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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 339 287 278
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -9
Contract jobs citing VBScript 274 301 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.62% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.41% 1.69% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 186 157
Average daily rate
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£400 £308 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £110 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £461 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+75.78% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 17
Average hourly rate £28.69 £31.56 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.07% +3.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.54 £23.80 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £50.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.78 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-6.79% +10.91%

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
19366 17833 17027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.95% 37.03% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12920 11207 10448
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 487 705
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.95 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £44.55 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -29 242 £388 +29.16% 68
London -7 104 £450 +12.50% 28
South East +43 82 £375 +7.14% 15
Berkshire +15 29 £400 +14.28% 5
Scotland -16 28 £400 +17.64% 2
Hampshire -2 25 £330 +106.25%
City of London -10 24 £438 +9.37% 13
Reading +13 17 £400 +14.28% 2
East of England -5 14 £365 +17.74% 5
West Midlands -7 14 £340 +61.90% 3
Edinburgh 0 12 £400 +33.33%
North West -27 12 £336 +149.07% 8
Hertfordshire -1 10 £365 +14.96%
Surrey -2 10 £313 -21.87% 3
South West -12 9 £363 +20.83% 4
Glasgow -3 6 £325 -27.77% 1
Milton Keynes -6 6 £438 - 2
Buckinghamshire -6 6 £438 +9.03% 2
Hemel Hempstead -1 5 £260 -
Kent -4 5 £450 - 1
Wiltshire - 5 £400 - 2
Coventry -2 4 £350 +79.48%
Manchester -9 4 £381 +182.40% 3
Lancashire -14 4 £300 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £333 -
Warwickshire - 4 - -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £333 -
North East - 4 £333 -
Cheshire -7 3 £310 +44.85% 3
Swindon - 3 £400 - 1

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 356 (56.78%) Windows
2 308 (49.12%) Microsoft
3 306 (48.80%) SQL
4 305 (48.64%) PowerShell
5 204 (32.54%) VB
6 197 (31.42%) Active Directory
7 179 (28.55%) .NET
8 174 (27.75%) SQL Server
9 151 (24.08%) C#
10 149 (23.76%) VMware
11 135 (21.53%) XML
12 132 (21.05%) Security Cleared
13 130 (20.73%) JavaScript
14 127 (20.26%) Oracle
15 126 (20.10%) HTML
16 123 (19.62%) SCCM
17 121 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
18 118 (18.82%) ITIL
19 113 (18.02%) Finance
20 97 (15.47%) VMware Infrastructure
21 95 (15.15%) Windows 7
21 95 (15.15%) ASP.NET
22 92 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
23 91 (14.51%) SQL Server 2008
24 90 (14.35%) HP
24 90 (14.35%) Citrix
25 86 (13.72%) IIS
26 84 (13.40%) SC Cleared
27 72 (11.48%) MS Excel
28 70 (11.16%) Migration

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 86 (13.72%) IIS
2 47 (7.50%) MS Exchange
3 45 (7.18%) SharePoint
4 22 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (3.35%) OpenStack
6 17 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (2.71%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (1.75%) Lync
8 10 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.12%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.64%) CMS
13 3 (0.48%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 72 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 54 (8.61%) MS Office
3 13 (2.07%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (1.28%) MS Project
5 6 (0.96%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.80%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.64%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.48%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.64%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.32%) Maximo
3 1 (0.16%) HFM
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.12%) Office 365
1 7 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.48%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.16%) Yammer
4 1 (0.16%) IaaS
4 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (10.21%) DNS
2 57 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 57 (9.09%) SAN
3 50 (7.97%) DHCP
4 33 (5.26%) Firewall
5 30 (4.78%) Internet
6 28 (4.47%) NetScaler
7 23 (3.67%) Intranet
8 20 (3.19%) FTP
9 15 (2.39%) NAS
10 13 (2.07%) LAN
10 13 (2.07%) SMTP
11 12 (1.91%) VPN
11 12 (1.91%) LDAP
12 10 (1.59%) X.400
12 10 (1.59%) X.500
12 10 (1.59%) HTTP
13 9 (1.44%) SSL
13 9 (1.44%) WAN
13 9 (1.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (27.75%) SQL Server
2 91 (14.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (7.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (6.22%) Oracle Database
5 29 (4.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 24 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (3.67%) Relational Database
8 22 (3.51%) SQL Server 2000
9 21 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (2.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 13 (2.07%) EDRMS
12 10 (1.59%) MySQL
12 10 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (1.28%) DTS
14 7 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.96%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.96%) Siebel EIM
15 6 (0.96%) Essbase
15 6 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (0.80%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 34 (5.42%) QuickTest Pro
2 26 (4.15%) MSI
3 23 (3.67%) Selenium
4 17 (2.71%) Visual Studio
5 16 (2.55%) StarTeam
6 15 (2.39%) JIRA
6 15 (2.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 13 (2.07%) WebDriver
7 13 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (1.75%) Subversion
9 10 (1.59%) AdminStudio
10 9 (1.44%) Maven
10 9 (1.44%) JMeter
10 9 (1.44%) Ant
11 6 (0.96%) FxCop
11 6 (0.96%) StyleCop
11 6 (0.96%) MSBuild
11 6 (0.96%) Dreamweaver
12 5 (0.80%) LoadRunner
12 5 (0.80%) InstallShield
General
1 113 (18.02%) Finance
2 55 (8.77%) Banking
3 18 (2.87%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.55%) Back Office
5 13 (2.07%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.75%) Legal
6 11 (1.75%) Military
6 11 (1.75%) Marketing
6 11 (1.75%) Front Office
7 9 (1.44%) Retail
8 7 (1.12%) Games
9 6 (0.96%) Law
10 5 (0.80%) Publishing
11 3 (0.48%) Automotive
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
12 1 (0.16%) International Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Local Government
12 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) Advertising
12 1 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 161 (25.68%) Developer
2 85 (13.56%) Analyst
3 48 (7.66%) .NET Developer
4 38 (6.06%) Wintel Engineer
5 37 (5.90%) Consultant
6 28 (4.47%) Software Developer
7 27 (4.31%) Integration Engineer
8 24 (3.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (3.35%) Tester
9 21 (3.35%) SQL Developer
10 20 (3.19%) Support Analyst
11 17 (2.71%) Administrator
12 15 (2.39%) Wintel Analyst
13 14 (2.23%) Applications Packager
13 14 (2.23%) Web Developer
13 14 (2.23%) Systems Engineer
13 14 (2.23%) Architect
14 13 (2.07%) Support Engineer
15 12 (1.91%) 3rd Line Support
16 10 (1.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (28.55%) .NET
2 135 (21.53%) XML
3 126 (20.10%) HTML
4 95 (15.15%) ASP.NET
5 61 (9.73%) CSS
6 48 (7.66%) .NET Framework
7 40 (6.38%) Web Services
8 32 (5.10%) jQuery
8 32 (5.10%) XSLT
9 31 (4.94%) Application Packaging
10 25 (3.99%) Classic ASP
11 24 (3.83%) XSL
12 23 (3.67%) WCF
13 22 (3.51%) HTML5
14 20 (3.19%) Middleware
15 18 (2.87%) XSD
16 15 (2.39%) MDX
16 15 (2.39%) ADO.NET
17 14 (2.23%) CSS3
18 13 (2.07%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.74%) Clustering
3 29 (4.63%) Replication
4 25 (3.99%) PKI
5 23 (3.67%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.39%) N-Tier
7 14 (2.23%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.75%) Open Source
9 9 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.12%) STB
10 7 (1.12%) Derivative
10 7 (1.12%) Equities
10 7 (1.12%) MPEG
11 6 (0.96%) Fat Client
11 6 (0.96%) Thin Client
11 6 (0.96%) CMDB
12 5 (0.80%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (0.80%) CESG
12 5 (0.80%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 356 (56.78%) Windows
2 121 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 95 (15.15%) Windows 7
4 92 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 47 (7.50%) UNIX
6 46 (7.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (4.94%) Linux
7 31 (4.94%) Windows XP
8 14 (2.23%) Windows 8
8 14 (2.23%) Windows 2000
9 12 (1.91%) Windows NT
10 8 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.12%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.80%) Android
13 4 (0.64%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.32%) NetWare
15 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.16%) SUSE
15 1 (0.16%) Debian
15 1 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (18.82%) ITIL
2 70 (11.16%) Migration
3 69 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (6.86%) High Availability
5 34 (5.42%) Service Delivery
6 33 (5.26%) Test Scripting
7 31 (4.94%) OO
7 31 (4.94%) Project Management
8 30 (4.78%) Incident Management
9 28 (4.47%) Configuration Management
10 26 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (3.99%) Test Automation
12 24 (3.83%) Release Management
13 23 (3.67%) MVC
13 23 (3.67%) Validation
13 23 (3.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (3.51%) Integration Testing
14 22 (3.51%) Regression Testing
14 22 (3.51%) Change Management
15 20 (3.19%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 306 (48.80%) SQL
2 305 (48.64%) PowerShell
3 204 (32.54%) VB
4 151 (24.08%) C#
5 130 (20.73%) JavaScript
6 63 (10.05%) VB.NET
7 53 (8.45%) VBA
8 48 (7.66%) T-SQL
9 46 (7.34%) Java
10 32 (5.10%) PL/SQL
11 30 (4.78%) VB6
12 25 (3.99%) Perl
13 23 (3.67%) Shell Script
14 18 (2.87%) C
15 8 (1.28%) Python
16 7 (1.12%) C++
17 5 (0.80%) Ruby
17 5 (0.80%) PHP
18 4 (0.64%) SQR
19 2 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 132 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 84 (13.40%) SC Cleared
3 69 (11.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 52 (8.29%) MCITP
5 47 (7.50%) Degree
6 40 (6.38%) DV Cleared
7 38 (6.06%) MCSA
8 22 (3.51%) MCSE
9 15 (2.39%) ISEB
10 11 (1.75%) MCTS
10 11 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (1.59%) CCNA
12 8 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (1.12%) RHCA
13 7 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.12%) Siebel Certification
13 7 (1.12%) RHCE
13 7 (1.12%) MCP
13 7 (1.12%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.90%) QA
2 16 (2.55%) SLA
3 3 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.32%) HL7
4 2 (0.32%) WCAG
4 2 (0.32%) WAI
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 197 (31.42%) Active Directory
2 97 (15.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (9.73%) Hyper-V
4 56 (8.93%) XenApp
5 38 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 33 (5.26%) vSphere
7 30 (4.78%) XenDesktop
8 20 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (2.87%) VMware ESX
10 15 (2.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 11 (1.75%) Terminal Services
12 10 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
12 10 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (0.80%) VMware Server
13 5 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (0.80%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.48%) MetaFrame
15 3 (0.48%) UAG
Systems Management
1 123 (19.62%) SCCM
2 68 (10.85%) SCOM
3 41 (6.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 29 (4.63%) SCVMM
5 27 (4.31%) WMI
6 23 (3.67%) EdgeSight
7 19 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 19 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
8 17 (2.71%) HP SIM
9 16 (2.55%) WSUS
10 15 (2.39%) SCSM
11 9 (1.44%) NetBackup
12 8 (1.28%) SCOrch
13 7 (1.12%) Tivoli
13 7 (1.12%) Control-M
14 6 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
15 5 (0.80%) SCDPM
16 4 (0.64%) Data Guard
16 4 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
16 4 (0.64%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 308 (49.12%) Microsoft
2 149 (23.76%) VMware
3 127 (20.26%) Oracle
4 90 (14.35%) HP
4 90 (14.35%) Citrix
5 38 (6.06%) IBM
6 30 (4.78%) Dell
7 21 (3.35%) Remedy
7 21 (3.35%) CA
8 19 (3.03%) Cisco
9 18 (2.87%) McAfee
10 17 (2.71%) ServiceNow
11 15 (2.39%) NetApp
11 15 (2.39%) Veritas
11 15 (2.39%) Nimsoft
11 15 (2.39%) Veeam
12 13 (2.07%) AppSense
12 13 (2.07%) Symantec
13 12 (1.91%) Lumension
13 12 (1.91%) Borland
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Corsham
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
North West England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 27 days ago