Period
to 23 July 2018

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 23 July 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 220 209
Rank change year-on-year +1 -11 +37
Contract jobs citing VBScript 29 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.41% 0.37% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 0.74% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 21
City of London median daily rate £450 £365 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.29% -27.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £316 £308 £391
90th Percentile £564 £485 £550
Central London median daily rate £433 £365 £475
% change year-on-year +18.49% -23.16% +5.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 3,740 3,255 3,278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.28% 50.51% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,122 2,619 2,768
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £451
% change year-on-year +5.00% +10.99% +0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 10
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.99 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.49% +2.19% -7.14%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.31 £18.17
90th Percentile £40.87 £36.73 £58.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £24.49 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.19% +8.82% -7.14%

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 23 July 2018.

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 23 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 24 (82.76%) PowerShell
2 23 (79.31%) Windows
3 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 15 (51.72%) Finance
4 14 (48.28%) Windows 7
5 13 (44.83%) SCCM
5 13 (44.83%) Windows 10
5 13 (44.83%) Citrix
5 13 (44.83%) SQL
6 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
6 12 (41.38%) VMware
7 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
8 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (31.03%) Migration
9 8 (27.59%) VMware Workstation
9 8 (27.59%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (27.59%) XenDesktop
10 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
11 6 (20.69%) Cisco
11 6 (20.69%) AdminStudio
11 6 (20.69%) Application Packaging
11 6 (20.69%) Office 365
11 6 (20.69%) Application Virtualisation
12 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (17.24%) BitLocker
12 5 (17.24%) WSUS
12 5 (17.24%) Ivanti
12 5 (17.24%) Investment Management
12 5 (17.24%) Publishing

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 5 (17.24%) IIS
1 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Office 365
2 3 (10.34%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) Internet
3 3 (10.34%) NetScaler
3 3 (10.34%) VPN
3 3 (10.34%) WebEx
4 2 (6.90%) LAN
4 2 (6.90%) VoIP
4 2 (6.90%) WAN
5 1 (3.45%) DHCP
5 1 (3.45%) DNS
5 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.45%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.45%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) AdminStudio
2 4 (13.79%) MSI
3 3 (10.34%) Selenium
3 3 (10.34%) WinDbg
4 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Publishing
3 2 (6.90%) Back Office
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Front Office
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) Applications Packager
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix Support
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) DBA
3 3 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
3 3 (10.34%) QA Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) XMPP
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.90%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (3.45%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) RSA SecurID
2 2 (6.90%) Credit Derivative
2 2 (6.90%) Derivative
2 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 2 (6.90%) PKI
2 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Robotics
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows 7
3 13 (44.83%) Windows 10
4 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
5 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (13.79%) Mac OS
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.90%) Unix
9 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Migration
2 6 (20.69%) Application Packaging
2 6 (20.69%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (17.24%) Investment Management
4 3 (10.34%) BCP
4 3 (10.34%) Change Control
4 3 (10.34%) ETL
4 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Software Deployment
4 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.90%) QA Automation
5 2 (6.90%) Remediation Plan
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) PowerShell
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) C#
5 2 (6.90%) Java
5 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.90%) VB
5 2 (6.90%) VBA
6 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCITP
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
2 1 (3.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (27.59%) VMware Workstation
3 8 (27.59%) XenDesktop
4 5 (17.24%) BitLocker
5 4 (13.79%) XenApp
6 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (10.34%) vSphere
6 3 (10.34%) Xen
7 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
8 1 (3.45%) NFS
8 1 (3.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (44.83%) SCCM
2 5 (17.24%) WSUS
3 3 (10.34%) AirWatch
3 3 (10.34%) Perfmon
3 3 (10.34%) SCOM
3 3 (10.34%) WMI
4 2 (6.90%) HP ALM
4 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (3.45%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.45%) vRealize
5 1 (3.45%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 13 (44.83%) Citrix
3 12 (41.38%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) Cisco
5 5 (17.24%) Ivanti
6 4 (13.79%) Apple
7 3 (10.34%) HP
8 2 (6.90%) Bloomberg
8 2 (6.90%) Dell
8 2 (6.90%) Reuters
8 2 (6.90%) Wyse
9 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.45%) Blue Prism
9 1 (3.45%) EMC
9 1 (3.45%) iManage
9 1 (3.45%) Lumension
9 1 (3.45%) McAfee
9 1 (3.45%) NetApp
9 1 (3.45%) Symantec
9 1 (3.45%) Tableau