Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 105 108
Rank change year-on-year +32 +3 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1,376 1,165 936
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.39% 2.55% 2.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.10% 5.25% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 849 677
London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £325 £300 £320
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
England median daily rate £454 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +6.82% +4.94% -1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 4
London median hourly rate £35.00 £46.42 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.59% -7.17% +140.96%
England median hourly rate £32.50 £42.27 £42.00
% change year-on-year -23.10% +0.63% +68.00%

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 19,373 22,186 18,265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.79% 48.65% 46.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,571 16,926 13,588
London median daily rate £525 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £363 £356 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £484 £475 £445
% change year-on-year +1.89% +6.74% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 210 127
London median hourly rate £36.00 £41.46 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.16% -2.46% +41.67%
10th Percentile £19.78 £17.94 £17.65
90th Percentile £55.70 £56.29 £55.03
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +4.88% -1.20% +7.10%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +21 341 £500 +5.26% 26
West London +15 51 £525 +31.25% 10
South London -14 30 £516 +18.00% 1
East London -25 20 £550 +22.22% 1
North London -4 6 £481 +40.00%
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 687 (49.93%) Windows
2 668 (48.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 534 (38.81%) Microsoft
4 493 (35.83%) Active Directory
5 468 (34.01%) DevOps
6 390 (28.34%) SQL
7 333 (24.20%) Finance
8 316 (22.97%) Office 365
9 297 (21.58%) SCCM
10 277 (20.13%) Windows Server
11 273 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
12 248 (18.02%) SQL Server
12 248 (18.02%) Python
13 234 (17.01%) VMware
14 226 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
15 220 (15.99%) Linux
16 208 (15.12%) .NET
17 203 (14.75%) C#
18 182 (13.23%) Migration
19 169 (12.28%) PaaS
20 167 (12.14%) Windows 10
21 164 (11.92%) Jenkins
22 159 (11.56%) DNS
23 157 (11.41%) Azure Active Directory
24 155 (11.26%) Ansible
25 145 (10.54%) Firewall
26 144 (10.47%) IaaS
26 144 (10.47%) Git (software)
27 141 (10.25%) Bash Shell
28 139 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 107 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 92 (6.69%) IIS
3 90 (6.54%) Skype for Business
4 87 (6.32%) MS Exchange
5 45 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (1.89%) Confluence
7 25 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 18 (1.31%) Apache
9 10 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (0.73%) nginx
10 9 (0.65%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.58%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.51%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.44%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.29%) Drupal
15 4 (0.29%) SAS
16 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 52 (3.78%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.22%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.073%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.29%) Magento
2 3 (0.22%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.073%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.073%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.073%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.073%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.073%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 668 (48.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 316 (22.97%) Office 365
3 226 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
4 169 (12.28%) PaaS
5 157 (11.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 144 (10.47%) IaaS
7 85 (6.18%) Power Platform
8 59 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 50 (3.63%) Serverless
10 46 (3.34%) Amazon EC2
11 45 (3.27%) OneDrive
12 41 (2.98%) Google Cloud Platform
13 36 (2.62%) SaaS
14 33 (2.40%) Amazon S3
15 30 (2.18%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 29 (2.11%) GitHub
17 28 (2.03%) Azure Data Factory
17 28 (2.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 25 (1.82%) Azure Functions
19 21 (1.53%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 159 (11.56%) DNS
2 145 (10.54%) Firewall
3 93 (6.76%) DHCP
4 71 (5.16%) SAN
5 68 (4.94%) Skype
6 60 (4.36%) VPN
7 49 (3.56%) TCP/IP
8 46 (3.34%) WAN
9 24 (1.74%) Internet
9 24 (1.74%) SSL
10 21 (1.53%) NAS
10 21 (1.53%) NetScaler
10 21 (1.53%) Network Security
11 19 (1.38%) LAN
11 19 (1.38%) SMTP
12 18 (1.31%) iSCSI
13 16 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
13 16 (1.16%) Intranet
13 16 (1.16%) SNMP
14 15 (1.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (18.02%) SQL Server
2 78 (5.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 75 (5.45%) Power BI
4 59 (4.29%) MySQL
5 48 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
7 38 (2.76%) Big Data
8 31 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (2.18%) SQL Server 2016
10 29 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
11 25 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 23 (1.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 23 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 22 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
14 20 (1.45%) Relational Database
14 20 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
15 16 (1.16%) MongoDB
16 15 (1.09%) Data Lake
17 14 (1.02%) Cosmos DB
17 14 (1.02%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 164 (11.92%) Jenkins
2 144 (10.47%) Git (software)
3 123 (8.94%) Visual Studio Team System
4 98 (7.12%) TeamCity
5 81 (5.89%) Octopus Deploy
6 72 (5.23%) Visual Studio
7 69 (5.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 68 (4.94%) MSI
9 65 (4.72%) JIRA
10 42 (3.05%) Selenium
11 39 (2.83%) NUnit
12 37 (2.69%) SpecFlow
13 34 (2.47%) Bitbucket
14 33 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 28 (2.03%) MSBuild
16 21 (1.53%) Subversion
17 20 (1.45%) SonarQube
18 15 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
18 15 (1.09%) Visual Studio Coded UI
18 15 (1.09%) WiX
General
1 333 (24.20%) Finance
2 137 (9.96%) Banking
3 37 (2.69%) Retail
4 35 (2.54%) Financial Institution
5 20 (1.45%) Law
5 20 (1.45%) Publishing
6 19 (1.38%) Investment Banking
7 13 (0.94%) Billing
8 10 (0.73%) Advertising
9 9 (0.65%) Back Office
9 9 (0.65%) Marketing
9 9 (0.65%) Retail Banking
10 8 (0.58%) Legal
11 7 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
12 6 (0.44%) Front Office
13 5 (0.36%) French Language
14 4 (0.29%) Games
15 3 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.15%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 274 (19.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 190 (13.81%) Azure Engineer
3 184 (13.37%) Developer
4 138 (10.03%) Azure DevOps
5 115 (8.36%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 108 (7.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 108 (7.85%) Windows Engineer
7 104 (7.56%) Analyst
8 83 (6.03%) PowerShell Engineer
9 81 (5.89%) Architect
10 77 (5.60%) AWS Engineer
11 74 (5.38%) Cloud Engineer
12 56 (4.07%) Consultant
13 54 (3.92%) Support Analyst
14 48 (3.49%) AWS DevOps
15 42 (3.05%) Administrator
16 40 (2.91%) Support Engineer
17 39 (2.83%) 3rd Line Support
18 38 (2.76%) Applications Packager
18 38 (2.76%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (15.12%) .NET
2 70 (5.09%) JSON
3 53 (3.85%) Web Services
4 48 (3.49%) CSS
5 45 (3.27%) ASP.NET
5 45 (3.27%) HTML
6 43 (3.13%) .NET Framework
7 39 (2.83%) Node.js
8 37 (2.69%) RESTful
9 27 (1.96%) REST
10 26 (1.89%) AngularJS
10 26 (1.89%) Software Packaging
11 24 (1.74%) ASP.NET Web API
12 23 (1.67%) .NET Core
13 21 (1.53%) LDAP
14 19 (1.38%) Entity Framework
15 18 (1.31%) XML
16 17 (1.24%) CSS3
17 16 (1.16%) HTML5
17 16 (1.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (4.29%) Data Centre
3 58 (4.22%) Public Cloud
4 44 (3.20%) Clustering
5 43 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
6 40 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
7 31 (2.25%) Hedge funds
8 28 (2.03%) Replication
9 26 (1.89%) Private Cloud
10 25 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
11 24 (1.74%) Management Information System
12 23 (1.67%) Fintech
13 21 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
14 19 (1.38%) User Experience
15 18 (1.31%) Virtual Team
16 13 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 12 (0.87%) PKI
18 11 (0.80%) Blackberry
19 10 (0.73%) Cloud Native
19 10 (0.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 687 (49.93%) Windows
2 277 (20.13%) Windows Server
3 220 (15.99%) Linux
4 167 (12.14%) Windows 10
5 94 (6.83%) Windows 7
5 94 (6.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 69 (5.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 49 (3.56%) Unix
9 24 (1.74%) CentOS
10 17 (1.24%) Ubuntu
11 15 (1.09%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.65%) Android
14 8 (0.58%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.44%) Solaris
15 6 (0.44%) VMS
16 5 (0.36%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.29%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (34.01%) DevOps
2 273 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (13.23%) Migration
4 138 (10.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 114 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
6 113 (8.21%) Test Automation
7 107 (7.78%) ITIL
8 97 (7.05%) Configuration Management
9 93 (6.76%) Scrum
10 87 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
11 75 (5.45%) Analytics
11 75 (5.45%) Application Packaging
11 75 (5.45%) Infrastructure as Code
12 66 (4.80%) Task Automation
13 60 (4.36%) Problem-Solving
14 55 (4.00%) Software Engineering
15 54 (3.92%) Data Protection
16 53 (3.85%) ETL
17 51 (3.71%) Deployment Automation
18 49 (3.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 390 (28.34%) SQL
2 248 (18.02%) Python
3 203 (14.75%) C#
4 141 (10.25%) Bash Shell
5 105 (7.63%) JavaScript
6 100 (7.27%) Java
7 56 (4.07%) VB
8 53 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 48 (3.49%) T-SQL
10 45 (3.27%) VBScript
11 42 (3.05%) Perl
12 35 (2.54%) Ruby
13 27 (1.96%) PHP
14 22 (1.60%) PL/SQL
15 18 (1.31%) C++
15 18 (1.31%) TypeScript
16 17 (1.24%) Go
17 13 (0.94%) Groovy
18 10 (0.73%) VBA
19 8 (0.58%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (4.80%) Security Cleared
2 50 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (3.34%) SC Cleared
4 43 (3.13%) Degree
5 20 (1.45%) MCSE
6 18 (1.31%) MCSA
7 14 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.73%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.65%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.51%) CCNA
11 7 (0.51%) MCP
12 6 (0.44%) A+ Certification
13 5 (0.36%) CISSP
13 5 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.29%) AWS Certification
14 4 (0.29%) CCNP
14 4 (0.29%) MCDST
14 4 (0.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.33%) QA
2 17 (1.24%) SLA
3 12 (0.87%) GDPR
4 10 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.15%) COBIT
6 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.15%) PMO
7 1 (0.073%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.073%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.073%) IFRS
7 1 (0.073%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.073%) MiFID
7 1 (0.073%) NIST 800
System Software
1 493 (35.83%) Active Directory
2 139 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 136 (9.88%) Docker
4 76 (5.52%) Virtual Machines
5 71 (5.16%) Hyper-V
6 63 (4.58%) XenApp
7 53 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
8 49 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
9 47 (3.42%) XenDesktop
10 44 (3.20%) vSphere
11 26 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
12 19 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
13 17 (1.24%) VMware NSX
14 13 (0.94%) BitLocker
14 13 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
15 9 (0.65%) Shibboleth
16 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.44%) vCloud
17 5 (0.36%) DFS Replication
18 4 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 297 (21.58%) SCCM
2 155 (11.26%) Ansible
3 119 (8.65%) Terraform
4 111 (8.07%) Kubernetes
5 102 (7.41%) Puppet
6 81 (5.89%) Opscode Chef
7 50 (3.63%) SCOM
8 34 (2.47%) Microsoft Intune
8 34 (2.47%) WSUS
9 31 (2.25%) Microsoft Clustering
10 28 (2.03%) SCOrch
10 28 (2.03%) Single Sign-On
11 17 (1.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 17 (1.24%) Packer
12 15 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 15 (1.09%) Nagios
12 15 (1.09%) QRadar
13 14 (1.02%) AirWatch
14 13 (0.94%) Grafana
14 13 (0.94%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 534 (38.81%) Microsoft
2 234 (17.01%) VMware
3 135 (9.81%) Citrix
4 75 (5.45%) Oracle
5 53 (3.85%) Splunk
6 46 (3.34%) Ivanti
7 45 (3.27%) Cisco
8 38 (2.76%) HP
9 37 (2.69%) Red Hat
10 32 (2.33%) Tableau
11 30 (2.18%) Dell
12 28 (2.03%) CheckPoint
13 27 (1.96%) Symantec
14 26 (1.89%) ServiceNow
15 23 (1.67%) Google
16 17 (1.24%) MuleSoft
17 16 (1.16%) IBM
18 14 (1.02%) Bloomberg
18 14 (1.02%) EMC
19 12 (0.87%) F5