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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
England / South East
Rank 189 224 177
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -47
Contract jobs citing VBScript 51 36 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.41% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.97% 1.22% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 34
Median daily rate £325 £405 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% +16.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £20.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+48.75% -30.28%

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
2588 2950 3328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.64% 33.75% 34.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1608 1945 1866
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 109 126
Median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 February 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 +34 40 £325 -23.52% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 5 £388 +15.67%
Berkshire +22 4 £350 -17.64%
Surrey +5 2 £341 -11.36% 2
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 70 (79.55%) PowerShell
2 63 (71.59%) Windows
3 53 (60.23%) Active Directory
4 51 (57.95%) Security Cleared
5 40 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 38 (43.18%) Windows Server
7 36 (40.91%) Windows 7
7 36 (40.91%) SC Cleared
8 30 (34.09%) VMware
9 28 (31.82%) ITIL
10 27 (30.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (29.55%) HP
12 24 (27.27%) XML
13 23 (26.14%) Firewall
14 22 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (22.73%) MCITP
15 20 (22.73%) Test Scripting
16 19 (21.59%) MCSA
17 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
17 18 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
17 18 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
18 17 (19.32%) SAN
18 17 (19.32%) Cisco
18 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (18.18%) NetApp
19 16 (18.18%) MS Exchange
20 15 (17.05%) Skype for Business
20 15 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2010
20 15 (17.05%) SCCM

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 16 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 15 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (17.05%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.14%) GitHub
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.14%) Firewall
2 17 (19.32%) SAN
3 14 (15.91%) Skype
3 14 (15.91%) VoIP
4 10 (11.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.55%) DNS
6 3 (3.41%) WAN
7 2 (2.27%) LAN
7 2 (2.27%) SNMP
8 1 (1.14%) DHCP
8 1 (1.14%) Network Security
8 1 (1.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.27%) MySQL
3 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.14%) MS Access
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (12.50%) HP UFT
2 11 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 9 (10.23%) MSI
3 9 (10.23%) Selenium
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.14%) Subversion
4 1 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (10.23%) Retail
2 3 (3.41%) Finance
3 2 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Billing
4 1 (1.14%) Electronics
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) Military
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (30.68%) Wintel Engineer
2 13 (14.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (14.77%) Tester
3 10 (11.36%) Windows Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Automation Tester
5 8 (9.09%) Windows Specialist
6 7 (7.95%) Server Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Citrix Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Active Directory Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Deployment Specialist
10 3 (3.41%) SCCM Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Wintel Specialist
11 2 (2.27%) Administrator
11 2 (2.27%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 2 (2.27%) VMware Specialist
11 2 (2.27%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (2.27%) Windows Server Specialist
11 2 (2.27%) Wintel Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.27%) XML
2 8 (9.09%) HTML
3 4 (4.55%) .NET
4 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.14%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.14%) DHTML
5 1 (1.14%) WinForms
5 1 (1.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.27%) Replication
5 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (71.59%) Windows
2 40 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (43.18%) Windows Server
4 36 (40.91%) Windows 7
5 18 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.82%) Windows Vista
8 5 (5.68%) Android
8 5 (5.68%) Apple iOS
8 5 (5.68%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 4 (4.55%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.27%) Linux
10 2 (2.27%) Unix
11 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.82%) ITIL
2 20 (22.73%) Test Scripting
3 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.91%) Migration
5 11 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
5 11 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 11 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 9 (10.23%) User Stories
7 8 (9.09%) Scrum
8 7 (7.95%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (7.95%) Integration Testing
8 7 (7.95%) Patch Management
8 7 (7.95%) Validation
9 6 (6.82%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.68%) High Availability
10 5 (5.68%) Software Deployment
11 4 (4.55%) Security Patching
11 4 (4.55%) Service Management
12 3 (3.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (79.55%) PowerShell
2 13 (14.77%) VB
3 12 (13.64%) C#
3 12 (13.64%) SQL
4 11 (12.50%) F#
5 8 (9.09%) C++
6 5 (5.68%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.41%) Python
8 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.14%) C
9 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (57.95%) Security Cleared
2 36 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 22 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (22.73%) MCITP
5 19 (21.59%) MCSA
6 13 (14.77%) DV Cleared
7 5 (5.68%) Degree
8 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.27%) ISEB
8 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.14%) MCSE
9 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 53 (60.23%) Active Directory
2 27 (30.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (15.91%) VMware ESX
4 7 (7.95%) Firmware
5 4 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.41%) vSphere
7 2 (2.27%) XenApp
8 1 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.14%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (17.05%) SCCM
2 14 (15.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (9.09%) AirWatch
4 6 (6.82%) WSUS
5 4 (4.55%) BladeLogic
6 3 (3.41%) SCOM
7 2 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.27%) SCOrch
7 2 (2.27%) SCSM
7 2 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.14%) Ansible
8 1 (1.14%) EdgeSight
8 1 (1.14%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.14%) Packer
8 1 (1.14%) Puppet
8 1 (1.14%) vRealize
8 1 (1.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 40 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 30 (34.09%) VMware
3 26 (29.55%) HP
4 17 (19.32%) Cisco
5 16 (18.18%) NetApp
6 13 (14.77%) Oracle
7 7 (7.95%) Citrix
8 4 (4.55%) Intel Security
8 4 (4.55%) Remedy
9 3 (3.41%) Altiris
10 2 (2.27%) F5
10 2 (2.27%) Lumension
11 1 (1.14%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.14%) AppSense
11 1 (1.14%) CommVault
11 1 (1.14%) Forcepoint
11 1 (1.14%) Genesys
11 1 (1.14%) Infragistics
11 1 (1.14%) Symantec
11 1 (1.14%) TOWER Software
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