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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
England / South East
Rank 191 218 167
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -51
Contract jobs citing VBScript 40 32 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.39% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.67% 1.14% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 34
Median daily rate £325 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £299 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £361
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -16.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.18 £112.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.73% -86.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.25 £27.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+75.45% -4.14%

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
2396 2812 3173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.86% 34.27% 34.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1446 1791 1790
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 £300 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 121 110
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £16.25 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.20 £46.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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
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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +24 29 £325 -21.40% 1
Berkshire +25 5 £350 +27.27% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £350 +4.47%
Surrey +14 2 £341 -11.36% 1
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 75 (79.79%) PowerShell
2 55 (58.51%) Windows
3 48 (51.06%) Security Cleared
4 44 (46.81%) Active Directory
5 37 (39.36%) Microsoft
6 35 (37.23%) SC Cleared
7 32 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (31.91%) Windows 7
9 29 (30.85%) HP
9 29 (30.85%) Windows Server
10 23 (24.47%) ITIL
10 23 (24.47%) VMware
10 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (22.34%) SQL
12 20 (21.28%) MS Excel
12 20 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (19.15%) Test Scripting
13 18 (19.15%) C#
14 17 (18.09%) XML
14 17 (18.09%) SCCM
15 15 (15.96%) Migration
16 14 (14.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 14 (14.89%) C++
16 14 (14.89%) .NET
16 14 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (13.83%) VB
17 13 (13.83%) JavaScript
17 13 (13.83%) Oracle

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 11 (11.70%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.38%) Skype for Business
3 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.06%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) Office 365
2 3 (3.19%) GitHub
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.70%) Firewall
1 11 (11.70%) SAN
2 7 (7.45%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.38%) DNS
3 6 (6.38%) Skype
3 6 (6.38%) VoIP
4 5 (5.32%) DHCP
4 5 (5.32%) Internet
5 2 (2.13%) SNMP
6 1 (1.06%) LAN
6 1 (1.06%) VLAN
6 1 (1.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.70%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (7.45%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.19%) Big Data
5 3 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.19%) MySQL
5 3 (3.19%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.06%) MS Access
6 1 (1.06%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (11.70%) HP UFT
2 11 (11.70%) SpecFlow
3 10 (10.64%) Selenium
4 9 (9.57%) MSI
5 1 (1.06%) AdminStudio
5 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.06%) Subversion
5 1 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (9.57%) Retail
2 7 (7.45%) Finance
3 4 (4.26%) French Language
3 4 (4.26%) German Language
3 4 (4.26%) Italian Language
3 4 (4.26%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.19%) Marketing
5 2 (2.13%) Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Billing
6 1 (1.06%) Electronics
6 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.06%) Publishing
6 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (18.09%) Wintel Engineer
2 13 (13.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (13.83%) Tester
3 12 (12.77%) Developer
4 9 (9.57%) Automation Tester
4 9 (9.57%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (5.32%) Analyst
5 5 (5.32%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Build Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.26%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Windows Specialist
7 3 (3.19%) Deployment Specialist
7 3 (3.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (3.19%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
7 3 (3.19%) Messaging Support
7 3 (3.19%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.19%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 3 (3.19%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.09%) XML
2 14 (14.89%) .NET
3 10 (10.64%) HTML
4 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.38%) Web Services
6 5 (5.32%) MAPI
6 5 (5.32%) Node.js
7 1 (1.06%) ActiveX
7 1 (1.06%) ADO.NET
7 1 (1.06%) Ajax
7 1 (1.06%) DHTML
7 1 (1.06%) WinForms
7 1 (1.06%) WPF
7 1 (1.06%) XSL
7 1 (1.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.32%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.06%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.06%) Replication
6 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (58.51%) Windows
2 32 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (31.91%) Windows 7
4 29 (30.85%) Windows Server
5 20 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (10.64%) Windows 10
8 5 (5.32%) Android
8 5 (5.32%) Apple iOS
8 5 (5.32%) Windows CE
9 4 (4.26%) Linux
9 4 (4.26%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.26%) Windows Vista
10 3 (3.19%) Unix
11 2 (2.13%) Solaris
12 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (24.47%) ITIL
2 18 (19.15%) Test Scripting
3 15 (15.96%) Migration
4 13 (13.83%) Software Testing
5 12 (12.77%) Defect Tracking
6 11 (11.70%) Regression Testing
7 9 (9.57%) User Stories
8 8 (8.51%) Scrum
8 8 (8.51%) Software Deployment
9 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (6.38%) Memory Management
10 6 (6.38%) Patch Management
11 5 (5.32%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.32%) High Availability
11 5 (5.32%) Integration Testing
12 4 (4.26%) Security Patching
12 4 (4.26%) Service Management
12 4 (4.26%) System Testing
12 4 (4.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 75 (79.79%) PowerShell
2 21 (22.34%) SQL
3 18 (19.15%) C#
4 14 (14.89%) C++
5 13 (13.83%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.83%) VB
6 11 (11.70%) F#
7 6 (6.38%) VB.NET
8 5 (5.32%) Python
9 4 (4.26%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.13%) Java
11 1 (1.06%) C
11 1 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (51.06%) Security Cleared
2 35 (37.23%) SC Cleared
3 14 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (13.83%) MCITP
5 12 (12.77%) DV Cleared
5 12 (12.77%) MCSA
6 5 (5.32%) Degree
7 4 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.13%) CCNA
8 2 (2.13%) CCNP
8 2 (2.13%) ISEB
8 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.13%) VCP4
8 2 (2.13%) VCP5
8 2 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 44 (46.81%) Active Directory
2 20 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.45%) Firmware
4 5 (5.32%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.26%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.19%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.19%) vSphere
6 3 (3.19%) XenApp
7 2 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.06%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (18.09%) SCCM
2 14 (14.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (9.57%) AirWatch
4 7 (7.45%) WSUS
5 4 (4.26%) BladeLogic
5 4 (4.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (3.19%) Ansible
6 3 (3.19%) Packer
7 2 (2.13%) SCOM
7 2 (2.13%) SCOrch
7 2 (2.13%) SCSM
8 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.06%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.06%) Puppet
8 1 (1.06%) vRealize
8 1 (1.06%) WMI
Vendors
1 37 (39.36%) Microsoft
2 29 (30.85%) HP
3 23 (24.47%) VMware
4 13 (13.83%) Oracle
5 8 (8.51%) Cisco
5 8 (8.51%) Citrix
5 8 (8.51%) NetApp
6 6 (6.38%) Altiris
7 4 (4.26%) Remedy
8 3 (3.19%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.13%) F5
9 2 (2.13%) Supermicro
10 1 (1.06%) AppSense
10 1 (1.06%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.06%) IBM
10 1 (1.06%) Infragistics
10 1 (1.06%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.06%) SAP
10 1 (1.06%) Symantec
10 1 (1.06%) TOWER Software
Hook, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago