The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Video Conferencing in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Video Conferencing over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Videoconferencing
Rank 120 109 109
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.037% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.60% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £130 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+226.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £259 £200
% change year-on-year
+39.13% +29.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £10.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -41.17%
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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 Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
658 498 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.55% 22.25% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 242 256
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £246 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £13.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +9.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £11.53 £10.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £31.04 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Video Conferencing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Video Conferencing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Video Conferencing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Video Conferencing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Video Conferencing
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Video Conferencing Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) Polycom
2 8 (53.33%) Lync
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
6 2 (13.33%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) J2EE
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.67%) Linux
7 1 (6.67%) MySQL

Video Conferencing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (53.33%) Lync
2 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) YourKit
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) SOA
2 2 (13.33%) OO
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) BCP
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Stress Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PMP
1 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Polycom
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Avaya
4 1 (6.67%) Sage