The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 60 50 64
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs citing VBScript 4 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.55% 1.46% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.21% 3.35% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £343 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +54.73%
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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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
331 269 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.40% 43.60% 41.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 150 175
Average daily rate £340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £226 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.60 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.27% -53.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £13.68 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) SCOM
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Replication
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) IBM
5 3 (37.50%) UNIX
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Perl
5 3 (37.50%) CMDB
5 3 (37.50%) BMC
5 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
5 3 (37.50%) ArcSight
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (25.00%) RACF
6 2 (25.00%) IPsec
6 2 (25.00%) Fiddler
6 2 (25.00%) PKI
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) VB
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) IIS
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
1 2 (25.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Monitoring Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Replication
2 3 (37.50%) CMDB
3 2 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCOM
2 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) BMC
2 3 (37.50%) ArcSight
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) HP