The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 30 April 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 94 80
Rank change year-on-year -1 -14  
Contract jobs citing VBScript 1 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.077% 0.76% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 1.83% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 13
Median daily rate £350 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +30.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £324
% change year-on-year -13.33% +15.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +71.42%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 571 545 517
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 44.20% 41.19% 37.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 378 322
Median daily rate £388 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +14.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £340 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 33 16
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £21.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £47.50 £51.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing VBScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Surrey

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Surrey

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Surrey

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Leatherhead - 1 £350 - 1
VBScript
South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Surrey region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) MSI
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) VMware