The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 48 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs citing VBScript 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.42% 0.40% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 1.01% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £31.56 £14.34
% change year-on-year
+37.06% +120.04%
VBScript
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
208 99 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 44.16% 40.08% 49.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 49 69
Average daily rate £425 £310 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 20 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheltenham - - - -
VBScript
South West

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
5 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 3 (42.86%) SCCM
5 3 (42.86%) ClearCase
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
5 3 (42.86%) Sophos
5 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
5 3 (42.86%) McAfee
6 2 (28.57%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 2 (28.57%) NetApp
6 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) Internet
6 2 (28.57%) ISA Server
6 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 2 (28.57%) Linux

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) ClearCase
2 1 (14.29%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Packager
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
1 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) MCP
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) ISA Server
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) McAfee
3 3 (42.86%) Sophos
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Altiris
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec