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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 136 107 115
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +8
Contract jobs citing VBScript 13 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 0.83% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.05% 1.96% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate
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£313 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £163 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £363 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £30.78 £16.67
% change year-on-year
+40.52% +84.62%
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
1238 1018 1268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.87% 42.01% 41.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 519 627
Average daily rate £365 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 103 100
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.50 £20.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram 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 October 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 -14 9 - - 3
Bedfordshire -16 4 £313 - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - - 3
Norfolk - - - - 1
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) VB
2 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 13 (46.43%) IIS
4 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
4 11 (39.29%) SCCM
5 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 9 (32.14%) XML
6 9 (32.14%) XSL
6 9 (32.14%) XSLT
6 9 (32.14%) CSS
6 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (32.14%) JIRA
6 9 (32.14%) QA
7 8 (28.57%) Windows XP
7 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (25.00%) Code Coverage
8 7 (25.00%) Regression Testing
8 7 (25.00%) Scrum
8 7 (25.00%) .NET
8 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (25.00%) WCF
8 7 (25.00%) LINQ
8 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 7 (25.00%) FxCop
8 7 (25.00%) StyleCop

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 13 (46.43%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 6 (21.43%) DNS
3 5 (17.86%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) LDAP
5 1 (3.57%) SMS
5 1 (3.57%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) FTP
5 1 (3.57%) X.500
5 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) JIRA
2 7 (25.00%) FxCop
2 7 (25.00%) StyleCop
3 6 (21.43%) MSI
4 2 (7.14%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (7.14%) InstallShield
4 2 (7.14%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (3.57%) Publishing
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Applications Packager
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) VB Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) VB6 Developer
4 2 (7.14%) SCCM Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) DBA
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) XML
1 9 (32.14%) XSL
1 9 (32.14%) XSLT
1 9 (32.14%) CSS
2 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (25.00%) WCF
2 7 (25.00%) LINQ
2 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (25.00%) POCO
3 3 (10.71%) ADO.NET
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Clustering
1 2 (7.14%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.57%) Windows NT
6 1 (3.57%) Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Code Coverage
2 7 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Scrum
3 5 (17.86%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.29%) BDD
4 4 (14.29%) TDD
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.14%) OOP
6 2 (7.14%) OO
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) Validation
7 1 (3.57%) Service Management
7 1 (3.57%) Software Distribution
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps
7 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) VB
1 14 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) VB6
4 2 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) MCP
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) MCTS
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.57%) NFS
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
4 1 (3.57%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) VMFS
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
2 4 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) CA
4 2 (7.14%) AppSense
4 2 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Akamai
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