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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 345 309 264
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -45
Contract jobs citing VBScript 247 270 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.56% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 1.50% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 153 152
Average daily rate
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£350 £328 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £246 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £326 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.98% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 25
Average hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £24.54 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.99 £28.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -27.14%
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
18609 18006 15832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.83% 37.53% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12514 12053 10020
Average daily rate £400 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 432 579
Average hourly rate £36.50 £35.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.54% +0.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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
South East +12 97 £350 +3.17% 16
London -23 95 £413 +26.92% 26
North West -13 17 £275 -3.50% 6
South West 0 13 £305 -14.08% 13
West Midlands -13 7 £300 -14.28% 8
Yorkshire -14 7 £275 -29.03% 1
East Midlands -12 6 £328 +4.80% 2
East of England -15 6 £325 +6.55% 15
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 316 (64.23%) Windows
2 281 (57.11%) PowerShell
3 238 (48.37%) Microsoft
4 228 (46.34%) SQL
5 187 (38.01%) Active Directory
6 174 (35.37%) VB
7 142 (28.86%) SQL Server
8 128 (26.02%) VMware
9 127 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 125 (25.41%) XML
11 120 (24.39%) SCCM
12 111 (22.56%) Finance
13 105 (21.34%) .NET
14 101 (20.53%) ITIL
15 93 (18.90%) Oracle
15 93 (18.90%) HTML
16 87 (17.68%) Windows Server 2003
17 86 (17.48%) C#
17 86 (17.48%) Windows 7
18 85 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
19 84 (17.07%) HP
20 83 (16.87%) JavaScript
21 79 (16.06%) Security Cleared
22 76 (15.45%) Hyper-V
22 76 (15.45%) Migration
23 71 (14.43%) MS Excel
24 65 (13.21%) Citrix
25 59 (11.99%) SC Cleared
26 55 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
26 55 (11.18%) IIS

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 55 (11.18%) IIS
2 35 (7.11%) SharePoint
3 34 (6.91%) MS Exchange
4 26 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (4.47%) OpenStack
6 18 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (2.64%) Oracle Workflow
8 12 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (2.03%) Lync
10 9 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (1.42%) Confluence
11 7 (1.42%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.61%) Node.js
15 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2000
16 1 (0.20%) CMS
Applications
1 71 (14.43%) MS Excel
2 43 (8.74%) MS Office
3 4 (0.81%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.81%) MS Project
3 4 (0.81%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.61%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.24%) Adobe Campaign
2 9 (1.83%) WebTrends
3 8 (1.63%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (1.02%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.20%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.03%) Office 365
2 9 (1.83%) Adobe Analytics
2 9 (1.83%) Google Analytics
3 8 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.81%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.61%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.20%) IaaS
7 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (9.76%) DNS
2 47 (9.55%) TCP/IP
3 35 (7.11%) SAN
4 30 (6.10%) Firewall
5 29 (5.89%) DHCP
6 27 (5.49%) NetScaler
7 19 (3.86%) NAS
8 16 (3.25%) LAN
9 15 (3.05%) Internet
10 11 (2.24%) WAN
11 7 (1.42%) SMTP
12 6 (1.22%) FTP
12 6 (1.22%) VPN
13 4 (0.81%) X.400
13 4 (0.81%) X.500
13 4 (0.81%) SMS
13 4 (0.81%) LDAP
13 4 (0.81%) FCoE
13 4 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (0.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (28.86%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 34 (6.91%) SQL Server 2000
5 33 (6.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (5.08%) Oracle Database
7 23 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (3.66%) DTS
10 17 (3.46%) Oracle Database 10g
11 14 (2.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (2.85%) Oracle BI EE
12 13 (2.64%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (1.83%) MySQL
14 8 (1.63%) Siebel EIM
15 7 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (1.42%) MS Access
16 4 (0.81%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 33 (6.71%) MSI
2 24 (4.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 21 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (4.27%) JIRA
4 18 (3.66%) Visual Studio
5 15 (3.05%) StarTeam
5 15 (3.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 13 (2.64%) Selenium
7 12 (2.44%) Subversion
8 9 (1.83%) Git (software)
9 7 (1.42%) AdminStudio
10 6 (1.22%) InstallShield
10 6 (1.22%) WebDriver
10 6 (1.22%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (1.02%) MSBuild
11 5 (1.02%) Gerrit
11 5 (1.02%) ClearCase
11 5 (1.02%) ClearQuest
12 4 (0.81%) PeopleTools
General
1 111 (22.56%) Finance
2 40 (8.13%) Banking
3 23 (4.67%) Marketing
4 15 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.05%) Front Office
5 13 (2.64%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.03%) Retail
7 8 (1.63%) Back Office
7 8 (1.63%) Publishing
8 7 (1.42%) Automotive
8 7 (1.42%) Military
9 6 (1.22%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.41%) Games
10 2 (0.41%) Legal
10 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 94 (19.11%) Developer
2 93 (18.90%) Analyst
3 38 (7.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 33 (6.71%) Wintel Engineer
5 32 (6.50%) Consultant
5 32 (6.50%) Support Analyst
6 19 (3.86%) Administrator
7 18 (3.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 18 (3.66%) Applications Packager
7 18 (3.66%) Applications Support
7 18 (3.66%) Tester
7 18 (3.66%) Wintel Analyst
8 16 (3.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (3.25%) Support Engineer
9 15 (3.05%) Integration Engineer
9 15 (3.05%) Systems Engineer
10 14 (2.85%) Oracle Developer
10 14 (2.85%) Applications Support Analyst
11 11 (2.24%) Siebel Developer
11 11 (2.24%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (25.41%) XML
2 105 (21.34%) .NET
3 93 (18.90%) HTML
4 47 (9.55%) ASP.NET
5 40 (8.13%) Application Packaging
6 29 (5.89%) Web Services
6 29 (5.89%) .NET Framework
7 25 (5.08%) CSS
8 22 (4.47%) Middleware
9 16 (3.25%) jQuery
10 15 (3.05%) XSLT
11 12 (2.44%) DHTML
11 12 (2.44%) WinForms
12 11 (2.24%) Ajax
13 10 (2.03%) WCF
14 8 (1.63%) JSON
14 8 (1.63%) REST
15 7 (1.42%) WPF
15 7 (1.42%) SOAP
15 7 (1.42%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.88%) Clustering
2 23 (4.67%) Replication
3 19 (3.86%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.24%) PKI
6 10 (2.03%) Equities
7 9 (1.83%) Private Cloud
7 9 (1.83%) STB
7 9 (1.83%) MPEG
7 9 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (1.63%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.63%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.63%) Derivative
9 7 (1.42%) Equity Derivative
9 7 (1.42%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.22%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.22%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.22%) CMDB
10 6 (1.22%) Open Source
11 5 (1.02%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 316 (64.23%) Windows
2 127 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (17.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 86 (17.48%) Windows 7
5 51 (10.37%) UNIX
6 45 (9.15%) Linux
7 42 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (4.47%) Windows XP
9 11 (2.24%) Windows 8
10 10 (2.03%) Solaris
11 9 (1.83%) Windows 2000
12 7 (1.42%) Windows NT
13 6 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.02%) Ubuntu
14 5 (1.02%) SUSE
15 4 (0.81%) Android
15 4 (0.81%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.61%) HPUX
17 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (20.53%) ITIL
2 76 (15.45%) Migration
3 43 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (8.13%) Project Management
5 33 (6.71%) Release Management
6 32 (6.50%) Incident Management
7 28 (5.69%) Configuration Management
7 28 (5.69%) High Availability
8 26 (5.28%) Unit Testing
9 24 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 24 (4.88%) ITSM
9 24 (4.88%) Regression Testing
10 23 (4.67%) Change Management
11 22 (4.47%) Workflow
11 22 (4.47%) Test Automation
12 21 (4.27%) Service Management
13 19 (3.86%) Software Testing
14 18 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (3.66%) ETL
14 18 (3.66%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 281 (57.11%) PowerShell
2 228 (46.34%) SQL
3 174 (35.37%) VB
4 86 (17.48%) C#
5 83 (16.87%) JavaScript
6 54 (10.98%) VB.NET
7 47 (9.55%) T-SQL
8 30 (6.10%) Perl
8 30 (6.10%) Java
9 28 (5.69%) PL/SQL
10 22 (4.47%) VBA
11 20 (4.07%) Shell Script
12 19 (3.86%) VB6
13 15 (3.05%) C++
14 14 (2.85%) C
15 8 (1.63%) Python
16 7 (1.42%) Bash Shell
17 5 (1.02%) PHP
18 4 (0.81%) SQR
18 4 (0.81%) Jython
Qualifications
1 79 (16.06%) Security Cleared
2 59 (11.99%) SC Cleared
3 55 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 41 (8.33%) Degree
5 39 (7.93%) MCITP
6 29 (5.89%) MCSA
7 20 (4.07%) MCSE
8 17 (3.46%) DV Cleared
9 15 (3.05%) ISEB
10 13 (2.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (2.24%) CCNA
11 11 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (1.63%) ISTQB
13 7 (1.42%) Siebel Certification
14 6 (1.22%) MCTS
14 6 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (1.02%) RHCSA
15 5 (1.02%) CCEE
15 5 (1.02%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.07%) QA
2 14 (2.85%) SLA
3 3 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 187 (38.01%) Active Directory
2 85 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (15.45%) Hyper-V
4 48 (9.76%) XenApp
5 42 (8.54%) vSphere
6 32 (6.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 31 (6.30%) XenDesktop
8 17 (3.46%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (3.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 11 (2.24%) VMware ESX
11 10 (2.03%) Terminal Services
12 7 (1.42%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (1.22%) Terminal Server
13 6 (1.22%) BitLocker
14 5 (1.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (1.02%) NFS
15 4 (0.81%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
16 3 (0.61%) Sendmail
17 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 120 (24.39%) SCCM
2 44 (8.94%) SCOM
3 26 (5.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 26 (5.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 26 (5.28%) WSUS
4 21 (4.27%) SCVMM
4 21 (4.27%) WMI
5 20 (4.07%) HP Quality Center
6 17 (3.46%) HP SIM
7 15 (3.05%) EdgeSight
8 12 (2.44%) Control-M
8 12 (2.44%) SCSM
9 11 (2.24%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.81%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.81%) BladeLogic
11 4 (0.81%) vMotion
11 4 (0.81%) SCDPM
11 4 (0.81%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.61%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 238 (48.37%) Microsoft
2 128 (26.02%) VMware
3 93 (18.90%) Oracle
4 84 (17.07%) HP
5 65 (13.21%) Citrix
6 30 (6.10%) IBM
7 29 (5.89%) Dell
8 24 (4.88%) McAfee
9 19 (3.86%) CA
10 18 (3.66%) NetApp
10 18 (3.66%) ServiceNow
11 17 (3.46%) Business Objects
11 17 (3.46%) Remedy
12 16 (3.25%) Veritas
13 15 (3.05%) Cisco
14 14 (2.85%) Veeam
15 13 (2.64%) Nimsoft
15 13 (2.64%) Tableau
15 13 (2.64%) Google
15 13 (2.64%) AppSense
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £530 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Chelmsford
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands
Walsall Housing Group
Rate: £30,673 pa
Posted: 24 days ago