The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 302 267 263
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -4
Contract jobs citing VBScript 126 158 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.62% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 1.47% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 113 110
Average daily rate
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£375 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £265 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 £40.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.75% +263.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £31.56 £14.34
% change year-on-year
+37.06% +120.04%
VBScript
England

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

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10355 10743 10092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.03% 42.41% 40.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7644 7738 7161
Average daily rate £428 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 81 122
Average hourly rate £28.25 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.37% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.10 £55.00 £50.00
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 London

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in London

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in London

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in London

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in London

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the London region over the 3 months to 21 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
City of London +7 32 £415 +22.96% 8
Docklands, London - 3 £228 -
Croydon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - - 6
Sidcup - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 126 (50.60%) SQL
2 120 (48.19%) Windows
3 115 (46.18%) PowerShell
4 111 (44.58%) VB
5 92 (36.95%) Microsoft
6 84 (33.73%) SQL Server
7 75 (30.12%) Active Directory
8 70 (28.11%) .NET
9 57 (22.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 54 (21.69%) Oracle
11 50 (20.08%) C#
11 50 (20.08%) HTML
12 49 (19.68%) JavaScript
13 48 (19.28%) VMware
13 48 (19.28%) Banking
14 43 (17.27%) Windows Server 2003
15 42 (16.87%) Citrix
15 42 (16.87%) Windows 7
16 40 (16.06%) SQL Server 2008
16 40 (16.06%) SCCM
17 38 (15.26%) XML
18 36 (14.46%) Finance
19 32 (12.85%) ITIL
20 31 (12.45%) IIS
20 31 (12.45%) ASP.NET
20 31 (12.45%) HP
20 31 (12.45%) Migration
20 31 (12.45%) VMware Infrastructure
21 29 (11.65%) Web Services
22 28 (11.24%) MS Excel

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 31 (12.45%) IIS
2 20 (8.03%) MS Exchange
3 19 (7.63%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (6.43%) WebSphere
5 13 (5.22%) SharePoint
6 10 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.61%) CMS
11 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.80%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 28 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.63%) MS Office
3 7 (2.81%) MS Project
3 7 (2.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.80%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.80%) Siebel Analytics
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) PaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Office 365
3 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.24%) DNS
2 21 (8.43%) DHCP
3 20 (8.03%) SAN
4 14 (5.62%) Firewall
5 12 (4.82%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.81%) Network Security
6 7 (2.81%) NetScaler
7 5 (2.01%) Internet
7 5 (2.01%) VoIP
8 4 (1.61%) VPN
8 4 (1.61%) IPv4
8 4 (1.61%) VLAN
8 4 (1.61%) Intranet
8 4 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.20%) SSL
9 3 (1.20%) FTP
10 2 (0.80%) SMS
10 2 (0.80%) SMTP
10 2 (0.80%) NAS
10 2 (0.80%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (33.73%) SQL Server
2 40 (16.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (9.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (8.84%) Oracle Database
5 21 (8.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (5.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (4.42%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (4.02%) QlikView
9 8 (3.21%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (2.81%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (2.41%) MS Access
11 6 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.61%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (1.20%) Data Mart
14 3 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (8.84%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.42%) MSI
3 8 (3.21%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (2.81%) NUnit
4 7 (2.81%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (2.41%) MSBuild
5 6 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (2.01%) JIRA
7 4 (1.61%) ClearQuest
8 3 (1.20%) JUnit
8 3 (1.20%) Toad
9 2 (0.80%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.80%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.80%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.80%) AdminStudio
9 2 (0.80%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.40%) WinDbg
10 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 48 (19.28%) Banking
2 36 (14.46%) Finance
3 12 (4.82%) Retail
4 11 (4.42%) Legal
5 7 (2.81%) Law
6 6 (2.41%) Back Office
7 5 (2.01%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.20%) Publishing
9 3 (1.20%) Games
10 1 (0.40%) Military
10 1 (0.40%) Front Office
10 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 69 (27.71%) Developer
2 34 (13.65%) Analyst
3 14 (5.62%) .NET Developer
4 13 (5.22%) Desktop Engineer
4 13 (5.22%) SQL Developer
4 13 (5.22%) Consultant
5 11 (4.42%) Administrator
5 11 (4.42%) Citrix Engineer
5 11 (4.42%) Deployment Engineer
6 10 (4.02%) QlikView Developer
6 10 (4.02%) Software Engineer
7 9 (3.61%) Architect
7 9 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (3.21%) Applications Support
8 8 (3.21%) Programmer
8 8 (3.21%) Tester
9 7 (2.81%) Support Analyst
9 7 (2.81%) Applications Packager
9 7 (2.81%) Server Engineer
10 6 (2.41%) ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (28.11%) .NET
2 50 (20.08%) HTML
3 38 (15.26%) XML
4 31 (12.45%) ASP.NET
5 29 (11.65%) Web Services
6 28 (11.24%) CSS
7 18 (7.23%) XSLT
7 18 (7.23%) Middleware
8 16 (6.43%) Classic ASP
9 14 (5.62%) XSD
10 13 (5.22%) WCF
10 13 (5.22%) jQuery
11 12 (4.82%) .NET Framework
12 11 (4.42%) JSON
13 10 (4.02%) Application Packaging
13 10 (4.02%) ActiveX
13 10 (4.02%) ADO.NET
14 9 (3.61%) XSL
14 9 (3.61%) Ajax
15 8 (3.21%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.42%) Clustering
3 9 (3.61%) W3C
3 9 (3.61%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.21%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.41%) CESG
6 5 (2.01%) STB
6 5 (2.01%) MPEG
7 4 (1.61%) Replication
7 4 (1.61%) User Experience
8 3 (1.20%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.20%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (0.80%) SecurID
9 2 (0.80%) PKI
9 2 (0.80%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.80%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.80%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.80%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.80%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 120 (48.19%) Windows
2 57 (22.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (17.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (16.87%) Windows 7
5 22 (8.84%) Linux
6 19 (7.63%) UNIX
7 13 (5.22%) Windows XP
8 11 (4.42%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.20%) AIX
11 2 (0.80%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (12.85%) ITIL
2 31 (12.45%) Migration
3 16 (6.43%) OO
4 15 (6.02%) Service Delivery
5 14 (5.62%) Change Management
5 14 (5.62%) Software Engineering
6 13 (5.22%) SOA
7 12 (4.82%) Data Modelling
7 12 (4.82%) Project Management
7 12 (4.82%) MVC
8 11 (4.42%) Incident Management
8 11 (4.42%) Use Case
8 11 (4.42%) Release Management
9 10 (4.02%) Data Migration
10 9 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (3.21%) UML
11 8 (3.21%) Validation
12 7 (2.81%) DNA
12 7 (2.81%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 126 (50.60%) SQL
2 115 (46.18%) PowerShell
3 111 (44.58%) VB
4 50 (20.08%) C#
5 49 (19.68%) JavaScript
6 25 (10.04%) VBA
7 24 (9.64%) PL/SQL
8 23 (9.24%) VB6
9 19 (7.63%) Shell Script
10 16 (6.43%) VB.NET
11 15 (6.02%) Java
12 9 (3.61%) T-SQL
13 8 (3.21%) Perl
13 8 (3.21%) C
14 5 (2.01%) Ruby
15 4 (1.61%) C++
16 3 (1.20%) Python
17 2 (0.80%) XAML
17 2 (0.80%) KiXtart
18 1 (0.40%) BrightScript
Qualifications
1 14 (5.62%) Degree
2 12 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.02%) MCSE
4 7 (2.81%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.01%) MCP
5 5 (2.01%) ISEB
5 5 (2.01%) MCITP
5 5 (2.01%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (1.61%) CCEA
6 4 (1.61%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.80%) CCNA
8 1 (0.40%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.82%) QA
2 7 (2.81%) SLA
3 5 (2.01%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.80%) WCAG
4 2 (0.80%) WAI
System Software
1 75 (30.12%) Active Directory
2 31 (12.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 19 (7.63%) XenApp
5 18 (7.23%) vSphere
6 13 (5.22%) VMware ESX
7 10 (4.02%) Terminal Services
7 10 (4.02%) Hyper-V
8 9 (3.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (2.41%) XenDesktop
10 5 (2.01%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (1.20%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.80%) MetaFrame
12 2 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.80%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 40 (16.06%) SCCM
2 18 (7.23%) WMI
3 13 (5.22%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (4.82%) SCOM
4 12 (4.82%) SCVMM
5 9 (3.61%) AppDNA
6 7 (2.81%) SCOrch
7 6 (2.41%) SCDPM
7 6 (2.41%) HP SIM
7 6 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (2.01%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.61%) CA LISA
10 3 (1.20%) Puppet
11 2 (0.80%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.80%) WSUS
11 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.40%) ServiceCenter
12 1 (0.40%) Legato
Vendors
1 92 (36.95%) Microsoft
2 54 (21.69%) Oracle
3 48 (19.28%) VMware
4 42 (16.87%) Citrix
5 31 (12.45%) HP
6 16 (6.43%) IBM
7 14 (5.62%) Business Objects
8 12 (4.82%) Cognos
9 11 (4.42%) Symantec
10 9 (3.61%) Cisco
10 9 (3.61%) Altiris
11 8 (3.21%) SAP
12 7 (2.81%) NetApp
13 6 (2.41%) EMC
13 6 (2.41%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.41%) Open Text
13 6 (2.41%) McAfee
13 6 (2.41%) Sophos
13 6 (2.41%) Lumension
14 4 (1.61%) TIBCO
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £475 to £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £11.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Posted: 27 days ago