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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 363 281 258
Rank change year-on-year
-82 -23
Contract jobs citing VBScript 239 305 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.64% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.23% 1.69% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 176 186
Average daily rate
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£350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £331
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 20
Average hourly rate £20.97 £27.50 £39.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% -30.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.38 £25.05 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £39.75 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.97 £26.09 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-19.63% -31.79%
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
19485 18017 17104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.45% 37.62% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13289 11823 10727
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 379 549
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.02 £15.33 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £48.50 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
London -62 89 £375 - 21
South East -20 83 £388 +10.71% 8
South West -13 20 £305 -6.87% 7
North West -8 19 £300 +5.26% 4
East of England -3 8 £350 +29.62% 10
West Midlands -3 7 £300 +23.07% 6
Yorkshire -20 7 - -
East Midlands -9 4 £313 -7.47% 2
North East -20 2 £200 -35.48%
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 304 (63.07%) Windows
2 261 (54.15%) PowerShell
3 213 (44.19%) Microsoft
4 202 (41.91%) SQL
5 176 (36.51%) Active Directory
6 168 (34.85%) VB
7 131 (27.18%) SQL Server
8 123 (25.52%) VMware
8 123 (25.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 118 (24.48%) XML
10 114 (23.65%) .NET
10 114 (23.65%) SCCM
11 102 (21.16%) ITIL
12 98 (20.33%) Finance
13 93 (19.29%) HTML
14 88 (18.26%) C#
15 85 (17.63%) Oracle
16 83 (17.22%) HP
17 82 (17.01%) JavaScript
18 77 (15.98%) Windows 7
19 76 (15.77%) Windows Server 2003
20 72 (14.94%) MS Excel
20 72 (14.94%) Security Cleared
21 71 (14.73%) VMware Infrastructure
22 67 (13.90%) Migration
23 65 (13.49%) Citrix
24 56 (11.62%) Microsoft Certification
24 56 (11.62%) SC Cleared
24 56 (11.62%) Hyper-V
25 52 (10.79%) VB.NET

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 51 (10.58%) IIS
2 39 (8.09%) SharePoint
3 26 (5.39%) MS Exchange
4 22 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (3.32%) Lync
6 11 (2.28%) OpenStack
6 11 (2.28%) Oracle Workflow
7 10 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.45%) Confluence
10 6 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.04%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.62%) Node.js
12 3 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.62%) CMS
13 2 (0.41%) WordPress
13 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 72 (14.94%) MS Excel
2 44 (9.13%) MS Office
3 6 (1.24%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.83%) MS Project
5 3 (0.62%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.41%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.49%) Adobe Campaign
2 10 (2.07%) WebTrends
3 9 (1.87%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.21%) HFM
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.21%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.49%) Office 365
2 11 (2.28%) Adobe Analytics
3 10 (2.07%) Google Analytics
4 9 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.62%) SaaS
6 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.41%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.21%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (9.75%) DNS
2 40 (8.30%) TCP/IP
3 30 (6.22%) SAN
4 28 (5.81%) DHCP
4 28 (5.81%) Firewall
5 21 (4.36%) NetScaler
6 16 (3.32%) Internet
7 15 (3.11%) LAN
8 12 (2.49%) NAS
9 11 (2.28%) WAN
10 9 (1.87%) VPN
11 7 (1.45%) SMTP
12 6 (1.24%) Intranet
13 5 (1.04%) FCoE
13 5 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
14 4 (0.83%) VLAN
14 4 (0.83%) X.400
14 4 (0.83%) X.500
14 4 (0.83%) LDAP
15 3 (0.62%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (27.18%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 35 (7.26%) Relational Database
3 34 (7.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (6.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (5.81%) Oracle Database
6 26 (5.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 25 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (5.19%) SQL Server 2000
8 18 (3.73%) Oracle Database 10g
9 15 (3.11%) RDBMS
9 15 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (3.11%) Oracle BI EE
10 13 (2.70%) MySQL
10 13 (2.70%) DTS
11 11 (2.28%) MS Access
11 11 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (6.22%) MSI
2 28 (5.81%) HP UFT
3 25 (5.19%) Visual Studio
4 22 (4.56%) JIRA
5 20 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (3.11%) Selenium
7 13 (2.70%) Subversion
8 9 (1.87%) WebDriver
8 9 (1.87%) Git (software)
9 6 (1.24%) StarTeam
9 6 (1.24%) InstallShield
9 6 (1.24%) MSBuild
9 6 (1.24%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (1.04%) ClearQuest
10 5 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (1.04%) ClearCase
10 5 (1.04%) Gerrit
11 4 (0.83%) Wise Package Studio
11 4 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
General
1 98 (20.33%) Finance
2 32 (6.64%) Banking
3 18 (3.73%) Marketing
4 12 (2.49%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.07%) Front Office
6 9 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.87%) Military
7 8 (1.66%) Back Office
7 8 (1.66%) Retail
8 7 (1.45%) Publishing
9 6 (1.24%) Automotive
10 5 (1.04%) Local Government
11 3 (0.62%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.41%) Law
12 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.21%) Legal
13 1 (0.21%) Games
13 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 93 (19.29%) Developer
2 76 (15.77%) Analyst
3 38 (7.88%) Consultant
3 38 (7.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 33 (6.85%) Support Analyst
5 32 (6.64%) Wintel Engineer
6 28 (5.81%) Administrator
7 20 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support
7 20 (4.15%) Applications Support
8 19 (3.94%) Tester
9 18 (3.73%) Support Engineer
10 16 (3.32%) Applications Packager
10 16 (3.32%) Applications Support Analyst
11 15 (3.11%) Oracle Developer
11 15 (3.11%) Systems Engineer
12 14 (2.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 13 (2.70%) Software Engineer
14 12 (2.49%) DBA
14 12 (2.49%) Database Developer
15 11 (2.28%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (24.48%) XML
2 114 (23.65%) .NET
3 93 (19.29%) HTML
4 51 (10.58%) ASP.NET
5 35 (7.26%) Application Packaging
6 33 (6.85%) .NET Framework
7 30 (6.22%) Web Services
8 23 (4.77%) CSS
9 15 (3.11%) Middleware
9 15 (3.11%) WCF
9 15 (3.11%) jQuery
10 12 (2.49%) WinForms
10 12 (2.49%) Ajax
10 12 (2.49%) SOAP
11 11 (2.28%) Classic ASP
11 11 (2.28%) Entity Framework
12 10 (2.07%) LINQ
13 9 (1.87%) WPF
14 8 (1.66%) REST
14 8 (1.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.98%) Clustering
3 22 (4.56%) Computer Science
4 20 (4.15%) Data Centre
5 19 (3.94%) Replication
6 13 (2.70%) PKI
7 10 (2.07%) Equities
8 9 (1.87%) CMDB
9 8 (1.66%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.66%) Derivative
9 8 (1.66%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.45%) MPEG
10 7 (1.45%) Equity Derivative
10 7 (1.45%) STB
11 6 (1.24%) NHS
11 6 (1.24%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.83%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.62%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 304 (63.07%) Windows
2 123 (25.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 77 (15.98%) Windows 7
4 76 (15.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 51 (10.58%) UNIX
6 47 (9.75%) Linux
7 45 (9.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (3.94%) Windows XP
9 11 (2.28%) Windows NT
9 11 (2.28%) Solaris
10 8 (1.66%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.04%) SUSE
11 5 (1.04%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.04%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.62%) HPUX
13 2 (0.41%) Android
13 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (21.16%) ITIL
2 67 (13.90%) Migration
3 49 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (6.64%) Release Management
4 32 (6.64%) Project Management
5 26 (5.39%) Unit Testing
6 25 (5.19%) Configuration Management
6 25 (5.19%) High Availability
7 24 (4.98%) Root Cause Analysis
7 24 (4.98%) Test Automation
7 24 (4.98%) Incident Management
8 21 (4.36%) Change Management
9 20 (4.15%) Regression Testing
10 19 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (3.94%) ITSM
10 19 (3.94%) Service Management
10 19 (3.94%) Workflow
11 18 (3.73%) ETL
12 17 (3.53%) TDD
12 17 (3.53%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 261 (54.15%) PowerShell
2 202 (41.91%) SQL
3 168 (34.85%) VB
4 88 (18.26%) C#
5 82 (17.01%) JavaScript
6 52 (10.79%) T-SQL
6 52 (10.79%) VB.NET
7 38 (7.88%) Perl
8 33 (6.85%) Java
9 27 (5.60%) PL/SQL
10 20 (4.15%) VBA
11 19 (3.94%) C++
11 19 (3.94%) VB6
12 17 (3.53%) Shell Script
13 15 (3.11%) C
14 13 (2.70%) Bash Shell
15 11 (2.28%) PHP
16 10 (2.07%) Python
17 7 (1.45%) Jython
18 4 (0.83%) SQR
Qualifications
1 72 (14.94%) Security Cleared
2 56 (11.62%) SC Cleared
2 56 (11.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (7.88%) MCITP
4 36 (7.47%) Degree
5 29 (6.02%) MCSA
6 22 (4.56%) MCSE
7 16 (3.32%) ISEB
8 14 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (2.07%) VCP4
10 9 (1.87%) ISTQB
10 9 (1.87%) CCNA
10 9 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (1.66%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
13 5 (1.04%) CCEE
13 5 (1.04%) CCNP
13 5 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.83%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.56%) QA
2 16 (3.32%) SLA
3 3 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 176 (36.51%) Active Directory
2 71 (14.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (11.62%) Hyper-V
4 45 (9.34%) XenApp
4 45 (9.34%) vSphere
5 27 (5.60%) XenDesktop
5 27 (5.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (2.70%) VMware ESX
6 13 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.07%) VMware Workstation
8 9 (1.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 8 (1.66%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.24%) Terminal Server
10 6 (1.24%) XenServer
11 5 (1.04%) NFS
12 4 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.83%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.62%) vCloud
13 3 (0.62%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.62%) Xen
Systems Management
1 114 (23.65%) SCCM
2 32 (6.64%) SCOM
3 24 (4.98%) WSUS
4 22 (4.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 16 (3.32%) WMI
6 15 (3.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 15 (3.11%) SCVMM
7 12 (2.49%) Control-M
8 11 (2.28%) HP SIM
8 11 (2.28%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (1.87%) NetBackup
10 8 (1.66%) SCSM
10 8 (1.66%) EdgeSight
11 7 (1.45%) vMotion
12 6 (1.24%) HP UCMDB
13 5 (1.04%) ServiceCenter
13 5 (1.04%) BladeLogic
13 5 (1.04%) Tivoli
13 5 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
13 5 (1.04%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 213 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 123 (25.52%) VMware
3 85 (17.63%) Oracle
4 83 (17.22%) HP
5 65 (13.49%) Citrix
6 23 (4.77%) IBM
7 22 (4.56%) Dell
8 20 (4.15%) Business Objects
8 20 (4.15%) McAfee
9 19 (3.94%) Remedy
10 17 (3.53%) Symantec
11 16 (3.32%) Cisco
12 15 (3.11%) Adobe
12 15 (3.11%) BMC
12 15 (3.11%) NetApp
13 14 (2.90%) AppSense
13 14 (2.90%) Tableau
14 13 (2.70%) ServiceNow
14 13 (2.70%) Google
14 13 (2.70%) EMC
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