Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 552 630 547
Rank change year-on-year +78 -83 +2
Contract jobs citing VBScript 130 217 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 0.54% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 135 191
England median daily rate £414 £385 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.47% -6.67% +26.92%
10th Percentile £263 £261 £263
90th Percentile £575 £488 £538
UK median daily rate £388 £375 £403
% change year-on-year +3.33% -6.83% +23.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 27
England median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -61.32% -
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £47.83
% change year-on-year +10.81% -61.32% +4.17%

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 25,524 40,065 39,481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.18% 44.14% 42.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,620 28,389 27,983
England median daily rate £488 £484 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +1.89% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £460
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 523 623 726
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £17.30 £17.53 £17.43
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020. 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 +116 57 £425 +6.25% 15
South East +82 37 £425 +13.33% 13
North of England +44 12 £363 +11.54% 19
South West +29 11 £375 -5.66% 2
Midlands +51 9 £313 -3.85% 10
North West +16 9 £363 +11.54% 12
East Midlands +38 5 £300 -0.83% 2
West Midlands +37 4 £375 +9.49% 8
East of England +20 3 £438 -2.78% 3
North East - 2 £263 -
Yorkshire +42 1 £440 +1.15% 7
VBScript
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 98 (75.38%) PowerShell
2 86 (66.15%) Windows
3 69 (53.08%) Microsoft
4 63 (48.46%) Active Directory
5 56 (43.08%) SCCM
6 40 (30.77%) VMware
7 39 (30.00%) VB
7 39 (30.00%) Windows 10
8 35 (26.92%) SQL
9 31 (23.85%) SQL Server
9 31 (23.85%) Office 365
10 29 (22.31%) ITIL
10 29 (22.31%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (21.54%) Citrix
12 26 (20.00%) Finance
12 26 (20.00%) Windows Server
13 25 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 24 (18.46%) Azure
15 23 (17.69%) Windows 7
16 22 (16.92%) Microsoft App-V
16 22 (16.92%) Security Cleared
16 22 (16.92%) C#
17 21 (16.15%) Migration
18 20 (15.38%) DNS
19 19 (14.62%) .NET
19 19 (14.62%) Windows Server 2012
20 18 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
20 18 (13.85%) HP
20 18 (13.85%) 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 7 (5.38%) MS Exchange
1 7 (5.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.08%) IIS
3 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.54%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.54%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.77%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.77%) Drupal
5 1 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.77%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.31%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.77%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 31 (23.85%) Office 365
2 24 (18.46%) Azure
3 12 (9.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (7.69%) AWS
4 10 (7.69%) PaaS
5 5 (3.85%) IaaS
5 5 (3.85%) SaaS
6 3 (2.31%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.31%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.54%) GCP
7 2 (1.54%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.38%) DNS
2 15 (11.54%) DHCP
3 12 (9.23%) Firewall
4 10 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.92%) SAN
6 5 (3.85%) Kerberos
7 3 (2.31%) IPsec
7 3 (2.31%) NetScaler
7 3 (2.31%) Network Security
7 3 (2.31%) VPN
7 3 (2.31%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.77%) LAN
8 1 (0.77%) Skype
8 1 (0.77%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.31%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.31%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.31%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.77%) DTS
6 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.77%) MySQL
6 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.77%) QlikView
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (10.00%) MSI
2 6 (4.62%) InstallShield
3 5 (3.85%) WinDbg
4 4 (3.08%) HP UFT
5 3 (2.31%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.54%) AdminStudio
6 2 (1.54%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.54%) JMeter
6 2 (1.54%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.77%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.77%) JIRA
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.77%) Subversion
7 1 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.77%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 26 (20.00%) Finance
2 13 (10.00%) Banking
3 7 (5.38%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.54%) Legal
4 2 (1.54%) Publishing
5 1 (0.77%) Military
5 1 (0.77%) Retail
5 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (13.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (12.31%) Analyst
3 13 (10.00%) Developer
4 9 (6.92%) Citrix Engineer
5 8 (6.15%) Architect
5 8 (6.15%) Desktop Support
6 7 (5.38%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (5.38%) Consultant
6 7 (5.38%) Server Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Support Analyst
8 5 (3.85%) Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) Applications Packager
8 5 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) IT Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) Support Technician
8 5 (3.85%) Tester
8 5 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.62%) .NET
2 12 (9.23%) ASP.NET
3 9 (6.92%) HTML
4 4 (3.08%) CSS
4 4 (3.08%) XML
5 3 (2.31%) Classic ASP
5 3 (2.31%) jQuery
5 3 (2.31%) Node.js
6 1 (0.77%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.77%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.77%) CSS3
6 1 (0.77%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.77%) LAMP
6 1 (0.77%) LDAP
6 1 (0.77%) Material Design
6 1 (0.77%) Twig
6 1 (0.77%) Web Services
6 1 (0.77%) WinForms
6 1 (0.77%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.15%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (5.38%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.38%) PKI
4 6 (4.62%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.85%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.85%) Clustering
6 4 (3.08%) NHS
7 3 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.31%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.54%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.77%) EPoS
9 1 (0.77%) Handset
9 1 (0.77%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.77%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 86 (66.15%) Windows
2 39 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 26 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 23 (17.69%) Windows 7
5 19 (14.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (12.31%) Linux
7 14 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.85%) Unix
10 4 (3.08%) Mac OS
10 4 (3.08%) VMS
11 1 (0.77%) Android
11 1 (0.77%) CentOS
11 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.31%) ITIL
2 25 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 21 (16.15%) Migration
4 18 (13.85%) Application Packaging
4 18 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (6.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (6.92%) Test Automation
6 8 (6.15%) Change Control
6 8 (6.15%) Configuration Management
6 8 (6.15%) Release Management
6 8 (6.15%) Robotic Process Automation
6 8 (6.15%) Service Management
6 8 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (5.38%) Patch Management
7 7 (5.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (4.62%) Change Management
8 6 (4.62%) CRM
8 6 (4.62%) Decision-Making
8 6 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (4.62%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 98 (75.38%) PowerShell
2 39 (30.00%) VB
3 35 (26.92%) SQL
4 22 (16.92%) C#
5 15 (11.54%) Java
6 8 (6.15%) Python
7 7 (5.38%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.38%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.62%) C++
9 5 (3.85%) VBA
10 4 (3.08%) C
10 4 (3.08%) JavaScript
10 4 (3.08%) Ruby
11 3 (2.31%) Go
11 3 (2.31%) Perl
12 2 (1.54%) PHP
13 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.77%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (16.92%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (10.77%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.92%) DV Cleared
5 8 (6.15%) MCSE
6 5 (3.85%) Degree
6 5 (3.85%) ISEB
6 5 (3.85%) ISTQB
6 5 (3.85%) MCITP
7 4 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.77%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) QA
1 4 (3.08%) SLA
2 3 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.31%) NCSC
3 2 (1.54%) GDPR
3 2 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.77%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 63 (48.46%) Active Directory
2 29 (22.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (16.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (10.77%) XenApp
5 10 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.62%) Terminal Services
6 6 (4.62%) vSphere
6 6 (4.62%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (3.08%) DFS Replication
8 4 (3.08%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (3.08%) Xen
9 3 (2.31%) Docker
9 3 (2.31%) Hyper-V
9 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.31%) VMware NSX
10 2 (1.54%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.54%) vCloud
11 1 (0.77%) Firmware
11 1 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 56 (43.08%) SCCM
2 11 (8.46%) SCOM
3 9 (6.92%) WSUS
4 6 (4.62%) Ansible
4 6 (4.62%) Jamf Pro
4 6 (4.62%) vCenter Server
5 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (3.85%) Perfmon
5 5 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (3.08%) HP ALM
6 4 (3.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (3.08%) XenMobile
7 3 (2.31%) Kubernetes
7 3 (2.31%) Nessus
7 3 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.31%) Puppet
7 3 (2.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (2.31%) Terraform
8 2 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 69 (53.08%) Microsoft
2 40 (30.77%) VMware
3 28 (21.54%) Citrix
4 18 (13.85%) HP
5 10 (7.69%) Ivanti
6 6 (4.62%) McAfee
6 6 (4.62%) Oracle
7 5 (3.85%) Cisco
7 5 (3.85%) Symantec
8 4 (3.08%) Bloomberg
8 4 (3.08%) Lumension
8 4 (3.08%) Micro Focus
8 4 (3.08%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.08%) UiPath
9 3 (2.31%) Apple
9 3 (2.31%) Aruba
9 3 (2.31%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.31%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.31%) GFI Software
9 3 (2.31%) Reuters