Period
to 13 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Virtual Team in contract job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Team over the 6 months to 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Virtual Team (including Distributed Team, Remote Team, Dispersed Team)
London > Central London
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 195 212
Rank change year-on-year +68 +17 -14
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 20 85 78
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.78% 1.02% 0.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.17% 3.09% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 72 62
Median daily rate £400 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +10.00% +4.71%
10th Percentile £263 £390 £364
90th Percentile £575 £623 £744
London median daily rate £500 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £69.17
London median hourly rate £35.00 - £55.00

Virtual Team is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 921 2,747 3,616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 35.84% 32.95% 39.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 2,051 2,709
Median daily rate £516 £525 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.67% +1.45% -1.43%
10th Percentile £313 £330 £313
90th Percentile £701 £675 £713
London median daily rate £533 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +1.57% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 52 63
Median hourly rate £35.25 £20.92 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.54% +4.58% +6.95%
10th Percentile £13.38 £11.30 £13.50
90th Percentile £47.75 £56.40 £43.40
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year +42.86% +5.38% +5.92%

Virtual Team
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Virtual Team as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Team in Central London

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Virtual Team in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Virtual Team in Central London

Virtual Team
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Virtual Team in Central London over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Virtual Team in Central London

Virtual Team
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Virtual Team in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Virtual Team in Central London

Virtual Team
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Team within the Central London region over the 6 months to 13 August 2020. 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
City of London +77 16 £400 -15.79% 3
West End of London +11 2 £500 - 1
Virtual Team
London

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Team 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 Central London region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 6 (30.00%) Degree
1 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (25.00%) JIRA
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) QA
4 3 (15.00%) Banking
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) Legal
4 3 (15.00%) Perl
4 3 (15.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) Docker
4 3 (15.00%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team Management
4 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) SaltStack
5 2 (10.00%) Salt
5 2 (10.00%) IaaS
5 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (10.00%) User Stories
5 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Sprint Retrospective
5 2 (10.00%) Sprint Planning

Virtual Team
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 2 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Drupal
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (5.00%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
1 1 (5.00%) Social Studio
1 1 (5.00%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Azure
1 2 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Apigee
2 1 (5.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.00%) Charles Proxy
3 1 (5.00%) NUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Postman
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Private Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Functional Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing Executive
4 1 (5.00%) Product Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Project Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Security Officer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Applications Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Configuration Management Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.00%) BAPI
1 1 (5.00%) EDI
1 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (5.00%) Express
1 1 (5.00%) Node.js
1 1 (5.00%) SAP ALE
1 1 (5.00%) Swagger
1 1 (5.00%) WCF
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) PMI
3 1 (5.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
1 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) SDLC
4 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team Management
5 2 (10.00%) Backlog Prioritisation
5 2 (10.00%) Backlog Refinement
5 2 (10.00%) High Availability
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Sprint Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Sprint Retrospective
5 2 (10.00%) Sprint Review
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Perl
1 3 (15.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) CISA
2 1 (5.00%) CISM
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
1 2 (10.00%) Salt
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (10.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.00%) Avid
2 1 (5.00%) Juniper
2 1 (5.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Workday