Period
to 17 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 267 246 243
Rank change year-on-year -21 -3 -4
Contract jobs citing VBScript 28 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.31% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 0.49% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 20
Central London median daily rate £400 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -2.70% +6.32%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £309
90th Percentile £575 £475 £539
London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 -

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 4,858 4,069 4,017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 53.37% 50.45% 49.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,980 3,256 3,334
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.33% +1.68%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 12
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -21.82% +15.79%
10th Percentile £13.74 £13.32 £16.66
90th Percentile £58.44 £44.65 £56.68
London median hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +11.43% +7.69% +34.13%

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 October 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 October 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 -18 20 £400 -11.11% 2
City of Westminster -1 3 £400 +50.94%
West End of London - 3 £400 - 3
VBScript
London

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (71.43%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) PowerShell
3 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 16 (57.14%) Finance
4 15 (53.57%) Windows 7
5 14 (50.00%) Windows 10
6 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
7 12 (42.86%) SCCM
7 12 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (39.29%) Citrix
9 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
10 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
10 8 (28.57%) Migration
10 8 (28.57%) AdminStudio
10 8 (28.57%) Application Packaging
10 8 (28.57%) Investment Management
11 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
12 6 (21.43%) VMware
12 6 (21.43%) Cisco
12 6 (21.43%) XenApp
12 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (17.86%) WSUS
13 5 (17.86%) Ivanti
13 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
13 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Excel
13 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
13 5 (17.86%) BCP
13 5 (17.86%) Application Virtualisation
14 4 (14.29%) Perfmon
14 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014

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 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
2 3 (10.71%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
1 3 (10.71%) NetScaler
1 3 (10.71%) VPN
1 3 (10.71%) WebEx
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) VoIP
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (14.29%) MS Access
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) AdminStudio
2 4 (14.29%) WinDbg
3 3 (10.71%) MSI
4 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.14%) InstallShield
4 2 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Back Office
3 2 (7.14%) Front Office
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) French Language
4 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Applications Packager
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Database Specialist
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix Support
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Database Developer
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Database Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 2 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
1 3 (10.71%) XMPP
2 2 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) RSA SecurID
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Credit Derivative
2 2 (7.14%) Derivative
2 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.14%) Fixed Income
2 2 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (7.14%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Windows 7
3 14 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (14.29%) Mac OS
6 3 (10.71%) Linux
6 3 (10.71%) Ubuntu
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Application Packaging
1 8 (28.57%) Investment Management
1 8 (28.57%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) Application Virtualisation
2 5 (17.86%) BCP
3 3 (10.71%) Open Source
3 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Analytics
4 2 (7.14%) ETL
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.14%) QA Automation
4 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
4 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.57%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) PowerShell
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
4 4 (14.29%) PHP
4 4 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) R
5 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.14%) Java
6 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) VB
7 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 6 (21.43%) XenApp
4 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 3 (10.71%) BitLocker
5 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (10.71%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (10.71%) Xen
6 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) SCCM
2 5 (17.86%) WSUS
3 4 (14.29%) Perfmon
4 3 (10.71%) AirWatch
5 2 (7.14%) HP ALM
5 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (7.14%) SCOM
5 2 (7.14%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (3.57%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) Citrix
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco
3 6 (21.43%) VMware
4 5 (17.86%) Ivanti
5 3 (10.71%) Apple
6 2 (7.14%) Bloomberg
6 2 (7.14%) Dell
6 2 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) McAfee
6 2 (7.14%) RedGate
6 2 (7.14%) Reuters
6 2 (7.14%) Symantec
6 2 (7.14%) Wyse
7 1 (3.57%) iManage
7 1 (3.57%) Intapp