The first table below looks at the demand for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 South East 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 232 223 224
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 18 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.62% 1.45% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 15
Average daily rate £314 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £356
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.73 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -28.17%
Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1108 964 1089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.44% 11.52% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 526 550
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 51 62
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £15.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
VSS/SourceSafe
England

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -7 8 £314 -26.11% 3
West Sussex - 5 £425 - 2
Hampshire +3 3 £300 -4.76%
Surrey -9 1 £450 - 2
Buckinghamshire -18 1 £300 -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 15 (41.67%) .NET
1 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
3 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 12 (33.33%) Windows
4 11 (30.56%) Visual Studio
5 10 (27.78%) SQL
5 10 (27.78%) MS Office
5 10 (27.78%) Subversion
5 10 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (25.00%) Oracle
7 8 (22.22%) VB.NET
7 8 (22.22%) HTML
7 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
8 7 (19.44%) Cisco
9 6 (16.67%) VMware
9 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (16.67%) Ajax
9 6 (16.67%) Release Management
9 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 6 (16.67%) LAN
9 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 6 (16.67%) C#
9 6 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
10 5 (13.89%) Web Services
10 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
10 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) MS Office
2 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.78%) Intranet
3 1 (2.78%) OSPF
3 1 (2.78%) BGP
3 1 (2.78%) DHCP
3 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.78%) DTS
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Visual Studio
2 10 (27.78%) Subversion
2 10 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.78%) InstallShield
4 1 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.78%) MorphX
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.78%) Publishing
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Escalation Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Support
6 1 (2.78%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) .NET
2 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (22.22%) HTML
4 6 (16.67%) Ajax
5 5 (13.89%) Web Services
6 4 (11.11%) XML
7 3 (8.33%) JSP
7 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 3 (8.33%) Spring
7 3 (8.33%) Java EE
8 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.56%) jQuery
8 2 (5.56%) J2EE
8 2 (5.56%) CSS
8 2 (5.56%) Servlets
8 2 (5.56%) Struts
9 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Clustering
1 1 (2.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 3 (8.33%) Linux
4 3 (8.33%) Windows NT
4 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
2 6 (16.67%) Release Management
3 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 4 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 4 (11.11%) Validation
3 4 (11.11%) OO
3 4 (11.11%) Project Management
3 4 (11.11%) QMS
3 4 (11.11%) Change Control
4 3 (8.33%) MVC
5 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.56%) Workflow
5 2 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Automation Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.78%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.78%) OOP
6 1 (2.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) VB.NET
2 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 6 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.78%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) VB6
6 1 (2.78%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) Terminal Services
2 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) WMI
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco
4 6 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
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