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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Video Conferencing over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Videoconferencing
England / North West
Rank 129 148 133
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 5 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.72% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Median daily rate £110 £320 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.62% -28.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £263 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £25.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +33.33%

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
809 1256 898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.85% 32.01% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 704 506
Median daily rate £380 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £208 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 59 39
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.30 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £47.13 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

Video Conferencing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Video Conferencing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Video Conferencing within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cumbria - 2 - -
Manchester +8 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £110 -
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Video Conferencing
England

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Video Conferencing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Video Conferencing.

1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) MCP
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Life Science
2 2 (33.33%) Polycom
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) iPhone
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Skype
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Project Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Life Science
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCP
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Polycom
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy