Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 536 482 480
Rank change year-on-year -54 -2 -29
Contract jobs citing VBScript 77 149 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 0.67% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 93 64
London median daily rate £400 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +14.86% -12.94%
10th Percentile £312 £263 £200
90th Percentile £515 £558 £518
England median daily rate £385 £423 £330
% change year-on-year -8.88% +28.03% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 3
London median hourly rate £44.42 £47.83 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% - +101.39%
England median hourly rate £18.50 £47.83 £47.83
% change year-on-year -61.32% - +78.50%

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 21,657 22,361 18,755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 49.52% 47.73% 45.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,406 17,163 14,021
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £485 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.11% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 174 123
London median hourly rate £36.67 £33.27 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.22% -20.79% +47.37%
10th Percentile £18.77 £17.75 £16.70
90th Percentile £53.75 £55.40 £65.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 2019. 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 -11 23 £400 -11.11% 4
South London -18 4 £475 +46.15%
East London -42 1 £325 +18.18% 2
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 44 (57.14%) Windows
1 44 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 33 (42.86%) SQL
3 30 (38.96%) Microsoft
4 29 (37.66%) SCCM
5 27 (35.06%) SQL Server
6 25 (32.47%) Finance
6 25 (32.47%) Windows 10
7 24 (31.17%) Python
7 24 (31.17%) PHP
8 23 (29.87%) Linux
9 22 (28.57%) Citrix
9 22 (28.57%) Windows 7
10 21 (27.27%) Active Directory
10 21 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
11 20 (25.97%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (25.97%) Ubuntu
11 20 (25.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (25.97%) SQL Server 2014
12 19 (24.68%) Open Source
12 19 (24.68%) VMware
12 19 (24.68%) Microsoft App-V
12 19 (24.68%) T-SQL
13 18 (23.38%) VB
13 18 (23.38%) MS Access
13 18 (23.38%) Migration
13 18 (23.38%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (22.08%) Security Cleared
15 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
15 15 (19.48%) Office 365

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 5 (6.49%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (5.19%) SAS
2 4 (5.19%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.60%) CMS
3 2 (2.60%) Drupal
3 2 (2.60%) IIS
3 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.30%) Appian
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.48%) Office 365
2 13 (16.88%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.30%) IaaS
5 1 (1.30%) PaaS
5 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) DNS
1 6 (7.79%) Internet
2 2 (2.60%) Firewall
2 2 (2.60%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (2.60%) VPN
3 1 (1.30%) DHCP
3 1 (1.30%) Intranet
3 1 (1.30%) LAN
3 1 (1.30%) MPLS
3 1 (1.30%) NAS
3 1 (1.30%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.30%) SAN
3 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) VLAN
3 1 (1.30%) VPLS
3 1 (1.30%) VSAT
3 1 (1.30%) WAN
3 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (35.06%) SQL Server
2 20 (25.97%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (25.97%) SQL Server 2014
2 20 (25.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (23.38%) MS Access
4 3 (3.90%) Base SAS
4 3 (3.90%) MySQL
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) Big Data
6 1 (1.30%) Power BI
6 1 (1.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (19.48%) MSI
2 9 (11.69%) AdminStudio
3 6 (7.79%) InstallShield
3 6 (7.79%) WinDbg
4 2 (2.60%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.60%) Selenium
5 1 (1.30%) Ant
5 1 (1.30%) AutoIt
General
1 25 (32.47%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Banking
2 5 (6.49%) Publishing
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.30%) French Language
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (19.48%) Applications Packager
2 13 (16.88%) Database Specialist
3 8 (10.39%) Administrator
3 8 (10.39%) Developer
4 6 (7.79%) DBA
4 6 (7.79%) SQL DBA
5 5 (6.49%) Architect
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Developer
5 5 (6.49%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Database Developer
6 4 (5.19%) PowerShell Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) SCCM Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) SQL Database Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Consultant
7 3 (3.90%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) XML
2 3 (3.90%) .NET
2 3 (3.90%) Web Services
2 3 (3.90%) WPF
3 2 (2.60%) LAMP
3 2 (2.60%) LDAP
3 2 (2.60%) Middleware
3 2 (2.60%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.60%) Velocity
4 1 (1.30%) Ajax
4 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.30%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.30%) EDI
4 1 (1.30%) HTML
4 1 (1.30%) JSON
4 1 (1.30%) JSON Schema
4 1 (1.30%) OCX
4 1 (1.30%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.90%) PKI
4 2 (2.60%) User Experience
5 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.30%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.30%) Handset
5 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Robotics
5 1 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (57.14%) Windows
2 25 (32.47%) Windows 10
3 23 (29.87%) Linux
4 22 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 20 (25.97%) Ubuntu
6 13 (16.88%) Windows Server
7 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.90%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.30%) Android
9 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.68%) Open Source
2 18 (23.38%) Migration
3 14 (18.18%) ITIL
4 9 (11.69%) Application Packaging
4 9 (11.69%) Application Virtualisation
5 6 (7.79%) ITIL V3
6 5 (6.49%) Investment Management
6 5 (6.49%) Runbook
7 4 (5.19%) Change Control
7 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
7 4 (5.19%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.90%) OO
8 3 (3.90%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (3.90%) Release Management
8 3 (3.90%) SDLC
8 3 (3.90%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 44 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 33 (42.86%) SQL
3 24 (31.17%) PHP
3 24 (31.17%) Python
4 19 (24.68%) T-SQL
5 18 (23.38%) VB
6 13 (16.88%) R
7 4 (5.19%) C#
8 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.90%) Java
8 3 (3.90%) Perl
8 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.60%) PROC SQL
9 2 (2.60%) VBA
10 1 (1.30%) C++
10 1 (1.30%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (22.08%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.49%) Degree
5 4 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.30%) ACCA
7 1 (1.30%) CCNA
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) MCP
7 1 (1.30%) MCSA
7 1 (1.30%) MCSE
7 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 19 (24.68%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (11.69%) XenApp
5 5 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (6.49%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.19%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.30%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (37.66%) SCCM
2 6 (7.79%) Perfmon
3 2 (2.60%) WMI
3 2 (2.60%) WSUS
4 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.30%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (38.96%) Microsoft
2 22 (28.57%) Citrix
3 19 (24.68%) VMware
4 10 (12.99%) Ivanti
5 6 (7.79%) McAfee
6 5 (6.49%) Oracle
6 5 (6.49%) Symantec
7 3 (3.90%) Altiris
7 3 (3.90%) UiPath
8 2 (2.60%) Automation Anywhere
8 2 (2.60%) Blue Prism
8 2 (2.60%) HP
9 1 (1.30%) Apple
9 1 (1.30%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.30%) CA
9 1 (1.30%) Cisco
9 1 (1.30%) CommVault
9 1 (1.30%) Northgate
9 1 (1.30%) Reuters
9 1 (1.30%) SAP