The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
England / North East
Rank - 73 -
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.11% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £263 -
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 the North East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 201 133 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 27.35% 15.27% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 87 61
Median daily rate £385 £338 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.07% -2.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in the North East

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in the North East

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 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 North East region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (100.00%) arcserve
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SAP HANA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) PureDisk
1 1 (100.00%) Simpana
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) arcserve
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas