Period
to 23 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 September 2019 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 99 123
Rank change year-on-year +21 +24 -7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1,253 1,234 979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.25% 2.73% 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.89% 5.44% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 900 666
London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +3.69%
10th Percentile £338 £300 £313
90th Percentile £675 £600 £575
England median daily rate £450 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +4.41% +1.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 10
London median hourly rate £35.00 £43.09 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.77% -9.91% +133.32%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.27 £41.00
% change year-on-year -17.19% +3.09% +45.13%

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 18,198 22,684 21,185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.27% 50.25% 48.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,741 17,268 15,850
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £340
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 145 145
London median hourly rate £45.25 £39.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.03% +9.86% +18.33%
10th Percentile £20.95 £18.00 £17.45
90th Percentile £61.00 £62.77 £52.30
England median hourly rate £44.96 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.41% +5.63% +6.67%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in London over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in London over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PowerShell in London

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Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 23 September 2019. 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
Central London +31 315 £475 -5.00% 89
West London +3 41 £500 +25.00% 34
South London 0 32 £575 +9.52% 18
East London -30 18 £438 -12.50% 17
North London -3 5 £575 +70.62% 8
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 635 (50.68%) Windows
2 579 (46.21%) Azure
3 466 (37.19%) Microsoft
4 407 (32.48%) DevOps
5 399 (31.84%) Active Directory
6 336 (26.82%) SQL
7 319 (25.46%) Finance
8 300 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
9 298 (23.78%) Office 365
10 291 (23.22%) Python
11 287 (22.91%) SQL Server
12 236 (18.83%) Windows Server
13 233 (18.60%) Linux
14 230 (18.36%) SCCM
15 214 (17.08%) AWS
16 205 (16.36%) VMware
17 202 (16.12%) Windows 10
18 196 (15.64%) C#
19 195 (15.56%) Migration
20 169 (13.49%) .NET
21 166 (13.25%) Bash Shell
22 158 (12.61%) Git (software)
23 154 (12.29%) Ansible
24 140 (11.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 138 (11.01%) Terraform
26 137 (10.93%) VMware Infrastructure
27 136 (10.85%) DNS
28 133 (10.61%) Citrix
29 125 (9.98%) Java
29 125 (9.98%) SharePoint

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 125 (9.98%) SharePoint
2 76 (6.07%) IIS
3 62 (4.95%) Skype for Business
4 53 (4.23%) MS Exchange
5 29 (2.31%) Confluence
6 26 (2.08%) Apache
7 18 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.72%) nginx
9 9 (0.72%) Umbraco
10 8 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.48%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.32%) CMS
13 4 (0.32%) Drupal
14 3 (0.24%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 56 (4.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (2.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.32%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.24%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 3 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.080%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 12 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.56%) Magento
3 6 (0.48%) Misys Opics
4 5 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.080%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.080%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.080%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.080%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.080%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 579 (46.21%) Azure
2 298 (23.78%) Office 365
3 214 (17.08%) AWS
4 118 (9.42%) PaaS
5 106 (8.46%) Azure Active Directory
6 101 (8.06%) IaaS
7 86 (6.86%) Power Platform
8 43 (3.43%) Serverless
9 37 (2.95%) GCP
10 34 (2.71%) GitHub
11 32 (2.55%) SaaS
12 31 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
12 31 (2.47%) Azure Data Factory
13 30 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
14 22 (1.76%) OneDrive
15 20 (1.60%) Azure Functions
16 19 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
16 19 (1.52%) Slack
17 17 (1.36%) Amazon S3
17 17 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 136 (10.85%) DNS
2 124 (9.90%) Firewall
3 79 (6.30%) DHCP
4 57 (4.55%) Skype
5 52 (4.15%) SAN
6 47 (3.75%) TCP/IP
7 43 (3.43%) VPN
8 35 (2.79%) WAN
9 33 (2.63%) Network Security
10 26 (2.08%) NetScaler
11 19 (1.52%) FTP
12 18 (1.44%) NAS
13 17 (1.36%) VLAN
14 16 (1.28%) HTTP
15 15 (1.20%) Internet
16 14 (1.12%) Intranet
16 14 (1.12%) SSL
17 13 (1.04%) LAN
18 11 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
18 11 (0.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (22.91%) SQL Server
2 75 (5.99%) Power BI
3 58 (4.63%) MySQL
4 53 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 48 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
7 46 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
8 44 (3.51%) Azure SQL Database
9 35 (2.79%) Oracle Database
10 30 (2.39%) SQL Server 2014
10 30 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 29 (2.31%) Big Data
11 29 (2.31%) SQL Server 2017
12 28 (2.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 27 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 27 (2.15%) SQL Server 2016
14 23 (1.84%) MongoDB
14 23 (1.84%) Relational Database
15 22 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
16 19 (1.52%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 158 (12.61%) Git (software)
2 106 (8.46%) Jenkins
3 89 (7.10%) Visual Studio Team System
4 87 (6.94%) TeamCity
5 81 (6.46%) Visual Studio
6 73 (5.83%) Octopus Deploy
7 62 (4.95%) JIRA
8 51 (4.07%) MSI
9 48 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (1.92%) Bitbucket
11 19 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
12 18 (1.44%) NUnit
13 16 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 14 (1.12%) Selenium
15 13 (1.04%) MSBuild
16 11 (0.88%) Gradle
16 11 (0.88%) Jasmine
16 11 (0.88%) Subversion
17 10 (0.80%) Maven
17 10 (0.80%) SpecFlow
General
1 319 (25.46%) Finance
2 102 (8.14%) Banking
3 47 (3.75%) Public Sector
4 37 (2.95%) Retail
5 33 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 20 (1.60%) Publishing
7 14 (1.12%) Back Office
7 14 (1.12%) Law
7 14 (1.12%) Marketing
8 13 (1.04%) Front Office
8 13 (1.04%) Investment Banking
9 10 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.48%) Billing
10 6 (0.48%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.40%) Legal
12 3 (0.24%) Advertising
13 2 (0.16%) Electronics
13 2 (0.16%) German Language
13 2 (0.16%) International Banking
13 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 243 (19.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 177 (14.13%) Developer
3 161 (12.85%) Azure Engineer
4 123 (9.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 116 (9.26%) Azure DevOps
6 103 (8.22%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 100 (7.98%) Windows Engineer
8 98 (7.82%) Analyst
9 83 (6.62%) Cloud Engineer
10 63 (5.03%) Architect
11 55 (4.39%) Consultant
12 54 (4.31%) PowerShell Engineer
13 53 (4.23%) AWS Engineer
14 51 (4.07%) Support Analyst
15 43 (3.43%) DBA
16 42 (3.35%) Office 365 Engineer
17 39 (3.11%) Administrator
18 38 (3.03%) Applications Packager
18 38 (3.03%) Automation Engineer
19 34 (2.71%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (13.49%) .NET
2 68 (5.43%) CSS
3 55 (4.39%) ASP.NET
4 54 (4.31%) HTML
5 46 (3.67%) AngularJS
6 45 (3.59%) JSON
7 44 (3.51%) Web Services
8 35 (2.79%) .NET Framework
9 32 (2.55%) RESTful
10 29 (2.31%) LDAP
11 27 (2.15%) Node.js
12 26 (2.08%) React
13 23 (1.84%) REST
14 20 (1.60%) jQuery
15 19 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
16 18 (1.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 17 (1.36%) XML
18 16 (1.28%) SAML
19 15 (1.20%) CSS3
20 14 (1.12%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 77 (6.15%) Public Cloud
2 60 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (4.63%) Data Centre
4 49 (3.91%) Clustering
5 40 (3.19%) Hedge funds
6 38 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
7 33 (2.63%) Replication
8 30 (2.39%) Linux Command Line
9 24 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
11 17 (1.36%) Management Information System
12 16 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 16 (1.28%) Private Cloud
13 15 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
13 15 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
14 12 (0.96%) Blackberry
15 10 (0.80%) Virtual Team
16 7 (0.56%) Client/Server
16 7 (0.56%) Device Driver
16 7 (0.56%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 635 (50.68%) Windows
2 236 (18.83%) Windows Server
3 233 (18.60%) Linux
4 202 (16.12%) Windows 10
5 99 (7.90%) Windows 7
6 80 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 60 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 36 (2.87%) Unix
10 35 (2.79%) Apple iOS
11 26 (2.08%) CentOS
12 13 (1.04%) VMS
13 11 (0.88%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.72%) Android
14 9 (0.72%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.56%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.32%) Kali Linux
18 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (32.48%) DevOps
2 300 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (15.56%) Migration
4 140 (11.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 97 (7.74%) Scrum
6 95 (7.58%) Configuration Management
6 95 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
7 90 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
7 90 (7.18%) ITIL
8 88 (7.02%) Infrastructure as Code
9 85 (6.78%) Test Automation
10 65 (5.19%) Problem-Solving
11 64 (5.11%) Application Packaging
12 56 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
13 55 (4.39%) Continuous Delivery
13 55 (4.39%) Root Cause Analysis
14 54 (4.31%) Analytics
15 51 (4.07%) Deployment Automation
16 50 (3.99%) Continuous Deployment
17 49 (3.91%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 336 (26.82%) SQL
2 291 (23.22%) Python
3 196 (15.64%) C#
4 166 (13.25%) Bash Shell
5 125 (9.98%) Java
6 94 (7.50%) JavaScript
7 46 (3.67%) VBScript
8 45 (3.59%) VB
9 43 (3.43%) Perl
9 43 (3.43%) T-SQL
10 35 (2.79%) PHP
11 34 (2.71%) Shell Script
12 30 (2.39%) Ruby
13 25 (2.00%) C++
14 23 (1.84%) VBA
15 17 (1.36%) TypeScript
16 15 (1.20%) C
17 14 (1.12%) Go
18 13 (1.04%) Groovy
19 8 (0.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 82 (6.54%) Security Cleared
2 68 (5.43%) SC Cleared
3 60 (4.79%) Degree
4 48 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (2.08%) MCSE
7 20 (1.60%) MCSA
8 16 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (1.04%) DV Cleared
10 11 (0.88%) CCNA
11 10 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.72%) CCNP
13 8 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (0.56%) A+ Certification
14 7 (0.56%) CEH
14 7 (0.56%) CISSP
15 6 (0.48%) MCDST
15 6 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (0.40%) MCITP
16 5 (0.40%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.79%) SLA
2 24 (1.92%) QA
3 13 (1.04%) GDPR
4 4 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.24%) Government Security Classifications
5 3 (0.24%) NCSC
6 2 (0.16%) PMO
7 1 (0.080%) COBIT
7 1 (0.080%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.080%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.080%) NIST
7 1 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 399 (31.84%) Active Directory
2 137 (10.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (8.46%) Docker
4 72 (5.75%) Hyper-V
5 56 (4.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 55 (4.39%) XenDesktop
7 54 (4.31%) XenApp
8 51 (4.07%) vSphere
9 50 (3.99%) Virtual Machines
10 45 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
11 23 (1.84%) Virtual Desktop
12 22 (1.76%) VMware Workstation
13 18 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
14 13 (1.04%) BitLocker
15 11 (0.88%) VMware NSX
16 8 (0.64%) vCloud
17 7 (0.56%) DFS Replication
18 6 (0.48%) KVM
18 6 (0.48%) Shibboleth
19 5 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 230 (18.36%) SCCM
2 154 (12.29%) Ansible
3 138 (11.01%) Terraform
4 104 (8.30%) Opscode Chef
5 94 (7.50%) Puppet
6 91 (7.26%) Kubernetes
7 59 (4.71%) Microsoft Intune
8 38 (3.03%) WSUS
9 30 (2.39%) Microsoft Clustering
10 24 (1.92%) SCOM
10 24 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
11 22 (1.76%) Packer
12 18 (1.44%) vCenter Server
13 16 (1.28%) Perfmon
13 16 (1.28%) Salt
14 14 (1.12%) Consul
14 14 (1.12%) Grafana
14 14 (1.12%) Prometheus
15 11 (0.88%) AirWatch
16 10 (0.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 466 (37.19%) Microsoft
2 205 (16.36%) VMware
3 133 (10.61%) Citrix
4 80 (6.38%) Oracle
5 64 (5.11%) Cisco
6 55 (4.39%) Tableau
7 39 (3.11%) HP
8 35 (2.79%) Red Hat
9 34 (2.71%) Splunk
10 29 (2.31%) Dell
11 24 (1.92%) Symantec
12 22 (1.76%) CheckPoint
13 21 (1.68%) Google
13 21 (1.68%) ServiceNow
14 20 (1.60%) Databricks
14 20 (1.60%) EMC
14 20 (1.60%) MuleSoft
14 20 (1.60%) Palo Alto
15 19 (1.52%) Ivanti
15 19 (1.52%) NetApp