Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 78 83
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 +84
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 241 191 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.43% 3.10% 2.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.46% 6.20% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 158 151
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £294
90th Percentile £655 £591 £550
Central London median daily rate £475 £446 £439
% change year-on-year +6.50% +1.59% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
City of London median hourly rate £29.25 - £19.00
10th Percentile £25.68 - £18.50
90th Percentile £34.23 - £25.80
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 3,728 3,083 3,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.11% 49.98% 45.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,178 2,543 2,511
City of London median daily rate £525 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £713 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 3 18
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £28.35 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.15% +9.02% -13.33%
10th Percentile £13.25 £26.92 £18.50
90th Percentile £48.25 £35.95 £56.50
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £28.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year -24.15% +9.02% -7.75%

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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 19 April 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 19 April 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
Moorgate - 2 - -
London Bridge - 1 £450 -
PowerShell
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 128 (53.11%) Windows
2 111 (46.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (35.68%) DevOps
4 83 (34.44%) Microsoft
5 81 (33.61%) Active Directory
6 65 (26.97%) C#
6 65 (26.97%) Finance
7 60 (24.90%) Windows Server
8 52 (21.58%) .NET
9 45 (18.67%) VMware
10 44 (18.26%) Git (software)
11 40 (16.60%) TeamCity
12 39 (16.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 39 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (16.18%) SQL
13 38 (15.77%) JSON
13 38 (15.77%) Office 365
14 36 (14.94%) Citrix
15 35 (14.52%) SQL Server
16 34 (14.11%) Jenkins
17 33 (13.69%) Octopus Deploy
17 33 (13.69%) Amazon AWS
18 32 (13.28%) Migration
18 32 (13.28%) VMware Infrastructure
18 32 (13.28%) SCCM
19 27 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
20 26 (10.79%) VBScript
20 26 (10.79%) Linux
20 26 (10.79%) Visual Studio
21 25 (10.37%) Python

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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 22 (9.13%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.98%) Confluence
3 11 (4.56%) IIS
3 11 (4.56%) Skype for Business
4 7 (2.90%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.49%) Apache
6 5 (2.07%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.24%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.24%) NServiceBus
8 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.83%) nginx
10 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.41%) CMS
10 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.66%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.49%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.41%) Endur
3 1 (0.41%) OpenLink RightAngle
3 1 (0.41%) RMDS
3 1 (0.41%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 111 (46.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (15.77%) Office 365
3 33 (13.69%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (8.30%) IaaS
5 15 (6.22%) PaaS
6 12 (4.98%) Dynamics 365
7 11 (4.56%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (3.73%) GitHub
9 7 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (1.66%) Route 53
10 4 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (1.24%) OneDrive
11 3 (1.24%) SaaS
11 3 (1.24%) Serverless
12 2 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.83%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.83%) npm
12 2 (0.83%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.88%) DNS
2 18 (7.47%) Firewall
3 12 (4.98%) DHCP
4 11 (4.56%) SAN
5 10 (4.15%) Skype
6 8 (3.32%) NetScaler
6 8 (3.32%) WAN
7 6 (2.49%) MPLS
8 5 (2.07%) HTTP
9 4 (1.66%) Internet
9 4 (1.66%) LAN
9 4 (1.66%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.66%) VoIP
9 4 (1.66%) VPN
10 3 (1.24%) NAS
10 3 (1.24%) Network Security
10 3 (1.24%) PBX
10 3 (1.24%) PSTN
10 3 (1.24%) SNMP
10 3 (1.24%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (2.90%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.49%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (2.49%) Big Data
4 6 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.07%) ObjectStore
5 5 (2.07%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.24%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (1.24%) MySQL
7 3 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.24%) Power BI
7 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 44 (18.26%) Git (software)
2 40 (16.60%) TeamCity
3 39 (16.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 34 (14.11%) Jenkins
5 33 (13.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 26 (10.79%) Visual Studio
7 23 (9.54%) Visual Studio Team System
8 18 (7.47%) JIRA
9 11 (4.56%) Subversion
10 6 (2.49%) MSI
10 6 (2.49%) NUnit
11 5 (2.07%) Selenium
11 5 (2.07%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.66%) AdminStudio
12 4 (1.66%) Maven
12 4 (1.66%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (1.24%) MSBuild
14 2 (0.83%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.83%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.83%) Moq
General
1 65 (26.97%) Finance
2 22 (9.13%) Banking
3 11 (4.56%) Retail
4 8 (3.32%) Publishing
5 3 (1.24%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.83%) Law
6 2 (0.83%) Marketing
6 2 (0.83%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.83%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) French Language
