Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 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)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 183 174 196
Rank change year-on-year -9 +22 -23
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 28 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.49% 0.54% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.78% 1.86% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 14
North West median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% -19.44%
10th Percentile £270 £310 £285
90th Percentile £486 £488 £412
England median daily rate £500 £500 £455
% change year-on-year - +9.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
North West median hourly rate £43.08 - -
England median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year -17.50% +111.92% -48.29%

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 1,577 1,556 1,926
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.50% 28.93% 32.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 953 1,227
North West median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% - -
10th Percentile £218 £201 £213
90th Percentile £575 £600 £583
England median daily rate £475 £455 £434
% change year-on-year +4.40% +4.96% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 107 102
North West median hourly rate £25.34 £21.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.64% +21.74% -8.49%
10th Percentile £14.80 £12.74 £11.03
90th Percentile £48.50 £61.01 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £19.66
% change year-on-year -2.33% +9.36% -1.70%

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 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
Manchester -18 16 £400 +14.29% 6
Lancashire -16 6 £465 -17.33%
Cheshire +3 4 - - 1
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 North West region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Project Management
2 8 (28.57%) Decision-Making
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.86%) Firewall
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL
5 5 (17.86%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (17.86%) User Experience
5 5 (17.86%) Virtual Team Management
6 4 (14.29%) Migration
6 4 (14.29%) Marketing
6 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 4 (14.29%) Law
6 4 (14.29%) Change Management
7 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.71%) Legal
7 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
7 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.71%) SQL
7 3 (10.71%) Banking
7 3 (10.71%) JIRA
7 3 (10.71%) Analytics
7 3 (10.71%) Time Management
7 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (7.14%) Data Analytics
8 2 (7.14%) Programme Delivery
8 2 (7.14%) IT Strategy
8 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software

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 (3.57%) Confluence
1 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (3.57%) InVision
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (3.57%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (3.57%) Biml
2 1 (3.57%) Data Lake
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.57%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.57%) CA Release Automation
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Law
2 4 (14.29%) Marketing
3 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Legal
4 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Local Government
4 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.57%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (3.57%) Games
5 1 (3.57%) Retail
5 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Architect
2 3 (10.71%) Development Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Scrum Master
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 2 (7.14%) User Experience Architect
4 1 (3.57%) AWS Architect
4 1 (3.57%) AWS Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Azure Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Communications Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Data Scientist
4 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Environment Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Portfolio Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Social Media Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) JSON
1 1 (3.57%) React
1 1 (3.57%) Velocity
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) User Experience
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Blog
4 1 (3.57%) CMDB
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Decision-Making
1 8 (28.57%) Project Management
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL
4 5 (17.86%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (17.86%) Virtual Team Management
5 4 (14.29%) Change Management
5 4 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (10.71%) Analytics
6 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) Time Management
7 2 (7.14%) B2C
7 2 (7.14%) DevOps
7 2 (7.14%) IT Strategy
7 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.14%) Programme Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C#
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) R
2 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.57%) U-SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ACCA
2 1 (3.57%) CIMA
2 1 (3.57%) CISA
2 1 (3.57%) CISM
2 1 (3.57%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) GDPR
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) P3O
1 1 (3.57%) PMO
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
1 1 (3.57%) Grafana
1 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.57%) Packer
1 1 (3.57%) Prometheus
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.57%) Databricks
4 1 (3.57%) Facebook
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) IFS
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Sybase
4 1 (3.57%) Twitter
4 1 (3.57%) Vertica