Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 66 74 70
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 147 60 155
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 3.66% 2.84% 3.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.55% 5.74% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 41 104
10th Percentile £400 £363 £319
25th Percentile £481 £425 £380
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £488 £475
Median % change year-on-year +16.92% +2.63% -2.56%
75th Percentile £663 £538 £538
90th Percentile £803 £638 £575
Central London median daily rate £568 £481 £495
% change year-on-year +17.92% -2.78% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £66.25 - £48.50
Median hourly rate £72.50 - £52.00
75th Percentile £78.75 - £55.50
90th Percentile - - -
Central London median hourly rate £72.50 - £52.00
% 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 1,948 1,046 2,359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.53% 49.48% 48.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,539 812 1,903
10th Percentile £413 £358 £388
25th Percentile £500 £431 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £688 £638 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £688
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 13
10th Percentile £43.45 - £21.00
25th Percentile £48.00 £12.75 £21.17
Median hourly rate £59.25 £13.75 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +330.91% -71.05% +28.07%
75th Percentile £66.25 £20.00 £52.25
90th Percentile £77.63 £30.35 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £59.25 £14.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +323.21% -61.38% -2.26%

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
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 28 January 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 28 January 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 99 (67.35%) Azure
2 70 (47.62%) DevOps
3 65 (44.22%) Microsoft
4 62 (42.18%) CI/CD
5 55 (37.41%) Active Directory
6 54 (36.73%) Windows
7 52 (35.37%) Finance
8 48 (32.65%) Terraform
9 46 (31.29%) Migration
10 43 (29.25%) Kubernetes
11 42 (28.57%) Python
12 40 (27.21%) Docker
12 40 (27.21%) Infrastructure as Code
13 34 (23.13%) Windows Server
14 28 (19.05%) Azure Active Directory
14 28 (19.05%) Microsoft 365
15 27 (18.37%) SQL
15 27 (18.37%) TeamCity
15 27 (18.37%) SCCM
16 26 (17.69%) VMware
16 26 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (17.69%) Social Skills
17 25 (17.01%) Cloud Native
18 24 (16.33%) Bash
18 24 (16.33%) Git (software)
19 21 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
20 20 (13.61%) Linux
20 20 (13.61%) ITIL
20 20 (13.61%) Jenkins
21 19 (12.93%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 11 (7.48%) Confluence
2 7 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.72%) IIS
3 4 (2.72%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.36%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.36%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.68%) CMS
5 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.68%) Jetty
5 1 (0.68%) nginx
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.68%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.68%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 99 (67.35%) Azure
2 28 (19.05%) Azure Active Directory
2 28 (19.05%) Microsoft 365
3 19 (12.93%) AWS
4 18 (12.24%) SaaS
5 14 (9.52%) GitHub
5 14 (9.52%) Serverless
6 13 (8.84%) PaaS
7 11 (7.48%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (6.80%) IaaS
8 10 (6.80%) Power Platform
9 7 (4.76%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 6 (4.08%) Azure Storage
10 6 (4.08%) OpenShift
11 5 (3.40%) Nutanix
12 4 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (2.72%) Azure Functions
12 4 (2.72%) Azure Monitor
12 4 (2.72%) GitHub Actions
12 4 (2.72%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.56%) DNS
2 10 (6.80%) DHCP
2 10 (6.80%) Firewall
2 10 (6.80%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.08%) NetScaler
4 5 (3.40%) VPN
5 4 (2.72%) IPv4
6 3 (2.04%) Kerberos
6 3 (2.04%) VSAN
7 2 (1.36%) HTTP
7 2 (1.36%) Internet
7 2 (1.36%) Intranet
7 2 (1.36%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.36%) Network Security
7 2 (1.36%) SAN
7 2 (1.36%) Skype
7 2 (1.36%) Wireless
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.44%) Data Lake
2 8 (5.44%) Power BI
3 6 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (3.40%) MySQL
5 4 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.04%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.04%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.36%) Big Data
7 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2017
7 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.36%) Tableau
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.68%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 27 (18.37%) TeamCity
2 24 (16.33%) Git (software)
3 20 (13.61%) Jenkins
4 19 (12.93%) JIRA
5 15 (10.20%) GitLab
6 8 (5.44%) Bitbucket
7 7 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.72%) InstallShield
8 4 (2.72%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (2.04%) SonarQube
9 3 (2.04%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.04%) Subversion
9 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.36%) CircleCI
10 2 (1.36%) MSI
10 2 (1.36%) TestComplete
10 2 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.36%) Zephyr
General
1 52 (35.37%) Finance
2 26 (17.69%) Social Skills
3 19 (12.93%) Banking
4 17 (11.56%) Financial Institution
5 15 (10.20%) Legal
6 4 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.72%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.72%) Retail
7 3 (2.04%) Documentation Skills
7 3 (2.04%) Front Office
7 3 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.04%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (1.36%) Law
8 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.68%) International Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 25 (17.01%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (16.33%) Azure Engineer
3 20 (13.61%) Senior DevOps
4 17 (11.56%) Developer
5 14 (9.52%) Architect
6 11 (7.48%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 8 (5.44%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (5.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.44%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (5.44%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (4.76%) Azure Architect
9 6 (4.08%) Consultant
10 5 (3.40%) Analyst
10 5 (3.40%) Windows Systems Engineer
11 4 (2.72%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.72%) Lead DevOps
11 4 (2.72%) SCCM Engineer
11 4 (2.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 3 (2.04%) Desktop Engineer
12 3 (2.04%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.93%) .NET
2 11 (7.48%) ARM Templates
3 7 (4.76%) REST
4 6 (4.08%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.40%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (3.40%) JSON
5 5 (3.40%) LDAP
5 5 (3.40%) React
5 5 (3.40%) Web Services
6 4 (2.72%) SOAP
7 3 (2.04%) .NET Core
7 3 (2.04%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.04%) YAML
8 2 (1.36%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.36%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.36%) jQuery
8 2 (1.36%) Node.js
8 2 (1.36%) OAuth
8 2 (1.36%) RESTful
8 2 (1.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.01%) Cloud Native
2 15 (10.20%) Hedge funds
3 14 (9.52%) Public Cloud
4 13 (8.84%) Data Centre
5 11 (7.48%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (6.12%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (4.76%) Replication
8 5 (3.40%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (3.40%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.72%) Clustering
9 4 (2.72%) PKI
9 4 (2.72%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.68%) BYOD
11 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.68%) Equities
11 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.68%) User Experience
11 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (36.73%) Windows
2 34 (23.13%) Windows Server
3 20 (13.61%) Linux
4 12 (8.16%) Windows 10
5 11 (7.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (6.12%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (5.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (5.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (5.44%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (2.04%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.36%) Unix
10 1 (0.68%) Android
10 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.68%) CentOS
10 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (47.62%) DevOps
2 62 (42.18%) CI/CD
3 46 (31.29%) Migration
4 40 (27.21%) Infrastructure as Code
5 26 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (13.61%) ITIL
7 19 (12.93%) Configuration Management
7 19 (12.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 16 (10.88%) Analytics
8 16 (10.88%) Data Protection
9 12 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (6.80%) Computer Science
11 10 (6.80%) Task Automation
12 9 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (5.44%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (5.44%) Fintech
13 8 (5.44%) High Availability
13 8 (5.44%) RBAC
13 8 (5.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 42 (28.57%) Python
2 27 (18.37%) SQL
3 24 (16.33%) Bash
4 18 (12.24%) C#
5 9 (6.12%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.12%) VB
6 7 (4.76%) Java
6 7 (4.76%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.08%) VBScript
8 5 (3.40%) Go
8 5 (3.40%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.40%) VBA
9 4 (2.72%) Groovy
10 3 (2.04%) C
10 3 (2.04%) Perl
11 2 (1.36%) PHP
11 2 (1.36%) Ruby
11 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (8.84%) Degree
2 10 (6.80%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.12%) CCNA
3 9 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.44%) MCSE
5 7 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (4.08%) MCP
7 5 (3.40%) MCSA
7 5 (3.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (3.40%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.40%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.04%) CISSP
9 3 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.36%) CCIE
10 2 (1.36%) CCNP
10 2 (1.36%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.20%) GDPR
2 2 (1.36%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (37.41%) Active Directory
2 40 (27.21%) Docker
3 21 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (11.56%) vSphere
5 6 (4.08%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (3.40%) XenApp
7 4 (2.72%) VMware NSX
8 3 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.36%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.36%) NFS
9 2 (1.36%) vCloud
10 1 (0.68%) Firmware
10 1 (0.68%) LXC
10 1 (0.68%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 48 (32.65%) Terraform
2 43 (29.25%) Kubernetes
3 27 (18.37%) SCCM
4 19 (12.93%) Ansible
5 9 (6.12%) SCOM
6 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (4.76%) Packer
8 6 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (4.08%) Puppet
9 5 (3.40%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 4 (2.72%) BladeLogic
10 4 (2.72%) Grafana
10 4 (2.72%) Icinga
11 3 (2.04%) vRealize
12 2 (1.36%) AirWatch
12 2 (1.36%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (1.36%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (1.36%) QRadar
12 2 (1.36%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 65 (44.22%) Microsoft
2 26 (17.69%) VMware
3 15 (10.20%) Citrix
4 10 (6.80%) Cisco
4 10 (6.80%) Oracle
5 9 (6.12%) Databricks
6 6 (4.08%) BMC
6 6 (4.08%) IBM
7 5 (3.40%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.40%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.72%) CyberArk
8 4 (2.72%) Google
8 4 (2.72%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.72%) Zerto
9 3 (2.04%) Qualys
9 3 (2.04%) Splunk
10 2 (1.36%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.36%) Ivanti
10 2 (1.36%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (1.36%) SaltStack