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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Videoconferencing
Rank 137 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 9 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.30% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 1.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £253 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £200
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +62.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £25.45 £8.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £12.25 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
962 708 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 28.66% 26.37% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 414 315
Average daily rate £378 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.15% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £511 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 61 61
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.64 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.06 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

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 6 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 4 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Video Conferencing
England

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 4 (30.77%) Cisco
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Lync
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) MS Office
3 2 (15.38%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (15.38%) BMC
3 2 (15.38%) Remedy
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) QA
3 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
3 2 (15.38%) Polycom
3 2 (15.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) SCCM
4 1 (7.69%) Tandberg
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (7.69%) XMPP
4 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
4 1 (7.69%) IT Governance

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) AutoCAD
2 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
2 2 (15.38%) Wireless
2 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
2 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) H.323
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Law
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Project Administrator
1 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Network Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Transition Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Audio Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) PMO Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) IT Governance
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNP
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) BMC
2 2 (15.38%) Polycom
2 2 (15.38%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Mitel
3 1 (7.69%) Tandberg
3 1 (7.69%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) Meraki
3 1 (7.69%) Lotus
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya