The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 51 66 75
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Contract jobs citing VBScript 18 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.13% 1.10% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.11% 2.99% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
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£400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £201 £285
% change year-on-year
+81.59% -29.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.78 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-6.79% +16.15%
VBScript
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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
222 368 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.30% 36.95% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 202 149
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £14.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 - £26.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the Reading region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 18 (85.71%) PowerShell
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (61.90%) Hyper-V
3 13 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (61.90%) VMware
4 12 (57.14%) VB
4 12 (57.14%) Oracle
4 12 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 12 (57.14%) SCCM
5 10 (47.62%) SharePoint Server
5 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
5 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
5 10 (47.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
6 9 (42.86%) Borland
6 9 (42.86%) StarTeam
7 7 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (33.33%) DHCP
7 7 (33.33%) DNS
8 6 (28.57%) XML
8 6 (28.57%) WMI
8 6 (28.57%) SCOM
8 6 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (28.57%) SCSM
9 5 (23.81%) Degree

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 10 (47.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) DHCP
1 7 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Field Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Data Modeller
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) PKI
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (57.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 6 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (23.81%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (23.81%) Service Management
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) SQL
1 18 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 12 (57.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) MCSE
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) MCTS
2 5 (23.81%) MCITP
2 5 (23.81%) Degree
3 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
1 13 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (61.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) SCCM
2 10 (47.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (28.57%) WMI
4 6 (28.57%) SCOM
4 6 (28.57%) SCSM
5 4 (19.05%) MOM
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) VMware
3 12 (57.14%) Oracle
4 9 (42.86%) Borland
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