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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 29 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing VBScript 32 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 9.14% 1.32% 18.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.33% 3.45% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 10
Average daily rate £321 £347 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £347 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £347 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.11% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -28.87%
VBScript
Renfrewshire

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
150 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 42.86% 38.16% 41.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 20 23
Average daily rate £335 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.23% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £307 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 29 April 2016.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
1 39 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 25 (64.10%) Windows Server
3 24 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (53.85%) SQL
4 21 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 21 (53.85%) Security Cleared
5 20 (51.28%) SC Cleared
5 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (48.72%) HP
7 18 (46.15%) ITIL
8 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
9 15 (38.46%) Citrix
9 15 (38.46%) XML
10 14 (35.90%) XSD
10 14 (35.90%) C#
10 14 (35.90%) MSI
10 14 (35.90%) WinForms
10 14 (35.90%) WPF
10 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (35.90%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (30.77%) Unit Testing
11 12 (30.77%) VMware
11 12 (30.77%) Java
12 11 (28.21%) DHCP
12 11 (28.21%) DNS
12 11 (28.21%) Terminal Services
12 11 (28.21%) SAN
12 11 (28.21%) XenApp
13 10 (25.64%) Performance Management

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 8 (20.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) DHCP
1 11 (28.21%) DNS
1 11 (28.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) MSI
2 6 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Development Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Software Development Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Wintel Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Monitoring Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Engineering Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Monitoring Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Tools Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) XML
2 14 (35.90%) WinForms
2 14 (35.90%) WPF
2 14 (35.90%) XSD
3 6 (15.38%) .NET
3 6 (15.38%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.26%) Clustering
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (64.10%) Windows Server
3 24 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (15.38%) AIX
6 6 (15.38%) HPUX
6 6 (15.38%) Linux
6 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (15.38%) Solaris
6 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) ITIL
2 12 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 10 (25.64%) Change Management
3 10 (25.64%) Performance Management
4 8 (20.51%) Performance Testing
5 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 6 (15.38%) OO
5 6 (15.38%) Project Management
5 6 (15.38%) Release Management
5 6 (15.38%) Service Management
5 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 6 (15.38%) Web Development
6 4 (10.26%) Database Mirroring
6 4 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.56%) Conflict Management
8 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 21 (53.85%) SQL
3 14 (35.90%) C#
4 12 (30.77%) Java
5 6 (15.38%) Bourne shell
5 6 (15.38%) C
5 6 (15.38%) C++
5 6 (15.38%) COBOL
5 6 (15.38%) Korn
5 6 (15.38%) Perl
5 6 (15.38%) PL/1
5 6 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 20 (51.28%) SC Cleared
3 10 (25.64%) Degree
4 4 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (10.26%) MCSE
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.21%) Terminal Services
2 11 (28.21%) XenApp
3 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Netcool
1 6 (15.38%) SCOM
1 6 (15.38%) Tivoli
2 4 (10.26%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (5.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) HP
2 15 (38.46%) Citrix
3 12 (30.77%) VMware
4 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.38%) IBM
5 6 (15.38%) Oracle
5 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 5 (12.82%) CA