The table below looks at the statistics for WSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSH over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank - 217 225
Contract jobs citing WSH 0 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.11% 0.075%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.38% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate
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- £235 £570
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -58.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £265 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.86% -29.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1752 2112 2183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.66% 29.50% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1319 1598 1673
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.97 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.88% +9.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WSH
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSH across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSH Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WSH
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WSH across the City of London region.

WSH Daily Rate Trend in the City of London