The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Video Conferencing in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Video Conferencing over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Videoconferencing
Rank 126 126 134
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 10 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.28% 0.47% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £250 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £230 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £270 £205
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £355 £327
% change year-on-year
-25.98% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.27 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £10.30 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+48.05% -62.54%
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
779 637 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.85% 22.00% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 308 330
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 38 76
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.59 £11.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Video Conferencing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Video Conferencing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Video Conferencing
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Video Conferencing Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Video Conferencing
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Video Conferencing Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Video Conferencing
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 7 £500 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Video Conferencing
England

Video Conferencing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
4 4 (30.77%) IP Telephony
5 3 (23.08%) QA
6 2 (15.38%) Office 365
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Mac OS
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Wireless
6 2 (15.38%) LAN
6 2 (15.38%) VoIP
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL
7 1 (7.69%) C
7 1 (7.69%) PBX
7 1 (7.69%) Remedy
7 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
7 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
7 1 (7.69%) Lync
7 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
7 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
7 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared

Video Conferencing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) IP Telephony
2 2 (15.38%) Wireless
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) PBX
3 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Service Manager
1 5 (38.46%) Transition Manager
1 5 (38.46%) Service Transition Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Project Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
4 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Voice Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Mac OS
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Remedy