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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 70 124 87
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -37
Contract jobs citing VBScript 85 15 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.88% 0.50% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.79% 1.58% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 7 18
Median daily rate £375 £330 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £382 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £20.94 £26.09
% change year-on-year
+69.57% -19.75%
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
1091 952 1097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 37.01% 31.60% 40.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 489 646
Median daily rate £350 £363 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £263
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 20 23 17
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £30.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £41.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -7 39 £325 -7.55%
Edinburgh +25 35 £413 - 2
Glasgow +6 6 £405 +90.58% 2
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 91 (91.92%) Windows
2 89 (89.90%) PowerShell
3 53 (53.54%) SQL Server
4 49 (49.49%) SQL
4 49 (49.49%) Microsoft
4 49 (49.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (47.47%) Windows Server
6 46 (46.46%) Active Directory
7 45 (45.45%) Citrix
8 40 (40.40%) ITIL
9 35 (35.35%) Security Cleared
10 34 (34.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 34 (34.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (34.34%) VMware
11 32 (32.32%) HP
12 30 (30.30%) XenApp
13 27 (27.27%) SC Cleared
14 25 (25.25%) DNS
15 22 (22.22%) Clustering
15 22 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
16 21 (21.21%) MS Excel
17 19 (19.19%) Java
18 18 (18.18%) Perl
18 18 (18.18%) SAN
18 18 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
19 17 (17.17%) Linux
19 17 (17.17%) DHCP
19 17 (17.17%) C#
19 17 (17.17%) Terminal Services
19 17 (17.17%) Service Management

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 (10.10%) OpenStack
2 8 (8.08%) IIS
3 7 (7.07%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (21.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (25.25%) DNS
2 18 (18.18%) SAN
3 17 (17.17%) DHCP
4 13 (13.13%) NetScaler
5 8 (8.08%) TCP/IP
6 6 (6.06%) Internet
6 6 (6.06%) SSL
7 2 (2.02%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.01%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (53.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.03%) MS Access
4 3 (3.03%) MySQL
5 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.02%) SQLite
6 1 (1.01%) Power BI
6 1 (1.01%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) MSI
2 5 (5.05%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.02%) Fiddler
3 2 (2.02%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.01%) Selenium
General
1 10 (10.10%) Finance
2 9 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (4.04%) Legal
4 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (13.13%) Windows Engineer
1 13 (13.13%) Wintel Engineer
2 10 (10.10%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (9.09%) Wintel Specialist
4 8 (8.08%) Server Engineer
4 8 (8.08%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.07%) Consultant
5 7 (7.07%) Monitoring Engineer
5 7 (7.07%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (7.07%) VMware Support Engineer
5 7 (7.07%) Windows Server Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Monitoring Specialist
7 5 (5.05%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Implementation Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Server Consultant
8 4 (4.04%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.15%) Regular Expression
2 9 (9.09%) HTML
3 8 (8.08%) .NET
3 8 (8.08%) XML
4 7 (7.07%) WinForms
4 7 (7.07%) WPF
4 7 (7.07%) XSD
5 6 (6.06%) REST
6 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.03%) CSS
7 3 (3.03%) Web Services
8 2 (2.02%) Middleware
9 1 (1.01%) Ajax
9 1 (1.01%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.01%) D3.js
9 1 (1.01%) DHTML
9 1 (1.01%) DOM
9 1 (1.01%) Highcharts JS
9 1 (1.01%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.22%) Clustering
2 9 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (8.08%) Client/Server
4 7 (7.07%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.06%) Cryptography
6 4 (4.04%) Credit Risk
6 4 (4.04%) Market Risk
6 4 (4.04%) User Experience
7 3 (3.03%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.03%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.01%) CMDB
8 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 91 (91.92%) Windows
2 49 (49.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (47.47%) Windows Server
4 34 (34.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (34.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (17.17%) Linux
6 13 (13.13%) AIX
6 13 (13.13%) HPUX
6 13 (13.13%) Solaris
7 11 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 7 (7.07%) Unix
9 3 (3.03%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (40.40%) ITIL
2 17 (17.17%) Service Management
3 12 (12.12%) Release Management
4 11 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.11%) Application Packaging
4 11 (11.11%) Migration
5 9 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 9 (9.09%) Database Mirroring
5 9 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 9 (9.09%) Prototyping
6 8 (8.08%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (7.07%) Change Management
8 6 (6.06%) API Development
8 6 (6.06%) API Integration
8 6 (6.06%) Security Patching
8 6 (6.06%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.05%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.05%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.04%) Application Performance Management
10 4 (4.04%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 89 (89.90%) PowerShell
2 49 (49.49%) SQL
3 19 (19.19%) Java
4 18 (18.18%) Perl
5 17 (17.17%) C#
6 12 (12.12%) Korn
7 11 (11.11%) Bourne shell
8 10 (10.10%) JavaScript
8 10 (10.10%) T-SQL
9 7 (7.07%) C++
10 6 (6.06%) C
11 5 (5.05%) PHP
11 5 (5.05%) Shell Script
12 4 (4.04%) Groovy
13 3 (3.03%) VB
13 3 (3.03%) VBA
14 2 (2.02%) COBOL
14 2 (2.02%) PL/1
14 2 (2.02%) Python
14 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (35.35%) Security Cleared
2 27 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (11.11%) MCSE
5 9 (9.09%) Degree
6 4 (4.04%) ISTQB
6 4 (4.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.03%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.03%) ISEB
7 3 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (3.03%) MCITP
8 2 (2.02%) CCA
8 2 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.01%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) PCI DSS
1 6 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (46.46%) Active Directory
2 30 (30.30%) XenApp
3 18 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (17.17%) Terminal Services
5 16 (16.16%) VMware ESX
6 13 (13.13%) XenDesktop
7 4 (4.04%) Firmware
7 4 (4.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (3.03%) MetaFrame
9 2 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.02%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.02%) XenServer
10 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
2 16 (16.16%) SCOM
2 16 (16.16%) WSUS
3 12 (12.12%) HP SiteScope
4 11 (11.11%) Netcool
4 11 (11.11%) SCCM
4 11 (11.11%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.02%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 49 (49.49%) Microsoft
2 45 (45.45%) Citrix
3 34 (34.34%) VMware
4 32 (32.32%) HP
5 14 (14.14%) Oracle
6 12 (12.12%) CA
6 12 (12.12%) IBM
7 11 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 8 (8.08%) NetApp
9 6 (6.06%) ServiceNow
10 5 (5.05%) AppSense
11 2 (2.02%) Altiris
11 2 (2.02%) Cisco
11 2 (2.02%) Compuware
11 2 (2.02%) SAP
11 2 (2.02%) Symantec
12 1 (1.01%) EMC
12 1 (1.01%) Logi Analytics
12 1 (1.01%) Lumension
12 1 (1.01%) Telerik
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