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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 302 260 280
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +20
Contract jobs citing VBScript 316 359 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.73% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.66% 1.86% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 224 171
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 £204 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £332 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 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 £35.60 £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
19093 19352 20088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.37% 39.62% 37.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12293 12388 12204
Average daily rate £395 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +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 394 526 712
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.00 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +38 128 £349 +12.12% 25
London -43 121 £348 -0.71% 33
West Midlands -8 19 £214 -14.60% 6
North West -17 15 £293 -10.00% 4
East of England -26 10 £365 +4.28% 6
South West -35 10 £303 -16.26% 12
North East - 7 £375 - 5
East Midlands -5 5 £200 +14.28% 3
Yorkshire -9 1 £163 -35.64% 2
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 342 (57.29%) Windows
2 293 (49.08%) PowerShell
3 262 (43.89%) VB
4 229 (38.36%) SQL
5 215 (36.01%) Microsoft
6 193 (32.33%) Active Directory
7 158 (26.47%) SQL Server
8 153 (25.63%) .NET
9 111 (18.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 109 (18.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 108 (18.09%) Windows 7
12 106 (17.76%) JavaScript
12 106 (17.76%) VMware
13 105 (17.59%) C#
13 105 (17.59%) Oracle
14 95 (15.91%) HTML
15 92 (15.41%) SCCM
16 91 (15.24%) MS Excel
17 90 (15.08%) Security Cleared
18 89 (14.91%) Finance
19 84 (14.07%) IIS
19 84 (14.07%) ASP.NET
20 80 (13.40%) XML
21 77 (12.90%) HP
21 77 (12.90%) Migration
22 73 (12.23%) Citrix
23 67 (11.22%) ITIL
24 65 (10.89%) SQL Server 2008
25 59 (9.88%) Banking
26 58 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 84 (14.07%) IIS
2 43 (7.20%) MS Exchange
3 27 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (4.02%) BizTalk Server
5 20 (3.35%) WebSphere
6 19 (3.18%) SharePoint
7 18 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (2.18%) Documentum
8 13 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.17%) Lync
10 5 (0.84%) CMS
11 4 (0.67%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.67%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.34%) Adobe CQ
13 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 91 (15.24%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.19%) MS Office
3 7 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.34%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.34%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.34%) Siebel Analytics
2 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.17%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.17%) Maximo
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.34%) SaaS
3 2 (0.34%) PaaS
3 2 (0.34%) Office 365
3 2 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (7.87%) TCP/IP
1 47 (7.87%) DNS
2 34 (5.70%) SAN
2 34 (5.70%) Firewall
3 32 (5.36%) Internet
4 31 (5.19%) DHCP
5 18 (3.02%) X.500
6 17 (2.85%) X.400
7 16 (2.68%) Intranet
8 13 (2.18%) LDAP
8 13 (2.18%) SMTP
9 11 (1.84%) FTP
10 10 (1.68%) Network Security
11 9 (1.51%) SSL
12 8 (1.34%) HTTP
13 7 (1.17%) LAN
13 7 (1.17%) SMS
13 7 (1.17%) WAN
13 7 (1.17%) VPN
14 6 (1.01%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 65 (10.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (6.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (6.20%) Oracle Database
5 32 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 28 (4.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 23 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (3.35%) Relational Database
10 13 (2.18%) DTS
11 11 (1.84%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.68%) QlikView
13 9 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (1.01%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 49 (8.21%) QuickTest Pro
2 38 (6.37%) MSI
3 34 (5.70%) Visual Studio
4 22 (3.69%) Selenium
5 21 (3.52%) JIRA
6 16 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (2.35%) AdminStudio
8 12 (2.01%) InstallShield
8 12 (2.01%) WebDriver
9 10 (1.68%) LoadRunner
10 9 (1.51%) ClearCase
11 8 (1.34%) MSBuild
12 7 (1.17%) JMeter
12 7 (1.17%) NUnit
12 7 (1.17%) Rhino Mocks
13 6 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
14 5 (0.84%) StyleCop
14 5 (0.84%) FxCop
14 5 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 5 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
General
1 89 (14.91%) Finance
2 59 (9.88%) Banking
3 26 (4.36%) Retail
4 15 (2.51%) Military
5 9 (1.51%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.34%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.17%) 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%) Law
13 1 (0.17%) Billing
13 1 (0.17%) Local Government
13 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (20.77%) Developer
2 72 (12.06%) Analyst
3 40 (6.70%) Consultant
4 39 (6.53%) Administrator
5 29 (4.86%) Tester
6 22 (3.69%) VB Developer
7 19 (3.18%) Test Analyst
7 19 (3.18%) Applications Packager
7 19 (3.18%) .NET Developer
8 17 (2.85%) Support Analyst
8 17 (2.85%) Web Developer
9 16 (2.68%) Software Engineer
9 16 (2.68%) Support Engineer
10 15 (2.51%) Applications Support
10 15 (2.51%) Desktop Engineer
10 15 (2.51%) Deployment Engineer
11 14 (2.35%) Test Engineer
11 14 (2.35%) SCCM Engineer
12 13 (2.18%) Wintel Engineer
12 13 (2.18%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (25.63%) .NET
2 95 (15.91%) HTML
3 84 (14.07%) ASP.NET
4 80 (13.40%) XML
5 45 (7.54%) CSS
6 39 (6.53%) Classic ASP
7 36 (6.03%) Web Services
7 36 (6.03%) jQuery
8 31 (5.19%) .NET Framework
9 30 (5.03%) WCF
10 26 (4.36%) XSLT
11 25 (4.19%) Application Packaging
12 23 (3.85%) COM+
13 22 (3.69%) Middleware
14 20 (3.35%) HTML5
15 17 (2.85%) Ajax
16 15 (2.51%) JSON
16 15 (2.51%) ADO.NET
17 14 (2.35%) XSL
18 12 (2.01%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (3.69%) Management Information System
2 21 (3.52%) PKI
3 15 (2.51%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.51%) Replication
5 7 (1.17%) Clustering
5 7 (1.17%) W3C
5 7 (1.17%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.01%) MPEG
6 6 (1.01%) STB
7 5 (0.84%) Tandem
7 5 (0.84%) Blackberry
7 5 (0.84%) Statistics
8 4 (0.67%) Device Driver
8 4 (0.67%) E-Learning
8 4 (0.67%) Equities
9 3 (0.50%) CLARiiON
9 3 (0.50%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.34%) NHS
10 2 (0.34%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.34%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 342 (57.29%) Windows
2 111 (18.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 109 (18.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 108 (18.09%) Windows 7
5 53 (8.88%) UNIX
6 49 (8.21%) Linux
7 48 (8.04%) Windows XP
8 24 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (3.18%) Windows 8
10 13 (2.18%) Windows NT
11 11 (1.84%) Windows 2000
12 6 (1.01%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.34%) AIX
15 1 (0.17%) NetWare
15 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (12.90%) Migration
2 67 (11.22%) ITIL
3 41 (6.87%) Test Scripting
4 34 (5.70%) Unit Testing
5 33 (5.53%) Service Delivery
6 31 (5.19%) MVC
6 31 (5.19%) OO
7 29 (4.86%) Regression Testing
7 29 (4.86%) Software Engineering
8 25 (4.19%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (4.19%) Integration Testing
8 25 (4.19%) Configuration Management
9 24 (4.02%) Release Management
9 24 (4.02%) Test Automation
10 23 (3.85%) Project Management
11 19 (3.18%) Incident Management
12 17 (2.85%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (2.85%) Validation
13 16 (2.68%) Change Management
13 16 (2.68%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 293 (49.08%) PowerShell
2 262 (43.89%) VB
3 229 (38.36%) SQL
4 106 (17.76%) JavaScript
5 105 (17.59%) C#
6 53 (8.88%) VB.NET
7 44 (7.37%) VBA
8 43 (7.20%) Java
9 39 (6.53%) VB6
10 38 (6.37%) T-SQL
11 27 (4.52%) C
12 26 (4.36%) PL/SQL
13 21 (3.52%) C++
13 21 (3.52%) Shell Script
14 18 (3.02%) Perl
15 14 (2.35%) Python
16 6 (1.01%) Ruby
17 2 (0.34%) XPath
17 2 (0.34%) KiXtart
17 2 (0.34%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 90 (15.08%) Security Cleared
2 48 (8.04%) SC Cleared
3 43 (7.20%) DV Cleared
4 38 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (5.36%) ISEB
6 24 (4.02%) Degree
7 21 (3.52%) MCITP
8 20 (3.35%) ISTQB
8 20 (3.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 18 (3.02%) MCSE
10 12 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (1.68%) MCP
12 9 (1.51%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (1.34%) CCEA
13 8 (1.34%) MCSA
13 8 (1.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 5 (0.84%) CCNA
14 5 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
14 5 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (9.05%) QA
2 8 (1.34%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.17%) 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
1 193 (32.33%) Active Directory
2 58 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (6.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 37 (6.20%) XenApp
5 29 (4.86%) vSphere
6 26 (4.36%) VMware ESX
7 16 (2.68%) XenDesktop
8 13 (2.18%) Hyper-V
9 12 (2.01%) Forefront TMG
10 9 (1.51%) ISA Server
11 8 (1.34%) Terminal Services
12 7 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (0.67%) XenServer
16 3 (0.50%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.50%) Terminal Server
17 2 (0.34%) MetaFrame
17 2 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 92 (15.41%) SCCM
2 33 (5.53%) WMI
3 29 (4.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 28 (4.69%) SCOM
5 21 (3.52%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (1.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 10 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (1.51%) HP SIM
8 9 (1.51%) AppDNA
8 9 (1.51%) SCOrch
9 8 (1.34%) SolarWinds Orion
10 7 (1.17%) SCSM
10 7 (1.17%) BMC PATROL
11 6 (1.01%) Backup Exec
11 6 (1.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 5 (0.84%) WSUS
13 4 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
13 4 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (0.67%) CA LISA
13 4 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 215 (36.01%) Microsoft
2 106 (17.76%) VMware
3 105 (17.59%) Oracle
4 77 (12.90%) HP
5 73 (12.23%) Citrix
6 26 (4.36%) IBM
7 20 (3.35%) SAP
8 19 (3.18%) Cisco
9 17 (2.85%) Cognos
10 16 (2.68%) Business Objects
10 16 (2.68%) Altiris
10 16 (2.68%) Symantec
11 15 (2.51%) Remedy
11 15 (2.51%) McAfee
12 14 (2.35%) Clearswift
12 14 (2.35%) NetApp
13 13 (2.18%) EMC
14 12 (2.01%) Sophos
14 12 (2.01%) AppSense
15 10 (1.68%) CheckPoint
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