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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Videoconferencing
Rank 136 103 122
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +19
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 11 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.72% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.31% 3.07% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
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£150 £288 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.82% +27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £220 £213
% change year-on-year
+36.36% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.25 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.54% +82.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £10.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+20.93% -38.57%
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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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
837 554 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.62% 23.48% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 344 336
Average daily rate £400 £331 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 58 65
Average hourly rate £26.50 £21.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.25% -44.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 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
Wiltshire - 9 - -
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Video Conferencing
England

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Juniper
2 9 (60.00%) LAN
3 8 (53.33%) VPN
4 7 (46.67%) WAN
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) MPLS
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) McAfee
6 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
6 5 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (33.33%) Firewall
6 5 (33.33%) Wireless
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (33.33%) Avaya
6 5 (33.33%) WLAN
6 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 5 (33.33%) IP Telephony
6 5 (33.33%) Polycom
7 4 (26.67%) VLAN
7 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) SonicWALL
7 4 (26.67%) VoIP
7 4 (26.67%) MCSE
7 4 (26.67%) CCNA
7 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (26.67%) Internet
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) LAN
2 8 (53.33%) VPN
3 7 (46.67%) WAN
3 7 (46.67%) MPLS
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) WLAN
4 5 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 5 (33.33%) Wireless
5 4 (26.67%) VLAN
5 4 (26.67%) Internet
5 4 (26.67%) VoIP
6 3 (20.00%) DHCP
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (20.00%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) H.323
7 2 (13.33%) IPsec
7 2 (13.33%) OSPF
7 2 (13.33%) BGP
7 2 (13.33%) IPv4
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (20.00%) Handset
3 2 (13.33%) IVR
3 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
3 2 (13.33%) CMDB
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.67%) E-Learning
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) Practice Management
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Document Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (26.67%) MCSE
3 4 (26.67%) CCNA
4 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) CCNP
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) JNCIS
5 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Juniper
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) McAfee
4 5 (33.33%) Avaya
4 5 (33.33%) Polycom
5 4 (26.67%) SonicWALL
6 3 (20.00%) Tandberg
7 1 (6.67%) Open Text
7 1 (6.67%) VMware
7 1 (6.67%) Mitel
7 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) Lotus