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 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 190 209 143
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -66
Contract jobs citing VBScript 70 65 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.84% 0.66% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.31% 1.93% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 31 66
Median daily rate £353 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £26.09 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £29.50 £26.13
% change year-on-year
-4.23% +12.91%
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
3025 3373 3046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.34% 34.11% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1894 2133 1708
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 123 113
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £19.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +19 30 £300 -16.59%
Berkshire +7 17 £375 -11.76% 1
Surrey +5 9 £438 +9.37%
Buckinghamshire +16 4 £450 +4.65% 2
West Sussex +3 4 £413 +17.85%
Kent - 4 £350 -
Middlesex - 1 £425 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 107 (72.30%) PowerShell
2 77 (52.03%) Windows
3 76 (51.35%) Microsoft
4 55 (37.16%) Active Directory
5 50 (33.78%) .NET
5 50 (33.78%) Security Cleared
6 45 (30.41%) SQL
7 43 (29.05%) C#
8 39 (26.35%) MS Excel
9 37 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 35 (23.65%) C++
11 34 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (22.97%) Windows Server
12 31 (20.95%) SCCM
13 30 (20.27%) Migration
13 30 (20.27%) SQL Server
13 30 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 29 (19.59%) VB
14 29 (19.59%) JavaScript
15 28 (18.92%) XML
15 28 (18.92%) VMware
16 27 (18.24%) ITIL
17 26 (17.57%) HP
17 26 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
18 25 (16.89%) DNS
19 23 (15.54%) Selenium
19 23 (15.54%) Software Testing
20 21 (14.19%) VMware Infrastructure
21 20 (13.51%) Windows 7
21 20 (13.51%) DHCP

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 17 (11.49%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.38%) CMS
2 5 (3.38%) IIS
2 5 (3.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 39 (26.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.38%) MS Office
3 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.41%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.14%) Office 365
2 10 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.03%) GitHub
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.89%) DNS
2 20 (13.51%) DHCP
3 16 (10.81%) Internet
4 13 (8.78%) SAN
5 11 (7.43%) TCP/IP
6 9 (6.08%) VPN
7 5 (3.38%) HTTP
7 5 (3.38%) IPsec
7 5 (3.38%) Software-Defined Networking
8 4 (2.70%) BGP
8 4 (2.70%) IPv6
8 4 (2.70%) LDAP
9 3 (2.03%) Firewall
10 2 (1.35%) FTP
10 2 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.68%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.68%) SNMP
11 1 (0.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.08%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (6.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.03%) Big Data
7 3 (2.03%) MySQL
7 3 (2.03%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.35%) DTS
8 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.35%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.68%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 23 (15.54%) Selenium
2 19 (12.84%) HP UFT
2 19 (12.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (10.14%) SpecFlow
4 5 (3.38%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.38%) MSI
5 4 (2.70%) StarTeam
6 3 (2.03%) JMeter
6 3 (2.03%) Subversion
6 3 (2.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.35%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.68%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.68%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.68%) JBehave
8 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.68%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.68%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (0.68%) Robotium
8 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (8.11%) Finance
2 10 (6.76%) French Language
2 10 (6.76%) German Language
2 10 (6.76%) Italian Language
2 10 (6.76%) Spanish Language
3 6 (4.05%) Marketing
4 2 (1.35%) Publishing
4 2 (1.35%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Billing
5 1 (0.68%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (16.22%) Developer
2 18 (12.16%) Tester
3 16 (10.81%) Automation Tester
4 13 (8.78%) Support Engineer
5 12 (8.11%) Consultant
5 12 (8.11%) Wintel Engineer
6 9 (6.08%) Analyst
6 9 (6.08%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (5.41%) .NET Developer
7 8 (5.41%) Architect
7 8 (5.41%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.41%) Field Engineer
7 8 (5.41%) SCCM Engineer
8 7 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (4.73%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (4.05%) Build Engineer
9 6 (4.05%) Test Architect
10 5 (3.38%) SOA Architect
10 5 (3.38%) Test Automation Architect
10 5 (3.38%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (33.78%) .NET
2 28 (18.92%) XML
3 18 (12.16%) ASP.NET
4 17 (11.49%) HTML
4 17 (11.49%) Web Services
5 11 (7.43%) Node.js
6 10 (6.76%) MAPI
7 6 (4.05%) Ajax
7 6 (4.05%) CSS
8 5 (3.38%) ActiveX
8 5 (3.38%) XSL
8 5 (3.38%) XSLT
9 4 (2.70%) DCOM
10 3 (2.03%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.03%) ADO.NET
10 3 (2.03%) DHTML
10 3 (2.03%) Flash
10 3 (2.03%) WinForms
10 3 (2.03%) WPF
11 1 (0.68%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.43%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.76%) Client/Server
2 10 (6.76%) Clustering
3 9 (6.08%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.05%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.05%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.03%) PKI
6 2 (1.35%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.35%) NHS
7 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 77 (52.03%) Windows
2 34 (22.97%) Windows Server
3 30 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (13.51%) Windows 7
6 18 (12.16%) Linux
7 16 (10.81%) Windows 10
8 14 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (4.73%) Unix
11 4 (2.70%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.70%) VMS
12 3 (2.03%) Solaris
13 2 (1.35%) Android
13 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.35%) Windows CE
13 2 (1.35%) Windows NT
13 2 (1.35%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (20.27%) Migration
3 27 (18.24%) ITIL
4 23 (15.54%) Software Testing
5 18 (12.16%) Test Scripting
6 16 (10.81%) Defect Tracking
7 15 (10.14%) Scrum
7 15 (10.14%) User Stories
8 14 (9.46%) Regression Testing
9 13 (8.78%) Memory Management
10 10 (6.76%) Change Management
11 8 (5.41%) Build Automation
11 8 (5.41%) Release Management
11 8 (5.41%) Test Strategy
12 7 (4.73%) Application Packaging
12 7 (4.73%) BDD
12 7 (4.73%) Configuration Management
12 7 (4.73%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.73%) Server Building
12 7 (4.73%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 107 (72.30%) PowerShell
2 45 (30.41%) SQL
3 43 (29.05%) C#
4 35 (23.65%) C++
5 29 (19.59%) JavaScript
5 29 (19.59%) VB
6 18 (12.16%) Java
7 15 (10.14%) F#
7 15 (10.14%) T-SQL
8 13 (8.78%) VB.NET
9 7 (4.73%) C
10 6 (4.05%) Python
11 4 (2.70%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.03%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.35%) PHP
14 1 (0.68%) Groovy
14 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.68%) R
14 1 (0.68%) VBA
14 1 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 50 (33.78%) Security Cleared
2 37 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 19 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (10.81%) Degree
5 14 (9.46%) MCITP
6 11 (7.43%) DV Cleared
7 8 (5.41%) MCSA
8 6 (4.05%) MCTS
9 5 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.70%) ISTQB
10 4 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (2.70%) MCSE
11 3 (2.03%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (2.03%) ISEB
11 3 (2.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.35%) CCNA
12 2 (1.35%) CCNP
12 2 (1.35%) MCSD
12 2 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.11%) SLA
2 2 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 55 (37.16%) Active Directory
2 21 (14.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (12.84%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.41%) XenApp
5 6 (4.05%) Firmware
5 6 (4.05%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.70%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.03%) vSphere
8 2 (1.35%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.35%) XenServer
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (20.95%) SCCM
2 12 (8.11%) SCOM
3 10 (6.76%) SCSM
4 9 (6.08%) SCVMM
5 8 (5.41%) SCDPM
5 8 (5.41%) SCOrch
5 8 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (5.41%) WMI
6 5 (3.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (3.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (2.03%) AirWatch
8 3 (2.03%) Ansible
8 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (2.03%) Packer
8 3 (2.03%) WSUS
9 2 (1.35%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.35%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 76 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 28 (18.92%) VMware
3 26 (17.57%) HP
4 19 (12.84%) Oracle
5 10 (6.76%) Citrix
5 10 (6.76%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.73%) Cisco
7 6 (4.05%) IBM
8 5 (3.38%) Altiris
8 5 (3.38%) Symantec
9 4 (2.70%) Borland
9 4 (2.70%) Intel Security
9 4 (2.70%) NetIQ
10 3 (2.03%) Infragistics
10 3 (2.03%) Juniper
10 3 (2.03%) Micro Focus
11 2 (1.35%) Dell
11 2 (1.35%) EMC
11 2 (1.35%) NetApp
11 2 (1.35%) Supermicro
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Middlesex
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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