The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Video Conferencing in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Video Conferencing over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Videoconferencing
Rank 502 490 534
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +44
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 140 148 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 0.86% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 81 43
Median daily rate £408 £340 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.85% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 25
Median hourly rate £26.00 £12.43 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.25% +24.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £10.51 £9.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.40 £21.05 £17.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.25 £10.00
% change year-on-year
- +22.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17740 17249 16743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.03% 31.83% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11477 10510 10308
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 599 715 748
Median hourly rate £21.17 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.61% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

Video Conferencing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Video Conferencing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Video Conferencing within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
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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
England -28 125 £415 +18.57% 27
London +1 76 £450 +28.57% 9
South East -23 14 £294 -6.74% 5
South West -3 12 £405 +35.00% 4
East of England +12 11 £153 -17.56% 1
City of London +32 9 £365 +4.28% 2
North West -7 8 £425 +27.62% 1
Northern Ireland - 7 £400 -
Feltham +10 6 £410 +7.89%
Hampshire +4 6 £338 +12.50% 1
Belfast - 5 £400 -
County Antrim - 5 £400 -
Somerset +11 4 - -
Yorkshire -1 4 £428 +0.58% 1
Cheshire -7 4 £425 -
Surrey -14 4 £229 -41.34% 2
Scotland -15 4 £160 +18.51%
Hertfordshire - 4 - - 1
Manchester -4 3 £200 +25.00% 1
South Yorkshire -5 3 £428 -
Berkshire -9 3 £450 +12.50% 1
Sheffield -17 3 £428 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £375 -
Ilford - 3 £120 -
Chester - 3 £425 -
Welwyn - 3 - -
Norfolk - 3 £153 -
Cambridgeshire +8 2 - -
Cambridge +4 2 - -
Bristol +2 2 £500 +66.66% 4

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for Video Conferencing.

1 109 (37.07%) Cisco
2 95 (32.31%) Windows
3 77 (26.19%) Microsoft
4 75 (25.51%) ITIL
5 74 (25.17%) Active Directory
6 73 (24.83%) WAN
7 67 (22.79%) LAN
8 64 (21.77%) Finance
9 61 (20.75%) MS Office
10 56 (19.05%) Windows 7
11 50 (17.01%) Skype for Business
12 44 (14.97%) Cisco Certification
13 43 (14.63%) Security Cleared
14 42 (14.29%) Telecoms
15 41 (13.95%) Firewall
16 39 (13.27%) Project Management
17 38 (12.93%) Polycom
18 35 (11.90%) Wireless
19 33 (11.22%) MS Excel
20 30 (10.20%) VMware
20 30 (10.20%) Internet
20 30 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
21 28 (9.52%) VPN
21 28 (9.52%) SC Cleared
22 27 (9.18%) Office 365
22 27 (9.18%) Skype
23 26 (8.84%) SCCM
23 26 (8.84%) Unified Communications
23 26 (8.84%) TCP/IP
24 25 (8.50%) WebEx

Video Conferencing
Top Related IT Skills 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 50 (17.01%) Skype for Business
2 20 (6.80%) MS Exchange
3 17 (5.78%) SharePoint
4 14 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.02%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.34%) CMS
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.34%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 61 (20.75%) MS Office
2 33 (11.22%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.02%) Acrobat
4 3 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.02%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Finacle
1 4 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.02%) Eikon
3 2 (0.68%) assyst
3 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.34%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.18%) Office 365
2 4 (1.36%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.02%) IaaS
3 3 (1.02%) PaaS
4 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.68%) AWS OpsWorks
4 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.68%) GitHub
4 2 (0.68%) SaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 73 (24.83%) WAN
2 67 (22.79%) LAN
3 41 (13.95%) Firewall
4 35 (11.90%) Wireless
5 30 (10.20%) Internet
6 28 (9.52%) VPN
7 27 (9.18%) Skype
8 26 (8.84%) TCP/IP
8 26 (8.84%) Unified Communications
9 25 (8.50%) WebEx
10 21 (7.14%) IP Telephony
11 17 (5.78%) DNS
12 16 (5.44%) DHCP
13 15 (5.10%) Telepresence
14 14 (4.76%) VoIP
15 13 (4.42%) ISDN
15 13 (4.42%) MPLS
16 12 (4.08%) H.323
17 10 (3.40%) Cisco IPT
18 9 (3.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.34%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (2.04%) TestPartner
2 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
General
1 64 (21.77%) Finance
2 42 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.74%) Legal
3 11 (3.74%) Retail
4 10 (3.40%) Banking
5 7 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.04%) Law
7 5 (1.70%) Back Office
8 4 (1.36%) Advertising
9 3 (1.02%) German Language
9 3 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.02%) Publishing
10 2 (0.68%) Electronics
10 2 (0.68%) Front Office
10 2 (0.68%) Marketing
11 1 (0.34%) Billing
11 1 (0.34%) Cantonese Language
11 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 47 (15.99%) Analyst
2 34 (11.56%) Support Engineer
3 31 (10.54%) Project Manager
4 29 (9.86%) Desktop Support
5 25 (8.50%) IT Support
6 23 (7.82%) Network Engineer
7 21 (7.14%) Architect
8 20 (6.80%) Cisco Engineer
9 18 (6.12%) Desktop Engineer
10 17 (5.78%) 2nd Line Support
11 16 (5.44%) Senior Manager
12 15 (5.10%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 14 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 14 (4.76%) Service Analyst
13 14 (4.76%) Support Analyst
14 11 (3.74%) Consultant
14 11 (3.74%) IT Engineer
14 11 (3.74%) IT Support Engineer
14 11 (3.74%) Senior Project Manager
14 11 (3.74%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.70%) XMPP
2 4 (1.36%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.36%) Middleware
3 2 (0.68%) boto
3 2 (0.68%) SAML
3 2 (0.68%) Web Services
3 2 (0.68%) XML
4 1 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.34%) HTML
4 1 (0.34%) HTML5
4 1 (0.34%) MAPI
4 1 (0.34%) ODBC
4 1 (0.34%) RSS
4 1 (0.34%) WebRTC
4 1 (0.34%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.48%) Blackberry
2 16 (5.44%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.08%) Smartphone
5 11 (3.74%) IPTV
6 9 (3.06%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.06%) PKI
7 8 (2.72%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (2.38%) iPhone
9 6 (2.04%) Fat Client
9 6 (2.04%) Informatics
9 6 (2.04%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.70%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.70%) Statistics
10 5 (1.70%) Streaming Video
11 4 (1.36%) Life Science
12 3 (1.02%) Blog
12 3 (1.02%) Handset
12 3 (1.02%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 95 (32.31%) Windows
2 56 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 24 (8.16%) Windows Server
4 18 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (5.44%) Linux
6 14 (4.76%) Windows XP
7 12 (4.08%) Android
8 9 (3.06%) Apple iOS
8 9 (3.06%) Mac OS X
9 7 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.04%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.70%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.02%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.34%) Unix
14 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (25.51%) ITIL
2 39 (13.27%) Project Management
3 22 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (7.48%) PRINCE2
3 22 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (6.46%) Service Delivery
5 18 (6.12%) ITIL V3
6 16 (5.44%) Change Management
7 15 (5.10%) Service Management
8 13 (4.42%) TOGAF
9 12 (4.08%) Migration
9 12 (4.08%) Software Testing
10 11 (3.74%) Agile Project Management
10 11 (3.74%) ITSM
10 11 (3.74%) Network Management
11 9 (3.06%) Data Protection
11 9 (3.06%) Incident Management
11 9 (3.06%) Time Management
12 8 (2.72%) Information Assurance
12 8 (2.72%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 9 (3.06%) Java
3 8 (2.72%) C
4 6 (2.04%) Python
5 4 (1.36%) SQL
6 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (14.97%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (14.63%) Security Cleared
3 28 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 24 (8.16%) CCNA
5 13 (4.42%) CCNP
5 13 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (3.06%) CCIE
8 7 (2.38%) MCP
9 6 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (2.04%) Degree
9 6 (2.04%) MCSE
10 5 (1.70%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.70%) MCDST
11 4 (1.36%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.36%) CCENT
11 4 (1.36%) HND
11 4 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.36%) MCSA
12 3 (1.02%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.46%) SLA
2 11 (3.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (3.06%) QA
4 5 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.68%) COBIT
6 2 (0.68%) GxP
7 1 (0.34%) PMBOK
System Software
1 74 (25.17%) Active Directory
2 30 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.06%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.72%) XenApp
4 8 (2.72%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.70%) Xen
6 4 (1.36%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (1.36%) vSphere
7 3 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.68%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.68%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.34%) Samba
9 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (8.84%) SCCM
2 19 (6.46%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (4.42%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (2.04%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (1.36%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (1.02%) Cisco IPCC
6 3 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.68%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.68%) Ansible
7 2 (0.68%) Cisco LMS
7 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.68%) Puppet
7 2 (0.68%) Salt
7 2 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.34%) Nagios
8 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.34%) Opsview
8 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 109 (37.07%) Cisco
2 77 (26.19%) Microsoft
3 38 (12.93%) Polycom
4 30 (10.20%) VMware
5 23 (7.82%) Citrix
6 22 (7.48%) Tandberg
7 19 (6.46%) Avaya
7 19 (6.46%) Bloomberg
8 15 (5.10%) Reuters
9 14 (4.76%) Apple
9 14 (4.76%) HP
10 13 (4.42%) Dell
11 12 (4.08%) Mitel
12 10 (3.40%) Remedy
13 9 (3.06%) CheckPoint
13 9 (3.06%) Intel Security
13 9 (3.06%) Juniper
14 8 (2.72%) SolarWinds
15 6 (2.04%) Nortel
16 5 (1.70%) NetApp
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