The first table below looks at the demand for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South East region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 190 164 159
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -5
Contract jobs citing VBScript 60 73 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.87% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.93% 2.74% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 52 49
Average daily rate £323 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £263 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £459 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.53 £34.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-14.41% +58.62%
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3102 2664 3274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.03% 31.83% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 1328 1593
Average daily rate £335 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 213 204
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.33 £19.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VBScript
England

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the South East region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the South East region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +11 25 £338 -2.87% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 17 £320 +42.22% 2
Surrey -5 7 £359 - 2
Berkshire -30 7 £330 +1.53% 3
West Sussex +2 4 £315 -
East Sussex - - - - 3
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript.

1 48 (48.00%) VB
2 44 (44.00%) Windows
3 40 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 34 (34.00%) PowerShell
5 31 (31.00%) Security Cleared
5 31 (31.00%) SQL Server
5 31 (31.00%) SQL
6 29 (29.00%) MS Excel
7 23 (23.00%) Windows 7
8 22 (22.00%) Active Directory
9 21 (21.00%) HP
10 20 (20.00%) .NET
10 20 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (19.00%) JavaScript
11 19 (19.00%) ITIL
11 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (17.00%) SC Cleared
12 17 (17.00%) VMware
13 15 (15.00%) SCCM
13 15 (15.00%) HTML
14 14 (14.00%) Java
14 14 (14.00%) VBA
14 14 (14.00%) ASP.NET
14 14 (14.00%) ISEB
15 13 (13.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 13 (13.00%) Oracle
15 13 (13.00%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (12.00%) Windows XP
16 12 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (11.00%) IIS
2 9 (9.00%) CMS
3 6 (6.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 29 (29.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.00%) Internet
2 8 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.00%) DNS
3 7 (7.00%) Firewall
4 6 (6.00%) X.400
4 6 (6.00%) X.500
4 6 (6.00%) SMTP
4 6 (6.00%) HTTP
5 5 (5.00%) FTP
6 4 (4.00%) DHCP
7 2 (2.00%) Intranet
7 2 (2.00%) LAN
7 2 (2.00%) SSL
7 2 (2.00%) VPN
7 2 (2.00%) NAS
8 1 (1.00%) Network Security
8 1 (1.00%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.00%) LDAP
8 1 (1.00%) VoIP
8 1 (1.00%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (31.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (13.00%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (9.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (3.00%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.00%) Ingres
9 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (9.00%) MSI
3 5 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (4.00%) InstallShield
5 3 (3.00%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (2.00%) AdminStudio
6 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.00%) TestComplete
6 2 (2.00%) StarTeam
6 2 (2.00%) Selenium
7 1 (1.00%) XMLUnit
7 1 (1.00%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.00%) JIRA
7 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (10.00%) Military
2 8 (8.00%) Finance
3 5 (5.00%) Retail
4 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.00%) Games
5 2 (2.00%) Advertising
5 2 (2.00%) Publishing
6 1 (1.00%) Legal
6 1 (1.00%) Local Government
6 1 (1.00%) Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (22.00%) Analyst
2 9 (9.00%) Programmer
3 8 (8.00%) Developer
3 8 (8.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 8 (8.00%) Applications Packager
4 7 (7.00%) Tester
5 5 (5.00%) Automation Tester
5 5 (5.00%) Design Engineer
5 5 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 5 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.00%) Consultant
6 4 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (4.00%) MI Analyst
6 4 (4.00%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.00%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (3.00%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (3.00%) ETL Developer
7 3 (3.00%) Development Specialist
8 2 (2.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.00%) .NET
2 15 (15.00%) HTML
3 14 (14.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (9.00%) Web Services
5 6 (6.00%) XML
6 4 (4.00%) JSP
6 4 (4.00%) Application Packaging
6 4 (4.00%) WCF
7 2 (2.00%) Servlets
7 2 (2.00%) DCOM
7 2 (2.00%) XHTML
8 1 (1.00%) HTML5
8 1 (1.00%) REST
8 1 (1.00%) Laravel
8 1 (1.00%) LAMP
8 1 (1.00%) Software Packaging
8 1 (1.00%) JSON
8 1 (1.00%) jQuery
8 1 (1.00%) CSS
8 1 (1.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) E-Learning
2 7 (7.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.00%) VLE
4 3 (3.00%) Clustering
5 2 (2.00%) PKI
6 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.00%) Replication
6 1 (1.00%) MPEG
6 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 44 (44.00%) Windows
2 23 (23.00%) Windows 7
3 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (12.00%) Windows XP
5 9 (9.00%) UNIX
6 7 (7.00%) Linux
7 5 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.00%) Windows 2000
9 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.00%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.00%) ITIL
2 10 (10.00%) Migration
3 9 (9.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (8.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (6.00%) Project Management
6 5 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.00%) OOP
7 4 (4.00%) OO
7 4 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (4.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (4.00%) Functional Testing
8 3 (3.00%) Database Security
8 3 (3.00%) Automation Testing
8 3 (3.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (3.00%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (3.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (3.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 48 (48.00%) VB
2 34 (34.00%) PowerShell
3 31 (31.00%) SQL
4 19 (19.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (14.00%) Java
5 14 (14.00%) VBA
6 10 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.00%) C#
8 5 (5.00%) Perl
8 5 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.00%) C
10 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.00%) PHP
10 2 (2.00%) Python
10 2 (2.00%) Ruby
11 1 (1.00%) XPath
11 1 (1.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 31 (31.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (17.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (14.00%) ISEB
4 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 8 (8.00%) ISTQB
7 6 (6.00%) Degree
8 5 (5.00%) MCITP
9 4 (4.00%) MCSE
10 3 (3.00%) MCTS
10 3 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (2.00%) MCP
11 2 (2.00%) MCSA
11 2 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) QA
2 3 (3.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 22 (22.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (6.00%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (4.00%) XenApp
5 3 (3.00%) vSphere
5 3 (3.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.00%) NFS
6 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.00%) vCloud
6 2 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.00%) Xen
7 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (15.00%) SCCM
2 13 (13.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (9.00%) SCOM
4 7 (7.00%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (5.00%) WSUS
6 4 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (4.00%) WMI
6 4 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (3.00%) HP SIM
7 3 (3.00%) OpenView
8 2 (2.00%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.00%) SCOrch
8 2 (2.00%) SCSM
9 1 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (1.00%) Plesk
9 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (21.00%) HP
3 17 (17.00%) VMware
4 13 (13.00%) Oracle
5 6 (6.00%) Remedy
5 6 (6.00%) Clearswift
6 5 (5.00%) Blackboard
7 4 (4.00%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.00%) Altiris
8 3 (3.00%) Cisco
8 3 (3.00%) Citrix
9 2 (2.00%) Intel
9 2 (2.00%) Borland
9 2 (2.00%) BMC
9 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.00%) Symantec
9 2 (2.00%) NetScout
9 2 (2.00%) Capita
9 2 (2.00%) AppSense
10 1 (1.00%) Lumension
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