Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 232 223
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9 +5
Contract jobs citing VBScript 18 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.53% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 17
City of London median daily rate £390 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% - -
10th Percentile £315 £309 £412
90th Percentile £495 £488 £550
Central London median daily rate £390 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -13.33% - +1.12%
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 3,820 3,746 3,381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 54.08% 52.45% 50.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,194 3,102 2,850
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £375 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 10
City of London median hourly rate £37.09 £21.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.51% -21.82% +5.42%
10th Percentile £16.10 £13.32 £16.06
90th Percentile £74.46 £37.80 £55.19
Central London median hourly rate £37.09 £22.99 £27.50
% change year-on-year +61.31% -16.39% +5.42%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) PowerShell
3 12 (66.67%) Finance
4 10 (55.56%) Citrix
5 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (50.00%) SQL
5 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (44.44%) SCCM
6 8 (44.44%) Windows 10
6 8 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (38.89%) Migration
7 7 (38.89%) AdminStudio
7 7 (38.89%) Investment Management
8 6 (33.33%) Application Packaging
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
9 5 (27.78%) XenApp
10 4 (22.22%) WSUS
10 4 (22.22%) VMware
10 4 (22.22%) Cisco
10 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
10 4 (22.22%) Application Virtualisation
11 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
11 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
11 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
11 3 (16.67%) Banking
11 3 (16.67%) Firewall
11 3 (16.67%) Mac OS
11 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop

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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) VoIP
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) MS Access
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) AdminStudio
2 2 (11.11%) WinDbg
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) MSI
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Front Office
4 1 (5.56%) Advertising
4 1 (5.56%) Back Office
4 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Applications Packager
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (11.11%) Server Support
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) XMPP
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 2 (11.11%) RSA SecurID
1 2 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (5.56%) Derivative
2 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (44.44%) Windows 10
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (16.67%) Mac OS
5 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Investment Management
1 7 (38.89%) Migration
2 6 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 4 (22.22%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (11.11%) BCP
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Document Management
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) PowerShell
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) R
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (27.78%) XenApp
4 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 2 (11.11%) BitLocker
5 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) SCCM
2 4 (22.22%) WSUS
3 2 (11.11%) AirWatch
3 2 (11.11%) Perfmon
3 2 (11.11%) SCOM
4 1 (5.56%) HP ALM
4 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (5.56%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Citrix
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Apple
4 2 (11.11%) Bloomberg
4 2 (11.11%) Dell
4 2 (11.11%) Ivanti
4 2 (11.11%) Reuters
4 2 (11.11%) Wyse
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) iManage
5 1 (5.56%) Intapp