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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 58 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VBScript 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.17% - 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% - 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £329 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +9.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.30 £33.13 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-17.60% +4.97%
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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 Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
224 194 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.15% 39.51% 35.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 101 76
Average daily rate £350 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £25.00 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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 3 September 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix