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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 157 200 159
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -41
Contract jobs citing VBScript 82 35 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.88% 0.42% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.61% 1.27% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 46
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £201 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+75.78% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £59.00 £23.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.89% +25.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.78 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-6.79% +10.91%
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
3137 2759 2366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.60% 33.15% 31.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1751 1443 1231
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 133 172
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £12.46 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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
Berkshire +15 29 £400 +14.28% 5
Hampshire -2 25 £330 +106.25%
Surrey -2 10 £313 -21.87% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 6 £438 +9.03% 2
Kent -4 5 £450 - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 149 (78.42%) Windows
2 131 (68.95%) PowerShell
3 112 (58.95%) Microsoft
4 87 (45.79%) Active Directory
5 85 (44.74%) Security Cleared
6 75 (39.47%) SQL
7 66 (34.74%) VMware
8 61 (32.11%) VB
9 60 (31.58%) ITIL
10 55 (28.95%) XML
10 55 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 54 (28.42%) Oracle
12 49 (25.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 47 (24.74%) SCCM
14 45 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
15 44 (23.16%) HTML
15 44 (23.16%) SC Cleared
16 42 (22.11%) Windows 7
17 40 (21.05%) DV Cleared
17 40 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
18 39 (20.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 39 (20.53%) MCITP
19 33 (17.37%) High Availability
20 32 (16.84%) MCSA
21 31 (16.32%) Finance
22 28 (14.74%) Hyper-V
23 25 (13.16%) DNS
23 25 (13.16%) .NET
24 24 (12.63%) C#
25 23 (12.11%) Windows Server 2012

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (12.11%) IIS
2 10 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (4.74%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.21%) Lync
5 7 (3.68%) OpenStack
5 7 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.68%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.21%) MS Office
3 3 (1.58%) MS Project
4 1 (0.53%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.68%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.11%) Office 365
3 3 (1.58%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.16%) DNS
2 19 (10.00%) SAN
2 19 (10.00%) DHCP
3 17 (8.95%) Firewall
4 14 (7.37%) Internet
5 13 (6.84%) TCP/IP
6 10 (5.26%) SMTP
6 10 (5.26%) X.400
6 10 (5.26%) X.500
7 9 (4.74%) LAN
8 8 (4.21%) FTP
9 6 (3.16%) HTTP
10 5 (2.63%) VPN
10 5 (2.63%) WAN
11 3 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.58%) CDMA
11 3 (1.58%) GSM
11 3 (1.58%) SSL
11 3 (1.58%) IPsec
12 2 (1.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.42%) Oracle Database
3 15 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (6.84%) EDRMS
5 7 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.16%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (2.63%) MySQL
7 5 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.58%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.05%) DTS
9 2 (1.05%) EDMS
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.53%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 18 (9.47%) QuickTest Pro
2 16 (8.42%) StarTeam
3 15 (7.89%) Selenium
4 9 (4.74%) WebDriver
5 7 (3.68%) JMeter
6 6 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.11%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.11%) AdminStudio
8 3 (1.58%) eggPlant
8 3 (1.58%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.58%) MSI
9 2 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.05%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.53%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 31 (16.32%) Finance
2 10 (5.26%) Military
3 9 (4.74%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.21%) Banking
5 6 (3.16%) Marketing
6 5 (2.63%) Back Office
7 2 (1.05%) Automotive
8 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.53%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (14.21%) Integration Engineer
2 24 (12.63%) Wintel Engineer
3 17 (8.95%) Analyst
4 16 (8.42%) Consultant
5 14 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (6.84%) Developer
7 8 (4.21%) Field Engineer
7 8 (4.21%) Tester
7 8 (4.21%) Test Manager
8 7 (3.68%) .NET Developer
8 7 (3.68%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.16%) Applications Developer
9 6 (3.16%) .NET Applications Developer
10 5 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (2.11%) Senior Manager
11 4 (2.11%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (2.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (2.11%) Administrator
11 4 (2.11%) Integration Manager
11 4 (2.11%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (28.95%) XML
2 44 (23.16%) HTML
3 25 (13.16%) .NET
4 11 (5.79%) Application Packaging
5 10 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.16%) Hibernate
6 6 (3.16%) WCF
6 6 (3.16%) WPF
6 6 (3.16%) J2EE
7 5 (2.63%) WSH
8 4 (2.11%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.58%) CSS
9 3 (1.58%) DHTML
9 3 (1.58%) jQuery
9 3 (1.58%) Ajax
10 2 (1.05%) WinForms
10 2 (1.05%) Web Services
10 2 (1.05%) COM+
10 2 (1.05%) DCOM
10 2 (1.05%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (10.53%) PKI
3 15 (7.89%) Clustering
4 11 (5.79%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.74%) Open Source
7 4 (2.11%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.58%) iPhone
8 3 (1.58%) iPad
8 3 (1.58%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.05%) Replication
9 2 (1.05%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.53%) Statistics
10 1 (0.53%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 149 (78.42%) Windows
2 55 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (22.11%) Windows 7
5 23 (12.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (7.37%) Windows XP
7 10 (5.26%) UNIX
7 10 (5.26%) Windows NT
7 10 (5.26%) Linux
8 9 (4.74%) Windows 2000
9 8 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (4.21%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.58%) Android
10 3 (1.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (31.58%) ITIL
2 33 (17.37%) High Availability
3 19 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 19 (10.00%) Migration
3 19 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 18 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (8.95%) Test Automation
6 16 (8.42%) Test Scripting
7 15 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (5.26%) Release Management
9 10 (5.26%) MVC
9 10 (5.26%) Line Management
9 10 (5.26%) Boundary Protection
10 9 (4.74%) Software Distribution
11 8 (4.21%) Service Management
11 8 (4.21%) Validation
11 8 (4.21%) TDD
11 8 (4.21%) Project Management
11 8 (4.21%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 131 (68.95%) PowerShell
2 75 (39.47%) SQL
3 61 (32.11%) VB
4 24 (12.63%) C#
5 15 (7.89%) Java
6 12 (6.32%) JavaScript
7 9 (4.74%) VB.NET
8 7 (3.68%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.16%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.63%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.63%) C
11 3 (1.58%) C++
12 2 (1.05%) PHP
13 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.53%) Perl
13 1 (0.53%) Python
13 1 (0.53%) XPath
13 1 (0.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 85 (44.74%) Security Cleared
2 44 (23.16%) SC Cleared
3 40 (21.05%) DV Cleared
3 40 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (20.53%) MCITP
5 32 (16.84%) MCSA
6 19 (10.00%) Degree
7 8 (4.21%) MCTS
7 8 (4.21%) MCSE
8 7 (3.68%) RHCSA
8 7 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (3.68%) CCNA
8 7 (3.68%) ISEB
8 7 (3.68%) RHCE
8 7 (3.68%) RHCA
9 5 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (1.58%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.79%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 87 (45.79%) Active Directory
2 49 (25.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (14.74%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.26%) XenApp
4 10 (5.26%) Forefront TMG
5 7 (3.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (3.16%) vSphere
7 5 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.63%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.58%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.05%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (1.05%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.05%) UAG
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 47 (24.74%) SCCM
2 39 (20.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 23 (12.11%) SCOM
4 16 (8.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 15 (7.89%) SCSM
6 14 (7.37%) WMI
7 10 (5.26%) WSUS
8 6 (3.16%) NetBackup
9 4 (2.11%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (2.11%) MOM
9 4 (2.11%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (1.05%) Tivoli
11 2 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (1.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 112 (58.95%) Microsoft
2 66 (34.74%) VMware
3 54 (28.42%) Oracle
4 22 (11.58%) HP
5 14 (7.37%) Citrix
6 12 (6.32%) Borland
7 10 (5.26%) Cisco
7 10 (5.26%) Clearswift
8 8 (4.21%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.16%) Remedy
10 5 (2.63%) Lumension
10 5 (2.63%) Dell
10 5 (2.63%) McAfee
11 4 (2.11%) BMC
11 4 (2.11%) NetApp
11 4 (2.11%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.58%) Intel
13 2 (1.05%) Wyse
13 2 (1.05%) Blue Coat
13 2 (1.05%) IronPort
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