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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 98 110 107
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing VBScript 16 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.71% 0.66% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.53% 2.53% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 7
Median daily rate £375 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £445 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £345 £341
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £26.09 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -9.25%
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
632 671 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.05% 26.05% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 418 320
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +53.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £25.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 28 August 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 +19 8 £388 -8.82%
Wokingham - 5 £350 -
Bracknell -3 1 - -
VBScript
South East

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 39 (82.98%) PowerShell
2 37 (78.72%) Microsoft
3 34 (72.34%) .NET
4 27 (57.45%) C#
5 26 (55.32%) C++
6 24 (51.06%) Windows
7 22 (46.81%) MS Excel
8 20 (42.55%) XML
8 20 (42.55%) Degree
9 18 (38.30%) DNS
10 17 (36.17%) VB
10 17 (36.17%) Windows Server
11 16 (34.04%) TCP/IP
11 16 (34.04%) Internet
12 14 (29.79%) DHCP
12 14 (29.79%) Computer Science
13 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
13 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (27.66%) VB.NET
13 13 (27.66%) Linux
13 13 (27.66%) Hyper-V
13 13 (27.66%) Memory Management
13 13 (27.66%) Office 365
14 12 (25.53%) Mentoring
14 12 (25.53%) Web Services
14 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
14 12 (25.53%) HTTP
14 12 (25.53%) SLA
14 12 (25.53%) Software Testing
15 11 (23.40%) Load Balancing

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 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) JBoss
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (46.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.66%) Office 365
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (38.30%) DNS
2 16 (34.04%) Internet
2 16 (34.04%) TCP/IP
3 14 (29.79%) DHCP
4 12 (25.53%) HTTP
5 11 (23.40%) IPsec
5 11 (23.40%) Software-Defined Networking
5 11 (23.40%) VPN
6 10 (21.28%) BGP
6 10 (21.28%) IPv6
7 2 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.13%) FTP
8 1 (2.13%) SSL
8 1 (2.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Selenium
2 3 (6.38%) MSI
3 1 (2.13%) AdminStudio
3 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.13%) JBehave
3 1 (2.13%) JMeter
3 1 (2.13%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (2.13%) Robotium
3 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (21.28%) French Language
1 10 (21.28%) German Language
1 10 (21.28%) Italian Language
1 10 (21.28%) Spanish Language
2 9 (19.15%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Support Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Field Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Test Architect
4 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Messaging Support
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) SCCM Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) SOA Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Test Automation Architect
5 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Escalation Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Messaging Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Development Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (72.34%) .NET
2 20 (42.55%) XML
3 12 (25.53%) Web Services
4 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET
4 11 (23.40%) Node.js
5 10 (21.28%) CSS
5 10 (21.28%) MAPI
6 6 (12.77%) Ajax
7 4 (8.51%) DCOM
8 3 (6.38%) Flash
9 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.13%) SOAP
10 1 (2.13%) Software Packaging
10 1 (2.13%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Computer Science
2 11 (23.40%) Public Cloud
3 9 (19.15%) Management Information System
4 8 (17.02%) Clustering
5 3 (6.38%) PKI
6 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) Windows
2 17 (36.17%) Windows Server
3 13 (27.66%) Linux
4 10 (21.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (21.28%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.13%) AIX
6 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Memory Management
2 12 (25.53%) Mentoring
2 12 (25.53%) Software Testing
3 11 (23.40%) Load Balancing
3 11 (23.40%) Workflow
4 9 (19.15%) Presales
4 9 (19.15%) Process Improvement
5 6 (12.77%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (12.77%) Functional Testing
5 6 (12.77%) ITIL
5 6 (12.77%) Service Management
6 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.64%) Performance Optimisation
6 5 (10.64%) SOA
7 3 (6.38%) Migration
7 3 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.26%) Data Centre Operations
8 2 (4.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 39 (82.98%) PowerShell
2 27 (57.45%) C#
3 26 (55.32%) C++
4 17 (36.17%) VB
5 13 (27.66%) VB.NET
6 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
7 11 (23.40%) C
8 10 (21.28%) SQL
9 8 (17.02%) Java
10 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
11 2 (4.26%) Python
11 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
12 1 (2.13%) Groovy
12 1 (2.13%) Perl
12 1 (2.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (42.55%) Degree
2 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (14.89%) MCSE
4 6 (12.77%) MCITP
4 6 (12.77%) MCSA
4 6 (12.77%) MCSD
4 6 (12.77%) MCTS
5 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) Hyper-V
2 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.26%) XenServer
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (17.02%) SCCM
3 7 (14.89%) WMI
4 4 (8.51%) SCOM
5 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (6.38%) WSUS
6 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (4.26%) Perfmon
6 2 (4.26%) SCOrch
6 2 (4.26%) SCVMM
7 1 (2.13%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 37 (78.72%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.64%) IBM
4 3 (6.38%) VMware
5 2 (4.26%) Citrix
6 1 (2.13%) BEA
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.13%) NetScout
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle