Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 85 59 51
Rank change year-on-year -26 -8 +35
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 100 65 264
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.75% 3.62% 4.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.93% 7.54% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 46 193
10th Percentile £350 £350 £351
25th Percentile £438 £416 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £488 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -5.00%
75th Percentile £638 £538 £538
90th Percentile £675 £596 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £37.25
Central London median hourly rate - - £37.25

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 1,686 862 3,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 46.45% 48.00% 48.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,312 658 2,518
10th Percentile £400 £375 £400
25th Percentile £481 £436 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £675 £614 £625
90th Percentile £763 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £593 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +12.86% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 16
10th Percentile £26.15 £22.90 £15.75
25th Percentile £32.00 £28.13 £21.00
Median hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £21.25
Median % change year-on-year +1.39% +69.41% -3.41%
75th Percentile £61.56 £39.63 £39.84
90th Percentile £67.98 £46.60 £50.19
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -2.78% +69.41% -3.41%

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 17 September 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

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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 17 September 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 17 September 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 56 (56.00%) Azure
2 40 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 39 (39.00%) DevOps
4 37 (37.00%) Windows
4 37 (37.00%) Finance
5 33 (33.00%) Active Directory
6 31 (31.00%) C#
7 29 (29.00%) SQL
8 27 (27.00%) Microsoft 365
9 25 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (24.00%) .NET
11 22 (22.00%) SharePoint
11 22 (22.00%) Power Platform
12 20 (20.00%) Python
12 20 (20.00%) Migration
13 19 (19.00%) JavaScript
13 19 (19.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 19 (19.00%) Power BI
14 18 (18.00%) JIRA
15 17 (17.00%) Windows Server
16 16 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (16.00%) Citrix
16 16 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (14.00%) SQL Server
17 14 (14.00%) Investment Management
17 14 (14.00%) Analytics
18 13 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 13 (13.00%) Terraform
18 13 (13.00%) Azure Active Directory
18 13 (13.00%) Infrastructure as Code

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 22 (22.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.00%) Confluence
3 4 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.00%) IBM Domino
5 2 (2.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.00%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.00%) CMS
6 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.00%) IIS
6 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (8.00%) InfoPath
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (56.00%) Azure
2 27 (27.00%) Microsoft 365
3 22 (22.00%) Power Platform
4 13 (13.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (10.00%) PaaS
6 8 (8.00%) IaaS
6 8 (8.00%) Slack
6 8 (8.00%) Workato
7 7 (7.00%) AWS
8 5 (5.00%) GitHub
8 5 (5.00%) OneDrive
9 4 (4.00%) Power Automate
9 4 (4.00%) PowerApps
10 3 (3.00%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (3.00%) Mimecast
11 2 (2.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 2 (2.00%) Azure Functions
11 2 (2.00%) Azure Key Vault
11 2 (2.00%) GitHub Actions
11 2 (2.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.00%) DNS
2 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.00%) DHCP
4 5 (5.00%) Firewall
4 5 (5.00%) Internet
5 3 (3.00%) SAN
5 3 (3.00%) Skype
6 2 (2.00%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.00%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.00%) SMTP
6 2 (2.00%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.00%) VPN
7 1 (1.00%) FTP
7 1 (1.00%) HTTP
7 1 (1.00%) Intranet
7 1 (1.00%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.00%) LAN
7 1 (1.00%) NAS
7 1 (1.00%) SSH
7 1 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.00%) Power BI
2 14 (14.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.00%) Metadata
3 8 (8.00%) Tableau
4 7 (7.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.00%) Data Lake
6 4 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.00%) Redis
8 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.00%) DB2
9 1 (1.00%) MySQL
9 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (18.00%) JIRA
2 12 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.00%) TeamCity
4 5 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (3.00%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.00%) GitLab
6 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.00%) AdminStudio
7 1 (1.00%) Ant
7 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.00%) FishEye
7 1 (1.00%) GCC
7 1 (1.00%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.00%) MSI
7 1 (1.00%) MSTest
7 1 (1.00%) RSpec
7 1 (1.00%) Subversion
General
1 37 (37.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Marketing
3 10 (10.00%) Banking
3 10 (10.00%) Social Skills
4 4 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.00%) Law
5 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.00%) Legal
6 2 (2.00%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (2.00%) Publishing
7 1 (1.00%) Billing
7 1 (1.00%) International Banking
7 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 26 (26.00%) Developer
2 12 (12.00%) Architect
2 12 (12.00%) Azure Engineer
2 12 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (11.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 9 (9.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 9 (9.00%) C# Developer
6 6 (6.00%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Administrator
8 4 (4.00%) Active Directory Specialist
8 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.00%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.00%) Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Azure Architect
9 3 (3.00%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Consultant
9 3 (3.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) SharePoint Administrator
9 3 (3.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.00%) .NET
2 12 (12.00%) HTML
3 10 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 10 (10.00%) CSS
4 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (8.00%) React
5 7 (7.00%) .NET Core
5 7 (7.00%) ARM Templates
6 4 (4.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET Core
7 3 (3.00%) Blazor
7 3 (3.00%) LDAP
7 3 (3.00%) REST
8 2 (2.00%) JSON
8 2 (2.00%) Web Services
9 1 (1.00%) jQuery
9 1 (1.00%) MDX
9 1 (1.00%) WCF
9 1 (1.00%) WPF
9 1 (1.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.00%) Cloud Native
3 3 (3.00%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.00%) Replication
4 2 (2.00%) Clustering
4 2 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.00%) BYOD
5 1 (1.00%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.00%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.00%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.00%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.00%) User Experience
5 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (37.00%) Windows
2 17 (17.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (8.00%) Linux
4 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2019
6 6 (6.00%) Windows 10
6 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.00%) Unix
8 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.00%) DevOps
2 25 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (20.00%) Migration
4 19 (19.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 16 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (14.00%) Analytics
6 14 (14.00%) Investment Management
7 13 (13.00%) Infrastructure as Code
8 12 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (12.00%) TDD
9 11 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (11.00%) Deployment Automation
10 10 (10.00%) ITIL
11 9 (9.00%) Workflow
12 8 (8.00%) Change Management
12 8 (8.00%) Metadata Management
13 7 (7.00%) Microservices
14 6 (6.00%) High Availability
14 6 (6.00%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.00%) C#
2 29 (29.00%) SQL
3 20 (20.00%) Python
4 19 (19.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.00%) Java
6 6 (6.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.00%) TypeScript
7 5 (5.00%) C
7 5 (5.00%) VBA
8 4 (4.00%) VB
9 3 (3.00%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.00%) VBScript
11 1 (1.00%) BeanShell
11 1 (1.00%) Bourne shell
11 1 (1.00%) Groovy
11 1 (1.00%) Korn
11 1 (1.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (9.00%) Degree
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.00%) CCNA
3 4 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.00%) CISSP
3 4 (4.00%) MCSE
4 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.00%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) QA
2 3 (3.00%) SLA
3 2 (2.00%) GDPR
4 1 (1.00%) IFRS
4 1 (1.00%) NIST
4 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (33.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.00%) Docker
3 11 (11.00%) XenApp
4 10 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.00%) vSphere
7 1 (1.00%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.00%) NFS
7 1 (1.00%) RACF
7 1 (1.00%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (13.00%) Terraform
2 12 (12.00%) SCCM
3 11 (11.00%) Kubernetes
4 8 (8.00%) Ansible
5 6 (6.00%) SCOM
6 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (2.00%) Puppet
8 1 (1.00%) CASB
8 1 (1.00%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.00%) CSIRT
8 1 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.00%) Packer
8 1 (1.00%) QRadar
8 1 (1.00%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 40 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.00%) Citrix
3 13 (13.00%) VMware
4 10 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (9.00%) Nintex
6 7 (7.00%) SolarWinds
7 6 (6.00%) Cisco
7 6 (6.00%) Oracle
8 5 (5.00%) Databricks
9 4 (4.00%) EMC
10 3 (3.00%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.00%) Splunk
11 2 (2.00%) Atlassian
11 2 (2.00%) Bloomberg
11 2 (2.00%) iManage
11 2 (2.00%) Lotus
11 2 (2.00%) NetApp
11 2 (2.00%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (2.00%) Proofpoint
11 2 (2.00%) Qualys