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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 213 230 191
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -39
Contract jobs citing VBScript 33 43 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.45% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.26% 1.32% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 29
Median daily rate £323 £380 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.13% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £438 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £15.18 £53.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -71.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+84.48% -27.50%
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
2619 3265 3253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.79% 34.22% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1536 1984 1892
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 147 108
Median hourly rate £40.50 £38.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.81 £17.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +16 21 £308 -17.22% 2
Berkshire +14 7 £500 +81.81% 1
Surrey +9 2 £425 +6.25%
Buckinghamshire +20 1 £325 - 2
Kent - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 £425 -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 69 (66.35%) PowerShell
2 44 (42.31%) Windows
3 40 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 39 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 38 (36.54%) Security Cleared
6 35 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (31.73%) .NET
8 31 (29.81%) SC Cleared
9 30 (28.85%) C#
10 27 (25.96%) SQL
11 25 (24.04%) MS Excel
12 23 (22.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (21.15%) JavaScript
14 21 (20.19%) C++
14 21 (20.19%) HP
14 21 (20.19%) Selenium
14 21 (20.19%) VMware
15 20 (19.23%) SCCM
15 20 (19.23%) Migration
15 20 (19.23%) Windows Server
16 18 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (17.31%) Software Testing
17 17 (16.35%) Test Scripting
17 17 (16.35%) HP UFT
17 17 (16.35%) Oracle
18 16 (15.38%) HTML
18 16 (15.38%) XML
18 16 (15.38%) ITIL
18 16 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
18 16 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012

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 9 (8.65%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.81%) CMS
3 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.96%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (24.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.69%) Office 365
2 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.88%) GitHub
4 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.69%) DNS
2 7 (6.73%) DHCP
2 7 (6.73%) Internet
3 6 (5.77%) SAN
4 5 (4.81%) VPN
5 4 (3.85%) LDAP
6 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.96%) Firewall
7 1 (0.96%) FTP
7 1 (0.96%) HTTP
7 1 (0.96%) IPsec
7 1 (0.96%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.96%) SNMP
7 1 (0.96%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.58%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.88%) Big Data
7 3 (2.88%) MySQL
7 3 (2.88%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.96%) DTS
9 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.96%) MS Access
9 1 (0.96%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (20.19%) Selenium
2 18 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (16.35%) HP UFT
4 15 (14.42%) SpecFlow
5 5 (4.81%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.85%) MSI
7 3 (2.88%) Subversion
7 3 (2.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.92%) JMeter
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.92%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.96%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.96%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.96%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (0.96%) StarTeam
General
1 11 (10.58%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Retail
3 5 (4.81%) French Language
3 5 (4.81%) German Language
3 5 (4.81%) Italian Language
3 5 (4.81%) Spanish Language
4 4 (3.85%) Marketing
5 2 (1.92%) Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Electronics
5 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.96%) Billing
6 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (18.27%) Developer
2 17 (16.35%) Tester
3 13 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 9 (8.65%) Wintel Engineer
5 8 (7.69%) Consultant
5 8 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.73%) Architect
7 6 (5.77%) Test Architect
7 6 (5.77%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Build Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.81%) SOA Architect
8 5 (4.81%) SQL Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Test Automation Architect
9 4 (3.85%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Messaging Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (31.73%) .NET
2 16 (15.38%) HTML
2 16 (15.38%) XML
3 12 (11.54%) Web Services
4 10 (9.62%) ASP.NET
5 6 (5.77%) Ajax
5 6 (5.77%) MAPI
5 6 (5.77%) Node.js
6 5 (4.81%) ActiveX
6 5 (4.81%) XSL
6 5 (4.81%) XSLT
7 3 (2.88%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.88%) ADO.NET
7 3 (2.88%) DHTML
7 3 (2.88%) Flash
7 3 (2.88%) WinForms
7 3 (2.88%) WPF
8 2 (1.92%) CSS
9 1 (0.96%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Client/Server
2 8 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.88%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.92%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.96%) Clustering
7 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.96%) Replication
7 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (42.31%) Windows
2 23 (22.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (19.23%) Windows Server
4 16 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 10 (9.62%) Windows 10
7 9 (8.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.77%) Linux
9 5 (4.81%) Unix
10 4 (3.85%) VMS
11 3 (2.88%) Android
11 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.88%) Windows CE
12 2 (1.92%) Solaris
12 2 (1.92%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.23%) Migration
3 18 (17.31%) Software Testing
4 17 (16.35%) Test Scripting
5 16 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
5 16 (15.38%) ITIL
6 15 (14.42%) Regression Testing
7 13 (12.50%) Scrum
7 13 (12.50%) User Stories
8 7 (6.73%) Memory Management
8 7 (6.73%) Test Strategy
9 6 (5.77%) BDD
9 6 (5.77%) Change Management
9 6 (5.77%) Functional Testing
9 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (5.77%) Release Management
10 5 (4.81%) Analytics
10 5 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (4.81%) SDLC
10 5 (4.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 69 (66.35%) PowerShell
2 30 (28.85%) C#
3 27 (25.96%) SQL
4 22 (21.15%) JavaScript
5 21 (20.19%) C++
6 15 (14.42%) F#
6 15 (14.42%) Java
7 14 (13.46%) VB
8 8 (7.69%) T-SQL
9 7 (6.73%) VB.NET
10 6 (5.77%) Python
11 4 (3.85%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.85%) C
12 2 (1.92%) PHP
12 2 (1.92%) VBA
13 1 (0.96%) R
13 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (36.54%) Security Cleared
2 31 (29.81%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.73%) MCITP
5 6 (5.77%) Degree
6 5 (4.81%) MCSA
7 4 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.92%) CCNA
9 2 (1.92%) CCNP
9 2 (1.92%) ISEB
9 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.92%) VCP4
9 2 (1.92%) VCP5
9 2 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.96%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 39 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.77%) Firmware
5 3 (2.88%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.88%) XenApp
6 2 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (19.23%) SCCM
2 7 (6.73%) SCOM
2 7 (6.73%) SCOrch
2 7 (6.73%) SCSM
3 6 (5.77%) AirWatch
3 6 (5.77%) SCDPM
3 6 (5.77%) SCVMM
4 5 (4.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (4.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.88%) Ansible
5 3 (2.88%) Packer
6 2 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.92%) WSUS
7 1 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.96%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.96%) Puppet
7 1 (0.96%) vRealize
7 1 (0.96%) WMI
Vendors
1 40 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.19%) HP
2 21 (20.19%) VMware
3 17 (16.35%) Oracle
4 6 (5.77%) Citrix
5 5 (4.81%) Altiris
6 4 (3.85%) IBM
6 4 (3.85%) NetIQ
7 3 (2.88%) Cisco
7 3 (2.88%) Infragistics
7 3 (2.88%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.92%) Intel Security
8 2 (1.92%) NetApp
8 2 (1.92%) SAP
8 2 (1.92%) Supermicro
8 2 (1.92%) Symantec
9 1 (0.96%) Borland
9 1 (0.96%) F5
9 1 (0.96%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
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