The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 49 64 70
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Contract jobs citing VBScript 12 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.06% 0.45% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.65% 1.10% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £325 £338 £307
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +9.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £318 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £358 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.24% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £29.50 £26.13
% change year-on-year
-4.23% +12.91%
VBScript
Scotland

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
258 365 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 44.25% 40.69% 48.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 177 203
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Median hourly rate £44.50 £55.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 18 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 17 (94.44%) Windows
3 11 (61.11%) Linux
4 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (44.44%) C#
6 7 (38.89%) Symantec
6 7 (38.89%) SCCM
7 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (33.33%) Firewall
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
8 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (22.22%) HP
9 4 (22.22%) Perl
9 4 (22.22%) SQL
10 3 (16.67%) Java
10 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (16.67%) Publishing
10 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
10 3 (16.67%) BCP
10 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
11 2 (11.11%) HP SiteScope
11 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Publishing
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) DBA
3 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Monitoring Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Solaris
5 2 (11.11%) Unix
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.56%) AIX
6 1 (5.56%) HPUX
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) BCP
1 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
1 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Release Management
2 2 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) Bourne shell
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) Korn
6 1 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.11%) CISSP
4 2 (11.11%) MCSE
4 2 (11.11%) SANS
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) ISEB
5 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.56%) MCITP
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Firmware
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCCM
2 6 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (11.11%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) Netcool
3 2 (11.11%) SCOM
4 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Symantec
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
4 4 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) CA
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco