Period
to 9 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Virtual Team in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Team over the 6 months to 9 December 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 - 54
Rank change year-on-year - +54 +8
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 9 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.31% - 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.33% - 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 9
Lancashire median daily rate £475 - £375
10th Percentile £373 - £325
90th Percentile £532 - £400
North West median daily rate £420 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.67% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.50 - -
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 Lancashire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 208 163 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 30.19% 35.43% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 123 167
Lancashire median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% -6.43%
10th Percentile £228 £188 £148
90th Percentile £650 £615 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 20
Lancashire median hourly rate £39.88 £38.75 £28.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.92% +37.51% -29.55%
10th Percentile £13.59 £16.97 £11.26
90th Percentile £47.25 £46.33 £45.63
North West median hourly rate £23.25 £21.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +10.69% +31.25% -8.57%

Virtual Team
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Team in Lancashire

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Team in Lancashire

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Team in Lancashire over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Team in Lancashire

Virtual Team
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Team in Lancashire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Team in Lancashire

Virtual Team
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
Blackpool - 5 £450 -
Preston - 2 £518 -
Chorley - 1 £421 -
Virtual Team
North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 5 (55.56%) Portfolio Management
1 5 (55.56%) Decision-Making
2 4 (44.44%) Time Management
3 3 (33.33%) P3O
3 3 (33.33%) User Experience
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) IT Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) SFIA
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (11.11%) Unix

Virtual Team
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DMZ
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Portfolio Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Portfolio Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Decision-Making
1 5 (55.56%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (44.44%) Time Management
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) IT Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) SFIA
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) IFS