The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 189 181 144
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -37
Contract jobs citing VBScript 69 88 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 0.92% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.18% 2.63% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 54 60
Median daily rate £350 £394 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £475 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £20.94 £25.80
% change year-on-year
+38.52% -18.84%
VBScript
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3163 3347 2942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.85% 35.03% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1959 2121 1600
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 87 97
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Hampshire +3 31 £308 -9.48% 2
Berkshire -5 11 £350 -12.50% 5
Buckinghamshire +14 9 £425 -1.16% 2
West Sussex -4 8 £338 -12.90% 1
Surrey -13 5 £275 -33.13% 4
Kent +12 3 £350 -25.92%
East Sussex +5 1 £375 +11.11% 1
Oxfordshire +1 1 - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 South East region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 127 (73.84%) PowerShell
2 101 (58.72%) Windows
3 100 (58.14%) Microsoft
4 82 (47.67%) Active Directory
5 69 (40.12%) Security Cleared
6 67 (38.95%) SQL
7 66 (38.37%) .NET
8 59 (34.30%) MS Excel
9 56 (32.56%) SQL Server
10 52 (30.23%) VB
10 52 (30.23%) Windows Server
11 46 (26.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 45 (26.16%) VMware
13 44 (25.58%) DNS
14 43 (25.00%) SC Cleared
15 42 (24.42%) ITIL
16 40 (23.26%) SCCM
17 38 (22.09%) DHCP
18 37 (21.51%) C#
19 36 (20.93%) XML
19 36 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
20 35 (20.35%) HP
21 34 (19.77%) Microsoft Certification
22 31 (18.02%) VMware Infrastructure
23 30 (17.44%) Hyper-V
23 30 (17.44%) Windows 7
23 30 (17.44%) Linux
24 29 (16.86%) C++
25 27 (15.70%) DV Cleared
26 26 (15.12%) SAN

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (7.56%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.81%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.65%) IIS
4 4 (2.33%) CMS
4 4 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.58%) JBoss
5 1 (0.58%) SAS
5 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 59 (34.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.91%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.81%) Office 365
3 4 (2.33%) IaaS
4 2 (1.16%) PaaS
4 2 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (25.58%) DNS
2 38 (22.09%) DHCP
3 26 (15.12%) SAN
4 18 (10.47%) TCP/IP
5 17 (9.88%) VPN
6 13 (7.56%) Internet
7 12 (6.98%) HTTP
7 12 (6.98%) IPsec
8 11 (6.40%) Software-Defined Networking
9 10 (5.81%) BGP
9 10 (5.81%) IPv6
10 8 (4.65%) Firewall
11 4 (2.33%) LDAP
12 3 (1.74%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (1.16%) FTP
13 2 (1.16%) SSL
13 2 (1.16%) WAN
14 1 (0.58%) LAN
14 1 (0.58%) SNMP
14 1 (0.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (8.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (7.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (5.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (3.49%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (2.91%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.74%) Big Data
10 3 (1.74%) MySQL
10 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (1.16%) DTS
11 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.16%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.58%) MS Access
12 1 (0.58%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 16 (9.30%) Selenium
2 12 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (6.40%) HP UFT
4 7 (4.07%) MSI
4 7 (4.07%) SpecFlow
5 6 (3.49%) StarTeam
6 4 (2.33%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.33%) Subversion
6 4 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.74%) JMeter
7 3 (1.74%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.74%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.16%) AdminStudio
8 2 (1.16%) InstallShield
8 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.58%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.58%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.58%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
General
1 21 (12.21%) Finance
2 16 (9.30%) Marketing
3 6 (3.49%) French Language
3 6 (3.49%) German Language
3 6 (3.49%) Italian Language
3 6 (3.49%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.16%) Banking
4 2 (1.16%) Electronics
4 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (13.95%) Developer
2 17 (9.88%) Consultant
3 16 (9.30%) Support Engineer
4 13 (7.56%) Wintel Engineer
5 12 (6.98%) SCCM Engineer
6 11 (6.40%) SQL Developer
6 11 (6.40%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (5.81%) .NET Developer
7 10 (5.81%) DBA
7 10 (5.81%) SQL DBA
7 10 (5.81%) Tester
8 9 (5.23%) Integration Engineer
9 8 (4.65%) Analyst
9 8 (4.65%) Automation Tester
9 8 (4.65%) Field Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.49%) Architect
11 6 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (38.37%) .NET
2 36 (20.93%) XML
3 22 (12.79%) HTML
4 17 (9.88%) ASP.NET
5 13 (7.56%) Web Services
6 12 (6.98%) CSS
7 6 (3.49%) ActiveX
7 6 (3.49%) Node.js
8 5 (2.91%) Ajax
8 5 (2.91%) MAPI
9 4 (2.33%) DCOM
9 4 (2.33%) DHTML
9 4 (2.33%) XSL
9 4 (2.33%) XSLT
10 3 (1.74%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.74%) ADO.NET
10 3 (1.74%) Flash
10 3 (1.74%) WinForms
10 3 (1.74%) WPF
11 1 (0.58%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.72%) Clustering
2 14 (8.14%) Client/Server
3 11 (6.40%) Public Cloud
4 10 (5.81%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.65%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.49%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.74%) PKI
9 2 (1.16%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.16%) NHS
9 2 (1.16%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.16%) Replication
10 1 (0.58%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.58%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 101 (58.72%) Windows
2 52 (30.23%) Windows Server
3 46 (26.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (17.44%) Linux
5 30 (17.44%) Windows 7
6 19 (11.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (9.88%) Windows 10
8 15 (8.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (6.40%) Unix
10 10 (5.81%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.33%) VMS
11 4 (2.33%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.74%) Solaris
12 3 (1.74%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.16%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.58%) AIX
14 1 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.42%) ITIL
2 23 (13.37%) Software Testing
3 20 (11.63%) Migration
4 19 (11.05%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (9.30%) Configuration Management
6 15 (8.72%) Test Scripting
7 13 (7.56%) Load Balancing
8 12 (6.98%) Mentoring
8 12 (6.98%) Service Delivery
8 12 (6.98%) Workflow
9 11 (6.40%) Presales
9 11 (6.40%) Prototyping
10 10 (5.81%) Scrum
11 9 (5.23%) Change Management
11 9 (5.23%) Process Improvement
12 8 (4.65%) Open Source
12 8 (4.65%) Test Strategy
12 8 (4.65%) User Stories
13 7 (4.07%) Analytics
13 7 (4.07%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 127 (73.84%) PowerShell
2 67 (38.95%) SQL
3 52 (30.23%) VB
4 37 (21.51%) C#
5 29 (16.86%) C++
6 24 (13.95%) JavaScript
7 20 (11.63%) Java
8 19 (11.05%) T-SQL
9 17 (9.88%) VB.NET
10 13 (7.56%) C
11 7 (4.07%) F#
12 4 (2.33%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.74%) Python
14 2 (1.16%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.16%) Perl
14 2 (1.16%) PHP
14 2 (1.16%) VBA
15 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.58%) VB6
15 1 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 69 (40.12%) Security Cleared
2 43 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 34 (19.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (15.70%) DV Cleared
5 18 (10.47%) Degree
6 17 (9.88%) MCITP
6 17 (9.88%) MCSA
7 16 (9.30%) MCSE
8 9 (5.23%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (5.23%) ISTQB
9 8 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (4.65%) MCSD
10 7 (4.07%) ISEB
10 7 (4.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 6 (3.49%) MCTS
12 3 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (1.74%) CCNA
12 3 (1.74%) CCNP
12 3 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.07%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 82 (47.67%) Active Directory
2 31 (18.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (17.44%) Hyper-V
4 18 (10.47%) XenApp
5 16 (9.30%) Terminal Services
6 7 (4.07%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.33%) vSphere
8 3 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.16%) XenServer
10 1 (0.58%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 40 (23.26%) SCCM
2 17 (9.88%) SCOM
3 16 (9.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 15 (8.72%) SCSM
5 14 (8.14%) SCVMM
6 13 (7.56%) SCDPM
7 11 (6.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 8 (4.65%) SCOrch
9 7 (4.07%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (4.07%) WMI
10 5 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (2.91%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (1.74%) BladeLogic
11 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (1.16%) HP SIM
12 2 (1.16%) Perfmon
13 1 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
13 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 100 (58.14%) Microsoft
2 45 (26.16%) VMware
3 35 (20.35%) HP
4 21 (12.21%) Oracle
5 20 (11.63%) Citrix
6 19 (11.05%) Cisco
6 19 (11.05%) Red Hat
7 9 (5.23%) Lumension
8 7 (4.07%) Intel Security
9 6 (3.49%) Borland
9 6 (3.49%) IBM
9 6 (3.49%) Symantec
10 5 (2.91%) Juniper
11 4 (2.33%) EMC
11 4 (2.33%) NetIQ
12 3 (1.74%) Infragistics
12 3 (1.74%) Micro Focus
13 2 (1.16%) Dell
13 2 (1.16%) NetApp
13 2 (1.16%) SAP
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