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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK
Rank 419 415 372
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -43
Contract jobs citing VBScript 177 219 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.42% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 1.10% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 135 144
Median daily rate £325 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £260 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 11
Median hourly rate £29.75 £29.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.00 £20.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.35 £29.10 £45.00
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 across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18446 19864 19532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.67% 38.19% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12706 13500 12868
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 486 416
Median hourly rate £41.82 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.55% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £18.60 £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 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 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
England +9 156 £325 -15.58% 30
South East +44 52 £325 -15.58% 7
London -12 52 £350 -16.41% 13
Hampshire +41 41 £325 -22.92% 1
Hook +15 20 £320 -22.61%
South West +18 18 £475 +18.75% 2
Scotland +28 14 £400 +19.40% 2
City of London -10 14 £365 -9.31% 5
Glasgow +11 12 £400 +53.84%
East Midlands -9 11 £243 -11.81% 1
Exeter - 10 - -
Devon - 10 - -
North West +9 9 £320 +6.66% 2
East of England +8 8 £425 -5.55% 2
Leicestershire +10 7 £250 +119.29% 1
Merseyside +4 7 £325 -
Bracknell - 5 £350 -
Berkshire - 5 £350 -
Leicester +11 4 £250 - 1
Milton Keynes +7 4 £350 +4.47% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 4 £350 +4.47% 1
Havant -2 4 - -
Belfast -16 4 £263 -4.54%
County Antrim -16 4 £263 -4.54%
Northern Ireland -17 4 £263 -4.54%
Wirral - 4 £335 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £300 - 1
West Midlands -4 3 £450 +5.88%
Derbyshire -10 3 £125 +9.64%
Liverpool - 3 £325 -

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for VBScript.

1 229 (69.60%) PowerShell
2 202 (61.40%) Windows
3 115 (34.95%) Microsoft
4 112 (34.04%) Active Directory
5 103 (31.31%) SQL
6 93 (28.27%) Windows Server
7 86 (26.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 79 (24.01%) Security Cleared
9 75 (22.80%) SCCM
10 73 (22.19%) SQL Server
11 72 (21.88%) C#
12 67 (20.36%) VB
13 66 (20.06%) HP
14 62 (18.84%) VMware
14 62 (18.84%) Windows 7
15 61 (18.54%) Firewall
15 61 (18.54%) Windows Server 2012
16 59 (17.93%) SC Cleared
17 58 (17.63%) ITIL
18 55 (16.72%) Finance
19 54 (16.41%) XML
20 52 (15.81%) .NET
21 51 (15.50%) Oracle
22 49 (14.89%) Linux
22 49 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
23 48 (14.59%) Windows 10
24 47 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
25 45 (13.68%) IIS
26 39 (11.85%) Windows Server 2003
27 38 (11.55%) HTML

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 45 (13.68%) IIS
2 26 (7.90%) MS Exchange
3 23 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (5.17%) Skype for Business
5 13 (3.95%) WebSphere
6 11 (3.34%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.04%) GlassFish
8 7 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.82%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.52%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.91%) CMS
12 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 2 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.30%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 31 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.95%) MS Office
3 4 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (4.56%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.61%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.30%) HFM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.65%) Office 365
3 7 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (0.91%) GitHub
4 3 (0.91%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.30%) SaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (18.54%) Firewall
2 35 (10.64%) TCP/IP
3 23 (6.99%) SAN
4 21 (6.38%) DNS
5 17 (5.17%) DHCP
5 17 (5.17%) Kerberos
5 17 (5.17%) Skype
6 14 (4.26%) VoIP
7 11 (3.34%) LAN
8 10 (3.04%) Wireless
9 9 (2.74%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (2.13%) VPN
11 6 (1.82%) Internet
12 4 (1.22%) Network Security
12 4 (1.22%) WAN
13 3 (0.91%) Bluetooth
13 3 (0.91%) NAS
14 2 (0.61%) SNMP
14 2 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (22.19%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (7.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (7.29%) Oracle Database
5 18 (5.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (4.56%) Relational Database
6 15 (4.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 14 (4.26%) Oracle9i Database
8 11 (3.34%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (2.13%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.22%) MS Access
12 3 (0.91%) MySQL
12 3 (0.91%) QlikView
13 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (10.03%) MSI
2 32 (9.73%) HP UFT
3 28 (8.51%) Selenium
4 18 (5.47%) JIRA
5 17 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (5.17%) TeamCity
6 15 (4.56%) SpecFlow
6 15 (4.56%) Subversion
7 11 (3.34%) TestComplete
8 10 (3.04%) Ant
8 10 (3.04%) Git (software)
9 6 (1.82%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.82%) LoadRunner
9 6 (1.82%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.52%) Appium
10 5 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.52%) FxCop
10 5 (1.52%) ReSharper
10 5 (1.52%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.52%) StyleCop
General
1 55 (16.72%) Finance
2 32 (9.73%) Banking
3 17 (5.17%) Retail
4 12 (3.65%) Front Office
5 10 (3.04%) Back Office
5 10 (3.04%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.74%) Publishing
7 6 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.91%) Advertising
8 3 (0.91%) Games
9 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.61%) Military
10 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.30%) Billing
10 1 (0.30%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Marketing
10 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (16.72%) Analyst
2 41 (12.46%) Wintel Engineer
3 36 (10.94%) Developer
4 34 (10.33%) Windows Engineer
5 28 (8.51%) Tester
6 22 (6.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (5.78%) Consultant
7 19 (5.78%) Support Analyst
8 18 (5.47%) Automation Tester
9 17 (5.17%) Test Analyst
10 16 (4.86%) Applications Support
11 14 (4.26%) Security Engineer
12 12 (3.65%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (3.34%) Automation Test Analyst
13 11 (3.34%) Server Engineer
13 11 (3.34%) VMware Engineer
14 10 (3.04%) .NET Developer
14 10 (3.04%) Applications Support Analyst
14 10 (3.04%) Deployment Engineer
14 10 (3.04%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (16.41%) XML
2 52 (15.81%) .NET
3 38 (11.55%) HTML
4 27 (8.21%) ASP.NET
5 15 (4.56%) XSLT
6 11 (3.34%) CSS
7 10 (3.04%) ADO.NET
7 10 (3.04%) HTML5
8 9 (2.74%) SOAP
9 8 (2.43%) LINQ
9 8 (2.43%) Web Services
10 7 (2.13%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.13%) Regular Expression
10 7 (2.13%) WCF
11 6 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (1.82%) Entity Framework
11 6 (1.82%) NHibernate
11 6 (1.82%) REST
11 6 (1.82%) XSL
12 5 (1.52%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.95%) Client/Server
2 9 (2.74%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.43%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.82%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.82%) EPoS
6 5 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.52%) STB
7 4 (1.22%) Contactless
7 4 (1.22%) EMV
7 4 (1.22%) MPEG
8 3 (0.91%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.91%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.91%) Replication
8 3 (0.91%) Robotics
8 3 (0.91%) User Experience
8 3 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.61%) Clustering
9 2 (0.61%) Equities
9 2 (0.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 202 (61.40%) Windows
2 93 (28.27%) Windows Server
3 86 (26.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 62 (18.84%) Windows 7
5 61 (18.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (14.89%) Linux
7 48 (14.59%) Windows 10
8 39 (11.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (6.69%) Unix
10 20 (6.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (5.78%) Apple iOS
12 16 (4.86%) AIX
13 13 (3.95%) Android
13 13 (3.95%) Windows XP
14 12 (3.65%) Windows 8
15 8 (2.43%) Solaris
16 6 (1.82%) HPUX
16 6 (1.82%) Windows Vista
17 5 (1.52%) Windows Embedded Compact
18 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (17.63%) ITIL
2 49 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (10.03%) Migration
4 31 (9.42%) Test Scripting
5 29 (8.81%) Regression Testing
6 19 (5.78%) Business Continuity
6 19 (5.78%) Configuration Management
6 19 (5.78%) Scrum
7 16 (4.86%) Application Packaging
7 16 (4.86%) Customer Requirements
7 16 (4.86%) Infrastructure Management
7 16 (4.86%) Release Management
7 16 (4.86%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (4.56%) Automated Testing
8 15 (4.56%) Manual Testing
8 15 (4.56%) Software Testing
8 15 (4.56%) Validation
9 14 (4.26%) Service Management
10 13 (3.95%) Automation Testing
10 13 (3.95%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 229 (69.60%) PowerShell
2 103 (31.31%) SQL
3 72 (21.88%) C#
4 67 (20.36%) VB
5 34 (10.33%) Perl
6 30 (9.12%) T-SQL
7 25 (7.60%) JavaScript
8 23 (6.99%) Java
9 17 (5.17%) C++
9 17 (5.17%) VBA
10 15 (4.56%) F#
11 14 (4.26%) VB.NET
12 11 (3.34%) Shell Script
13 10 (3.04%) Python
14 6 (1.82%) Bourne shell
14 6 (1.82%) Korn
15 5 (1.52%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.22%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.91%) C
17 3 (0.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 79 (24.01%) Security Cleared
2 59 (17.93%) SC Cleared
3 36 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (8.21%) MCITP
5 20 (6.08%) MCSA
6 18 (5.47%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.43%) Degree
7 8 (2.43%) ISEB
7 8 (2.43%) MCSE
8 7 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (1.52%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.61%) CCNA
12 2 (0.61%) CISSP
12 2 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.61%) SANS
13 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.78%) QA
2 4 (1.22%) SLA
3 2 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.30%) MiFID
4 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 112 (34.04%) Active Directory
2 47 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (8.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 20 (6.08%) VMware ESX
5 16 (4.86%) Firmware
5 16 (4.86%) XenDesktop
6 14 (4.26%) Hyper-V
6 14 (4.26%) XenApp
7 9 (2.74%) vSphere
8 8 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.13%) BitLocker
10 6 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.22%) XenServer
12 3 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.61%) Docker
13 2 (0.61%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.61%) VMware GSX
14 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.30%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 75 (22.80%) SCCM
2 18 (5.47%) SCOM
2 18 (5.47%) WSUS
3 17 (5.17%) Control-M
4 14 (4.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 13 (3.95%) AirWatch
5 13 (3.95%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (3.65%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (2.74%) HP SiteScope
8 7 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (1.82%) Netcool
9 6 (1.82%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.52%) Ansible
10 5 (1.52%) BladeLogic
10 5 (1.52%) Sysprep
11 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.91%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.91%) vRealize
Vendors
1 115 (34.95%) Microsoft
2 66 (20.06%) HP
3 62 (18.84%) VMware
4 51 (15.50%) Oracle
5 32 (9.73%) Citrix
6 24 (7.29%) Cisco
7 20 (6.08%) IBM
7 20 (6.08%) Red Hat
7 20 (6.08%) Symantec
8 19 (5.78%) NetApp
9 14 (4.26%) AppSense
10 12 (3.65%) Dell
11 8 (2.43%) Altiris
11 8 (2.43%) LANDesk
12 6 (1.82%) CA
12 6 (1.82%) Intel Security
12 6 (1.82%) Lotus
12 6 (1.82%) Remedy
13 5 (1.52%) Atlassian
13 5 (1.52%) SolarWinds
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