The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 369 366 348
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 28 38 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.17% 0.086%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.89% 1.28% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £375 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £550 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £314 £310
% change year-on-year
+43.31% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - £27.50
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3143 2967 2505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.80% 13.42% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2322 2134 1851
Average daily rate £425 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 13
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.00%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in London

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in London

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the London region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Histogram in London

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in London

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 2 March 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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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
City of London -3 10 £363 -14.70% 4
New Malden - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 40 (64.52%) SQL
2 38 (61.29%) SQL Server
3 36 (58.06%) JavaScript
4 30 (48.39%) .NET
5 29 (46.77%) HTML
5 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
6 27 (43.55%) C#
7 25 (40.32%) Oracle
8 24 (38.71%) CSS
8 24 (38.71%) XML
8 24 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (37.10%) jQuery
10 19 (30.65%) Windows
11 17 (27.42%) Web Services
11 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET
11 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (24.19%) MS Office
12 15 (24.19%) SharePoint
13 14 (22.58%) IIS
13 14 (22.58%) T-SQL
13 14 (22.58%) Finance
13 14 (22.58%) Analytics
14 13 (20.97%) Subversion
14 13 (20.97%) XSLT
15 12 (19.35%) Visual Studio
15 12 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (19.35%) Workflow
15 12 (19.35%) Ajax
16 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (17.74%) VB

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 15 (24.19%) SharePoint
2 14 (22.58%) IIS
3 8 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (9.68%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (8.06%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (6.45%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (6.45%) WebLogic
6 4 (6.45%) CMS
7 3 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
8 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (3.23%) Drupal
8 2 (3.23%) WordPress
8 2 (3.23%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (3.23%) Lync
8 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.23%) JBoss
8 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (24.19%) MS Office
2 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.06%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.23%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) Internet
2 9 (14.52%) OSPF
3 8 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (11.29%) BGP
4 7 (11.29%) Firewall
4 7 (11.29%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (8.06%) Intranet
5 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.45%) VPN
6 4 (6.45%) LDAP
6 4 (6.45%) SSL
6 4 (6.45%) MPLS
6 4 (6.45%) VLAN
6 4 (6.45%) Wireshark
6 4 (6.45%) Wireless
6 4 (6.45%) HSRP
7 3 (4.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (4.84%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (4.84%) Multicast
7 3 (4.84%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (61.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
5 8 (12.90%) Siebel EIM
6 6 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
8 4 (6.45%) TKPROF
8 4 (6.45%) OLTP
8 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (4.84%) MarkLogic
9 3 (4.84%) MS Access
10 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (3.23%) MySQL
10 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (3.23%) PerformancePoint
10 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (20.97%) Subversion
3 12 (19.35%) Visual Studio
4 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (11.29%) JIRA
6 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
7 4 (6.45%) Mercurial
8 3 (4.84%) WiX
8 3 (4.84%) MSBuild
8 3 (4.84%) MSI
8 3 (4.84%) NUnit
9 2 (3.23%) Ant
9 2 (3.23%) Xcode
9 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.23%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (3.23%) Gradle
9 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.23%) Maven
9 2 (3.23%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (1.61%) Hudson
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Publishing
4 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.61%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Front Office
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (17.74%) Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) SharePoint Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Senior Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Applications Support
4 9 (14.52%) Siebel Developer
5 8 (12.90%) Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) Network Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Siebel Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior SharePoint Developer
8 3 (4.84%) CRM Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Build Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (48.39%) .NET
2 29 (46.77%) HTML
3 24 (38.71%) XML
3 24 (38.71%) CSS
4 23 (37.10%) jQuery
5 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET
5 17 (27.42%) Web Services
6 13 (20.97%) XSLT
7 12 (19.35%) Ajax
8 9 (14.52%) WCF
8 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (11.29%) XHTML
10 6 (9.68%) WF
10 6 (9.68%) CAML
11 5 (8.06%) Silverlight
11 5 (8.06%) XML Schema
11 5 (8.06%) .NET Framework
12 4 (6.45%) Middleware
12 4 (6.45%) XSD
12 4 (6.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) W3C
1 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.45%) Replication
4 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.23%) SecurID
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) Open Source
4 2 (3.23%) NHS
5 1 (1.61%) Kindle
5 1 (1.61%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) Windows
2 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (12.90%) UNIX
4 7 (11.29%) AIX
5 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.23%) Android
6 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.23%) Linux
6 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.58%) Analytics
3 12 (19.35%) Workflow
3 12 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (16.13%) MVC
5 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
6 8 (12.90%) Migration
6 8 (12.90%) Configuration Management
7 7 (11.29%) EAI
8 6 (9.68%) UML
8 6 (9.68%) OO
8 6 (9.68%) Change Control
8 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (8.06%) Project Management
9 5 (8.06%) Document Management
10 4 (6.45%) BPEL
10 4 (6.45%) Scrum
10 4 (6.45%) TDD
10 4 (6.45%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 40 (64.52%) SQL
2 36 (58.06%) JavaScript
3 27 (43.55%) C#
4 14 (22.58%) T-SQL
5 11 (17.74%) Java
5 11 (17.74%) VB
5 11 (17.74%) Bash Shell
6 9 (14.52%) Shell Script
7 8 (12.90%) C++
7 8 (12.90%) VBScript
8 7 (11.29%) Korn
9 5 (8.06%) XPath
9 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
9 5 (8.06%) PL/SQL
10 4 (6.45%) XQuery
11 3 (4.84%) C
12 2 (3.23%) PHP
12 2 (3.23%) VBA
12 2 (3.23%) Ruby
13 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Siebel Certification
2 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.45%) CCIE
4 4 (6.45%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.84%) CCNP
5 3 (4.84%) MCSA
6 2 (3.23%) Degree
6 2 (3.23%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.61%) CCSE
7 1 (1.61%) MCP
7 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) QA
2 5 (8.06%) SLA
3 4 (6.45%) Data Quality
4 2 (3.23%) WCAG
4 2 (3.23%) WAI
4 2 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.23%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (6.45%) SCOM
2 4 (6.45%) Data Guard
3 3 (4.84%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (3.23%) MOM
4 2 (3.23%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (3.23%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.61%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.61%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
2 25 (40.32%) Oracle
3 9 (14.52%) Siebel
3 9 (14.52%) Cisco
4 4 (6.45%) Sun
5 3 (4.84%) Juniper
5 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.84%) SolarWinds
5 3 (4.84%) F5
6 2 (3.23%) Nintex
6 2 (3.23%) Symantec
6 2 (3.23%) Websense
6 2 (3.23%) Open Text
6 2 (3.23%) RedDot
6 2 (3.23%) Google
6 2 (3.23%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.23%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.61%) CA
7 1 (1.61%) Sybase
7 1 (1.61%) IPFX