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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 110 107 97
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing VBScript 11 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.55% 0.81% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 2.63% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 26
Median daily rate £350 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £348
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £28.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+89.38% -28.48%
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
857 876 1143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.76% 30.74% 40.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 500 664
Median daily rate £365 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 3
Median hourly rate £43.50 £38.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.98% -6.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.79 £25.00 £34.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.20 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 5 December 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 +8 7 £375 +44.23% 3
Renfrewshire -14 3 £378 +17.05%
Edinburgh +13 1 £325 +71.05% 2
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 44 (89.80%) Windows
2 40 (81.63%) PowerShell
3 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
4 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
5 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
7 12 (24.49%) C#
7 12 (24.49%) Perl
7 12 (24.49%) Linux
7 12 (24.49%) Symantec
8 11 (22.45%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (22.45%) SCCM
8 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
9 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
9 10 (20.41%) Finance
9 10 (20.41%) Citrix
10 9 (18.37%) HP
10 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (18.37%) SQL
11 8 (16.33%) Java
11 8 (16.33%) Firewall
11 8 (16.33%) VMware
11 8 (16.33%) Service Management
12 7 (14.29%) VMware ESX
12 7 (14.29%) Banking
12 7 (14.29%) WSUS
12 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 7 (14.29%) ITIL
12 7 (14.29%) MS Excel

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 5 (10.20%) IIS
2 3 (6.12%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) Firewall
2 7 (14.29%) DNS
3 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.12%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.08%) DHCP
5 2 (4.08%) Internet
5 2 (4.08%) Network Security
5 2 (4.08%) SAN
5 2 (4.08%) SSL
6 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) MS Access
2 3 (6.12%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) SQLite
4 1 (2.04%) Power BI
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 6 (12.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Security Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Consultant
3 6 (12.24%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.16%) Implementation Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Security Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Monitoring Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Wintel Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) VBA Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) VMware Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) Regular Expression
2 5 (10.20%) Web Services
3 4 (8.16%) HTML
4 3 (6.12%) .NET
4 3 (6.12%) CSS
5 1 (2.04%) Ajax
5 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.04%) D3.js
5 1 (2.04%) Highcharts JS
5 1 (2.04%) jQuery
5 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Clustering
2 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.12%) Private Cloud
2 3 (6.12%) User Experience
3 2 (4.08%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.04%) CMDB
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (89.80%) Windows
2 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (24.49%) Linux
4 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
4 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (12.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (12.24%) Unix
7 5 (10.20%) Windows 10
8 4 (8.16%) Solaris
9 3 (6.12%) AIX
9 3 (6.12%) HPUX
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Service Management
2 7 (14.29%) ITIL
3 6 (12.24%) BCP
3 6 (12.24%) Business Continuity
3 6 (12.24%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.20%) Prototyping
5 4 (8.16%) Application Performance Management
5 4 (8.16%) Migration
5 4 (8.16%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.12%) Application Packaging
6 3 (6.12%) Multithreading
6 3 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.12%) Project Management
6 3 (6.12%) Release Management
6 3 (6.12%) SDLC
6 3 (6.12%) Workflow
7 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.08%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 40 (81.63%) PowerShell
2 12 (24.49%) C#
2 12 (24.49%) Perl
3 9 (18.37%) SQL
4 8 (16.33%) Java
5 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.20%) PHP
7 4 (8.16%) C++
7 4 (8.16%) Groovy
7 4 (8.16%) Korn
7 4 (8.16%) Python
8 3 (6.12%) Bourne shell
8 3 (6.12%) C
8 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
8 3 (6.12%) VBA
9 2 (4.08%) VB
10 1 (2.04%) AWK
10 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) CISSP
3 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) SANS
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 6 (12.24%) Firmware
4 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.20%) XenApp
5 3 (6.12%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.08%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.04%) MetaFrame
7 1 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) Norton AntiVirus
1 11 (22.45%) SCCM
2 7 (14.29%) WSUS
3 5 (10.20%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (10.20%) SCOM
4 2 (4.08%) Netcool
5 1 (2.04%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.04%) SCSM
5 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.04%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.49%) Symantec
3 10 (20.41%) Citrix
4 9 (18.37%) HP
5 8 (16.33%) VMware
6 6 (12.24%) Oracle
6 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
7 5 (10.20%) NetApp
8 3 (6.12%) AppSense
8 3 (6.12%) CA
9 2 (4.08%) IBM
10 1 (2.04%) Compuware
10 1 (2.04%) EMC
10 1 (2.04%) F5
10 1 (2.04%) Logi Analytics
10 1 (2.04%) Lumension
10 1 (2.04%) SAP
10 1 (2.04%) Telerik
10 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £40 - £46 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago