Period
to 23 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Virtual Team in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Team over the 6 months to 23 September 2019 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)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 247 224 227
Rank change year-on-year -23 +3 +55
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 111 161 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.78% 0.99% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.58% 3.16% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 101 68
South East median daily rate £575 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.78% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £388 £250 £221
90th Percentile £625 £706 £597
England median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
South East median hourly rate £46.75 £36.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.08% +12.31% +32.65%
10th Percentile £27.23 £32.58 £22.50
90th Percentile £67.68 £48.33 £46.63
England median hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year -2.86% +3.70% +11.57%

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,300 5,092 4,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.05% 31.33% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,517 2,987 2,726
South East median daily rate £436 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £258 £213
90th Percentile £603 £588 £563
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 227 233
South East median hourly rate £33.00 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +15.79% -17.39%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.92 £11.25
90th Percentile £78.75 £50.45 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.35 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.00% +2.50% -

Virtual Team
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Team in the South East

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Team in the South East

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Team in the South East over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Team in the South East

Virtual Team
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Team in the South East

Virtual Team
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Team in the South East over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Virtual Team in the South East

Virtual Team
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 Virtual Team within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Thames Valley +3 41 £475 +14.46% 8
Berkshire -6 37 £525 +26.89% 6
Surrey +12 33 £590 +18.00% 2
Hampshire -6 21 £600 +50.00% 4
Kent - 7 £430 - 2
Middlesex +11 4 £610 +28.42% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 4 £377 -16.17%
East Sussex +4 4 £569 +22.97% 1
West Sussex -2 1 - -
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 44 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (30.63%) Finance
3 30 (27.03%) Degree
4 29 (26.13%) Virtual Team Management
5 25 (22.52%) Microsoft
6 24 (21.62%) DevOps
7 21 (18.92%) Project Management
8 20 (18.02%) Windows
8 20 (18.02%) Linux
9 17 (15.32%) SQL
9 17 (15.32%) Telecoms
9 17 (15.32%) Computer Science
9 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (15.32%) Office 365
10 15 (13.51%) Migration
10 15 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (13.51%) Skype
10 15 (13.51%) Computer Science Degree
10 15 (13.51%) Thought Leadership
11 14 (12.61%) Data Centre
11 14 (12.61%) Analytics
11 14 (12.61%) Java
12 13 (11.71%) Azure
12 13 (11.71%) Public Cloud
13 12 (10.81%) Spring
13 12 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
14 11 (9.91%) Information Security
14 11 (9.91%) Waterfall
14 11 (9.91%) Process Improvement
15 10 (9.01%) REST

Virtual Team
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 9 (8.11%) Skype for Business
2 7 (6.31%) Apache
3 5 (4.50%) K2 blackpearl
3 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.70%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.90%) Confluence
5 1 (0.90%) Drupal
5 1 (0.90%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 12 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Eloqua
1 3 (2.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.80%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle iSupplier
3 1 (0.90%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.32%) Office 365
2 13 (11.71%) Azure
3 9 (8.11%) GitHub
4 2 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.80%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.90%) Apigee
5 1 (0.90%) Boomi
5 1 (0.90%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.90%) IaaS
5 1 (0.90%) PaaS
5 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.51%) Skype
2 9 (8.11%) HTTP
3 8 (7.21%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.60%) Cisco IPT
4 4 (3.60%) PABX
4 4 (3.60%) Unified Communications
5 3 (2.70%) Broadband
5 3 (2.70%) LAN
5 3 (2.70%) WAN
6 2 (1.80%) 3G
6 2 (1.80%) 4G
6 2 (1.80%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.80%) SMTP
6 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.90%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.90%) MPLS
7 1 (0.90%) RFID
7 1 (0.90%) RTP
7 1 (0.90%) SMPP
7 1 (0.90%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.31%) Hadoop
2 7 (6.31%) HBase
2 7 (6.31%) Parquet
3 6 (5.41%) Big Data
4 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.80%) OLAP
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (1.80%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.80%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.90%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (9.01%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.11%) JIRA
3 8 (7.21%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.31%) Gradle
5 4 (3.60%) NUnit
5 4 (3.60%) Selenium
5 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.80%) JMeter
6 2 (1.80%) MSTest
6 2 (1.80%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.80%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (30.63%) Finance
2 17 (15.32%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.21%) Marketing
4 5 (4.50%) Banking
5 4 (3.60%) Billing
5 4 (3.60%) Retail
6 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.80%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.90%) Automotive
8 1 (0.90%) Legal
8 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (18.02%) Architect
1 20 (18.02%) Developer
2 16 (14.41%) Analyst
3 13 (11.71%) Java Developer
3 13 (11.71%) Project Manager
4 10 (9.01%) Lead Architect
5 8 (7.21%) Consultant
5 8 (7.21%) Office 365 Architect
6 7 (6.31%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 7 (6.31%) Security Analyst
7 4 (3.60%) Big Data Developer
7 4 (3.60%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (3.60%) Hadoop Developer
7 4 (3.60%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 4 (3.60%) SharePoint Consultant
7 4 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.60%) Voice Architect
8 3 (2.70%) ArcSight Engineer
8 3 (2.70%) IT Analyst
8 3 (2.70%) Telephony Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.81%) Spring
2 10 (9.01%) REST
3 9 (8.11%) Middleware
4 8 (7.21%) JSON
5 7 (6.31%) Apache Avro
5 7 (6.31%) Kafka
5 7 (6.31%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (3.60%) .NET
6 4 (3.60%) J2EE
7 3 (2.70%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.70%) Express
7 3 (2.70%) Node.js
7 3 (2.70%) Regular Expression
8 2 (1.80%) ADO
8 2 (1.80%) CSS
8 2 (1.80%) React
9 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.90%) OLE
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.61%) Data Centre
3 13 (11.71%) Public Cloud
4 8 (7.21%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.60%) PMI
5 4 (3.60%) Social Media
6 3 (2.70%) Blog
6 3 (2.70%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.80%) Life Science
7 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.80%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.90%) User Experience
8 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.02%) Linux
1 20 (18.02%) Windows
2 8 (7.21%) Unix
3 5 (4.50%) Solaris
3 5 (4.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.80%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.13%) Virtual Team Management
3 24 (21.62%) DevOps
4 21 (18.92%) Project Management
5 17 (15.32%) Computer Science
6 15 (13.51%) Migration
6 15 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (13.51%) Thought Leadership
7 14 (12.61%) Analytics
8 11 (9.91%) Information Security
8 11 (9.91%) Process Improvement
8 11 (9.91%) Waterfall
9 10 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (9.01%) Scrum
9 10 (9.01%) Workflow
10 9 (8.11%) BDD
10 9 (8.11%) Change Management
10 9 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (8.11%) Product Roadmap
10 9 (8.11%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.32%) SQL
2 14 (12.61%) Java
3 9 (8.11%) PowerShell
4 8 (7.21%) Shell Script
5 7 (6.31%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.50%) Java 8
7 3 (2.70%) C#
8 2 (1.80%) ABAP
8 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.80%) Python
8 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.90%) Perl
9 1 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (27.03%) Degree
2 15 (13.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (7.21%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.21%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.41%) PMI Certification
5 5 (4.50%) PMP
6 2 (1.80%) CBAP
6 2 (1.80%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (1.80%) GCFA
6 2 (1.80%) GCIA
6 2 (1.80%) GCIH
6 2 (1.80%) ISEB
6 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.80%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.80%) OSCP
6 2 (1.80%) SSCP
7 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.90%) PgMP
7 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) NIST
2 5 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.50%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.50%) SLA
3 4 (3.60%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.60%) QA
4 2 (1.80%) GDPR
5 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (6.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 7 (6.31%) HDFS
2 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (2.70%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (0.90%) MOM
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (22.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.11%) Oracle
3 6 (5.41%) Cisco
4 4 (3.60%) SAP
5 3 (2.70%) ArcSight
6 2 (1.80%) Aruba
6 2 (1.80%) Darktrace
6 2 (1.80%) FireEye
6 2 (1.80%) HP
6 2 (1.80%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.80%) Proofpoint
6 2 (1.80%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.80%) TippingPoint
7 1 (0.90%) Capita
7 1 (0.90%) Google
7 1 (0.90%) IBM
7 1 (0.90%) Informatica
7 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.90%) Siemens
7 1 (0.90%) Sun