The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 616 581 587
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +6
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 45 82 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.14% 0.093%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.51% 1.07% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 63 30
Median daily rate £320 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £309 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £388 £310
% change year-on-year
-18.70% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £27.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -16.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8742 7657 7008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.24% 13.41% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5985 5058 4494
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 129 153
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.95 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.30 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
England -18 44 £320 -20.00% 6
South West +8 18 £315 -21.25%
Wiltshire - 15 £315 -
London -22 12 £625 +47.05% 1
Swindon - 9 £315 -
Malmesbury - 6 - -
South East +12 5 - - 2
North West +2 5 £400 -8.57%
City of London +46 4 £500 +5.26%
Liverpool - 4 £400 -
Merseyside - 4 £400 -
West Midlands -27 3 £400 +3.22%
Cheltenham -3 2 £325 -18.75%
Gloucestershire -14 2 £325 -18.75%
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
Malvern - 2 £350 -
Berkshire - 2 - - 2
Kent - 2 - -
East of England +13 1 - -
Hertfordshire +10 1 - -
Scotland +2 1 - -
Hampshire -1 1 - -
Farnborough -3 1 - -
Birmingham -15 1 £450 +28.57%
Devon - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 45 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (34.17%) Microsoft
2 41 (34.17%) .NET
2 41 (34.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (32.50%) SQL Server
4 37 (30.83%) Cisco
5 36 (30.00%) SQL
6 30 (25.00%) Subversion
7 29 (24.17%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (20.83%) JIRA
9 24 (20.00%) Firewall
10 23 (19.17%) Oracle
10 23 (19.17%) Finance
10 23 (19.17%) Waterfall
11 22 (18.33%) ASP.NET
11 22 (18.33%) ITIL
11 22 (18.33%) OSPF
11 22 (18.33%) BGP
12 21 (17.50%) LAN
12 21 (17.50%) Visual Studio
13 20 (16.67%) Web Services
13 20 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (15.83%) Security Cleared
14 19 (15.83%) Java
14 19 (15.83%) UML
15 18 (15.00%) ISO 9001
15 18 (15.00%) Perl
15 18 (15.00%) HTML
15 18 (15.00%) TickIT
15 18 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills 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 11 (9.17%) IIS
1 11 (9.17%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.83%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.50%) Confluence
3 3 (2.50%) JBoss
4 2 (1.67%) SAS
5 1 (0.83%) Apache
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (10.83%) MS Office
2 7 (5.83%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.00%) Firewall
2 22 (18.33%) BGP
2 22 (18.33%) OSPF
3 21 (17.50%) LAN
4 20 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (14.17%) VLAN
7 16 (13.33%) VPN
8 14 (11.67%) HSRP
9 13 (10.83%) WAN
10 12 (10.00%) NX-OS
11 11 (9.17%) SSL
12 9 (7.50%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (7.50%) HTTP
12 9 (7.50%) Wireless
13 8 (6.67%) MPLS
13 8 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
14 7 (5.83%) Cisco Wireless
14 7 (5.83%) WLAN
15 6 (5.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (10.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.33%) MS Access
7 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.67%) Big Data
9 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.67%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.83%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 41 (34.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (25.00%) Subversion
3 25 (20.83%) JIRA
4 21 (17.50%) Visual Studio
5 11 (9.17%) ClearCase
6 10 (8.33%) Ant
6 10 (8.33%) Maven
7 7 (5.83%) Git (software)
8 6 (5.00%) Apache Ivy
8 6 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (4.17%) CruiseControl
10 4 (3.33%) Hudson
10 4 (3.33%) Jenkins
10 4 (3.33%) TeamCity
11 3 (2.50%) FinalBuilder
12 2 (1.67%) TortoiseSVN
13 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.83%) MSBuild
13 1 (0.83%) NUnit
13 1 (0.83%) Selenium
General
1 23 (19.17%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Retail
3 7 (5.83%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.33%) Military
6 3 (2.50%) Back Office
6 3 (2.50%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.67%) French Language
8 1 (0.83%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.83%) Electronics
8 1 (0.83%) Legal
8 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (41.67%) Developer
2 27 (22.50%) Network Engineer
3 20 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 17 (14.17%) Analyst
4 17 (14.17%) Configuration Engineer
4 17 (14.17%) Release and Configuration Engineer
4 17 (14.17%) Release Engineer
5 15 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 9 (7.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (7.50%) VB.NET Developer
7 8 (6.67%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.83%) Analyst Developer
8 7 (5.83%) Middleware Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) Middleware Developer
8 7 (5.83%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (5.83%) WebSphere Developer
9 6 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.00%) T-SQL Developer
9 6 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (34.17%) .NET
2 22 (18.33%) ASP.NET
3 20 (16.67%) Web Services
4 18 (15.00%) HTML
5 14 (11.67%) XML
6 10 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (8.33%) jQuery
6 10 (8.33%) JSON
7 9 (7.50%) RESTful
8 8 (6.67%) Middleware
9 7 (5.83%) IBM Integration Bus
9 7 (5.83%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (5.83%) XSLT
10 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (5.00%) CSS
10 6 (5.00%) WinForms
11 5 (4.17%) 802.1X
11 5 (4.17%) WPF
12 4 (3.33%) .NET Framework
12 4 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.83%) Equities
2 7 (5.83%) Fixed Income
3 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.50%) Derivative
3 3 (2.50%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.50%) Replication
4 2 (1.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.67%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.83%) Ergonomics
5 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.83%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.83%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.67%) Unix
2 6 (5.00%) Linux
2 6 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.17%) Waterfall
3 22 (18.33%) ITIL
4 19 (15.83%) UML
5 18 (15.00%) V-Model
6 14 (11.67%) Release Management
7 12 (10.00%) MVC
8 11 (9.17%) Migration
9 10 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 10 (8.33%) OO
10 9 (7.50%) ETL
11 8 (6.67%) Data Modelling
11 8 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (5.83%) Asset Management
12 7 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (5.83%) DevOps
12 7 (5.83%) High Availability
12 7 (5.83%) System Testing
13 5 (4.17%) Scrum
13 5 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 36 (30.00%) SQL
2 19 (15.83%) Java
3 18 (15.00%) Perl
4 16 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 15 (12.50%) C#
5 15 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 12 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 12 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 10 (8.33%) Python
7 10 (8.33%) VB
8 6 (5.00%) Lua
8 6 (5.00%) PHP
8 6 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.17%) C++
9 5 (4.17%) Ruby
9 5 (4.17%) VB6
9 5 (4.17%) VBScript
10 4 (3.33%) VC++
11 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (24.17%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (15.83%) Security Cleared
3 17 (14.17%) CCNP
4 12 (10.00%) CCNA
5 10 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.67%) CCIE
6 8 (6.67%) DV Cleared
7 6 (5.00%) Degree
8 5 (4.17%) JNCIP
9 3 (2.50%) Sun Certification
10 2 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.83%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.00%) ISO 9001
1 18 (15.00%) TickIT
2 7 (5.83%) QA
3 5 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.67%) GLP
5 1 (0.83%) Basel III
5 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) Firmware
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (4.17%) FortiGate
1 5 (4.17%) Nagios
2 4 (3.33%) logstash
2 4 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.33%) Puppet
3 2 (1.67%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.83%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 41 (34.17%) Microsoft
2 37 (30.83%) Cisco
3 23 (19.17%) Oracle
4 10 (8.33%) Juniper
5 8 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 7 (5.83%) Serena
7 6 (5.00%) Infoblox
7 6 (5.00%) SolarWinds
8 5 (4.17%) Brocade
9 4 (3.33%) CA
9 4 (3.33%) F5
9 4 (3.33%) HP
9 4 (3.33%) IBM
9 4 (3.33%) ServiceNow
9 4 (3.33%) Splunk
9 4 (3.33%) TIBCO
9 4 (3.33%) VMware
10 3 (2.50%) Infragistics
10 3 (2.50%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.50%) Sun
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