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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 388 388 365
Rank change year-on-year
0 -23
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 23 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.098% 0.077% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.70% 0.56% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 21
Average daily rate
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£355 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £305 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £404 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.40% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
3303 3195 2894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.13% 13.74% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2372 2300 2110
Average daily rate £433 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% -2.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £30.00 £32.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £48.25 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.80%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
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Docklands, London - 1 - -
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VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
2 18 (48.65%) SQL
2 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 16 (43.24%) .NET
4 14 (37.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (35.14%) Subversion
6 12 (32.43%) HTML
7 11 (29.73%) XML
7 11 (29.73%) SDLC
8 10 (27.03%) Windows
8 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (24.32%) Finance
9 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
9 9 (24.32%) Oracle
10 8 (21.62%) Java
10 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (18.92%) jQuery
11 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
11 7 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (18.92%) PL/SQL
11 7 (18.92%) XSLT
11 7 (18.92%) ITIL
11 7 (18.92%) Data Modelling
11 7 (18.92%) Project Management
11 7 (18.92%) Change Management
12 6 (16.22%) Cisco
12 6 (16.22%) OSPF
12 6 (16.22%) BGP

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 6 (16.22%) IIS
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (5.41%) JBoss
4 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) OSPF
1 6 (16.22%) BGP
2 5 (13.51%) WAN
2 5 (13.51%) VPN
2 5 (13.51%) IPsec
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (13.51%) Multicast
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (10.81%) SSL
4 3 (8.11%) Internet
4 3 (8.11%) EIGRP
4 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.11%) LDAP
4 3 (8.11%) LAN
4 3 (8.11%) MPLS
4 3 (8.11%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (8.11%) HSRP
5 2 (5.41%) FCoE
5 2 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.41%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
4 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (8.11%) MarkLogic
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (8.11%) DTS
6 3 (8.11%) OLTP
6 3 (8.11%) TKPROF
7 2 (5.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (35.14%) Subversion
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (8.11%) Mercurial
5 2 (5.41%) Maven
5 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.41%) Xcode
5 2 (5.41%) Ant
5 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.41%) Gradle
5 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.41%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (16.22%) DBA
4 4 (10.81%) UI Developer
4 4 (10.81%) UI Programmer
5 3 (8.11%) CRM Architect
5 3 (8.11%) SQL DBA
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) .NET
2 12 (32.43%) HTML
3 11 (29.73%) XML
4 7 (18.92%) jQuery
4 7 (18.92%) XSLT
5 6 (16.22%) CSS
5 6 (16.22%) HTML5
6 4 (10.81%) CSS3
6 4 (10.81%) SOAP
6 4 (10.81%) Web Services
6 4 (10.81%) XML Schema
6 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
7 3 (8.11%) XSD
7 3 (8.11%) JPA
7 3 (8.11%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (8.11%) RESTful
7 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (8.11%) Middleware
7 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
7 3 (8.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Replication
3 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.11%) W3C
4 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) e-Health
5 1 (2.70%) PKI
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (10.81%) UNIX
4 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.41%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.41%) Android
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) SDLC
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (18.92%) ITIL
3 7 (18.92%) Data Modelling
3 7 (18.92%) Project Management
3 7 (18.92%) Change Management
4 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.81%) DevOps
5 4 (10.81%) Logistics
5 4 (10.81%) Release Management
5 4 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (8.11%) Analytics
6 3 (8.11%) Database Security
6 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.62%) Java
4 7 (18.92%) PL/SQL
5 6 (16.22%) C#
5 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
6 5 (13.51%) C++
6 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
7 4 (10.81%) XPath
7 4 (10.81%) XQuery
8 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
8 3 (8.11%) C
9 2 (5.41%) Perl
9 2 (5.41%) Lisp
10 1 (2.70%) R
10 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) CCNP
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Sun Certification
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) CCIE
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) Siebel Certification
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (8.11%) Data Guard
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Flashback
2 2 (5.41%) Iperf
2 2 (5.41%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.70%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.70%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco
4 4 (10.81%) Sun
4 4 (10.81%) MKS
5 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.11%) Brocade
5 3 (8.11%) Fortinet
5 3 (8.11%) Juniper
6 2 (5.41%) Hitachi
6 2 (5.41%) Riverbed
6 2 (5.41%) F5
7 1 (2.70%) VMware
7 1 (2.70%) Foundry
7 1 (2.70%) CA
7 1 (2.70%) Dell
7 1 (2.70%) Siebel
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