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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
England / North East
Rank 92 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing VBScript 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.11% 0.45% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 1.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £280 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £53.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £29.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +1.08%

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
348 342 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 38.45% 38.73% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 209 147
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.12% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £14.80 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £27.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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
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 20 February 2017. 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 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 - 1 - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 7 (58.33%) HP
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (50.00%) VB
6 4 (33.33%) Firmware
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) OpenStack
6 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (25.00%) XenApp
7 3 (25.00%) XenServer
7 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
7 3 (25.00%) SCCM
7 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Citrix
7 3 (25.00%) Perl
7 3 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (25.00%) HP Helion
7 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
7 3 (25.00%) DHCP
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) DNS

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 (33.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 2 (16.67%) Software Distribution
4 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
4 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Server Building
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (25.00%) Perl
3 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) Firmware
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
2 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
2 1 (8.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) AppSense
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
5 1 (8.33%) Lumension
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec