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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 362 373 341
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -32
Contract jobs citing VBScript 281 246 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.50% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 1.31% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 146 152
Median daily rate £375 £350 £327
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £233 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 9
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £20.19 £24.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £38.99 £28.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -17.64%
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
19404 18729 18026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.76% 37.90% 37.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13540 12617 12070
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 388 425
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -5 106 £375 +7.29% 8
London -13 86 £404 -5.00% 13
North East - 32 £310 - 3
East Midlands +22 16 £363 +10.68% 6
South West -8 15 £328 +7.37% 3
Yorkshire +13 11 £340 -2.85% 2
West Midlands -13 5 £370 +23.33% 1
East of England +5 4 £425 +30.76% 2
North West -25 4 £425 +54.54%
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 286 (59.83%) PowerShell
2 268 (56.07%) Windows
3 257 (53.77%) Microsoft
4 226 (47.28%) SQL
5 169 (35.36%) SQL Server
6 162 (33.89%) .NET
7 160 (33.47%) VB
8 151 (31.59%) Active Directory
9 143 (29.92%) C#
10 114 (23.85%) MS Excel
11 112 (23.43%) JavaScript
12 103 (21.55%) Windows Server
13 102 (21.34%) Finance
14 101 (21.13%) Security Cleared
15 94 (19.67%) VMware
15 94 (19.67%) SCCM
16 91 (19.04%) XML
17 89 (18.62%) Windows Server 2008
18 82 (17.15%) T-SQL
19 81 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
20 79 (16.53%) Windows 7
20 79 (16.53%) HTML
21 78 (16.32%) HP
22 74 (15.48%) Citrix
22 74 (15.48%) Microsoft Certification
23 73 (15.27%) ITIL
24 69 (14.44%) VBA
25 68 (14.23%) DNS
26 64 (13.39%) MS Office
27 63 (13.18%) ASP.NET

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 60 (12.55%) SharePoint
2 57 (11.92%) IIS
3 26 (5.44%) MS Exchange
4 16 (3.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.30%) CMS
6 11 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (2.30%) IBM Notes
7 10 (2.09%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (1.88%) OpenStack
9 8 (1.67%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.26%) Skype for Business
11 5 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.05%) Confluence
11 5 (1.05%) Node.js
11 5 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.84%) JBoss
12 4 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 114 (23.85%) MS Excel
2 64 (13.39%) MS Office
3 15 (3.14%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.63%) MS Project
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.21%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.93%) Office 365
3 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.63%) IaaS
4 2 (0.42%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (0.42%) PaaS
4 2 (0.42%) SaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 68 (14.23%) DNS
2 55 (11.51%) DHCP
3 32 (6.69%) VPN
4 29 (6.07%) SAN
5 28 (5.86%) Internet
6 26 (5.44%) TCP/IP
7 21 (4.39%) Firewall
8 14 (2.93%) HTTP
9 13 (2.72%) SSL
10 12 (2.51%) IPsec
11 11 (2.30%) BGP
11 11 (2.30%) IPv6
11 11 (2.30%) Remote Desktop
11 11 (2.30%) Software-Defined Networking
12 9 (1.88%) Intranet
12 9 (1.88%) LAN
12 9 (1.88%) WAN
13 6 (1.26%) DMZ
13 6 (1.26%) NetScaler
14 5 (1.05%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (35.36%) SQL Server
2 58 (12.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (11.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 56 (11.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (8.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 30 (6.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (5.23%) Relational Database
8 17 (3.56%) Oracle Database
9 16 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (2.72%) RDBMS
11 12 (2.51%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (2.30%) DTS
13 10 (2.09%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (1.88%) MySQL
15 8 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 7 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (1.46%) MS Access
17 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
18 3 (0.63%) DB2
18 3 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 43 (9.00%) Visual Studio
2 35 (7.32%) MSI
3 27 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (5.02%) JIRA
5 22 (4.60%) HP UFT
6 12 (2.51%) Maven
6 12 (2.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 12 (2.51%) Subversion
7 11 (2.30%) Git (software)
7 11 (2.30%) InstallShield
7 11 (2.30%) Selenium
8 10 (2.09%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.09%) LoadRunner
9 9 (1.88%) SoapUI
10 8 (1.67%) JMeter
11 7 (1.46%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.46%) SilkPerformer
11 7 (1.46%) VisualVM
11 7 (1.46%) WebDriver
11 7 (1.46%) YourKit
General
1 102 (21.34%) Finance
2 26 (5.44%) Banking
3 19 (3.97%) Marketing
4 7 (1.46%) Financial Institution
4 7 (1.46%) Legal
5 6 (1.26%) French Language
5 6 (1.26%) Law
5 6 (1.26%) Spanish Language
6 5 (1.05%) Front Office
6 5 (1.05%) German Language
6 5 (1.05%) Italian Language
6 5 (1.05%) Military
7 4 (0.84%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.63%) Publishing
8 3 (0.63%) Retail
8 3 (0.63%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.42%) Back Office
9 2 (0.42%) Local Government
10 1 (0.21%) Greek Language
10 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 108 (22.59%) Developer
2 63 (13.18%) Analyst
3 37 (7.74%) .NET Developer
4 36 (7.53%) Administrator
5 34 (7.11%) Consultant
6 30 (6.28%) Windows Engineer
7 28 (5.86%) C# Developer
7 28 (5.86%) SQL Developer
8 27 (5.65%) Test Analyst
9 25 (5.23%) C# .NET Developer
10 23 (4.81%) DBA
11 21 (4.39%) Support Engineer
12 20 (4.18%) SQL DBA
13 17 (3.56%) Tester
14 16 (3.35%) SCCM Engineer
14 16 (3.35%) Support Analyst
14 16 (3.35%) Wintel Engineer
15 14 (2.93%) Architect
15 14 (2.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 13 (2.72%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (33.89%) .NET
2 91 (19.04%) XML
3 79 (16.53%) HTML
4 63 (13.18%) ASP.NET
5 53 (11.09%) CSS
6 44 (9.21%) jQuery
7 38 (7.95%) Web Services
8 26 (5.44%) .NET Framework
9 16 (3.35%) WCF
10 15 (3.14%) AngularJS
11 13 (2.72%) Classic ASP
11 13 (2.72%) WinForms
11 13 (2.72%) WPF
12 11 (2.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (2.09%) Entity Framework
13 10 (2.09%) HTML5
14 8 (1.67%) Backbone.js
14 8 (1.67%) LINQ
14 8 (1.67%) MDX
15 7 (1.46%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.28%) Clustering
2 29 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.56%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.30%) Hedge funds
5 11 (2.30%) Public Cloud
6 9 (1.88%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.88%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.46%) PKI
7 7 (1.46%) Replication
7 7 (1.46%) STB
8 6 (1.26%) CMDB
9 5 (1.05%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.05%) Derivative
9 5 (1.05%) MPEG
9 5 (1.05%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.84%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.84%) Thin Client
10 4 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 268 (56.07%) Windows
2 103 (21.55%) Windows Server
3 89 (18.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 81 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 79 (16.53%) Windows 7
6 55 (11.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (9.41%) Linux
8 36 (7.53%) Windows 10
9 24 (5.02%) Unix
10 22 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (4.39%) Windows 8
12 15 (3.14%) Windows XP
13 12 (2.51%) Ubuntu
14 10 (2.09%) Apple iOS
15 7 (1.46%) AIX
16 6 (1.26%) Solaris
17 4 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.84%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.63%) HPUX
18 3 (0.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (15.27%) ITIL
2 63 (13.18%) Migration
3 43 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (7.32%) Software Testing
4 35 (7.32%) Unit Testing
5 31 (6.49%) Configuration Management
5 31 (6.49%) Workflow
6 30 (6.28%) OO
7 29 (6.07%) Service Delivery
8 25 (5.23%) Test Scripting
9 23 (4.81%) Release Management
10 22 (4.60%) Open Source
11 19 (3.97%) Service Management
11 19 (3.97%) Software Delivery
11 19 (3.97%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (3.77%) Change Management
12 18 (3.77%) Mentoring
12 18 (3.77%) SDLC
12 18 (3.77%) Web Development
13 17 (3.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 286 (59.83%) PowerShell
2 226 (47.28%) SQL
3 160 (33.47%) VB
4 143 (29.92%) C#
5 112 (23.43%) JavaScript
6 82 (17.15%) T-SQL
7 69 (14.44%) VBA
8 49 (10.25%) Java
9 45 (9.41%) VB.NET
10 43 (9.00%) C++
11 26 (5.44%) C
12 24 (5.02%) Perl
13 23 (4.81%) PL/SQL
14 19 (3.97%) Python
15 7 (1.46%) CoffeeScript
15 7 (1.46%) Ruby
15 7 (1.46%) Scala
15 7 (1.46%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.26%) Korn
16 6 (1.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 101 (21.13%) Security Cleared
2 74 (15.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (10.46%) SC Cleared
4 42 (8.79%) DV Cleared
5 37 (7.74%) Degree
6 34 (7.11%) MCITP
7 31 (6.49%) MCSE
8 28 (5.86%) ISEB
9 21 (4.39%) MCSD
10 20 (4.18%) MCSA
11 19 (3.97%) MCTS
12 17 (3.56%) ISTQB
12 17 (3.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 13 (2.72%) MCAD
14 11 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
16 7 (1.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 5 (1.05%) CCNA
17 5 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 3 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.93%) SLA
2 12 (2.51%) QA
3 7 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (1.26%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.05%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.84%) WCAG
7 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 151 (31.59%) Active Directory
2 56 (11.72%) XenApp
3 47 (9.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (8.79%) Hyper-V
5 41 (8.58%) Microsoft App-V
5 41 (8.58%) XenDesktop
6 24 (5.02%) VMware ESX
7 17 (3.56%) Terminal Services
8 13 (2.72%) XenServer
9 12 (2.51%) BitLocker
9 12 (2.51%) vSphere
10 5 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.63%) Firmware
12 2 (0.42%) NFS
13 1 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.21%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 94 (19.67%) SCCM
2 31 (6.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 27 (5.65%) HP Quality Center
4 22 (4.60%) SCOM
5 13 (2.72%) WSUS
6 10 (2.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 9 (1.88%) Control-M
7 9 (1.88%) SCSM
8 8 (1.67%) Perfmon
8 8 (1.67%) SCVMM
9 7 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (1.46%) OpenView
9 7 (1.46%) SCDPM
9 7 (1.46%) WMI
10 5 (1.05%) BladeLogic
10 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 4 (0.84%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.63%) Ansible
12 3 (0.63%) Puppet
13 2 (0.42%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 257 (53.77%) Microsoft
2 94 (19.67%) VMware
3 78 (16.32%) HP
4 74 (15.48%) Citrix
5 62 (12.97%) Oracle
6 28 (5.86%) IBM
7 27 (5.65%) Cisco
8 22 (4.60%) Red Hat
9 21 (4.39%) AppSense
10 16 (3.35%) Intel Security
11 14 (2.93%) Lumension
11 14 (2.93%) Symantec
12 12 (2.51%) Dell
13 11 (2.30%) Lotus
14 9 (1.88%) TIBCO
15 8 (1.67%) iManage
15 8 (1.67%) Informatica
16 7 (1.46%) AppDynamics
16 7 (1.46%) Dynatrace
16 7 (1.46%) New Relic
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