The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Video Conferencing in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Video Conferencing over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Videoconferencing
Rank 87 82 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.069% 0.079% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.29% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£160 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.27 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.25 £10.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -
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 Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
404 340 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.71% 26.79% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 160 116
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £198 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 26
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.68 £12.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £39.25 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

Video Conferencing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Video Conferencing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Video Conferencing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Video Conferencing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Video Conferencing
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Video Conferencing Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Polycom
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) WebEx
2 1 (33.33%) Telepresence
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Tandberg
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) XMPP
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista

Video Conferencing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (66.67%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (33.33%) WorkSite
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) WebEx
1 1 (33.33%) Telepresence
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) H.323
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Audio Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Polycom
2 1 (33.33%) Tandberg
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Interwoven
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Wyse