The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Video Conferencing in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Videoconferencing
Rank 141 134 110
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -24
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 6 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.27% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 1.01% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
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£300 £326 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +13.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £200
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +80.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Average hourly rate - £9.78 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.93 £10.75 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+10.93% +7.50%
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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
796 791 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.81% 26.48% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 451 340
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 45 61
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.14% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Video Conferencing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Video Conferencing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Video Conferencing
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Video Conferencing Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Video Conferencing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Video Conferencing Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Video Conferencing
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 31 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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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
Wiltshire +5 4 - - 2
Bristol -4 2 £300 +18.81% 2
Dorset - - - - 1
Somerset - - - - 1
Video Conferencing
England

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 13 (76.47%) Cisco
1 13 (76.47%) Juniper
2 12 (70.59%) LAN
2 12 (70.59%) WAN
3 10 (58.82%) VPN
3 10 (58.82%) MPLS
4 9 (52.94%) McAfee
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (47.06%) Avaya
5 8 (47.06%) WLAN
5 8 (47.06%) Wireless
5 8 (47.06%) Firewall
5 8 (47.06%) IP Telephony
5 8 (47.06%) Polycom
6 7 (41.18%) VoIP
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (35.29%) Blackberry
7 6 (35.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
7 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
8 5 (29.41%) Internet
8 5 (29.41%) Handset
8 5 (29.41%) CCNA
8 5 (29.41%) Windows
8 5 (29.41%) MCSE
8 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
8 5 (29.41%) SonicWALL
8 5 (29.41%) VLAN
9 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (23.53%) JNCIS

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 6 (35.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) LAN
1 12 (70.59%) WAN
2 10 (58.82%) VPN
2 10 (58.82%) MPLS
3 8 (47.06%) WLAN
3 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 8 (47.06%) IP Telephony
3 8 (47.06%) Wireless
4 7 (41.18%) VoIP
5 5 (29.41%) Internet
5 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
5 5 (29.41%) VLAN
6 4 (23.53%) H.323
6 4 (23.53%) DHCP
6 4 (23.53%) DNS
7 3 (17.65%) Network Security
8 2 (11.76%) IPsec
8 2 (11.76%) PABX
8 2 (11.76%) IPv4
8 2 (11.76%) IPv6
General
1 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Voice Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support
4 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Blackberry
2 5 (29.41%) Handset
3 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Practice Management
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Document Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (29.41%) MCSE
3 5 (29.41%) CCNA
4 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) CCNP
4 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) JNCIS
5 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) MCDST
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Juniper
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) McAfee
3 8 (47.06%) Avaya
3 8 (47.06%) Polycom
4 5 (29.41%) SonicWALL
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) Tandberg
6 2 (11.76%) BT
7 1 (5.88%) OpenText
7 1 (5.88%) Mitel
7 1 (5.88%) LANDesk
7 1 (5.88%) Citrix