The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 41 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing VBScript 2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.60% 1.80% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.21% 3.06% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.85 £30.01 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.79% +57.92%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
165 196 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.40% 58.68% 57.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 94 125
Average daily rate £354 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £750 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 34 42
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +7.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £13.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £48.25 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 18 December 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 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) WMI
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Lotus
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) MSI
4 1 (20.00%) X.500
4 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) LDAP
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) MCP

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) X.500
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MSI
1 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (20.00%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Packager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) MCTS
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Lotus
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix