The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 345 248 244
Rank change year-on-year
-97 -4
Contract jobs citing VBScript 259 298 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.69% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% 1.87% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 169 216
Average daily rate £320 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £263 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 23
Average hourly rate £27.50 £33.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.29% +20.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.06 £17.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.50 £39.67 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.53 £34.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-14.41% +58.62%
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19076 15932 19789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.16% 36.97% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12561 10005 11910
Average daily rate £375 £385 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 578 705
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VBScript
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -73 97 £325 -15.58% 30
South East -26 60 £323 -0.76% 14
East of England -12 37 £315 +2.43% 2
North West -18 20 £221 -33.45% 4
East Midlands +2 15 £148 -39.79% 5
South West -19 14 £375 -8.53% 9
West Midlands -8 12 £350 +32.07% 1
Yorkshire -23 4 £400 +90.47% 3
North East - - - - 1
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 315 (58.88%) Windows
2 226 (42.24%) VB
3 214 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 214 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 187 (34.95%) Active Directory
5 166 (31.03%) SQL
6 135 (25.23%) Windows 7
7 123 (22.99%) Citrix
8 120 (22.43%) HP
9 118 (22.06%) SQL Server
10 108 (20.19%) Windows XP
11 98 (18.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 97 (18.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 95 (17.76%) Finance
14 92 (17.20%) .NET
14 92 (17.20%) MS Excel
15 82 (15.33%) JavaScript
16 81 (15.14%) MS Office
17 78 (14.58%) SCCM
18 76 (14.21%) VMware
18 76 (14.21%) MS Exchange
19 73 (13.64%) HTML
19 73 (13.64%) Banking
20 72 (13.46%) XML
21 65 (12.15%) Oracle
22 61 (11.40%) XenDesktop
23 60 (11.21%) Security Cleared
24 58 (10.84%) QuickTest Pro
25 56 (10.47%) C#
25 56 (10.47%) Microsoft App-V

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 76 (14.21%) MS Exchange
2 53 (9.91%) IBM Notes
3 43 (8.04%) IIS
4 22 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 21 (3.93%) SharePoint
6 19 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (1.87%) CMS
8 10 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.31%) Lync
10 6 (1.12%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.75%) SAS
13 2 (0.37%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.37%) Adobe CQ
13 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.19%) Apache
14 1 (0.19%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 92 (17.20%) MS Excel
2 81 (15.14%) MS Office
3 5 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.37%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Retail-J
2 2 (0.37%) e-Work
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) RMDS
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.75%) SaaS
1 4 (0.75%) Office 365
2 2 (0.37%) PaaS
3 1 (0.19%) IaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Heroku
3 1 (0.19%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.79%) VPN
2 31 (5.79%) TCP/IP
3 29 (5.42%) DNS
4 22 (4.11%) Internet
5 20 (3.74%) DHCP
6 19 (3.55%) Firewall
7 11 (2.06%) HTTP
7 11 (2.06%) SSL
8 10 (1.87%) SMS
9 9 (1.68%) FTP
10 8 (1.50%) LAN
11 7 (1.31%) SMTP
12 6 (1.12%) X.400
12 6 (1.12%) X.500
12 6 (1.12%) Intranet
12 6 (1.12%) WAN
13 5 (0.93%) DMZ
13 5 (0.93%) NetScaler
14 3 (0.56%) LDAP
14 3 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (22.06%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (5.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (3.36%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (2.43%) SQL Server 2000
7 13 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (2.24%) MySQL
9 10 (1.87%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (1.31%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.93%) QlikView
12 3 (0.56%) MS Access
12 3 (0.56%) Essbase
13 2 (0.37%) SQLite
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.37%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 58 (10.84%) QuickTest Pro
2 46 (8.60%) MSI
3 24 (4.49%) JIRA
3 24 (4.49%) InstallShield
4 23 (4.30%) AdminStudio
5 15 (2.80%) Visual Studio
6 14 (2.62%) Selenium
7 13 (2.43%) Subversion
8 9 (1.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 9 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.93%) NUnit
9 5 (0.93%) MSBuild
9 5 (0.93%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.93%) TestComplete
9 5 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (0.75%) StyleCop
10 4 (0.75%) FxCop
10 4 (0.75%) Wise Package Studio
10 4 (0.75%) LoadRunner
General
1 95 (17.76%) Finance
2 73 (13.64%) Banking
3 22 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.93%) Retail
5 17 (3.18%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.24%) Local Government
6 12 (2.24%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.87%) Military
8 8 (1.50%) Legal
9 7 (1.31%) Front Office
9 7 (1.31%) Marketing
9 7 (1.31%) Games
10 5 (0.93%) Law
11 4 (0.75%) Publishing
12 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.37%) Advertising
13 1 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 83 (15.51%) Analyst
2 74 (13.83%) Developer
3 53 (9.91%) Support Engineer
4 52 (9.72%) Applications Packager
5 31 (5.79%) Test Analyst
6 28 (5.23%) Tester
7 26 (4.86%) Architect
8 23 (4.30%) Consultant
9 22 (4.11%) Administrator
10 16 (2.99%) Desktop Support
10 16 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
11 15 (2.80%) .NET Developer
12 14 (2.62%) Service Manager
12 14 (2.62%) Environment Manager
12 14 (2.62%) Support Manager
12 14 (2.62%) Service Support Manager
13 13 (2.43%) Deployment Engineer
14 12 (2.24%) Programmer
14 12 (2.24%) Support Analyst
15 11 (2.06%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (17.20%) .NET
2 73 (13.64%) HTML
3 72 (13.46%) XML
4 53 (9.91%) Application Packaging
5 43 (8.04%) ASP.NET
6 31 (5.79%) Web Services
7 29 (5.42%) CSS
8 22 (4.11%) WCF
8 22 (4.11%) .NET Framework
9 21 (3.93%) Classic ASP
9 21 (3.93%) XSLT
10 17 (3.18%) JSON
11 16 (2.99%) jQuery
12 15 (2.80%) Ajax
13 11 (2.06%) ADO.NET
14 10 (1.87%) Software Packaging
15 9 (1.68%) Middleware
15 9 (1.68%) REST
15 9 (1.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 8 (1.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.41%) Blackberry
2 15 (2.80%) Clustering
3 12 (2.24%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (1.50%) Hedge funds
5 8 (1.50%) E-Learning
6 7 (1.31%) MPEG
6 7 (1.31%) PKI
7 6 (1.12%) Equities
7 6 (1.12%) Replication
7 6 (1.12%) STB
7 6 (1.12%) W3C
8 5 (0.93%) AS400
8 5 (0.93%) VLE
9 4 (0.75%) Web 2.0
9 4 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.75%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.56%) Firmware
10 3 (0.56%) EPoS
10 3 (0.56%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 315 (58.88%) Windows
2 135 (25.23%) Windows 7
3 108 (20.19%) Windows XP
4 98 (18.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 97 (18.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (10.09%) Windows 2000
7 45 (8.41%) NetWare
8 42 (7.85%) UNIX
9 39 (7.29%) Linux
10 25 (4.67%) Windows Vista
10 25 (4.67%) Apple iOS
11 17 (3.18%) Windows 8
11 17 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.56%) Solaris
15 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.37%) OS/390
15 2 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (10.28%) Migration
1 55 (10.28%) ITIL
2 35 (6.54%) Test Automation
3 32 (5.98%) Test Scripting
4 25 (4.67%) Software Testing
5 24 (4.49%) ITSM
6 23 (4.30%) OO
6 23 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (3.36%) Incident Management
8 15 (2.80%) Web Development
8 15 (2.80%) Release Management
9 14 (2.62%) Scrum
9 14 (2.62%) Integration Testing
9 14 (2.62%) Service Delivery
10 13 (2.43%) MVC
10 13 (2.43%) OOP
10 13 (2.43%) Compatibility Testing
11 12 (2.24%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 226 (42.24%) VB
2 214 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 166 (31.03%) SQL
4 82 (15.33%) JavaScript
5 56 (10.47%) C#
6 36 (6.73%) Java
6 36 (6.73%) VBA
7 32 (5.98%) T-SQL
7 32 (5.98%) VB.NET
8 26 (4.86%) C
9 24 (4.49%) Shell Script
10 21 (3.93%) C++
11 20 (3.74%) Perl
12 14 (2.62%) VB6
12 14 (2.62%) Python
13 7 (1.31%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.31%) Ruby
14 4 (0.75%) Lua
14 4 (0.75%) PHP
15 3 (0.56%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 60 (11.21%) Security Cleared
2 49 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (7.85%) ISEB
4 38 (7.10%) SC Cleared
5 20 (3.74%) ISTQB
6 16 (2.99%) DV Cleared
6 16 (2.99%) Degree
7 15 (2.80%) MCSE
8 10 (1.87%) MCITP
8 10 (1.87%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (1.68%) MCP
10 8 (1.50%) CCEA
10 8 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.31%) CCA
12 5 (0.93%) MCSA
12 5 (0.93%) MCTS
13 4 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.75%) CCNA
14 3 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.05%) QA
2 13 (2.43%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.31%) SLA
4 2 (0.37%) ISO 9002
5 1 (0.19%) EMIR
5 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
System Software
1 187 (34.95%) Active Directory
2 61 (11.40%) XenDesktop
3 56 (10.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 52 (9.72%) XenApp
5 48 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (3.18%) vSphere
7 9 (1.68%) VMware ESX
8 8 (1.50%) Hyper-V
9 6 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (1.12%) XenServer
10 5 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.56%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.56%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.37%) vCloud
12 2 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.37%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.37%) MetaFrame
12 2 (0.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 78 (14.58%) SCCM
2 44 (8.22%) ServiceCenter
3 35 (6.54%) HP Quality Center
4 24 (4.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 17 (3.18%) SCOM
6 13 (2.43%) WSUS
7 11 (2.06%) WMI
8 7 (1.31%) HP SIM
9 6 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
12 3 (0.56%) OpenView
12 3 (0.56%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 3 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.56%) AppDNA
12 3 (0.56%) HP SiteScope
12 3 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 214 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 123 (22.99%) Citrix
3 120 (22.43%) HP
4 76 (14.21%) VMware
5 65 (12.15%) Oracle
6 53 (9.91%) Lotus
7 45 (8.41%) Novell
8 37 (6.92%) AppSense
9 12 (2.24%) SAP
10 11 (2.06%) Symantec
10 11 (2.06%) IBM
10 11 (2.06%) Altiris
11 10 (1.87%) Cognos
12 9 (1.68%) Sophos
12 9 (1.68%) Business Objects
12 9 (1.68%) Cisco
13 8 (1.50%) Becrypt
13 8 (1.50%) LANDesk
14 7 (1.31%) Dell
14 7 (1.31%) Remedy
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Etonwood
Rate: Excellent Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Greythorn
Rate: £330 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £270 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago