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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Video Conferencing over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Videoconferencing
Rank 130 128 137
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 11 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.38% 1.18% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 6
Median daily rate £425 £300 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +44.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £233
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £14.25 £9.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.25 £10.00
% change year-on-year
- +22.50%
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
796 765 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.09% 24.44% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 508 454
Median daily rate £375 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £217 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 63 55
Median hourly rate £39.00 £33.25 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.29% +104.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £46.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

Video Conferencing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Video Conferencing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Video Conferencing within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +13 4 - -
Bristol +2 2 £500 +66.66% 3
Wiltshire -5 2 £475 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £375 -
Devon - 1 £375 -
Video Conferencing
England

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Video Conferencing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Video Conferencing.

1 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
2 14 (43.75%) Cisco
3 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
4 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 10 (31.25%) LAN
4 10 (31.25%) WAN
4 10 (31.25%) Windows
5 9 (28.13%) MS Office
5 9 (28.13%) ITIL
5 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
6 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 7 (21.88%) Polycom
8 6 (18.75%) ITIL V3
8 6 (18.75%) TOGAF
8 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
8 6 (18.75%) Project Management
8 6 (18.75%) Windows XP
9 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
9 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
9 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (15.63%) Wireless
9 5 (15.63%) IP Telephony
9 5 (15.63%) Smartphone
10 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (12.50%) SCCM
10 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (12.50%) XenApp
10 4 (12.50%) XenDesktop
10 4 (12.50%) SolarWinds

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) LAN
1 10 (31.25%) WAN
2 5 (15.63%) IP Telephony
2 5 (15.63%) Wireless
3 4 (12.50%) Value-Added Service
3 4 (12.50%) WLAN
4 3 (9.38%) Unified Communications
4 3 (9.38%) VPN
5 2 (6.25%) DNS
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (3.13%) Firewall
6 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.13%) WebEx
General
1 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Desktop Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) IT Support
4 4 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) IT Support Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) Support Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Designer
5 3 (9.38%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Project Planner
6 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Designer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Smartphone
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) IPTV
3 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
3 6 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 4 (12.50%) Android
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL V3
2 6 (18.75%) Project Management
2 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
2 6 (18.75%) TOGAF
3 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.50%) Network Management
4 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.38%) eTOM
5 3 (9.38%) MODAF
6 2 (6.25%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (6.25%) Contingency Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Critical Path Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
2 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (12.50%) CCNA
4 4 (12.50%) CCNP
4 4 (12.50%) HND
4 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.13%) MCDST
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.50%) XenApp
2 4 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 2 (6.25%) BitLocker
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Cisco
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.88%) Polycom
4 4 (12.50%) Apple
4 4 (12.50%) Avaya
4 4 (12.50%) Genesys
4 4 (12.50%) Meraki
4 4 (12.50%) Nortel
4 4 (12.50%) Siemens
4 4 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 4 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) AppSense
5 2 (6.25%) BMC
5 2 (6.25%) CA
5 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.25%) EMC
5 2 (6.25%) Symantec
5 2 (6.25%) Wyse
6 1 (3.13%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.13%) Mitel