The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 23 April 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)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 69 60
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9  
Contract jobs citing VBScript 2 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.26% 0.13% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 0.41% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £425 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £318
% change year-on-year -13.33% +18.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -45.00% +31.86%  

VBScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 212 243 276
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 27.35% 31.68% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 132 159
Median daily rate £388 £379 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.31% +16.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.77% +5.55%  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing VBScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Milton Keynes

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Milton Keynes

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) VB
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Patch Management
3 4 (66.67%) Security Patching
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Software Deployment
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 4 (66.67%) BladeLogic
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Vista
3 4 (66.67%) WSUS
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (66.67%) Remedy
3 4 (66.67%) Service Management
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (50.00%) Time Management
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (16.67%) VMware

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Deployment Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Patch Management
1 4 (66.67%) Security Patching
1 4 (66.67%) Service Management
1 4 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 3 (50.00%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Email Filtering
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Server
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) BladeLogic
1 4 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
1 4 (66.67%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) EdgeSight
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 1 (16.67%) AppSense
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) CommVault
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Genesys
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) VMware