Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 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
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 128 225 237
Rank change year-on-year +97 +12 -23
Contract jobs citing VBScript 8 16 26
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.35% 0.25% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.71% 0.50% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 22
Median daily rate £495 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +13.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £481 £313 £314
90th Percentile £542 £519 £571
Central London median daily rate £495 £406 £435
% change year-on-year +21.85% -6.61% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 1,123 3,215 3,724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.71% 49.48% 53.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 817 2,612 3,099
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £375 £406 £367
90th Percentile £688 £675 £700
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 18
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +62.79% -6.49%
10th Percentile £25.35 £21.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £57.30 £56.50 £64.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year - +62.79% -18.61%

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
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 6 August 2020, 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%) PowerShell
2 7 (87.50%) VB
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) Banking
5 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (50.00%) Change Management
5 4 (50.00%) Migration
5 4 (50.00%) DHCP
5 4 (50.00%) DNS
5 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 3 (37.50%) Citrix
6 3 (37.50%) Linux
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (37.50%) Unix
6 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 3 (37.50%) Network Management
6 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
6 3 (37.50%) SCCM
6 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (25.00%) Robotic Process Automation
7 2 (25.00%) Security Hardening
7 2 (25.00%) Patch Management

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 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) AdminStudio
1 2 (25.00%) MSI
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
2 1 (12.50%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Process Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Robotic Process Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Security Hardening
3 2 (25.00%) Software Distribution
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Decision-Making
4 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (87.50%) VB
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) UiPath
5 1 (12.50%) Ivanti
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee
5 1 (12.50%) Qualys