Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 54 57
Rank change year-on-year -17 +3 +6
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 6 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.81% 0.23% 1.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.05% 0.65% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
Lancashire median daily rate £465 £563 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.33% +50.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £359 £544 £325
90th Percentile £485 £581 £400
North West median daily rate £400 £363 £363
% change year-on-year +10.34% - -14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £46.15 - -
North West median hourly rate £43.08 - -

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 197 153 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 26.69% 34.54% 38.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 115 162
Lancashire median daily rate £438 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% +12.00%
10th Percentile £228 £182 £172
90th Percentile £703 £625 £575
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 25
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.41% +0.65% -3.13%
10th Percentile £23.58 £24.80 £11.33
90th Percentile £46.89 £54.85 £51.50
North West median hourly rate £25.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +21.44% +20.00% -7.89%

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 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
Blackpool +7 4 £406 -27.78%
Preston - 1 £465 -
Virtual Team
North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 5 (83.33%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Decision-Making
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Time Management
3 3 (50.00%) Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
5 1 (16.67%) PMO
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) P3O
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) SFIA

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 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
General
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Portfolio Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (66.67%) Decision-Making
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Time Management
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Case Management
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) SFIA
5 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
5 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) P3O
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IFS