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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 79 126 95
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -31
Contract jobs citing VBScript 70 7 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.39% 0.24% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.01% 0.74% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 11
Median daily rate £365 £372 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £333 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £442 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -17.64%
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
999 947 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.04% 32.35% 39.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 497 596
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 22
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Renfrewshire -9 36 £321 -13.71%
Edinburgh +20 22 £438 - 2
Glasgow - 7 £405 -
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 82 (93.18%) PowerShell
2 81 (92.05%) Windows
3 46 (52.27%) SQL Server
3 46 (52.27%) Windows Server
4 45 (51.14%) SQL
5 41 (46.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (45.45%) Active Directory
7 39 (44.32%) Microsoft
8 38 (43.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (42.05%) Citrix
10 36 (40.91%) Security Cleared
11 35 (39.77%) ITIL
12 32 (36.36%) VMware
13 30 (34.09%) HP
13 30 (34.09%) SC Cleared
13 30 (34.09%) Windows Server 2012
14 26 (29.55%) XenApp
15 22 (25.00%) C#
16 20 (22.73%) DNS
17 18 (20.45%) MS Excel
17 18 (20.45%) Clustering
17 18 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (18.18%) SAN
18 16 (18.18%) Java
19 15 (17.05%) Terminal Services
19 15 (17.05%) DHCP
20 14 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
20 14 (15.91%) Linux
20 14 (15.91%) Service Management
20 14 (15.91%) 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 10 (11.36%) OpenStack
2 5 (5.68%) IIS
2 5 (5.68%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.73%) DNS
2 16 (18.18%) SAN
3 15 (17.05%) DHCP
4 11 (12.50%) NetScaler
5 5 (5.68%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.55%) Internet
6 4 (4.55%) SSL
7 2 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (52.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (10.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.82%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (14.77%) MSI
2 5 (5.68%) Eclipse
2 5 (5.68%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.27%) Fiddler
3 2 (2.27%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.14%) Selenium
General
1 12 (13.64%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Banking
3 4 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (13.64%) Wintel Engineer
2 10 (11.36%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (10.23%) Software Engineer
4 8 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 8 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
4 8 (9.09%) Wintel Specialist
5 7 (7.95%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (7.95%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Monitoring Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Server Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Monitoring Specialist
7 5 (5.68%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) VMware Support Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Windows Server Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) WinForms
1 13 (14.77%) WPF
1 13 (14.77%) XML
2 12 (13.64%) XSD
3 11 (12.50%) Regular Expression
4 9 (10.23%) .NET
5 6 (6.82%) REST
6 5 (5.68%) HTML
7 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.14%) DHTML
8 1 (1.14%) DOM
8 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 1 (1.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.45%) Clustering
2 13 (14.77%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (7.95%) Client/Server
3 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.55%) Credit Risk
4 4 (4.55%) Cryptography
4 4 (4.55%) Market Risk
5 3 (3.41%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.14%) CMDB
6 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 81 (92.05%) Windows
2 46 (52.27%) Windows Server
3 41 (46.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (43.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (34.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (15.91%) Linux
7 11 (12.50%) AIX
7 11 (12.50%) HPUX
7 11 (12.50%) Solaris
8 10 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (11.36%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.55%) Unix
10 2 (2.27%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.77%) ITIL
2 14 (15.91%) Service Management
3 12 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 12 (13.64%) Unit Testing
4 11 (12.50%) Release Management
5 9 (10.23%) Application Packaging
5 9 (10.23%) Change Management
5 9 (10.23%) Database Mirroring
5 9 (10.23%) Performance Management
6 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 7 (7.95%) Migration
8 6 (6.82%) API Development
8 6 (6.82%) API Integration
8 6 (6.82%) Performance Testing
8 6 (6.82%) Project Management
8 6 (6.82%) Security Patching
8 6 (6.82%) Web Development
9 5 (5.68%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (93.18%) PowerShell
2 45 (51.14%) SQL
3 22 (25.00%) C#
4 16 (18.18%) Java
5 12 (13.64%) Perl
6 10 (11.36%) Bourne shell
6 10 (11.36%) Korn
6 10 (11.36%) T-SQL
7 7 (7.95%) C
8 6 (6.82%) C++
9 5 (5.68%) COBOL
9 5 (5.68%) PL/1
9 5 (5.68%) VB.NET
10 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.27%) VB
11 2 (2.27%) VBA
12 1 (1.14%) Groovy
12 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 30 (34.09%) SC Cleared
3 14 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (13.64%) Degree
5 11 (12.50%) MCSE
6 9 (10.23%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.55%) ISTQB
7 4 (4.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.41%) ISEB
8 3 (3.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (3.41%) MCITP
9 2 (2.27%) CCA
9 2 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.14%) CCNA
10 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) PCI DSS
1 6 (6.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 26 (29.55%) XenApp
3 18 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (17.05%) Terminal Services
5 11 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 11 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.55%) Firmware
7 3 (3.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.27%) MetaFrame
8 2 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.27%) XenServer
9 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (15.91%) SCOM
2 11 (12.50%) WSUS
3 10 (11.36%) Netcool
3 10 (11.36%) SCCM
3 10 (11.36%) Tivoli
4 9 (10.23%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (3.41%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.14%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 39 (44.32%) Microsoft
2 37 (42.05%) Citrix
3 32 (36.36%) VMware
4 30 (34.09%) HP
5 12 (13.64%) Oracle
6 11 (12.50%) IBM
7 10 (11.36%) CA
7 10 (11.36%) Red Hat
8 6 (6.82%) ServiceNow
9 5 (5.68%) AppSense
10 3 (3.41%) NetApp
11 2 (2.27%) Altiris
11 2 (2.27%) Cisco
12 1 (1.14%) Compuware
12 1 (1.14%) SAP
12 1 (1.14%) Symantec