Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 23 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 102 115
Rank change year-on-year +14 +13 -7
Contract jobs citing VBScript 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.25% 0.14% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 0.34% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Wales median daily rate £383 £375 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +27.66% +46.88%
10th Percentile £329 £301 £270
90th Percentile £430 £459 £327
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Wales median hourly rate - - £29.50
UK median hourly rate £47.83 £34.00 £26.80
% change year-on-year +40.68% +26.89% -29.95%

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 Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 461 596 803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 38.80% 42.03% 48.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 402 585
Wales median daily rate £375 £414 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +18.21% -
10th Percentile £253 £269 £225
90th Percentile £538 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 25
Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £55.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.91% +161.90% +5.53%
10th Percentile £14.29 £17.83 £13.00
90th Percentile £39.20 £77.50 £55.72
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Wales

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Wales

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Wales

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Wales region over the 6 months to 23 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
South Wales +13 3 £383 +2.00%
VBScript
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (66.67%) arcserve
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (66.67%) Sophos
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) CGI
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) arcserve
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Sophos
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec