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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK / England
Rank 446 422 380
Rank change year-on-year -24 -42  
Contract jobs citing VBScript 132 193 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.40% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 1.03% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 133 121
Median daily rate £350 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.25% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £323
% change year-on-year -7.14% +8.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £29.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.00% +2.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £29.35
% change year-on-year -45.00% +2.23%  

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 16977 18694 17912
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.15% 38.41% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11700 12877 11747
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 £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 390 445 381
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.98 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 -26 42 £375 -9.09% 12
South East -12 36 £328 -12.66% 10
South West +18 24 £388 -40.38% 1
East Midlands -3 11 £250 -6.54% 3
East of England - 8 £450 -
West Midlands +10 6 £450 +5.88% 3
North West +17 3 £313 +4.16% 2
Yorkshire +7 2 - - 2
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 202 (70.14%) PowerShell
2 177 (61.46%) Windows
3 129 (44.79%) Microsoft
4 104 (36.11%) SQL
5 100 (34.72%) Active Directory
6 97 (33.68%) Windows Server
7 83 (28.82%) SQL Server
8 72 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 71 (24.65%) Security Cleared
9 71 (24.65%) VB
10 66 (22.92%) SCCM
11 63 (21.88%) VMware
12 62 (21.53%) ITIL
13 61 (21.18%) Windows 7
14 57 (19.79%) Finance
15 55 (19.10%) HP
16 53 (18.40%) Firewall
16 53 (18.40%) SC Cleared
17 52 (18.06%) C#
17 52 (18.06%) IIS
18 51 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
19 50 (17.36%) Oracle
20 49 (17.01%) .NET
20 49 (17.01%) XML
21 48 (16.67%) Linux
21 48 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
22 39 (13.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 38 (13.19%) T-SQL
24 37 (12.85%) MS Excel
24 37 (12.85%) TCP/IP

VBScript
Top Related 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 52 (18.06%) IIS
2 26 (9.03%) MS Exchange
3 23 (7.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (6.94%) Skype for Business
5 12 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.17%) WebSphere
6 10 (3.47%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.39%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.04%) Apache
8 3 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.04%) CMS
8 3 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.35%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 37 (12.85%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.17%) MS Office
3 5 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (3.82%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.69%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.35%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.51%) Office 365
3 6 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.04%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (18.40%) Firewall
2 37 (12.85%) TCP/IP
3 27 (9.38%) SAN
4 24 (8.33%) DNS
5 19 (6.60%) DHCP
5 19 (6.60%) Skype
6 16 (5.56%) VoIP
7 15 (5.21%) LAN
8 14 (4.86%) Kerberos
9 12 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
9 12 (4.17%) Wireless
10 6 (2.08%) Internet
11 5 (1.74%) NAS
11 5 (1.74%) VPN
11 5 (1.74%) WAN
12 3 (1.04%) Bluetooth
12 3 (1.04%) Network Security
12 3 (1.04%) PuTTY
12 3 (1.04%) WinSCP
13 2 (0.69%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (28.82%) SQL Server
2 39 (13.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (10.07%) Oracle Database
5 23 (7.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (7.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (6.60%) Oracle Database 10g
8 16 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
9 10 (3.47%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (2.08%) QlikView
11 6 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.74%) MySQL
12 5 (1.74%) OLAP
12 5 (1.74%) OLTP
12 5 (1.74%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 33 (11.46%) MSI
2 26 (9.03%) HP UFT
3 23 (7.99%) TeamCity
4 16 (5.56%) Selenium
5 15 (5.21%) JIRA
6 13 (4.51%) Ant
6 13 (4.51%) Subversion
6 13 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (4.17%) SpecFlow
8 9 (3.13%) Git (software)
9 8 (2.78%) Jenkins
10 6 (2.08%) SoapUI
10 6 (2.08%) TestComplete
10 6 (2.08%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.74%) FxCop
11 5 (1.74%) LoadRunner
11 5 (1.74%) ReSharper
11 5 (1.74%) StyleCop
12 4 (1.39%) Oracle APEX
General
1 57 (19.79%) Finance
2 28 (9.72%) Banking
3 18 (6.25%) Retail
4 12 (4.17%) Back Office
5 11 (3.82%) Front Office
6 6 (2.08%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.74%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.04%) Advertising
8 3 (1.04%) Games
9 2 (0.69%) Electronics
9 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.69%) Marketing
9 2 (0.69%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.35%) Military
10 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (15.97%) Analyst
2 40 (13.89%) Developer
3 29 (10.07%) Wintel Engineer
4 28 (9.72%) Windows Engineer
5 21 (7.29%) Support Analyst
6 19 (6.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (5.90%) Tester
8 16 (5.56%) Applications Support
9 13 (4.51%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (4.17%) Server Engineer
10 12 (4.17%) Test Analyst
11 11 (3.82%) Deployment Engineer
12 10 (3.47%) Applications Support Analyst
12 10 (3.47%) Automation Test Analyst
12 10 (3.47%) Automation Tester
12 10 (3.47%) Consultant
12 10 (3.47%) VMware Engineer
12 10 (3.47%) Windows Specialist
13 9 (3.13%) .NET Developer
14 8 (2.78%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (17.01%) .NET
1 49 (17.01%) XML
2 29 (10.07%) HTML
3 23 (7.99%) ASP.NET
4 13 (4.51%) XSLT
5 12 (4.17%) CSS
6 10 (3.47%) Web Services
7 9 (3.13%) ADO.NET
7 9 (3.13%) HTML5
7 9 (3.13%) SOAP
8 8 (2.78%) LINQ
9 7 (2.43%) .NET Framework
9 7 (2.43%) Regular Expression
9 7 (2.43%) WCF
10 6 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (2.08%) Entity Framework
10 6 (2.08%) NHibernate
10 6 (2.08%) REST
10 6 (2.08%) XSL
11 5 (1.74%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.47%) EPoS
3 9 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.74%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.74%) STB
6 4 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.39%) Contactless
6 4 (1.39%) EMV
6 4 (1.39%) MPEG
7 3 (1.04%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.04%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.69%) CCTV
8 2 (0.69%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.69%) Fintech
8 2 (0.69%) Replication
8 2 (0.69%) Robotics
8 2 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 177 (61.46%) Windows
2 97 (33.68%) Windows Server
3 72 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (21.18%) Windows 7
5 51 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (16.67%) Linux
7 35 (12.15%) Windows 10
8 29 (10.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (5.56%) AIX
11 15 (5.21%) Unix
12 14 (4.86%) Apple iOS
13 11 (3.82%) Windows XP
14 10 (3.47%) Android
15 9 (3.13%) Windows 8
16 7 (2.43%) Solaris
16 7 (2.43%) Windows Vista
17 6 (2.08%) HPUX
18 4 (1.39%) Windows Embedded Compact
19 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (21.53%) ITIL
2 37 (12.85%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 19 (6.60%) Regression Testing
5 18 (6.25%) Migration
6 16 (5.56%) Application Packaging
6 16 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 16 (5.56%) Release Management
7 14 (4.86%) Business Continuity
7 14 (4.86%) Customer Requirements
7 14 (4.86%) Patch Management
7 14 (4.86%) Scrum
7 14 (4.86%) Test Automation
7 14 (4.86%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (4.51%) BDD
8 13 (4.51%) Service Management
9 12 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (4.17%) Validation
10 11 (3.82%) Integration Testing
10 11 (3.82%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 202 (70.14%) PowerShell
2 104 (36.11%) SQL
3 71 (24.65%) VB
4 52 (18.06%) C#
5 38 (13.19%) T-SQL
6 29 (10.07%) Perl
7 22 (7.64%) JavaScript
8 19 (6.60%) Java
9 16 (5.56%) VB.NET
10 14 (4.86%) VBA
11 12 (4.17%) F#
12 8 (2.78%) C++
12 8 (2.78%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.08%) Bourne shell
13 6 (2.08%) Korn
13 6 (2.08%) Python
14 4 (1.39%) VB6
15 3 (1.04%) C
15 3 (1.04%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 71 (24.65%) Security Cleared
2 53 (18.40%) SC Cleared
3 35 (12.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (6.94%) MCITP
4 20 (6.94%) MCSA
5 17 (5.90%) DV Cleared
6 14 (4.86%) Degree
7 7 (2.43%) ISEB
7 7 (2.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.74%) MCSE
9 3 (1.04%) MCTS
10 2 (0.69%) CCNA
10 2 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.69%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.35%) GISP
11 1 (0.35%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.82%) QA
2 3 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.04%) SLA
3 2 (0.69%) IFRS
3 2 (0.69%) IFRS 9
3 2 (0.69%) PMO
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) MiFID
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 100 (34.72%) Active Directory
2 48 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (7.99%) Microsoft App-V
4 19 (6.60%) VMware ESX
5 15 (5.21%) Hyper-V
6 14 (4.86%) XenApp
6 14 (4.86%) XenDesktop
7 12 (4.17%) vSphere
8 11 (3.82%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (2.78%) BitLocker
9 8 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.39%) XenServer
11 3 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.04%) Firmware
12 2 (0.69%) Docker
12 2 (0.69%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.69%) VMware GSX
13 1 (0.35%) KVM
13 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 66 (22.92%) SCCM
2 21 (7.29%) WSUS
3 19 (6.60%) Control-M
4 15 (5.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 14 (4.86%) SCOM
6 12 (4.17%) AirWatch
7 10 (3.47%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (3.13%) HP SiteScope
9 8 (2.78%) Sysprep
9 8 (2.78%) Tivoli
10 7 (2.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (2.08%) Netcool
12 5 (1.74%) BladeLogic
12 5 (1.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 4 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
14 3 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
14 3 (1.04%) SCOrch
14 3 (1.04%) SCSM
Vendors
1 129 (44.79%) Microsoft
2 63 (21.88%) VMware
3 55 (19.10%) HP
4 50 (17.36%) Oracle
5 32 (11.11%) Citrix
6 24 (8.33%) NetApp
7 22 (7.64%) Cisco
8 21 (7.29%) IBM
9 20 (6.94%) Dell
9 20 (6.94%) Red Hat
10 13 (4.51%) AppSense
11 10 (3.47%) Symantec
12 9 (3.13%) Altiris
13 8 (2.78%) Intel Security
13 8 (2.78%) LANDesk
14 7 (2.43%) Sun
15 6 (2.08%) CA
15 6 (2.08%) EMC
15 6 (2.08%) Sophos
16 5 (1.74%) Remedy
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