Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 265 265
Rank change year-on-year +46 0 -59
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 165 103 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.98% 0.63% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.32% 2.13% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 59 70
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £300 £260 £304
90th Percentile £650 £575 £581
England median daily rate £500 £457 £450
% change year-on-year +9.41% +1.56% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
South East median hourly rate £29.00 £24.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.37% -34.67% -
10th Percentile £16.35 £22.05 £21.90
90th Percentile £38.90 £34.35 £44.88
England median hourly rate £38.50 £36.00 £36.59
% change year-on-year +6.94% -1.60% -30.31%

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 4964 4845 5917
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.43% 29.71% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2904 2772 3472
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £216 £217 £225
90th Percentile £570 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 279 324
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £19.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +11.60% +14.26%
10th Percentile £10.55 £12.00 £11.29
90th Percentile £50.10 £54.00 £48.11
England median hourly rate £21.30 £20.00 £19.22
% change year-on-year +6.50% +4.06% +9.83%

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 +4 77 £500 +21.88% 5
Berkshire 0 52 £450 +12.50% 4
Surrey +3 39 £525 +17.98% 3
Hampshire +19 35 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire -21 19 £480 +13.61% 1
Oxfordshire +7 6 £588 +11.90%
Middlesex +3 5 £425 +9.68%
East Sussex +6 3 £475 +26.67% 1
Kent - 1 £300 -
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Team also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 66 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (29.09%) Virtual Team Management
3 39 (23.64%) Degree
4 33 (20.00%) Finance
4 33 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (20.00%) Scrum
5 31 (18.79%) Linux
6 30 (18.18%) JSON
7 29 (17.58%) Java
8 28 (16.97%) Git (software)
9 27 (16.36%) System Testing
9 27 (16.36%) ITIL
9 27 (16.36%) Project Management
10 26 (15.76%) SQL
10 26 (15.76%) Spring
10 26 (15.76%) Jenkins
11 25 (15.15%) Gradle
11 25 (15.15%) GitHub
11 25 (15.15%) Hadoop
11 25 (15.15%) Validation
11 25 (15.15%) Apache
11 25 (15.15%) Benchmarking
11 25 (15.15%) Middleware
12 24 (14.55%) Unix
12 24 (14.55%) TDD
13 23 (13.94%) Telecoms
13 23 (13.94%) J2EE
13 23 (13.94%) Shell Script
13 23 (13.94%) Unit Testing
13 23 (13.94%) Big Data

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 25 (15.15%) Apache
2 16 (9.70%) Tomcat
3 14 (8.48%) SharePoint
4 13 (7.88%) Apache Spark
4 13 (7.88%) Cloud Foundry
4 13 (7.88%) GemFire
5 7 (4.24%) CMS
6 6 (3.64%) MS Project Server
7 5 (3.03%) IIS
7 5 (3.03%) MS Exchange
8 4 (2.42%) Confluence
8 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.82%) nginx
9 3 (1.82%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.21%) JBoss
10 2 (1.21%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.21%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (1.21%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.45%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.61%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 6 (3.64%) SAP MDG
1 6 (3.64%) SAP MM
1 6 (3.64%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (2.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.82%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.21%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.61%) Primavera
5 1 (0.61%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.61%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.61%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.15%) GitHub
2 22 (13.33%) PaaS
3 20 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (7.27%) Office 365
6 8 (4.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (4.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (4.85%) IaaS
7 3 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.61%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.61%) Route 53
8 1 (0.61%) SaaS
8 1 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.24%) Firewall
2 6 (3.64%) Network Security
3 5 (3.03%) VoIP
4 3 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (1.82%) MPLS
4 3 (1.82%) Skype
4 3 (1.82%) SSL
5 2 (1.21%) 3G
5 2 (1.21%) 4G
5 2 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.21%) LAN
5 2 (1.21%) PBX
5 2 (1.21%) WAN
5 2 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.21%) WLAN
6 1 (0.61%) HTTP
6 1 (0.61%) Intranet
6 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.15%) Hadoop
2 23 (13.94%) Big Data
3 22 (13.33%) HBase
4 13 (7.88%) Apache Hive
4 13 (7.88%) OLTP
5 9 (5.45%) Parquet
6 7 (4.24%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.42%) MySQL
7 4 (2.42%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.42%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.42%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.21%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.61%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.61%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.61%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 28 (16.97%) Git (software)
2 26 (15.76%) Jenkins
3 25 (15.15%) Gradle
4 15 (9.09%) JUnit
5 13 (7.88%) IntelliJ
6 9 (5.45%) JIRA
7 4 (2.42%) LSMW
8 3 (1.82%) Maven
9 2 (1.21%) Ant
10 1 (0.61%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.61%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.61%) Hudson
10 1 (0.61%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.61%) Selenium
General
1 33 (20.00%) Finance
2 23 (13.94%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.27%) Marketing
4 8 (4.85%) Retail
5 4 (2.42%) Billing
5 4 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.82%) Back Office
6 3 (1.82%) Electronics
6 3 (1.82%) Publishing
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Military
7 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (14.55%) Developer
2 22 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 16 (9.70%) Project Manager
4 15 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 14 (8.48%) Analyst
5 14 (8.48%) Architect
5 14 (8.48%) Big Data Developer
6 10 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.45%) Consultant
8 8 (4.85%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.85%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) IT Manager
9 7 (4.24%) Scrum Master
9 7 (4.24%) Services Delivery Manager
10 6 (3.64%) SAP Consultant
11 5 (3.03%) Change Manager
11 5 (3.03%) Data Consultant
11 5 (3.03%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.18%) JSON
2 26 (15.76%) Spring
3 25 (15.15%) Middleware
4 23 (13.94%) J2EE
5 22 (13.33%) Kafka
6 15 (9.09%) RESTful
7 14 (8.48%) Apache Camel
7 14 (8.48%) Spring Boot
7 14 (8.48%) Spring Integration
8 13 (7.88%) Spark Streaming
9 9 (5.45%) Apache Avro
9 9 (5.45%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (5.45%) REST
10 7 (4.24%) WAP
11 5 (3.03%) Sensu
12 4 (2.42%) Hibernate
13 2 (1.21%) Java EE
13 2 (1.21%) Web Services
14 1 (0.61%) CSS
14 1 (0.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.94%) Linux Command Line
2 15 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.88%) Replication
4 11 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.03%) Social Media
7 4 (2.42%) PKI
8 3 (1.82%) User Experience
9 2 (1.21%) Digital Signage
9 2 (1.21%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.21%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.21%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.21%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.61%) BBC
10 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.61%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.79%) Linux
2 24 (14.55%) Unix
3 19 (11.52%) Windows
4 14 (8.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.24%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.21%) Solaris
8 2 (1.21%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.21%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.61%) AIX
9 1 (0.61%) Android
9 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (29.09%) Virtual Team Management
3 33 (20.00%) Scrum
3 33 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (16.36%) ITIL
4 27 (16.36%) Project Management
4 27 (16.36%) System Testing
5 25 (15.15%) Benchmarking
5 25 (15.15%) Validation
6 24 (14.55%) TDD
7 23 (13.94%) Unit Testing
8 22 (13.33%) Migration
9 21 (12.73%) Acceptance Criteria
10 20 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (12.12%) Service Management
10 20 (12.12%) User Stories
11 19 (11.52%) SDLC
12 17 (10.30%) Service Delivery
13 16 (9.70%) MapReduce
14 15 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.58%) Java
2 26 (15.76%) SQL
3 23 (13.94%) Shell Script
4 10 (6.06%) Python
5 7 (4.24%) Bash Shell
5 7 (4.24%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.82%) Ruby
7 2 (1.21%) Perl
8 1 (0.61%) C
8 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.61%) PHP
8 1 (0.61%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 39 (23.64%) Degree
2 14 (8.48%) SC Cleared
2 14 (8.48%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.24%) PMI Certification
3 7 (4.24%) PMP
4 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.42%) CCNA
6 4 (2.42%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.42%) MCSA
6 4 (2.42%) MCSE
7 3 (1.82%) CISM
7 3 (1.82%) CISSP
7 3 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.21%) CCENT
8 2 (1.21%) CISA
8 2 (1.21%) MCTS
8 2 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.33%) QA
2 11 (6.67%) PMO
3 4 (2.42%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.42%) SLA
4 3 (1.82%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.21%) GDPR
6 1 (0.61%) COBIT
6 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (13.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 22 (13.33%) HDFS
2 9 (5.45%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.42%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.82%) Docker
6 2 (1.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (6.06%) Ansible
2 9 (5.45%) Hadoop YARN
2 9 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.03%) Graphite
3 5 (3.03%) StatsD
4 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.42%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.82%) Ganglia
5 3 (1.82%) logstash
5 3 (1.82%) Nagios
5 3 (1.82%) Puppet
5 3 (1.82%) SCCM
6 2 (1.21%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (1.21%) Fluentd
6 2 (1.21%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.21%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.21%) Salt
6 2 (1.21%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.61%) Kibana
7 1 (0.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (11.52%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.70%) SAP
3 14 (8.48%) Red Hat
4 12 (7.27%) Oracle
5 11 (6.67%) Cisco
6 8 (4.85%) HP
7 6 (3.64%) VMware
8 5 (3.03%) Citrix
8 5 (3.03%) NetApp
9 4 (2.42%) BMC
9 4 (2.42%) Remedy
9 4 (2.42%) Splunk
9 4 (2.42%) Symantec
10 3 (1.82%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.82%) Blue Coat
10 3 (1.82%) F5
10 3 (1.82%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.82%) IBM
10 3 (1.82%) Qualys
10 3 (1.82%) Tufin