The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Erskine 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 6 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing VBScript 16 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 20.25% 11.86% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.71% 36.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 0
Average daily rate £329 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.06 £32.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.78% +85.71%
Programming Languages Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
35 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 44.30% 32.20% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 6
Average daily rate £405 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £345 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VBScript
Renfrewshire

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 16 April 2014.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 28 (93.33%) Security Cleared
2 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
3 21 (70.00%) SC Cleared
4 20 (66.67%) Windows
5 17 (56.67%) PowerShell
6 13 (43.33%) VB
7 11 (36.67%) .NET
7 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
8 10 (33.33%) Change Management
9 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (30.00%) Performance Management
10 8 (26.67%) Unit Testing
10 8 (26.67%) HP
10 8 (26.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 7 (23.33%) MCSD
11 7 (23.33%) SAN
11 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
12 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
12 6 (20.00%) C#
12 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (20.00%) Workflow
12 6 (20.00%) Software Packaging
13 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 4 (13.33%) Security Architecture
14 4 (13.33%) Fat Client
14 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
14 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (13.33%) PKI
14 4 (13.33%) Migration

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) SAN
2 4 (13.33%) DHCP
2 4 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) SMS
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MSI
2 1 (3.33%) Ant
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Applications Packager
2 6 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Software Packager
3 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# Application Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Radia Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) Software Packaging
3 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (10.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Fat Client
1 4 (13.33%) PKI
1 4 (13.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) AIX
6 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Change Management
2 9 (30.00%) Performance Management
3 8 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Workflow
5 4 (13.33%) Security Architecture
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.67%) Service Management
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL
8 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) Release Management
8 1 (3.33%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) PowerShell
2 13 (43.33%) VB
3 6 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) Korn
4 1 (3.33%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 28 (93.33%) Security Cleared
2 21 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (23.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (13.33%) Netcool
3 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) HP
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix
4 3 (10.00%) NetApp
5 2 (6.67%) Lumension
5 2 (6.67%) Altiris
6 1 (3.33%) McAfee
6 1 (3.33%) AppSense