The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 364 301 273
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -28
Contract jobs citing VBScript 253 334 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.63% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.24% 1.68% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 174 171
Average daily rate
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£351 £332 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.65% -11.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £236 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.72% -7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 30
Average hourly rate £21.00 £26.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% -23.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £24.77 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.99 £28.15 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -27.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20477 19909 17450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.62% 37.39% 37.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13660 13089 10709
Average daily rate £400 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 459 611
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.74 £17.40 £16.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VBScript
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

VBScript Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

VBScript
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 3 months to 3 June 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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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
England -44 244 £360 +5.88% 58
London -25 96 £413 +10.00% 16
South East +13 95 £350 +2.79% 16
Hampshire +2 45 £340 -
City of London -3 24 £438 +4.16% 5
Buckinghamshire +2 17 £400 +25.00% 2
Milton Keynes +5 15 £400 +25.00% 2
South West -2 15 £305 -10.62% 6
Berkshire +7 12 £400 -3.03% 8
Hook -6 12 £338 -3.57%
North West -18 11 £300 +5.26% 4
Surrey +4 10 £325 -8.45% 2
Yorkshire -17 8 £350 -9.67% 1
East of England -18 8 £325 +8.33% 7
West Yorkshire -7 7 £350 - 1
West Midlands -13 7 £288 -17.85% 4
Scotland -36 7 £352 +7.51% 2
Leeds - 7 £350 - 1
Swindon +5 6 - -
Southampton -2 6 £320 +100.00%
Wiltshire -4 6 - -
Oxfordshire -13 5 £508 +45.14% 1
Lancashire +10 4 £275 -
Reading +3 4 £363 -12.12% 6
Coventry +3 4 £288 -17.85%
Dorset +1 4 £305 +10.90%
East Midlands -8 4 £325 +4.00% 4
Manchester -10 4 £388 +35.96% 3
Devon - 4 £305 - 2
Basingstoke +5 3 £406 -4.41%

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 332 (63.60%) Windows
2 300 (57.47%) PowerShell
3 252 (48.28%) Microsoft
4 228 (43.68%) SQL
5 195 (37.36%) Active Directory
6 176 (33.72%) VB
7 152 (29.12%) SQL Server
8 134 (25.67%) VMware
9 130 (24.90%) XML
10 128 (24.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 116 (22.22%) SCCM
12 115 (22.03%) ITIL
12 115 (22.03%) .NET
13 111 (21.26%) Finance
14 104 (19.92%) HTML
15 95 (18.20%) HP
16 94 (18.01%) Oracle
17 93 (17.82%) JavaScript
18 92 (17.62%) C#
19 90 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
20 89 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
21 86 (16.48%) Security Cleared
22 83 (15.90%) Windows 7
23 79 (15.13%) Migration
24 70 (13.41%) Hyper-V
25 69 (13.22%) SC Cleared
25 69 (13.22%) MS Excel
26 64 (12.26%) Citrix
26 64 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
27 61 (11.69%) IIS

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 61 (11.69%) IIS
2 35 (6.70%) SharePoint
2 35 (6.70%) MS Exchange
3 26 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (3.64%) OpenStack
5 17 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (2.68%) Oracle Workflow
7 12 (2.30%) Lync
7 12 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (1.34%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.34%) Confluence
11 6 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.57%) Node.js
14 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.38%) CMS
14 2 (0.38%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 69 (13.22%) MS Excel
2 43 (8.24%) MS Office
3 4 (0.77%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.77%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.77%) MS Project
4 3 (0.57%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.30%) Adobe Campaign
2 10 (1.92%) WebTrends
3 8 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.57%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.19%) HFM
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.30%) Office 365
2 10 (1.92%) Adobe Analytics
2 10 (1.92%) Google Analytics
3 9 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.77%) Mimecast
5 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.38%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.19%) IaaS
7 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (9.58%) DNS
2 46 (8.81%) TCP/IP
3 36 (6.90%) SAN
4 31 (5.94%) Firewall
5 28 (5.36%) DHCP
6 26 (4.98%) NetScaler
7 18 (3.45%) LAN
8 17 (3.26%) NAS
8 17 (3.26%) Internet
9 13 (2.49%) WAN
10 8 (1.53%) VPN
10 8 (1.53%) SMTP
11 5 (0.96%) FCoE
11 5 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (0.77%) X.400
12 4 (0.77%) X.500
12 4 (0.77%) SSL
12 4 (0.77%) LDAP
13 3 (0.57%) CDMA
13 3 (0.57%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (29.12%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (6.70%) Relational Database
3 35 (6.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (6.13%) SQL Server 2000
6 26 (4.98%) Oracle Database
7 24 (4.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 23 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
10 15 (2.87%) DTS
10 15 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (2.87%) Oracle BI EE
11 12 (2.30%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.92%) MySQL
13 9 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (1.53%) Siebel EIM
15 7 (1.34%) MS Access
16 5 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (6.70%) MSI
2 28 (5.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 22 (4.21%) Visual Studio
4 21 (4.02%) JIRA
5 20 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (2.49%) Selenium
6 13 (2.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 12 (2.30%) StarTeam
7 12 (2.30%) Subversion
8 10 (1.92%) AdminStudio
8 10 (1.92%) Git (software)
9 8 (1.53%) InstallShield
10 7 (1.34%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (1.15%) MSBuild
11 6 (1.15%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.96%) Fiddler
12 5 (0.96%) ClearQuest
12 5 (0.96%) Gerrit
12 5 (0.96%) ClearCase
General
1 111 (21.26%) Finance
2 37 (7.09%) Banking
3 20 (3.83%) Marketing
4 13 (2.49%) Financial Institution
4 13 (2.49%) Front Office
5 12 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.72%) Retail
6 9 (1.72%) Back Office
7 8 (1.53%) Publishing
7 8 (1.53%) Military
8 7 (1.34%) Automotive
9 4 (0.77%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.57%) Legal
11 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.38%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 106 (20.31%) Developer
2 88 (16.86%) Analyst
3 43 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 40 (7.66%) Wintel Engineer
5 36 (6.90%) Consultant
6 33 (6.32%) Support Analyst
7 20 (3.83%) Applications Packager
7 20 (3.83%) Tester
8 19 (3.64%) Applications Support
8 19 (3.64%) Administrator
9 18 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 18 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
10 16 (3.07%) 3rd Line Support
10 16 (3.07%) Support Engineer
10 16 (3.07%) Wintel Analyst
11 15 (2.87%) Oracle Developer
11 15 (2.87%) Applications Support Analyst
12 14 (2.68%) Software Engineer
13 11 (2.11%) Architect
13 11 (2.11%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (24.90%) XML
2 115 (22.03%) .NET
3 104 (19.92%) HTML
4 54 (10.34%) ASP.NET
5 42 (8.05%) Application Packaging
6 38 (7.28%) .NET Framework
7 29 (5.56%) Web Services
8 28 (5.36%) CSS
9 20 (3.83%) Middleware
10 17 (3.26%) jQuery
11 14 (2.68%) WinForms
12 12 (2.30%) Ajax
12 12 (2.30%) XSLT
13 11 (2.11%) WPF
14 10 (1.92%) WCF
15 9 (1.72%) Classic ASP
15 9 (1.72%) DHTML
16 8 (1.53%) XSD
16 8 (1.53%) Entity Framework
16 8 (1.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.56%) Clustering
2 25 (4.79%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.21%) Replication
4 21 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.26%) Data Centre
6 12 (2.30%) PKI
7 10 (1.92%) Equities
8 8 (1.53%) Derivative
8 8 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.53%) MPEG
8 8 (1.53%) CMDB
8 8 (1.53%) STB
8 8 (1.53%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.34%) Equity Derivative
10 6 (1.15%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.15%) NHS
10 6 (1.15%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.96%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 332 (63.60%) Windows
2 128 (24.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 89 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 83 (15.90%) Windows 7
5 52 (9.96%) UNIX
6 43 (8.24%) Linux
7 40 (7.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (3.26%) Windows XP
9 10 (1.92%) Windows 8
9 10 (1.92%) Solaris
10 9 (1.72%) Windows 2000
10 9 (1.72%) Windows NT
11 5 (0.96%) SUSE
11 5 (0.96%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.77%) Android
12 4 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.77%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.57%) HPUX
14 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (22.03%) ITIL
2 79 (15.13%) Migration
3 48 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (7.66%) Project Management
5 37 (7.09%) Release Management
6 34 (6.51%) High Availability
7 30 (5.75%) Unit Testing
7 30 (5.75%) Incident Management
7 30 (5.75%) Change Management
8 28 (5.36%) Configuration Management
9 24 (4.60%) Regression Testing
9 24 (4.60%) Test Automation
10 23 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
10 23 (4.41%) ITSM
10 23 (4.41%) Workflow
11 22 (4.21%) Service Management
12 19 (3.64%) ETL
13 18 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (3.26%) Software Testing
15 16 (3.07%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 300 (57.47%) PowerShell
2 228 (43.68%) SQL
3 176 (33.72%) VB
4 93 (17.82%) JavaScript
5 92 (17.62%) C#
6 53 (10.15%) VB.NET
7 51 (9.77%) T-SQL
8 34 (6.51%) Perl
9 31 (5.94%) Java
10 28 (5.36%) PL/SQL
11 24 (4.60%) Shell Script
12 23 (4.41%) VBA
13 20 (3.83%) VB6
14 15 (2.87%) C++
15 14 (2.68%) C
16 9 (1.72%) Python
17 7 (1.34%) Bash Shell
18 6 (1.15%) Jython
18 6 (1.15%) PHP
19 5 (0.96%) REXX
Qualifications
1 86 (16.48%) Security Cleared
2 69 (13.22%) SC Cleared
3 64 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (8.43%) MCITP
5 43 (8.24%) Degree
6 35 (6.70%) MCSA
7 23 (4.41%) MCSE
8 16 (3.07%) ISEB
9 14 (2.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (2.49%) DV Cleared
11 10 (1.92%) CCNA
11 10 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (1.53%) ISTQB
12 8 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.34%) Siebel Certification
13 7 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
14 6 (1.15%) VCP4
15 5 (0.96%) CCEE
15 5 (0.96%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.83%) QA
2 14 (2.68%) SLA
3 3 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 195 (37.36%) Active Directory
2 90 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (13.41%) Hyper-V
4 48 (9.20%) vSphere
5 47 (9.00%) XenApp
6 32 (6.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 29 (5.56%) XenDesktop
8 16 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (2.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 11 (2.11%) VMware ESX
11 9 (1.72%) Terminal Services
12 7 (1.34%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (1.15%) Terminal Server
13 6 (1.15%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.96%) NFS
15 4 (0.77%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
16 3 (0.57%) Sendmail
17 2 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 116 (22.22%) SCCM
2 45 (8.62%) SCOM
3 28 (5.36%) WSUS
4 25 (4.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 21 (4.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 21 (4.02%) WMI
6 20 (3.83%) HP Quality Center
7 19 (3.64%) SCVMM
8 16 (3.07%) HP SIM
9 13 (2.49%) EdgeSight
10 11 (2.11%) SCSM
10 11 (2.11%) NetBackup
10 11 (2.11%) Control-M
11 7 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (1.15%) vMotion
13 5 (0.96%) HP UCMDB
14 4 (0.77%) BladeLogic
14 4 (0.77%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
14 4 (0.77%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 252 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 134 (25.67%) VMware
3 95 (18.20%) HP
4 94 (18.01%) Oracle
5 64 (12.26%) Citrix
6 27 (5.17%) Dell
6 27 (5.17%) IBM
7 25 (4.79%) McAfee
8 19 (3.64%) Remedy
9 18 (3.45%) NetApp
9 18 (3.45%) Business Objects
10 17 (3.26%) CA
11 16 (3.07%) Cisco
11 16 (3.07%) ServiceNow
12 14 (2.68%) Tableau
12 14 (2.68%) Google
12 14 (2.68%) Veritas
13 13 (2.49%) EMC
14 12 (2.30%) Adobe
14 12 (2.30%) BMC
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