The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.84% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 13.51% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -43.07%
VSS/SourceSafe
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
37 39 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.60% 10.18% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 9
Median daily rate £320 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £158 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Liverpool - 5 £400 -
VSS/SourceSafe
North West

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCIE
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Brocade
1 5 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (100.00%) FWSM
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (100.00%) NX-OS
2 3 (60.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) FlexPod
3 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) DMZ

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (100.00%) FWSM
1 5 (100.00%) NX-OS
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) DMZ
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) FlexPod
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCIE
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Brocade
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) HP