Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 84 89
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 +10
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.34% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 0.85% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Cheshire median daily rate - £410 -
North West median daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% -19.44%
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 278 355 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 23.50% 28.26% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 256 301
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% -10.59%
10th Percentile £205 £209 £173
90th Percentile £525 £575 £660
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 18
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.25 £27.00 £19.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.70% +37.46% +13.34%
10th Percentile £13.45 £18.41 £11.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £45.38 £48.63
North West median hourly rate £23.34 £21.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +11.14% +31.25% -8.57%

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 23 January 2019. 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 - 3 - -
Virtual Team
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 2 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Wealth Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins

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 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) CA Release Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Communications Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Environment Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum Master
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 2 (50.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Sybase