Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 110 108
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +47
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1,144 955 986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.54% 2.39% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.22% 5.10% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 668 671
London median daily rate £475 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £303
90th Percentile £619 £588 £575
England median daily rate £425 £409 £413
% change year-on-year +3.98% -0.91% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 2 8
London median hourly rate £43.92 £50.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.17% +163.16% -16.78%
10th Percentile £30.75 £50.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £23.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £28.38
% change year-on-year -0.58% +50.66% +17.62%

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 21,932 18,733 18,842
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.64% 46.93% 42.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,706 13,889 14,251
London median daily rate £505 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.06% +8.89% -
10th Percentile £358 £325 £308
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 196 146 95
London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.63 £29.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.60% +37.08% +7.72%
10th Percentile £18.48 £17.89 £14.33
90th Percentile £66.25 £54.38 £56.50
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +7.79% +10.00%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +5 272 £475 +5.56% 62
South London -2 60 £438 +23.24% 11
West London -3 54 £413 -8.33% 27
East London +13 40 £450 +12.50% 13
North London -4 5 £275 -29.03% 3
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 653 (57.08%) Windows
2 417 (36.45%) Microsoft
3 379 (33.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 327 (28.58%) DevOps
4 327 (28.58%) Active Directory
5 265 (23.16%) Finance
6 262 (22.90%) SQL
7 240 (20.98%) SQL Server
8 222 (19.41%) Linux
9 220 (19.23%) VMware
9 220 (19.23%) Windows Server
10 219 (19.14%) Amazon AWS
11 203 (17.74%) .NET
12 201 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
13 193 (16.87%) C#
14 190 (16.61%) Python
15 188 (16.43%) Migration
16 182 (15.91%) Office 365
17 173 (15.12%) Jenkins
18 164 (14.34%) SCCM
19 152 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
19 152 (13.29%) Git (software)
20 149 (13.02%) VMware Infrastructure
21 142 (12.41%) Windows 10
22 139 (12.15%) Ansible
23 130 (11.36%) Security Cleared
24 122 (10.66%) Windows Server 2012
25 117 (10.23%) DNS
26 116 (10.14%) TeamCity
27 112 (9.79%) Opscode Chef

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 99 (8.65%) SharePoint
2 94 (8.22%) IIS
3 80 (6.99%) MS Exchange
4 63 (5.51%) Skype for Business
5 46 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 24 (2.10%) WebSphere
8 23 (2.01%) Confluence
9 16 (1.40%) Apache
10 12 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (0.96%) Apache Spark
11 11 (0.96%) CMS
11 11 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
12 10 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (0.79%) Tomcat
14 8 (0.70%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.52%) Jetty
15 6 (0.52%) nginx
Applications
1 45 (3.93%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (3.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.87%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.26%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.087%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 7 (0.61%) Endur
2 5 (0.44%) OpenLink RightAngle
3 4 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.17%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.17%) Infor SunSystems
5 2 (0.17%) ReMetrica
6 1 (0.087%) Kondor
6 1 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.087%) Summit
6 1 (0.087%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.087%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 379 (33.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 219 (19.14%) Amazon AWS
3 182 (15.91%) Office 365
4 69 (6.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 69 (6.03%) IaaS
5 58 (5.07%) Azure Active Directory
6 51 (4.46%) PaaS
7 42 (3.67%) Amazon EC2
8 32 (2.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 24 (2.10%) Serverless
10 20 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (1.66%) Amazon S3
