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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 58 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VBScript 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.84% - 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.20% - 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.53 £34.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-14.41% +58.62%
Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
273 142 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 38.34% 33.81% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 92 71
Average daily rate £400 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -38.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.00 £19.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £37.50 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VBScript
UK

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 6 - -
West Wales - - - -
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Clustering
3 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
3 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
3 2 (28.57%) MCP
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) ARCserve
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 2 (28.57%) McAfee
3 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (28.57%) Sophos
3 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2000
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Support
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
1 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 2 (28.57%) ARCserve
2 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Symantec
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy
2 2 (28.57%) McAfee
2 2 (28.57%) Sophos