7 1 (0.41%) Front Office
7 1 (0.41%) German Language
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (24.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (15.77%) Azure Engineer
3 36 (14.94%) Azure DevOps
4 34 (14.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 33 (13.69%) Developer
6 20 (8.30%) Automation Engineer
7 19 (7.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (6.22%) C# Developer
9 14 (5.81%) PowerShell Developer
9 14 (5.81%) PowerShell Engineer
10 13 (5.39%) Administrator
10 13 (5.39%) Architect
11 12 (4.98%) Analyst
12 11 (4.56%) DBA
13 9 (3.73%) Consultant
13 9 (3.73%) Platform Engineer
14 8 (3.32%) Azure Developer
14 8 (3.32%) Support Analyst
15 6 (2.49%) .NET Developer
15 6 (2.49%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (21.58%) .NET
2 38 (15.77%) JSON
3 25 (10.37%) REST
4 15 (6.22%) React
5 10 (4.15%) HTML
6 9 (3.73%) .NET Framework
6 9 (3.73%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.49%) CSS
8 5 (2.07%) Entity Framework
8 5 (2.07%) jQuery
8 5 (2.07%) SOAP
9 4 (1.66%) .NET Core
9 4 (1.66%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.66%) WCF
9 4 (1.66%) XML
10 3 (1.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (1.24%) LDAP
10 3 (1.24%) OAuth
10 3 (1.24%) OAuth2
10 3 (1.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.47%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.81%) PKI
3 9 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.66%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.66%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.24%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.24%) Fintech
7 2 (0.83%) Clustering
7 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.83%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.83%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.83%) NHS
7 2 (0.83%) Robotics
7 2 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 128 (53.11%) Windows
2 60 (24.90%) Windows Server
3 26 (10.79%) Linux
4 24 (9.96%) Windows 10
5 23 (9.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (9.13%) Windows 7
6 22 (9.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (4.98%) Unix
8 9 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.66%) Android
10 4 (1.66%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.24%) CentOS
11 3 (1.24%) Solaris
11 3 (1.24%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.83%) VMS
13 1 (0.41%) AIX
13 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.41%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (35.68%) DevOps
2 39 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (13.28%) Migration
4 27 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (7.47%) Release Management
6 13 (5.39%) E-Commerce
6 13 (5.39%) Test Automation
7 12 (4.98%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (4.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 11 (4.56%) Task Automation
9 10 (4.15%) Change Management
9 10 (4.15%) Inversion of Control
9 10 (4.15%) ITIL
9 10 (4.15%) Load Balancing
9 10 (4.15%) Scrum
9 10 (4.15%) TDD
10 9 (3.73%) CRM
11 8 (3.32%) Configuration Management
11 8 (3.32%) ETL
11 8 (3.32%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (26.97%) C#
2 39 (16.18%) SQL
3 26 (10.79%) VBScript
4 25 (10.37%) Python
5 15 (6.22%) Java
6 13 (5.39%) Bash Shell
6 13 (5.39%) JavaScript
6 13 (5.39%) Perl
7 6 (2.49%) VB
8 5 (2.07%) Korn
9 4 (1.66%) PHP
9 4 (1.66%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.24%) C
10 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.83%) Groovy
11 2 (0.83%) VBA
12 1 (0.41%) U-SQL
12 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (5.39%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.49%) Degree
4 5 (2.07%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.66%) MCSE
6 3 (1.24%) RHCE
7 2 (0.83%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.83%) MCSA
7 2 (0.83%) MCTS
8 1 (0.41%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.41%) CCNA
8 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.41%) MCITP
8 1 (0.41%) MCSD
8 1 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.81%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) GDPR
2 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 81 (33.61%) Active Directory
2 32 (13.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.47%) XenApp
4 17 (7.05%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (5.39%) Docker
5 13 (5.39%) XenDesktop
6 11 (4.56%) Hyper-V
7 10 (4.15%) vSphere
8 9 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (3.32%) BitLocker
10 7 (2.90%) vCloud
10 7 (2.90%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.24%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.83%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.83%) KVM
12 2 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.83%) Xen
13 1 (0.41%) NFS
13 1 (0.41%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 32 (13.28%) SCCM
2 18 (7.47%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (5.81%) Ansible
4 12 (4.98%) Puppet
5 10 (4.15%) Terraform
6 8 (3.32%) SCOM
7 6 (2.49%) NetBackup
8 5 (2.07%) WMI
9 4 (1.66%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.66%) SCOrch
10 3 (1.24%) Kubernetes
10 3 (1.24%) Nagios
10 3 (1.24%) vRealize
10 3 (1.24%) WSUS
11 2 (0.83%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.83%) Mesos
11 2 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.83%) vMotion
11 2 (0.83%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 83 (34.44%) Microsoft
2 45 (18.67%) VMware
3 36 (14.94%) Citrix
4 15 (6.22%) Ivanti
5 13 (5.39%) HP
6 11 (4.56%) Hitachi
6 11 (4.56%) Oracle
7 9 (3.73%) Cisco
8 7 (2.90%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.90%) Splunk
8 7 (2.90%) Sybase
9 6 (2.49%) EMC
9 6 (2.49%) McAfee
9 6 (2.49%) NetApp
10 5 (2.07%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.66%) Qualys
11 4 (1.66%) Symantec
12 3 (1.24%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.24%) Juniper
12 3 (1.24%) Veritas