Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 496 494 426
Rank change year-on-year -2 -68 +9
Contract jobs citing VBScript 128 91 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.23% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 0.49% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 47 120
London median daily rate £425 £365 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.44% -12.84% -1.47%
10th Percentile £308 £285 £275
90th Percentile £575 £475 £575
England median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
London median hourly rate £47.83 - -
England median hourly rate £45.67 £22.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +107.57% -4.35% +9.52%

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 21,815 18,551 18,626
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.64% 46.80% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,601 13,782 14,085
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £358 £325 £308
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 139 93
London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £30.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +35.81% +9.72%
10th Percentile £17.75 £17.70 £14.23
90th Percentile £65.00 £54.38 £57.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.38 £38.50
% change year-on-year +0.30% +7.47% +10.00%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -49 29 £430 +17.81% 4
South London -25 15 £388 +6.90% 1
East London -18 4 £558 +59.29%
West London -31 3 £260 +67.74% 1
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 96 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 82 (64.06%) Windows
3 54 (42.19%) SQL
4 51 (39.84%) Windows 10
5 47 (36.72%) Windows 7
5 47 (36.72%) Microsoft
5 47 (36.72%) SCCM
6 46 (35.94%) Active Directory
7 38 (29.69%) VMware
8 33 (25.78%) Citrix
9 32 (25.00%) .NET
9 32 (25.00%) Finance
9 32 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (24.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 30 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (21.88%) VB
13 24 (18.75%) SQL Server
13 24 (18.75%) Security Cleared
13 24 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (17.19%) Migration
15 21 (16.41%) Windows Server
15 21 (16.41%) Problem-Solving
16 20 (15.63%) SC Cleared
16 20 (15.63%) XenDesktop
17 19 (14.84%) Application Packaging
17 19 (14.84%) C#
17 19 (14.84%) MSI
18 18 (14.06%) Office 365
19 17 (13.28%) Linux
20 16 (12.50%) JavaScript

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 (5.47%) IIS
2 4 (3.13%) CMS
2 4 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.34%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.56%) Drupal
4 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.78%) Confluence
5 1 (0.78%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) HFM
2 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.78%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.78%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.78%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.78%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.06%) Office 365
2 15 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (10.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.78%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.78%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.25%) Firewall
2 6 (4.69%) Internet
3 5 (3.91%) SAN
4 4 (3.13%) DNS
5 3 (2.34%) DHCP
6 2 (1.56%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.56%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.78%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.78%) LAN
7 1 (0.78%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.78%) Skype
7 1 (0.78%) SSL
7 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.78%) VPN
7 1 (0.78%) VSAN
7 1 (0.78%) WAN
7 1 (0.78%) WebEx
7 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.13%) Essbase
6 4 (3.13%) OLAP
6 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.34%) MOLAP
7 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.56%) DTS
8 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.56%) MySQL
8 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.78%) OLTP
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (14.84%) MSI
2 13 (10.16%) AdminStudio
3 6 (4.69%) JIRA
3 6 (4.69%) Selenium
4 3 (2.34%) HP UFT
4 3 (2.34%) WinDbg
5 2 (1.56%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.56%) Subversion
6 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.78%) Hudson
6 1 (0.78%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.78%) JMeter
6 1 (0.78%) JUnit
6 1 (0.78%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (25.00%) Finance
2 14 (10.94%) Banking
3 12 (9.38%) Publishing
4 5 (3.91%) Legal
5 4 (3.13%) Back Office
5 4 (3.13%) Retail
6 3 (2.34%) Advertising
6 3 (2.34%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.56%) Law
7 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (14.06%) Developer
2 16 (12.50%) Applications Packager
3 12 (9.38%) Administrator
4 11 (8.59%) Analyst
5 10 (7.81%) SQL Developer
6 8 (6.25%) Architect
6 8 (6.25%) Consultant
7 7 (5.47%) Desktop Support
7 7 (5.47%) Tester
7 7 (5.47%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) DBA
8 5 (3.91%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.13%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.13%) Manual Tester
9 4 (3.13%) SCCM Administrator
10 3 (2.34%) Installations Engineer
10 3 (2.34%) QA Engineer
10 3 (2.34%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.00%) .NET
2 8 (6.25%) XML
3 6 (4.69%) HTML
3 6 (4.69%) JSP
4 5 (3.91%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.13%) Web Services
5 4 (3.13%) WPF
6 3 (2.34%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.56%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.56%) LAMP
7 2 (1.56%) LDAP
7 2 (1.56%) OCX
8 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.78%) HTML5
8 1 (0.78%) JSON
8 1 (0.78%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.78%) REST
8 1 (0.78%) Velocity
8 1 (0.78%) WCF
8 1 (0.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.59%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (7.03%) PKI
4 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.13%) Wiki
5 3 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.34%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.56%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (1.56%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.56%) Derivative
6 2 (1.56%) Fintech
6 2 (1.56%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.56%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (1.56%) MPEG
6 2 (1.56%) Replication
6 2 (1.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 82 (64.06%) Windows
2 51 (39.84%) Windows 10
3 47 (36.72%) Windows 7
4 30 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (16.41%) Windows Server
7 17 (13.28%) Linux
8 15 (11.72%) Unix
9 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.56%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.56%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.19%) Migration
2 21 (16.41%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (14.84%) Application Packaging
4 16 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (11.72%) Deployment Automation
6 12 (9.38%) Application Virtualisation
7 10 (7.81%) Dashboard Development
7 10 (7.81%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 10 (7.81%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (7.03%) Analytics
8 9 (7.03%) Change Management
9 8 (6.25%) Asset Management
9 8 (6.25%) Software Deployment
10 7 (5.47%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.47%) Data Integration
10 7 (5.47%) ETL
11 6 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (4.69%) Problem Management
11 6 (4.69%) Test Automation
12 5 (3.91%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 54 (42.19%) SQL
3 28 (21.88%) VB
4 19 (14.84%) C#
5 16 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 14 (10.94%) Perl
7 13 (10.16%) VB.NET
8 12 (9.38%) T-SQL
9 11 (8.59%) Java
9 11 (8.59%) VBA
10 6 (4.69%) C
10 6 (4.69%) Python
10 6 (4.69%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.13%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.34%) Jython
13 1 (0.78%) C++
13 1 (0.78%) COBOL
13 1 (0.78%) PL/1
13 1 (0.78%) REXX
Qualifications
1 24 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 20 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.91%) ISEB
5 4 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.56%) Degree
6 2 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.78%) CISM
7 1 (0.78%) CISSP
7 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) GIAC
7 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.78%) MCITP
7 1 (0.78%) MCSE
7 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) SLA
2 5 (3.91%) QA
3 3 (2.34%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.56%) IFRS
5 1 (0.78%) GDPR
5 1 (0.78%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.78%) SAS 70
System Software
1 46 (35.94%) Active Directory
2 32 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (24.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 20 (15.63%) XenDesktop
5 15 (11.72%) XenApp
6 13 (10.16%) BitLocker
6 13 (10.16%) VMware Workstation
7 12 (9.38%) vSphere
8 11 (8.59%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (7.03%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.56%) NFS
10 2 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.78%) ACF2
11 1 (0.78%) RACF
11 1 (0.78%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (36.72%) SCCM
2 11 (8.59%) SCOM
3 10 (7.81%) Nagios
4 9 (7.03%) WSUS
5 6 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (3.13%) PowerCLI
7 3 (2.34%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (2.34%) Perfmon
7 3 (2.34%) vCenter Server
7 3 (2.34%) WMI
8 2 (1.56%) HP ALM
8 2 (1.56%) Puppet
8 2 (1.56%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.56%) vRealize
8 2 (1.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 2 (1.56%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.78%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 47 (36.72%) Microsoft
2 38 (29.69%) VMware
3 33 (25.78%) Citrix
4 13 (10.16%) Ivanti
5 12 (9.38%) Cisco
6 11 (8.59%) HP
7 7 (5.47%) McAfee
8 6 (4.69%) CyberArk
9 5 (3.91%) Tableau
10 4 (3.13%) NetApp
11 3 (2.34%) Anaplan
11 3 (2.34%) Cognos
11 3 (2.34%) GFI Software
11 3 (2.34%) IBM
11 3 (2.34%) Symantec
12 2 (1.56%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.56%) Altiris
12 2 (1.56%) Automation Anywhere
12 2 (1.56%) Blue Prism
12 2 (1.56%) RedGate