The first table below looks at the demand for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 70 69 77
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 0.13% 0.092%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.34% 0.97% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £356
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.73 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -28.17%
Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
128 103 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.92% 13.34% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 37 22
Average daily rate £313 £383 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +36.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £201 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
VSS/SourceSafe
Berkshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Reading

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 6 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) WMI
4 1 (11.11%) SCCM
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Clustering

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Escalation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) VB.NET
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) WMI
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix
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