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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 176 184 174
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing VBScript 24 47 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.64% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 1.43% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 44 39
Average daily rate
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£375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £409 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.13 £31.56 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +26.22%
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
2494 3291 3092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.34% 44.72% 39.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1914 2538 2385
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £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 11 20 18
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.09 £59.00 £49.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 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 22 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 40 (63.49%) Windows
2 38 (60.32%) PowerShell
3 30 (47.62%) SQL Server
4 29 (46.03%) SQL
5 28 (44.44%) Banking
6 22 (34.92%) VB
6 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
7 21 (33.33%) Finance
8 19 (30.16%) Oracle
9 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
10 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (22.22%) Release Management
11 14 (22.22%) SCCM
12 13 (20.63%) WebSphere
12 13 (20.63%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (20.63%) Citrix
12 13 (20.63%) C#
13 12 (19.05%) Linux
13 12 (19.05%) ITIL
13 12 (19.05%) Cognos
13 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (19.05%) Windows 7
14 10 (15.87%) .NET
15 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (12.70%) ISO 9001
16 8 (12.70%) VMware
17 7 (11.11%) C
17 7 (11.11%) T-SQL
17 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 (20.63%) WebSphere
1 13 (20.63%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.59%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.59%) Siebel Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) SMS
2 3 (4.76%) WAN
2 3 (4.76%) LAN
2 3 (4.76%) DMZ
3 2 (3.17%) DNS
3 2 (3.17%) DHCP
4 1 (1.59%) SMTP
4 1 (1.59%) SNMP
4 1 (1.59%) SAN
4 1 (1.59%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.59%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.76%) MS Access
7 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (4.76%) Data Mart
8 2 (3.17%) QlikView
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.59%) Siebel EIM
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.17%) MSI
2 2 (3.17%) InstallShield
2 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.59%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.59%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.59%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.59%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.59%) NUnit
General
1 28 (44.44%) Banking
2 21 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Publishing
5 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (23.81%) Developer
2 12 (19.05%) Deployment Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) SQL Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Release Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Deployment Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Classic ASP Developer
7 3 (4.76%) ASP Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Excel Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Server Administrator
8 2 (3.17%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) .NET
2 6 (9.52%) XML
2 6 (9.52%) Middleware
3 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.94%) HTML
4 4 (6.35%) JSON
4 4 (6.35%) Ajax
4 4 (6.35%) Classic ASP
4 4 (6.35%) XSLT
5 3 (4.76%) Web Services
5 3 (4.76%) XSD
5 3 (4.76%) ADO
6 2 (3.17%) WCF
6 2 (3.17%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.17%) jQuery
6 2 (3.17%) ADO.NET
6 2 (3.17%) CSS
7 1 (1.59%) MSMQ
7 1 (1.59%) JMS
7 1 (1.59%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
1 1 (1.59%) NHS
1 1 (1.59%) W3C
1 1 (1.59%) FMCG
1 1 (1.59%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 40 (63.49%) Windows
2 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (19.05%) Linux
3 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.17%) UNIX
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Release Management
2 12 (19.05%) ITIL
3 5 (7.94%) Migration
3 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
4 4 (6.35%) Time Management
4 4 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.76%) Data Management
5 3 (4.76%) Use Case
6 2 (3.17%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.17%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.17%) Waterfall
6 2 (3.17%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.17%) Data Reconciliation
6 2 (3.17%) Quantitative Risk Management
6 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (3.17%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.17%) Project Management
6 2 (3.17%) Change Management
6 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (60.32%) PowerShell
2 29 (46.03%) SQL
3 22 (34.92%) VB
4 13 (20.63%) C#
5 7 (11.11%) C
5 7 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.94%) VBA
7 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.35%) Perl
8 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.59%) Python
9 1 (1.59%) Java
9 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.17%) MCP
1 2 (3.17%) MCSE
2 1 (1.59%) CCA
2 1 (1.59%) CCNA
2 1 (1.59%) MCSA
2 1 (1.59%) CCEA
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) MCTS
2 1 (1.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (7.94%) XenApp
5 3 (4.76%) Terminal Server
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (3.17%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (3.17%) vSphere
7 1 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.59%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.59%) XenServer
7 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (22.22%) SCCM
2 7 (11.11%) WMI
3 4 (6.35%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.17%) WSUS
4 2 (3.17%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.59%) CA LISA
5 1 (1.59%) AppDNA
5 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
2 19 (30.16%) Oracle
3 13 (20.63%) Citrix
4 12 (19.05%) Cognos
5 8 (12.70%) VMware
6 4 (6.35%) Altiris
6 4 (6.35%) Business Objects
7 3 (4.76%) IBM
8 2 (3.17%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.17%) Open Text
8 2 (3.17%) MKS
8 2 (3.17%) HP
9 1 (1.59%) Cisco
9 1 (1.59%) Siebel
9 1 (1.59%) Metastorm
9 1 (1.59%) AppSense
9 1 (1.59%) Reuters
9 1 (1.59%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.59%) Symantec
9 1 (1.59%) Sophos
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