The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - 27 32
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.55% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category - 4.17% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £150 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
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 Dorset region.

Development Applications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
28 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 14.07% 13.26% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 15
Average daily rate £308 £250 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.00% -27.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £325 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.65 £42.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.62% +0.40%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset