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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank - 434 427
Contract jobs citing WSH 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.008% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.027% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £450 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +114.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £315
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
7315 7430 7221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.03% 31.45% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5515 5412 5163
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.48 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £62.50 £51.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

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