The first table below looks at the demand for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Milton Keynes 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 53 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing VBScript 15 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.70% 0.19% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.79% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £320 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.53 £34.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-14.41% +58.62%
Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
259 135 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.43% 25.62% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 83 113
Average daily rate £338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £202 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £468 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Average hourly rate £15.97 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.51% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VBScript
Buckinghamshire

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the Milton Keynes region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Milton Keynes region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (47.06%) ITIL
3 8 (47.06%) VB
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 8 (47.06%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Migration
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
5 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
5 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
7 4 (23.53%) HP
7 4 (23.53%) Remedy
7 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
8 3 (17.65%) OpenView
9 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
9 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
9 2 (11.76%) MCP
9 2 (11.76%) ISEB
9 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
9 2 (11.76%) Servlets

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) ADSL
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
1 8 (47.06%) Crystal Reports
1 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) MI Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Data Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Development Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Report Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Report Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Servlets
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) ITSM
3 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) VB
2 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) MCP
4 2 (11.76%) ISEB
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.88%) MCITP
5 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) OpenView
2 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.88%) Plesk
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) WMI
3 1 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) HP
2 4 (23.53%) Remedy
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) PlateSpin