Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 60 58
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +15
Contract jobs citing VBScript 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.04% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.80% 0.54% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Bedfordshire median daily rate £300 £313 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -30.56% +44.00%
East of England median daily rate £425 £325 £275
% change year-on-year +30.77% +18.18% -24.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £20.94

VBScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 184 186 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 27.34% 30.05% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 127 107
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £315 £222 £273
90th Percentile £575 £500 £606
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 22
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.39 £31.39 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.60% -21.53% -4.76%
10th Percentile £38.83 £15.43 £36.25
90th Percentile £49.95 £46.95 £51.25
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +0.67%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Bedfordshire

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VBScript in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Bedfordshire

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Bedfordshire

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 1 £335 -
Luton - 1 - -
VBScript
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (85.71%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (85.71%) iSCSI
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 6 (85.71%) NAS
2 6 (85.71%) EqualLogic
2 6 (85.71%) 3PAR
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (85.71%) Skype for Business
2 6 (85.71%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) Dell
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) CommVault

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
1 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
1 6 (85.71%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudTrail
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (85.71%) iSCSI
2 6 (85.71%) NAS
2 6 (85.71%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Storage Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) AWS Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Clustering
1 6 (85.71%) Replication
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCSA
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 5 (71.43%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
1 6 (85.71%) Terminal Services
1 6 (85.71%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Backup Exec
1 6 (85.71%) HP Data Protector
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Clustering
1 6 (85.71%) NetBackup
2 5 (71.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 5 (71.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) 3PAR
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) CommVault
2 6 (85.71%) Dell
2 6 (85.71%) EqualLogic
2 6 (85.71%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) NetApp
2 6 (85.71%) Symantec
2 6 (85.71%) Veritas
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) SolarWinds