Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 161 204
Rank change year-on-year -13 +43 -9
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 36 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.60% 0.69% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.08% 2.37% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 15
North West median daily rate £408 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.41% -3.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £287
90th Percentile £530 £544 £430
England median daily rate £475 £500 £465
% change year-on-year -5.00% +7.53% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
North West median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.41% +2.78% -2.93%

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 1,733 1,688 2,345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 28.91% 29.31% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,020 1,076 1,493
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £206 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £551
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 83 91
North West median hourly rate £22.79 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.95% +25.00% -7.70%
10th Percentile £12.03 £11.42 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.89 £48.48 £44.75
England median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.80% - +5.26%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -1 15 £414 +22.59% 1
Lancashire - 10 £450 -
Manchester -24 9 £400 +10.34% 11
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 13 (36.11%) Risk Management
3 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (30.56%) Information Security
5 10 (27.78%) CISM
5 10 (27.78%) CISSP
5 10 (27.78%) Project Planning
5 10 (27.78%) Virtual Team Management
6 9 (25.00%) Decision-Making
6 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (22.22%) Project Management
8 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 5 (13.89%) Change Management
9 5 (13.89%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (11.11%) User Experience
10 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (11.11%) Firewall
10 4 (11.11%) ITIL
10 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 4 (11.11%) Windows
10 4 (11.11%) Time Management
10 4 (11.11%) Degree
11 3 (8.33%) Banking
11 3 (8.33%) Unix
11 3 (8.33%) SQL
11 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
11 3 (8.33%) Service Management
11 3 (8.33%) P3O
11 3 (8.33%) Mentoring

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 (2.78%) Confluence
1 1 (2.78%) IIS
1 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) DMZ
3 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.78%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) Biml
2 1 (2.78%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.78%) HBase
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.78%) Sqoop
2 1 (2.78%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) CA Release Automation
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Local Government
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Games
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Architect
2 9 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Development Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Portfolio Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Portfolio Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Data Scientist
5 2 (5.56%) Digital Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Network Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Scrum Master
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Security Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Security Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) LDAP
2 1 (2.78%) JSON
2 1 (2.78%) Kafka
2 1 (2.78%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (2.78%) Velocity
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Risk Management
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) Information Security
4 10 (27.78%) Project Planning
4 10 (27.78%) Virtual Team Management
5 9 (25.00%) Decision-Making
5 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (22.22%) Project Management
7 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 5 (13.89%) Change Management
8 5 (13.89%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (11.11%) ITIL
9 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 4 (11.11%) Time Management
10 3 (8.33%) Analytics
10 3 (8.33%) ITIL V3
10 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
10 3 (8.33%) Service Management
10 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) Python
2 2 (5.56%) R
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.78%) U-SQL
3 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) CISM
1 10 (27.78%) CISSP
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) ACCA
3 1 (2.78%) APMG
3 1 (2.78%) CEH
3 1 (2.78%) CIMA
3 1 (2.78%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (2.78%) GSEC
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.78%) PhD
3 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) P3O
2 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) PMO
2 1 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
1 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
1 1 (2.78%) Databricks
1 1 (2.78%) Google
1 1 (2.78%) Hortonworks
1 1 (2.78%) HP
1 1 (2.78%) IBM
1 1 (2.78%) IFS
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.78%) SAP
1 1 (2.78%) Sybase
1 1 (2.78%) Vertica