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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Videoconferencing
UK
Rank 452 457 465
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 144 161 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 0.98% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 92 75
Median daily rate £300 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £161 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £275 £345
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -20.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 8
Median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.93 £34.10 £25.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +33.33%

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
14607 16507 15753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.63% 33.08% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9315 10460 9901
Median daily rate £445 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 550 692 640
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.43 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -13 126 £300 - 28
London +2 75 £400 +22.13% 13
South East +8 12 £261 -5.00% 6
City of London -9 12 £229 -30.94% 2
Scotland +32 11 £200 +41.84%
West Midlands - 10 £190 - 2
East of England -8 8 £538 +115.00% 3
South West +5 7 £288 +22.86%
North West +15 6 £110 -65.62% 1
East Midlands - 6 £338 -
Surrey +18 5 - - 2
Bristol - 5 £288 -
Belfast - 5 £225 -
Birmingham - 5 £182 -
County Antrim - 5 £225 -
Northern Ireland - 5 £225 -
Berkshire +6 4 £185 -38.33% 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 £375 -
Nottingham - 4 £375 -
Reading +10 3 £180 - 1
Inverness +4 3 £105 -36.17%
Highlands +4 3 £105 -36.17%
North Lanarkshire +2 3 £200 +70.21%
Motherwell +1 3 £200 +70.21%
Cambridgeshire 0 3 - - 2
Essex -6 3 - -
Dundee - 3 £105 -
West Bromwich - 3 - -
Southampton +6 2 - -
Hampshire +6 2 - - 2

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 120 (42.25%) Microsoft
2 101 (35.56%) Cisco
3 100 (35.21%) Windows
4 72 (25.35%) Skype for Business
5 67 (23.59%) Active Directory
6 66 (23.24%) MS Office
7 60 (21.13%) Finance
8 54 (19.01%) Windows 7
9 47 (16.55%) Skype
10 46 (16.20%) Polycom
11 45 (15.85%) ITIL
12 42 (14.79%) Citrix
13 41 (14.44%) Firewall
14 36 (12.68%) VPN
15 34 (11.97%) MS Exchange
15 34 (11.97%) LAN
15 34 (11.97%) Cisco Certification
16 33 (11.62%) WAN
17 32 (11.27%) Unified Communications
18 31 (10.92%) Windows Server
19 29 (10.21%) VoIP
20 28 (9.86%) Internet
20 28 (9.86%) VMware
20 28 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
21 26 (9.15%) Office 365
22 25 (8.80%) SCCM
22 25 (8.80%) MS Excel
23 24 (8.45%) Smartphone
24 23 (8.10%) Telecoms
25 21 (7.39%) CCNA

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 72 (25.35%) Skype for Business
2 34 (11.97%) MS Exchange
3 17 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (4.23%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.41%) Apache
6 4 (1.41%) CMS
6 4 (1.41%) IIS
6 4 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.35%) SAS
9 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 66 (23.24%) MS Office
2 25 (8.80%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.06%) MS Project
5 2 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.35%) InDesign
6 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) assyst
2 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.35%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.15%) Office 365
2 12 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.46%) IaaS
5 6 (2.11%) PaaS
5 6 (2.11%) SaaS
6 3 (1.06%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.70%) GitHub
7 2 (0.70%) Slack
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.35%) G Suite
8 1 (0.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 47 (16.55%) Skype
2 41 (14.44%) Firewall
3 36 (12.68%) VPN
4 34 (11.97%) LAN
5 33 (11.62%) WAN
6 32 (11.27%) Unified Communications
7 29 (10.21%) VoIP
8 28 (9.86%) Internet
9 21 (7.39%) DNS
9 21 (7.39%) WebEx
10 20 (7.04%) TCP/IP
11 19 (6.69%) DHCP
11 19 (6.69%) IP Telephony
11 19 (6.69%) Telepresence
11 19 (6.69%) Wi-Fi
11 19 (6.69%) Wireless
12 12 (4.23%) Cisco IPT
13 11 (3.87%) PBX
13 11 (3.87%) SAN
14 10 (3.52%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.70%) MySQL
3 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.35%) Big Data
4 1 (0.35%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.35%) GIS
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.41%) JIRA
2 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.70%) Grunt
2 2 (0.70%) gulp
2 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.70%) Subversion
2 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.70%) webpack
General
1 60 (21.13%) Finance
2 23 (8.10%) Telecoms
3 18 (6.34%) Banking
3 18 (6.34%) Law
4 12 (4.23%) Legal
5 10 (3.52%) Retail
6 5 (1.76%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.76%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.76%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.41%) Marketing
8 3 (1.06%) Back Office
9 2 (0.70%) Billing
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 55 (19.37%) Analyst
2 31 (10.92%) Architect
2 31 (10.92%) Support Analyst
3 27 (9.51%) Desktop Support
4 22 (7.75%) Project Manager
5 21 (7.39%) Cisco Engineer
6 20 (7.04%) IT Support
6 20 (7.04%) Network Engineer
7 19 (6.69%) Consultant
8 17 (5.99%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (5.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 14 (4.93%) Support Engineer
11 12 (4.23%) Lync Consultant
11 12 (4.23%) Support Technician
12 11 (3.87%) Desktop Analyst
12 11 (3.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (3.87%) Video Conferencing Project Manager
13 10 (3.52%) IT Engineer
13 10 (3.52%) Service Analyst
13 10 (3.52%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.63%) XMPP
2 4 (1.41%) CSS
2 4 (1.41%) HTML
2 4 (1.41%) jQuery
2 4 (1.41%) Middleware
2 4 (1.41%) Web Services
3 3 (1.06%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.06%) Node.js
4 2 (0.70%) .NET
4 2 (0.70%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (0.70%) CSS3
4 2 (0.70%) HTML5
4 2 (0.70%) React
4 2 (0.70%) REST
4 2 (0.70%) Sass
4 2 (0.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (0.70%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.45%) Smartphone
2 21 (7.39%) Data Centre
3 18 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.63%) Virtual Team
5 13 (4.58%) Blackberry
6 10 (3.52%) iPad
7 9 (3.17%) iPhone
8 7 (2.46%) Fat Client
8 7 (2.46%) Thin Client
9 6 (2.11%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.11%) Statistics
9 6 (2.11%) User Experience
10 5 (1.76%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.41%) Augmented Reality
11 4 (1.41%) Blockchain
11 4 (1.41%) Equities
11 4 (1.41%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.41%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.41%) Life Science
11 4 (1.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 100 (35.21%) Windows
2 54 (19.01%) Windows 7
3 31 (10.92%) Windows Server
4 21 (7.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (6.69%) Windows 8
7 18 (6.34%) Linux
8 15 (5.28%) Android
9 13 (4.58%) Windows 10
10 12 (4.23%) Apple iOS
11 8 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (2.11%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.41%) CoreOS
14 4 (1.41%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.41%) Unix
15 3 (1.06%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (15.85%) ITIL
2 21 (7.39%) Asset Management
3 20 (7.04%) Incident Management
4 19 (6.69%) Migration
5 18 (6.34%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (5.99%) Service Delivery
7 16 (5.63%) Project Management
8 12 (4.23%) Change Management
9 10 (3.52%) ITIL V3
10 9 (3.17%) Line Management
10 9 (3.17%) Mentoring
10 9 (3.17%) PRINCE2
10 9 (3.17%) Software Deployment
10 9 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (2.82%) Configuration Management
11 8 (2.82%) DevOps
11 8 (2.82%) Load Balancing
11 8 (2.82%) Network Architecture
11 8 (2.82%) Service Management
11 8 (2.82%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.46%) C
1 7 (2.46%) JavaScript
1 7 (2.46%) PowerShell
2 5 (1.76%) SQL
3 3 (1.06%) VB
3 3 (1.06%) VBScript
4 2 (0.70%) C#
5 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.35%) Perl
5 1 (0.35%) Python
5 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (11.97%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (7.39%) CCNA
3 19 (6.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (5.63%) Degree
4 16 (5.63%) Security Cleared
5 13 (4.58%) MCSE
5 13 (4.58%) SC Cleared
6 9 (3.17%) CCIE
6 9 (3.17%) MCP
7 7 (2.46%) CCNP
8 6 (2.11%) JNCIA
8 6 (2.11%) MCSA
9 5 (1.76%) A+ Certification
9 5 (1.76%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.41%) EMC Certification
11 3 (1.06%) CCENT
11 3 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.70%) MOS
12 2 (0.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.39%) SLA
2 3 (1.06%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 67 (23.59%) Active Directory
2 28 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.93%) XenApp
4 10 (3.52%) Virtual Desktop
5 8 (2.82%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.46%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (2.11%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.41%) Docker
9 3 (1.06%) vSphere
10 2 (0.70%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (8.80%) SCCM
2 15 (5.28%) AirWatch
3 9 (3.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (3.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (2.46%) WSUS
6 6 (2.11%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.11%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (1.41%) Ansible
7 4 (1.41%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.41%) Mesos
7 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.70%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.35%) Cacti
9 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.35%) SCOM
9 1 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 120 (42.25%) Microsoft
2 101 (35.56%) Cisco
3 46 (16.20%) Polycom
4 42 (14.79%) Citrix
5 28 (9.86%) VMware
6 15 (5.28%) Apple
7 14 (4.93%) Dell
8 13 (4.58%) CheckPoint
9 12 (4.23%) Symantec
10 11 (3.87%) Avaya
11 10 (3.52%) Juniper
12 8 (2.82%) Nortel
12 8 (2.82%) Red Hat
12 8 (2.82%) Tandberg
12 8 (2.82%) Wyse
13 7 (2.46%) Adobe
13 7 (2.46%) Google
13 7 (2.46%) HP
13 7 (2.46%) Meraki
13 7 (2.46%) Oracle
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