The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 78 95
Rank change year-on-year -9 +17  
Contract jobs citing VBScript 15 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.97% 1.05% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% 3.19% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 2
Median daily rate £250 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.07% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £225 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £525 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £341 £350
% change year-on-year +5.35% -2.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -22.53% +69.57%  

VBScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 622 502 647
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 40.42% 33.09% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 325 412
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £44.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +131.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing VBScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the East Midlands

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VBScript in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in the East Midlands

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBScript in the East Midlands

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in the East Midlands

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -4 9 £255 +7.36% 1
Derbyshire -15 4 £125 -45.65%
Northamptonshire -4 2 £238 -50.00%
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
1 23 (88.46%) PowerShell
2 22 (84.62%) Windows
3 20 (76.92%) HP
4 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
5 15 (57.69%) SCCM
6 14 (53.85%) Hyper-V
6 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
6 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
7 13 (50.00%) LAN
7 13 (50.00%) DHCP
7 13 (50.00%) Dell
7 13 (50.00%) DNS
7 13 (50.00%) IIS
7 13 (50.00%) EPoS
7 13 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (46.15%) Remote Desktop
8 12 (46.15%) Wireless
9 8 (30.77%) Finance
9 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
9 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (30.77%) Citrix
9 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
10 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
10 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
10 7 (26.92%) IBM Notes
10 7 (26.92%) VPN
10 7 (26.92%) Blackberry

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 13 (50.00%) IIS
2 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 7 (26.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (26.92%) IBM Notes
3 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
3 7 (26.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 13 (50.00%) DHCP
2 13 (50.00%) DNS
2 13 (50.00%) LAN
3 12 (46.15%) Remote Desktop
3 12 (46.15%) Wireless
4 7 (26.92%) VPN
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 13 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
1 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) EPoS Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) IT Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) IT Support
5 3 (11.54%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Support
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Developer
6 2 (7.69%) EPoS Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Server Migration Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.69%) Ajax
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) HTML5
3 2 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) SOAP
4 1 (3.85%) XHTML
4 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) EPoS
2 7 (26.92%) Blackberry
3 4 (15.38%) Fat Client
3 4 (15.38%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (26.92%) Apple iOS
3 7 (26.92%) Windows 10
3 7 (26.92%) Windows 8
3 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Migration
2 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Change Management
4 1 (3.85%) DevOps
4 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.85%) ITSM
4 1 (3.85%) Line Management
4 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.85%) SDLC
4 1 (3.85%) Service Management
4 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) VB
3 3 (11.54%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Hyper-V
2 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 7 (26.92%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (57.69%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 20 (76.92%) HP
3 13 (50.00%) Dell
4 8 (30.77%) Citrix
5 7 (26.92%) Lotus
6 3 (11.54%) Sun
7 1 (3.85%) Altiris
7 1 (3.85%) BMC
7 1 (3.85%) Remedy
7 1 (3.85%) VMware
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