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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 30 June 2022 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
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 50 61 62
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1 -14
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 182 123 91
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 4.22% 3.91% 3.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.67% 8.34% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 69 60
10th Percentile £396 £350 £269
25th Percentile £505 £406 £395
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £547 £505 £471
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +7.06% -5.75%
75th Percentile £632 £588 £506
90th Percentile £850 £652 £566
Central London median daily rate £540 £509 £465
% change year-on-year +6.19% +9.35% -7.00%

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 1,882 1,474 1,333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.64% 46.91% 48.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,429 1,129 1,042
10th Percentile £425 £394 £375
25th Percentile £500 £463 £445
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £575 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -
75th Percentile £719 £660 £625
90th Percentile £813 £738 £688
Central London median daily rate £600 £575 £525
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 9
10th Percentile £36.25 £23.84 £22.54
25th Percentile £42.75 £25.75 £26.75
Median hourly rate £52.50 £32.00 £38.50
Median % change year-on-year +64.06% -16.88% +79.07%
75th Percentile £58.50 £36.38 £56.50
90th Percentile £69.35 £37.75 £58.25
Central London median hourly rate £52.50 £25.50 £36.09
% change year-on-year +105.88% -29.34% +64.03%

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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 30 June 2022.

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 30 June 2022, 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.

1 124 (68.13%) Azure
2 70 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 69 (37.91%) DevOps
4 67 (36.81%) Migration
5 64 (35.16%) Active Directory
6 61 (33.52%) CI/CD
7 60 (32.97%) Finance
8 57 (31.32%) Terraform
9 54 (29.67%) Windows
10 51 (28.02%) Python
11 49 (26.92%) Infrastructure as Code
12 46 (25.27%) Azure Active Directory
13 43 (23.63%) Kubernetes
14 39 (21.43%) Microsoft 365
15 37 (20.33%) SCCM
16 36 (19.78%) Azure DevOps
17 35 (19.23%) ITIL
18 31 (17.03%) AWS
18 31 (17.03%) Docker
19 30 (16.48%) Linux
19 30 (16.48%) Degree
20 29 (15.93%) Microsoft Certification
21 27 (14.84%) Agile
22 26 (14.29%) Social Skills
23 25 (13.74%) CCNA
23 25 (13.74%) Cisco Certification
23 25 (13.74%) C#
23 25 (13.74%) Ansible
24 24 (13.19%) Bash
24 24 (13.19%) MCSE

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 10 (5.49%) Confluence
1 10 (5.49%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.75%) Apache Pig
2 5 (2.75%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.10%) CMS
4 2 (1.10%) IIS
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (4.95%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.65%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.75%) MoSes
2 2 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.55%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 124 (68.13%) Azure
2 46 (25.27%) Azure Active Directory
3 39 (21.43%) Microsoft 365
4 36 (19.78%) Azure DevOps
5 31 (17.03%) AWS
6 16 (8.79%) SaaS
6 16 (8.79%) Serverless
7 12 (6.59%) Azure AKS
7 12 (6.59%) Azure Storage
7 12 (6.59%) Power Platform
8 11 (6.04%) Amazon S3
8 11 (6.04%) PaaS
9 9 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (4.40%) Azure Data Factory
10 8 (4.40%) GitHub
10 8 (4.40%) IaaS
11 7 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (3.85%) Azure Key Vault
11 7 (3.85%) Azure Monitor
12 6 (3.30%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.89%) DNS
2 12 (6.59%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.04%) Firewall
4 7 (3.85%) SAN
5 6 (3.30%) DHCP
5 6 (3.30%) NAS
6 5 (2.75%) VPN
6 5 (2.75%) VSAN
7 4 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.20%) Network Security
8 3 (1.65%) LAN
8 3 (1.65%) WAN
8 3 (1.65%) Wireless
9 2 (1.10%) FTP
9 2 (1.10%) HTTP
9 2 (1.10%) IPv4
9 2 (1.10%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.10%) SSH
9 2 (1.10%) SSL
10 1 (0.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.59%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.95%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (4.95%) Data Lake
4 8 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.40%) Power BI
5 6 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.75%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (2.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.75%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.75%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.65%) HDInsight
7 3 (1.65%) MySQL
7 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.65%) PowerCenter
7 3 (1.65%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (13.19%) TeamCity
2 23 (12.64%) Jenkins
3 19 (10.44%) Git (software)
4 18 (9.89%) JIRA
5 12 (6.59%) Bitbucket
6 8 (4.40%) Visual Studio
7 6 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.20%) GitLab
9 3 (1.65%) kappa
9 3 (1.65%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.55%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.55%) Crucible
11 1 (0.55%) git-flow
11 1 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio Code
11 1 (0.55%) Zephyr
General
1 60 (32.97%) Finance
2 26 (14.29%) Social Skills
3 19 (10.44%) Banking
4 16 (8.79%) Financial Institution
4 16 (8.79%) Legal
5 7 (3.85%) Retail
6 5 (2.75%) Documentation Skills
6 5 (2.75%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (1.65%) Front Office
8 2 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.10%) Law
8 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.55%) Billing
9 1 (0.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.55%) International Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 34 (18.68%) Architect
2 23 (12.64%) Azure Architect
3 21 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (9.34%) Azure Engineer
5 15 (8.24%) Senior DevOps
6 14 (7.69%) Consultant
7 12 (6.59%) Developer
8 11 (6.04%) Cloud Engineer
9 10 (5.49%) Administrator
10 8 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.40%) Security Engineer
11 6 (3.30%) AWS Engineer
11 6 (3.30%) Azure Developer
11 6 (3.30%) Platform Engineer
11 6 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.75%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 5 (2.75%) Data Engineer
12 5 (2.75%) Desktop Engineer
12 5 (2.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 5 (2.75%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.79%) .NET
2 9 (4.95%) ARM Templates
3 8 (4.40%) JSON
3 8 (4.40%) REST
3 8 (4.40%) YAML
4 7 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (3.85%) Kafka
5 5 (2.75%) RESTful
5 5 (2.75%) XML
6 4 (2.20%) CSS
6 4 (2.20%) HTML
7 2 (1.10%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.10%) WebAssembly
8 1 (0.55%) Angular 2
8 1 (0.55%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.55%) pytest
8 1 (0.55%) React
8 1 (0.55%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.55%) Tailwind CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.09%) Cloud Native
2 16 (8.79%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.79%) Hedge funds
3 15 (8.24%) Public Cloud
4 9 (4.95%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (4.95%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (3.30%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.30%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.75%) PKI
7 5 (2.75%) Reinsurance
8 4 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.20%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.20%) Replication
8 4 (2.20%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 3 (1.65%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.65%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.10%) BYOD
11 1 (0.55%) CMDB
11 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 54 (29.67%) Windows
2 30 (16.48%) Linux
3 21 (11.54%) Windows Server
4 18 (9.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 12 (6.59%) Windows Server 2016
7 11 (6.04%) Windows Server 2019
8 6 (3.30%) Ubuntu
8 6 (3.30%) Unix
9 5 (2.75%) Debian
9 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.10%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.10%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.10%) VMS
12 1 (0.55%) Android
12 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (37.91%) DevOps
2 67 (36.81%) Migration
3 61 (33.52%) CI/CD
4 49 (26.92%) Infrastructure as Code
5 35 (19.23%) ITIL
6 27 (14.84%) Agile
7 21 (11.54%) PRINCE2
8 19 (10.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 18 (9.89%) Data Protection
10 14 (7.69%) Configuration Management
11 12 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (6.59%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (6.59%) Test Automation
12 11 (6.04%) Analytics
12 11 (6.04%) Network Virtualisation
13 10 (5.49%) Asset Management
13 10 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (5.49%) High Availability
13 10 (5.49%) Proactive Monitoring
13 10 (5.49%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 51 (28.02%) Python
2 25 (13.74%) C#
3 24 (13.19%) Bash
4 22 (12.09%) SQL
5 12 (6.59%) Java
6 11 (6.04%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.49%) Perl
8 8 (4.40%) Go
9 7 (3.85%) Groovy
9 7 (3.85%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.30%) C++
10 6 (3.30%) PHP
11 5 (2.75%) Ruby
11 5 (2.75%) VBScript
12 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.55%) C
13 1 (0.55%) Search Processing Language
13 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.55%) VB
13 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (16.48%) Degree
2 29 (15.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (13.74%) CCNA
3 25 (13.74%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (13.19%) MCSE
5 22 (12.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 22 (12.09%) MCP
6 21 (11.54%) MCSA
6 21 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.75%) CISSP
8 5 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (2.20%) MCTS
10 1 (0.55%) CCIE
10 1 (0.55%) CCNP
10 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.34%) GDPR
2 4 (2.20%) SLA
3 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.10%) QA
4 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 64 (35.16%) Active Directory
2 31 (17.03%) Docker
3 18 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.49%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (4.95%) vSphere
6 6 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.20%) BitLocker
7 4 (2.20%) XenApp
8 3 (1.65%) VMware NSX
8 3 (1.65%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.55%) Firmware
9 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.55%) NFS
9 1 (0.55%) vCloud
9 1 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 57 (31.32%) Terraform
2 43 (23.63%) Kubernetes
3 37 (20.33%) SCCM
4 25 (13.74%) Ansible
5 9 (4.95%) Puppet
6 8 (4.40%) Packer
7 7 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (3.30%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (2.75%) Consul
9 5 (2.75%) vCenter Server
9 5 (2.75%) vRealize
10 4 (2.20%) Grafana
10 4 (2.20%) NetBackup
10 4 (2.20%) SCOM
10 4 (2.20%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 4 (2.20%) VxRail
11 2 (1.10%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 2 (1.10%) BladeLogic
11 2 (1.10%) Dollar Universe
11 2 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 70 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.09%) VMware
3 16 (8.79%) Cisco
4 12 (6.59%) Oracle
5 10 (5.49%) Red Hat
6 9 (4.95%) Citrix
7 8 (4.40%) NetApp
8 7 (3.85%) Atlassian
8 7 (3.85%) Databricks
9 6 (3.30%) Dell
9 6 (3.30%) SolarWinds
9 6 (3.30%) Zerto
10 5 (2.75%) BiZZdesign
10 5 (2.75%) Cloudera
10 5 (2.75%) MuleSoft
10 5 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (2.75%) SAP
10 5 (2.75%) Zscaler
11 4 (2.20%) Bloomberg
11 4 (2.20%) Informatica