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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 324 283 268
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -15
Contract jobs citing VBScript 280 314 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.67% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% 1.76% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 187 156
Average daily rate
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£375 £318 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £110 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+27.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 14
Average hourly rate £28.69 £31.56 £20.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.07% +50.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.39 £23.24 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.20 £42.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +54.73%
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
18698 17846 16988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.94% 38.11% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12911 11534 10554
Average daily rate £400 £384 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 519 695
Average hourly rate £35.18 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £15.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 -19 108 £425 +14.09% 14
South East +14 91 £350 - 11
West Midlands -6 19 £300 +50.00% 2
East of England -17 17 £365 +94.66% 1
North West -20 15 £341 +152.77% 3
South West -26 13 £375 +25.00% 3
North East - 9 £352 - 2
East Midlands -15 7 £360 +227.27% 1
Yorkshire -20 2 £270 -25.51%
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 340 (57.14%) Windows
2 293 (49.24%) PowerShell
3 288 (48.40%) SQL
4 265 (44.54%) Microsoft
5 212 (35.63%) VB
6 194 (32.61%) Active Directory
7 169 (28.40%) .NET
8 154 (25.88%) SQL Server
9 132 (22.18%) VMware
10 131 (22.02%) Oracle
10 131 (22.02%) C#
11 121 (20.34%) HTML
12 119 (20.00%) SCCM
13 117 (19.66%) XML
14 111 (18.66%) Security Cleared
15 108 (18.15%) Windows 7
16 106 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
17 105 (17.65%) JavaScript
18 95 (15.97%) ITIL
19 93 (15.63%) Finance
20 87 (14.62%) IIS
21 85 (14.29%) Citrix
22 83 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
23 81 (13.61%) MS Excel
23 81 (13.61%) ASP.NET
23 81 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
24 74 (12.44%) SQL Server 2008
25 73 (12.27%) HP
25 73 (12.27%) Migration
26 72 (12.10%) VB.NET

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 87 (14.62%) IIS
2 45 (7.56%) MS Exchange
3 33 (5.55%) SharePoint
4 20 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (2.69%) OpenStack
8 8 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.34%) Lync
9 7 (1.18%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.67%) CMS
12 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.50%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 81 (13.61%) MS Excel
2 55 (9.24%) MS Office
3 16 (2.69%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (1.18%) MS Project
5 6 (1.01%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.50%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.67%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.34%) Maximo
2 2 (0.34%) Siebel Analytics
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.84%) Office 365
4 3 (0.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 58 (9.75%) TCP/IP
2 56 (9.41%) DNS
3 55 (9.24%) SAN
4 38 (6.39%) DHCP
5 36 (6.05%) Internet
6 32 (5.38%) Firewall
7 24 (4.03%) Intranet
8 22 (3.70%) NetScaler
8 22 (3.70%) FTP
9 15 (2.52%) LDAP
10 14 (2.35%) SMTP
10 14 (2.35%) VPN
11 12 (2.02%) NAS
11 12 (2.02%) Network Security
11 12 (2.02%) X.500
12 11 (1.85%) X.400
13 9 (1.51%) HTTP
14 8 (1.34%) SSL
14 8 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (1.18%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (25.88%) SQL Server
2 74 (12.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (8.40%) Oracle Database
3 50 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (4.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 21 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (3.53%) Relational Database
7 19 (3.19%) SQL Server 2000
8 18 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 14 (2.35%) EDRMS
10 11 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (1.85%) QlikView
11 10 (1.68%) DTS
11 10 (1.68%) MySQL
12 7 (1.18%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.01%) Siebel EIM
14 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (5.21%) QuickTest Pro
2 27 (4.54%) MSI
2 27 (4.54%) Visual Studio
3 23 (3.87%) Selenium
4 17 (2.86%) JIRA
4 17 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 15 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (2.35%) WebDriver
7 11 (1.85%) AdminStudio
7 11 (1.85%) StarTeam
8 10 (1.68%) JMeter
9 7 (1.18%) InstallShield
9 7 (1.18%) FxCop
9 7 (1.18%) StyleCop
10 6 (1.01%) LoadRunner
10 6 (1.01%) Dreamweaver
11 5 (0.84%) Ant
11 5 (0.84%) Maven
12 4 (0.67%) Subversion
12 4 (0.67%) Toad
General
1 93 (15.63%) Finance
2 60 (10.08%) Banking
3 15 (2.52%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.35%) Retail
4 14 (2.35%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.18%) Legal
6 12 (2.02%) Back Office
6 12 (2.02%) Military
7 9 (1.51%) Marketing
8 7 (1.18%) Games
8 7 (1.18%) Law
9 6 (1.01%) Automotive
10 5 (0.84%) Front Office
10 5 (0.84%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Local Government
11 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 152 (25.55%) Developer
2 79 (13.28%) Analyst
3 40 (6.72%) .NET Developer
4 39 (6.55%) Consultant
5 31 (5.21%) Wintel Engineer
6 26 (4.37%) Integration Engineer
7 22 (3.70%) SQL Developer
7 22 (3.70%) Support Analyst
8 20 (3.36%) Web Developer
8 20 (3.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (3.19%) Administrator
10 18 (3.03%) Tester
11 17 (2.86%) Software Developer
12 15 (2.52%) Applications Packager
13 14 (2.35%) 3rd Line Support
14 13 (2.18%) Support Engineer
14 13 (2.18%) DBA
14 13 (2.18%) Architect
14 13 (2.18%) Desktop Engineer
15 12 (2.02%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (28.40%) .NET
2 121 (20.34%) HTML
3 117 (19.66%) XML
4 81 (13.61%) ASP.NET
5 61 (10.25%) CSS
6 43 (7.23%) Web Services
7 33 (5.55%) jQuery
8 31 (5.21%) XSLT
9 30 (5.04%) .NET Framework
10 29 (4.87%) Classic ASP
11 28 (4.71%) WCF
12 27 (4.54%) Application Packaging
13 25 (4.20%) HTML5
14 24 (4.03%) XSL
15 17 (2.86%) XSD
16 16 (2.69%) Middleware
16 16 (2.69%) CSS3
17 15 (2.52%) MDX
17 15 (2.52%) ADO.NET
18 14 (2.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.21%) Clustering
3 26 (4.37%) PKI
4 24 (4.03%) Computer Science
4 24 (4.03%) Replication
4 24 (4.03%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.52%) N-Tier
6 9 (1.51%) Open Source
7 8 (1.34%) MPEG
7 8 (1.34%) STB
8 6 (1.01%) CESG
8 6 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.01%) Thin Client
8 6 (1.01%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.01%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.01%) Statistics
9 5 (0.84%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.67%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.67%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 340 (57.14%) Windows
2 108 (18.15%) Windows 7
3 106 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 83 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (7.23%) UNIX
6 38 (6.39%) Windows XP
6 38 (6.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (4.37%) Linux
8 16 (2.69%) Windows NT
9 15 (2.52%) Windows 8
10 10 (1.68%) Windows 2000
11 8 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.84%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.67%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.50%) AIX
15 2 (0.34%) NetWare
15 2 (0.34%) Android
16 1 (0.17%) SUSE
16 1 (0.17%) Debian
16 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (15.97%) ITIL
2 73 (12.27%) Migration
3 48 (8.07%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (6.89%) OO
5 36 (6.05%) Service Delivery
6 33 (5.55%) Test Scripting
6 33 (5.55%) High Availability
7 30 (5.04%) Project Management
7 30 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 27 (4.54%) Incident Management
10 26 (4.37%) MVC
11 25 (4.20%) Software Engineering
11 25 (4.20%) Unit Testing
12 24 (4.03%) Test Automation
13 23 (3.87%) Integration Testing
13 23 (3.87%) Regression Testing
14 21 (3.53%) TDD
14 21 (3.53%) Performance Tuning
15 20 (3.36%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 293 (49.24%) PowerShell
2 288 (48.40%) SQL
3 212 (35.63%) VB
4 131 (22.02%) C#
5 105 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 72 (12.10%) VB.NET
7 54 (9.08%) VBA
8 44 (7.39%) Java
9 36 (6.05%) T-SQL
10 32 (5.38%) PL/SQL
11 31 (5.21%) VB6
12 24 (4.03%) Shell Script
13 19 (3.19%) C
14 13 (2.18%) Perl
15 8 (1.34%) C++
16 3 (0.50%) PHP
17 2 (0.34%) XAML
17 2 (0.34%) Ruby
17 2 (0.34%) KiXtart
18 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 111 (18.66%) Security Cleared
2 63 (10.59%) SC Cleared
3 59 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (7.39%) MCITP
5 42 (7.06%) Degree
6 40 (6.72%) DV Cleared
7 32 (5.38%) MCSA
8 20 (3.36%) MCSE
8 20 (3.36%) ISEB
9 13 (2.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
11 7 (1.18%) CCNA
11 7 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.18%) RHCE
11 7 (1.18%) RHCA
11 7 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.18%) RHCSA
12 5 (0.84%) MCTS
12 5 (0.84%) Siebel Certification
12 5 (0.84%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.89%) QA
2 15 (2.52%) SLA
3 2 (0.34%) WCAG
3 2 (0.34%) WAI
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 194 (32.61%) Active Directory
2 81 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (8.74%) Hyper-V
4 49 (8.24%) XenApp
5 38 (6.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 30 (5.04%) vSphere
7 24 (4.03%) XenDesktop
8 20 (3.36%) VMware ESX
9 15 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (1.85%) Forefront TMG
10 11 (1.85%) Terminal Services
11 10 (1.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 9 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
12 9 (1.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 8 (1.34%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (1.34%) ISA Server
14 6 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
15 5 (0.84%) VMware Server
16 2 (0.34%) Sendmail
16 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 119 (20.00%) SCCM
2 55 (9.24%) SCOM
3 36 (6.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 29 (4.87%) WMI
5 25 (4.20%) SCVMM
6 20 (3.36%) HP Quality Center
7 19 (3.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 18 (3.03%) EdgeSight
9 12 (2.02%) HP SIM
10 10 (1.68%) WSUS
10 10 (1.68%) SCSM
11 7 (1.18%) SCOrch
11 7 (1.18%) Control-M
11 7 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (1.18%) NetBackup
12 6 (1.01%) SCDPM
13 4 (0.67%) ITRS Geneos
13 4 (0.67%) Data Guard
13 4 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
13 4 (0.67%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 265 (44.54%) Microsoft
2 132 (22.18%) VMware
3 131 (22.02%) Oracle
4 85 (14.29%) Citrix
5 73 (12.27%) HP
6 30 (5.04%) IBM
7 28 (4.71%) Remedy
8 23 (3.87%) Dell
9 21 (3.53%) McAfee
10 16 (2.69%) Cisco
10 16 (2.69%) NetApp
11 14 (2.35%) CA
12 13 (2.18%) EMC
12 13 (2.18%) Symantec
13 11 (1.85%) Clearswift
13 11 (1.85%) AppSense
13 11 (1.85%) ServiceNow
14 10 (1.68%) Altiris
14 10 (1.68%) Veeam
14 10 (1.68%) Nimsoft
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