Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 81 109
Rank change year-on-year +1 +28 +19
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1,044 1,482 1,150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.06% 3.15% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.52% 6.26% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 1,048 792
London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.69%
10th Percentile £315 £342 £313
90th Percentile £721 £600 £624
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 17
London median hourly rate £24.00 £38.63 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.88% -19.23% +47.17%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £41.53 £43.00
% change year-on-year -15.72% -3.42% +53.57%

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 16,017 23,670 23,040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 46.90% 50.26% 48.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,950 18,070 17,568
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £367 £363 £350
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
England median daily rate £488 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 115 145
London median hourly rate £42.06 £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.82% +10.77% -4.03%
10th Percentile £17.18 £18.53 £18.01
90th Percentile £60.05 £58.75 £51.00
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.19 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.11% +5.48% +2.89%

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 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 2019. 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 +8 228 £475 -5.00% 127
West London -8 40 £500 +12.68% 33
South London +11 26 £575 +9.52% 14
East London -3 14 £363 -32.56% 20
North London -3 1 £388 +122.70% 3
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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.

1 526 (50.38%) Windows
2 491 (47.03%) Azure
3 399 (38.22%) Microsoft
4 337 (32.28%) DevOps
5 321 (30.75%) Active Directory
6 290 (27.78%) SQL
7 250 (23.95%) Finance
8 247 (23.66%) SQL Server
9 234 (22.41%) Office 365
10 216 (20.69%) Windows Server
11 215 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
12 214 (20.50%) Python
13 200 (19.16%) Linux
14 182 (17.43%) VMware
15 165 (15.80%) C#
16 163 (15.61%) Migration
17 154 (14.75%) AWS
18 152 (14.56%) .NET
19 149 (14.27%) SCCM
20 146 (13.98%) Windows 10
21 135 (12.93%) Ansible
22 133 (12.74%) Git (software)
22 133 (12.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 130 (12.45%) SharePoint
24 126 (12.07%) Bash Shell
25 120 (11.49%) Terraform
26 117 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
27 109 (10.44%) PaaS
27 109 (10.44%) Business Intelligence
28 101 (9.67%) DNS

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
1 130 (12.45%) SharePoint
2 62 (5.94%) MS Exchange
3 57 (5.46%) IIS
4 47 (4.50%) Skype for Business
5 29 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (2.20%) Confluence
7 13 (1.25%) Apache
8 12 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (0.67%) Apache Spark
10 7 (0.67%) CMS
10 7 (0.67%) nginx
11 6 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.57%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.57%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.48%) DataSynapse
12 5 (0.48%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 63 (6.03%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.77%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.38%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 4 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.19%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.096%) FileZilla
8 1 (0.096%) Houdini
8 1 (0.096%) Maya
8 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.096%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.57%) Misys Opics
4 3 (0.29%) Magento
4 3 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.096%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.096%) Eikon
5 1 (0.096%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 491 (47.03%) Azure
2 234 (22.41%) Office 365
3 154 (14.75%) AWS
4 109 (10.44%) PaaS
5 99 (9.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 95 (9.10%) Power Platform
7 91 (8.72%) IaaS
8 53 (5.08%) GitHub
9 38 (3.64%) SaaS
9 38 (3.64%) Serverless
10 28 (2.68%) Azure Data Factory
10 28 (2.68%) GCP
11 21 (2.01%) PowerApps
12 20 (1.92%) OpenShift
13 19 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
13 19 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
14 16 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
14 16 (1.53%) OneDrive
15 14 (1.34%) Azure Functions
16 13 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 101 (9.67%) DNS
2 96 (9.20%) Firewall
3 65 (6.23%) DHCP
4 42 (4.02%) SAN
5 40 (3.83%) TCP/IP
6 38 (3.64%) Skype
7 35 (3.35%) Network Security
8 34 (3.26%) VPN
9 20 (1.92%) VLAN
10 16 (1.53%) NetScaler
11 14 (1.34%) FTP
11 14 (1.34%) LAN
11 14 (1.34%) NAS
11 14 (1.34%) WAN
12 12 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (1.15%) Cisco Firepower
13 10 (0.96%) Intranet
13 10 (0.96%) Wireless
14 9 (0.86%) VoIP
15 8 (0.77%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 88 (8.43%) Power BI
3 70 (6.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 55 (5.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (3.64%) QlikView
6 35 (3.35%) Azure SQL Database
7 32 (3.07%) OLAP
8 31 (2.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 31 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 30 (2.87%) Data Lake
9 30 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (2.78%) Oracle Database
11 28 (2.68%) MySQL
12 20 (1.92%) MongoDB
12 20 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (1.63%) Relational Database
13 17 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
13 17 (1.63%) SQL Server 2017
14 15 (1.44%) Big Data
15 14 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 133 (12.74%) Git (software)
2 86 (8.24%) Octopus Deploy
3 82 (7.85%) TeamCity
4 77 (7.38%) Visual Studio Team System
5 71 (6.80%) Visual Studio
6 65 (6.23%) Jenkins
7 52 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 41 (3.93%) JIRA
9 16 (1.53%) Bitbucket
9 16 (1.53%) MSI
10 15 (1.44%) Subversion
11 12 (1.15%) MSBuild
12 11 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (0.96%) GitLab
14 9 (0.86%) InstallShield
15 8 (0.77%) gulp
15 8 (0.77%) Maven
15 8 (0.77%) Selenium
16 7 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 7 (0.67%) WinDbg
General
1 250 (23.95%) Finance
2 76 (7.28%) Banking
3 30 (2.87%) Public Sector
4 20 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 18 (1.72%) Retail
6 14 (1.34%) Front Office
7 13 (1.25%) Back Office
8 10 (0.96%) Investment Banking
8 10 (0.96%) Law
8 10 (0.96%) Publishing
9 9 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.67%) Marketing
11 6 (0.57%) Billing
11 6 (0.57%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.38%) International Banking
13 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.19%) Legal
14 2 (0.19%) Norwegian Language
14 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.096%) French Language
Job Titles
1 186 (17.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 156 (14.94%) Developer
3 136 (13.03%) Azure Engineer
4 105 (10.06%) Azure DevOps
5 97 (9.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 94 (9.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 77 (7.38%) Windows Engineer
8 65 (6.23%) Analyst
9 59 (5.65%) Cloud Engineer
9 59 (5.65%) Consultant
10 58 (5.56%) Architect
11 46 (4.41%) PowerShell Engineer
12 45 (4.31%) AWS Engineer
13 39 (3.74%) Office 365 Engineer
14 38 (3.64%) Administrator
15 37 (3.54%) Automation Engineer
16 35 (3.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 35 (3.35%) Support Engineer
17 33 (3.16%) Security Engineer
18 32 (3.07%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (14.56%) .NET
2 66 (6.32%) CSS
3 65 (6.23%) HTML
4 56 (5.36%) ASP.NET
5 51 (4.89%) AngularJS
6 37 (3.54%) React
7 36 (3.45%) JSON
8 30 (2.87%) Web Services
9 29 (2.78%) LDAP
10 25 (2.39%) .NET Framework
11 19 (1.82%) OAuth
11 19 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (1.72%) RESTful
12 18 (1.72%) YAML
13 17 (1.63%) REST
14 16 (1.53%) jQuery
15 14 (1.34%) SAML
16 13 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
16 13 (1.25%) XML
17 11 (1.05%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 62 (5.94%) Public Cloud
2 48 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (3.74%) Hedge funds
4 36 (3.45%) Clustering
4 36 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
5 32 (3.07%) Data Centre
6 28 (2.68%) Replication
7 25 (2.39%) Hybrid Cloud
8 22 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
10 19 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
11 17 (1.63%) Cloud Native
12 13 (1.25%) Blackberry
13 11 (1.05%) Management Information System
13 11 (1.05%) Private Cloud
14 9 (0.86%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.86%) PKI
15 8 (0.77%) Grid Computing
16 7 (0.67%) Equities
17 6 (0.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 526 (50.38%) Windows
2 216 (20.69%) Windows Server
3 200 (19.16%) Linux
4 146 (13.98%) Windows 10
5 66 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (4.41%) Windows 7
8 33 (3.16%) Apple iOS
9 29 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (2.78%) Unix
10 15 (1.44%) CentOS
11 12 (1.15%) VMS
12 11 (1.05%) Android
13 10 (0.96%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.57%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.57%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.29%) Kali Linux
17 2 (0.19%) Fedora
17 2 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (32.28%) DevOps
2 215 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (15.61%) Migration
4 133 (12.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 109 (10.44%) Business Intelligence
6 101 (9.67%) ITIL
7 69 (6.61%) Configuration Management
8 66 (6.32%) Analytics
8 66 (6.32%) Infrastructure as Code
9 62 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
10 61 (5.84%) Problem-Solving
11 59 (5.65%) Root Cause Analysis
11 59 (5.65%) Test Automation
12 55 (5.27%) TDD
13 49 (4.69%) Scrum
14 48 (4.60%) Application Packaging
15 42 (4.02%) Microservices
16 40 (3.83%) Data Analysis
16 40 (3.83%) Visualisation
17 36 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 290 (27.78%) SQL
2 214 (20.50%) Python
3 165 (15.80%) C#
4 126 (12.07%) Bash Shell
5 76 (7.28%) JavaScript
6 73 (6.99%) Java
7 42 (4.02%) VBScript
8 39 (3.74%) VB
9 37 (3.54%) Ruby
10 35 (3.35%) T-SQL
11 28 (2.68%) Perl
12 27 (2.59%) Shell Script
12 27 (2.59%) VBA
13 22 (2.11%) C++
14 15 (1.44%) PHP
15 14 (1.34%) C
16 8 (0.77%) Go
16 8 (0.77%) XPath
17 7 (0.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 7 (0.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 80 (7.66%) Security Cleared
2 69 (6.61%) SC Cleared
3 57 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (5.27%) Degree
5 38 (3.64%) MCSE
6 30 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (1.72%) MCSA
9 16 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
10 14 (1.34%) CISSP
11 13 (1.25%) CCNP
12 12 (1.15%) CCA
12 12 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
12 12 (1.15%) DV Cleared
13 11 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.86%) MCITP
15 7 (0.67%) CCNA
16 6 (0.57%) CCIE
16 6 (0.57%) CEH
16 6 (0.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.21%) SLA
2 31 (2.97%) QA
3 12 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.86%) HIPAA
4 9 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.67%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.48%) NIST
7 4 (0.38%) GDPR
8 3 (0.29%) Government Security Classifications
8 3 (0.29%) NCSC
9 2 (0.19%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.096%) COBIT
10 1 (0.096%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.096%) GxP
10 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.096%) PMO
System Software
1 321 (30.75%) Active Directory
2 117 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (7.57%) Docker
4 68 (6.51%) Hyper-V
5 45 (4.31%) vSphere
6 37 (3.54%) XenDesktop
7 36 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
7 36 (3.45%) XenApp
8 35 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
9 30 (2.87%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
11 11 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.57%) DFS Replication
12 6 (0.57%) KVM
12 6 (0.57%) Xen
13 4 (0.38%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
13 4 (0.38%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.19%) NFS
14 2 (0.19%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 149 (14.27%) SCCM
2 135 (12.93%) Ansible
3 120 (11.49%) Terraform
4 88 (8.43%) Opscode Chef
5 86 (8.24%) Puppet
6 75 (7.18%) Kubernetes
7 51 (4.89%) Microsoft Intune
8 20 (1.92%) SCOM
8 20 (1.92%) WSUS
9 19 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
10 16 (1.53%) Single Sign-On
11 15 (1.44%) Packer
12 14 (1.34%) Salt
13 13 (1.25%) Control-M
14 12 (1.15%) vCenter Server
15 11 (1.05%) Jamf Pro
16 8 (0.77%) logstash
16 8 (0.77%) PowerCLI
17 7 (0.67%) Grafana
17 7 (0.67%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 399 (38.22%) Microsoft
2 182 (17.43%) VMware
3 91 (8.72%) Citrix
4 74 (7.09%) Cisco
5 69 (6.61%) Tableau
6 64 (6.13%) Oracle
7 47 (4.50%) HP
8 35 (3.35%) Splunk
9 27 (2.59%) Cognos
9 27 (2.59%) MicroStrategy
10 26 (2.49%) Google
10 26 (2.49%) Red Hat
11 25 (2.39%) Dell
12 23 (2.20%) ServiceNow
13 21 (2.01%) NetApp
14 20 (1.92%) Symantec
15 19 (1.82%) Databricks
16 17 (1.63%) EMC
17 16 (1.53%) Atlassian
17 16 (1.53%) F5