Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 August 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 173 182
Rank change year-on-year -25 +9 +19
Contract jobs citing VBScript 12 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.24% 0.58% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.64% 1.48% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 4
East of England median daily rate £350 £438 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +31.25%
10th Percentile £290 £353 £321
90th Percentile £458 £488 £438
England median daily rate £370 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -1.33% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.83 £36.25 £25.50
% change year-on-year +31.94% +42.16% +21.43%

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 East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,878 1,825 1,823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.64% 38.98% 35.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,161 1,045 1,074
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £240
90th Percentile £569 £575 £515
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 118 131
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.75 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.58% -4.43% +5.33%
10th Percentile £16.54 £17.31 £25.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.18% +7.33% +4.17%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the East of England

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in the East of England

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBScript in the East of England

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in the East of England

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -19 5 £350 -6.67% 5
Bedfordshire +6 4 £378 - 1
Essex +1 2 £425 -5.56%
Suffolk - 1 £140 -
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 East of England region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 7 (58.33%) SQL
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) VB
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (25.00%) Replication
5 3 (25.00%) Xen
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (25.00%) NAS
5 3 (25.00%) WSUS
5 3 (25.00%) SCCM
5 3 (25.00%) SCOM
5 3 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
5 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (25.00%) EqualLogic
5 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
5 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
5 3 (25.00%) Fibre Channel

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (25.00%) NAS
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) OLAP
3 1 (8.33%) OLTP
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Azure Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ICT Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) VB Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (8.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) VB
3 4 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) Perl
6 1 (8.33%) VB6
6 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
1 3 (25.00%) SCOM
1 3 (25.00%) WSUS
2 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) CommVault
3 3 (25.00%) Dell
3 3 (25.00%) EqualLogic
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) NetApp
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (25.00%) Veritas
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec