The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 122 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.10% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.87% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £314 £310
% change year-on-year
+25.79% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £27.50
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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 Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
344 264 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.75% 10.79% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 131 137
Average daily rate £375 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £432 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £18.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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%) Remedy
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
1 3 (100.00%) CMDB
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (33.33%) HP

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Network Support
1 3 (100.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Remedy
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) HP