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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 24 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Contract jobs citing VBScript 1 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 1.32% 20.00% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% 47.06% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 6
Average daily rate
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£347 £329 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.61% -11.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £29.53 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-28.87% -14.41%
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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
30 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 39.47% 42.50% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 18
Average daily rate £420 £405 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
2 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (45.45%) MCSA
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) MCITP
4 5 (45.45%) High Availability
5 4 (36.36%) Validation
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 2 (18.18%) Release Management
7 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 2 (18.18%) SCOM
7 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) Change Management
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) High Availability
2 4 (36.36%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Build Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) MCSA
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (45.45%) MCITP
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
1 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Lumension
4 2 (18.18%) CA
4 2 (18.18%) McAfee
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco