The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 444 390 343
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -47
Contract jobs citing VBScript 183 246 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.47% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 1.21% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 144 188
Median daily rate £363 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £252 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 10
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.30 £26.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.06% +4.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £29.50 £26.13
% change year-on-year
-4.23% +12.91%
VBScript
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20344 20270 19472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 41.08% 38.50% 36.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14099 13953 12773
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 478 389
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.34 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in England

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in England

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in England

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in England

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +19 70 £353 -6.00% 5
London -24 62 £431 +1.47% 15
South West +11 23 £310 +2.47%
North East -15 10 £303 -2.33% 1
Yorkshire +18 5 £425 +13.33%
North West 0 5 £275 -26.66% 6
East Midlands -11 3 £350 -6.66%
East of England -7 1 £363 +31.81% 4
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VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 300 (66.23%) PowerShell
2 265 (58.50%) Windows
3 227 (50.11%) Microsoft
4 179 (39.51%) SQL
5 166 (36.64%) Active Directory
6 124 (27.37%) VB
7 121 (26.71%) .NET
8 116 (25.61%) VMware
9 110 (24.28%) SQL Server
10 105 (23.18%) Windows Server
11 104 (22.96%) SCCM
12 101 (22.30%) Security Cleared
13 100 (22.08%) C#
14 94 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
15 83 (18.32%) Windows Server 2012
16 82 (18.10%) Finance
17 80 (17.66%) Migration
18 77 (17.00%) T-SQL
19 76 (16.78%) MS Excel
20 74 (16.34%) JavaScript
20 74 (16.34%) Windows 7
20 74 (16.34%) SC Cleared
21 71 (15.67%) HP
21 71 (15.67%) Citrix
22 65 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
23 63 (13.91%) DNS
24 62 (13.69%) ITIL
24 62 (13.69%) Microsoft App-V
25 61 (13.47%) Windows Server 2003
26 58 (12.80%) HTML

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 28 (6.18%) IIS
2 26 (5.74%) MS Exchange
3 21 (4.64%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.87%) OpenStack
5 11 (2.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.77%) CMS
8 6 (1.32%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.10%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.66%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.44%) FileNet
13 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 76 (16.78%) MS Excel
2 44 (9.71%) MS Office
3 3 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.44%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.44%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.44%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.28%) Office 365
2 28 (6.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.10%) GitHub
5 2 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.44%) IaaS
6 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (13.91%) DNS
2 58 (12.80%) DHCP
3 30 (6.62%) Internet
4 29 (6.40%) SAN
5 25 (5.52%) Firewall
6 21 (4.64%) TCP/IP
7 15 (3.31%) VPN
8 14 (3.09%) Kerberos
9 7 (1.55%) LAN
9 7 (1.55%) WAN
10 6 (1.32%) HTTP
11 5 (1.10%) DMZ
11 5 (1.10%) FTP
11 5 (1.10%) IPsec
11 5 (1.10%) Software-Defined Networking
12 4 (0.88%) BGP
12 4 (0.88%) Extranet
12 4 (0.88%) Intranet
12 4 (0.88%) IPv6
12 4 (0.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (24.28%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (6.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 30 (6.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (6.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (3.75%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.43%) Oracle Database
6 11 (2.43%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (1.55%) MySQL
10 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.10%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.88%) MS Access
13 3 (0.66%) Big Data
14 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.44%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 53 (11.70%) HP UFT
2 51 (11.26%) MSI
3 40 (8.83%) Selenium
4 24 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (3.97%) JIRA
6 15 (3.31%) SpecFlow
7 14 (3.09%) Git (software)
8 12 (2.65%) InstallShield
8 12 (2.65%) TestComplete
8 12 (2.65%) Visual Studio
9 11 (2.43%) Subversion
10 10 (2.21%) Cucumber
10 10 (2.21%) SoapUI
11 8 (1.77%) WebDriver
12 7 (1.55%) Jenkins
12 7 (1.55%) JMeter
12 7 (1.55%) LoadRunner
12 7 (1.55%) Maven
13 5 (1.10%) AdminStudio
13 5 (1.10%) WinDbg
General
1 82 (18.10%) Finance
2 33 (7.28%) Banking
3 11 (2.43%) Spanish Language
4 10 (2.21%) French Language
4 10 (2.21%) German Language
4 10 (2.21%) Italian Language
5 8 (1.77%) Retail
6 7 (1.55%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.55%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.32%) Marketing
8 4 (0.88%) Front Office
8 4 (0.88%) Law
8 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.88%) Publishing
9 3 (0.66%) Automotive
9 3 (0.66%) Local Government
10 2 (0.44%) Advertising
10 2 (0.44%) Games
10 2 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (14.13%) Developer
2 41 (9.05%) Analyst
3 38 (8.39%) Consultant
3 38 (8.39%) Tester
3 38 (8.39%) Windows Engineer
4 32 (7.06%) Administrator
5 26 (5.74%) Automation Tester
5 26 (5.74%) Wintel Engineer
6 20 (4.42%) Test Analyst
7 18 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
8 17 (3.75%) Architect
8 17 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (3.75%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 16 (3.53%) SCCM Engineer
9 16 (3.53%) Support Engineer
10 15 (3.31%) .NET Developer
11 14 (3.09%) Systems Administrator
11 14 (3.09%) Windows Administrator
12 13 (2.87%) Automation Test Analyst
12 13 (2.87%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (26.71%) .NET
2 58 (12.80%) HTML
3 55 (12.14%) ASP.NET
3 55 (12.14%) XML
4 31 (6.84%) Web Services
5 23 (5.08%) CSS
6 16 (3.53%) HTML5
7 15 (3.31%) jQuery
8 13 (2.87%) Ajax
8 13 (2.87%) Node.js
9 11 (2.43%) XSLT
10 10 (2.21%) .NET Framework
10 10 (2.21%) MAPI
11 9 (1.99%) ActiveX
11 9 (1.99%) JSON
11 9 (1.99%) WCF
12 8 (1.77%) AngularJS
12 8 (1.77%) REST
12 8 (1.77%) XSL
13 5 (1.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.18%) Computer Science
2 25 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.86%) Clustering
4 20 (4.42%) Client/Server
5 12 (2.65%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.77%) NHS
6 8 (1.77%) User Experience
7 7 (1.55%) STB
8 6 (1.32%) EMC VNX
8 6 (1.32%) MPEG
8 6 (1.32%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.88%) CMDB
9 4 (0.88%) Derivative
9 4 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.88%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.88%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.66%) PKI
10 3 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 265 (58.50%) Windows
2 105 (23.18%) Windows Server
3 94 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 83 (18.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 74 (16.34%) Windows 7
6 61 (13.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (9.27%) Windows 10
8 35 (7.73%) Linux
9 29 (6.40%) Unix
10 18 (3.97%) Windows 8
11 14 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (2.87%) Windows XP
13 9 (1.99%) Solaris
14 8 (1.77%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.10%) AIX
15 5 (1.10%) Android
15 5 (1.10%) HPUX
16 4 (0.88%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.88%) VMS
17 3 (0.66%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (17.66%) Migration
2 65 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (13.69%) ITIL
4 37 (8.17%) Test Scripting
5 35 (7.73%) Software Testing
6 32 (7.06%) Software Delivery
7 31 (6.84%) Release Management
8 27 (5.96%) Change Management
8 27 (5.96%) Regression Testing
9 25 (5.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (5.08%) Configuration Management
11 22 (4.86%) Application Packaging
11 22 (4.86%) Open Source
12 20 (4.42%) Automation Testing
12 20 (4.42%) Defect Tracking
13 19 (4.19%) Functional Testing
13 19 (4.19%) Service Management
13 19 (4.19%) Software Distribution
14 18 (3.97%) Scrum
15 17 (3.75%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 300 (66.23%) PowerShell
2 179 (39.51%) SQL
3 124 (27.37%) VB
4 100 (22.08%) C#
5 77 (17.00%) T-SQL
6 74 (16.34%) JavaScript
7 56 (12.36%) C++
8 51 (11.26%) Java
9 28 (6.18%) VB.NET
9 28 (6.18%) VBA
10 19 (4.19%) Python
11 17 (3.75%) C
12 16 (3.53%) Perl
13 15 (3.31%) F#
14 12 (2.65%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.77%) PHP
15 8 (1.77%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.32%) CoffeeScript
16 6 (1.32%) Ruby
17 5 (1.10%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 101 (22.30%) Security Cleared
2 74 (16.34%) SC Cleared
3 53 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (10.38%) Degree
5 30 (6.62%) MCSE
6 28 (6.18%) MCITP
7 17 (3.75%) ISEB
8 16 (3.53%) BPSS Clearance
9 15 (3.31%) DV Cleared
10 14 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 13 (2.87%) ISTQB
12 11 (2.43%) MCSA
13 9 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (1.55%) MCTS
15 6 (1.32%) CCNA
15 6 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 3 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 3 (0.66%) MCSD
17 3 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.31%) SLA
2 13 (2.87%) QA
3 12 (2.65%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.44%) WCAG
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 166 (36.64%) Active Directory
2 62 (13.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 50 (11.04%) XenApp
4 45 (9.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 41 (9.05%) XenDesktop
6 27 (5.96%) XenServer
7 24 (5.30%) Hyper-V
8 22 (4.86%) VMware ESX
9 14 (3.09%) BitLocker
10 13 (2.87%) Firmware
11 10 (2.21%) Terminal Services
12 7 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.88%) vSphere
14 3 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.44%) MetaFrame
15 2 (0.44%) NFS
16 1 (0.22%) Docker
16 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 104 (22.96%) SCCM
2 39 (8.61%) SCOM
3 35 (7.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 28 (6.18%) WSUS
5 22 (4.86%) HP Quality Center
6 16 (3.53%) Microsoft Clustering
7 10 (2.21%) SCSM
8 9 (1.99%) SCVMM
9 8 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (1.77%) Perfmon
9 8 (1.77%) SCDPM
9 8 (1.77%) SCOrch
9 8 (1.77%) WMI
10 7 (1.55%) Control-M
11 5 (1.10%) Ansible
11 5 (1.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 4 (0.88%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.88%) OpenView
12 4 (0.88%) PowerCLI
13 3 (0.66%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 227 (50.11%) Microsoft
2 116 (25.61%) VMware
3 71 (15.67%) Citrix
3 71 (15.67%) HP
4 44 (9.71%) Oracle
5 33 (7.28%) AppSense
6 20 (4.42%) IBM
7 18 (3.97%) Dell
8 14 (3.09%) Altiris
8 14 (3.09%) Cisco
8 14 (3.09%) Red Hat
8 14 (3.09%) Symantec
9 13 (2.87%) Intel Security
10 8 (1.77%) Cognos
11 7 (1.55%) Lumension
11 7 (1.55%) NetApp
12 6 (1.32%) NetIQ
12 6 (1.32%) SAP
13 5 (1.10%) LANDesk
13 5 (1.10%) Lotus
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