Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 166 179
Rank change year-on-year -34 +13 +7
Contract jobs citing VBScript 15 42 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.29% 0.84% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 2.15% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 3
East of England median daily rate £350 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.69% +31.82%
10th Percentile £168 £300 £316
90th Percentile £500 £476 £424
England median daily rate £375 £384 £350
% change year-on-year -2.28% +9.64% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £18.50 £47.83 £28.00
% change year-on-year -61.32% +70.82% +33.33%

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 1,899 1,956 1,836
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.32% 39.14% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,197 1,094 1,062
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £281 £233
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 130 131
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £21.13 £19.63 £26.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £53.75
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -27 7 £350 -22.22% 7
Bedfordshire +6 3 £335 +5.51%
Essex - 3 £500 -
Cambridgeshire +3 1 - - 3
Suffolk - 1 £140 - 1
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 12 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (46.67%) SCCM
4 7 (46.67%) Skype for Business
4 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
5 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (40.00%) Citrix
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) VB
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
7 4 (26.67%) Skype
7 4 (26.67%) Office 365
7 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (20.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (20.00%) Disk Encryption
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
8 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (20.00%) EqualLogic
8 3 (20.00%) 3PAR
8 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (20.00%) OneDrive
8 3 (20.00%) BitLocker
8 3 (20.00%) XenApp

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 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
1 7 (46.67%) Skype for Business
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Skype
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (20.00%) NAS
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) OLAP
2 1 (6.67%) OLTP
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Gradle
1 1 (6.67%) Hudson
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Storage Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Deployment Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Author
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) ICT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Author
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
1 3 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (20.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 3 (20.00%) Disk Encryption
2 3 (20.00%) Security Management
3 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Content Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) VB
4 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (13.33%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) Perl
6 1 (6.67%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby
6 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSA
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) BitLocker
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (20.00%) Xen
3 3 (20.00%) XenApp
3 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (20.00%) SCOM
2 3 (20.00%) WSUS
3 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 3 (20.00%) CommVault
3 3 (20.00%) Dell
3 3 (20.00%) EqualLogic
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 3 (20.00%) NetApp
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (20.00%) Veritas
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec