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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank - 81 64
Contract jobs citing VBScript 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.087% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.32% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.24% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £29.50 £26.13
% change year-on-year
-4.23% +12.91%
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
280 315 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.18% 27.37% 33.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 235 143
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 12
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.80 £16.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering

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 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) VB
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware