The table below looks at the statistics for WSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSH over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank - 607 560
Contract jobs citing WSH 0 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.008% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.030% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 21
Median daily rate - £350 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £243
% change year-on-year
- +34.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WSH
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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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13910 13418 13210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.23% 27.26% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9968 8962 8901
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 182 159
Median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.43 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

WSH
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing WSH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSH Jobs Demand Trend in England

WSH
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WSH Daily Rate Trend in England

WSH
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WSH across the England region.

WSH Hourly Rate Trend in England