The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 45 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -5
Contract jobs citing VB 3 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.60% 0.33% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.62% 0.88% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Median daily rate £275 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £355 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £507 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +28.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
185 339 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.78% 37.25% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 230 181
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 5
Median hourly rate £43.71 £16.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.20% -44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.99 £13.00 £14.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Warrington - 2 £275 -
Runcorn - 1 - -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) VB6
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (40.00%) WSUS
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) SCOM
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) VMware GSX
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) MOM
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
1 1 (20.00%) QlikView
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared SharePoint Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Designer
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) OO
1 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (20.00%) Service Design
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) UML
1 1 (20.00%) Use Case
1 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (20.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (60.00%) VB6
2 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (40.00%) VMware GSX
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) MOM
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) NetApp
1 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau
Chester, Cheshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 5 days ago