Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 225 210
Rank change year-on-year -9 -15 +29
Contract jobs citing VBScript 20 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 0.51% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 18
City of London median daily rate £463 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -10.00% +11.79%
10th Percentile £319 £306 £413
90th Percentile £556 £475 £550
Central London median daily rate £443 £450 £500
% change year-on-year -1.67% -10.00% +17.65%
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 3,773 3,496 3,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.88% 51.46% 48.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,151 2,826 2,795
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +2.70%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 13
City of London median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -21.82% +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.30 £17.00
90th Percentile £54.88 £29.77 £56.49
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.49 £27.50
% change year-on-year -10.15% -10.96% +10.00%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 15 (75.00%) Windows
1 15 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 14 (70.00%) Finance
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (50.00%) Citrix
5 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (45.00%) SQL
5 9 (45.00%) SCCM
6 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
7 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
7 7 (35.00%) Application Packaging
7 7 (35.00%) VMware
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (25.00%) Investment Management
9 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 5 (25.00%) Migration
9 5 (25.00%) Firewall
9 5 (25.00%) AdminStudio
9 5 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
10 4 (20.00%) Office 365
10 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (20.00%) HTML
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (20.00%) Mac OS
10 4 (20.00%) XenApp
10 4 (20.00%) 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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
2 3 (15.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) VPN
2 3 (15.00%) WebEx
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) VoIP
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
4 1 (5.00%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MS Access
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) AdminStudio
2 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) WinDbg
3 1 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Back Office
2 2 (10.00%) Front Office
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix Support
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Automation Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) XMPP
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) RSA SecurID
2 2 (10.00%) Credit Derivative
2 2 (10.00%) Derivative
2 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (10.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) Mac OS
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) Unix
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Application Packaging
2 5 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 5 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) BCP
3 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.00%) QA Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (5.00%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (5.00%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (5.00%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) VB
4 2 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCITP
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) GDPR
2 1 (5.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) XenApp
3 4 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (15.00%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (15.00%) Xen
5 2 (10.00%) BitLocker
5 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.00%) NFS
6 1 (5.00%) VMware NSX
6 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) SCCM
2 4 (20.00%) WSUS
3 3 (15.00%) AirWatch
3 3 (15.00%) SCOM
4 2 (10.00%) HP ALM
4 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (10.00%) Perfmon
5 1 (5.00%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (5.00%) vCenter Server
5 1 (5.00%) vRealize
5 1 (5.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) Citrix
3 7 (35.00%) VMware
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco
5 4 (20.00%) Ivanti
6 3 (15.00%) Apple
6 3 (15.00%) HP
7 2 (10.00%) Bloomberg
7 2 (10.00%) Dell
7 2 (10.00%) Reuters
7 2 (10.00%) Wyse
8 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
8 1 (5.00%) EMC
8 1 (5.00%) iManage
8 1 (5.00%) Intapp
8 1 (5.00%) NetApp
8 1 (5.00%) Symantec