The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £450 £314
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +43.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -
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 North East region.

Development Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
143 65 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.39% 10.59% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 40 30
Average daily rate £420 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.89% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in the North East

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) CCSP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCSP
3 1 (33.33%) CCVP
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds