The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 74 63 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -24
Contract jobs citing VBScript 20 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.01% 0.68% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.35% 1.95% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 5
Median daily rate £280 £310 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.59% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £310 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.88 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £21.00 £27.13
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -22.58%
VBScript
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
374 257 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 37.66% 35.06% 47.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 167 126
Median daily rate £330 £450 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +24.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +57.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £37.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 49 (96.08%) Windows
2 45 (88.24%) SQL
2 45 (88.24%) PowerShell
3 41 (80.39%) Microsoft
4 37 (72.55%) Active Directory
4 37 (72.55%) Citrix
5 34 (66.67%) T-SQL
6 32 (62.75%) Security Cleared
7 28 (54.90%) XenApp
7 28 (54.90%) DHCP
7 28 (54.90%) DNS
8 27 (52.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 27 (52.94%) SC Cleared
8 27 (52.94%) SCCM
9 26 (50.98%) Software Delivery
9 26 (50.98%) VB
10 25 (49.02%) VMware
11 24 (47.06%) Microsoft App-V
11 24 (47.06%) AppSense
11 24 (47.06%) Windows Server
11 24 (47.06%) XenServer
11 24 (47.06%) XenDesktop
12 20 (39.22%) SQL Server
13 19 (37.25%) MSI
14 18 (35.29%) Windows 7
14 18 (35.29%) Software Distribution
15 15 (29.41%) Computer Science
15 15 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (29.41%) Degree
15 15 (29.41%) HP

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (17.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 28 (54.90%) DHCP
1 28 (54.90%) DNS
2 4 (7.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (39.22%) SQL Server
2 15 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (37.25%) MSI
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (3.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (5.88%) Monitoring Engineer
3 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (5.88%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 3 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (3.92%) Consultant
4 2 (3.92%) Developer
4 2 (3.92%) Engineering Specialist
4 2 (3.92%) Software Consultant
5 1 (1.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (1.96%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (1.96%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (1.96%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (1.96%) IT Engineer
5 1 (1.96%) Monitoring Specialist
5 1 (1.96%) Production DBA
5 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared DBA
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) MDX
3 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 10 (19.61%) Clustering
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (96.08%) Windows
2 24 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 18 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.80%) AIX
6 5 (9.80%) HPUX
6 5 (9.80%) Linux
6 5 (9.80%) Solaris
7 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Software Delivery
2 18 (35.29%) Software Distribution
3 12 (23.53%) ITIL
4 10 (19.61%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (17.65%) Database Mirroring
6 5 (9.80%) Service Management
7 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.84%) Conflict Management
7 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.84%) Release Management
7 4 (7.84%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.92%) Data Management
9 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office Automation
10 1 (1.96%) Application Performance Management
10 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.96%) Presales
10 1 (1.96%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (88.24%) PowerShell
1 45 (88.24%) SQL
2 34 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 26 (50.98%) VB
4 5 (9.80%) Java
4 5 (9.80%) Perl
5 4 (7.84%) Bourne shell
5 4 (7.84%) Korn
6 2 (3.92%) C#
6 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.92%) VBA
7 1 (1.96%) C
7 1 (1.96%) C++
7 1 (1.96%) Groovy
7 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (62.75%) Security Cleared
2 27 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 15 (29.41%) Degree
4 12 (23.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (17.65%) MCSE
5 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 37 (72.55%) Active Directory
2 28 (54.90%) XenApp
3 24 (47.06%) Microsoft App-V
3 24 (47.06%) XenDesktop
3 24 (47.06%) XenServer
4 4 (7.84%) Terminal Services
5 3 (5.88%) Firmware
6 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (52.94%) SCCM
1 27 (52.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (5.88%) Netcool
3 3 (5.88%) SCOM
3 3 (5.88%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.88%) WSUS
4 2 (3.92%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.96%) Perfmon
5 1 (1.96%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 41 (80.39%) Microsoft
2 37 (72.55%) Citrix
3 25 (49.02%) VMware
4 24 (47.06%) AppSense
5 15 (29.41%) HP
6 4 (7.84%) CA
6 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.88%) IBM
8 2 (3.92%) SAP
9 1 (1.96%) Compuware
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle
9 1 (1.96%) RedGate
9 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow