Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 149 199
Rank change year-on-year -26 +50 +22
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 45 46 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.73% 0.81% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.43% 2.43% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 16
North West median daily rate £374 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.00% +20.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £273 £241 £220
90th Percentile £573 £598 £463
England median daily rate £475 £480 £450
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £27.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year +13.82% -2.38% +38.46%

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 1,853 1,891 2,493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.21% 33.42% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,085 1,128 1,505
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £213 £220
90th Percentile £575 £543 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 127 123
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £18.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +17.02% +13.94%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.31
90th Percentile £54.10 £51.50 £47.39
England median hourly rate £22.75 £19.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.72% -1.70% +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 18 July 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
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 18 July 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 -11 18 £429 +42.92%
Manchester -18 16 £350 -26.32% 10
Lancashire - 7 £400 -
Merseyside +19 2 £275 - 1
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 27 (60.00%) Finance
2 19 (42.22%) Project Planning
2 19 (42.22%) Virtual Team Management
3 18 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 14 (31.11%) Information Security
5 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (28.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (28.89%) CISM
5 13 (28.89%) CISSP
6 11 (24.44%) Project Management
7 9 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 8 (17.78%) Legal
8 8 (17.78%) Waterfall
9 7 (15.56%) Supplier Management
10 6 (13.33%) Performance Management
10 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (13.33%) Matrix Management
10 6 (13.33%) Firewall
10 6 (13.33%) Line Management
10 6 (13.33%) People Management
10 6 (13.33%) Case Management
10 6 (13.33%) Strategic Thinking
11 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
11 5 (11.11%) Unix
11 5 (11.11%) Windows
11 5 (11.11%) IT Governance
11 5 (11.11%) Banking
12 4 (8.89%) COSO
12 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (8.89%) COBIT

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 (2.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.22%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Firewall
2 4 (8.89%) DMZ
3 2 (4.44%) Network Security
4 1 (2.22%) Broadband
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.22%) LAN
4 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.22%) Big Data
1 1 (2.22%) GIS
1 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.22%) HBase
1 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.22%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.22%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) Grunt
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 27 (60.00%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Legal
3 5 (11.11%) Banking
4 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
5 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.67%) Law
5 3 (6.67%) Local Government
6 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.22%) Games
7 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Architect
1 12 (26.67%) Security Architect
2 11 (24.44%) Project Manager
3 6 (13.33%) Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) Security Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Digital Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Network Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Security Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Security Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Talend Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Product Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) SAP FI Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) SAP FI Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) LDAP
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) Kafka
2 1 (2.22%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (2.22%) PhoneGap
2 1 (2.22%) Sass
2 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.22%) Velocity
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) Life Science
2 3 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) BYOD
4 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.22%) FMCG
4 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Unix
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Android
2 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Project Planning
1 19 (42.22%) Virtual Team Management
2 18 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 14 (31.11%) Information Security
4 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (28.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (24.44%) Project Management
6 9 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 8 (17.78%) Waterfall
8 7 (15.56%) Supplier Management
9 6 (13.33%) Case Management
9 6 (13.33%) Line Management
9 6 (13.33%) Matrix Management
9 6 (13.33%) People Management
9 6 (13.33%) Performance Management
9 6 (13.33%) Strategic Thinking
10 5 (11.11%) IT Governance
11 4 (8.89%) Balanced Scorecard
11 4 (8.89%) Scorecard
11 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) CoffeeScript
2 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.22%) Python
2 1 (2.22%) R
2 1 (2.22%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) CISM
1 13 (28.89%) CISSP
2 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) APMG
4 1 (2.22%) APMP
4 1 (2.22%) CCENT
4 1 (2.22%) CCNA
4 1 (2.22%) CEH
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (2.22%) GSEC
4 1 (2.22%) PhD
4 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) COBIT
1 4 (8.89%) COSO
1 4 (8.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.44%) PMO
2 2 (4.44%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.22%) P3O
3 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (8.89%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) ServiceNow
2 2 (4.44%) Talend
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco
3 1 (2.22%) F5
3 1 (2.22%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) SAP