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 28 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 432 386 317
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -69
Contract jobs citing VBScript 199 264 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.50% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.00% 1.29% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 152 195
Median daily rate £363 £360 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £251 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £475 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £345 £341
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 11
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.90% -26.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.82 £20.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £26.09 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -9.25%
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
19959 20405 19046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.33% 38.59% 37.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13809 13912 12291
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 452 380
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +3 69 £369 -5.44% 6
London -39 66 £431 +1.47% 15
South West +14 27 £305 +43.86% 1
North East -9 20 £280 -9.59%
East Midlands +2 6 £225 -34.54% 1
East of England +9 4 £338 +22.72% 1
Yorkshire +7 4 £425 +13.33% 2
North West -15 2 £275 -24.13% 4
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 328 (68.33%) PowerShell
2 288 (60.00%) Windows
3 261 (54.38%) Microsoft
4 203 (42.29%) SQL
5 191 (39.79%) Active Directory
6 142 (29.58%) VB
7 137 (28.54%) .NET
8 133 (27.71%) VMware
9 132 (27.50%) SQL Server
10 121 (25.21%) Security Cleared
11 118 (24.58%) Windows Server
12 114 (23.75%) SCCM
13 102 (21.25%) MS Excel
14 101 (21.04%) Windows Server 2008
15 98 (20.42%) C#
16 88 (18.33%) Finance
16 88 (18.33%) Windows 7
17 87 (18.13%) Windows Server 2012
18 85 (17.71%) DNS
19 82 (17.08%) Citrix
20 81 (16.88%) JavaScript
20 81 (16.88%) T-SQL
20 81 (16.88%) SC Cleared
21 80 (16.67%) DHCP
22 77 (16.04%) HP
23 75 (15.63%) ITIL
24 72 (15.00%) Migration
25 69 (14.38%) Microsoft Certification
26 62 (12.92%) Microsoft App-V
26 62 (12.92%) XenApp

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 37 (7.71%) SharePoint
2 34 (7.08%) IIS
3 29 (6.04%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (1.88%) CMS
5 9 (1.88%) OpenStack
6 7 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.25%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.25%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.04%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.63%) Confluence
11 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.42%) FileNet
11 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.21%) JBoss
12 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 102 (21.25%) MS Excel
2 49 (10.21%) MS Office
3 5 (1.04%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.42%) MS Project
5 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) OpenText MBPM
1 2 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.04%) Office 365
2 23 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.04%) IaaS
4 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.42%) GitHub
4 2 (0.42%) PaaS
4 2 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (17.71%) DNS
2 80 (16.67%) DHCP
3 43 (8.96%) SAN
4 33 (6.88%) Internet
5 30 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 27 (5.63%) VPN
7 24 (5.00%) Firewall
8 14 (2.92%) HTTP
9 13 (2.71%) IPsec
10 12 (2.50%) Software-Defined Networking
11 11 (2.29%) BGP
11 11 (2.29%) IPv6
11 11 (2.29%) WAN
12 10 (2.08%) LAN
13 9 (1.88%) Kerberos
14 5 (1.04%) DMZ
14 5 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (1.04%) SSL
15 4 (0.83%) Extranet
15 4 (0.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 39 (8.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (7.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 31 (6.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (1.46%) MySQL
9 7 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.04%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.83%) MS Access
12 3 (0.63%) Big Data
12 3 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.42%) DTS
13 2 (0.42%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 55 (11.46%) MSI
2 38 (7.92%) HP UFT
3 26 (5.42%) Selenium
4 19 (3.96%) JIRA
4 19 (3.96%) Visual Studio
5 17 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (3.13%) InstallShield
7 14 (2.92%) Git (software)
8 11 (2.29%) Subversion
9 9 (1.88%) Cucumber
9 9 (1.88%) SoapUI
10 8 (1.67%) Jenkins
10 8 (1.67%) Maven
10 8 (1.67%) TestComplete
11 7 (1.46%) AdminStudio
11 7 (1.46%) JMeter
11 7 (1.46%) LoadRunner
11 7 (1.46%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.25%) StarTeam
12 6 (1.25%) WebDriver
General
1 88 (18.33%) Finance
2 28 (5.83%) Banking
3 17 (3.54%) Marketing
4 11 (2.29%) French Language
4 11 (2.29%) Spanish Language
5 10 (2.08%) German Language
5 10 (2.08%) Italian Language
6 8 (1.67%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.04%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.04%) Law
8 4 (0.83%) Legal
8 4 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.83%) Publishing
8 4 (0.83%) Retail
9 3 (0.63%) Automotive
9 3 (0.63%) Front Office
9 3 (0.63%) Local Government
10 2 (0.42%) Electronics
10 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 67 (13.96%) Developer
2 42 (8.75%) Analyst
3 40 (8.33%) Consultant
4 39 (8.13%) Windows Engineer
5 36 (7.50%) Administrator
6 26 (5.42%) Tester
7 22 (4.58%) Support Engineer
7 22 (4.58%) Test Analyst
7 22 (4.58%) Wintel Engineer
8 20 (4.17%) SCCM Engineer
9 18 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
