The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK / England
Rank 420 422 372
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -50
Contract jobs citing VBScript 160 189 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 1.04% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 119 127
Median daily rate £325 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £256 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 11
Median hourly rate £16.50 £29.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% +1.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £29.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +1.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
16942 18125 17854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.53% 38.63% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11749 12421 11896
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 458 390
Median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £18.70 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in England

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in England

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in England

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in England

VBScript
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

VBScript Hourly Rate Histogram in England

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +39 54 £325 -15.58% 8
London -25 52 £350 -16.41% 14
South West +12 18 £475 +18.75% 2
East Midlands -4 11 £243 -11.81% 1
North West +15 9 £320 +6.66% 2
East of England +10 9 £425 -5.55% 2
West Midlands -5 3 £450 +5.88%
Yorkshire +2 2 £320 -17.41% 3
North East -18 1 - -
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 204 (68.46%) PowerShell
2 176 (59.06%) Windows
3 113 (37.92%) Microsoft
4 98 (32.89%) Active Directory
4 98 (32.89%) SQL
5 89 (29.87%) Windows Server
6 78 (26.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 75 (25.17%) Security Cleared
8 71 (23.83%) SQL Server
9 65 (21.81%) HP
10 64 (21.48%) VB
11 61 (20.47%) Windows 7
12 60 (20.13%) SCCM
13 59 (19.80%) VMware
14 58 (19.46%) ITIL
15 57 (19.13%) SC Cleared
16 56 (18.79%) Windows Server 2012
17 54 (18.12%) C#
18 53 (17.79%) XML
19 52 (17.45%) Firewall
20 51 (17.11%) Oracle
21 49 (16.44%) .NET
22 46 (15.44%) Linux
23 45 (15.10%) IIS
23 45 (15.10%) VMware Infrastructure
24 43 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
25 41 (13.76%) Finance
26 37 (12.42%) HTML
26 37 (12.42%) Windows 10
27 35 (11.74%) Microsoft Certification

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (15.10%) IIS
2 24 (8.05%) MS Exchange
3 22 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (5.70%) Skype for Business
5 13 (4.36%) WebSphere
6 11 (3.69%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.36%) GlassFish
8 6 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (2.01%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.34%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.01%) CMS
12 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 2 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.34%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 30 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.36%) MS Office
3 4 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (5.03%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.67%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.34%) HFM
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.36%) Office 365
3 7 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.01%) GitHub
5 3 (1.01%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (17.45%) Firewall
2 34 (11.41%) TCP/IP
3 22 (7.38%) SAN
4 20 (6.71%) DNS
5 17 (5.70%) Kerberos
5 17 (5.70%) Skype
6 16 (5.37%) DHCP
7 14 (4.70%) VoIP
8 11 (3.69%) LAN
9 10 (3.36%) Wireless
10 9 (3.02%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (2.35%) VPN
12 6 (2.01%) Internet
13 4 (1.34%) WAN
14 3 (1.01%) Bluetooth
14 3 (1.01%) NAS
15 2 (0.67%) SNMP
15 2 (0.67%) VLAN
15 2 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (0.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (23.83%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (8.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (8.05%) Oracle Database
5 18 (6.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (5.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (4.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 14 (4.70%) Oracle9i Database
7 14 (4.70%) Relational Database
8 11 (3.69%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (2.35%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.35%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.34%) MS Access
12 3 (1.01%) MySQL
12 3 (1.01%) QlikView
13 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 32 (10.74%) HP UFT
2 31 (10.40%) MSI
3 24 (8.05%) Selenium
4 17 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (5.70%) TeamCity
5 16 (5.37%) JIRA
6 15 (5.03%) SpecFlow
7 14 (4.70%) Subversion
8 10 (3.36%) Ant
8 10 (3.36%) TestComplete
9 8 (2.68%) Git (software)
10 5 (1.68%) Appium
10 5 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.68%) FxCop
10 5 (1.68%) ReSharper
10 5 (1.68%) StyleCop
10 5 (1.68%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.68%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.34%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.34%) Moq
General
1 41 (13.76%) Finance
2 30 (10.07%) Banking
3 17 (5.70%) Retail
4 12 (4.03%) Front Office
5 10 (3.36%) Back Office
6 9 (3.02%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.01%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.01%) Advertising
8 3 (1.01%) Games
9 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.34%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) Electronics
10 1 (0.34%) Marketing
10 1 (0.34%) Military
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
10 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (17.45%) Analyst
2 36 (12.08%) Developer
3 35 (11.74%) Wintel Engineer
4 26 (8.72%) Tester
4 26 (8.72%) Windows Engineer
5 22 (7.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (6.38%) Support Analyst
7 17 (5.70%) Automation Tester
7 17 (5.70%) Consultant
8 16 (5.37%) Applications Support
9 15 (5.03%) Test Analyst
10 12 (4.03%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (3.69%) Server Engineer
11 11 (3.69%) VMware Engineer
12 10 (3.36%) .NET Developer
12 10 (3.36%) Applications Support Analyst
12 10 (3.36%) Automation Test Analyst
12 10 (3.36%) Deployment Engineer
13 8 (2.68%) C# Developer
13 8 (2.68%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (17.79%) XML
2 49 (16.44%) .NET
3 37 (12.42%) HTML
4 27 (9.06%) ASP.NET
5 15 (5.03%) XSLT
6 11 (3.69%) CSS
7 10 (3.36%) ADO.NET
8 9 (3.02%) HTML5
8 9 (3.02%) SOAP
9 8 (2.68%) LINQ
10 7 (2.35%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.35%) Regular Expression
10 7 (2.35%) WCF
10 7 (2.35%) Web Services
11 6 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (2.01%) Entity Framework
11 6 (2.01%) NHibernate
11 6 (2.01%) REST
11 6 (2.01%) XSL
12 5 (1.68%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.03%) Client/Server
2 9 (3.02%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.68%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.01%) EPoS
6 5 (1.68%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.68%) STB
7 4 (1.34%) Contactless
7 4 (1.34%) EMV
7 4 (1.34%) MPEG
8 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.01%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.01%) Robotics
8 3 (1.01%) User Experience
8 3 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.67%) Equities
9 2 (0.67%) Replication
9 2 (0.67%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 176 (59.06%) Windows
2 89 (29.87%) Windows Server
3 78 (26.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (20.47%) Windows 7
5 56 (18.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (15.44%) Linux
7 37 (12.42%) Windows 10
8 32 (10.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (7.05%) Unix
10 19 (6.38%) Apple iOS
11 17 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (5.37%) AIX
13 13 (4.36%) Android
13 13 (4.36%) Windows XP
14 11 (3.69%) Windows 8
15 8 (2.68%) Solaris
16 6 (2.01%) HPUX
16 6 (2.01%) Windows Vista
17 5 (1.68%) Windows Embedded Compact
18 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (19.46%) ITIL
2 43 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (10.40%) Migration
4 30 (10.07%) Test Scripting
5 26 (8.72%) Regression Testing
6 18 (6.04%) Scrum
7 17 (5.70%) Configuration Management
8 16 (5.37%) Release Management
8 16 (5.37%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (5.03%) Application Packaging
9 15 (5.03%) Validation
10 14 (4.70%) Automated Testing
10 14 (4.70%) Software Testing
11 13 (4.36%) Defect Tracking
11 13 (4.36%) Service Management
12 12 (4.03%) Automation Testing
12 12 (4.03%) BDD
12 12 (4.03%) Business Continuity
13 11 (3.69%) Infrastructure Management
13 11 (3.69%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 204 (68.46%) PowerShell
2 98 (32.89%) SQL
3 64 (21.48%) VB
4 54 (18.12%) C#
5 32 (10.74%) Perl
6 29 (9.73%) T-SQL
7 26 (8.72%) JavaScript
8 19 (6.38%) Java
9 17 (5.70%) C++
9 17 (5.70%) VBA
10 15 (5.03%) F#
11 13 (4.36%) VB.NET
12 11 (3.69%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.68%) Python
14 6 (2.01%) Bourne shell
14 6 (2.01%) Korn
15 4 (1.34%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.34%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.01%) C
17 2 (0.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 75 (25.17%) Security Cleared
2 57 (19.13%) SC Cleared
3 35 (11.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (9.06%) MCITP
5 20 (6.71%) MCSA
6 16 (5.37%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.68%) Degree
8 7 (2.35%) ISEB
8 7 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (2.35%) MCSE
9 5 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.34%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.67%) CCNA
11 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.34%) GISP
12 1 (0.34%) MCDST
12 1 (0.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.03%) QA
2 4 (1.34%) SLA
3 2 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) MiFID
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 98 (32.89%) Active Directory
2 45 (15.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (9.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 19 (6.38%) VMware ESX
5 16 (5.37%) XenDesktop
6 14 (4.70%) Hyper-V
7 13 (4.36%) XenApp
8 11 (3.69%) Firmware
9 9 (3.02%) vSphere
10 8 (2.68%) BitLocker
10 8 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (1.34%) XenServer
13 2 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.67%) Docker
13 2 (0.67%) VMware GSX
14 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 60 (20.13%) SCCM
2 18 (6.04%) WSUS
3 17 (5.70%) Control-M
3 17 (5.70%) SCOM
4 14 (4.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 13 (4.36%) AirWatch
6 12 (4.03%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (3.02%) HP SiteScope
8 7 (2.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (2.01%) Netcool
9 6 (2.01%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.68%) Ansible
10 5 (1.68%) BladeLogic
10 5 (1.68%) Sysprep
11 4 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (1.01%) SCOrch
12 3 (1.01%) SCSM
12 3 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (1.01%) vRealize
Vendors
1 113 (37.92%) Microsoft
2 65 (21.81%) HP
3 59 (19.80%) VMware
4 51 (17.11%) Oracle
5 31 (10.40%) Citrix
6 23 (7.72%) Cisco
7 20 (6.71%) IBM
8 18 (6.04%) NetApp
9 17 (5.70%) Red Hat
10 13 (4.36%) AppSense
11 12 (4.03%) Dell
12 8 (2.68%) Altiris
12 8 (2.68%) LANDesk
12 8 (2.68%) Symantec
13 6 (2.01%) CA
13 6 (2.01%) Lotus
14 5 (1.68%) Atlassian
14 5 (1.68%) Intel Security
14 5 (1.68%) Remedy
14 5 (1.68%) SolarWinds
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