The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - 74 -
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.19% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £438 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -43.07%
VSS/SourceSafe
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
140 142 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.89% 13.16% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 94 29
Median daily rate £413 £380 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £301 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +17.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing VSS/SourceSafe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire