The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 60 88 75
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -13
Contract jobs citing VBScript 29 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.31% 0.19% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.40% 0.68% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
Median daily rate £413 - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £20.97 £25.80
% change year-on-year
+46.65% -18.71%
VBScript
Scotland

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

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
392 444 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.28% 27.65% 35.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 251 294
Median daily rate £375 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £44.88 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £16.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 34 (87.18%) Windows
1 34 (87.18%) PowerShell
2 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 23 (58.97%) SQL Server
4 22 (56.41%) Windows Server
5 21 (53.85%) VMware
6 18 (46.15%) Citrix
7 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
8 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (38.46%) WSUS
9 15 (38.46%) VMware ESX
10 13 (33.33%) Clustering
10 13 (33.33%) XenApp
10 13 (33.33%) XenDesktop
10 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (33.33%) NetScaler
10 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
11 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (28.21%) Application Packaging
12 11 (28.21%) SQL
13 10 (25.64%) Oracle
13 10 (25.64%) Migration
13 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (23.08%) SCCM
14 9 (23.08%) Finance
14 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
14 9 (23.08%) DNS
14 9 (23.08%) IIS
15 8 (20.51%) C#

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (23.08%) IIS
2 7 (17.95%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 9 (23.08%) DNS
2 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.38%) Internet
3 6 (15.38%) SSL
4 2 (5.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (58.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) MS Access
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) SQLite
4 1 (2.56%) Power BI
4 1 (2.56%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Windows Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (23.08%) Server Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Support Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Consultant
5 7 (17.95%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) VMware Support Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Windows Server Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Server Consultant
7 4 (10.26%) Windows Consultant
7 4 (10.26%) Windows Support Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Storage Support Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Technical Support
8 3 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) REST
2 4 (10.26%) HTML
2 4 (10.26%) Web Services
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
4 2 (5.13%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) Ajax
5 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.56%) D3.js
5 1 (2.56%) DHTML
5 1 (2.56%) DOM
5 1 (2.56%) Highcharts JS
5 1 (2.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Clustering
2 8 (20.51%) Client/Server
3 6 (15.38%) Cryptography
4 4 (10.26%) Credit Risk
4 4 (10.26%) Market Risk
5 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 3 (7.69%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) CMDB
6 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 22 (56.41%) Windows Server
3 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.69%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Application Packaging
2 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) Migration
3 8 (20.51%) ITIL
4 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
5 6 (15.38%) API Development
5 6 (15.38%) API Integration
5 6 (15.38%) Security Patching
6 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.69%) Multithreading
7 3 (7.69%) Prototyping
7 3 (7.69%) SDLC
7 3 (7.69%) Software Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) Workflow
8 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.13%) Service Management
9 1 (2.56%) CAD
9 1 (2.56%) Change Management
9 1 (2.56%) MVC
9 1 (2.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (87.18%) PowerShell
2 11 (28.21%) SQL
3 8 (20.51%) C#
4 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.69%) VB
5 3 (7.69%) VBA
6 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.56%) AWK
7 1 (2.56%) C++
7 1 (2.56%) Java
7 1 (2.56%) Korn
7 1 (2.56%) Perl
7 1 (2.56%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) CCA
1 2 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (5.13%) MCSE
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) PCI DSS
1 6 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
2 15 (38.46%) VMware ESX
3 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (33.33%) XenApp
3 13 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 4 (10.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (7.69%) MetaFrame
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.13%) XenServer
7 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (38.46%) WSUS
2 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (23.08%) SCCM
4 4 (10.26%) SCOM
5 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 21 (53.85%) VMware
3 18 (46.15%) Citrix
4 10 (25.64%) Oracle
5 8 (20.51%) NetApp
6 6 (15.38%) ServiceNow
7 4 (10.26%) AppSense
8 2 (5.13%) Altiris
9 1 (2.56%) EMC
9 1 (2.56%) IBM
9 1 (2.56%) Logi Analytics
9 1 (2.56%) Lumension
9 1 (2.56%) Symantec
9 1 (2.56%) Telerik
9 1 (2.56%) TIBCO