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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 180 152 156
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +4
Contract jobs citing VBScript 81 102 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.85% 1.11% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 3.47% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 58 37
Average daily rate
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£394 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.15% +11.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £221 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £411 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 9
Average hourly rate - £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.94 £25.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-18.84% -26.30%
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
3326 2939 2890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.89% 31.96% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2109 1613 1470
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 97 153
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.57 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -2.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £14.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.74 £50.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -14 28 £340 +0.74% 1
Berkshire +4 16 £400 +10.34% 3
Surrey -9 8 £411 +82.77% 3
Buckinghamshire -14 8 £430 +7.50% 1
West Sussex -4 7 £388 +33.62% 1
Oxfordshire -19 6 £508 +45.14%
Kent - 3 £473 -
East Sussex -8 2 £338 -7.53%
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 108 (62.07%) Windows
1 108 (62.07%) PowerShell
2 83 (47.70%) Active Directory
3 77 (44.25%) Microsoft
4 61 (35.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (33.33%) XML
6 57 (32.76%) VB
7 55 (31.61%) SQL
8 54 (31.03%) Security Cleared
9 49 (28.16%) HTML
10 43 (24.71%) VMware
10 43 (24.71%) SC Cleared
11 42 (24.14%) HP
12 41 (23.56%) SCCM
13 38 (21.84%) Microsoft Certification
14 35 (20.11%) ITIL
15 34 (19.54%) .NET
16 33 (18.97%) Finance
17 32 (18.39%) SQL Server
17 32 (18.39%) Hyper-V
17 32 (18.39%) Windows 7
18 30 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
19 29 (16.67%) C#
19 29 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
19 29 (16.67%) Migration
20 24 (13.79%) MCITP
21 22 (12.64%) IIS
21 22 (12.64%) vSphere
21 22 (12.64%) Windows Server 2012
22 21 (12.07%) High Availability

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 22 (12.64%) IIS
2 13 (7.47%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.60%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.02%) Lync
5 5 (2.87%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.30%) Confluence
7 3 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.57%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 20 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.60%) MS Office
3 3 (1.72%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.87%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (1.72%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.32%) Office 365
2 9 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.72%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.72%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.62%) SAN
2 14 (8.05%) DNS
2 14 (8.05%) Firewall
3 10 (5.75%) LAN
4 9 (5.17%) WAN
5 7 (4.02%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.02%) FCoE
5 7 (4.02%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (4.02%) NetScaler
6 5 (2.87%) VPN
7 4 (2.30%) LDAP
7 4 (2.30%) SMTP
7 4 (2.30%) DHCP
7 4 (2.30%) Internet
7 4 (2.30%) X.400
7 4 (2.30%) X.500
7 4 (2.30%) VLAN
8 2 (1.15%) Cisco ICM
8 2 (1.15%) CTI
9 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.39%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (5.75%) Oracle Database
6 9 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (5.17%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.60%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (4.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (4.02%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (3.45%) DTS
10 4 (2.30%) MySQL
11 3 (1.72%) MS Access
11 3 (1.72%) DB2
11 3 (1.72%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 19 (10.92%) HP UFT
2 17 (9.77%) Visual Studio
3 15 (8.62%) Selenium
4 8 (4.60%) Subversion
4 8 (4.60%) JIRA
5 7 (4.02%) MSI
6 6 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.45%) WebDriver
7 5 (2.87%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.87%) Git (software)
7 5 (2.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (2.87%) ClearCase
7 5 (2.87%) ClearQuest
8 4 (2.30%) Wise Package Studio
8 4 (2.30%) Gerrit
8 4 (2.30%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.72%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.72%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (1.15%) StarTeam
General
1 33 (18.97%) Finance
2 8 (4.60%) Marketing
3 6 (3.45%) Banking
4 5 (2.87%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.87%) Military
5 4 (2.30%) Automotive
6 1 (0.57%) Publishing
6 1 (0.57%) Games
6 1 (0.57%) Retail
6 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (13.22%) Consultant
2 22 (12.64%) Developer
2 22 (12.64%) Wintel Engineer
3 21 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (9.77%) Analyst
5 9 (5.17%) Tester
5 9 (5.17%) Active Directory Consultant
6 8 (4.60%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (4.60%) Architect
