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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Videoconferencing
Rank 124 136 119
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 20 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 0.40% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.13% 1.51% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 5
Average daily rate £229 - £253
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 - £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £243 - £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
-23.61% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.18% +46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +75.00%
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
939 860 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.52% 26.67% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 513 392
Average daily rate £373 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £545 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 55 42
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 10 £235 -
Bristol - 4 £225 - 2
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
Somerset - 2 - -
Video Conferencing
England

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (40.00%) Cisco
3 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (36.67%) Windows
3 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
4 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 10 (33.33%) MS Office
5 9 (30.00%) Avaya
5 9 (30.00%) SolarWinds
5 9 (30.00%) Value-Added Service
6 8 (26.67%) Windows XP
7 6 (20.00%) HND
7 6 (20.00%) Apple
7 6 (20.00%) Android
8 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 5 (16.67%) Polycom
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL
9 4 (13.33%) LAN
9 4 (13.33%) VoIP
9 4 (13.33%) WAN
9 4 (13.33%) BMC
9 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
9 4 (13.33%) EMC
9 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
9 4 (13.33%) VMware
9 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (13.33%) XenApp
9 4 (13.33%) XenDesktop
9 4 (13.33%) SCCM
10 3 (10.00%) eTOM

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Value-Added Service
2 4 (13.33%) LAN
2 4 (13.33%) VoIP
2 4 (13.33%) WAN
3 3 (10.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (6.67%) DNS
4 2 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.33%) Wireless
5 1 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Pentaho
General
1 3 (10.00%) Back Office
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) IT Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) IT Support
2 8 (26.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Desktop Support
3 7 (23.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Desktop Support Specialist
4 6 (20.00%) IT Support Specialist
4 6 (20.00%) Support Specialist
4 6 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Designer
5 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 8 (26.67%) Windows XP
4 6 (20.00%) Android
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (10.00%) eTOM
4 2 (6.67%) Change Management
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.33%) MODAF
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) HND
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CCNP
5 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (13.33%) XenApp
1 4 (13.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (6.67%) BitLocker
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (30.00%) Avaya
3 9 (30.00%) SolarWinds
4 6 (20.00%) Apple
5 5 (16.67%) Polycom
6 4 (13.33%) BMC
6 4 (13.33%) EMC
6 4 (13.33%) VMware
7 2 (6.67%) AppSense
7 2 (6.67%) CA
7 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.67%) Symantec
7 2 (6.67%) Wyse
8 1 (3.33%) Genesys
8 1 (3.33%) Meraki
8 1 (3.33%) Nortel
8 1 (3.33%) Siemens