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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 307 302 233
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -69
Contract jobs citing VBScript 101 106 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.45% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.08% 1.11% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 65 88
Average daily rate
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£425 £315 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -17.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £237 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £326 £340
% change year-on-year
-0.38% -4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -28.57%
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
9309 9544 8918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.60% 40.92% 40.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6694 7018 6498
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 69 108
Average hourly rate £29.25 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.44% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 24 £499 +14.00% 4
Croydon -1 3 £325 -13.33%
Docklands, London - 2 £390 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £450 -
Twickenham - 1 - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 126 (60.87%) Windows
2 120 (57.97%) PowerShell
3 111 (53.62%) SQL
4 82 (39.61%) Microsoft
5 74 (35.75%) SQL Server
6 71 (34.30%) Finance
7 63 (30.43%) VB
8 61 (29.47%) VMware
9 58 (28.02%) Oracle
10 57 (27.54%) SCCM
11 52 (25.12%) C#
11 52 (25.12%) Active Directory
12 50 (24.15%) HP
12 50 (24.15%) .NET
13 49 (23.67%) Citrix
14 43 (20.77%) ITIL
15 42 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 41 (19.81%) JavaScript
17 40 (19.32%) UNIX
17 40 (19.32%) Banking
18 35 (16.91%) XenApp
19 34 (16.43%) TCP/IP
20 33 (15.94%) Hyper-V
21 31 (14.98%) IBM
21 31 (14.98%) SharePoint
21 31 (14.98%) XML
22 29 (14.01%) Linux
22 29 (14.01%) Project Management
22 29 (14.01%) XenDesktop
22 29 (14.01%) Windows Server 2008

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 31 (14.98%) SharePoint
2 20 (9.66%) OpenStack
3 19 (9.18%) IIS
4 18 (8.70%) MS Exchange
5 12 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (5.31%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.97%) Confluence
9 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.48%) Apache
10 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.48%) Lync
10 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (12.08%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.73%) MS Office
3 4 (1.93%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.38%) WebTrends
1 7 (3.38%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (2.42%) thinkFolio
3 4 (1.93%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.48%) HFM
5 1 (0.48%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.38%) Google Analytics
1 7 (3.38%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (1.93%) Mimecast
2 4 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.45%) Office 365
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (16.43%) TCP/IP
2 28 (13.53%) NetScaler
3 27 (13.04%) SAN
4 20 (9.66%) NAS
5 19 (9.18%) DNS
6 14 (6.76%) DHCP
7 10 (4.83%) Firewall
8 5 (2.42%) VPN
9 4 (1.93%) Network Security
9 4 (1.93%) SMS
9 4 (1.93%) Internet
10 3 (1.45%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.97%) SMTP
11 2 (0.97%) SNMP
11 2 (0.97%) FTP
11 2 (0.97%) SSL
12 1 (0.48%) HTTP
12 1 (0.48%) MPLS
12 1 (0.48%) WAN
12 1 (0.48%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (35.75%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.14%) Relational Database
3 17 (8.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (7.73%) Oracle Database
5 13 (6.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (4.83%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (4.35%) RDBMS
7 9 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (3.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (3.86%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (3.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (3.86%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (3.86%) Siebel EIM
9 4 (1.93%) MySQL
10 3 (1.45%) DTS
10 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.45%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (0.97%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 20 (9.66%) MSI
2 10 (4.83%) JIRA
3 9 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (2.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (2.42%) Ant
5 5 (2.42%) Subversion
5 5 (2.42%) Maven
5 5 (2.42%) Selenium
6 4 (1.93%) PeopleTools
7 3 (1.45%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.45%) WinDbg
7 3 (1.45%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.97%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.97%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.97%) Lombardi
8 2 (0.97%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.97%) AdminStudio
8 2 (0.97%) JMeter
9 1 (0.48%) LoadRunner
General
1 71 (34.30%) Finance
2 40 (19.32%) Banking
3 15 (7.25%) Front Office
4 13 (6.28%) Marketing
5 11 (5.31%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.86%) Retail
7 7 (3.38%) Back Office
8 6 (2.90%) Publishing
8 6 (2.90%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.93%) Games
10 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.48%) Law
10 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.48%) Advertising
10 1 (0.48%) Military
10 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (30.43%) Analyst
2 37 (17.87%) Developer
3 22 (10.63%) Wintel Analyst
4 18 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 16 (7.73%) Administrator
6 15 (7.25%) Applications Support
7 12 (5.80%) Applications Support Analyst
8 11 (5.31%) Siebel Developer
9 8 (3.86%) SCCM Administrator
9 8 (3.86%) Wintel Engineer
9 8 (3.86%) Oracle Developer
9 8 (3.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (3.86%) Architect
9 8 (3.86%) Tester
10 7 (3.38%) Junior
10 7 (3.38%) DBA
10 7 (3.38%) Applications Packager
10 7 (3.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (3.38%) Manual Tester
10 7 (3.38%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (24.15%) .NET
2 31 (14.98%) XML
3 23 (11.11%) Middleware
4 20 (9.66%) Web Services
5 17 (8.21%) HTML
6 11 (5.31%) ASP.NET
6 11 (5.31%) Application Packaging
7 8 (3.86%) .NET Framework
7 8 (3.86%) XSLT
8 6 (2.90%) XSL
9 5 (2.42%) ActiveX
9 5 (2.42%) CSS
9 5 (2.42%) XSD
10 3 (1.45%) WCF
11 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (0.97%) Drools
11 2 (0.97%) ADO
11 2 (0.97%) J2EE
11 2 (0.97%) DHTML
11 2 (0.97%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.11%) Replication
2 9 (4.35%) Equities
2 9 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (4.35%) Derivative
2 9 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.38%) Clustering
3 7 (3.38%) Fixed Income
3 7 (3.38%) MPEG
3 7 (3.38%) STB
3 7 (3.38%) Equity Derivative
4 6 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.42%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.42%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.42%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.93%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.45%) EMC Centera
7 3 (1.45%) CMDB
7 3 (1.45%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.97%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 126 (60.87%) Windows
2 40 (19.32%) UNIX
3 29 (14.01%) Linux
3 29 (14.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (12.08%) Windows 7
6 9 (4.35%) Solaris
7 7 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.90%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.97%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.97%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.97%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.97%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.48%) SUSE
10 1 (0.48%) Debian
10 1 (0.48%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.48%) Android
10 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.77%) ITIL
2 29 (14.01%) Project Management
3 25 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (11.59%) Low Latency
4 24 (11.59%) Incident Management
5 23 (11.11%) ITSM
5 23 (11.11%) Migration
6 20 (9.66%) Release Management
7 15 (7.25%) Workflow
8 14 (6.76%) Regression Testing
8 14 (6.76%) Change Management
9 11 (5.31%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (5.31%) Test Automation
10 10 (4.83%) Software Testing
10 10 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (4.35%) SOA
11 9 (4.35%) ETL
12 8 (3.86%) Test Planning
12 8 (3.86%) Line Management
12 8 (3.86%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 120 (57.97%) PowerShell
2 111 (53.62%) SQL
3 63 (30.43%) VB
4 52 (25.12%) C#
5 41 (19.81%) JavaScript
6 23 (11.11%) Perl
7 22 (10.63%) PL/SQL
7 22 (10.63%) VB.NET
8 19 (9.18%) VBA
9 16 (7.73%) Java
10 11 (5.31%) C
11 10 (4.83%) C++
11 10 (4.83%) Shell Script
12 9 (4.35%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.90%) VB6
14 4 (1.93%) SQR
15 3 (1.45%) Python
16 2 (0.97%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.48%) XAML
17 1 (0.48%) Jython
Qualifications
1 17 (8.21%) Degree
2 9 (4.35%) ISEB
3 7 (3.38%) Siebel Certification
3 7 (3.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.42%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (2.42%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.93%) MCSE
7 2 (0.97%) CCEE
7 2 (0.97%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.97%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.48%) CCEA
8 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.48%) CCA
8 1 (0.48%) MCP
8 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.48%) MCITP
8 1 (0.48%) CCAA
8 1 (0.48%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.76%) QA
2 8 (3.86%) SLA
3 3 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 52 (25.12%) Active Directory
2 42 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (16.91%) XenApp
4 33 (15.94%) Hyper-V
5 29 (14.01%) XenDesktop
6 24 (11.59%) vSphere
7 19 (9.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 19 (9.18%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (7.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (3.86%) VMware ESX
10 6 (2.90%) Terminal Services
11 5 (2.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.97%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.97%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.97%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.97%) Xen
12 2 (0.97%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.48%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 57 (27.54%) SCCM
2 26 (12.56%) SCOM
3 24 (11.59%) SCVMM
4 19 (9.18%) EdgeSight
5 18 (8.70%) HP SIM
6 14 (6.76%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (3.38%) Control-M
7 7 (3.38%) WMI
8 5 (2.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (2.42%) WSUS
8 5 (2.42%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.93%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (1.93%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.93%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 3 (1.45%) BladeLogic
10 3 (1.45%) BMC Marimba
10 3 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (1.45%) ServiceCenter
10 3 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 82 (39.61%) Microsoft
2 61 (29.47%) VMware
3 58 (28.02%) Oracle
4 50 (24.15%) HP
5 49 (23.67%) Citrix
6 31 (14.98%) IBM
7 25 (12.08%) Dell
8 22 (10.63%) CA
9 21 (10.14%) ServiceNow
10 19 (9.18%) Veritas
11 17 (8.21%) Veeam
12 16 (7.73%) Nimsoft
13 12 (5.80%) McAfee
14 11 (5.31%) Siebel
15 10 (4.83%) Business Objects
16 8 (3.86%) Tableau
17 7 (3.38%) AppSense
17 7 (3.38%) Adobe
17 7 (3.38%) Sybase
17 7 (3.38%) Google
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