12 18 (1.57%) SaaS
13 16 (1.40%) GitHub
14 15 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
15 14 (1.22%) Azure Data Factory
15 14 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
15 14 (1.22%) NuGet
16 13 (1.14%) OneDrive
17 8 (0.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 117 (10.23%) DNS
2 73 (6.38%) Firewall
3 63 (5.51%) DHCP
4 57 (4.98%) Skype
5 54 (4.72%) SAN
6 49 (4.28%) VPN
7 35 (3.06%) WAN
8 32 (2.80%) TCP/IP
9 31 (2.71%) LAN
10 25 (2.19%) Internet
11 23 (2.01%) VoIP
12 22 (1.92%) HTTP
12 22 (1.92%) MPLS
12 22 (1.92%) SMTP
13 20 (1.75%) NetScaler
14 17 (1.49%) Network Security
15 15 (1.31%) NAS
16 14 (1.22%) VSAN
17 12 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (1.05%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (20.98%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (3.32%) Big Data
5 33 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (2.36%) Power BI
8 25 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (1.92%) Hadoop
9 22 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (1.84%) Oracle Database
11 20 (1.75%) NoSQL
12 19 (1.66%) Relational Database
12 19 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (1.57%) Cosmos DB
14 17 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
15 15 (1.31%) MongoDB
16 13 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
16 13 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
17 12 (1.05%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 173 (15.12%) Jenkins
2 152 (13.29%) Git (software)
3 116 (10.14%) TeamCity
4 102 (8.92%) Octopus Deploy
5 100 (8.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 68 (5.94%) Visual Studio
7 54 (4.72%) Visual Studio Team System
8 45 (3.93%) JIRA
9 35 (3.06%) MSI
10 30 (2.62%) Subversion
11 28 (2.45%) MSBuild
12 22 (1.92%) SpecFlow
13 17 (1.49%) Maven
13 17 (1.49%) NUnit
14 15 (1.31%) AdminStudio
14 15 (1.31%) Vagrant
15 14 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
16 11 (0.96%) Ant
16 11 (0.96%) Bitbucket
16 11 (0.96%) Selenium
General
1 265 (23.16%) Finance
2 111 (9.70%) Banking
3 40 (3.50%) Retail
4 26 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 18 (1.57%) Publishing
6 16 (1.40%) Front Office
7 15 (1.31%) Marketing
8 13 (1.14%) Advertising
9 12 (1.05%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.87%) Law
11 7 (0.61%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.35%) Back Office
12 4 (0.35%) Games
12 4 (0.35%) Legal
12 4 (0.35%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.35%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.26%) French Language
13 3 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
14 2 (0.17%) International Banking
14 2 (0.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 232 (20.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 150 (13.11%) Developer
3 110 (9.62%) Azure Engineer
4 83 (7.26%) Azure DevOps
5 80 (6.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 75 (6.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 74 (6.47%) Administrator
8 73 (6.38%) AWS Engineer
9 69 (6.03%) Consultant
10 68 (5.94%) Architect
11 63 (5.51%) Windows Engineer
12 62 (5.42%) AWS DevOps
12 62 (5.42%) PowerShell Engineer
13 59 (5.16%) Analyst
14 58 (5.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 53 (4.63%) C# Developer
16 51 (4.46%) DBA
17 42 (3.67%) .NET Developer
17 42 (3.67%) Automation Engineer
18 40 (3.50%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (17.74%) .NET
2 73 (6.38%) JSON
3 66 (5.77%) REST
4 57 (4.98%) Web Services
5 51 (4.46%) CSS
6 43 (3.76%) HTML
7 42 (3.67%) ASP.NET
8 39 (3.41%) .NET Framework
9 30 (2.62%) XML
10 24 (2.10%) React
11 23 (2.01%) jQuery
12 22 (1.92%) AngularJS
13 21 (1.84%) Middleware
13 21 (1.84%) RESTful
14 20 (1.75%) LDAP
15 19 (1.66%) .NET Core
15 19 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web API
15 19 (1.66%) SAML
16 18 (1.57%) OAuth
17 15 (1.31%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (6.29%) Data Centre
2 44 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (3.23%) Clustering
4 24 (2.10%) Computer Science
4 24 (2.10%) PKI
4 24 (2.10%) Public Cloud
5 23 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (1.66%) Fintech
6 19 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (1.66%) Replication
7 18 (1.57%) Wiki
8 15 (1.31%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (1.14%) Management Information System
10 11 (0.96%) User Experience
11 10 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 10 (0.87%) Fixed Income
11 10 (0.87%) Hedge funds
12 9 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 653 (57.08%) Windows
2 222 (19.41%) Linux
3 220 (19.23%) Windows Server
4 142 (12.41%) Windows 10
5 122 (10.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 109 (9.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 99 (8.65%) Windows 7
8 64 (5.59%) Unix
9 28 (2.45%) CentOS
10 27 (2.36%) Apple iOS
10 27 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (2.10%) Android
13 17 (1.49%) Solaris
14 16 (1.40%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.79%) Ubuntu
15 9 (0.79%) VMS
16 8 (0.70%) AIX
16 8 (0.70%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.61%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (28.58%) DevOps
2 201 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (16.43%) Migration
4 152 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
5 108 (9.44%) Problem-Solving
6 96 (8.39%) Deployment Automation
7 86 (7.52%) ITIL
8 85 (7.43%) Scrum
9 74 (6.47%) Configuration Management
10 69 (6.03%) Test Automation
11 59 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
12 50 (4.37%) Continuous Delivery
13 46 (4.02%) ETL
14 44 (3.85%) Mentoring
15 41 (3.58%) Build Automation
15 41 (3.58%) Task Automation
16 39 (3.41%) Project Management
16 39 (3.41%) Release Management
17 37 (3.23%) TDD
18 35 (3.06%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 262 (22.90%) SQL
2 193 (16.87%) C#
3 190 (16.61%) Python
4 109 (9.53%) Bash Shell
5 97 (8.48%) VBScript
6 95 (8.30%) JavaScript
7 72 (6.29%) Perl
8 59 (5.16%) Java
9 50 (4.37%) Shell Script
10 40 (3.50%) Ruby
11 37 (3.23%) T-SQL
12 25 (2.19%) VB
13 24 (2.10%) Groovy
13 24 (2.10%) Korn
13 24 (2.10%) VBA
14 16 (1.40%) PHP
15 15 (1.31%) C
15 15 (1.31%) C++
16 11 (0.96%) Go
17 10 (0.87%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 130 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 98 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 36 (3.15%) Degree
3 36 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
6 21 (1.84%) MCSE
7 19 (1.66%) AWS Certification
8 16 (1.40%) CCNA
9 15 (1.31%) CCNP
10 14 (1.22%) CTC Cleared
11 13 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (0.87%) DV Cleared
13 9 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (0.61%) MCITP
14 7 (0.61%) MCSA
14 7 (0.61%) Novell Certification
15 5 (0.44%) RHCE
16 4 (0.35%) CCIE
17 3 (0.26%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.71%) SLA
2 22 (1.92%) QA
3 11 (0.96%) GCP
4 6 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.44%) EMIR
5 5 (0.44%) MiFID
6 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.26%) GDPR
7 3 (0.26%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (0.17%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.17%) PMO
9 1 (0.087%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.087%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.087%) SAS 70
System Software
1 327 (28.58%) Active Directory
2 149 (13.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (7.60%) Docker
4 76 (6.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 66 (5.77%) vSphere
6 59 (5.16%) VMware ESXi
7 47 (4.11%) XenDesktop
8 45 (3.93%) XenApp
9 37 (3.23%) Hyper-V
10 29 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
11 19 (1.66%) vCloud
12 15 (1.31%) Virtual Desktop
12 15 (1.31%) VMware Workstation
13 14 (1.22%) BitLocker
13 14 (1.22%) VMware NSX
14 12 (1.05%) HDFS
15 7 (0.61%) NFS
15 7 (0.61%) Xen
16 6 (0.52%) ProxySG
16 6 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 164 (14.34%) SCCM
2 139 (12.15%) Ansible
3 112 (9.79%) Opscode Chef
4 96 (8.39%) Puppet
5 82 (7.17%) Terraform
6 48 (4.20%) SCOM
7 26 (2.27%) Kubernetes
7 26 (2.27%) vCenter Server
8 25 (2.19%) Nagios
9 23 (2.01%) Packer
10 22 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
11 18 (1.57%) Microsoft Clustering
11 18 (1.57%) WSUS
12 17 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
12 17 (1.49%) PowerCLI
13 15 (1.31%) Control-M
13 15 (1.31%) Failover Clustering
13 15 (1.31%) SCOrch
14 14 (1.22%) Consul
15 12 (1.05%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 417 (36.45%) Microsoft
2 220 (19.23%) VMware
3 98 (8.57%) Citrix
4 65 (5.68%) Cisco
4 65 (5.68%) Oracle
5 56 (4.90%) Ivanti
6 49 (4.28%) Splunk
7 46 (4.02%) HP
8 34 (2.97%) EMC
9 32 (2.80%) Red Hat
10 28 (2.45%) ServiceNow
11 26 (2.27%) AppDynamics
12 25 (2.19%) Symantec
13 23 (2.01%) IBM
13 23 (2.01%) McAfee
14 21 (1.84%) Dell
15 20 (1.75%) New Relic
16 17 (1.49%) Sybase
17 16 (1.40%) Juniper
18 15 (1.31%) Google