The table below looks at the statistics for WSH skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSH over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Script Host (WSH)
UK
Rank - 617 584
Contract jobs citing WSH 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.007% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £275
% change year-on-year
- +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13725 14711 13932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.69% 28.92% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9437 10132 9429
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 265 184
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +14.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.55 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

WSH
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing WSH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSH Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WSH
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WSH within the UK.

WSH Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WSH
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WSH within the UK.

WSH Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WSH
Top 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WSH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for WSH.

1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

WSH
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft