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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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 75 75 78
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1,311 934 572
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.31% 3.40% 3.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.81% 7.16% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 679 379
10th Percentile £363 £336 £350
25th Percentile £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £480
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +1.05%
75th Percentile £644 £575 £538
90th Percentile £725 £650 £588
England median daily rate £525 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 10
10th Percentile £33.50 - £23.81
25th Percentile £35.00 £57.00 £34.15
Median hourly rate £49.99 £59.00 £43.00
Median % change year-on-year -15.28% +37.21% +32.31%
75th Percentile £76.88 £61.00 £47.83
90th Percentile £89.75 - £48.22
England median hourly rate £50.09 £40.61 £44.76
% change year-on-year +23.36% -9.27% +62.75%

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 16,777 13,037 8,751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 42.36% 47.47% 49.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,890 9,739 6,537
10th Percentile £413 £381 £368
25th Percentile £500 £460 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £725 £650 £630
90th Percentile £800 £725 £713
England median daily rate £554 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +9.70% +1.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 71 70
10th Percentile £31.10 £20.50 £22.40
25th Percentile £35.00 £31.13 £28.06
Median hourly rate £51.25 £44.50 £47.83
Median % change year-on-year +15.17% -6.96% +28.40%
75th Percentile £67.50 £61.50 £60.75
90th Percentile £77.15 £68.36 £64.91
England median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +23.53% - -5.38%

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

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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

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Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in London over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for PowerShell in London

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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

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Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing PowerShell in London over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +3 192 £540 +7.04% 83
West London +11 30 £525 -4.55% 30
South London +1 19 £484 -6.47% 4
North London - 3 £200 - 2
East London -11 2 £270 -21.45% 14
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 839 (64.00%) Azure
2 559 (42.64%) Microsoft
3 525 (40.05%) DevOps
4 507 (38.67%) Windows
5 472 (36.00%) Python
6 437 (33.33%) Terraform
7 385 (29.37%) Active Directory
8 371 (28.30%) CI/CD
9 331 (25.25%) Agile
10 322 (24.56%) SQL
11 308 (23.49%) Finance
12 299 (22.81%) Linux
13 280 (21.36%) Azure DevOps
14 276 (21.05%) Bash
15 271 (20.67%) C#
16 269 (20.52%) SQL Server
17 257 (19.60%) Infrastructure as Code
18 254 (19.37%) Migration
19 248 (18.92%) AWS
20 243 (18.54%) Social Skills
21 240 (18.31%) Ansible
22 224 (17.09%) Microsoft 365
23 220 (16.78%) Kubernetes
24 218 (16.63%) VMware
25 207 (15.79%) .NET
26 205 (15.64%) Azure Active Directory
27 193 (14.72%) Git (software)
28 182 (13.88%) Jenkins
29 180 (13.73%) Windows Server
30 175 (13.35%) Docker

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
1 108 (8.24%) SharePoint
2 61 (4.65%) Confluence
3 57 (4.35%) IIS
4 24 (1.83%) Apache Spark
5 21 (1.60%) MS Exchange
6 12 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (0.76%) Apache
8 8 (0.61%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.53%) Apache Pig
9 7 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.46%) JBoss
10 6 (0.46%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.38%) CMS
11 5 (0.38%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.31%) nginx
12 4 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.53%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.076%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.076%) GIMP
6 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.53%) RMDS
2 5 (0.38%) MoSes
2 5 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.15%) assyst
4 2 (0.15%) Carpe Diem
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.15%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.076%) Eikon
5 1 (0.076%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.076%) Kondor
5 1 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 839 (64.00%) Azure
2 280 (21.36%) Azure DevOps
3 248 (18.92%) AWS
4 224 (17.09%) Microsoft 365
5 205 (15.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 158 (12.05%) PaaS
7 121 (9.23%) IaaS
8 113 (8.62%) Power Platform
9 98 (7.48%) GCP
10 96 (7.32%) Serverless
11 86 (6.56%) SaaS
12 84 (6.41%) GitHub
13 80 (6.10%) Azure Monitor
14 71 (5.42%) AWS CloudFormation
15 65 (4.96%) Azure Data Factory
16 57 (4.35%) Azure AKS
17 56 (4.27%) Azure Storage
18 55 (4.20%) Amazon S3
19 42 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
20 41 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 161 (12.28%) DNS
2 99 (7.55%) Firewall
3 93 (7.09%) DHCP
4 53 (4.04%) TCP/IP
5 49 (3.74%) VPN
6 37 (2.82%) HTTP
7 30 (2.29%) Network Security
7 30 (2.29%) SSH
8 26 (1.98%) Internet
9 25 (1.91%) FTP
9 25 (1.91%) WAN
10 24 (1.83%) SSL
11 23 (1.75%) SAN
12 21 (1.60%) SMTP
13 19 (1.45%) Reverse Proxy
14 18 (1.37%) NAS
15 16 (1.22%) LAN
16 15 (1.14%) BGP
17 12 (0.92%) DMZ
17 12 (0.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (20.52%) SQL Server
2 83 (6.33%) Power BI
3 64 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
4 46 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
5 44 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 43 (3.28%) Data Lake
7 39 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
8 37 (2.82%) Relational Database
9 27 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
11 22 (1.68%) MySQL
12 19 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (1.30%) Tableau
14 16 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
15 15 (1.14%) Big Data
16 14 (1.07%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 14 (1.07%) SAP HANA
17 13 (0.99%) MongoDB
17 13 (0.99%) Oracle Database
18 12 (0.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 193 (14.72%) Git (software)
2 182 (13.88%) Jenkins
3 133 (10.14%) JIRA
4 100 (7.63%) TeamCity
5 69 (5.26%) GitLab
6 63 (4.81%) Visual Studio
7 41 (3.13%) Subversion
8 40 (3.05%) Bitbucket
9 32 (2.44%) Maven
10 31 (2.36%) Octopus Deploy
11 30 (2.29%) Visual Studio Team System
12 29 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 29 (2.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 26 (1.98%) SonarQube
14 23 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
15 22 (1.68%) Gradle
16 16 (1.22%) MSTest
17 14 (1.07%) Visual Studio Code
18 13 (0.99%) RSpec
19 12 (0.92%) MSI
General
1 308 (23.49%) Finance
2 243 (18.54%) Social Skills
3 150 (11.44%) Banking
4 68 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (3.89%) Investment Banking
6 44 (3.36%) Public Sector
7 34 (2.59%) Front Office
8 31 (2.36%) Legal
9 23 (1.75%) Documentation Skills
9 23 (1.75%) Presentation Skills
10 21 (1.60%) Financial Institution
10 21 (1.60%) Retail
11 16 (1.22%) Billing
12 14 (1.07%) Law
13 13 (0.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 12 (0.92%) Influencing Skills
15 8 (0.61%) Telecoms
16 7 (0.53%) Publishing
17 6 (0.46%) Back Office
18 5 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 213 (16.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 195 (14.87%) Azure Engineer
3 155 (11.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 131 (9.99%) Developer
5 126 (9.61%) Cloud Engineer
6 124 (9.46%) Architect
7 86 (6.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 68 (5.19%) Consultant
9 67 (5.11%) Analyst
10 55 (4.20%) Azure Architect
10 55 (4.20%) Security Engineer
11 54 (4.12%) AWS Engineer
12 48 (3.66%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
13 45 (3.43%) Senior DevOps
14 44 (3.36%) Support Engineer
15 39 (2.97%) Platform Engineer
16 38 (2.90%) DBA
16 38 (2.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 37 (2.82%) Azure Developer
17 37 (2.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (15.79%) .NET
2 66 (5.03%) REST
3 63 (4.81%) ARM Templates
4 61 (4.65%) ASP.NET
5 55 (4.20%) CSS
6 52 (3.97%) JSON
7 50 (3.81%) .NET Framework
8 48 (3.66%) Node.js
9 46 (3.51%) .NET Core
10 45 (3.43%) XML
11 41 (3.13%) YAML
12 39 (2.97%) HTML
13 34 (2.59%) Kafka
14 27 (2.06%) Ajax
15 25 (1.91%) Elastic Stack
16 20 (1.53%) jQuery
17 17 (1.30%) RESTful
18 15 (1.14%) AngularJS
19 14 (1.07%) React
20 13 (0.99%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 107 (8.16%) Public Cloud
2 66 (5.03%) Data Centre
3 54 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
4 52 (3.97%) Cloud Native
5 51 (3.89%) Hybrid Cloud
6 44 (3.36%) Linux Command Line
7 43 (3.28%) Management Information System
8 42 (3.20%) PKI
9 37 (2.82%) Clustering
10 36 (2.75%) Hedge funds
11 33 (2.52%) Replication
12 20 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (1.37%) Private Cloud
14 16 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
14 16 (1.22%) User Experience
15 14 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
16 13 (0.99%) Virtual Team
17 12 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
18 10 (0.76%) BYOD
19 9 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 507 (38.67%) Windows
2 299 (22.81%) Linux
3 180 (13.73%) Windows Server
4 107 (8.16%) Unix
5 83 (6.33%) Windows 10
6 60 (4.58%) Windows Server 2016
7 52 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 46 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (3.36%) Windows Server 2019
10 36 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (0.99%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.84%) VMS
13 9 (0.69%) CentOS
14 8 (0.61%) Debian
14 8 (0.61%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.53%) Android
16 5 (0.38%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.31%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (40.05%) DevOps
2 371 (28.30%) CI/CD
3 331 (25.25%) Agile
4 257 (19.60%) Infrastructure as Code
5 254 (19.37%) Migration
6 169 (12.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 151 (11.52%) ITIL
8 145 (11.06%) Analytics
9 120 (9.15%) Test Automation
10 105 (8.01%) Problem-Solving
11 97 (7.40%) Scrum
12 90 (6.86%) Configuration Management
13 89 (6.79%) Deployment Automation
14 80 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
15 63 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
16 62 (4.73%) Service Management
17 61 (4.65%) High Availability
18 59 (4.50%) ETL
19 58 (4.42%) Change Management
20 56 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 472 (36.00%) Python
2 322 (24.56%) SQL
3 276 (21.05%) Bash
4 271 (20.67%) C#
5 141 (10.76%) JavaScript
6 128 (9.76%) Java
7 72 (5.49%) T-SQL
8 59 (4.50%) Go
9 38 (2.90%) Shell Script
10 34 (2.59%) Ruby
11 33 (2.52%) Perl
12 27 (2.06%) Groovy
13 25 (1.91%) C++
14 23 (1.75%) VBScript
15 17 (1.30%) C
15 17 (1.30%) PHP
15 17 (1.30%) TypeScript
15 17 (1.30%) VB
16 16 (1.22%) Scala
17 10 (0.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 130 (9.92%) Security Cleared
2 105 (8.01%) SC Cleared
3 85 (6.48%) Degree
4 50 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (2.52%) CCNA
6 33 (2.52%) DV Cleared
7 31 (2.36%) MCSE
8 26 (1.98%) MCSA
9 25 (1.91%) MCP
10 23 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 22 (1.68%) CISSP
12 21 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 14 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
14 10 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
16 8 (0.61%) CEH
16 8 (0.61%) FFIEC
17 7 (0.53%) MCTS
17 7 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.97%) QA
2 34 (2.59%) SLA
3 29 (2.21%) GDPR
4 22 (1.68%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.92%) NIST
5 12 (0.92%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.61%) GLBA
8 5 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.23%) COBIT
9 3 (0.23%) NCSC
10 1 (0.076%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.076%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.076%) NIST 800
System Software
1 385 (29.37%) Active Directory
2 175 (13.35%) Docker
3 153 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 65 (4.96%) Virtual Machines
5 48 (3.66%) vSphere
6 38 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
7 34 (2.59%) XenApp
8 27 (2.06%) NFS
9 24 (1.83%) Hyper-V
9 24 (1.83%) XenDesktop
10 16 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 16 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
11 14 (1.07%) BitLocker
12 11 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (0.69%) Firmware
14 6 (0.46%) VMware NSX
15 5 (0.38%) LXC
15 5 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (0.38%) VirtualBox
16 4 (0.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 437 (33.33%) Terraform
2 240 (18.31%) Ansible
3 220 (16.78%) Kubernetes
4 134 (10.22%) SCCM
5 96 (7.32%) Puppet
6 63 (4.81%) Microsoft Intune
7 47 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
8 44 (3.36%) Single Sign-On
9 42 (3.20%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 29 (2.21%) Microsoft Clustering
10 29 (2.21%) SCOM
11 22 (1.68%) Packer
11 22 (1.68%) vRealize
12 21 (1.60%) WSUS
13 20 (1.53%) Kibana
14 17 (1.30%) Consul
15 16 (1.22%) vCenter Server
15 16 (1.22%) vRealize Orchestrator
16 15 (1.14%) Grafana
16 15 (1.14%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 559 (42.64%) Microsoft
2 218 (16.63%) VMware
3 74 (5.64%) Citrix
4 71 (5.42%) Oracle
5 70 (5.34%) Cisco
5 70 (5.34%) Databricks
6 60 (4.58%) Splunk
7 55 (4.20%) ServiceNow
8 53 (4.04%) Red Hat
9 39 (2.97%) Google
10 36 (2.75%) Dell
11 35 (2.67%) Atlassian
12 27 (2.06%) Zscaler
13 26 (1.98%) NetApp
14 25 (1.91%) SAP
15 24 (1.83%) HP
16 22 (1.68%) SolarWinds
17 17 (1.30%) Palo Alto
18 15 (1.14%) Ivanti
18 15 (1.14%) Veeam