The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 56 68 60
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing VBScript 10 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.23% 0.33% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.18% 1.17% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Median daily rate £375 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £21.00 £26.09
% change year-on-year
+61.90% -19.50%
VBScript
Berkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
239 257 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.33% 27.90% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 181 104
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Median hourly rate £9.00 £45.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +136.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Reading

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 29 (93.55%) PowerShell
2 28 (90.32%) Microsoft
3 21 (67.74%) .NET
4 20 (64.52%) C#
4 20 (64.52%) Windows
5 19 (61.29%) C++
6 17 (54.84%) MS Excel
6 17 (54.84%) DNS
6 17 (54.84%) Degree
7 16 (51.61%) XML
8 15 (48.39%) TCP/IP
8 15 (48.39%) VB
8 15 (48.39%) Windows Server
9 13 (41.94%) DHCP
9 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
11 11 (35.48%) Software Testing
11 11 (35.48%) Mentoring
12 10 (32.26%) Public Cloud
12 10 (32.26%) Software-Defined Networking
12 10 (32.26%) IPsec
12 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
12 10 (32.26%) Load Balancing
12 10 (32.26%) Internet
12 10 (32.26%) HTTP
12 10 (32.26%) VPN
12 10 (32.26%) Linux
12 10 (32.26%) C
13 9 (29.03%) CSS
13 9 (29.03%) IPv6

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (54.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (22.58%) Office 365
3 2 (6.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) DNS
2 15 (48.39%) TCP/IP
3 13 (41.94%) DHCP
4 10 (32.26%) HTTP
4 10 (32.26%) Internet
4 10 (32.26%) IPsec
4 10 (32.26%) Software-Defined Networking
4 10 (32.26%) VPN
5 9 (29.03%) BGP
5 9 (29.03%) IPv6
6 2 (6.45%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (3.23%) FTP
7 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (29.03%) Marketing
2 6 (19.35%) French Language
2 6 (19.35%) German Language
2 6 (19.35%) Italian Language
2 6 (19.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Support Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Field Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) SCCM Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Escalation Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Messaging Support
6 2 (6.45%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Data Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) .NET
2 16 (51.61%) XML
3 9 (29.03%) CSS
4 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
5 6 (19.35%) Node.js
6 5 (16.13%) MAPI
6 5 (16.13%) Web Services
7 4 (12.90%) DCOM
8 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.23%) Ajax
8 1 (3.23%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
1 10 (32.26%) Public Cloud
2 8 (25.81%) Clustering
3 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.68%) PKI
5 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Windows Server
3 10 (32.26%) Linux
4 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (29.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Mentoring
1 11 (35.48%) Software Testing
2 10 (32.26%) Load Balancing
3 9 (29.03%) Presales
3 9 (29.03%) Process Improvement
3 9 (29.03%) Workflow
4 7 (22.58%) Memory Management
5 6 (19.35%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (19.35%) ITIL
5 6 (19.35%) Service Management
6 5 (16.13%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (9.68%) Migration
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (6.45%) Data Centre Operations
8 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.45%) Data Reconciliation
9 1 (3.23%) Content Development
9 1 (3.23%) SDLC
9 1 (3.23%) Server Virtualisation
9 1 (3.23%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) PowerShell
2 20 (64.52%) C#
3 19 (61.29%) C++
4 15 (48.39%) VB
5 10 (32.26%) C
6 8 (25.81%) SQL
7 7 (22.58%) VB.NET
8 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
9 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
10 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) Degree
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (22.58%) MCSE
4 6 (19.35%) MCITP
4 6 (19.35%) MCSA
4 6 (19.35%) MCSD
4 6 (19.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
2 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) XenServer
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (22.58%) WMI
3 5 (16.13%) SCCM
4 4 (12.90%) SCOM
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (6.45%) Perfmon
6 2 (6.45%) SCOrch
6 2 (6.45%) SCVMM
7 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (90.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) NetScout