The first table below looks at the demand for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Hampshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 78 89 95
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs citing VBScript 35 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.71% 0.97% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 2.38% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 4
Average daily rate
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£338 £270 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £322 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.30% -
Programming Languages Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
770 714 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.65% 40.82% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 401 360
Average daily rate £363 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £436 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 57 66
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £17.50 £20.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VBScript
South East

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Hook +12 13 £325 -
Basingstoke +15 2 £325 +8.33%
Southampton - 1 £305 - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
VBScript
South East

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 47 (69.12%) PowerShell
2 42 (61.76%) Security Cleared
3 30 (44.12%) Windows
4 28 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 24 (35.29%) VB
6 21 (30.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 20 (29.41%) HP
7 20 (29.41%) DV Cleared
8 17 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 17 (25.00%) .NET
9 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (22.06%) Test Scripting
10 15 (22.06%) Active Directory
10 15 (22.06%) X.400
10 15 (22.06%) X.500
11 14 (20.59%) Firewall
11 14 (20.59%) Military
11 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (20.59%) Oracle
11 14 (20.59%) MS Exchange
12 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
12 12 (17.65%) Clearswift
12 12 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (16.18%) MSI
13 11 (16.18%) VMware
13 11 (16.18%) Linux
13 11 (16.18%) UNIX
14 10 (14.71%) IIS
14 10 (14.71%) ITIL
14 10 (14.71%) QuickTest Pro

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 14 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (14.71%) IIS
4 6 (8.82%) CMS
4 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (7.35%) Lync
5 5 (7.35%) Documentum
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.06%) X.400
1 15 (22.06%) X.500
2 14 (20.59%) Firewall
3 9 (13.24%) Internet
4 8 (11.76%) SMTP
4 8 (11.76%) HTTP
5 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP
5 7 (10.29%) FTP
6 3 (4.41%) SAN
7 2 (2.94%) LAN
7 2 (2.94%) WAN
7 2 (2.94%) DNS
7 2 (2.94%) SSL
7 2 (2.94%) Network Security
8 1 (1.47%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.47%) VPN
8 1 (1.47%) IPv4
8 1 (1.47%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) EDMS
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.47%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) MSI
2 10 (14.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (13.24%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.94%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.47%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.47%) AdminStudio
General
1 14 (20.59%) Military
2 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Design Engineer
2 8 (11.76%) Tester
3 6 (8.82%) Automation Tester
4 5 (7.35%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) Test Specialist
4 5 (7.35%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Build Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Design Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (4.41%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Test Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Technical Leader
7 2 (2.94%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Real Time Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Technical Tester
7 2 (2.94%) Cloud Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.00%) .NET
2 9 (13.24%) JSP
2 9 (13.24%) HTML
3 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 6 (8.82%) XML
5 1 (1.47%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
1 6 (8.82%) E-Learning
2 5 (7.35%) PKI
3 3 (4.41%) Device Driver
3 3 (4.41%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (44.12%) Windows
2 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (16.18%) Linux
3 11 (16.18%) UNIX
4 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000
5 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) Test Scripting
2 10 (14.71%) ITIL
2 10 (14.71%) Unit Testing
2 10 (14.71%) Integration Testing
3 9 (13.24%) Test Automation
3 9 (13.24%) Migration
3 9 (13.24%) Service Delivery
4 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.82%) Validation
5 6 (8.82%) Test Strategy
6 5 (7.35%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.88%) Automation Testing
7 4 (5.88%) Functional Testing
8 3 (4.41%) Release Management
8 3 (4.41%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.41%) Document Management
9 1 (1.47%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.47%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 47 (69.12%) PowerShell
2 24 (35.29%) VB
3 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.35%) Python
5 4 (5.88%) SQL
5 4 (5.88%) C
5 4 (5.88%) C#
6 2 (2.94%) Ruby
6 2 (2.94%) Perl
6 2 (2.94%) PHP
6 2 (2.94%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.47%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 42 (61.76%) Security Cleared
2 20 (29.41%) DV Cleared
3 17 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (13.24%) ISEB
6 8 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (11.76%) MCITP
6 8 (11.76%) ISTQB
6 8 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (8.82%) ISEB Practitioner
7 6 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (7.35%) MCSE
9 1 (1.47%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (1.47%) CCNA
9 1 (1.47%) MCP
9 1 (1.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (22.06%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.71%) Forefront TMG
3 8 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.94%) vCloud
5 1 (1.47%) XenApp
5 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.47%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (30.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (7.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (4.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.94%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.94%) SCCM
6 1 (1.47%) SCOM
6 1 (1.47%) WMI
6 1 (1.47%) WSUS
6 1 (1.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 28 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 20 (29.41%) HP
3 14 (20.59%) Oracle
4 12 (17.65%) Clearswift
5 11 (16.18%) VMware
6 8 (11.76%) Cisco
7 4 (5.88%) Intel
8 3 (4.41%) ArcSight
8 3 (4.41%) EMC
9 2 (2.94%) Altiris
9 2 (2.94%) CA
9 2 (2.94%) Borland
9 2 (2.94%) Lumension
10 1 (1.47%) IronPort
10 1 (1.47%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.47%) Citrix
10 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.47%) Nokia
10 1 (1.47%) Avaya
10 1 (1.47%) Juniper