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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 74 90 72
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Contract jobs citing VBScript 7 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 0.18% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 0.68% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Median daily rate £400 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £347 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.95% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £29.50 £26.13
% change year-on-year
-4.23% +12.91%
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
392 443 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.30% 26.20% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 264 254
Median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Median hourly rate £47.25 £25.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.12% -27.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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
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 26 September 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 33 (89.19%) Windows
1 33 (89.19%) PowerShell
2 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
3 21 (56.76%) VMware
3 21 (56.76%) SQL Server
3 21 (56.76%) Windows Server
4 18 (48.65%) Citrix
5 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
6 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (40.54%) WSUS
7 15 (40.54%) VMware ESX
8 13 (35.14%) Clustering
8 13 (35.14%) XenApp
8 13 (35.14%) XenDesktop
8 13 (35.14%) NetScaler
8 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Clustering
8 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (29.73%) Application Packaging
10 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (27.03%) Migration
10 10 (27.03%) SQL
11 9 (24.32%) Finance
11 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (24.32%) SCCM
12 8 (21.62%) Banking
12 8 (21.62%) NetApp
12 8 (21.62%) C#
12 8 (21.62%) IIS
12 8 (21.62%) Oracle

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 8 (21.62%) IIS
2 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) NetScaler
2 8 (21.62%) DNS
2 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.81%) Internet
3 4 (10.81%) SSL
4 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (56.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) MS Access
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) SQLite
4 1 (2.70%) Power BI
4 1 (2.70%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Fiddler
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) 3rd Line Support
1 10 (27.03%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Server Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Consultant
3 7 (18.92%) VMware Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) VMware Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Server Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Storage Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Support
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) VBA Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) XenServer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) REST
2 5 (13.51%) Web Services
3 3 (8.11%) .NET
3 3 (8.11%) HTML
4 2 (5.41%) CSS
5 1 (2.70%) Ajax
5 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.70%) D3.js
5 1 (2.70%) Highcharts JS
5 1 (2.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Clustering
2 8 (21.62%) Client/Server
3 4 (10.81%) Credit Risk
3 4 (10.81%) Cryptography
3 4 (10.81%) Market Risk
4 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.11%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) CMDB
5 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 21 (56.76%) Windows Server
3 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Application Packaging
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) Migration
3 8 (21.62%) ITIL
4 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
5 6 (16.22%) API Development
5 6 (16.22%) API Integration
5 6 (16.22%) Security Patching
6 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.11%) Multithreading
7 3 (8.11%) Prototyping
7 3 (8.11%) SDLC
7 3 (8.11%) Software Delivery
7 3 (8.11%) Workflow
8 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.41%) Service Management
9 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.70%) CAD
9 1 (2.70%) MVC
9 1 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) PowerShell
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 8 (21.62%) C#
4 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.11%) VB
5 3 (8.11%) VBA
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.70%) AWK
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) Korn
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
7 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) CCA
1 2 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (5.41%) MCSE
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) PCI DSS
1 6 (16.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
2 15 (40.54%) VMware ESX
3 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (35.14%) XenApp
3 13 (35.14%) XenDesktop
4 4 (10.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (8.11%) MetaFrame
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.41%) XenServer
7 1 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) WSUS
2 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (24.32%) SCCM
4 4 (10.81%) SCOM
5 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
2 21 (56.76%) VMware
3 18 (48.65%) Citrix
4 8 (21.62%) NetApp
4 8 (21.62%) Oracle
5 6 (16.22%) ServiceNow
6 4 (10.81%) AppSense
7 2 (5.41%) Altiris
8 1 (2.70%) EMC
8 1 (2.70%) Logi Analytics
8 1 (2.70%) Lumension
8 1 (2.70%) Symantec
8 1 (2.70%) Telerik
8 1 (2.70%) TIBCO