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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Videoconferencing
Rank 447 460 465
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 144 128 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 0.77% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 57 22
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£350 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £130 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £200
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +80.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 27 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £11.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +1.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.68 £17.30 £24.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.93 £10.75 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+10.93% +7.50%

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
16542 16546 14291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.10% 31.05% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10141 10178 8596
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 655 642 731
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +4 127 £350 +4.47% 39
London +11 66 £340 +23.63% 15
South East -15 37 £350 -8.79% 9
City of London +23 21 £256 -15.98% 6
Berkshire +10 19 £400 +18.51% 3
Surrey +6 8 £444 - 3
North West -15 7 - - 2
South West -7 6 £300 -8.04% 5
Scotland -9 6 £135 +3.84% 1
Slough - 6 £350 -
Wiltshire +5 4 - - 2
Cheshire -4 4 - -
Hampshire -5 4 £290 -25.16%
Yorkshire -8 4 £450 - 2
West Yorkshire -10 4 £450 - 2
Reading -2 3 - - 1
Leeds -7 3 £425 - 1
Bristol -4 2 £300 +18.81% 2
East Midlands -4 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -7 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £155 -
Guildford - 2 £275 - 1
South Wales +4 1 £125 -
Nottinghamshire -6 1 - -
Wales -9 1 £125 -
Nottingham -15 1 - -
Wirral - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £170 -

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 132 (43.42%) Cisco
2 85 (27.96%) Microsoft
3 83 (27.30%) LAN
4 82 (26.97%) Windows
5 74 (24.34%) WAN
6 68 (22.37%) Telecoms
7 67 (22.04%) Lync
8 61 (20.07%) MS Office
9 55 (18.09%) VPN
10 51 (16.78%) VoIP
10 51 (16.78%) ITIL
10 51 (16.78%) Cisco Certification
11 49 (16.12%) Unified Communications
12 45 (14.80%) Active Directory
13 42 (13.82%) Polycom
14 40 (13.16%) Finance
14 40 (13.16%) Wireless
15 38 (12.50%) IP Telephony
15 38 (12.50%) Windows 7
16 36 (11.84%) Avaya
17 33 (10.86%) TCP/IP
18 32 (10.53%) MS Exchange
18 32 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
18 32 (10.53%) CCNA
18 32 (10.53%) MPLS
19 31 (10.20%) Project Management
20 29 (9.54%) MS Excel
20 29 (9.54%) SharePoint
21 28 (9.21%) MCSE
22 27 (8.88%) Firewall

Video Conferencing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 67 (22.04%) Lync
2 32 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 29 (9.54%) SharePoint
4 19 (6.25%) Node.js
5 18 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (4.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (3.95%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (3.62%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.66%) CMS
10 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.33%) IIS
11 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.33%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 61 (20.07%) MS Office
2 29 (9.54%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.32%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.66%) MS Project
7 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.33%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.33%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.64%) Office 365
2 2 (0.66%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 83 (27.30%) LAN
2 74 (24.34%) WAN
3 55 (18.09%) VPN
4 51 (16.78%) VoIP
5 49 (16.12%) Unified Communications
6 40 (13.16%) Wireless
7 38 (12.50%) IP Telephony
8 33 (10.86%) TCP/IP
9 32 (10.53%) MPLS
10 27 (8.88%) Firewall
11 26 (8.55%) Ethernet
12 21 (6.91%) OSPF
13 19 (6.25%) BGP
14 18 (5.92%) Internet
15 17 (5.59%) Cisco IPT
16 16 (5.26%) DNS
16 16 (5.26%) DHCP
17 15 (4.93%) DSL
17 15 (4.93%) H.323
18 13 (4.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.92%) MongoDB
2 4 (1.32%) MySQL
2 4 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.99%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (4.28%) Git (software)
1 13 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.66%) YourKit
3 1 (0.33%) MSI
General
1 68 (22.37%) Telecoms
2 40 (13.16%) Finance
3 15 (4.93%) Retail
4 14 (4.61%) Banking
5 7 (2.30%) Multimedia
5 7 (2.30%) Law
6 5 (1.64%) Legal
6 5 (1.64%) Billing
6 5 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.99%) Marketing
7 3 (0.99%) Korean Language
8 2 (0.66%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.33%) French Language
9 1 (0.33%) German Language
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (12.50%) Analyst
2 37 (12.17%) Network Engineer
3 32 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 28 (9.21%) Developer
5 22 (7.24%) Consultant
6 20 (6.58%) Desktop Support
6 20 (6.58%) Front-End Developer
7 17 (5.59%) Service Analyst
7 17 (5.59%) Service Desk Analyst
8 15 (4.93%) Desktop Engineer
8 15 (4.93%) Cisco Engineer
8 15 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (4.93%) Project Manager
9 13 (4.28%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 11 (3.62%) Architect
11 10 (3.29%) IT Support
12 9 (2.96%) Designer
12 9 (2.96%) Support Analyst
13 8 (2.63%) Network Consultant
13 8 (2.63%) Audio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.25%) XMPP
2 16 (5.26%) CSS
2 16 (5.26%) HTML
3 14 (4.61%) Express
4 13 (4.28%) AngularJS
5 11 (3.62%) RESTful
6 4 (1.32%) .NET
7 3 (0.99%) XACML
8 2 (0.66%) J2EE
8 2 (0.66%) COM
9 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.33%) Flash
9 1 (0.33%) MAPI
9 1 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.33%) REST
9 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.57%) Blackberry
2 18 (5.92%) User Experience
3 8 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.63%) Handset
4 7 (2.30%) iPhone
5 6 (1.97%) iPad
6 5 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.64%) NHS
6 5 (1.64%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.64%) Wiki
7 4 (1.32%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.32%) Machine to Machine
7 4 (1.32%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.32%) RIA
8 3 (0.99%) Replication
9 2 (0.66%) Clustering
9 2 (0.66%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.66%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.66%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 82 (26.97%) Windows
2 38 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 21 (6.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (4.28%) Linux
5 12 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (3.95%) Android
6 10 (3.29%) Windows XP
7 9 (2.96%) Mac OS X
8 8 (2.63%) Windows Vista
9 7 (2.30%) Apple iOS
9 7 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.64%) Debian
11 4 (1.32%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.32%) Mac OS X Server
11 4 (1.32%) UNIX
12 3 (0.99%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.33%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (16.78%) ITIL
2 31 (10.20%) Project Management
3 26 (8.55%) Service Delivery
4 20 (6.58%) Migration
5 18 (5.92%) Incident Management
6 16 (5.26%) Validation
7 14 (4.61%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (4.61%) PRINCE2
8 12 (3.95%) Service Management
8 12 (3.95%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (3.62%) Change Management
10 10 (3.29%) Network Management
11 9 (2.96%) Time Management
12 8 (2.63%) Load Balancing
12 8 (2.63%) Knowledge Management
12 8 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (2.63%) E-Commerce
13 7 (2.30%) ERP
13 7 (2.30%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (2.30%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 15 (4.93%) SQL
3 13 (4.28%) C
4 5 (1.64%) Java
5 4 (1.32%) Python
6 3 (0.99%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.66%) VBScript
8 1 (0.33%) VB
8 1 (0.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 51 (16.78%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (10.53%) CCNA
3 28 (9.21%) MCSE
4 24 (7.89%) CCNP
5 19 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 16 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 15 (4.93%) Degree
8 10 (3.29%) A+ Certification
9 6 (1.97%) MCSA
9 6 (1.97%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.64%) CCIE
10 5 (1.64%) CCIP
10 5 (1.64%) CCDP
10 5 (1.64%) CCSE
10 5 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.32%) JNCIS
11 4 (1.32%) MCP
11 4 (1.32%) CCENT
12 3 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.26%) SLA
2 11 (3.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (3.62%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 45 (14.80%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.64%) XenServer
4 2 (0.66%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.33%) Xen
5 1 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (8.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (3.95%) SCCM
3 11 (3.62%) SCOM
4 3 (0.99%) Casper Suite
4 3 (0.99%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.66%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.33%) WMI
6 1 (0.33%) WSUS
6 1 (0.33%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 132 (43.42%) Cisco
2 85 (27.96%) Microsoft
3 42 (13.82%) Polycom
4 36 (11.84%) Avaya
5 27 (8.88%) Juniper
6 21 (6.91%) McAfee
7 20 (6.58%) VMware
8 18 (5.92%) Tandberg
9 15 (4.93%) CheckPoint
10 14 (4.61%) Remedy
10 14 (4.61%) F5
11 12 (3.95%) Apple
11 12 (3.95%) BT
11 12 (3.95%) Blue Coat
11 12 (3.95%) Citrix
12 11 (3.62%) SolarWinds
13 10 (3.29%) HP
14 7 (2.30%) Nortel
15 6 (1.97%) Adobe
15 6 (1.97%) Red Hat
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