Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 99 127
Rank change year-on-year -29 +28 -44
Contract jobs citing VBScript 5 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.21% 0.56% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 1.73% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 6
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £263 £421 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.61% -2.15% +4.56%
10th Percentile £256 £360 £415
90th Percentile £269 £481 £450
South East median daily rate £450 £350 £394
% change year-on-year +28.57% -11.11% +13.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £60.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £23.14 - £15.78

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 912 579 849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.26% 32.62% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 290 421
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £380 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £284 £263 £231
90th Percentile £525 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 19
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +66.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.65 £12.95
90th Percentile £77.50 £62.50 £45.30
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 6 months to 17 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
Milton Keynes -23 5 £263 -40.00%
VBScript
South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (80.00%) AppSense
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (60.00%) Skype
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) MSI
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (40.00%) Altiris
4 2 (40.00%) Computacenter
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) OneDrive
4 2 (40.00%) BitLocker
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (40.00%) Disk Encryption
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) EdgeSight
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

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 (60.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
1 2 (40.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Skype
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MSI
2 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (20.00%) WiX
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Server Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (20.00%) MSI Packager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 2 (40.00%) Disk Encryption
2 1 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (20.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) EdgeSight
2 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) MOM
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) AppSense
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Altiris
2 2 (40.00%) Computacenter
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Genesys
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) VMware