Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 233 292
Rank change year-on-year +21 +59 -60
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 176 141 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.06% 0.88% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.25% 2.90% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 63 57
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £132 £199 £277
90th Percentile £706 £605 £571
England median daily rate £475 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
South East median hourly rate £36.50 £29.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.86% +20.83% -
10th Percentile £32.58 £21.60 £21.90
90th Percentile £48.33 £47.45 £25.70
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year +3.70% +11.57% -0.28%

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 5,417 4,855 5,858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.58% 30.46% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,087 2,736 3,526
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £230 £231
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 242 302
South East median hourly rate £28.75 £18.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.72% -21.74% +35.29%
10th Percentile £10.56 £11.25 £11.51
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.35 £49.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 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
Surrey +6 63 £500 -4.76% 3
Thames Valley -6 55 £415 +8.85% 14
Berkshire -21 42 £413 +26.92% 8
Hampshire -1 40 £400 -5.88% 5
West Sussex +10 13 £325 +4.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +21 11 £450 +12.50% 5
East Sussex +4 3 £463 +8.82% 1
Oxfordshire -5 2 £581 -3.13% 1
Middlesex -3 1 £475 +16.78%
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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 66 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (27.27%) Scrum
2 48 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (26.14%) Finance
4 43 (24.43%) Project Management
5 38 (21.59%) Virtual Team Management
6 35 (19.89%) Linux
7 31 (17.61%) Java
7 31 (17.61%) Degree
8 29 (16.48%) Unix
9 27 (15.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (14.77%) ITIL
10 26 (14.77%) Oracle
10 26 (14.77%) Apache
11 25 (14.20%) Jenkins
12 23 (13.07%) QA
12 23 (13.07%) TDD
12 23 (13.07%) Spring
13 22 (12.50%) Shell Script
13 22 (12.50%) JSON
13 22 (12.50%) Kafka
13 22 (12.50%) GitHub
13 22 (12.50%) HDFS
14 21 (11.93%) HBase
14 21 (11.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 21 (11.93%) RabbitMQ
14 21 (11.93%) Middleware
14 21 (11.93%) Marketing
14 21 (11.93%) Telecoms
14 21 (11.93%) Linux Command Line

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 26 (14.77%) Apache
2 18 (10.23%) Cloud Foundry
3 12 (6.82%) GemFire
4 9 (5.11%) Apache Spark
5 6 (3.41%) JBoss
6 4 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (2.27%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.70%) IIS
7 3 (1.70%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.14%) CMS
8 2 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.57%) MTS
9 1 (0.57%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (9.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 16 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 9 (5.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (5.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (5.11%) InDesign
3 9 (5.11%) Photoshop
4 7 (3.98%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (3.98%) Eloqua
2 6 (3.41%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (1.14%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.57%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.57%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.57%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.50%) GitHub
2 12 (6.82%) PaaS
3 7 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.70%) BlueKai
6 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.98%) Firewall
1 7 (3.98%) SNMP
2 5 (2.84%) PuTTY
3 2 (1.14%) DMZ
3 2 (1.14%) DOCSIS
3 2 (1.14%) HTTP
3 2 (1.14%) LAN
3 2 (1.14%) SSL
3 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.14%) WAN
4 1 (0.57%) 5G
4 1 (0.57%) BGP
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (0.57%) DHCP
4 1 (0.57%) DNS
4 1 (0.57%) MPLS
4 1 (0.57%) OSPF
4 1 (0.57%) SAN
4 1 (0.57%) Skype
4 1 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.93%) HBase
2 17 (9.66%) SQL Server
3 14 (7.95%) Hadoop
4 13 (7.39%) Apache Hive
5 12 (6.82%) Big Data
6 9 (5.11%) Oracle Database
6 9 (5.11%) Parquet
6 9 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.41%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.84%) CouchDB
8 5 (2.84%) MySQL
9 3 (1.70%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.14%) OLTP
10 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.14%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (1.14%) QlikView
11 1 (0.57%) DB2
11 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.57%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 25 (14.20%) Jenkins
2 15 (8.52%) Git (software)
3 14 (7.95%) IntelliJ
3 14 (7.95%) JUnit
3 14 (7.95%) Visual Studio
4 13 (7.39%) Gradle
5 12 (6.82%) Eclipse
6 11 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 11 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.70%) JIRA
7 3 (1.70%) Maven
8 2 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.14%) CMake
8 2 (1.14%) Hudson
8 2 (1.14%) Mockito
8 2 (1.14%) Selenium
8 2 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.14%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.57%) NUnit
9 1 (0.57%) Subversion
General
1 46 (26.14%) Finance
2 21 (11.93%) Marketing
2 21 (11.93%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.11%) Publishing
4 7 (3.98%) Billing
4 7 (3.98%) Retail
5 4 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.14%) Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.14%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.57%) Automotive
7 1 (0.57%) Electronics
7 1 (0.57%) German Language
7 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 38 (21.59%) Developer
2 16 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 15 (8.52%) Analyst
4 14 (7.95%) Consultant
5 10 (5.68%) Architect
5 10 (5.68%) Designer
6 9 (5.11%) Graphic Designer
6 9 (5.11%) Java Developer
6 9 (5.11%) SQL Developer
7 8 (4.55%) Big Data Developer
7 8 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
7 8 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (4.55%) Java Engineer
8 7 (3.98%) Marketing Manager
8 7 (3.98%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.41%) Client Services Manager
9 6 (3.41%) Salesforce Architect
10 5 (2.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (2.84%) Hadoop Developer
10 5 (2.84%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.07%) Spring
2 22 (12.50%) JSON
2 22 (12.50%) Kafka
3 21 (11.93%) Middleware
3 21 (11.93%) RabbitMQ
4 20 (11.36%) RESTful
5 14 (7.95%) HTML
5 14 (7.95%) HTML5
6 12 (6.82%) AngularJS
7 11 (6.25%) Gherkin
7 11 (6.25%) REST
8 10 (5.68%) Node.js
8 10 (5.68%) Spring Cloud
9 9 (5.11%) Apache Avro
10 7 (3.98%) .NET
10 7 (3.98%) React
11 6 (3.41%) Drools
11 6 (3.41%) Sass
12 5 (2.84%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (2.84%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 48 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (11.93%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (5.11%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.11%) Graphic Design
3 9 (5.11%) Social Media
4 7 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.41%) Smart Meter
6 4 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.27%) PMI
6 4 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.70%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.70%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.70%) Life Science
8 2 (1.14%) Fintech
9 1 (0.57%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.57%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.57%) Replication
9 1 (0.57%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.89%) Linux
2 29 (16.48%) Unix
3 18 (10.23%) Windows
4 7 (3.98%) Android
4 7 (3.98%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.41%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.70%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.14%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.57%) AIX
8 1 (0.57%) Solaris
8 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (27.27%) Scrum
3 43 (24.43%) Project Management
4 38 (21.59%) Virtual Team Management
5 27 (15.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (14.77%) ITIL
7 23 (13.07%) TDD
8 20 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (11.36%) Service Management
8 20 (11.36%) Test Automation
9 19 (10.80%) Validation
10 18 (10.23%) Release Management
11 17 (9.66%) Microservices
12 16 (9.09%) PRINCE2
12 16 (9.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 15 (8.52%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (7.95%) Scenario Testing
15 13 (7.39%) BDD
15 13 (7.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.61%) Java
2 22 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 20 (11.36%) SQL
4 12 (6.82%) C#
5 11 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 10 (5.68%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.41%) Perl
8 5 (2.84%) ES6
8 5 (2.84%) Python
8 5 (2.84%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.27%) Java 8
10 2 (1.14%) C++
10 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (17.61%) Degree
2 13 (7.39%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.11%) PMI Certification
3 9 (5.11%) PMP
3 9 (5.11%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.70%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.14%) ISEB
6 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.14%) OCA
6 2 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.57%) ACCA
7 1 (0.57%) APMG
7 1 (0.57%) CIMA
7 1 (0.57%) CITP
7 1 (0.57%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.57%) MBA
7 1 (0.57%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.07%) QA
2 19 (10.80%) SLA
3 4 (2.27%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.14%) GDPR
4 2 (1.14%) PMO
5 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (12.50%) HDFS
2 21 (11.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (3.41%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.41%) Docker
4 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.57%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.57%) vCloud
5 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.57%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (5.11%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (2.27%) SCCM
3 3 (1.70%) Ansible
3 3 (1.70%) SCOM
4 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (1.14%) Puppet
5 1 (0.57%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.57%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.57%) Oozie
5 1 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (14.77%) Oracle
2 20 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 17 (9.66%) SAP
4 9 (5.11%) Adobe
4 9 (5.11%) Facebook
4 9 (5.11%) Twitter
5 6 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.70%) Ariba
6 3 (1.70%) ComArch
6 3 (1.70%) HP
6 3 (1.70%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.14%) BMC
7 2 (1.14%) Cisco
7 2 (1.14%) EMC
7 2 (1.14%) F5
7 2 (1.14%) Google
7 2 (1.14%) IBM
7 2 (1.14%) NetApp
7 2 (1.14%) Sun
8 1 (0.57%) Tableau