The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 119 - 120
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.084% - 0.040%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.84% - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £375 £290
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +29.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -16.15%
VSS/SourceSafe
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
237 246 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.90% 9.55% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 134 94
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing VSS/SourceSafe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Berkshire region.

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Berkshire region.

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) GLP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CommVault
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (50.00%) MOF
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) EqualLogic
1 2 (50.00%) HSRP
1 2 (50.00%) Dell Compellent
1 2 (50.00%) NetVault Backup
1 2 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (50.00%) HSRP
1 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Lead Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Network Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) EqualLogic
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) MOF
1 2 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) GLP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) CommVault
1 2 (50.00%) Dell Compellent
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware