The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 409 388 311
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -77
Contract jobs citing VBScript 238 291 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.50% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 1.31% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 163 229
Median daily rate £355 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £242 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £345 £341
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 11
Median hourly rate £28.88 £26.09 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% -9.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £19.03 £20.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £26.09 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -9.25%

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
21319 22225 20943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.99% 38.12% 37.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14634 14923 13279
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 505 413
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -46 199 £363 +0.69% 31
South East +3 69 £369 -5.44% 6
London -39 66 £431 +1.47% 16
Scotland +23 36 £378 +14.39%
South West +14 27 £305 +43.86% 1
Hampshire +16 25 £325 -5.79% 2
Tyne and Wear -7 20 £280 -9.59%
North East -9 20 £280 -9.59%
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 20 £280 -9.59%
Bristol +17 19 £315 -
Edinburgh +15 17 £400 +48.14%
Berkshire +12 16 £375 -1.31%
City of London +20 15 £475 +6.20% 9
Hook +12 13 £301 -
Renfrewshire -7 10 £320 -3.03%
Erskine -9 10 £320 -3.03%
Glasgow +16 9 £370 +28.69%
Reading +19 8 £388 -8.82%
Buckinghamshire +13 8 £425 -1.16%
West Sussex -2 8 £375 -
Surrey 0 7 £444 +8.23% 1
Crawley - 7 £375 -
East Midlands +2 6 £225 -34.54% 1
Wokingham - 5 £350 -
East of England +9 4 £338 +22.72% 1
Yorkshire +7 4 £425 +13.33% 2
West Yorkshire +6 4 £425 +6.25% 1
Leeds +3 4 £425 +6.25%
Andover -12 4 £325 -10.34%
Staines - 4 £444 -

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 with a requirement for VBScript.

1 428 (72.18%) PowerShell
2 390 (65.77%) Windows
3 316 (53.29%) Microsoft
4 254 (42.83%) SQL
5 243 (40.98%) Active Directory
6 184 (31.03%) SQL Server
7 166 (27.99%) VMware
8 165 (27.82%) Windows Server
9 159 (26.81%) Security Cleared
10 152 (25.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 147 (24.79%) VB
11 147 (24.79%) .NET
12 130 (21.92%) SCCM
13 128 (21.59%) Citrix
14 125 (21.08%) MS Excel
15 121 (20.40%) Windows Server 2012
16 120 (20.24%) C#
17 116 (19.56%) ITIL
18 113 (19.06%) HP
18 113 (19.06%) DNS
19 111 (18.72%) SC Cleared
20 103 (17.37%) Finance
21 98 (16.53%) DHCP
22 93 (15.68%) T-SQL
23 92 (15.51%) JavaScript
23 92 (15.51%) XenApp
24 90 (15.18%) Windows Server 2003
25 89 (15.01%) Windows 7
26 85 (14.33%) Microsoft Certification
27 84 (14.17%) Migration

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills 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 45 (7.59%) IIS
2 41 (6.91%) SharePoint
3 30 (5.06%) MS Exchange
4 20 (3.37%) OpenStack
5 13 (2.19%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (1.52%) CMS
8 8 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.01%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.84%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.51%) Confluence
13 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.34%) FileNet
13 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 125 (21.08%) MS Excel
2 49 (8.26%) MS Office
3 5 (0.84%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.34%) MS Project
5 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) OpenText MBPM
1 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.89%) Office 365
2 26 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.84%) IaaS
4 3 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.34%) GitHub
5 2 (0.34%) PaaS
5 2 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (19.06%) DNS
2 98 (16.53%) DHCP
3 61 (10.29%) SAN
4 41 (6.91%) TCP/IP
5 39 (6.58%) Internet
6 29 (4.89%) Firewall
7 27 (4.55%) VPN
8 14 (2.36%) HTTP
8 14 (2.36%) NetScaler
9 13 (2.19%) IPsec
10 12 (2.02%) Software-Defined Networking
11 11 (1.85%) BGP
11 11 (1.85%) IPv6
11 11 (1.85%) SSL
11 11 (1.85%) WAN
12 10 (1.69%) LAN
13 9 (1.52%) Kerberos
14 5 (0.84%) DMZ
14 5 (0.84%) Remote Desktop
15 4 (0.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 48 (8.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 48 (8.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (7.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 39 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.02%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (1.69%) MySQL
9 8 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (1.18%) MS Access
11 6 (1.01%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.51%) Big Data
13 3 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.34%) DTS
14 2 (0.34%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 61 (10.29%) MSI
2 38 (6.41%) HP UFT
3 28 (4.72%) Selenium
4 24 (4.05%) Visual Studio
5 21 (3.54%) JIRA
6 18 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (2.70%) Git (software)
8 15 (2.53%) InstallShield
9 13 (2.19%) Subversion
10 11 (1.85%) SoapUI
11 10 (1.69%) TestComplete
12 9 (1.52%) Cucumber
13 8 (1.35%) Jenkins
13 8 (1.35%) Maven
13 8 (1.35%) WebDriver
14 7 (1.18%) AdminStudio
14 7 (1.18%) JMeter
14 7 (1.18%) LoadRunner
14 7 (1.18%) SpecFlow
15 6 (1.01%) StarTeam
General
1 103 (17.37%) Finance
2 38 (6.41%) Banking
3 17 (2.87%) Marketing
4 11 (1.85%) French Language
4 11 (1.85%) Spanish Language
5 10 (1.69%) German Language
5 10 (1.69%) Italian Language
6 8 (1.35%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.35%) Legal
6 8 (1.35%) Publishing
6 8 (1.35%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.84%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.84%) Law
8 4 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.67%) Retail
9 3 (0.51%) Automotive
9 3 (0.51%) Front Office
9 3 (0.51%) Local Government
10 2 (0.34%) Electronics
10 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 71 (11.97%) Developer
2 52 (8.77%) Windows Engineer
3 49 (8.26%) Consultant
4 45 (7.59%) Analyst
5 36 (6.07%) Administrator
5 36 (6.07%) Wintel Engineer
6 31 (5.23%) Support Engineer
7 28 (4.72%) Tester
8 27 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
9 25 (4.22%) Test Analyst
10 21 (3.54%) SCCM Engineer
11 19 (3.20%) Server Engineer
11 19 (3.20%) Windows Systems Engineer
12 18 (3.04%) .NET Developer
12 18 (3.04%) 3rd Line Support
12 18 (3.04%) DBA
13 17 (2.87%) Architect
13 17 (2.87%) Automation Tester
13 17 (2.87%) Security Engineer
13 17 (2.87%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (24.79%) .NET
2 68 (11.47%) XML
3 67 (11.30%) HTML
4 57 (9.61%) ASP.NET
5 38 (6.41%) CSS
5 38 (6.41%) Web Services
6 23 (3.88%) Regular Expression
7 20 (3.37%) jQuery
8 15 (2.53%) HTML5
9 14 (2.36%) Ajax
9 14 (2.36%) REST
10 13 (2.19%) Node.js
11 10 (1.69%) .NET Framework
11 10 (1.69%) ActiveX
11 10 (1.69%) AngularJS
11 10 (1.69%) MAPI
11 10 (1.69%) WCF
12 9 (1.52%) JSON
12 9 (1.52%) XSLT
13 8 (1.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.43%) Clustering
2 41 (6.91%) Computer Science
3 29 (4.89%) Client/Server
4 25 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (3.71%) Data Centre
6 12 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.02%) Public Cloud
7 11 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.85%) User Experience
8 8 (1.35%) NHS
8 8 (1.35%) STB
9 6 (1.01%) Cryptography
9 6 (1.01%) EMC VNX
9 6 (1.01%) MPEG
10 5 (0.84%) Blackberry
10 5 (0.84%) CMDB
10 5 (0.84%) Derivative
10 5 (0.84%) Private Cloud
10 5 (0.84%) Replication
10 5 (0.84%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 390 (65.77%) Windows
2 165 (27.82%) Windows Server
3 152 (25.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 121 (20.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 90 (15.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 89 (15.01%) Windows 7
7 73 (12.31%) Linux
8 49 (8.26%) Windows 10
9 40 (6.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 38 (6.41%) Unix
11 28 (4.72%) Windows XP
12 25 (4.22%) Solaris
13 23 (3.88%) Windows 8
14 21 (3.54%) AIX
15 20 (3.37%) HPUX
16 11 (1.85%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.84%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.84%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.67%) VMS
19 3 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (19.56%) ITIL
2 84 (14.17%) Migration
3 61 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (8.26%) Release Management
5 40 (6.75%) Service Management
6 39 (6.58%) Software Testing
7 38 (6.41%) Configuration Management
8 36 (6.07%) Test Scripting
9 35 (5.90%) Software Delivery
10 34 (5.73%) Application Packaging
11 29 (4.89%) Change Management
12 28 (4.72%) User Acceptance Testing
12 28 (4.72%) Workflow
13 25 (4.22%) Open Source
14 22 (3.71%) Performance Tuning
15 20 (3.37%) Mentoring
15 20 (3.37%) Project Management
16 19 (3.20%) Regression Testing
16 19 (3.20%) Service Delivery
16 19 (3.20%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 428 (72.18%) PowerShell
2 254 (42.83%) SQL
3 147 (24.79%) VB
4 120 (20.24%) C#
5 93 (15.68%) T-SQL
6 92 (15.51%) JavaScript
7 70 (11.80%) Java
8 58 (9.78%) C++
9 37 (6.24%) Perl
10 36 (6.07%) VB.NET
11 34 (5.73%) VBA
12 29 (4.89%) C
13 20 (3.37%) Python
14 19 (3.20%) Korn
15 18 (3.04%) Bourne shell
16 13 (2.19%) PHP
17 12 (2.02%) PL/SQL
18 11 (1.85%) Shell Script
19 8 (1.35%) Groovy
20 7 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 159 (26.81%) Security Cleared
2 111 (18.72%) SC Cleared
3 85 (14.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 61 (10.29%) Degree
5 49 (8.26%) MCSE
6 35 (5.90%) DV Cleared
7 33 (5.56%) MCITP
8 27 (4.55%) ISEB
9 22 (3.71%) ISTQB
10 20 (3.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 20 (3.37%) MCSA
11 17 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
13 13 (2.19%) MCSD
14 10 (1.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 10 (1.69%) MCTS
15 9 (1.52%) CCNA
16 5 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.53%) SLA
2 13 (2.19%) QA
3 12 (2.02%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (1.52%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.34%) WCAG
7 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 243 (40.98%) Active Directory
2 92 (15.51%) XenApp
3 73 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 66 (11.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 58 (9.78%) XenDesktop
6 43 (7.25%) VMware ESX
7 39 (6.58%) Terminal Services
8 37 (6.24%) Hyper-V
9 29 (4.89%) XenServer
10 13 (2.19%) BitLocker
11 7 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 7 (1.18%) Firmware
11 7 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.84%) MetaFrame
12 5 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.84%) vSphere
13 4 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.34%) NFS
14 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 130 (21.92%) SCCM
2 56 (9.44%) SCOM
3 43 (7.25%) WSUS
4 42 (7.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 40 (6.75%) Microsoft Clustering
6 24 (4.05%) HP Quality Center
7 17 (2.87%) HP SiteScope
8 16 (2.70%) Netcool
9 15 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
9 15 (2.53%) SCSM
9 15 (2.53%) Tivoli
10 14 (2.36%) SCVMM
11 13 (2.19%) SCDPM
12 9 (1.52%) Control-M
12 9 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 8 (1.35%) Perfmon
13 8 (1.35%) SCOrch
14 7 (1.18%) WMI
15 5 (0.84%) OpenView
16 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 316 (53.29%) Microsoft
2 166 (27.99%) VMware
3 128 (21.59%) Citrix
4 113 (19.06%) HP
5 57 (9.61%) Oracle
6 40 (6.75%) Red Hat
7 38 (6.41%) AppSense
8 37 (6.24%) IBM
9 30 (5.06%) Cisco
10 24 (4.05%) Symantec
11 20 (3.37%) Dell
12 18 (3.04%) CA
12 18 (3.04%) Intel Security
13 16 (2.70%) NetApp
14 13 (2.19%) Altiris
15 11 (1.85%) Lumension
16 9 (1.52%) SAP
16 9 (1.52%) ServiceNow
17 8 (1.35%) Cognos
18 6 (1.01%) Lotus
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £385 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago