The first table below looks at the demand for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 18 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 Bracknell 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 33 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.27% 1.90% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.33% 12.12% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £314 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £356
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.73 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -28.17%
Development Applications Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
30 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 9.49% 15.71% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 3
Average daily rate £400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £383 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £525 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
VSS/SourceSafe
Berkshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Release Management
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Validation
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Tester
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Release Management
2 4 (66.67%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware