Period
to 18 December 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 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 West
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 171 196
Rank change year-on-year -24 +25 +19
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 33 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.50% 0.58% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.70% 2.10% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 11
South West median daily rate £425 £348 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.30% +36.27% -35.44%
10th Percentile £350 £268 £190
90th Percentile £588 £486 £531
England median daily rate £480 £500 £457
% change year-on-year -4.00% +9.41% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.49% +6.94% -1.37%

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 1,939 1,524 1,643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.60% 27.46% 29.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,215 939 1,115
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £262 £190 £225
90th Percentile £575 £546 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 73 124
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £32.50 £26.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.78% +24.40% -28.91%
10th Percentile £15.20 £11.78 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.50 £58.18 £44.43
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 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 December 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 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
Wiltshire - 16 £525 -
Bristol -35 15 £375 +5.63% 4
Devon -6 1 £425 +88.89% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Virtual Team
England

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

1 20 (60.61%) Virtual Team Management
2 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
2 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
3 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) People Management
4 8 (24.24%) DevOps
4 8 (24.24%) Dependency Management
4 8 (24.24%) Finance
4 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (21.21%) Migration
5 7 (21.21%) Coaching
5 7 (21.21%) Waterfall
6 6 (18.18%) Open Source
6 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 6 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (18.18%) Release Automation
6 6 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
6 6 (18.18%) SQL
6 6 (18.18%) .NET
7 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.15%) Java
7 5 (15.15%) ITIL
7 5 (15.15%) Service Management
7 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
7 5 (15.15%) Project Management
7 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure

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 (6.06%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) MOLAP
2 1 (3.03%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.12%) JIRA
3 2 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Electronics
3 3 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
4 1 (3.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Programme Manager
1 7 (21.21%) Senior Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Senior Programme Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Test Architect
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) DBA
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL Manager
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL Service Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Service Transition Leader
5 3 (9.09%) Service Transition Manager
5 3 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Transition Manager
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) XML
3 2 (6.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Virtual Team Management
2 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) People Management
3 8 (24.24%) Dependency Management
3 8 (24.24%) DevOps
3 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (21.21%) Coaching
4 7 (21.21%) Migration
4 7 (21.21%) Waterfall
5 6 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 6 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
5 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 6 (18.18%) Open Source
5 6 (18.18%) Release Automation
5 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (15.15%) Project Management
6 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
6 5 (15.15%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
1 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) Citrix
2 1 (3.03%) VMware