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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 196 192 190
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 10 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.37% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.30% 3.25% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 10
Average daily rate
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£420 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £280 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.03 £34.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-46.97% -4.22%
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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 City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
769 769 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.61% 11.26% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 580 551
Average daily rate £436 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £49.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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
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 18 December 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 11 (64.71%) Oracle
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 8 (47.06%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) .NET
4 7 (41.18%) IIS
4 7 (41.18%) XML
4 7 (41.18%) Release Management
5 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
5 6 (35.29%) Siebel EIM
5 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (35.29%) VB
5 6 (35.29%) Windows
5 6 (35.29%) Siebel
5 6 (35.29%) Web Services
6 5 (29.41%) MSI
6 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 5 (29.41%) VBScript
6 5 (29.41%) WiX
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
6 5 (29.41%) NUnit
6 5 (29.41%) Banking
6 5 (29.41%) Subversion
6 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
7 4 (23.53%) ITIL
7 4 (23.53%) EAI

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7 (41.18%) IIS
2 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.88%) CMS
6 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Siebel Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) OSPF
1 3 (17.65%) BGP
1 3 (17.65%) TACACS
1 3 (17.65%) VoIP
2 2 (11.76%) tcpdump
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
2 2 (11.76%) HSRP
2 2 (11.76%) Multicast
2 2 (11.76%) RIP
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) IPsec
2 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
2 2 (11.76%) MPLS
3 1 (5.88%) Intranet
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WLAN
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) Siebel EIM
3 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MSI
1 5 (29.41%) WiX
1 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
1 5 (29.41%) NUnit
1 5 (29.41%) Subversion
2 3 (17.65%) MSBuild
3 2 (11.76%) CruiseControl
3 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Siebel Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Build Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Siebel Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Environment Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Siebel Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) XML
3 6 (35.29%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) Middleware
5 1 (5.88%) SOAP
5 1 (5.88%) XSLT
5 1 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (5.88%) XHTML
5 1 (5.88%) CAML
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) MDX
5 1 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) SecurID
2 2 (11.76%) e-Health
3 1 (5.88%) W3C
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Release Management
2 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) EAI
5 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Workflow
6 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) OOP
7 1 (5.88%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.88%) Information Governance
7 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) VB
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) VBScript
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Siebel Certification
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCIE
2 3 (17.65%) CCNP
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) WCAG
1 1 (5.88%) WAI
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (11.76%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (11.76%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) Siebel
3 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Open Text
4 2 (11.76%) Juniper
4 2 (11.76%) CA
5 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.88%) IPFX
5 1 (5.88%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) RedDot
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