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 3 months to 22 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)
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 469 382 399
Rank change year-on-year -87 +17  
Contract jobs citing VBScript 121 267 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.54% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 1.38% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 179 140
Median daily rate £351 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -0.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +6.52% -1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 12
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.56% +9.86%  
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 England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 18059 19340 19592
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.96% 39.04% 38.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12418 13514 13302
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 410 403
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.38 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.35 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 22 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
London -18 54 £350 -17.64% 14
South East -37 20 £413 +10.00% 6
East Midlands -12 13 £250 -23.07% 1
East of England 0 11 £375 -11.76% 5
West Midlands +30 8 £325 -12.09% 4
North West +27 6 £338 - 7
South West +4 6 £406 +31.04% 1
North East +21 1 £480 +58.41% 1
VBScript
UK

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

1 166 (65.10%) PowerShell
2 157 (61.57%) Windows
3 121 (47.45%) Microsoft
4 85 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 84 (32.94%) Active Directory
6 80 (31.37%) SQL
7 69 (27.06%) SQL Server
8 66 (25.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 65 (25.49%) SCCM
10 62 (24.31%) Finance
11 59 (23.14%) VB
11 59 (23.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 52 (20.39%) Linux
12 52 (20.39%) ITIL
12 52 (20.39%) HP
12 52 (20.39%) VMware
13 51 (20.00%) .NET
13 51 (20.00%) IIS
14 49 (19.22%) Security Cleared
15 46 (18.04%) Windows 7
16 44 (17.25%) Firewall
17 40 (15.69%) Oracle
17 40 (15.69%) C#
18 39 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
18 39 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
19 38 (14.90%) SC Cleared
20 34 (13.33%) T-SQL
20 34 (13.33%) MS Exchange
21 32 (12.55%) JavaScript
21 32 (12.55%) Citrix

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 51 (20.00%) IIS
2 34 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 24 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (7.45%) Skype for Business
5 17 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.75%) GlassFish
6 7 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (2.75%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (2.35%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.96%) Apache
8 5 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.96%) SAS
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.39%) Documentum
10 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (7.45%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.31%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.39%) RMDS
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (6.67%) Office 365
3 12 (4.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (2.35%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.78%) GitHub
6 1 (0.39%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.39%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 44 (17.25%) Firewall
2 28 (10.98%) TCP/IP
3 24 (9.41%) LAN
4 22 (8.63%) SAN
5 21 (8.24%) DNS
6 18 (7.06%) Skype
7 17 (6.67%) DHCP
8 13 (5.10%) Remote Desktop
8 13 (5.10%) Wireless
9 12 (4.71%) Kerberos
10 10 (3.92%) VoIP
11 8 (3.14%) NAS
12 7 (2.75%) VPN
13 6 (2.35%) PuTTY
13 6 (2.35%) WAN
13 6 (2.35%) WinSCP
14 4 (1.57%) Network Security
15 3 (1.18%) FTP
15 3 (1.18%) HTTP
15 3 (1.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (27.06%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.59%) Oracle Database
3 25 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (8.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (8.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (7.84%) Oracle Database 10g
6 16 (6.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (5.49%) Oracle9i Database
8 8 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.96%) MySQL
11 5 (1.96%) OLAP
11 5 (1.96%) OLTP
11 5 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.96%) QlikView
11 5 (1.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 5 (1.96%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 28 (10.98%) HP UFT
2 26 (10.20%) TeamCity
3 23 (9.02%) Selenium
4 21 (8.24%) MSI
5 14 (5.49%) Ant
5 14 (5.49%) Jenkins
6 13 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (4.71%) Subversion
8 11 (4.31%) SpecFlow
9 9 (3.53%) JIRA
9 9 (3.53%) SoapUI
10 8 (3.14%) Git (software)
11 7 (2.75%) Eclipse
11 7 (2.75%) Oracle APEX
11 7 (2.75%) TestNG
12 6 (2.35%) InstallShield
12 6 (2.35%) LoadRunner
13 5 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.96%) Toad
13 5 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 62 (24.31%) Finance
2 27 (10.59%) Banking
3 13 (5.10%) Retail
4 11 (4.31%) Back Office
5 10 (3.92%) Front Office
6 5 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.18%) Publishing
8 2 (0.78%) Electronics
8 2 (0.78%) Marketing
8 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.39%) Local Government
9 1 (0.39%) Military
9 1 (0.39%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (17.65%) Analyst
2 33 (12.94%) Developer
3 20 (7.84%) Windows Engineer
4 17 (6.67%) Consultant
4 17 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 16 (6.27%) Wintel Engineer
6 15 (5.88%) Tester
7 13 (5.10%) Applications Support
7 13 (5.10%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (4.71%) Applications Packager
8 12 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (4.71%) Support Analyst
9 11 (4.31%) Automation Test Analyst
9 11 (4.31%) Automation Tester
10 9 (3.53%) C# Developer
10 9 (3.53%) Desktop Support
10 9 (3.53%) EPoS Engineer
10 9 (3.53%) Server Engineer
10 9 (3.53%) Windows Specialist
11 8 (3.14%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (20.00%) .NET
2 26 (10.20%) XML
3 19 (7.45%) ASP.NET
4 16 (6.27%) HTML
5 10 (3.92%) Web Services
6 9 (3.53%) CSS
7 7 (2.75%) REST
8 6 (2.35%) HTML5
9 5 (1.96%) jQuery
9 5 (1.96%) SOAP
10 4 (1.57%) Ajax
10 4 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (1.57%) WCF
11 3 (1.18%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.18%) ADO.NET
11 3 (1.18%) COM+
11 3 (1.18%) CSS3
11 3 (1.18%) MDX
11 3 (1.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.49%) EPoS
2 13 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.75%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.35%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.35%) CESG
6 6 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.96%) EMC VNX
7 5 (1.96%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.96%) PMI
7 5 (1.96%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.57%) STB
9 3 (1.18%) User Experience
10 2 (0.78%) CCTV
10 2 (0.78%) Clustering
10 2 (0.78%) Derivative
10 2 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 157 (61.57%) Windows
2 85 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 66 (25.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 59 (23.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (20.39%) Linux
6 46 (18.04%) Windows 7
7 29 (11.37%) Windows 10
8 23 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (8.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (6.67%) Unix
11 15 (5.88%) AIX
12 10 (3.92%) Windows 8
12 10 (3.92%) Windows XP
13 9 (3.53%) Apple iOS
14 8 (3.14%) Solaris
14 8 (3.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 7 (2.75%) Windows Vista
16 3 (1.18%) Android
17 2 (0.78%) Windows Embedded Compact
18 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (20.39%) ITIL
2 39 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (12.55%) Test Automation
4 28 (10.98%) Migration
5 21 (8.24%) Application Packaging
5 21 (8.24%) Test Scripting
6 19 (7.45%) Task Automation
7 17 (6.67%) Patch Management
7 17 (6.67%) Regression Testing
8 14 (5.49%) Configuration Management
9 13 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (5.10%) ETL
10 12 (4.71%) Business Continuity
10 12 (4.71%) Customer Requirements
10 12 (4.71%) Scrum
11 11 (4.31%) DevOps
11 11 (4.31%) Integration Testing
11 11 (4.31%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (3.92%) BDD
13 9 (3.53%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 166 (65.10%) PowerShell
2 80 (31.37%) SQL
3 59 (23.14%) VB
4 40 (15.69%) C#
5 34 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 32 (12.55%) JavaScript
7 30 (11.76%) Java
8 22 (8.63%) Perl
9 13 (5.10%) VB.NET
10 12 (4.71%) F#
11 5 (1.96%) AWK
11 5 (1.96%) C++
11 5 (1.96%) SAS Macro
11 5 (1.96%) sed
11 5 (1.96%) VBA
12 4 (1.57%) C
13 3 (1.18%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.78%) Python
14 2 (0.78%) Scala
14 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (19.22%) Security Cleared
2 38 (14.90%) SC Cleared
3 30 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (7.45%) Degree
5 12 (4.71%) MCITP
6 11 (4.31%) DV Cleared
6 11 (4.31%) MCSA
7 10 (3.92%) ISEB
7 10 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (3.14%) MCSE
9 6 (2.35%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (1.96%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.57%) CISSP
11 4 (1.57%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.78%) CCNA
12 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.78%) MCTS
12 2 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.75%) QA
2 5 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.57%) SLA
4 3 (1.18%) PMO
5 2 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.78%) IFRS
5 2 (0.78%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.39%) MiFID
6 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 84 (32.94%) Active Directory
2 39 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (9.80%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (7.06%) XenDesktop
5 15 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 14 (5.49%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (5.49%) vSphere
6 14 (5.49%) XenApp
7 12 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (3.53%) BitLocker
9 4 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.78%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.39%) Docker
11 1 (0.39%) KVM
11 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 65 (25.49%) SCCM
2 18 (7.06%) WSUS
3 17 (6.67%) Control-M
4 16 (6.27%) BladeLogic
5 11 (4.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 10 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (3.53%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (3.14%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (3.14%) SCOM
9 7 (2.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 7 (2.75%) vRealize
10 6 (2.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 6 (2.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 4 (1.57%) Sysprep
11 4 (1.57%) vCenter Server
12 3 (1.18%) ITRS Geneos
12 3 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (1.18%) Puppet
13 2 (0.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 121 (47.45%) Microsoft
2 52 (20.39%) HP
2 52 (20.39%) VMware
3 40 (15.69%) Oracle
4 32 (12.55%) Citrix
5 25 (9.80%) Dell
6 23 (9.02%) Red Hat
7 20 (7.84%) Altiris
8 17 (6.67%) NetApp
9 15 (5.88%) Symantec
10 14 (5.49%) IBM
11 12 (4.71%) BMC
11 12 (4.71%) Cisco
12 10 (3.92%) McAfee
13 9 (3.53%) AppSense
13 9 (3.53%) LANDesk
13 9 (3.53%) Tripwire
14 7 (2.75%) Sophos
15 6 (2.35%) EMC
15 6 (2.35%) Lotus
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