The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Glasgow 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 63 67 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing VBScript 4 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.57% 1.10% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% 1.90% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.06 £32.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.78% +85.71%
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
346 527 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.22% 57.72% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 273 164
Average daily rate £375 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.24 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.25% -41.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VBScript
Scotland

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 April 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) PowerShell
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
5 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
5 6 (46.15%) VB
5 6 (46.15%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
6 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 3 (23.08%) SCCM
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
7 3 (23.08%) SAN
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) Change Management
7 3 (23.08%) Migration
7 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
7 3 (23.08%) DNS
8 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
8 2 (15.38%) HP
8 2 (15.38%) IIS
8 2 (15.38%) MS Office

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
1 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) IPsec
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) DTS
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) InstallShield
2 1 (7.69%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Radia Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) Software Packaging
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
1 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
1 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
1 3 (23.08%) Change Management
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) ERD
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) PowerShell
2 6 (46.15%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) MCSD
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
4 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) Netcool
2 2 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) WMI
3 1 (7.69%) WSUS
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Veritas
4 1 (7.69%) Wyse
4 1 (7.69%) AppSense
4 1 (7.69%) Dell