The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - 41 50
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.53% 1.12%
As % of the Development Applications category - 3.77% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £42.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
111 53 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.11% 13.98% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 21 37
Average daily rate £350 £330 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £408 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 7
Average hourly rate £57.50 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.11% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge