The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Video Conferencing in IT contracts advertised for the 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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Videoconferencing
Rank 325 378 361
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -17
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 75 40 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.46% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 30 24
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£350 £343 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -15.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £197 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £476 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.35 £12.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.80% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.99 £10.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £14.50 £27.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.25 £10.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -
Video Conferencing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8096 8781 8631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.79% 37.59% 39.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5569 6173 5878
Average daily rate £463 £450 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 152 197
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.45 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

Video Conferencing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Video Conferencing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Video Conferencing
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Video Conferencing Daily Rate Trend in London

Video Conferencing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Video Conferencing across the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Video Conferencing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Video Conferencing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Video Conferencing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Video Conferencing
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Video Conferencing within the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
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Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +25 22 £340 -12.82% 6
Canary Wharf - 2 £315 -
Feltham - 2 £380 -
Video Conferencing
England

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 63 (49.22%) Cisco
2 51 (39.84%) Windows
3 50 (39.06%) Microsoft
4 44 (34.38%) MS Office
5 43 (33.59%) LAN
6 32 (25.00%) ITIL
7 31 (24.22%) VPN
8 29 (22.66%) VoIP
8 29 (22.66%) Lync
9 26 (20.31%) Active Directory
10 24 (18.75%) WAN
10 24 (18.75%) MS Exchange
11 22 (17.19%) MS Excel
11 22 (17.19%) Polycom
12 20 (15.63%) Wireless
12 20 (15.63%) Unified Communications
13 19 (14.84%) Finance
13 19 (14.84%) Incident Management
14 17 (13.28%) Linux
14 17 (13.28%) Ethernet
14 17 (13.28%) TCP/IP
14 17 (13.28%) Windows 7
15 16 (12.50%) WebEx
16 15 (11.72%) Exchange Server 2010
16 15 (11.72%) Apple
16 15 (11.72%) Project Management
16 15 (11.72%) IP Telephony
17 14 (10.94%) H.323
17 14 (10.94%) CCNP
17 14 (10.94%) Cisco Certification

Video Conferencing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 29 (22.66%) Lync
2 24 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 15 (11.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.91%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (2.34%) CMS
6 2 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 44 (34.38%) MS Office
2 22 (17.19%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.47%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.34%) MS Project
5 3 (2.34%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.78%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.78%) Quicktime
6 1 (0.78%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.69%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (33.59%) LAN
2 31 (24.22%) VPN
3 29 (22.66%) VoIP
4 24 (18.75%) WAN
5 20 (15.63%) Wireless
5 20 (15.63%) Unified Communications
6 17 (13.28%) Ethernet
6 17 (13.28%) TCP/IP
7 16 (12.50%) WebEx
8 15 (11.72%) IP Telephony
9 14 (10.94%) H.323
10 11 (8.59%) VLAN
10 11 (8.59%) Firewall
11 9 (7.03%) OSPF
11 9 (7.03%) Cisco IPT
11 9 (7.03%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (7.03%) Telepresence
12 7 (5.47%) DSL
12 7 (5.47%) BGP
12 7 (5.47%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) MSI
General
1 19 (14.84%) Finance
2 12 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.47%) Banking
4 4 (3.13%) Retail
4 4 (3.13%) Marketing
5 3 (2.34%) Law
6 2 (1.56%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.56%) Legal
6 2 (1.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.78%) Publishing
7 1 (0.78%) French Language
7 1 (0.78%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (17.19%) Analyst
2 14 (10.94%) Project Manager
2 14 (10.94%) Network Engineer
3 12 (9.38%) Service Analyst
3 12 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (7.81%) Support Analyst
4 10 (7.81%) Desktop Support
5 9 (7.03%) Support Engineer
5 9 (7.03%) Desktop Engineer
5 9 (7.03%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 9 (7.03%) IT Support
6 8 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (5.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Communications Engineer
9 4 (3.13%) Audio Engineer
9 4 (3.13%) Senior Project Manager
9 4 (3.13%) Systems Support Analyst
9 4 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.13%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) MAPI
1 5 (3.91%) XMPP
2 3 (2.34%) .NET
2 3 (2.34%) XACML
3 2 (1.56%) COM
4 1 (0.78%) Flash
4 1 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.16%) iPhone
2 10 (7.81%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.91%) User Experience
5 4 (3.13%) iPad
5 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.13%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.13%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.34%) Streaming Media
7 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.78%) EPoS
7 1 (0.78%) NHS
7 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.78%) AS400
7 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.78%) Handset
7 1 (0.78%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (39.84%) Windows
2 17 (13.28%) Linux
2 17 (13.28%) Windows 7
3 13 (10.16%) Android
4 9 (7.03%) Mac OS X
5 7 (5.47%) Debian
6 5 (3.91%) UNIX
6 5 (3.91%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.13%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.34%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.56%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.56%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.78%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.78%) NetWare
10 1 (0.78%) VMS
10 1 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.00%) ITIL
2 19 (14.84%) Incident Management
3 15 (11.72%) Project Management
4 11 (8.59%) PRINCE2
5 9 (7.03%) Change Management
6 6 (4.69%) Server Building
6 6 (4.69%) Configuration Management
7 5 (3.91%) Migration
7 5 (3.91%) Time Management
7 5 (3.91%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (3.91%) Supplier Management
7 5 (3.91%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (3.91%) Network Management
8 4 (3.13%) Database Mirroring
8 4 (3.13%) Performance Management
8 4 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.13%) E-Commerce
9 3 (2.34%) SOA
9 3 (2.34%) Service Management
9 3 (2.34%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.25%) SQL
2 7 (5.47%) C
3 4 (3.13%) Java
4 3 (2.34%) Python
4 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (10.94%) CCNP
1 14 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (10.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (9.38%) MCSE
4 8 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.25%) A+ Certification
4 8 (6.25%) MCSA
5 7 (5.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (5.47%) Degree
5 7 (5.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (4.69%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.69%) CCNA
7 4 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.13%) MCP
8 3 (2.34%) CCIE
9 2 (1.56%) CCSE
9 2 (1.56%) CCDP
9 2 (1.56%) CCIP
10 1 (0.78%) CISSP
10 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 11 (8.59%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 26 (20.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (1.56%) XenServer
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.78%) Xen
5 1 (0.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (7.03%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (4.69%) SCCM
3 3 (2.34%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.56%) SCOM
5 1 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.78%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.78%) WMI
5 1 (0.78%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 63 (49.22%) Cisco
2 50 (39.06%) Microsoft
3 22 (17.19%) Polycom
4 15 (11.72%) Apple
5 13 (10.16%) F5
6 12 (9.38%) VMware
7 11 (8.59%) Tandberg
8 10 (7.81%) Avaya
8 10 (7.81%) Remedy
9 8 (6.25%) CheckPoint
9 8 (6.25%) Adobe
10 7 (5.47%) Juniper
10 7 (5.47%) Nortel
10 7 (5.47%) Red Hat
10 7 (5.47%) Blue Coat
10 7 (5.47%) SolarWinds
11 6 (4.69%) Google
11 6 (4.69%) Citrix
12 5 (3.91%) HP
12 5 (3.91%) Nokia
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