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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 309 275 277
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +2
Contract jobs citing VBScript 104 143 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.58% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.03% 1.40% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 100 88
Average daily rate
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£400 £351 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.87% -6.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £295
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +13.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £30.25 £40.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% +207.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £40.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 £40.00 £14.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £30.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+45.82% +57.90%
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
10122 10180 9351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.52% 40.94% 41.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7675 7377 6694
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 58 88 105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.60 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 25 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the London region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

VBScript Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 November 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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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 +1 24 £415 +25.28% 10
Docklands, London - 4 £274 -
Paddington - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 122 (52.14%) SQL
2 113 (48.29%) Windows
3 112 (47.86%) PowerShell
4 97 (41.45%) VB
5 87 (37.18%) Microsoft
6 68 (29.06%) SQL Server
7 67 (28.63%) Active Directory
8 63 (26.92%) .NET
9 54 (23.08%) VMware
10 53 (22.65%) Oracle
11 51 (21.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 51 (21.79%) Banking
12 47 (20.09%) JavaScript
13 46 (19.66%) SCCM
14 45 (19.23%) C#
14 45 (19.23%) HP
15 44 (18.80%) Citrix
15 44 (18.80%) HTML
16 38 (16.24%) XML
17 36 (15.38%) ITIL
17 36 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
17 36 (15.38%) Windows 7
18 35 (14.96%) Finance
19 33 (14.10%) SQL Server 2008
20 31 (13.25%) IIS
21 30 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
22 29 (12.39%) MS Excel
23 28 (11.97%) VBA
24 27 (11.54%) Migration
25 26 (11.11%) PL/SQL

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (13.25%) IIS
2 20 (8.55%) MS Exchange
3 18 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.13%) WebSphere
5 11 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.71%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.71%) CMS
10 3 (1.28%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.85%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.43%) Apache
12 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 29 (12.39%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.97%) MS Office
3 7 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.99%) MS Project
4 4 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.85%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Siebel Analytics
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.26%) SAN
2 23 (9.83%) DNS
3 21 (8.97%) DHCP
4 18 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 17 (7.26%) TCP/IP
6 16 (6.84%) Firewall
7 8 (3.42%) Network Security
8 7 (2.99%) NAS
9 6 (2.56%) Internet
10 5 (2.14%) VoIP
11 4 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.71%) FTP
11 4 (1.71%) VPN
11 4 (1.71%) IPv4
11 4 (1.71%) Intranet
12 3 (1.28%) SSL
12 3 (1.28%) SMS
12 3 (1.28%) VLAN
13 2 (0.85%) HTTP
13 2 (0.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (29.06%) SQL Server
2 33 (14.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (9.83%) Oracle Database
4 20 (8.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (6.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (4.70%) QlikView
7 7 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.99%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.14%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.14%) MySQL
9 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.28%) MS Access
10 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 17 (7.26%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.27%) MSI
2 10 (4.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (2.56%) JIRA
3 6 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (1.71%) Toad
5 3 (1.28%) JUnit
5 3 (1.28%) NUnit
5 3 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.85%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.85%) TestComplete
6 2 (0.85%) Selenium
6 2 (0.85%) FitNesse
6 2 (0.85%) Maven
6 2 (0.85%) Subversion
6 2 (0.85%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.85%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.85%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.85%) Ant
6 2 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
General
1 51 (21.79%) Banking
2 35 (14.96%) Finance
3 12 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 11 (4.70%) Legal
4 11 (4.70%) Retail
5 7 (2.99%) Law
6 6 (2.56%) Back Office
6 6 (2.56%) Games
7 4 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.28%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Front Office
9 1 (0.43%) Military
9 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (27.35%) Developer
2 29 (12.39%) Analyst
3 15 (6.41%) SQL Developer
4 14 (5.98%) .NET Developer
5 13 (5.56%) Administrator
5 13 (5.56%) Consultant
6 12 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (4.70%) QlikView Developer
8 10 (4.27%) Software Engineer
9 9 (3.85%) Architect
9 9 (3.85%) Tester
10 8 (3.42%) Deployment Engineer
10 8 (3.42%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (2.99%) Applications Support
11 7 (2.99%) Support Analyst
11 7 (2.99%) Server Engineer
11 7 (2.99%) Citrix Engineer
11 7 (2.99%) Windows Administrator
12 6 (2.56%) Server Administrator
12 6 (2.56%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (26.92%) .NET
2 44 (18.80%) HTML
3 38 (16.24%) XML
4 26 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 26 (11.11%) Web Services
5 25 (10.68%) CSS
6 17 (7.26%) XSD
7 15 (6.41%) XSLT
7 15 (6.41%) Middleware
8 12 (5.13%) XSL
9 11 (4.70%) ActiveX
10 10 (4.27%) .NET Framework
10 10 (4.27%) Classic ASP
11 9 (3.85%) WCF
12 8 (3.42%) JSON
12 8 (3.42%) Application Packaging
13 7 (2.99%) jQuery
14 6 (2.56%) WPF
14 6 (2.56%) ADO.NET
14 6 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.56%) Clustering
3 11 (4.70%) Replication
4 9 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.56%) CESG
7 5 (2.14%) W3C
7 5 (2.14%) MPEG
7 5 (2.14%) STB
7 5 (2.14%) User Experience
8 4 (1.71%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.28%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.28%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (1.28%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.28%) Data Extraction
9 3 (1.28%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.28%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.85%) Open Source
10 2 (0.85%) SecurID
10 2 (0.85%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 113 (48.29%) Windows
2 51 (21.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 20 (8.55%) UNIX
5 18 (7.69%) Linux
6 14 (5.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (5.56%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.56%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.28%) AIX
10 2 (0.85%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.43%) SUSE
11 1 (0.43%) Debian
11 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.38%) ITIL
2 27 (11.54%) Migration
3 19 (8.12%) Incident Management
4 14 (5.98%) Software Engineering
4 14 (5.98%) Project Management
4 14 (5.98%) Service Delivery
4 14 (5.98%) OO
5 13 (5.56%) Change Management
6 12 (5.13%) Data Modelling
7 10 (4.27%) Data Migration
7 10 (4.27%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (3.85%) SOA
8 9 (3.85%) Validation
8 9 (3.85%) Low Latency
9 8 (3.42%) Release Management
9 8 (3.42%) MVC
10 7 (2.99%) Use Case
10 7 (2.99%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (2.99%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 122 (52.14%) SQL
2 112 (47.86%) PowerShell
3 97 (41.45%) VB
4 47 (20.09%) JavaScript
5 45 (19.23%) C#
6 28 (11.97%) VBA
7 26 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 21 (8.97%) VB6
9 19 (8.12%) Shell Script
10 18 (7.69%) Java
11 16 (6.84%) VB.NET
12 9 (3.85%) Perl
13 8 (3.42%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.71%) Ruby
14 4 (1.71%) C
14 4 (1.71%) C++
15 3 (1.28%) XAML
16 2 (0.85%) KiXtart
16 2 (0.85%) Python
17 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (5.98%) Degree
2 10 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.42%) MCSE
4 6 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.56%) ISEB
5 5 (2.14%) MCITP
5 5 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.71%) MCP
6 4 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (1.71%) CCEA
7 3 (1.28%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.43%) PMP
8 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.43%) CCNA
8 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.13%) QA
2 7 (2.99%) SLA
3 2 (0.85%) WCAG
3 2 (0.85%) WAI
3 2 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (28.63%) Active Directory
2 30 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (10.26%) vSphere
4 23 (9.83%) XenApp
5 18 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 17 (7.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (4.70%) XenDesktop
8 10 (4.27%) Terminal Services
9 9 (3.85%) VMware ESX
10 8 (3.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (2.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (1.71%) VMware Server
13 4 (1.71%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.85%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.85%) MetaFrame
16 1 (0.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 46 (19.66%) SCCM
2 19 (8.12%) SCVMM
3 17 (7.26%) SCOM
4 15 (6.41%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (5.56%) EdgeSight
6 11 (4.70%) WMI
7 10 (4.27%) HP SIM
8 6 (2.56%) SCDPM
8 6 (2.56%) SCOrch
8 6 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.71%) CA LISA
9 4 (1.71%) AppDNA
9 4 (1.71%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (1.28%) Puppet
10 3 (1.28%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.85%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 2 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.85%) Control-M
Vendors
1 87 (37.18%) Microsoft
2 54 (23.08%) VMware
3 53 (22.65%) Oracle
4 45 (19.23%) HP
5 44 (18.80%) Citrix
6 26 (11.11%) IBM
7 12 (5.13%) Dell
8 11 (4.70%) Symantec
9 10 (4.27%) Altiris
10 9 (3.85%) CA
11 8 (3.42%) Cognos
11 8 (3.42%) NetApp
12 7 (2.99%) Cisco
12 7 (2.99%) ServiceNow
13 6 (2.56%) Lumension
13 6 (2.56%) Open Text
13 6 (2.56%) Bloomberg
13 6 (2.56%) McAfee
13 6 (2.56%) Sophos
13 6 (2.56%) Sybase
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