Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 22 January 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 82 87
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 -
Contract jobs citing VBScript 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.34% 0.48% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 1.49% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Cheshire median daily rate £320 £308 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.07% +11.82% -
10th Percentile £306 £219 £230
90th Percentile £330 £405 £320
North West median daily rate £325 £288 £325
% change year-on-year +13.04% -11.54% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £18.00 £12.25 -
% change year-on-year +46.94% - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 449 404 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 38.12% 32.58% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 284 309
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £305 £259 £270
90th Percentile £500 £550 £488
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 6
Cheshire median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +79.49% +11.43%
10th Percentile £26.50 £27.00 £11.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.75 £34.13
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £38.13 £38.75
% change year-on-year -4.98% -1.61% +4.73%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Cheshire

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Cheshire

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Cheshire

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Chester - 4 £320 -
VBScript
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (75.00%) Local Government
2 3 (75.00%) Ivanti
3 2 (50.00%) AdminStudio
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe
3 2 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (25.00%) HP SIM
4 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) SmoothWall
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (25.00%) MSI
General
1 3 (75.00%) Local Government
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) SmoothWall
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Ivanti
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Altiris
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee