The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank - 36 36
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire - 1.10% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category - 5.66% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £330 £395
% change year-on-year +5.30% -16.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00

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

Contract Development Application Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 42 53 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 14.84% 19.41% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 24
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -45.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire citing VSS/SourceSafe as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Leicestershire

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Leicestershire

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Leicestershire