Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 86 83
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3 -11
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 246 204 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.62% 2.89% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.69% 5.44% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 170 133
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £313 £321
90th Percentile £575 £656 £585
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £20.65 - -
Central London median hourly rate £20.65 - -

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 3,676 3,749 3,164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 54.06% 53.12% 50.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,041 3,162 2,652
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £385 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 10
City of London median hourly rate £37.09 £27.55 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.65% +0.16% -7.78%
10th Percentile £18.35 £20.30 £16.06
90th Percentile £85.21 £54.03 £55.19
Central London median hourly rate £37.09 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +32.46% +1.82% -7.78%

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 January 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 16 January 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 - 5 £525 -
Moorgate -9 4 - -
PowerShell
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 143 (58.13%) Windows
2 107 (43.50%) Microsoft
3 101 (41.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 87 (35.37%) Active Directory
5 75 (30.49%) DevOps
6 72 (29.27%) SQL
7 70 (28.46%) Finance
8 58 (23.58%) Office 365
9 56 (22.76%) Windows Server
10 54 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
11 53 (21.54%) .NET
12 51 (20.73%) SQL Server
13 49 (19.92%) VMware
14 48 (19.51%) C#
14 48 (19.51%) SCCM
15 43 (17.48%) Amazon AWS
16 32 (13.01%) Linux
16 32 (13.01%) Python
16 32 (13.01%) Citrix
16 32 (13.01%) Migration
17 30 (12.20%) IaaS
17 30 (12.20%) PaaS
17 30 (12.20%) Task Automation
17 30 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 29 (11.79%) Ansible
18 29 (11.79%) JavaScript
19 27 (10.98%) SharePoint
19 27 (10.98%) Banking
19 27 (10.98%) Git (software)
20 26 (10.57%) TeamCity

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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 27 (10.98%) SharePoint
2 23 (9.35%) MS Exchange
3 15 (6.10%) IIS
4 13 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (4.88%) Skype for Business
6 10 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (3.66%) Confluence
8 4 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.63%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.81%) Apache
10 2 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.81%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.44%) InfoPath
5 3 (1.22%) Acrobat
5 3 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 101 (41.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (23.58%) Office 365
3 43 (17.48%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (12.20%) IaaS
4 30 (12.20%) PaaS
5 21 (8.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (4.07%) GitHub
7 7 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (2.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (1.63%) Amazon S3
10 4 (1.63%) Datadog
10 4 (1.63%) Serverless
11 3 (1.22%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (1.22%) Azure Functions
11 3 (1.22%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 3 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (1.22%) Route 53
11 3 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.76%) DNS
2 21 (8.54%) DHCP
3 20 (8.13%) Skype
4 16 (6.50%) Firewall
5 15 (6.10%) SAN
6 12 (4.88%) SMTP
7 10 (4.07%) VPN
7 10 (4.07%) WAN
8 9 (3.66%) IMAP
8 9 (3.66%) LAN
9 8 (3.25%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (2.85%) PuTTY
10 7 (2.85%) WAAS
10 7 (2.85%) Wireshark
11 6 (2.44%) TCP/IP
11 6 (2.44%) Wireless
12 5 (2.03%) Unified Communications
12 5 (2.03%) VoIP
12 5 (2.03%) VSAN
13 4 (1.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (20.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.07%) Big Data
3 8 (3.25%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (3.25%) MongoDB
3 8 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.85%) Power BI
4 7 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.44%) Redis
6 5 (2.03%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.03%) MySQL
6 5 (2.03%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.22%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.22%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.22%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 27 (10.98%) Git (software)
2 26 (10.57%) Octopus Deploy
2 26 (10.57%) TeamCity
3 25 (10.16%) Jenkins
4 21 (8.54%) Visual Studio Team System
5 18 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (6.50%) JIRA
7 13 (5.28%) MSI
7 13 (5.28%) Visual Studio
8 11 (4.47%) Subversion
9 7 (2.85%) MSBuild
10 6 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (2.03%) AdminStudio
11 5 (2.03%) SonarQube
11 5 (2.03%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.63%) FishEye
13 3 (1.22%) Bitbucket
13 3 (1.22%) Visual Studio Code
14 2 (0.81%) git-flow
General
1 70 (28.46%) Finance
2 27 (10.98%) Banking
3 7 (2.85%) Billing
4 6 (2.44%) Advertising
5 4 (1.63%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.63%) Marketing
6 3 (1.22%) Front Office
7 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.81%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.41%) International Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (17.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (12.60%) Developer
3 27 (10.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (10.57%) Azure DevOps
4 26 (10.57%) Azure Engineer
5 20 (8.13%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 16 (6.50%) .NET Developer
7 14 (5.69%) Architect
8 10 (4.07%) Analyst
8 10 (4.07%) Server Engineer
8 10 (4.07%) Support Engineer
8 10 (4.07%) Wintel Engineer
9 9 (3.66%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (3.66%) Windows Engineer
10 8 (3.25%) Consultant
10 8 (3.25%) Network Engineer
11 7 (2.85%) AWS DevOps
11 7 (2.85%) DBA
12 6 (2.44%) Applications Packager
12 6 (2.44%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (21.54%) .NET
2 18 (7.32%) JSON
3 12 (4.88%) ASP.NET
4 10 (4.07%) HTML
4 10 (4.07%) jQuery
5 9 (3.66%) WCF
6 8 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (3.25%) Node.js
7 6 (2.44%) .NET Core
7 6 (2.44%) CSS
7 6 (2.44%) Kafka
7 6 (2.44%) Redux
7 6 (2.44%) Web Services
8 4 (1.63%) MSMQ
9 3 (1.22%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.22%) SailPoint
9 3 (1.22%) SOAP
9 3 (1.22%) XML
9 3 (1.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.47%) Tandem
3 10 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.25%) Algorithms
4 8 (3.25%) Clustering
4 8 (3.25%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.85%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.85%) User Experience
6 4 (1.63%) Blog
7 3 (1.22%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.22%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.22%) Robotics
7 3 (1.22%) Video on Demand
7 3 (1.22%) Wiki
8 2 (0.81%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.81%) Fintech
8 2 (0.81%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.81%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.41%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 143 (58.13%) Windows
2 56 (22.76%) Windows Server
3 32 (13.01%) Linux
4 20 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (7.32%) Unix
6 13 (5.28%) Windows 10
6 13 (5.28%) Windows 7
7 11 (4.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.22%) CentOS
9 3 (1.22%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.81%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (30.49%) DevOps
2 54 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (13.01%) Migration
4 30 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 30 (12.20%) Task Automation
5 26 (10.57%) ITIL
6 22 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (8.13%) TDD
8 17 (6.91%) Configuration Management
9 15 (6.10%) Analytics
9 15 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (6.10%) Information Security
9 15 (6.10%) Scrum
9 15 (6.10%) Test Automation
10 14 (5.69%) High Availability
10 14 (5.69%) MVC
11 13 (5.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (5.28%) Microservices
12 12 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
13 11 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 72 (29.27%) SQL
2 48 (19.51%) C#
3 32 (13.01%) Python
4 29 (11.79%) JavaScript
5 26 (10.57%) Bash Shell
6 15 (6.10%) T-SQL
7 14 (5.69%) Java
8 12 (4.88%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.66%) VBA
9 9 (3.66%) VBScript
10 6 (2.44%) Perl
11 5 (2.03%) PHP
12 4 (1.63%) C
12 4 (1.63%) Ruby
13 3 (1.22%) Korn
13 3 (1.22%) VB
14 2 (0.81%) C++
14 2 (0.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (4.47%) Degree
3 8 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.85%) MCSE
5 6 (2.44%) CCNA
5 6 (2.44%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.22%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.22%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.81%) MCTS
8 1 (0.41%) CCA
8 1 (0.41%) MCITP
8 1 (0.41%) MCP
8 1 (0.41%) MCSA
8 1 (0.41%) MCSD
8 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.41%) PMP
8 1 (0.41%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.63%) QA
2 3 (1.22%) SLA
3 2 (0.81%) GDPR
3 2 (0.81%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.41%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.41%) FISMA
4 1 (0.41%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.41%) MiFID
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 87 (35.37%) Active Directory
2 23 (9.35%) Docker
2 23 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.32%) XenApp
4 17 (6.91%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (4.88%) Hyper-V
6 10 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (3.25%) XenDesktop
8 7 (2.85%) BitLocker
9 5 (2.03%) XenServer
10 3 (1.22%) HDFS
10 3 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.22%) vSphere
11 2 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.41%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.41%) Firmware
12 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 48 (19.51%) SCCM
2 29 (11.79%) Ansible
3 16 (6.50%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (6.50%) Terraform
4 14 (5.69%) Kubernetes
5 12 (4.88%) Puppet
6 7 (2.85%) AirWatch
6 7 (2.85%) SCOM
7 4 (1.63%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (1.63%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (1.63%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.63%) Tivoli
7 4 (1.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 3 (1.22%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (1.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.22%) WSUS
9 2 (0.81%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.81%) Salt
9 2 (0.81%) vMotion
Vendors
1 107 (43.50%) Microsoft
2 49 (19.92%) VMware
3 32 (13.01%) Citrix
4 23 (9.35%) Cisco
5 19 (7.72%) Splunk
6 14 (5.69%) Dell
7 13 (5.28%) Ivanti
8 12 (4.88%) HP
9 11 (4.47%) Oracle
10 10 (4.07%) SolarWinds
11 9 (3.66%) ServiceNow
12 7 (2.85%) Avaya
12 7 (2.85%) Charles River
12 7 (2.85%) EMC
12 7 (2.85%) iManage
12 7 (2.85%) Polycom
13 6 (2.44%) Google
13 6 (2.44%) McAfee
14 5 (2.03%) F5
14 5 (2.03%) Meraki