Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 19 November 2017 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 157 137
Rank change year-on-year +20 -20 -24
Contract jobs citing VBScript 1 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.034% 0.14% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.081% 0.37% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 8
Manchester median daily rate - £275 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -13.16%
North West median daily rate £288 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -17.86% -6.67% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Manchester median hourly rate - - £28.25
North West median hourly rate - - £29.00

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 Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1240 1345 1290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.52% 38.09% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 972 794
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £293 £263 £240
90th Percentile £531 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 46
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.94% -32.86% +66.67%
10th Percentile £11.75 £14.30 £13.44
90th Percentile £47.70 £43.00 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +31.87%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Manchester

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Manchester

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware