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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 312 289 303
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Contract jobs citing VBScript 312 313 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.65% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.61% 1.64% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 190 156
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £339 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +12.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Average hourly rate £23.50 £31.56 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.52% +110.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £33.13 £25.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £31.56 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-25.52% +80.52%
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
19322 19076 19960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.97% 39.55% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12584 12304 11983
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £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 391 507 688
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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
South East +36 116 £350 +5.26% 16
London -22 113 £345 -6.44% 13
West Midlands +5 24 £213 -49.88% 12
North West -9 19 £300 -7.69% 1
East of England -21 12 £350 - 8
East Midlands -1 10 £225 - 2
South West -50 7 £163 -56.08% 8
North East - 7 £375 - 4
Yorkshire -6 4 £269 +6.43% 1
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 347 (56.24%) Windows
2 306 (49.59%) PowerShell
3 262 (42.46%) VB
4 234 (37.93%) SQL
5 223 (36.14%) Microsoft
6 197 (31.93%) Active Directory
7 161 (26.09%) SQL Server
8 158 (25.61%) .NET
9 123 (19.94%) JavaScript
10 113 (18.31%) C#
11 112 (18.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 111 (17.99%) Windows 7
12 111 (17.99%) Oracle
12 111 (17.99%) VMware
13 109 (17.67%) Windows Server 2003
14 107 (17.34%) HTML
15 97 (15.72%) SCCM
16 92 (14.91%) IIS
17 89 (14.42%) ASP.NET
18 88 (14.26%) XML
19 87 (14.10%) Finance
20 84 (13.61%) MS Excel
21 80 (12.97%) Security Cleared
22 79 (12.80%) Migration
23 77 (12.48%) HP
24 76 (12.32%) Citrix
25 69 (11.18%) ITIL
25 69 (11.18%) SQL Server 2008
26 60 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
27 58 (9.40%) CSS

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 92 (14.91%) IIS
2 44 (7.13%) MS Exchange
3 27 (4.38%) SharePoint
3 27 (4.38%) BizTalk Server
4 25 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (3.24%) WebSphere
6 19 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (2.11%) Documentum
9 7 (1.13%) Lync
9 7 (1.13%) CMS
10 6 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.65%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.32%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.32%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.32%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.32%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 84 (13.61%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.86%) MS Office
3 6 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.49%) MS Project
4 3 (0.49%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.32%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.32%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Siebel Analytics
1 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.32%) Maximo
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.49%) Office 365
4 2 (0.32%) SaaS
4 2 (0.32%) PaaS
4 2 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (7.94%) DNS
2 48 (7.78%) TCP/IP
3 36 (5.83%) Firewall
3 36 (5.83%) SAN
4 35 (5.67%) Internet
5 32 (5.19%) DHCP
6 24 (3.89%) Intranet
7 19 (3.08%) X.500
8 18 (2.92%) X.400
9 15 (2.43%) LDAP
10 14 (2.27%) FTP
10 14 (2.27%) SMTP
11 11 (1.78%) VPN
12 10 (1.62%) SSL
13 9 (1.46%) Network Security
13 9 (1.46%) HTTP
14 7 (1.13%) SMS
15 6 (0.97%) VLAN
15 6 (0.97%) LAN
15 6 (0.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 69 (11.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (7.29%) Oracle Database
4 34 (5.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (5.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 29 (4.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 26 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (2.92%) Relational Database
9 14 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (2.11%) DTS
11 11 (1.78%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (1.78%) QlikView
12 10 (1.62%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (1.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.97%) EDRMS
15 6 (0.97%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 45 (7.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 39 (6.32%) MSI
3 37 (6.00%) Visual Studio
4 22 (3.57%) Selenium
5 20 (3.24%) JIRA
6 15 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (2.11%) InstallShield
7 13 (2.11%) AdminStudio
8 12 (1.94%) WebDriver
9 11 (1.78%) LoadRunner
10 9 (1.46%) ClearCase
11 8 (1.30%) MSBuild
12 7 (1.13%) Rhino Mocks
12 7 (1.13%) JMeter
12 7 (1.13%) NUnit
13 6 (0.97%) FxCop
13 6 (0.97%) StyleCop
14 5 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 5 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
15 4 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
General
1 87 (14.10%) Finance
2 57 (9.24%) Banking
3 28 (4.54%) Retail
4 14 (2.27%) Military
5 9 (1.46%) Legal
6 7 (1.13%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.13%) Back Office
7 6 (0.97%) Marketing
7 6 (0.97%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.97%) Automotive
8 4 (0.65%) Games
8 4 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.49%) Front Office
10 2 (0.32%) Law
10 2 (0.32%) Publishing
10 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.16%) Billing
11 1 (0.16%) Local Government
11 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 133 (21.56%) Developer
2 70 (11.35%) Analyst
3 44 (7.13%) Consultant
4 40 (6.48%) Administrator
5 25 (4.05%) Tester
6 20 (3.24%) .NET Developer
6 20 (3.24%) VB Developer
6 20 (3.24%) Applications Packager
7 19 (3.08%) Test Analyst
8 18 (2.92%) Web Developer
8 18 (2.92%) Support Analyst
9 16 (2.59%) Applications Support
9 16 (2.59%) Support Engineer
10 15 (2.43%) Wintel Engineer
10 15 (2.43%) Software Engineer
10 15 (2.43%) Deployment Engineer
10 15 (2.43%) Desktop Engineer
11 14 (2.27%) Test Engineer
11 14 (2.27%) SCCM Engineer
12 13 (2.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (25.61%) .NET
2 107 (17.34%) HTML
3 89 (14.42%) ASP.NET
4 88 (14.26%) XML
5 58 (9.40%) CSS
6 44 (7.13%) Classic ASP
7 43 (6.97%) jQuery
8 36 (5.83%) Web Services
9 32 (5.19%) WCF
9 32 (5.19%) .NET Framework
10 28 (4.54%) XSLT
11 26 (4.21%) HTML5
12 25 (4.05%) Application Packaging
13 23 (3.73%) COM+
14 21 (3.40%) Middleware
15 17 (2.76%) ADO.NET
15 17 (2.76%) XSL
16 16 (2.59%) Ajax
16 16 (2.59%) CSS3
17 14 (2.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.73%) Management Information System
3 22 (3.57%) PKI
4 18 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 12 (1.94%) Clustering
6 11 (1.78%) Replication
7 7 (1.13%) W3C
7 7 (1.13%) N-Tier
8 6 (0.97%) STB
8 6 (0.97%) MPEG
8 6 (0.97%) Blackberry
9 5 (0.81%) Tandem
9 5 (0.81%) Statistics
10 4 (0.65%) Device Driver
10 4 (0.65%) E-Learning
10 4 (0.65%) Social Media
11 3 (0.49%) User Experience
11 3 (0.49%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.49%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.49%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 347 (56.24%) Windows
2 112 (18.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 111 (17.99%) Windows 7
4 109 (17.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 54 (8.75%) Linux
6 52 (8.43%) UNIX
7 48 (7.78%) Windows XP
8 26 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (3.24%) Windows 8
10 13 (2.11%) Windows NT
11 12 (1.94%) Windows 2000
12 7 (1.13%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.49%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.49%) AIX
15 2 (0.32%) NetWare
15 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (12.80%) Migration
2 69 (11.18%) ITIL
3 52 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (6.16%) Test Scripting
5 37 (6.00%) Service Delivery
6 36 (5.83%) OO
7 33 (5.35%) Unit Testing
8 32 (5.19%) MVC
9 28 (4.54%) Regression Testing
10 27 (4.38%) Software Engineering
11 26 (4.21%) Project Management
11 26 (4.21%) Integration Testing
12 24 (3.89%) Configuration Management
13 23 (3.73%) Release Management
13 23 (3.73%) Test Automation
14 22 (3.57%) Validation
15 21 (3.40%) Incident Management
16 19 (3.08%) User Acceptance Testing
17 18 (2.92%) Change Management
18 17 (2.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 306 (49.59%) PowerShell
2 262 (42.46%) VB
3 234 (37.93%) SQL
4 123 (19.94%) JavaScript
5 113 (18.31%) C#
6 55 (8.91%) VB.NET
7 47 (7.62%) VBA
8 44 (7.13%) Java
9 43 (6.97%) VB6
10 35 (5.67%) T-SQL
11 30 (4.86%) PL/SQL
12 29 (4.70%) C
13 24 (3.89%) Shell Script
14 19 (3.08%) C++
15 18 (2.92%) Perl
16 12 (1.94%) Python
17 5 (0.81%) Ruby
18 2 (0.32%) XPath
18 2 (0.32%) Embedded C
18 2 (0.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 80 (12.97%) Security Cleared
2 44 (7.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (6.48%) DV Cleared
4 39 (6.32%) SC Cleared
5 28 (4.54%) Degree
6 27 (4.38%) ISEB
7 23 (3.73%) MCITP
8 21 (3.40%) MCSE
9 18 (2.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 17 (2.76%) ISTQB
11 13 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (1.62%) MCSA
12 10 (1.62%) MCP
13 9 (1.46%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (1.30%) CCEA
14 8 (1.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 6 (0.97%) CCNA
16 5 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 4 (0.65%) MCTS
17 4 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (8.91%) QA
2 11 (1.78%) SLA
3 8 (1.30%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) EMIR
5 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 197 (31.93%) Active Directory
2 60 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (6.97%) Microsoft App-V
4 37 (6.00%) XenApp
5 32 (5.19%) vSphere
6 26 (4.21%) VMware ESX
7 17 (2.76%) XenDesktop
8 15 (2.43%) Hyper-V
9 13 (2.11%) Forefront TMG
10 9 (1.46%) ISA Server
10 9 (1.46%) Terminal Services
11 8 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 6 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (0.81%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.65%) XenServer
15 2 (0.32%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 97 (15.72%) SCCM
2 33 (5.35%) WMI
3 31 (5.02%) SCOM
4 28 (4.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 19 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (1.62%) HP SIM
7 9 (1.46%) AppDNA
7 9 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (1.30%) SolarWinds Orion
8 8 (1.30%) SCOrch
9 7 (1.13%) SCSM
9 7 (1.13%) SCVMM
9 7 (1.13%) BMC PATROL
10 6 (0.97%) Backup Exec
10 6 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 5 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (0.81%) WSUS
12 4 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.65%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 223 (36.14%) Microsoft
2 111 (17.99%) Oracle
2 111 (17.99%) VMware
3 77 (12.48%) HP
4 76 (12.32%) Citrix
5 28 (4.54%) IBM
6 22 (3.57%) Remedy
7 20 (3.24%) Cisco
8 19 (3.08%) Symantec
8 19 (3.08%) SAP
9 17 (2.76%) Cognos
10 16 (2.59%) McAfee
11 15 (2.43%) Clearswift
11 15 (2.43%) Business Objects
11 15 (2.43%) Altiris
12 14 (2.27%) EMC
12 14 (2.27%) NetApp
13 12 (1.94%) Sophos
14 11 (1.78%) AppSense
15 10 (1.62%) CheckPoint
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