The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Wales region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 70 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Contract jobs citing VBScript 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.65% 0.19% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 0.65% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£200 - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.80 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.30% +16.66%
Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
290 155 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.71% 28.86% 35.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 111 122
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 9
Average hourly rate £27.63 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.93% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £23.45 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.38 £49.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (66.67%) VMware
4 7 (58.33%) SCCM
5 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) Citrix
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) vSphere
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) SAN
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) VB
6 4 (33.33%) McAfee
6 4 (33.33%) Migration
7 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (25.00%) Clustering
7 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
7 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Configuration Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Wintel Support
1 3 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 2 (16.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (33.33%) VB
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCP
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (25.00%) MCITP
1 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) vSphere
3 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) XenApp
4 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Intune
2 3 (25.00%) ARCserve
2 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (16.67%) SCDPM
3 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) McAfee
5 3 (25.00%) Symantec
6 2 (16.67%) Remedy
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Dell
6 2 (16.67%) Sophos
6 2 (16.67%) Mitel
6 2 (16.67%) ProCurve
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco