Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 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
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 59 67 56
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11 +15
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 92 119 289
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 3.80% 2.95% 4.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.91% 5.96% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 82 203
10th Percentile £350 £301 £364
25th Percentile £406 £385 £416
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £470 £500
Median % change year-on-year +1.06% -6.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £538 £538 £543
90th Percentile £638 £575 £622
Central London median daily rate £477 £470 £500
% change year-on-year +1.38% -6.00% +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 1,163 1,996 3,489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.10% 49.43% 51.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 1,588 2,830
10th Percentile £363 £382 £400
25th Percentile £450 £450 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £638 £625 £613
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 16
10th Percentile £15.55 £24.50 £14.32
25th Percentile £17.86 £29.50 £20.38
Median hourly rate £23.45 £48.50 £21.75
Median % change year-on-year -51.65% +122.99% +1.16%
75th Percentile £31.21 £55.63 £37.50
90th Percentile £34.84 £60.13 £47.00
Central London median hourly rate £24.23 £48.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -50.05% +115.56% +4.65%

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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 11 April 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 11 April 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 63 (68.48%) Azure
2 60 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 50 (54.35%) Active Directory
4 48 (52.17%) C#
5 47 (51.09%) SQL Server
5 47 (51.09%) DevOps
6 44 (47.83%) .NET
7 39 (42.39%) SharePoint
7 39 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (41.30%) Power Platform
9 35 (38.04%) Power BI
9 35 (38.04%) JavaScript
10 34 (36.96%) Azure Active Directory
11 33 (35.87%) TDD
11 33 (35.87%) AngularJS
11 33 (35.87%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
12 32 (34.78%) Octopus Deploy
13 31 (33.70%) Windows
14 30 (32.61%) Finance
14 30 (32.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 30 (32.61%) Analytics
15 29 (31.52%) Software Engineering
16 28 (30.43%) QA
16 28 (30.43%) TypeScript
16 28 (30.43%) React
17 27 (29.35%) Mentoring
17 27 (29.35%) ASP.NET
18 26 (28.26%) ASP.NET Core
18 26 (28.26%) Greenfield Project

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 39 (42.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.35%) IIS
2 4 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.17%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (2.17%) Confluence
3 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.09%) Apache
4 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.09%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) InfoPath
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Salerio
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (68.48%) Azure
2 38 (41.30%) Power Platform
3 34 (36.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (14.13%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (6.52%) AWS
5 6 (6.52%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (6.52%) IaaS
5 6 (6.52%) PaaS
6 5 (5.43%) GCP
7 4 (4.35%) Azure Functions
7 4 (4.35%) GitHub
7 4 (4.35%) Logic Apps
7 4 (4.35%) Serverless
8 3 (3.26%) Power Automate
8 3 (3.26%) PowerApps
8 3 (3.26%) Slack
9 1 (1.09%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (1.09%) npm
9 1 (1.09%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.30%) DNS
2 9 (9.78%) DHCP
3 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.35%) Internet
5 3 (3.26%) Kerberos
5 3 (3.26%) VSAN
6 2 (2.17%) Firewall
7 1 (1.09%) FTP
7 1 (1.09%) HTTP
7 1 (1.09%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.09%) Intranet
7 1 (1.09%) LAN
7 1 (1.09%) Network Security
7 1 (1.09%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.09%) Skype
7 1 (1.09%) VLAN
7 1 (1.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (51.09%) SQL Server
2 35 (38.04%) Power BI
3 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (5.43%) Data Lake
6 4 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.35%) Tableau
7 3 (3.26%) OLTP
8 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2017
9 1 (1.09%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.09%) MySQL
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 32 (34.78%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.52%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.43%) JIRA
4 5 (5.43%) TeamCity
4 5 (5.43%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (4.35%) Bitbucket
5 4 (4.35%) Subversion
6 3 (3.26%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.17%) git-flow
7 2 (2.17%) GitLab
7 2 (2.17%) Liquibase
7 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.17%) VisualSVN
8 1 (1.09%) Chocolatey
8 1 (1.09%) JUnit
8 1 (1.09%) MSI
8 1 (1.09%) NUnit
8 1 (1.09%) Serena SBM
8 1 (1.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 30 (32.61%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.26%) International Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Law
3 3 (3.26%) Legal
3 3 (3.26%) Marketing
4 2 (2.17%) Back Office
4 2 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Publishing
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (22.83%) Technical Leader
2 19 (20.65%) Developer
3 10 (10.87%) Azure Engineer
3 10 (10.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) Administrator
5 8 (8.70%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.43%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Principal Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) SharePoint Analyst
11 2 (2.17%) Active Directory Engineer
11 2 (2.17%) Azure Developer
11 2 (2.17%) Cloud Engineer
11 2 (2.17%) Data Engineer
11 2 (2.17%) Migration Engineer
11 2 (2.17%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (47.83%) .NET
2 33 (35.87%) AngularJS
3 28 (30.43%) React
4 27 (29.35%) ASP.NET
5 26 (28.26%) ASP.NET Core
6 6 (6.52%) .NET Core
7 5 (5.43%) HTML
8 4 (4.35%) Kafka
9 3 (3.26%) Blazor
9 3 (3.26%) CSS
9 3 (3.26%) JSON
9 3 (3.26%) MSMQ
9 3 (3.26%) Web Services
9 3 (3.26%) XML
10 2 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (2.17%) LDAP
10 2 (2.17%) Regular Expression
10 2 (2.17%) REST
11 1 (1.09%) MDX
11 1 (1.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.26%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.43%) Replication
3 4 (4.35%) Clustering
4 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.17%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.09%) CMDB
6 1 (1.09%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (33.70%) Windows
2 19 (20.65%) Windows Server
3 12 (13.04%) Linux
4 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2019
7 6 (6.52%) Unix
7 6 (6.52%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.09%) DevOps
2 39 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (35.87%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (35.87%) TDD
4 32 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (32.61%) Analytics
5 30 (32.61%) Continuous Improvement
6 29 (31.52%) Software Engineering
7 27 (29.35%) Mentoring
8 26 (28.26%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 14 (15.22%) Information Security
10 13 (14.13%) Competitor Analysis
10 13 (14.13%) Project Roadmap
11 12 (13.04%) Configuration Management
11 12 (13.04%) Deployment Automation
12 11 (11.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 11 (11.96%) Investment Management
13 10 (10.87%) Migration
14 9 (9.78%) ITIL
15 8 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 48 (52.17%) C#
2 35 (38.04%) JavaScript
3 28 (30.43%) TypeScript
4 17 (18.48%) SQL
5 15 (16.30%) Python
6 8 (8.70%) Java
7 6 (6.52%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.52%) VB
8 5 (5.43%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.43%) VBScript
9 4 (4.35%) Perl
10 3 (3.26%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.26%) Ruby
11 2 (2.17%) Groovy
11 2 (2.17%) VBA
12 1 (1.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (1.09%) Go
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.52%) Degree
3 5 (5.43%) MCSE
4 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.17%) MCSA
6 1 (1.09%) CCNA
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.09%) CISSP
6 1 (1.09%) MCITP
6 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (30.43%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) GDPR
2 2 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (54.35%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.52%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (5.43%) vSphere
5 4 (4.35%) XenApp
6 3 (3.26%) Docker
6 3 (3.26%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.09%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.09%) vCloud
8 1 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (10.87%) SCCM
2 9 (9.78%) Terraform
3 6 (6.52%) vCenter Server
4 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (4.35%) PowerCLI
6 3 (3.26%) SCOM
7 2 (2.17%) Ansible
7 2 (2.17%) Control-M
7 2 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (2.17%) Grafana
7 2 (2.17%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.17%) Nagios
7 2 (2.17%) Puppet
7 2 (2.17%) QRadar
7 2 (2.17%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (1.09%) Icinga
8 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 60 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 18 (19.57%) VMware
3 7 (7.61%) Oracle
4 6 (6.52%) Citrix
4 6 (6.52%) Databricks
4 6 (6.52%) IBM
5 4 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.35%) Splunk
6 3 (3.26%) Cisco
6 3 (3.26%) CyberArk
6 3 (3.26%) Dell
6 3 (3.26%) EMC
6 3 (3.26%) HP
6 3 (3.26%) Nintex
6 3 (3.26%) Qualys
6 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.17%) BMC
7 2 (2.17%) Linedata
7 2 (2.17%) Symantec
7 2 (2.17%) UiPath