Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 43 77
Rank change year-on-year -15 +34 +26
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 78 304 217
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 3.50% 4.68% 3.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.08% 9.44% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 227 188
Median daily rate £474 £493 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.81% -1.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £298 £363 £363
90th Percentile £541 £650 £609
Central London median daily rate £465 £500 £488
% change year-on-year -7.00% +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.25 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.04% +27.35% -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £52.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year -32.69% +77.78% -

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 1,102 3,221 3,728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.46% 49.58% 53.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 2,620 3,097
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £375 £406 £368
90th Percentile £688 £675 £700
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 18
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +62.79% -6.49%
10th Percentile £25.35 £21.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £57.30 £56.50 £64.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year - +62.79% -18.61%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PowerShell as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for PowerShell in the City of London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PowerShell in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for PowerShell in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 39 (50.00%) Windows
2 32 (41.03%) Microsoft
3 31 (39.74%) Azure
4 28 (35.90%) DevOps
5 26 (33.33%) SQL
6 24 (30.77%) VMware
7 22 (28.21%) SQL Server
7 22 (28.21%) Active Directory
8 21 (26.92%) Windows Server
9 19 (24.36%) .NET
10 18 (23.08%) Finance
11 16 (20.51%) C#
11 16 (20.51%) Python
11 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (17.95%) Linux
14 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 13 (16.67%) Migration
15 12 (15.38%) Kubernetes
15 12 (15.38%) Jenkins
16 11 (14.10%) Citrix
16 11 (14.10%) DNS
16 11 (14.10%) SCCM
17 10 (12.82%) Banking
17 10 (12.82%) ITIL
17 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2016
17 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
18 9 (11.54%) Ansible
18 9 (11.54%) Docker
18 9 (11.54%) Windows 10

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 7 (8.97%) Confluence
2 5 (6.41%) IIS
2 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.85%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.28%) Apache
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.28%) CMS
5 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.28%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Photoshop
2 6 (7.69%) Acrobat
3 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (39.74%) Azure
2 8 (10.26%) GitHub
3 6 (7.69%) AWS
3 6 (7.69%) Office 365
3 6 (7.69%) SaaS
4 4 (5.13%) IaaS
4 4 (5.13%) PaaS
5 3 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.85%) OpenShift
5 3 (3.85%) Power Platform
6 2 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (2.56%) Azure Functions
6 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.56%) GCP
6 2 (2.56%) Serverless
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.28%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) DNS
2 7 (8.97%) DHCP
3 6 (7.69%) SAN
4 4 (5.13%) Skype
5 3 (3.85%) Kerberos
5 3 (3.85%) NetScaler
5 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.56%) OpenVPN
7 1 (1.28%) FTP
7 1 (1.28%) HTTP
7 1 (1.28%) Internet
7 1 (1.28%) Intranet
7 1 (1.28%) IPv4
7 1 (1.28%) SMTP
7 1 (1.28%) SSL
7 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.85%) Power BI
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.56%) Big Data
4 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.56%) MySQL
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.28%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.97%) JIRA
4 5 (6.41%) Bitbucket
4 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.85%) MSI
6 3 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (3.85%) Subversion
6 3 (3.85%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (2.56%) AdminStudio
7 2 (2.56%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.56%) GitLab
7 2 (2.56%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (2.56%) Liquibase
7 2 (2.56%) VisualSVN
8 1 (1.28%) FishEye
8 1 (1.28%) NUnit
8 1 (1.28%) Serena SBM
General
1 18 (23.08%) Finance
2 10 (12.82%) Banking
3 7 (8.97%) Games
4 4 (5.13%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.85%) International Banking
5 3 (3.85%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.56%) Law
7 1 (1.28%) Back Office
7 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (17.95%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 14 (17.95%) Azure Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) Developer
4 11 (14.10%) Azure DevOps
5 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.41%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Citrix Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Architect
8 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.13%) SSIS Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) PowerShell Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (2.56%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) .NET
2 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 8 (10.26%) Node.js
4 4 (5.13%) WPF
5 2 (2.56%) JSON
5 2 (2.56%) REST
5 2 (2.56%) SailPoint
5 2 (2.56%) Web Services
5 2 (2.56%) YAML
6 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.28%) ADO
6 1 (1.28%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.28%) COM
6 1 (1.28%) Express
6 1 (1.28%) Kafka
6 1 (1.28%) LDAP
6 1 (1.28%) MDX
6 1 (1.28%) WCF
6 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.13%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.85%) Cloud Native
5 3 (3.85%) Replication
6 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.56%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.56%) User Experience
7 1 (1.28%) Clustering
7 1 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.28%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.28%) PKI
7 1 (1.28%) Reinsurance
7 1 (1.28%) Robotics
7 1 (1.28%) Tandem
7 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (50.00%) Windows
2 21 (26.92%) Windows Server
3 14 (17.95%) Linux
4 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2016
5 9 (11.54%) Windows 10
6 8 (10.26%) Unix
7 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (5.13%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.56%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.90%) DevOps
2 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.67%) Migration
4 10 (12.82%) ITIL
5 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (10.26%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure as Code
6 8 (10.26%) Unit Testing
7 7 (8.97%) Problem Management
8 6 (7.69%) Change Management
9 5 (6.41%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.13%) Analytics
10 4 (5.13%) Data Protection
10 4 (5.13%) Kanban
10 4 (5.13%) Network Management
10 4 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.33%) SQL
2 16 (20.51%) C#
2 16 (20.51%) Python
3 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 8 (10.26%) VBScript
6 7 (8.97%) Bash Shell
6 7 (8.97%) Java
6 7 (8.97%) VB
7 5 (6.41%) Groovy
8 3 (3.85%) Perl
8 3 (3.85%) Ruby
8 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.56%) Go
10 1 (1.28%) BeanShell
10 1 (1.28%) C++
10 1 (1.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.28%) PHP
10 1 (1.28%) R
10 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) Degree
4 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) Solvency II
2 2 (2.56%) GDPR
2 2 (2.56%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.28%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (1.28%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) NCSC
3 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 15 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.54%) Docker
4 6 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.85%) XenApp
6 3 (3.85%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.56%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.28%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 11 (14.10%) SCCM
3 9 (11.54%) Ansible
3 9 (11.54%) Terraform
4 6 (7.69%) SCOM
5 4 (5.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (3.85%) Nagios
7 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (2.56%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.56%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.56%) vRealize
7 2 (2.56%) WSUS
8 1 (1.28%) Control-M
8 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.28%) Netcool
8 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.28%) QRadar
8 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 24 (30.77%) VMware
3 11 (14.10%) Citrix
4 8 (10.26%) Oracle
5 7 (8.97%) Adobe
5 7 (8.97%) ServiceNow
6 5 (6.41%) IBM
7 4 (5.13%) Atlassian
7 4 (5.13%) Cisco
7 4 (5.13%) Ivanti
7 4 (5.13%) McAfee
8 3 (3.85%) EMC
8 3 (3.85%) HP
8 3 (3.85%) NetApp
8 3 (3.85%) Qualys
8 3 (3.85%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.85%) Splunk
9 2 (2.56%) Brocade
9 2 (2.56%) RedGate
9 2 (2.56%) TOWER Software