The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 300 261 270
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +9
Contract jobs citing VBScript 318 356 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.74% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.66% 1.87% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 218 175
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 9
Average hourly rate £33.13 £31.56 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.97% +80.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £36.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.13 £31.56 £19.99
% change year-on-year
+4.97% +57.85%
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
19152 19023 20044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.42% 39.53% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12347 12161 12180
Average daily rate £398 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 514 713
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.14 £16.72 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

VBScript Hourly Rate Histogram in England

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
South East +23 128 £350 +12.90% 16
London -32 123 £348 -0.71% 34
West Midlands -3 18 £219 -12.30% 2
North West -21 15 £293 -10.00% 2
East of England -29 11 £365 +4.28% 6
South West -37 10 £303 -16.26% 12
North East - 7 £375 - 4
East Midlands -10 5 £200 +60.00% 3
Yorkshire -9 1 £163 -35.64% 1
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 341 (57.31%) Windows
2 291 (48.91%) PowerShell
3 261 (43.87%) VB
4 228 (38.32%) SQL
5 214 (35.97%) Microsoft
6 191 (32.10%) Active Directory
7 158 (26.55%) SQL Server
8 153 (25.71%) .NET
9 111 (18.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 110 (18.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 108 (18.15%) Windows 7
12 105 (17.65%) C#
13 104 (17.48%) JavaScript
13 104 (17.48%) VMware
14 103 (17.31%) Oracle
15 93 (15.63%) SCCM
16 92 (15.46%) HTML
17 91 (15.29%) MS Excel
18 89 (14.96%) Security Cleared
19 88 (14.79%) Finance
20 84 (14.12%) ASP.NET
21 83 (13.95%) IIS
22 79 (13.28%) XML
22 79 (13.28%) HP
23 76 (12.77%) Migration
24 74 (12.44%) Citrix
25 66 (11.09%) ITIL
26 65 (10.92%) SQL Server 2008
27 58 (9.75%) Banking
28 57 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 83 (13.95%) IIS
2 44 (7.39%) MS Exchange
3 28 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (4.03%) BizTalk Server
5 20 (3.36%) WebSphere
6 19 (3.19%) SharePoint
6 19 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (2.18%) Documentum
7 13 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.18%) Lync
9 5 (0.84%) CMS
10 4 (0.67%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.67%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.34%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 91 (15.29%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.21%) MS Office
3 7 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.34%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.34%) MS Project
5 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.34%) Siebel Analytics
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.17%) Maximo
2 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.17%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.34%) Office 365
3 2 (0.34%) IaaS
3 2 (0.34%) SaaS
3 2 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (8.24%) TCP/IP
2 47 (7.90%) DNS
3 34 (5.71%) Firewall
4 32 (5.38%) SAN
4 32 (5.38%) Internet
5 31 (5.21%) DHCP
6 18 (3.03%) X.500
7 17 (2.86%) X.400
8 15 (2.52%) Intranet
9 13 (2.18%) SMTP
10 12 (2.02%) LDAP
11 11 (1.85%) FTP
12 10 (1.68%) SSL
12 10 (1.68%) Network Security
13 8 (1.34%) HTTP
13 8 (1.34%) VPN
14 7 (1.18%) WAN
14 7 (1.18%) SMS
14 7 (1.18%) LAN
15 6 (1.01%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (26.55%) SQL Server
2 65 (10.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (6.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 32 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 28 (4.71%) SQL Server 2000
7 23 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (3.36%) Relational Database
10 13 (2.18%) DTS
11 11 (1.85%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.68%) QlikView
13 9 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (1.01%) EDMS
15 6 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 51 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 38 (6.39%) MSI
3 34 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 22 (3.70%) Selenium
4 22 (3.70%) JIRA
5 16 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (2.35%) AdminStudio
7 12 (2.02%) InstallShield
7 12 (2.02%) WebDriver
8 10 (1.68%) LoadRunner
9 9 (1.51%) ClearCase
10 8 (1.34%) MSBuild
11 7 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
11 7 (1.18%) NUnit
11 7 (1.18%) JMeter
11 7 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (1.01%) StyleCop
12 6 (1.01%) FxCop
13 5 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
General
1 88 (14.79%) Finance
2 58 (9.75%) Banking
3 26 (4.37%) Retail
4 16 (2.69%) Military
5 9 (1.51%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.34%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.18%) Marketing
8 6 (1.01%) Automotive
8 6 (1.01%) Legal
9 5 (0.84%) Front Office
9 5 (0.84%) Back Office
10 4 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.50%) Games
12 2 (0.34%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) Billing
13 1 (0.17%) Law
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (20.67%) Developer
2 72 (12.10%) Analyst
3 40 (6.72%) Consultant
4 39 (6.55%) Administrator
5 30 (5.04%) Tester
6 21 (3.53%) VB Developer
7 19 (3.19%) .NET Developer
7 19 (3.19%) Test Analyst
7 19 (3.19%) Applications Packager
8 17 (2.86%) Support Analyst
9 16 (2.69%) Support Engineer
9 16 (2.69%) Software Engineer
9 16 (2.69%) Web Developer
10 15 (2.52%) Applications Support
10 15 (2.52%) Deployment Engineer
10 15 (2.52%) Desktop Engineer
11 14 (2.35%) Test Engineer
11 14 (2.35%) SCCM Engineer
12 13 (2.18%) 3rd Line Support
12 13 (2.18%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (25.71%) .NET
2 92 (15.46%) HTML
3 84 (14.12%) ASP.NET
4 79 (13.28%) XML
5 44 (7.39%) CSS
6 38 (6.39%) Classic ASP
7 36 (6.05%) Web Services
8 35 (5.88%) jQuery
9 32 (5.38%) .NET Framework
10 30 (5.04%) WCF
11 27 (4.54%) XSLT
12 25 (4.20%) Application Packaging
13 23 (3.87%) COM+
14 22 (3.70%) Middleware
15 19 (3.19%) HTML5
16 17 (2.86%) Ajax
17 15 (2.52%) ADO.NET
17 15 (2.52%) JSON
18 14 (2.35%) XSL
19 12 (2.02%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.53%) Management Information System
2 20 (3.36%) PKI
3 13 (2.18%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.51%) Replication
5 7 (1.18%) N-Tier
5 7 (1.18%) W3C
5 7 (1.18%) Clustering
6 6 (1.01%) STB
6 6 (1.01%) MPEG
7 5 (0.84%) Blackberry
7 5 (0.84%) Tandem
7 5 (0.84%) Statistics
8 4 (0.67%) Device Driver
8 4 (0.67%) Equities
8 4 (0.67%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.50%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.50%) CLARiiON
10 2 (0.34%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.34%) NHS
10 2 (0.34%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 341 (57.31%) Windows
2 111 (18.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 110 (18.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 108 (18.15%) Windows 7
5 53 (8.91%) UNIX
6 49 (8.24%) Linux
6 49 (8.24%) Windows XP
7 23 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (3.36%) Windows 8
9 13 (2.18%) Windows NT
10 11 (1.85%) Windows 2000
11 6 (1.01%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.34%) AIX
13 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.17%) NetWare
14 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (12.77%) Migration
2 66 (11.09%) ITIL
3 41 (6.89%) Test Scripting
4 34 (5.71%) Unit Testing
5 33 (5.55%) Service Delivery
6 30 (5.04%) OO
6 30 (5.04%) Regression Testing
6 30 (5.04%) MVC
7 29 (4.87%) Software Engineering
8 26 (4.37%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (4.20%) Configuration Management
9 25 (4.20%) Test Automation
10 24 (4.03%) Integration Testing
10 24 (4.03%) Release Management
11 23 (3.87%) Project Management
12 19 (3.19%) Incident Management
13 17 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (2.69%) Use Case
14 16 (2.69%) Validation
15 15 (2.52%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 291 (48.91%) PowerShell
2 261 (43.87%) VB
3 228 (38.32%) SQL
4 105 (17.65%) C#
5 104 (17.48%) JavaScript
6 52 (8.74%) VB.NET
7 44 (7.39%) VBA
8 42 (7.06%) Java
9 39 (6.55%) T-SQL
10 38 (6.39%) VB6
11 27 (4.54%) C
12 24 (4.03%) PL/SQL
13 22 (3.70%) Shell Script
14 21 (3.53%) C++
15 18 (3.03%) Perl
16 14 (2.35%) Python
17 6 (1.01%) Ruby
18 2 (0.34%) XPath
18 2 (0.34%) XAML
18 2 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 89 (14.96%) Security Cleared
2 48 (8.07%) SC Cleared
3 42 (7.06%) DV Cleared
4 38 (6.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (5.55%) ISEB
6 22 (3.70%) Degree
7 21 (3.53%) MCITP
8 20 (3.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 20 (3.36%) ISTQB
9 19 (3.19%) MCSE
10 12 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (1.68%) MCP
11 10 (1.68%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (1.51%) CCEA
13 8 (1.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 7 (1.18%) MCSA
15 5 (0.84%) CCA
15 5 (0.84%) CCNA
15 5 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
15 5 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (9.08%) QA
2 8 (1.34%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.18%) SLA
4 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.17%) EMIR
5 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 191 (32.10%) Active Directory
2 57 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (6.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 39 (6.55%) XenApp
5 29 (4.87%) vSphere
6 26 (4.37%) VMware ESX
7 17 (2.86%) XenDesktop
8 13 (2.18%) Hyper-V
9 12 (2.02%) Forefront TMG
10 9 (1.51%) ISA Server
11 8 (1.34%) Terminal Services
12 7 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 6 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (0.67%) XenServer
16 3 (0.50%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.50%) VMware Server
17 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 2 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 93 (15.63%) SCCM
2 33 (5.55%) WMI
3 28 (4.71%) SCOM
3 28 (4.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 21 (3.53%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 10 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (1.51%) HP SIM
7 9 (1.51%) AppDNA
7 9 (1.51%) SCOrch
8 8 (1.34%) SolarWinds Orion
9 7 (1.18%) SCSM
9 7 (1.18%) BMC PATROL
10 6 (1.01%) WSUS
10 6 (1.01%) Backup Exec
10 6 (1.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.67%) CA LISA
11 4 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 214 (35.97%) Microsoft
2 104 (17.48%) VMware
3 103 (17.31%) Oracle
4 79 (13.28%) HP
5 74 (12.44%) Citrix
6 26 (4.37%) IBM
7 20 (3.36%) SAP
8 19 (3.19%) Cisco
9 17 (2.86%) Cognos
10 16 (2.69%) Altiris
10 16 (2.69%) Symantec
10 16 (2.69%) Business Objects
11 15 (2.52%) McAfee
12 14 (2.35%) Remedy
12 14 (2.35%) Clearswift
12 14 (2.35%) NetApp
13 13 (2.18%) EMC
14 12 (2.02%) AppSense
14 12 (2.02%) Sophos
15 10 (1.68%) CheckPoint
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