Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 474 494 446
Rank change year-on-year +20 -48 -64
Contract jobs citing VBScript 153 113 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.68% 0.59% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 69 98
London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £259 £193 £259
90th Percentile £551 £528 £525
England median daily rate £425 £350 £368
% change year-on-year +21.43% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 3
London median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +101.39% -21.49%
England median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +73.93% -29.49%

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 22,485 19,154 18,862
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.37% 45.54% 43.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,240 14,320 14,091
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.83%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £306
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 127 130
London median hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £29.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +34.95% +2.21%
10th Percentile £18.48 £16.34 £14.00
90th Percentile £57.63 £60.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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
South London -16 29 £425 +3.66% 5
Central London -9 28 £450 +6.51% 6
East London -3 5 £275 -26.67%
West London -17 3 £260 +67.74% 3
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 119 (77.78%) PowerShell
2 102 (66.67%) Windows
3 69 (45.10%) Microsoft
4 60 (39.22%) SQL
5 57 (37.25%) Active Directory
6 52 (33.99%) Windows 10
7 51 (33.33%) VB
8 48 (31.37%) Windows 7
9 41 (26.80%) SCCM
9 41 (26.80%) VMware
10 39 (25.49%) Finance
11 38 (24.84%) Security Cleared
12 36 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 35 (22.88%) C#
14 33 (21.57%) Citrix
15 32 (20.92%) VMware Infrastructure
16 28 (18.30%) .NET
16 28 (18.30%) Windows Server 2012
17 26 (16.99%) Linux
18 25 (16.34%) SC Cleared
19 24 (15.69%) Banking
20 22 (14.38%) Microsoft Excel
20 22 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
21 21 (13.73%) Office 365
22 20 (13.07%) SQL Server
23 19 (12.42%) XML
23 19 (12.42%) ITIL
24 18 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
25 17 (11.11%) MSI
26 16 (10.46%) McAfee

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 9 (5.88%) IIS
2 8 (5.23%) CMS
2 8 (5.23%) SAS
3 6 (3.92%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.61%) Confluence
5 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.96%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.65%) Drupal
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (14.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.65%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.65%) HFM
1 1 (0.65%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.65%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (13.73%) Office 365
3 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.31%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.65%) IaaS
5 1 (0.65%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.65%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.23%) DNS
1 8 (5.23%) Firewall
2 7 (4.58%) SAN
3 5 (3.27%) LAN
3 5 (3.27%) WAN
4 4 (2.61%) FTP
4 4 (2.61%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.96%) Skype
6 2 (1.31%) DHCP
6 2 (1.31%) LDAP
6 2 (1.31%) VoIP
7 1 (0.65%) DMZ
7 1 (0.65%) Internet
7 1 (0.65%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.65%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.65%) VLAN
7 1 (0.65%) VPN
7 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.65%) Wireless
7 1 (0.65%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (7.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (6.54%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (5.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 8 (5.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (5.23%) Star Schema
7 5 (3.27%) MySQL
8 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.96%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.65%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.65%) QlikView
11 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (11.11%) MSI
2 12 (7.84%) JIRA
3 7 (4.58%) Subversion
4 6 (3.92%) InstallShield
4 6 (3.92%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.27%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.27%) Wise Package Studio
6 3 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.96%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.96%) Selenium
7 2 (1.31%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.65%) GCC
8 1 (0.65%) GDB
8 1 (0.65%) Grunt
8 1 (0.65%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.65%) Maven
8 1 (0.65%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.65%) Sublime Text
8 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (25.49%) Finance
2 24 (15.69%) Banking
3 7 (4.58%) Legal
3 7 (4.58%) Publishing
4 6 (3.92%) Front Office
5 2 (1.31%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (18.95%) Developer
2 16 (10.46%) Analyst
3 15 (9.80%) C# Developer
4 11 (7.19%) Consultant
5 9 (5.88%) Administrator
5 9 (5.88%) Applications Packager
6 8 (5.23%) Data Engineer
6 8 (5.23%) Security Engineer
6 8 (5.23%) Software Engineer
6 8 (5.23%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (4.58%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (4.58%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 7 (4.58%) Architect
7 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (4.58%) Senior Data Engineer
7 7 (4.58%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 6 (3.92%) Tester
8 6 (3.92%) Windows Support Analyst
8 6 (3.92%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.30%) .NET
2 19 (12.42%) XML
3 14 (9.15%) WPF
4 13 (8.50%) HTML
5 11 (7.19%) Web Services
6 9 (5.88%) REST
7 8 (5.23%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.96%) XBRL
8 3 (1.96%) XSD
9 2 (1.31%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.31%) COM
9 2 (1.31%) CSS
9 2 (1.31%) CSS3
9 2 (1.31%) HTML5
9 2 (1.31%) Java EE
9 2 (1.31%) OCX
10 1 (0.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (0.65%) Mustache
10 1 (0.65%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.58%) PKI
3 5 (3.27%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.27%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.61%) MPEG
4 4 (2.61%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.61%) STB
5 3 (1.96%) Derivative
5 3 (1.96%) Equities
5 3 (1.96%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (1.96%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.31%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.31%) User Experience
7 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.65%) Fintech
7 1 (0.65%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 102 (66.67%) Windows
2 52 (33.99%) Windows 10
3 48 (31.37%) Windows 7
4 36 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (18.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (16.99%) Linux
7 15 (9.80%) Windows Server
8 9 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (5.23%) Unix
10 2 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.31%) SUSE
10 2 (1.31%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.31%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.42%) ITIL
2 16 (10.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (9.15%) Migration
4 13 (8.50%) ETL
5 12 (7.84%) Application Packaging
5 12 (7.84%) Configuration Management
6 10 (6.54%) Data Integration
6 10 (6.54%) Scrum
6 10 (6.54%) Validation
7 9 (5.88%) OO
7 9 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 8 (5.23%) Data Analysis
8 8 (5.23%) ITIL V3
8 8 (5.23%) Software Deployment
8 8 (5.23%) SQL Optimisation
9 7 (4.58%) Dashboard Development
9 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 7 (4.58%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (4.58%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (77.78%) PowerShell
2 60 (39.22%) SQL
3 51 (33.33%) VB
4 35 (22.88%) C#
5 14 (9.15%) VBA
6 12 (7.84%) T-SQL
7 11 (7.19%) JavaScript
8 10 (6.54%) Perl
9 9 (5.88%) AWK
9 9 (5.88%) sed
10 8 (5.23%) SAS Macro
11 7 (4.58%) Java
11 7 (4.58%) VB.NET
12 6 (3.92%) C
13 5 (3.27%) Bash Shell
13 5 (3.27%) C++
14 3 (1.96%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.96%) VC++
15 1 (0.65%) PHP
15 1 (0.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (24.84%) Security Cleared
2 25 (16.34%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (6.54%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (3.27%) Degree
5 5 (3.27%) ISEB
5 5 (3.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.27%) MCSE
6 4 (2.61%) CCA
6 4 (2.61%) CCNA
6 4 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.31%) MCP
8 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.65%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.27%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) IFRS
3 1 (0.65%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (37.25%) Active Directory
2 32 (20.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (10.46%) XenApp
5 12 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (7.84%) XenDesktop
6 11 (7.19%) BitLocker
7 10 (6.54%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (5.88%) vSphere
9 8 (5.23%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (2.61%) Terminal Server
11 3 (1.96%) Cronacle
12 2 (1.31%) Hyper-V
12 2 (1.31%) ISA Server
12 2 (1.31%) XenServer
13 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 41 (26.80%) SCCM
2 9 (5.88%) Nagios
2 9 (5.88%) SCOM
3 6 (3.92%) PowerCLI
3 6 (3.92%) ThinApp
4 5 (3.27%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (2.61%) Control-M
6 2 (1.31%) EdgeSight
6 2 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.31%) WMI
7 1 (0.65%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.65%) Kibana
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.65%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.65%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 41 (26.80%) VMware
3 33 (21.57%) Citrix
4 16 (10.46%) McAfee
5 11 (7.19%) Cisco
6 10 (6.54%) Aveksa
6 10 (6.54%) Ivanti
7 8 (5.23%) Greenplum
7 8 (5.23%) HP
8 6 (3.92%) GFI Software
8 6 (3.92%) Oracle
9 4 (2.61%) Infoblox
9 4 (2.61%) Qualys
9 4 (2.61%) RightFax
9 4 (2.61%) Tableau
10 3 (1.96%) Altiris
10 3 (1.96%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.96%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.31%) CA
11 2 (1.31%) Mitel