The table below looks at the statistics for WSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSH over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 410 408 399
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing WSH 3 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.030% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.041% 0.096% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £210 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £315 £265
% change year-on-year
- +18.86%
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7290 7254 7705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.10% 30.91% 31.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5309 5138 5528
Average daily rate £430 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 45 70
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.51 £17.50 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £57.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

WSH
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSH across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing WSH also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WSH.

1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) VBScript
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) CA
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing WSH also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WSH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Release Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Oracle Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix