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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK / Scotland
Rank 94 111 101
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs citing VBScript 12 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.66% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.53% 1.97% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 15
Median daily rate £400 £335 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -16.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £24.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -14.60%

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
784 861 967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.85% 33.65% 34.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 481 587
Median daily rate £370 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.13 £22.50 £16.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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
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 1 March 2017. 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 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 +14 9 £400 +53.84% 1
Edinburgh +20 3 £425 +13.33% 1
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 22 (91.67%) Windows
1 22 (91.67%) PowerShell
2 13 (54.17%) SCCM
2 13 (54.17%) C#
3 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (45.83%) Finance
5 10 (41.67%) Symantec
5 10 (41.67%) Windows 10
6 9 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (33.33%) Publishing
7 8 (33.33%) Firewall
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity Planning
8 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity
8 7 (29.17%) BCP
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (25.00%) Firmware
9 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (16.67%) Network Security
10 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 3 (12.50%) Linux
11 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
12 2 (8.33%) Migration
12 2 (8.33%) Python
12 2 (8.33%) Perl
12 2 (8.33%) .NET
12 2 (8.33%) Unix
12 2 (8.33%) HP

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 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Engineering Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Security Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows 10
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Unix
6 1 (4.17%) AIX
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) BCP
1 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity
1 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity Planning
2 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Server Building
5 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Defect Management
5 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Prototyping
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) PowerShell
2 13 (54.17%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) Perl
3 2 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Korn
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) CISSP
2 2 (8.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) SCCM
2 9 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Symantec
2 2 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) F5
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) VMware