9 18 (3.75%) Windows Systems Engineer
10 17 (3.54%) .NET Developer
10 17 (3.54%) Architect
11 16 (3.33%) DBA
12 15 (3.13%) Automation Tester
12 15 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (3.13%) SQL DBA
12 15 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
13 14 (2.92%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (28.54%) .NET
2 61 (12.71%) XML
3 58 (12.08%) HTML
4 53 (11.04%) ASP.NET
5 35 (7.29%) CSS
6 33 (6.88%) Web Services
7 19 (3.96%) jQuery
8 14 (2.92%) HTML5
9 13 (2.71%) Ajax
9 13 (2.71%) Node.js
10 10 (2.08%) .NET Framework
10 10 (2.08%) ActiveX
10 10 (2.08%) MAPI
10 10 (2.08%) WCF
11 9 (1.88%) AngularJS
11 9 (1.88%) JSON
11 9 (1.88%) XSLT
12 8 (1.67%) REST
12 8 (1.67%) XSL
13 6 (1.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.08%) Computer Science
2 27 (5.63%) Clustering
3 25 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.38%) Client/Server
5 19 (3.96%) Data Centre
6 12 (2.50%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.29%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.67%) NHS
8 8 (1.67%) STB
9 7 (1.46%) User Experience
10 6 (1.25%) EMC VNX
10 6 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.25%) MPEG
11 5 (1.04%) Derivative
11 5 (1.04%) Replication
12 4 (0.83%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.83%) CMDB
12 4 (0.83%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.63%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 288 (60.00%) Windows
2 118 (24.58%) Windows Server
3 101 (21.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 88 (18.33%) Windows 7
5 87 (18.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (12.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 48 (10.00%) Linux
8 47 (9.79%) Windows 10
9 29 (6.04%) Unix
10 24 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (4.79%) Windows 8
12 15 (3.13%) Windows XP
13 11 (2.29%) Ubuntu
14 9 (1.88%) Solaris
15 6 (1.25%) AIX
16 5 (1.04%) Apple iOS
16 5 (1.04%) HPUX
17 4 (0.83%) VMS
18 3 (0.63%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (15.63%) ITIL
2 72 (15.00%) Migration
3 48 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (7.71%) Software Testing
5 35 (7.29%) Release Management
6 33 (6.88%) Test Scripting
7 32 (6.67%) Software Delivery
8 30 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 26 (5.42%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (5.21%) Change Management
11 24 (5.00%) Workflow
12 23 (4.79%) Open Source
13 21 (4.38%) Application Packaging
14 19 (3.96%) Mentoring
14 19 (3.96%) Service Delivery
14 19 (3.96%) Service Management
14 19 (3.96%) Software Distribution
15 18 (3.75%) Functional Testing
16 17 (3.54%) Project Management
16 17 (3.54%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 328 (68.33%) PowerShell
2 203 (42.29%) SQL
3 142 (29.58%) VB
4 98 (20.42%) C#
5 81 (16.88%) JavaScript
5 81 (16.88%) T-SQL
6 52 (10.83%) C++
7 46 (9.58%) Java
8 32 (6.67%) VB.NET
9 31 (6.46%) VBA
10 24 (5.00%) C
11 18 (3.75%) Python
12 15 (3.13%) Perl
13 12 (2.50%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.46%) F#
14 7 (1.46%) PHP
15 6 (1.25%) CoffeeScript
15 6 (1.25%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.04%) Ruby
16 5 (1.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 121 (25.21%) Security Cleared
2 81 (16.88%) SC Cleared
3 69 (14.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (10.63%) Degree
5 37 (7.71%) MCSE
6 32 (6.67%) DV Cleared
7 30 (6.25%) MCITP
8 22 (4.58%) ISEB
9 20 (4.17%) MCSA
10 18 (3.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 17 (3.54%) ISTQB
12 16 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
13 14 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (2.50%) MCSD
15 10 (2.08%) MCTS
16 8 (1.67%) CCNA
17 7 (1.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 6 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
19 5 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 4 (0.83%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.13%) SLA
2 12 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (2.08%) QA
4 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.42%) WCAG
6 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 191 (39.79%) Active Directory
2 62 (12.92%) Microsoft App-V
2 62 (12.92%) XenApp
3 56 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (8.96%) XenDesktop
5 36 (7.50%) Hyper-V
6 27 (5.63%) VMware ESX
6 27 (5.63%) XenServer
7 21 (4.38%) Terminal Services
8 13 (2.71%) BitLocker
9 7 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.04%) vSphere
11 4 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.63%) Firmware
13 2 (0.42%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.42%) NFS
13 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 114 (23.75%) SCCM
2 42 (8.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 39 (8.13%) SCOM
4 28 (5.83%) WSUS
5 23 (4.79%) HP Quality Center
6 17 (3.54%) Microsoft Clustering
7 15 (3.13%) SCSM
8 14 (2.92%) SCVMM
9 13 (2.71%) SCDPM
10 9 (1.88%) Control-M
10 9 (1.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 8 (1.67%) Perfmon
11 8 (1.67%) SCOrch
12 7 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (1.46%) WMI
13 5 (1.04%) OpenView
14 4 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
14 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
15 3 (0.63%) Netcool
Vendors
1 261 (54.38%) Microsoft
2 133 (27.71%) VMware
3 82 (17.08%) Citrix
4 77 (16.04%) HP
5 43 (8.96%) Oracle
6 34 (7.08%) AppSense
7 28 (5.83%) Cisco
8 24 (5.00%) IBM
8 24 (5.00%) Red Hat
9 20 (4.17%) Dell
10 17 (3.54%) Intel Security
11 15 (3.13%) Symantec
12 11 (2.29%) Altiris
13 10 (2.08%) Lumension
14 8 (1.67%) Cognos
14 8 (1.67%) NetApp
15 7 (1.46%) SAP
16 6 (1.25%) Borland
16 6 (1.25%) Lotus
17 5 (1.04%) Juniper
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