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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 122 175
Rank change year-on-year +28 +53  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 508 467 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.58% 2.07% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.60% 4.86% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 332 209
Median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +163.15% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £80.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -47.50% +255.55%  

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 9071 9603 8953
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 46.03% 42.56% 41.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6747 7235 6478
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 51 45
Median hourly rate £44.25 £32.50 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.15% +18.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.65 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.25 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in London

PowerShell
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
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 30 March 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 +18 109 £450 +2.15% 23
Uxbridge - 6 - - 1
Stockley Park - 3 - -
Hammersmith +2 2 £518 -
Barnet - 2 £400 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £375 -
Greenwich - 2 £425 -
Croydon +8 1 - - 1
Docklands, London -3 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -7 1 £355 +9.23% 1
Heathrow - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 £400 -
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 562 (57.70%) Windows
2 326 (33.47%) Microsoft
3 313 (32.14%) Active Directory
4 294 (30.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 277 (28.44%) Windows Server
6 271 (27.82%) SQL
7 246 (25.26%) DevOps
8 245 (25.15%) Linux
9 234 (24.02%) VMware
10 232 (23.82%) SQL Server
11 219 (22.48%) Finance
12 205 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
13 198 (20.33%) .NET
14 179 (18.38%) Amazon AWS
15 165 (16.94%) C#
16 162 (16.63%) Windows Server 2012
17 149 (15.30%) VMware Infrastructure
18 144 (14.78%) Migration
19 135 (13.86%) IIS
19 135 (13.86%) Python
19 135 (13.86%) DNS
20 132 (13.55%) SCCM
21 127 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
21 127 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
22 125 (12.83%) Puppet
23 123 (12.63%) Bash Shell
23 123 (12.63%) Configuration Management
24 122 (12.53%) Firewall
24 122 (12.53%) Opscode Chef
25 118 (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
1 135 (13.86%) IIS
2 117 (12.01%) SharePoint
3 77 (7.91%) MS Exchange
4 46 (4.72%) Skype for Business
5 42 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 36 (3.70%) Confluence
7 33 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 32 (3.29%) Apache
8 32 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 30 (3.08%) WebSphere
10 29 (2.98%) Tomcat
11 24 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
12 21 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
13 17 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
13 17 (1.75%) OpenStack
14 12 (1.23%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.82%) nginx
16 7 (0.72%) CMS
17 6 (0.62%) Apache Spark
17 6 (0.62%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 88 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 43 (4.41%) MS Office
3 5 (0.51%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.31%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.10%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.10%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 294 (30.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 179 (18.38%) Amazon AWS
3 107 (10.99%) Office 365
4 73 (7.49%) IaaS
5 48 (4.93%) Azure Active Directory
6 42 (4.31%) PaaS
7 27 (2.77%) GitHub
8 18 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 18 (1.85%) SaaS
9 13 (1.33%) OneDrive
10 12 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (1.13%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.82%) G Suite
12 8 (0.82%) Route 53
13 7 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (0.62%) Akamai
14 6 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.62%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 135 (13.86%) DNS
2 122 (12.53%) Firewall
3 74 (7.60%) SAN
4 53 (5.44%) TCP/IP
5 46 (4.72%) HTTP
6 43 (4.41%) DHCP
7 33 (3.39%) NAS
8 32 (3.29%) Internet
9 29 (2.98%) SSL
10 24 (2.46%) Skype
11 20 (2.05%) VPN
11 20 (2.05%) WAN
12 19 (1.95%) iSCSI
13 18 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (1.85%) LAN
13 18 (1.85%) VLAN
14 17 (1.75%) Extranet
14 17 (1.75%) NetScaler
15 16 (1.64%) LDAP
16 15 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (23.82%) SQL Server
2 55 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (3.59%) Relational Database
6 34 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 31 (3.18%) Oracle Database
8 26 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (2.05%) MySQL
10 19 (1.95%) Big Data
11 16 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
11 16 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
12 14 (1.44%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (1.13%) Power BI
15 10 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
15 10 (1.03%) Hadoop
15 10 (1.03%) NoSQL
16 9 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 118 (12.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 111 (11.40%) Git (software)
3 105 (10.78%) TeamCity
4 90 (9.24%) Jenkins
5 77 (7.91%) Octopus Deploy
6 68 (6.98%) JIRA
7 39 (4.00%) Visual Studio
8 31 (3.18%) MSBuild
9 28 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 27 (2.77%) MSI
11 22 (2.26%) Hudson
12 21 (2.16%) Subversion
13 19 (1.95%) Vagrant
14 14 (1.44%) Bitbucket
15 13 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
16 10 (1.03%) Maven
17 9 (0.92%) GitLab
18 8 (0.82%) CruiseControl
18 8 (0.82%) NuGet
19 7 (0.72%) MSTest
General
1 219 (22.48%) Finance
2 115 (11.81%) Banking
3 40 (4.11%) Front Office
4 31 (3.18%) Back Office
5 27 (2.77%) Investment Banking
6 26 (2.67%) Legal
7 21 (2.16%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.64%) Advertising
9 15 (1.54%) Retail
10 10 (1.03%) Games
11 9 (0.92%) Law
12 7 (0.72%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.62%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.62%) Marketing
14 5 (0.51%) Publishing
15 4 (0.41%) Electronics
16 2 (0.21%) Automotive
17 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 175 (17.97%) Developer
2 159 (16.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 112 (11.50%) Windows Engineer
4 87 (8.93%) Analyst
5 77 (7.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 73 (7.49%) Administrator
7 68 (6.98%) PowerShell Engineer
8 66 (6.78%) Consultant
9 59 (6.06%) Azure Engineer
10 47 (4.83%) SharePoint Developer
11 43 (4.41%) Architect
12 41 (4.21%) Support Analyst
13 40 (4.11%) AWS Engineer
13 40 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
14 38 (3.90%) Automation Engineer
14 38 (3.90%) Azure DevOps
15 37 (3.80%) AWS DevOps
16 36 (3.70%) Active Directory Engineer
17 35 (3.59%) C# Developer
17 35 (3.59%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (20.33%) .NET
2 94 (9.65%) HTML
3 80 (8.21%) CSS
4 76 (7.80%) Web Services
5 49 (5.03%) XML
6 46 (4.72%) ASP.NET
7 42 (4.31%) jQuery
8 35 (3.59%) HTML5
9 30 (3.08%) Elastic Stack
10 29 (2.98%) AngularJS
11 26 (2.67%) JSON
12 25 (2.57%) .NET Framework
12 25 (2.57%) RESTful
13 21 (2.16%) REST
14 18 (1.85%) CSS3
15 17 (1.75%) Regular Expression
16 16 (1.64%) LAMP
17 15 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
17 15 (1.54%) Sensu
17 15 (1.54%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 68 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 65 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (6.06%) Clustering
4 32 (3.29%) Computer Science
5 26 (2.67%) Replication
6 19 (1.95%) Management Information System
7 18 (1.85%) User Experience
8 17 (1.75%) Derivative
8 17 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
9 15 (1.54%) PKI
10 12 (1.23%) Virtual Team
11 11 (1.13%) Equities
12 10 (1.03%) Fintech
12 10 (1.03%) Fixed Income
12 10 (1.03%) Market Risk
12 10 (1.03%) Online Banking
13 9 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (0.92%) Taxonomies
14 8 (0.82%) Blackberry
14 8 (0.82%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 562 (57.70%) Windows
2 277 (28.44%) Windows Server
3 245 (25.15%) Linux
4 162 (16.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 127 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 75 (7.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 62 (6.37%) Unix
8 51 (5.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 44 (4.52%) Windows 10
10 43 (4.41%) Windows 7
11 33 (3.39%) Ubuntu
12 23 (2.36%) CentOS
13 16 (1.64%) Mac OS X
14 14 (1.44%) Windows 8
15 13 (1.33%) Solaris
16 10 (1.03%) Android
17 8 (0.82%) Apple iOS
18 5 (0.51%) CoreOS
18 5 (0.51%) Data ONTAP
19 3 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (25.26%) DevOps
2 205 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (14.78%) Migration
4 127 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 123 (12.63%) Configuration Management
6 94 (9.65%) ITIL
7 51 (5.24%) Load Balancing
8 49 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
9 47 (4.83%) Scrum
10 45 (4.62%) Continuous Delivery
11 42 (4.31%) Workflow
12 40 (4.11%) Service Management
12 40 (4.11%) TDD
13 36 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
14 35 (3.59%) Open Source
15 34 (3.49%) Release Management
15 34 (3.49%) Software Engineering
16 33 (3.39%) Change Management
16 33 (3.39%) High Availability
17 28 (2.87%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 271 (27.82%) SQL
2 165 (16.94%) C#
3 135 (13.86%) Python
4 123 (12.63%) Bash Shell
5 78 (8.01%) JavaScript
6 77 (7.91%) T-SQL
7 76 (7.80%) Java
7 76 (7.80%) Perl
8 72 (7.39%) VBScript
9 65 (6.67%) Ruby
10 43 (4.41%) VB
11 41 (4.21%) Shell Script
12 20 (2.05%) C
13 19 (1.95%) PHP
14 16 (1.64%) Go
15 12 (1.23%) Korn
15 12 (1.23%) VBA
16 11 (1.13%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.82%) C++
18 5 (0.51%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 84 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 76 (7.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 60 (6.16%) SC Cleared
4 46 (4.72%) Degree
4 46 (4.72%) MCSE
5 35 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (2.05%) CCNA
8 19 (1.95%) DV Cleared
9 17 (1.75%) MCITP
10 15 (1.54%) CCNP
10 15 (1.54%) MCP
11 10 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (0.92%) MCTS
13 7 (0.72%) CISM
13 7 (0.72%) CISSP
13 7 (0.72%) MCSA
14 5 (0.51%) CCSP
14 5 (0.51%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (1.95%) QA
2 13 (1.33%) SLA
3 10 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.10%) BS7799
8 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 313 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 149 (15.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 50 (5.13%) vSphere
5 47 (4.83%) XenApp
6 42 (4.31%) Docker
7 37 (3.80%) VMware ESX
8 32 (3.29%) Virtual Machines
9 31 (3.18%) XenDesktop
10 29 (2.98%) Microsoft App-V
11 23 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
12 16 (1.64%) NFS
13 11 (1.13%) BitLocker
13 11 (1.13%) Xen
14 10 (1.03%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.62%) DFS Replication
15 6 (0.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 6 (0.62%) vCloud
16 5 (0.51%) XenServer
17 4 (0.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 132 (13.55%) SCCM
2 125 (12.83%) Puppet
3 122 (12.53%) Opscode Chef
4 111 (11.40%) Ansible
5 66 (6.78%) SCOM
6 47 (4.83%) Nagios
7 26 (2.67%) WMI
8 22 (2.26%) Microsoft Clustering
9 21 (2.16%) Control-M
9 21 (2.16%) NetBackup
10 20 (2.05%) WSUS
11 19 (1.95%) logstash
12 17 (1.75%) SCOrch
12 17 (1.75%) SCVMM
13 15 (1.54%) PowerCLI
14 12 (1.23%) Dollar Universe
14 12 (1.23%) Kubernetes
14 12 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 10 (1.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 10 (1.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 326 (33.47%) Microsoft
2 234 (24.02%) VMware
3 98 (10.06%) Citrix
4 76 (7.80%) Oracle
5 69 (7.08%) Cisco
6 55 (5.65%) HP
7 48 (4.93%) Red Hat
8 44 (4.52%) ServiceNow
9 43 (4.41%) Splunk
10 37 (3.80%) Symantec
11 31 (3.18%) Atlassian
12 30 (3.08%) Dell
12 30 (3.08%) IBM
13 29 (2.98%) NetApp
14 22 (2.26%) CheckPoint
15 18 (1.85%) F5
16 16 (1.64%) AppSense
17 15 (1.54%) SolarWinds
18 14 (1.44%) Google
19 13 (1.33%) Apple
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £430.00 - £454.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Plan-Net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £340 - £370 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago