The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 89 - 97
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.077% - 0.061%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% - 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £265 - £340
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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 232 235 198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 17.75% 13.10% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 161 137
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Manchester

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Manchester

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed