Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 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
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 55 61 45
Rank change year-on-year +6 -16 +33
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 121 95 299
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 4.09% 3.31% 4.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.60% 6.84% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 64 230
10th Percentile £354 £270 £363
25th Percentile £406 £380 £420
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £509 £468 £500
Median % change year-on-year +8.77% -6.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £597 £506 £538
90th Percentile £650 £575 £626
Central London median daily rate £509 £460 £500
% change year-on-year +10.66% -8.10% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.57
Central London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 1,407 1,388 3,197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 47.55% 48.38% 49.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,073 1,094 2,606
10th Percentile £385 £375 £406
25th Percentile £463 £431 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £650 £623 £612
90th Percentile £725 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 20
10th Percentile £18.64 £23.70 £17.37
25th Percentile £23.49 £24.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £21.75
Median % change year-on-year -28.57% +77.01% +1.16%
75th Percentile £35.13 £53.00 £37.50
90th Percentile £37.45 £57.30 £49.87
Central London median hourly rate £25.00 £36.09 £22.50
% change year-on-year -30.72% +60.39% +4.65%

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

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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 15 June 2021.

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

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 15 June 2021. 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 - 1 £385 -
PowerShell
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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 75 (61.98%) Azure
2 68 (56.20%) Microsoft
3 59 (48.76%) Active Directory
4 53 (43.80%) C#
5 50 (41.32%) DevOps
6 48 (39.67%) Power Platform
6 48 (39.67%) SharePoint
7 43 (35.54%) JavaScript
7 43 (35.54%) SQL Server
7 43 (35.54%) Windows
7 43 (35.54%) Power BI
8 42 (34.71%) .NET
9 39 (32.23%) Finance
9 39 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (31.40%) Business Intelligence
11 37 (30.58%) Azure Active Directory
12 34 (28.10%) TDD
12 34 (28.10%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (27.27%) AngularJS
13 33 (27.27%) Social Skills
14 31 (25.62%) Analytics
14 31 (25.62%) Continuous Improvement
14 31 (25.62%) Octopus Deploy
15 29 (23.97%) QA
15 29 (23.97%) Software Engineering
16 28 (23.14%) TypeScript
16 28 (23.14%) React
17 27 (22.31%) Mentoring
17 27 (22.31%) ASP.NET
18 26 (21.49%) Microsoft 365

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 48 (39.67%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (5.79%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.65%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (1.65%) Confluence
5 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.65%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.65%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.83%) Apache
6 1 (0.83%) IIS
6 1 (0.83%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (7.44%) InfoPath
2 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Salerio
2 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 75 (61.98%) Azure
2 48 (39.67%) Power Platform
3 37 (30.58%) Azure Active Directory
4 26 (21.49%) Microsoft 365
5 11 (9.09%) IaaS
6 10 (8.26%) AWS
6 10 (8.26%) PaaS
7 9 (7.44%) Slack
8 5 (4.13%) PowerApps
9 4 (3.31%) Azure Functions
9 4 (3.31%) GCP
9 4 (3.31%) Power Automate
9 4 (3.31%) Serverless
10 3 (2.48%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (2.48%) Azure Key Vault
10 3 (2.48%) Azure Service Bus
10 3 (2.48%) Azure Storage
10 3 (2.48%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 3 (2.48%) Mimecast
10 3 (2.48%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.70%) DNS
2 11 (9.09%) DHCP
3 7 (5.79%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.96%) Internet
5 3 (2.48%) VSAN
6 2 (1.65%) Firewall
6 2 (1.65%) FTP
6 2 (1.65%) HTTP
6 2 (1.65%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.65%) LAN
6 2 (1.65%) Skype
6 2 (1.65%) SMTP
6 2 (1.65%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.83%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.83%) NAS
7 1 (0.83%) Network Security
7 1 (0.83%) SAN
7 1 (0.83%) VoIP
7 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (35.54%) Power BI
1 43 (35.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.44%) Tableau
3 8 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.96%) Data Lake
5 5 (4.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.48%) OLTP
7 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.65%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.65%) MySQL
8 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.83%) DB2
9 1 (0.83%) DB2 UDB
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.83%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 31 (25.62%) Octopus Deploy
2 14 (11.57%) JIRA
3 10 (8.26%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.13%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.31%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.65%) git-flow
6 2 (1.65%) GitLab
6 2 (1.65%) Subversion
6 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.83%) Ant
7 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.83%) GCC
7 1 (0.83%) Hudson
7 1 (0.83%) JUnit
7 1 (0.83%) NUnit
7 1 (0.83%) Selenium
7 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
General
1 39 (32.23%) Finance
2 33 (27.27%) Social Skills
3 12 (9.92%) Marketing
4 9 (7.44%) Banking
5 6 (4.96%) Financial Institution
5 6 (4.96%) Law
6 5 (4.13%) Legal
7 4 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.65%) International Banking
8 2 (1.65%) Publishing
9 1 (0.83%) Back Office
9 1 (0.83%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (22.31%) Developer
2 21 (17.36%) Technical Leader
3 12 (9.92%) Administrator
3 12 (9.92%) Azure Engineer
3 12 (9.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (9.92%) SharePoint Developer
4 10 (8.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 10 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (7.44%) Analyst
5 9 (7.44%) Architect
6 8 (6.61%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.96%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.13%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (4.13%) Principal Developer
9 4 (3.31%) Active Directory Specialist
9 4 (3.31%) Consultant
9 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.31%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) SharePoint Administrator
10 3 (2.48%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (34.71%) .NET
2 33 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 28 (23.14%) React
4 27 (22.31%) ASP.NET
5 26 (21.49%) ASP.NET Core
6 12 (9.92%) HTML
7 9 (7.44%) CSS
8 5 (4.13%) .NET Core
9 4 (3.31%) Web Services
9 4 (3.31%) XML
10 3 (2.48%) Blazor
10 3 (2.48%) JSON
10 3 (2.48%) Kafka
10 3 (2.48%) LDAP
11 2 (1.65%) MSMQ
12 1 (0.83%) COM
12 1 (0.83%) JSP
12 1 (0.83%) Middleware
12 1 (0.83%) Servlets
12 1 (0.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.49%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.13%) Replication
3 3 (2.48%) Clustering
3 3 (2.48%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.65%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.65%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.83%) BYOD
5 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.83%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.83%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.83%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.83%) Symmetrix
5 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (35.54%) Windows
2 20 (16.53%) Windows Server
3 14 (11.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (9.09%) Linux
4 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
5 8 (6.61%) Windows 10
5 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2019
6 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.13%) Unix
8 3 (2.48%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (41.32%) DevOps
2 39 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (31.40%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (28.10%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (28.10%) TDD
5 31 (25.62%) Analytics
5 31 (25.62%) Continuous Improvement
6 29 (23.97%) Software Engineering
7 27 (22.31%) Mentoring
8 26 (21.49%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 19 (15.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 19 (15.70%) Migration
10 16 (13.22%) Investment Management
11 14 (11.57%) Workflow
12 13 (10.74%) Competitor Analysis
12 13 (10.74%) Information Security
12 13 (10.74%) ITIL
12 13 (10.74%) Project Roadmap
13 12 (9.92%) Deployment Automation
14 10 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 53 (43.80%) C#
2 43 (35.54%) JavaScript
3 28 (23.14%) TypeScript
4 24 (19.83%) SQL
5 22 (18.18%) Python
6 10 (8.26%) Java
7 9 (7.44%) Bash Shell
8 7 (5.79%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.31%) VB
9 4 (3.31%) VBA
9 4 (3.31%) VBScript
10 3 (2.48%) Perl
10 3 (2.48%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.65%) C
11 2 (1.65%) Ruby
12 1 (0.83%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.83%) Korn
12 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.61%) MCSE
3 7 (5.79%) Degree
4 4 (3.31%) CCNA
4 4 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.31%) CISSP
5 3 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.65%) MCSA
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.83%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.83%) MCITP
7 1 (0.83%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (23.97%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) GDPR
3 1 (0.83%) IFRS
3 1 (0.83%) NIST
System Software
1 59 (48.76%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.09%) XenApp
4 10 (8.26%) XenDesktop
5 6 (4.96%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.96%) vSphere
6 4 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.48%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.65%) Docker
8 2 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.83%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.83%) NFS
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.83%) RACF
9 1 (0.83%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (13.22%) SCCM
2 11 (9.09%) Terraform
3 7 (5.79%) SCOM
4 6 (4.96%) vCenter Server
5 5 (4.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 5 (4.13%) Ansible
5 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (3.31%) PowerCLI
7 3 (2.48%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.65%) Control-M
8 2 (1.65%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.65%) Puppet
8 2 (1.65%) QRadar
8 2 (1.65%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.83%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 1 (0.83%) Nagios
9 1 (0.83%) Netcool
Vendors
1 68 (56.20%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.01%) VMware
3 15 (12.40%) Citrix
4 11 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (7.44%) Nintex
6 6 (4.96%) Cisco
7 5 (4.13%) EMC
7 5 (4.13%) Oracle
7 5 (4.13%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.31%) Databricks
8 4 (3.31%) HP
8 4 (3.31%) ServiceNow
8 4 (3.31%) Splunk
9 3 (2.48%) CyberArk
9 3 (2.48%) IBM
9 3 (2.48%) Qualys
9 3 (2.48%) Symantec
10 2 (1.65%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.65%) Infoblox
10 2 (1.65%) Proofpoint