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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 411 412 380
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -32
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 9 15 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.067% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.43% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 35
Median daily rate £465 £625 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.60% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £372 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £650 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-26.84% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.19 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.50 £27.77
% change year-on-year
- +13.45%
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
3893 3522 3497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.13% 15.67% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2819 2644 2725
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 10
Median hourly rate £38.25 £30.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.08 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £60.00 £69.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing VSS/SourceSafe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the London region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 4 £550 -
New Malden - 2 - -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 15 (65.22%) Java
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
1 15 (65.22%) Subversion
2 14 (60.87%) Finance
3 13 (56.52%) Oracle
4 12 (52.17%) Unix
4 12 (52.17%) .NET
5 11 (47.83%) Shell Script
5 11 (47.83%) Data Modelling
5 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
5 11 (47.83%) Perl
5 11 (47.83%) Asset Management
5 11 (47.83%) WebSphere
6 10 (43.48%) Retail
6 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (43.48%) IBM Integration Bus
6 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (43.48%) Fixed Income
6 10 (43.48%) Serena
6 10 (43.48%) Equities
6 10 (43.48%) Financial Institution
6 10 (43.48%) Web Services
6 10 (43.48%) XML
6 10 (43.48%) XSLT
6 10 (43.48%) Middleware
6 10 (43.48%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (39.13%) SharePoint
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) EIGRP

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (47.83%) WebSphere
2 9 (39.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) EIGRP
1 6 (26.09%) OSPF
2 3 (13.04%) 802.11
2 3 (13.04%) ADSL
2 3 (13.04%) BGP
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (13.04%) HSRP
2 3 (13.04%) ICMP
2 3 (13.04%) IPsec
2 3 (13.04%) iSCSI
2 3 (13.04%) L2TP
2 3 (13.04%) MPLS
2 3 (13.04%) NAS
2 3 (13.04%) RIP
2 3 (13.04%) SNMP
2 3 (13.04%) SSH
2 3 (13.04%) VRRP
2 3 (13.04%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) MS Access
3 1 (4.35%) OLTP
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (4.35%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Subversion
2 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.35%) CruiseControl
3 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Hudson
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Financial Institution
2 10 (43.48%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Front Office
3 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Analyst Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Middleware Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Middleware Developer
2 10 (43.48%) WebSphere Developer
3 7 (30.43%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Architect
5 3 (13.04%) AWS Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Maximo Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) IBM Integration Bus
2 10 (43.48%) Middleware
2 10 (43.48%) Web Services
2 10 (43.48%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (43.48%) XML
2 10 (43.48%) XSLT
3 3 (13.04%) 802.1X
3 3 (13.04%) Ajax
3 3 (13.04%) COM
3 3 (13.04%) jQuery
3 3 (13.04%) Node.js
4 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Equities
1 10 (43.48%) Fixed Income
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Derivative
4 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Unix
2 2 (8.70%) FreeBSD
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Asset Management
1 11 (47.83%) Data Modelling
2 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
2 4 (17.39%) DevOps
2 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (17.39%) SDLC
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Change Control
3 3 (13.04%) Network Design
3 3 (13.04%) Network Management
3 3 (13.04%) Open Source
3 3 (13.04%) Presales
4 2 (8.70%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) Perl
2 11 (47.83%) Shell Script
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) CCIE
2 3 (13.04%) CCNP
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) CCDP
3 2 (8.70%) CISSP
3 2 (8.70%) CLAS
3 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.04%) vSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Nessus
1 3 (13.04%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.35%) logstash
3 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) Oracle
3 10 (43.48%) Serena
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 6 (26.09%) VMware
5 3 (13.04%) BT
5 3 (13.04%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) IBM
7 1 (4.35%) Actuate
7 1 (4.35%) CA
7 1 (4.35%) F5
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) Splunk
7 1 (4.35%) Sybase