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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 169 179 159
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Contract jobs citing VBScript 23 41 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.58% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 1.32% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 39 50
Average daily rate
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£373 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.47% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £225 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £403 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £43.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.80 £33.28 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-22.48% -4.92%
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2422 3096 3039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.03% 43.68% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1881 2376 2356
Average daily rate £460 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £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 12 28 21
Average hourly rate £38.49 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £22.50 £24.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.61 £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 1 August 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 August 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 35 (61.40%) Windows
2 33 (57.89%) PowerShell
3 28 (49.12%) SQL Server
4 25 (43.86%) Banking
5 24 (42.11%) SQL
6 23 (40.35%) Finance
7 20 (35.09%) VB
7 20 (35.09%) Oracle
8 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
9 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
10 14 (24.56%) Release Management
11 13 (22.81%) WebSphere
11 13 (22.81%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (21.05%) Cognos
12 12 (21.05%) ITIL
12 12 (21.05%) Linux
12 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (19.30%) SCCM
14 10 (17.54%) Citrix
15 9 (15.79%) C#
15 9 (15.79%) .NET
15 9 (15.79%) Windows 7
16 8 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (14.04%) VMware
16 8 (14.04%) ISO 9001
17 7 (12.28%) C
17 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
17 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2005
18 6 (10.53%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (22.81%) WebSphere
1 13 (22.81%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.75%) Siebel Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) SMS
2 3 (5.26%) DMZ
2 3 (5.26%) WAN
2 3 (5.26%) LAN
3 2 (3.51%) DHCP
3 2 (3.51%) DNS
4 1 (1.75%) SAN
4 1 (1.75%) SSL
4 1 (1.75%) SMTP
4 1 (1.75%) FTP
4 1 (1.75%) SNMP
4 1 (1.75%) VPN
4 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.75%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (49.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.26%) MS Access
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (5.26%) Data Mart
7 2 (3.51%) QlikView
8 1 (1.75%) Siebel EIM
8 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.51%) MSI
2 2 (3.51%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.75%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.75%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.75%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.75%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.75%) NUnit
General
1 25 (43.86%) Banking
2 23 (40.35%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Publishing
5 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Developer
2 12 (21.05%) Deployment Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Deployment Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Release Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) SQL Developer
5 4 (7.02%) SCCM Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Classic ASP Developer
6 3 (5.26%) ASP Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Server Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) Middleware
3 5 (8.77%) HTML
3 5 (8.77%) Classic ASP
4 4 (7.02%) Ajax
5 3 (5.26%) ADO
5 3 (5.26%) Web Services
5 3 (5.26%) XML
5 3 (5.26%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.51%) jQuery
6 2 (3.51%) JSON
6 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.51%) XSLT
6 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.51%) CSS
7 1 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.75%) JMS
7 1 (1.75%) MSMQ
7 1 (1.75%) COM+
7 1 (1.75%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
1 1 (1.75%) W3C
1 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
1 1 (1.75%) FMCG
1 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
1 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
1 1 (1.75%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 35 (61.40%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (21.05%) Linux
2 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.51%) UNIX
6 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Release Management
2 12 (21.05%) ITIL
3 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
4 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (7.02%) Migration
5 3 (5.26%) Time Management
5 3 (5.26%) Data Management
6 2 (3.51%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
6 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (3.51%) Data Reconciliation
6 2 (3.51%) Quantitative Risk Management
6 2 (3.51%) ETL
6 2 (3.51%) MVC
6 2 (3.51%) Change Management
6 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.51%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (57.89%) PowerShell
2 24 (42.11%) SQL
3 20 (35.09%) VB
4 9 (15.79%) C#
5 7 (12.28%) C
6 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.77%) VBA
6 5 (8.77%) T-SQL
7 4 (7.02%) Perl
8 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.75%) Python
10 1 (1.75%) Java
10 1 (1.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) MCP
1 2 (3.51%) MCSE
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.75%) CCEA
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.75%) CCA
2 1 (1.75%) CCNA
2 1 (1.75%) MCSA
2 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) MCITP
2 1 (1.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (7.02%) XenApp
5 3 (5.26%) Terminal Server
5 3 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (3.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (3.51%) vSphere
7 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.75%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.75%) XenServer
7 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) WMI
3 2 (3.51%) WSUS
3 2 (3.51%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.75%) AppDNA
4 1 (1.75%) CA LISA
4 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) Oracle
2 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.05%) Cognos
4 10 (17.54%) Citrix
5 8 (14.04%) VMware
6 4 (7.02%) Business Objects
6 4 (7.02%) Open Text
7 3 (5.26%) Metastorm
7 3 (5.26%) IBM
7 3 (5.26%) Altiris
8 2 (3.51%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.51%) HP
8 2 (3.51%) MKS
8 2 (3.51%) AppSense
9 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.75%) Reuters
9 1 (1.75%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.75%) Symantec
9 1 (1.75%) Sophos
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