The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 308 239 234
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -5
Contract jobs citing VBScript 287 364 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.78% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 2.02% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 212 220
Average daily rate
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£345 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 21
Average hourly rate £26.80 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.58% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £22.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £40.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.80 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.30% +16.66%
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18402 17976 19300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.27% 38.64% 36.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11982 11353 11764
Average daily rate £390 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £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 383 528 750
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £17.50 £18.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VBScript
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London -42 126 £375 +4.16% 20
South East +22 105 £340 +13.33% 17
South West -26 20 £310 -16.21% 8
East of England -32 13 £380 +117.14% 2
West Midlands -13 11 £235 -6.00% 4
North West -14 7 £286 -4.66% 2
Yorkshire -2 4 £350 +38.61% 2
East Midlands -17 2 - - 1
North East - 1 - - 2
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 322 (58.12%) Windows
2 261 (47.11%) PowerShell
3 258 (46.57%) VB
4 206 (37.18%) Microsoft
5 199 (35.92%) SQL
6 181 (32.67%) Active Directory
7 138 (24.91%) SQL Server
8 123 (22.20%) .NET
9 118 (21.30%) Windows 7
10 106 (19.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 103 (18.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 95 (17.15%) MS Excel
13 93 (16.79%) SCCM
14 90 (16.25%) Finance
15 89 (16.06%) VMware
16 86 (15.52%) Oracle
17 84 (15.16%) JavaScript
18 79 (14.26%) HP
19 78 (14.08%) C#
19 78 (14.08%) Migration
20 74 (13.36%) HTML
21 73 (13.18%) IIS
21 73 (13.18%) Security Cleared
22 70 (12.64%) Citrix
23 67 (12.09%) XML
24 57 (10.29%) ITIL
25 55 (9.93%) ASP.NET
25 55 (9.93%) Windows XP
25 55 (9.93%) QuickTest Pro
26 54 (9.75%) Banking

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 73 (13.18%) IIS
2 40 (7.22%) MS Exchange
3 25 (4.51%) BizTalk Server
4 24 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (3.61%) WebSphere
6 19 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (3.25%) SharePoint
8 13 (2.35%) Documentum
9 11 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (1.44%) CMS
11 6 (1.08%) Lync
12 5 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.90%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.72%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.54%) SAS
14 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.36%) Adobe CQ
15 2 (0.36%) Apache Solr
16 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
16 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 95 (17.15%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.23%) MS Office
3 6 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.54%) MS Project
6 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.36%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) e-Work
1 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.36%) Siebel Analytics
1 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.18%) RMDS
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.36%) SaaS
3 2 (0.36%) PaaS
3 2 (0.36%) Office 365
3 2 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.40%) DNS
2 39 (7.04%) TCP/IP
3 31 (5.60%) Internet
4 29 (5.23%) Firewall
5 25 (4.51%) DHCP
6 16 (2.89%) X.500
7 15 (2.71%) X.400
8 14 (2.53%) SAN
9 12 (2.17%) FTP
10 11 (1.99%) SMTP
11 8 (1.44%) HTTP
11 8 (1.44%) LDAP
12 7 (1.26%) SMS
12 7 (1.26%) VPN
12 7 (1.26%) SSL
13 6 (1.08%) Intranet
14 5 (0.90%) WAN
14 5 (0.90%) LAN
15 4 (0.72%) VoIP
15 4 (0.72%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (24.91%) SQL Server
2 43 (7.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 28 (5.05%) SQL Server 2000
4 25 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (3.25%) Oracle Database
6 18 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (2.35%) DTS
8 10 (1.81%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.44%) QlikView
11 7 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (1.26%) MySQL
12 5 (0.90%) EDMS
12 5 (0.90%) MS Access
12 5 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.54%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 55 (9.93%) QuickTest Pro
2 44 (7.94%) MSI
3 29 (5.23%) Visual Studio
4 23 (4.15%) JIRA
5 18 (3.25%) AdminStudio
6 15 (2.71%) InstallShield
6 15 (2.71%) Selenium
7 10 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (1.62%) Oracle APEX
8 9 (1.62%) ClearCase
9 8 (1.44%) MSBuild
10 7 (1.26%) LoadRunner
10 7 (1.26%) NUnit
10 7 (1.26%) Rhino Mocks
11 6 (1.08%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.90%) Wise Package Studio
13 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.72%) FxCop
13 4 (0.72%) StyleCop
13 4 (0.72%) ClearQuest
General
1 90 (16.25%) Finance
2 54 (9.75%) Banking
3 25 (4.51%) Retail
4 15 (2.71%) Military
5 12 (2.17%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.44%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.26%) Front Office
7 7 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.26%) Legal
8 6 (1.08%) Marketing
9 5 (0.90%) Local Government
10 4 (0.72%) Automotive
10 4 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.54%) Games
12 2 (0.36%) Law
12 2 (0.36%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
13 1 (0.18%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (16.79%) Developer
2 74 (13.36%) Analyst
3 37 (6.68%) Consultant
3 37 (6.68%) Administrator
4 34 (6.14%) Applications Packager
5 32 (5.78%) Tester
6 20 (3.61%) Test Analyst
7 18 (3.25%) Support Engineer
7 18 (3.25%) Applications Support
7 18 (3.25%) VB Developer
8 17 (3.07%) Architect
8 17 (3.07%) SCCM Engineer
9 16 (2.89%) Support Analyst
10 15 (2.71%) Deployment Engineer
11 14 (2.53%) Software Engineer
11 14 (2.53%) Design Engineer
12 12 (2.17%) Test Engineer
12 12 (2.17%) Automation Tester
13 11 (1.99%) .NET Developer
13 11 (1.99%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (22.20%) .NET
2 74 (13.36%) HTML
3 67 (12.09%) XML
4 55 (9.93%) ASP.NET
5 39 (7.04%) Application Packaging
6 33 (5.96%) CSS
7 31 (5.60%) Web Services
8 29 (5.23%) .NET Framework
9 28 (5.05%) Classic ASP
10 26 (4.69%) XSLT
11 22 (3.97%) jQuery
12 21 (3.79%) COM+
12 21 (3.79%) Middleware
13 19 (3.43%) WCF
14 17 (3.07%) Ajax
15 16 (2.89%) JSON
16 12 (2.17%) DCOM
17 11 (1.99%) Software Packaging
18 10 (1.81%) XSL
18 10 (1.81%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (3.43%) Management Information System
2 18 (3.25%) PKI
3 8 (1.44%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.26%) W3C
5 6 (1.08%) Replication
5 6 (1.08%) E-Learning
5 6 (1.08%) Equities
6 5 (0.90%) Clustering
6 5 (0.90%) Blackberry
6 5 (0.90%) Client/Server
6 5 (0.90%) MPEG
6 5 (0.90%) Tandem
6 5 (0.90%) STB
6 5 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.72%) Statistics
7 4 (0.72%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.54%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.54%) CLARiiON
8 3 (0.54%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.36%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 322 (58.12%) Windows
2 118 (21.30%) Windows 7
3 106 (19.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 103 (18.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (9.93%) Windows XP
6 49 (8.84%) Linux
7 47 (8.48%) UNIX
8 25 (4.51%) Windows 8
9 15 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.44%) Windows 2000
10 8 (1.44%) Windows Vista
11 7 (1.26%) Windows NT
12 4 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.72%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.54%) NetWare
14 2 (0.36%) AIX
14 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (14.08%) Migration
2 57 (10.29%) ITIL
3 41 (7.40%) Test Scripting
4 32 (5.78%) Unit Testing
5 31 (5.60%) Service Delivery
6 29 (5.23%) Test Automation
7 27 (4.87%) OO
8 26 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (4.69%) Software Engineering
9 23 (4.15%) Configuration Management
10 21 (3.79%) MVC
10 21 (3.79%) Release Management
11 17 (3.07%) Incident Management
11 17 (3.07%) Project Management
12 16 (2.89%) Integration Testing
13 15 (2.71%) Validation
14 14 (2.53%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (2.35%) Scrum
15 13 (2.35%) Automation Testing
16 12 (2.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 261 (47.11%) PowerShell
2 258 (46.57%) VB
3 199 (35.92%) SQL
4 84 (15.16%) JavaScript
5 78 (14.08%) C#
6 37 (6.68%) T-SQL
6 37 (6.68%) VB.NET
7 35 (6.32%) VBA
7 35 (6.32%) Java
8 30 (5.42%) VB6
9 26 (4.69%) C
9 26 (4.69%) Shell Script
10 22 (3.97%) C++
11 18 (3.25%) Perl
12 14 (2.53%) Python
13 13 (2.35%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.26%) Ruby
15 3 (0.54%) PHP
16 2 (0.36%) XAML
16 2 (0.36%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 73 (13.18%) Security Cleared
2 39 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 36 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (6.14%) ISEB
5 29 (5.23%) DV Cleared
6 21 (3.79%) ISTQB
7 20 (3.61%) MCSE
7 20 (3.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 16 (2.89%) MCITP
9 15 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (2.53%) Degree
11 10 (1.81%) MCP
11 10 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (1.62%) CCEA
12 9 (1.62%) CCA
13 8 (1.44%) CCNA
13 8 (1.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 7 (1.26%) ISEB Practitioner
15 4 (0.72%) MCTS
16 3 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.94%) QA
2 8 (1.44%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.08%) SLA
4 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.18%) EMIR
5 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 181 (32.67%) Active Directory
2 53 (9.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 48 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (7.40%) XenApp
5 22 (3.97%) XenDesktop
6 21 (3.79%) vSphere
7 18 (3.25%) VMware ESX
8 16 (2.89%) Hyper-V
9 10 (1.81%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (1.26%) XenServer
10 7 (1.26%) ISA Server
11 6 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (1.08%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.72%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.54%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.36%) NFS
14 2 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 93 (16.79%) SCCM
2 26 (4.69%) WMI
3 24 (4.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 23 (4.15%) HP Quality Center
5 21 (3.79%) SCOM
6 12 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 10 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (1.81%) WSUS
8 9 (1.62%) HP SIM
8 9 (1.62%) AppDNA
9 6 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
9 6 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (1.08%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.90%) BMC PATROL
10 5 (0.90%) SCSM
11 4 (0.72%) Puppet
11 4 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.72%) CA LISA
11 4 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 206 (37.18%) Microsoft
2 89 (16.06%) VMware
3 86 (15.52%) Oracle
4 79 (14.26%) HP
5 70 (12.64%) Citrix
6 24 (4.33%) AppSense
7 22 (3.97%) IBM
8 20 (3.61%) SAP
9 19 (3.43%) Business Objects
10 17 (3.07%) Cognos
11 15 (2.71%) Cisco
11 15 (2.71%) McAfee
11 15 (2.71%) Symantec
12 12 (2.17%) Sophos
12 12 (2.17%) Altiris
13 11 (1.99%) Clearswift
13 11 (1.99%) EMC
14 10 (1.81%) NetApp
15 9 (1.62%) CA
15 9 (1.62%) Becrypt
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Volt
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West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £230 - £240 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 400-500 Per Day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Qualserv Consulting
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Epsom
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £37 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £37 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
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Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £37 per hour
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