Period
to 16 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Virtual Team in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Team over the 6 months to 16 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 West
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 186 211
Rank change year-on-year +15 +25 -24
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 32 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.58% 0.34% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.14% 1.17% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 8
South West median daily rate £348 £255 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.27% -35.44% -9.71%
10th Percentile £268 £190 £213
90th Percentile £486 £531 £515
England median daily rate £500 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1498 1620 1866
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.14% 28.83% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 906 1106 1195
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £213
90th Percentile £550 £563 £532
England median daily rate £450 £426 £425
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.29% +5.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 125 106
South West median hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.53% -29.33% +36.36%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.25 £12.37
90th Percentile £55.29 £44.40 £46.22
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.06
% change year-on-year +7.50% +4.96% +8.89%

Virtual Team
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Virtual Team as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Team in the South West

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Virtual Team in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Team in the South West

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Team in the South West over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Team in the South West

Virtual Team
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Team in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Team in the South West

Virtual Team
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 16 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
Bristol +15 28 £355 +48.77% 3
Devon +1 1 £225 -23.73%
Dorset +1 1 - -
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 West region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) .NET
3 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 9 (28.13%) QA
4 9 (28.13%) Oracle
4 9 (28.13%) ADO.NET
4 9 (28.13%) Classic ASP
4 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
5 7 (21.88%) Unix
5 7 (21.88%) Linux
5 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
5 7 (21.88%) PaaS
6 6 (18.75%) Open Source
6 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
6 6 (18.75%) Firewall
6 6 (18.75%) Finance
7 5 (15.63%) RDBMS
7 5 (15.63%) Broadband
7 5 (15.63%) HTTP
7 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
7 5 (15.63%) MySQL
7 5 (15.63%) MySQL Certification
7 5 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (15.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 5 (15.63%) Hudson
7 5 (15.63%) Selenium
7 5 (15.63%) Release Management
7 5 (15.63%) Time Management
7 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing

Virtual Team
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) PaaS
2 5 (15.63%) IaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Firewall
2 5 (15.63%) Broadband
2 5 (15.63%) HTTP
3 2 (6.25%) 2G
3 2 (6.25%) 3G
3 2 (6.25%) 4G
3 2 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.13%) DHCP
4 1 (3.13%) DNS
4 1 (3.13%) PBX
4 1 (3.13%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (3.13%) VoIP
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) MySQL
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
1 5 (15.63%) RDBMS
1 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Artifactory
1 5 (15.63%) Hudson
1 5 (15.63%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Local Government
4 1 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Server Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Business Data Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Quality Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Server Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Server Support
6 2 (6.25%) Server Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) .NET
1 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 9 (28.13%) ADO.NET
2 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
2 9 (28.13%) Classic ASP
3 3 (9.38%) HTML
4 2 (6.25%) Ajax
4 2 (6.25%) XML
4 2 (6.25%) XSL
5 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.13%) jQuery
5 1 (3.13%) JSP
5 1 (3.13%) RESTful
5 1 (3.13%) Servlets
5 1 (3.13%) Spring
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Public Cloud
1 5 (15.63%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
1 7 (21.88%) Unix
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) Open Source
2 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 5 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
3 5 (15.63%) Release Management
3 5 (15.63%) Time Management
4 4 (12.50%) DevOps
5 3 (9.38%) Virtual Team Management
6 2 (6.25%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (6.25%) Coaching
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) ETL Development
6 2 (6.25%) Pair Programming
6 2 (6.25%) QMS
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) TDD
6 2 (6.25%) User Stories
6 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) MySQL Certification
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.13%) MCTS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.13%) IFRS
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Kibana
1 5 (15.63%) logstash
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) Microgen
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) EMC
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Isilon
4 1 (3.13%) NetApp
4 1 (3.13%) SolidFire
4 1 (3.13%) VMware