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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 124 118 110
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing VBScript 3 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.43% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 1.22% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate £450 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -5.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £348 £202
% change year-on-year
-13.72% +72.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.93 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £28.69 £30.01
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -4.38%
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
823 902 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.54% 35.25% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 506 537
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 72 88
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £26.20 £20.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bedfordshire +8 2 £450 +50.00%
Suffolk - 1 - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 12 (63.16%) SQL
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
1 12 (63.16%) PowerShell
2 10 (52.63%) SharePoint
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (47.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
4 8 (42.11%) VMware
5 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (31.58%) XenApp
6 6 (31.58%) Citrix
6 6 (31.58%) CRM
6 6 (31.58%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (31.58%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle
7 5 (26.32%) Avaya
7 5 (26.32%) DNS
8 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (21.05%) VB
8 4 (21.05%) .NET
8 4 (21.05%) Migration
8 4 (21.05%) Software Packaging
9 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
9 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000 Server

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (52.63%) SharePoint
2 9 (47.37%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (31.58%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
2 3 (15.79%) Kerberos
2 3 (15.79%) LDAP
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Applications Support
2 6 (31.58%) Applications Support Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Support
4 2 (10.53%) CRM Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) NetApp Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Support
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) Software Packaging
2 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
2 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) DHTML
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) SOAP
2 3 (15.79%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) CMDB
2 1 (5.26%) Reinsurance
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) CRM
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Security Patching
4 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) PowerShell
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) VB
3 3 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) XenApp
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
3 3 (15.79%) XenServer
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) Avaya
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) NetApp
6 2 (10.53%) HP