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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 314 301 255
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -46
Contract jobs citing VBScript 105 123 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.51% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 1.23% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 78 137
Average daily rate
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£425 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £218 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £28.75 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-9.25% -8.88%
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
10328 9978 11006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.91% 41.61% 44.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7629 7037 7845
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 61 84
Average hourly rate £29.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.13 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 +6 33 £447 +19.26% 3
Croydon - 3 £325 -
Mayfair - 3 £320 -
Docklands, London - 2 £300 -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 130 (67.01%) Windows
2 125 (64.43%) PowerShell
3 82 (42.27%) SQL
4 75 (38.66%) Active Directory
5 62 (31.96%) Microsoft
6 57 (29.38%) Finance
7 55 (28.35%) VMware
7 55 (28.35%) SQL Server
8 53 (27.32%) SCCM
9 49 (25.26%) VB
10 48 (24.74%) .NET
11 39 (20.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (18.04%) Citrix
13 34 (17.53%) HP
13 34 (17.53%) MS Excel
14 33 (17.01%) C#
14 33 (17.01%) JavaScript
15 32 (16.49%) Oracle
15 32 (16.49%) DNS
16 31 (15.98%) Banking
17 30 (15.46%) XML
17 30 (15.46%) Linux
18 29 (14.95%) VMware Infrastructure
18 29 (14.95%) Windows 7
19 28 (14.43%) UNIX
19 28 (14.43%) DHCP
19 28 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
20 25 (12.89%) MS Office
20 25 (12.89%) Perl
21 24 (12.37%) TCP/IP

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 17 (8.76%) IIS
1 17 (8.76%) SharePoint
2 16 (8.25%) MS Exchange
3 13 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (4.12%) Lync
6 7 (3.61%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (3.09%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.58%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.55%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.03%) CMS
10 2 (1.03%) WordPress
11 1 (0.52%) Confluence
11 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.52%) Apache
Applications
1 34 (17.53%) MS Excel
2 25 (12.89%) MS Office
3 4 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.55%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.55%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.12%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (3.61%) WebTrends
2 7 (3.61%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.52%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.52%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.12%) Adobe Analytics
2 7 (3.61%) Google Analytics
3 4 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.52%) Office 365
4 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.49%) DNS
2 28 (14.43%) DHCP
3 24 (12.37%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.64%) SAN
4 9 (4.64%) Internet
4 9 (4.64%) Firewall
5 7 (3.61%) SNMP
6 6 (3.09%) VPN
7 5 (2.58%) NetScaler
8 4 (2.06%) Network Security
8 4 (2.06%) NAS
8 4 (2.06%) Intranet
9 3 (1.55%) SNA
9 3 (1.55%) HTTP
9 3 (1.55%) LAN
9 3 (1.55%) WAN
9 3 (1.55%) BIG-IP
9 3 (1.55%) VLAN
9 3 (1.55%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.55%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (28.35%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.28%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (7.22%) MySQL
4 13 (6.70%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (6.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (6.19%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (6.19%) Oracle Database
6 10 (5.15%) Relational Database
6 10 (5.15%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (4.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (4.64%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (4.12%) RDBMS
9 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (3.09%) Sybase ASE
11 4 (2.06%) OLTP
11 4 (2.06%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.55%) DTS
Development Applications
1 15 (7.73%) MSI
1 15 (7.73%) JIRA
2 7 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.58%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.58%) MSBuild
3 5 (2.58%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.06%) Subversion
5 3 (1.55%) Selenium
5 3 (1.55%) WinDbg
5 3 (1.55%) HP UFT
5 3 (1.55%) AdminStudio
5 3 (1.55%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.03%) Lombardi
6 2 (1.03%) Calabash
6 2 (1.03%) InstallShield
6 2 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.03%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.52%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (0.52%) Hudson
7 1 (0.52%) Fiddler
General
1 57 (29.38%) Finance
2 31 (15.98%) Banking
3 8 (4.12%) Investment Banking
3 8 (4.12%) Marketing
3 8 (4.12%) Financial Institution
4 7 (3.61%) Retail
5 6 (3.09%) Publishing
6 3 (1.55%) Law
6 3 (1.55%) Front Office
6 3 (1.55%) Back Office
6 3 (1.55%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.03%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Military
8 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (19.07%) Developer
2 29 (14.95%) Analyst
3 24 (12.37%) Administrator
4 18 (9.28%) Support Analyst
5 16 (8.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (5.67%) Windows Administrator
7 11 (5.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 10 (5.15%) Windows Engineer
8 10 (5.15%) Tester
8 10 (5.15%) DBA
8 10 (5.15%) Database Developer
9 9 (4.64%) Oracle Developer
10 8 (4.12%) Manual Tester
10 8 (4.12%) Applications Support Analyst
10 8 (4.12%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.12%) Junior Tester
10 8 (4.12%) Applications Packager
10 8 (4.12%) Applications Support
10 8 (4.12%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (24.74%) .NET
2 30 (15.46%) XML
3 22 (11.34%) Web Services
4 19 (9.79%) ASP.NET
5 16 (8.25%) HTML
5 16 (8.25%) Application Packaging
6 7 (3.61%) .NET Framework
7 6 (3.09%) Middleware
8 4 (2.06%) OLE
8 4 (2.06%) OLE DB
8 4 (2.06%) CSS
8 4 (2.06%) ADSI
9 3 (1.55%) WSH
9 3 (1.55%) XSLT
9 3 (1.55%) WCF
9 3 (1.55%) Silverlight
10 2 (1.03%) jQuery
10 2 (1.03%) Drools
10 2 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (1.03%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.22%) Replication
3 8 (4.12%) MPEG
3 8 (4.12%) STB
4 6 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.06%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.06%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.06%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.06%) Clustering
6 3 (1.55%) EMC Centera
6 3 (1.55%) PKI
6 3 (1.55%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.55%) User Experience
6 3 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.55%) CMDB
7 2 (1.03%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.03%) Equities
8 1 (0.52%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 130 (67.01%) Windows
2 39 (20.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (15.46%) Linux
4 29 (14.95%) Windows 7
5 28 (14.43%) UNIX
6 22 (11.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (5.15%) Solaris
9 4 (2.06%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.03%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (10.82%) ITIL
3 16 (8.25%) Project Management
4 15 (7.73%) Change Management
4 15 (7.73%) Migration
5 14 (7.22%) Regression Testing
5 14 (7.22%) Data Modelling
5 14 (7.22%) Test Automation
6 12 (6.19%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (5.67%) ETL
8 10 (5.15%) Service Management
8 10 (5.15%) SOA
8 10 (5.15%) DevOps
9 9 (4.64%) Configuration Management
9 9 (4.64%) ITSM
9 9 (4.64%) Software Engineering
9 9 (4.64%) Software Testing
10 8 (4.12%) Web Analytics
10 8 (4.12%) Data Management
10 8 (4.12%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 125 (64.43%) PowerShell
2 82 (42.27%) SQL
3 49 (25.26%) VB
4 33 (17.01%) C#
4 33 (17.01%) JavaScript
5 25 (12.89%) Perl
6 22 (11.34%) VB.NET
7 17 (8.76%) Shell Script
7 17 (8.76%) PL/SQL
8 13 (6.70%) T-SQL
9 12 (6.19%) C
9 12 (6.19%) PHP
10 11 (5.67%) C++
10 11 (5.67%) Java
10 11 (5.67%) Bash Shell
11 9 (4.64%) Python
12 4 (2.06%) Ruby
12 4 (2.06%) VBA
13 3 (1.55%) Tcl
14 2 (1.03%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 15 (7.73%) Degree
2 12 (6.19%) MCSE
2 12 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.64%) ISTQB
3 9 (4.64%) ISEB
4 8 (4.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.06%) MCITP
6 3 (1.55%) CCSA
6 3 (1.55%) MOS
6 3 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.55%) CCIE
6 3 (1.55%) CCNP
6 3 (1.55%) CCIP
6 3 (1.55%) CCDA
7 2 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.52%) MCDST
8 1 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.52%) MCP
8 1 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.73%) QA
2 13 (6.70%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (38.66%) Active Directory
2 29 (14.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (8.25%) XenApp
4 15 (7.73%) Hyper-V
4 15 (7.73%) XenDesktop
4 15 (7.73%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (6.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (4.12%) vSphere
6 8 (4.12%) vCloud
7 7 (3.61%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.06%) Xen
8 4 (2.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (1.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.03%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.03%) XenServer
11 1 (0.52%) SRDF
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.52%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 53 (27.32%) SCCM
2 15 (7.73%) SCOM
3 9 (4.64%) WMI
3 9 (4.64%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (4.12%) SCVMM
5 7 (3.61%) BladeLogic
6 6 (3.09%) Control-M
7 5 (2.58%) Tivoli
7 5 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (2.06%) SCOrch
8 4 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (2.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (2.06%) WSUS
9 3 (1.55%) BMC Marimba
9 3 (1.55%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (1.55%) OpenView
9 3 (1.55%) ServiceCenter
9 3 (1.55%) HP SIM
9 3 (1.55%) SCDPM
10 2 (1.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 62 (31.96%) Microsoft
2 55 (28.35%) VMware
3 35 (18.04%) Citrix
4 34 (17.53%) HP
5 32 (16.49%) Oracle
6 13 (6.70%) Sybase
7 12 (6.19%) Dell
8 11 (5.67%) Adobe
9 10 (5.15%) OpenText
9 10 (5.15%) IBM
9 10 (5.15%) Google
10 9 (4.64%) Tableau
10 9 (4.64%) AppSense
11 8 (4.12%) Websense
11 8 (4.12%) Metastorm
11 8 (4.12%) BMC
11 8 (4.12%) Teradata
12 7 (3.61%) Aprimo
12 7 (3.61%) Eloqua
12 7 (3.61%) EMC
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