Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 79 87
Rank change year-on-year +27 +8 -11
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 281 212 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.34% 3.06% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.59% 5.81% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 188 140
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £363 £325 £325
90th Percentile £616 £652 £601
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
City of London median hourly rate £21.57 £29.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.25% - -
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.25 -
% change year-on-year -23.08% - -

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 3,272 3,649 3,075
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.53% 52.66% 49.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,645 3,062 2,497
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £406 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £694 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £488
% change year-on-year +2.44% +5.13% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 4
City of 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 £12.75 £15.43
90th Percentile £56.50 £48.25 £35.18
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £28.35
% change year-on-year +62.79% -24.15% +9.02%

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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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 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
London Bridge -20 19 £525 +16.67%
Moorgate -3 9 £425 -
PowerShell
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 158 (56.23%) Windows
2 135 (48.04%) Microsoft
2 135 (48.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 118 (41.99%) Active Directory
4 95 (33.81%) Finance
5 86 (30.60%) DevOps
6 85 (30.25%) Office 365
7 83 (29.54%) SQL
8 67 (23.84%) SCCM
9 66 (23.49%) Windows Server
10 53 (18.86%) SQL Server
10 53 (18.86%) DNS
11 52 (18.51%) VMware
12 47 (16.73%) Linux
13 43 (15.30%) Migration
14 42 (14.95%) Python
15 41 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
16 36 (12.81%) Azure Active Directory
16 36 (12.81%) DHCP
16 36 (12.81%) C#
16 36 (12.81%) Amazon AWS
17 34 (12.10%) Visual Studio Team System
17 34 (12.10%) Windows 10
18 32 (11.39%) Docker
19 31 (11.03%) Citrix
19 31 (11.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 30 (10.68%) Ansible
20 30 (10.68%) PaaS
20 30 (10.68%) Team Foundation Server
21 29 (10.32%) Skype for Business

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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 29 (10.32%) MS Exchange
1 29 (10.32%) Skype for Business
2 23 (8.19%) SharePoint
3 18 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (6.05%) IIS
5 11 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.85%) Confluence
7 5 (1.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.42%) Apache
9 2 (0.71%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.36%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.36%) Jetty
10 1 (0.36%) Mongrel
10 1 (0.36%) nginx
10 1 (0.36%) SAS
10 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (6.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 135 (48.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 85 (30.25%) Office 365
3 36 (12.81%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (12.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 30 (10.68%) PaaS
5 26 (9.25%) IaaS
6 12 (4.27%) Power Platform
7 9 (3.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (2.14%) Datadog
8 6 (2.14%) OneDrive
8 6 (2.14%) Serverless
9 5 (1.78%) SaaS
10 4 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.42%) GitHub
10 4 (1.42%) Mimecast
11 3 (1.07%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (1.07%) Slack
12 2 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.71%) Azure Functions
12 2 (0.71%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 53 (18.86%) DNS
2 36 (12.81%) DHCP
3 23 (8.19%) Skype
3 23 (8.19%) TCP/IP
4 22 (7.83%) Firewall
5 21 (7.47%) SAN
6 8 (2.85%) NAS
6 8 (2.85%) SMTP
6 8 (2.85%) WAN
7 6 (2.14%) LAN
8 5 (1.78%) HTTP
8 5 (1.78%) IMAP
8 5 (1.78%) iSCSI
8 5 (1.78%) WAAS
9 4 (1.42%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.07%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (1.07%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.07%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.07%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (18.86%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (4.27%) Big Data
3 12 (4.27%) MySQL
4 11 (3.91%) Power BI
5 10 (3.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (3.20%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (3.20%) SQL Server 2016
6 9 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.49%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.42%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.07%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.07%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (12.10%) Visual Studio Team System
2 30 (10.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (6.76%) TeamCity
4 18 (6.41%) Git (software)
4 18 (6.41%) Jenkins
4 18 (6.41%) MSI
5 14 (4.98%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (3.91%) JIRA
7 8 (2.85%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (2.85%) Subversion
8 7 (2.49%) SonarQube
9 6 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (2.14%) FishEye
9 6 (2.14%) SpecFlow
9 6 (2.14%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.78%) Selenium
11 4 (1.42%) WiX
12 3 (1.07%) MSBuild
13 2 (0.71%) Gradle
13 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 95 (33.81%) Finance
2 22 (7.83%) Banking
3 5 (1.78%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.42%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.42%) Retail
5 3 (1.07%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.71%) Advertising
6 2 (0.71%) Publishing
7 1 (0.36%) Back Office
7 1 (0.36%) Front Office
7 1 (0.36%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) German Language
7 1 (0.36%) Law
7 1 (0.36%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 57 (20.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 52 (18.51%) Azure Engineer
3 41 (14.59%) Azure DevOps
4 36 (12.81%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 28 (9.96%) Windows Engineer
6 24 (8.54%) Developer
7 23 (8.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (6.41%) PowerShell Engineer
9 17 (6.05%) Administrator
9 17 (6.05%) Systems Engineer
10 13 (4.63%) DBA
11 12 (4.27%) Analyst
11 12 (4.27%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (3.91%) Architect
12 11 (3.91%) Desktop Engineer
12 11 (3.91%) Server Engineer
13 10 (3.56%) Applications Engineer
13 10 (3.56%) Applications Packager
13 10 (3.56%) SQL DBA
14 9 (3.20%) Azure Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.90%) JSON
2 24 (8.54%) .NET
3 10 (3.56%) Node.js
4 6 (2.14%) HTML
4 6 (2.14%) LDAP
4 6 (2.14%) Web Services
5 4 (1.42%) Kafka
5 4 (1.42%) Software Packaging
6 3 (1.07%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.71%) .NET Core
7 2 (0.71%) CSS
7 2 (0.71%) Middleware
7 2 (0.71%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.71%) Redux
7 2 (0.71%) Spring
7 2 (0.71%) YAML
8 1 (0.36%) Angular 2
8 1 (0.36%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.36%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.83%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.98%) Clustering
3 14 (4.98%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (4.63%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.56%) Replication
6 8 (2.85%) Hedge funds
6 8 (2.85%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.85%) User Experience
7 7 (2.49%) Blackberry
7 7 (2.49%) Tandem
8 6 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.78%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.07%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.07%) PKI
10 3 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.71%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.71%) Fintech
11 2 (0.71%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 158 (56.23%) Windows
2 66 (23.49%) Windows Server
3 47 (16.73%) Linux
4 34 (12.10%) Windows 10
5 22 (7.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (7.47%) Windows 7
7 19 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (3.91%) Unix
10 5 (1.78%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.78%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.42%) Android
11 4 (1.42%) CentOS
12 3 (1.07%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.07%) Solaris
13 2 (0.71%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.36%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (30.60%) DevOps
2 43 (15.30%) Migration
3 41 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (11.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 29 (10.32%) Task Automation
6 25 (8.90%) Application Packaging
6 25 (8.90%) ITIL
7 24 (8.54%) Configuration Management
8 18 (6.41%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (6.05%) Change Management
9 17 (6.05%) Load Balancing
10 16 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (5.34%) Test Automation
12 14 (4.98%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (4.27%) Capacity Management
13 12 (4.27%) Information Security
13 12 (4.27%) Infrastructure as Code
13 12 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (4.27%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 83 (29.54%) SQL
2 42 (14.95%) Python
3 36 (12.81%) C#
4 24 (8.54%) Bash Shell
5 21 (7.47%) VB
6 19 (6.76%) Java
7 18 (6.41%) JavaScript
8 16 (5.69%) Shell Script
9 12 (4.27%) VBScript
10 9 (3.20%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.85%) PHP
12 6 (2.14%) Ruby
13 5 (1.78%) Perl
14 3 (1.07%) C++
14 3 (1.07%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.71%) U-SQL
15 2 (0.71%) XAML
16 1 (0.36%) Go
16 1 (0.36%) Groovy
16 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (6.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (4.27%) Degree
3 7 (2.49%) MCSA
3 7 (2.49%) MCSE
4 5 (1.78%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.42%) A+ Certification
5 4 (1.42%) MCDST
6 3 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.07%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.36%) CCA
8 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.36%) MCITP
8 1 (0.36%) MCTS
8 1 (0.36%) PhD
8 1 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.36%) COBIT
2 1 (0.36%) GDPR
2 1 (0.36%) MiFID
2 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 118 (41.99%) Active Directory
2 32 (11.39%) Docker
3 26 (9.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (7.83%) Hyper-V
5 14 (4.98%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (4.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (4.63%) XenApp
7 8 (2.85%) vSphere
8 5 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.42%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.42%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (1.42%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.71%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 67 (23.84%) SCCM
2 30 (10.68%) Ansible
3 24 (8.54%) Terraform
4 21 (7.47%) Kubernetes
5 20 (7.12%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (3.56%) Puppet
8 9 (3.20%) SCOM
9 8 (2.85%) SCOrch
10 7 (2.49%) Perfmon
11 6 (2.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 6 (2.14%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (1.78%) WMI
13 4 (1.42%) SCVMM
13 4 (1.42%) vMotion
14 3 (1.07%) Failover Clustering
14 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 3 (1.07%) QRadar
14 3 (1.07%) SCSM
14 3 (1.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 135 (48.04%) Microsoft
2 52 (18.51%) VMware
3 31 (11.03%) Citrix
4 23 (8.19%) Splunk
5 22 (7.83%) Oracle
6 12 (4.27%) Ivanti
7 11 (3.91%) Dell
8 10 (3.56%) Red Hat
9 9 (3.20%) Cisco
9 9 (3.20%) Symantec
10 6 (2.14%) Sonatype
11 5 (1.78%) Bloomberg
11 5 (1.78%) EMC
11 5 (1.78%) HP
11 5 (1.78%) NetApp
11 5 (1.78%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.78%) Tableau
11 5 (1.78%) Veritas
12 4 (1.42%) IBM
13 3 (1.07%) Reuters