Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 358 365 362
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 +6
Contract jobs citing Virgin Media 17 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.018% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.038% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 14
South East median daily rate £413 £431 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% +50.00%
10th Percentile £356 £403 £183
90th Percentile £450 £462 £480
England median daily rate £413 £453 £330
% change year-on-year -8.84% +37.12% +32.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £9.95 - £9.14

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 7,615 7,854 8,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.31% 48.28% 48.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,412 4,491 4,757
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £222
90th Percentile £588 £569 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 333 418
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.38 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.04% +9.62% -11.94%
10th Percentile £10.34 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.06 £45.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virgin Media in the South East over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 October 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
West Sussex -8 7 £413 +1.23%
Hampshire - 6 £425 -
Surrey -15 4 - - 7
Virgin Media
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 (52.94%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
3 7 (41.18%) Rackspace
3 7 (41.18%) CCIE
3 7 (41.18%) CCNP
3 7 (41.18%) CCNA
3 7 (41.18%) CCDP
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (41.18%) BBC
3 7 (41.18%) Banking
4 6 (35.29%) Network Design
4 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
4 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
4 6 (35.29%) LAN
4 6 (35.29%) VoIP
4 6 (35.29%) WAN
4 6 (35.29%) VPN
4 6 (35.29%) Firewall
4 6 (35.29%) MPLS
4 6 (35.29%) NetScaler
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (35.29%) VLAN
4 6 (35.29%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (35.29%) Riverbed
4 6 (35.29%) F5
5 4 (23.53%) Presales
5 4 (23.53%) e-Learning
6 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (17.65%) Wireless
6 3 (17.65%) Telecoms

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 1 (5.88%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
1 6 (35.29%) LAN
1 6 (35.29%) MPLS
1 6 (35.29%) NetScaler
1 6 (35.29%) VLAN
1 6 (35.29%) VoIP
1 6 (35.29%) VPN
1 6 (35.29%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (17.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.88%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Information Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
2 7 (41.18%) BBC
3 6 (35.29%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (23.53%) e-Learning
5 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
6 1 (5.88%) CMDB
6 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
6 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
1 6 (35.29%) Network Design
2 4 (23.53%) Presales
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.88%) Security Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) CCDP
1 7 (41.18%) CCIE
1 7 (41.18%) CCNA
1 7 (41.18%) CCNP
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CEH
2 1 (5.88%) CISA
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) VCP6
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Rackspace
3 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
3 6 (35.29%) F5
3 6 (35.29%) Riverbed
4 2 (11.76%) Remedy
5 1 (5.88%) Aruba
5 1 (5.88%) Avaya
5 1 (5.88%) BMC
5 1 (5.88%) BT
5 1 (5.88%) Meraki
5 1 (5.88%) Netezza
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Workday