Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 14 August 2018 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)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 - 56
Rank change year-on-year - +56 -
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.45% - 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.39% - 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Merseyside median daily rate £390 - £400
North West median daily rate £395 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -21.00% +25.00% -4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Merseyside with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 59 142 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 13.29% 22.22% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 99 36
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £398 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +22.31% -
10th Percentile £311 £275 £263
90th Percentile £520 £488 £419
North West median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -7.41% -2.41% +10.67%

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Merseyside

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Merseyside

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Merseyside

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. 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
Birkenhead - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £390 -
VSS/SourceSafe
North West

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) Wyse
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Draytek
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) VDSL2
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ISE

VSS/SourceSafe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VDSL2
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) Draytek
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Wyse