The first table below looks at the demand for WSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSH over the 3 months to 29 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 South 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 141 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSH 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.065% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£290 - -
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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
837 527 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.38% 24.75% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 364 340
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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WSH
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

WSH Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WSH
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

WSH Daily Rate Trend in the South West

WSH
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) MSI
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Wise Package Studio

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 2 (100.00%) MSI
1 2 (100.00%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VB
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management