The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 133 155 179
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +24
Contract jobs citing VBScript 105 75 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.14% 0.89% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% 2.59% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 35 29
Average daily rate
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£340 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £150 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £440 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 8
Average hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.38 £35.40 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.80 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.30% +16.66%
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2941 2895 2992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.06% 34.20% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1599 1474 1508
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 158 193
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.15 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VBScript
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +8 40 £340 +13.33% 2
Berkshire -8 18 £363 +31.81% 4
Buckinghamshire +8 17 £400 - 3
Surrey -3 17 £225 -30.76% 3
West Sussex -4 4 £290 - 2
East Sussex - 4 £365 - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £350 -
Kent - - - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 100 (60.61%) Windows
2 89 (53.94%) PowerShell
3 77 (46.67%) VB
4 68 (41.21%) Microsoft
5 54 (32.73%) SQL
6 53 (32.12%) Security Cleared
7 49 (29.70%) Active Directory
8 42 (25.45%) SQL Server
9 41 (24.85%) .NET
10 35 (21.21%) IIS
11 34 (20.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (19.39%) HP
13 31 (18.79%) Migration
14 30 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 29 (17.58%) MS Excel
16 28 (16.97%) HTML
16 28 (16.97%) SC Cleared
17 27 (16.36%) Oracle
18 26 (15.76%) C#
18 26 (15.76%) ASP.NET
19 24 (14.55%) XML
19 24 (14.55%) Windows 7
20 23 (13.94%) DV Cleared
21 22 (13.33%) ITIL
21 22 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
22 21 (12.73%) Java
22 21 (12.73%) SCCM
23 20 (12.12%) TCP/IP
23 20 (12.12%) QuickTest Pro
24 19 (11.52%) Internet

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 35 (21.21%) IIS
2 18 (10.91%) MS Exchange
3 13 (7.88%) Documentum
3 13 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (4.85%) CMS
6 6 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.42%) Lync
8 2 (1.21%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 29 (17.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 19 (11.52%) Internet
3 18 (10.91%) DNS
4 15 (9.09%) X.400
4 15 (9.09%) X.500
5 14 (8.48%) Firewall
6 8 (4.85%) HTTP
6 8 (4.85%) SMTP
7 7 (4.24%) FTP
8 6 (3.64%) DHCP
8 6 (3.64%) LDAP
9 4 (2.42%) SAN
10 3 (1.82%) SSL
11 2 (1.21%) LAN
11 2 (1.21%) WAN
11 2 (1.21%) VPN
11 2 (1.21%) Network Security
12 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.61%) Intranet
12 1 (0.61%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.27%) SQL Server 2000
3 11 (6.67%) DTS
3 11 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.85%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.85%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.03%) EDMS
5 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.21%) Ingres
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.61%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (12.12%) QuickTest Pro
2 16 (9.70%) MSI
3 12 (7.27%) Visual Studio
4 11 (6.67%) Selenium
5 9 (5.45%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (3.64%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.42%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.82%) AdminStudio
8 3 (1.82%) JMeter
9 2 (1.21%) InstallShield
9 2 (1.21%) StarTeam
9 2 (1.21%) Wise Package Studio
9 2 (1.21%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.61%) Robotium
10 1 (0.61%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.61%) JIRA
10 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.61%) JBehave
General
1 15 (9.09%) Military
2 12 (7.27%) Finance
3 5 (3.03%) Retail
4 4 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.82%) Automotive
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (16.36%) Analyst
2 15 (9.09%) Consultant
3 12 (7.27%) Tester
3 12 (7.27%) Design Engineer
4 10 (6.06%) Developer
4 10 (6.06%) SCCM Engineer
5 9 (5.45%) Test Analyst
5 9 (5.45%) Support Analyst
6 7 (4.24%) Applications Packager
6 7 (4.24%) Support Engineer
6 7 (4.24%) Administrator
6 7 (4.24%) Field Engineer
7 6 (3.64%) Technical Support
7 6 (3.64%) Automation Tester
8 5 (3.03%) Active Directory Consultant
8 5 (3.03%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.03%) Test Specialist
8 5 (3.03%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (2.42%) MI Analyst
9 4 (2.42%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (24.85%) .NET
2 28 (16.97%) HTML
3 26 (15.76%) ASP.NET
4 24 (14.55%) XML
5 12 (7.27%) COM+
6 11 (6.67%) DCOM
7 9 (5.45%) JSP
8 5 (3.03%) Application Packaging
9 4 (2.42%) WSH
9 4 (2.42%) CSS
9 4 (2.42%) J2EE
10 3 (1.82%) DHTML
10 3 (1.82%) SOAP
10 3 (1.82%) DOM
10 3 (1.82%) jQuery
10 3 (1.82%) HTML5
11 2 (1.21%) Ajax
11 2 (1.21%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.21%) XSLT
11 2 (1.21%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.09%) PKI
2 13 (7.88%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.64%) E-Learning
4 5 (3.03%) Replication
5 4 (2.42%) Statistics
6 3 (1.82%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.82%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.21%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.61%) iPhone
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 100 (60.61%) Windows
2 34 (20.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (14.55%) Windows 7
5 18 (10.91%) UNIX
6 14 (8.48%) Linux
6 14 (8.48%) Windows XP
7 6 (3.64%) Windows NT
8 4 (2.42%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.21%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.79%) Migration
2 22 (13.33%) ITIL
3 19 (11.52%) Test Scripting
4 15 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 13 (7.88%) Service Delivery
6 11 (6.67%) Integration Testing
7 10 (6.06%) Configuration Management
7 10 (6.06%) Unit Testing
8 9 (5.45%) Test Strategy
8 9 (5.45%) CRM
8 9 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (4.85%) Validation
10 7 (4.24%) Project Management
10 7 (4.24%) Capacity Management
10 7 (4.24%) Automation Testing
10 7 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (3.64%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (3.64%) Scrum
11 6 (3.64%) Automated Testing
12 5 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 89 (53.94%) PowerShell
2 77 (46.67%) VB
3 54 (32.73%) SQL
4 26 (15.76%) C#
5 21 (12.73%) Java
6 17 (10.30%) JavaScript
7 12 (7.27%) VB6
8 11 (6.67%) T-SQL
9 10 (6.06%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.64%) Python
10 6 (3.64%) C
11 4 (2.42%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.82%) VBA
12 3 (1.82%) PHP
13 2 (1.21%) Perl
13 2 (1.21%) C++
13 2 (1.21%) Ruby
13 2 (1.21%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.61%) Winbatch
14 1 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 53 (32.12%) Security Cleared
2 28 (16.97%) SC Cleared
3 23 (13.94%) DV Cleared
4 18 (10.91%) ISEB
5 17 (10.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (8.48%) ISTQB
7 11 (6.67%) MCITP
8 8 (4.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (4.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 8 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (3.64%) MCSE
9 6 (3.64%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.82%) Degree
11 2 (1.21%) MCP
11 2 (1.21%) MCTS
12 1 (0.61%) CCNA
12 1 (0.61%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.88%) QA
2 3 (1.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) JSP 440
System Software
1 49 (29.70%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.06%) Forefront TMG
4 8 (4.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (4.24%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.03%) vSphere
7 4 (2.42%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (2.42%) XenApp
8 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.21%) NFS
8 2 (1.21%) vCloud
9 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.61%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 21 (12.73%) SCCM
3 14 (8.48%) SCOM
4 13 (7.88%) WMI
5 9 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (3.03%) SCSM
6 5 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (3.03%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (2.42%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.82%) OpenView
8 3 (1.82%) WSUS
9 2 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.21%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.61%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.61%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 68 (41.21%) Microsoft
2 32 (19.39%) HP
3 27 (16.36%) Oracle
4 17 (10.30%) VMware
5 11 (6.67%) Clearswift
6 10 (6.06%) Cisco
7 8 (4.85%) EMC
8 6 (3.64%) Remedy
9 5 (3.03%) SolarWinds
9 5 (3.03%) SAP
9 5 (3.03%) BMC
9 5 (3.03%) NetApp
10 4 (2.42%) Intel
10 4 (2.42%) Red Gate
11 3 (1.82%) ArcSight
11 3 (1.82%) Citrix
12 2 (1.21%) Dell
12 2 (1.21%) CA
12 2 (1.21%) Symantec
12 2 (1.21%) Borland
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