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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 105 123
Rank change year-on-year -12 +18  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 469 511 433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.25% 2.35% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.71% 5.40% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 339 299
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £306 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.86% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 11
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +35.84%  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9962 9471 9705
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.86% 43.49% 42.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7355 7221 7107
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 39 83
Median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £14.95 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £113.00 £52.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing PowerShell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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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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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -16 64 £442 -6.94% 36
Kingston Upon Thames -10 5 £800 +68.42% 1
Uxbridge 0 4 - -
Canary Wharf +3 3 £350 -33.33%
Croydon -1 3 £488 +57.25%
Enfield - 2 - - 1
West End of London +9 1 £538 +13.15% 2
Stockley Park - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £365 -
Harrow - 1 £425 -
Westminster - 1 £345 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 569 (59.39%) Windows
2 319 (33.30%) Active Directory
3 312 (32.57%) Microsoft
4 275 (28.71%) SQL
5 272 (28.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 270 (28.18%) Windows Server
7 257 (26.83%) Finance
8 224 (23.38%) SQL Server
9 214 (22.34%) VMware
10 209 (21.82%) Linux
11 206 (21.50%) DevOps
12 194 (20.25%) .NET
13 184 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
14 171 (17.85%) Windows Server 2012
15 164 (17.12%) Amazon AWS
16 153 (15.97%) C#
17 144 (15.03%) Python
18 139 (14.51%) Migration
19 138 (14.41%) Banking
20 136 (14.20%) VMware Infrastructure
20 136 (14.20%) Office 365
21 133 (13.88%) Configuration Management
22 127 (13.26%) Windows Server 2008
23 126 (13.15%) IIS
24 125 (13.05%) SCCM
25 124 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
25 124 (12.94%) ITIL
26 121 (12.63%) Opscode Chef
27 117 (12.21%) SharePoint
28 116 (12.11%) Team Foundation Server

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
1 126 (13.15%) IIS
2 117 (12.21%) SharePoint
3 65 (6.78%) MS Exchange
4 55 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 52 (5.43%) Skype for Business
6 49 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 36 (3.76%) SharePoint 2013
8 31 (3.24%) Apache
9 28 (2.92%) WebSphere
10 23 (2.40%) Tomcat
11 22 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 18 (1.88%) Confluence
13 15 (1.57%) WebLogic
14 14 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
15 12 (1.25%) nginx
16 10 (1.04%) CMS
17 9 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
18 8 (0.84%) JBoss
19 6 (0.63%) OpenStack
19 6 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 45 (4.70%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.42%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.10%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.10%) HipChat
5 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.21%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.10%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.10%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.10%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 272 (28.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 164 (17.12%) Amazon AWS
3 136 (14.20%) Office 365
4 54 (5.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 50 (5.22%) IaaS
6 33 (3.44%) PaaS
7 18 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 17 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (1.67%) OneDrive
10 13 (1.36%) Amazon S3
10 13 (1.36%) SaaS
11 11 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 9 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (0.94%) GitHub
12 9 (0.94%) Route 53
13 7 (0.73%) Yammer
14 6 (0.63%) Akamai
14 6 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (0.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 114 (11.90%) Firewall
2 107 (11.17%) DNS
3 78 (8.14%) SAN
4 50 (5.22%) TCP/IP
5 42 (4.38%) DHCP
6 40 (4.18%) HTTP
7 37 (3.86%) NAS
8 28 (2.92%) Skype
9 27 (2.82%) LDAP
10 25 (2.61%) LAN
10 25 (2.61%) VPN
10 25 (2.61%) WAN
11 23 (2.40%) Internet
12 22 (2.30%) SSL
13 20 (2.09%) NetScaler
13 20 (2.09%) VSAN
14 18 (1.88%) Extranet
15 17 (1.77%) SMTP
15 17 (1.77%) VLAN
16 14 (1.46%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (23.38%) SQL Server
2 63 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 58 (6.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 55 (5.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 40 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 40 (4.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 39 (4.07%) Relational Database
7 30 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (2.92%) MySQL
9 25 (2.61%) Big Data
10 22 (2.30%) Oracle Database
11 21 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
12 14 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
12 14 (1.46%) Oracle9i Database
13 13 (1.36%) Power BI
14 12 (1.25%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
15 11 (1.15%) Hadoop
16 10 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
16 10 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 116 (12.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 102 (10.65%) TeamCity
3 100 (10.44%) Git (software)
4 95 (9.92%) Jenkins
5 72 (7.52%) Octopus Deploy
6 56 (5.85%) Visual Studio
7 39 (4.07%) MSBuild
8 32 (3.34%) JIRA
9 26 (2.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 18 (1.88%) Subversion
11 16 (1.67%) Hudson
12 13 (1.36%) MSI
13 12 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
14 11 (1.15%) NUnit
15 9 (0.94%) GitLab
15 9 (0.94%) SpecFlow
16 7 (0.73%) NuGet
16 7 (0.73%) Protractor
16 7 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
16 7 (0.73%) webpack
General
1 257 (26.83%) Finance
2 138 (14.41%) Banking
3 44 (4.59%) Investment Banking
4 32 (3.34%) Back Office
5 27 (2.82%) Front Office
5 27 (2.82%) Legal
6 14 (1.46%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.36%) Law
8 10 (1.04%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.84%) Advertising
9 8 (0.84%) Retail
10 6 (0.63%) Games
11 5 (0.52%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.52%) Marketing
12 4 (0.42%) Electronics
13 2 (0.21%) Billing
13 2 (0.21%) Publishing
13 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.10%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.10%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 178 (18.58%) Developer
2 119 (12.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 109 (11.38%) Analyst
4 103 (10.75%) Windows Engineer
5 81 (8.46%) PowerShell Engineer
6 79 (8.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 65 (6.78%) Consultant
8 53 (5.53%) Administrator
9 51 (5.32%) Architect
9 51 (5.32%) Azure Engineer
10 47 (4.91%) SharePoint Developer
11 43 (4.49%) Support Analyst
12 41 (4.28%) VMware Engineer
13 40 (4.18%) C# Developer
14 38 (3.97%) AWS Engineer
14 38 (3.97%) Windows DevOps Engineer
15 33 (3.44%) AWS DevOps
15 33 (3.44%) Azure DevOps
16 32 (3.34%) Cloud Engineer
17 30 (3.13%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (20.25%) .NET
2 97 (10.13%) HTML
3 94 (9.81%) Web Services
4 81 (8.46%) CSS
5 63 (6.58%) XML
6 48 (5.01%) ASP.NET
7 35 (3.65%) HTML5
7 35 (3.65%) jQuery
7 35 (3.65%) RESTful
8 33 (3.44%) AngularJS
9 31 (3.24%) .NET Framework
10 24 (2.51%) REST
11 22 (2.30%) JSON
12 21 (2.19%) Entity Framework
13 19 (1.98%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (1.98%) CSS3
13 19 (1.98%) Elastic Stack
14 15 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (1.57%) Middleware
14 15 (1.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 89 (9.29%) Data Centre
2 63 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (5.85%) Clustering
4 32 (3.34%) Replication
5 30 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 21 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
7 20 (2.09%) Management Information System
8 17 (1.77%) Fintech
9 16 (1.67%) Virtual Team
10 13 (1.36%) Market Risk
10 13 (1.36%) PKI
11 12 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
11 12 (1.25%) Online Banking
12 11 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (0.94%) Private Cloud
14 8 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
15 7 (0.73%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.73%) Derivative
15 7 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 569 (59.39%) Windows
2 270 (28.18%) Windows Server
3 209 (21.82%) Linux
4 171 (17.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 127 (13.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 106 (11.06%) Unix
7 50 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 46 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 40 (4.18%) Windows 7
10 38 (3.97%) Windows 10
11 26 (2.71%) Ubuntu
12 20 (2.09%) CentOS
13 19 (1.98%) Solaris
14 9 (0.94%) VMS
14 9 (0.94%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.84%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.52%) Android
16 5 (0.52%) Data ONTAP
17 4 (0.42%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.42%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (21.50%) DevOps
2 184 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (14.51%) Migration
4 133 (13.88%) Configuration Management
5 124 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
5 124 (12.94%) ITIL
6 56 (5.85%) Task Automation
6 56 (5.85%) Workflow
7 50 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 50 (5.22%) Test Automation
8 48 (5.01%) Scrum
9 45 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
10 43 (4.49%) Release Management
10 43 (4.49%) Service Management
11 39 (4.07%) Asset Management
11 39 (4.07%) Change Management
12 37 (3.86%) Load Balancing
12 37 (3.86%) Software Engineering
13 34 (3.55%) High Availability
14 33 (3.44%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 275 (28.71%) SQL
2 153 (15.97%) C#
3 144 (15.03%) Python
4 95 (9.92%) Java
5 93 (9.71%) Perl
6 89 (9.29%) Bash Shell
7 85 (8.87%) JavaScript
8 82 (8.56%) T-SQL
9 63 (6.58%) VBScript
10 56 (5.85%) Ruby
11 45 (4.70%) Shell Script
12 27 (2.82%) PHP
13 24 (2.51%) VB
14 19 (1.98%) C
15 17 (1.77%) C++
16 16 (1.67%) Korn
16 16 (1.67%) VBA
17 13 (1.36%) PL/SQL
18 9 (0.94%) VB.NET
19 7 (0.73%) AWK
Qualifications
1 83 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (6.47%) Security Cleared
3 43 (4.49%) SC Cleared
4 42 (4.38%) MCSE
5 37 (3.86%) Degree
5 37 (3.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 31 (3.24%) MCITP
7 29 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
9 15 (1.57%) CCNA
10 13 (1.36%) MCTS
11 10 (1.04%) DV Cleared
11 10 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.94%) CCNP
12 9 (0.94%) MCP
12 9 (0.94%) MCSA
13 6 (0.63%) CISSP
13 6 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (0.63%) VCP6
14 5 (0.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (1.98%) QA
2 14 (1.46%) SLA
3 8 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 319 (33.30%) Active Directory
2 136 (14.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (7.93%) Hyper-V
4 51 (5.32%) vSphere
5 40 (4.18%) XenApp
6 32 (3.34%) XenDesktop
7 31 (3.24%) Docker
8 29 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (1.36%) DFS Replication
11 12 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (1.04%) NFS
13 9 (0.94%) vCloud
13 9 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.63%) KVM
14 6 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 4 (0.42%) BitLocker
15 4 (0.42%) HDFS
15 4 (0.42%) SRDF
16 3 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 125 (13.05%) SCCM
2 121 (12.63%) Opscode Chef
3 95 (9.92%) Ansible
4 93 (9.71%) Puppet
5 71 (7.41%) SCOM
6 47 (4.91%) vCenter Server
7 35 (3.65%) Nagios
8 29 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
9 25 (2.61%) Control-M
10 21 (2.19%) NetBackup
11 20 (2.09%) PowerCLI
12 19 (1.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 16 (1.67%) SCVMM
14 15 (1.57%) Kubernetes
15 14 (1.46%) SCOrch
15 14 (1.46%) WMI
15 14 (1.46%) WSUS
16 13 (1.36%) Backup Exec
16 13 (1.36%) Terraform
16 13 (1.36%) vRealize
Vendors
1 312 (32.57%) Microsoft
2 214 (22.34%) VMware
3 103 (10.75%) Citrix
4 83 (8.66%) Oracle
5 71 (7.41%) ServiceNow
6 64 (6.68%) Cisco
7 49 (5.11%) HP
8 48 (5.01%) Splunk
9 38 (3.97%) Red Hat
10 36 (3.76%) Symantec
11 26 (2.71%) NetApp
12 25 (2.61%) IBM
13 24 (2.51%) Dell
14 21 (2.19%) CheckPoint
14 21 (2.19%) SolarWinds
15 15 (1.57%) Atlassian
15 15 (1.57%) CyberArk
15 15 (1.57%) EMC
15 15 (1.57%) PagerDuty
16 14 (1.46%) McAfee
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