Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 22 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 224 222
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +30
Contract jobs citing VBScript 23 20 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.32% 0.30% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 0.59% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 35
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £318 £412 £300
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £445
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +9.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £20.13
Central London median hourly rate - - £20.13

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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3773 3374 4208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 52.71% 50.38% 46.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3134 2835 3524
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £663
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 22
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £27.50 £26.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.39% +5.42% +30.43%
10th Percentile £15.12 £16.06 £16.10
90th Percentile £39.10 £55.19 £53.70
Central London median hourly rate £24.49 £27.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -10.96% +5.42% +30.43%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the City of London

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in the City of London

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBScript in the City of London

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 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 City of London region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 21 (91.30%) PowerShell
2 18 (78.26%) Windows
3 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
4 13 (56.52%) VB
5 12 (52.17%) ITIL
6 11 (47.83%) Finance
7 10 (43.48%) VMware
7 10 (43.48%) Citrix
8 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
8 9 (39.13%) Office 365
9 7 (30.43%) Web Services
9 7 (30.43%) Windows 10
10 6 (26.09%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (26.09%) ITIL V3
10 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
10 6 (26.09%) SCCM
11 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (21.74%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (17.39%) SQL
12 4 (17.39%) LANDesk
12 4 (17.39%) Release Management
12 4 (17.39%) Security Patching
12 4 (17.39%) Software Deployment
12 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
13 3 (13.04%) Patch Management
13 3 (13.04%) BitLocker
13 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
13 3 (13.04%) Qualys
13 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Office 365
2 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) DMZ
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) NAS
3 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) QlikView
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.35%) MSI
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 6 (26.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Citrix Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Citrix Support
2 6 (26.09%) Citrix Support Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Support
2 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Support Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Support Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Wintel Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Wintel Support
2 6 (26.09%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Junior
4 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) PKI
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) CESG
2 1 (4.35%) Derivative
2 1 (4.35%) Equities
2 1 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows 10
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
6 2 (8.70%) Linux
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL V3
3 4 (17.39%) Release Management
3 4 (17.39%) Security Patching
3 4 (17.39%) Software Deployment
4 3 (13.04%) Change Management
4 3 (13.04%) Patch Management
4 3 (13.04%) Security Management
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) ETL
5 2 (8.70%) ITSM
5 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) API Development
6 1 (4.35%) Disk Encryption
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) PowerShell
2 13 (56.52%) VB
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (13.04%) BitLocker
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (8.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) WMI
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) Citrix
2 10 (43.48%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) LANDesk
4 3 (13.04%) McAfee
4 3 (13.04%) Qualys
5 2 (8.70%) AppSense
6 1 (4.35%) Altiris
6 1 (4.35%) Hyperion
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Splunk
6 1 (4.35%) Symantec