Period
to 17 January 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 January 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 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 70 62 69
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 +16
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 57 172 250
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.81% 3.46% 3.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.62% 7.17% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 117 181
Median daily rate £488 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% -7.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £320 £375
90th Percentile £612 £575 £575
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +2.63% -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £52.00 £20.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +151.88% -
Central London median hourly rate - £52.00 £20.65
% 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 1,014 2,400 3,679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.90% 48.29% 54.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 1,942 3,057
Median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
10th Percentile £356 £388 £381
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £545 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £37.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.53% +28.07% +36.91%
10th Percentile £12.75 £21.00 £18.32
90th Percentile £31.15 £55.00 £39.64
Median hourly rate £18.00 £36.25 £37.09
% change year-on-year -50.34% -2.26% +36.91%

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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 January 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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 34 (59.65%) Windows
2 31 (54.39%) Azure
3 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 23 (40.35%) SQL Server
5 22 (38.60%) Finance
6 21 (36.84%) Active Directory
7 19 (33.33%) DevOps
7 19 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 17 (29.82%) SQL
9 15 (26.32%) SCCM
10 13 (22.81%) VBScript
10 13 (22.81%) DNS
10 13 (22.81%) VMware
11 12 (21.05%) Banking
11 12 (21.05%) C#
11 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (19.30%) Office 365
12 11 (19.30%) Linux
12 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2016
13 10 (17.54%) Python
13 10 (17.54%) Configuration Management
13 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (15.79%) IIS
14 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (15.79%) IaaS
14 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2019
14 9 (15.79%) Deployment Automation
14 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 8 (14.04%) Terraform
15 8 (14.04%) Azure Active Directory

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 9 (15.79%) IIS
2 4 (7.02%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.26%) Confluence
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.75%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.75%) nginx
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 31 (54.39%) Azure
2 11 (19.30%) Office 365
3 9 (15.79%) IaaS
4 8 (14.04%) AWS
4 8 (14.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (14.04%) PaaS
5 5 (8.77%) Azure Data Factory
5 5 (8.77%) Logic Apps
5 5 (8.77%) Power Platform
6 4 (7.02%) GCP
6 4 (7.02%) GitHub
6 4 (7.02%) Serverless
7 3 (5.26%) Azure Functions
7 3 (5.26%) OpenShift
7 3 (5.26%) PowerApps
8 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (3.51%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (3.51%) Power Automate
8 2 (3.51%) SaaS
9 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) DNS
2 5 (8.77%) DHCP
3 4 (7.02%) Skype
4 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.26%) VSAN
5 2 (3.51%) Network Security
5 2 (3.51%) SAN
6 1 (1.75%) Firewall
6 1 (1.75%) HTTP
6 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.75%) Intranet
6 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.75%) NAS
6 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.75%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.75%) SMTP
6 1 (1.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (40.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (5.26%) OLTP
4 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.51%) Data Lake
5 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.51%) Power BI
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.51%) Tableau
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.75%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.75%) Redis
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
1 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.53%) Artifactory
3 5 (8.77%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (7.02%) Bitbucket
4 4 (7.02%) Liquibase
4 4 (7.02%) Subversion
4 4 (7.02%) TeamCity
4 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (7.02%) VisualSVN
5 3 (5.26%) Hudson
5 3 (5.26%) JIRA
6 2 (3.51%) git-flow
6 2 (3.51%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (3.51%) MSI
7 1 (1.75%) AdminStudio
7 1 (1.75%) Chocolatey
7 1 (1.75%) GitLab
7 1 (1.75%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (38.60%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.26%) International Banking
5 2 (3.51%) French Language
5 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) Back Office
6 1 (1.75%) Front Office
6 1 (1.75%) Legal
6 1 (1.75%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (15.79%) Azure Engineer
2 7 (12.28%) Administrator
2 7 (12.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Applications Packager
3 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Build Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Azure Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Database Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) .NET
2 4 (7.02%) REST
3 3 (5.26%) Web Services
3 3 (5.26%) XML
4 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.51%) Node.js
4 2 (3.51%) React
5 1 (1.75%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.75%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.75%) JSON
5 1 (1.75%) Kafka
5 1 (1.75%) MDX
5 1 (1.75%) MSMQ
5 1 (1.75%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.75%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.75%) Spring
5 1 (1.75%) Velocity
5 1 (1.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.26%) Cloud Native
3 3 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.51%) Clustering
4 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.51%) PKI
4 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) Replication
5 1 (1.75%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.75%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (59.65%) Windows
2 19 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (19.30%) Linux
3 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2016
4 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2019
5 7 (12.28%) Unix
5 7 (12.28%) Windows 10
6 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) DevOps
2 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.54%) Configuration Management
3 9 (15.79%) Deployment Automation
3 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (14.04%) Migration
4 8 (14.04%) Workflow
5 6 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure as Code
5 6 (10.53%) ITIL
6 5 (8.77%) Analytics
6 5 (8.77%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (8.77%) Project Management
7 4 (7.02%) Change Management
7 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.02%) ITSM
7 4 (7.02%) OOP
7 4 (7.02%) Service Management
7 4 (7.02%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) SQL
2 13 (22.81%) VBScript
3 12 (21.05%) C#
4 10 (17.54%) Python
5 6 (10.53%) Java
5 6 (10.53%) Perl
6 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.77%) VB
7 4 (7.02%) Groovy
8 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.26%) C++
9 2 (3.51%) Ruby
9 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.51%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.51%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) MCSE
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) GDPR
1 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.77%) Docker
4 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.02%) vSphere
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.51%) XenApp
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (1.75%) UAG
6 1 (1.75%) Xen
6 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (26.32%) SCCM
2 8 (14.04%) Terraform
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (7.02%) vCenter Server
5 3 (5.26%) Kubernetes
5 3 (5.26%) PowerCLI
5 3 (5.26%) RSA Archer
6 2 (3.51%) Ansible
6 2 (3.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.75%) Demisto
7 1 (1.75%) Grafana
7 1 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.75%) Nagios
7 1 (1.75%) Puppet
7 1 (1.75%) vRealize
7 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.81%) VMware
3 7 (12.28%) Citrix
3 7 (12.28%) Oracle
4 5 (8.77%) IBM
5 4 (7.02%) Databricks
5 4 (7.02%) Dell
5 4 (7.02%) Micro Focus
5 4 (7.02%) RedGate
6 3 (5.26%) HP
6 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco
7 2 (3.51%) Forcepoint
7 2 (3.51%) Ivanti
7 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.51%) Symantec
8 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.75%) F5
8 1 (1.75%) Qualys
8 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds