The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank - - 54
Contract jobs citing VBScript 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £348 £202
% change year-on-year
-13.72% +72.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £28.69 £30.01
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -4.38%
VBScript
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
193 167 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.62% 37.19% 38.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 88 120
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 35
Average hourly rate £44.00 £39.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.39% +16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £32.85 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the Essex region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Essex

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Essex region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 3 (60.00%) XenServer
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) LDAP
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (20.00%) Publishing

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Support
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenServer
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) HP