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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 365 371 366
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 44 47 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.28% 1.54% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 19
Average daily rate
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£398 £382 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -19.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £280 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.03 £34.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-46.97% -4.22%
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
3431 3049 2874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.80% 12.52% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2672 2237 2054
Average daily rate £425 £420 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 21
Average hourly rate £55.00 £44.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.90% +5.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £22.05 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014. 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
City of London +6 10 £420 - 7
Feltham - 7 £272 -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Southwark - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 (57.14%) SQL
2 39 (55.71%) SQL Server
3 33 (47.14%) JavaScript
4 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
5 31 (44.29%) Oracle
6 29 (41.43%) HTML
7 27 (38.57%) .NET
7 27 (38.57%) Windows
8 26 (37.14%) C#
8 26 (37.14%) XML
9 24 (34.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (32.86%) CSS
11 22 (31.43%) jQuery
12 20 (28.57%) Web Services
13 19 (27.14%) Finance
14 18 (25.71%) Analytics
15 16 (22.86%) Subversion
16 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (21.43%) IIS
16 15 (21.43%) Shell Script
17 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET
17 14 (20.00%) VB
17 14 (20.00%) Workflow
18 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
18 13 (18.57%) Ajax
18 13 (18.57%) MS Office
18 13 (18.57%) SharePoint
19 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
19 12 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
19 12 (17.14%) Firewall

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 (21.43%) IIS
2 13 (18.57%) SharePoint
3 8 (11.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (8.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (7.14%) WebSphere
6 5 (7.14%) Lync
6 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (5.71%) WebLogic
7 4 (5.71%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (5.71%) CMS
8 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (4.29%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
8 3 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (2.86%) WordPress
9 2 (2.86%) Drupal
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) MS Office
2 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.86%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.29%) Siebel Analytics
3 2 (2.86%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.43%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (1.43%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) Firewall
2 9 (12.86%) Internet
3 8 (11.43%) BGP
4 7 (10.00%) OSPF
5 6 (8.57%) HSRP
5 6 (8.57%) Intranet
6 5 (7.14%) SAN
6 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.14%) MPLS
6 5 (7.14%) EIGRP
6 5 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (7.14%) NAS
6 5 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (5.71%) Multicast
7 4 (5.71%) tcpdump
7 4 (5.71%) LDAP
7 4 (5.71%) Extranet
7 4 (5.71%) VPN
7 4 (5.71%) Wireless
8 3 (4.29%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (55.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (14.29%) Siebel EIM
3 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
5 6 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database
7 4 (5.71%) TKPROF
7 4 (5.71%) OLTP
7 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (4.29%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (4.29%) MS Access
8 3 (4.29%) MySQL
9 2 (2.86%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 24 (34.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (22.86%) Subversion
3 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 10 (14.29%) JIRA
5 5 (7.14%) NUnit
5 5 (7.14%) MSI
5 5 (7.14%) WiX
5 5 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.71%) Mercurial
7 3 (4.29%) NetBeans
7 3 (4.29%) Bugzilla
7 3 (4.29%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.29%) MyEclipse
7 3 (4.29%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (2.86%) CruiseControl
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Publishing
4 4 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Front Office
5 1 (1.43%) Back Office
5 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 32 (45.71%) Developer
2 11 (15.71%) SharePoint Developer
2 11 (15.71%) Analyst
2 11 (15.71%) Senior Developer
3 9 (12.86%) Applications Support
4 8 (11.43%) Siebel Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Consultant
6 5 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Senior SharePoint Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Siebel Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) SharePoint Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Build Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (41.43%) HTML
2 27 (38.57%) .NET
3 26 (37.14%) XML
4 23 (32.86%) CSS
5 22 (31.43%) jQuery
6 20 (28.57%) Web Services
7 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 13 (18.57%) Ajax
9 10 (14.29%) XSLT
10 7 (10.00%) Middleware
10 7 (10.00%) XHTML
10 7 (10.00%) SOAP
11 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (8.57%) CAML
11 6 (8.57%) WCF
11 6 (8.57%) WF
11 6 (8.57%) Silverlight
12 4 (5.71%) JPA
12 4 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (5.71%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) W3C
3 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.71%) Replication
5 3 (4.29%) SecurID
5 3 (4.29%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.86%) Open Source
6 2 (2.86%) NHS
6 2 (2.86%) e-Health
7 1 (1.43%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.43%) Equities
7 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.57%) Windows
2 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.43%) UNIX
4 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (10.00%) AIX
5 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.29%) Windows 2000
6 3 (4.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) Analytics
2 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.00%) Workflow
4 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
5 12 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (12.86%) MVC
6 9 (12.86%) EAI
6 9 (12.86%) UML
6 9 (12.86%) OO
7 8 (11.43%) Release Management
7 8 (11.43%) Migration
8 7 (10.00%) BPEL
8 7 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (8.57%) Change Control
9 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.57%) Document Management
10 5 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (7.14%) Change Management
10 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.14%) SQL
2 33 (47.14%) JavaScript
3 26 (37.14%) C#
4 15 (21.43%) Shell Script
5 14 (20.00%) VB
6 11 (15.71%) T-SQL
6 11 (15.71%) Bash Shell
7 10 (14.29%) VBScript
8 9 (12.86%) PowerShell
8 9 (12.86%) Java
9 7 (10.00%) Korn
9 7 (10.00%) C++
10 5 (7.14%) C
10 5 (7.14%) PL/SQL
11 4 (5.71%) XPath
12 3 (4.29%) Python
13 2 (2.86%) VBA
13 2 (2.86%) PHP
13 2 (2.86%) Ruby
14 1 (1.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Siebel Certification
2 7 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.14%) CCIE
4 5 (7.14%) CCNP
5 4 (5.71%) MCSA
5 4 (5.71%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.43%) Degree
7 1 (1.43%) CCSE
7 1 (1.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) QA
2 5 (7.14%) SLA
3 4 (5.71%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.86%) WCAG
4 2 (2.86%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (4.29%) UAG
4 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (15.71%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (10.00%) SCOM
3 5 (7.14%) MIMEsweeper
3 5 (7.14%) MOM
3 5 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (5.71%) Data Guard
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (5.71%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (2.86%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.43%) SCCM
6 1 (1.43%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 31 (44.29%) Oracle
3 11 (15.71%) Siebel
4 10 (14.29%) Cisco
5 6 (8.57%) CheckPoint
6 5 (7.14%) Websense
6 5 (7.14%) Symantec
7 4 (5.71%) SolarWinds
7 4 (5.71%) Open Text
8 3 (4.29%) Juniper
8 3 (4.29%) hybris
9 2 (2.86%) Nintex
9 2 (2.86%) F5
9 2 (2.86%) CA
9 2 (2.86%) Google
9 2 (2.86%) RedDot
10 1 (1.43%) Serena
10 1 (1.43%) Sybase
10 1 (1.43%) IPFX
10 1 (1.43%) Riverbed
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