Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 534 502 469
Rank change year-on-year -32 -33 -49
Contract jobs citing VBScript 100 120 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 0.57% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 65 107
London median daily rate £400 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +1.49%
10th Percentile £307 £261 £238
90th Percentile £567 £485 £575
England median daily rate £360 £380 £365
% change year-on-year -5.26% +4.11% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 0
London median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 -
England median hourly rate £47.83 £45.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +6.29% +95.65% +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 22,904 21,071 19,662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.32% 48.19% 44.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,452 15,766 14,819
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £340 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £631
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 141 104
London median hourly rate £39.00 £35.50 £30.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.86% +16.52% +15.30%
10th Percentile £18.00 £17.75 £14.00
90th Percentile £62.77 £52.50 £57.32
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -13 23 £418 -4.57% 3
South London -42 12 £425 -
East London -14 3 - - 2
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 80 (80.00%) Windows
2 72 (72.00%) PowerShell
3 54 (54.00%) Windows 10
4 51 (51.00%) Microsoft
5 44 (44.00%) SCCM
6 42 (42.00%) Active Directory
7 39 (39.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 38 (38.00%) Windows 7
9 36 (36.00%) SQL
10 35 (35.00%) Citrix
10 35 (35.00%) VMware
11 34 (34.00%) Finance
12 28 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 23 (23.00%) VB
15 22 (22.00%) Migration
15 22 (22.00%) Windows Server
16 21 (21.00%) Office 365
16 21 (21.00%) Ivanti
16 21 (21.00%) MSI
17 20 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (19.00%) Application Packaging
18 19 (19.00%) Application Virtualisation
19 18 (18.00%) .NET
20 17 (17.00%) XenApp
21 15 (15.00%) AdminStudio
21 15 (15.00%) Azure Active Directory
21 15 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
22 13 (13.00%) Problem-Solving
22 13 (13.00%) ITIL

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 8 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.00%) IIS
4 3 (3.00%) CMS
4 3 (3.00%) Drupal
4 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) HFM
2 1 (1.00%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 24 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (21.00%) Office 365
3 15 (15.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.00%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.00%) IaaS
6 1 (1.00%) PaaS
6 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.00%) Internet
2 8 (8.00%) Firewall
3 6 (6.00%) DNS
4 5 (5.00%) LAN
4 5 (5.00%) VPN
5 4 (4.00%) DHCP
5 4 (4.00%) WAN
6 3 (3.00%) NetScaler
6 3 (3.00%) SAN
6 3 (3.00%) VLAN
6 3 (3.00%) WebEx
7 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.00%) VoIP
7 2 (2.00%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.00%) HTTP
8 1 (1.00%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.00%) MPLS
8 1 (1.00%) SMTP
8 1 (1.00%) SSL
8 1 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.00%) Essbase
4 3 (3.00%) MOLAP
4 3 (3.00%) MySQL
4 3 (3.00%) OLAP
4 3 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.00%) Big Data
6 1 (1.00%) MS Access
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (21.00%) MSI
2 15 (15.00%) AdminStudio
3 6 (6.00%) InstallShield
3 6 (6.00%) WinDbg
4 5 (5.00%) Selenium
5 3 (3.00%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.00%) AutoIt
6 2 (2.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.00%) Hudson
7 1 (1.00%) Metasploit
General
1 34 (34.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Banking
2 6 (6.00%) Publishing
3 4 (4.00%) Back Office
3 4 (4.00%) Legal
4 3 (3.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.00%) Advertising
5 2 (2.00%) Front Office
5 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.00%) Law
6 1 (1.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (19.00%) Applications Packager
2 11 (11.00%) Architect
3 10 (10.00%) Developer
4 9 (9.00%) Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Administrator
7 5 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.00%) Consultant
7 5 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Desktop Support
7 5 (5.00%) Mobile Architect
7 5 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) SCCM Administrator
8 4 (4.00%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.00%) .NET
2 7 (7.00%) HTML
2 7 (7.00%) Web Services
3 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.00%) JSP
4 5 (5.00%) XML
5 4 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (4.00%) DHTML
5 4 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (4.00%) WCF
6 3 (3.00%) LAMP
6 3 (3.00%) LDAP
6 3 (3.00%) Middleware
6 3 (3.00%) OCX
6 3 (3.00%) Velocity
6 3 (3.00%) WPF
6 3 (3.00%) XMPP
7 2 (2.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.00%) User Experience
3 3 (3.00%) RSA SecurID
3 3 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.00%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (2.00%) Derivative
4 2 (2.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.00%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (2.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.00%) CESG
5 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.00%) Clustering
5 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 80 (80.00%) Windows
2 54 (54.00%) Windows 10
3 38 (38.00%) Windows 7
4 22 (22.00%) Windows Server
5 20 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (8.00%) Unix
8 6 (6.00%) Linux
8 6 (6.00%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.00%) Migration
2 19 (19.00%) Application Packaging
2 19 (19.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 13 (13.00%) ITIL
3 13 (13.00%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.00%) Investment Management
5 9 (9.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (8.00%) Analytics
6 8 (8.00%) Change Management
6 8 (8.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 8 (8.00%) Problem Management
6 8 (8.00%) Runbook
7 6 (6.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.00%) BCP
8 5 (5.00%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (5.00%) SDLC
8 5 (5.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (4.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 72 (72.00%) PowerShell
2 36 (36.00%) SQL
3 23 (23.00%) VB
4 12 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.00%) Java
6 10 (10.00%) Perl
7 8 (8.00%) C#
7 8 (8.00%) Shell Script
8 7 (7.00%) T-SQL
9 6 (6.00%) VB.NET
10 5 (5.00%) VBA
11 4 (4.00%) Bash Shell
12 3 (3.00%) Jython
12 3 (3.00%) Python
13 1 (1.00%) C
13 1 (1.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (11.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.00%) Degree
4 3 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.00%) MCSE
6 1 (1.00%) ACCA
6 1 (1.00%) CCNA
6 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.00%) CISM
6 1 (1.00%) CISSP
6 1 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.00%) GIAC
6 1 (1.00%) MCITP
6 1 (1.00%) MCSA
6 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.00%) SLA
2 7 (7.00%) QA
3 3 (3.00%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.00%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (1.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.00%) IFRS
4 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.00%) SAS 70
System Software
1 42 (42.00%) Active Directory
2 39 (39.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 28 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (17.00%) XenApp
5 10 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 8 (8.00%) BitLocker
7 7 (7.00%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (6.00%) Hyper-V
8 6 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (3.00%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (3.00%) vSphere
10 3 (3.00%) Xen
11 1 (1.00%) DFS Replication
11 1 (1.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 44 (44.00%) SCCM
2 9 (9.00%) WSUS
3 8 (8.00%) WMI
4 6 (6.00%) Perfmon
5 5 (5.00%) SCOM
6 3 (3.00%) AirWatch
6 3 (3.00%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.00%) HP ALM
7 2 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.00%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.00%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.00%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.00%) Nmap
8 1 (1.00%) PowerCLI
8 1 (1.00%) SCDPM
8 1 (1.00%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 51 (51.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (35.00%) Citrix
2 35 (35.00%) VMware
3 21 (21.00%) Ivanti
4 6 (6.00%) Cisco
4 6 (6.00%) CyberArk
4 6 (6.00%) HP
4 6 (6.00%) McAfee
4 6 (6.00%) Symantec
5 4 (4.00%) Dell
6 3 (3.00%) Altiris
6 3 (3.00%) Anaplan
6 3 (3.00%) Apple
6 3 (3.00%) Cognos
7 2 (2.00%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.00%) RedGate
7 2 (2.00%) Reuters
7 2 (2.00%) UiPath
7 2 (2.00%) Wyse
8 1 (1.00%) Hyperion