Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 124 125
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1 +53
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1107 946 916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.37% 2.12% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.87% 4.76% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 628 616
London median daily rate £450 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £277
90th Percentile £613 £563 £575
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 6
London median hourly rate £47.83 £32.50 £27.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.17% +16.49% +46.84%
England median hourly rate £44.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +57.14% +24.44% -30.77%

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 22710 19885 20374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.66% 44.61% 43.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17204 14874 15199
London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £305
90th Percentile £669 £633 £638
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 113 144
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% -14.50%
10th Percentile £18.02 £16.70 £13.65
90th Percentile £52.30 £57.38 £52.17
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +2 217 £450 +3.75% 46
West London +12 39 £550 +22.22% 11
South London -23 35 £460 +12.20% 2
East London -1 13 £525 +29.23% 4
North London -1 11 - - 1
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 693 (62.60%) Windows
2 408 (36.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 359 (32.43%) Microsoft
4 341 (30.80%) DevOps
5 325 (29.36%) Windows Server
6 320 (28.91%) Active Directory
7 279 (25.20%) Finance
8 268 (24.21%) VMware
9 252 (22.76%) SQL
10 249 (22.49%) Linux
11 230 (20.78%) .NET
12 229 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
13 224 (20.23%) SQL Server
14 223 (20.14%) Amazon AWS
15 196 (17.71%) C#
16 195 (17.62%) Office 365
17 179 (16.17%) TeamCity
18 178 (16.08%) Windows Server 2012
18 178 (16.08%) Migration
19 164 (14.81%) Octopus Deploy
20 160 (14.45%) Banking
21 159 (14.36%) Ansible
22 152 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
23 143 (12.92%) Python
24 138 (12.47%) SCCM
25 137 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
26 130 (11.74%) Opscode Chef
27 127 (11.47%) Git (software)
28 122 (11.02%) Configuration Management
29 117 (10.57%) Citrix

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 91 (8.22%) SharePoint
2 89 (8.04%) IIS
3 57 (5.15%) MS Exchange
4 47 (4.25%) Skype for Business
5 46 (4.16%) Elasticsearch
6 44 (3.97%) Confluence
7 43 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 40 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 33 (2.98%) OpenStack
10 21 (1.90%) Apache
11 18 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
12 17 (1.54%) CMS
12 17 (1.54%) Tomcat
12 17 (1.54%) WebSphere
13 16 (1.45%) SAS
14 15 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
15 13 (1.17%) NServiceBus
16 9 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (0.63%) JBoss
17 7 (0.63%) nginx
Applications
1 31 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.36%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.090%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.090%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.090%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.99%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.27%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.090%) RMDS
5 1 (0.090%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.090%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 408 (36.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 223 (20.14%) Amazon AWS
3 195 (17.62%) Office 365
4 69 (6.23%) IaaS
5 63 (5.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 51 (4.61%) PaaS
7 22 (1.99%) GitHub
8 18 (1.63%) npm
9 16 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (0.99%) Yarn
11 10 (0.90%) OneDrive
12 9 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.81%) SaaS
13 8 (0.72%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
14 5 (0.45%) Mimecast
15 4 (0.36%) Route 53
15 4 (0.36%) Serverless
15 4 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 98 (8.85%) DNS
1 98 (8.85%) SAN
2 91 (8.22%) Firewall
3 61 (5.51%) DHCP
4 41 (3.70%) Skype
5 37 (3.34%) LAN
5 37 (3.34%) LDAP
6 36 (3.25%) TCP/IP
6 36 (3.25%) WAN
7 26 (2.35%) VSAN
8 25 (2.26%) VPN
9 20 (1.81%) NetScaler
10 17 (1.54%) VLAN
11 15 (1.36%) NAS
11 15 (1.36%) VoIP
12 12 (1.08%) DMZ
12 12 (1.08%) Wireless
13 11 (0.99%) SSL
14 10 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (20.23%) SQL Server
2 47 (4.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 41 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 34 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 28 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
9 23 (2.08%) Hadoop
9 23 (2.08%) MySQL
10 21 (1.90%) Power BI
11 18 (1.63%) Big Data
12 16 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
12 16 (1.45%) NoSQL
12 16 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
14 14 (1.26%) Relational Database
14 14 (1.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 14 (1.26%) Star Schema
15 10 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 179 (16.17%) TeamCity
2 164 (14.81%) Octopus Deploy
3 127 (11.47%) Git (software)
4 110 (9.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 105 (9.49%) Jenkins
6 56 (5.06%) JIRA
7 51 (4.61%) Visual Studio
8 37 (3.34%) MSBuild
9 33 (2.98%) NuGet
10 32 (2.89%) Visual Studio Team System
11 27 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 18 (1.63%) MSI
12 18 (1.63%) NUnit
12 18 (1.63%) Subversion
13 16 (1.45%) Hudson
14 13 (1.17%) Karma Test Runner
14 13 (1.17%) Maven
14 13 (1.17%) SpecFlow
15 12 (1.08%) Vagrant
16 11 (0.99%) Mocha
General
1 279 (25.20%) Finance
2 160 (14.45%) Banking
3 37 (3.34%) Investment Banking
4 23 (2.08%) Legal
5 20 (1.81%) Retail
6 15 (1.36%) Advertising
7 11 (0.99%) Publishing
8 10 (0.90%) Front Office
8 10 (0.90%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.72%) Retail Banking
10 7 (0.63%) Electronics
11 6 (0.54%) Law
11 6 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.36%) Back Office
12 4 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.36%) German Language
12 4 (0.36%) Marketing
13 3 (0.27%) Games
14 1 (0.090%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.090%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 187 (16.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 186 (16.80%) Developer
3 136 (12.29%) Windows Engineer
4 90 (8.13%) Analyst
5 86 (7.77%) Azure Engineer
6 83 (7.50%) Consultant
7 80 (7.23%) PowerShell Engineer
8 79 (7.14%) C# Developer
9 75 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 68 (6.14%) Administrator
11 62 (5.60%) Windows DevOps Engineer
12 60 (5.42%) Azure DevOps
13 44 (3.97%) AWS Engineer
14 43 (3.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 42 (3.79%) .NET Developer
16 38 (3.43%) Cloud Engineer
16 38 (3.43%) Support Analyst
17 36 (3.25%) Systems Administrator
17 36 (3.25%) Systems Engineer
17 36 (3.25%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (20.78%) .NET
2 62 (5.60%) HTML
2 62 (5.60%) XML
3 60 (5.42%) Web Services
4 57 (5.15%) .NET Framework
5 53 (4.79%) AngularJS
5 53 (4.79%) RESTful
6 50 (4.52%) REST
7 47 (4.25%) ASP.NET
8 38 (3.43%) CSS
9 36 (3.25%) WCF
10 34 (3.07%) Entity Framework
10 34 (3.07%) WPF
11 29 (2.62%) Node.js
12 28 (2.53%) React
13 26 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web API
14 23 (2.08%) JSON
15 22 (1.99%) Elastic Stack
16 21 (1.90%) .NET Core
16 21 (1.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 90 (8.13%) Data Centre
2 44 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (3.34%) Replication
4 35 (3.16%) Clustering
5 31 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 21 (1.90%) Fintech
7 20 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.63%) Online Banking
10 17 (1.54%) PKI
11 16 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
12 15 (1.36%) Public Cloud
13 14 (1.26%) Fixed Income
14 13 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
14 13 (1.17%) Private Cloud
15 12 (1.08%) Data Structures
16 11 (0.99%) EMC VNX
17 10 (0.90%) Virtual Team
18 9 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 693 (62.60%) Windows
2 325 (29.36%) Windows Server
3 249 (22.49%) Linux
4 178 (16.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 103 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 90 (8.13%) Unix
7 81 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 69 (6.23%) Windows 10
9 64 (5.78%) Windows 7
10 60 (5.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 38 (3.43%) CentOS
12 21 (1.90%) VMS
13 12 (1.08%) Solaris
14 6 (0.54%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.45%) Android
15 5 (0.45%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.18%) SUSE
16 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (30.80%) DevOps
2 229 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (16.08%) Migration
4 137 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
5 122 (11.02%) Configuration Management
6 111 (10.03%) ITIL
7 100 (9.03%) Scrum
8 74 (6.68%) Open Source
9 66 (5.96%) Task Automation
10 56 (5.06%) TDD
11 49 (4.43%) Test Automation
12 48 (4.34%) E-Commerce
12 48 (4.34%) Software Engineering
13 44 (3.97%) Continuous Delivery
13 44 (3.97%) Release Management
14 39 (3.52%) Disaster Recovery
14 39 (3.52%) Service Delivery
15 36 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
15 36 (3.25%) Patch Management
15 36 (3.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 252 (22.76%) SQL
2 196 (17.71%) C#
3 143 (12.92%) Python
4 107 (9.67%) JavaScript
5 96 (8.67%) Bash Shell
6 90 (8.13%) VBScript
7 64 (5.78%) Java
8 51 (4.61%) T-SQL
9 50 (4.52%) Perl
10 40 (3.61%) VB
11 39 (3.52%) Ruby
12 35 (3.16%) Shell Script
13 22 (1.99%) VBA
14 19 (1.72%) PHP
15 18 (1.63%) C
16 17 (1.54%) Korn
17 16 (1.45%) AWK
17 16 (1.45%) sed
18 14 (1.26%) SAS Macro
19 13 (1.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 73 (6.59%) Security Cleared
2 68 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (4.61%) SC Cleared
4 48 (4.34%) Degree
5 37 (3.34%) MCSE
6 25 (2.26%) MCITP
7 22 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
9 16 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (1.26%) MCTS
11 12 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
12 11 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.81%) CCNA
13 9 (0.81%) CISSP
13 9 (0.81%) MCSA
14 8 (0.72%) DV Cleared
15 7 (0.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 7 (0.63%) CCSP
15 7 (0.63%) CISM
16 5 (0.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.98%) QA
2 14 (1.26%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.72%) SLA
5 6 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.36%) MiFID
7 2 (0.18%) GDPR
7 2 (0.18%) PMO
7 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.090%) COBIT
8 1 (0.090%) GCP
System Software
1 320 (28.91%) Active Directory
2 152 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
4 76 (6.87%) Hyper-V
5 63 (5.69%) Docker
6 53 (4.79%) XenApp
7 45 (4.07%) vSphere
8 35 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 34 (3.07%) vCloud
10 30 (2.71%) Virtual Machines
11 21 (1.90%) XenDesktop
12 16 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
13 13 (1.17%) DFS Replication
14 11 (0.99%) Samba
15 8 (0.72%) BitLocker
15 8 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
16 6 (0.54%) NFS
17 4 (0.36%) Xen
18 3 (0.27%) KVM
19 2 (0.18%) UAG
Systems Management
1 159 (14.36%) Ansible
2 138 (12.47%) SCCM
3 130 (11.74%) Opscode Chef
4 116 (10.48%) Puppet
5 65 (5.87%) SCOM
6 44 (3.97%) vCenter Server
7 43 (3.88%) Terraform
8 40 (3.61%) Nagios
9 28 (2.53%) WMI
10 26 (2.35%) PowerCLI
11 23 (2.08%) NetBackup
12 22 (1.99%) Control-M
13 16 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
14 14 (1.26%) Kubernetes
15 13 (1.17%) vRealize
16 12 (1.08%) Salt
16 12 (1.08%) ZABBIX
17 11 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 10 (0.90%) WSUS
19 9 (0.81%) Packer
Vendors
1 359 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 268 (24.21%) VMware
3 117 (10.57%) Citrix
4 73 (6.59%) Cisco
5 69 (6.23%) Splunk
6 58 (5.24%) Red Hat
7 53 (4.79%) Oracle
8 44 (3.97%) HP
9 43 (3.88%) Atlassian
10 41 (3.70%) SolarWinds
11 35 (3.16%) EMC
12 31 (2.80%) ServiceNow
13 28 (2.53%) NetApp
14 25 (2.26%) AppDynamics
15 24 (2.17%) Symantec
16 23 (2.08%) McAfee
17 22 (1.99%) Dell
18 19 (1.72%) RedGate
19 18 (1.63%) Juniper
19 18 (1.63%) New Relic