Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 209 230 212
Rank change year-on-year +21 -18 +65
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 86 150 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.81% 0.94% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.73% 3.07% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 76 76
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +14.11%
10th Percentile £320 £226 £256
90th Percentile £668 £660 £681
England median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +8.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
South East median hourly rate - £15.19 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -44.26% +43.42%
England median hourly rate £47.50 £24.10 £40.00
% change year-on-year +97.14% -39.76% +113.33%

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 3,155 4,890 5,120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.85% 30.53% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,797 2,911 2,990
South East median daily rate £425 £430 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +6.83% +0.63%
10th Percentile £185 £238 £211
90th Percentile £606 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 239 227
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £20.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.62% +1.67% +18.03%
10th Percentile £13.04 £11.85 £10.69
90th Percentile £57.50 £51.25 £48.75
England median hourly rate £23.85 £21.00 £21.90
% change year-on-year +13.57% -4.11% +14.42%

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 28 February 2020.

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
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 28 February 2020. 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 +35 42 £428 -11.86% 8
Berkshire +17 33 £438 -12.39% 7
Surrey +51 21 £575 -10.16% 3
Kent +25 12 £430 +309.52% 1
Hampshire +1 11 £575 +43.75% 8
Buckinghamshire +31 6 £325 -23.08% 1
Oxfordshire +25 3 £525 +110.00%
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 30 (34.88%) Virtual Team Management
2 28 (32.56%) Finance
3 24 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (26.74%) Azure
5 21 (24.42%) Telecoms
6 17 (19.77%) Project Management
7 15 (17.44%) Degree
8 14 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (15.12%) SQL
9 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
10 12 (13.95%) Windows
10 12 (13.95%) Scrum
10 12 (13.95%) Office 365
11 11 (12.79%) Customer Requirements
11 11 (12.79%) Project Delivery
11 11 (12.79%) Change Management
11 11 (12.79%) Linux
11 11 (12.79%) JIRA
12 10 (11.63%) HTTP
12 10 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (10.47%) Process Improvement
13 9 (10.47%) DevOps
13 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (10.47%) Java
14 8 (9.30%) Broadband
14 8 (9.30%) Banking
14 8 (9.30%) Waterfall
14 8 (9.30%) PowerShell
14 8 (9.30%) REST
14 8 (9.30%) Microservices

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 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.65%) Apache
2 4 (4.65%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.16%) Confluence
4 1 (1.16%) GemFire
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.16%) Maya
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.16%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.16%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.16%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (1.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 23 (26.74%) Azure
2 12 (13.95%) Office 365
3 4 (4.65%) Trello
4 3 (3.49%) AWS
5 2 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.33%) GitHub
5 2 (2.33%) SaaS
6 1 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.16%) GCP
6 1 (1.16%) Lucidchart
6 1 (1.16%) PaaS
6 1 (1.16%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) HTTP
2 8 (9.30%) Broadband
3 6 (6.98%) 4G
3 6 (6.98%) 5G
3 6 (6.98%) LAN
3 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.98%) WAN
4 5 (5.81%) Internet
5 4 (4.65%) 3G
5 4 (4.65%) LTE
6 3 (3.49%) Network Security
6 3 (3.49%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (3.49%) Skype
7 2 (2.33%) 2G
7 2 (2.33%) DNS
7 2 (2.33%) DOCSIS
7 2 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (2.33%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.16%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.16%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.16%) HBase
4 1 (1.16%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (12.79%) JIRA
2 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.49%) Postman
3 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.16%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.16%) JUnit
4 1 (1.16%) NUnit
4 1 (1.16%) Selenium
4 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (32.56%) Finance
2 21 (24.42%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.30%) Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Legal
4 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.49%) Marketing
4 3 (3.49%) Retail
5 2 (2.33%) Billing
5 2 (2.33%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.16%) Games
6 1 (1.16%) German Language
6 1 (1.16%) Police
6 1 (1.16%) Publishing
6 1 (1.16%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 13 (15.12%) Project Manager
2 12 (13.95%) Developer
3 10 (11.63%) Architect
4 8 (9.30%) Consultant
5 7 (8.14%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.98%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Security Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Designer
9 3 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Product Owner
9 3 (3.49%) Scrum Master
9 3 (3.49%) Telecoms Manager
10 2 (2.33%) Migration Manager
10 2 (2.33%) Network Architect
10 2 (2.33%) Operations Analyst
10 2 (2.33%) Senior Bid Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) REST
2 6 (6.98%) Spring
3 4 (4.65%) Middleware
4 3 (3.49%) .NET
4 3 (3.49%) JSON
4 3 (3.49%) Web Services
5 2 (2.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.33%) CSS
5 2 (2.33%) Express
5 2 (2.33%) HTML
5 2 (2.33%) Node.js
5 2 (2.33%) React
5 2 (2.33%) RESTful
5 2 (2.33%) SOAP
6 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (1.16%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.16%) Kafka
6 1 (1.16%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.16%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.16%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.30%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (4.65%) Digital TV
4 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.33%) Blog
5 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.16%) PMI
6 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.95%) Windows
2 11 (12.79%) Linux
3 4 (4.65%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.33%) Android
6 1 (1.16%) Unix
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.88%) Virtual Team Management
2 24 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.77%) Project Management
4 14 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (13.95%) Scrum
6 11 (12.79%) Change Management
6 11 (12.79%) Customer Requirements
6 11 (12.79%) Project Delivery
7 10 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (10.47%) DevOps
8 9 (10.47%) Process Improvement
9 8 (9.30%) Microservices
9 8 (9.30%) Presales
9 8 (9.30%) Waterfall
10 7 (8.14%) Coaching
10 7 (8.14%) Information Security
10 7 (8.14%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.98%) Capacity Management
11 6 (6.98%) Decision-Making
11 6 (6.98%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.12%) SQL
2 9 (10.47%) Java
3 8 (9.30%) PowerShell
4 7 (8.14%) Python
5 6 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.81%) Java 8
7 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.33%) Perl
8 1 (1.16%) C#
8 1 (1.16%) Go
8 1 (1.16%) R
8 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (17.44%) Degree
2 4 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) CCDA
4 2 (2.33%) CCNP
4 2 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (2.33%) GCFA
4 2 (2.33%) GCIA
4 2 (2.33%) GCIH
4 2 (2.33%) ISEB
4 2 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (2.33%) OSCP
4 2 (2.33%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.33%) PMP
4 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) SSCP
5 1 (1.16%) CCIE
5 1 (1.16%) CISSP
5 1 (1.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.33%) NIST
4 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.16%) GDPR
4 1 (1.16%) PMO
4 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.49%) Docker
3 1 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (3.49%) Ansible
2 3 (3.49%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.49%) Puppet
3 2 (2.33%) EnCase
3 2 (2.33%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.16%) MOM
4 1 (1.16%) SCCM
4 1 (1.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.33%) Cisco
2 2 (2.33%) Darktrace
2 2 (2.33%) F5
2 2 (2.33%) FireEye
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle
2 2 (2.33%) Palo Alto
2 2 (2.33%) Proofpoint
2 2 (2.33%) SAP
2 2 (2.33%) ServiceNow
2 2 (2.33%) TippingPoint
3 1 (1.16%) Apple
3 1 (1.16%) Nokia
3 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.16%) SaltStack
3 1 (1.16%) Siebel
3 1 (1.16%) Siemens
3 1 (1.16%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.16%) Tableau
3 1 (1.16%) Virgin Media