The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank - 128 -
Contract jobs citing WSH 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.15% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £265 £265
% change year-on-year
+18.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
734 783 1016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.46% 28.93% 31.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 411 555
Average daily rate £325 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 37
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £25.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £13.61 £16.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
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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

WSH
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (100.00%) VB
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) MSI
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Wise Package Studio

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MSI
1 6 (100.00%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) VB
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management