The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 200 204 199
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 7 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.88% 2.57% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 16
Average daily rate
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£438 £290 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.86% -38.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £275 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £583 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.77 £34.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% -20.00%
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London

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

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
795 818 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.20% 11.37% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 605 505
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £320 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £45.00 £49.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.22% -8.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (58.33%) C#
1 7 (58.33%) Release Management
2 6 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) IIS
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) MSI
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) WiX
3 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) NUnit
3 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 5 (41.67%) Subversion
3 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
3 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (25.00%) Open Text
5 3 (25.00%) TACACS
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) CCIE
5 3 (25.00%) CCNP
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (50.00%) IIS
2 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (8.33%) CMS
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Siebel Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) VoIP
1 3 (25.00%) OSPF
1 3 (25.00%) BGP
1 3 (25.00%) TACACS
2 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (16.67%) IPsec
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) MPLS
2 2 (16.67%) RIP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) HSRP
2 2 (16.67%) tcpdump
2 2 (16.67%) Multicast
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (8.33%) Intranet
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (16.67%) Siebel EIM
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MSI
1 5 (41.67%) NUnit
1 5 (41.67%) Subversion
1 5 (41.67%) WiX
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) MSBuild
3 2 (16.67%) CruiseControl
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Build Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Environment Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Software Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (8.33%) MDX
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) XSLT
4 1 (8.33%) XHTML
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) SecurID
2 2 (16.67%) e-Health
3 1 (8.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Release Management
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Change Control
6 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
6 1 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) EAI
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VBScript
3 2 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCIE
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) WCAG
1 1 (8.33%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (16.67%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (25.00%) Open Text
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) CA
3 2 (16.67%) Siebel
4 1 (8.33%) RedDot
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) IPFX
4 1 (8.33%) F5
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago