The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 26 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 75 86
Rank change year-on-year -21 +11  
Contract jobs citing VBScript 9 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.50% 1.93% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.65% 6.07% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 22
Median daily rate £358 £342 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.53% +0.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £298 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £425 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £341 £350
% change year-on-year +5.35% -2.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hampshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 545 626 761
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 30.31% 31.87% 35.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 392 486
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 33
Median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +13.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £57.50 £42.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VBScript in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Hampshire

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Hampshire

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Basingstoke -15 4 £300 -
Southampton +5 1 £413 -
Portsmouth -2 1 - -
Hook -7 1 £358 +5.92%
Havant - 1 - -
VBScript
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) PowerShell
3 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
4 18 (54.55%) Security Cleared
5 17 (51.52%) Windows Server
6 16 (48.48%) ITIL
7 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
7 14 (42.42%) Firewall
7 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (42.42%) VMware
8 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
8 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
9 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (33.33%) SAN
10 11 (33.33%) HP
11 10 (30.30%) XML
11 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
11 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (27.27%) MCSA
12 9 (27.27%) VB
12 9 (27.27%) NetApp
12 9 (27.27%) Cisco
12 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
12 9 (27.27%) MCITP
13 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
13 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
13 8 (24.24%) VoIP
13 8 (24.24%) Skype for Business

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 8 (24.24%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.03%) Documentum
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) Firewall
2 11 (33.33%) SAN
3 8 (24.24%) Skype
3 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
3 8 (24.24%) VoIP
4 3 (9.09%) DNS
5 2 (6.06%) LAN
5 2 (6.06%) PuTTY
5 2 (6.06%) WAN
5 2 (6.06%) WinSCP
6 1 (3.03%) DHCP
6 1 (3.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.03%) EDRMS
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) SQLPlus
3 1 (3.03%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MSI
2 3 (9.09%) HP UFT
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (9.09%) Selenium
3 2 (6.06%) Ant
3 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
3 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
3 2 (6.06%) TestNG
4 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.03%) Toad
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (12.12%) Publishing
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Administrator
2 5 (15.15%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Specialist
3 4 (12.12%) Report Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Migration Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Active Directory Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) XML
2 4 (12.12%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Windows Server
3 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (9.09%) Linux
7 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 7 (21.21%) Integration Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL V3
4 4 (12.12%) Migration
4 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
4 4 (12.12%) Validation
4 4 (12.12%) Workflow
5 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security
5 3 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.09%) Test Management
5 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) PowerShell
2 9 (27.27%) VB
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) F#
5 2 (6.06%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) MCITP
2 9 (27.27%) MCSA
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
4 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
5 5 (15.15%) Degree
5 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
7 3 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (3.03%) ISEB
9 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (15.15%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (9.09%) SCCM
4 2 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (6.06%) WSUS
5 1 (3.03%) SCOM
5 1 (3.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
1 14 (42.42%) VMware
2 11 (33.33%) HP
3 9 (27.27%) Cisco
3 9 (27.27%) NetApp
4 5 (15.15%) McAfee
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle
5 3 (9.09%) Lumension
5 3 (9.09%) Motorola
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.06%) Altiris
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.03%) SAP