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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 70 68 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing VBScript 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.62% 0.38% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.88% 1.35% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£329 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £326 £340
% change year-on-year
-0.38% -4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -28.57%
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
320 297 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 33.13% 28.56% 32.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 172 115
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.70% -10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 1 May 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 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
3 19 (82.61%) PowerShell
4 18 (78.26%) SQL
5 14 (60.87%) VB
5 14 (60.87%) Windows 7
6 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (56.52%) SCCM
7 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
7 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (52.17%) Hyper-V
7 12 (52.17%) Oracle
7 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
7 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (52.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 12 (52.17%) VMware
8 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
9 10 (43.48%) StarTeam
9 10 (43.48%) SharePoint Server
9 10 (43.48%) Configuration Management
9 10 (43.48%) Borland
10 8 (34.78%) XML
11 7 (30.43%) WMI
12 6 (26.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (26.09%) DHCP
12 6 (26.09%) DNS
12 6 (26.09%) SCOM
12 6 (26.09%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (26.09%) SCSM
13 5 (21.74%) Private Cloud

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (43.48%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) DHCP
1 6 (26.09%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) CTI
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) StarTeam
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) MSI
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Field Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Junior Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Junior
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.35%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) Ajax
2 2 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) XSLT
2 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.70%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (8.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Private Cloud
2 3 (13.04%) PKI
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Windows 7
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Configuration Management
2 6 (26.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (21.74%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) MVC
4 2 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) PowerShell
2 18 (78.26%) SQL
3 14 (60.87%) VB
4 3 (13.04%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (21.74%) MCSE
3 5 (21.74%) MCITP
3 5 (21.74%) MCTS
4 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (52.17%) Hyper-V
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Terminal Server
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (56.52%) SCCM
2 12 (52.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (30.43%) WMI
4 6 (26.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (26.09%) SCOM
4 6 (26.09%) SCSM
5 4 (17.39%) MOM
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 10 (43.48%) Borland
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Genesys
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco