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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 178 173 188
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing VBScript 103 89 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.07% 0.89% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.15% 2.75% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 39 34
Average daily rate £375 £348 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.83% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -28.87%
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
3266 3240 2987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.91% 32.54% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2120 1936 1701
Average daily rate £400 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £496 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 114 105
Average hourly rate £38.00 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 50 £405 +17.73%
Berkshire +22 28 £375 +7.75% 4
Surrey -14 10 £425 +30.76% 4
West Sussex -15 9 £300 -23.80% 1
Kent - 3 £434 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £375 -
Buckinghamshire -3 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £165 -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 107 (79.85%) PowerShell
2 86 (64.18%) Windows
3 83 (61.94%) Microsoft
4 64 (47.76%) SQL
5 59 (44.03%) Active Directory
6 54 (40.30%) SQL Server
7 53 (39.55%) Security Cleared
8 50 (37.31%) .NET
9 49 (36.57%) MS Excel
10 47 (35.07%) VB
11 38 (28.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 36 (26.87%) Windows Server
13 35 (26.12%) C#
13 35 (26.12%) Microsoft Certification
14 34 (25.37%) XML
15 33 (24.63%) DNS
16 32 (23.88%) VMware
17 31 (23.13%) HP
18 30 (22.39%) SCCM
19 28 (20.90%) SC Cleared
19 28 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
19 28 (20.90%) DHCP
19 28 (20.90%) ITIL
20 25 (18.66%) DV Cleared
21 24 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
22 22 (16.42%) Hyper-V
22 22 (16.42%) C++
22 22 (16.42%) JavaScript
23 21 (15.67%) HTML
23 21 (15.67%) Linux

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (11.19%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.21%) IIS
3 9 (6.72%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.73%) Node.js
5 2 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.75%) Apache
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.75%) JBoss
6 1 (0.75%) SAS
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 49 (36.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.73%) InfoPath
3 3 (2.24%) MS Office
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.72%) Office 365
2 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.24%) IaaS
3 3 (2.24%) SaaS
4 2 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (24.63%) DNS
2 28 (20.90%) DHCP
3 19 (14.18%) SAN
4 13 (9.70%) TCP/IP
5 11 (8.21%) HTTP
5 11 (8.21%) Internet
5 11 (8.21%) VPN
6 10 (7.46%) IPsec
7 9 (6.72%) BGP
7 9 (6.72%) IPv6
7 9 (6.72%) Software-Defined Networking
8 8 (5.97%) Firewall
9 6 (4.48%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.49%) SSL
10 2 (1.49%) WAN
11 1 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.75%) LAN
11 1 (0.75%) Network Security
11 1 (0.75%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (40.30%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (13.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (11.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (9.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (8.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (5.22%) RDBMS
7 7 (5.22%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.49%) DTS
10 2 (1.49%) MS Access
10 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.75%) MySQL
11 1 (0.75%) OLTP
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (8.21%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.97%) MSI
2 8 (5.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 8 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.99%) StarTeam
3 4 (2.99%) Subversion
3 4 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.24%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.49%) AdminStudio
5 2 (1.49%) Selenium
5 2 (1.49%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.75%) Babel
6 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.75%) gulp
6 1 (0.75%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.75%) TestNG
6 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (13.43%) Marketing
2 16 (11.94%) Finance
3 5 (3.73%) French Language
3 5 (3.73%) German Language
3 5 (3.73%) Italian Language
3 5 (3.73%) Military
3 5 (3.73%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.49%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Electronics
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Publishing
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (13.43%) Developer
2 16 (11.94%) DBA
3 14 (10.45%) SQL DBA
3 14 (10.45%) Support Engineer
3 14 (10.45%) Wintel Engineer
4 11 (8.21%) .NET Developer
4 11 (8.21%) Analyst
5 10 (7.46%) SCCM Engineer
6 9 (6.72%) SQL Developer
7 8 (5.97%) Administrator
7 8 (5.97%) Consultant
7 8 (5.97%) Field Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Test Analyst
8 7 (5.22%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.48%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.48%) DV Cleared DBA
9 6 (4.48%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Engineer
10 5 (3.73%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (37.31%) .NET
2 34 (25.37%) XML
3 21 (15.67%) HTML
4 16 (11.94%) ASP.NET
5 15 (11.19%) CSS
6 7 (5.22%) Web Services
7 6 (4.48%) jQuery
8 4 (2.99%) DCOM
8 4 (2.99%) DHTML
8 4 (2.99%) MAPI
9 3 (2.24%) ADO.NET
9 3 (2.24%) WinForms
9 3 (2.24%) WPF
10 2 (1.49%) ActiveX
10 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.75%) React
11 1 (0.75%) SAML
11 1 (0.75%) SOAP
11 1 (0.75%) Software Packaging
11 1 (0.75%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Clustering
2 9 (6.72%) Public Cloud
3 8 (5.97%) Client/Server
3 8 (5.97%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.24%) PKI
7 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.49%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.75%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.75%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.75%) NHS
8 1 (0.75%) Replication
8 1 (0.75%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 86 (64.18%) Windows
2 38 (28.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (26.87%) Windows Server
4 28 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (15.67%) Linux
6 20 (14.93%) Windows 7
7 17 (12.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (9.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (6.72%) Ubuntu
9 9 (6.72%) Unix
10 8 (5.97%) Windows 10
11 4 (2.99%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.49%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.75%) AIX
13 1 (0.75%) Solaris
13 1 (0.75%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.90%) ITIL
2 17 (12.69%) Migration
3 16 (11.94%) Software Testing
4 15 (11.19%) Workflow
5 13 (9.70%) Configuration Management
6 12 (8.96%) Service Delivery
7 11 (8.21%) Load Balancing
7 11 (8.21%) Presales
8 9 (6.72%) Mentoring
8 9 (6.72%) Process Improvement
8 9 (6.72%) Test Scripting
9 7 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.22%) Application Packaging
9 7 (5.22%) OO
9 7 (5.22%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (5.22%) Project Management
9 7 (5.22%) Security Testing
10 6 (4.48%) Database Security
10 6 (4.48%) Service Management
10 6 (4.48%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 107 (79.85%) PowerShell
2 64 (47.76%) SQL
3 47 (35.07%) VB
4 35 (26.12%) C#
5 22 (16.42%) C++
5 22 (16.42%) JavaScript
6 19 (14.18%) T-SQL
7 17 (12.69%) VB.NET
8 10 (7.46%) Java
9 9 (6.72%) C
10 2 (1.49%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.49%) Perl
10 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.49%) VB6
11 1 (0.75%) ES6
11 1 (0.75%) PHP
11 1 (0.75%) Python
11 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (39.55%) Security Cleared
2 35 (26.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (20.90%) SC Cleared
4 25 (18.66%) DV Cleared
5 20 (14.93%) MCITP
6 15 (11.19%) Degree
6 15 (11.19%) MCSA
6 15 (11.19%) MCSE
7 13 (9.70%) MCSD
8 11 (8.21%) MCTS
9 10 (7.46%) ISEB
10 8 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (5.97%) ISTQB
11 7 (5.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 7 (5.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (3.73%) MCAD
13 2 (1.49%) CCNA
13 2 (1.49%) CCNP
13 2 (1.49%) MCDST
13 2 (1.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.22%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 59 (44.03%) Active Directory
2 24 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (16.42%) Hyper-V
4 13 (9.70%) XenApp
5 12 (8.96%) Terminal Services
6 6 (4.48%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.73%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.49%) Firmware
8 2 (1.49%) vSphere
9 1 (0.75%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (22.39%) SCCM
2 16 (11.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (7.46%) SCOM
4 9 (6.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (5.22%) SCDPM
5 7 (5.22%) WMI
6 6 (4.48%) SCSM
6 6 (4.48%) SCVMM
7 5 (3.73%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (2.24%) BladeLogic
10 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.75%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.75%) ThinApp
11 1 (0.75%) vMotion
11 1 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 83 (61.94%) Microsoft
2 32 (23.88%) VMware
3 31 (23.13%) HP
4 18 (13.43%) Cisco
5 16 (11.94%) Oracle
6 14 (10.45%) Citrix
7 13 (9.70%) Red Hat
8 9 (6.72%) Lumension
9 6 (4.48%) RedGate
10 5 (3.73%) Intel Security
10 5 (3.73%) Symantec
11 4 (2.99%) Borland
11 4 (2.99%) IBM
11 4 (2.99%) Juniper
12 3 (2.24%) EMC
13 2 (1.49%) Cognos
13 2 (1.49%) SAP
14 1 (0.75%) BEA
14 1 (0.75%) CommVault
14 1 (0.75%) Dell
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