Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 319 278 277
Rank change year-on-year -41 -1 -88
Contract jobs citing VBScript 59 101 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.61% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.99% 1.72% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 65 66
South East median daily rate £438 £350 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.79% +9.64%
10th Percentile £301 £268 £309
90th Percentile £548 £468 £469
England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
South East median hourly rate £23.14 - £15.78
10th Percentile £19.78 - £14.04
90th Percentile £60.00 - £24.19
England median hourly rate £47.83 £38.25 £22.38
% change year-on-year +25.05% +70.95% -42.63%

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 5934 5866 6680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.26% 35.28% 34.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3686 3581 4148
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 218 249
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.48 £15.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £53.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +22.79%

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 21 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 November 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
Thames Valley -10 32 £388 - 6
Berkshire +5 26 £388 +3.33% 4
Hampshire -15 20 £470 +49.21% 1
Buckinghamshire -28 5 £263 -37.61%
West Sussex -10 3 £413 +10.00%
Surrey -21 3 £438 -
Oxfordshire +8 1 £400 - 2
Kent -15 1 £463 +32.14%
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 45 (76.27%) Windows
2 39 (66.10%) PowerShell
3 35 (59.32%) Active Directory
4 22 (37.29%) HP
5 19 (32.20%) VMware
6 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
7 16 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (25.42%) SQL
9 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
9 14 (23.73%) Windows 7
9 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (23.73%) Windows Server
10 13 (22.03%) SCCM
11 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
12 10 (16.95%) Java
12 10 (16.95%) ITIL
12 10 (16.95%) Citrix
12 10 (16.95%) XenApp
12 10 (16.95%) XenDesktop
13 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
13 9 (15.25%) Altiris
13 9 (15.25%) Configuration Management
13 9 (15.25%) Change Management
13 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (15.25%) CSS
13 9 (15.25%) Oracle
14 8 (13.56%) IIS
14 8 (13.56%) VB
14 8 (13.56%) 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 8 (13.56%) IIS
2 6 (10.17%) Skype for Business
3 5 (8.47%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.08%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.69%) Apache
6 1 (1.69%) CMS
6 1 (1.69%) Documentum
6 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) KANA IQ
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Office 365
2 5 (8.47%) OneDrive
3 3 (5.08%) HP Helion
4 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.86%) DNS
3 6 (10.17%) Skype
4 5 (8.47%) Firewall
5 4 (6.78%) LAN
5 4 (6.78%) SAN
5 4 (6.78%) WAN
6 3 (5.08%) Kerberos
6 3 (5.08%) LDAP
7 2 (3.39%) DHCP
7 2 (3.39%) Network Security
8 1 (1.69%) 802.11
8 1 (1.69%) Bluetooth
8 1 (1.69%) HTTP
8 1 (1.69%) NAS
8 1 (1.69%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.69%) NFC
8 1 (1.69%) VPN
8 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.56%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.69%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.69%) Power BI
5 1 (1.69%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MSI
2 4 (6.78%) HP UFT
3 3 (5.08%) Selenium
4 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.69%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.69%) JUnit
4 1 (1.69%) Maven
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.69%) TestNG
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.69%) WiX
General
1 7 (11.86%) Publishing
2 6 (10.17%) Finance
3 5 (8.47%) Retail
4 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.39%) Back Office
5 2 (3.39%) Online Betting
6 1 (1.69%) Advertising
6 1 (1.69%) Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Analyst
2 10 (16.95%) Developer
2 10 (16.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Test Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (11.86%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (11.86%) Web Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Administrator
6 5 (8.47%) Report Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) SCCM Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) SCCM Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) VMware Specialist
8 3 (5.08%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Windows Specialist
9 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Support
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) CSS
2 8 (13.56%) HTML
2 8 (13.56%) jQuery
2 8 (13.56%) XML
3 7 (11.86%) Ajax
4 3 (5.08%) SailPoint
5 2 (3.39%) .NET
6 1 (1.69%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.69%) Flash
6 1 (1.69%) J2EE
6 1 (1.69%) REST
6 1 (1.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) User Experience
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.78%) Replication
3 3 (5.08%) CESG
3 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.08%) PKI
3 3 (5.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.69%) CMDB
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 45 (76.27%) Windows
2 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (23.73%) Windows 7
3 14 (23.73%) Windows Server
3 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (13.56%) Windows 10
6 7 (11.86%) Windows 2000
7 4 (6.78%) Unix
8 3 (5.08%) Android
8 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
8 3 (5.08%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 3 (5.08%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.39%) Linux
10 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) ITIL
2 9 (15.25%) Change Management
2 9 (15.25%) Configuration Management
3 8 (13.56%) SDLC
4 7 (11.86%) Front End Development
4 7 (11.86%) Incident Management
4 7 (11.86%) Information Security
4 7 (11.86%) Knowledge Management
4 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
4 7 (11.86%) Web Development
5 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.47%) Analytics
6 5 (8.47%) Asset Management
6 5 (8.47%) Coaching
6 5 (8.47%) Data Protection
6 5 (8.47%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 5 (8.47%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (8.47%) ITIL V3
6 5 (8.47%) Test Automation
6 5 (8.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (66.10%) PowerShell
2 15 (25.42%) SQL
3 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.95%) Java
5 8 (13.56%) VB
6 6 (10.17%) C#
7 2 (3.39%) VBA
8 1 (1.69%) C
8 1 (1.69%) C++
8 1 (1.69%) F#
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.47%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.39%) MCSA
5 2 (3.39%) MCSE
5 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.69%) Degree
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.69%) MCITP
6 1 (1.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) PMO
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 35 (59.32%) Active Directory
2 16 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.95%) XenApp
3 10 (16.95%) XenDesktop
4 8 (13.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (8.47%) BitLocker
5 5 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.08%) vSphere
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.69%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (22.03%) SCCM
2 6 (10.17%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (10.17%) PowerCLI
2 6 (10.17%) vRealize
3 5 (8.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (8.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (8.47%) vCenter Server
3 5 (8.47%) WSUS
4 4 (6.78%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (6.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (5.08%) AirWatch
5 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (3.39%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.69%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.69%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.69%) MOM
7 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (37.29%) HP
2 19 (32.20%) VMware
3 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
4 10 (16.95%) Citrix
5 9 (15.25%) Altiris
5 9 (15.25%) Oracle
6 7 (11.86%) KANA
6 7 (11.86%) McAfee
7 5 (8.47%) Symantec
8 4 (6.78%) AppSense
8 4 (6.78%) LANDesk
8 4 (6.78%) Motorola
8 4 (6.78%) Tableau
9 3 (5.08%) BMC
9 3 (5.08%) Cisco
9 3 (5.08%) CyberArk
9 3 (5.08%) IBM
9 3 (5.08%) Lieberman
9 3 (5.08%) Lumension
9 3 (5.08%) Thycotic