The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 46 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.44% - 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.90% - 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 £18.02 £34.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-47.01% -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 Lancashire region.

Development Applications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
69 10 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.13% 5.99% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 4 43
Average daily rate £400 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £170 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 £20.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) WMI
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) PureDisk
1 2 (100.00%) SCDPM

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) WMI
1 2 (100.00%) PureDisk
1 2 (100.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft