Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 118 121
Rank change year-on-year +30 +3 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1,340 1,016 980
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.90% 2.26% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.78% 4.69% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 682 656
London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £284
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 8
London median hourly rate £42.27 £47.83 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.63% +101.39% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £42.50 £18.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.83 £33.75
England median hourly rate £42.00 £41.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year +0.60% +43.97% +16.00%

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 23,184 21,683 19,750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.21% 48.25% 44.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,610 16,309 14,843
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £663 £630
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 143 111
London median hourly rate £39.00 £35.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.86% +9.23% +32.03%
10th Percentile £18.00 £17.80 £14.13
90th Percentile £69.55 £51.60 £67.50
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in London over the 6 months to 16 October 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

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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 16 October 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 +20 274 £500 +11.11% 104
West London +16 74 £425 -15.00% 38
South London +15 70 £525 +7.69% 13
East London +33 64 £525 +50.00% 14
North London +1 9 £337 -13.03% 5
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 778 (58.06%) Windows
2 537 (40.07%) Microsoft
3 499 (37.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 442 (32.99%) Active Directory
5 343 (25.60%) SQL
6 340 (25.37%) DevOps
7 306 (22.84%) Finance
8 296 (22.09%) SQL Server
9 291 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
10 284 (21.19%) Windows Server
11 273 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
12 262 (19.55%) VMware
13 236 (17.61%) Office 365
14 232 (17.31%) Python
15 228 (17.01%) SCCM
16 218 (16.27%) Linux
17 216 (16.12%) .NET
18 214 (15.97%) Migration
19 206 (15.37%) Ansible
20 202 (15.07%) Jenkins
21 190 (14.18%) C#
22 185 (13.81%) Windows 10
23 173 (12.91%) VMware Infrastructure
24 164 (12.24%) Bash Shell
25 163 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
26 149 (11.12%) Opscode Chef
27 146 (10.90%) IIS
28 141 (10.52%) Puppet
29 137 (10.22%) Citrix
30 135 (10.07%) Banking

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
1 146 (10.90%) IIS
2 134 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 102 (7.61%) MS Exchange
4 57 (4.25%) Skype for Business
5 51 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 34 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 27 (2.01%) Confluence
8 24 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 24 (1.79%) Tomcat
9 23 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 21 (1.57%) Apache
11 20 (1.49%) WebSphere
12 17 (1.27%) nginx
13 16 (1.19%) Jetty
13 16 (1.19%) Mongrel
14 9 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (0.67%) K2 blackpearl
15 7 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.30%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 92 (6.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 64 (4.78%) MS Visio
3 49 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (1.49%) InfoPath
5 15 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.52%) Acrobat
8 6 (0.45%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.075%) Autodesk Inventor
9 1 (0.075%) Mozilla Thunderbird
9 1 (0.075%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.15%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 2 (0.15%) Bloomberg AIM
2 2 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (0.15%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (0.15%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.15%) ReMetrica
2 2 (0.15%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.075%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.075%) Kondor
3 1 (0.075%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.075%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.075%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 499 (37.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 273 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
3 236 (17.61%) Office 365
4 119 (8.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 115 (8.58%) IaaS
6 106 (7.91%) Amazon EC2
7 98 (7.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 96 (7.16%) PaaS
9 77 (5.75%) AWS CloudFormation
10 65 (4.85%) Amazon S3
11 38 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
12 37 (2.76%) Serverless
13 34 (2.54%) Azure Data Factory
14 30 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
15 27 (2.01%) OneDrive
16 26 (1.94%) GitHub
17 25 (1.87%) SaaS
18 19 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
18 19 (1.42%) Azure Functions
19 18 (1.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 134 (10.00%) DNS
2 109 (8.13%) Firewall
3 59 (4.40%) DHCP
3 59 (4.40%) VPN
4 52 (3.88%) Skype
5 45 (3.36%) SAN
6 41 (3.06%) WAN
7 40 (2.99%) Internet
7 40 (2.99%) LAN
8 34 (2.54%) TCP/IP
9 26 (1.94%) DMZ
9 26 (1.94%) HTTP
10 23 (1.72%) NetScaler
11 21 (1.57%) SSL
12 19 (1.42%) Wireless
13 18 (1.34%) Kerberos
14 15 (1.12%) SMTP
15 14 (1.04%) FCoE
16 12 (0.90%) NAS
16 12 (0.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (22.09%) SQL Server
2 63 (4.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 58 (4.33%) Hadoop
4 57 (4.25%) Big Data
5 55 (4.10%) Power BI
6 50 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 46 (3.43%) Apache Hive
8 45 (3.36%) Impala
8 45 (3.36%) Sqoop
9 39 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 37 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
11 36 (2.69%) Azure SQL Database
12 34 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
13 29 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
14 26 (1.94%) Data Lake
15 24 (1.79%) Relational Database
16 21 (1.57%) MongoDB
17 19 (1.42%) MySQL
18 18 (1.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 18 (1.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 202 (15.07%) Jenkins
2 123 (9.18%) Git (software)
3 107 (7.99%) TeamCity
4 85 (6.34%) Octopus Deploy
5 73 (5.45%) Visual Studio Team System
6 60 (4.48%) JIRA
7 55 (4.10%) MSBuild
8 54 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 45 (3.36%) MSI
10 44 (3.28%) Visual Studio
11 28 (2.09%) Maven
12 23 (1.72%) Gradle
13 21 (1.57%) AdminStudio
14 20 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 19 (1.42%) Ant
15 19 (1.42%) InstallShield
15 19 (1.42%) Vagrant
16 17 (1.27%) Travis CI
17 16 (1.19%) CruiseControl
18 13 (0.97%) Selenium
General
1 306 (22.84%) Finance
2 135 (10.07%) Banking
3 40 (2.99%) Front Office
4 31 (2.31%) Retail
5 28 (2.09%) Investment Banking
6 19 (1.42%) Publishing
7 15 (1.12%) Advertising
8 12 (0.90%) Financial Institution
9 10 (0.75%) Billing
10 8 (0.60%) Law
11 7 (0.52%) Legal
12 6 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
13 5 (0.37%) Marketing
13 5 (0.37%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.22%) Games
14 3 (0.22%) International Banking
14 3 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
14 3 (0.22%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.15%) Back Office
15 2 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 221 (16.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 183 (13.66%) Developer
3 128 (9.55%) Azure Engineer
4 105 (7.84%) Windows Engineer
5 100 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 92 (6.87%) Consultant
7 89 (6.64%) AWS Engineer
8 87 (6.49%) Architect
9 84 (6.27%) Azure DevOps
10 78 (5.82%) PowerShell Engineer
11 72 (5.37%) AWS DevOps
12 68 (5.07%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 67 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 67 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
14 58 (4.33%) Analyst
15 54 (4.03%) Support Engineer
16 48 (3.58%) .NET Developer
17 46 (3.43%) Administrator
17 46 (3.43%) Desktop Support
17 46 (3.43%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (16.12%) .NET
2 70 (5.22%) JSON
2 70 (5.22%) Web Services
3 54 (4.03%) ASP.NET
4 45 (3.36%) SAML
5 40 (2.99%) Middleware
6 37 (2.76%) REST
7 36 (2.69%) HTML
8 35 (2.61%) CSS
9 31 (2.31%) jQuery
10 25 (1.87%) LDAP
11 24 (1.79%) .NET Framework
12 21 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (1.42%) Node.js
13 19 (1.42%) OAuth
14 18 (1.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (1.34%) JRuby
15 16 (1.19%) Servlets
16 14 (1.04%) Software Packaging
17 13 (0.97%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 60 (4.48%) Data Centre
2 45 (3.36%) Wiki
3 38 (2.84%) User Experience
4 37 (2.76%) Clustering
5 36 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (2.46%) Fixed Income
7 31 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 29 (2.16%) Computer Science
9 27 (2.01%) Derivative
9 27 (2.01%) Public Cloud
10 22 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
11 21 (1.57%) Equities
12 20 (1.49%) PKI
13 18 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
14 16 (1.19%) Fintech
15 14 (1.04%) Cloud Native
15 14 (1.04%) Management Information System
16 13 (0.97%) CLARiiON
16 13 (0.97%) Exotic Derivative
17 11 (0.82%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 778 (58.06%) Windows
2 284 (21.19%) Windows Server
3 218 (16.27%) Linux
4 185 (13.81%) Windows 10
5 132 (9.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 106 (7.91%) Windows 7
7 88 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 86 (6.42%) Unix
9 39 (2.91%) CentOS
10 29 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (1.79%) Apple iOS
13 22 (1.64%) Android
14 17 (1.27%) Fedora
14 17 (1.27%) Ubuntu
15 16 (1.19%) Debian
16 14 (1.04%) Windows 8
17 13 (0.97%) Mac OS
18 9 (0.67%) VMS
19 8 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (25.37%) DevOps
2 291 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (15.97%) Migration
4 163 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
5 127 (9.48%) ITIL
6 120 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 119 (8.88%) Scrum
8 95 (7.09%) Test Automation
9 93 (6.94%) Build Automation
10 92 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
11 76 (5.67%) Problem-Solving
12 71 (5.30%) ETL
13 65 (4.85%) Configuration Management
14 60 (4.48%) Analytics
14 60 (4.48%) Runbook
15 56 (4.18%) Deployment Automation
16 53 (3.96%) Microservices
17 51 (3.81%) Data Analysis
18 50 (3.73%) Software Engineering
19 48 (3.58%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 343 (25.60%) SQL
2 232 (17.31%) Python
3 190 (14.18%) C#
4 164 (12.24%) Bash Shell
5 104 (7.76%) JavaScript
6 74 (5.52%) VBScript
7 73 (5.45%) Shell Script
8 65 (4.85%) Java
9 61 (4.55%) T-SQL
10 59 (4.40%) Perl
11 48 (3.58%) Korn
12 40 (2.99%) Ruby
13 27 (2.01%) VB
14 26 (1.94%) Go
15 25 (1.87%) VBA
16 22 (1.64%) Groovy
17 20 (1.49%) C
18 17 (1.27%) C++
18 17 (1.27%) U-SQL
19 16 (1.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 107 (7.99%) Security Cleared
2 88 (6.57%) SC Cleared
3 60 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (3.36%) Degree
5 32 (2.39%) MCSE
6 20 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (1.27%) AWS Certification
8 17 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (1.12%) MCSA
10 13 (0.97%) Novell Certification
11 12 (0.90%) DV Cleared
12 11 (0.82%) CCNA
12 11 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (0.67%) RHCE
14 8 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
15 7 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
15 7 (0.52%) MCP
15 7 (0.52%) MCTS
16 6 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.69%) SLA
2 33 (2.46%) QA
3 6 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.37%) PMO
4 5 (0.37%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.22%) GDPR
6 2 (0.15%) HL7
6 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (0.15%) MiFID
6 2 (0.15%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.075%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.075%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.075%) EMIR
7 1 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.075%) SAS 70
System Software
1 442 (32.99%) Active Directory
2 173 (12.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (7.84%) Microsoft App-V
4 101 (7.54%) Docker
5 71 (5.30%) Hyper-V
6 64 (4.78%) XenApp
7 62 (4.63%) vSphere
8 59 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
9 51 (3.81%) XenDesktop
10 45 (3.36%) HDFS
11 33 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
12 19 (1.42%) BitLocker
13 17 (1.27%) vCloud
14 16 (1.19%) VirtualBox
15 14 (1.04%) DFS Replication
16 13 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
16 13 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
17 10 (0.75%) VMware NSX
18 8 (0.60%) Xen
19 3 (0.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 228 (17.01%) SCCM
2 206 (15.37%) Ansible
3 149 (11.12%) Opscode Chef
4 141 (10.52%) Puppet
5 129 (9.63%) Terraform
6 55 (4.10%) SCOM
7 54 (4.03%) Kubernetes
8 45 (3.36%) Hadoop YARN
9 41 (3.06%) Microsoft Intune
10 34 (2.54%) WSUS
11 33 (2.46%) Packer
12 30 (2.24%) Microsoft Clustering
13 22 (1.64%) SCOrch
14 21 (1.57%) vCenter Server
15 20 (1.49%) Nagios
15 20 (1.49%) Salt
16 19 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
17 17 (1.27%) Kibana
18 16 (1.19%) logstash
19 15 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 537 (40.07%) Microsoft
2 262 (19.55%) VMware
3 137 (10.22%) Citrix
4 90 (6.72%) Oracle
5 86 (6.42%) Splunk
6 77 (5.75%) Ivanti
7 68 (5.07%) Cisco
8 46 (3.43%) Cloudera
9 40 (2.99%) HP
10 38 (2.84%) EMC
11 34 (2.54%) Google
12 33 (2.46%) McAfee
13 32 (2.39%) ServiceNow
14 31 (2.31%) AppDynamics
15 29 (2.16%) Red Hat
16 27 (2.01%) Symantec
17 25 (1.87%) Atlassian
18 22 (1.64%) New Relic
19 20 (1.49%) RedGate
20 19 (1.42%) Dynatrace