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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 170 165 180
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing VBScript 106 96 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.14% 1.03% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% 3.10% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 56 39
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.29% +3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -17.64%
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
3182 3099 2930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.20% 33.27% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2018 1913 1636
Median daily rate £400 £355 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 84 107
Median hourly rate £39.25 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £22.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.56 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +5 51 £360 +5.88%
Berkshire +12 31 £375 -6.25% 2
Surrey -10 10 £418 +21.45% 2
West Sussex -19 10 £300 -22.58% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 2 - -
Kent -11 2 £434 - 1
Oxfordshire +4 1 £375 -26.18% 1
Middlesex - 1 £165 -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 113 (78.47%) PowerShell
2 93 (64.58%) Windows
2 93 (64.58%) Microsoft
3 68 (47.22%) SQL
4 67 (46.53%) Active Directory
5 58 (40.28%) SQL Server
6 55 (38.19%) VB
6 55 (38.19%) Security Cleared
7 54 (37.50%) .NET
8 52 (36.11%) MS Excel
9 41 (28.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (27.78%) Windows Server
11 39 (27.08%) C#
12 38 (26.39%) VMware
13 37 (25.69%) XML
14 36 (25.00%) DNS
14 36 (25.00%) SCCM
15 35 (24.31%) Microsoft Certification
16 32 (22.22%) HP
17 31 (21.53%) DHCP
18 30 (20.83%) ITIL
18 30 (20.83%) SC Cleared
18 30 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
18 30 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
19 29 (20.14%) Hyper-V
20 28 (19.44%) Linux
21 27 (18.75%) C++
22 26 (18.06%) Windows 7
23 25 (17.36%) DV Cleared
24 21 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008

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 15 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.64%) IIS
3 10 (6.94%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.47%) Node.js
5 2 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.39%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.69%) Apache
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.69%) JBoss
6 1 (0.69%) SAS
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 52 (36.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.78%) InfoPath
2 4 (2.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.56%) Office 365
3 3 (2.08%) IaaS
4 2 (1.39%) PaaS
4 2 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (25.00%) DNS
2 31 (21.53%) DHCP
3 20 (13.89%) SAN
4 16 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 12 (8.33%) HTTP
5 12 (8.33%) VPN
6 11 (7.64%) Internet
6 11 (7.64%) IPsec
7 10 (6.94%) BGP
7 10 (6.94%) IPv6
7 10 (6.94%) Software-Defined Networking
8 9 (6.25%) Firewall
9 8 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.39%) SSL
10 2 (1.39%) WAN
11 1 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.69%) FTP
11 1 (0.69%) LAN
11 1 (0.69%) Network Security
11 1 (0.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (40.28%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (13.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (11.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (9.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (4.86%) RDBMS
7 7 (4.86%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.39%) DTS
10 2 (1.39%) MS Access
10 2 (1.39%) MySQL
10 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.69%) OLTP
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.69%) Power BI
11 1 (0.69%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 10 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (6.94%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (4.86%) MSI
4 6 (4.17%) StarTeam
5 5 (3.47%) Selenium
6 4 (2.78%) HP UFT
6 4 (2.78%) Subversion
6 4 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.39%) AdminStudio
7 2 (1.39%) InstallShield
7 2 (1.39%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.39%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.69%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.69%) JBehave
8 1 (0.69%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.69%) Robotium
8 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.69%) TestNG
8 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (12.50%) Marketing
2 17 (11.81%) Finance
3 5 (3.47%) French Language
3 5 (3.47%) German Language
3 5 (3.47%) Italian Language
3 5 (3.47%) Spanish Language
4 4 (2.78%) Military
5 2 (1.39%) Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Electronics
6 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Publishing
6 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (12.50%) Developer
2 16 (11.11%) DBA
2 16 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 14 (9.72%) SQL DBA
4 11 (7.64%) .NET Developer
4 11 (7.64%) Analyst
4 11 (7.64%) SCCM Engineer
4 11 (7.64%) Wintel Engineer
5 10 (6.94%) Consultant
5 10 (6.94%) Integration Engineer
5 10 (6.94%) SQL Developer
6 8 (5.56%) Administrator
6 8 (5.56%) Field Engineer
6 8 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Engineer
7 7 (4.86%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.17%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.17%) DV Cleared DBA
8 6 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (37.50%) .NET
2 37 (25.69%) XML
3 19 (13.19%) HTML
4 16 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 14 (9.72%) CSS
6 8 (5.56%) Web Services
7 4 (2.78%) DCOM
7 4 (2.78%) DHTML
7 4 (2.78%) jQuery
7 4 (2.78%) MAPI
8 3 (2.08%) ADO.NET
8 3 (2.08%) WinForms
8 3 (2.08%) WPF
9 2 (1.39%) ActiveX
9 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.69%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.69%) SOAP
10 1 (0.69%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.69%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.72%) Clustering
2 10 (6.94%) Public Cloud
3 9 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 9 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.86%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.08%) PKI
8 2 (1.39%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.39%) NHS
8 2 (1.39%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.69%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.69%) Replication
9 1 (0.69%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 93 (64.58%) Windows
2 41 (28.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 30 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (19.44%) Linux
6 26 (18.06%) Windows 7
7 18 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (9.72%) Windows 10
10 10 (6.94%) Ubuntu
11 9 (6.25%) Unix
12 4 (2.78%) Windows Vista
13 3 (2.08%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.39%) Solaris
15 1 (0.69%) AIX
15 1 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.69%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.83%) ITIL
2 20 (13.89%) Software Testing
3 18 (12.50%) Migration
4 16 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 16 (11.11%) Workflow
5 13 (9.03%) Service Delivery
6 12 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 11 (7.64%) Presales
7 11 (7.64%) Test Scripting
8 10 (6.94%) Mentoring
9 9 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (6.25%) Process Improvement
10 7 (4.86%) Application Packaging
10 7 (4.86%) OO
10 7 (4.86%) Open Source
10 7 (4.86%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (4.86%) Project Management
10 7 (4.86%) Security Testing
11 6 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
11 6 (4.17%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (78.47%) PowerShell
2 68 (47.22%) SQL
3 55 (38.19%) VB
4 39 (27.08%) C#
5 27 (18.75%) C++
6 21 (14.58%) JavaScript
6 21 (14.58%) T-SQL
7 17 (11.81%) VB.NET
8 13 (9.03%) Java
9 10 (6.94%) C
10 3 (2.08%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.39%) F#
11 2 (1.39%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.39%) Perl
11 2 (1.39%) Python
11 2 (1.39%) VB6
12 1 (0.69%) Groovy
12 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.69%) VBA
12 1 (0.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 55 (38.19%) Security Cleared
2 35 (24.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (20.83%) SC Cleared
4 25 (17.36%) DV Cleared
5 19 (13.19%) MCITP
6 16 (11.11%) Degree
6 16 (11.11%) MCSE
7 15 (10.42%) MCSA
8 12 (8.33%) MCSD
9 10 (6.94%) ISEB
9 10 (6.94%) MCTS
10 9 (6.25%) ISTQB
11 8 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (4.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (2.78%) MCAD
14 2 (1.39%) CCNA
14 2 (1.39%) CCNP
14 2 (1.39%) MCDST
14 2 (1.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 67 (46.53%) Active Directory
2 30 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (20.14%) Hyper-V
4 14 (9.72%) XenApp
5 12 (8.33%) Terminal Services
6 8 (5.56%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.78%) vSphere
9 2 (1.39%) XenServer
10 1 (0.69%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (25.00%) SCCM
2 17 (11.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (6.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (6.94%) SCOM
4 9 (6.25%) SCSM
5 8 (5.56%) SCVMM
6 7 (4.86%) SCDPM
6 7 (4.86%) WMI
7 6 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (2.08%) BladeLogic
9 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (1.39%) HP SIM
10 2 (1.39%) Perfmon
10 2 (1.39%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.69%) vMotion
11 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 93 (64.58%) Microsoft
2 38 (26.39%) VMware
3 32 (22.22%) HP
4 20 (13.89%) Oracle
5 19 (13.19%) Cisco
6 18 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 17 (11.81%) Citrix
8 9 (6.25%) Lumension
9 6 (4.17%) Borland
9 6 (4.17%) Intel Security
9 6 (4.17%) RedGate
10 5 (3.47%) IBM
10 5 (3.47%) Juniper
10 5 (3.47%) Symantec
11 3 (2.08%) EMC
12 2 (1.39%) Cognos
12 2 (1.39%) Dell
12 2 (1.39%) SAP
13 1 (0.69%) BEA
13 1 (0.69%) CommVault