Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 100 87
Rank change year-on-year +4 -13 +42
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 183 177 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.58% 2.64% 2.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.92% 5.22% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 131 190
City of London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £306 £306 £299
90th Percentile £600 £563 £538
Central London median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £26.03
Central London median hourly rate - - £26.03

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 3720 3393 4306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 52.54% 50.57% 46.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3090 2857 3611
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 £650 £663
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 20
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £27.50 £26.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.39% +5.42% +30.43%
10th Percentile £15.12 £16.06 £15.69
90th Percentile £39.10 £55.19 £43.29
Central London median hourly rate £24.49 £27.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -10.96% +5.42% +30.43%

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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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 - -
PowerShell
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 108 (59.02%) Windows
2 68 (37.16%) Microsoft
3 67 (36.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 61 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 58 (31.69%) Windows Server
6 55 (30.05%) VMware
7 49 (26.78%) Finance
8 44 (24.04%) Amazon AWS
9 42 (22.95%) DevOps
10 36 (19.67%) Office 365
11 35 (19.13%) Linux
12 34 (18.58%) VMware Infrastructure
13 29 (15.85%) ITIL
14 28 (15.30%) SQL
15 27 (14.75%) Migration
16 26 (14.21%) C#
16 26 (14.21%) Ansible
17 25 (13.66%) Python
18 24 (13.11%) DNS
18 24 (13.11%) SQL Server
18 24 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
19 23 (12.57%) SCCM
20 22 (12.02%) Octopus Deploy
21 21 (11.48%) Citrix
21 21 (11.48%) SAN
21 21 (11.48%) Unix
22 20 (10.93%) TeamCity
23 19 (10.38%) Banking
24 18 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
24 18 (9.84%) .NET

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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 17 (9.29%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.37%) Skype for Business
3 7 (3.83%) Confluence
3 7 (3.83%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.19%) IIS
5 3 (1.64%) Apache
5 3 (1.64%) JBoss
5 3 (1.64%) nginx
5 3 (1.64%) NServiceBus
5 3 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.55%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.55%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (3.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.64%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.55%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 67 (36.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (24.04%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (19.67%) Office 365
4 13 (7.10%) IaaS
5 11 (6.01%) PaaS
6 9 (4.92%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (2.73%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (2.19%) GitHub
10 3 (1.64%) npm
10 3 (1.64%) SaaS
11 2 (1.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (1.09%) Route 53
11 2 (1.09%) Serverless
11 2 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.55%) Akamai
12 1 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.55%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.11%) DNS
2 21 (11.48%) SAN
3 15 (8.20%) DHCP
4 13 (7.10%) Firewall
5 9 (4.92%) LDAP
5 9 (4.92%) NAS
6 8 (4.37%) Skype
7 7 (3.83%) DMZ
7 7 (3.83%) VSAN
8 6 (3.28%) NetScaler
8 6 (3.28%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.19%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (2.19%) Kerberos
9 4 (2.19%) SMTP
9 4 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.64%) VLAN
10 3 (1.64%) VPN
11 2 (1.09%) Broadband
11 2 (1.09%) SSL
11 2 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.28%) Big Data
4 6 (3.28%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.73%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.19%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.64%) MySQL
7 3 (1.64%) Power BI
7 3 (1.64%) Redis
7 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.09%) DB2
8 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.09%) ObjectStore
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (12.02%) Octopus Deploy
2 20 (10.93%) TeamCity
3 16 (8.74%) Git (software)
4 14 (7.65%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.37%) JIRA
6 6 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.28%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.28%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (2.19%) Maven
8 3 (1.64%) NuGet
9 2 (1.09%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.09%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.09%) MSI
9 2 (1.09%) NUnit
9 2 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.55%) Ant
10 1 (0.55%) Chocolatey
10 1 (0.55%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.55%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.55%) TestRail
General
1 49 (26.78%) Finance
2 19 (10.38%) Banking
3 7 (3.83%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.19%) German Language
4 4 (2.19%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.09%) Front Office
6 2 (1.09%) Law
6 2 (1.09%) Publishing
6 2 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (12.57%) Analyst
1 23 (12.57%) Developer
2 22 (12.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (9.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (9.29%) Support Analyst
4 14 (7.65%) PowerShell Engineer
5 13 (7.10%) Administrator
6 12 (6.56%) Consultant
6 12 (6.56%) Infrastructure Support
7 11 (6.01%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 11 (6.01%) Windows Engineer
8 10 (5.46%) Active Directory Engineer
8 10 (5.46%) Azure DevOps
8 10 (5.46%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 9 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (4.92%) Azure Engineer
9 9 (4.92%) PowerShell Developer
10 8 (4.37%) Automation Engineer
10 8 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.83%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.84%) .NET
2 7 (3.83%) Web Services
3 6 (3.28%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.28%) Node.js
3 6 (3.28%) RESTful
4 5 (2.73%) Entity Framework
4 5 (2.73%) REST
4 5 (2.73%) XML
5 4 (2.19%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (2.19%) Software Packaging
6 3 (1.64%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.64%) CSS
6 3 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (1.64%) HTML
6 3 (1.64%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (1.64%) WinForms
7 2 (1.09%) .NET Core
7 2 (1.09%) LINQ
7 2 (1.09%) Middleware
7 2 (1.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.83%) Clustering
2 7 (3.83%) PKI
3 6 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.73%) Replication
5 4 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.64%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.64%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.64%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.09%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.09%) Derivative
7 2 (1.09%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.09%) Equities
8 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.55%) Fintech
8 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 108 (59.02%) Windows
2 58 (31.69%) Windows Server
3 35 (19.13%) Linux
4 24 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (11.48%) Unix
6 17 (9.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (5.46%) Windows 10
9 6 (3.28%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.19%) Solaris
11 3 (1.64%) CentOS
12 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.95%) DevOps
2 29 (15.85%) ITIL
3 27 (14.75%) Migration
4 18 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (6.01%) E-Commerce
5 11 (6.01%) High Availability
6 10 (5.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (5.46%) ITIL V3
6 10 (5.46%) Release Management
7 8 (4.37%) Service Delivery
7 8 (4.37%) Software Deployment
8 7 (3.83%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (3.83%) CRM
8 7 (3.83%) Load Balancing
8 7 (3.83%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (3.28%) Change Management
9 6 (3.28%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.28%) Proactive Monitoring
9 6 (3.28%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.30%) SQL
2 26 (14.21%) C#
3 25 (13.66%) Python
4 17 (9.29%) VBScript
5 16 (8.74%) Bash Shell
6 13 (7.10%) VB
7 9 (4.92%) JavaScript
8 8 (4.37%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.83%) Perl
9 7 (3.83%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.28%) Java
11 4 (2.19%) Korn
11 4 (2.19%) Ruby
12 3 (1.64%) C
13 2 (1.09%) Go
13 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.09%) VB6
13 2 (1.09%) VBA
14 1 (0.55%) Groovy
14 1 (0.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (6.01%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.37%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.83%) Degree
4 7 (3.83%) MCSE
4 7 (3.83%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.28%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (2.19%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (1.09%) CCSP
8 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.09%) CISM
8 2 (1.09%) CISSP
8 2 (1.09%) MCSA
8 2 (1.09%) MCTS
9 1 (0.55%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.55%) MCSD
9 1 (0.55%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.73%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.55%) PMO
3 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 34 (18.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.20%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.56%) XenApp
5 9 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.83%) Docker
7 6 (3.28%) DFS Replication
8 4 (2.19%) vSphere
8 4 (2.19%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.09%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.09%) KVM
9 2 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.09%) Xen
10 1 (0.55%) Firmware
10 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.55%) UAG
10 1 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (14.21%) Ansible
2 23 (12.57%) SCCM
3 12 (6.56%) vCenter Server
4 9 (4.92%) SCOM
5 8 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (4.37%) Puppet
6 7 (3.83%) NetBackup
7 6 (3.28%) Terraform
8 4 (2.19%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (1.64%) Nagios
9 3 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.64%) Packer
9 3 (1.64%) SCOrch
9 3 (1.64%) XenMobile
10 2 (1.09%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.09%) Control-M
10 2 (1.09%) IBM BigFix
10 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (1.09%) TADDM
10 2 (1.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 68 (37.16%) Microsoft
2 55 (30.05%) VMware
3 21 (11.48%) Citrix
4 12 (6.56%) EMC
5 10 (5.46%) Cisco
5 10 (5.46%) Splunk
6 9 (4.92%) NetApp
7 8 (4.37%) Hitachi
7 8 (4.37%) McAfee
7 8 (4.37%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.83%) HP
8 7 (3.83%) ServiceNow
9 5 (2.73%) AppSense
9 5 (2.73%) IBM
9 5 (2.73%) Oracle
10 4 (2.19%) CyberArk
10 4 (2.19%) Intel
10 4 (2.19%) LANDesk
10 4 (2.19%) Qualys
10 4 (2.19%) Symantec