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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 352 305 267
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -38
Contract jobs citing VBScript 269 315 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.63% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.31% 1.67% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 189 218
Average daily rate
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£361 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 11
Average hourly rate £21.00 £28.75 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.95% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.82 £20.06 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £28.75 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-9.25% -8.88%
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
20515 18848 19009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.60% 37.46% 39.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 12142 12158
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 383 513
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -1 105 £425 +21.42% 14
South East -66 74 £390 +11.42% 5
North West -18 27 £375 +25.00% 8
South West +3 23 £212 -29.91% 1
East of England +6 14 £275 -24.65% 4
North East -23 9 £310 -17.33% 1
West Midlands -9 8 £300 +36.83%
East Midlands -7 5 £344 +71.87% 1
Yorkshire -26 4 £375 +130.76% 3
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 323 (63.58%) Windows
2 271 (53.35%) PowerShell
3 214 (42.13%) SQL
4 206 (40.55%) Microsoft
5 187 (36.81%) Active Directory
6 171 (33.66%) VB
7 140 (27.56%) SQL Server
8 137 (26.97%) .NET
9 128 (25.20%) VMware
10 123 (24.21%) XML
11 113 (22.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 104 (20.47%) SCCM
13 102 (20.08%) C#
14 101 (19.88%) Finance
15 100 (19.69%) HTML
16 88 (17.32%) JavaScript
16 88 (17.32%) HP
17 86 (16.93%) MS Excel
18 83 (16.34%) Security Cleared
19 81 (15.94%) Windows 7
20 77 (15.16%) Oracle
21 76 (14.96%) ITIL
22 69 (13.58%) Citrix
22 69 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
23 68 (13.39%) Windows Server 2003
24 67 (13.19%) VB.NET
25 66 (12.99%) DNS
25 66 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
26 62 (12.20%) SC Cleared
27 61 (12.01%) Microsoft Certification

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 47 (9.25%) IIS
2 42 (8.27%) SharePoint
3 27 (5.31%) MS Exchange
4 22 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (3.15%) Lync
6 12 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
7 11 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.18%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.98%) Apache
10 5 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.79%) CMS
11 4 (0.79%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.79%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.59%) JBoss
12 3 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 86 (16.93%) MS Excel
2 57 (11.22%) MS Office
3 5 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.59%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.59%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.59%) MS Project
5 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.39%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.36%) Adobe Campaign
2 10 (1.97%) WebTrends
3 8 (1.57%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.20%) Agresso
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.17%) Adobe Analytics
2 10 (1.97%) Google Analytics
2 10 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.57%) Office 365
4 4 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.59%) SaaS
5 3 (0.59%) IaaS
6 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 66 (12.99%) DNS
2 48 (9.45%) DHCP
3 42 (8.27%) TCP/IP
4 30 (5.91%) SAN
5 24 (4.72%) Internet
6 22 (4.33%) Firewall
7 15 (2.95%) VPN
7 15 (2.95%) NetScaler
8 12 (2.36%) HTTP
9 9 (1.77%) FTP
9 9 (1.77%) LAN
9 9 (1.77%) WAN
10 8 (1.57%) SMTP
10 8 (1.57%) LDAP
10 8 (1.57%) SNMP
10 8 (1.57%) VLAN
10 8 (1.57%) Intranet
11 7 (1.38%) FCoE
11 7 (1.38%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (0.98%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (27.56%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (6.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (6.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 30 (5.91%) Relational Database
7 29 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (5.12%) SQL Server 2000
9 24 (4.72%) Oracle Database
10 21 (4.13%) BusinessObjects
10 21 (4.13%) MySQL
11 19 (3.74%) Oracle Database 10g
12 18 (3.54%) RDBMS
13 16 (3.15%) DTS
13 16 (3.15%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (2.95%) Oracle BI EE
15 10 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
16 8 (1.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 37 (7.28%) Visual Studio
2 28 (5.51%) HP UFT
2 28 (5.51%) MSI
3 24 (4.72%) Selenium
4 23 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (3.94%) JIRA
6 15 (2.95%) Subversion
7 12 (2.36%) Jenkins
8 10 (1.97%) Git (software)
8 10 (1.97%) Oracle APEX
8 10 (1.97%) WebDriver
9 7 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (1.18%) SoapUI
11 5 (0.98%) MSBuild
11 5 (0.98%) ClearCase
11 5 (0.98%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.98%) InstallShield
11 5 (0.98%) ClearQuest
11 5 (0.98%) NUnit
General
1 101 (19.88%) Finance
2 42 (8.27%) Banking
3 18 (3.54%) Marketing
4 12 (2.36%) Financial Institution
5 11 (2.17%) Military
6 9 (1.77%) Retail
7 8 (1.57%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.38%) Publishing
8 7 (1.38%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.18%) Automotive
9 6 (1.18%) Local Government
10 4 (0.79%) Law
10 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.79%) Back Office
11 3 (0.59%) Front Office
11 3 (0.59%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.59%) Games
12 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (20.67%) Developer
2 64 (12.60%) Analyst
3 44 (8.66%) Consultant
4 30 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (5.91%) Administrator
5 29 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 27 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support
6 27 (5.31%) Wintel Engineer
7 23 (4.53%) Tester
8 20 (3.94%) Support Engineer
9 18 (3.54%) DBA
9 18 (3.54%) Applications Packager
10 16 (3.15%) Systems Engineer
10 16 (3.15%) Applications Support
11 15 (2.95%) Software Engineer
11 15 (2.95%) Oracle Developer
11 15 (2.95%) Applications Support Analyst
11 15 (2.95%) Database Developer
11 15 (2.95%) Active Directory Consultant
12 13 (2.56%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (26.97%) .NET
2 123 (24.21%) XML
3 100 (19.69%) HTML
4 60 (11.81%) ASP.NET
5 55 (10.83%) Web Services
6 32 (6.30%) Application Packaging
7 31 (6.10%) .NET Framework
8 30 (5.91%) CSS
9 22 (4.33%) jQuery
10 15 (2.95%) WCF
11 14 (2.76%) Ajax
12 13 (2.56%) SOAP
12 13 (2.56%) WinForms
13 10 (1.97%) Classic ASP
14 9 (1.77%) Entity Framework
15 8 (1.57%) HTML5
15 8 (1.57%) ADO.NET
15 8 (1.57%) DHTML
15 8 (1.57%) XSLT
16 7 (1.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.91%) Computer Science
3 20 (3.94%) Data Centre
4 17 (3.35%) Replication
5 16 (3.15%) Clustering
6 12 (2.36%) PKI
6 12 (2.36%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.17%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.77%) CMDB
9 8 (1.57%) N-Tier
9 8 (1.57%) MPEG
9 8 (1.57%) STB
10 6 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.18%) User Experience
11 5 (0.98%) NHS
11 5 (0.98%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.79%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.79%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.59%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 323 (63.58%) Windows
2 113 (22.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 81 (15.94%) Windows 7
4 68 (13.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 51 (10.04%) Linux
6 46 (9.06%) UNIX
7 45 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (5.71%) Windows XP
9 12 (2.36%) Solaris
10 10 (1.97%) Windows NT
11 5 (0.98%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.79%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.39%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.39%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.20%) SUSE
14 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (14.96%) ITIL
2 66 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (10.24%) Migration
4 34 (6.69%) Test Automation
5 28 (5.51%) Project Management
6 27 (5.31%) Configuration Management
7 24 (4.72%) Regression Testing
7 24 (4.72%) Unit Testing
8 23 (4.53%) Service Management
9 22 (4.33%) Data Management
9 22 (4.33%) High Availability
10 20 (3.94%) Software Engineering
10 20 (3.94%) Change Management
10 20 (3.94%) ETL
11 19 (3.74%) SOA
11 19 (3.74%) Workflow
11 19 (3.74%) Test Scripting
12 18 (3.54%) Release Management
12 18 (3.54%) Data Modelling
12 18 (3.54%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 271 (53.35%) PowerShell
2 214 (42.13%) SQL
3 171 (33.66%) VB
4 102 (20.08%) C#
5 88 (17.32%) JavaScript
6 67 (13.19%) VB.NET
7 57 (11.22%) T-SQL
8 47 (9.25%) Java
9 42 (8.27%) Perl
10 34 (6.69%) C++
11 27 (5.31%) C
11 27 (5.31%) VBA
12 25 (4.92%) PL/SQL
13 19 (3.74%) PHP
14 18 (3.54%) Shell Script
14 18 (3.54%) Bash Shell
15 16 (3.15%) VB6
16 15 (2.95%) Python
17 9 (1.77%) Ruby
18 6 (1.18%) Jython
Qualifications
1 83 (16.34%) Security Cleared
2 62 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 61 (12.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (8.46%) Degree
5 37 (7.28%) MCITP
6 28 (5.51%) MCSE
6 28 (5.51%) MCSA
7 18 (3.54%) ISEB
8 16 (3.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (2.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (2.56%) VCP4
11 11 (2.17%) ISTQB
12 8 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (1.57%) CCNP
13 7 (1.38%) ISEB Practitioner
13 7 (1.38%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.98%) CCNA
15 4 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (0.79%) CCEA
15 4 (0.79%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.53%) QA
2 19 (3.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
System Software
1 187 (36.81%) Active Directory
2 69 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (8.86%) XenApp
4 42 (8.27%) Hyper-V
5 39 (7.68%) vSphere
6 26 (5.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 21 (4.13%) XenDesktop
8 17 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (3.15%) VMware ESX
10 11 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
11 9 (1.77%) XenServer
12 8 (1.57%) vCloud
13 7 (1.38%) Terminal Services
14 6 (1.18%) Terminal Server
15 5 (0.98%) BitLocker
16 4 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 4 (0.79%) Xen
17 3 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 3 (0.59%) ISA Server
18 2 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 104 (20.47%) SCCM
2 27 (5.31%) SCOM
3 22 (4.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 16 (3.15%) WSUS
5 14 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (2.56%) SCVMM
7 12 (2.36%) WMI
8 11 (2.17%) Control-M
9 10 (1.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 9 (1.77%) vMotion
11 7 (1.38%) SCDPM
11 7 (1.38%) BladeLogic
11 7 (1.38%) HP SIM
12 6 (1.18%) Tivoli
12 6 (1.18%) HP UCMDB
13 5 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (0.98%) SCOrch
13 5 (0.98%) ServiceCenter
14 4 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (0.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 206 (40.55%) Microsoft
2 128 (25.20%) VMware
3 88 (17.32%) HP
4 77 (15.16%) Oracle
5 69 (13.58%) Citrix
6 20 (3.94%) McAfee
7 19 (3.74%) AppSense
8 18 (3.54%) Symantec
9 16 (3.15%) Remedy
9 16 (3.15%) Adobe
9 16 (3.15%) IBM
10 15 (2.95%) Cisco
10 15 (2.95%) Google
11 14 (2.76%) Tableau
11 14 (2.76%) BMC
11 14 (2.76%) Dell
11 14 (2.76%) EMC
12 13 (2.56%) Sybase
13 12 (2.36%) Eloqua
13 12 (2.36%) Aprimo
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