The table below looks at the statistics for WSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSH over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank - 130 115
Contract jobs citing WSH 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.14% 0.083%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.50% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £225 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -32.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £463
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -43.78%
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
868 799 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.00% 27.20% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 448 338
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 25
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £22.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £103.00 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

WSH
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

WSH Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WSH
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

WSH Daily Rate Trend in the North West