The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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 28 June 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)
Scotland / Renfrewshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 29 24
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5  
Contract jobs citing VBScript 4 38 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 12.90% 8.46% 4.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.53% 21.11% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 5
Median daily rate £403 £328 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.90% -6.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £307 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £447 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £339 £350
% change year-on-year +4.50% -3.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £36.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.25 £20.94
% change year-on-year -14.72% +54.04%  

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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17 180 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 54.84% 40.09% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 294 49
Median daily rate £412 £320 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.75% -8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £263 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 60 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Renfrewshire

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Renfrewshire

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in Renfrewshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBScript in Renfrewshire

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +18 4 £403 +22.90%
VBScript
Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Specialist
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) HP