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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.76% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.45% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £42.50
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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 Leicestershire region.

Development Applications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
47 33 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.55% 10.86% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 14
Average daily rate £395 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £315 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) TickIT
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) UAT Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) UAT Test Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (60.00%) TickIT
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft