Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 83 105
Rank change year-on-year +33 +22 -6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 265 205 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.27% 2.98% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.69% 5.56% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 174 118
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £350 £363 £313
90th Percentile £648 £575 £579
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £37.25 £33.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.19% - -
Central London median hourly rate £37.25 £33.50 -
% change year-on-year +11.19% - -

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 3,051 3,684 3,464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.11% 53.62% 51.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,485 3,081 2,803
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £400 £375 £363
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 9
City of London median hourly rate £22.33 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.50% +2.33% -21.82%
10th Percentile £21.00 £12.50 £12.74
90th Percentile £57.60 £54.88 £32.30
Central London median hourly rate £22.33 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +1.50% +2.33% -21.82%

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

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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 23 September 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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 September 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
Moorgate - 14 £488 -
London Bridge -13 2 £525 -
PowerShell
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (53.96%) Azure
2 141 (53.21%) Windows
3 120 (45.28%) Microsoft
4 97 (36.60%) Active Directory
5 94 (35.47%) Finance
6 89 (33.58%) Office 365
7 80 (30.19%) SQL
8 69 (26.04%) DevOps
9 68 (25.66%) SQL Server
10 58 (21.89%) SCCM
11 54 (20.38%) Windows 10
12 47 (17.74%) Migration
13 46 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
13 46 (17.36%) C#
14 44 (16.60%) Windows Server
15 42 (15.85%) Python
16 39 (14.72%) VMware
17 35 (13.21%) DNS
17 35 (13.21%) .NET
17 35 (13.21%) Microsoft Intune
18 32 (12.08%) AWS
18 32 (12.08%) Firewall
19 31 (11.70%) SharePoint
19 31 (11.70%) Bash Shell
20 30 (11.32%) Linux
21 29 (10.94%) Application Packaging
22 27 (10.19%) Citrix
22 27 (10.19%) Configuration Management
23 26 (9.81%) Windows 7
23 26 (9.81%) Azure Active Directory

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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 31 (11.70%) SharePoint
2 18 (6.79%) IIS
3 15 (5.66%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.51%) Apache
4 4 (1.51%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.13%) CMS
5 3 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.13%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.75%) Confluence
6 2 (0.75%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.38%) Jetty
7 1 (0.38%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.38%) nginx
7 1 (0.38%) SAS
7 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.51%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 143 (53.96%) Azure
2 89 (33.58%) Office 365
3 32 (12.08%) AWS
4 26 (9.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 22 (8.30%) PaaS
6 18 (6.79%) IaaS
7 17 (6.42%) Power Platform
8 9 (3.40%) Azure Data Factory
9 7 (2.64%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.89%) Slack
11 4 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.51%) GitHub
11 4 (1.51%) OneDrive
12 3 (1.13%) npm
13 2 (0.75%) Azure Functions
13 2 (0.75%) Data Lake Analytics
13 2 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.75%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.75%) PowerApps
13 2 (0.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 35 (13.21%) DNS
2 32 (12.08%) Firewall
3 21 (7.92%) DHCP
4 15 (5.66%) Skype
5 13 (4.91%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.64%) SAN
7 6 (2.26%) HTTP
8 5 (1.89%) NetScaler
8 5 (1.89%) VPN
8 5 (1.89%) WAN
9 4 (1.51%) Intranet
9 4 (1.51%) LAN
10 3 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.13%) FTP
10 3 (1.13%) Wireless
11 2 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.75%) Internet
11 2 (0.75%) NAS
11 2 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (25.66%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.04%) Power BI
3 13 (4.91%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (4.91%) SQL Server 2017
4 11 (4.15%) Azure SQL Database
5 10 (3.77%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (3.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 8 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.26%) Data Lake
9 6 (2.26%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (1.89%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.89%) MySQL
11 4 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (7.92%) TeamCity
2 18 (6.79%) Visual Studio
2 18 (6.79%) Visual Studio Team System
3 16 (6.04%) Git (software)
4 12 (4.53%) Octopus Deploy
5 11 (4.15%) Jenkins
5 11 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.02%) MSI
7 5 (1.89%) JIRA
8 4 (1.51%) gulp
8 4 (1.51%) Maven
8 4 (1.51%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (1.13%) Gradle
9 3 (1.13%) Grunt
9 3 (1.13%) ProC
9 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.75%) Ant
10 2 (0.75%) Hudson
10 2 (0.75%) Selenium
10 2 (0.75%) WinDbg
General
1 94 (35.47%) Finance
2 24 (9.06%) Banking
3 5 (1.89%) Retail
4 4 (1.51%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.13%) Public Sector
6 2 (0.75%) Front Office
6 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.75%) Law
6 2 (0.75%) Publishing
7 1 (0.38%) Environmental Health
7 1 (0.38%) German Language
7 1 (0.38%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (19.25%) Azure Engineer
2 49 (18.49%) DevOps Engineer
3 34 (12.83%) Azure DevOps
4 28 (10.57%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 26 (9.81%) Developer
6 25 (9.43%) Windows Engineer
7 22 (8.30%) Administrator
7 22 (8.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (7.17%) Analyst
9 17 (6.42%) Systems Engineer
10 15 (5.66%) DBA
11 14 (5.28%) Systems Administrator
12 13 (4.91%) Azure Administrator
13 12 (4.53%) Cloud Engineer
14 11 (4.15%) Desktop Engineer
14 11 (4.15%) PowerShell Engineer
14 11 (4.15%) SQL DBA
15 9 (3.40%) Office 365 Engineer
16 8 (3.02%) Server Engineer
17 7 (2.64%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.21%) .NET
2 13 (4.91%) CSS
3 9 (3.40%) JSON
4 7 (2.64%) ASP.NET
4 7 (2.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (2.64%) HTML
4 7 (2.64%) jQuery
4 7 (2.64%) Web Services
5 6 (2.26%) AngularJS
5 6 (2.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (1.89%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.51%) Node.js
7 4 (1.51%) React
7 4 (1.51%) RESTful
8 3 (1.13%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (1.13%) Middleware
8 3 (1.13%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (1.13%) SOAP
9 2 (0.75%) XML
9 2 (0.75%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.17%) Public Cloud
2 12 (4.53%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.64%) Clustering
6 6 (2.26%) Replication
6 6 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.13%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.13%) Grid Computing
8 3 (1.13%) iPad
8 3 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.13%) Tandem
8 3 (1.13%) User Experience
9 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.75%) CMDB
9 2 (0.75%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 141 (53.21%) Windows
2 54 (20.38%) Windows 10
3 44 (16.60%) Windows Server
4 30 (11.32%) Linux
5 26 (9.81%) Windows 7
6 15 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.64%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.51%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.13%) Android
11 3 (1.13%) CentOS
11 3 (1.13%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.13%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.13%) Unix
12 2 (0.75%) Solaris
12 2 (0.75%) VMS
13 1 (0.38%) AIX
13 1 (0.38%) Fedora
13 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (26.04%) DevOps
2 47 (17.74%) Migration
3 46 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (10.94%) Application Packaging
5 27 (10.19%) Configuration Management
6 26 (9.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 21 (7.92%) ITIL
8 20 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
9 18 (6.79%) Load Balancing
10 17 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (5.66%) Service Design
13 14 (5.28%) Deployment Automation
13 14 (5.28%) Test Automation
14 13 (4.91%) Continuous Delivery
15 12 (4.53%) Software Engineering
15 12 (4.53%) Workflow
16 11 (4.15%) E-Commerce
16 11 (4.15%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 80 (30.19%) SQL
2 46 (17.36%) C#
3 42 (15.85%) Python
4 31 (11.70%) Bash Shell
5 20 (7.55%) VB
6 17 (6.42%) Java
6 17 (6.42%) JavaScript
7 10 (3.77%) T-SQL
8 9 (3.40%) VBScript
9 7 (2.64%) Perl
10 4 (1.51%) C
10 4 (1.51%) Ruby
10 4 (1.51%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.13%) Clipper
12 2 (0.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.75%) Go
12 2 (0.75%) Groovy
12 2 (0.75%) PHP
12 2 (0.75%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (7.55%) Degree
2 12 (4.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (4.53%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.15%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.26%) MCSA
5 5 (1.89%) MCSE
6 4 (1.51%) A+ Certification
6 4 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.51%) MCDST
7 2 (0.75%) CCA
7 2 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.38%) CCNP
8 1 (0.38%) CEH
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.38%) CISSP
8 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.38%) OCP
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.38%) OSCP
8 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.89%) GDPR
2 3 (1.13%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.75%) SLA
4 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 97 (36.60%) Active Directory
2 25 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.42%) Hyper-V
4 14 (5.28%) Docker
5 10 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (3.77%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (3.77%) XenApp
6 9 (3.40%) vSphere
7 8 (3.02%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (2.64%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (2.64%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.13%) DFS Replication
10 3 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.75%) KVM
11 2 (0.75%) Xen
12 1 (0.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.38%) vCloud
12 1 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 58 (21.89%) SCCM
2 35 (13.21%) Microsoft Intune
3 24 (9.06%) Ansible
3 24 (9.06%) Terraform
4 12 (4.53%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (4.15%) Puppet
6 10 (3.77%) Kubernetes
7 9 (3.40%) Perfmon
8 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (2.26%) WSUS
9 4 (1.51%) SCOM
9 4 (1.51%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.51%) WMI
10 3 (1.13%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.75%) Control-M
11 2 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.75%) Nagios
11 2 (0.75%) Packer
11 2 (0.75%) Salt
11 2 (0.75%) vMotion
Vendors
1 120 (45.28%) Microsoft
2 39 (14.72%) VMware
3 27 (10.19%) Citrix
4 23 (8.68%) Oracle
5 10 (3.77%) Cisco
5 10 (3.77%) Tableau
6 8 (3.02%) Splunk
7 7 (2.64%) Ivanti
8 6 (2.26%) Databricks
8 6 (2.26%) Nintex
8 6 (2.26%) Palo Alto
8 6 (2.26%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.89%) Meraki
10 4 (1.51%) Apple
10 4 (1.51%) HP
10 4 (1.51%) IBM
10 4 (1.51%) Juniper
10 4 (1.51%) MuleSoft
10 4 (1.51%) NetApp
10 4 (1.51%) ServiceNow