The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 102 90 120
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +30
Contract jobs citing VBScript 17 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.70% 1.23% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.72% 3.98% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 8
Average daily rate
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£363 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £35.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.98% +0.71%
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
626 754 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.63% 30.98% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 335 378
Average daily rate £375 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 28
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.90 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VBScript
South East

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 22 July 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 +1 10 £363 +45.00% 1
Bracknell +4 1 - - 2
Slough -1 1 £375 - 1
Wokingham - - - - 3
VBScript
South East

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) SQL
3 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 14 (58.33%) PowerShell
5 13 (54.17%) SCCM
6 12 (50.00%) DNS
7 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
7 11 (45.83%) IIS
7 11 (45.83%) WMI
8 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
8 10 (41.67%) VB
8 10 (41.67%) DCOM
8 10 (41.67%) SCOM
9 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
9 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
9 9 (37.50%) Internet
9 9 (37.50%) PKI
10 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
11 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 4 (16.67%) XML
11 4 (16.67%) Project Management
11 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
12 3 (12.50%) C#
12 3 (12.50%) HTML
12 3 (12.50%) .NET
12 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
12 3 (12.50%) DOM
12 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
12 3 (12.50%) MVC

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (45.83%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) DNS
2 9 (37.50%) Internet
2 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (4.17%) MSI
1 1 (4.17%) AdminStudio
1 1 (4.17%) JMeter
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) Selenium
1 1 (4.17%) JBehave
1 1 (4.17%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.17%) Robotium
General
1 1 (4.17%) Legal
1 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) SCCM Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Field Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) DCOM
2 4 (16.67%) XML
3 3 (12.50%) DOM
3 3 (12.50%) HTML
3 3 (12.50%) .NET
3 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.33%) DHTML
4 2 (8.33%) XSLT
4 2 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (8.33%) jQuery
4 2 (8.33%) HTML5
4 2 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (4.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (4.17%) WCF
5 1 (4.17%) WPF
5 1 (4.17%) SOAP
5 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) PKI
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) iPhone
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Project Management
2 3 (12.50%) MVC
2 3 (12.50%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Content Management
4 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Scrum
4 1 (4.17%) Workflow
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 14 (58.33%) PowerShell
3 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 10 (41.67%) VB
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (8.33%) C++
6 2 (8.33%) C
6 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.17%) XPath
7 1 (4.17%) Groovy
7 1 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCTS
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) NFS
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) SCCM
2 11 (45.83%) WMI
3 10 (41.67%) SCOM
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) WSUS
5 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (4.17%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) AppSense
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Dell
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