The first table below looks at the demand for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 16 April 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 East Midlands 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 83 86 75
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing VBScript 15 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.93% 0.38% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.67% 1.12% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Average daily rate £110 £245 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.69 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.06 £32.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.78% +85.71%
Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
561 448 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.65% 34.15% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 226 199
Average daily rate £300 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 28 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.11 £12.42 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VBScript
England

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the East Midlands region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the East Midlands region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 7 £110 - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £313 - 3
Northamptonshire - 3 £148 -
Nottinghamshire +2 1 - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 42 (84.00%) Citrix
2 39 (78.00%) Microsoft
3 37 (74.00%) Windows
4 36 (72.00%) Active Directory
4 36 (72.00%) HP
4 36 (72.00%) PowerShell
5 34 (68.00%) MS Exchange
6 32 (64.00%) Novell
6 32 (64.00%) Lotus
6 32 (64.00%) Blackberry
6 32 (64.00%) NetWare
6 32 (64.00%) VPN
6 32 (64.00%) Windows 2000
6 32 (64.00%) IBM Notes
6 32 (64.00%) Windows XP
6 32 (64.00%) MS Office
6 32 (64.00%) ServiceCenter
6 32 (64.00%) XenDesktop
7 20 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (36.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 18 (36.00%) ITSM
8 18 (36.00%) Windows 7
8 18 (36.00%) Apple iOS
8 18 (36.00%) Windows Vista
9 11 (22.00%) VB
10 9 (18.00%) Incident Management
10 9 (18.00%) Problem Management
11 6 (12.00%) Service Management
12 5 (10.00%) Finance
12 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 34 (68.00%) MS Exchange
2 32 (64.00%) IBM Notes
3 18 (36.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (6.00%) IIS
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.00%) Lync
6 1 (2.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 32 (64.00%) MS Office
2 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 32 (64.00%) VPN
2 3 (6.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) JIRA
2 2 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.00%) Sahi
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (66.00%) Support Engineer
2 14 (28.00%) Environment Manager
2 14 (28.00%) Service Support Manager
2 14 (28.00%) Service Manager
2 14 (28.00%) Support Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Desktop Team Leader
3 6 (12.00%) Team Leader
4 4 (8.00%) Support Team Leader
4 4 (8.00%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.00%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 4 (8.00%) Remote Desktop Support
5 3 (6.00%) Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Project Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Tester
6 2 (4.00%) SAP Tester
7 1 (2.00%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Excel Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (64.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 37 (74.00%) Windows
2 32 (64.00%) NetWare
2 32 (64.00%) Windows 2000
2 32 (64.00%) Windows XP
3 18 (36.00%) Windows 7
3 18 (36.00%) Apple iOS
3 18 (36.00%) Windows Vista
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) ITSM
2 9 (18.00%) Incident Management
2 9 (18.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (12.00%) Service Management
4 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.00%) Use Case
5 3 (6.00%) Change Management
6 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 36 (72.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (22.00%) VB
3 3 (6.00%) C++
3 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.00%) ISEB
3 2 (4.00%) MCP
3 2 (4.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 36 (72.00%) Active Directory
2 32 (64.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (6.00%) vSphere
4 2 (4.00%) XenApp
5 1 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (64.00%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (6.00%) SCOM
3 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (84.00%) Citrix
2 39 (78.00%) Microsoft
3 36 (72.00%) HP
4 32 (64.00%) Novell
4 32 (64.00%) Lotus
5 3 (6.00%) Altiris
5 3 (6.00%) VMware
5 3 (6.00%) SAP
6 2 (4.00%) IBM
7 1 (2.00%) Remedy
7 1 (2.00%) BMC
7 1 (2.00%) Dell
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago