Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 106 94
Rank change year-on-year +38 -12 -7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 247 182 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.51% 2.55% 2.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.47% 4.87% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 140 133
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £365 £310 £308
90th Percentile £588 £601 £560
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 3,819 3,735 3,395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 54.28% 52.40% 50.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,188 3,096 2,861
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £375 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 10
City of London median hourly rate £37.09 £21.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.51% -21.82% +5.42%
10th Percentile £16.10 £13.32 £16.06
90th Percentile £74.46 £37.80 £55.19
Central London median hourly rate £37.09 £22.99 £27.50
% change year-on-year +61.31% -16.39% +5.42%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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
London Bridge - 15 £525 -
Moorgate -14 4 - -
PowerShell
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 147 (59.51%) Windows
2 105 (42.51%) Microsoft
3 101 (40.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 84 (34.01%) SQL
5 79 (31.98%) Active Directory
6 72 (29.15%) Finance
7 70 (28.34%) SQL Server
8 65 (26.32%) DevOps
9 64 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
10 60 (24.29%) C#
11 59 (23.89%) .NET
12 54 (21.86%) Windows Server
13 48 (19.43%) Amazon AWS
13 48 (19.43%) SCCM
14 46 (18.62%) VMware
15 44 (17.81%) Office 365
16 37 (14.98%) Ansible
17 35 (14.17%) Python
18 33 (13.36%) Jenkins
19 32 (12.96%) Migration
20 31 (12.55%) Bash Shell
21 30 (12.15%) PaaS
21 30 (12.15%) IaaS
21 30 (12.15%) Citrix
22 28 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
23 27 (10.93%) JavaScript
23 27 (10.93%) Scrum
23 27 (10.93%) Banking
24 25 (10.12%) Microsoft Excel
24 25 (10.12%) Cisco

PowerShell
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 23 (9.31%) SharePoint
2 19 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.88%) IIS
4 12 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.64%) Skype for Business
6 5 (2.02%) Confluence
6 5 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.21%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.21%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.81%) Apache
10 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (10.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (5.67%) MS Visio
3 13 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (4.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (2.43%) InfoPath
6 4 (1.62%) Acrobat
6 4 (1.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (0.81%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.40%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 101 (40.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (19.43%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (17.81%) Office 365
4 30 (12.15%) IaaS
4 30 (12.15%) PaaS
5 23 (9.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 17 (6.88%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (6.07%) Amazon S3
7 15 (6.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (2.83%) GitHub
8 7 (2.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.21%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (1.21%) G Suite
9 3 (1.21%) Route 53
9 3 (1.21%) Serverless
10 2 (0.81%) Azure Functions
10 2 (0.81%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 2 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.91%) DNS
2 19 (7.69%) Firewall
3 17 (6.88%) DHCP
3 17 (6.88%) Skype
4 13 (5.26%) VPN
5 12 (4.86%) SAN
6 8 (3.24%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (3.24%) SMTP
6 8 (3.24%) WAN
7 7 (2.83%) LAN
7 7 (2.83%) PuTTY
7 7 (2.83%) Wireshark
8 6 (2.43%) VoIP
9 5 (2.02%) IMAP
9 5 (2.02%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.62%) Unified Communications
10 4 (1.62%) VSAN
10 4 (1.62%) Wireless
11 3 (1.21%) Intranet
11 3 (1.21%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (28.34%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.07%) Big Data
2 15 (6.07%) Hadoop
2 15 (6.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (5.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (5.26%) Apache Hive
4 13 (5.26%) Impala
4 13 (5.26%) Sqoop
5 12 (4.86%) Power BI
6 10 (4.05%) MongoDB
7 9 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.83%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (2.43%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.43%) Redis
10 4 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.21%) Cosmos DB
12 2 (0.81%) Data Lake
12 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (13.36%) Jenkins
2 24 (9.72%) TeamCity
3 23 (9.31%) Octopus Deploy
4 22 (8.91%) Git (software)
5 18 (7.29%) Visual Studio Team System
6 17 (6.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (4.86%) JIRA
7 12 (4.86%) Visual Studio
8 10 (4.05%) MSI
9 9 (3.64%) MSBuild
10 7 (2.83%) AdminStudio
11 6 (2.43%) Subversion
12 4 (1.62%) SpecFlow
13 3 (1.21%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.81%) git-flow
14 2 (0.81%) NUnit
14 2 (0.81%) Selenium
14 2 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
14 2 (0.81%) WinDbg
General
1 72 (29.15%) Finance
2 27 (10.93%) Banking
3 7 (2.83%) Billing
4 6 (2.43%) Advertising
5 4 (1.62%) Front Office
6 3 (1.21%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.21%) Marketing
7 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.81%) International Banking
7 2 (0.81%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (16.60%) Developer
2 38 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (9.31%) Azure DevOps
4 22 (8.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (8.50%) .NET Developer
5 21 (8.50%) Azure Engineer
6 17 (6.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 16 (6.48%) Architect
7 16 (6.48%) SQL Developer
8 15 (6.07%) Analyst
9 13 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
10 11 (4.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 11 (4.45%) Support Engineer
11 10 (4.05%) SQL BI Developer
12 9 (3.64%) AWS DevOps
12 9 (3.64%) SSIS Developer
12 9 (3.64%) Windows Engineer
13 8 (3.24%) Consultant
13 8 (3.24%) Desktop Support
13 8 (3.24%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (23.89%) .NET
2 20 (8.10%) JSON
3 15 (6.07%) ASP.NET
4 9 (3.64%) jQuery
4 9 (3.64%) WCF
5 8 (3.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (2.83%) CSS
6 7 (2.83%) HTML
7 6 (2.43%) .NET Core
7 6 (2.43%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (2.43%) REST
8 5 (2.02%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.62%) MSMQ
9 4 (1.62%) Node.js
9 4 (1.62%) WPF
9 4 (1.62%) XML
10 3 (1.21%) SOAP
10 3 (1.21%) Web Services
10 3 (1.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.26%) Wiki
2 12 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.43%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.43%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (2.43%) Tandem
5 5 (2.02%) Fintech
5 5 (2.02%) User Experience
6 4 (1.62%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.62%) Blog
6 4 (1.62%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.21%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.21%) Clustering
7 3 (1.21%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.21%) PKI
7 3 (1.21%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.81%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 147 (59.51%) Windows
2 54 (21.86%) Windows Server
3 22 (8.91%) Linux
3 22 (8.91%) Unix
3 22 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (8.10%) Windows 10
4 20 (8.10%) Windows 7
5 18 (7.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.62%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.21%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.21%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.81%) CentOS
9 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (26.32%) DevOps
2 64 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (12.96%) Migration
4 27 (10.93%) Scrum
5 25 (10.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 23 (9.31%) ITIL
7 20 (8.10%) Test Automation
8 19 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (7.29%) Task Automation
9 18 (7.29%) TDD
10 17 (6.88%) Build Automation
10 17 (6.88%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (6.48%) Analytics
12 15 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (6.07%) ETL
13 14 (5.67%) Configuration Management
13 14 (5.67%) Data Analysis
14 13 (5.26%) Data Extraction
14 13 (5.26%) Microservices
14 13 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 84 (34.01%) SQL
2 60 (24.29%) C#
3 35 (14.17%) Python
4 31 (12.55%) Bash Shell
5 27 (10.93%) JavaScript
6 21 (8.50%) T-SQL
7 16 (6.48%) Shell Script
8 13 (5.26%) Korn
8 13 (5.26%) VBScript
9 12 (4.86%) VBA
10 10 (4.05%) Java
11 6 (2.43%) C
11 6 (2.43%) Perl
12 5 (2.02%) Ruby
13 3 (1.21%) C++
13 3 (1.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.81%) Go
14 2 (0.81%) R
14 2 (0.81%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.81%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (4.45%) Degree
1 11 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.83%) MCSE
4 6 (2.43%) CCNA
5 4 (1.62%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.62%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.81%) MCSA
6 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) HNC
7 1 (0.40%) MCITP
7 1 (0.40%) MCP
7 1 (0.40%) MCSD
7 1 (0.40%) MCTS
7 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.40%) PMP
7 1 (0.40%) RHCE
7 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.62%) QA
2 3 (1.21%) SLA
3 2 (0.81%) GDPR
3 2 (0.81%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.40%) FISMA
4 1 (0.40%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (0.40%) MiFID
4 1 (0.40%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
System Software
1 79 (31.98%) Active Directory
2 28 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.50%) XenApp
4 20 (8.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (6.48%) Docker
6 13 (5.26%) HDFS
6 13 (5.26%) XenDesktop
7 10 (4.05%) Hyper-V
7 10 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (3.64%) BitLocker
9 7 (2.83%) vSphere
10 4 (1.62%) XenServer
11 3 (1.21%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.81%) Xen
13 1 (0.40%) Firmware
13 1 (0.40%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 48 (19.43%) SCCM
2 37 (14.98%) Ansible
3 25 (10.12%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (9.31%) Puppet
5 13 (5.26%) Hadoop YARN
5 13 (5.26%) Terraform
6 11 (4.45%) SCOM
7 10 (4.05%) AirWatch
7 10 (4.05%) Kubernetes
8 7 (2.83%) WSUS
9 6 (2.43%) SCOrch
10 3 (1.21%) HP SIM
10 3 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.21%) Perfmon
10 3 (1.21%) SafeCom
10 3 (1.21%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (1.21%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.21%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.81%) Control-M
11 2 (0.81%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 105 (42.51%) Microsoft
2 46 (18.62%) VMware
3 30 (12.15%) Citrix
4 25 (10.12%) Cisco
5 19 (7.69%) Oracle
6 17 (6.88%) Ivanti
7 13 (5.26%) Cloudera
7 13 (5.26%) Dell
8 12 (4.86%) HP
9 11 (4.45%) Splunk
10 10 (4.05%) SolarWinds
11 9 (3.64%) ServiceNow
12 7 (2.83%) Avaya
12 7 (2.83%) Charles River
12 7 (2.83%) Google
12 7 (2.83%) iManage
12 7 (2.83%) McAfee
12 7 (2.83%) Polycom
13 5 (2.02%) EMC
14 4 (1.62%) Hitachi