The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 26 June 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)
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 69 75
Rank change year-on-year -19 +6  
Contract jobs citing VBScript 3 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.29% 0.53% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 1.64% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
Median daily rate £506 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.76% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £415 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £416 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £341 £350
% change year-on-year +5.35% -2.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -22.53% +69.57%  

VBScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 398 304 428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.57% 32.37% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 151 231
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 10
Median hourly rate £55.00 £38.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.93% +38.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.50 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing VBScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Buckinghamshire

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Buckinghamshire

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Buckinghamshire

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Milton Keynes -14 3 £506 -
VBScript
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) VB
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (50.00%) Remedy
4 4 (50.00%) Service Management
4 4 (50.00%) BladeLogic
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Vista
4 4 (50.00%) WSUS
4 4 (50.00%) Patch Management
4 4 (50.00%) Security Patching
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) SCCM
4 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Software Deployment
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (37.50%) Time Management
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) DevOps
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (12.50%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Deployment Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Release Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 4 (50.00%) Security Patching
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
1 4 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Email Filtering
4 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) VB
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) BladeLogic
1 4 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
1 4 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) EdgeSight
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Remedy
3 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
3 1 (12.50%) AppSense
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) CommVault
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Genesys
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) VMware