The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 140 122 111
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Contract jobs citing VBScript 27 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.45% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.93% 1.38% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £320 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £28.75 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-9.25% -8.88%
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1402 1018 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.42% 33.00% 33.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 587 524
Average daily rate £385 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 27 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £33.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £12.98 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the North West

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

VBScript
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VBScript Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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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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
Lancashire +4 19 £375 +35.86% 2
Manchester -19 5 £255 -10.52% 5
Cheshire -8 1 - - 1
Merseyside -12 1 £135 -55.00%
Cumbria - 1 - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 34 (80.95%) Windows
2 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 26 (61.90%) PowerShell
3 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
4 17 (40.48%) SQL
5 16 (38.10%) ITIL
5 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
6 15 (35.71%) VB
7 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
7 13 (30.95%) HTML
7 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (28.57%) MCITP
9 11 (26.19%) MCSA
10 10 (23.81%) Citrix
10 10 (23.81%) XML
10 10 (23.81%) VMware
10 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
10 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
11 9 (21.43%) Server Building
11 9 (21.43%) XenApp
11 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (21.43%) AppSense
11 9 (21.43%) Migration
11 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
11 9 (21.43%) SharePoint
12 8 (19.05%) DNS
12 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
12 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (16.67%) SCCM
13 7 (16.67%) Degree

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 9 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.90%) IIS
3 4 (9.52%) Apache
3 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.38%) Lync
4 1 (2.38%) Node.js
4 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) DNS
2 6 (14.29%) DHCP
3 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.52%) SMTP
4 4 (9.52%) HTTP
4 4 (9.52%) SAN
4 4 (9.52%) Internet
5 3 (7.14%) Firewall
6 2 (4.76%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 4 (9.52%) MySQL
4 4 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (9.52%) SQLite
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (7.14%) MS Access
5 3 (7.14%) DTS
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.38%) QlikView
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.52%) Eclipse
2 4 (9.52%) MSI
2 4 (9.52%) NUnit
2 4 (9.52%) Subversion
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.52%) PHPUnit
2 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.52%) JUnit
3 2 (4.76%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.38%) InstallShield
4 1 (2.38%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Law
2 1 (2.38%) Local Government
2 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Developer
2 5 (11.90%) Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Applications Packager
4 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) HTML
2 10 (23.81%) XML
3 7 (16.67%) CSS
3 7 (16.67%) .NET
4 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 6 (14.29%) Application Packaging
4 6 (14.29%) jQuery
5 5 (11.90%) Web Services
6 4 (9.52%) Django
6 4 (9.52%) CAML
6 4 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (4.76%) JSON
7 2 (4.76%) Software Packaging
7 2 (4.76%) ODBC
7 2 (4.76%) REST
7 2 (4.76%) OAuth2
8 1 (2.38%) CSS3
8 1 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.38%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) NHS
5 1 (2.38%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 34 (80.95%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.52%) UNIX
5 4 (9.52%) Mac OS X
5 4 (9.52%) Linux
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) ITIL
2 9 (21.43%) Migration
2 9 (21.43%) Server Building
3 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.90%) Data Management
4 5 (11.90%) High Availability
4 5 (11.90%) Validation
5 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (9.52%) Software Deployment
5 4 (9.52%) TDD
5 4 (9.52%) Web Design
5 4 (9.52%) Automated Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.14%) Project Management
6 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.76%) Load Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Time Management
7 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) PowerShell
2 17 (40.48%) SQL
3 15 (35.71%) VB
4 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 6 (14.29%) C#
5 6 (14.29%) Java
5 6 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 6 (14.29%) VBA
6 4 (9.52%) Python
6 4 (9.52%) FQL
6 4 (9.52%) Ruby
6 4 (9.52%) C
6 4 (9.52%) C++
6 4 (9.52%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (28.57%) MCITP
4 11 (26.19%) MCSA
5 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 7 (16.67%) Degree
7 4 (9.52%) VCP5
7 4 (9.52%) VCP4
7 4 (9.52%) CCNP
7 4 (9.52%) CCNA
7 4 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (4.76%) MCSE
8 2 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (4.76%) CCEA
8 2 (4.76%) CCEE
8 2 (4.76%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.43%) XenApp
3 6 (14.29%) XenServer
4 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.52%) BitLocker
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.76%) Terminal Server
6 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.76%) vSphere
7 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.38%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Citrix
2 10 (23.81%) VMware
3 9 (21.43%) AppSense
4 6 (14.29%) Altiris
5 5 (11.90%) Symantec
6 4 (9.52%) 3PAR
6 4 (9.52%) HP
7 3 (7.14%) Oracle
8 2 (4.76%) SAP
8 2 (4.76%) Sun
8 2 (4.76%) Wyse
9 1 (2.38%) Sophos
9 1 (2.38%) NetApp
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