Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 106 211 236
Rank change year-on-year +105 +25 -2
Contract jobs citing VBScript 12 16 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.67% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.37% 0.54% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 15
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £419 £320 £318
90th Percentile £528 £519 £545
Central London median daily rate £500 £425 £395
% change year-on-year +17.65% +7.59% -12.22%
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 879 2,976 3,792
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.73% 50.08% 53.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 2,431 3,151
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £361 £400 £375
90th Percentile £691 £688 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 11
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.28 £37.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.53% -2.18% +72.51%
10th Percentile £12.75 £21.02 £12.50
90th Percentile £39.40 £55.18 £62.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £29.55
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.23% +28.50%

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 23 October 2020.

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 23 October 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 12 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (58.33%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) Citrix
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) SCCM
6 4 (33.33%) Azure
6 4 (33.33%) Software Deployment
6 4 (33.33%) Office 365
6 4 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) VB
6 4 (33.33%) IIS
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 3 (25.00%) RSA Archer
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (25.00%) DHCP
7 3 (25.00%) Change Management
7 3 (25.00%) Migration
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (25.00%) Workflow
7 3 (25.00%) Hudson
7 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared

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 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Azure
1 4 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Hudson
2 2 (16.67%) AdminStudio
2 2 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Applications Packager
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Software Deployment
1 4 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Network Management
3 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) Security Hardening
3 2 (16.67%) Software Distribution
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) VB
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) RSA Archer
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Ivanti
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee
4 1 (8.33%) Qualys