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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
England / London
Rank 391 404 379
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 12 12 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.057% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.35% 0.37% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 34
Median daily rate £380 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £323 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £628 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £330 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
- +13.51%

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
3397 3219 3160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.77% 15.33% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2470 2403 2438
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 6
Median hourly rate £38.75 £50.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 - 1
Wimbledon - 3 £275 -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 11 (55.00%) SQL
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (30.00%) .NET
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco
6 6 (30.00%) OSPF
6 6 (30.00%) Subversion
7 5 (25.00%) Ajax
7 5 (25.00%) Banking
7 5 (25.00%) EIGRP
7 5 (25.00%) VMware
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (25.00%) Unix
7 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (20.00%) Perl
8 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
8 4 (20.00%) CCNP
8 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
8 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
8 4 (20.00%) Degree
9 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
9 3 (15.00%) General Ledger
9 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis

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 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) OSPF
2 5 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (15.00%) 802.11
3 3 (15.00%) ADSL
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (15.00%) ICMP
3 3 (15.00%) IPsec
3 3 (15.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (15.00%) L2TP
3 3 (15.00%) MPLS
3 3 (15.00%) NAS
3 3 (15.00%) RIP
3 3 (15.00%) SNMP
3 3 (15.00%) SSH
4 2 (10.00%) BGP
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (10.00%) HSRP
4 2 (10.00%) VRRP
4 2 (10.00%) VXLAN
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) MS Access
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) OLTP
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (5.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Hudson
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.00%) NUnit
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Back Office
3 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (15.00%) Front Office
3 3 (15.00%) General Ledger
3 3 (15.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Middleware Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Middleware Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) Ajax
3 3 (15.00%) 802.1X
3 3 (15.00%) COM
3 3 (15.00%) CSS
3 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (15.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (15.00%) Middleware
3 3 (15.00%) Spring
3 3 (15.00%) Struts
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (15.00%) XML
3 3 (15.00%) XSLT
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (5.00%) WCF
4 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.00%) Derivative
3 3 (15.00%) Equities
3 3 (15.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Unix
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) FreeBSD
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Change Control
2 3 (15.00%) High Availability
2 3 (15.00%) Network Design
2 3 (15.00%) Network Management
2 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (15.00%) Prototyping
2 3 (15.00%) RAD
2 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (15.00%) Workflow
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) Perl
3 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) VBA
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) CCNP
2 4 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) CCIE
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) CCDP
4 2 (10.00%) CISSP
4 2 (10.00%) CLAS
4 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Nessus
1 3 (15.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (5.00%) logstash
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco
4 5 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (15.00%) BT
5 3 (15.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) Serena
5 3 (15.00%) Sybase
6 2 (10.00%) Juniper
7 1 (5.00%) Actuate
7 1 (5.00%) CA
7 1 (5.00%) F5
7 1 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
7 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (5.00%) Splunk
7 1 (5.00%) Trend Micro
7 1 (5.00%) Tripwire