Period
to 21 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Virtual Team in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Team over the 6 months to 21 September 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)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 152 215
Rank change year-on-year -23 +63 -21
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 43 50 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.72% 0.86% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.44% 2.74% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 7
North West median daily rate £408 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.43% -6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £263 £264 £263
90th Percentile £530 £593 £475
England median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
North West median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year +3.70% +11.57% -17.51%

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 North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,762 1,823 2,441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.70% 31.27% 33.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,017 1,094 1,510
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £225 £250
90th Percentile £575 £557 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 95 106
North West median hourly rate £23.15 £21.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.24% +31.25% -4.99%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £52.83 £55.00 £47.20
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +11.11%

Virtual Team
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Virtual Team as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Team in the North West

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Team in the North West

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Team in the North West over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Team in the North West

Virtual Team
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Team in the North West

Virtual Team
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Team in the North West over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Virtual Team in the North West

Virtual Team
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Cheshire -7 21 £420 +33.33% 2
Manchester -22 10 £375 +7.14% 5
Lancashire - 9 £423 - 1
Merseyside +10 1 £275 -
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 North West region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 25 (58.14%) Finance
2 19 (44.19%) Risk Management
3 17 (39.53%) Virtual Team Management
4 15 (34.88%) Project Planning
5 14 (32.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (32.56%) Information Security
6 13 (30.23%) CISSP
6 13 (30.23%) CISM
6 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (18.60%) Waterfall
7 8 (18.60%) Project Management
8 6 (13.95%) Windows
8 6 (13.95%) Legal
8 6 (13.95%) Banking
9 5 (11.63%) IT Governance
9 5 (11.63%) Firewall
9 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
9 5 (11.63%) Change Management
9 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
9 5 (11.63%) Unix
9 5 (11.63%) Decision-Making
10 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 4 (9.30%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (9.30%) Scorecard
10 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (9.30%) ITIL
10 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Project
10 4 (9.30%) DMZ
10 4 (9.30%) LDAP
10 4 (9.30%) Active Directory

Virtual Team
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (2.33%) Confluence
1 1 (2.33%) IIS
1 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Firewall
2 4 (9.30%) DMZ
3 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.33%) Big Data
1 1 (2.33%) GIS
1 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.33%) HBase
1 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) CA Release Automation
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (58.14%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
2 6 (13.95%) Legal
3 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Law
3 3 (6.98%) Local Government
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Architect
2 12 (27.91%) Security Architect
3 8 (18.60%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.95%) Consultant
4 6 (13.95%) Security Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Development Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Data Scientist
6 2 (4.65%) Digital Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Portfolio Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Security Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Security Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) LDAP
2 1 (2.33%) Kafka
2 1 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) FMCG
4 1 (2.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Risk Management
2 17 (39.53%) Virtual Team Management
3 15 (34.88%) Project Planning
4 14 (32.56%) Information Security
4 14 (32.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (18.60%) Project Management
6 8 (18.60%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.63%) Change Management
7 5 (11.63%) Decision-Making
7 5 (11.63%) IT Governance
7 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.30%) Balanced Scorecard
8 4 (9.30%) ITIL
8 4 (9.30%) Scorecard
8 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 3 (6.98%) Matrix Management
9 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.98%) Supplier Management
9 3 (6.98%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) Java
1 2 (4.65%) Python
1 2 (4.65%) R
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.33%) PHP
2 1 (2.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) CISM
1 13 (30.23%) CISSP
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.33%) ACCA
4 1 (2.33%) APMG
4 1 (2.33%) CEH
4 1 (2.33%) CIMA
4 1 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (2.33%) GSEC
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) COBIT
1 4 (9.30%) COSO
1 4 (9.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.65%) P3O
3 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.33%) PMO
3 1 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (9.30%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (2.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.33%) Hortonworks
2 1 (2.33%) IBM
2 1 (2.33%) IFS
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) SAP
2 1 (2.33%) Sybase
2 1 (2.33%) Talend