Period
to 17 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 17 July 2019 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 157 155 141
Rank change year-on-year -2 -14 +3
Contract jobs citing VBScript 18 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.42% 0.35% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% 1.08% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 0
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.62% - -
South East median daily rate £394 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +7.88% +7.35% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £43.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +93.33% -2.17%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,200 1,295 894
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.11% 32.64% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 721 527
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £287
90th Percentile £600 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 24
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.75 £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.50% +71.43% +40.00%
10th Percentile £37.25 £8.00 £11.13
90th Percentile £70.25 £52.50 £52.03
South East median hourly rate £46.59 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +9.61% -1.16% +7.50%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Berkshire

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Berkshire

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBScript in Berkshire

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Berkshire

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 July 2019. 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
Bracknell - 15 £375 - 1
Ascot - 2 - - 2
Reading -13 1 £500 +53.85%
VBScript
South East

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 17 (94.44%) Windows
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
1 17 (94.44%) PowerShell
2 15 (83.33%) Retail
3 14 (77.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 11 (61.11%) Mac OS
4 11 (61.11%) ITSM
5 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
5 10 (55.56%) SCCM
5 10 (55.56%) Windows 10
6 8 (44.44%) Translating Business Requirements
6 8 (44.44%) Incident Management
6 8 (44.44%) Android
6 8 (44.44%) Apple iOS
7 7 (38.89%) DHCP
7 7 (38.89%) DNS
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 5 (27.78%) ITIL
9 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (22.22%) PKI
11 3 (16.67%) PingFederate
11 3 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
11 3 (16.67%) Equitrac
11 3 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Management
11 3 (16.67%) Privileged Access Management
11 3 (16.67%) Single Sign-On

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) DHCP
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) InstallShield
1 2 (11.11%) MSI
2 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 15 (83.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Packager
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Mac OS
3 10 (55.56%) Windows 10
3 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 8 (44.44%) Android
4 8 (44.44%) Apple iOS
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (61.11%) ITSM
3 8 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 8 (44.44%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 3 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (16.67%) Privileged Access Management
7 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
7 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) System Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
8 1 (5.56%) Project Management
8 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.56%) Test Management
8 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) MCTS
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (16.67%) PingFederate
2 3 (16.67%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (11.11%) ThinApp
4 1 (5.56%) HP ALM
4 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) BMC
2 3 (16.67%) Equitrac
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Novell
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) SAP