Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 December 2018 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)
London > Central London
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 270 250 249
Rank change year-on-year -20 -1 -12
Contract jobs citing VBScript 30 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.32% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 0.58% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 21
Central London median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £250 £319 £225
90th Percentile £495 £538 £525
London median daily rate £400 £435 £415
% change year-on-year -8.05% +4.82% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £43.92 £47.83 £47.83
% change year-on-year -8.19% - +101.39%

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 Central London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,016 4,455 3,933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 53.97% 51.60% 50.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,090 3,681 3,234
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £375 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £638
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 10
Central London median hourly rate £37.09 £25.79 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.83% -6.23% +8.16%
10th Percentile £16.90 £16.30 £16.06
90th Percentile £63.70 £46.00 £55.19
London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +36.00%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Central London

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Central London

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in Central London over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBScript in Central London

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Central London

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Central London region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. 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
City of London -16 15 £390 -13.33% 1
City of Westminster +2 6 £400 +50.94% 1
West End of London - 3 £400 -
VBScript
London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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 Central London region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 20 (66.67%) Windows
1 20 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (46.67%) Finance
3 14 (46.67%) Windows 7
4 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
5 12 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (40.00%) SCCM
5 12 (40.00%) Windows 10
6 11 (36.67%) Citrix
7 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (30.00%) PHP
8 9 (30.00%) Python
9 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
9 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
9 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
9 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
10 7 (23.33%) Migration
10 7 (23.33%) AdminStudio
10 7 (23.33%) MS Access
10 7 (23.33%) Investment Management
10 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
11 6 (20.00%) Open Source
11 6 (20.00%) Application Packaging
11 6 (20.00%) Ubuntu
11 6 (20.00%) Linux
11 6 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (16.67%) VMware

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (6.67%) SAN
2 2 (6.67%) VoIP
2 2 (6.67%) VPN
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) WebEx
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (23.33%) MS Access
5 6 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.33%) Base SAS
7 1 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) AdminStudio
2 5 (16.67%) WinDbg
3 4 (13.33%) MSI
4 3 (10.00%) InstallShield
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Front Office
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Applications Packager
2 6 (20.00%) Database Specialist
3 4 (13.33%) Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) DBA
3 4 (13.33%) SQL DBA
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Database Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Database Developer
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix Support
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Server Support
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) XMPP
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.67%) RSA SecurID
2 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 12 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 6 (20.00%) Linux
5 6 (20.00%) Ubuntu
6 3 (10.00%) Mac OS
6 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Investment Management
1 7 (23.33%) Migration
2 6 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 6 (20.00%) Open Source
3 4 (13.33%) Application Virtualisation
3 4 (13.33%) BCP
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) ETL
5 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.33%) Due Diligence
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.33%) Runbook
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) PHP
3 9 (30.00%) Python
4 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.00%) R
5 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (16.67%) XenApp
4 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.67%) BitLocker
5 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) SCCM
2 5 (16.67%) Perfmon
3 4 (13.33%) WSUS
4 2 (6.67%) AirWatch
4 2 (6.67%) SCOM
4 2 (6.67%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (3.33%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) Citrix
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco
3 5 (16.67%) Ivanti
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) McAfee
4 3 (10.00%) Symantec
5 2 (6.67%) Apple
5 2 (6.67%) Bloomberg
5 2 (6.67%) Dell
5 2 (6.67%) RedGate
5 2 (6.67%) Reuters
5 2 (6.67%) Wyse