Period
to

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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 645 597 491
Rank change year-on-year -48 -106 +159
Contract jobs citing VBScript 118 76 76
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 0.36% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 52 46
10th Percentile £199 £213 £314
25th Percentile £385 £305 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £385 £425
Median % change year-on-year +16.88% -9.41% +13.33%
75th Percentile £538 £493 £544
90th Percentile £651 £549 £575
UK median daily rate £455 £375 £414
% change year-on-year +21.33% -9.37% +10.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 10
10th Percentile £32.40 - £20.46
25th Percentile £42.74 - £20.50
Median hourly rate £57.49 - £27.70
75th Percentile £67.50 - £45.72
90th Percentile - - £52.33
UK median hourly rate £65.00 - £34.90
% change year-on-year - - -19.78%

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 26,748 21,345 15,368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.13% 40.84% 41.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,800 15,245 11,035
10th Percentile £388 £340 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £554 £505 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.70% +1.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £594
90th Percentile £775 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 475 395 252
10th Percentile £20.00 £16.61 £17.83
25th Percentile £35.00 £24.40 £22.50
Median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median % change year-on-year +23.53% - -5.38%
75th Percentile £64.13 £53.75 £50.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £64.00 £60.90
UK median hourly rate £52.25 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +22.94% - -3.41%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in England

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VBScript in England.

Daily rate trend for VBScript in England

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VBScript in England over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for VBScript in England

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VBScript in England.

Hourly rate trend for VBScript in England

VBScript
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing VBScript in England over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London -71 43 £500 +21.21% 6
South East +3 42 £408 -18.50% 6
North of England -47 10 £500 +41.34% 5
East of England -21 9 £185 -40.03%
North West -37 7 £500 +41.34% 2
South West -24 3 £388 +3.33%
Yorkshire - 3 £575 - 3
West Midlands -33 2 - - 5
Midlands -39 2 - - 7
VBScript
UK

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 73 (61.86%) PowerShell
2 61 (51.69%) Active Directory
3 60 (50.85%) Windows
4 47 (39.83%) DNS
5 45 (38.14%) Microsoft
5 45 (38.14%) SCCM
6 44 (37.29%) Unix
7 43 (36.44%) DHCP
8 39 (33.05%) Linux
9 37 (31.36%) VB
9 37 (31.36%) VMware
10 36 (30.51%) Windows 10
11 34 (28.81%) Azure
12 32 (27.12%) Social Skills
13 31 (26.27%) Agile
13 31 (26.27%) Citrix
14 30 (25.42%) Security Cleared
15 28 (23.73%) XenApp
16 25 (21.19%) QA
16 25 (21.19%) Migration
16 25 (21.19%) Change Management
17 24 (20.34%) AWS
17 24 (20.34%) High Availability
18 23 (19.49%) Ivanti
18 23 (19.49%) Microsoft Excel
19 22 (18.64%) Firewall
19 22 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 21 (17.80%) Task Automation
20 21 (17.80%) Kubernetes
20 21 (17.80%) DevOps

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 6 (5.08%) IIS
2 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.54%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.85%) Confluence
4 1 (0.85%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (19.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (16.10%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (8.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 34 (28.81%) Azure
2 24 (20.34%) AWS
3 19 (16.10%) Serverless
4 18 (15.25%) Microsoft 365
5 15 (12.71%) Amazon ECS
5 15 (12.71%) Amazon EKS
5 15 (12.71%) Amazon S3
5 15 (12.71%) AWS CodePipeline
5 15 (12.71%) AWS Lambda
5 15 (12.71%) AWS Step Functions
5 15 (12.71%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (6.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (5.08%) Azure Monitor
8 4 (3.39%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (3.39%) Azure Functions
8 4 (3.39%) Azure Logic Apps
8 4 (3.39%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 4 (3.39%) GCP
9 3 (2.54%) OneDrive
9 3 (2.54%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 47 (39.83%) DNS
2 43 (36.44%) DHCP
3 22 (18.64%) Firewall
4 8 (6.78%) NetScaler
5 7 (5.93%) LAN
5 7 (5.93%) WAN
6 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.39%) VPN
6 4 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.54%) Network Security
7 3 (2.54%) VLAN
7 3 (2.54%) VoIP
8 2 (1.69%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.69%) WebEx
9 1 (0.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.71%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (6.78%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.39%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (3.39%) Big Data
3 4 (3.39%) Data Lake
3 4 (3.39%) Parquet
4 2 (1.69%) Metadata
5 1 (0.85%) Power BI
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (13.56%) Artifactory
1 16 (13.56%) Git (software)
1 16 (13.56%) GitLab
1 16 (13.56%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.78%) Selenium
3 7 (5.93%) JIRA
4 6 (5.08%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.08%) HP UFT
5 5 (4.24%) JBehave
5 5 (4.24%) TestComplete
5 5 (4.24%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 3 (2.54%) InstallShield
6 3 (2.54%) MSI
7 2 (1.69%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.85%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.85%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.85%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.85%) Postman
8 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (27.12%) Social Skills
2 18 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.47%) Finance
4 5 (4.24%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (1.69%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (1.69%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.69%) Publishing
5 2 (1.69%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 20 (16.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (11.86%) AWS Engineer
3 11 (9.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (8.47%) Analyst
4 10 (8.47%) IT Engineer
4 10 (8.47%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (8.47%) Unix Engineer
4 10 (8.47%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) AWS DevOps
5 9 (7.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) Developer
5 9 (7.63%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 8 (6.78%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Tester
9 5 (4.24%) Active Directory Consultant
9 5 (4.24%) Automation Tester
9 5 (4.24%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.95%) JSON
2 17 (14.41%) Elastic Stack
3 16 (13.56%) YAML
4 8 (6.78%) Sensu
5 4 (3.39%) .NET
6 3 (2.54%) jQuery
7 2 (1.69%) Classic ASP
7 2 (1.69%) CSS
7 2 (1.69%) CSS3
7 2 (1.69%) HTML
7 2 (1.69%) HTML5
7 2 (1.69%) LDAP
7 2 (1.69%) WSH
7 2 (1.69%) XHTML
7 2 (1.69%) XMPP
8 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.85%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.85%) Middleware
8 1 (0.85%) SOAP
8 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) Clustering
2 12 (10.17%) Legacy Systems
3 11 (9.32%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (6.78%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (5.08%) PKI
6 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.85%) CMDB
8 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 60 (50.85%) Windows
2 44 (37.29%) Unix
3 39 (33.05%) Linux
4 36 (30.51%) Windows 10
5 20 (16.95%) Windows 7
5 20 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (16.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (11.02%) Windows Server
8 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (2.54%) VMS
10 2 (1.69%) Android
11 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.27%) Agile
2 25 (21.19%) Change Management
2 25 (21.19%) Migration
3 24 (20.34%) High Availability
4 22 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 21 (17.80%) Continuous Improvement
5 21 (17.80%) DevOps
5 21 (17.80%) Task Automation
6 20 (16.95%) Runbook
7 19 (16.10%) Data Loss Prevention
7 19 (16.10%) Product Roadmap
7 19 (16.10%) Project Delivery
7 19 (16.10%) Remediation Plan
8 18 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (13.56%) ITIL
10 15 (12.71%) Infrastructure as Code
10 15 (12.71%) Technical Leadership
11 13 (11.02%) SDLC
12 12 (10.17%) Data Protection
12 12 (10.17%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 73 (61.86%) PowerShell
2 37 (31.36%) VB
3 20 (16.95%) JavaScript
4 19 (16.10%) Python
5 17 (14.41%) Ruby
6 16 (13.56%) C#
6 16 (13.56%) SQL
7 4 (3.39%) Java
8 2 (1.69%) C
8 2 (1.69%) C++
8 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.69%) VBA
9 1 (0.85%) Ada
9 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.85%) R
9 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (25.42%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.80%) SC Cleared
3 16 (13.56%) AWS Certification
4 6 (5.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.24%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.24%) MCTS
6 1 (0.85%) Degree
6 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (21.19%) QA
2 20 (16.95%) GDPR
3 10 (8.47%) SLA
4 8 (6.78%) NIST
4 8 (6.78%) PMO
5 2 (1.69%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (51.69%) Active Directory
2 28 (23.73%) XenApp
3 20 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (14.41%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (9.32%) Hyper-V
6 10 (8.47%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (6.78%) DFS Replication
8 7 (5.93%) BitLocker
9 5 (4.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (4.24%) NFS
9 5 (4.24%) XenDesktop
10 4 (3.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 45 (38.14%) SCCM
2 21 (17.80%) Kubernetes
3 17 (14.41%) Puppet
3 17 (14.41%) Terraform
4 16 (13.56%) Grafana
4 16 (13.56%) Kibana
4 16 (13.56%) Prometheus
5 12 (10.17%) Ansible
6 11 (9.32%) SCOM
7 10 (8.47%) Microsoft Intune
7 10 (8.47%) WSUS
8 7 (5.93%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 7 (5.93%) SCVMM
9 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (3.39%) Perfmon
9 4 (3.39%) SnapMirror
10 3 (2.54%) AppManager
10 3 (2.54%) WMI
11 2 (1.69%) MobiControl
12 1 (0.85%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 45 (38.14%) Microsoft
2 37 (31.36%) VMware
3 31 (26.27%) Citrix
4 23 (19.49%) Ivanti
5 19 (16.10%) SolarWinds
5 19 (16.10%) Symantec
6 8 (6.78%) HP
7 6 (5.08%) Cisco
8 5 (4.24%) CA
9 4 (3.39%) Databricks
9 4 (3.39%) NetApp
10 3 (2.54%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.69%) Google
11 2 (1.69%) McAfee
11 2 (1.69%) SOTI
11 2 (1.69%) UiPath
12 1 (0.85%) Automation Anywhere
12 1 (0.85%) Fujitsu
12 1 (0.85%) MobileIron
12 1 (0.85%) Talend