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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 143 149 215
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +66
Contract jobs citing VBScript 109 89 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.17% 1.02% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% 2.89% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 55 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £184 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £371 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £43.25 £35.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.13 £31.56 £13.92
% change year-on-year
-17.20% +126.68%
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
3052 3079 3188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.71% 35.36% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1683 1497
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 127 167
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

VBScript Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 September 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
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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 +16 42 £348 +54.66% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 24 £419 +19.64% 1
Berkshire -17 21 £363 +20.83% 10
Surrey +2 10 £228 -35.00% 3
West Sussex +8 5 £290 -10.76% 1
East Sussex -8 5 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire -9 1 - -
Kent - 1 £350 - 2
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 135 (67.16%) Windows
2 124 (61.69%) PowerShell
3 81 (40.30%) Microsoft
4 69 (34.33%) SQL
5 67 (33.33%) VB
6 63 (31.34%) Active Directory
7 60 (29.85%) Security Cleared
8 54 (26.87%) .NET
9 49 (24.38%) HTML
10 44 (21.89%) IIS
11 42 (20.90%) XML
11 42 (20.90%) Oracle
11 42 (20.90%) SQL Server
12 41 (20.40%) C#
13 38 (18.91%) Windows Server 2003
14 34 (16.92%) ASP.NET
14 34 (16.92%) Migration
14 34 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
14 34 (16.92%) DV Cleared
15 32 (15.92%) ITIL
16 29 (14.43%) Microsoft Certification
16 29 (14.43%) VMware
17 27 (13.43%) Java
17 27 (13.43%) MS Excel
18 26 (12.94%) UNIX
18 26 (12.94%) Internet
18 26 (12.94%) Finance
18 26 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
18 26 (12.94%) Windows 7
19 25 (12.44%) SC Cleared

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 44 (21.89%) IIS
2 20 (9.95%) MS Exchange
3 13 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (5.97%) Documentum
5 10 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (3.48%) Lync
8 3 (1.49%) CMS
8 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.94%) Internet
2 24 (11.94%) TCP/IP
3 20 (9.95%) Firewall
4 19 (9.45%) SAN
5 18 (8.96%) X.400
5 18 (8.96%) X.500
5 18 (8.96%) DNS
6 11 (5.47%) SMTP
7 9 (4.48%) FTP
8 8 (3.98%) HTTP
8 8 (3.98%) LDAP
9 6 (2.99%) DHCP
9 6 (2.99%) VPN
10 5 (2.49%) SSL
11 4 (1.99%) LAN
11 4 (1.99%) WAN
11 4 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.99%) IPsec
12 3 (1.49%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.95%) Oracle Database
3 16 (7.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (6.47%) SQL Server 2000
5 12 (5.97%) DTS
6 6 (2.99%) EDRMS
6 6 (2.99%) EDMS
6 6 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.00%) Ingres
7 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.50%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (11.94%) QuickTest Pro
2 21 (10.45%) Selenium
3 16 (7.96%) Visual Studio
4 13 (6.47%) WebDriver
5 10 (4.98%) MSI
6 9 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (4.48%) JMeter
7 6 (2.99%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.99%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (1.99%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.00%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.50%) Robotium
10 1 (0.50%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.50%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.50%) AdminStudio
10 1 (0.50%) JBehave
10 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.50%) Subversion
10 1 (0.50%) StarTeam
General
1 26 (12.94%) Finance
2 14 (6.97%) Military
3 6 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.49%) Automotive
4 5 (2.49%) Back Office
5 4 (1.99%) Banking
6 2 (1.00%) Retail
6 2 (1.00%) Marketing
7 1 (0.50%) Local Government
7 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (11.94%) Analyst
2 22 (10.95%) Consultant
3 17 (8.46%) Developer
4 12 (5.97%) Wintel Engineer
5 10 (4.98%) SCCM Engineer
5 10 (4.98%) Test Analyst
5 10 (4.98%) Design Engineer
6 9 (4.48%) Administrator
6 9 (4.48%) Support Analyst
6 9 (4.48%) Test Manager
6 9 (4.48%) Tester
6 9 (4.48%) Integration Engineer
7 8 (3.98%) Applications Developer
7 8 (3.98%) Support Engineer
8 7 (3.48%) Field Engineer
9 6 (2.99%) Technical Support
9 6 (2.99%) Test Engineer
9 6 (2.99%) .NET Developer
9 6 (2.99%) .NET Applications Developer
10 5 (2.49%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (26.87%) .NET
2 49 (24.38%) HTML
3 42 (20.90%) XML
4 34 (16.92%) ASP.NET
5 14 (6.97%) COM+
6 11 (5.47%) DCOM
7 10 (4.98%) J2EE
8 8 (3.98%) JSP
9 7 (3.48%) Hibernate
9 7 (3.48%) WCF
9 7 (3.48%) WPF
10 5 (2.49%) jQuery
10 5 (2.49%) WSH
10 5 (2.49%) DHTML
10 5 (2.49%) CSS
11 4 (1.99%) DOM
11 4 (1.99%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.99%) HTML5
11 4 (1.99%) Ajax
12 3 (1.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.45%) PKI
3 16 (7.96%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.47%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.99%) Replication
5 6 (2.99%) Clustering
6 5 (2.49%) Statistics
7 4 (1.99%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.49%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.49%) CLARiiON
9 2 (1.00%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.50%) iPhone
10 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 135 (67.16%) Windows
2 38 (18.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 34 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (12.94%) Windows 7
4 26 (12.94%) UNIX
5 14 (6.97%) Windows NT
6 13 (6.47%) Windows XP
6 13 (6.47%) Linux
7 9 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.48%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.92%) Migration
2 32 (15.92%) ITIL
3 26 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (10.45%) Test Automation
5 20 (9.95%) Integration Testing
6 18 (8.96%) Test Scripting
7 13 (6.47%) High Availability
7 13 (6.47%) Project Management
7 13 (6.47%) MVC
8 12 (5.97%) Unit Testing
9 10 (4.98%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (4.98%) Capacity Management
9 10 (4.98%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (4.98%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (4.98%) Service Delivery
9 10 (4.98%) Line Management
10 9 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (4.48%) Regression Testing
10 9 (4.48%) Configuration Management
10 9 (4.48%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 124 (61.69%) PowerShell
2 69 (34.33%) SQL
3 67 (33.33%) VB
4 41 (20.40%) C#
5 27 (13.43%) Java
6 24 (11.94%) JavaScript
7 17 (8.46%) VB.NET
8 13 (6.47%) T-SQL
9 12 (5.97%) VB6
10 7 (3.48%) C
10 7 (3.48%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.99%) Python
12 4 (1.99%) C++
13 3 (1.49%) VBA
14 2 (1.00%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.00%) Perl
14 2 (1.00%) PHP
14 2 (1.00%) XPath
15 1 (0.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 60 (29.85%) Security Cleared
2 34 (16.92%) DV Cleared
3 29 (14.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (12.44%) SC Cleared
5 23 (11.44%) MCITP
6 13 (6.47%) ISEB
6 13 (6.47%) MCSA
7 12 (5.97%) ISTQB
7 12 (5.97%) Degree
8 8 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (3.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (2.99%) MCSE
10 4 (1.99%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.00%) MCTS
12 1 (0.50%) MCP
12 1 (0.50%) CCNA
12 1 (0.50%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.95%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (31.34%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.47%) Forefront TMG
4 7 (3.48%) XenApp
5 6 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.99%) vSphere
5 6 (2.99%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.99%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.49%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.49%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.50%) vCloud
9 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (12.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 22 (10.95%) SCCM
3 19 (9.45%) SCOM
4 14 (6.97%) WMI
5 8 (3.98%) BMC PATROL
5 8 (3.98%) SolarWinds Orion
5 8 (3.98%) SCSM
6 5 (2.49%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (1.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (1.99%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.49%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.00%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.50%) WSUS
10 1 (0.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 81 (40.30%) Microsoft
2 42 (20.90%) Oracle
3 29 (14.43%) VMware
4 25 (12.44%) HP
5 15 (7.46%) Cisco
5 15 (7.46%) Clearswift
6 10 (4.98%) Remedy
6 10 (4.98%) EMC
6 10 (4.98%) Citrix
7 8 (3.98%) BMC
7 8 (3.98%) SolarWinds
8 7 (3.48%) Intel
9 6 (2.99%) SAP
10 5 (2.49%) NetApp
10 5 (2.49%) Red Gate
11 4 (1.99%) Symantec
12 3 (1.49%) Websense
12 3 (1.49%) Blue Coat
12 3 (1.49%) ArcSight
12 3 (1.49%) 3PAR
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