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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 98 113 102
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing VBScript 29 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.10% 0.65% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.12% 2.10% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 10
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£400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £249 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £355 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+75.78% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.78 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-6.79% +10.91%
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
704 808 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.61% 31.06% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 432 278
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 24
Average hourly rate £36.00 £27.20 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -18.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.54 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +13 17 £400 +14.28% 4
Bracknell - 2 - -
Maidenhead - - - - 2
VBScript
South East

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 37 (80.43%) Windows
2 36 (78.26%) SQL
3 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
3 29 (63.04%) PowerShell
4 18 (39.13%) VMware
4 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
4 18 (39.13%) Oracle
5 17 (36.96%) DNS
6 16 (34.78%) VB
6 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (30.43%) SCCM
7 14 (30.43%) WMI
7 14 (30.43%) Degree
7 14 (30.43%) DHCP
7 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (28.26%) SCOM
8 13 (28.26%) Hyper-V
8 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
9 12 (26.09%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (26.09%) XML
10 11 (23.91%) SCSM
10 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
10 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
11 10 (21.74%) SharePoint Server
11 10 (21.74%) ITIL
11 10 (21.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 9 (19.57%) Borland
12 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
12 9 (19.57%) IIS

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (21.74%) SharePoint Server
2 9 (19.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) DNS
2 14 (30.43%) DHCP
3 3 (6.52%) SAN
4 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.35%) LDAP
4 2 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (2.17%) SSL
5 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.17%) VPN
5 1 (2.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.87%) Marketing
4 3 (6.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Integration Engineer
1 8 (17.39%) Developer
1 8 (17.39%) Field Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) .NET Developer
2 6 (13.04%) .NET Applications Developer
2 6 (13.04%) Applications Developer
3 4 (8.70%) Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) Architect
4 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Operations Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Systems Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Data Modeller
5 2 (4.35%) Applications Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Security Architect
5 2 (4.35%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Programmer
6 1 (2.17%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) XML
2 8 (17.39%) .NET
3 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
3 7 (15.22%) HTML
4 6 (13.04%) Hibernate
4 6 (13.04%) WCF
4 6 (13.04%) WPF
4 6 (13.04%) J2EE
5 4 (8.70%) WSH
6 2 (4.35%) DCOM
6 2 (4.35%) OLE
7 1 (2.17%) DHTML
7 1 (2.17%) CSS
7 1 (2.17%) DOM
7 1 (2.17%) XSLT
7 1 (2.17%) HTML5
7 1 (2.17%) Ajax
7 1 (2.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Clustering
2 6 (13.04%) PKI
2 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.70%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 37 (80.43%) Windows
2 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Performance Monitoring
2 10 (21.74%) ITIL
3 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
4 8 (17.39%) Customer Engagement
4 8 (17.39%) Service Management
5 7 (15.22%) MVC
5 7 (15.22%) Project Management
6 6 (13.04%) OO
6 6 (13.04%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.52%) Migration
7 3 (6.52%) Investment Management
8 2 (4.35%) Change Management
9 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.17%) Time Management
9 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.17%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (78.26%) SQL
2 29 (63.04%) PowerShell
3 16 (34.78%) VB
4 7 (15.22%) VB.NET
4 7 (15.22%) C#
4 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.17%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) C
7 1 (2.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.39%) MCTS
3 8 (17.39%) MCITP
3 8 (17.39%) MCSE
3 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (28.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (30.43%) SCCM
1 14 (30.43%) WMI
2 13 (28.26%) SCOM
3 11 (23.91%) SCSM
4 10 (21.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (15.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (8.70%) MOM
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 18 (39.13%) VMware
2 18 (39.13%) Oracle
3 9 (19.57%) Borland
4 2 (4.35%) HP
4 2 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) CA
5 1 (2.17%) McAfee
5 1 (2.17%) Dell
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