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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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 184 149 144
Rank change year-on-year -35 -5 +87
Contract jobs citing VBScript 8 7 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.25% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.52% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 7
10th Percentile £173 £310 £393
25th Percentile £178 £363 £495
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £185 £375 £550
Median % change year-on-year -50.67% -31.82% +29.41%
75th Percentile £328 £507 £575
90th Percentile £414 £602 -
Central London median daily rate £185 £375 £550
% change year-on-year -50.67% -31.82% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £66.25 - -
Median hourly rate £72.50 - -
75th Percentile £78.75 - -
90th Percentile - - -
Central London median hourly rate £72.50 - -

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 1,855 1,348 1,533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.10% 47.28% 48.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,435 1,019 1,208
10th Percentile £425 £374 £379
25th Percentile £505 £463 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £713 £638 £620
90th Percentile £800 £725 £688
Central London median daily rate £600 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 14
10th Percentile £39.25 £16.32 £23.80
25th Percentile £45.25 £19.79 £25.06
Median hourly rate £53.50 £25.48 £43.00
Median % change year-on-year +110.01% -40.76% +104.76%
75th Percentile £66.75 £30.88 £52.81
90th Percentile £77.00 £34.70 £57.20
Central London median hourly rate £53.50 £23.45 £38.50
% change year-on-year +128.14% -39.09% +77.01%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VBScript as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VBScript in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for VBScript in the City of London

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VBScript in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for VBScript in the City of London

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VBScript in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for VBScript in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 City of London region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 7 (87.50%) Asset Management
3 5 (62.50%) Application Packaging
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (62.50%) Patch Management
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (50.00%) BitLocker
4 4 (50.00%) Social Skills
4 4 (50.00%) Documentation Skills
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) SLA
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (50.00%) MCTS
4 4 (50.00%) Time Management
5 3 (37.50%) Azure
5 3 (37.50%) InstallShield
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (37.50%) Software Asset Management
6 2 (25.00%) Software Licensing
6 2 (25.00%) Skype
6 2 (25.00%) AirWatch
6 2 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Azure
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) InstallShield
2 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 4 (50.00%) Documentation Skills
1 4 (50.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Asset Management
2 5 (62.50%) Application Packaging
2 5 (62.50%) Patch Management
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (50.00%) Time Management
4 3 (37.50%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (25.00%) Software Licensing
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (12.50%) Operational Stability
6 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
6 1 (12.50%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCTS
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) BitLocker
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (25.00%) AirWatch
4 1 (12.50%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Ivanti
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) MobileIron