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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 52 65 69
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs citing VBScript 27 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.98% 0.45% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.23% 1.37% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 2
Median daily rate £375 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £363 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -17.64%
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
264 292 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.11% 32.55% 28.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 195 147
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £45.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +164.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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
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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 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 27 (96.43%) PowerShell
2 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
3 19 (67.86%) Windows
4 18 (64.29%) C#
4 18 (64.29%) .NET
5 17 (60.71%) C++
6 16 (57.14%) MS Excel
6 16 (57.14%) DNS
6 16 (57.14%) Degree
7 15 (53.57%) XML
8 14 (50.00%) VB
8 14 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
9 13 (46.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (42.86%) DHCP
11 11 (39.29%) Software Testing
11 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
12 10 (35.71%) Mentoring
13 9 (32.14%) Software-Defined Networking
13 9 (32.14%) Public Cloud
13 9 (32.14%) Presales
13 9 (32.14%) Process Improvement
13 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (32.14%) Load Balancing
13 9 (32.14%) Marketing
13 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
13 9 (32.14%) Ubuntu
13 9 (32.14%) IPsec
13 9 (32.14%) Workflow
13 9 (32.14%) Red Hat

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 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.86%) Node.js
3 3 (10.71%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (57.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (21.43%) Office 365
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) DNS
2 14 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (42.86%) DHCP
4 9 (32.14%) BGP
4 9 (32.14%) HTTP
4 9 (32.14%) Internet
4 9 (32.14%) IPsec
4 9 (32.14%) IPv6
4 9 (32.14%) Software-Defined Networking
4 9 (32.14%) VPN
5 2 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (32.14%) Marketing
2 5 (17.86%) French Language
2 5 (17.86%) German Language
2 5 (17.86%) Italian Language
2 5 (17.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Field Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) SCCM Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Developer
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Escalation Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.57%) Azure Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Migration Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Server Support
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) .NET
2 15 (53.57%) XML
3 9 (32.14%) CSS
4 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 4 (14.29%) DCOM
5 4 (14.29%) MAPI
5 4 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
1 9 (32.14%) Public Cloud
2 8 (28.57%) Clustering
3 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.71%) PKI
5 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (32.14%) Linux
3 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (32.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Software Testing
2 10 (35.71%) Mentoring
3 9 (32.14%) Load Balancing
3 9 (32.14%) Presales
3 9 (32.14%) Process Improvement
3 9 (32.14%) Workflow
4 6 (21.43%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (21.43%) ITIL
4 6 (21.43%) Memory Management
4 6 (21.43%) Service Management
5 5 (17.86%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (10.71%) Migration
6 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.14%) Data Reconciliation
8 1 (3.57%) CRM
8 1 (3.57%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (3.57%) Data Mapping
8 1 (3.57%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) PowerShell
2 18 (64.29%) C#
3 17 (60.71%) C++
4 14 (50.00%) VB
5 9 (32.14%) C
6 8 (28.57%) SQL
7 6 (21.43%) VB.NET
8 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
9 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) Degree
2 13 (46.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (25.00%) MCSE
4 6 (21.43%) MCITP
4 6 (21.43%) MCSA
4 6 (21.43%) MCSD
4 6 (21.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
2 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) XenServer
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (25.00%) WMI
3 5 (17.86%) SCCM
4 4 (14.29%) SCOM
5 2 (7.14%) Perfmon
5 2 (7.14%) SCOrch
5 2 (7.14%) SCVMM
6 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) NetScout