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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 55 73 65
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs citing VBScript 7 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.98% 0.59% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.66% 2.08% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £388 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +17.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £29.50 £26.13
% change year-on-year
-4.23% +12.91%
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
191 288 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.79% 28.21% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 226 153
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.30 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.50 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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 25 September 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 28 (96.55%) PowerShell
2 27 (93.10%) Microsoft
3 19 (65.52%) .NET
4 18 (62.07%) C#
5 17 (58.62%) C++
6 15 (51.72%) Windows
6 15 (51.72%) MS Excel
7 14 (48.28%) Degree
8 13 (44.83%) Internet
9 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
9 11 (37.93%) DNS
9 11 (37.93%) VB.NET
9 11 (37.93%) Memory Management
9 11 (37.93%) Office 365
10 10 (34.48%) XML
10 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
10 10 (34.48%) SLA
11 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
11 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
11 9 (31.03%) VB
11 9 (31.03%) Web Services
11 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
11 9 (31.03%) Node.js
11 9 (31.03%) MAPI
11 9 (31.03%) French Language
11 9 (31.03%) German Language
11 9 (31.03%) Italian Language
11 9 (31.03%) Spanish Language
11 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
12 8 (27.59%) Computer Science

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 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (51.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Office 365
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) Internet
2 11 (37.93%) DNS
3 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
4 7 (24.14%) DHCP
5 4 (13.79%) HTTP
5 4 (13.79%) IPsec
5 4 (13.79%) Software-Defined Networking
5 4 (13.79%) VPN
6 3 (10.34%) BGP
6 3 (10.34%) IPv6
7 2 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (3.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MSI
1 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 9 (31.03%) French Language
1 9 (31.03%) German Language
1 9 (31.03%) Italian Language
1 9 (31.03%) Spanish Language
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Support Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Field Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) .NET Developer
3 5 (17.24%) SCCM Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Escalation Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Messaging Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Messaging Support
6 2 (6.90%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Migration Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Office 365 Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) .NET
2 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
2 10 (34.48%) XML
3 9 (31.03%) MAPI
3 9 (31.03%) Node.js
3 9 (31.03%) Web Services
4 4 (13.79%) DCOM
5 3 (10.34%) CSS
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.45%) Ajax
6 1 (3.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Clustering
1 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
1 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.79%) Public Cloud
3 3 (10.34%) PKI
4 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
3 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Memory Management
2 6 (20.69%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Service Management
3 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
3 5 (17.24%) Performance Optimisation
3 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (10.34%) Presales
5 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
5 3 (10.34%) Workflow
6 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (3.45%) Application Virtualisation
7 1 (3.45%) Content Development
7 1 (3.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) SDLC
7 1 (3.45%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) PowerShell
2 18 (62.07%) C#
3 17 (58.62%) C++
4 11 (37.93%) VB.NET
5 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
5 9 (31.03%) VB
6 8 (27.59%) SQL
7 4 (13.79%) C
8 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Degree
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (20.69%) MCITP
3 6 (20.69%) MCTS
4 2 (6.90%) MCSE
5 1 (3.45%) MCSA
5 1 (3.45%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.90%) XenServer
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) WMI
2 6 (20.69%) SCCM
3 4 (13.79%) SCOM
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (6.90%) Perfmon
5 2 (6.90%) SCOrch
5 2 (6.90%) SCVMM
5 2 (6.90%) WSUS
6 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix