Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 98 82
Rank change year-on-year +23 -16 +47
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 226 164 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.19% 2.52% 2.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.01% 5.02% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 131 159
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £348 £313 £306
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
City of London median hourly rate £29.25 - £19.00
10th Percentile £25.68 - £18.50
90th Percentile £34.23 - £19.50
Central London median hourly rate £29.25 - £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 3,762 3,265 3,256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.05% 50.12% 47.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,142 2,635 2,748
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.63%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £456
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.65% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 9
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.99 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.49% +21.01% -24.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.31 £17.83
90th Percentile £38.47 £36.73 £54.60
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £24.49 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.19% +28.87% -21.58%

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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 15 July 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 15 July 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 - 11 £525 -
Moorgate - 2 - -
PowerShell
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 132 (58.41%) Windows
2 104 (46.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (34.96%) Microsoft
4 71 (31.42%) Active Directory
5 70 (30.97%) C#
6 69 (30.53%) Finance
7 65 (28.76%) DevOps
8 57 (25.22%) SQL Server
9 56 (24.78%) Windows Server
10 55 (24.34%) SQL
10 55 (24.34%) .NET
11 46 (20.35%) Jenkins
12 40 (17.70%) JSON
13 39 (17.26%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
15 37 (16.37%) VMware
16 36 (15.93%) Team Foundation Server
17 33 (14.60%) Python
18 32 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
18 32 (14.16%) SCCM
18 32 (14.16%) Git (software)
19 29 (12.83%) Windows Server 2008
19 29 (12.83%) Migration
20 28 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
20 28 (12.39%) REST
21 27 (11.95%) Windows 10
22 26 (11.50%) Ansible
22 26 (11.50%) Visual Studio Team System
23 25 (11.06%) Citrix
24 24 (10.62%) Visual Studio

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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 12 (5.31%) IIS
2 11 (4.87%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (4.42%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.65%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.21%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.21%) Confluence
6 3 (1.33%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.88%) Apache
7 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.44%) CMS
8 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.44%) Jetty
8 1 (0.44%) nginx
8 1 (0.44%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 11 (4.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (4.87%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.88%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.44%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 2 (0.88%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (0.88%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.44%) Endur
2 1 (0.44%) OpenLink RightAngle
2 1 (0.44%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 104 (46.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (10.62%) Office 365
4 20 (8.85%) IaaS
5 15 (6.64%) PaaS
6 13 (5.75%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (5.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 11 (4.87%) Amazon S3
8 11 (4.87%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (2.21%) GitHub
10 4 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.77%) SaaS
11 3 (1.33%) Mimecast
11 3 (1.33%) Serverless
12 2 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.88%) G Suite
12 2 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.88%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.29%) Firewall
2 20 (8.85%) DNS
3 16 (7.08%) SAN
4 10 (4.42%) VPN
4 10 (4.42%) WAN
5 9 (3.98%) DHCP
6 8 (3.54%) MPLS
7 6 (2.65%) HTTP
7 6 (2.65%) Internet
7 6 (2.65%) LAN
8 5 (2.21%) NetScaler
8 5 (2.21%) Network Security
8 5 (2.21%) Skype
9 4 (1.77%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.33%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.33%) PBX
10 3 (1.33%) PSTN
10 3 (1.33%) SNMP
10 3 (1.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (25.22%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.08%) Big Data
3 13 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (5.31%) Hadoop
5 11 (4.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (4.42%) Apache Hive
6 10 (4.42%) Cosmos DB
6 10 (4.42%) Impala
6 10 (4.42%) Sqoop
7 7 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (3.10%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.10%) Power BI
7 7 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.77%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.77%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.33%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.33%) MySQL
10 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 46 (20.35%) Jenkins
2 36 (15.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (14.16%) Git (software)
4 26 (11.50%) Visual Studio Team System
5 24 (10.62%) Visual Studio
6 17 (7.52%) TeamCity
7 16 (7.08%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (3.98%) Subversion
9 8 (3.54%) JIRA
10 7 (3.10%) AdminStudio
10 7 (3.10%) MSI
11 5 (2.21%) MSBuild
12 4 (1.77%) SpecFlow
13 3 (1.33%) NUnit
13 3 (1.33%) Selenium
14 2 (0.88%) Artifactory
14 2 (0.88%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
15 1 (0.44%) Chocolatey
15 1 (0.44%) ER Studio
General
1 69 (30.53%) Finance
2 17 (7.52%) Banking
3 8 (3.54%) Retail
4 5 (2.21%) Publishing
5 3 (1.33%) Front Office
6 2 (0.88%) Advertising
6 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.88%) International Banking
6 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.88%) Marketing
6 2 (0.88%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.44%) French Language
7 1 (0.44%) German Language
7 1 (0.44%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.44%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.44%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (20.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 44 (19.47%) Developer
3 36 (15.93%) Azure DevOps
3 36 (15.93%) Azure Engineer
4 35 (15.49%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 21 (9.29%) Automation Engineer
6 17 (7.52%) .NET Developer
7 16 (7.08%) Analyst
7 16 (7.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (6.64%) C# Developer
9 14 (6.19%) SQL Developer
10 13 (5.75%) Architect
10 13 (5.75%) Platform Engineer
10 13 (5.75%) PowerShell Engineer
11 11 (4.87%) DBA
12 10 (4.42%) Windows Engineer
13 9 (3.98%) Administrator
13 9 (3.98%) Azure Developer
14 8 (3.54%) Consultant
14 8 (3.54%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (24.34%) .NET
2 40 (17.70%) JSON
3 28 (12.39%) REST
4 15 (6.64%) React
5 11 (4.87%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (4.42%) .NET Core
6 10 (4.42%) HTML
7 9 (3.98%) ASP.NET
7 9 (3.98%) RESTful
8 8 (3.54%) .NET Framework
9 7 (3.10%) CSS
10 6 (2.65%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.65%) OAuth
11 5 (2.21%) jQuery
12 4 (1.77%) SAML
12 4 (1.77%) XML
13 3 (1.33%) Entity Framework
13 3 (1.33%) Middleware
13 3 (1.33%) SOAP
13 3 (1.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.41%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.42%) Fintech
2 10 (4.42%) Wiki
3 8 (3.54%) PKI
4 7 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.21%) Fixed Income
6 5 (2.21%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.33%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.33%) Derivative
8 3 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.33%) Replication
8 3 (1.33%) Robotics
8 3 (1.33%) RSA SecurID
9 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.88%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 132 (58.41%) Windows
2 56 (24.78%) Windows Server
3 29 (12.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (11.95%) Windows 10
5 24 (10.62%) Windows 7
6 23 (10.18%) Linux
7 22 (9.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (8.41%) Unix
9 8 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.33%) Android
10 3 (1.33%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.33%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.33%) VMS
11 2 (0.88%) CentOS
11 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.88%) Solaris
12 1 (0.44%) AIX
12 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (28.76%) DevOps
2 39 (17.26%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (12.83%) Migration
5 21 (9.29%) Scrum
5 21 (9.29%) Test Automation
6 20 (8.85%) ETL
7 16 (7.08%) Deployment Automation
8 15 (6.64%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (5.31%) Build Automation
9 12 (5.31%) Task Automation
10 11 (4.87%) Application Packaging
10 11 (4.87%) Data Analysis
11 10 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (4.42%) Data Extraction
11 10 (4.42%) Inversion of Control
11 10 (4.42%) Microservices
12 9 (3.98%) ITIL
12 9 (3.98%) TDD
13 8 (3.54%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (30.97%) C#
2 55 (24.34%) SQL
3 33 (14.60%) Python
4 22 (9.73%) Bash Shell
5 21 (9.29%) VBScript
6 14 (6.19%) Korn
7 13 (5.75%) Java
7 13 (5.75%) JavaScript
8 12 (5.31%) Shell Script
9 11 (4.87%) Perl
10 9 (3.98%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.21%) C
12 4 (1.77%) PHP
13 3 (1.33%) C++
13 3 (1.33%) VB
13 3 (1.33%) VBA
14 2 (0.88%) Groovy
14 2 (0.88%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.44%) Go
Qualifications
1 10 (4.42%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.21%) Degree
5 4 (1.77%) MCSE
6 3 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.33%) RHCE
7 2 (0.88%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.88%) CCNA
7 2 (0.88%) CCNP
7 2 (0.88%) MCITP
7 2 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.44%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.44%) MCSA
8 1 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.33%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 2 (0.88%) NIST 800
3 1 (0.44%) GCP
3 1 (0.44%) GDPR
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) Solvency II
System Software
1 71 (31.42%) Active Directory
2 28 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (6.19%) XenDesktop
5 12 (5.31%) Docker
5 12 (5.31%) vSphere
6 11 (4.87%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (4.42%) HDFS
8 9 (3.98%) XenApp
9 8 (3.54%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (3.10%) Hyper-V
11 5 (2.21%) BitLocker
12 4 (1.77%) Xen
13 3 (1.33%) vCloud
13 3 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (1.33%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.88%) OpenAM
14 2 (0.88%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 32 (14.16%) SCCM
2 26 (11.50%) Ansible
3 24 (10.62%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (9.29%) Puppet
5 13 (5.75%) Terraform
6 11 (4.87%) SCOM
7 10 (4.42%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (2.65%) WSUS
9 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (1.77%) AirWatch
10 4 (1.77%) Control-M
10 4 (1.77%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (1.33%) Kubernetes
11 3 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (1.33%) Nagios
11 3 (1.33%) SCOrch
11 3 (1.33%) Tivoli
11 3 (1.33%) vCenter Server
11 3 (1.33%) WMI
12 2 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 79 (34.96%) Microsoft
2 37 (16.37%) VMware
3 25 (11.06%) Citrix
4 23 (10.18%) Oracle
5 15 (6.64%) Ivanti
6 14 (6.19%) Cisco
7 10 (4.42%) Cloudera
7 10 (4.42%) HP
7 10 (4.42%) Splunk
8 9 (3.98%) McAfee
9 8 (3.54%) EMC
9 8 (3.54%) Hitachi
10 7 (3.10%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.10%) Sybase
10 7 (3.10%) Symantec
11 5 (2.21%) Apple
11 5 (2.21%) CyberArk
11 5 (2.21%) NetApp
11 5 (2.21%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.33%) AppDynamics