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 29 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.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 85 83
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2  
Contract jobs citing VBScript 24 40 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.28% 1.80% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.83% 5.35% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 10
Median daily rate £325 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +19.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £313 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £363 £320
% change year-on-year -10.34% +13.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year -45.00% +10.09%  

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 627 747 831
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 33.46% 33.69% 38.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 503 430
Median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 31 42
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% -2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in Hampshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 29 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
Hook +5 12 £323 -17.88%
Havant -1 3 - -
Basingstoke +1 2 - -
Portsmouth -7 1 £325 -23.52%
Andover - 1 £288 -
VBScript
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 43 (87.76%) PowerShell
2 42 (85.71%) Windows
3 38 (77.55%) Active Directory
4 37 (75.51%) Security Cleared
5 30 (61.22%) Windows Server
6 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
7 28 (57.14%) Windows 7
8 27 (55.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (46.94%) VMware
10 22 (44.90%) XML
10 22 (44.90%) SC Cleared
11 21 (42.86%) ITIL
11 21 (42.86%) Firewall
12 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (36.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (36.73%) MCSA
14 17 (34.69%) MCITP
15 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
16 15 (30.61%) SAN
17 14 (28.57%) NetApp
17 14 (28.57%) Cisco
17 14 (28.57%) MS Exchange
17 14 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
18 13 (26.53%) Skype for Business
18 13 (26.53%) Test Scripting
18 13 (26.53%) VoIP
18 13 (26.53%) VMware ESX
18 13 (26.53%) Skype
19 12 (24.49%) DV Cleared
20 11 (22.45%) HP

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 14 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 14 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 13 (26.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.86%) Firewall
2 15 (30.61%) SAN
3 13 (26.53%) Skype
3 13 (26.53%) VoIP
4 10 (20.41%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.12%) DNS
6 2 (4.08%) LAN
6 2 (4.08%) PuTTY
6 2 (4.08%) SNMP
6 2 (4.08%) WAN
6 2 (4.08%) WinSCP
7 1 (2.04%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MSI
2 5 (10.20%) HP UFT
2 5 (10.20%) SpecFlow
3 4 (8.16%) Selenium
3 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (4.08%) Ant
5 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.08%) TestNG
6 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.04%) Toad
General
1 2 (4.08%) Electronics
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
1 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.08%) Marketing
1 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Windows Specialist
3 6 (12.24%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Server Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) VMware Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Migration Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) PowerShell Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Server Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Wintel Server Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) XML
2 4 (8.16%) HTML
3 2 (4.08%) .NET
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (85.71%) Windows
2 30 (61.22%) Windows Server
3 28 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 27 (55.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Vista
8 2 (4.08%) Linux
8 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) ITIL
2 13 (26.53%) Test Scripting
3 9 (18.37%) Integration Testing
4 7 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (14.29%) Validation
5 5 (10.20%) Migration
5 5 (10.20%) Regression Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.16%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (8.16%) High Availability
7 3 (6.12%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.12%) Information Security
7 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.08%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.08%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 43 (87.76%) PowerShell
2 7 (14.29%) VB
3 5 (10.20%) F#
4 4 (8.16%) SQL
5 3 (6.12%) C#
6 2 (4.08%) Java
7 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (75.51%) Security Cleared
2 22 (44.90%) SC Cleared
3 18 (36.73%) MCSA
3 18 (36.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (34.69%) MCITP
5 12 (24.49%) DV Cleared
6 5 (10.20%) Degree
7 1 (2.04%) ISEB
7 1 (2.04%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 38 (77.55%) Active Directory
2 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (26.53%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.12%) vSphere
5 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.04%) Firmware
6 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (12.24%) SCCM
3 2 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.08%) SCOM
3 2 (4.08%) SCOrch
3 2 (4.08%) SCSM
3 2 (4.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.08%) WSUS
4 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.04%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
2 23 (46.94%) VMware
3 14 (28.57%) Cisco
3 14 (28.57%) NetApp
4 11 (22.45%) HP
5 7 (14.29%) Oracle
6 5 (10.20%) Intel Security
7 3 (6.12%) Lumension
8 2 (4.08%) Altiris
8 2 (4.08%) F5
8 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.08%) SAP
9 1 (2.04%) Citrix
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