The table below looks at the statistics for WSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSH over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank - 422 412
Contract jobs citing WSH 0 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.009% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.029% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 9
Median daily rate - £375 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +59.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £260
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WSH
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7197 6832 6999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.58% 30.52% 29.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5456 4845 5081
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 30
Median hourly rate £25.13 £22.18 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% -48.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.21 £18.60 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.45 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

WSH
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

WSH
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WSH Daily Rate Trend in London

WSH
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

WSH Hourly Rate Trend in London