Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 96 112
Rank change year-on-year +14 +16 -16
Contract jobs citing VBScript 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.60% 0.069% 0.048%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.98% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Cheshire median daily rate £313 - -
North West median daily rate £288 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -17.86% -6.67% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £35.00
North West median hourly rate - - £29.00

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 405 506 630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.38% 34.78% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 374 454
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £275 £269 £269
90th Percentile £524 £499 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 11
Cheshire median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.62% -40.00% +2.94%
10th Percentile £26.50 £11.85 £13.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £36.05 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +30.43%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 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
Warrington - 2 £344 - 1
Knutsford - 1 - -
VBScript
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) ISEB
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 4 (50.00%) Unix
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) VB
3 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) MCSE
3 4 (50.00%) MCSA
3 4 (50.00%) JMeter
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Time Management
3 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) MSI
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) IPsec
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (25.00%) MSI
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Management Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (25.00%) Line Management
3 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Software Distribution
3 2 (25.00%) Task Automation
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) VB
2 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) MCSA
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Altiris
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Lumension
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec