The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 87 71 69
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing VBScript 3 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.29% 0.81% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 2.04% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £425 £263 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% +64.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -17.64%
VBScript
North West

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
428 393 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.76% 39.94% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 267 119
Median daily rate £400 £408 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +25.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £690 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £32.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

VBScript
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 VBScript within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester -4 3 £425 +47.82%
VBScript
North West

VBScript
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript 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 VBScript.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (50.00%) BladeLogic
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Banking

VBScript
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 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) EMC