Period
to 23 March 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Virgin Media products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virgin Media over the 6 months to 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Virgin Media.

Virgin Media
England > South East
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 355 377 350
Rank change year-on-year +22 -27 +17
Contract jobs citing Virgin Media 20 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.012% 0.071%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.026% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
South East median daily rate £413 £250 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.00% -35.48% +26.63%
10th Percentile £405 £138 £289
90th Percentile £483 £363 £460
England median daily rate £413 £375 £381
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.64% +69.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £10.50
England median hourly rate £9.89 - £24.50

Virgin Media is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7,328 7,833 7,569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.44% 46.61% 49.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,259 4,450 4,221
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +4.94% +2.53%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
England median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 293 395
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +16.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.53 £9.31
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £47.28
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -8.11%

Virgin Media
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Virgin Media as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Virgin Media in the South East

Virgin Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Virgin Media in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Virgin Media in the South East

Virgin Media
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virgin Media within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 March 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
Surrey - 7 - -
West Sussex - 6 £413 - 2
Hampshire -23 5 £463 +270.00%
East Sussex - 2 - -
Virgin Media
England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Virgin Media 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 South East region with a requirement for Virgin Media.

1 9 (45.00%) e-Learning
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (30.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) BBC
3 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 6 (30.00%) Network Design
3 6 (30.00%) VLAN
3 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (30.00%) CCIE
3 6 (30.00%) CCNP
3 6 (30.00%) CCNA
3 6 (30.00%) CCDP
3 6 (30.00%) MPLS
3 6 (30.00%) LAN
3 6 (30.00%) VoIP
3 6 (30.00%) WAN
3 6 (30.00%) VPN
3 6 (30.00%) Presales
3 6 (30.00%) Riverbed
3 6 (30.00%) F5
3 6 (30.00%) Rackspace
3 6 (30.00%) NetScaler
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Windows

Virgin Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) lighttpd
1 2 (10.00%) nginx
1 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
1 6 (30.00%) LAN
1 6 (30.00%) MPLS
1 6 (30.00%) NetScaler
1 6 (30.00%) VLAN
1 6 (30.00%) VoIP
1 6 (30.00%) VPN
1 6 (30.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Installation Technician
3 2 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Sales Support
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Integrator
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Integration Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Integrator
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) LAMP
1 2 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) e-Learning
2 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (30.00%) BBC
3 6 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (15.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (30.00%) Network Design
1 6 (30.00%) Presales
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) CRM
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) Document Management
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Line Management
3 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (10.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (10.00%) Perl
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.00%) Python
1 2 (10.00%) Ruby
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CCDP
1 6 (30.00%) CCIE
1 6 (30.00%) CCNA
1 6 (30.00%) CCNP
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) VCP6
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) HNC
3 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) GDPR
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) KVM
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (30.00%) F5
2 6 (30.00%) Rackspace
2 6 (30.00%) Riverbed
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Aruba
4 1 (5.00%) BT
4 1 (5.00%) Meraki
4 1 (5.00%) Remedy
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com