The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WSH 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
+0.83% +15.38%
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
833 575 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.72% 26.67% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 394 389
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 40
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £14.13 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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