The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Video Conferencing in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Video Conferencing over the 3 months to 25 July 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.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Videoconferencing
Rank 475 445 474
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +29
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 118 123 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 0.91% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 62 47
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£250 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.81% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £145 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £602 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £191 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-36.49% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.64 £9.56 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.98 £17.62 £27.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £10.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+40.47% -46.83%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13784 13507 14222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.21% 26.47% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8368 8151 8153
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 613 778
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%

Video Conferencing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Video Conferencing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Video Conferencing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Video Conferencing
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Video Conferencing within the UK.

Video Conferencing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Video Conferencing
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Video Conferencing within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Video Conferencing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Video Conferencing
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Video Conferencing within the UK.

Video Conferencing Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Video Conferencing
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Video Conferencing within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Video Conferencing Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
England -34 109 £250 -28.05% 55
London -23 49 £300 -13.66% 31
South East +4 27 £285 +96.55% 13
West Sussex - 15 £300 - 2
Cambridgeshire +4 14 £118 - 1
City of London 0 14 £250 -37.50% 11
East of England -14 14 £118 -60.83% 3
Cambridge - 7 £120 - 1
Berkshire +6 5 £245 - 5
North West 0 5 - - 1
West Midlands -13 4 £388 -13.88% 4
Scotland -21 4 £250 +58.88% 1
Nottinghamshire +14 3 - -
Nottingham +11 3 - -
Peterborough +5 3 £130 -
East Midlands 0 3 - -
South West -26 3 - - 2
Littlehampton - 3 - -
Docklands, London +10 2 £350 -22.22%
Swindon +3 2 - - 1
Manchester -3 2 - -
Wiltshire -5 2 - - 1
Wales -16 2 £251 -
Surrey - 2 - - 3
Gatwick - 2 £158 - 1
Croydon - 2 £500 -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
Aberdeen +5 1 £135 -14.28% 1
Yorkshire 0 1 - - 1

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 92 (37.10%) Windows
2 82 (33.06%) Cisco
3 73 (29.44%) Microsoft
4 62 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 58 (23.39%) WAN
6 57 (22.98%) LAN
7 55 (22.18%) Windows 7
8 53 (21.37%) VoIP
9 46 (18.55%) MS Office
9 46 (18.55%) Telecoms
10 40 (16.13%) MS Excel
10 40 (16.13%) Lync
11 38 (15.32%) Cisco Certification
11 38 (15.32%) Finance
12 36 (14.52%) TCP/IP
13 34 (13.71%) Windows XP
14 33 (13.31%) ITIL
14 33 (13.31%) Polycom
15 32 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
15 32 (12.90%) Project Management
16 31 (12.50%) Wireless
17 30 (12.10%) MS Exchange
18 28 (11.29%) Blackberry
19 27 (10.89%) VPN
20 24 (9.68%) Avaya
21 23 (9.27%) Citrix
21 23 (9.27%) CCNA
21 23 (9.27%) SCCM
22 22 (8.87%) IP Telephony
23 21 (8.47%) VMware

Video Conferencing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 40 (16.13%) Lync
2 30 (12.10%) MS Exchange
3 15 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (2.42%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.21%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 46 (18.55%) MS Office
2 40 (16.13%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.42%) MS Project
4 2 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) assyst
2 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.81%) Eikon
3 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (23.39%) WAN
2 57 (22.98%) LAN
3 53 (21.37%) VoIP
4 36 (14.52%) TCP/IP
5 31 (12.50%) Wireless
6 27 (10.89%) VPN
7 22 (8.87%) IP Telephony
8 21 (8.47%) DNS
8 21 (8.47%) Internet
9 20 (8.06%) Firewall
10 18 (7.26%) MPLS
11 17 (6.85%) DHCP
12 15 (6.05%) Unified Communications
13 13 (5.24%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (4.03%) OSPF
14 10 (4.03%) BGP
15 9 (3.63%) Ethernet
15 9 (3.63%) Cisco IOS
16 8 (3.23%) Cisco IPT
16 8 (3.23%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (1.61%) MSI
2 2 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 46 (18.55%) Telecoms
2 38 (15.32%) Finance
3 18 (7.26%) Banking
4 5 (2.02%) Retail
4 5 (2.02%) Law
4 5 (2.02%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.21%) Legal
5 3 (1.21%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) Front Office
7 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.40%) International Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.40%) French Language
7 1 (0.40%) Billing
7 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (16.94%) Analyst
2 29 (11.69%) Desktop Support
3 28 (11.29%) Project Manager
4 23 (9.27%) Support Analyst
4 23 (9.27%) 2nd Line Support
5 20 (8.06%) Support Engineer
6 15 (6.05%) Network Engineer
7 13 (5.24%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 13 (5.24%) Desktop Analyst
7 13 (5.24%) Installation Technician
8 12 (4.84%) Consultant
9 9 (3.63%) Architect
9 9 (3.63%) Desktop Engineer
10 8 (3.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 8 (3.23%) Service Manager
10 8 (3.23%) Network Consultant
10 8 (3.23%) Voice Engineer
11 7 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 7 (2.82%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (2.82%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.02%) XMPP
2 1 (0.40%) XML
2 1 (0.40%) ODBC
2 1 (0.40%) RSS
2 1 (0.40%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.29%) Blackberry
2 8 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.82%) IPTV
4 6 (2.42%) Smartphone
5 5 (2.02%) IVR
5 5 (2.02%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.02%) iPhone
5 5 (2.02%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.61%) Firmware
6 4 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.21%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.21%) iPad
8 2 (0.81%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.81%) Video Editing
8 2 (0.81%) NHS
8 2 (0.81%) Handset
8 2 (0.81%) Streaming Video
8 2 (0.81%) CMDB
9 1 (0.40%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.40%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 92 (37.10%) Windows
2 55 (22.18%) Windows 7
3 34 (13.71%) Windows XP
4 32 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.23%) Linux
6 8 (3.23%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.42%) Windows Vista
8 5 (2.02%) Android
8 5 (2.02%) Windows 2000
9 4 (1.61%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.21%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.81%) UNIX
11 2 (0.81%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (13.31%) ITIL
2 32 (12.90%) Project Management
3 16 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 15 (6.05%) PRINCE2
5 13 (5.24%) Service Management
6 12 (4.84%) Incident Management
7 9 (3.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (3.23%) Migration
9 7 (2.82%) Information Security
9 7 (2.82%) Network Design
9 7 (2.82%) Change Management
9 7 (2.82%) WAN Optimisation
9 7 (2.82%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (2.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (2.42%) Business Continuity
11 5 (2.02%) ITSM
11 5 (2.02%) Project Planning
11 5 (2.02%) Problem Management
12 4 (1.61%) Electronic Trading
12 4 (1.61%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.23%) SQL
2 4 (1.61%) C
3 1 (0.40%) C#
3 1 (0.40%) Java
3 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (15.32%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (9.27%) CCNA
3 21 (8.47%) Security Cleared
4 15 (6.05%) SC Cleared
5 10 (4.03%) CCIE
6 9 (3.63%) CCNP
6 9 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (3.63%) Degree
7 6 (2.42%) MCSE
8 5 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.61%) MCDST
10 3 (1.21%) CCDP
10 3 (1.21%) MCP
10 3 (1.21%) MCSA
10 3 (1.21%) CCIP
10 3 (1.21%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.81%) MOS
11 2 (0.81%) CCENT
11 2 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.44%) SLA
2 5 (2.02%) QA
3 3 (1.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 62 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.21%) XenApp
4 3 (1.21%) MetaFrame
4 3 (1.21%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.81%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.81%) vSphere
6 1 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (9.27%) SCCM
2 11 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.21%) SCOM
4 3 (1.21%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.81%) WSUS
6 1 (0.40%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.40%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 82 (33.06%) Cisco
2 73 (29.44%) Microsoft
3 33 (13.31%) Polycom
4 24 (9.68%) Avaya
5 23 (9.27%) Citrix
6 21 (8.47%) VMware
7 16 (6.45%) Apple
8 9 (3.63%) Remedy
9 8 (3.23%) HP
9 8 (3.23%) Tandberg
10 7 (2.82%) Riverbed
11 6 (2.42%) Dell
12 5 (2.02%) Symantec
12 5 (2.02%) BT
12 5 (2.02%) Juniper
12 5 (2.02%) Altiris
13 4 (1.61%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.61%) Bloomberg
13 4 (1.61%) Nortel
14 3 (1.21%) Reuters
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £175 - £184.75 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £385 - £435 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NES Global Talent
Rate: £25000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £385 - £435 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Sovereign Business Resources
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Aberdeen
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Wirral
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Creative Personnel
Rate: £110 - £130 per day
Posted: 25 days ago