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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 23 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing VBScript 9 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 7.32% 45.45% 19.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.07% 57.14% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 6
Average daily rate
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£330 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £413 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+58.33% +57.89%
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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
56 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 45.53% 79.55% 61.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 31 16
Average daily rate £330 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £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 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 31 October 2014.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 22 (78.57%) PowerShell
3 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 20 (71.43%) SC Cleared
5 18 (64.29%) Windows
6 16 (57.14%) HP
7 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
8 10 (35.71%) BMC
8 10 (35.71%) Tivoli
8 10 (35.71%) UNIX
8 10 (35.71%) IBM
8 10 (35.71%) Perl
8 10 (35.71%) SCOM
8 10 (35.71%) ArcSight
9 9 (32.14%) High Availability
9 9 (32.14%) CMDB
9 9 (32.14%) HTML
9 9 (32.14%) XML
9 9 (32.14%) ITIL
9 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 7 (25.00%) Workflow
10 7 (25.00%) Software Packaging
10 7 (25.00%) Application Packaging
10 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
11 5 (17.86%) VLAN
11 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
11 5 (17.86%) MCTS
11 5 (17.86%) IPv4
11 5 (17.86%) MCP

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5 (17.86%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) Lync
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) LAN
1 5 (17.86%) WAN
1 5 (17.86%) DHCP
1 5 (17.86%) DNS
1 5 (17.86%) IPv4
1 5 (17.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MSI
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Systems Engineer
1 9 (32.14%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Monitoring Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Applications Packager
3 2 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Operations Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) HTML
1 9 (32.14%) XML
2 7 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 7 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) CMDB
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) UNIX
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
1 9 (32.14%) High Availability
2 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (25.00%) Workflow
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.29%) Validation
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) PowerShell
2 10 (35.71%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (17.86%) MCTS
4 5 (17.86%) MCP
5 4 (14.29%) MCSA
5 4 (14.29%) MCITP
6 3 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Tivoli
1 10 (35.71%) SCOM
2 3 (10.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (7.14%) SCCM
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 16 (57.14%) HP
3 10 (35.71%) BMC
3 10 (35.71%) IBM
3 10 (35.71%) ArcSight
4 2 (7.14%) AppSense
4 2 (7.14%) Altiris
5 1 (3.57%) CA
5 1 (3.57%) Veritas
5 1 (3.57%) VMware