Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 - 55
Rank change year-on-year - +55 -
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.22% - 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.96% - 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Merseyside median daily rate £410 - £400
North West median daily rate £418 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -16.50% +25.00% -3.03%
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 51 137 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 11.23% 26.00% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 101 50
Merseyside median daily rate £411 £398 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.46% +11.19% +2.14%
10th Percentile £309 £250 £261
90th Percentile £500 £488 £478
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £36.50
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +3.13% +6.67%

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) DMZ
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) WAAS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FWSM
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAAS
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Meraki
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) VMware