Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 107 126
Rank change year-on-year +27 +19 -1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1,482 1,150 916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.15% 2.42% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.26% 4.99% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,048 792 621
London median daily rate £500 £450 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.69% +2.12%
10th Percentile £342 £313 £270
90th Percentile £600 £624 £554
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 8
London median hourly rate £38.63 £47.83 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.23% +47.17% +36.84%
10th Percentile £35.00 £42.50 £22.13
90th Percentile £46.31 £47.83 £47.83
England median hourly rate £41.53 £43.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -3.42% +53.57% +24.44%

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 23,670 23,040 19,834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.26% 48.52% 44.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,070 17,568 14,781
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £633
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 145 113
London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £33.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.77% -4.03% +39.76%
10th Percentile £18.53 £18.01 £16.21
90th Percentile £58.75 £51.00 £57.38
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £38.88
% change year-on-year +5.48% +2.89% +3.67%

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

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in London over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in London

PowerShell
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

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 13 December 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 +12 295 £500 +11.11% 92
West London +31 85 £444 -19.32% 42
South London +5 65 £525 +16.67% 10
East London +9 57 £538 +4.88% 14
North London -5 12 £174 -57.82% 3
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 830 (56.01%) Windows
2 653 (44.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 567 (38.26%) Microsoft
4 499 (33.67%) Active Directory
5 438 (29.55%) DevOps
6 401 (27.06%) SQL
7 339 (22.87%) Windows Server
8 332 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
9 316 (21.32%) Finance
10 313 (21.12%) SQL Server
11 308 (20.78%) Amazon AWS
12 280 (18.89%) Office 365
13 276 (18.62%) VMware
14 271 (18.29%) .NET
15 246 (16.60%) Python
16 238 (16.06%) SCCM
17 235 (15.86%) Migration
18 234 (15.79%) Linux
19 218 (14.71%) C#
20 208 (14.04%) Ansible
21 206 (13.90%) Jenkins
22 182 (12.28%) Bash Shell
23 171 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
23 171 (11.54%) Windows 10
24 170 (11.47%) IaaS
25 169 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
26 156 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
27 153 (10.32%) PaaS
28 152 (10.26%) SharePoint
29 150 (10.12%) 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
1 152 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 148 (9.99%) IIS
3 96 (6.48%) MS Exchange
4 59 (3.98%) Skype for Business
5 44 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 41 (2.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 32 (2.16%) Confluence
8 28 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
9 26 (1.75%) Tomcat
10 25 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
11 19 (1.28%) Apache
12 17 (1.15%) WebSphere
13 15 (1.01%) nginx
14 13 (0.88%) Jetty
14 13 (0.88%) Mongrel
15 10 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
15 10 (0.67%) K2 blackpearl
16 7 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 7 (0.47%) CMS
16 7 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 88 (5.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (3.71%) MS Visio
3 54 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
4 27 (1.82%) InfoPath
5 22 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.27%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.13%) SPSS
9 1 (0.067%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.067%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 4 (0.27%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.13%) Bloomberg AIM
3 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.13%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.067%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.067%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 653 (44.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 308 (20.78%) Amazon AWS
3 280 (18.89%) Office 365
4 170 (11.47%) IaaS
5 156 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
6 153 (10.32%) PaaS
7 98 (6.61%) Amazon EC2
8 92 (6.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 77 (5.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 56 (3.78%) Amazon S3
11 45 (3.04%) Azure Data Factory
12 44 (2.97%) SaaS
13 41 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
14 40 (2.70%) Serverless
15 36 (2.43%) Google Cloud Platform
16 33 (2.23%) GitHub
17 30 (2.02%) OneDrive
18 23 (1.55%) Azure Functions
19 17 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
20 14 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 150 (10.12%) DNS
2 129 (8.70%) Firewall
3 74 (4.99%) DHCP
4 60 (4.05%) VPN
5 57 (3.85%) Skype
6 40 (2.70%) SAN
7 39 (2.63%) TCP/IP
7 39 (2.63%) WAN
8 38 (2.56%) LAN
9 35 (2.36%) Internet
10 28 (1.89%) DMZ
11 26 (1.75%) HTTP
12 21 (1.42%) SSL
13 19 (1.28%) SMTP
14 16 (1.08%) Network Security
15 15 (1.01%) Kerberos
15 15 (1.01%) NetScaler
15 15 (1.01%) Wireless
16 14 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
17 12 (0.81%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (21.12%) SQL Server
2 67 (4.52%) Azure SQL Database
3 66 (4.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (4.32%) Power BI
5 52 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 51 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 50 (3.37%) Hadoop
8 49 (3.31%) Big Data
9 39 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
10 37 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
10 37 (2.50%) Apache Hive
11 36 (2.43%) Impala
11 36 (2.43%) Sqoop
12 35 (2.36%) Data Lake
13 33 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
14 26 (1.75%) MySQL
15 24 (1.62%) Relational Database
16 21 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 21 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
17 20 (1.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 206 (13.90%) Jenkins
2 149 (10.05%) TeamCity
3 126 (8.50%) Git (software)
4 119 (8.03%) Octopus Deploy
5 114 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
6 63 (4.25%) JIRA
7 52 (3.51%) Visual Studio
8 51 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 50 (3.37%) MSBuild
10 44 (2.97%) MSI
11 26 (1.75%) Maven
12 25 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 21 (1.42%) AdminStudio
14 20 (1.35%) Gradle
15 17 (1.15%) Ant
15 17 (1.15%) Travis CI
16 15 (1.01%) Selenium
17 14 (0.94%) Bitbucket
17 14 (0.94%) CruiseControl
17 14 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 316 (21.32%) Finance
2 140 (9.45%) Banking
3 40 (2.70%) Front Office
4 37 (2.50%) Retail
5 25 (1.69%) Investment Banking
6 23 (1.55%) Publishing
7 20 (1.35%) Advertising
8 15 (1.01%) Billing
9 14 (0.94%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.47%) Marketing
11 6 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
11 6 (0.40%) Law
12 5 (0.34%) Games
12 5 (0.34%) Legal
12 5 (0.34%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.27%) French Language
13 4 (0.27%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.13%) Back Office
14 2 (0.13%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 283 (19.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 189 (12.75%) Developer
3 163 (11.00%) Azure Engineer
4 123 (8.30%) Windows Engineer
5 117 (7.89%) Architect
5 117 (7.89%) Azure DevOps
6 102 (6.88%) Consultant
7 100 (6.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 97 (6.55%) AWS Engineer
8 97 (6.55%) PowerShell Engineer
9 89 (6.01%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 77 (5.20%) AWS DevOps
11 72 (4.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 65 (4.39%) Support Engineer
13 59 (3.98%) Platform Engineer
14 57 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
15 53 (3.58%) Administrator
16 50 (3.37%) Analyst
17 46 (3.10%) Cloud Engineer
18 44 (2.97%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (18.29%) .NET
2 84 (5.67%) JSON
3 75 (5.06%) Web Services
4 45 (3.04%) ASP.NET
5 40 (2.70%) SAML
6 35 (2.36%) HTML
7 34 (2.29%) jQuery
8 31 (2.09%) Node.js
9 30 (2.02%) Middleware
10 29 (1.96%) CSS
11 28 (1.89%) .NET Framework
12 26 (1.75%) REST
13 22 (1.48%) LDAP
14 19 (1.28%) React
15 16 (1.08%) XML
16 15 (1.01%) .NET Core
16 15 (1.01%) AngularJS
16 15 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (1.01%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 52 (3.51%) Data Centre
2 47 (3.17%) User Experience
3 39 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (2.50%) Clustering
5 36 (2.43%) Wiki
6 35 (2.36%) Public Cloud
7 32 (2.16%) Fixed Income
8 29 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 28 (1.89%) Management Information System
10 26 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
11 25 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
12 24 (1.62%) Derivative
13 21 (1.42%) Private Cloud
14 19 (1.28%) Equities
14 19 (1.28%) PKI
15 15 (1.01%) Cloud Native
16 14 (0.94%) Hedge funds
16 14 (0.94%) Virtual Team
17 13 (0.88%) Exotic Derivative
18 12 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 830 (56.01%) Windows
2 339 (22.87%) Windows Server
3 234 (15.79%) Linux
4 171 (11.54%) Windows 10
5 129 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 96 (6.48%) Windows 7
7 92 (6.21%) Unix
8 81 (5.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 37 (2.50%) CentOS
10 28 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (1.55%) Apple iOS
11 23 (1.55%) Ubuntu
11 23 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (1.21%) Android
13 15 (1.01%) Fedora
14 13 (0.88%) Debian
15 12 (0.81%) Mac OS
16 11 (0.74%) Windows 8
17 8 (0.54%) VMS
18 7 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (29.55%) DevOps
2 332 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
3 235 (15.86%) Migration
4 169 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
5 122 (8.23%) ITIL
6 118 (7.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 118 (7.96%) Scrum
7 104 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
8 96 (6.48%) Test Automation
9 87 (5.87%) Build Automation
10 82 (5.53%) Problem-Solving
11 76 (5.13%) Analytics
12 75 (5.06%) Configuration Management
13 70 (4.72%) ETL
14 63 (4.25%) Microservices
15 60 (4.05%) Deployment Automation
16 55 (3.71%) Runbook
17 54 (3.64%) Software Engineering
18 52 (3.51%) Asset Management
19 51 (3.44%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 401 (27.06%) SQL
2 246 (16.60%) Python
3 218 (14.71%) C#
4 182 (12.28%) Bash Shell
5 110 (7.42%) JavaScript
6 86 (5.80%) Java
7 67 (4.52%) VBScript
8 66 (4.45%) Shell Script
9 64 (4.32%) T-SQL
10 51 (3.44%) Perl
11 41 (2.77%) Ruby
12 37 (2.50%) Korn
13 33 (2.23%) VBA
14 28 (1.89%) VB
15 26 (1.75%) Go
16 21 (1.42%) Groovy
17 19 (1.28%) U-SQL
18 18 (1.21%) C
19 17 (1.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 15 (1.01%) C++
Qualifications
1 113 (7.62%) Security Cleared
2 91 (6.14%) SC Cleared
3 73 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (3.85%) Degree
5 36 (2.43%) MCSE
6 27 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
7 23 (1.55%) AWS Certification
8 22 (1.48%) MCSA
9 21 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (0.88%) MCP
11 12 (0.81%) CCNA
11 12 (0.81%) DV Cleared
11 12 (0.81%) MCTS
12 10 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.67%) RHCE
13 9 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (0.47%) MCITP
14 7 (0.47%) Novell Certification
14 7 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.58%) QA
2 31 (2.09%) SLA
3 10 (0.67%) GDPR
4 9 (0.61%) PMO
5 5 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.13%) HL7
7 2 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.067%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.067%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.067%) FISMA
8 1 (0.067%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.067%) MiFID
System Software
1 499 (33.67%) Active Directory
2 171 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 118 (7.96%) Docker
4 83 (5.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 70 (4.72%) XenApp
6 68 (4.59%) Hyper-V
7 64 (4.32%) XenDesktop
8 53 (3.58%) VMware ESXi
9 49 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
10 46 (3.10%) vSphere
11 36 (2.43%) HDFS
12 20 (1.35%) BitLocker
13 16 (1.08%) DFS Replication
14 14 (0.94%) vCloud
14 14 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
15 13 (0.88%) VirtualBox
16 8 (0.54%) KVM
16 8 (0.54%) XenServer
17 7 (0.47%) Xen
18 5 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 238 (16.06%) SCCM
2 208 (14.04%) Ansible
3 144 (9.72%) Puppet
4 142 (9.58%) Terraform
5 135 (9.11%) Opscode Chef
6 81 (5.47%) Kubernetes
7 51 (3.44%) Microsoft Intune
8 50 (3.37%) SCOM
9 36 (2.43%) Hadoop YARN
10 33 (2.23%) WSUS
11 30 (2.02%) Packer
12 27 (1.82%) Nagios
13 24 (1.62%) Microsoft Clustering
14 22 (1.48%) vCenter Server
15 19 (1.28%) SCOrch
16 18 (1.21%) Salt
17 17 (1.15%) AirWatch
18 16 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
19 15 (1.01%) Kibana
19 15 (1.01%) logstash
Vendors
1 567 (38.26%) Microsoft
2 276 (18.62%) VMware
3 147 (9.92%) Citrix
4 106 (7.15%) Oracle
5 87 (5.87%) Splunk
6 68 (4.59%) Cisco
7 58 (3.91%) Ivanti
8 45 (3.04%) Google
9 41 (2.77%) ServiceNow
10 40 (2.70%) HP
11 38 (2.56%) Cloudera
12 31 (2.09%) AppDynamics
13 30 (2.02%) New Relic
14 28 (1.89%) Atlassian
15 25 (1.69%) EMC
15 25 (1.69%) Red Hat
16 24 (1.62%) Dynatrace
17 22 (1.48%) McAfee
17 22 (1.48%) Nintex
17 22 (1.48%) RedGate