Period
to 20 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Virtual Team in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Team over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 68 106
Rank change year-on-year -7 +38 +3
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 21 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.62% 1.84% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.16% 6.02% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00% -26.32%
10th Percentile £407 £288 £278
90th Percentile £464 £362 £388
North West median daily rate £408 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +16.43% -6.67% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 341 382 544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 26.23% 30.54% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 249 368
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £385 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -6.67% +3.13%
10th Percentile £273 £239 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 13
Cheshire median hourly rate £25.00 £21.84 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.47% +4.00% +24.70%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £67.50 £65.00 £31.70
North West median hourly rate £23.15 £20.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +12.93% +28.13% -4.95%

Virtual Team
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Virtual Team as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Team in Cheshire

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Virtual Team in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Team in Cheshire

Virtual Team
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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
Knutsford - 6 - - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £420 -
Virtual Team
North West

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 17 (80.95%) Risk Management
1 17 (80.95%) Finance
2 13 (61.90%) Information Security
3 12 (57.14%) Project Planning
3 12 (57.14%) CISM
3 12 (57.14%) CISSP
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) Virtual Team Management
5 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
6 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (19.05%) Legal
7 4 (19.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (19.05%) Balanced Scorecard
7 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
7 4 (19.05%) IT Governance
7 4 (19.05%) COBIT
7 4 (19.05%) COSO
7 4 (19.05%) Scorecard
8 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 3 (14.29%) Wealth Management
8 3 (14.29%) Banking
8 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
8 3 (14.29%) Law
9 2 (9.52%) Windows
9 2 (9.52%) JIRA
9 2 (9.52%) Security Monitoring
9 2 (9.52%) Decision-Making
9 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (4.76%) CA Release Automation
10 1 (4.76%) Dynamics 365

Virtual Team
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (4.76%) Confluence
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) CA Release Automation
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (80.95%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Legal
3 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Law
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Architect
1 11 (52.38%) Security Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Consultant
2 6 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Network Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Environment Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Lead Security Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum Master
4 1 (4.76%) Software Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Risk Management
2 13 (61.90%) Information Security
3 12 (57.14%) Project Planning
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) Virtual Team Management
5 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
6 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (19.05%) Balanced Scorecard
7 4 (19.05%) IT Governance
7 4 (19.05%) Scorecard
8 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 3 (14.29%) Wealth Management
9 2 (9.52%) Decision-Making
9 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (9.52%) Security Monitoring
10 1 (4.76%) Accounts Payable
10 1 (4.76%) Accounts Receivable
10 1 (4.76%) Coaching
10 1 (4.76%) Data Loss Prevention
10 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) PHP
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) CISM
1 12 (57.14%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) CEH
2 1 (4.76%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (4.76%) GSEC
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) COBIT
1 4 (19.05%) COSO
1 4 (19.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
1 1 (4.76%) IBM
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
1 1 (4.76%) SAP
1 1 (4.76%) Sybase