Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 135 186
Rank change year-on-year -26 +51 -17
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 40 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.76% 0.62% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.50% 1.96% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 16
Scotland median daily rate £410 £400 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -10.61% +4.07%
10th Percentile £363 £216 £323
90th Percentile £609 £550 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate £72.50 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +437.04% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year +45.83% -17.95% +46.25%

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 1,602 1,227 1,906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 30.25% 31.47% 34.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 669 1,025
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £197 £221
90th Percentile £525 £500 £506
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 41 55
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -9.09% +86.08%
10th Percentile £10.65 £11.32 £13.35
90th Percentile £57.25 £52.00 £45.40
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +13.51%

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 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
Edinburgh -9 18 £509 +19.71% 5
Glasgow -25 13 £383 -4.38% 1
Renfrewshire - 7 £425 -
Aberdeen +14 3 - -
Virtual Team
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 17 (42.50%) Finance
2 14 (35.00%) Migration
3 12 (30.00%) Project Management
3 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (27.50%) Virtual Team Management
5 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 9 (22.50%) ITIL
6 9 (22.50%) Windows
7 8 (20.00%) HTML
7 8 (20.00%) Java
7 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (20.00%) Banking
7 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (20.00%) ITIL V3
8 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
8 7 (17.50%) HTML5
8 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
8 7 (17.50%) Six Sigma
8 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
8 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
9 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.00%) PMP
9 6 (15.00%) TDD
9 6 (15.00%) MVC
9 6 (15.00%) Web Development
9 6 (15.00%) Degree
9 6 (15.00%) JSP 440
9 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (15.00%) Coaching
9 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared

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 3 (7.50%) Confluence
1 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Anypoint
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.00%) Office 365
3 2 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Skype
2 1 (2.50%) DHCP
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.50%) SAN
2 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Ant
1 4 (10.00%) JIRA
1 4 (10.00%) Maven
1 4 (10.00%) Selenium
2 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.00%) Zephyr
4 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (42.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Private Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Project Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Architect
3 4 (10.00%) Chief Architect
3 4 (10.00%) Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (7.50%) IT Manager
4 3 (7.50%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Java Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) HTML
2 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
2 7 (17.50%) HTML5
3 5 (12.50%) CSS
3 5 (12.50%) React
3 5 (12.50%) RESTful
3 5 (12.50%) Web Services
4 4 (10.00%) CSS3
4 4 (10.00%) Express
4 4 (10.00%) JMS
4 4 (10.00%) Spring
4 4 (10.00%) Spring MVC
5 2 (5.00%) .NET
5 2 (5.00%) Ajax
5 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (2.50%) LDAP
6 1 (2.50%) SOAP
6 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) PKI
4 2 (5.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.50%) Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) FMCG
5 1 (2.50%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.50%) Linux
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) Unix
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Migration
2 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Project Management
3 11 (27.50%) Virtual Team Management
4 9 (22.50%) ITIL
5 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
6 7 (17.50%) Six Sigma
6 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
7 6 (15.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 6 (15.00%) Coaching
7 6 (15.00%) Matrix Organization
7 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (15.00%) MVC
7 6 (15.00%) Planning and Forecasting
7 6 (15.00%) TDD
7 6 (15.00%) Web Development
8 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) Java
2 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.00%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) Ruby
4 2 (5.00%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.50%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
1 6 (15.00%) PMP
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 3 (7.50%) Master's Degree
4 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.50%) MBA
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) JSP 440
2 4 (10.00%) PMO
3 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.50%) Docker
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Ansible
1 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.50%) PingFederate
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.50%) TeamSite
2 1 (2.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Splunk
3 2 (5.00%) Telerik
3 2 (5.00%) VMware
3 2 (5.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.50%) Apigee
4 1 (2.50%) Avaya
4 1 (2.50%) CA
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.50%) ForeScout
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Ivanti
4 1 (2.50%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.50%) Progress
4 1 (2.50%) Shavlik
4 1 (2.50%) Symantec