Period
to 17 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Virtual Team in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Team over the 6 months to 17 December 2017 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 159 156
Rank change year-on-year +20 -3 -4
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 47 19 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.95% 0.46% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.17% 1.38% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 22
Scotland median daily rate £450 £321 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.19% -30.59% +32.14%
10th Percentile £325 £292 £281
90th Percentile £600 £410 £688
UK median daily rate £484 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +7.50% +2.27% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £38.50 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +6.94% -1.37% -30.48%

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1483 1381 1884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.90% 33.72% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 810 938
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% -1.37%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £195
90th Percentile £538 £488 £513
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 36 60
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £31.25 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.33% +64.30% -8.34%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.50 £51.00 £47.71
UK median hourly rate £21.74 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.56% +11.43%

Virtual Team
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Virtual Team as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Team in Scotland

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Team in Scotland

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Team in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Team in Scotland

Virtual Team
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Team in Scotland

Virtual Team
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. 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
Edinburgh +7 34 £550 +37.50% 2
Glasgow 0 12 £425 +78.95% 2
Fife +1 1 - -
Virtual Team
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Team also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 33 (70.21%) Finance
2 26 (55.32%) Windows
3 21 (44.68%) PowerShell
4 20 (42.55%) Windows Server
5 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
6 18 (38.30%) Linux
6 18 (38.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (36.17%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (34.04%) VMware
9 15 (31.91%) Configuration Management
9 15 (31.91%) Ansible
9 15 (31.91%) Puppet
9 15 (31.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (31.91%) vSphere
10 14 (29.79%) Ruby
11 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (27.66%) TDD
11 13 (27.66%) Validation
11 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (27.66%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
12 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
13 11 (23.40%) SAN
13 11 (23.40%) Coaching
14 10 (21.28%) Mentoring
15 8 (17.02%) Open Source
16 7 (14.89%) Project Management
16 7 (14.89%) SQL

Virtual Team
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (10.64%) Apache
2 3 (6.38%) IIS
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.13%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.38%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.13%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (2.13%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.13%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) SAN
2 4 (8.51%) Skype
3 2 (4.26%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) ATM
4 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.26%) DB2
2 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.38%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (6.38%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.26%) FishEye
3 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.13%) Appium
4 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 33 (70.21%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Law
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Analyst
1 13 (27.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Project Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (8.51%) IT Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Developer
5 3 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) JavaScript Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) PHP Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Junior
6 2 (4.26%) Server Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Server Support
6 2 (4.26%) Server Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) XML
2 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.26%) .NET
4 1 (2.13%) HTML
4 1 (2.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.26%) EMC VNX
3 2 (4.26%) PKI
3 2 (4.26%) Tandem
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 26 (55.32%) Windows
2 20 (42.55%) Windows Server
3 18 (38.30%) Linux
3 18 (38.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (31.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.26%) Solaris
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Configuration Management
2 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) Continuous Delivery
2 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (27.66%) TDD
2 13 (27.66%) Validation
3 11 (23.40%) Coaching
4 10 (21.28%) Mentoring
5 8 (17.02%) Open Source
6 7 (14.89%) Project Management
7 6 (12.77%) Virtual Team Management
8 5 (10.64%) Asset Management
8 5 (10.64%) DevOps
9 4 (8.51%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (8.51%) Sequence Diagram
9 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.51%) User Stories
10 3 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
10 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) PowerShell
2 14 (29.79%) Ruby
3 7 (14.89%) SQL
4 4 (8.51%) Java
4 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.38%) C#
5 3 (6.38%) PHP
6 2 (4.26%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
1 1 (2.13%) MCSA
1 1 (2.13%) MCSE
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.13%) PMP
1 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
2 15 (31.91%) vSphere
3 2 (4.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (4.26%) NFS
4 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (36.17%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (31.91%) Ansible
2 15 (31.91%) Puppet
3 4 (8.51%) WMI
4 3 (6.38%) Packer
4 3 (6.38%) SCOM
5 2 (4.26%) Netcool
5 2 (4.26%) SCCM
6 1 (2.13%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) VMware
2 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.38%) CyberArk
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle
5 2 (4.26%) EMC
5 2 (4.26%) Perforce
5 2 (4.26%) Sybase
6 1 (2.13%) CA
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) ForeScout
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) Intel
6 1 (2.13%) Lotus
6 1 (2.13%) Perfecto Mobile
6 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.13%) Splunk
6 1 (2.13%) Symantec
6 1 (2.13%) Xerox