The first 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Videoconferencing
Rank 131 112 144
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +32
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 11 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.64% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.45% 2.94% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Average daily rate £215 £288 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.21% -23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.32% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Average hourly rate £9.28 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.75 £10.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -34.42%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
760 511 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.16% 21.78% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 261 363
Average daily rate £350 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £191 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 46 67
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.35 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
Video Conferencing
England

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Somerset -21 7 £208 -
Bristol -20 1 - - 1
Wiltshire -21 1 - - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 £225 - 2
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Video Conferencing
England

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 9 (34.62%) SCCM
4 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 8 (30.77%) Windows
5 7 (26.92%) MS Office
5 7 (26.92%) Internet
5 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
6 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (23.08%) Polycom
6 6 (23.08%) VMware
6 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco
7 5 (19.23%) VPN
7 5 (19.23%) Blackberry
7 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (15.38%) MSI
8 4 (15.38%) BGP
8 4 (15.38%) MPLS
8 4 (15.38%) OSPF
8 4 (15.38%) Nortel
8 4 (15.38%) Citrix
8 4 (15.38%) IPsec
8 4 (15.38%) H.323
8 4 (15.38%) Service Management
8 4 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (15.38%) Altiris
8 4 (15.38%) Nortel Meridian

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Office
2 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Internet
2 5 (19.23%) VPN
3 4 (15.38%) BGP
3 4 (15.38%) MPLS
3 4 (15.38%) OSPF
3 4 (15.38%) IPsec
3 4 (15.38%) H.323
3 4 (15.38%) Nortel Meridian
4 3 (11.54%) LAN
4 3 (11.54%) IPv4
4 3 (11.54%) IPv6
4 3 (11.54%) Network Security
5 2 (7.69%) WAN
5 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.85%) Firewall
6 1 (3.85%) DHCP
6 1 (3.85%) 3G
6 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MSI
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Desktop Support
2 4 (15.38%) Designer
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Installation Technician
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.85%) CMDB
3 1 (3.85%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
3 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (15.38%) Service Management
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) JNCIS
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.54%) CCNP
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.85%) MCP
5 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Polycom
1 6 (23.08%) VMware
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco
2 4 (15.38%) Nortel
2 4 (15.38%) Citrix
2 4 (15.38%) Altiris
3 3 (11.54%) Juniper
3 3 (11.54%) Tandberg
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) BT
5 1 (3.85%) Adobe
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) Sophos