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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 354 316 244
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -72
Contract jobs citing VBScript 260 287 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.58% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% 1.56% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 162 215
Average daily rate
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£375 £327 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 17
Average hourly rate £20.94 £26.09 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% -26.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.62 £20.06 £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.94 £25.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-18.84% -26.30%
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
19729 18403 18045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.29% 37.28% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13465 11975 11391
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 383 511
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 £19.00 £14.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 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 31 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 31 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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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 -25 103 £425 +13.33% 18
South East -28 81 £394 +18.15% 9
South West -1 26 £285 -8.06% 1
North West -12 21 £313 +9.26% 3
West Midlands -3 8 £300 +33.33% 3
Yorkshire -19 8 £400 +14.28% 3
East of England -6 7 £325 -14.47% 4
East Midlands +1 4 £319 - 1
North East -25 2 £200 - 1
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VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 321 (62.33%) Windows
2 281 (54.56%) PowerShell
3 215 (41.75%) Microsoft
4 201 (39.03%) Active Directory
4 201 (39.03%) SQL
5 173 (33.59%) VB
6 134 (26.02%) VMware
7 129 (25.05%) SQL Server
8 123 (23.88%) XML
9 122 (23.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 118 (22.91%) SCCM
11 116 (22.52%) .NET
12 106 (20.58%) Finance
13 92 (17.86%) HTML
13 92 (17.86%) HP
14 91 (17.67%) C#
15 90 (17.48%) ITIL
15 90 (17.48%) Windows 7
16 84 (16.31%) MS Excel
17 77 (14.95%) JavaScript
18 74 (14.37%) Windows Server 2003
18 74 (14.37%) Security Cleared
19 73 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
20 71 (13.79%) Oracle
20 71 (13.79%) Citrix
21 65 (12.62%) Migration
22 62 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
23 58 (11.26%) T-SQL
24 56 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
24 56 (10.87%) SC Cleared

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 48 (9.32%) IIS
2 36 (6.99%) SharePoint
3 27 (5.24%) MS Exchange
4 22 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (3.11%) Lync
6 12 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (2.14%) Oracle Workflow
8 8 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.55%) OpenStack
9 6 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.97%) Confluence
10 5 (0.97%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.78%) CMS
11 4 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.58%) Node.js
12 3 (0.58%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 84 (16.31%) MS Excel
2 51 (9.90%) MS Office
3 5 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.58%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.58%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.58%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.33%) Adobe Campaign
2 10 (1.94%) WebTrends
3 9 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.19%) Agresso
5 1 (0.19%) HFM
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.52%) Office 365
2 11 (2.14%) Adobe Analytics
3 10 (1.94%) Google Analytics
3 10 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.58%) SaaS
6 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.39%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 51 (9.90%) DNS
2 41 (7.96%) TCP/IP
3 33 (6.41%) DHCP
4 31 (6.02%) SAN
5 30 (5.83%) Firewall
6 19 (3.69%) NetScaler
7 17 (3.30%) Internet
8 14 (2.72%) LAN
9 13 (2.52%) WAN
10 11 (2.14%) VPN
11 9 (1.75%) NAS
12 8 (1.55%) Intranet
13 7 (1.36%) FCoE
13 7 (1.36%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (1.36%) VLAN
14 6 (1.17%) LDAP
14 6 (1.17%) SNMP
14 6 (1.17%) SMTP
15 5 (0.97%) Network Security
16 4 (0.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (25.05%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (6.60%) Relational Database
4 30 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (4.85%) Oracle Database
8 24 (4.66%) SQL Server 2005
9 22 (4.27%) SQL Server 2000
10 20 (3.88%) BusinessObjects
11 19 (3.69%) Oracle Database 10g
12 16 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (3.11%) RDBMS
12 16 (3.11%) MySQL
13 15 (2.91%) Oracle BI EE
14 13 (2.52%) DTS
15 12 (2.33%) MS Access
15 12 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 6 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (6.41%) MSI
2 30 (5.83%) Visual Studio
3 27 (5.24%) HP UFT
4 23 (4.47%) JIRA
5 22 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (4.08%) Selenium
7 11 (2.14%) Subversion
8 10 (1.94%) Git (software)
9 7 (1.36%) WebDriver
9 7 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (1.17%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.17%) SoapUI
10 6 (1.17%) InstallShield
11 5 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (0.97%) ClearCase
11 5 (0.97%) Gerrit
11 5 (0.97%) Wise Package Studio
11 5 (0.97%) ClearQuest
12 4 (0.78%) Fiddler
12 4 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
General
1 106 (20.58%) Finance
2 41 (7.96%) Banking
3 16 (3.11%) Marketing
4 12 (2.33%) Retail
4 12 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 9 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.75%) Military
6 8 (1.55%) Publishing
6 8 (1.55%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.36%) Front Office
7 7 (1.36%) Automotive
8 6 (1.17%) Back Office
8 6 (1.17%) Local Government
9 3 (0.58%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.58%) Games
9 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.39%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (19.61%) Developer
2 70 (13.59%) Analyst
3 41 (7.96%) Consultant
4 33 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 33 (6.41%) Wintel Engineer
5 32 (6.21%) Administrator
5 32 (6.21%) Support Analyst
6 30 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support
7 21 (4.08%) Support Engineer
8 20 (3.88%) Applications Packager
9 18 (3.50%) Tester
10 17 (3.30%) Architect
11 16 (3.11%) Systems Engineer
12 15 (2.91%) DBA
12 15 (2.91%) Software Engineer
12 15 (2.91%) Applications Support
12 15 (2.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 15 (2.91%) Oracle Developer
13 14 (2.72%) Active Directory Consultant
14 13 (2.52%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (23.88%) XML
2 116 (22.52%) .NET
3 92 (17.86%) HTML
4 52 (10.10%) ASP.NET
5 37 (7.18%) Web Services
6 36 (6.99%) Application Packaging
7 32 (6.21%) .NET Framework
8 24 (4.66%) CSS
9 18 (3.50%) WCF
10 16 (3.11%) jQuery
11 13 (2.52%) Entity Framework
11 13 (2.52%) SOAP
11 13 (2.52%) WinForms
12 12 (2.33%) Ajax
13 11 (2.14%) LINQ
14 10 (1.94%) WPF
14 10 (1.94%) Middleware
15 9 (1.75%) JSON
15 9 (1.75%) Classic ASP
16 8 (1.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.85%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.27%) Clustering
4 19 (3.69%) Data Centre
5 18 (3.50%) Replication
6 12 (2.33%) PKI
7 9 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.75%) CMDB
8 7 (1.36%) MPEG
8 7 (1.36%) STB
8 7 (1.36%) Equities
9 6 (1.17%) NHS
9 6 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.78%) User Experience
10 4 (0.78%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.78%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.78%) Derivative
10 4 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (0.58%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 321 (62.33%) Windows
2 122 (23.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (17.48%) Windows 7
4 74 (14.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 48 (9.32%) Linux
6 46 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (8.74%) UNIX
8 31 (6.02%) Windows XP
9 11 (2.14%) Solaris
10 10 (1.94%) Windows NT
11 6 (1.17%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.97%) SUSE
12 5 (0.97%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.97%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.58%) HPUX
15 2 (0.39%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (17.48%) ITIL
2 65 (12.62%) Migration
3 56 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (6.41%) Project Management
5 31 (6.02%) Test Automation
6 29 (5.63%) Unit Testing
7 26 (5.05%) High Availability
8 25 (4.85%) Configuration Management
8 25 (4.85%) Release Management
9 21 (4.08%) Incident Management
10 20 (3.88%) Change Management
10 20 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (3.88%) Workflow
10 20 (3.88%) ETL
10 20 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
11 19 (3.69%) OO
11 19 (3.69%) SOA
11 19 (3.69%) Software Engineering
11 19 (3.69%) Software Testing
12 18 (3.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 281 (54.56%) PowerShell
2 201 (39.03%) SQL
3 173 (33.59%) VB
4 91 (17.67%) C#
5 77 (14.95%) JavaScript
6 58 (11.26%) T-SQL
7 55 (10.68%) VB.NET
8 45 (8.74%) Perl
9 35 (6.80%) Java
10 23 (4.47%) PL/SQL
11 20 (3.88%) C++
12 19 (3.69%) Bash Shell
13 18 (3.50%) Shell Script
14 16 (3.11%) VBA
14 16 (3.11%) VB6
15 14 (2.72%) Python
15 14 (2.72%) C
15 14 (2.72%) PHP
16 7 (1.36%) Jython
17 5 (0.97%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 74 (14.37%) Security Cleared
2 62 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (10.87%) SC Cleared
4 38 (7.38%) MCITP
5 37 (7.18%) Degree
6 31 (6.02%) MCSA
7 26 (5.05%) MCSE
8 16 (3.11%) ISEB
9 13 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (2.33%) VCP4
11 11 (2.14%) ISTQB
12 9 (1.75%) DV Cleared
13 8 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (1.36%) CCNP
15 6 (1.17%) CCNA
15 6 (1.17%) ISEB Practitioner
16 5 (0.97%) CCEE
16 5 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
17 4 (0.78%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.47%) QA
2 18 (3.50%) SLA
3 2 (0.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 201 (39.03%) Active Directory
2 73 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (9.71%) Hyper-V
4 49 (9.51%) XenApp
5 48 (9.32%) vSphere
6 28 (5.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 25 (4.85%) XenDesktop
8 17 (3.30%) VMware ESX
8 17 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (2.52%) VMware Workstation
10 9 (1.75%) Terminal Services
11 7 (1.36%) XenServer
11 7 (1.36%) vCloud
12 6 (1.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (1.17%) Terminal Server
13 5 (0.97%) NFS
14 4 (0.78%) Xen
14 4 (0.78%) BitLocker
14 4 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 118 (22.91%) SCCM
2 25 (4.85%) SCOM
3 23 (4.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 22 (4.27%) WSUS
5 14 (2.72%) SCVMM
5 14 (2.72%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (2.52%) Control-M
7 12 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 12 (2.33%) WMI
8 10 (1.94%) HP SIM
9 9 (1.75%) vMotion
10 8 (1.55%) Tivoli
11 7 (1.36%) BladeLogic
11 7 (1.36%) SCDPM
12 6 (1.17%) HP UCMDB
12 6 (1.17%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (0.97%) ServiceCenter
13 5 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
13 5 (0.97%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 215 (41.75%) Microsoft
2 134 (26.02%) VMware
3 92 (17.86%) HP
4 71 (13.79%) Citrix
4 71 (13.79%) Oracle
5 23 (4.47%) McAfee
6 21 (4.08%) IBM
6 21 (4.08%) Dell
7 19 (3.69%) Remedy
8 18 (3.50%) Symantec
9 16 (3.11%) BMC
9 16 (3.11%) Adobe
9 16 (3.11%) AppSense
10 15 (2.91%) Google
10 15 (2.91%) Cisco
11 14 (2.72%) EMC
11 14 (2.72%) Tableau
12 13 (2.52%) NetApp
13 12 (2.33%) Eloqua
13 12 (2.33%) Aprimo
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