The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 130 92 132
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +40
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 18 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.54% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.44% 4.51% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £314 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £400
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 South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
405 266 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.17% 11.90% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 169 155
Average daily rate £375 £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 47
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -4 16 £450 -5.26% 5
Bristol - - - - 1
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England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 23 (85.19%) Subversion
2 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (77.78%) OO
3 20 (74.07%) Python
3 20 (74.07%) ClearCase
4 18 (66.67%) Release Management
4 18 (66.67%) DV Cleared
4 18 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 17 (62.96%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (55.56%) Perl
7 12 (44.44%) Java
7 12 (44.44%) Ant
7 12 (44.44%) Maven
7 12 (44.44%) Apache Ivy
8 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
9 9 (33.33%) PHP
9 9 (33.33%) C++
9 9 (33.33%) UNIX
9 9 (33.33%) Lua
10 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
10 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
11 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
11 6 (22.22%) Ruby
12 5 (18.52%) Linux
12 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
12 5 (18.52%) SQL
12 5 (18.52%) Sun
12 5 (18.52%) Sun Certification
13 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
13 4 (14.81%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (7.41%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) AMQP
2 2 (7.41%) TACACS
2 2 (7.41%) 802.11
2 2 (7.41%) MPLS
2 2 (7.41%) OSPF
2 2 (7.41%) BGP
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) ATM
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
2 2 (7.41%) SNMP
2 2 (7.41%) VPN
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) VLAN
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) DMVPN
3 1 (3.70%) Intranet
3 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.11%) Big Data
2 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) TKPROF
3 1 (3.70%) OLTP
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (85.19%) Subversion
2 20 (74.07%) ClearCase
3 12 (44.44%) Ant
3 12 (44.44%) Maven
3 12 (44.44%) Apache Ivy
4 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
5 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Java Developer
3 9 (33.33%) C++ Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.70%) GUI Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) jQuery
2 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 3 (11.11%) Spring
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) J2EE
2 3 (11.11%) Struts
3 2 (7.41%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.70%) JPA
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.70%) Ajax
4 1 (3.70%) XML Schema
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware
4 1 (3.70%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) UNIX
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (77.78%) OO
2 18 (66.67%) Release Management
3 17 (62.96%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.41%) QMS
6 2 (7.41%) Change Control
7 1 (3.70%) Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.70%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (3.70%) High Availability
7 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.70%) MVC
7 1 (3.70%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) Python
2 15 (55.56%) Perl
3 12 (44.44%) Java
4 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
5 9 (33.33%) PHP
5 9 (33.33%) C++
5 9 (33.33%) Lua
6 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
7 6 (22.22%) Ruby
8 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
8 5 (18.52%) SQL
9 3 (11.11%) C
10 2 (7.41%) C#
11 1 (3.70%) XPath
11 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 18 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) Sun Certification
3 2 (7.41%) CCNP
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) vSphere
1 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Nagios
2 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Sun
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Juniper
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
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