The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB 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 Knutsford 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 (VB)
Rank - 18 -
Contract jobs citing VB 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford - 1.25% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +40.00%
Programming Languages Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
11 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 19.30% 13.75% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Average daily rate £445 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £475 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB
Cheshire

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing VB 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 VB.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) CA
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) SMS
4 1 (20.00%) PMP
4 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Practice Management
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing VB 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 VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) SMS
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Practice Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) VBScript
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) CA
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) AppSense
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