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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 108 109 104
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing VBScript 13 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.55% 0.70% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.10% 2.91% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 5
Median daily rate £363 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +10.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £20.97 £26.09
% change year-on-year
+46.65% -19.63%
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
619 618 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.03% 23.96% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 369 289
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.27% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £32.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +11 6 £388 +6.89%
Wokingham - 4 £350 -
VBScript
South East

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 31 (79.49%) PowerShell
2 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 27 (69.23%) .NET
4 23 (58.97%) Windows
5 21 (53.85%) C#
6 20 (51.28%) C++
6 20 (51.28%) XML
7 18 (46.15%) MS Excel
7 18 (46.15%) DNS
8 17 (43.59%) VB
8 17 (43.59%) Degree
8 17 (43.59%) Windows Server
9 16 (41.03%) TCP/IP
10 14 (35.90%) DHCP
11 13 (33.33%) Linux
11 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (33.33%) Hyper-V
12 12 (30.77%) Mentoring
12 12 (30.77%) HTTP
12 12 (30.77%) Software Testing
13 11 (28.21%) Load Balancing
13 11 (28.21%) IPsec
13 11 (28.21%) Workflow
13 11 (28.21%) Internet
13 11 (28.21%) VPN
13 11 (28.21%) C
13 11 (28.21%) Software-Defined Networking
13 11 (28.21%) Public Cloud
14 10 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (25.64%) CSS

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 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) JBoss
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (46.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.95%) Office 365
3 2 (5.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (46.15%) DNS
2 16 (41.03%) TCP/IP
3 14 (35.90%) DHCP
4 12 (30.77%) HTTP
5 11 (28.21%) Internet
5 11 (28.21%) IPsec
5 11 (28.21%) Software-Defined Networking
5 11 (28.21%) VPN
6 10 (25.64%) BGP
6 10 (25.64%) IPv6
7 2 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.56%) FTP
8 1 (2.56%) SSL
8 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Selenium
2 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.56%) JBehave
2 1 (2.56%) JMeter
2 1 (2.56%) MSI
2 1 (2.56%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (2.56%) Robotium
2 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (23.08%) Marketing
2 6 (15.38%) French Language
2 6 (15.38%) German Language
2 6 (15.38%) Italian Language
2 6 (15.38%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Support Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Field Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) SCCM Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Test Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
4 4 (10.26%) SOA Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Test Automation Architect
5 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Escalation Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Messaging Support
6 2 (5.13%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Support
6 2 (5.13%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (69.23%) .NET
2 20 (51.28%) XML
3 10 (25.64%) CSS
4 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
4 7 (17.95%) Web Services
5 6 (15.38%) Node.js
6 5 (12.82%) Ajax
6 5 (12.82%) MAPI
7 4 (10.26%) DCOM
8 3 (7.69%) Flash
9 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.56%) SOAP
10 1 (2.56%) Software Packaging
10 1 (2.56%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Public Cloud
2 10 (25.64%) Computer Science
3 8 (20.51%) Clustering
4 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.69%) PKI
6 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Windows Server
3 13 (33.33%) Linux
4 10 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (25.64%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.56%) AIX
5 1 (2.56%) Solaris
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Mentoring
1 12 (30.77%) Software Testing
2 11 (28.21%) Load Balancing
2 11 (28.21%) Workflow
3 9 (23.08%) Presales
3 9 (23.08%) Process Improvement
4 7 (17.95%) Memory Management
5 6 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (15.38%) ITIL
5 6 (15.38%) Service Management
6 5 (12.82%) Functional Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.26%) SOA
8 3 (7.69%) Migration
8 3 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.13%) Data Reconciliation
9 2 (5.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) PowerShell
2 21 (53.85%) C#
3 20 (51.28%) C++
4 17 (43.59%) VB
5 11 (28.21%) C
6 9 (23.08%) SQL
7 7 (17.95%) Java
7 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
7 7 (17.95%) VB.NET
8 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
9 2 (5.13%) Python
9 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.56%) Groovy
10 1 (2.56%) Perl
10 1 (2.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Degree
2 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (17.95%) MCSE
4 6 (15.38%) MCITP
4 6 (15.38%) MCSA
4 6 (15.38%) MCSD
4 6 (15.38%) MCTS
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) XenServer
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (17.95%) WMI
3 6 (15.38%) SCCM
4 4 (10.26%) SCOM
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (5.13%) Perfmon
6 2 (5.13%) SCOrch
6 2 (5.13%) SCVMM
7 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.26%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) BEA
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) NetScout
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle