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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 122 101 115
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Contract jobs citing VBScript 1 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 1.00% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 3.72% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 9
Average daily rate £275 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £200
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £28.69 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -6.79%
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
638 725 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.21% 26.98% 30.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 426 417
Average daily rate £388 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 19
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.00 £27.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £32.50 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £39.50 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Windsor - 1 £275 -
VBScript
South East

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) VB
3 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) SCCM
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) IIS
5 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Becrypt
6 2 (25.00%) BitLocker
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (25.00%) Office 365
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) IPsec
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Junior
1 2 (25.00%) Junior Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Junior Software Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Escalation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) Ajax
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Becrypt
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Fujitsu
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) VMware