Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 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
England > London
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 119 126
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7 +50
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1,103 917 856
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.38% 2.20% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.91% 4.83% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 634 563
London median daily rate £463 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +4.41% +3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £270
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 6
London median hourly rate £47.83 £38.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.05% +70.00% +18.42%
England median hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +35.38% +44.44% -42.31%

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 22,486 18,984 19,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.44% 45.50% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,255 14,198 14,186
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.05%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £306
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 126 130
London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £29.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +34.95% +2.21%
10th Percentile £18.28 £16.29 £14.00
90th Percentile £56.63 £61.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 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
Central London +11 230 £450 +2.86% 71
West London +3 46 £475 +11.76% 24
South London -29 36 £450 +7.78% 9
East London -7 13 £500 +17.65% 10
North London -3 7 £413 +106.25% 1
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 672 (60.92%) Windows
2 422 (38.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 389 (35.27%) DevOps
4 344 (31.19%) Microsoft
5 299 (27.11%) Windows Server
6 285 (25.84%) Active Directory
7 263 (23.84%) VMware
8 253 (22.94%) Linux
9 246 (22.30%) Finance
10 241 (21.85%) Amazon AWS
11 234 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
12 228 (20.67%) SQL
13 221 (20.04%) .NET
14 202 (18.31%) C#
14 202 (18.31%) TeamCity
15 193 (17.50%) SQL Server
16 181 (16.41%) Octopus Deploy
17 169 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
18 166 (15.05%) Office 365
18 166 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
19 163 (14.78%) Ansible
20 158 (14.32%) VMware Infrastructure
21 156 (14.14%) Migration
22 149 (13.51%) Python
23 143 (12.96%) Git (software)
24 142 (12.87%) SCCM
25 139 (12.60%) Opscode Chef
26 128 (11.60%) Puppet
27 126 (11.42%) Banking
28 123 (11.15%) Configuration Management

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 90 (8.16%) IIS
2 89 (8.07%) SharePoint
3 61 (5.53%) Confluence
4 48 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
5 43 (3.90%) MS Exchange
6 42 (3.81%) Skype for Business
7 39 (3.54%) OpenStack
8 28 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 27 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
10 19 (1.72%) WebSphere
11 18 (1.63%) Apache
12 13 (1.18%) Tomcat
13 12 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
13 12 (1.09%) NServiceBus
14 11 (1.00%) CMS
14 11 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (0.91%) SAS
16 7 (0.63%) JBoss
16 7 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
17 6 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 29 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.73%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.091%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.091%) HipChat
6 1 (0.091%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.00%) SimCorp Dimension
3 6 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.27%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.091%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 422 (38.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 241 (21.85%) Amazon AWS
3 166 (15.05%) Office 365
4 66 (5.98%) IaaS
5 50 (4.53%) Azure Active Directory
6 45 (4.08%) PaaS
7 17 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
8 16 (1.45%) GitHub
9 15 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (1.27%) npm
11 13 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (1.09%) OneDrive
13 9 (0.82%) SaaS
14 7 (0.63%) Mimecast
15 6 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
15 6 (0.54%) Amazon S3
16 5 (0.45%) Yammer
16 5 (0.45%) Yarn
17 4 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
17 4 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 108 (9.79%) DNS
2 92 (8.34%) Firewall
3 75 (6.80%) SAN
4 64 (5.80%) DHCP
5 39 (3.54%) TCP/IP
6 37 (3.35%) Skype
7 36 (3.26%) LAN
7 36 (3.26%) WAN
8 25 (2.27%) LDAP
9 23 (2.09%) VPN
10 19 (1.72%) VoIP
11 17 (1.54%) SMTP
12 13 (1.18%) NetScaler
13 12 (1.09%) Internet
14 11 (1.00%) SSL
15 10 (0.91%) FTP
15 10 (0.91%) VSAN
16 9 (0.82%) DMZ
16 9 (0.82%) HTTP
17 8 (0.73%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 26 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (2.18%) Hadoop
8 19 (1.72%) Power BI
8 19 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
9 18 (1.63%) NoSQL
10 17 (1.54%) Big Data
10 17 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (1.45%) MySQL
11 16 (1.45%) Relational Database
12 14 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
14 12 (1.09%) Data Lake
15 10 (0.91%) ObjectStore
15 10 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
16 9 (0.82%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 202 (18.31%) TeamCity
2 181 (16.41%) Octopus Deploy
3 143 (12.96%) Git (software)
4 112 (10.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 103 (9.34%) Jenkins
6 72 (6.53%) JIRA
7 41 (3.72%) Visual Studio
8 40 (3.63%) MSBuild
9 32 (2.90%) Visual Studio Team System
10 24 (2.18%) NuGet
11 23 (2.09%) MSI
12 21 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 16 (1.45%) Maven
13 16 (1.45%) Subversion
14 15 (1.36%) Selenium
15 14 (1.27%) NUnit
16 13 (1.18%) Hudson
17 12 (1.09%) SpecFlow
17 12 (1.09%) Vagrant
18 9 (0.82%) Artifactory
General
1 246 (22.30%) Finance
2 126 (11.42%) Banking
3 34 (3.08%) Retail
4 21 (1.90%) Legal
5 17 (1.54%) Investment Banking
6 15 (1.36%) Publishing
7 14 (1.27%) Advertising
8 10 (0.91%) Law
8 10 (0.91%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.73%) Retail Banking
10 7 (0.63%) Front Office
11 6 (0.54%) Electronics
11 6 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.45%) Back Office
13 4 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.36%) German Language
14 3 (0.27%) Marketing
15 1 (0.091%) Billing
15 1 (0.091%) Games
15 1 (0.091%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 226 (20.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 162 (14.69%) Developer
3 130 (11.79%) Windows Engineer
4 100 (9.07%) Azure Engineer
5 79 (7.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 78 (7.07%) C# Developer
6 78 (7.07%) Consultant
7 75 (6.80%) PowerShell Engineer
8 71 (6.44%) Analyst
9 70 (6.35%) Azure DevOps
10 68 (6.17%) Administrator
11 67 (6.07%) Windows DevOps Engineer
12 57 (5.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 50 (4.53%) AWS Engineer
14 38 (3.45%) Architect
14 38 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
15 37 (3.35%) Applications Engineer
16 36 (3.26%) .NET Developer
17 34 (3.08%) Automation Engineer
18 33 (2.99%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (20.04%) .NET
2 63 (5.71%) Web Services
3 56 (5.08%) HTML
4 53 (4.81%) .NET Framework
5 51 (4.62%) XML
6 46 (4.17%) REST
7 45 (4.08%) ASP.NET
8 43 (3.90%) RESTful
9 41 (3.72%) AngularJS
10 40 (3.63%) CSS
11 37 (3.35%) WCF
12 34 (3.08%) WPF
13 26 (2.36%) Entity Framework
13 26 (2.36%) JSON
13 26 (2.36%) Node.js
14 22 (1.99%) MSMQ
15 21 (1.90%) .NET Core
15 21 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web API
15 21 (1.90%) Elastic Stack
15 21 (1.90%) React
Miscellaneous
1 70 (6.35%) Data Centre
2 45 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (3.26%) Clustering
4 34 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 29 (2.63%) Replication
6 28 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 26 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (2.36%) PKI
8 19 (1.72%) Online Banking
8 19 (1.72%) Public Cloud
9 18 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
10 16 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
11 15 (1.36%) Fintech
11 15 (1.36%) Private Cloud
12 13 (1.18%) Data Structures
12 13 (1.18%) EMC VNX
12 13 (1.18%) Fixed Income
13 10 (0.91%) User Experience
14 7 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (0.54%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 672 (60.92%) Windows
2 299 (27.11%) Windows Server
3 253 (22.94%) Linux
4 169 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 112 (10.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 92 (8.34%) Windows 10
7 84 (7.62%) Windows 7
8 77 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 64 (5.80%) Unix
10 56 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 44 (3.99%) CentOS
12 14 (1.27%) VMS
13 7 (0.63%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.63%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.54%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.45%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.45%) Solaris
16 4 (0.36%) Android
17 3 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (35.27%) DevOps
2 234 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
4 156 (14.14%) Migration
5 123 (11.15%) Configuration Management
6 108 (9.79%) Scrum
7 94 (8.52%) ITIL
8 79 (7.16%) Open Source
9 61 (5.53%) Test Automation
10 60 (5.44%) Continuous Delivery
11 55 (4.99%) Service Delivery
12 50 (4.53%) TDD
13 49 (4.44%) Task Automation
14 48 (4.35%) Mentoring
15 47 (4.26%) Software Engineering
16 46 (4.17%) E-Commerce
16 46 (4.17%) Patch Management
17 42 (3.81%) Release Management
18 40 (3.63%) Disaster Recovery
19 37 (3.35%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 228 (20.67%) SQL
2 202 (18.31%) C#
3 149 (13.51%) Python
4 118 (10.70%) Bash Shell
5 114 (10.34%) VBScript
6 111 (10.06%) JavaScript
7 59 (5.35%) Java
8 54 (4.90%) Ruby
9 50 (4.53%) VB
10 47 (4.26%) T-SQL
11 44 (3.99%) Perl
12 28 (2.54%) Shell Script
13 21 (1.90%) C
14 20 (1.81%) VBA
15 14 (1.27%) C++
15 14 (1.27%) PHP
16 13 (1.18%) Bourne shell
17 10 (0.91%) AWK
17 10 (0.91%) Korn
17 10 (0.91%) sed
Qualifications
1 92 (8.34%) Security Cleared
2 57 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 52 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (4.35%) Degree
5 30 (2.72%) MCSE
6 17 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.27%) CISM
8 14 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (1.18%) CISSP
9 13 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
10 11 (1.00%) MCITP
11 10 (0.91%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 10 (0.91%) DV Cleared
12 9 (0.82%) CCSP
13 8 (0.73%) MCSA
14 7 (0.63%) MCTS
15 6 (0.54%) CCA
15 6 (0.54%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.08%) QA
2 13 (1.18%) SLA
3 12 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.45%) MiFID
7 2 (0.18%) GDPR
7 2 (0.18%) PMO
8 1 (0.091%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.091%) EMIR
8 1 (0.091%) GCP
8 1 (0.091%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.091%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 285 (25.84%) Active Directory
2 158 (14.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (8.61%) VMware ESXi
4 77 (6.98%) Hyper-V
5 72 (6.53%) Docker
6 62 (5.62%) XenApp
7 46 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 39 (3.54%) vCloud
9 37 (3.35%) vSphere
10 33 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
11 26 (2.36%) XenDesktop
12 17 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
13 14 (1.27%) BitLocker
14 12 (1.09%) Samba
15 8 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
16 5 (0.45%) DFS Replication
16 5 (0.45%) Xen
17 3 (0.27%) KVM
17 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 3 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 163 (14.78%) Ansible
2 142 (12.87%) SCCM
3 139 (12.60%) Opscode Chef
4 128 (11.60%) Puppet
5 59 (5.35%) Terraform
6 57 (5.17%) SCOM
7 44 (3.99%) Nagios
8 33 (2.99%) WMI
9 30 (2.72%) vCenter Server
10 29 (2.63%) PowerCLI
11 23 (2.09%) Kubernetes
12 22 (1.99%) NetBackup
13 16 (1.45%) Packer
14 13 (1.18%) ZABBIX
15 12 (1.09%) Control-M
15 12 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
16 10 (0.91%) OSSEC
16 10 (0.91%) Salt
17 9 (0.82%) Nessus
17 9 (0.82%) vRealize
Vendors
1 344 (31.19%) Microsoft
2 263 (23.84%) VMware
3 102 (9.25%) Citrix
4 68 (6.17%) Splunk
5 66 (5.98%) Cisco
6 53 (4.81%) Atlassian
6 53 (4.81%) Red Hat
7 41 (3.72%) Oracle
8 40 (3.63%) HP
9 35 (3.17%) SolarWinds
10 33 (2.99%) AppDynamics
10 33 (2.99%) EMC
10 33 (2.99%) McAfee
11 27 (2.45%) Ivanti
12 26 (2.36%) ServiceNow
12 26 (2.36%) Symantec
13 25 (2.27%) Dell
14 22 (1.99%) NetApp
14 22 (1.99%) New Relic
15 19 (1.72%) Hitachi