The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 121 163 171
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +8
Contract jobs citing VBScript 22 27 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.53% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.61% 1.17% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 27
Average daily rate £403 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £363 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £347 £210
% change year-on-year
-13.66% +65.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £28.69 £32.81
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -12.54%
VBScript
London

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

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1368 2304 2580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.36% 45.42% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1141 1905 1947
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £322 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 13
Average hourly rate £29.64 £29.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -29.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £27.37 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £147.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 28 (62.22%) Windows
2 27 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 23 (51.11%) SCCM
4 20 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 17 (37.78%) Windows 7
6 16 (35.56%) Citrix
7 15 (33.33%) VB
8 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
8 13 (28.89%) Finance
9 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
9 12 (26.67%) Windows Server
10 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (24.44%) VMware
10 11 (24.44%) Banking
11 9 (20.00%) DNS
11 9 (20.00%) .NET
11 9 (20.00%) SQL
11 9 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (20.00%) AppSense
11 9 (20.00%) XenApp
12 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (17.78%) C#
12 8 (17.78%) IIS
13 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (15.56%) Clustering
13 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (15.56%) XenDesktop
14 6 (13.33%) SCOM
14 6 (13.33%) ITIL
14 6 (13.33%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (17.78%) IIS
2 3 (6.67%) CMS
3 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) OpenText MBPM
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) DNS
2 6 (13.33%) DHCP
3 5 (11.11%) SSL
4 4 (8.89%) Firewall
4 4 (8.89%) VPN
5 3 (6.67%) Internet
6 2 (4.44%) LAN
6 2 (4.44%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.44%) WAN
7 1 (2.22%) DMZ
7 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.44%) DB2
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) MS Access
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) HP UFT
1 5 (11.11%) MSI
1 5 (11.11%) TestComplete
2 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) InstallShield
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 11 (24.44%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Law
4 4 (8.89%) Financial Institution
4 4 (8.89%) Legal
5 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.67%) Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Applications Packager
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) HTML
2 5 (11.11%) jQuery
3 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.67%) Backbone.js
3 3 (6.67%) CSS
3 3 (6.67%) Sass
4 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.44%) Middleware
4 2 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.44%) Web Services
4 2 (4.44%) XML
5 1 (2.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Clustering
2 5 (11.11%) Derivative
3 2 (4.44%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Equities
4 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) PDA
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (62.22%) Windows
2 17 (37.78%) Windows 7
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.67%) Linux
8 2 (4.44%) AIX
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (4.44%) SUSE
8 2 (4.44%) Unix
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.33%) ITIL
3 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.89%) Change Management
4 4 (8.89%) Investment Management
4 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.89%) Software Deployment
4 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.67%) API Testing
5 3 (6.67%) Content Management
5 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.67%) Front End Development
5 3 (6.67%) MVC
5 3 (6.67%) Patch Management
5 3 (6.67%) Web Development
6 2 (4.44%) Document Management
6 2 (4.44%) ITSM
6 2 (4.44%) Security Management
6 2 (4.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 15 (33.33%) VB
3 9 (20.00%) SQL
4 8 (17.78%) C#
5 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.67%) VBA
7 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.44%) Korn
7 2 (4.44%) Perl
7 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.22%) Tcl
8 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.22%) MCITP
2 1 (2.22%) MCSA
2 1 (2.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) WCAG
2 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.22%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) SLA
3 1 (2.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (20.00%) XenApp
3 7 (15.56%) XenDesktop
4 5 (11.11%) BitLocker
4 5 (11.11%) vSphere
5 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.22%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.22%) MetaFrame
6 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (51.11%) SCCM
2 6 (13.33%) SCOM
3 2 (4.44%) Ansible
3 2 (4.44%) Puppet
4 1 (2.22%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.22%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.22%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Intune
4 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Citrix
2 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
3 11 (24.44%) VMware
4 9 (20.00%) AppSense
5 5 (11.11%) Oracle
6 3 (6.67%) IBM
6 3 (6.67%) RedDot
7 2 (4.44%) HP
7 2 (4.44%) iManage
7 2 (4.44%) NetApp
7 2 (4.44%) OpenText
8 1 (2.22%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (2.22%) Dell
8 1 (2.22%) F5
8 1 (2.22%) Lotus
8 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.22%) TOWER Software
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