Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 78 66
Rank change year-on-year +18 -12 -15
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 3 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.45% 0.44% 1.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.54% 2.12% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 15
Gloucestershire median daily rate £195 £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.09% -38.89% -
10th Percentile £193 £230 £375
90th Percentile £198 £395 £500
South West median daily rate £350 £315 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% -30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £44.50 - -

VSS/SourceSafe is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 118 189 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 17.80% 20.59% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 103 128
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £278 £276 £316
90th Percentile £488 £575 £516
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 18
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -1.16% +7.50%
10th Percentile £40.13 £26.25 £35.53
90th Percentile £60.00 £44.38 £44.50
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £42.25 £41.25
% change year-on-year -2.60% +2.42% +13.32%

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing VSS/SourceSafe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Gloucestershire

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Gloucestershire

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -5 2 - -
Cheltenham +10 1 £195 -
VSS/SourceSafe
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) SAS
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) MicroStrategy
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Teradata
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC

VSS/SourceSafe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (66.67%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
1 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) HSRP
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) MicroStrategy
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Teradata
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) F5