Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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 of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 186 185
Rank change year-on-year +22 -1 +5
Contract jobs citing VBScript 45 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.87% 0.23% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 0.57% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 11
East of England median daily rate £425 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% +18.18% -24.66%
10th Percentile £300 £308 £213
90th Percentile £450 £363 £375
England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
East of England median hourly rate - - £20.94
England median hourly rate £47.83 £38.25 £22.38
% change year-on-year +25.05% +70.95% -42.63%

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 2002 1920 2222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.79% 39.40% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1111 1132 1287
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £288 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £536 £500
England median daily rate £462 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.71% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 138 168
East of England median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £15.89 £27.89 £20.70
90th Percentile £53.38 £52.88 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 33 £450 +38.46% 1
Bedfordshire 0 7 £300 -4.00%
Cambridgeshire -10 5 - -
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 of England region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 43 (95.56%) Microsoft
2 38 (84.44%) PowerShell
3 34 (75.56%) Windows
4 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
5 31 (68.89%) SCCM
6 22 (48.89%) Windows 7
6 22 (48.89%) Office 365
7 20 (44.44%) Symantec
8 19 (42.22%) Norton AntiVirus
8 19 (42.22%) Citrix
8 19 (42.22%) SharePoint
8 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
8 19 (42.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (42.22%) VMware
8 19 (42.22%) Skype for Business
8 19 (42.22%) BitLocker
9 16 (35.56%) Disk Encryption
9 16 (35.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (35.56%) CESG
10 14 (31.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Intune
11 13 (28.89%) Customer Requirements
11 13 (28.89%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 13 (28.89%) Skype
11 13 (28.89%) OneDrive
11 13 (28.89%) Altiris
11 13 (28.89%) XenApp
11 13 (28.89%) XenDesktop
11 13 (28.89%) LANDesk
12 12 (26.67%) DNS

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 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
1 19 (42.22%) SharePoint
1 19 (42.22%) Skype for Business
2 5 (11.11%) CMS
3 3 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 22 (48.89%) Office 365
2 13 (28.89%) OneDrive
3 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) Skype
2 12 (26.67%) DNS
3 7 (15.56%) DHCP
3 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (13.33%) iSCSI
4 6 (13.33%) NAS
4 6 (13.33%) SAN
5 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.22%) MS Access
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (11.11%) Subversion
2 3 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (6.67%) FxCop
2 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.67%) JIRA
2 3 (6.67%) Moq
2 3 (6.67%) ReSharper
2 3 (6.67%) StyleCop
3 2 (4.44%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (2.22%) Advertising
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Consultant
2 13 (28.89%) SCCM Consultant
3 9 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 9 (20.00%) Windows Consultant
4 6 (13.33%) Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Senior SCCM Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Windows Technical Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Storage Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Deployment Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Principal Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) SCCM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) Web Services
2 5 (11.11%) HTML
3 4 (8.89%) .NET
3 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
3 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.67%) ADO.NET
4 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (6.67%) AutoMapper
4 3 (6.67%) CSS
4 3 (6.67%) Dapper ORM
4 3 (6.67%) Entity Framework
4 3 (6.67%) LINQ
4 3 (6.67%) NHibernate
4 3 (6.67%) REST
4 3 (6.67%) SOAP
4 3 (6.67%) WCF
4 3 (6.67%) XML
4 3 (6.67%) XSL
4 3 (6.67%) XSLT
5 1 (2.22%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) CESG
2 11 (24.44%) User Experience
3 6 (13.33%) Clustering
3 6 (13.33%) Replication
4 5 (11.11%) Virtual Team
5 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 22 (48.89%) Windows 7
3 7 (15.56%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.22%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Unix
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Disk Encryption
2 13 (28.89%) Customer Requirements
2 13 (28.89%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.00%) Presales
4 8 (17.78%) ITIL
4 8 (17.78%) MVC
5 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.11%) Content Management
5 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.67%) BDD
7 3 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (6.67%) Multithreading
7 3 (6.67%) OOP
7 3 (6.67%) Refactoring
7 3 (6.67%) Scrum
7 3 (6.67%) SOLID
7 3 (6.67%) TDD
7 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (84.44%) PowerShell
2 8 (17.78%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.11%) VB
4 4 (8.89%) C#
5 2 (4.44%) Python
5 2 (4.44%) REXX
5 2 (4.44%) Tcl
5 2 (4.44%) VBA
6 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.22%) C
6 1 (2.22%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) R
6 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (17.78%) Degree
3 7 (15.56%) MCSE
4 5 (11.11%) MCSA
4 5 (11.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.44%) MCP
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
2 19 (42.22%) BitLocker
2 19 (42.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (35.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (28.89%) XenApp
4 13 (28.89%) XenDesktop
5 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 6 (13.33%) Terminal Services
5 6 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (68.89%) SCCM
2 19 (42.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 14 (31.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (13.33%) Backup Exec
5 6 (13.33%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (13.33%) NetBackup
6 5 (11.11%) SCOM
7 2 (4.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 43 (95.56%) Microsoft
2 20 (44.44%) Symantec
3 19 (42.22%) Citrix
3 19 (42.22%) VMware
4 13 (28.89%) Altiris
4 13 (28.89%) LANDesk
5 11 (24.44%) AppSense
6 8 (17.78%) Atlassian
6 8 (17.78%) HP
7 6 (13.33%) 3PAR
7 6 (13.33%) CommVault
7 6 (13.33%) Dell
7 6 (13.33%) EqualLogic
7 6 (13.33%) IBM
7 6 (13.33%) NetApp
7 6 (13.33%) Veritas
8 5 (11.11%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.67%) Computacenter
10 2 (4.44%) CA
11 1 (2.22%) Blue Prism