The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine 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 20 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing VBScript 14 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 9.66% 39.29% 14.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.14% 50.00% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 3
Average daily rate
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£346 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £325 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £373 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £339 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +12.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £31.56 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-25.52% +80.52%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Programming Languages Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
58 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 40.00% 78.57% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 20 9
Average daily rate £347 £356 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the Erskine region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 32 (91.43%) Microsoft
2 28 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 27 (77.14%) SC Cleared
4 25 (71.43%) Windows
5 23 (65.71%) PowerShell
6 18 (51.43%) HP
7 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
8 13 (37.14%) Workflow
8 13 (37.14%) Software Packaging
8 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
8 13 (37.14%) Mentoring
9 10 (28.57%) ArcSight
9 10 (28.57%) UNIX
9 10 (28.57%) Perl
9 10 (28.57%) IBM
9 10 (28.57%) BMC
9 10 (28.57%) Tivoli
9 10 (28.57%) SCOM
9 10 (28.57%) Application Packaging
10 9 (25.71%) CMDB
11 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (22.86%) HTML
11 8 (22.86%) XML
11 8 (22.86%) ITIL
11 8 (22.86%) High Availability
12 7 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 5 (14.29%) MSI
13 5 (14.29%) DHCP
13 5 (14.29%) DNS
13 5 (14.29%) QA

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 4 (11.43%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.86%) Lync
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) DHCP
1 5 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (11.43%) VLAN
2 4 (11.43%) WAN
2 4 (11.43%) LAN
2 4 (11.43%) IPv4
3 2 (5.71%) SMS
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MSI
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Applications Packager
2 9 (25.71%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Wintel Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Monitoring Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Software Packager
6 2 (5.71%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Operations Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) Software Packaging
2 10 (28.57%) Application Packaging
3 8 (22.86%) HTML
3 8 (22.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) CMDB
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Workflow
1 13 (37.14%) Mentoring
2 8 (22.86%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) High Availability
3 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.43%) Validation
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Service Management
6 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) PowerShell
2 10 (28.57%) Perl
3 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (77.14%) SC Cleared
3 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.43%) MCTS
4 4 (11.43%) MCITP
4 4 (11.43%) MCP
4 4 (11.43%) MCSA
5 3 (8.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) Tivoli
1 10 (28.57%) SCOM
2 7 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (8.57%) SCCM
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.86%) Netcool
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (51.43%) HP
3 10 (28.57%) ArcSight
3 10 (28.57%) IBM
3 10 (28.57%) BMC
4 4 (11.43%) Altiris
5 3 (8.57%) AppSense
6 1 (2.86%) Veritas
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix