The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 61 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing VBScript 3 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.39% 1.19% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 2.78% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£380 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £339 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +12.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £31.56 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-25.52% +80.52%
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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 Cambridgeshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
316 324 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.77% 42.80% 46.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 129 159
Average daily rate £350 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 61
Average hourly rate £57.50 £39.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.43% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £26.40 £29.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) VB
3 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (50.00%) SCCM
5 5 (50.00%) Migration
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (30.00%) MSI
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
7 2 (20.00%) Wise Package Studio
7 2 (20.00%) EMC
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) InstallShield
7 2 (20.00%) AdminStudio
7 2 (20.00%) AppSense
8 1 (10.00%) Validation
8 1 (10.00%) MCTS
8 1 (10.00%) X.500
8 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
8 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (10.00%) SMS
8 1 (10.00%) DHCP

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) X.500
2 1 (10.00%) SMS
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MSI
2 2 (20.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (20.00%) InstallShield
2 2 (20.00%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Packager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) VB Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (10.00%) Windows NT
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) VB
2 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCTS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) EMC
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) AppSense