Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 September 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 West
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 167 202
Rank change year-on-year -20 +35 +3
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 26 32 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.45% 0.59% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.60% 2.10% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 5
South West median daily rate £425 £330 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.79% -26.26% +11.88%
10th Percentile £411 £231 £417
90th Percentile £593 £436 £660
England median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year +3.70% +11.57% -17.51%

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 1,620 1,524 1,705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.93% 27.98% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,004 916 1,129
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £231 £230
90th Percentile £575 £554 £570
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 78 111
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +23.85% -13.33%
10th Percentile £17.31 £12.78 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £44.25
England median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.80% - +11.11%

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 18 September 2018.

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 18 September 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
Wiltshire - 19 £425 - 1
Bristol -29 5 £406 +19.41% 6
Devon +3 1 £425 +88.89%
Dorset - 1 £600 -
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 West region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (42.31%) MOLAP
3 11 (42.31%) ROLAP
3 11 (42.31%) Test Scripting
4 10 (38.46%) Functional Testing
4 10 (38.46%) People Management
4 10 (38.46%) Virtual Team Management
5 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
6 8 (30.77%) Dependency Management
6 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
6 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 7 (26.92%) Automotive
7 7 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (23.08%) Visualisation
8 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (19.23%) Migration
10 3 (11.54%) Change Control
11 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
11 2 (7.69%) DevOps
11 2 (7.69%) Symfony
11 2 (7.69%) Release Management
11 2 (7.69%) Atlassian
11 2 (7.69%) Drupal
11 2 (7.69%) PHP
11 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
11 2 (7.69%) Change Management
11 2 (7.69%) Creative Thinking
11 2 (7.69%) Strategic Thinking

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 2 (7.69%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) MOLAP
1 11 (42.31%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
3 7 (26.92%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Programme Manager
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Programme Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Head of Delivery
7 1 (3.85%) Implementation Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
7 1 (3.85%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Pensions Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Service Design Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (42.31%) Test Scripting
3 10 (38.46%) Functional Testing
3 10 (38.46%) People Management
3 10 (38.46%) Virtual Team Management
4 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (30.77%) Dependency Management
6 7 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (23.08%) Visualisation
8 5 (19.23%) Migration
9 3 (11.54%) Change Control
10 2 (7.69%) Change Management
10 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 2 (7.69%) Creative Thinking
10 2 (7.69%) DevOps
10 2 (7.69%) Release Management
10 2 (7.69%) Strategic Thinking
11 1 (3.85%) Commercial Awareness
11 1 (3.85%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
11 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.85%) SAP