Period
to 2 December 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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 86 78 81
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 +33
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 480 1,075 1,420
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.94% 3.10% 3.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.92% 6.60% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 757 1,013
Median daily rate £465 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £322 £317 £331
90th Percentile £600 £713 £600
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% -31.43% -26.82%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £41.53
% change year-on-year +14.29% -15.72% -5.61%

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 8,105 16,283 22,958
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 49.57% 46.99% 50.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,616 12,166 17,568
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £338 £363 £363
90th Percentile £714 £694 £675
England median daily rate £485 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -0.51% +2.63% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 120 110
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.51 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.37% +23.64% +10.77%
10th Percentile £25.00 £17.18 £18.45
90th Percentile £59.00 £65.25 £59.17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £42.10
% change year-on-year -13.79% +3.34% +5.24%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in London

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in London.

Daily rate trend for PowerShell in London

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in London over the 6 months to 2 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PowerShell in London

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in London.

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 6 months to 2 December 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 +6 67 £475 - 50
West London +31 14 £505 +1.00% 23
East London +32 4 £263 -26.32% 9
South London +25 4 £438 -23.91% 12
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 264 (55.00%) Azure
2 208 (43.33%) Windows
3 187 (38.96%) DevOps
4 183 (38.13%) Microsoft
5 167 (34.79%) Active Directory
6 155 (32.29%) SQL
7 110 (22.92%) Python
8 108 (22.50%) SQL Server
8 108 (22.50%) Finance
9 100 (20.83%) Linux
10 96 (20.00%) C#
11 89 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
11 89 (18.54%) Windows Server
12 88 (18.33%) Office 365
13 84 (17.50%) Ansible
13 84 (17.50%) Security Cleared
14 80 (16.67%) SharePoint
15 79 (16.46%) .NET
16 78 (16.25%) Terraform
17 75 (15.63%) VMware
18 71 (14.79%) Migration
19 67 (13.96%) SC Cleared
20 66 (13.75%) Bash Shell
21 65 (13.54%) DNS
22 64 (13.33%) AWS
23 62 (12.92%) Jenkins
24 61 (12.71%) Azure Active Directory
25 59 (12.29%) VMware Infrastructure
26 57 (11.88%) Configuration Management
26 57 (11.88%) Windows 10

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 80 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 43 (8.96%) IIS
3 40 (8.33%) Confluence
4 22 (4.58%) MS Exchange
5 14 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (2.71%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.29%) Skype for Business
8 10 (2.08%) Apache
9 8 (1.67%) CMS
10 6 (1.25%) ArcGIS
11 5 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.83%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.83%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.83%) nginx
12 4 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (4.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.25%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.42%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.21%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.21%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 264 (55.00%) Azure
2 88 (18.33%) Office 365
3 64 (13.33%) AWS
4 61 (12.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 45 (9.38%) Power Platform
6 43 (8.96%) PaaS
7 37 (7.71%) IaaS
8 28 (5.83%) OneDrive
8 28 (5.83%) PowerApps
9 24 (5.00%) GitHub
10 22 (4.58%) Serverless
11 21 (4.38%) Yammer
12 19 (3.96%) Logic Apps
13 18 (3.75%) Azure Data Factory
14 16 (3.33%) GCP
15 15 (3.13%) Dynamics 365
15 15 (3.13%) OpenShift
15 15 (3.13%) Power Automate
16 14 (2.92%) Azure Functions
16 14 (2.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (13.54%) DNS
2 42 (8.75%) DHCP
3 34 (7.08%) Firewall
4 22 (4.58%) TCP/IP
5 21 (4.38%) SAN
6 12 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
6 12 (2.50%) Skype
6 12 (2.50%) VPN
7 11 (2.29%) HTTP
8 10 (2.08%) Kerberos
8 10 (2.08%) SSL
9 8 (1.67%) VLAN
10 7 (1.46%) FTP
10 7 (1.46%) IPv4
10 7 (1.46%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (1.25%) Network Security
12 5 (1.04%) HTTPS
12 5 (1.04%) SMTP
12 5 (1.04%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 18 (3.75%) Power BI
4 13 (2.71%) Cosmos DB
4 13 (2.71%) Tableau
5 10 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (1.88%) Data Lake
7 8 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.67%) Tableau Server
8 7 (1.46%) OLTP
8 7 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.04%) Big Data
10 5 (1.04%) Redis
10 5 (1.04%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 62 (12.92%) Jenkins
2 56 (11.67%) Git (software)
3 49 (10.21%) JIRA
4 22 (4.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 22 (4.58%) TeamCity
5 20 (4.17%) Artifactory
5 20 (4.17%) GitLab
6 19 (3.96%) Bitbucket
6 19 (3.96%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (2.08%) MSI
7 10 (2.08%) Subversion
7 10 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (1.88%) Liquibase
8 9 (1.88%) Visual Studio
8 9 (1.88%) VisualSVN
9 8 (1.67%) IBM UrbanCode
9 8 (1.67%) Postman
10 7 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (1.04%) SonarQube
11 5 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 108 (22.50%) Finance
2 51 (10.63%) Banking
3 16 (3.33%) Public Sector
4 8 (1.67%) Financial Institution
4 8 (1.67%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.04%) Legal
6 4 (0.83%) International Banking
6 4 (0.83%) Retail
7 3 (0.63%) French Language
7 3 (0.63%) Front Office
7 3 (0.63%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.42%) Advertising
8 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Billing
9 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.21%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) Marketing
9 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.21%) Prime Brokerage
9 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (14.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 63 (13.13%) Azure Engineer
3 38 (7.92%) Developer
4 37 (7.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 36 (7.50%) Administrator
6 34 (7.08%) Architect
6 34 (7.08%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 33 (6.88%) Consultant
8 28 (5.83%) Azure DevOps
9 27 (5.63%) Analyst
10 23 (4.79%) Systems Administrator
11 21 (4.38%) JIRA Administrator
12 20 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
13 18 (3.75%) Cloud Engineer
14 17 (3.54%) Azure Architect
15 16 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
16 14 (2.92%) DBA
17 11 (2.29%) Build Engineer
18 10 (2.08%) Active Directory Engineer
18 10 (2.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (16.46%) .NET
2 32 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 31 (6.46%) REST
4 19 (3.96%) .NET Framework
4 19 (3.96%) JSON
5 16 (3.33%) React
6 15 (3.13%) .NET Core
7 14 (2.92%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (2.92%) Web Services
8 13 (2.71%) CSS
8 13 (2.71%) Entity Framework
8 13 (2.71%) LDAP
8 13 (2.71%) YAML
9 12 (2.50%) jQuery
10 11 (2.29%) Middleware
11 10 (2.08%) Kafka
12 9 (1.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (1.88%) XML
13 7 (1.46%) RESTful
13 7 (1.46%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.21%) Public Cloud
3 24 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 17 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.92%) Linux Command Line
6 12 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 12 (2.50%) Private Cloud
7 11 (2.29%) PKI
8 10 (2.08%) N-Tier
9 9 (1.88%) Cloud Native
9 9 (1.88%) Replication
10 7 (1.46%) HP StoreVirtual
10 7 (1.46%) User Experience
11 6 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.25%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.04%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.04%) Clustering
12 5 (1.04%) CMDB
12 5 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
13 3 (0.63%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 208 (43.33%) Windows
2 100 (20.83%) Linux
3 89 (18.54%) Windows Server
4 57 (11.88%) Windows 10
5 37 (7.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (7.71%) Windows Server 2016
6 30 (6.25%) Unix
7 21 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (4.17%) Windows Server 2019
9 18 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (3.75%) Windows 7
10 10 (2.08%) VMS
11 8 (1.67%) CentOS
12 7 (1.46%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.25%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.83%) Debian
14 4 (0.83%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.83%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.63%) AIX
15 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (38.96%) DevOps
2 89 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (14.79%) Migration
4 57 (11.88%) Configuration Management
5 48 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 46 (9.58%) Infrastructure as Code
7 40 (8.33%) ITIL
8 39 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (7.71%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (7.29%) Deployment Automation
10 35 (7.29%) Test Automation
11 31 (6.46%) Microservices
11 31 (6.46%) Scrum
12 29 (6.04%) Analytics
12 29 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (6.04%) Information Security
13 28 (5.83%) Cybersecurity
14 26 (5.42%) High Availability
15 25 (5.21%) Mentoring
15 25 (5.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 155 (32.29%) SQL
2 110 (22.92%) Python
3 96 (20.00%) C#
4 66 (13.75%) Bash Shell
5 45 (9.38%) JavaScript
6 41 (8.54%) Perl
7 33 (6.88%) Java
8 32 (6.67%) VBScript
9 22 (4.58%) VB
10 18 (3.75%) T-SQL
11 17 (3.54%) C++
12 15 (3.13%) Groovy
12 15 (3.13%) Ruby
13 13 (2.71%) C
14 12 (2.50%) Shell Script
15 10 (2.08%) Go
16 9 (1.88%) R
17 6 (1.25%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.83%) PHP
18 4 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 84 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 67 (13.96%) SC Cleared
3 33 (6.88%) DV Cleared
4 24 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (3.33%) Degree
6 9 (1.88%) MCSE
6 9 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.25%) CCNA
10 5 (1.04%) MCSA
11 3 (0.63%) CCA
11 3 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.42%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.42%) MCP
12 2 (0.42%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.42%) PMP
12 2 (0.42%) RHCE
13 1 (0.21%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.33%) QA
2 7 (1.46%) Government Security Classifications
2 7 (1.46%) NCSC
3 6 (1.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (0.83%) NIST
5 3 (0.63%) GDPR
5 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.63%) SLA
6 2 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.21%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 167 (34.79%) Active Directory
2 59 (12.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (9.58%) Docker
4 20 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (3.96%) Hyper-V
6 17 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (3.54%) vSphere
7 12 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (2.29%) XenApp
9 8 (1.67%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (1.04%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.63%) LXC
12 3 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.42%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.42%) Samba
13 2 (0.42%) UAG
13 2 (0.42%) Varnish
13 2 (0.42%) vCloud
13 2 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 84 (17.50%) Ansible
2 78 (16.25%) Terraform
3 49 (10.21%) Kubernetes
4 38 (7.92%) SCCM
5 34 (7.08%) Puppet
6 18 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
8 14 (2.92%) Microsoft Intune
8 14 (2.92%) WSUS
9 13 (2.71%) Grafana
10 12 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 11 (2.29%) Prometheus
11 11 (2.29%) SCOM
12 9 (1.88%) PowerCLI
13 8 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
14 7 (1.46%) vCenter Server
15 6 (1.25%) BladeLogic
16 5 (1.04%) IBM BigFix
16 5 (1.04%) ITRS Geneos
16 5 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 183 (38.13%) Microsoft
2 75 (15.63%) VMware
3 32 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 32 (6.67%) Citrix
4 29 (6.04%) Oracle
5 19 (3.96%) Splunk
6 18 (3.75%) SolarWinds
7 17 (3.54%) HP
7 17 (3.54%) Red Hat
8 16 (3.33%) MuleSoft
9 15 (3.13%) Databricks
9 15 (3.13%) Sophos
10 14 (2.92%) Cisco
11 13 (2.71%) Lumension
12 12 (2.50%) Micro Focus
12 12 (2.50%) RedGate
13 11 (2.29%) Ivanti
13 11 (2.29%) ServiceNow
13 11 (2.29%) Symantec
14 10 (2.08%) McAfee