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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Videoconferencing
Rank 133 124 109
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 9 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.35% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 1.37% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
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£475 £208 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+128.91% -53.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £225 £288
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.25 £9.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.38 £13.00 £15.24
% change year-on-year
-4.80% -14.67%
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
828 732 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.60% 25.37% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 468 291
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 47 33
Average hourly rate £36.00 £24.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.05 £12.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Video Conferencing across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Video Conferencing Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 July 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 +3 6 £475 -
Somerset +3 3 £175 -12.50%
Video Conferencing
England

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) WAN
2 9 (60.00%) LAN
2 9 (60.00%) Juniper
3 7 (46.67%) MPLS
3 7 (46.67%) VPN
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (40.00%) CCNP
4 6 (40.00%) H.323
4 6 (40.00%) JNCIS
4 6 (40.00%) Tandberg
4 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) OSPF
5 5 (33.33%) BGP
6 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) IPv4
6 4 (26.67%) IPv6
6 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (26.67%) Network Security
6 4 (26.67%) IPsec
6 4 (26.67%) Cryptography
6 4 (26.67%) Polycom
7 3 (20.00%) IP Telephony
7 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (20.00%) Billing
7 3 (20.00%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) LAN
1 9 (60.00%) WAN
2 7 (46.67%) VPN
2 7 (46.67%) MPLS
3 6 (40.00%) H.323
4 5 (33.33%) OSPF
4 5 (33.33%) BGP
5 4 (26.67%) IPv4
5 4 (26.67%) IPv6
5 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
5 4 (26.67%) IPsec
5 4 (26.67%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) IP Telephony
6 3 (20.00%) VoIP
6 3 (20.00%) WLAN
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
7 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (13.33%) PABX
7 2 (13.33%) OpenScape
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Designer
2 3 (20.00%) Lead Designer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Voice Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (26.67%) Cryptography
3 2 (13.33%) Handset
4 1 (6.67%) E-Learning
4 1 (6.67%) IPTV
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CCNP
2 6 (40.00%) JNCIS
2 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) HND
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) PMP
4 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Juniper
3 6 (40.00%) Tandberg
4 4 (26.67%) Polycom
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Avaya
5 3 (20.00%) McAfee
6 2 (13.33%) BT
7 1 (6.67%) VMware
7 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
7 1 (6.67%) Apple