Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 66 83
Rank change year-on-year +3 +17 +4
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 159 252 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.23% 3.68% 2.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.69% 6.86% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 174 173
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +2.39%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £313
90th Percentile £575 £584 £655
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £52.00 £20.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +151.88% - -
Central London median hourly rate £52.00 £20.65 -
% change year-on-year +151.88% - -

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 2,378 3,673 3,783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.24% 53.70% 53.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,896 3,037 3,206
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £388 £388 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 9
City of London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.09 £27.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.22% +36.91% -1.49%
10th Percentile £22.17 £18.35 £20.45
90th Percentile £54.75 £85.21 £52.10
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £28.00
% change year-on-year -5.63% +32.46% +1.82%

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

PowerShell
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 January 2020.

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

PowerShell
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 January 2020. 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
Moorgate +1 11 £550 -
London Bridge +42 2 £263 -46.15%
PowerShell
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 83 (52.20%) Microsoft
2 80 (50.31%) Windows
3 74 (46.54%) Azure
4 57 (35.85%) Active Directory
4 57 (35.85%) Finance
5 55 (34.59%) SQL
6 47 (29.56%) SQL Server
7 46 (28.93%) Office 365
8 36 (22.64%) VMware
8 36 (22.64%) SCCM
9 34 (21.38%) DevOps
10 33 (20.75%) .NET
11 31 (19.50%) C#
12 30 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (18.87%) Windows Server
13 28 (17.61%) ITIL
14 27 (16.98%) Windows 10
15 26 (16.35%) SharePoint
16 24 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (14.47%) AWS
18 22 (13.84%) Python
19 21 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 20 (12.58%) Citrix
21 19 (11.95%) Linux
21 19 (11.95%) Migration
21 19 (11.95%) Bash Shell
22 18 (11.32%) TeamCity
22 18 (11.32%) Microsoft Intune
22 18 (11.32%) Visual Studio
22 18 (11.32%) Business Intelligence

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 26 (16.35%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.18%) IIS
3 6 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (3.14%) CMS
4 5 (3.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (3.14%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.14%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.52%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.89%) Site Server
7 2 (1.26%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.63%) Confluence
8 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (6.29%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.63%) Houdini
4 1 (0.63%) Maya
Business Applications
1 8 (5.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.63%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 74 (46.54%) Azure
2 46 (28.93%) Office 365
3 23 (14.47%) AWS
4 17 (10.69%) PaaS
4 17 (10.69%) Power Platform
5 14 (8.81%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (6.92%) IaaS
7 5 (3.14%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (3.14%) npm
8 4 (2.52%) PowerApps
9 3 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.89%) GitHub
9 3 (1.89%) Mimecast
9 3 (1.89%) OneDrive
9 3 (1.89%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.26%) Data Lake Analytics
10 2 (1.26%) NuGet
10 2 (1.26%) SaaS
10 2 (1.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.69%) Firewall
2 14 (8.81%) DNS
3 10 (6.29%) DHCP
4 7 (4.40%) NetScaler
5 5 (3.14%) Skype
5 5 (3.14%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.89%) Internet
6 3 (1.89%) LAN
6 3 (1.89%) SAN
6 3 (1.89%) VoIP
6 3 (1.89%) VPN
6 3 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.26%) NAS
7 2 (1.26%) Network Security
7 2 (1.26%) VLAN
7 2 (1.26%) WAN
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (29.56%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.06%) Power BI
3 11 (6.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (6.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.77%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (3.14%) OLAP
7 5 (3.14%) QlikView
7 5 (3.14%) Spotfire
8 4 (2.52%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (2.52%) DTS
8 4 (2.52%) Essbase
8 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (2.52%) PowerPivot
9 3 (1.89%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.89%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (11.32%) TeamCity
1 18 (11.32%) Visual Studio
2 12 (7.55%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.55%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (6.29%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.77%) gulp
5 6 (3.77%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.77%) MSI
6 5 (3.14%) Grunt
6 5 (3.14%) WinDbg
7 4 (2.52%) InstallShield
8 3 (1.89%) JIRA
8 3 (1.89%) Subversion
9 2 (1.26%) Hudson
9 2 (1.26%) Maven
9 2 (1.26%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.63%) MSTest
10 1 (0.63%) webpack
10 1 (0.63%) WiX
General
1 57 (35.85%) Finance
2 6 (3.77%) Banking
3 4 (2.52%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.89%) Front Office
4 3 (1.89%) Retail
5 2 (1.26%) Back Office
5 2 (1.26%) Marketing
5 2 (1.26%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.26%) Publishing
6 1 (0.63%) French Language
6 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Law
6 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (18.24%) Developer
2 26 (16.35%) Azure Engineer
3 23 (14.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (8.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (8.18%) Windows Engineer
6 11 (6.92%) Administrator
7 9 (5.66%) Analyst
7 9 (5.66%) Azure Administrator
7 9 (5.66%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.66%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) Consultant
8 8 (5.03%) Server Engineer
9 7 (4.40%) Applications Support
9 7 (4.40%) AWS Engineer
9 7 (4.40%) SQL Developer
10 6 (3.77%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (3.77%) Citrix Engineer
10 6 (3.77%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.75%) .NET
2 11 (6.92%) ASP.NET
3 10 (6.29%) CSS
3 10 (6.29%) HTML
3 10 (6.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (5.03%) AngularJS
5 6 (3.77%) .NET Framework
6 5 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (3.14%) JSON
6 5 (3.14%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (3.14%) SOAP
6 5 (3.14%) Web Services
7 3 (1.89%) REST
7 3 (1.89%) RESTful
7 3 (1.89%) XML
8 2 (1.26%) ADSI
8 2 (1.26%) Ajax
8 2 (1.26%) jQuery
8 2 (1.26%) LDAP
8 2 (1.26%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.29%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.14%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.52%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.52%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.52%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.89%) PKI
5 3 (1.89%) Replication
6 2 (1.26%) BYOD
6 2 (1.26%) Clustering
6 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.26%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.26%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 80 (50.31%) Windows
2 30 (18.87%) Windows Server
3 27 (16.98%) Windows 10
4 19 (11.95%) Linux
5 12 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.03%) Windows 7
8 6 (3.77%) Unix
9 5 (3.14%) Apple iOS
9 5 (3.14%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.89%) Android
11 2 (1.26%) CentOS
11 2 (1.26%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.26%) VMS
12 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.38%) DevOps
2 30 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (17.61%) ITIL
4 21 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 19 (11.95%) Migration
6 18 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (10.69%) Application Packaging
8 13 (8.18%) ITSM
9 12 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (6.92%) Analytics
10 11 (6.92%) Load Balancing
11 10 (6.29%) Service Design
12 9 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (5.66%) CRM
12 9 (5.66%) Service Management
13 8 (5.03%) ERP
13 8 (5.03%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (4.40%) Project Management
14 7 (4.40%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (4.40%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 55 (34.59%) SQL
2 31 (19.50%) C#
3 22 (13.84%) Python
4 19 (11.95%) Bash Shell
5 15 (9.43%) VB
6 12 (7.55%) JavaScript
6 12 (7.55%) VBScript
7 8 (5.03%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.52%) Java
8 4 (2.52%) XPath
9 3 (1.89%) Clipper
9 3 (1.89%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.26%) C
10 2 (1.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (1.26%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.26%) Ruby
10 2 (1.26%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.63%) Go
11 1 (0.63%) Perl
11 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (8.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (6.92%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.29%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.66%) Degree
5 5 (3.14%) MCITP
5 5 (3.14%) MCSE
6 4 (2.52%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.26%) CCA
8 2 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.26%) MCSA
9 1 (0.63%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) GxP
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 57 (35.85%) Active Directory
2 24 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.29%) XenApp
4 8 (5.03%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.03%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (5.03%) XenDesktop
5 7 (4.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (3.77%) Docker
6 6 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.52%) DFS Replication
7 4 (2.52%) Xen
8 3 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.26%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 2 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.26%) vSphere
10 1 (0.63%) Firmware
10 1 (0.63%) UAG
Systems Management
1 36 (22.64%) SCCM
2 18 (11.32%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (10.06%) Terraform
4 10 (6.29%) Ansible
4 10 (6.29%) SCOM
5 7 (4.40%) Kubernetes
5 7 (4.40%) Puppet
5 7 (4.40%) WSUS
6 6 (3.77%) XenMobile
7 5 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (3.14%) Perfmon
8 4 (2.52%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (2.52%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.89%) Control-M
9 3 (1.89%) WMI
10 2 (1.26%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (1.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (1.26%) FortiGate
10 2 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 83 (52.20%) Microsoft
2 36 (22.64%) VMware
3 20 (12.58%) Citrix
4 9 (5.66%) McAfee
5 8 (5.03%) Cisco
5 8 (5.03%) Oracle
6 6 (3.77%) Apple
6 6 (3.77%) HP
6 6 (3.77%) Ivanti
6 6 (3.77%) Tableau
7 5 (3.14%) ServiceNow
7 5 (3.14%) Sitecore
7 5 (3.14%) Splunk
8 4 (2.52%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.52%) Forcepoint
8 4 (2.52%) Hyperion
8 4 (2.52%) Lumension
8 4 (2.52%) Sybase
8 4 (2.52%) Symantec
9 3 (1.89%) Kofax