Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 76 77 104
Rank change year-on-year +1 +27 +16
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 882 1,433 1,149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.09% 3.25% 2.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.53% 6.59% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 983 808
London median daily rate £500 £488 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.11% +7.03%
10th Percentile £313 £338 £313
90th Percentile £675 £613 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 20
London median hourly rate £30.50 £35.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.08% -25.78% +8.70%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £43.92
% change year-on-year -5.62% -15.55% +30.12%

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 13,506 21,750 22,377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.26% 49.36% 47.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,946 16,483 17,192
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £371 £363 £350
90th Percentile £694 £675 £675
England median daily rate £488 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +0.52% +2.11% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 116 174
London median hourly rate £42.00 £36.67 £33.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.54% +8.96% -19.87%
10th Percentile £21.10 £18.81 £17.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.75 £55.40
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 20 February 2020.

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

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in London over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020. 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 -9 173 £475 -5.00% 112
West London -2 31 £450 -5.26% 42
South London +21 26 £413 -17.50% 13
East London +22 12 £353 -35.91% 23
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 London region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 441 (50.00%) Azure
2 432 (48.98%) Windows
3 388 (43.99%) Microsoft
4 303 (34.35%) DevOps
5 288 (32.65%) Active Directory
6 258 (29.25%) SQL
7 214 (24.26%) Finance
8 205 (23.24%) Windows Server
9 203 (23.02%) SQL Server
10 192 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
11 176 (19.95%) Office 365
12 175 (19.84%) Linux
13 171 (19.39%) VMware
14 162 (18.37%) Python
15 149 (16.89%) Migration
16 128 (14.51%) C#
17 126 (14.29%) .NET
17 126 (14.29%) AWS
18 120 (13.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 119 (13.49%) Terraform
20 117 (13.27%) Ansible
21 109 (12.36%) Bash Shell
21 109 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
22 108 (12.24%) SCCM
23 102 (11.56%) Power Platform
24 101 (11.45%) Git (software)
24 101 (11.45%) DNS
25 100 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
26 99 (11.22%) ITIL
27 97 (11.00%) PaaS

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 86 (9.75%) SharePoint
2 62 (7.03%) MS Exchange
3 44 (4.99%) IIS
4 41 (4.65%) Skype for Business
5 31 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 30 (3.40%) Confluence
7 15 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (1.13%) Apache Spark
9 9 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (0.91%) CMS
11 7 (0.79%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.68%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.57%) DataSynapse
13 5 (0.57%) nginx
14 4 (0.45%) Apache
14 4 (0.45%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 52 (5.90%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.45%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.23%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.23%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.11%) FileZilla
7 1 (0.11%) Houdini
7 1 (0.11%) Maya
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.11%) Eikon
3 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.11%) Misys Opics
3 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 441 (50.00%) Azure
2 176 (19.95%) Office 365
3 126 (14.29%) AWS
4 102 (11.56%) Power Platform
5 97 (11.00%) PaaS
6 88 (9.98%) IaaS
7 73 (8.28%) Azure Active Directory
8 57 (6.46%) GitHub
9 34 (3.85%) SaaS
10 32 (3.63%) GCP
10 32 (3.63%) Serverless
11 27 (3.06%) Azure Data Factory
12 26 (2.95%) PowerApps
13 23 (2.61%) OneDrive
14 21 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
15 19 (2.15%) OpenShift
16 18 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
17 16 (1.81%) Dynamics 365
18 15 (1.70%) Azure Functions
18 15 (1.70%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 101 (11.45%) DNS
2 71 (8.05%) Firewall
3 69 (7.82%) DHCP
4 41 (4.65%) TCP/IP
5 38 (4.31%) SAN
6 28 (3.17%) Skype
7 25 (2.83%) NetScaler
7 25 (2.83%) Network Security
8 20 (2.27%) VPN
9 13 (1.47%) HTTP
9 13 (1.47%) Kerberos
10 12 (1.36%) LAN
11 11 (1.25%) SSL
12 10 (1.13%) Cisco Firepower
12 10 (1.13%) NAS
12 10 (1.13%) VLAN
12 10 (1.13%) VoIP
12 10 (1.13%) WAN
13 9 (1.02%) Internet
14 8 (0.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (23.02%) SQL Server
2 90 (10.20%) Power BI
3 64 (7.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 56 (6.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 37 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (3.40%) Azure SQL Database
6 30 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (3.06%) QlikView
8 26 (2.95%) SQL Server 2016
9 25 (2.83%) MySQL
9 25 (2.83%) OLAP
10 24 (2.72%) Data Lake
11 23 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (2.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 20 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 19 (2.15%) Relational Database
14 18 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
15 16 (1.81%) Big Data
16 15 (1.70%) MongoDB
17 13 (1.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 101 (11.45%) Git (software)
2 68 (7.71%) Octopus Deploy
3 67 (7.60%) Jenkins
4 66 (7.48%) Visual Studio Team System
5 61 (6.92%) TeamCity
6 48 (5.44%) JIRA
7 47 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 45 (5.10%) Visual Studio
9 19 (2.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 18 (2.04%) Bitbucket
11 17 (1.93%) Subversion
12 13 (1.47%) GitLab
13 11 (1.25%) MSI
14 10 (1.13%) Selenium
15 8 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (0.91%) Maven
15 8 (0.91%) MSBuild
16 7 (0.79%) NUnit
16 7 (0.79%) Postman
17 6 (0.68%) InstallShield
General
1 214 (24.26%) Finance
2 68 (7.71%) Banking
3 26 (2.95%) Public Sector
4 16 (1.81%) Retail
5 14 (1.59%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.36%) Law
7 11 (1.25%) Legal
8 9 (1.02%) Front Office
9 7 (0.79%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.68%) Back Office
11 5 (0.57%) Publishing
12 4 (0.45%) Billing
12 4 (0.45%) International Banking
12 4 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.34%) Games
13 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.34%) Marketing
13 3 (0.34%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.34%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 154 (17.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 142 (16.10%) Developer
3 108 (12.24%) Azure Engineer
4 80 (9.07%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 79 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 63 (7.14%) Consultant
7 62 (7.03%) Azure DevOps
8 61 (6.92%) Architect
9 46 (5.22%) Cloud Engineer
10 41 (4.65%) Analyst
11 40 (4.54%) Windows Engineer
12 36 (4.08%) SQL Developer
13 31 (3.51%) Administrator
14 30 (3.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 29 (3.29%) AWS Engineer
16 25 (2.83%) Automation Engineer
16 25 (2.83%) PowerShell Engineer
17 23 (2.61%) Citrix Engineer
17 23 (2.61%) Security Engineer
17 23 (2.61%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (14.29%) .NET
2 44 (4.99%) HTML
3 43 (4.88%) ASP.NET
3 43 (4.88%) CSS
4 37 (4.20%) AngularJS
5 34 (3.85%) JSON
6 30 (3.40%) Web Services
7 29 (3.29%) LDAP
8 23 (2.61%) React
9 20 (2.27%) OAuth
10 16 (1.81%) YAML
11 15 (1.70%) .NET Framework
11 15 (1.70%) RESTful
11 15 (1.70%) XML
12 14 (1.59%) Node.js
13 13 (1.47%) .NET Core
14 11 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (1.25%) SAML
15 10 (1.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 61 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.20%) Public Cloud
3 28 (3.17%) Replication
4 27 (3.06%) Data Centre
5 26 (2.95%) Cloud Native
6 25 (2.83%) Hedge funds
7 23 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
8 22 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
9 16 (1.81%) Clustering
9 16 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
9 16 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
10 13 (1.47%) PKI
11 11 (1.25%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.25%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.25%) Virtual Team
12 8 (0.91%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.68%) Blog
13 6 (0.68%) Smartphone
13 6 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 432 (48.98%) Windows
2 205 (23.24%) Windows Server
3 175 (19.84%) Linux
4 92 (10.43%) Windows 10
5 67 (7.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (6.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (4.65%) Windows 7
8 28 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (2.38%) Unix
10 18 (2.04%) Ubuntu
11 17 (1.93%) Apple iOS
12 13 (1.47%) Android
13 8 (0.91%) CentOS
13 8 (0.91%) Mac OS
13 8 (0.91%) VMS
14 6 (0.68%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.68%) Solaris
15 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.45%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (34.35%) DevOps
2 192 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (16.89%) Migration
4 120 (13.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 100 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
6 99 (11.22%) ITIL
7 70 (7.94%) Infrastructure as Code
8 66 (7.48%) Analytics
9 63 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
10 48 (5.44%) Configuration Management
10 48 (5.44%) Microservices
11 46 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
11 46 (5.22%) Scrum
12 43 (4.88%) TDD
12 43 (4.88%) Test Automation
13 37 (4.20%) Visualisation
14 36 (4.08%) Data Modelling
14 36 (4.08%) Infrastructure Automation
15 33 (3.74%) ETL
16 32 (3.63%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 258 (29.25%) SQL
2 162 (18.37%) Python
3 128 (14.51%) C#
4 109 (12.36%) Bash Shell
5 56 (6.35%) Java
6 51 (5.78%) JavaScript
7 48 (5.44%) VBScript
8 44 (4.99%) T-SQL
9 39 (4.42%) VB
10 31 (3.51%) Ruby
11 23 (2.61%) Perl
12 22 (2.49%) Shell Script
13 16 (1.81%) PHP
14 13 (1.47%) VBA
15 11 (1.25%) XPath
16 9 (1.02%) C
17 7 (0.79%) C++
17 7 (0.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 7 (0.79%) Go
17 7 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (7.82%) Security Cleared
2 61 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 57 (6.46%) SC Cleared
4 39 (4.42%) MCSE
5 30 (3.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (2.72%) MCSA
7 23 (2.61%) Citrix Certification
7 23 (2.61%) Degree
8 15 (1.70%) CCA
8 15 (1.70%) DV Cleared
9 11 (1.25%) CISSP
9 11 (1.25%) MCITP
10 9 (1.02%) CCNP
10 9 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.91%) AWS Certification
12 7 (0.79%) CCNA
13 6 (0.68%) CCIE
13 6 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
14 5 (0.57%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.54%) SLA
2 19 (2.15%) QA
3 11 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.91%) HIPAA
6 7 (0.79%) NIST
6 7 (0.79%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.23%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (0.23%) NCSC
8 2 (0.23%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.11%) GDPR
9 1 (0.11%) GxP
9 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 288 (32.65%) Active Directory
2 109 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (9.52%) Docker
4 49 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 42 (4.76%) vSphere
6 37 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
6 37 (4.20%) XenApp
7 34 (3.85%) XenDesktop
8 31 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
9 28 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (0.91%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 5 (0.57%) DFS Replication
11 5 (0.57%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (0.57%) Xen
12 4 (0.45%) Squid
13 3 (0.34%) NFS
13 3 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.23%) KVM
14 2 (0.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 119 (13.49%) Terraform
2 117 (13.27%) Ansible
3 108 (12.24%) SCCM
4 94 (10.66%) Kubernetes
5 78 (8.84%) Puppet
6 61 (6.92%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (2.83%) SCOM
8 24 (2.72%) Microsoft Intune
9 17 (1.93%) WSUS
10 15 (1.70%) Single Sign-On
11 12 (1.36%) Packer
12 10 (1.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 9 (1.02%) Jamf Pro
13 9 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
13 9 (1.02%) SCOrch
14 8 (0.91%) Control-M
14 8 (0.91%) vCenter Server
14 8 (0.91%) XenMobile
15 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 7 (0.79%) vRealize
Vendors
1 388 (43.99%) Microsoft
2 171 (19.39%) VMware
3 79 (8.96%) Citrix
4 64 (7.26%) Tableau
5 62 (7.03%) Cisco
6 39 (4.42%) HP
7 38 (4.31%) Oracle
8 31 (3.51%) Splunk
9 24 (2.72%) Atlassian
9 24 (2.72%) Google
10 23 (2.61%) Red Hat
11 21 (2.38%) ServiceNow
12 20 (2.27%) Cognos
12 20 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
13 19 (2.15%) Dell
14 17 (1.93%) Symantec
15 15 (1.70%) Bloomberg
15 15 (1.70%) Ivanti
15 15 (1.70%) NetApp
16 13 (1.47%) IBM