The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 City of London 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 190 210 198
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 5 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.63% 1.09% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 13
Average daily rate
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£463 £494 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.32% +23.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £383 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
-8.14% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £42.50
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
800 822 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.74% 11.57% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 618 618
Average daily rate £450 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +24.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
VSS/SourceSafe
London

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Release Management
4 3 (37.50%) NUnit
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) IIS
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Open Text
5 2 (25.00%) Siebel EIM
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) CruiseControl
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) Middleware
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Navigator
5 2 (25.00%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (25.00%) MSI
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Siebel
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) DB2
5 2 (25.00%) VB
5 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Siebel Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) RIP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) OSPF
1 1 (12.50%) BGP
1 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
1 1 (12.50%) TACACS
1 1 (12.50%) IPsec
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
1 1 (12.50%) tcpdump
1 1 (12.50%) HSRP
1 1 (12.50%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) DB2
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Navigator
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (25.00%) Siebel EIM
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) NUnit
2 2 (25.00%) CruiseControl
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (25.00%) WiX
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) MSI
3 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
1 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
1 2 (25.00%) PowerBuilder Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Remoting
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) XSD
4 1 (12.50%) XSL
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) e-Health
1 1 (12.50%) SecurID
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Release Management
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) EAI
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCIE
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Siebel
2 2 (25.00%) Open Text
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
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