Period
to 1 June 2020

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 1 June 2020 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
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 204 319 326
Rank change year-on-year +115 +7 -28
Contract jobs citing VBScript 25 51 47
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.36% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 0.92% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 32
Median daily rate £400 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +16.92% -1.52%
10th Percentile £294 £300 £246
90th Percentile £606 £438 £471
England median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.94% +163.64%
England median hourly rate £37.20 £44.92 £47.83
% change year-on-year -17.18% -6.09% +117.41%

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 2,300 5,568 6,365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.83% 37.81% 37.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,459 3,499 3,862
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £312 £313 £305
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
England median daily rate £500 £483 £475
% change year-on-year +3.54% +1.66% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 166 184
Median hourly rate £42.50 £46.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.60% +9.41% -
10th Percentile £18.25 £22.00 £18.32
90th Percentile £59.20 £57.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VBScript as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VBScript in the South East.

Daily rate trend for VBScript in the South East

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VBScript in the South East over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VBScript in the South East

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VBScript in the South East.

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 1 June 2020. 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 +62 15 £371 -1.79%
Thames Valley +70 9 £405 +24.62%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £405 -
Berkshire +32 2 £650 +73.33%
Oxfordshire +30 1 £260 -16.80%
West Sussex +22 1 £650 +57.58% 1
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, 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 18 (72.00%) Windows
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (60.00%) SQL
3 13 (52.00%) VB
3 13 (52.00%) SCCM
4 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
5 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 10 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (36.00%) Patch Management
6 9 (36.00%) HP
6 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (32.00%) WSUS
8 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (28.00%) ITIL
8 7 (28.00%) Linux
9 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (24.00%) VMware
9 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
10 5 (20.00%) Windows 10
10 5 (20.00%) Software Distribution
10 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 5 (20.00%) Service Management
10 5 (20.00%) IPsec
10 5 (20.00%) Migration
10 5 (20.00%) SAN
10 5 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (20.00%) ISEB

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 4 (16.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Azure
2 1 (4.00%) AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) GCP
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) IPsec
1 5 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) LAN
2 3 (12.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) FTP
4 1 (4.00%) HTTP
4 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) SSL
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (16.00%) ClearQuest
1 4 (16.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.00%) GitLab
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) Regression Tester
1 4 (16.00%) Tester
2 3 (12.00%) Consultant
2 3 (12.00%) Deployment Specialist
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) SCCM Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) AWS Architect
4 1 (4.00%) AWS Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Azure Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (4.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) TOGAF Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.00%) CGI
2 1 (4.00%) JSON
2 1 (4.00%) LAMP
2 1 (4.00%) React
2 1 (4.00%) SAML
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) UDDI
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) PKI
4 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (16.00%) AIX
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Vista
7 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.00%) Solaris
8 1 (4.00%) Unix
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Patch Management
2 7 (28.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) Service Management
3 5 (20.00%) Software Distribution
3 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (16.00%) CRM
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (16.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Security Patching
4 4 (16.00%) Software Deployment
4 4 (16.00%) TMMi
5 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.00%) Time Management
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) High Availability
6 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (4.00%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) VB
3 10 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (16.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) Perl
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (20.00%) ISEB
5 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (8.00%) MCSE
7 1 (4.00%) AWS Certification
7 1 (4.00%) VCAP
7 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) Terminal Server
2 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.00%) vCloud
4 1 (4.00%) VMware NSX
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (52.00%) SCCM
2 8 (32.00%) WSUS
3 5 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (16.00%) BladeLogic
4 4 (16.00%) HP ALM
4 4 (16.00%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (16.00%) Tivoli
4 4 (16.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (12.00%) SCOM
5 3 (12.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (8.00%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (4.00%) PingFederate
7 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) HP
3 6 (24.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (16.00%) Lotus
5 4 (16.00%) McAfee
5 4 (16.00%) Micro Focus
5 4 (16.00%) Remedy
6 3 (12.00%) Citrix
6 3 (12.00%) Symantec
7 2 (8.00%) IBM
8 1 (4.00%) Aruba
8 1 (4.00%) BMC
8 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco
8 1 (4.00%) F5
8 1 (4.00%) Red Hat