The first table below looks at the demand for WSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSH over the 3 months to 18 April 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 South East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 243 229 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing WSH 7 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.072% 0.096% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Average daily rate £260 £480 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £463 £265
% change year-on-year
-43.78% +74.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2244 1994 2366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.17% 23.83% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 1033 1183
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 133 107
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.00 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WSH
England

WSH
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WSH Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WSH
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

WSH Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WSH
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

WSH Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WSH
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (100.00%) VB
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 9 (100.00%) MSI
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 9 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 9 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 9 (100.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 8 (88.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (100.00%) MSI
1 9 (100.00%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 9 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) OpenView Configuration Management