The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 264 257 231
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -26
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 6 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.066% 0.075% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.47% 0.62% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 10
Median daily rate £388 £475 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +33.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £455 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £495 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1290 1133 1083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.11% 12.12% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 688 612
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 29
Median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £13.50 £36.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £58.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VSS/SourceSafe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 3 £400 -
Kent - 3 £375 -
Berkshire -7 2 £400 -20.00% 1
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
1 11 (61.11%) BGP
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (50.00%) LAN
2 9 (50.00%) WAN
2 9 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (38.89%) Migration
3 7 (38.89%) EIGRP
3 7 (38.89%) CCNP
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (33.33%) MPLS
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Subversion
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) WhatsUp Gold
5 5 (27.78%) SolarWinds
5 5 (27.78%) DMVPN
5 5 (27.78%) Palo Alto
6 4 (22.22%) High Availability
6 4 (22.22%) Multicast
6 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) BGP
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) LAN
2 9 (50.00%) WAN
3 7 (38.89%) EIGRP
4 6 (33.33%) MPLS
5 5 (27.78%) DMVPN
6 4 (22.22%) IPsec
6 4 (22.22%) IPv4
6 4 (22.22%) IPv6
6 4 (22.22%) Multicast
6 4 (22.22%) OSPF
6 4 (22.22%) VLAN
6 4 (22.22%) VPN
7 2 (11.11%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.11%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (27.78%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
1 4 (22.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) IT Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Developer
3 4 (22.22%) T-SQL Developer
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# WPF Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
4 3 (16.67%) WPF Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) DHTML
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) XML
3 3 (16.67%) ADO.NET
3 3 (16.67%) WinForms
3 3 (16.67%) WPF
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) High Availability
3 4 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) ETL
5 2 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
1 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
2 4 (22.22%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) VBScript
3 3 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) CCNP
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) GLP
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Palo Alto
2 5 (27.78%) SolarWinds
3 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Infragistics