The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 138 102 95
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -7
Contract jobs citing VBScript 12 19 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.78% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% 2.04% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 15
Average daily rate
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£365 £188 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.66% -33.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £145 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £463 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.13 £31.56 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +26.22%
VBScript
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1291 931 1239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.57% 38.34% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 804 488 647
Average daily rate £350 £348 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £211 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 73 130
Average hourly rate £34.75 £34.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.13 £12.42 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £42.50
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 East of England

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -15 3 - - 4
Bedfordshire - 2 £350 -
Essex - - - - 2
Norfolk - - - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) VB
3 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 16 (38.10%) PowerShell
4 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 14 (33.33%) XML
5 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 14 (33.33%) SCCM
6 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 12 (28.57%) IIS
8 11 (26.19%) CSS
8 11 (26.19%) XSLT
8 11 (26.19%) QA
9 10 (23.81%) JIRA
9 10 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (23.81%) XSL
9 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
10 9 (21.43%) Migration
11 8 (19.05%) Windows XP
11 8 (19.05%) MSI
12 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 7 (16.67%) Citrix
12 7 (16.67%) OO
12 7 (16.67%) .NET
12 7 (16.67%) Finance
12 7 (16.67%) .NET Framework
13 6 (14.29%) VB6
13 6 (14.29%) WCF

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.52%) DNS
3 3 (7.14%) DHCP
3 3 (7.14%) Firewall
4 2 (4.76%) LDAP
5 1 (2.38%) FTP
5 1 (2.38%) SMS
5 1 (2.38%) SAN
5 1 (2.38%) X.500
5 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) JIRA
2 8 (19.05%) MSI
3 5 (11.90%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (11.90%) FxCop
3 5 (11.90%) StyleCop
4 4 (9.52%) AdminStudio
5 2 (4.76%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (4.76%) InstallShield
6 1 (2.38%) dotTrace
6 1 (2.38%) Moq
6 1 (2.38%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) VB Developer
3 6 (14.29%) VB6 Developer
3 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Applications Packager
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Citrix Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) SCCM Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) XML
2 11 (26.19%) CSS
2 11 (26.19%) XSLT
3 10 (23.81%) XSL
4 7 (16.67%) .NET
4 7 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 6 (14.29%) WCF
5 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 5 (11.90%) LINQ
6 5 (11.90%) POCO
7 4 (9.52%) HTML
8 2 (4.76%) Application Packaging
8 2 (4.76%) COM+
8 2 (4.76%) ADO.NET
9 1 (2.38%) Classic ASP
9 1 (2.38%) Web Services
9 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.38%) JSON
9 1 (2.38%) StructureMap
9 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) NHS
1 1 (2.38%) PKI
1 1 (2.38%) Replication
1 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (19.05%) Windows XP
5 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Migration
2 7 (16.67%) OO
3 6 (14.29%) OOP
4 5 (11.90%) Code Coverage
4 5 (11.90%) Regression Testing
4 5 (11.90%) Scrum
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.76%) MVC
6 2 (4.76%) Validation
6 2 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL
7 1 (2.38%) Project Management
7 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) VB
2 16 (38.10%) PowerShell
3 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) VB6
4 6 (14.29%) SQL
5 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.52%) C#
7 1 (2.38%) Perl
7 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) MCITP
2 2 (4.76%) CCA
2 2 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (4.76%) CCEA
2 2 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (2.38%) MCP
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) QA
System Software
1 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (7.14%) XenApp
4 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.38%) NFS
5 1 (2.38%) vSphere
5 1 (2.38%) VMFS
5 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Citrix
3 4 (9.52%) AppSense
3 4 (9.52%) VMware
4 3 (7.14%) CA
4 3 (7.14%) Becrypt
5 2 (4.76%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) IBM
6 1 (2.38%) NetApp
6 1 (2.38%) Akamai
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