Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 237 274
Rank change year-on-year +8 +37 -19
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 165 135 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.00% 0.83% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.10% 2.76% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 71 64
South East median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £296 £230 £261
90th Percentile £725 £600 £573
England median daily rate £475 £500 £465
% change year-on-year -5.00% +7.53% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
South East median hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.31% +32.65% -34.67%
10th Percentile £32.58 £22.50 £22.05
90th Percentile £48.33 £46.63 £34.35
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% -9.72% -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 5,315 4,898 5,330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.29% 30.16% 31.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,153 2,809 3,081
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.24%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £225
90th Percentile £588 £570 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 255 307
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.39% -8.79% +17.53%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.07 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £52.25
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Thames Valley -5 57 £450 +5.88% 14
Surrey +8 52 £600 +29.59% 5
Berkshire -20 44 £414 +5.08% 6
Hampshire -3 36 £400 -11.11% 3
West Sussex - 14 £325 - 2
Buckinghamshire +11 11 £450 -10.00% 4
East Sussex -2 4 £463 -2.63%
Oxfordshire -3 2 £581 +1.09% 4
Middlesex +6 1 £475 +12.76%
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 58 (35.15%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (26.67%) Virtual Team Management
3 43 (26.06%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (26.06%) Project Management
4 40 (24.24%) Finance
5 37 (22.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (22.42%) Scrum
6 27 (16.36%) Oracle
7 26 (15.76%) ITIL
8 23 (13.94%) Linux
9 19 (11.52%) Microsoft Excel
9 19 (11.52%) Microsoft
9 19 (11.52%) Telecoms
9 19 (11.52%) Degree
10 18 (10.91%) Unix
10 18 (10.91%) Java
10 18 (10.91%) Release Management
11 17 (10.30%) QA
11 17 (10.30%) Service Management
11 17 (10.30%) SQL
11 17 (10.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 16 (9.70%) Business Continuity
12 16 (9.70%) Windows
12 16 (9.70%) Visual Studio
12 16 (9.70%) SAP
12 16 (9.70%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (9.70%) Security Cleared
12 16 (9.70%) Test Automation
12 16 (9.70%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (9.09%) Software Delivery

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 14 (8.48%) Apache
2 6 (3.64%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (3.64%) GemFire
3 4 (2.42%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.42%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.82%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.82%) IIS
5 2 (1.21%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.21%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.61%) CMS
6 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.61%) MTS
6 1 (0.61%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (11.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (10.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 10 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (2.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (2.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (2.42%) InDesign
5 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (2.42%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.61%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.24%) Eloqua
2 6 (3.64%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (1.21%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.61%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.27%) GitHub
2 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.64%) PaaS
3 3 (1.82%) BlueKai
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.64%) Firewall
2 4 (2.42%) PuTTY
2 4 (2.42%) SNMP
3 3 (1.82%) DNS
3 3 (1.82%) Internet
3 3 (1.82%) SSL
4 2 (1.21%) DMZ
4 2 (1.21%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.21%) WAN
5 1 (0.61%) 5G
5 1 (0.61%) BGP
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.61%) DHCP
5 1 (0.61%) MPLS
5 1 (0.61%) OSPF
5 1 (0.61%) SAN
5 1 (0.61%) VLAN
5 1 (0.61%) VPN
5 1 (0.61%) Wireless
5 1 (0.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.67%) HBase
3 9 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 9 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.85%) Hadoop
5 7 (4.24%) Apache Hive
6 5 (3.03%) Big Data
6 5 (3.03%) Parquet
7 4 (2.42%) MySQL
8 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.21%) OLTP
9 2 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.21%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (1.21%) QlikView
10 1 (0.61%) DB2
10 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.61%) Power BI
10 1 (0.61%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 16 (9.70%) Visual Studio
2 13 (7.88%) Jenkins
3 11 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (5.45%) Git (software)
5 8 (4.85%) Gradle
6 7 (4.24%) IntelliJ
6 7 (4.24%) JUnit
7 6 (3.64%) Eclipse
7 6 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (3.03%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.42%) Selenium
10 3 (1.82%) MSTest
10 3 (1.82%) NUnit
10 3 (1.82%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.82%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.21%) CMake
11 2 (1.21%) JIRA
11 2 (1.21%) JMeter
11 2 (1.21%) Maven
11 2 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 40 (24.24%) Finance
2 19 (11.52%) Telecoms
3 15 (9.09%) Marketing
4 10 (6.06%) Retail
5 7 (4.24%) Billing
6 4 (2.42%) Automotive
6 4 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.42%) Publishing
7 3 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.21%) Banking
8 2 (1.21%) Electronics
8 2 (1.21%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.61%) German Language
9 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.61%) Legal
9 1 (0.61%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 24 (14.55%) Developer
2 18 (10.91%) Analyst
3 14 (8.48%) Consultant
4 11 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 10 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
6 9 (5.45%) Architect
6 9 (5.45%) Java Developer
6 9 (5.45%) Scrum Master
6 9 (5.45%) SQL Developer
7 7 (4.24%) Client Services Manager
7 7 (4.24%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (4.24%) Marketing Manager
7 7 (4.24%) Test Analyst
8 6 (3.64%) Salesforce Architect
8 6 (3.64%) Software Delivery Manager
8 6 (3.64%) Software Manager
9 5 (3.03%) Designer
9 5 (3.03%) Operations Manager
10 4 (2.42%) Programme Manager
10 4 (2.42%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.27%) JSON
1 12 (7.27%) Kafka
1 12 (7.27%) Middleware
1 12 (7.27%) Spring
2 11 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (4.24%) RESTful
4 6 (3.64%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.03%) Apache Avro
5 5 (3.03%) Gherkin
5 5 (3.03%) REST
6 4 (2.42%) EDI
6 4 (2.42%) HTML
6 4 (2.42%) HTML5
6 4 (2.42%) J2EE
6 4 (2.42%) Node.js
6 4 (2.42%) React
6 4 (2.42%) Spring Cloud
6 4 (2.42%) XML
7 3 (1.82%) cXML
7 3 (1.82%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 43 (26.06%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.64%) Smart Meter
5 5 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.42%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.42%) Graphic Design
6 4 (2.42%) Internet of Things
6 4 (2.42%) Life Science
6 4 (2.42%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.42%) Social Media
7 3 (1.82%) PMI
8 2 (1.21%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.21%) Fintech
8 2 (1.21%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.21%) PKI
9 1 (0.61%) Replication
9 1 (0.61%) RIA
9 1 (0.61%) User Experience
9 1 (0.61%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.94%) Linux
2 18 (10.91%) Unix
3 16 (9.70%) Windows
4 4 (2.42%) Solaris
5 3 (1.82%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.21%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (35.15%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (26.67%) Virtual Team Management
3 43 (26.06%) Project Management
4 37 (22.42%) Scrum
4 37 (22.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (15.76%) ITIL
6 18 (10.91%) Release Management
7 17 (10.30%) Service Management
8 16 (9.70%) Business Continuity
8 16 (9.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (9.70%) Test Automation
8 16 (9.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (9.09%) Software Delivery
10 14 (8.48%) Kanban
10 14 (8.48%) PRINCE2
11 13 (7.88%) Coaching
11 13 (7.88%) TDD
12 12 (7.27%) Validation
12 12 (7.27%) Waterfall
13 11 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.91%) Java
2 17 (10.30%) SQL
3 12 (7.27%) Shell Script
4 10 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.85%) C#
6 7 (4.24%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.42%) Perl
7 4 (2.42%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.82%) Java 8
8 3 (1.82%) Python
9 2 (1.21%) C
9 2 (1.21%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (11.52%) Degree
2 16 (9.70%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.85%) PMI Certification
4 8 (4.85%) PMP
5 4 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.82%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.21%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.21%) ISEB
7 2 (1.21%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.61%) CBAP
8 1 (0.61%) CCIE
8 1 (0.61%) CCNA
8 1 (0.61%) CCNP
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.61%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.61%) MCSE
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.61%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.30%) QA
2 15 (9.09%) SLA
3 4 (2.42%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.42%) PMO
4 3 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.82%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (7.27%) HDFS
2 11 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.61%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.61%) Docker
4 1 (0.61%) vCloud
4 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.61%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (3.03%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.21%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (1.21%) SCCM
2 2 (1.21%) SCOM
3 1 (0.61%) Ansible
3 1 (0.61%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.61%) Oozie
3 1 (0.61%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (16.36%) Oracle
2 19 (11.52%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.70%) SAP
4 6 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.42%) Adobe
5 4 (2.42%) Facebook
5 4 (2.42%) HP
5 4 (2.42%) Twitter
6 3 (1.82%) Ariba
6 3 (1.82%) EMC
6 3 (1.82%) NetApp
6 3 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.21%) BMC
7 2 (1.21%) ComArch
7 2 (1.21%) Google
7 2 (1.21%) IBM
7 2 (1.21%) Isilon
7 2 (1.21%) NetIQ
7 2 (1.21%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.21%) Tableau