The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 74 122 80
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -42
Contract jobs citing VBScript 61 18 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.35% 0.57% 1.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.46% 1.86% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 22
Median daily rate £400 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £213 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £21.00 £26.09
% change year-on-year
+61.90% -19.50%
VBScript
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
945 966 1077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.42% 30.40% 39.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 500 588
Median daily rate £344 £360 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 13
Median hourly rate £36.00 £34.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £25.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Scotland region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +26 32 £425 - 1
Renfrewshire -7 21 £321 -8.83%
Glasgow +11 8 £370 +74.11%
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 99 (92.52%) Windows
2 97 (90.65%) PowerShell
3 53 (49.53%) SQL Server
4 51 (47.66%) SQL
4 51 (47.66%) Microsoft
5 50 (46.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (44.86%) Active Directory
7 47 (43.93%) Windows Server
8 44 (41.12%) Citrix
9 41 (38.32%) ITIL
10 36 (33.64%) HP
10 36 (33.64%) Security Cleared
11 35 (32.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 34 (31.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 33 (30.84%) VMware
14 30 (28.04%) XenApp
15 28 (26.17%) SC Cleared
16 26 (24.30%) DNS
17 23 (21.50%) Linux
18 22 (20.56%) MS Excel
18 22 (20.56%) Perl
18 22 (20.56%) Java
18 22 (20.56%) Clustering
18 22 (20.56%) Microsoft Clustering
19 21 (19.63%) Service Management
20 20 (18.69%) C#
21 18 (16.82%) SAN
21 18 (16.82%) Regular Expression
22 17 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
22 17 (15.89%) SCOM

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (10.28%) OpenStack
2 9 (8.41%) IIS
3 7 (6.54%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (20.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.30%) DNS
2 18 (16.82%) SAN
3 17 (15.89%) DHCP
4 13 (12.15%) NetScaler
5 9 (8.41%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.61%) Internet
6 6 (5.61%) SSL
7 4 (3.74%) Firewall
8 2 (1.87%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (49.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (8.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.80%) MS Access
4 3 (2.80%) MySQL
5 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.87%) SQLite
6 1 (0.93%) Power BI
6 1 (0.93%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) MSI
2 5 (4.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.87%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.87%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.93%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.93%) Selenium
General
1 14 (13.08%) Finance
2 10 (9.35%) Banking
3 4 (3.74%) Legal
4 2 (1.87%) Publishing
5 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (12.15%) Windows Engineer
1 13 (12.15%) Wintel Engineer
2 10 (9.35%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (9.35%) Monitoring Engineer
3 9 (8.41%) Server Engineer
3 9 (8.41%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (8.41%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 9 (8.41%) Wintel Specialist
4 8 (7.48%) Consultant
4 8 (7.48%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.54%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (6.54%) VMware Support Engineer
5 7 (6.54%) Windows Server Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Security Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Implementation Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Monitoring Specialist
7 5 (4.67%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.82%) Regular Expression
2 9 (8.41%) HTML
3 8 (7.48%) .NET
3 8 (7.48%) XML
4 7 (6.54%) WinForms
4 7 (6.54%) WPF
4 7 (6.54%) XSD
5 6 (5.61%) REST
6 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.74%) Web Services
7 3 (2.80%) CSS
8 2 (1.87%) Middleware
9 1 (0.93%) Ajax
9 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.93%) D3.js
9 1 (0.93%) DHTML
9 1 (0.93%) DOM
9 1 (0.93%) Highcharts JS
9 1 (0.93%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.56%) Clustering
2 9 (8.41%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.48%) Client/Server
4 7 (6.54%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.61%) Cryptography
6 4 (3.74%) Credit Risk
6 4 (3.74%) Market Risk
6 4 (3.74%) User Experience
7 3 (2.80%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.80%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.93%) CMDB
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 99 (92.52%) Windows
2 50 (46.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (43.93%) Windows Server
4 35 (32.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (31.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (21.50%) Linux
7 16 (14.95%) Solaris
8 15 (14.02%) AIX
8 15 (14.02%) HPUX
8 15 (14.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (11.21%) Windows XP
10 9 (8.41%) Unix
11 3 (2.80%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.32%) ITIL
2 21 (19.63%) Service Management
3 14 (13.08%) Release Management
4 11 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.28%) Application Packaging
4 11 (10.28%) Migration
5 10 (9.35%) Performance Management
6 9 (8.41%) Configuration Management
6 9 (8.41%) Database Mirroring
6 9 (8.41%) Prototyping
7 8 (7.48%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (6.54%) Change Management
9 6 (5.61%) API Development
9 6 (5.61%) API Integration
9 6 (5.61%) Security Patching
9 6 (5.61%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.67%) Application Performance Management
10 5 (4.67%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.67%) Test Scripting
11 4 (3.74%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 97 (90.65%) PowerShell
2 51 (47.66%) SQL
3 22 (20.56%) Java
3 22 (20.56%) Perl
4 20 (18.69%) C#
5 15 (14.02%) Korn
6 14 (13.08%) Bourne shell
7 11 (10.28%) JavaScript
8 10 (9.35%) T-SQL
9 7 (6.54%) C++
10 6 (5.61%) C
10 6 (5.61%) PHP
11 5 (4.67%) Groovy
11 5 (4.67%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.80%) VB
12 3 (2.80%) VBA
13 2 (1.87%) COBOL
13 2 (1.87%) PL/1
13 2 (1.87%) Python
13 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (33.64%) Security Cleared
2 28 (26.17%) SC Cleared
3 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (10.28%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (10.28%) MCSE
5 10 (9.35%) Degree
6 4 (3.74%) ISTQB
6 4 (3.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.80%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.80%) ISEB
7 3 (2.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.80%) MCITP
8 2 (1.87%) CCA
8 2 (1.87%) CISSP
8 2 (1.87%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.87%) SANS
9 1 (0.93%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) PCI DSS
1 6 (5.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (44.86%) Active Directory
2 30 (28.04%) XenApp
3 17 (15.89%) Terminal Services
3 17 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (14.02%) VMware ESX
5 13 (12.15%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.74%) Firmware
6 4 (3.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (2.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (2.80%) MetaFrame
8 2 (1.87%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.87%) XenServer
9 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 22 (20.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 17 (15.89%) SCOM
3 15 (14.02%) HP SiteScope
3 15 (14.02%) WSUS
4 13 (12.15%) Netcool
4 13 (12.15%) SCCM
5 12 (11.21%) Tivoli
6 5 (4.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.87%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 51 (47.66%) Microsoft
2 44 (41.12%) Citrix
3 36 (33.64%) HP
4 33 (30.84%) VMware
5 15 (14.02%) Red Hat
6 14 (13.08%) CA
6 14 (13.08%) IBM
6 14 (13.08%) Oracle
7 8 (7.48%) NetApp
8 6 (5.61%) ServiceNow
8 6 (5.61%) Symantec
9 4 (3.74%) AppSense
10 2 (1.87%) Altiris
10 2 (1.87%) Cisco
10 2 (1.87%) Compuware
10 2 (1.87%) SAP
11 1 (0.93%) EMC
11 1 (0.93%) Logi Analytics
11 1 (0.93%) Lumension
11 1 (0.93%) Telerik