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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 368 274 266
Rank change year-on-year
-94 -8
Contract jobs citing VBScript 253 363 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.68% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.21% 1.80% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 201 208
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £331
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 22
Average hourly rate £20.97 £27.50 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% -30.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.38 £23.15 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.97 £25.80 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-18.71% -32.56%

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
20994 20141 18759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.11% 37.49% 37.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14073 13029 11517
Average daily rate £400 £388 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £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 442 419 586
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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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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
England -70 236 £350 +1.44% 63
London -49 87 £363 -3.33% 24
South East -29 82 £388 +10.71% 10
Hampshire -16 29 £340 -
City of London -14 26 £437 +34.53% 13
South West -4 20 £305 -6.87% 9
North West -9 19 £300 +5.26% 4
Berkshire +14 17 £400 +8.47% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 16 £400 -
Scotland -23 16 £330 -1.85% 3
Milton Keynes +4 14 £400 -
Lancashire +20 13 £325 +15.24% 2
Dorset +7 9 £305 +1.66% 2
Hook -5 8 £338 +3.09%
East of England -12 8 £350 +29.62% 10
West Midlands 0 7 £300 +23.07% 6
West Yorkshire 0 7 - -
Yorkshire -18 7 - -
Leeds - 7 - -
Southampton -1 6 £320 +37.63%
Swindon -2 6 - - 2
Wiltshire -7 6 - - 2
Oxfordshire -23 6 £508 +45.14% 1
Blackpool +10 5 £298 +5.49%
Croydon -5 5 £325 - 2
Erskine -5 5 £352 +6.85%
Renfrewshire -8 5 £352 +6.85%
Maidenhead - 5 £320 -
Reading +8 4 £363 -1.69% 2
Coventry +8 4 £300 +33.33%

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (63.85%) Windows
2 292 (56.15%) PowerShell
3 226 (43.46%) Microsoft
4 202 (38.85%) SQL
5 183 (35.19%) Active Directory
6 176 (33.85%) VB
7 136 (26.15%) VMware
8 133 (25.58%) SQL Server
9 132 (25.38%) XML
10 128 (24.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 118 (22.69%) SCCM
12 117 (22.50%) .NET
13 113 (21.73%) ITIL
14 104 (20.00%) HTML
15 101 (19.42%) Finance
16 98 (18.85%) C#
16 98 (18.85%) HP
17 90 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
18 88 (16.92%) Security Cleared
19 86 (16.54%) JavaScript
20 84 (16.15%) Oracle
21 83 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
22 81 (15.58%) Windows 7
23 74 (14.23%) Migration
24 72 (13.85%) MS Excel
25 70 (13.46%) Citrix
26 68 (13.08%) SC Cleared
27 63 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
28 57 (10.96%) Hyper-V
29 55 (10.58%) IIS

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 55 (10.58%) IIS
2 42 (8.08%) SharePoint
3 28 (5.38%) MS Exchange
4 23 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (3.27%) Lync
6 12 (2.31%) OpenStack
7 11 (2.12%) Oracle Workflow
8 10 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.35%) Confluence
11 6 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.96%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.96%) CMS
13 3 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.58%) Node.js
14 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 72 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 43 (8.27%) MS Office
3 5 (0.96%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.77%) MS Project
5 3 (0.58%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.38%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.31%) Adobe Campaign
2 10 (1.92%) WebTrends
3 9 (1.73%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.19%) HFM
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.50%) Office 365
2 11 (2.12%) Adobe Analytics
3 10 (1.92%) Google Analytics
4 9 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.58%) SaaS
6 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.19%) IaaS
7 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (10.00%) DNS
2 43 (8.27%) TCP/IP
3 32 (6.15%) SAN
4 30 (5.77%) Firewall
5 28 (5.38%) DHCP
6 22 (4.23%) NetScaler
7 16 (3.08%) Internet
8 15 (2.88%) LAN
9 13 (2.50%) NAS
10 11 (2.12%) WAN
11 9 (1.73%) VPN
12 7 (1.35%) SMTP
13 6 (1.15%) Network Security
13 6 (1.15%) Intranet
14 5 (0.96%) FCoE
14 5 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
15 4 (0.77%) VLAN
15 4 (0.77%) X.400
15 4 (0.77%) X.500
15 4 (0.77%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.73%) Relational Database
3 34 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (6.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (5.19%) Oracle Database
6 26 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 25 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (4.81%) SQL Server 2000
8 18 (3.46%) Oracle Database 10g
9 15 (2.88%) RDBMS
9 15 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (2.88%) Oracle BI EE
10 13 (2.50%) DTS
11 12 (2.31%) MySQL
12 10 (1.92%) MS Access
12 10 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.77%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 42 (8.08%) MSI
2 29 (5.58%) HP UFT
3 24 (4.62%) Visual Studio
4 22 (4.23%) JIRA
5 20 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (2.88%) Selenium
7 13 (2.50%) Subversion
8 10 (1.92%) InstallShield
8 10 (1.92%) Git (software)
9 8 (1.54%) WebDriver
9 8 (1.54%) AdminStudio
10 7 (1.35%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.15%) MSBuild
11 6 (1.15%) StarTeam
12 5 (0.96%) Gerrit
12 5 (0.96%) ClearQuest
12 5 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (0.96%) ClearCase
12 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.77%) PeopleTools
General
1 101 (19.42%) Finance
2 35 (6.73%) Banking
3 18 (3.46%) Marketing
4 12 (2.31%) Financial Institution
5 10 (1.92%) Front Office
6 9 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.73%) Military
7 8 (1.54%) Back Office
7 8 (1.54%) Retail
8 7 (1.35%) Publishing
9 6 (1.15%) Automotive
10 4 (0.77%) Local Government
11 3 (0.58%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.38%) Law
12 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.19%) Legal
13 1 (0.19%) Games
13 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 102 (19.62%) Developer
2 78 (15.00%) Analyst
3 40 (7.69%) Consultant
4 38 (7.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 38 (7.31%) Wintel Engineer
5 34 (6.54%) Support Analyst
6 29 (5.58%) Administrator
7 21 (4.04%) Applications Support
8 20 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
8 20 (3.85%) Tester
9 19 (3.65%) Software Engineer
9 19 (3.65%) Applications Packager
9 19 (3.65%) Support Engineer
10 18 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
11 17 (3.27%) Applications Support Analyst
12 15 (2.88%) Oracle Developer
13 14 (2.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 12 (2.31%) DBA
14 12 (2.31%) Wintel Analyst
15 11 (2.12%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (25.38%) XML
2 117 (22.50%) .NET
3 104 (20.00%) HTML
4 52 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 41 (7.88%) Application Packaging
6 35 (6.73%) .NET Framework
7 31 (5.96%) Web Services
8 28 (5.38%) CSS
9 21 (4.04%) WinForms
10 18 (3.46%) WPF
11 16 (3.08%) Middleware
12 15 (2.88%) WCF
12 15 (2.88%) jQuery
13 13 (2.50%) XSD
13 13 (2.50%) Classic ASP
14 12 (2.31%) SOAP
14 12 (2.31%) Ajax
15 11 (2.12%) Entity Framework
16 10 (1.92%) LINQ
17 8 (1.54%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 24 (4.62%) Clustering
3 24 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 22 (4.23%) Replication
5 13 (2.50%) PKI
6 12 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.92%) Equities
8 9 (1.73%) CMDB
9 8 (1.54%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.54%) Derivative
9 8 (1.54%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.35%) MPEG
10 7 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
10 7 (1.35%) STB
11 6 (1.15%) NHS
11 6 (1.15%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.77%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.58%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 332 (63.85%) Windows
2 128 (24.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 81 (15.58%) Windows 7
5 51 (9.81%) UNIX
6 49 (9.42%) Linux
7 45 (8.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (3.65%) Windows XP
9 11 (2.12%) Solaris
10 10 (1.92%) Windows NT
11 8 (1.54%) Windows 2000
12 7 (1.35%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.96%) SUSE
13 5 (0.96%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.58%) Android
14 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.58%) HPUX
15 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (21.73%) ITIL
2 74 (14.23%) Migration
3 47 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (7.12%) Unit Testing
5 35 (6.73%) Project Management
6 34 (6.54%) Release Management
7 33 (6.35%) Change Management
8 31 (5.96%) High Availability
9 25 (4.81%) Test Automation
9 25 (4.81%) Configuration Management
9 25 (4.81%) Incident Management
10 24 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
11 21 (4.04%) Regression Testing
12 20 (3.85%) ITSM
13 19 (3.65%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (3.65%) Service Management
13 19 (3.65%) Workflow
13 19 (3.65%) Validation
14 18 (3.46%) ETL
14 18 (3.46%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 292 (56.15%) PowerShell
2 202 (38.85%) SQL
3 176 (33.85%) VB
4 98 (18.85%) C#
5 86 (16.54%) JavaScript
6 52 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 51 (9.81%) VB.NET
8 41 (7.88%) Perl
9 34 (6.54%) Java
10 27 (5.19%) PL/SQL
11 21 (4.04%) Shell Script
11 21 (4.04%) VBA
12 19 (3.65%) C++
12 19 (3.65%) VB6
13 15 (2.88%) C
14 13 (2.50%) Bash Shell
15 12 (2.31%) PHP
16 10 (1.92%) Python
17 8 (1.54%) REXX
17 8 (1.54%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 88 (16.92%) Security Cleared
2 68 (13.08%) SC Cleared
3 63 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (8.46%) MCITP
5 41 (7.88%) Degree
6 35 (6.73%) MCSA
7 23 (4.42%) MCSE
8 16 (3.08%) ISEB
9 14 (2.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (1.92%) VCP4
11 9 (1.73%) ISTQB
11 9 (1.73%) CCNA
11 9 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (1.54%) DV Cleared
13 7 (1.35%) ISEB Practitioner
14 5 (0.96%) CCEE
14 5 (0.96%) CCNP
14 5 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (0.77%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.23%) QA
2 16 (3.08%) SLA
3 3 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 183 (35.19%) Active Directory
2 83 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (10.96%) Hyper-V
4 47 (9.04%) vSphere
5 46 (8.85%) XenApp
6 29 (5.58%) XenDesktop
6 29 (5.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (2.69%) VMware ESX
7 14 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
8 10 (1.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 8 (1.54%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.15%) Terminal Server
10 6 (1.15%) XenServer
11 5 (0.96%) NFS
12 4 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.77%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.58%) vCloud
13 3 (0.58%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 118 (22.69%) SCCM
2 33 (6.35%) SCOM
3 25 (4.81%) WSUS
4 22 (4.23%) WMI
4 22 (4.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 21 (4.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 16 (3.08%) SCVMM
7 13 (2.50%) HP SIM
7 13 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (2.31%) Control-M
9 9 (1.73%) NetBackup
9 9 (1.73%) EdgeSight
10 8 (1.54%) SCSM
11 7 (1.35%) vMotion
11 7 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (1.15%) HP UCMDB
13 5 (0.96%) Tivoli
13 5 (0.96%) BladeLogic
13 5 (0.96%) ServiceCenter
13 5 (0.96%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 226 (43.46%) Microsoft
2 136 (26.15%) VMware
3 98 (18.85%) HP
4 84 (16.15%) Oracle
5 70 (13.46%) Citrix
6 24 (4.62%) IBM
7 23 (4.42%) Dell
8 22 (4.23%) McAfee
9 19 (3.65%) Business Objects
9 19 (3.65%) Remedy
10 17 (3.27%) Symantec
11 16 (3.08%) Cisco
12 15 (2.88%) Adobe
12 15 (2.88%) BMC
12 15 (2.88%) NetApp
13 14 (2.69%) ServiceNow
13 14 (2.69%) Tableau
13 14 (2.69%) AppSense
14 13 (2.50%) Google
14 13 (2.50%) CA
London
Comtecs
Rate: £299 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Connectus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + Depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £35 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Comtecs
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Connectus
Rate: £41.24 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £499.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sidmouth, Devon
Strata
Posted: 8 days ago
Knowle, Sidmouth, Devon, South West
East Devon Disctrict Council
Rate: £30,178 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Yeovil
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Chessington
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 23 days ago