Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 215 273
Rank change year-on-year -5 +58 -5
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 175 165 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.04% 0.98% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.30% 3.27% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 81 58
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £299 £300 £259
90th Percentile £725 £650 £575
England median daily rate £485 £500 £463
% change year-on-year -3.00% +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
South East median hourly rate £15.19 £32.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.26% +32.65% -34.67%
England median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -1.60%

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 5,305 5,044 4,993
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.40% 30.00% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,173 2,926 2,842
South East median daily rate £433 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.13% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £213
90th Percentile £588 £570 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 236 286
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £19.34 £21.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.41% -8.24% +10.76%
10th Percentile £11.55 £10.75 £11.90
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £54.38
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.98% +3.28% +5.10%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 14 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 63 £400 -11.11% 5
Thames Valley 0 51 £450 -10.00% 11
Berkshire -18 45 £450 - 9
Surrey -20 40 £660 +25.71% 2
Kent +14 7 £105 -65.00% 1
West Sussex - 7 £725 - 1
Buckinghamshire +10 6 £436 -12.75% 1
East Sussex -11 5 £450 -5.26%
Middlesex +10 2 £438 +3.86%
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 81 (46.29%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (25.14%) Virtual Team Management
3 41 (23.43%) Linux
4 39 (22.29%) Degree
5 37 (21.14%) Scrum
6 36 (20.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (20.57%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (18.86%) Unix
8 32 (18.29%) Project Management
8 32 (18.29%) Java
9 30 (17.14%) Apache
9 30 (17.14%) TDD
10 29 (16.57%) JSON
10 29 (16.57%) Shell Script
10 29 (16.57%) Middleware
10 29 (16.57%) Finance
10 29 (16.57%) System Testing
10 29 (16.57%) BDD
10 29 (16.57%) GitHub
10 29 (16.57%) Jenkins
11 28 (16.00%) Git (software)
11 28 (16.00%) Linux Command Line
11 28 (16.00%) Spring
12 27 (15.43%) HDFS
12 27 (15.43%) Hadoop
13 26 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (14.86%) Unit Testing
13 26 (14.86%) Gradle
13 26 (14.86%) Kafka
13 26 (14.86%) HBase

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 30 (17.14%) Apache
2 4 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (2.29%) GemFire
2 4 (2.29%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (2.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.71%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.71%) IIS
4 2 (1.14%) CMS
4 2 (1.14%) Confluence
4 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.57%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (9.14%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (6.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (4.57%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (5.14%) Eloqua
2 6 (3.43%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.57%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.57%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.57%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.57%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.57%) GitHub
2 8 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.00%) Office 365
4 5 (2.86%) BlueKai
5 4 (2.29%) PaaS
6 1 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.43%) Firewall
2 5 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (2.29%) Internet
4 3 (1.71%) SSL
5 2 (1.14%) DMZ
5 2 (1.14%) DNS
5 2 (1.14%) PuTTY
5 2 (1.14%) SNMP
6 1 (0.57%) 5G
6 1 (0.57%) DOCSIS
6 1 (0.57%) MPLS
6 1 (0.57%) SAN
6 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.57%) VLAN
6 1 (0.57%) VoIP
6 1 (0.57%) VPN
6 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.43%) Hadoop
2 26 (14.86%) HBase
3 24 (13.71%) Big Data
3 24 (13.71%) Parquet
4 8 (4.57%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.29%) Power BI
7 3 (1.71%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.14%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.14%) MySQL
8 2 (1.14%) OLTP
8 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.57%) DB2
9 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.57%) QlikView
9 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.57%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 29 (16.57%) Jenkins
2 28 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 26 (14.86%) Gradle
4 10 (5.71%) Visual Studio
5 9 (5.14%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (4.00%) Selenium
6 7 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (3.43%) MSTest
7 6 (3.43%) NUnit
7 6 (3.43%) SpecFlow
7 6 (3.43%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.86%) JIRA
8 5 (2.86%) JMeter
9 4 (2.29%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.29%) IntelliJ
9 4 (2.29%) JUnit
10 3 (1.71%) Axure RP
10 3 (1.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (1.71%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 29 (16.57%) Finance
2 13 (7.43%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.86%) Marketing
4 10 (5.71%) Retail
5 6 (3.43%) Billing
6 4 (2.29%) Automotive
7 2 (1.14%) Banking
7 2 (1.14%) Electronics
7 2 (1.14%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (18.86%) Developer
2 23 (13.14%) Analyst
3 19 (10.86%) Java Developer
4 16 (9.14%) Consultant
5 12 (6.86%) Hadoop Developer
6 11 (6.29%) Scrum Master
7 10 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
7 10 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.71%) Test Analyst
8 9 (5.14%) Marketing Manager
9 8 (4.57%) Architect
10 7 (4.00%) Client Services Manager
10 7 (4.00%) Operations Manager
11 6 (3.43%) Java Hadoop Developer
11 6 (3.43%) Salesforce Architect
11 6 (3.43%) Software Delivery Manager
11 6 (3.43%) Software Manager
12 5 (2.86%) Big Data Developer
12 5 (2.86%) SAP Consultant
12 5 (2.86%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.57%) JSON
1 29 (16.57%) Middleware
2 28 (16.00%) Spring
3 26 (14.86%) Kafka
3 26 (14.86%) RabbitMQ
4 24 (13.71%) Apache Avro
4 24 (13.71%) REST
5 23 (13.14%) J2EE
6 9 (5.14%) React
7 8 (4.57%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.86%) RESTful
9 4 (2.29%) Node.js
10 3 (1.71%) .NET
10 3 (1.71%) D3.js
10 3 (1.71%) Gherkin
10 3 (1.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (1.71%) Vue.js
11 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.14%) LDAP
11 2 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.57%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (16.00%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (4.57%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.43%) Smart Meter
4 6 (3.43%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.86%) Internet of Things
6 4 (2.29%) User Experience
7 2 (1.14%) Fintech
7 2 (1.14%) Life Science
7 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.14%) PKI
7 2 (1.14%) PMI
8 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.57%) FMCG
8 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) Replication
8 1 (0.57%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.43%) Linux
2 33 (18.86%) Unix
3 26 (14.86%) Windows
4 7 (4.00%) Solaris
4 7 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.71%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.57%) AIX
6 1 (0.57%) CentOS
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (46.29%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (25.14%) Virtual Team Management
3 37 (21.14%) Scrum
4 36 (20.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (18.29%) Project Management
6 30 (17.14%) TDD
7 29 (16.57%) BDD
7 29 (16.57%) System Testing
8 26 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (14.86%) Unit Testing
9 25 (14.29%) Benchmarking
10 18 (10.29%) Kanban
11 17 (9.71%) Test Automation
12 16 (9.14%) PRINCE2
12 16 (9.14%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (8.57%) Business Continuity
13 15 (8.57%) Coaching
14 14 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (8.00%) ITIL
14 14 (8.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.29%) Java
2 29 (16.57%) Shell Script
3 14 (8.00%) SQL
4 10 (5.71%) C#
4 10 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.43%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.43%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.71%) Java 8
7 2 (1.14%) C
7 2 (1.14%) Perl
8 1 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (22.29%) Degree
2 15 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.29%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (3.43%) PMI Certification
4 6 (3.43%) PMP
4 6 (3.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.29%) MCSA
7 3 (1.71%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.14%) MBA
9 1 (0.57%) ACCA
9 1 (0.57%) CCIE
9 1 (0.57%) CCNA
9 1 (0.57%) CCNP
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.57%) ISEB
9 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.57%) MCSE
9 1 (0.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.57%) QA
2 11 (6.29%) SLA
3 6 (3.43%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.29%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (2.29%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.71%) PMO
6 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (15.43%) HDFS
2 26 (14.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 18 (10.29%) Active Directory
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 24 (13.71%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (1.14%) SCCM
2 2 (1.14%) SCOM
3 1 (0.57%) Ansible
3 1 (0.57%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.57%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.57%) Oozie
3 1 (0.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (14.86%) Oracle
2 22 (12.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.71%) HP
3 10 (5.71%) SAP
4 7 (4.00%) Xerox
5 6 (3.43%) Canon
5 6 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.86%) Apple
7 4 (2.29%) Tableau
8 2 (1.14%) Ariba
8 2 (1.14%) BMC
8 2 (1.14%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (1.14%) EMC
8 2 (1.14%) IBM
8 2 (1.14%) NetApp
8 2 (1.14%) NetIQ
8 2 (1.14%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.14%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.57%) Cognos
9 1 (0.57%) Intel