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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 167 182 190
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Contract jobs citing VBScript 31 47 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.65% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.25% 1.49% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 41 27
Average daily rate
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£410 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £30.78 £14.34
% change year-on-year
-6.58% +114.62%
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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
2487 3152 2999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.77% 43.66% 39.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1957 2451 2314
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 15
Average hourly rate £44.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.92% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.39 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.00 £52.75 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 40 (59.70%) Windows
2 36 (53.73%) SQL
2 36 (53.73%) PowerShell
3 32 (47.76%) SQL Server
4 29 (43.28%) Banking
5 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
6 23 (34.33%) VB
7 22 (32.84%) Finance
8 21 (31.34%) Oracle
9 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
9 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (20.90%) WebSphere
10 14 (20.90%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (20.90%) .NET
11 13 (19.40%) C#
11 13 (19.40%) Linux
11 13 (19.40%) ITIL
11 13 (19.40%) Cognos
11 13 (19.40%) Citrix
11 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
12 12 (17.91%) SCCM
12 12 (17.91%) Release Management
13 10 (14.93%) HTML
13 10 (14.93%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (11.94%) VMware
14 8 (11.94%) XML
14 8 (11.94%) ISO 9001
15 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
15 7 (10.45%) C

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 14 (20.90%) WebSphere
1 14 (20.90%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (7.46%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.48%) IIS
3 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.99%) MS Office
4 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Siebel Analytics
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) LAN
1 2 (2.99%) SMS
1 2 (2.99%) WAN
1 2 (2.99%) DHCP
1 2 (2.99%) DNS
1 2 (2.99%) SAN
1 2 (2.99%) DMZ
2 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) SNMP
2 1 (1.49%) SMTP
2 1 (1.49%) IMAP
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (47.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.97%) MS Access
5 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.48%) Data Mart
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.99%) QlikView
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.49%) MySQL
8 1 (1.49%) Siebel EIM
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) FitNesse
1 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.99%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (2.99%) InstallShield
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.49%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.49%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.49%) MSI
2 1 (1.49%) Toad
2 1 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.49%) NUnit
2 1 (1.49%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 29 (43.28%) Banking
2 22 (32.84%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Publishing
5 1 (1.49%) Back Office
5 1 (1.49%) Games
5 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Developer
2 13 (19.40%) Deployment Engineer
3 12 (17.91%) Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) SQL Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) Operations Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Release Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Deployment Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Programmer
8 3 (4.48%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Classic ASP Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Server Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Server Administrator
9 2 (2.99%) Windows Administrator
9 2 (2.99%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (2.99%) ASP Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.90%) .NET
2 10 (14.93%) HTML
3 8 (11.94%) XML
4 5 (7.46%) Middleware
4 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.97%) JSON
5 4 (5.97%) CSS
5 4 (5.97%) XSD
5 4 (5.97%) XSLT
6 3 (4.48%) Web Services
6 3 (4.48%) Classic ASP
6 3 (4.48%) Ajax
7 2 (2.99%) WCF
7 2 (2.99%) Application Packaging
7 2 (2.99%) jQuery
7 2 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (2.99%) ADO
7 2 (2.99%) ADO.NET
7 2 (2.99%) SOAP
8 1 (1.49%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.49%) User Experience
3 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.49%) NHS
3 1 (1.49%) W3C
3 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.49%) CESG
3 1 (1.49%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.49%) Clustering
3 1 (1.49%) Statistics
3 1 (1.49%) SecurID
3 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.49%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.49%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.49%) FMCG
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 40 (59.70%) Windows
2 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (19.40%) Linux
3 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
4 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.48%) UNIX
6 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) ITIL
2 12 (17.91%) Release Management
3 6 (8.96%) Migration
4 4 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (5.97%) Time Management
5 3 (4.48%) Change Management
5 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
5 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.48%) Data Management
5 3 (4.48%) Use Case
6 2 (2.99%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.99%) Test Automation
6 2 (2.99%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.99%) MVC
6 2 (2.99%) Data Modelling
6 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.99%) Service Management
6 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.99%) Data Reconciliation
6 2 (2.99%) Quantitative Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (53.73%) SQL
1 36 (53.73%) PowerShell
2 23 (34.33%) VB
3 13 (19.40%) C#
4 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.45%) C
5 6 (8.96%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.46%) VBA
7 4 (5.97%) Perl
7 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.99%) Ruby
9 2 (2.99%) VB6
9 2 (2.99%) Java
10 1 (1.49%) C++
10 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.48%) MCSE
2 3 (4.48%) Degree
3 2 (2.99%) MCITP
3 2 (2.99%) MCP
3 2 (2.99%) CCNA
3 2 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.49%) CCEA
4 1 (1.49%) CCA
4 1 (1.49%) MCSA
4 1 (1.49%) MCTS
4 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (10.45%) XenApp
2 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (4.48%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (4.48%) vSphere
4 3 (4.48%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.99%) Terminal Server
5 2 (2.99%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.49%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.49%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) SCCM
2 7 (10.45%) WMI
3 4 (5.97%) SCOrch
4 3 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.99%) SCOM
5 2 (2.99%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.99%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.49%) AppDNA
6 1 (1.49%) CA LISA
6 1 (1.49%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
2 21 (31.34%) Oracle
3 13 (19.40%) Cognos
3 13 (19.40%) Citrix
4 8 (11.94%) VMware
5 6 (8.96%) HP
6 5 (7.46%) Altiris
7 4 (5.97%) Business Objects
8 3 (4.48%) IBM
9 2 (2.99%) Open Text
9 2 (2.99%) Cisco
10 1 (1.49%) Becrypt
10 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.49%) CA
10 1 (1.49%) Reuters
10 1 (1.49%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.49%) Symantec
10 1 (1.49%) McAfee
10 1 (1.49%) Sophos
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