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 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 97 117 90
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -27
Contract jobs citing VBScript 29 16 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.30% 0.50% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.17% 1.62% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 28
Median daily rate £310 £325 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £259 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £364 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £347 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.95% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £29.50 £26.13
% change year-on-year
-4.23% +12.91%
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
916 989 1098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.09% 30.98% 39.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 525 614
Median daily rate £340 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 16
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% +15.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Glasgow +20 12 £325 -3.70%
Renfrewshire -21 10 £310 -5.34%
Edinburgh +16 7 £400 +25.00%
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 101 (93.52%) Windows
2 99 (91.67%) PowerShell
3 57 (52.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (47.22%) Active Directory
5 50 (46.30%) SQL
6 49 (45.37%) SQL Server
6 49 (45.37%) Microsoft
7 44 (40.74%) Citrix
8 41 (37.96%) ITIL
9 40 (37.04%) Windows Server
10 39 (36.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 38 (35.19%) HP
12 36 (33.33%) Security Cleared
13 35 (32.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 30 (27.78%) VMware
14 30 (27.78%) XenApp
15 28 (25.93%) SC Cleared
16 26 (24.07%) Linux
17 25 (23.15%) DNS
18 22 (20.37%) MS Excel
18 22 (20.37%) Perl
18 22 (20.37%) Clustering
18 22 (20.37%) Microsoft Clustering
19 21 (19.44%) Service Management
20 20 (18.52%) Java
21 18 (16.67%) SAN
21 18 (16.67%) Regular Expression
22 17 (15.74%) SCOM
22 17 (15.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 17 (15.74%) Red Hat

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 13 (12.04%) OpenStack
2 8 (7.41%) IIS
3 5 (4.63%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (20.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (23.15%) DNS
2 18 (16.67%) SAN
3 17 (15.74%) DHCP
4 13 (12.04%) NetScaler
5 8 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.56%) Firewall
7 4 (3.70%) Internet
7 4 (3.70%) SSL
8 2 (1.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (45.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.78%) MS Access
4 3 (2.78%) MySQL
5 2 (1.85%) SQLite
6 1 (0.93%) Power BI
6 1 (0.93%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.85%) Fiddler
General
1 15 (13.89%) Finance
2 10 (9.26%) Banking
3 4 (3.70%) Legal
4 3 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 11 (10.19%) Windows Engineer
3 10 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (9.26%) Consultant
3 10 (9.26%) Monitoring Engineer
4 9 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (8.33%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 9 (8.33%) Wintel Specialist
5 8 (7.41%) Server Engineer
5 8 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Security Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) VMware Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) VMware Support Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Implementation Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Monitoring Specialist
7 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Specialist
7 5 (4.63%) Windows Server Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.67%) Regular Expression
2 8 (7.41%) HTML
3 6 (5.56%) .NET
3 6 (5.56%) REST
4 5 (4.63%) Web Services
5 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.78%) CSS
7 2 (1.85%) Middleware
8 1 (0.93%) Ajax
8 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.93%) D3.js
8 1 (0.93%) Highcharts JS
8 1 (0.93%) jQuery
8 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.37%) Clustering
2 8 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 7 (6.48%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.70%) Credit Risk
4 4 (3.70%) Cryptography
4 4 (3.70%) Market Risk
4 4 (3.70%) User Experience
5 3 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.78%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) CMDB
7 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 101 (93.52%) Windows
2 57 (52.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (37.04%) Windows Server
4 39 (36.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (32.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (24.07%) Linux
7 17 (15.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (14.81%) Solaris
9 15 (13.89%) AIX
9 15 (13.89%) HPUX
10 12 (11.11%) Windows XP
11 9 (8.33%) Unix
12 3 (2.78%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.96%) ITIL
2 21 (19.44%) Service Management
3 14 (12.96%) Release Management
4 11 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.19%) Application Packaging
4 11 (10.19%) Migration
5 10 (9.26%) Infrastructure Management
6 9 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
7 8 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (6.48%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.56%) API Development
9 6 (5.56%) API Integration
9 6 (5.56%) Security Patching
10 5 (4.63%) Application Performance Management
10 5 (4.63%) Performance Management
10 5 (4.63%) Risk Management
11 4 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (3.70%) Prototyping
12 3 (2.78%) SDLC
12 3 (2.78%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 99 (91.67%) PowerShell
2 50 (46.30%) SQL
3 22 (20.37%) Perl
4 20 (18.52%) Java
5 16 (14.81%) C#
6 15 (13.89%) Korn
7 14 (12.96%) Bourne shell
8 10 (9.26%) JavaScript
8 10 (9.26%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.56%) PHP
10 5 (4.63%) C++
10 5 (4.63%) Groovy
10 5 (4.63%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.70%) C
12 3 (2.78%) VB
12 3 (2.78%) VBA
13 2 (1.85%) Python
14 1 (0.93%) AWK
Qualifications
1 36 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 28 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 14 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (10.19%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (10.19%) MCSE
5 8 (7.41%) Degree
6 3 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.78%) ISEB
6 3 (2.78%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (2.78%) MCITP
7 2 (1.85%) CCA
7 2 (1.85%) CISSP
7 2 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.85%) SANS
8 1 (0.93%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 6 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (47.22%) Active Directory
2 30 (27.78%) XenApp
3 17 (15.74%) Terminal Services
4 15 (13.89%) VMware ESX
5 14 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (12.04%) XenDesktop
7 10 (9.26%) Firmware
8 4 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (2.78%) MetaFrame
10 2 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.85%) XenServer
11 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 22 (20.37%) Microsoft Clustering
2 17 (15.74%) SCOM
3 16 (14.81%) SCCM
4 15 (13.89%) HP SiteScope
4 15 (13.89%) WSUS
5 13 (12.04%) Netcool
6 12 (11.11%) Tivoli
7 8 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.85%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (45.37%) Microsoft
2 44 (40.74%) Citrix
3 38 (35.19%) HP
4 30 (27.78%) VMware
5 17 (15.74%) Red Hat
6 14 (12.96%) CA
7 13 (12.04%) IBM
8 10 (9.26%) Oracle
9 9 (8.33%) Symantec
10 8 (7.41%) NetApp
11 6 (5.56%) ServiceNow
12 4 (3.70%) AppSense
13 2 (1.85%) Altiris
13 2 (1.85%) Cisco
13 2 (1.85%) Compuware
13 2 (1.85%) SAP
14 1 (0.93%) EMC
14 1 (0.93%) Lumension
14 1 (0.93%) Telerik
14 1 (0.93%) TIBCO