 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.98%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.98%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.49%) CESG
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 117 (57.35%) Windows
2 57 (27.94%) Windows Server
3 28 (13.73%) Linux
4 24 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (8.82%) Unix
6 15 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (6.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (5.88%) Windows 10
8 12 (5.88%) Windows 7
9 7 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.98%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.98%) VMS
10 2 (0.98%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.49%) Android
11 1 (0.49%) CentOS
11 1 (0.49%) Solaris
11 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (28.92%) DevOps
2 35 (17.16%) Migration
3 26 (12.75%) ITIL
4 23 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (8.82%) Release Management
6 16 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (7.35%) E-Commerce
8 11 (5.39%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (5.39%) High Availability
9 10 (4.90%) Load Balancing
9 10 (4.90%) Patch Management
10 9 (4.41%) CRM
10 9 (4.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 9 (4.41%) ITIL V3
10 9 (4.41%) SDLC
11 8 (3.92%) Change Management
11 8 (3.92%) Data Migration
11 8 (3.92%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.92%) Software Deployment
12 7 (3.43%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.67%) C#
2 30 (14.71%) SQL
3 22 (10.78%) Python
4 20 (9.80%) VBScript
5 14 (6.86%) VB
6 12 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 12 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.92%) Java
7 8 (3.92%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.43%) Perl
9 5 (2.45%) C
10 4 (1.96%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.47%) Korn
11 3 (1.47%) Ruby
11 3 (1.47%) VBA
12 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.98%) VB6
13 1 (0.49%) C++
13 1 (0.49%) Groovy
13 1 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.92%) Degree
3 8 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.43%) MCSE
5 6 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.45%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.47%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.98%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (0.98%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.98%) CCSP
8 2 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.98%) CISM
8 2 (0.98%) CISSP
8 2 (0.98%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.98%) MCSA
8 2 (0.98%) MCTS
9 1 (0.49%) MCSD
9 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.39%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 58 (28.43%) Active Directory
2 33 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (9.31%) XenApp
4 15 (7.35%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (4.90%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (3.92%) Docker
7 6 (2.94%) BitLocker
7 6 (2.94%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.96%) vCloud
9 3 (1.47%) vSphere
10 2 (0.98%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.98%) KVM
10 2 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.98%) Xen
11 1 (0.49%) Firmware
11 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.49%) UAG
Systems Management
1 24 (11.76%) SCCM
2 23 (11.27%) Ansible
3 15 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (5.88%) Puppet
5 10 (4.90%) NetBackup
6 7 (3.43%) SCOM
6 7 (3.43%) Terraform
7 4 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (1.96%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.96%) WMI
8 3 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.47%) Packer
9 2 (0.98%) Control-M
9 2 (0.98%) Mesos
9 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.98%) Nessus
9 2 (0.98%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.98%) vMotion
9 2 (0.98%) vRealize
9 2 (0.98%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 72 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 50 (24.51%) VMware
3 30 (14.71%) Citrix
4 12 (5.88%) Hitachi
4 12 (5.88%) Ivanti
5 10 (4.90%) Cisco
5 10 (4.90%) EMC
5 10 (4.90%) McAfee
6 8 (3.92%) NetApp
6 8 (3.92%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.92%) Splunk
7 7 (3.43%) HP
7 7 (3.43%) Oracle
8 6 (2.94%) Qualys
9 5 (2.45%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.96%) CyberArk
10 4 (1.96%) Intel
10 4 (1.96%) Symantec
10 4 (1.96%) Veritas
11 3 (1.47%) Temenos