The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Video Conferencing in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Video Conferencing over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Videoconferencing
Rank 163 196 190
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -6
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 27 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 0.60% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £343 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.40% -22.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £214 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £335 £288
% change year-on-year
-8.20% +16.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £10.75 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+14.88% +7.50%
Video Conferencing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1993 2500 2330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.65% 38.59% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1506 1858 1736
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 52
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.17 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.50 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

Video Conferencing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Video Conferencing across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Video Conferencing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Video Conferencing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Video Conferencing across the City of London region.

Video Conferencing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Video Conferencing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Video Conferencing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Video Conferencing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Video Conferencing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Video Conferencing across the City of London region.

Video Conferencing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Video Conferencing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Video Conferencing.

1 21 (58.33%) Cisco
2 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 17 (47.22%) ITIL
3 17 (47.22%) Windows
3 17 (47.22%) LAN
4 14 (38.89%) Wireless
5 13 (36.11%) MS Office
6 11 (30.56%) VPN
6 11 (30.56%) Lync
7 10 (27.78%) VoIP
7 10 (27.78%) Linux
8 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
8 9 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 9 (25.00%) Dodd-Frank
9 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (22.22%) IP Telephony
10 7 (19.44%) Cisco IPT
10 7 (19.44%) A+ Certification
10 7 (19.44%) Remedy
10 7 (19.44%) MCSE
11 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (16.67%) VMware
12 5 (13.89%) Debian
12 5 (13.89%) Finance
12 5 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (13.89%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (13.89%) MCSA
12 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP

Video Conferencing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Video Conferencing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Video Conferencing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (30.56%) Lync
2 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
5 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) LAN
2 14 (38.89%) Wireless
3 11 (30.56%) VPN
4 10 (27.78%) VoIP
5 8 (22.22%) IP Telephony
6 7 (19.44%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (13.89%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
7 5 (13.89%) WAN
8 4 (11.11%) Unified Communications
9 3 (8.33%) VLAN
9 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
10 2 (5.56%) H.323
10 2 (5.56%) Firewall
10 2 (5.56%) DHCP
10 2 (5.56%) WLAN
10 2 (5.56%) DNS
10 2 (5.56%) Network Security
10 2 (5.56%) WebEx
11 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Law
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Service Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) IT Support
5 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Communications Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Audio Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Data Centre Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) COM
2 1 (2.78%) MAPI
2 1 (2.78%) XMPP
2 1 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) iPhone
2 1 (2.78%) iPad
2 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.78%) 3D Printing
2 1 (2.78%) Apple TV
2 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) AS400
2 1 (2.78%) Statistics
2 1 (2.78%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Linux
3 5 (13.89%) Debian
4 3 (8.33%) Android
5 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.78%) UNIX
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.78%) VMS
6 1 (2.78%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) ITIL
2 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.33%) Project Management
4 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.56%) Service Management
5 2 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.78%) ITSM
6 1 (2.78%) Workflow
6 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.78%) Document Management
6 1 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.78%) Cyber Security
6 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.78%) ERP
6 1 (2.78%) BCP
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (19.44%) A+ Certification
2 7 (19.44%) MCSE
3 5 (13.89%) MCSA
3 5 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (5.56%) Degree
6 2 (5.56%) CCNP
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.56%) MCP
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.78%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 9 (25.00%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Cisco
2 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (19.44%) Remedy
4 6 (16.67%) VMware
5 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.33%) Apple
6 3 (8.33%) Polycom
6 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.56%) Avaya
7 2 (5.56%) Tandberg
7 2 (5.56%) Google
7 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.56%) Adobe
8 1 (2.78%) Nortel
8 1 (2.78%) Citrix
8 1 (2.78%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.78%) F5