The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Berkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 126 113 134
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.24% 0.064%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.92% 2.36% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £314 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £311 £356
% change year-on-year
+2.65% -12.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -26.66%
Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
260 254 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.05% 10.36% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 96 89
Average daily rate £329 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £225 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
VSS/SourceSafe
South East

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 - - 1
Slough - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Newbury - - - -
VSS/SourceSafe
South East

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (46.15%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (46.15%) Release Management
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Validation
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.69%) WMI
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Release Management
2 4 (30.77%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
1 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) WMI
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
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