The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 26 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing VBScript 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 5.44% 13.04% 10.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.38% 23.08% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Average daily rate
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£347 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.08% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £358 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £394 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.13 £31.56 £19.99
% change year-on-year
+4.97% +57.85%
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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 Renfrewshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
52 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 35.37% 56.52% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 12 12
Average daily rate £345 £370 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +3.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £353 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £419 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the Renfrewshire region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 27 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (86.67%) Security Cleared
3 24 (80.00%) SC Cleared
4 23 (76.67%) Windows
5 17 (56.67%) PowerShell
6 15 (50.00%) HP
7 13 (43.33%) Workflow
7 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
7 13 (43.33%) Software Packaging
7 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
8 10 (33.33%) Application Packaging
9 8 (26.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 6 (20.00%) Perl
10 6 (20.00%) UNIX
10 6 (20.00%) IBM
10 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (20.00%) BMC
10 6 (20.00%) Tivoli
10 6 (20.00%) SCOM
10 6 (20.00%) ArcSight
11 5 (16.67%) High Availability
11 5 (16.67%) HTML
11 5 (16.67%) XML
11 5 (16.67%) ITIL
11 5 (16.67%) MSI
11 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
11 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 5 (16.67%) QA
11 5 (16.67%) CMDB
11 5 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 2 (6.67%) IIS
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.33%) Lync
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) DHCP
1 4 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) IPv4
2 2 (6.67%) SAN
2 2 (6.67%) VLAN
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) SMS
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Applications Packager
2 6 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Software Packager
4 4 (13.33%) Monitoring Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) Software Packaging
2 10 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 5 (16.67%) XML
3 5 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) CMDB
2 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Workflow
2 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 5 (16.67%) High Availability
3 3 (10.00%) Validation
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (20.00%) Perl
3 3 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 24 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.00%) MCSA
4 3 (10.00%) MCITP
5 2 (6.67%) MCTS
5 2 (6.67%) MCP
6 1 (3.33%) MCSD
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 6 (20.00%) SCOM
3 3 (10.00%) SCCM
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (6.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (50.00%) HP
3 6 (20.00%) BMC
3 6 (20.00%) IBM
3 6 (20.00%) ArcSight
4 4 (13.33%) Altiris
5 3 (10.00%) AppSense
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (3.33%) Veritas