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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 107 103 94
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing VBScript 18 21 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.69% 0.86% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.64% 3.33% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 26
Average daily rate
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£380 £369 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £339 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £33.13 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-21.23% +4.97%
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
681 631 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.95% 25.79% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 318 386
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £252 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% -34.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.25 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 2015. 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 -9 6 £425 +17.24% 2
Maidenhead - 3 £350 -
Bracknell -6 2 - -
Slough +1 1 £325 -13.33%
Hungerford - 1 £320 -
VBScript
South East

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) VB
3 12 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
5 10 (33.33%) XML
5 10 (33.33%) VMware
5 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (26.67%) .NET
7 7 (23.33%) C#
7 7 (23.33%) EMC
7 7 (23.33%) DNS
7 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (23.33%) SCCM
8 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (20.00%) ITIL
8 6 (20.00%) HP
8 6 (20.00%) HTML
9 5 (16.67%) C++
9 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 5 (16.67%) CSS
9 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (16.67%) HTTP
9 5 (16.67%) Migration
9 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 3 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.33%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) IaaS
2 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.67%) SaaS
2 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
1 7 (23.33%) DNS
2 5 (16.67%) HTTP
3 4 (13.33%) IPsec
3 4 (13.33%) SAN
3 4 (13.33%) VPN
3 4 (13.33%) LAN
3 4 (13.33%) WAN
3 4 (13.33%) DHCP
3 4 (13.33%) FTP
4 3 (10.00%) Firewall
4 3 (10.00%) VLAN
4 3 (10.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco ICM
5 2 (6.67%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) MySQL
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.67%) MS Access
4 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MSI
1 4 (13.33%) Subversion
2 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.33%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (13.33%) Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Applications Packager
3 3 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Escalation Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Junior
4 2 (6.67%) Network Support
4 2 (6.67%) Junior Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Junior Software Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Database Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) XML
2 8 (26.67%) .NET
3 6 (20.00%) HTML
4 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (16.67%) CSS
5 4 (13.33%) Ajax
6 3 (10.00%) Application Packaging
7 2 (6.67%) XSLT
7 2 (6.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.67%) JSON
7 2 (6.67%) JSP
7 2 (6.67%) SOAP
7 2 (6.67%) Web Services
8 1 (3.33%) OLE
8 1 (3.33%) Silverlight
8 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.67%) EMC VNX
2 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.67%) IVR
2 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.33%) Online Games
3 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.00%) Linux
5 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.33%) Solaris
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (13.33%) Change Control
4 3 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 3 (10.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.00%) MVC
5 2 (6.67%) Workflow
5 2 (6.67%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) Time Management
5 2 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.67%) Network Management
5 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
5 2 (6.67%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) VB
2 12 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (23.33%) C#
4 5 (16.67%) C++
4 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.33%) Java
5 4 (13.33%) C
5 4 (13.33%) SQL
5 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (10.00%) Perl
7 2 (6.67%) PHP
7 2 (6.67%) Ruby
8 1 (3.33%) Python
8 1 (3.33%) Tcl
8 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) MCSE
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.00%) MCITP
5 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (10.00%) vSphere
5 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.67%) ISA Server
6 1 (3.33%) Terminal Server
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) HP SIM
2 3 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.67%) OVSD
3 2 (6.67%) HP NNM
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (6.67%) WSUS
3 2 (6.67%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (3.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) EMC
4 6 (20.00%) HP
5 4 (13.33%) Citrix
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle
6 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (10.00%) Symantec
6 3 (10.00%) McAfee
7 2 (6.67%) Websense
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco
7 2 (6.67%) Genesys
7 2 (6.67%) BMC
7 2 (6.67%) CA
7 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
8 1 (3.33%) Adobe
8 1 (3.33%) Remedy
8 1 (3.33%) Tableau
8 1 (3.33%) Eloqua
8 1 (3.33%) Fujitsu