Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 364 365 353
Rank change year-on-year +1 -12 +25
Contract jobs citing Virgin Media 22 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.006% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.013% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 9
South East median daily rate £413 £455 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.34% +37.88% +47.80%
10th Percentile £356 £443 £175
90th Percentile £450 £468 £490
England median daily rate £413 £475 £300
% change year-on-year -13.16% +58.33% +52.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £9.89 - £9.33

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 7,823 7,945 7,868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.09% 47.71% 48.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,515 4,590 4,551
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £224
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 326 390
South East median hourly rate £16.25 £17.31 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.14% +14.46% -15.97%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.13 £48.00
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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Hampshire - 8 £425 -
West Sussex - 7 £413 -
Surrey - 5 - - 3
East Sussex - 2 - -
Virgin Media
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 (40.91%) Cisco
1 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
2 7 (31.82%) BBC
2 7 (31.82%) e-Learning
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
2 7 (31.82%) CCIE
2 7 (31.82%) CCNP
2 7 (31.82%) CCNA
2 7 (31.82%) CCDP
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (31.82%) Presales
2 7 (31.82%) Rackspace
3 6 (27.27%) NetScaler
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (27.27%) F5
3 6 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (27.27%) Riverbed
3 6 (27.27%) VLAN
3 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 6 (27.27%) MPLS
3 6 (27.27%) LAN
3 6 (27.27%) VoIP
3 6 (27.27%) WAN
3 6 (27.27%) VPN
3 6 (27.27%) Network Design
3 6 (27.27%) Firewall
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Internet

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 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
1 6 (27.27%) LAN
1 6 (27.27%) MPLS
1 6 (27.27%) NetScaler
1 6 (27.27%) VLAN
1 6 (27.27%) VoIP
1 6 (27.27%) VPN
1 6 (27.27%) WAN
2 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (13.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.55%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (31.82%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Installation Technician
5 2 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Business Information Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Information Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
2 7 (31.82%) BBC
2 7 (31.82%) e-Learning
3 6 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (4.55%) CMDB
6 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
6 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Presales
2 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 6 (27.27%) Network Design
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.09%) Document Management
5 2 (9.09%) Line Management
5 2 (9.09%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.55%) Conflict Management
6 1 (4.55%) IT Audit
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) CCDP
1 7 (31.82%) CCIE
1 7 (31.82%) CCNA
1 7 (31.82%) CCNP
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) VCP6
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.55%) CEH
3 1 (4.55%) CISA
3 1 (4.55%) CISSP
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
2 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (4.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
2 7 (31.82%) Rackspace
3 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 6 (27.27%) F5
3 6 (27.27%) Riverbed
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) Remedy
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) Aruba
6 1 (4.55%) Avaya
6 1 (4.55%) BMC
6 1 (4.55%) BT
6 1 (4.55%) Meraki
6 1 (4.55%) Netezza
6 1 (4.55%) Workday