Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 18 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 88 94
Rank change year-on-year +22 +6 0
Contract jobs citing VBScript 33 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.11% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.48% 0.98% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 3
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +44.44% -40.20%
East of England median daily rate £425 £325 £275
% change year-on-year +30.77% +18.18% -24.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £20.94
East of England median hourly rate - - £20.94

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 602 510 573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 38.47% 36.66% 35.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 292 274
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £280 £231 £262
90th Percentile £588 £538 £500
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 32
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.15 £49.50 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.35% +48.87% +66.25%
10th Percentile £13.65 £28.85 £13.68
90th Percentile £43.75 £54.15 £42.40
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +4.17%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Hertfordshire

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Hertfordshire

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBScript in Hertfordshire

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Hertfordshire

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Hatfield +4 12 £450 +38.46%
Welwyn Garden City +5 4 £313 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
VBScript
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 31 (93.94%) Microsoft
2 28 (84.85%) Windows
3 26 (78.79%) SCCM
3 26 (78.79%) PowerShell
4 22 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 22 (66.67%) Office 365
5 21 (63.64%) Active Directory
6 19 (57.58%) BitLocker
7 16 (48.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 16 (48.48%) CESG
7 16 (48.48%) Disk Encryption
8 14 (42.42%) Symantec
8 14 (42.42%) Norton AntiVirus
8 14 (42.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 13 (39.39%) Skype
9 13 (39.39%) OneDrive
9 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Intune
9 13 (39.39%) Skype for Business
9 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (39.39%) XenApp
9 13 (39.39%) XenDesktop
9 13 (39.39%) LANDesk
9 13 (39.39%) Citrix
9 13 (39.39%) Altiris
9 13 (39.39%) VMware
9 13 (39.39%) SharePoint
9 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
9 13 (39.39%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 13 (39.39%) Customer Requirements
10 11 (33.33%) AppSense

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
1 13 (39.39%) SharePoint
1 13 (39.39%) Skype for Business
2 3 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (66.67%) Office 365
2 13 (39.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.03%) MS Access
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (9.09%) FxCop
1 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.09%) JIRA
1 3 (9.09%) Moq
1 3 (9.09%) ReSharper
1 3 (9.09%) StyleCop
2 2 (6.06%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Consultant
2 13 (39.39%) SCCM Consultant
3 9 (27.27%) Technical Consultant
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Senior SCCM Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Windows Technical Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Technical Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Deployment Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) PowerShell Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Principal Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) SCCM Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Design Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) HTML
2 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
2 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.09%) ADO.NET
3 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (9.09%) AutoMapper
3 3 (9.09%) CSS
3 3 (9.09%) Dapper ORM
3 3 (9.09%) Entity Framework
3 3 (9.09%) LINQ
3 3 (9.09%) NHibernate
3 3 (9.09%) REST
3 3 (9.09%) SOAP
3 3 (9.09%) WCF
3 3 (9.09%) XML
3 3 (9.09%) XSL
3 3 (9.09%) XSLT
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) CESG
2 11 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 22 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (21.21%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Unix
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Disk Encryption
2 13 (39.39%) Customer Requirements
2 13 (39.39%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 9 (27.27%) Presales
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) BDD
5 3 (9.09%) Code Coverage
5 3 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 3 (9.09%) MVC
5 3 (9.09%) OO
5 3 (9.09%) OOP
5 3 (9.09%) Refactoring
5 3 (9.09%) Scrum
5 3 (9.09%) SOLID
5 3 (9.09%) TDD
5 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Application Packaging
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (6.06%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) PowerShell
2 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.15%) VB
3 4 (12.12%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) REXX
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Tcl
4 2 (6.06%) VBA
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.03%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) R
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) MCP
1 2 (6.06%) MCSE
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 21 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 19 (57.58%) BitLocker
3 16 (48.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (39.39%) XenApp
4 13 (39.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (78.79%) SCCM
2 14 (42.42%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (42.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (6.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 31 (93.94%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) Symantec
3 13 (39.39%) Altiris
3 13 (39.39%) Citrix
3 13 (39.39%) LANDesk
3 13 (39.39%) VMware
4 11 (33.33%) AppSense
5 3 (9.09%) Atlassian
5 3 (9.09%) Computacenter
6 2 (6.06%) CA
6 2 (6.06%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) Blue Prism