Period
to 24 June 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Virtual Team in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Team over the 6 months to 24 June 2021 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 134 125 201
Rank change year-on-year -9 +76 -3
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 26 16 37
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.85% 0.58% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 1.83% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 30
10th Percentile £414 £396 £305
25th Percentile £464 £403 £390
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £528 £525 £473
Median % change year-on-year +0.48% +11.11% -5.50%
75th Percentile £624 £566 £534
90th Percentile £701 £605 £678
Central London median daily rate £528 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +5.50% -9.09% +10.50%

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,172 876 2,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.18% 31.79% 31.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 628 1,473
10th Percentile £375 £306 £350
25th Percentile £463 £413 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £585 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +11.33% - -
75th Percentile £680 £625 £625
90th Percentile £738 £688 £688
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 41
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.16 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate £23.25 £32.25 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -27.91% +57.32% -4.09%
75th Percentile £37.38 £39.25 £37.50
90th Percentile £42.33 £52.30 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £32.88 £20.50
% change year-on-year -39.16% +60.37% -3.53%

Virtual Team
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Team in the City of London

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Virtual Team in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Virtual Team in the City of London

Virtual Team
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Virtual Team in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Virtual Team in the City of London

Virtual Team
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Virtual Team in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Virtual Team in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Social Skills
3 7 (26.92%) Finance
4 6 (23.08%) QA
5 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (15.38%) Project Delivery
6 4 (15.38%) Virtual Team Management
6 4 (15.38%) PMO
6 4 (15.38%) Azure
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 4 (15.38%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.54%) Banking
7 3 (11.54%) JIRA
7 3 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (11.54%) Change Management
7 3 (11.54%) Firewall
7 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (11.54%) SAP
7 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
7 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
7 3 (11.54%) Analytics

Virtual Team
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (3.85%) Confluence
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Power Platform
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (3.85%) AWS
4 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.85%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (3.85%) IaaS
4 1 (3.85%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) MPLS
3 1 (3.85%) SD-WAN
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Big Data
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (7.69%) Power BI
1 2 (7.69%) SAP HANA
1 2 (7.69%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) GCC
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
2 1 (3.85%) Robot Framework
2 1 (3.85%) Storybook
General
1 8 (30.77%) Social Skills
2 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Law
4 2 (7.69%) Legal
4 2 (7.69%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (7.69%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.85%) Billing
5 1 (3.85%) Front Office
5 1 (3.85%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Developer
3 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Data Architect
3 2 (7.69%) QA Leader
3 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
4 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Network Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Project Office Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Security Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) React
1 3 (11.54%) Redux
2 2 (7.69%) Enzyme
2 2 (7.69%) Express
2 2 (7.69%) Jest
2 2 (7.69%) MobX
2 2 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.85%) iOS SDK
3 1 (3.85%) JSON
3 1 (3.85%) OAuth
3 1 (3.85%) SAML
3 1 (3.85%) UIKit
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (7.69%) Derivative
3 1 (3.85%) Equities
3 1 (3.85%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.85%) PMI
3 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
2 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
3 2 (7.69%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
3 4 (15.38%) Project Delivery
3 4 (15.38%) Virtual Team Management
4 3 (11.54%) Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Change Management
4 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps
4 3 (11.54%) SDLC
4 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
4 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
4 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.69%) Coaching
5 2 (7.69%) Conceptual Models
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (7.69%) Master Data Management
5 2 (7.69%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) TypeScript
3 2 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.85%) CCENT
2 1 (3.85%) CISM
2 1 (3.85%) CISSP
2 1 (3.85%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
2 4 (15.38%) PMO
3 2 (7.69%) SLA
4 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) BitLocker
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) XenApp
2 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) CASB
2 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) Apple
3 2 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) VMware