The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 London 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 278 246 237
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -9
Contract jobs citing VBScript 123 177 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.73% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 1.69% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 127 128
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £261 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £30.75 £39.51 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.16% +10.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.15 £39.51 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 £42.30 £38.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £35.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.98% +0.71%
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9569 10504 10204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.78% 43.34% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6886 7466 6975
Average daily rate £430 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £284
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 65 112 151
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VBScript
England

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 22 July 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 22 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
City of London +9 27 £405 +12.50% 5
Brentford - 2 £249 -
Croydon +2 1 £325 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 - -
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 134 (60.36%) Windows
2 108 (48.65%) PowerShell
3 100 (45.05%) VB
4 82 (36.94%) SQL
5 79 (35.59%) SQL Server
6 75 (33.78%) Active Directory
7 69 (31.08%) Microsoft
8 51 (22.97%) Banking
9 48 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 48 (21.62%) Finance
10 47 (21.17%) VMware
11 46 (20.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 44 (19.82%) Oracle
13 40 (18.02%) .NET
14 39 (17.57%) Windows 7
15 37 (16.67%) JavaScript
16 34 (15.32%) C#
16 34 (15.32%) MS Excel
17 33 (14.86%) ITIL
17 33 (14.86%) Linux
17 33 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
18 32 (14.41%) Citrix
18 32 (14.41%) HP
19 29 (13.06%) SCCM
20 28 (12.61%) HTML
21 26 (11.71%) UNIX
21 26 (11.71%) SQL Server 2008
22 25 (11.26%) VBA
22 25 (11.26%) BizTalk Server
23 24 (10.81%) IIS

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 25 (11.26%) BizTalk Server
2 24 (10.81%) IIS
3 20 (9.01%) WebSphere
4 17 (7.66%) MS Exchange
5 11 (4.95%) SharePoint
6 9 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.90%) Lync
9 2 (0.90%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 34 (15.32%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.66%) MS Office
3 3 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.90%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.45%) MS Project
5 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.45%) Siebel Analytics
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) RMDS
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.90%) IaaS
2 2 (0.90%) Office 365
2 2 (0.90%) PaaS
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.21%) DNS
1 16 (7.21%) DHCP
2 13 (5.86%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.60%) SAN
4 7 (3.15%) Firewall
5 5 (2.25%) FTP
5 5 (2.25%) Internet
6 4 (1.80%) SMS
6 4 (1.80%) VoIP
7 3 (1.35%) DMZ
7 3 (1.35%) Intranet
7 3 (1.35%) WAN
7 3 (1.35%) SMTP
7 3 (1.35%) LAN
7 3 (1.35%) IPv4
8 2 (0.90%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.90%) NAS
8 2 (0.90%) Network Security
8 2 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (35.59%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (8.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (7.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (7.21%) Relational Database
5 15 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (5.86%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (4.05%) RDBMS
8 8 (3.60%) QlikView
9 7 (3.15%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (3.15%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.25%) MS Access
11 4 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.35%) MySQL
12 3 (1.35%) Data Mart
13 1 (0.45%) PowerCenter
13 1 (0.45%) Ingres
13 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (7.21%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.95%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (3.60%) MSBuild
3 8 (3.60%) MSI
4 7 (3.15%) NUnit
4 7 (3.15%) JIRA
4 7 (3.15%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (2.70%) InstallShield
6 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.80%) ClearQuest
7 3 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.35%) Selenium
8 2 (0.90%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.90%) TestComplete
8 2 (0.90%) AdminStudio
8 2 (0.90%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.45%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.45%) Xcode
General
1 51 (22.97%) Banking
2 48 (21.62%) Finance
3 14 (6.31%) Retail
4 11 (4.95%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.15%) Front Office
6 6 (2.70%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.80%) Legal
8 3 (1.35%) Games
9 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.45%) Back Office
9 1 (0.45%) Publishing
9 1 (0.45%) Law
9 1 (0.45%) French Language
9 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Marketing
9 1 (0.45%) Local Government
9 1 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (18.47%) Developer
2 35 (15.77%) Analyst
3 21 (9.46%) Administrator
4 14 (6.31%) Deployment Engineer
5 11 (4.95%) Server Administrator
5 11 (4.95%) Windows Administrator
6 10 (4.50%) Applications Packager
6 10 (4.50%) Applications Support
7 9 (4.05%) Consultant
7 9 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (4.05%) Tester
8 8 (3.60%) Junior
8 8 (3.60%) Software Engineer
8 8 (3.60%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (3.15%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (3.15%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.15%) Release Engineer
9 7 (3.15%) Citrix Engineer
10 6 (2.70%) SCCM Engineer
10 6 (2.70%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (18.02%) .NET
2 28 (12.61%) HTML
3 22 (9.91%) Web Services
4 19 (8.56%) Middleware
4 19 (8.56%) XML
4 19 (8.56%) Classic ASP
5 15 (6.76%) ASP.NET
6 14 (6.31%) Application Packaging
7 13 (5.86%) CSS
7 13 (5.86%) jQuery
8 12 (5.41%) XSLT
9 11 (4.95%) JSON
9 11 (4.95%) .NET Framework
9 11 (4.95%) WCF
9 11 (4.95%) Ajax
10 9 (4.05%) ADO.NET
10 9 (4.05%) Software Packaging
11 8 (3.60%) MSMQ
12 7 (3.15%) COM+
13 6 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.15%) W3C
2 6 (2.70%) Equities
3 5 (2.25%) MPEG
3 5 (2.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.25%) STB
4 4 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.80%) Hedge funds
4 4 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.80%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.35%) Clustering
5 3 (1.35%) PKI
6 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.90%) Open Source
7 1 (0.45%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.45%) Replication
7 1 (0.45%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.45%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.45%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 134 (60.36%) Windows
2 48 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (20.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (17.57%) Windows 7
5 33 (14.86%) Linux
6 26 (11.71%) UNIX
7 17 (7.66%) Windows XP
8 9 (4.05%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.90%) AIX
11 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.86%) ITIL
2 21 (9.46%) Migration
3 17 (7.66%) Release Management
4 14 (6.31%) Software Engineering
5 12 (5.41%) SOA
6 11 (4.95%) MVC
6 11 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (4.50%) Incident Management
7 10 (4.50%) Change Management
7 10 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (4.05%) OO
9 8 (3.60%) Unit Testing
9 8 (3.60%) Software Testing
9 8 (3.60%) Project Management
9 8 (3.60%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.60%) Data Modelling
10 7 (3.15%) DNA
10 7 (3.15%) Regression Testing
10 7 (3.15%) Use Case
11 6 (2.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 108 (48.65%) PowerShell
2 100 (45.05%) VB
3 82 (36.94%) SQL
4 37 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 34 (15.32%) C#
6 25 (11.26%) VBA
7 18 (8.11%) Shell Script
8 16 (7.21%) Perl
9 15 (6.76%) C
10 10 (4.50%) VB6
10 10 (4.50%) C++
11 9 (4.05%) T-SQL
12 8 (3.60%) Python
12 8 (3.60%) VB.NET
13 7 (3.15%) PL/SQL
13 7 (3.15%) Java
14 5 (2.25%) Ruby
15 2 (0.90%) KiXtart
15 2 (0.90%) XAML
16 1 (0.45%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 10 (4.50%) Degree
2 8 (3.60%) ISEB
2 8 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.60%) MCSE
3 5 (2.25%) MCP
3 5 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.90%) MCITP
4 2 (0.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.90%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.45%) MCSA
5 1 (0.45%) CCEA
5 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.45%) CCA
5 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.45%) CCNA
5 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.45%) MCTS
5 1 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.41%) QA
2 8 (3.60%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.35%) SLA
4 2 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.45%) EMIR
5 1 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 75 (33.78%) Active Directory
2 33 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.66%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (7.21%) vSphere
5 12 (5.41%) XenApp
6 8 (3.60%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (2.25%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.80%) ISA Server
9 4 (1.80%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.35%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.45%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.45%) XenServer
12 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (13.06%) SCCM
2 12 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (4.95%) WMI
4 9 (4.05%) AppDNA
5 8 (3.60%) HP SIM
6 6 (2.70%) WSUS
6 6 (2.70%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.80%) CA LISA
7 4 (1.80%) Puppet
8 2 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.90%) SCOM
8 2 (0.90%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.45%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.45%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 69 (31.08%) Microsoft
2 47 (21.17%) VMware
3 44 (19.82%) Oracle
4 32 (14.41%) Citrix
4 32 (14.41%) HP
5 19 (8.56%) IBM
6 17 (7.66%) Cognos
7 14 (6.31%) Business Objects
8 9 (4.05%) SAP
9 7 (3.15%) Symantec
10 6 (2.70%) Bloomberg
11 5 (2.25%) Cisco
11 5 (2.25%) Open Text
11 5 (2.25%) TIBCO
11 5 (2.25%) Reuters
12 4 (1.80%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.80%) Altiris
12 4 (1.80%) CQG
12 4 (1.80%) Fidessa
12 4 (1.80%) CA
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 400-500 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Qualserv Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago