The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 97 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -8
Contract jobs citing VBScript 9 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.71% 0.82% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.83% 2.32% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Median daily rate £275 £288 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% -17.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £259 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £352 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £53.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £28.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+89.38% -29.37%
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 North East region.

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
493 345 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.03% 35.57% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 214 229
Median daily rate £350 £355 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 8
Median hourly rate £53.50 £19.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.35% -30.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the North East

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the North East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the North East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -26 8 £323 -14.00%
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 North East region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 23 (88.46%) PowerShell
3 19 (73.08%) SQL
4 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
5 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
5 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
6 16 (61.54%) Citrix
6 16 (61.54%) T-SQL
6 16 (61.54%) VB
7 14 (53.85%) DNS
7 14 (53.85%) DHCP
7 14 (53.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 14 (53.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (53.85%) AppSense
7 14 (53.85%) SCCM
7 14 (53.85%) XenApp
7 14 (53.85%) XenServer
7 14 (53.85%) XenDesktop
8 13 (50.00%) Software Delivery
8 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
9 10 (38.46%) MSI
10 9 (34.62%) VMware
10 9 (34.62%) Software Distribution
11 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
11 8 (30.77%) HP
12 7 (26.92%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (23.08%) Degree
13 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
14 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (15.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) DHCP
1 14 (53.85%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MSI
General
1 2 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Specialist
3 1 (3.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
3 1 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (3.85%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) IT Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (15.38%) Linux
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.54%) Unix
7 2 (7.69%) AIX
7 2 (7.69%) HPUX
7 2 (7.69%) Solaris
8 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 9 (34.62%) Software Distribution
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.69%) Prototyping
4 2 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Defect Management
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Presales
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.85%) Release Management
5 1 (3.85%) Server Building
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) PowerShell
2 19 (73.08%) SQL
3 16 (61.54%) T-SQL
3 16 (61.54%) VB
4 4 (15.38%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) Bourne shell
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) Groovy
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) Korn
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (23.08%) Degree
5 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) MCSE
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft App-V
2 14 (53.85%) XenApp
2 14 (53.85%) XenDesktop
2 14 (53.85%) XenServer
3 4 (15.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) SCCM
1 14 (53.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (11.54%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Netcool
4 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.85%) SCOM
4 1 (3.85%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.85%) SCSM
4 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.85%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 16 (61.54%) Citrix
3 14 (53.85%) AppSense
4 9 (34.62%) VMware
5 8 (30.77%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) CA
6 2 (7.69%) SAP
7 1 (3.85%) Compuware
7 1 (3.85%) F5
7 1 (3.85%) IBM
7 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.85%) Lumension
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.85%) Symantec