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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 29 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.17% 0.72% 1.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.54% 5.41% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£200 - £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £314 £313
% change year-on-year
+43.31% +0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.92% +52.72%
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
26 37 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.16% 13.31% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 12
Average daily rate £206 £300 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.33% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £334 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 20
Average hourly rate - £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - - - -
VSS/SourceSafe
East Midlands

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) PVCS
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) CORBA
1 3 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (100.00%) Smalltalk
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) ClearQuest

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) PVCS
1 3 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Smalltalk
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft