The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - 33 -
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 1.88% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 9.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £320 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.45% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £42.50
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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 Somerset region.

Development Applications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
60 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 16.44% 19.72% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 10
Average daily rate £325 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £285 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £360 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) QMS
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) QMS
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft