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 23 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 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 14 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing VBScript 18 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 12.08% 25.00% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 53.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 0
Average daily rate
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£347 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £35.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.98% +0.71%
Programming Languages Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
54 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 36.24% 46.43% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 12 11
Average daily rate £349 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.75% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £360 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £550 £420
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 £35.00 £35.00
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 23 July 2014.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 29 (85.29%) Security Cleared
3 26 (76.47%) SC Cleared
3 26 (76.47%) Windows
4 20 (58.82%) PowerShell
5 17 (50.00%) HP
6 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
7 13 (38.24%) Workflow
7 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
7 13 (38.24%) Software Packaging
8 10 (29.41%) Application Packaging
8 10 (29.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 7 (20.59%) Perl
10 6 (17.65%) VB
10 6 (17.65%) UNIX
10 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (17.65%) BMC
10 6 (17.65%) IBM
10 6 (17.65%) Tivoli
10 6 (17.65%) SCOM
10 6 (17.65%) ArcSight
11 5 (14.71%) QA
11 5 (14.71%) CMDB
11 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
11 5 (14.71%) MSI
11 5 (14.71%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
11 5 (14.71%) DHCP
11 5 (14.71%) DNS
12 4 (11.76%) SAN

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.94%) Lync
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) DHCP
1 5 (14.71%) DNS
2 4 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (5.88%) SMS
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
4 1 (2.94%) IPv4
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) IPsec
4 1 (2.94%) VLAN
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MSI
2 1 (2.94%) Ant
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Applications Packager
2 6 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Software Packager
3 4 (11.76%) Monitoring Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Design Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Radia Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) Software Packaging
2 10 (29.41%) Application Packaging
3 4 (11.76%) XML
3 4 (11.76%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) CMDB
2 4 (11.76%) Fat Client
2 4 (11.76%) Thin Client
2 4 (11.76%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) UNIX
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) AIX
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Workflow
2 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
2 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) High Availability
4 3 (8.82%) Validation
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.88%) Service Management
5 2 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) Release Management
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) PowerShell
2 7 (20.59%) Perl
3 6 (17.65%) VB
4 2 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) Korn
5 1 (2.94%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 29 (85.29%) Security Cleared
2 26 (76.47%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.82%) MCSA
4 3 (8.82%) MCITP
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) MCTS
5 1 (2.94%) MCP
5 1 (2.94%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (17.65%) Tivoli
2 6 (17.65%) SCOM
3 4 (11.76%) Netcool
4 3 (8.82%) SCCM
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 17 (50.00%) HP
3 6 (17.65%) BMC
3 6 (17.65%) IBM
3 6 (17.65%) ArcSight
4 4 (11.76%) Citrix
4 4 (11.76%) Altiris
5 3 (8.82%) AppSense
6 1 (2.94%) Lumension
6 1 (2.94%) Veritas
6 1 (2.94%) VMware