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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Video Conferencing over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Videoconferencing
Rank 446 442 484
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +42
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 156 133 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 0.96% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 61 60
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£250 £323 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.48% -2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £615 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £355 £327
% change year-on-year
-25.98% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £10.30 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.19% -49.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £9.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.45 £16.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £10.30 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+48.05% -62.54%

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
14120 13908 14654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.49% 26.15% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8449 8513 8505
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 609 615 803
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.30 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -24.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -6 147 £263 -23.91% 31
London -8 62 £250 -20.00% 11
South East +16 33 £315 -3.07% 16
East of England +3 21 £118 -
City of London +21 19 £250 -28.05% 6
Cambridgeshire +9 17 £118 -
West Sussex - 14 £300 - 1
North West 0 10 £500 +100.00%
Cambridge - 10 £120 -
Berkshire +8 7 £360 -25.19% 6
Cheshire - 7 £500 -
West Midlands -11 6 £419 -6.94%
Scotland -14 5 £250 +58.73%
Yorkshire -6 4 £275 -55.28% 1
South West -30 4 - - 3
Surrey - 4 £400 - 4
Nottingham +15 3 - -
Peterborough +12 3 £130 -
East Midlands +12 3 - -
Sheffield +11 3 £275 -
Nottinghamshire +10 3 - -
South Yorkshire +6 3 £275 -
Swindon 0 3 - - 1
Wiltshire -12 3 - - 1
Hampshire -19 3 £105 -65.00% 3
Littlehampton - 3 - -
Aberdeen +5 2 £135 -14.28%
Buckinghamshire +3 2 £195 -
Wales -10 2 £251 -
Docklands, London - 2 £350 -

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (36.95%) Windows
2 84 (33.73%) Microsoft
3 79 (31.73%) Cisco
4 65 (26.10%) Active Directory
5 62 (24.90%) Windows 7
6 55 (22.09%) MS Office
7 52 (20.88%) VoIP
8 48 (19.28%) LAN
8 48 (19.28%) WAN
9 46 (18.47%) MS Excel
10 43 (17.27%) ITIL
10 43 (17.27%) Telecoms
11 41 (16.47%) Lync
12 40 (16.06%) Windows XP
13 36 (14.46%) Blackberry
14 34 (13.65%) Polycom
15 33 (13.25%) MS Exchange
16 31 (12.45%) VPN
17 30 (12.05%) Finance
18 29 (11.65%) TCP/IP
19 27 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
20 26 (10.44%) Cisco Certification
20 26 (10.44%) Wireless
21 23 (9.24%) VMware
21 23 (9.24%) IP Telephony
21 23 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
22 22 (8.84%) Avaya
22 22 (8.84%) Internet
22 22 (8.84%) Project Management
22 22 (8.84%) Citrix

Video Conferencing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 41 (16.47%) Lync
2 33 (13.25%) MS Exchange
3 18 (7.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (5.22%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.61%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.80%) IIS
8 1 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 55 (22.09%) MS Office
2 46 (18.47%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.80%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.80%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) assyst
2 3 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (20.88%) VoIP
2 48 (19.28%) LAN
2 48 (19.28%) WAN
3 31 (12.45%) VPN
4 29 (11.65%) TCP/IP
5 26 (10.44%) Wireless
6 23 (9.24%) IP Telephony
7 22 (8.84%) Internet
8 21 (8.43%) Firewall
9 17 (6.83%) DNS
9 17 (6.83%) DHCP
10 16 (6.43%) Unified Communications
11 13 (5.22%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (3.61%) PBX
13 7 (2.81%) MPLS
13 7 (2.81%) H.323
14 6 (2.41%) 3G
14 6 (2.41%) Ethernet
15 5 (2.01%) ISDN
15 5 (2.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.40%) DB2
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.61%) MSI
2 2 (0.80%) JIRA
General
1 43 (17.27%) Telecoms
2 30 (12.05%) Finance
3 16 (6.43%) Banking
4 7 (2.81%) Law
5 5 (2.01%) Legal
6 4 (1.61%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.61%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Front Office
7 1 (0.40%) Back Office
7 1 (0.40%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.40%) Billing
7 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.40%) French Language
7 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.40%) International Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (20.48%) Analyst
2 27 (10.84%) Desktop Support
3 22 (8.84%) Support Analyst
3 22 (8.84%) 2nd Line Support
4 21 (8.43%) Support Engineer
5 16 (6.43%) Project Manager
6 14 (5.62%) Installation Technician
7 13 (5.22%) Service Manager
8 12 (4.82%) Service Analyst
8 12 (4.82%) Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (4.42%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 11 (4.42%) Desktop Analyst
10 10 (4.02%) Network Engineer
11 9 (3.61%) Desktop Engineer
11 9 (3.61%) IT Support
12 8 (3.21%) Voice Engineer
12 8 (3.21%) Support Technician
12 8 (3.21%) 1st Line Support
13 7 (2.81%) Architect
13 7 (2.81%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.01%) XMPP
2 2 (0.80%) ODBC
3 1 (0.40%) RSS
3 1 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.46%) Blackberry
2 7 (2.81%) IPTV
3 6 (2.41%) Smartphone
3 6 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.01%) iPad
4 5 (2.01%) iPhone
5 4 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.61%) Firmware
5 4 (1.61%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.61%) Handset
6 3 (1.20%) IVR
6 3 (1.20%) NHS
7 2 (0.80%) CMDB
7 2 (0.80%) Video Editing
7 2 (0.80%) Clustering
7 2 (0.80%) CESG
7 2 (0.80%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.40%) AS400
8 1 (0.40%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 92 (36.95%) Windows
2 62 (24.90%) Windows 7
3 40 (16.06%) Windows XP
4 27 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (6.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (3.61%) Linux
7 7 (2.81%) Windows Vista
7 7 (2.81%) Windows 8
8 6 (2.41%) Windows 2000
9 4 (1.61%) Android
10 3 (1.20%) Windows NT
10 3 (1.20%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.80%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.80%) UNIX
12 1 (0.40%) AIX
12 1 (0.40%) Solaris
12 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.27%) ITIL
2 22 (8.84%) Project Management
3 14 (5.62%) Incident Management
4 13 (5.22%) Service Management
4 13 (5.22%) Service Delivery
4 13 (5.22%) Migration
5 11 (4.42%) PRINCE2
6 7 (2.81%) Change Management
6 7 (2.81%) ITSM
6 7 (2.81%) Supplier Management
6 7 (2.81%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (2.41%) Change Control
7 6 (2.41%) Network Design
8 5 (2.01%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (2.01%) Information Security
9 4 (1.61%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (1.61%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (1.61%) Budget Control
9 4 (1.61%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (1.61%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.42%) SQL
2 5 (2.01%) C
3 2 (0.80%) Java
4 1 (0.40%) C#
4 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (10.44%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (8.03%) Security Cleared
3 18 (7.23%) CCNA
4 14 (5.62%) SC Cleared
5 12 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.21%) Degree
6 8 (3.21%) MCSE
7 7 (2.81%) CCNP
8 6 (2.41%) MCDST
9 4 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.61%) CCIE
10 3 (1.20%) MOS
10 3 (1.20%) MCSA
10 3 (1.20%) MCP
10 3 (1.20%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.20%) CCENT
11 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.40%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.43%) SLA
2 6 (2.41%) QA
3 3 (1.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 65 (26.10%) Active Directory
2 23 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.61%) XenApp
3 4 (1.61%) MetaFrame
3 4 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.20%) Terminal Server
4 3 (1.20%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.80%) vSphere
5 2 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (7.23%) SCCM
2 8 (3.21%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (2.41%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.20%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.20%) WSUS
4 3 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.20%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.80%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.40%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.40%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 84 (33.73%) Microsoft
2 79 (31.73%) Cisco
3 34 (13.65%) Polycom
4 23 (9.24%) VMware
5 22 (8.84%) Avaya
5 22 (8.84%) Citrix
6 17 (6.83%) Apple
7 11 (4.42%) HP
8 9 (3.61%) Remedy
9 8 (3.21%) Symantec
9 8 (3.21%) Dell
10 7 (2.81%) CheckPoint
10 7 (2.81%) Tandberg
11 5 (2.01%) Altiris
11 5 (2.01%) Juniper
11 5 (2.01%) Nokia
12 4 (1.61%) Lotus
12 4 (1.61%) Nortel
13 3 (1.20%) Mitel
13 3 (1.20%) Oracle
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