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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - 120 110
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.38% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category - 4.33% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 2
Average daily rate
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- £275 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £314 £311
% change year-on-year
+43.31% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - £25.25
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
258 231 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.75% 8.88% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 143 79
Average daily rate £375 £341 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.97% -2.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £28.75 £40.00 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -13.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - -
VSS/SourceSafe
South East

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VSS/SourceSafe.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VSS/SourceSafe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft