Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 559 536 478
Rank change year-on-year -23 -58 -107
Contract jobs citing VBScript 311 356 444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 0.90% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 227 254
England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £205 £238
90th Percentile £506 £500 £488
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 28
England median hourly rate £47.83 £38.25 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.05% +70.95% -42.63%
UK median hourly rate £47.83 £34.00 £26.80
% change year-on-year +40.68% +26.89% -29.95%

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 39982 39599 40257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.15% 40.49% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28189 27431 27566
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 752 819 951
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.56 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.71 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

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 23 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 23 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
London -8 143 £430 +1.18% 14
South East -41 57 £425 +21.43% 6
East of England +16 45 £425 +30.77% 3
Midlands +48 34 £301 +26.74% 2
West Midlands +59 28 £301 -
North of England +25 21 £313 +0.81% 2
North West +21 16 £288 -14.81% 2
South West -28 9 £425 +40.50% 4
East Midlands -10 6 £268 +12.63% 2
Yorkshire +19 5 £400 -5.88%
VBScript
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 222 (71.38%) Windows
2 211 (67.85%) PowerShell
3 157 (50.48%) Microsoft
4 126 (40.51%) Active Directory
5 105 (33.76%) SCCM
6 103 (33.12%) VMware
7 98 (31.51%) Windows 7
8 92 (29.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 82 (26.37%) SQL
10 79 (25.40%) Windows 10
11 69 (22.19%) VB
12 65 (20.90%) Citrix
13 63 (20.26%) C#
13 63 (20.26%) Microsoft App-V
14 61 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
15 55 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
16 54 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
17 52 (16.72%) Office 365
18 49 (15.76%) Java
19 48 (15.43%) HP
20 47 (15.11%) JavaScript
20 47 (15.11%) Finance
20 47 (15.11%) Security Cleared
21 45 (14.47%) Migration
22 44 (14.15%) MSI
23 43 (13.83%) .NET
23 43 (13.83%) Linux
24 42 (13.50%) ITIL
25 41 (13.18%) Windows Server
26 40 (12.86%) XenApp

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 39 (12.54%) MS Exchange
2 32 (10.29%) Skype for Business
3 30 (9.65%) SharePoint
4 26 (8.36%) IIS
5 14 (4.50%) CMS
5 14 (4.50%) SAS
6 6 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.29%) Confluence
8 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.96%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.64%) Apache
10 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.64%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.64%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.32%) Documentum
Applications
1 33 (10.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (10.29%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.57%) SDL Web 8
2 7 (2.25%) KANA IQ
3 1 (0.32%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 52 (16.72%) Office 365
2 21 (6.75%) OneDrive
3 20 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.96%) GitHub
6 3 (0.96%) HP Helion
7 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.32%) IaaS
8 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.93%) DNS
2 26 (8.36%) Skype
3 23 (7.40%) TCP/IP
4 19 (6.11%) SAN
5 17 (5.47%) DHCP
6 15 (4.82%) LAN
7 12 (3.86%) Firewall
8 9 (2.89%) NAS
9 8 (2.57%) WAN
10 6 (1.93%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (1.93%) HTTP
10 6 (1.93%) iSCSI
11 5 (1.61%) FTP
11 5 (1.61%) Wireless
12 4 (1.29%) LDAP
12 4 (1.29%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (1.29%) VPN
13 3 (0.96%) DMZ
13 3 (0.96%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (4.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 14 (4.50%) Star Schema
5 10 (3.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 9 (2.89%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.61%) MS Access
10 4 (1.29%) MySQL
10 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.96%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.64%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 44 (14.15%) MSI
2 25 (8.04%) Selenium
3 22 (7.07%) JIRA
4 21 (6.75%) HP UFT
5 16 (5.14%) Cucumber
6 13 (4.18%) Jenkins
6 13 (4.18%) Visual Studio
7 10 (3.22%) SpecFlow
8 9 (2.89%) SoapUI
8 9 (2.89%) Subversion
9 8 (2.57%) InstallShield
10 7 (2.25%) Wise Package Studio
11 6 (1.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.93%) Git (software)
11 6 (1.93%) Maven
12 5 (1.61%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.61%) JUnit
12 5 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (1.29%) AdminStudio
13 4 (1.29%) Ant
General
1 47 (15.11%) Finance
2 25 (8.04%) Banking
3 14 (4.50%) Publishing
4 9 (2.89%) Retail
5 8 (2.57%) Legal
6 6 (1.93%) Front Office
6 6 (1.93%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.96%) Advertising
8 2 (0.64%) Back Office
8 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 60 (19.29%) Analyst
2 42 (13.50%) Developer
3 38 (12.22%) Consultant
4 23 (7.40%) Test Analyst
5 22 (7.07%) Applications Packager
6 20 (6.43%) SCCM Consultant
7 17 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (4.50%) C# Developer
8 14 (4.50%) Data Engineer
9 13 (4.18%) Administrator
9 13 (4.18%) Automation Test Analyst
9 13 (4.18%) Windows Consultant
10 12 (3.86%) Integration Engineer
11 11 (3.54%) Architect
11 11 (3.54%) Senior Data Engineer
11 11 (3.54%) Windows Engineer
12 10 (3.22%) 3rd Line Support
12 10 (3.22%) Application Integration Engineer
12 10 (3.22%) Applications Engineer
12 10 (3.22%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (13.83%) .NET
2 39 (12.54%) XML
3 34 (10.93%) HTML
4 22 (7.07%) REST
5 21 (6.75%) CSS
6 20 (6.43%) WSH
7 17 (5.47%) Web Services
8 15 (4.82%) .NET Framework
9 13 (4.18%) jQuery
10 12 (3.86%) ASP.NET
11 11 (3.54%) WPF
12 8 (2.57%) Ajax
13 7 (2.25%) SOAP
14 5 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (1.61%) HTML5
14 5 (1.61%) WCF
15 4 (1.29%) CSS3
15 4 (1.29%) Gherkin
16 3 (0.96%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.40%) User Experience
2 22 (7.07%) CESG
3 12 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.86%) Replication
4 11 (3.54%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.22%) PKI
6 9 (2.89%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.25%) Clustering
7 7 (2.25%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.93%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.93%) PMI
9 5 (1.61%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.29%) STB
11 3 (0.96%) Derivative
11 3 (0.96%) EPoS
11 3 (0.96%) Equities
11 3 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (0.96%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 222 (71.38%) Windows
2 98 (31.51%) Windows 7
3 79 (25.40%) Windows 10
4 61 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (13.83%) Linux
7 41 (13.18%) Windows Server
8 30 (9.65%) Unix
9 22 (7.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (3.22%) AIX
12 9 (2.89%) Solaris
12 9 (2.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 8 (2.57%) Windows 2000
14 6 (1.93%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.29%) Android
15 4 (1.29%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.96%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 3 (0.96%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (14.47%) Migration
3 42 (13.50%) ITIL
4 35 (11.25%) Application Packaging
5 34 (10.93%) Test Automation
6 27 (8.68%) Release Management
7 24 (7.72%) Configuration Management
7 24 (7.72%) Disk Encryption
8 23 (7.40%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (7.07%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 21 (6.75%) Scrum
11 20 (6.43%) ETL
12 19 (6.11%) Application Discovery
13 18 (5.79%) Customer Requirements
14 17 (5.47%) Test Scripting
14 17 (5.47%) Validation
15 16 (5.14%) BDD
15 16 (5.14%) SDLC
16 15 (4.82%) Patch Management
17 14 (4.50%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 211 (67.85%) PowerShell
2 82 (26.37%) SQL
3 69 (22.19%) VB
4 63 (20.26%) C#
5 49 (15.76%) Java
6 47 (15.11%) JavaScript
7 17 (5.47%) Perl
8 15 (4.82%) AWK
8 15 (4.82%) sed
9 14 (4.50%) SAS Macro
10 12 (3.86%) C++
10 12 (3.86%) VB.NET
11 11 (3.54%) Python
11 11 (3.54%) VBA
12 8 (2.57%) C
12 8 (2.57%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.61%) Ruby
14 4 (1.29%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.29%) Groovy
14 4 (1.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (15.11%) Security Cleared
2 32 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (9.00%) SC Cleared
4 19 (6.11%) Degree
5 17 (5.47%) MCSE
6 12 (3.86%) MCSA
7 10 (3.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (2.89%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (2.89%) ISEB
9 6 (1.93%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.61%) CISSP
10 5 (1.61%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.61%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.61%) MCP
10 5 (1.61%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.96%) CCA
12 3 (0.96%) CCNA
12 3 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.68%) QA
2 15 (4.82%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.61%) PMO
4 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 126 (40.51%) Active Directory
2 92 (29.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (20.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 40 (12.86%) XenApp
5 39 (12.54%) XenDesktop
6 34 (10.93%) BitLocker
7 23 (7.40%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (4.18%) vSphere
9 10 (3.22%) Hyper-V
10 8 (2.57%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (2.57%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (1.93%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.61%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.96%) Cronacle
13 3 (0.96%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.64%) Docker
15 1 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 105 (33.76%) SCCM
2 27 (8.68%) Norton AntiVirus
3 22 (7.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 22 (7.07%) WMI
4 19 (6.11%) Microsoft Intune
5 15 (4.82%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (3.86%) PowerCLI
7 10 (3.22%) BladeLogic
8 9 (2.89%) SCOM
9 8 (2.57%) ThinApp
9 8 (2.57%) WSUS
10 7 (2.25%) HP Data Protector
10 7 (2.25%) Microsoft Clustering
10 7 (2.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 6 (1.93%) Backup Exec
11 6 (1.93%) NetBackup
12 5 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (1.61%) vRealize
13 4 (1.29%) CA Service Virtualization
13 4 (1.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 157 (50.48%) Microsoft
2 103 (33.12%) VMware
3 65 (20.90%) Citrix
4 48 (15.43%) HP
5 31 (9.97%) Altiris
6 30 (9.65%) Symantec
7 24 (7.72%) LANDesk
8 20 (6.43%) McAfee
9 19 (6.11%) Oracle
10 18 (5.79%) AppSense
11 14 (4.50%) Greenplum
12 12 (3.86%) BMC
12 12 (3.86%) Dell
13 11 (3.54%) Red Hat
14 10 (3.22%) Aveksa
14 10 (3.22%) Cisco
14 10 (3.22%) IBM
14 10 (3.22%) Tripwire
15 9 (2.89%) NetApp
16 8 (2.57%) CA