The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - 31 36
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 1.08% 1.70%
As % of the Development Applications category - 10.34% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £450 £314
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +43.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 -
VSS/SourceSafe
East Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
73 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 25.00% 10.47% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 21 13
Average daily rate £293 £206 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.99% -31.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £175 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 10 (76.92%) MS Office
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
1 10 (76.92%) UML
1 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
1 10 (76.92%) ISO 9001
1 10 (76.92%) TickIT
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) MS PowerPoint
1 10 (76.92%) JIRA
1 10 (76.92%) V-Model
1 10 (76.92%) Waterfall
1 10 (76.92%) High Availability
1 10 (76.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 7 (53.85%) Degree
3 6 (46.15%) CMDB
4 5 (38.46%) Life Science
4 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco
5 3 (23.08%) CCNA
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) VLAN
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (23.08%) Security Patching

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Applications
1 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
1 10 (76.92%) MS Office
1 10 (76.92%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
1 3 (23.08%) VLAN
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) JIRA
1 10 (76.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Configuration Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Release and Configuration Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Release Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) LAN Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL Configuration Manager
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL Release Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Release and Configuration Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Release Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 6 (46.15%) CMDB
3 5 (38.46%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) High Availability
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
1 10 (76.92%) UML
1 10 (76.92%) V-Model
1 10 (76.92%) Waterfall
2 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Security Patching
2 3 (23.08%) Service Continuity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) ISO 9001
1 10 (76.92%) TickIT
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco