Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 21 November 2018 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)
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 517 500 491
Rank change year-on-year -17 -9 -41
Contract jobs citing VBScript 105 141 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.62% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 82 88
London median daily rate £400 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £213
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 3
London median hourly rate - £47.83 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £47.83 £38.25
% change year-on-year -61.32% +25.05% +70.95%

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 23,365 22,914 20,046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.31% 48.68% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,827 17,360 14,984
London median daily rate £525 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £669 £634
England median daily rate £475 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 157 116
London median hourly rate £36.80 £35.00 £33.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +5.48% +36.95%
10th Percentile £18.25 £18.01 £16.07
90th Percentile £60.85 £52.20 £57.19
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +0.13%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in London

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in London

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBScript in London

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in London

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2018. 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
Central London -17 28 £390 -13.33% 3
South London -33 6 £425 -5.56%
East London -29 1 £325 +18.18% 2
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 71 (67.62%) Windows
2 67 (63.81%) PowerShell
3 56 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 51 (48.57%) Windows 10
5 45 (42.86%) SQL
6 44 (41.90%) SCCM
7 40 (38.10%) Microsoft App-V
8 38 (36.19%) Active Directory
8 38 (36.19%) Windows 7
9 37 (35.24%) Citrix
10 35 (33.33%) VMware
11 32 (30.48%) Finance
12 29 (27.62%) Migration
13 28 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 27 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
15 25 (23.81%) SQL Server
16 24 (22.86%) MSI
17 23 (21.90%) Office 365
18 20 (19.05%) AdminStudio
19 19 (18.10%) Application Virtualisation
20 18 (17.14%) Linux
21 17 (16.19%) T-SQL
21 17 (16.19%) Python
21 17 (16.19%) Application Packaging
21 17 (16.19%) Azure Active Directory
21 17 (16.19%) XenApp
22 16 (15.24%) Windows Server
22 16 (15.24%) SC Cleared
22 16 (15.24%) Security Cleared
22 16 (15.24%) Ivanti

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 7 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.76%) IIS
3 4 (3.81%) SAS
4 3 (2.86%) Drupal
4 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.86%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.95%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) HFM
2 1 (0.95%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 27 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (21.90%) Office 365
3 17 (16.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.95%) IaaS
5 1 (0.95%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.95%) PaaS
5 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.29%) Internet
2 5 (4.76%) DNS
2 5 (4.76%) Firewall
3 4 (3.81%) LAN
3 4 (3.81%) VPN
4 3 (2.86%) DHCP
4 3 (2.86%) SAN
4 3 (2.86%) VLAN
4 3 (2.86%) WAN
5 2 (1.90%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.90%) VoIP
5 2 (1.90%) WebEx
6 1 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.95%) HTTP
6 1 (0.95%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.95%) MPLS
6 1 (0.95%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.95%) VPLS
6 1 (0.95%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.38%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (12.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (10.48%) MS Access
3 11 (10.48%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (5.71%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.86%) Base SAS
6 3 (2.86%) Essbase
6 3 (2.86%) MOLAP
6 3 (2.86%) MySQL
6 3 (2.86%) OLAP
6 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (22.86%) MSI
2 20 (19.05%) AdminStudio
3 8 (7.62%) InstallShield
3 8 (7.62%) WinDbg
4 5 (4.76%) Selenium
5 4 (3.81%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.90%) AutoIt
7 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.95%) Hudson
7 1 (0.95%) Metasploit
General
1 32 (30.48%) Finance
2 9 (8.57%) Publishing
3 6 (5.71%) Banking
4 3 (2.86%) Back Office
5 2 (1.90%) Advertising
5 2 (1.90%) Front Office
5 2 (1.90%) Legal
5 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.95%) Electronics
6 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.95%) French Language
6 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Law
6 1 (0.95%) Local Government
6 1 (0.95%) Marketing
6 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (25.71%) Applications Packager
2 17 (16.19%) Developer
3 13 (12.38%) Architect
4 9 (8.57%) Database Specialist
5 8 (7.62%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.76%) Mobile Architect
8 4 (3.81%) Active Directory Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Administrator
8 4 (3.81%) Automation Tester
8 4 (3.81%) Database Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) PowerShell Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) SQL Database Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Tester
9 3 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (2.86%) Data Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.52%) .NET
2 7 (6.67%) Web Services
3 6 (5.71%) XML
4 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.76%) HTML
5 4 (3.81%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (3.81%) DHTML
5 4 (3.81%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (3.81%) Middleware
5 4 (3.81%) OCX
5 4 (3.81%) Velocity
5 4 (3.81%) WCF
6 3 (2.86%) LAMP
6 3 (2.86%) LDAP
7 2 (1.90%) XMPP
8 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.95%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.95%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.62%) User Experience
3 3 (2.86%) PKI
3 3 (2.86%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.90%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.90%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (1.90%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.95%) CESG
5 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.95%) Clustering
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.95%) Derivative
5 1 (0.95%) Fintech
5 1 (0.95%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.95%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 71 (67.62%) Windows
2 51 (48.57%) Windows 10
3 38 (36.19%) Windows 7
4 18 (17.14%) Linux
5 16 (15.24%) Windows Server
6 13 (12.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (11.43%) Ubuntu
8 8 (7.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.76%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.86%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.95%) Unix
11 1 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.62%) Migration
2 19 (18.10%) Application Virtualisation
3 17 (16.19%) Application Packaging
4 16 (15.24%) ITIL
5 13 (12.38%) Open Source
6 12 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (10.48%) Investment Management
7 11 (10.48%) Runbook
8 8 (7.62%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 5 (4.76%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.76%) SDLC
9 5 (4.76%) Test Automation
10 4 (3.81%) BCP
10 4 (3.81%) CRM
10 4 (3.81%) MVC
10 4 (3.81%) Project Management
10 4 (3.81%) Regression Testing
10 4 (3.81%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.81%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 67 (63.81%) PowerShell
2 45 (42.86%) SQL
3 17 (16.19%) Python
3 17 (16.19%) T-SQL
4 15 (14.29%) VB
5 14 (13.33%) PHP
6 12 (11.43%) R
7 6 (5.71%) C#
8 5 (4.76%) Java
8 5 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.76%) VBA
9 4 (3.81%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.81%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.86%) Jython
10 3 (2.86%) Perl
11 2 (1.90%) PROC SQL
12 1 (0.95%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (15.24%) SC Cleared
1 16 (15.24%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.86%) Degree
3 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.90%) MCSA
4 2 (1.90%) MCSE
4 2 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.95%) ACCA
5 1 (0.95%) CCNA
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) QA
2 4 (3.81%) SLA
3 3 (2.86%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.95%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.95%) IFRS
4 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (38.10%) Microsoft App-V
2 38 (36.19%) Active Directory
3 28 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (16.19%) XenApp
5 12 (11.43%) XenDesktop
6 9 (8.57%) BitLocker
6 9 (8.57%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (7.62%) Hyper-V
8 4 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.90%) Xen
11 1 (0.95%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.95%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (41.90%) SCCM
2 10 (9.52%) WSUS
3 8 (7.62%) Perfmon
3 8 (7.62%) WMI
4 4 (3.81%) SCOM
5 2 (1.90%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.90%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.95%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.95%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.95%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.95%) Nmap
6 1 (0.95%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.95%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.95%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 56 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 37 (35.24%) Citrix
3 35 (33.33%) VMware
4 16 (15.24%) Ivanti
5 6 (5.71%) Cisco
5 6 (5.71%) HP
5 6 (5.71%) Oracle
5 6 (5.71%) Symantec
6 5 (4.76%) McAfee
7 3 (2.86%) Anaplan
7 3 (2.86%) Cognos
8 2 (1.90%) Altiris
8 2 (1.90%) Apple
8 2 (1.90%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.90%) Dell
8 2 (1.90%) RedGate
8 2 (1.90%) Reuters
8 2 (1.90%) UiPath
8 2 (1.90%) Veeam
8 2 (1.90%) Wyse