Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 142 101 193
Rank change year-on-year -41 +92 +2
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 27 16 39
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.73% 0.90% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.88% 2.57% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 35
10th Percentile £349 £238 £313
25th Percentile £463 £276 £401
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £365 £475
Median % change year-on-year +56.16% -23.16% -5.00%
75th Percentile £748 £509 £581
90th Percentile £775 £556 £660
Central London median daily rate £570 £365 £550
% change year-on-year +56.16% -33.64% +10.00%

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 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 1,439 622 1,842
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.77% 34.98% 30.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,045 416 1,407
10th Percentile £375 £306 £313
25th Percentile £489 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £688 £625 £625
90th Percentile £775 £713 £688
Central London median daily rate £600 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +14.24% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 33
10th Percentile £8.00 £17.70 £11.25
25th Percentile £16.00 £31.00 £12.76
Median hourly rate £32.40 £38.50 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year -15.84% +97.44% +0.65%
75th Percentile £42.50 £47.75 £23.75
90th Percentile £62.15 £54.75 £46.44
Central London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £20.67
% change year-on-year -24.00% +81.47% +4.63%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) Social Skills
4 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (18.52%) Virtual Team Management
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) Windows
5 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
6 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.81%) Degree
6 4 (14.81%) Azure
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (14.81%) Project Delivery
6 4 (14.81%) Coaching
7 3 (11.11%) Backlog Management
7 3 (11.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 3 (11.11%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (11.11%) Business Case
7 3 (11.11%) DevOps
7 3 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.11%) Analytics
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
7 3 (11.11%) SQL

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 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Azure
2 2 (7.41%) AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.70%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (3.70%) IaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Power BI
2 1 (3.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Artifactory
2 1 (3.70%) CMake
2 1 (3.70%) GCC
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
2 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Social Skills
3 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (11.11%) Banking
4 3 (11.11%) Marketing
4 3 (11.11%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (7.41%) Law
5 2 (7.41%) Legal
6 1 (3.70%) Front Office
6 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 1 (3.70%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (3.70%) Public Sector
6 1 (3.70%) Retail
6 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) Developer
2 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Development Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (7.41%) PMO Lead
3 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Scrum Master
3 2 (7.41%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
3 2 (7.41%) Video On Demand Developer
4 1 (3.70%) iOS Developer
4 1 (3.70%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Strategy Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) React
1 2 (7.41%) Redux
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.70%) iOS SDK
2 1 (3.70%) JSON
2 1 (3.70%) OAuth
2 1 (3.70%) SAML
2 1 (3.70%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (7.41%) PMI
2 2 (7.41%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.70%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 2 (7.41%) Android
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
3 5 (18.52%) Scrum
3 5 (18.52%) Virtual Team Management
4 4 (14.81%) Coaching
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) Project Delivery
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Analytics
5 3 (11.11%) Backlog Management
5 3 (11.11%) Business Case
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) C
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) Scala
3 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
1 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.41%) PMP
3 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CCENT
3 1 (3.70%) CISM
3 1 (3.70%) CISSP
3 1 (3.70%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.70%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) PMO
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) BitLocker
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) XenApp
2 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) CASB
1 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Cadence
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix
2 1 (3.70%) Pega
2 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.70%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.70%) VMware