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 June 2015 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 179 156 162
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +6
Contract jobs citing VBScript 87 88 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 0.96% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.69% 2.93% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 47 37
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £418 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 10
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.94 £26.09 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-19.75% -31.79%
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
3232 3000 2741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.31% 32.80% 33.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2019 1649 1393
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 104 187
Average hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%

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 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015. 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 -11 33 £340 - 1
Berkshire +12 17 £400 +6.66% 5
Buckinghamshire +4 16 £400 +33.33%
Oxfordshire -20 6 £508 +45.14% 1
Surrey -11 5 £411 +82.77% 3
West Sussex -14 3 £388 - 1
Kent - 3 £473 - 2
East Sussex -16 2 £338 -8.78%
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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.

1 119 (66.48%) Windows
2 116 (64.80%) PowerShell
3 91 (50.84%) Active Directory
4 90 (50.28%) Microsoft
5 71 (39.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 62 (34.64%) VB
7 58 (32.40%) SQL
8 57 (31.84%) XML
9 56 (31.28%) Security Cleared
10 49 (27.37%) SCCM
10 49 (27.37%) VMware
11 46 (25.70%) HTML
12 44 (24.58%) SC Cleared
13 40 (22.35%) ITIL
13 40 (22.35%) HP
13 40 (22.35%) Microsoft Certification
14 37 (20.67%) Windows Server 2003
15 36 (20.11%) Hyper-V
16 35 (19.55%) Windows 7
16 35 (19.55%) VMware Infrastructure
16 35 (19.55%) SQL Server
16 35 (19.55%) Migration
17 33 (18.44%) .NET
18 28 (15.64%) Finance
18 28 (15.64%) MCITP
19 23 (12.85%) C#
19 23 (12.85%) Windows Server 2012
20 22 (12.29%) High Availability
20 22 (12.29%) Oracle
20 22 (12.29%) IIS

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 22 (12.29%) IIS
2 13 (7.26%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.15%) MS Exchange
3 11 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (5.59%) Lync
5 6 (3.35%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.23%) Confluence
8 3 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.91%) MS Office
3 3 (1.68%) MS Project
3 3 (1.68%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (1.68%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.15%) Office 365
2 9 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.68%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.68%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.29%) DNS
2 17 (9.50%) Firewall
3 13 (7.26%) SAN
3 13 (7.26%) LAN
4 10 (5.59%) DHCP
5 9 (5.03%) WAN
6 6 (3.35%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.79%) VPN
7 5 (2.79%) FCoE
7 5 (2.79%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (2.79%) NetScaler
8 4 (2.23%) Internet
8 4 (2.23%) X.400
8 4 (2.23%) X.500
8 4 (2.23%) SMTP
9 3 (1.68%) LDAP
9 3 (1.68%) VLAN
10 2 (1.12%) CDMA
10 2 (1.12%) GSM
11 1 (0.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (6.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (6.15%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.59%) SQL Server 2000
6 9 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (5.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (5.03%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.47%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (3.35%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (3.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (3.35%) DTS
10 4 (2.23%) MySQL
11 3 (1.68%) MS Access
11 3 (1.68%) DB2
11 3 (1.68%) DB2 UDB
11 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (8.94%) HP UFT
2 13 (7.26%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.47%) Subversion
3 8 (4.47%) Selenium
3 8 (4.47%) JIRA
4 7 (3.91%) StarTeam
5 6 (3.35%) MSI
6 5 (2.79%) ClearCase
6 5 (2.79%) ClearQuest
6 5 (2.79%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.79%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.23%) Wise Package Studio
7 4 (2.23%) Gerrit
7 4 (2.23%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.68%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.12%) eggPlant
9 2 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
General
1 28 (15.64%) Finance
2 10 (5.59%) Marketing
3 6 (3.35%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.35%) Banking
4 5 (2.79%) Military
5 4 (2.23%) Automotive
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
6 1 (0.56%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (13.41%) Consultant
2 23 (12.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (12.29%) Wintel Engineer
4 18 (10.06%) Developer
5 15 (8.38%) Analyst
6 11 (6.15%) Tester
7 9 (5.03%) Active Directory Consultant
8 8 (4.47%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (3.91%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.35%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (3.35%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (3.35%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (3.35%) Automation Tester
11 5 (2.79%) IT Support
11 5 (2.79%) Oracle Database Developer
11 5 (2.79%) IT Support Analyst
11 5 (2.79%) Database Developer
11 5 (2.79%) Software Engineer
11 5 (2.79%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (31.84%) XML
2 46 (25.70%) HTML
3 33 (18.44%) .NET
4 16 (8.94%) ASP.NET
5 11 (6.15%) .NET Framework
5 11 (6.15%) Application Packaging
6 7 (3.91%) SOAP
7 6 (3.35%) COM+
7 6 (3.35%) Ajax
8 5 (2.79%) CSS
9 3 (1.68%) Web Services
9 3 (1.68%) XSLT
10 2 (1.12%) WSH
10 2 (1.12%) XSD
10 2 (1.12%) Classic ASP
10 2 (1.12%) WinForms
10 2 (1.12%) JSP
10 2 (1.12%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (1.12%) JSON
10 2 (1.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.38%) Clustering
2 12 (6.70%) PKI
3 8 (4.47%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.91%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.23%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.23%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.68%) Replication
7 3 (1.68%) iPhone
8 2 (1.12%) iPad
8 2 (1.12%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.12%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.12%) Wiki
8 2 (1.12%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.12%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.12%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.56%) Online Games
9 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 119 (66.48%) Windows
2 71 (39.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (20.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (19.55%) Windows 7
5 23 (12.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.91%) UNIX
6 7 (3.91%) Linux
7 4 (2.23%) Windows 2000
7 4 (2.23%) SUSE
7 4 (2.23%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.68%) Windows NT
8 3 (1.68%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.68%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.12%) HPUX
9 2 (1.12%) Solaris
9 2 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.35%) ITIL
2 35 (19.55%) Migration
3 22 (12.29%) High Availability
4 21 (11.73%) Configuration Management
5 13 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (6.15%) Incident Management
6 11 (6.15%) Test Automation
7 9 (5.03%) Test Scripting
7 9 (5.03%) ETL
7 9 (5.03%) Line Management
8 8 (4.47%) CRM
9 7 (3.91%) OO
9 7 (3.91%) Service Management
9 7 (3.91%) Unit Testing
9 7 (3.91%) Customer Engagement
10 6 (3.35%) Database Security
10 6 (3.35%) SOA
11 5 (2.79%) Project Management
11 5 (2.79%) TDD
11 5 (2.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 116 (64.80%) PowerShell
2 62 (34.64%) VB
3 58 (32.40%) SQL
4 23 (12.85%) C#
5 17 (9.50%) VB.NET
6 16 (8.94%) Java
7 13 (7.26%) JavaScript
8 11 (6.15%) T-SQL
9 9 (5.03%) Perl
9 9 (5.03%) C++
10 8 (4.47%) VB6
11 6 (3.35%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.23%) C
12 4 (2.23%) PHP
12 4 (2.23%) Python
13 3 (1.68%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.68%) XPath
14 2 (1.12%) REXX
14 2 (1.12%) Tcl
14 2 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 56 (31.28%) Security Cleared
2 44 (24.58%) SC Cleared
3 40 (22.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (15.64%) MCITP
5 21 (11.73%) MCSA
6 15 (8.38%) MCSE
7 14 (7.82%) Degree
8 8 (4.47%) DV Cleared
9 7 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (3.91%) ISEB
9 7 (3.91%) VCP4
9 7 (3.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (3.35%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (2.23%) MCTS
11 4 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (2.23%) MCDBA
11 4 (2.23%) CCNA
11 4 (2.23%) MCAD
11 4 (2.23%) MCSD
12 3 (1.68%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.68%) SLA
2 2 (1.12%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 91 (50.84%) Active Directory
2 36 (20.11%) Hyper-V
3 35 (19.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (11.17%) vSphere
5 12 (6.70%) XenApp
6 9 (5.03%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.23%) NFS
7 4 (2.23%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (1.68%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.68%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.68%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.68%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.12%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.12%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.56%) UAG
10 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 49 (27.37%) SCCM
2 19 (10.61%) WSUS
3 17 (9.50%) SCOM
4 16 (8.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 9 (5.03%) SCSM
6 8 (4.47%) WMI
7 7 (3.91%) vMotion
7 7 (3.91%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.23%) SCVMM
8 4 (2.23%) SCDPM
9 3 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (1.68%) HP SIM
9 3 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (1.12%) OVSD
10 2 (1.12%) HP NNM
10 2 (1.12%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.56%) Cisco IPCC
11 1 (0.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 90 (50.28%) Microsoft
2 49 (27.37%) VMware
3 40 (22.35%) HP
4 22 (12.29%) Oracle
5 16 (8.94%) Citrix
6 12 (6.70%) Cisco
7 8 (4.47%) NetApp
8 7 (3.91%) Business Objects
8 7 (3.91%) Dell
8 7 (3.91%) EMC
9 6 (3.35%) Borland
9 6 (3.35%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.79%) Adobe
10 5 (2.79%) IBM
10 5 (2.79%) 3PAR
10 5 (2.79%) Red Gate
10 5 (2.79%) Tableau
10 5 (2.79%) Eloqua
10 5 (2.79%) Aprimo
11 4 (2.23%) Clearswift
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago