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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 304 252 245
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -7
Contract jobs citing VBScript 124 182 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.72% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.25% 1.63% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 137 106
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £280 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £31.56 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +32.86%
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
9957 11160 10599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.61% 43.97% 40.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7025 7944 7397
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
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 61 86 150
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £59.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 27 August 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 27 August 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 0 24 £375 +2.04% 10
Twickenham - 1 - -
Chiswick - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 143 (58.37%) Windows
2 125 (51.02%) PowerShell
3 112 (45.71%) VB
4 100 (40.82%) SQL
5 82 (33.47%) SQL Server
6 81 (33.06%) Microsoft
7 78 (31.84%) Active Directory
8 58 (23.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 57 (23.27%) Banking
10 53 (21.63%) Oracle
10 53 (21.63%) VMware
11 52 (21.22%) .NET
12 51 (20.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 45 (18.37%) Finance
13 45 (18.37%) C#
14 44 (17.96%) JavaScript
15 42 (17.14%) Citrix
16 40 (16.33%) Windows 7
17 36 (14.69%) VMware Infrastructure
18 34 (13.88%) SCCM
18 34 (13.88%) ITIL
19 33 (13.47%) Linux
19 33 (13.47%) SQL Server 2008
20 32 (13.06%) MS Excel
20 32 (13.06%) HTML
20 32 (13.06%) HP
21 28 (11.43%) IIS
22 27 (11.02%) VBA
22 27 (11.02%) UNIX
23 26 (10.61%) XML

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 28 (11.43%) IIS
2 23 (9.39%) BizTalk Server
3 20 (8.16%) WebSphere
4 18 (7.35%) MS Exchange
5 11 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (3.67%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.82%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 32 (13.06%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.94%) MS Office
3 3 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.82%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.82%) MS Project
4 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.82%) Siebel Analytics
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.82%) IaaS
3 2 (0.82%) PaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.57%) DNS
2 20 (8.16%) DHCP
3 17 (6.94%) TCP/IP
4 13 (5.31%) SAN
5 10 (4.08%) Firewall
6 6 (2.45%) Network Security
6 6 (2.45%) NetScaler
7 5 (2.04%) SMS
7 5 (2.04%) VoIP
8 4 (1.63%) IPv4
9 3 (1.22%) SSL
9 3 (1.22%) LAN
9 3 (1.22%) WAN
9 3 (1.22%) SMTP
9 3 (1.22%) DMZ
10 2 (0.82%) Intranet
10 2 (0.82%) Internet
10 2 (0.82%) VLAN
10 2 (0.82%) NAS
10 2 (0.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (33.47%) SQL Server
2 33 (13.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (7.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (6.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (6.53%) Oracle Database
6 16 (6.53%) Relational Database
7 12 (4.90%) SQL Server 2000
8 11 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (4.08%) QlikView
10 9 (3.67%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.63%) MS Access
14 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (1.22%) Data Mart
15 2 (0.82%) Siebel EIM
15 2 (0.82%) MySQL
15 2 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 16 (6.53%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.31%) MSI
3 8 (3.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (3.27%) MSBuild
4 7 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (2.86%) NUnit
5 6 (2.45%) JIRA
6 4 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.63%) ClearQuest
6 4 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.22%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.82%) AdminStudio
8 2 (0.82%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.82%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.41%) JUnit
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.41%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.41%) Toad
9 1 (0.41%) Selenium
General
1 57 (23.27%) Banking
2 45 (18.37%) Finance
3 16 (6.53%) Retail
4 9 (3.67%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.04%) Front Office
6 4 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.63%) Legal
7 3 (1.22%) Games
8 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.41%) Publishing
9 1 (0.41%) Law
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) Local Government
9 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Marketing
9 1 (0.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 52 (21.22%) Developer
2 32 (13.06%) Analyst
3 24 (9.80%) Administrator
4 14 (5.71%) Deployment Engineer
5 13 (5.31%) Desktop Engineer
6 12 (4.90%) Server Administrator
7 11 (4.49%) Windows Administrator
8 10 (4.08%) Citrix Engineer
8 10 (4.08%) Software Engineer
8 10 (4.08%) Consultant
9 9 (3.67%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (3.67%) Tester
9 9 (3.67%) Applications Support
9 9 (3.67%) Applications Packager
9 9 (3.67%) QlikView Developer
10 8 (3.27%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (2.86%) Support Engineer
11 7 (2.86%) Programmer
11 7 (2.86%) Support Analyst
11 7 (2.86%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (21.22%) .NET
2 32 (13.06%) HTML
3 26 (10.61%) XML
4 24 (9.80%) ASP.NET
4 24 (9.80%) Web Services
5 21 (8.57%) Middleware
6 17 (6.94%) Classic ASP
7 16 (6.53%) WCF
8 15 (6.12%) CSS
9 12 (4.90%) XSLT
9 12 (4.90%) jQuery
10 11 (4.49%) Ajax
10 11 (4.49%) JSON
10 11 (4.49%) Application Packaging
10 11 (4.49%) ADO.NET
11 9 (3.67%) XSD
11 9 (3.67%) Software Packaging
11 9 (3.67%) .NET Framework
12 8 (3.27%) MSMQ
12 8 (3.27%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.27%) Management Information System
2 7 (2.86%) W3C
2 7 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.45%) STB
3 6 (2.45%) MPEG
4 4 (1.63%) Equities
5 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.82%) Open Source
6 2 (0.82%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.41%) NHS
7 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.41%) Replication
7 1 (0.41%) Clustering
7 1 (0.41%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.41%) FMCG
7 1 (0.41%) CESG
7 1 (0.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 143 (58.37%) Windows
2 58 (23.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (20.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (16.33%) Windows 7
5 33 (13.47%) Linux
6 27 (11.02%) UNIX
7 16 (6.53%) Windows XP
8 10 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (3.27%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (13.88%) ITIL
2 24 (9.80%) Migration
3 18 (7.35%) Release Management
4 15 (6.12%) Software Engineering
5 14 (5.71%) MVC
6 13 (5.31%) Change Management
6 13 (5.31%) OO
6 13 (5.31%) SOA
7 12 (4.90%) Incident Management
8 11 (4.49%) Use Case
8 11 (4.49%) Project Management
9 9 (3.67%) Data Modelling
9 9 (3.67%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (3.27%) Unit Testing
10 8 (3.27%) DevOps
11 7 (2.86%) Regression Testing
11 7 (2.86%) Service Delivery
11 7 (2.86%) DNA
11 7 (2.86%) UML
12 6 (2.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 125 (51.02%) PowerShell
2 112 (45.71%) VB
3 100 (40.82%) SQL
4 45 (18.37%) C#
5 44 (17.96%) JavaScript
6 27 (11.02%) VBA
7 18 (7.35%) Shell Script
7 18 (7.35%) PL/SQL
8 17 (6.94%) VB6
9 15 (6.12%) VB.NET
9 15 (6.12%) C
10 14 (5.71%) Perl
11 11 (4.49%) Java
12 10 (4.08%) C++
12 10 (4.08%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.86%) Python
14 4 (1.63%) Ruby
15 2 (0.82%) XAML
15 2 (0.82%) KiXtart
16 1 (0.41%) BrightScript
Qualifications
1 14 (5.71%) Degree
2 8 (3.27%) MCSE
2 8 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.86%) ISEB
4 6 (2.45%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (2.45%) MCP
4 6 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.04%) CCEA
6 2 (0.82%) MCITP
6 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.82%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.41%) MCTS
7 1 (0.41%) CCA
7 1 (0.41%) MCSA
7 1 (0.41%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.71%) QA
2 8 (3.27%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.63%) SLA
4 2 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.41%) EMIR
5 1 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 78 (31.84%) Active Directory
2 36 (14.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.98%) vSphere
4 19 (7.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 18 (7.35%) XenApp
6 12 (4.90%) VMware ESX
7 8 (3.27%) Terminal Services
8 7 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (1.63%) ISA Server
9 4 (1.63%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.22%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.82%) MetaFrame
11 2 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.41%) XenServer
12 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 34 (13.88%) SCCM
2 18 (7.35%) WMI
3 12 (4.90%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (3.67%) HP SIM
4 9 (3.67%) AppDNA
5 7 (2.86%) SCOrch
6 6 (2.45%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.63%) CA LISA
7 4 (1.63%) Puppet
8 3 (1.22%) WSUS
8 3 (1.22%) SCOM
8 3 (1.22%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.41%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.41%) Sysprep
10 1 (0.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 81 (33.06%) Microsoft
2 53 (21.63%) Oracle
2 53 (21.63%) VMware
3 42 (17.14%) Citrix
4 32 (13.06%) HP
5 21 (8.57%) IBM
6 17 (6.94%) Cognos
7 14 (5.71%) Business Objects
8 9 (3.67%) SAP
8 9 (3.67%) Altiris
9 7 (2.86%) Symantec
10 6 (2.45%) NetApp
11 5 (2.04%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.04%) Bloomberg
11 5 (2.04%) Sybase
11 5 (2.04%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.63%) Avaya
12 4 (1.63%) CA
12 4 (1.63%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.22%) Reuters
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