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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 181 178 189
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing VBScript 20 46 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.64% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.81% 1.46% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 43 29
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £280 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £435 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.37% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £30.78 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-23.64% +76.07%
VBScript
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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
2466 3160 3093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.51% 44.18% 39.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1925 2447 2374
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £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 8 18 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £17.50 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £143.00 £57.80 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 37 (61.67%) Windows
2 34 (56.67%) PowerShell
3 31 (51.67%) SQL
4 30 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 26 (43.33%) Banking
6 22 (36.67%) VB
7 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
8 20 (33.33%) Oracle
8 20 (33.33%) Finance
9 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
9 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (21.67%) WebSphere
10 13 (21.67%) Release Management
10 13 (21.67%) C#
10 13 (21.67%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (20.00%) Linux
11 12 (20.00%) ITIL
11 12 (20.00%) Cognos
12 11 (18.33%) SCCM
12 11 (18.33%) Windows 7
12 11 (18.33%) Citrix
12 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (16.67%) .NET
14 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (13.33%) ISO 9001
16 7 (11.67%) C
16 7 (11.67%) T-SQL
16 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (11.67%) WMI

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (21.67%) WebSphere
1 13 (21.67%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.33%) IIS
4 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.67%) Siebel Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) SMS
2 2 (3.33%) WAN
2 2 (3.33%) LAN
2 2 (3.33%) DMZ
3 1 (1.67%) SAN
3 1 (1.67%) SMTP
3 1 (1.67%) DHCP
3 1 (1.67%) SNMP
3 1 (1.67%) DNS
3 1 (1.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.67%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.67%) MS Access
7 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (5.00%) Data Mart
7 3 (5.00%) QlikView
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.67%) Siebel EIM
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.67%) MySQL
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.33%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.67%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.67%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.67%) MSI
3 1 (1.67%) Toad
3 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.67%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.67%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.67%) NUnit
General
1 26 (43.33%) Banking
2 20 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Publishing
4 1 (1.67%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Developer
2 12 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Release Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Deployment Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Classic ASP Developer
6 3 (5.00%) QlikView Developer
6 3 (5.00%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) ASP Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Server Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Excel Developer
7 2 (3.33%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (10.00%) XML
2 6 (10.00%) Middleware
3 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (8.33%) HTML
4 4 (6.67%) JSON
4 4 (6.67%) Ajax
4 4 (6.67%) Classic ASP
4 4 (6.67%) XSD
4 4 (6.67%) XSLT
5 3 (5.00%) CSS
5 3 (5.00%) Web Services
5 3 (5.00%) ADO
6 2 (3.33%) WCF
6 2 (3.33%) jQuery
6 2 (3.33%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.33%) ADO.NET
7 1 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.67%) JMS
7 1 (1.67%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.67%) NHS
2 1 (1.67%) W3C
2 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.67%) FMCG
2 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.67%) User Experience
2 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (61.67%) Windows
2 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (20.00%) Linux
4 11 (18.33%) Windows 7
4 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.33%) UNIX
6 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Release Management
2 12 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (6.67%) Time Management
3 4 (6.67%) Migration
4 3 (5.00%) Data Management
4 3 (5.00%) Use Case
5 2 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.33%) Analytics
5 2 (3.33%) Data Reconciliation
5 2 (3.33%) Quantitative Risk Management
5 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.33%) ETL
5 2 (3.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.33%) Change Management
5 2 (3.33%) Service Management
5 2 (3.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 34 (56.67%) PowerShell
2 31 (51.67%) SQL
3 22 (36.67%) VB
4 13 (21.67%) C#
5 7 (11.67%) C
5 7 (11.67%) T-SQL
6 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.00%) VBA
7 4 (6.67%) Perl
8 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.33%) VB6
9 2 (3.33%) Java
9 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
1 2 (3.33%) MCP
1 2 (3.33%) MCSE
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.67%) CCEA
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.67%) MCSA
2 1 (1.67%) CCNA
2 1 (1.67%) CCA
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) MCTS
2 1 (1.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (8.33%) XenApp
4 2 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (3.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.33%) vSphere
4 2 (3.33%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.67%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.67%) XenServer
5 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) SCCM
2 7 (11.67%) WMI
3 4 (6.67%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.33%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.67%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.67%) CA LISA
5 1 (1.67%) AppDNA
5 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (33.33%) Oracle
3 12 (20.00%) Cognos
4 11 (18.33%) Citrix
5 6 (10.00%) VMware
6 4 (6.67%) Altiris
6 4 (6.67%) Business Objects
7 3 (5.00%) IBM
7 3 (5.00%) HP
8 2 (3.33%) Open Text
9 1 (1.67%) MKS
9 1 (1.67%) Metastorm
9 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.67%) Reuters
9 1 (1.67%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.67%) CA
9 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.67%) Siebel
9 1 (1.67%) Cisco
9 1 (1.67%) Becrypt
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