The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK
Rank 435 389 341
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -48
Contract jobs citing VBScript 157 235 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.46% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% 1.20% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 133 161
Median daily rate £330 £335 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% -13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £240 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £352
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 11
Median hourly rate £47.83 £29.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.93% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £14.35 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £30.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.25 £28.25 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+70.79% -1.53%

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
18141 19631 19305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.56% 38.59% 37.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12405 13280 12969
Median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 519 417
Median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £17.50 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £50.00 £46.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 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
England -10 144 £325 -7.14% 43
London -11 49 £375 -10.44% 16
South East +32 40 £325 -15.58% 12
Hampshire +28 28 £325 -21.40% 2
North West +10 14 £323 +50.00% 1
South West +21 13 £400 +6.66% 2
Scotland +15 12 £400 +25.00% 4
Hook +15 12 £325 -2.98% 2
East of England +11 10 £300 -33.33% 5
Glasgow +14 9 £400 +53.84% 2
Hertfordshire - 8 £300 - 5
Merseyside - 8 £323 -
Berkshire +19 6 £350 +27.27% 2
West Midlands -13 6 £450 +50.00% 1
City of London -22 6 £418 -7.22% 7
Bracknell - 6 £350 -
Leicestershire +5 5 £245 +114.91% 5
East Midlands -11 5 £245 -8.41% 5
Milton Keynes +12 4 £350 +4.47%
Buckinghamshire +3 4 £350 +4.47%
North East -14 4 £275 -1.78%
Devon - 4 - - 1
Exeter - 4 - -
Wirral - 4 £335 -
Liverpool - 4 £225 -
Leicester +17 3 £245 - 3
Edinburgh +17 3 £425 +123.68% 2
Basingstoke +11 3 - -
Tyne and Wear -14 3 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 3 - -

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 with a requirement for VBScript.

1 232 (68.44%) PowerShell
2 206 (60.77%) Windows
3 120 (35.40%) Microsoft
4 116 (34.22%) Active Directory
5 112 (33.04%) SQL
6 85 (25.07%) Windows Server
7 83 (24.48%) SCCM
8 79 (23.30%) VB
9 78 (23.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 76 (22.42%) C#
11 74 (21.83%) Security Cleared
12 70 (20.65%) VMware
13 67 (19.76%) HP
14 63 (18.58%) .NET
14 63 (18.58%) SQL Server
14 63 (18.58%) Windows Server 2012
15 58 (17.11%) SC Cleared
15 58 (17.11%) Windows 7
16 54 (15.93%) Finance
17 53 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
17 53 (15.63%) Windows 10
18 47 (13.86%) ITIL
19 46 (13.57%) XML
19 46 (13.57%) VMware Infrastructure
20 45 (13.27%) Migration
21 44 (12.98%) MS Excel
22 41 (12.09%) Linux
22 41 (12.09%) Windows Server 2003
23 39 (11.50%) HP UFT
23 39 (11.50%) Firewall

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills 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 36 (10.62%) IIS
2 19 (5.60%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.54%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.65%) Skype for Business
5 7 (2.06%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.77%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.18%) CMS
8 4 (1.18%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.18%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.29%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (12.98%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.78%) MS Office
3 4 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (4.13%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.59%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.29%) HFM
3 1 (0.29%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.49%) Office 365
2 16 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.47%) GitHub
5 3 (0.88%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.29%) IaaS
6 1 (0.29%) SaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (11.50%) Firewall
2 33 (9.73%) TCP/IP
3 24 (7.08%) DNS
4 23 (6.78%) SAN
5 21 (6.19%) DHCP
6 13 (3.83%) Internet
7 9 (2.65%) Kerberos
7 9 (2.65%) Skype
8 6 (1.77%) LAN
8 6 (1.77%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (1.77%) VoIP
8 6 (1.77%) Wireless
9 4 (1.18%) Network Security
9 4 (1.18%) VPN
10 3 (0.88%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.88%) FTP
10 3 (0.88%) NAS
11 2 (0.59%) SNMP
11 2 (0.59%) VLAN
11 2 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (18.58%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (5.90%) Relational Database
5 14 (4.13%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (3.54%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.54%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (2.65%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (2.36%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (2.36%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.47%) MS Access
11 4 (1.18%) MySQL
12 3 (0.88%) Big Data
12 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.59%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 39 (11.50%) HP UFT
2 36 (10.62%) MSI
3 30 (8.85%) Selenium
4 20 (5.90%) JIRA
5 17 (5.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (4.42%) TestComplete
7 14 (4.13%) SpecFlow
8 13 (3.83%) Git (software)
9 11 (3.24%) Subversion
10 10 (2.95%) TeamCity
11 8 (2.36%) SoapUI
11 8 (2.36%) Visual Studio
11 8 (2.36%) WebDriver
12 5 (1.47%) Appium
12 5 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.47%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.47%) FxCop
12 5 (1.47%) ReSharper
12 5 (1.47%) StyleCop
13 4 (1.18%) InstallShield
General
1 54 (15.93%) Finance
2 30 (8.85%) Banking
3 15 (4.42%) Retail
4 9 (2.65%) Front Office
4 9 (2.65%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.65%) Publishing
5 7 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.77%) Back Office
7 5 (1.47%) French Language
7 5 (1.47%) German Language
7 5 (1.47%) Italian Language
7 5 (1.47%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.47%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.18%) Games
9 3 (0.88%) Advertising
9 3 (0.88%) Local Government
9 3 (0.88%) Marketing
10 2 (0.59%) Automotive
10 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (14.16%) Analyst
2 47 (13.86%) Developer
3 34 (10.03%) Wintel Engineer
4 29 (8.55%) Tester
5 28 (8.26%) Windows Engineer
6 23 (6.78%) Consultant
7 22 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (5.60%) Automation Tester
9 18 (5.31%) Administrator
10 17 (5.01%) Test Analyst
11 13 (3.83%) Security Engineer
12 12 (3.54%) .NET Developer
12 12 (3.54%) Automation Test Analyst
12 12 (3.54%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (3.24%) Support Analyst
14 10 (2.95%) Support Engineer
15 9 (2.65%) C# Developer
15 9 (2.65%) Server Engineer
15 9 (2.65%) VMware Engineer
16 8 (2.36%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (18.58%) .NET
2 46 (13.57%) XML
3 37 (10.91%) HTML
4 29 (8.55%) ASP.NET
5 16 (4.72%) Web Services
5 16 (4.72%) XSLT
6 10 (2.95%) ADO.NET
6 10 (2.95%) CSS
6 10 (2.95%) HTML5
7 8 (2.36%) LINQ
7 8 (2.36%) Regular Expression
7 8 (2.36%) SOAP
8 7 (2.06%) .NET Framework
8 7 (2.06%) Node.js
8 7 (2.06%) WCF
8 7 (2.06%) XSL
9 6 (1.77%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (1.77%) Entity Framework
9 6 (1.77%) MAPI
9 6 (1.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.60%) Client/Server
2 13 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.83%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.36%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (1.47%) MPEG
4 5 (1.47%) STB
5 4 (1.18%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.18%) Contactless
5 4 (1.18%) EMV
6 3 (0.88%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.88%) EPoS
6 3 (0.88%) Fixed Income
6 3 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.59%) Clustering
7 2 (0.59%) Derivative
7 2 (0.59%) Equities
7 2 (0.59%) Fintech
7 2 (0.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 206 (60.77%) Windows
2 85 (25.07%) Windows Server
3 78 (23.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (18.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (17.11%) Windows 7
6 53 (15.63%) Windows 10
7 41 (12.09%) Linux
7 41 (12.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (6.78%) Unix
9 17 (5.01%) Apple iOS
10 14 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (3.83%) Android
11 13 (3.83%) Windows XP
12 11 (3.24%) AIX
12 11 (3.24%) Solaris
13 10 (2.95%) Windows 8
14 7 (2.06%) HPUX
15 5 (1.47%) Windows CE
16 4 (1.18%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (13.86%) ITIL
3 45 (13.27%) Migration
4 30 (8.85%) Test Scripting
5 27 (7.96%) Regression Testing
6 24 (7.08%) Release Management
7 21 (6.19%) Scrum
8 20 (5.90%) Business Continuity
9 19 (5.60%) Configuration Management
9 19 (5.60%) Software Deployment
10 18 (5.31%) Software Testing
11 17 (5.01%) Application Packaging
11 17 (5.01%) Change Management
11 17 (5.01%) Validation
12 16 (4.72%) Automated Testing
12 16 (4.72%) Infrastructure Management
12 16 (4.72%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (4.42%) Automation Testing
13 15 (4.42%) Service Management
14 14 (4.13%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 232 (68.44%) PowerShell
2 112 (33.04%) SQL
3 79 (23.30%) VB
4 76 (22.42%) C#
5 37 (10.91%) JavaScript
6 34 (10.03%) T-SQL
7 29 (8.55%) Perl
8 26 (7.67%) Java
9 22 (6.49%) C++
10 20 (5.90%) VB.NET
11 18 (5.31%) VBA
12 14 (4.13%) F#
12 14 (4.13%) Python
13 10 (2.95%) Shell Script
14 7 (2.06%) Bash Shell
14 7 (2.06%) Bourne shell
14 7 (2.06%) Korn
15 5 (1.47%) C
15 5 (1.47%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 74 (21.83%) Security Cleared
2 58 (17.11%) SC Cleared
3 26 (7.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (5.31%) MCITP
5 15 (4.42%) DV Cleared
6 14 (4.13%) Degree
7 13 (3.83%) MCSA
8 9 (2.65%) ISEB
9 8 (2.36%) ISTQB
10 7 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (1.77%) MCSE
12 5 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.88%) CCNA
14 2 (0.59%) CCNP
14 2 (0.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 2 (0.59%) VCP4
14 2 (0.59%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.31%) QA
2 10 (2.95%) SLA
3 2 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.59%) WCAG
4 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 116 (34.22%) Active Directory
2 46 (13.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (10.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (4.72%) Firmware
5 14 (4.13%) XenApp
6 11 (3.24%) Hyper-V
6 11 (3.24%) VMware ESX
6 11 (3.24%) XenDesktop
7 9 (2.65%) BitLocker
8 8 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.06%) vSphere
10 5 (1.47%) XenServer
11 4 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (1.18%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.59%) Docker
12 2 (0.59%) VMware GSX
13 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 83 (24.48%) SCCM
2 27 (7.96%) WSUS
3 16 (4.72%) SCOM
4 14 (4.13%) AirWatch
5 13 (3.83%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (3.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (3.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 11 (3.24%) Control-M
7 10 (2.95%) HP SiteScope
7 10 (2.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (2.06%) Ansible
8 7 (2.06%) Netcool
8 7 (2.06%) Tivoli
9 5 (1.47%) BladeLogic
9 5 (1.47%) PowerCLI
9 5 (1.47%) Sysprep
10 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.88%) Packer
11 3 (0.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 120 (35.40%) Microsoft
2 70 (20.65%) VMware
3 67 (19.76%) HP
4 38 (11.21%) Oracle
5 30 (8.85%) Citrix
6 17 (5.01%) Symantec
7 16 (4.72%) IBM
8 14 (4.13%) Cisco
8 14 (4.13%) Red Hat
9 12 (3.54%) NetApp
10 10 (2.95%) AppSense
10 10 (2.95%) Dell
11 8 (2.36%) Altiris
12 7 (2.06%) CA
12 7 (2.06%) LANDesk
13 6 (1.77%) Remedy
14 5 (1.47%) Atlassian
14 5 (1.47%) Computacenter
14 5 (1.47%) Intel Security
15 4 (1.18%) SolarWinds
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