Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 27 July 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 111 171
Rank change year-on-year -35 +60 -59
Contract jobs citing VBScript 23 107 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.54% 1.95% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 5.59% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 44 11
Scotland median daily rate £350 £355 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.41% +2.16% -0.22%
10th Percentile £296 £287 £206
90th Percentile £525 £472 £469
UK median daily rate £350 £373 £356
% change year-on-year -6.04% +4.70% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £36.75 -
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -23.08% +54.76% -23.64%

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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1798 1915 1938
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.51% 34.86% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1066 1084 1038
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £273 £260 £263
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 36
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +30.08% +23.00%
10th Percentile £14.65 £32.35 £15.88
90th Percentile £195.00 £45.70 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14% +2.94%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Scotland

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Scotland

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in Scotland over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBScript in Scotland

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Scotland

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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
Glasgow +7 13 £500 +23.46% 1
Renfrewshire +7 5 £375 +17.19%
Edinburgh -10 5 £313 -21.88% 1
VBScript
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 19 (82.61%) PowerShell
3 15 (65.22%) SCCM
4 12 (52.17%) C#
5 10 (43.48%) Windows 10
6 8 (34.78%) Finance
6 8 (34.78%) Firewall
7 6 (26.09%) Citrix
7 6 (26.09%) SQL
7 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
8 5 (21.74%) XenApp
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 5 (21.74%) DHCP
8 5 (21.74%) DNS
8 5 (21.74%) HP
8 5 (21.74%) Terminal Services
8 5 (21.74%) SAN
9 4 (17.39%) Linux
9 4 (17.39%) VB
10 3 (13.04%) Symantec
10 3 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
10 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
11 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
11 2 (8.70%) Publishing
11 2 (8.70%) VMware

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (4.35%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) DHCP
2 5 (21.74%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) SSL
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.35%) MSI
1 1 (4.35%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Security Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Packager
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) QC Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Security Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Wintel Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.35%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows 10
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
5 4 (17.39%) Linux
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.35%) AIX
7 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) BCP
2 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
2 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (8.70%) Workflow
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.35%) Defect Management
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (4.35%) Security Operations
3 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) PowerShell
2 12 (52.17%) C#
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) VB
5 2 (8.70%) VBA
6 1 (4.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) CISSP
2 2 (8.70%) SANS
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) Terminal Services
2 5 (21.74%) XenApp
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (65.22%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Citrix
2 5 (21.74%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) Symantec
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Adobe
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft