The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 563 561 555
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 54 65 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.086%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.71% 0.95% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 47 28
Median daily rate £325 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
-18.54% +6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

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

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7613 6832 6290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.63% 13.46% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5313 4562 4083
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 105 140
Median hourly rate £42.45 £37.45 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.35% -0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing VSS/SourceSafe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in England

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in England

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Histogram in England

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in England

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +6 20 £315 -21.25% 2
West Midlands -11 11 £338 -12.90%
London +4 10 £333 -5.00% 1
East of England +10 5 £369 -1.66%
South East +3 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 3 £375 -
North West -21 1 £300 -31.42% 2
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 48 (41.74%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (37.39%) .NET
4 41 (35.65%) SQL
5 38 (33.04%) SQL Server
6 34 (29.57%) Microsoft
7 32 (27.83%) Cisco
8 26 (22.61%) Subversion
9 25 (21.74%) JIRA
9 25 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (21.74%) Waterfall
10 24 (20.87%) Firewall
11 23 (20.00%) LAN
12 22 (19.13%) Visual Studio
12 22 (19.13%) ASP.NET
12 22 (19.13%) HTML
12 22 (19.13%) BGP
13 21 (18.26%) JavaScript
13 21 (18.26%) Oracle
13 21 (18.26%) ITIL
13 21 (18.26%) Finance
14 20 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (16.52%) Security Cleared
15 19 (16.52%) UML
15 19 (16.52%) OSPF
15 19 (16.52%) CCNP
16 18 (15.65%) TickIT
16 18 (15.65%) ISO 9001
16 18 (15.65%) C#
16 18 (15.65%) V-Model

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.70%) IIS
2 7 (6.09%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.48%) CMS
3 4 (3.48%) JBoss
4 3 (2.61%) Confluence
4 3 (2.61%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.74%) SAS
6 1 (0.87%) Apache
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (10.43%) MS Office
2 9 (7.83%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.87%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.87%) Firewall
2 23 (20.00%) LAN
3 22 (19.13%) BGP
4 20 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (16.52%) OSPF
6 15 (13.04%) VLAN
6 15 (13.04%) WAN
7 13 (11.30%) VPN
8 11 (9.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (9.57%) HSRP
9 9 (7.83%) SSL
9 9 (7.83%) Wireless
10 8 (6.96%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (6.96%) HTTP
10 8 (6.96%) MPLS
10 8 (6.96%) Spanning Tree
11 7 (6.09%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (6.09%) EIGRP
11 7 (6.09%) NX-OS
12 6 (5.22%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.04%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (10.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (6.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (6.09%) Oracle Database
6 7 (6.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.48%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (3.48%) MS Access
7 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.74%) Big Data
8 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.74%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.87%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 46 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (22.61%) Subversion
3 25 (21.74%) JIRA
4 22 (19.13%) Visual Studio
5 12 (10.43%) ClearCase
6 10 (8.70%) Ant
6 10 (8.70%) Maven
7 7 (6.09%) Git (software)
8 6 (5.22%) Apache Ivy
8 6 (5.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (4.35%) CruiseControl
10 4 (3.48%) Hudson
10 4 (3.48%) Jenkins
10 4 (3.48%) TeamCity
11 3 (2.61%) FinalBuilder
12 2 (1.74%) TortoiseSVN
13 1 (0.87%) HP UFT
13 1 (0.87%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.87%) MSBuild
13 1 (0.87%) Selenium
General
1 21 (18.26%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.48%) Military
3 4 (3.48%) Retail
4 3 (2.61%) Back Office
4 3 (2.61%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.61%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.74%) French Language
6 1 (0.87%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.87%) Electronics
6 1 (0.87%) Legal
6 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (43.48%) Developer
2 24 (20.87%) .NET Developer
3 23 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 17 (14.78%) Configuration Engineer
4 17 (14.78%) Release and Configuration Engineer
4 17 (14.78%) Release Engineer
5 16 (13.91%) SQL Developer
6 15 (13.04%) Analyst
7 11 (9.57%) C# Developer
8 10 (8.70%) VB.NET Developer
9 9 (7.83%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (6.96%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (6.09%) Cisco Engineer
11 7 (6.09%) Java Developer
11 7 (6.09%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (5.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Developer
13 5 (4.35%) C# WPF Developer
13 5 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
13 5 (4.35%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (37.39%) .NET
2 22 (19.13%) ASP.NET
2 22 (19.13%) HTML
3 17 (14.78%) Web Services
4 13 (11.30%) XML
5 10 (8.70%) jQuery
6 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (7.83%) JSON
6 9 (7.83%) RESTful
7 8 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (6.09%) WinForms
8 7 (6.09%) WPF
9 6 (5.22%) CSS
9 6 (5.22%) WCF
10 5 (4.35%) 802.1X
10 5 (4.35%) ADO.NET
10 5 (4.35%) DHTML
11 4 (3.48%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.48%) Middleware
12 3 (2.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.09%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.61%) Derivative
3 3 (2.61%) Equities
3 3 (2.61%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.74%) Replication
5 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.87%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.87%) EPoS
5 1 (0.87%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.87%) Ergonomics
5 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.87%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.57%) Unix
2 6 (5.22%) Linux
2 6 (5.22%) Windows
3 1 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (41.74%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.74%) Waterfall
3 21 (18.26%) ITIL
4 19 (16.52%) UML
5 18 (15.65%) V-Model
6 14 (12.17%) Release Management
7 13 (11.30%) MVC
8 12 (10.43%) Migration
9 11 (9.57%) OO
10 9 (7.83%) ETL
11 8 (6.96%) Configuration Management
12 7 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.22%) High Availability
13 6 (5.22%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (5.22%) System Testing
14 5 (4.35%) DevOps
14 5 (4.35%) Scrum
14 5 (4.35%) SOA
15 4 (3.48%) Data Modelling
15 4 (3.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (35.65%) SQL
2 21 (18.26%) JavaScript
3 18 (15.65%) C#
4 16 (13.91%) VB.NET
5 15 (13.04%) Perl
6 14 (12.17%) Java
6 14 (12.17%) T-SQL
7 12 (10.43%) VB
8 10 (8.70%) Python
9 8 (6.96%) Shell Script
10 7 (6.09%) Lua
10 7 (6.09%) PHP
11 6 (5.22%) PL/SQL
11 6 (5.22%) VB6
11 6 (5.22%) VBScript
12 5 (4.35%) C++
12 5 (4.35%) Ruby
13 4 (3.48%) VC++
14 3 (2.61%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (16.52%) CCNP
2 19 (16.52%) Security Cleared
3 11 (9.57%) CCNA
4 9 (7.83%) DV Cleared
4 9 (7.83%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.22%) Degree
6 4 (3.48%) JNCIP
6 4 (3.48%) Sun Certification
7 3 (2.61%) CCIE
8 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.87%) PhD
8 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.65%) ISO 9001
1 18 (15.65%) TickIT
2 8 (6.96%) QA
3 4 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.74%) GLP
5 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.87%) Firmware
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.87%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.48%) logstash
2 4 (3.48%) Nagios
2 4 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.48%) Puppet
2 4 (3.48%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.87%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (29.57%) Microsoft
2 32 (27.83%) Cisco
3 21 (18.26%) Oracle
4 8 (6.96%) CheckPoint
4 8 (6.96%) Juniper
4 8 (6.96%) SolarWinds
5 6 (5.22%) Infoblox
6 5 (4.35%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.48%) CA
7 4 (3.48%) IBM
7 4 (3.48%) Palo Alto
7 4 (3.48%) Splunk
7 4 (3.48%) Sun
7 4 (3.48%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.61%) F5
8 3 (2.61%) Riverbed
8 3 (2.61%) Serena
9 1 (0.87%) Capita
9 1 (0.87%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (0.87%) Google
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