The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 96 121 97
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -24
Contract jobs citing VBScript 5 1 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.26% 0.041% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.91% 0.16% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 10
Median daily rate £350 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -31.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £361
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -16.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.25 £27.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+75.45% -4.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
550 607 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.50% 24.98% 26.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 360 405
Median daily rate £425 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 16
Median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.55 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 5 £350 -
VBScript
South East

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 19 (95.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (45.00%) Retail
2 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) AirWatch
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) .NET
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) VMware
4 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (30.00%) SCCM
5 6 (30.00%) Memory Management
5 6 (30.00%) Office 365
5 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
5 6 (30.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) C++
5 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (25.00%) MAPI
6 5 (25.00%) SLA
6 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (25.00%) Citrix
6 5 (25.00%) Windows CE
6 5 (25.00%) Internet
6 5 (25.00%) Android
6 5 (25.00%) Apple iOS
6 5 (25.00%) Node.js
7 4 (20.00%) Degree
7 4 (20.00%) Computer Science

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MSI
2 1 (5.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 9 (45.00%) Retail
2 4 (20.00%) French Language
2 4 (20.00%) German Language
2 4 (20.00%) Italian Language
2 4 (20.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Messaging Support
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Development Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Development Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Messaging Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.00%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) MAPI
2 5 (25.00%) Node.js
2 5 (25.00%) Web Services
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 5 (25.00%) Android
3 5 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (25.00%) Windows CE
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Memory Management
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (15.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) SOA
5 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (30.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) C++
2 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) AirWatch
2 6 (30.00%) SCCM
3 2 (10.00%) WSUS
4 1 (5.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (35.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) MobileIron