Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 335 310 279
Rank change year-on-year -25 -31 +4
Contract jobs citing VBScript 52 59 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.35% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 1.00% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 65
South East median daily rate £375 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +25.00% -8.79%
10th Percentile £250 £301 £268
90th Percentile £467 £548 £468
England median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
South East median hourly rate - £23.14 -
England median hourly rate £18.50 £47.83 £38.25
% change year-on-year -61.32% +25.05% +70.95%

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 6,881 5,889 5,820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.31% 35.21% 35.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,429 3,665 3,558
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 167 218
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25.63 £18.50 £14.48
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.75 £53.75
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018. 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
Thames Valley +2 20 £325 -16.13% 5
Hampshire -28 14 £381 -18.88% 1
Buckinghamshire +35 10 £376 +43.33% 1
Surrey -9 9 £375 -14.29% 2
Berkshire -20 9 £320 -17.42% 4
West Sussex -3 7 £413 - 2
Oxfordshire +16 1 £438 +9.38%
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 29 (55.77%) Windows
2 27 (51.92%) PowerShell
3 23 (44.23%) SQL
4 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
5 18 (34.62%) VB
6 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 16 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 14 (26.92%) HP
7 14 (26.92%) SQL Server
8 13 (25.00%) .NET
8 13 (25.00%) Finance
8 13 (25.00%) VMware
9 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
9 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (21.15%) IIS
9 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (19.23%) Citrix
10 10 (19.23%) Oracle
10 10 (19.23%) C#
10 10 (19.23%) Java
10 10 (19.23%) Office 365
10 10 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 9 (17.31%) Windows 10
11 9 (17.31%) Hyper-V
11 9 (17.31%) XenApp
11 9 (17.31%) XenDesktop
11 9 (17.31%) PL/SQL
11 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
11 9 (17.31%) IBM
12 8 (15.38%) HP UFT

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 11 (21.15%) IIS
2 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
3 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.77%) CMS
4 3 (5.77%) EPiServer
4 3 (5.77%) LiveCycle
4 3 (5.77%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.85%) CICS
5 2 (3.85%) Confluence
5 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Office 365
2 5 (9.62%) Akamai
3 3 (5.77%) BrowserStack
3 3 (5.77%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (1.92%) Apigee
4 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Firewall
2 3 (5.77%) DNS
3 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) BGP
4 1 (1.92%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (1.92%) DHCP
4 1 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.92%) Junos
4 1 (1.92%) LAN
4 1 (1.92%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.92%) Network Security
4 1 (1.92%) OSPF
4 1 (1.92%) SAN
4 1 (1.92%) Skype
4 1 (1.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.38%) MySQL
3 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.62%) RDBMS
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.85%) DB2
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.85%) SQLPlus
5 2 (3.85%) SSDT
6 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) HP UFT
2 7 (13.46%) JIRA
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (9.62%) Cucumber
3 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.62%) MSI
3 5 (9.62%) Selenium
3 5 (9.62%) Zephyr
4 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.69%) LoadRunner
4 4 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 3 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.85%) Subversion
6 2 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.92%) AdminStudio
7 1 (1.92%) GitLab
7 1 (1.92%) InstallShield
7 1 (1.92%) JMeter
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Back Office
2 7 (13.46%) Online Betting
2 7 (13.46%) Publishing
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Analyst
2 12 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support
3 11 (21.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 11 (21.15%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 7 (13.46%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (13.46%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Citrix Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Citrix Support
4 7 (13.46%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.77%) SOAP
4 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (3.85%) REST
4 2 (3.85%) Web Services
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.92%) HTML
5 1 (1.92%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.77%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 29 (55.77%) Windows
2 16 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (17.31%) Windows 10
5 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.85%) Linux
7 2 (3.85%) Unix
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.92%) CentOS
8 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (15.38%) BDD
3 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 7 (13.46%) Defect Management
4 7 (13.46%) Information Security
4 7 (13.46%) Test Strategy
4 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
5 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
5 6 (11.54%) Migration
6 5 (9.62%) API Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.62%) Change Management
6 5 (9.62%) Data Protection
7 4 (7.69%) Case Management
7 4 (7.69%) Information Security Management
7 4 (7.69%) ISMS
7 4 (7.69%) ITIL
7 4 (7.69%) SDLC
7 4 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) PowerShell
2 23 (44.23%) SQL
3 18 (34.62%) VB
4 10 (19.23%) C#
4 10 (19.23%) Java
5 9 (17.31%) PL/SQL
5 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
6 7 (13.46%) Python
7 3 (5.77%) F#
7 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.85%) C
8 2 (3.85%) C++
8 2 (3.85%) COBOL
8 2 (3.85%) Perl
8 2 (3.85%) PL/1
8 2 (3.85%) REXX
9 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) DV Cleared
4 4 (7.69%) ISEB
4 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.85%) PMP
6 1 (1.92%) CCNA
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.92%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.92%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.31%) Hyper-V
2 9 (17.31%) XenApp
2 9 (17.31%) XenDesktop
3 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.85%) ACF2
5 2 (3.85%) BitLocker
5 2 (3.85%) RACF
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) SCCM
2 5 (9.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (5.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.85%) HP ALM
5 1 (1.92%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.92%) HP
3 13 (25.00%) VMware
4 10 (19.23%) Citrix
4 10 (19.23%) Oracle
5 9 (17.31%) IBM
6 7 (13.46%) Cisco
7 6 (11.54%) F5
8 3 (5.77%) Adobe
9 2 (3.85%) Ivanti
9 2 (3.85%) Lumension
9 2 (3.85%) McAfee
9 2 (3.85%) New Relic
10 1 (1.92%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.92%) Altiris
10 1 (1.92%) Blue Prism
10 1 (1.92%) EMC
10 1 (1.92%) Juniper
10 1 (1.92%) NetApp
10 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds