The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 21 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.56% 0.45% -
As % of the Development Applications category 20.83% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£281 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.53% -
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Development Applications Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
24 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.31% 5.80% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 3
Average daily rate £281 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £310 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £436 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +93.18%
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 Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) Korn
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) AIX
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) SLA

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 5 (100.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) Korn
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft