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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.81% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £47.50
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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
29 55 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.84% 15.15% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 35 16
Average daily rate £350 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £38.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.84% -4.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-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

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco