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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 352 335 270
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -65
Contract jobs citing VBScript 246 265 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.53% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 1.41% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 139 160
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 18
Average hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% -17.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.11 £22.06 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £66.50 £39.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £29.53 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-28.87% -14.41%
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
19015 18777 16194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.63% 37.34% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12510 12373 10186
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £559 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 442 584
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.68 £17.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 +7 101 £425 +32.81% 10
South East +18 85 £343 +6.27% 18
North West -22 20 £275 +24.29% 5
South West +1 12 £190 -49.33% 5
West Midlands -10 12 £300 -14.28% 3
East of England -7 8 £275 -12.69% 5
East Midlands -3 6 £330 +120.00% 2
Yorkshire -18 3 £275 -31.25% 4
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VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 326 (66.80%) Windows
2 274 (56.15%) PowerShell
3 243 (49.80%) Microsoft
4 224 (45.90%) SQL
5 180 (36.89%) Active Directory
6 170 (34.84%) VB
7 138 (28.28%) VMware
8 132 (27.05%) SQL Server
9 131 (26.84%) SCCM
10 128 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 120 (24.59%) XML
12 104 (21.31%) .NET
12 104 (21.31%) Finance
13 100 (20.49%) ITIL
14 96 (19.67%) C#
15 95 (19.47%) Windows 7
16 93 (19.06%) Windows Server 2003
17 88 (18.03%) Oracle
18 87 (17.83%) HP
18 87 (17.83%) VMware Infrastructure
19 85 (17.42%) Hyper-V
20 82 (16.80%) Security Cleared
21 81 (16.60%) HTML
22 78 (15.98%) MS Excel
23 72 (14.75%) Citrix
24 69 (14.14%) Migration
25 68 (13.93%) JavaScript
26 58 (11.89%) SC Cleared
27 54 (11.07%) VB.NET
28 52 (10.66%) Microsoft Certification

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (10.45%) IIS
2 40 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 39 (7.99%) MS Exchange
4 26 (5.33%) OpenStack
5 25 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (2.25%) Oracle Workflow
8 11 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (2.25%) Lync
9 10 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (2.05%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (1.43%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.43%) Confluence
11 5 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.61%) Node.js
13 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 78 (15.98%) MS Excel
2 43 (8.81%) MS Office
3 5 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.82%) MS Project
4 4 (0.82%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.82%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.61%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
1 7 (1.43%) WebTrends
1 7 (1.43%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (1.02%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) HFM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.05%) Office 365
2 7 (1.43%) Google Analytics
2 7 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.43%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.82%) Mimecast
5 3 (0.61%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.20%) IaaS
6 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (9.84%) DNS
2 45 (9.22%) TCP/IP
3 34 (6.97%) DHCP
4 33 (6.76%) NetScaler
4 33 (6.76%) SAN
5 30 (6.15%) Firewall
6 22 (4.51%) NAS
7 14 (2.87%) Internet
8 13 (2.66%) LAN
9 8 (1.64%) WAN
10 7 (1.43%) SMTP
10 7 (1.43%) FTP
11 6 (1.23%) SMS
12 4 (0.82%) VPN
12 4 (0.82%) X.400
12 4 (0.82%) X.500
12 4 (0.82%) Network Security
13 3 (0.61%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.61%) CDMA
13 3 (0.61%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (27.05%) SQL Server
2 47 (9.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (6.97%) Relational Database
5 32 (6.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 30 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (5.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (3.28%) DTS
8 16 (3.28%) Oracle Database
9 14 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (2.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (2.05%) MySQL
12 9 (1.84%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.84%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (1.64%) Siebel EIM
13 8 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (1.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 32 (6.56%) MSI
2 25 (5.12%) QuickTest Pro
3 19 (3.89%) JIRA
4 18 (3.69%) Visual Studio
4 18 (3.69%) StarTeam
5 16 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (3.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 13 (2.66%) Selenium
8 11 (2.25%) Subversion
9 10 (2.05%) Git (software)
10 9 (1.84%) AdminStudio
11 6 (1.23%) WebDriver
11 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (1.23%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.23%) InstallShield
12 5 (1.02%) Fiddler
12 5 (1.02%) Maven
12 5 (1.02%) ClearQuest
12 5 (1.02%) Ant
12 5 (1.02%) ClearCase
General
1 104 (21.31%) Finance
2 42 (8.61%) Banking
3 18 (3.69%) Marketing
3 18 (3.69%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.87%) Front Office
5 11 (2.25%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.05%) Retail
7 9 (1.84%) Publishing
7 9 (1.84%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.43%) Automotive
9 6 (1.23%) Back Office
9 6 (1.23%) Military
10 4 (0.82%) Games
11 3 (0.61%) Legal
12 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.20%) French Language
13 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Local Government
13 1 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 97 (19.88%) Analyst
2 89 (18.24%) Developer
3 34 (6.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 34 (6.97%) Support Analyst
4 32 (6.56%) Consultant
5 28 (5.74%) Wintel Engineer
6 20 (4.10%) Administrator
6 20 (4.10%) Wintel Analyst
7 19 (3.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 17 (3.48%) Integration Engineer
8 17 (3.48%) Applications Packager
8 17 (3.48%) Support Engineer
9 16 (3.28%) Tester
9 16 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
10 15 (3.07%) Applications Support
10 15 (3.07%) 3rd Line Support
11 14 (2.87%) Architect
12 13 (2.66%) .NET Developer
12 13 (2.66%) Software Developer
13 11 (2.25%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (24.59%) XML
2 104 (21.31%) .NET
3 81 (16.60%) HTML
4 44 (9.02%) ASP.NET
5 40 (8.20%) Application Packaging
6 29 (5.94%) .NET Framework
7 28 (5.74%) Web Services
8 26 (5.33%) CSS
9 25 (5.12%) Middleware
10 19 (3.89%) XSLT
11 14 (2.87%) WCF
12 13 (2.66%) jQuery
13 12 (2.46%) DHTML
14 11 (2.25%) XSL
15 10 (2.05%) ADO.NET
15 10 (2.05%) WinForms
15 10 (2.05%) LINQ
16 9 (1.84%) Ajax
16 9 (1.84%) REST
17 8 (1.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.53%) Replication
2 22 (4.51%) Clustering
3 17 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.07%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.66%) PKI
6 11 (2.25%) Private Cloud
7 9 (1.84%) Derivative
7 9 (1.84%) Equities
7 9 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (1.64%) Open Source
9 7 (1.43%) Equity Derivative
9 7 (1.43%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.43%) STB
9 7 (1.43%) MPEG
9 7 (1.43%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.02%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.02%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.02%) NHS
10 5 (1.02%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.02%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 326 (66.80%) Windows
2 128 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 95 (19.47%) Windows 7
4 93 (19.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (8.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (8.61%) UNIX
7 41 (8.40%) Linux
8 27 (5.53%) Windows XP
9 15 (3.07%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.84%) Windows 2000
11 8 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.23%) SUSE
12 6 (1.23%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.02%) Solaris
14 4 (0.82%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.82%) Android
14 4 (0.82%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.61%) HPUX
16 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (20.49%) ITIL
2 69 (14.14%) Migration
3 46 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (8.20%) Project Management
5 34 (6.97%) Incident Management
6 32 (6.56%) Release Management
7 28 (5.74%) High Availability
8 26 (5.33%) Configuration Management
8 26 (5.33%) ITSM
9 25 (5.12%) Low Latency
9 25 (5.12%) Unit Testing
10 21 (4.30%) Test Automation
11 20 (4.10%) Software Testing
11 20 (4.10%) Workflow
12 19 (3.89%) Service Management
13 18 (3.69%) Regression Testing
13 18 (3.69%) Software Engineering
13 18 (3.69%) Performance Monitoring
14 17 (3.48%) Root Cause Analysis
14 17 (3.48%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 274 (56.15%) PowerShell
2 224 (45.90%) SQL
3 170 (34.84%) VB
4 96 (19.67%) C#
5 68 (13.93%) JavaScript
6 54 (11.07%) VB.NET
7 42 (8.61%) T-SQL
8 33 (6.76%) VBA
8 33 (6.76%) Java
9 27 (5.53%) Perl
10 21 (4.30%) PL/SQL
11 19 (3.89%) VB6
12 16 (3.28%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.66%) C
14 11 (2.25%) C++
15 8 (1.64%) Python
16 7 (1.43%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.82%) PHP
17 4 (0.82%) SQR
18 3 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 82 (16.80%) Security Cleared
2 58 (11.89%) SC Cleared
3 52 (10.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (7.99%) MCITP
5 36 (7.38%) Degree
6 28 (5.74%) MCSA
7 19 (3.89%) DV Cleared
8 18 (3.69%) MCSE
9 14 (2.87%) ISEB
10 11 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (2.25%) CCNA
10 11 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (1.84%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (1.64%) MCTS
13 7 (1.43%) ISTQB
13 7 (1.43%) RHCA
13 7 (1.43%) Siebel Certification
13 7 (1.43%) RHCE
13 7 (1.43%) RHCSA
14 6 (1.23%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.30%) QA
2 10 (2.05%) SLA
3 3 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 180 (36.89%) Active Directory
2 87 (17.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (17.42%) Hyper-V
4 52 (10.66%) XenApp
5 42 (8.61%) vSphere
6 37 (7.58%) XenDesktop
7 32 (6.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 19 (3.89%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (3.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 9 (1.84%) VMware Workstation
9 9 (1.84%) Terminal Services
10 8 (1.64%) VMware ESX
11 7 (1.43%) Terminal Server
12 5 (1.02%) NFS
12 5 (1.02%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.82%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.61%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.61%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 131 (26.84%) SCCM
2 48 (9.84%) SCOM
3 29 (5.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 28 (5.74%) SCVMM
5 26 (5.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 22 (4.51%) WMI
7 21 (4.30%) WSUS
8 20 (4.10%) EdgeSight
9 19 (3.89%) HP SIM
9 19 (3.89%) HP Quality Center
10 15 (3.07%) SCSM
11 12 (2.46%) Control-M
12 9 (1.84%) NetBackup
13 5 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (0.82%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 4 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
14 4 (0.82%) SCDPM
14 4 (0.82%) SCOrch
14 4 (0.82%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.82%) MOM
Vendors
1 243 (49.80%) Microsoft
2 138 (28.28%) VMware
3 88 (18.03%) Oracle
4 87 (17.83%) HP
5 72 (14.75%) Citrix
6 38 (7.79%) IBM
7 34 (6.97%) Dell
8 25 (5.12%) McAfee
8 25 (5.12%) CA
9 21 (4.30%) NetApp
10 20 (4.10%) ServiceNow
11 19 (3.89%) Veritas
12 18 (3.69%) AppSense
12 18 (3.69%) Veeam
13 17 (3.48%) Nimsoft
14 15 (3.07%) Cisco
15 14 (2.87%) Remedy
16 13 (2.66%) Borland
16 13 (2.66%) Red Hat
17 12 (2.46%) BMC
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