The first table below looks at the demand for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 29 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 Cambridge 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 45 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing VBScript 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.07% 0.52% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.26% 1.33% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£380 - £165
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.80 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.30% +16.66%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
221 150 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.32% 39.16% 58.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 76 134
Average daily rate £388 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 26 55
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £32.50 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £50.00 £47.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the Cambridge region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Cambridge region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) VB
3 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) MSI
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (28.57%) EMC
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) AppSense
5 2 (28.57%) InstallShield
5 2 (28.57%) AdminStudio
6 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
6 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (14.29%) Validation
6 1 (14.29%) X.500
6 1 (14.29%) MCTS
6 1 (14.29%) SMS
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) X.500
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) SMS
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MSI
2 2 (28.57%) InstallShield
2 2 (28.57%) AdminStudio
2 2 (28.57%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Packager
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VB Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 1 (14.29%) Windows NT
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Software Distribution
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) VB
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCTS
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) AppSense
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) EMC