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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 126 149 208
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +59
Contract jobs citing VBScript 128 83 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.38% 0.95% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.20% 2.70% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 45 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £310 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £156 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £371 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Average hourly rate £39.50 £36.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -1.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.13 £31.56 £19.99
% change year-on-year
+4.97% +57.85%
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
3051 3078 3111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.84% 35.19% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1681 1616 1515
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 145 185
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 £15.25 £17.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 45 £356 +58.33% 5
Buckinghamshire +18 31 £405 +15.71% 3
Berkshire -11 20 £363 +20.83% 5
Surrey +7 16 £225 -32.33% 2
East Sussex 0 8 £365 -
West Sussex 0 5 £290 -10.76% 1
Oxfordshire -4 1 - - 1
Kent -8 1 £350 +133.33%
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 128 (64.00%) Windows
2 117 (58.50%) PowerShell
3 78 (39.00%) Microsoft
4 73 (36.50%) VB
5 69 (34.50%) SQL
6 68 (34.00%) Security Cleared
7 61 (30.50%) Active Directory
8 51 (25.50%) .NET
9 50 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 39 (19.50%) IIS
10 39 (19.50%) Oracle
10 39 (19.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 38 (19.00%) HTML
12 37 (18.50%) C#
13 36 (18.00%) DV Cleared
14 35 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
15 34 (17.00%) XML
16 33 (16.50%) HP
16 33 (16.50%) Migration
16 33 (16.50%) SC Cleared
17 30 (15.00%) ITIL
17 30 (15.00%) MS Excel
17 30 (15.00%) ASP.NET
18 29 (14.50%) Windows 7
19 28 (14.00%) VMware
20 27 (13.50%) Java
21 26 (13.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
22 25 (12.50%) TCP/IP
22 25 (12.50%) UNIX
22 25 (12.50%) SCCM

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 39 (19.50%) IIS
2 23 (11.50%) MS Exchange
3 15 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (6.50%) Documentum
5 11 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (3.50%) Lync
8 5 (2.50%) CMS
9 4 (2.00%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 30 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 24 (12.00%) Internet
3 19 (9.50%) Firewall
3 19 (9.50%) DNS
4 17 (8.50%) X.400
4 17 (8.50%) X.500
5 16 (8.00%) SAN
6 10 (5.00%) SMTP
7 8 (4.00%) FTP
7 8 (4.00%) HTTP
8 7 (3.50%) DHCP
8 7 (3.50%) LDAP
9 6 (3.00%) VPN
10 5 (2.50%) SSL
11 4 (2.00%) LAN
11 4 (2.00%) WAN
11 4 (2.00%) IPsec
11 4 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (2.00%) Network Security
12 3 (1.50%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 13 (6.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 12 (6.00%) DTS
6 10 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (3.00%) EDMS
9 6 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (2.50%) EDRMS
11 2 (1.00%) Ingres
11 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.50%) InterSystems Cache
12 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 24 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 19 (9.50%) Selenium
3 16 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 13 (6.50%) MSI
5 11 (5.50%) WebDriver
6 9 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.50%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (3.50%) JMeter
8 6 (3.00%) LoadRunner
9 4 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.00%) InstallShield
10 2 (1.00%) AdminStudio
10 2 (1.00%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.00%) StarTeam
11 1 (0.50%) JIRA
11 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.50%) JBehave
11 1 (0.50%) Wise Package Studio
11 1 (0.50%) Robotium
11 1 (0.50%) Selenium IDE
General
1 22 (11.00%) Finance
2 16 (8.00%) Military
3 5 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.50%) Automotive
4 4 (2.00%) Back Office
5 3 (1.50%) Retail
6 2 (1.00%) Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Marketing
7 1 (0.50%) Local Government
7 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (14.00%) Analyst
2 20 (10.00%) Consultant
3 15 (7.50%) Developer
4 12 (6.00%) Tester
5 11 (5.50%) Design Engineer
6 10 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 10 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
6 10 (5.00%) SCCM Engineer
7 9 (4.50%) Support Analyst
8 8 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 8 (4.00%) Administrator
9 7 (3.50%) Wintel Engineer
9 7 (3.50%) Field Engineer
9 7 (3.50%) Test Manager
10 6 (3.00%) Technical Support
10 6 (3.00%) Test Engineer
11 5 (2.50%) Build Engineer
11 5 (2.50%) Active Directory Consultant
11 5 (2.50%) Test Specialist
11 5 (2.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (25.50%) .NET
2 38 (19.00%) HTML
3 34 (17.00%) XML
4 30 (15.00%) ASP.NET
5 14 (7.00%) COM+
6 11 (5.50%) DCOM
7 9 (4.50%) JSP
8 6 (3.00%) J2EE
9 5 (2.50%) jQuery
9 5 (2.50%) WSH
9 5 (2.50%) CSS
9 5 (2.50%) DHTML
10 4 (2.00%) DOM
10 4 (2.00%) Ajax
10 4 (2.00%) HTML5
10 4 (2.00%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.50%) Application Packaging
11 3 (1.50%) WCF
11 3 (1.50%) WPF
11 3 (1.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.00%) PKI
2 13 (6.50%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.50%) Replication
4 5 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.50%) Statistics
4 5 (2.50%) Clustering
5 4 (2.00%) E-Learning
5 4 (2.00%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.50%) CLARiiON
6 3 (1.50%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.50%) iPhone
7 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 128 (64.00%) Windows
2 39 (19.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 35 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (14.50%) Windows 7
5 25 (12.50%) UNIX
6 14 (7.00%) Windows XP
6 14 (7.00%) Linux
7 12 (6.00%) Windows NT
8 7 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.00%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.50%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (16.50%) Migration
2 30 (15.00%) ITIL
3 21 (10.50%) Test Scripting
4 19 (9.50%) Test Automation
5 18 (9.00%) Integration Testing
6 12 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (6.00%) Unit Testing
7 11 (5.50%) Service Delivery
7 11 (5.50%) Regression Testing
8 10 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 10 (5.00%) Project Management
8 10 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (4.50%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (4.50%) Capacity Management
9 9 (4.50%) Validation
9 9 (4.50%) MVC
9 9 (4.50%) CRM
10 8 (4.00%) Automated Testing
10 8 (4.00%) Test Strategy
10 8 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 117 (58.50%) PowerShell
2 73 (36.50%) VB
3 69 (34.50%) SQL
4 37 (18.50%) C#
5 27 (13.50%) Java
6 22 (11.00%) JavaScript
7 13 (6.50%) T-SQL
7 13 (6.50%) VB.NET
8 12 (6.00%) VB6
9 8 (4.00%) C
10 7 (3.50%) Python
11 4 (2.00%) C++
12 3 (1.50%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.50%) Perl
12 3 (1.50%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.50%) VBA
13 2 (1.00%) PHP
13 2 (1.00%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.00%) Ruby
13 2 (1.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 68 (34.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (18.00%) DV Cleared
3 33 (16.50%) SC Cleared
4 22 (11.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (9.00%) ISEB
6 16 (8.00%) MCITP
7 14 (7.00%) ISTQB
8 8 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (3.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (3.00%) MCSE
10 6 (3.00%) MCSA
10 6 (3.00%) Degree
11 5 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (1.00%) MCTS
14 1 (0.50%) Chartered Engineer
14 1 (0.50%) CCNA
14 1 (0.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.50%) QA
2 3 (1.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 61 (30.50%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.00%) Forefront TMG
4 8 (4.00%) XenApp
5 7 (3.50%) Hyper-V
6 6 (3.00%) vSphere
7 5 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (2.50%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.50%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.00%) vCloud
9 2 (1.00%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 26 (13.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 25 (12.50%) SCCM
3 18 (9.00%) SCOM
4 14 (7.00%) WMI
5 8 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (3.50%) SCSM
6 7 (3.50%) SolarWinds Orion
6 7 (3.50%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (1.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (1.50%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.50%) OpenView
10 2 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (1.00%) SCOrch
10 2 (1.00%) WSUS
11 1 (0.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 78 (39.00%) Microsoft
2 39 (19.50%) Oracle
3 33 (16.50%) HP
4 28 (14.00%) VMware
5 15 (7.50%) Cisco
6 14 (7.00%) Clearswift
7 10 (5.00%) EMC
8 9 (4.50%) Citrix
9 8 (4.00%) Remedy
10 7 (3.50%) SolarWinds
10 7 (3.50%) BMC
11 6 (3.00%) SAP
11 6 (3.00%) Intel
12 5 (2.50%) Red Gate
12 5 (2.50%) NetApp
13 3 (1.50%) IronPort
13 3 (1.50%) 3PAR
13 3 (1.50%) ArcSight
13 3 (1.50%) Blue Coat
13 3 (1.50%) CheckPoint
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