Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 113 93
Rank change year-on-year +28 -20 -10
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 209 148 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.99% 2.18% 2.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.57% 4.25% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 117 137
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £303
90th Percentile £575 £580 £575
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
City of London median hourly rate £33.50 - £19.00
10th Percentile £31.75 - £18.50
90th Percentile £35.25 - £19.50
Central London median hourly rate £33.50 - £19.00

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 3,755 3,485 3,315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.73% 51.33% 48.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,138 2,818 2,802
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +2.70%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £645
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 13
City of London median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -21.82% +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.74 £17.00
90th Percentile £54.88 £32.30 £56.49
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +2.33% -21.82% +10.00%

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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 21 September 2018.

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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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 21 September 2018. 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 - 15 £525 -
Moorgate -7 1 - -
PowerShell
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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.

1 115 (55.02%) Windows
2 89 (42.58%) Microsoft
3 84 (40.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 76 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 67 (32.06%) SQL
6 59 (28.23%) SQL Server
6 59 (28.23%) Finance
7 54 (25.84%) C#
8 52 (24.88%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (23.92%) DevOps
10 47 (22.49%) .NET
11 44 (21.05%) Windows Server
12 39 (18.66%) Amazon AWS
13 36 (17.22%) SCCM
14 35 (16.75%) Jenkins
14 35 (16.75%) Office 365
15 33 (15.79%) Ansible
16 31 (14.83%) VMware
17 30 (14.35%) Python
18 29 (13.88%) IaaS
19 28 (13.40%) PaaS
20 27 (12.92%) Azure Active Directory
21 26 (12.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 26 (12.44%) Scrum
22 25 (11.96%) Puppet
23 24 (11.48%) Bash Shell
23 24 (11.48%) Opscode Chef
23 24 (11.48%) JSON
23 24 (11.48%) Citrix
24 23 (11.00%) Migration

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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 13 (6.22%) MS Exchange
1 13 (6.22%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (4.31%) IIS
4 7 (3.35%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.91%) Confluence
5 4 (1.91%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.96%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.48%) Apache
7 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.48%) Jetty
7 1 (0.48%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.48%) nginx
7 1 (0.48%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 17 (8.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (6.70%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.83%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.91%) Acrobat
4 4 (1.91%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.91%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 2 (0.96%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (0.96%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 84 (40.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (18.66%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (16.75%) Office 365
4 29 (13.88%) IaaS
5 28 (13.40%) PaaS
6 27 (12.92%) Azure Active Directory
7 18 (8.61%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (8.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 14 (6.70%) Amazon S3
10 7 (3.35%) GitHub
11 4 (1.91%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.91%) Route 53
11 4 (1.91%) SaaS
12 3 (1.44%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (1.44%) G Suite
12 3 (1.44%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.09%) Firewall
2 17 (8.13%) DNS
3 13 (6.22%) DHCP
4 12 (5.74%) SAN
5 9 (4.31%) VPN
6 7 (3.35%) WAN
7 6 (2.87%) LAN
7 6 (2.87%) Skype
8 5 (2.39%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (2.39%) VoIP
9 4 (1.91%) NetScaler
9 4 (1.91%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.44%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (1.44%) Internet
10 3 (1.44%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.44%) MPLS
10 3 (1.44%) Network Security
10 3 (1.44%) WebEx
10 3 (1.44%) Wireless
11 2 (0.96%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (28.23%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (6.70%) Big Data
3 14 (6.70%) Hadoop
4 13 (6.22%) Apache Hive
4 13 (6.22%) Impala
4 13 (6.22%) Sqoop
5 12 (5.74%) Power BI
5 12 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.83%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.35%) Cosmos DB
7 7 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.87%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.91%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.44%) Redis
11 2 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (16.75%) Jenkins
2 16 (7.66%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.66%) Visual Studio Team System
3 15 (7.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (7.18%) Visual Studio
4 12 (5.74%) JIRA
4 12 (5.74%) Octopus Deploy
4 12 (5.74%) TeamCity
5 10 (4.78%) MSBuild
6 9 (4.31%) MSI
7 6 (2.87%) AdminStudio
8 4 (1.91%) Subversion
9 3 (1.44%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.44%) NUnit
9 3 (1.44%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.96%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.96%) git-flow
10 2 (0.96%) Selenium
10 2 (0.96%) WinDbg
General
1 59 (28.23%) Finance
2 18 (8.61%) Banking
3 5 (2.39%) Front Office
4 3 (1.44%) Advertising
5 2 (0.96%) International Banking
5 2 (0.96%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.96%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.48%) French Language
6 1 (0.48%) German Language
6 1 (0.48%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.48%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.48%) Law
6 1 (0.48%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 44 (21.05%) Developer
2 31 (14.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (12.44%) .NET Developer
4 24 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (11.00%) Azure DevOps
6 20 (9.57%) Azure Engineer
7 18 (8.61%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 17 (8.13%) SQL Developer
9 14 (6.70%) Architect
10 13 (6.22%) Consultant
10 13 (6.22%) Platform Engineer
11 11 (5.26%) C# Developer
12 10 (4.78%) Analyst
12 10 (4.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 9 (4.31%) SQL BI Developer
13 9 (4.31%) SSIS Developer
14 8 (3.83%) Automation Engineer
14 8 (3.83%) C# .NET Developer
14 8 (3.83%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 8 (3.83%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (22.49%) .NET
2 24 (11.48%) JSON
3 15 (7.18%) ASP.NET
4 14 (6.70%) REST
5 11 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (4.78%) HTML
7 9 (4.31%) CSS
7 9 (4.31%) RESTful
8 8 (3.83%) .NET Framework
8 8 (3.83%) jQuery
8 8 (3.83%) WCF
9 7 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (2.87%) .NET Core
10 6 (2.87%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.39%) MSMQ
11 5 (2.39%) OAuth
11 5 (2.39%) SAML
11 5 (2.39%) SOAP
11 5 (2.39%) XML
12 4 (1.91%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.22%) Wiki
2 10 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.31%) Fintech
4 6 (2.87%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.39%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.91%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.91%) PKI
7 3 (1.44%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.44%) Blog
7 3 (1.44%) Derivative
7 3 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.44%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.44%) RSA SecurID
7 3 (1.44%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.96%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.96%) Replication
8 2 (0.96%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 115 (55.02%) Windows
2 44 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 23 (11.00%) Windows 10
4 22 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (10.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (9.09%) Linux
7 17 (8.13%) Unix
8 16 (7.66%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.91%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.91%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.48%) CentOS
12 1 (0.48%) Debian
12 1 (0.48%) Solaris
12 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.48%) VMS
12 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (24.88%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (23.92%) DevOps
3 26 (12.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 26 (12.44%) Scrum
4 23 (11.00%) Migration
5 22 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (9.57%) Test Automation
7 16 (7.66%) Build Automation
7 16 (7.66%) TDD
8 15 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (7.18%) ETL
8 15 (7.18%) ITIL
9 14 (6.70%) Analytics
9 14 (6.70%) Data Analysis
9 14 (6.70%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (6.22%) Data Extraction
11 11 (5.26%) Configuration Management
11 11 (5.26%) Microservices
11 11 (5.26%) SOA
12 10 (4.78%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 67 (32.06%) SQL
2 54 (25.84%) C#
3 30 (14.35%) Python
4 24 (11.48%) Bash Shell
5 21 (10.05%) JavaScript
6 19 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 16 (7.66%) Shell Script
8 15 (7.18%) VBScript
9 13 (6.22%) Korn
10 6 (2.87%) Java
11 5 (2.39%) C
12 4 (1.91%) C++
12 4 (1.91%) Perl
12 4 (1.91%) Ruby
12 4 (1.91%) VBA
13 2 (0.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.96%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.96%) U-SQL
13 2 (0.96%) VB
14 1 (0.48%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.83%) Degree
2 8 (3.83%) MCSE
3 7 (3.35%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.39%) CCNA
5 5 (2.39%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.96%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.96%) CCNP
6 2 (0.96%) MCITP
6 2 (0.96%) MCSA
6 2 (0.96%) RHCE
6 2 (0.96%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.48%) MCP
7 1 (0.48%) MCSD
7 1 (0.48%) MCTS
7 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.48%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.91%) SLA
2 3 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.44%) QA
3 2 (0.96%) GDPR
3 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (0.96%) NIST 800
3 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.48%) GCP
4 1 (0.48%) MiFID
4 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
System Software
1 76 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 23 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (7.66%) XenApp
5 13 (6.22%) HDFS
6 12 (5.74%) Docker
7 11 (5.26%) XenDesktop
8 10 (4.78%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (4.31%) Hyper-V
10 7 (3.35%) vSphere
11 4 (1.91%) Xen
12 3 (1.44%) DFS Replication
12 3 (1.44%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.96%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.96%) OpenAM
13 2 (0.96%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.48%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.48%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 36 (17.22%) SCCM
2 33 (15.79%) Ansible
3 25 (11.96%) Puppet
4 24 (11.48%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (6.22%) Hadoop YARN
6 12 (5.74%) SCOM
7 10 (4.78%) Terraform
8 8 (3.83%) WSUS
9 5 (2.39%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (2.39%) SCOrch
9 5 (2.39%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (1.91%) AirWatch
10 4 (1.91%) Control-M
10 4 (1.91%) Kubernetes
10 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (1.91%) Tivoli
11 3 (1.44%) Perfmon
11 3 (1.44%) SafeCom
11 3 (1.44%) Salt
11 3 (1.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 89 (42.58%) Microsoft
2 31 (14.83%) VMware
3 24 (11.48%) Citrix
4 21 (10.05%) Ivanti
5 18 (8.61%) Oracle
6 17 (8.13%) Cisco
7 13 (6.22%) Cloudera
8 10 (4.78%) McAfee
9 9 (4.31%) Splunk
10 6 (2.87%) EMC
10 6 (2.87%) Symantec
11 4 (1.91%) Adobe
11 4 (1.91%) CA
11 4 (1.91%) Hitachi
11 4 (1.91%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.44%) Apple
12 3 (1.44%) Dell
12 3 (1.44%) HP
12 3 (1.44%) IBM
12 3 (1.44%) Wyse