Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 18 November 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.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 366 378 367
Rank change year-on-year +12 -11 +4
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 5 7 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.030% 0.042% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.28% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 17
South East median daily rate £325 - £345
10th Percentile £313 - £313
90th Percentile £468 - £625
England median daily rate £535 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +42.67% -6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £49.19 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +118.62% -10.94%

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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2985 2537 2611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.88% 15.16% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1820 1550 1596
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £310 £293 £263
90th Percentile £570 £525 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 78 67
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26.00 £32.50 £25.95
90th Percentile £52.50 £59.31 £50.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for VSS/SourceSafe in the South East

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

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

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VSS/SourceSafe in the South East

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

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

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Surrey - 3 £325 -
Berkshire +9 1 £500 - 1
Thames Valley -9 1 £500 - 1
Kent -12 1 - -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 South East region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CCDP
1 2 (40.00%) OSPF
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (20.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (20.00%) SendGrid
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Orchard
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore

VSS/SourceSafe
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) OSPF
1 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (20.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCDP
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Anite
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Orchard
2 1 (20.00%) SendGrid
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore