The first table below looks at the demand for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 April 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 East of England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 141 114 119
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +5
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 3 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.095% 0.18% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.77% 1.76% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 10
Average daily rate £325 £194 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.74% -34.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £179 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £209 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £356
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.73 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -28.17%
Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
392 227 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.43% 10.08% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 123 171
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 58
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.67 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.90% -7.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £16.15 £26.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £51.35 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
VSS/SourceSafe
England

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -7 2 £363 -
Norfolk - 1 £300 -
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) C#
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco
4 6 (33.33%) WLAN
4 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) VLAN
4 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (27.78%) F5
5 5 (27.78%) FWSM
5 5 (27.78%) Network Architecture
5 5 (27.78%) Network Design
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) XML
5 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) WAN
5 5 (27.78%) RIP
5 5 (27.78%) IPv6
5 5 (27.78%) MPLS
5 5 (27.78%) OSPF
5 5 (27.78%) BGP
5 5 (27.78%) EIGRP
6 4 (22.22%) IIS
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
6 4 (22.22%) VB
7 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 3 (16.67%) JavaScript

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (22.22%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) WLAN
1 6 (33.33%) VLAN
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (27.78%) FWSM
2 5 (27.78%) WAN
2 5 (27.78%) RIP
2 5 (27.78%) IPv6
2 5 (27.78%) MPLS
2 5 (27.78%) OSPF
2 5 (27.78%) BGP
2 5 (27.78%) EIGRP
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) Intranet
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) SSL
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) DTS
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
1 4 (22.22%) Network Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Deployment Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Developer
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) XML
3 4 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) jQuery
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.11%) ADO.NET
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (5.56%) Classic ASP
5 1 (5.56%) XSLT
5 1 (5.56%) Ajax
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Mac OS
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Network Architecture
1 5 (27.78%) Network Design
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Logistics
3 2 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) DSDM
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) ETL
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Content Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITSM
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
4 4 (22.22%) VB
5 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) VB6
6 2 (11.11%) VBA
6 2 (11.11%) VBScript
7 1 (5.56%) Perl
7 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCNP
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) F5
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Cognos
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) MKS
4 2 (11.11%) JBoss
5 1 (5.56%) Avaya
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Brocade
5 1 (5.56%) VMware