7 7 (4.02%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (3.45%) DBA
8 6 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (3.45%) Automation Tester
9 5 (2.87%) IT Support
9 5 (2.87%) Oracle Database Developer
9 5 (2.87%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (2.87%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (33.33%) XML
2 49 (28.16%) HTML
3 34 (19.54%) .NET
4 16 (9.20%) ASP.NET
5 12 (6.90%) .NET Framework
6 9 (5.17%) Application Packaging
6 9 (5.17%) SOAP
7 6 (3.45%) Web Services
7 6 (3.45%) COM+
7 6 (3.45%) CSS
8 5 (2.87%) Ajax
9 3 (1.72%) XSLT
10 2 (1.15%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (1.15%) XSD
10 2 (1.15%) JSP
10 2 (1.15%) WPF
10 2 (1.15%) JSON
10 2 (1.15%) HTML5
10 2 (1.15%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 2 (1.15%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.32%) Clustering
2 9 (5.17%) PKI
3 8 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.02%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.30%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.72%) Replication
7 3 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.15%) IVR
8 2 (1.15%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.15%) Wiki
8 2 (1.15%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.15%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.15%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.57%) Online Games
9 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.57%) iPhone
9 1 (0.57%) Telematics
9 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 108 (62.07%) Windows
2 61 (35.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (18.39%) Windows 7
4 29 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (12.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (5.75%) UNIX
7 7 (4.02%) Linux
8 6 (3.45%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.30%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.30%) Windows NT
9 4 (2.30%) SUSE
9 4 (2.30%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.15%) HPUX
10 2 (1.15%) Solaris
10 2 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.11%) ITIL
2 29 (16.67%) Migration
3 21 (12.07%) High Availability
4 18 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (9.77%) Test Automation
6 16 (9.20%) Configuration Management
7 12 (6.90%) Test Scripting
8 11 (6.32%) Incident Management
9 10 (5.75%) Performance Testing
9 10 (5.75%) Waterfall
9 10 (5.75%) Line Management
10 9 (5.17%) CRM
10 9 (5.17%) SOA
10 9 (5.17%) ETL
11 8 (4.60%) OO
11 8 (4.60%) Software Testing
12 7 (4.02%) Unit Testing
12 7 (4.02%) Test Management
12 7 (4.02%) Database Security
12 7 (4.02%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 108 (62.07%) PowerShell
2 57 (32.76%) VB
3 55 (31.61%) SQL
4 29 (16.67%) C#
5 19 (10.92%) Java
6 18 (10.34%) VB.NET
7 13 (7.47%) JavaScript
8 12 (6.90%) T-SQL
9 10 (5.75%) Perl
9 10 (5.75%) C++
10 8 (4.60%) VB6
11 6 (3.45%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.87%) Python
13 4 (2.30%) PHP
14 3 (1.72%) C
14 3 (1.72%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.72%) Tcl
14 3 (1.72%) XPath
15 2 (1.15%) REXX
15 2 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 43 (24.71%) SC Cleared
3 38 (21.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (13.79%) MCITP
5 21 (12.07%) MCSA
6 13 (7.47%) MCSE
7 10 (5.75%) Degree
8 9 (5.17%) VCP4
8 9 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (5.17%) DV Cleared
9 7 (4.02%) ISEB
10 6 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (2.87%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (2.30%) MCDBA
12 4 (2.30%) MCAD
12 4 (2.30%) MCSD
13 3 (1.72%) CISSP
14 2 (1.15%) ISTQB
15 1 (0.57%) HP AIS
15 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 83 (47.70%) Active Directory
2 32 (18.39%) Hyper-V
3 30 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (12.64%) vSphere
5 14 (8.05%) XenApp
6 10 (5.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.30%) NFS
7 4 (2.30%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.30%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (1.72%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.72%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.72%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.15%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.15%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 41 (23.56%) SCCM
2 15 (8.62%) WSUS
3 11 (6.32%) SCOM
3 11 (6.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (5.17%) vMotion
5 5 (2.87%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (2.30%) SCVMM
6 4 (2.30%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.30%) SCDPM
6 4 (2.30%) SCSM
7 3 (1.72%) WMI
7 3 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.72%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.15%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.15%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (1.15%) OVSD
8 2 (1.15%) HP NNM
8 2 (1.15%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 77 (44.25%) Microsoft
2 43 (24.71%) VMware
3 42 (24.14%) HP
4 18 (10.34%) Oracle
4 18 (10.34%) Citrix
5 10 (5.75%) Cisco
6 7 (4.02%) Dell
6 7 (4.02%) EMC
6 7 (4.02%) 3PAR
7 6 (3.45%) Red Gate
7 6 (3.45%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.87%) Tableau
8 5 (2.87%) Eloqua
8 5 (2.87%) Aprimo
8 5 (2.87%) IBM
8 5 (2.87%) Adobe
8 5 (2.87%) NetApp
9 4 (2.30%) Sun
9 4 (2.30%) Remedy
9 4 (2.30%) Clearswift
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