The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 64 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing VBScript 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.57% 0.17% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.43% 0.51% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£200 - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.13 £31.56 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +26.22%
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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 Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
279 195 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.52% 32.83% 34.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 141 111
Average daily rate £325 £300 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £20.85 £15.13 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.85% -39.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.98 £12.31 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.01 £43.08 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Wales

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Wales region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
South Wales -4 4 £200 - 2
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) vSphere
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) VB
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) McAfee
4 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (37.50%) Clustering
4 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
4 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) MCITP

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Wintel Support
1 3 (37.50%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Software Deployment
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Network Design
4 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) MCITP
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) MCP
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
1 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
1 3 (37.50%) ARCserve
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Intune
2 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (25.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) McAfee
4 3 (37.50%) Symantec
5 2 (25.00%) ProCurve
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) Remedy
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Dell
5 2 (25.00%) Mitel
5 2 (25.00%) Sophos
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