The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 29 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)
England / South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 187 179
Rank change year-on-year -41 -8  
Contract jobs citing VBScript 20 77 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.86% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 2.46% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 50 56
Median daily rate £419 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £285 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £439 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +4.11% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.56% -  
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 the South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2682 3133 3250
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 34.73% 35.17% 34.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3371 4067 3858
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 235 188
Median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +7.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £12.25 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £57.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the South East

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in the South East

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in the South East over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBScript in the South East

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in the South East

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Hampshire -19 9 £358 +8.33%
Surrey +5 4 £425 -1.04% 1
Berkshire -2 4 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -17 3 £506 +21.76%
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 43 (78.18%) Windows
2 37 (67.27%) PowerShell
3 34 (61.82%) Active Directory
4 31 (56.36%) Windows Server
5 25 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (43.64%) Security Cleared
6 24 (43.64%) ITIL
7 22 (40.00%) HP
7 22 (40.00%) VMware
8 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
9 19 (34.55%) Windows 7
10 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (32.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (32.73%) Firewall
11 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
12 16 (29.09%) SQL
13 15 (27.27%) VB
14 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (25.45%) SC Cleared
15 13 (23.64%) SAN
16 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (21.82%) XML
16 12 (21.82%) MS Exchange
16 12 (21.82%) Test Scripting
16 12 (21.82%) VMware ESXi
17 11 (20.00%) NetApp
18 10 (18.18%) Cisco
18 10 (18.18%) VoIP
18 10 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 12 (21.82%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (16.36%) Skype for Business
4 7 (12.73%) IIS
5 2 (3.64%) Apache
5 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.82%) Documentum
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) GitHub
1 1 (1.82%) HP Helion
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.73%) Firewall
2 13 (23.64%) SAN
3 10 (18.18%) VoIP
4 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
5 8 (14.55%) Skype
6 4 (7.27%) DNS
7 3 (5.45%) LAN
7 3 (5.45%) Network Security
7 3 (5.45%) WAN
8 2 (3.64%) NAS
8 2 (3.64%) PuTTY
8 2 (3.64%) WinSCP
9 1 (1.82%) DHCP
9 1 (1.82%) SNMP
9 1 (1.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.82%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.82%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.82%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) HP UFT
1 5 (9.09%) MSI
2 4 (7.27%) Selenium
3 3 (5.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (5.45%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (5.45%) TestNG
4 2 (3.64%) Ant
4 2 (3.64%) MSBuild
4 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.64%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.82%) Maven
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.82%) Subversion
5 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (7.27%) Publishing
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Electronics
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (12.73%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (12.73%) Windows Specialist
3 6 (10.91%) Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Test Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) Report Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.45%) Deployment Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) IT Support
6 3 (5.45%) PowerShell Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Tester
6 3 (5.45%) VMware Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) XML
2 8 (14.55%) .NET
3 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.64%) WAP
4 2 (3.64%) Web Services
5 1 (1.82%) CSS
5 1 (1.82%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
1 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) CCTV
3 2 (3.64%) EPoS
3 2 (3.64%) Replication
4 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.82%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.82%) PKI
4 1 (1.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 43 (78.18%) Windows
2 31 (56.36%) Windows Server
3 25 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (34.55%) Windows 7
5 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (12.73%) Windows Vista
8 4 (7.27%) Linux
8 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
9 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.64%) Android
10 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.64%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.82%) Unix
11 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) ITIL
2 12 (21.82%) Test Scripting
3 8 (14.55%) Incident Management
4 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
4 7 (12.73%) Integration Testing
5 6 (10.91%) Patch Management
5 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
6 5 (9.09%) Security Patching
7 4 (7.27%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (7.27%) DevOps
7 4 (7.27%) ITIL V3
7 4 (7.27%) Migration
7 4 (7.27%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.27%) Service Management
7 4 (7.27%) Software Deployment
7 4 (7.27%) Validation
7 4 (7.27%) Workflow
8 3 (5.45%) Change Management
8 3 (5.45%) Information Security
8 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (67.27%) PowerShell
2 16 (29.09%) SQL
3 15 (27.27%) VB
4 5 (9.09%) Java
5 3 (5.45%) F#
5 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.82%) C
7 1 (1.82%) C#
7 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (43.64%) Security Cleared
2 14 (25.45%) SC Cleared
3 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (16.36%) MCITP
4 9 (16.36%) MCSA
5 8 (14.55%) DV Cleared
6 6 (10.91%) Degree
7 5 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (7.27%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (7.27%) ISTQB
9 3 (5.45%) MCSE
10 2 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (3.64%) MCTS
11 1 (1.82%) ISEB
11 1 (1.82%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) PMO
2 3 (5.45%) SLA
3 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 34 (61.82%) Active Directory
2 18 (32.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (21.82%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.45%) vSphere
5 2 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.64%) XenApp
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.82%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (16.36%) SCCM
3 7 (12.73%) WSUS
4 5 (9.09%) BladeLogic
4 5 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (5.45%) SCOM
5 3 (5.45%) vCenter Server
6 2 (3.64%) AirWatch
6 2 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (3.64%) PowerCLI
6 2 (3.64%) Tivoli
6 2 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (3.64%) vRealize
7 1 (1.82%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.82%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) HP
1 22 (40.00%) VMware
2 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.00%) NetApp
4 10 (18.18%) Cisco
5 5 (9.09%) McAfee
5 5 (9.09%) Oracle
6 4 (7.27%) Citrix
6 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.27%) Remedy
7 3 (5.45%) Lumension
7 3 (5.45%) Motorola
7 3 (5.45%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.64%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.64%) Adobe
8 2 (3.64%) Altiris
8 2 (3.64%) Apple
8 2 (3.64%) EMC
8 2 (3.64%) Sophos
9 1 (1.82%) Genesys
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