Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 119 114
Rank change year-on-year +22 -5 +7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1,253 985 1,037
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.75% 2.31% 2.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.51% 4.83% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 688 704
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £300
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 6 6
London median hourly rate £43.09 £47.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.91% +151.74% -20.00%
10th Percentile £31.13 £42.50 £18.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.92 £20.13
England median hourly rate £41.53 £44.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year -5.61% +53.04% +15.00%

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 22,731 20,380 19,823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 49.94% 47.82% 43.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,367 15,162 14,939
London median daily rate £515 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £330 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 152 90
London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +46.08% -1.00%
10th Percentile £18.00 £17.28 £14.58
90th Percentile £62.75 £51.80 £56.95
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.33% +4.17%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +26 265 £500 +11.11% 99
South London +10 69 £475 +2.15% 7
West London +8 59 £425 -8.11% 40
East London +19 53 £500 +42.86% 8
North London -5 7 £388 - 4
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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.

1 718 (57.30%) Windows
2 484 (38.63%) Microsoft
3 423 (33.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 401 (32.00%) Active Directory
5 327 (26.10%) DevOps
6 312 (24.90%) SQL
7 293 (23.38%) Finance
8 263 (20.99%) SQL Server
9 261 (20.83%) Windows Server
10 258 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
11 236 (18.83%) VMware
11 236 (18.83%) Agile Software Development
12 229 (18.28%) Linux
13 221 (17.64%) Migration
14 217 (17.32%) Office 365
15 216 (17.24%) SCCM
16 208 (16.60%) Python
17 197 (15.72%) .NET
18 193 (15.40%) Jenkins
19 181 (14.45%) Ansible
20 178 (14.21%) C#
20 178 (14.21%) Windows 10
21 147 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
22 138 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
23 137 (10.93%) DNS
24 134 (10.69%) Bash Shell
25 129 (10.30%) Opscode Chef
25 129 (10.30%) Git (software)
26 127 (10.14%) Security Cleared
27 125 (9.98%) Puppet

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
1 116 (9.26%) IIS
2 110 (8.78%) SharePoint
3 100 (7.98%) MS Exchange
4 66 (5.27%) Skype for Business
5 50 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 27 (2.15%) Confluence
8 19 (1.52%) WebSphere
9 17 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
10 16 (1.28%) Apache
11 13 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
12 12 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (0.96%) Tomcat
13 11 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (0.72%) Apache Spark
14 9 (0.72%) CMS
15 7 (0.56%) Jetty
15 7 (0.56%) Mongrel
15 7 (0.56%) nginx
16 6 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 63 (5.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
3 41 (3.27%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.80%) InfoPath
5 7 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.48%) Acrobat
6 6 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.080%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.080%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 5 (0.40%) Endur
2 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.24%) OpenLink RightAngle
2 3 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.16%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 2 (0.16%) Bloomberg AIM
3 2 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.16%) ReMetrica
3 2 (0.16%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.080%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.080%) Kondor
4 1 (0.080%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.080%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.080%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.080%) Summit
4 1 (0.080%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.080%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 423 (33.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 258 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
3 217 (17.32%) Office 365
4 95 (7.58%) IaaS
5 84 (6.70%) Amazon EC2
6 83 (6.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 77 (6.15%) AWS CloudFormation
7 77 (6.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 76 (6.07%) PaaS
9 45 (3.59%) Amazon S3
10 31 (2.47%) Serverless
11 25 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
12 23 (1.84%) OneDrive
13 21 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
13 21 (1.68%) GitHub
13 21 (1.68%) SaaS
14 20 (1.60%) Azure Data Factory
15 17 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
16 16 (1.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 13 (1.04%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 137 (10.93%) DNS
2 79 (6.30%) Firewall
3 65 (5.19%) DHCP
4 58 (4.63%) SAN
4 58 (4.63%) Skype
5 57 (4.55%) VPN
6 41 (3.27%) Internet
6 41 (3.27%) TCP/IP
7 36 (2.87%) LAN
7 36 (2.87%) WAN
8 21 (1.68%) HTTP
8 21 (1.68%) NetScaler
9 19 (1.52%) VoIP
10 16 (1.28%) SMTP
11 15 (1.20%) MPLS
11 15 (1.20%) NAS
12 13 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (1.04%) SSL
12 13 (1.04%) VSAN
12 13 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (20.99%) SQL Server
2 49 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (3.59%) Big Data
4 42 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (3.27%) Power BI
6 40 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (3.19%) Hadoop
7 34 (2.71%) Amazon RDS
8 31 (2.47%) Apache Hive
8 31 (2.47%) Impala
8 31 (2.47%) Sqoop
9 27 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 25 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (1.92%) Relational Database
12 19 (1.52%) Cosmos DB
13 18 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
13 18 (1.44%) NoSQL
13 18 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (1.28%) MongoDB
14 16 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 193 (15.40%) Jenkins
2 129 (10.30%) Git (software)
3 97 (7.74%) TeamCity
4 84 (6.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 83 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 64 (5.11%) Visual Studio Team System
7 57 (4.55%) Visual Studio
8 50 (3.99%) JIRA
9 48 (3.83%) MSI
10 32 (2.55%) MSBuild
11 23 (1.84%) AdminStudio
11 23 (1.84%) Subversion
12 19 (1.52%) SpecFlow
13 18 (1.44%) Maven
14 14 (1.12%) InstallShield
15 13 (1.04%) Ant
15 13 (1.04%) NUnit
16 12 (0.96%) Selenium
16 12 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
17 11 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 293 (23.38%) Finance
2 109 (8.70%) Banking
3 34 (2.71%) Retail
4 27 (2.15%) Front Office
5 19 (1.52%) Investment Banking
6 15 (1.20%) Publishing
7 13 (1.04%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.04%) Law
8 11 (0.88%) Marketing
9 8 (0.64%) Advertising
10 7 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
10 7 (0.56%) Games
11 5 (0.40%) Legal
11 5 (0.40%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.32%) Back Office
13 3 (0.24%) Billing
13 3 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
13 3 (0.24%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.24%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.16%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 214 (17.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 157 (12.53%) Developer
3 112 (8.94%) Azure Engineer
4 98 (7.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 95 (7.58%) Consultant
6 91 (7.26%) AWS Engineer
7 74 (5.91%) AWS DevOps
8 71 (5.67%) Architect
8 71 (5.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 69 (5.51%) Windows Engineer
10 68 (5.43%) Azure DevOps
11 66 (5.27%) Analyst
12 62 (4.95%) Administrator
13 60 (4.79%) PowerShell Engineer
14 57 (4.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 55 (4.39%) Platform Engineer
16 51 (4.07%) C# Developer
17 49 (3.91%) .NET Developer
18 43 (3.43%) Cloud Engineer
19 40 (3.19%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (15.72%) .NET
2 72 (5.75%) JSON
3 68 (5.43%) Web Services
4 57 (4.55%) REST
5 53 (4.23%) ASP.NET
6 49 (3.91%) CSS
7 48 (3.83%) HTML
8 30 (2.39%) Middleware
9 29 (2.31%) SAML
10 28 (2.23%) .NET Framework
11 25 (2.00%) LDAP
11 25 (2.00%) XML
12 22 (1.76%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (1.76%) jQuery
13 20 (1.60%) AngularJS
14 19 (1.52%) OAuth
14 19 (1.52%) React
15 18 (1.44%) .NET Core
15 18 (1.44%) Node.js
16 16 (1.28%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 63 (5.03%) Data Centre
2 35 (2.79%) Clustering
3 34 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (2.71%) Wiki
4 25 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (1.92%) Public Cloud
6 22 (1.76%) Replication
6 22 (1.76%) User Experience
7 21 (1.68%) Computer Science
7 21 (1.68%) Fintech
7 21 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 18 (1.44%) Fixed Income
9 15 (1.20%) Cloud Native
9 15 (1.20%) PKI
9 15 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
10 14 (1.12%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.04%) Derivative
12 12 (0.96%) Management Information System
13 11 (0.88%) Equities
14 9 (0.72%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 718 (57.30%) Windows
2 261 (20.83%) Windows Server
3 229 (18.28%) Linux
4 178 (14.21%) Windows 10
5 122 (9.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 109 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 94 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 75 (5.99%) Unix
9 33 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (2.39%) Apple iOS
11 30 (2.39%) CentOS
12 28 (2.23%) Android
13 18 (1.44%) Windows 8
14 17 (1.36%) Solaris
15 11 (0.88%) Mac OS
15 11 (0.88%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.64%) AIX
16 8 (0.64%) Debian
16 8 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (26.10%) DevOps
2 236 (18.83%) Agile Software Development
3 221 (17.64%) Migration
4 138 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
5 110 (8.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 110 (8.78%) ITIL
6 93 (7.42%) Problem-Solving
7 91 (7.26%) Scrum
8 82 (6.54%) Test Automation
9 76 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
10 75 (5.99%) Deployment Automation
11 71 (5.67%) Build Automation
12 70 (5.59%) Configuration Management
13 60 (4.79%) ETL
14 49 (3.91%) Mentoring
15 46 (3.67%) Runbook
16 45 (3.59%) Software Engineering
17 44 (3.51%) Application Packaging
18 43 (3.43%) Analytics
18 43 (3.43%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 312 (24.90%) SQL
2 208 (16.60%) Python
3 178 (14.21%) C#
4 134 (10.69%) Bash Shell
5 101 (8.06%) JavaScript
6 89 (7.10%) VBScript
7 64 (5.11%) Shell Script
8 55 (4.39%) Perl
9 48 (3.83%) T-SQL
10 45 (3.59%) Java
11 37 (2.95%) VB
12 35 (2.79%) Korn
13 34 (2.71%) Ruby
14 23 (1.84%) Groovy
15 19 (1.52%) VBA
16 18 (1.44%) C++
17 16 (1.28%) U-SQL
18 13 (1.04%) Go
19 12 (0.96%) C
20 6 (0.48%) XAML
Qualifications
1 127 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 103 (8.22%) SC Cleared
3 47 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (2.55%) Degree
5 26 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (1.84%) MCSE
7 22 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (1.36%) AWS Certification
8 17 (1.36%) CCNA
9 16 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (1.20%) CCNP
10 15 (1.20%) MCSA
11 12 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
11 12 (0.96%) DV Cleared
12 9 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (0.64%) Novell Certification
14 7 (0.56%) MCITP
15 6 (0.48%) MCP
15 6 (0.48%) RHCE
16 5 (0.40%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.51%) SLA
2 18 (1.44%) QA
3 12 (0.96%) GCP
4 5 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.40%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.32%) EMIR
5 4 (0.32%) MiFID
5 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.24%) GDPR
6 3 (0.24%) PMO
7 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (0.16%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.080%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.080%) SAS 70
System Software
1 401 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 147 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (8.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 95 (7.58%) Docker
5 66 (5.27%) vSphere
6 58 (4.63%) XenApp
7 51 (4.07%) XenDesktop
8 50 (3.99%) VMware ESXi
9 47 (3.75%) Hyper-V
10 32 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
11 31 (2.47%) HDFS
12 20 (1.60%) vCloud
13 15 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
14 14 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
15 13 (1.04%) BitLocker
15 13 (1.04%) VMware NSX
16 9 (0.72%) Xen
17 7 (0.56%) DFS Replication
17 7 (0.56%) NFS
17 7 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 216 (17.24%) SCCM
2 181 (14.45%) Ansible
3 129 (10.30%) Opscode Chef
4 125 (9.98%) Puppet
5 102 (8.14%) Terraform
6 55 (4.39%) SCOM
7 38 (3.03%) Kubernetes
8 31 (2.47%) Hadoop YARN
8 31 (2.47%) WSUS
9 30 (2.39%) Microsoft Intune
9 30 (2.39%) Packer
10 26 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
11 21 (1.68%) Microsoft Clustering
12 19 (1.52%) Nagios
13 18 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 18 (1.44%) vCenter Server
14 16 (1.28%) SCOrch
15 14 (1.12%) Control-M
15 14 (1.12%) NetBackup
16 13 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 484 (38.63%) Microsoft
2 236 (18.83%) VMware
3 119 (9.50%) Citrix
4 78 (6.23%) Oracle
5 76 (6.07%) Ivanti
6 67 (5.35%) Cisco
7 60 (4.79%) Splunk
8 42 (3.35%) HP
9 33 (2.63%) EMC
10 32 (2.55%) Red Hat
11 31 (2.47%) Cloudera
12 30 (2.39%) Symantec
13 28 (2.23%) ServiceNow
14 26 (2.08%) McAfee
15 22 (1.76%) AppDynamics
16 20 (1.60%) Atlassian
17 19 (1.52%) Dell
17 19 (1.52%) IBM
18 18 (1.44%) Google
19 16 (1.28%) New Relic