Period
to 19 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 19 November 2019 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)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 579 628 574
Rank change year-on-year +49 -54 -33
Contract jobs citing VBScript 183 239 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% 0.56% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 181 158
England median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £263
90th Percentile £530 £500 £489
UK median daily rate £415 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +14.48% -9.38% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 22
England median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -61.32% +25.05%
UK median hourly rate £32.59 £18.50 £47.83
% change year-on-year +76.15% -61.32% +40.68%

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 31,947 42,578 39,374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.78% 45.09% 42.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,301 30,312 27,761
England median daily rate £488 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +3.26% +8.24%
10th Percentile £325 £320 £310
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 616 744
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £17.98 £17.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £55.05 £52.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.54% +3.83% +6.67%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in England

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in England

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBScript in England

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in England

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VBScript in England

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2019. 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
London +32 66 £450 +12.50% 8
South East +38 45 £450 +20.00% 4
Midlands +50 23 £338 +22.73% 8
South West +5 23 £350 +55.56% 4
North of England +29 19 £375 +7.14% 18
North West -3 16 £350 - 14
East Midlands +35 12 £300 +57.89% 4
West Midlands +23 9 £413 +46.67% 4
Yorkshire +36 3 £375 -16.67% 2
East of England +26 3 £438 +25.00% 3
VBScript
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 122 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 110 (60.11%) Windows
3 91 (49.73%) Microsoft
4 81 (44.26%) Active Directory
5 68 (37.16%) SCCM
6 56 (30.60%) SQL
6 56 (30.60%) SQL Server
6 56 (30.60%) Windows Server
7 50 (27.32%) VB
8 49 (26.78%) VMware
9 45 (24.59%) Windows 10
10 41 (22.40%) VMware Infrastructure
11 40 (21.86%) Windows 7
12 38 (20.77%) Office 365
12 38 (20.77%) ITIL
13 35 (19.13%) Finance
14 33 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
14 33 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 32 (17.49%) Microsoft Certification
16 31 (16.94%) Migration
17 30 (16.39%) Microsoft App-V
17 30 (16.39%) Citrix
17 30 (16.39%) .NET
18 29 (15.85%) DNS
18 29 (15.85%) Security Cleared
19 28 (15.30%) Windows Server 2012
19 28 (15.30%) MSI
20 27 (14.75%) Linux
21 24 (13.11%) DHCP
21 24 (13.11%) Application Packaging

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 20 (10.93%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.01%) IIS
3 10 (5.46%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.92%) Skype for Business
5 7 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.09%) Confluence
9 2 (1.09%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.09%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.55%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (8.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.64%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Eikon
1 1 (0.55%) HFM
1 1 (0.55%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 38 (20.77%) Office 365
2 22 (12.02%) Azure
3 14 (7.65%) AWS
4 10 (5.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (4.37%) PaaS
6 3 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.64%) IaaS
6 3 (1.64%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.64%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.64%) SaaS
7 2 (1.09%) GCP
7 2 (1.09%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.09%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.85%) DNS
2 24 (13.11%) DHCP
3 14 (7.65%) SAN
4 9 (4.92%) Firewall
5 8 (4.37%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.28%) Skype
7 4 (2.19%) Kerberos
7 4 (2.19%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.19%) SMTP
7 4 (2.19%) SNMP
8 2 (1.09%) Broadband
8 2 (1.09%) HTTP
8 2 (1.09%) NAS
8 2 (1.09%) VoIP
9 1 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.55%) FCoE
9 1 (0.55%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.55%) Modbus
9 1 (0.55%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (30.60%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (2.19%) DTS
6 4 (2.19%) MS Access
6 4 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.09%) Power BI
8 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.09%) Spotfire
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 28 (15.30%) MSI
2 19 (10.38%) InstallShield
3 11 (6.01%) WinDbg
4 7 (3.83%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.83%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.73%) HP UFT
5 5 (2.73%) Selenium
6 4 (2.19%) IBM UrbanCode
6 4 (2.19%) Sourcetree
6 4 (2.19%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.64%) AdminStudio
7 3 (1.64%) JMeter
7 3 (1.64%) TestComplete
8 2 (1.09%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.09%) JIRA
8 2 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.09%) Wise Package Studio
9 1 (0.55%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.55%) TestNG
General
1 35 (19.13%) Finance
2 13 (7.10%) Banking
3 7 (3.83%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.73%) Retail
5 3 (1.64%) Military
5 3 (1.64%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.64%) Publishing
6 2 (1.09%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.09%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Electronics
7 1 (0.55%) Law
7 1 (0.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (13.11%) Analyst
1 24 (13.11%) Developer
1 24 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (10.38%) Applications Packager
3 15 (8.20%) Support Analyst
4 9 (4.92%) Architect
4 9 (4.92%) Desktop Support
5 7 (3.83%) C# Developer
5 7 (3.83%) SQL Developer
6 6 (3.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (3.28%) Active Directory Engineer
6 6 (3.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (3.28%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (2.73%) Consultant
7 5 (2.73%) Desktop Analyst
7 5 (2.73%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 5 (2.73%) SSIS Developer
7 5 (2.73%) Support Engineer
7 5 (2.73%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.39%) .NET
2 10 (5.46%) ASP.NET
2 10 (5.46%) HTML
3 9 (4.92%) XML
4 8 (4.37%) Web Services
5 6 (3.28%) REST
5 6 (3.28%) SOAP
6 5 (2.73%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.73%) CSS
6 5 (2.73%) jQuery
7 4 (2.19%) Classic ASP
8 3 (1.64%) Node.js
9 2 (1.09%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.55%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.55%) LDAP
10 1 (0.55%) Middleware
10 1 (0.55%) React
10 1 (0.55%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.55%) Velocity
10 1 (0.55%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (5.46%) PKI
4 8 (4.37%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.28%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.73%) Clustering
7 4 (2.19%) Handset
7 4 (2.19%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.19%) NHS
8 3 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.09%) EPoS
9 2 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.09%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.09%) Robotics
9 2 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.55%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 110 (60.11%) Windows
2 56 (30.60%) Windows Server
3 45 (24.59%) Windows 10
4 40 (21.86%) Windows 7
5 33 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (15.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (14.75%) Linux
8 10 (5.46%) Unix
8 10 (5.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.73%) Mac OS
10 4 (2.19%) VMS
11 3 (1.64%) Android
11 3 (1.64%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.64%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.55%) AIX
13 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.77%) ITIL
2 33 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 31 (16.94%) Migration
4 24 (13.11%) Application Packaging
5 19 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (6.01%) Project Management
7 11 (6.01%) Service Delivery
7 11 (6.01%) Workflow
8 10 (5.46%) Change Management
8 10 (5.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (5.46%) Release Management
8 10 (5.46%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (4.92%) Configuration Management
9 9 (4.92%) Test Automation
10 8 (4.37%) Open Source
10 8 (4.37%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (3.83%) Change Control
11 7 (3.83%) ITIL V3
11 7 (3.83%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 122 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 56 (30.60%) SQL
3 50 (27.32%) VB
4 23 (12.57%) T-SQL
5 21 (11.48%) C#
6 16 (8.74%) Python
7 15 (8.20%) Java
8 9 (4.92%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.37%) JavaScript
10 7 (3.83%) C
11 6 (3.28%) C++
11 6 (3.28%) Ruby
11 6 (3.28%) VBA
12 4 (2.19%) PHP
12 4 (2.19%) R
13 3 (1.64%) Go
13 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.09%) Perl
14 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (17.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (15.85%) Security Cleared
3 17 (9.29%) SC Cleared
4 15 (8.20%) MCSE
5 9 (4.92%) DV Cleared
6 8 (4.37%) Degree
7 6 (3.28%) MCSA
8 5 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.64%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.64%) MCITP
10 3 (1.64%) MCP
10 3 (1.64%) MCSD
10 3 (1.64%) MCTS
11 2 (1.09%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.09%) MCDST
11 2 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.37%) QA
1 8 (4.37%) SLA
2 5 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.64%) NCSC
4 2 (1.09%) GDPR
5 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.55%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 81 (44.26%) Active Directory
2 41 (22.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (16.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 20 (10.93%) XenApp
5 17 (9.29%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (7.10%) vSphere
7 9 (4.92%) XenDesktop
8 8 (4.37%) BitLocker
9 7 (3.83%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (2.73%) Hyper-V
11 4 (2.19%) DFS Replication
11 4 (2.19%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (2.19%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (2.19%) Xen
12 3 (1.64%) Docker
12 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (1.09%) ISA Server
13 2 (1.09%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 68 (37.16%) SCCM
2 14 (7.65%) SCOM
2 14 (7.65%) vCenter Server
3 11 (6.01%) Perfmon
4 9 (4.92%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (4.37%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (3.83%) WSUS
7 6 (3.28%) Ansible
7 6 (3.28%) Jamf Pro
7 6 (3.28%) Oracle Identity Management
7 6 (3.28%) PingFederate
8 4 (2.19%) HP ALM
8 4 (2.19%) Kubernetes
8 4 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (2.19%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (2.19%) vMotion
8 4 (2.19%) XenMobile
9 3 (1.64%) Control-M
9 3 (1.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 91 (49.73%) Microsoft
2 49 (26.78%) VMware
3 30 (16.39%) Citrix
4 16 (8.74%) HP
5 14 (7.65%) Cisco
6 13 (7.10%) Ivanti
7 11 (6.01%) McAfee
7 11 (6.01%) Oracle
8 9 (4.92%) IBM
9 8 (4.37%) Symantec
10 6 (3.28%) BMC
11 5 (2.73%) Apple
11 5 (2.73%) Cognos
12 4 (2.19%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.19%) Lumension
12 4 (2.19%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.64%) GFI Software
13 3 (1.64%) Novell
13 3 (1.64%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.64%) SAP