The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 29 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.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 134 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 -  
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.094% 0.21% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £265 £364 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.19% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £347 £395
% change year-on-year +0.14% -12.15%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 446 473 368
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 21.01% 16.45% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 346 242
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Yorkshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Yorkshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +12 1 £265 -27.19%
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WLAN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) TACACS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) Process Management
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL

VSS/SourceSafe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
1 3 (75.00%) WLAN
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) TACACS
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Redis
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Avro
1 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) Dojo
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
1 1 (25.00%) OAuth
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) SAML
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Complex Event Processing
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) MVVM
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) OOP
1 1 (25.00%) Process Management
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Infoblox
3 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (25.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO