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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 255 254 246
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 5 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.060% 0.20% 0.075%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 1.62% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 3
Median daily rate - £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £345 £405
% change year-on-year
+12.31% -14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 £25.27
% change year-on-year
- -10.94%
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
1314 1234 1034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.78% 12.48% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 761 618
Median daily rate £413 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £485 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 33 22
Median hourly rate £41.00 £39.37 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.14% +12.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £26.09 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £40.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 30 September 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
Kent - 3 - -
Berkshire +3 1 - -
Hampshire +2 1 - - 1
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) WinForms
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) WPF
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Infragistics
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) DHTML
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) VBScript
3 3 (37.50%) VB
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (25.00%) MOF
4 2 (25.00%) Dell Compellent
4 2 (25.00%) NetVault Backup

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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) BGP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) DMVPN
2 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
2 1 (12.50%) HSRP
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) NX-OS
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) ProC
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (37.50%) DHTML
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) WinForms
1 3 (37.50%) WPF
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) MOF
2 2 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
1 3 (37.50%) VB
1 3 (37.50%) VBScript
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) NetVault Backup
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Infragistics
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) CommVault
3 2 (25.00%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (25.00%) EqualLogic
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto