The first table below looks at the demand for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 168 177 156
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Contract jobs citing VBScript 27 41 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.58% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% 1.31% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 37 45
Average daily rate
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£405 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £414 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £39.51 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.38% +21.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £35.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.98% +0.71%
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2433 3141 3009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.48% 44.18% 38.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1888 2412 2315
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 25
Average hourly rate £29.74 £41.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% +10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £22.50 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.64 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VBScript
London

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 33 (61.11%) Windows
2 31 (57.41%) PowerShell
3 27 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 24 (44.44%) Banking
5 23 (42.59%) SQL
6 22 (40.74%) Finance
7 19 (35.19%) Oracle
8 18 (33.33%) VB
9 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
10 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
11 14 (25.93%) Release Management
12 13 (24.07%) WebSphere
12 13 (24.07%) BizTalk Server
13 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (22.22%) Cognos
13 12 (22.22%) ITIL
13 12 (22.22%) Linux
13 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (20.37%) SCCM
15 10 (18.52%) Citrix
16 8 (14.81%) VMware
16 8 (14.81%) ISO 9001
16 8 (14.81%) C#
16 8 (14.81%) .NET
16 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
17 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2005
17 7 (12.96%) C
18 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
18 6 (11.11%) Middleware

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 13 (24.07%) WebSphere
1 13 (24.07%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.85%) Siebel Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) SMS
2 3 (5.56%) DMZ
2 3 (5.56%) WAN
2 3 (5.56%) LAN
3 2 (3.70%) DHCP
3 2 (3.70%) DNS
4 1 (1.85%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.85%) IMAP
4 1 (1.85%) SAN
4 1 (1.85%) SSL
4 1 (1.85%) SMTP
4 1 (1.85%) FTP
4 1 (1.85%) SNMP
4 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.56%) Data Mart
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.56%) MS Access
7 2 (3.70%) QlikView
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.85%) Siebel EIM
8 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.70%) MSI
2 2 (3.70%) InstallShield
2 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.85%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.85%) NUnit
3 1 (1.85%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.85%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (44.44%) Banking
2 22 (40.74%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Publishing
5 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) Deployment Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Release Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Operations Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Deployment Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Developer
5 4 (7.41%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Classic ASP Developer
6 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) ASP Developer
6 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.70%) VB Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) .NET
2 6 (11.11%) Middleware
3 5 (9.26%) HTML
3 5 (9.26%) Classic ASP
4 4 (7.41%) Ajax
5 3 (5.56%) Application Packaging
5 3 (5.56%) ADO
5 3 (5.56%) Web Services
5 3 (5.56%) XML
6 2 (3.70%) XSLT
6 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.70%) CSS
6 2 (3.70%) jQuery
6 2 (3.70%) JSON
6 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 1 (1.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.85%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (1.85%) Spring
7 1 (1.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
1 1 (1.85%) FMCG
1 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
1 1 (1.85%) Market Risk
1 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
1 1 (1.85%) W3C
1 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (61.11%) Windows
2 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (22.22%) Linux
2 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.70%) UNIX
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Release Management
2 12 (22.22%) ITIL
3 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 4 (7.41%) Migration
4 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.56%) Data Management
6 2 (3.70%) ETL
6 2 (3.70%) MVC
6 2 (3.70%) Change Management
6 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.70%) Project Management
6 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.70%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.70%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.70%) Waterfall
6 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (3.70%) Quantitative Risk Management
6 2 (3.70%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 31 (57.41%) PowerShell
2 23 (42.59%) SQL
3 18 (33.33%) VB
4 8 (14.81%) C#
5 7 (12.96%) C
6 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.26%) VBA
6 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
7 4 (7.41%) Perl
8 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.85%) VB6
9 1 (1.85%) Java
9 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) MCP
1 2 (3.70%) MCSE
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) MCTS
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) MCITP
2 1 (1.85%) CCEA
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.85%) CCA
2 1 (1.85%) CCNA
2 1 (1.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (7.41%) XenApp
5 3 (5.56%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.56%) Terminal Server
6 2 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (3.70%) vSphere
7 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.85%) XenServer
7 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.85%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) WSUS
2 2 (3.70%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.85%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.85%) CA LISA
3 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.85%) WMI
3 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Oracle
2 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 12 (22.22%) Cognos
4 10 (18.52%) Citrix
5 8 (14.81%) VMware
6 4 (7.41%) Business Objects
7 3 (5.56%) Open Text
7 3 (5.56%) IBM
8 2 (3.70%) HP
8 2 (3.70%) MKS
8 2 (3.70%) Metastorm
8 2 (3.70%) AppSense
8 2 (3.70%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.85%) Becrypt
9 1 (1.85%) Altiris
9 1 (1.85%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.85%) Reuters
9 1 (1.85%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.85%) Symantec
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