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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 57 56 81
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +25
Contract jobs citing VBScript 7 30 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.85% 2.78% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.82% 7.41% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 6
Average daily rate
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£363 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £30.78 £14.67
% change year-on-year
-6.58% +109.79%
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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
248 405 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.99% 37.53% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 234 115
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 12
Average hourly rate £15.25 £38.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.38% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £25.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.98 £38.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 2 October 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) IIS
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) PowerShell
3 9 (69.23%) SCCM
3 9 (69.23%) SCOM
3 9 (69.23%) Internet
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
3 9 (69.23%) DNS
3 9 (69.23%) DCOM
3 9 (69.23%) T-SQL
3 9 (69.23%) PKI
3 9 (69.23%) WMI
4 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (15.38%) OLE
6 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (7.69%) Dell
7 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
7 1 (7.69%) VB
7 1 (7.69%) Subversion
7 1 (7.69%) Content Management

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (76.92%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Internet
1 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
1 9 (69.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) SCCM Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Field Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modeller
5 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) DCOM
2 2 (15.38%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) PKI
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
1 10 (76.92%) PowerShell
2 9 (69.23%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) VB
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) SCCM
1 9 (69.23%) SCOM
1 9 (69.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Dell