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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Videoconferencing
Rank 439 417 466
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +49
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 145 136 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.92% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 67 30
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£325 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £126 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £463 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £259 £200
% change year-on-year
+39.13% +29.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 11
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £10.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -41.17%

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
15251 14775 13370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.89% 30.68% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9638 9110 7984
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 606 589 811
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.69 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -10 134 £313 +4.16% 44
London -22 52 £235 -24.19% 13
South East +19 45 £350 +12.99% 16
Berkshire +17 22 £388 +20.24% 3
Hampshire -12 15 £325 -13.33% 3
Wiltshire +3 13 - - 1
South West -15 13 - - 3
City of London +12 12 £165 -54.16% 6
Portsmouth - 9 £340 - 1
East of England +2 7 £100 - 1
Yorkshire -4 7 £450 +56.52% 4
North West -11 7 £450 +69.81%
Cambridgeshire -9 5 £100 -
Bracknell +6 4 £425 -
Surrey -1 4 £425 - 3
East Midlands +13 3 £445 - 4
Kent -8 3 - - 1
Swindon -10 3 - - 1
Cheshire +4 2 - -
Nottinghamshire -3 2 £445 - 2
Nottingham -6 2 £445 - 2
Merseyside - 2 - -
Chester +9 1 - -
Reading +4 1 £200 -37.40% 2
Middlesex +1 1 - -
Hertfordshire 0 1 - - 1
Cardiff -10 1 £125 - 1
Scotland -11 1 £425 +226.92% 1
Wales -19 1 £125 -52.83% 1
South Wales -19 1 £125 -52.83% 1

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 127 (39.81%) Cisco
2 106 (33.23%) Microsoft
3 90 (28.21%) Windows
4 80 (25.08%) LAN
5 73 (22.88%) WAN
6 69 (21.63%) Telecoms
7 68 (21.32%) Lync
8 65 (20.38%) VoIP
9 62 (19.44%) MS Office
10 59 (18.50%) ITIL
11 56 (17.55%) Active Directory
12 54 (16.93%) VPN
12 54 (16.93%) Polycom
13 52 (16.30%) Windows 7
14 46 (14.42%) Finance
15 44 (13.79%) Avaya
16 43 (13.48%) Cisco Certification
17 41 (12.85%) MS Exchange
17 41 (12.85%) Unified Communications
18 40 (12.54%) IP Telephony
19 39 (12.23%) Wireless
20 32 (10.03%) MS Excel
20 32 (10.03%) SharePoint
21 31 (9.72%) CCNA
22 28 (8.78%) Firewall
22 28 (8.78%) Blackberry
22 28 (8.78%) TCP/IP
23 27 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2010
24 26 (8.15%) MPLS
24 26 (8.15%) Service Delivery

Video Conferencing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 68 (21.32%) Lync
2 41 (12.85%) MS Exchange
3 32 (10.03%) SharePoint
4 27 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (6.58%) Node.js
6 19 (5.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 18 (5.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (3.76%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (0.94%) CMS
10 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.63%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.31%) Apache
11 1 (0.31%) IIS
11 1 (0.31%) WorkSite
Applications
1 62 (19.44%) MS Office
2 32 (10.03%) MS Excel
3 13 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.25%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.31%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.31%) Quicktime
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.31%) Sage 300 ERP
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.45%) Office 365
2 3 (0.94%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 80 (25.08%) LAN
2 73 (22.88%) WAN
3 65 (20.38%) VoIP
4 54 (16.93%) VPN
5 41 (12.85%) Unified Communications
6 40 (12.54%) IP Telephony
7 39 (12.23%) Wireless
8 28 (8.78%) Firewall
8 28 (8.78%) TCP/IP
9 26 (8.15%) MPLS
10 20 (6.27%) Internet
11 18 (5.64%) DHCP
12 17 (5.33%) PBX
12 17 (5.33%) DNS
13 16 (5.02%) Ethernet
14 14 (4.39%) Cisco IPT
14 14 (4.39%) OSPF
14 14 (4.39%) H.323
15 13 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (4.08%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.96%) MongoDB
2 10 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.94%) MySQL
3 3 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.31%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (5.64%) Git (software)
1 18 (5.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.31%) YourKit
General
1 69 (21.63%) Telecoms
2 46 (14.42%) Finance
3 16 (5.02%) Banking
4 13 (4.08%) Retail
5 10 (3.13%) Law
6 8 (2.51%) Multimedia
7 6 (1.88%) Legal
8 4 (1.25%) German Language
9 3 (0.94%) Billing
9 3 (0.94%) Korean Language
10 2 (0.63%) Marketing
10 2 (0.63%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 47 (14.73%) Analyst
2 30 (9.40%) Support Engineer
3 28 (8.78%) Developer
3 28 (8.78%) Consultant
4 24 (7.52%) Service Analyst
4 24 (7.52%) Service Desk Analyst
5 23 (7.21%) Network Engineer
6 20 (6.27%) Front-End Developer
7 19 (5.96%) Desktop Support
8 18 (5.64%) 2nd Line Support
9 16 (5.02%) Project Manager
10 13 (4.08%) Cisco Engineer
10 13 (4.08%) Service Manager
10 13 (4.08%) IT Support
11 12 (3.76%) Desktop Engineer
12 11 (3.45%) Architect
12 11 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
13 10 (3.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 9 (2.82%) Business Analyst
14 9 (2.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.58%) HTML
1 21 (6.58%) CSS
2 17 (5.33%) XMPP
2 17 (5.33%) ExpressJS
3 16 (5.02%) AngularJS
4 11 (3.45%) RESTful
5 3 (0.94%) .NET
5 3 (0.94%) SOAP
5 3 (0.94%) Web Services
5 3 (0.94%) XML
5 3 (0.94%) XACML
5 3 (0.94%) REST
5 3 (0.94%) JSON
6 2 (0.63%) J2EE
7 1 (0.31%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.31%) Flash
7 1 (0.31%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.78%) Blackberry
2 25 (7.84%) User Experience
3 8 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.19%) NHS
5 6 (1.88%) iPad
6 5 (1.57%) Clustering
6 5 (1.57%) Handset
6 5 (1.57%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.57%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.57%) Wiki
7 4 (1.25%) iPhone
7 4 (1.25%) CMDB
7 4 (1.25%) RIA
7 4 (1.25%) Machine to Machine
7 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.94%) IVR
8 3 (0.94%) Replication
8 3 (0.94%) Psychology
8 3 (0.94%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 90 (28.21%) Windows
2 52 (16.30%) Windows 7
3 25 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (6.27%) Windows XP
5 13 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (4.08%) Android
6 12 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 10 (3.13%) Mac OS X
8 9 (2.82%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.57%) Linux
9 5 (1.57%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.25%) Mac OS X Server
10 4 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.94%) UNIX
12 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.31%) AIX
13 1 (0.31%) Solaris
13 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (18.50%) ITIL
2 26 (8.15%) Service Delivery
3 24 (7.52%) Migration
4 21 (6.58%) Project Management
5 20 (6.27%) Incident Management
6 15 (4.70%) Service Management
6 15 (4.70%) PRINCE2
7 14 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (4.08%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (3.76%) Validation
10 11 (3.45%) Change Management
11 10 (3.13%) E-Commerce
12 8 (2.51%) Time Management
12 8 (2.51%) Configuration Management
12 8 (2.51%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (1.88%) Product Management
13 6 (1.88%) Financial Modelling
13 6 (1.88%) Performance Management
13 6 (1.88%) Project Planning
13 6 (1.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.58%) JavaScript
2 17 (5.33%) SQL
3 7 (2.19%) C
4 6 (1.88%) Java
5 3 (0.94%) Python
5 3 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (13.48%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (9.72%) CCNA
3 24 (7.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (5.96%) Security Cleared
5 18 (5.64%) MCSE
6 16 (5.02%) CCNP
7 13 (4.08%) Degree
7 13 (4.08%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.19%) A+ Certification
9 6 (1.88%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.88%) CCIP
9 6 (1.88%) CCDP
9 6 (1.88%) CCIE
10 5 (1.57%) MCDST
10 5 (1.57%) CCENT
11 4 (1.25%) MCITP
11 4 (1.25%) JNCIS
11 4 (1.25%) CCSE
12 3 (0.94%) MCP
12 3 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.84%) SLA
2 9 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (2.82%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.94%) QA
4 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 56 (17.55%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.25%) XenServer
3 4 (1.25%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (1.25%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.31%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (4.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (3.13%) SCCM
3 8 (2.51%) SCOM
4 4 (1.25%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.94%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (0.94%) Casper Suite
6 2 (0.63%) WSUS
6 2 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.31%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 127 (39.81%) Cisco
2 106 (33.23%) Microsoft
3 54 (16.93%) Polycom
4 44 (13.79%) Avaya
5 25 (7.84%) Juniper
6 17 (5.33%) Tandberg
7 14 (4.39%) McAfee
8 13 (4.08%) VMware
9 12 (3.76%) Citrix
10 11 (3.45%) HP
10 11 (3.45%) Apple
10 11 (3.45%) Remedy
10 11 (3.45%) Riverbed
11 10 (3.13%) CheckPoint
12 7 (2.19%) Oracle
13 6 (1.88%) SonicWALL
13 6 (1.88%) Mitel
14 5 (1.57%) Symantec
14 5 (1.57%) Adobe
14 5 (1.57%) Aruba
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