Period
to 31 October 2020

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 31 October 2020 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 57 76
Rank change year-on-year 0 +19 +28
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 55 239 231
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 3.05% 4.02% 3.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.24% 7.95% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 170 185
Median daily rate £488 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £337 £365
90th Percentile £597 £625 £588
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £52.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £52.00 -

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 882 3,007 3,808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.84% 50.63% 54.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 2,451 3,181
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £357 £400 £375
90th Percentile £698 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.57 £29.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.46% +50.84% +37.42%
10th Percentile £12.75 £21.17 £17.70
90th Percentile £39.40 £55.50 £52.95
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +59.09% -4.32%

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

PowerShell
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 31 October 2020.

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 31 October 2020, 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 30 (54.55%) Azure
2 29 (52.73%) Windows
3 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
4 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
5 22 (40.00%) SQL
5 22 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 18 (32.73%) DevOps
7 16 (29.09%) Windows Server
7 16 (29.09%) Finance
8 13 (23.64%) C#
9 12 (21.82%) VBScript
9 12 (21.82%) DNS
9 12 (21.82%) VMware
9 12 (21.82%) SCCM
10 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (20.00%) Office 365
10 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (18.18%) IaaS
11 10 (18.18%) PaaS
11 10 (18.18%) Banking
12 9 (16.36%) SC Cleared
12 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
13 8 (14.55%) AWS
13 8 (14.55%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (14.55%) Migration
13 8 (14.55%) Citrix
13 8 (14.55%) Python
14 7 (12.73%) Windows 10
14 7 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2016

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 7 (12.73%) IIS
2 5 (9.09%) Confluence
3 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.45%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.64%) Apache
5 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.82%) CMS
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.82%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.82%) nginx
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.45%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.64%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 30 (54.55%) Azure
2 11 (20.00%) Office 365
3 10 (18.18%) IaaS
3 10 (18.18%) PaaS
4 8 (14.55%) AWS
5 6 (10.91%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (9.09%) GitHub
6 5 (9.09%) Power Platform
6 5 (9.09%) SaaS
7 4 (7.27%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (7.27%) GCP
8 3 (5.45%) Logic Apps
8 3 (5.45%) OpenShift
8 3 (5.45%) Serverless
9 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (3.64%) Azure Functions
9 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (3.64%) Data Lake Analytics
9 2 (3.64%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (3.64%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) DNS
2 5 (9.09%) DHCP
2 5 (9.09%) SAN
3 4 (7.27%) Skype
3 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.45%) Kerberos
5 2 (3.64%) HTTP
5 2 (3.64%) Network Security
5 2 (3.64%) SMTP
6 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.82%) Internet
6 1 (1.82%) Intranet
6 1 (1.82%) IPv4
6 1 (1.82%) NAS
6 1 (1.82%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.82%) SSL
6 1 (1.82%) VoIP
6 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.45%) Power BI
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.64%) Data Lake
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (3.64%) OLTP
6 1 (1.82%) Big Data
6 1 (1.82%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.82%) GIS
6 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.82%) Redis
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.82%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.09%) JIRA
3 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.45%) Artifactory
4 3 (5.45%) Hudson
4 3 (5.45%) Subversion
4 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.64%) AdminStudio
5 2 (3.64%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.64%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (3.64%) Liquibase
5 2 (3.64%) MSI
5 2 (3.64%) SonarQube
5 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (3.64%) VisualSVN
6 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.82%) FishEye
6 1 (1.82%) Serena SBM
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 10 (18.18%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) International Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.64%) French Language
4 2 (3.64%) Games
5 1 (1.82%) Front Office
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (14.55%) Azure Engineer
1 8 (14.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (12.73%) Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Consultant
3 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Applications Packager
5 4 (7.27%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Data Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Analytics Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Azure Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) SSAS Developer
7 2 (3.64%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) .NET
1 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.45%) Web Services
2 3 (5.45%) WPF
2 3 (5.45%) XML
3 2 (3.64%) MDX
3 2 (3.64%) REST
4 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.82%) ADO
4 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.82%) COM
4 1 (1.82%) LDAP
4 1 (1.82%) Node.js
4 1 (1.82%) Velocity
4 1 (1.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 5 (9.09%) Private Cloud
2 4 (7.27%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.45%) Cloud Native
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.45%) PKI
3 3 (5.45%) Replication
4 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.82%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.82%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.82%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.82%) User Experience
5 1 (1.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (52.73%) Windows
2 16 (29.09%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.73%) Linux
3 7 (12.73%) Unix
3 7 (12.73%) Windows 10
3 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) DevOps
2 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.55%) Migration
4 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
4 7 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (10.91%) ITIL
6 5 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
6 5 (9.09%) Patch Management
6 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.27%) Change Management
7 4 (7.27%) High Availability
7 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.27%) Software Deployment
7 4 (7.27%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) SQL
2 13 (23.64%) C#
3 12 (21.82%) VBScript
4 8 (14.55%) Python
5 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.27%) C++
6 4 (7.27%) Java
6 4 (7.27%) Perl
6 4 (7.27%) VB
7 3 (5.45%) Groovy
8 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.82%) R
9 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) SC Cleared
1 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) MCSE
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) GDPR
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.82%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (1.82%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) NCSC
2 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.27%) Docker
4 3 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.82%) UAG
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.82%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (21.82%) SCCM
2 4 (7.27%) Ansible
2 4 (7.27%) Kubernetes
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (7.27%) Terraform
3 3 (5.45%) Nagios
3 3 (5.45%) RSA Archer
3 3 (5.45%) SCOM
3 3 (5.45%) WSUS
4 2 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.82%) Control-M
5 1 (1.82%) Demisto
5 1 (1.82%) Icinga
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.82%) Netcool
5 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.82%) QRadar
5 1 (1.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.82%) VMware
3 8 (14.55%) Citrix
4 7 (12.73%) Oracle
5 4 (7.27%) IBM
5 4 (7.27%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.45%) Adobe
6 3 (5.45%) HP
6 3 (5.45%) Ivanti
6 3 (5.45%) ServiceNow
6 3 (5.45%) Symantec
7 2 (3.64%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco
7 2 (3.64%) Databricks
7 2 (3.64%) EMC
7 2 (3.64%) Forcepoint
7 2 (3.64%) McAfee
7 2 (3.64%) Micro Focus
7 2 (3.64%) Qualys
7 2 (3.64%) RedGate