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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 196 130 154
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +24
Contract jobs citing VBScript 74 126 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 1.38% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.14% 4.19% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 73 45
Average daily rate
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£390 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £226 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £450 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £26.09 £39.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.10% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £28.75 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-9.25% -8.88%
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
3450 3005 3074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.81% 32.86% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2190 1657 1617
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 113 144
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.74 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -31 22 £345 -3.15%
Berkshire -7 17 £380 +4.82% 2
Surrey -5 13 £410 +82.22% 1
Buckinghamshire -33 9 £430 +6.17%
West Sussex -13 6 £375 +29.31%
Kent +7 2 £473 +35.00%
East Sussex -8 2 £338 -7.53% 1
Oxfordshire -23 1 - - 1
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 103 (60.95%) Windows
2 95 (56.21%) PowerShell
3 71 (42.01%) Microsoft
4 70 (41.42%) Active Directory
5 63 (37.28%) VB
6 60 (35.50%) XML
7 59 (34.91%) SQL
8 54 (31.95%) Security Cleared
9 50 (29.59%) HTML
10 49 (28.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 44 (26.04%) SC Cleared
11 44 (26.04%) .NET
12 42 (24.85%) VMware
13 38 (22.49%) C#
14 36 (21.30%) HP
15 35 (20.71%) SQL Server
16 34 (20.12%) Microsoft Certification
17 31 (18.34%) Finance
18 29 (17.16%) SCCM
19 28 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
19 28 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
19 28 (16.57%) Windows Server 2003
20 27 (15.98%) Java
21 26 (15.38%) Hyper-V
22 25 (14.79%) ITIL
23 23 (13.61%) Migration
23 23 (13.61%) Oracle
23 23 (13.61%) HP UFT
23 23 (13.61%) Windows 7
24 22 (13.02%) vSphere

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (8.88%) IIS
2 9 (5.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (4.73%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.14%) Lync
5 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.78%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.78%) JBoss
7 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.59%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (11.83%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.33%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) MS Project
3 2 (1.18%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (1.78%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.55%) Office 365
3 3 (1.78%) IaaS
3 3 (1.78%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (1.78%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.24%) DNS
2 14 (8.28%) SAN
3 12 (7.10%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.33%) VPN
4 9 (5.33%) DHCP
5 8 (4.73%) Firewall
6 7 (4.14%) FCoE
6 7 (4.14%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (4.14%) NetScaler
6 7 (4.14%) FTP
7 5 (2.96%) HTTP
7 5 (2.96%) LDAP
7 5 (2.96%) LAN
7 5 (2.96%) WAN
7 5 (2.96%) VLAN
8 4 (2.37%) IPsec
8 4 (2.37%) Internet
9 3 (1.78%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (1.18%) X.400
10 2 (1.18%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (8.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 11 (6.51%) SQL Server 2000
5 11 (6.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (5.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (5.92%) Oracle Database
6 10 (5.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (5.33%) DTS
7 9 (5.33%) RDBMS
8 8 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (4.73%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (3.55%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (3.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (3.55%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.78%) DB2 UDB
10 3 (1.78%) DB2
10 3 (1.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (13.61%) HP UFT
2 20 (11.83%) Selenium
3 18 (10.65%) Visual Studio
4 10 (5.92%) Oracle APEX
4 10 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (5.33%) WebDriver
6 7 (4.14%) Subversion
7 6 (3.55%) MSI
8 5 (2.96%) ClearQuest
8 5 (2.96%) ClearCase
8 5 (2.96%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (2.37%) Wise Package Studio
9 4 (2.37%) JIRA
9 4 (2.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (1.78%) LoadRunner
10 3 (1.78%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.78%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (1.18%) Rational Rose
General
1 31 (18.34%) Finance
2 10 (5.92%) Marketing
3 6 (3.55%) Banking
4 5 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.96%) Military
5 4 (2.37%) Automotive
6 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.59%) Publishing
6 1 (0.59%) Games
6 1 (0.59%) Retail
6 1 (0.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (14.20%) Developer
2 23 (13.61%) Consultant
3 20 (11.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (10.65%) Wintel Engineer
5 13 (7.69%) Tester
6 12 (7.10%) Analyst
7 9 (5.33%) Active Directory Consultant
7 9 (5.33%) Automation Tester
8 7 (4.14%) Software Engineer
8 7 (4.14%) DBA
9 6 (3.55%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (3.55%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database Developer
10 5 (2.96%) Database Developer
10 5 (2.96%) Applications Packager
10 5 (2.96%) Support Engineer
10 5 (2.96%) Test Manager
10 5 (2.96%) Test Analyst
10 5 (2.96%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (35.50%) XML
2 50 (29.59%) HTML
3 44 (26.04%) .NET
4 19 (11.24%) ASP.NET
5 14 (8.28%) .NET Framework
6 10 (5.92%) Web Services
7 9 (5.33%) SOAP
8 8 (4.73%) CSS
9 7 (4.14%) Ajax
9 7 (4.14%) Application Packaging
10 6 (3.55%) COM+
11 5 (2.96%) WinForms
12 4 (2.37%) ADO.NET
12 4 (2.37%) jQuery
13 3 (1.78%) HTML5
13 3 (1.78%) Razor View Engine
13 3 (1.78%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (1.78%) DHTML
14 2 (1.18%) XSD
14 2 (1.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.33%) PKI
2 7 (4.14%) Client/Server
2 7 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.55%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.96%) Clustering
5 4 (2.37%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.78%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.18%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.18%) Replication
7 2 (1.18%) IVR
7 2 (1.18%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.18%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.18%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.59%) Online Games
8 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.59%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.59%) iPhone
8 1 (0.59%) Telematics
8 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 103 (60.95%) Windows
2 49 (28.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (16.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (13.61%) Windows 7
5 17 (10.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (5.33%) Linux
7 7 (4.14%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.55%) UNIX
9 4 (2.37%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.18%) Solaris
10 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (14.79%) ITIL
3 23 (13.61%) Migration
4 19 (11.24%) Test Automation
5 17 (10.06%) High Availability
5 17 (10.06%) Configuration Management
6 16 (9.47%) Test Scripting
7 12 (7.10%) Waterfall
8 11 (6.51%) Incident Management
9 10 (5.92%) Performance Testing
9 10 (5.92%) Unit Testing
9 10 (5.92%) Line Management
10 9 (5.33%) OO
10 9 (5.33%) CRM
10 9 (5.33%) SOA
10 9 (5.33%) ETL
10 9 (5.33%) Scrum
11 8 (4.73%) Regression Testing
12 7 (4.14%) MVC
12 7 (4.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (56.21%) PowerShell
2 63 (37.28%) VB
3 59 (34.91%) SQL
4 38 (22.49%) C#
5 27 (15.98%) Java
6 21 (12.43%) VB.NET
7 18 (10.65%) JavaScript
7 18 (10.65%) C++
8 15 (8.88%) T-SQL
9 8 (4.73%) C
9 8 (4.73%) VB6
10 6 (3.55%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.96%) Perl
12 3 (1.78%) PHP
12 3 (1.78%) Tcl
13 2 (1.18%) REXX
13 2 (1.18%) VBA
13 2 (1.18%) XPath
14 1 (0.59%) Ruby
14 1 (0.59%) F#
Qualifications
1 54 (31.95%) Security Cleared
2 44 (26.04%) SC Cleared
3 34 (20.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (11.83%) MCITP
5 17 (10.06%) MCSA
6 13 (7.69%) MCSE
7 10 (5.92%) Degree
8 9 (5.33%) VCP4
8 9 (5.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (5.33%) ISEB
9 8 (4.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (4.14%) DV Cleared
11 6 (3.55%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (2.37%) MCDBA
12 4 (2.37%) MCAD
12 4 (2.37%) MCSD
13 3 (1.78%) CISSP
14 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
15 1 (0.59%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 70 (41.42%) Active Directory
2 28 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 22 (13.02%) vSphere
5 14 (8.28%) XenApp
6 10 (5.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (2.96%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.78%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.78%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.18%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.18%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.59%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 29 (17.16%) SCCM
2 11 (6.51%) SCOM
3 9 (5.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (5.33%) vMotion
4 8 (4.73%) WSUS
5 5 (2.96%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (2.37%) SCVMM
6 4 (2.37%) SCDPM
6 4 (2.37%) SCSM
7 3 (1.78%) HP SIM
7 3 (1.78%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.78%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.78%) WMI
8 2 (1.18%) OVSD
8 2 (1.18%) HP NNM
8 2 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.18%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (1.18%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 71 (42.01%) Microsoft
2 42 (24.85%) VMware
3 36 (21.30%) HP
4 23 (13.61%) Oracle
5 18 (10.65%) Citrix
6 9 (5.33%) Cisco
7 7 (4.14%) EMC
7 7 (4.14%) 3PAR
7 7 (4.14%) Red Gate
8 5 (2.96%) Tableau
8 5 (2.96%) Eloqua
8 5 (2.96%) Aprimo
8 5 (2.96%) IBM
8 5 (2.96%) Adobe
9 3 (1.78%) Symantec
9 3 (1.78%) Remedy
9 3 (1.78%) McAfee
9 3 (1.78%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.78%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (1.78%) Google
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