The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 39 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing VBScript 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.48% 1.52% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.13% 4.39% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £160 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -44.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £160 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £247 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £326 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.98% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -27.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
121 114 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 35.91% 34.65% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 86 50
Average daily rate £370 £315 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 14
Average hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £13.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the Southampton region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Southampton region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
1 5 (83.33%) SCOM
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) FCoE
2 4 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (66.67%) VCP4
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 4 (66.67%) vMotion
2 4 (66.67%) XenApp
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) IIS

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) FCoE
1 4 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) VCP4
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) XenApp
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
1 5 (83.33%) SCOM
2 4 (66.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Lumension