The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 315 247 231
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -16
Contract jobs citing VBScript 283 365 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.78% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.54% 2.02% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 214 219
Average daily rate
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£333 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 20
Average hourly rate £26.80 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.58% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £22.20 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £40.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.80 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.30% +16.66%
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18415 18050 19396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.33% 38.72% 36.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11983 11402 11811
Average daily rate £390 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £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 384 515 749
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.45 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VBScript
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 -56 123 £375 +4.16% 22
South East +18 103 £333 +9.26% 18
South West -34 19 £310 -16.21% 7
West Midlands -9 13 £225 -10.00% 6
East of England -35 12 £380 +117.14% 5
North West -14 7 £286 -8.48% 3
Yorkshire -5 4 £350 +38.61% 3
East Midlands -19 3 - - 1
North East - 1 - - 1
VBScript
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VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 326 (58.21%) Windows
2 266 (47.50%) PowerShell
3 258 (46.07%) VB
4 205 (36.61%) Microsoft
5 198 (35.36%) SQL
6 184 (32.86%) Active Directory
7 137 (24.46%) SQL Server
8 123 (21.96%) .NET
8 123 (21.96%) Windows 7
9 106 (18.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 103 (18.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 96 (17.14%) SCCM
12 93 (16.61%) MS Excel
13 91 (16.25%) Finance
14 89 (15.89%) VMware
15 86 (15.36%) JavaScript
15 86 (15.36%) Oracle
16 84 (15.00%) Migration
17 79 (14.11%) HP
18 78 (13.93%) C#
19 76 (13.57%) HTML
20 73 (13.04%) IIS
21 72 (12.86%) Security Cleared
22 70 (12.50%) Citrix
23 67 (11.96%) XML
24 57 (10.18%) ITIL
25 56 (10.00%) Windows XP
26 55 (9.82%) ASP.NET
26 55 (9.82%) Banking
27 54 (9.64%) QuickTest Pro

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 73 (13.04%) IIS
2 40 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 25 (4.46%) BizTalk Server
4 24 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 19 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (3.21%) SharePoint
8 13 (2.32%) Documentum
9 11 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (1.43%) CMS
11 6 (1.07%) Lync
12 5 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.89%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.71%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.54%) SAS
14 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.36%) Adobe CQ
15 2 (0.36%) Apache Solr
16 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
16 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 93 (16.61%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.18%) MS Office
3 5 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.54%) MS Project
6 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.36%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) e-Work
1 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.36%) Siebel Analytics
1 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.18%) RMDS
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.36%) SaaS
3 2 (0.36%) PaaS
3 2 (0.36%) Office 365
3 2 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.32%) DNS
2 39 (6.96%) TCP/IP
3 31 (5.54%) Internet
4 29 (5.18%) Firewall
5 25 (4.46%) DHCP
6 16 (2.86%) X.500
7 15 (2.68%) X.400
8 14 (2.50%) SAN
9 12 (2.14%) FTP
10 11 (1.96%) SMTP
11 8 (1.43%) HTTP
11 8 (1.43%) LDAP
12 7 (1.25%) SMS
12 7 (1.25%) VPN
12 7 (1.25%) SSL
12 7 (1.25%) Intranet
13 5 (0.89%) WAN
13 5 (0.89%) LAN
14 4 (0.71%) VoIP
14 4 (0.71%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (24.46%) SQL Server
2 42 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 28 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 25 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 18 (3.21%) Oracle Database
7 18 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (2.32%) DTS
9 10 (1.79%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (1.61%) QlikView
11 8 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (1.25%) MySQL
13 5 (0.89%) EDMS
13 5 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.71%) MS Access
15 3 (0.54%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 54 (9.64%) QuickTest Pro
2 43 (7.68%) MSI
3 29 (5.18%) Visual Studio
4 23 (4.11%) JIRA
5 18 (3.21%) AdminStudio
6 15 (2.68%) InstallShield
6 15 (2.68%) Selenium
7 10 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
8 9 (1.61%) ClearCase
9 8 (1.43%) MSBuild
10 7 (1.25%) LoadRunner
10 7 (1.25%) NUnit
10 7 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
11 6 (1.07%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.89%) Wise Package Studio
13 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.71%) FxCop
13 4 (0.71%) StyleCop
13 4 (0.71%) ClearQuest
General
1 91 (16.25%) Finance
2 55 (9.82%) Banking
3 25 (4.46%) Retail
4 15 (2.68%) Military
5 12 (2.14%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.25%) Legal
6 7 (1.25%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.25%) Front Office
6 7 (1.25%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.07%) Marketing
8 5 (0.89%) Local Government
9 4 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.71%) Automotive
10 3 (0.54%) Games
11 2 (0.36%) Law
11 2 (0.36%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (16.96%) Developer
2 76 (13.57%) Analyst
3 37 (6.61%) Consultant
3 37 (6.61%) Administrator
4 33 (5.89%) Applications Packager
5 32 (5.71%) Tester
6 20 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 18 (3.21%) Support Engineer
7 18 (3.21%) Applications Support
7 18 (3.21%) VB Developer
8 17 (3.04%) Architect
8 17 (3.04%) Support Analyst
8 17 (3.04%) SCCM Engineer
9 15 (2.68%) Deployment Engineer
10 14 (2.50%) Software Engineer
10 14 (2.50%) Design Engineer
11 13 (2.32%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (2.14%) Test Engineer
12 12 (2.14%) Automation Tester
13 11 (1.96%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (21.96%) .NET
2 76 (13.57%) HTML
3 67 (11.96%) XML
4 55 (9.82%) ASP.NET
5 38 (6.79%) Application Packaging
6 35 (6.25%) CSS
7 31 (5.54%) Web Services
8 30 (5.36%) Classic ASP
9 29 (5.18%) .NET Framework
10 26 (4.64%) XSLT
11 24 (4.29%) jQuery
12 21 (3.75%) COM+
12 21 (3.75%) Middleware
13 19 (3.39%) WCF
14 17 (3.04%) Ajax
15 16 (2.86%) JSON
16 12 (2.14%) DCOM
17 11 (1.96%) Software Packaging
18 10 (1.79%) XSL
18 10 (1.79%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (3.39%) Management Information System
2 18 (3.21%) PKI
3 8 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.25%) W3C
5 6 (1.07%) Replication
5 6 (1.07%) E-Learning
5 6 (1.07%) Equities
6 5 (0.89%) Clustering
6 5 (0.89%) Blackberry
6 5 (0.89%) Client/Server
6 5 (0.89%) MPEG
6 5 (0.89%) Tandem
6 5 (0.89%) STB
6 5 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.71%) Statistics
7 4 (0.71%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.54%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.54%) CLARiiON
8 3 (0.54%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.36%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 326 (58.21%) Windows
2 123 (21.96%) Windows 7
3 106 (18.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 103 (18.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 49 (8.75%) Linux
7 47 (8.39%) UNIX
8 25 (4.46%) Windows 8
9 15 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.43%) Windows 2000
10 8 (1.43%) Windows Vista
11 7 (1.25%) Windows NT
12 4 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.71%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.54%) NetWare
14 2 (0.36%) AIX
14 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (15.00%) Migration
2 57 (10.18%) ITIL
3 41 (7.32%) Test Scripting
4 32 (5.71%) Unit Testing
5 31 (5.54%) Service Delivery
6 28 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 27 (4.82%) OO
8 26 (4.64%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (4.64%) Software Engineering
9 23 (4.11%) Configuration Management
10 21 (3.75%) MVC
10 21 (3.75%) Release Management
11 17 (3.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (3.04%) Incident Management
11 17 (3.04%) Project Management
12 16 (2.86%) Integration Testing
13 15 (2.68%) Validation
14 13 (2.32%) Scrum
14 13 (2.32%) Software Distribution
14 13 (2.32%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 266 (47.50%) PowerShell
2 258 (46.07%) VB
3 198 (35.36%) SQL
4 86 (15.36%) JavaScript
5 78 (13.93%) C#
6 37 (6.61%) VB.NET
7 35 (6.25%) VBA
7 35 (6.25%) Java
7 35 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 30 (5.36%) VB6
9 26 (4.64%) C
9 26 (4.64%) Shell Script
10 22 (3.93%) C++
11 18 (3.21%) Perl
12 14 (2.50%) Python
13 13 (2.32%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.25%) Ruby
15 3 (0.54%) PHP
16 2 (0.36%) XAML
16 2 (0.36%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 72 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 39 (6.96%) SC Cleared
3 36 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (6.07%) ISEB
5 29 (5.18%) DV Cleared
6 21 (3.75%) ISTQB
7 20 (3.57%) MCSE
7 20 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 16 (2.86%) MCITP
9 15 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (2.50%) Degree
11 10 (1.79%) MCP
11 10 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (1.61%) CCEA
12 9 (1.61%) CCA
13 8 (1.43%) CCNA
13 8 (1.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 7 (1.25%) ISEB Practitioner
15 4 (0.71%) MCTS
16 3 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.86%) QA
2 8 (1.43%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.07%) SLA
4 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.18%) EMIR
5 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 184 (32.86%) Active Directory
2 52 (9.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 48 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (7.32%) XenApp
5 22 (3.93%) XenDesktop
6 21 (3.75%) vSphere
7 18 (3.21%) VMware ESX
8 16 (2.86%) Hyper-V
9 10 (1.79%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (1.25%) XenServer
10 7 (1.25%) ISA Server
11 6 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (1.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (1.07%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.71%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.54%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.36%) NFS
14 2 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 96 (17.14%) SCCM
2 26 (4.64%) WMI
3 24 (4.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 23 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
5 21 (3.75%) SCOM
6 12 (2.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 10 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (1.79%) WSUS
8 9 (1.61%) HP SIM
8 9 (1.61%) AppDNA
9 6 (1.07%) SolarWinds Orion
9 6 (1.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (1.07%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.89%) BMC PATROL
10 5 (0.89%) SCSM
11 4 (0.71%) Puppet
11 4 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.71%) CA LISA
11 4 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 205 (36.61%) Microsoft
2 89 (15.89%) VMware
3 86 (15.36%) Oracle
4 79 (14.11%) HP
5 70 (12.50%) Citrix
6 24 (4.29%) AppSense
7 22 (3.93%) IBM
8 20 (3.57%) SAP
9 19 (3.39%) Business Objects
10 17 (3.04%) Cognos
11 15 (2.68%) Cisco
11 15 (2.68%) McAfee
11 15 (2.68%) Symantec
12 14 (2.50%) Remedy
13 12 (2.14%) Sophos
13 12 (2.14%) Altiris
14 11 (1.96%) Clearswift
14 11 (1.96%) EMC
15 10 (1.79%) NetApp
16 9 (1.61%) CA
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