The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 101 69 93
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +24
Contract jobs citing VBScript 27 52 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.97% 2.07% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 5.32% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £340 £295
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +15.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+58.32% +57.90%
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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 Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1106 978 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.54% 38.87% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 497 368
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 35 28
Average hourly rate £43.00 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -4 13 £400 +33.33%
Renfrewshire -14 10 £330 -7.04%
Glasgow -13 3 £290 -10.76% 1
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VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 48 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 35 (48.61%) Security Cleared
2 35 (48.61%) PowerShell
3 34 (47.22%) SC Cleared
4 28 (38.89%) Windows
5 27 (37.50%) HP
6 26 (36.11%) SQL
7 24 (33.33%) UNIX
8 21 (29.17%) Active Directory
9 18 (25.00%) Perl
10 15 (20.83%) BMC
10 15 (20.83%) Tivoli
10 15 (20.83%) C#
10 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
10 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
10 15 (20.83%) IBM
10 15 (20.83%) SCOM
10 15 (20.83%) Finance
10 15 (20.83%) ArcSight
11 14 (19.44%) T-SQL
12 13 (18.06%) .NET
12 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET
12 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (16.67%) .NET Framework
13 12 (16.67%) CMDB
13 12 (16.67%) XML
13 12 (16.67%) HTML
14 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (15.28%) Java

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.78%) Lync
2 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) DNS
2 6 (8.33%) IPv4
2 6 (8.33%) LAN
2 6 (8.33%) WAN
2 6 (8.33%) DHCP
2 6 (8.33%) VLAN
3 4 (5.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.78%) MS Access
4 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.39%) EDMS
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.78%) MSI
4 1 (1.39%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.39%) Selenium
4 1 (1.39%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Developer
2 12 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Wintel Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Monitoring Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) .NET Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Software Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Tester
5 5 (6.94%) Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) Test Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) Applications Packager
5 5 (6.94%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) Technical Test Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Automation Tester
6 4 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Administrator
7 3 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.17%) Citrix Administrator
8 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) .NET
1 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET
2 12 (16.67%) XML
2 12 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 12 (16.67%) HTML
3 7 (9.72%) Software Packaging
4 6 (8.33%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.39%) JSON
5 1 (1.39%) XSLT
5 1 (1.39%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.39%) CSS
5 1 (1.39%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) CMDB
2 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) Replication
4 2 (2.78%) PKI
5 1 (1.39%) Informatics
5 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.39%) Physics
5 1 (1.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.39%) Open Source
5 1 (1.39%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.89%) Windows
2 24 (33.33%) UNIX
3 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.56%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.39%) Linux
6 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.28%) ITIL
2 11 (15.28%) High Availability
3 7 (9.72%) Mentoring
3 7 (9.72%) Test Automation
4 6 (8.33%) Workflow
5 4 (5.56%) Validation
6 3 (4.17%) Migration
7 2 (2.78%) Automated Testing
7 2 (2.78%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.78%) Automation Testing
7 2 (2.78%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (2.78%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.78%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.78%) Manual Testing
8 1 (1.39%) System Testing
8 1 (1.39%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.39%) User Stories
8 1 (1.39%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.39%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (48.61%) PowerShell
2 26 (36.11%) SQL
3 18 (25.00%) Perl
4 15 (20.83%) C#
4 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 14 (19.44%) T-SQL
6 11 (15.28%) Java
7 6 (8.33%) VB
8 2 (2.78%) Python
8 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.78%) Ruby
9 1 (1.39%) VB6
9 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (48.61%) Security Cleared
2 34 (47.22%) SC Cleared
3 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (12.50%) Degree
5 6 (8.33%) MCTS
5 6 (8.33%) MCP
6 5 (6.94%) MCSA
6 5 (6.94%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
1 1 (1.39%) HL7
System Software
1 21 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.17%) MetaFrame
2 3 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (20.83%) Tivoli
1 15 (20.83%) SCOM
2 3 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.78%) SCCM
4 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (37.50%) HP
3 15 (20.83%) IBM
3 15 (20.83%) BMC
3 15 (20.83%) ArcSight
4 3 (4.17%) Altiris
4 3 (4.17%) VMware
4 3 (4.17%) Citrix
5 2 (2.78%) CA
6 1 (1.39%) Veritas
6 1 (1.39%) AppSense
6 1 (1.39%) Dell
6 1 (1.39%) Dell KACE