Period
to 19 February 2019

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 6 months to 19 February 2019 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
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 336 321 270
Rank change year-on-year -15 -51 +31
Contract jobs citing VBScript 45 46 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.28% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 0.76% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 56
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -15.58%
10th Percentile £261 £304 £263
90th Percentile £464 £484 £381
England median daily rate £385 £423 £325
% change year-on-year -8.88% +30.00% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £47.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.54% +189.88% +8.73%
10th Percentile £45.00 £29.82 £14.75
90th Percentile £55.00 £60.00 £18.25
England median hourly rate £18.50 £47.83 £47.83
% change year-on-year -61.32% - +73.93%

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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,466 6,034 5,106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.41% 36.24% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,160 3,692 3,099
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £485 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.11% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 146 183
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £21.25 £19.75 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.88 £53.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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 6 months to 19 February 2019. 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
Hampshire -24 14 £375 -
Thames Valley +6 13 £379 +1.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +24 7 £376 -23.80%
Kent +21 7 £300 -35.14% 4
Surrey +2 6 £550 - 5
Berkshire -18 5 £320 -8.57%
West Sussex -8 3 £413 -
East Sussex - 2 £194 -
Oxfordshire +33 1 £438 +16.67% 1
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 34 (75.56%) PowerShell
2 23 (51.11%) Windows
3 19 (42.22%) Active Directory
3 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
4 17 (37.78%) HP
5 15 (33.33%) SQL
5 15 (33.33%) VB
5 15 (33.33%) .NET
5 15 (33.33%) VMware
6 14 (31.11%) Citrix
6 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
7 13 (28.89%) Cisco
8 12 (26.67%) ISTQB
9 11 (24.44%) HP ALM
10 10 (22.22%) ISEB
11 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 9 (20.00%) Unix
11 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 8 (17.78%) Office 365
12 8 (17.78%) Linux
12 8 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (15.56%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (15.56%) MCITP
13 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
13 7 (15.56%) MCSE
13 7 (15.56%) IIS
13 7 (15.56%) HTML

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 7 (15.56%) IIS
1 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.44%) CICS
3 2 (4.44%) Confluence
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Office 365
2 5 (11.11%) Akamai
3 1 (2.22%) BrowserStack
3 1 (2.22%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) DNS
1 3 (6.67%) Firewall
2 2 (4.44%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) FTP
3 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.22%) Network Security
3 1 (2.22%) SAN
3 1 (2.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.44%) DB2
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.44%) SQLPlus
3 2 (4.44%) SSDT
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MSI
2 3 (6.67%) HP UFT
2 3 (6.67%) InstallShield
2 3 (6.67%) JIRA
2 3 (6.67%) Selenium
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.44%) AdminStudio
3 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.44%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.44%) Subversion
3 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.22%) JMeter
4 1 (2.22%) JUnit
4 1 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.22%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
1 5 (11.11%) Publishing
2 4 (8.89%) Retail
3 3 (6.67%) Back Office
3 3 (6.67%) Online Betting
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Support
3 7 (15.56%) Applications Packager
3 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 5 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Applications Support Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Tester
7 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Citrix Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Citrix Support
7 3 (6.67%) Citrix Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) .NET
2 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (15.56%) HTML
4 2 (4.44%) REST
4 2 (4.44%) Web Services
4 2 (4.44%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.44%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (4.44%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.44%) PKI
3 2 (4.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.00%) Unix
3 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (17.78%) Linux
5 6 (13.33%) Windows 10
6 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.44%) Android
9 2 (4.44%) Mac OS
9 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (15.56%) Security Testing
3 6 (13.33%) Data Protection
3 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 5 (11.11%) Migration
5 4 (8.89%) Application Packaging
5 4 (8.89%) Change Management
5 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.89%) Information Security
5 4 (8.89%) Information Security Management
5 4 (8.89%) ISMS
5 4 (8.89%) Security Management
6 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.67%) ITIL
6 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.44%) ITSM
7 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.44%) Scrum
7 2 (4.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) PowerShell
2 15 (33.33%) SQL
2 15 (33.33%) VB
3 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.89%) C#
4 4 (8.89%) Java
5 3 (6.67%) C
5 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.67%) Python
5 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.44%) C++
6 2 (4.44%) COBOL
6 2 (4.44%) Perl
6 2 (4.44%) PL/1
6 2 (4.44%) REXX
7 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.22%) F#
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 10 (22.22%) ISEB
3 8 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (15.56%) MCITP
4 7 (15.56%) MCSE
4 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
4 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
5 2 (4.44%) PMP
6 1 (2.22%) CCNA
6 1 (2.22%) MCSA
6 1 (2.22%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) PMO
2 1 (2.22%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.22%) DO-254
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (42.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (15.56%) XenDesktop
3 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.11%) XenApp
5 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (4.44%) ACF2
6 2 (4.44%) RACF
6 2 (4.44%) XenServer
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) HP ALM
2 7 (15.56%) SCCM
3 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.22%) EdgeSight
4 1 (2.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 17 (37.78%) HP
3 15 (33.33%) VMware
4 14 (31.11%) Citrix
5 13 (28.89%) Cisco
6 5 (11.11%) F5
6 5 (11.11%) IBM
6 5 (11.11%) Ivanti
7 3 (6.67%) Oracle
8 1 (2.22%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.22%) Altiris
8 1 (2.22%) Dell
8 1 (2.22%) EMC
8 1 (2.22%) NetApp