The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 103 105 103
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing VBScript 24 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.91% 0.74% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% 2.11% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £249 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +54.73%
VBScript
South East

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
720 900 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.38% 34.82% 27.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 496 322
Average daily rate £368 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 29
Average hourly rate £35.50 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.79% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £22.16 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +19 15 £400 +14.28% 3
Bracknell - 2 - - 1
Slough - 1 £375 -
Maidenhead - - - -
VBScript
South East

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VBScript 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 VBScript.

1 32 (76.19%) SQL
1 32 (76.19%) Windows
2 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
2 25 (59.52%) PowerShell
3 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
4 18 (42.86%) DNS
5 16 (38.10%) IIS
6 15 (35.71%) WMI
6 15 (35.71%) SCCM
7 14 (33.33%) SCOM
7 14 (33.33%) Oracle
8 13 (30.95%) VMware
9 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 12 (28.57%) VB
10 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (26.19%) Degree
10 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (23.81%) PKI
11 10 (23.81%) .NET
12 9 (21.43%) Project Management
12 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
12 9 (21.43%) MVC
12 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
12 9 (21.43%) C#
12 9 (21.43%) HTML
12 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
12 9 (21.43%) DHCP
13 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
13 8 (19.05%) XML

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VBScript 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 VBScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (38.10%) IIS
2 5 (11.90%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (42.86%) DNS
2 9 (21.43%) DHCP
3 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 8 (19.05%) Internet
4 3 (7.14%) SAN
5 2 (4.76%) LDAP
6 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.38%) VLAN
6 1 (2.38%) VPN
6 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Field Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) SCCM Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 6 (14.29%) .NET Applications Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Data Modeller
7 2 (4.76%) Applications Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Operations Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Wintel Architect
8 1 (2.38%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) .NET
2 9 (21.43%) HTML
2 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 8 (19.05%) DCOM
3 8 (19.05%) XML
4 7 (16.67%) J2EE
4 7 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 7 (16.67%) WCF
4 7 (16.67%) WPF
5 2 (4.76%) jQuery
5 2 (4.76%) HTML5
5 2 (4.76%) Ajax
5 2 (4.76%) CSS
5 2 (4.76%) DHTML
5 2 (4.76%) DOM
5 2 (4.76%) XSLT
5 2 (4.76%) WSH
5 2 (4.76%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) PKI
2 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.14%) Clustering
5 2 (4.76%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 32 (76.19%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (19.05%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) MVC
1 9 (21.43%) Project Management
2 7 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (16.67%) OO
3 6 (14.29%) ITIL
3 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 4 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (9.52%) Service Management
5 3 (7.14%) Investment Management
6 2 (4.76%) Change Management
6 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.76%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.76%) Web Development
7 1 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Time Management
7 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 32 (76.19%) SQL
2 25 (59.52%) PowerShell
3 12 (28.57%) VB
4 9 (21.43%) C#
4 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 8 (19.05%) VB.NET
5 8 (19.05%) T-SQL
6 7 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.76%) C++
7 2 (4.76%) C
8 1 (2.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) MCSE
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.52%) MCTS
3 4 (9.52%) MCITP
4 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (35.71%) WMI
1 15 (35.71%) SCCM
2 14 (33.33%) SCOM
3 6 (14.29%) SCSM
4 5 (11.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (11.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (7.14%) MOM
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (33.33%) Oracle
3 13 (30.95%) VMware
4 4 (9.52%) Borland
5 2 (4.76%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) CA
6 1 (2.38%) Dell
6 1 (2.38%) McAfee