Period
to 24 February 2021

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 February 2021 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 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 76 76 78
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +29
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 620 871 1,406
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.16% 3.09% 3.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.47% 6.54% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 643 987
Median daily rate £475 £495 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.04% +1.54% +3.67%
10th Percentile £323 £316 £340
90th Percentile £607 £675 £613
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 16
Median hourly rate £72.50 £16.75 £36.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +332.84% -53.90% -24.03%
10th Percentile £59.85 £13.13 £17.08
90th Percentile £73.75 £20.18 £46.12
England median hourly rate £48.75 £27.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +77.27% -32.93% -9.22%

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 9,588 13,319 21,362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.91% 47.26% 49.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,035 9,998 16,333
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £350 £371 £363
90th Percentile £700 £694 £675
England median daily rate £488 £488 £485
% change year-on-year - +0.52% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 93 96
Median hourly rate £40.66 £47.83 £36.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.99% +29.85% +27.02%
10th Percentile £21.68 £18.71 £18.60
90th Percentile £68.36 £63.25 £53.75
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in London

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in London.

Daily rate trend for PowerShell in London

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in London over the 6 months to 24 February 2021.

Daily rate histogram for PowerShell in London

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in London.

Hourly rate trend for PowerShell in London

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing PowerShell in London over the 6 months to 24 February 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 24 February 2021. 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 +13 80 £481 +1.32% 86
West London +34 23 £510 +13.33% 20
South London +31 7 £450 +9.09% 3
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2021, 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.

1 366 (59.03%) Azure
2 255 (41.13%) DevOps
3 253 (40.81%) Windows
4 249 (40.16%) Microsoft
5 193 (31.13%) Active Directory
6 164 (26.45%) Python
7 156 (25.16%) SQL
8 136 (21.94%) SQL Server
8 136 (21.94%) Finance
9 133 (21.45%) Windows Server
10 127 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
11 126 (20.32%) Microsoft 365
12 125 (20.16%) Terraform
13 123 (19.84%) Security Cleared
13 123 (19.84%) Linux
14 113 (18.23%) C#
15 106 (17.10%) VMware
16 103 (16.61%) .NET
17 100 (16.13%) SC Cleared
18 97 (15.65%) Ansible
19 96 (15.48%) Bash Shell
20 94 (15.16%) SharePoint
21 90 (14.52%) Migration
22 85 (13.71%) Azure Active Directory
23 80 (12.90%) JavaScript
23 80 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
24 79 (12.74%) AWS
25 76 (12.26%) Power Platform
26 72 (11.61%) Test Automation
26 72 (11.61%) PaaS

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 94 (15.16%) SharePoint
2 36 (5.81%) IIS
3 26 (4.19%) Confluence
4 23 (3.71%) Skype for Business
5 20 (3.23%) MS Exchange
6 13 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (1.94%) ArcGIS
8 10 (1.61%) Apache
8 10 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (1.61%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.29%) CMS
10 7 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.48%) Drupal
12 3 (0.48%) nginx
13 2 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.32%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.94%) InfoPath
3 12 (1.94%) Photoshop
4 9 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.48%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.32%) HFM
2 2 (0.32%) Salerio
3 1 (0.16%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.16%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.16%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 366 (59.03%) Azure
2 126 (20.32%) Microsoft 365
3 85 (13.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 79 (12.74%) AWS
5 76 (12.26%) Power Platform
6 72 (11.61%) PaaS
7 60 (9.68%) IaaS
8 50 (8.06%) PowerApps
9 40 (6.45%) Serverless
10 35 (5.65%) Power Automate
11 34 (5.48%) GitHub
12 32 (5.16%) OneDrive
13 26 (4.19%) Logic Apps
14 25 (4.03%) Azure Functions
15 21 (3.39%) Yammer
16 19 (3.06%) GCP
17 18 (2.90%) SaaS
18 14 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
19 12 (1.94%) Azure Data Factory
19 12 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (9.84%) DNS
2 40 (6.45%) Firewall
3 35 (5.65%) DHCP
4 26 (4.19%) TCP/IP
5 23 (3.71%) Skype
6 17 (2.74%) SAN
7 12 (1.94%) VPN
8 11 (1.77%) NetScaler
9 10 (1.61%) Reverse Proxy
10 9 (1.45%) SSL
11 8 (1.29%) HTTP
11 8 (1.29%) Kerberos
12 7 (1.13%) Network Security
13 6 (0.97%) FTP
13 6 (0.97%) LAN
13 6 (0.97%) NAS
13 6 (0.97%) VLAN
14 5 (0.81%) HTTPS
14 5 (0.81%) PBX
14 5 (0.81%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (21.94%) SQL Server
2 63 (10.16%) Azure SQL Database
3 30 (4.84%) Power BI
4 22 (3.55%) Tableau
5 21 (3.39%) OLTP
6 13 (2.10%) Cosmos DB
6 13 (2.10%) Data Lake
7 11 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (1.77%) Tableau Server
8 10 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (1.45%) MySQL
9 9 (1.45%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.29%) GIS
10 8 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.13%) Big Data
11 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 65 (10.48%) Git (software)
2 63 (10.16%) Jenkins
3 36 (5.81%) GitLab
4 32 (5.16%) JIRA
5 29 (4.68%) Visual Studio Team System
6 26 (4.19%) Octopus Deploy
7 24 (3.87%) TeamCity
8 17 (2.74%) Visual Studio
9 15 (2.42%) Artifactory
10 14 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 14 (2.26%) git-flow
11 11 (1.77%) Bitbucket
12 9 (1.45%) Hudson
12 9 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (1.13%) MSI
14 7 (1.13%) Subversion
14 7 (1.13%) Visual Studio Code
15 6 (0.97%) Maven
16 5 (0.81%) ReSharper
General
1 136 (21.94%) Finance
2 56 (9.03%) Banking
3 23 (3.71%) Public Sector
4 8 (1.29%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.13%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.13%) Retail
6 6 (0.97%) Legal
6 6 (0.97%) Marketing
7 5 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.65%) International Banking
8 4 (0.65%) Law
8 4 (0.65%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.48%) French Language
10 2 (0.32%) Advertising
10 2 (0.32%) Back Office
10 2 (0.32%) Electronics
10 2 (0.32%) Housing Association
10 2 (0.32%) Military
10 2 (0.32%) Police
11 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (17.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 104 (16.77%) Azure Engineer
3 74 (11.94%) Developer
4 56 (9.03%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 52 (8.39%) Architect
6 45 (7.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 40 (6.45%) Azure DevOps
8 37 (5.97%) Consultant
9 28 (4.52%) Administrator
10 27 (4.35%) Analyst
11 26 (4.19%) Azure Architect
12 24 (3.87%) Windows Engineer
13 22 (3.55%) Cloud Engineer
14 18 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
15 16 (2.58%) DBA
15 16 (2.58%) VMware Engineer
16 14 (2.26%) Support Engineer
16 14 (2.26%) Tableau Developer
17 13 (2.10%) AWS Engineer
17 13 (2.10%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (16.61%) .NET
2 40 (6.45%) React
3 37 (5.97%) Web Services
4 34 (5.48%) JSON
5 31 (5.00%) REST
6 28 (4.52%) AngularJS
7 26 (4.19%) CSS
8 25 (4.03%) YAML
9 23 (3.71%) ASP.NET
10 21 (3.39%) jQuery
11 20 (3.23%) .NET Core
11 20 (3.23%) .NET Framework
12 17 (2.74%) Node.js
12 17 (2.74%) XML
13 16 (2.58%) ASP.NET Core
14 14 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (2.26%) HTML
14 14 (2.26%) LDAP
15 13 (2.10%) Entity Framework
15 13 (2.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.16%) Data Centre
3 26 (4.19%) Linux Command Line
4 20 (3.23%) Public Cloud
5 17 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (2.58%) Hybrid Cloud
7 13 (2.10%) N-Tier
8 12 (1.94%) Clustering
8 12 (1.94%) PKI
8 12 (1.94%) Replication
9 11 (1.77%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.29%) Cloud Native
11 7 (1.13%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.13%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.13%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.13%) User Experience
12 6 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
12 6 (0.97%) Media Streaming
12 6 (0.97%) Reference Data
13 5 (0.81%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 253 (40.81%) Windows
2 133 (21.45%) Windows Server
3 123 (19.84%) Linux
4 70 (11.29%) Windows 10
5 59 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (8.06%) Windows Server 2016
7 37 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (5.32%) Windows Server 2019
9 29 (4.68%) Unix
10 24 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (3.23%) Windows 7
12 12 (1.94%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.13%) CentOS
14 4 (0.65%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.65%) VMS
15 3 (0.48%) Android
15 3 (0.48%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.32%) AIX
16 2 (0.32%) Solaris
16 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (41.13%) DevOps
2 127 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (14.52%) Migration
4 72 (11.61%) Test Automation
5 70 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 66 (10.65%) Infrastructure as Code
7 61 (9.84%) Configuration Management
7 61 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
8 58 (9.35%) Analytics
9 54 (8.71%) Scrum
10 52 (8.39%) Deployment Automation
11 49 (7.90%) Problem-Solving
12 47 (7.58%) Microservices
13 46 (7.42%) ITIL
14 43 (6.94%) Continuous Delivery
15 41 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
16 40 (6.45%) Software Engineering
17 38 (6.13%) Cybersecurity
18 34 (5.48%) TDD
19 33 (5.32%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 164 (26.45%) Python
2 156 (25.16%) SQL
3 113 (18.23%) C#
4 96 (15.48%) Bash Shell
5 80 (12.90%) JavaScript
6 57 (9.19%) Java
7 32 (5.16%) TypeScript
8 28 (4.52%) Perl
8 28 (4.52%) VBScript
9 27 (4.35%) VB
10 25 (4.03%) Ruby
11 23 (3.71%) C
12 22 (3.55%) T-SQL
13 18 (2.90%) Go
14 13 (2.10%) C++
15 11 (1.77%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.45%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.45%) R
17 8 (1.29%) Groovy
18 4 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 123 (19.84%) Security Cleared
2 100 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 34 (5.48%) DV Cleared
4 31 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (3.55%) Degree
6 13 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.61%) MCSE
7 10 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (1.13%) MCSA
9 5 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.65%) CCNA
11 3 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.48%) CCA
11 3 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.48%) MCP
11 3 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.48%) VCAP
12 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 2 (0.32%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.52%) QA
2 8 (1.29%) GDPR
2 8 (1.29%) SLA
3 6 (0.97%) NIST
4 5 (0.81%) NCSC
4 5 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.65%) Government Security Classifications
5 4 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.48%) IFRS
6 3 (0.48%) WCAG
7 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 193 (31.13%) Active Directory
2 80 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (10.81%) Docker
4 31 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 27 (4.35%) vSphere
6 17 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (2.10%) XenApp
8 11 (1.77%) Virtual Desktop
8 11 (1.77%) VMware NSX
9 9 (1.45%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.65%) KVM
11 4 (0.65%) UAG
11 4 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.48%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.48%) Samba
12 3 (0.48%) Xen
13 2 (0.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 125 (20.16%) Terraform
2 97 (15.65%) Ansible
3 66 (10.65%) Kubernetes
4 46 (7.42%) SCCM
5 39 (6.29%) Puppet
6 30 (4.84%) Microsoft Intune
7 26 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (2.74%) Single Sign-On
9 16 (2.58%) PowerCLI
9 16 (2.58%) vCenter Server
10 12 (1.94%) SCOM
11 11 (1.77%) Grafana
12 9 (1.45%) Packer
12 9 (1.45%) Prometheus
13 8 (1.29%) WSUS
14 6 (0.97%) Backup Exec
14 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
14 6 (0.97%) Salt
14 6 (0.97%) vRealize
15 5 (0.81%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 249 (40.16%) Microsoft
2 106 (17.10%) VMware
3 43 (6.94%) Oracle
4 34 (5.48%) Citrix
5 24 (3.87%) Cisco
6 20 (3.23%) Splunk
7 19 (3.06%) HP
8 18 (2.90%) Dell
8 18 (2.90%) Red Hat
9 17 (2.74%) Sophos
10 16 (2.58%) Lumension
11 15 (2.42%) Databricks
12 14 (2.26%) Nintex
12 14 (2.26%) Qualys
13 12 (1.94%) Altiris
13 12 (1.94%) ESRI
13 12 (1.94%) Ivanti
13 12 (1.94%) Symantec
14 11 (1.77%) EMC
14 11 (1.77%) SolarWinds