The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Essex 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank - 38 37
Contract jobs citing VBScript 0 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 2.82% 3.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 7.03% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 11
Average daily rate
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- £169 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -39.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.80 £33.28 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-22.48% -4.92%
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
167 185 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 34.72% 40.13% 35.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 97 82
Average daily rate £350 £295 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 31
Average hourly rate £32.36 £25.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.45% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £9.23 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VBScript
East of England

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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - - - -
Chelmsford - - - - 3
Harlow - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - - 1
VBScript
East of England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
4 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) XenApp
5 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) CCA
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (23.08%) CCEA
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (15.38%) MCITP
6 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
6 2 (15.38%) MCSE
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.69%) XenServer
7 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
7 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
7 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) CCNA
7 1 (7.69%) VB
7 1 (7.69%) .NET

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.69%) MSI
2 1 (7.69%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix Systems Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
2 1 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCA
1 3 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (23.08%) CCEA
2 2 (15.38%) MCITP
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) XenApp
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.69%) XenServer
2 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Wyse
2 1 (7.69%) AppSense
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
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