The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Reading region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 57 64 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs citing VBScript 10 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.14% 1.29% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.13% 3.95% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
Average daily rate
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£363 £250 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -27.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.30% -
Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
242 304 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.47% 32.79% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 138 130
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.40 £20.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £32.30 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VBScript
Berkshire

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
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 31 July 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) PowerShell
3 11 (78.57%) SCCM
3 11 (78.57%) DNS
4 10 (71.43%) IIS
4 10 (71.43%) SCOM
4 10 (71.43%) WMI
5 9 (64.29%) PKI
5 9 (64.29%) DCOM
5 9 (64.29%) T-SQL
5 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
5 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
5 9 (64.29%) Internet
6 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 3 (21.43%) VB
7 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
8 2 (14.29%) DHCP
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
9 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
9 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
9 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (7.14%) Degree
9 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (71.43%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) DNS
2 9 (64.29%) Internet
2 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) SCCM Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Field Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) DCOM
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) PKI
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
2 1 (7.14%) Workflow
2 1 (7.14%) Content Management
2 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
1 12 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 9 (64.29%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCTS
1 1 (7.14%) MCITP
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) SCCM
2 10 (71.43%) SCOM
2 10 (71.43%) WMI
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Dell
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle