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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Videoconferencing
Rank 447 450 460
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 185 159 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 0.87% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 84 56
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£300 £263 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.17% -24.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £130 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £489 £616
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £275 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -22.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £10.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +69.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £9.56 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £25.30 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £10.30
% change year-on-year
+45.16% +50.48%

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
19009 18274 17504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.08% 32.32% 32.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11951 10994 10589
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 734 759 718
Average hourly rate £21.35 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.48 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +23 176 £300 +20.00% 27
London +38 107 £300 +20.00% 12
City of London +24 32 £375 +50.00% 3
South East -19 31 £295 -6.34% 4
Hampshire +19 15 £285 - 1
East of England -5 13 £270 +129.78% 2
South West 0 7 £375 +138.09% 4
Swindon -2 7 £375 +138.09% 3
Cambridge -5 7 £255 +112.50% 1
Wiltshire -5 7 £375 +138.09% 3
Cambridgeshire -15 7 £255 +117.02% 1
Surrey -7 6 £350 -12.50% 2
Oxfordshire -13 6 £180 -
West Midlands +4 5 £500 +21.21% 2
North West -30 5 £425 -15.00%
Hertfordshire +9 4 - - 1
Guildford - 4 £375 -
Portsmouth - 4 £279 -
Docklands, London -3 3 - -
Stevenage -5 3 - - 1
Merseyside -8 3 £425 -
Yorkshire -29 3 £130 -52.72% 2
West Yorkshire - 3 £130 - 2
Banbury - 3 £180 -
Leeds - 3 £130 - 2
Warwickshire +8 2 - -
Canary Wharf -7 2 £450 +164.70%
Malvern - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 - -

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 130 (38.81%) Cisco
2 108 (32.24%) Windows
3 106 (31.64%) Microsoft
4 85 (25.37%) Lync
5 78 (23.28%) LAN
6 76 (22.69%) Active Directory
7 67 (20.00%) WAN
8 65 (19.40%) Firewall
9 62 (18.51%) VoIP
10 59 (17.61%) Polycom
11 57 (17.01%) VPN
12 55 (16.42%) MS Office
13 53 (15.82%) Cisco Certification
14 52 (15.52%) ITIL
15 51 (15.22%) TCP/IP
16 45 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
17 44 (13.13%) Windows 7
18 42 (12.54%) Unified Communications
18 42 (12.54%) MS Excel
19 41 (12.24%) Tandberg
20 36 (10.75%) Wireless
20 36 (10.75%) Telecoms
20 36 (10.75%) MCSE
21 35 (10.45%) MS Exchange
21 35 (10.45%) VMware
21 35 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
22 34 (10.15%) CCNP
23 32 (9.55%) BGP
23 32 (9.55%) WebEx
24 31 (9.25%) OSPF

Video Conferencing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 85 (25.37%) Lync
2 35 (10.45%) MS Exchange
3 21 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (5.97%) SharePoint
5 17 (5.07%) Office Communications Server
6 14 (4.18%) CMS
7 6 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.30%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.30%) IIS
10 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 55 (16.42%) MS Office
2 42 (12.54%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.49%) MS Project
5 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.60%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.30%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.18%) Google Apps
2 13 (3.88%) Office 365
3 5 (1.49%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) IaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 78 (23.28%) LAN
2 67 (20.00%) WAN
3 65 (19.40%) Firewall
4 62 (18.51%) VoIP
5 57 (17.01%) VPN
6 51 (15.22%) TCP/IP
7 42 (12.54%) Unified Communications
8 36 (10.75%) Wireless
9 32 (9.55%) BGP
9 32 (9.55%) WebEx
10 31 (9.25%) H.323
10 31 (9.25%) OSPF
11 28 (8.36%) MPLS
11 28 (8.36%) DNS
12 25 (7.46%) Ethernet
13 24 (7.16%) ISDN
14 21 (6.27%) WLAN
15 20 (5.97%) Skype
16 19 (5.67%) DHCP
17 18 (5.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.90%) EDRMS
2 3 (0.90%) MongoDB
2 3 (0.90%) MySQL
3 2 (0.60%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.60%) Redis
3 2 (0.60%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.30%) DTS
4 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.60%) JMeter
1 2 (0.60%) VisualVM
2 1 (0.30%) YourKit
2 1 (0.30%) JIRA
2 1 (0.30%) MSI
General
1 36 (10.75%) Telecoms
2 25 (7.46%) Finance
3 12 (3.58%) Banking
4 8 (2.39%) Billing
4 8 (2.39%) Advertising
5 6 (1.79%) Publishing
6 5 (1.49%) Law
6 5 (1.49%) Legal
6 5 (1.49%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.90%) Front Office
8 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.90%) Marketing
8 3 (0.90%) French Language
8 3 (0.90%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.90%) Retail
9 2 (0.60%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (12.24%) Analyst
2 33 (9.85%) Support Engineer
3 31 (9.25%) Network Engineer
4 28 (8.36%) Project Manager
5 25 (7.46%) Desktop Support
5 25 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
6 24 (7.16%) Voice Engineer
7 23 (6.87%) Support Analyst
8 16 (4.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (4.48%) Desktop Engineer
10 14 (4.18%) Avaya Engineer
11 13 (3.88%) Consultant
11 13 (3.88%) Unified Communications Engineer
12 12 (3.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 11 (3.28%) Senior Network Engineer
13 11 (3.28%) IT Support
13 11 (3.28%) Cisco Engineer
13 11 (3.28%) Communications Engineer
14 10 (2.99%) Designer
14 10 (2.99%) Audio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.28%) XMPP
1 11 (3.28%) 802.1X
2 7 (2.09%) MAPI
3 4 (1.19%) .NET
3 4 (1.19%) COM
4 3 (0.90%) Middleware
4 3 (0.90%) RSS
5 2 (0.60%) JMX
6 1 (0.30%) CSS
6 1 (0.30%) J2EE
6 1 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.30%) REST
6 1 (0.30%) WebRTC
6 1 (0.30%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.76%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.27%) Blackberry
3 18 (5.37%) iPhone
4 14 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.58%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.69%) User Experience
8 8 (2.39%) IVR
9 7 (2.09%) Cryptography
9 7 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.79%) iPad
11 5 (1.49%) Handset
11 5 (1.49%) IPTV
11 5 (1.49%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.19%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.90%) Mobile Computing
13 3 (0.90%) Social Media
13 3 (0.90%) Streaming Media
13 3 (0.90%) Video Editing
14 2 (0.60%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 108 (32.24%) Windows
2 44 (13.13%) Windows 7
3 27 (8.06%) Android
4 26 (7.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (7.16%) Linux
6 18 (5.37%) Mac OS X
7 17 (5.07%) Windows XP
8 16 (4.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (3.88%) Windows Vista
11 12 (3.58%) Windows 8
12 10 (2.99%) Windows Phone
13 7 (2.09%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.49%) UNIX
14 5 (1.49%) Debian
14 5 (1.49%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.30%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.30%) VMS
15 1 (0.30%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (15.52%) ITIL
2 22 (6.57%) Project Management
3 19 (5.67%) Asset Management
4 18 (5.37%) Migration
5 17 (5.07%) PRINCE2
6 15 (4.48%) Service Management
6 15 (4.48%) Configuration Management
6 15 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (4.48%) Incident Management
7 13 (3.88%) Change Management
8 11 (3.28%) Service Delivery
9 10 (2.99%) Network Management
9 10 (2.99%) Capacity Management
10 8 (2.39%) Software Deployment
10 8 (2.39%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (2.39%) Network Design
11 7 (2.09%) Supplier Management
11 7 (2.09%) Identity Management
11 7 (2.09%) Server Building
11 7 (2.09%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.58%) SQL
2 8 (2.39%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.09%) C
4 3 (0.90%) Java
5 2 (0.60%) Ruby
5 2 (0.60%) VBScript
6 1 (0.30%) VB
6 1 (0.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (15.82%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (10.75%) MCSE
4 34 (10.15%) CCNP
5 31 (9.25%) CCNA
6 28 (8.36%) Security Cleared
7 17 (5.07%) Degree
8 16 (4.78%) SC Cleared
9 15 (4.48%) MCSA
10 10 (2.99%) MCP
10 10 (2.99%) DV Cleared
11 8 (2.39%) JNCIS
11 8 (2.39%) CCSA
12 6 (1.79%) PMI Certification
12 6 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.49%) PMP
14 4 (1.19%) CCIE
15 3 (0.90%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.37%) SLA
2 3 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 76 (22.69%) Active Directory
2 35 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.90%) vSphere
5 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.60%) XenApp
5 2 (0.60%) Firmware
6 1 (0.30%) Samba
6 1 (0.30%) Xen
6 1 (0.30%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 26 (7.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 21 (6.27%) SCCM
3 17 (5.07%) Cisco UCCX
4 9 (2.69%) SCOM
5 5 (1.49%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.19%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (1.19%) XenMobile
6 4 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.90%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.60%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.30%) Casper Suite
9 1 (0.30%) WMI
9 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.30%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 130 (38.81%) Cisco
2 106 (31.64%) Microsoft
3 59 (17.61%) Polycom
4 41 (12.24%) Tandberg
5 35 (10.45%) VMware
6 29 (8.66%) Citrix
7 27 (8.06%) Juniper
8 24 (7.16%) Avaya
8 24 (7.16%) CheckPoint
9 23 (6.87%) Apple
10 19 (5.67%) F5
11 16 (4.78%) Oracle
12 14 (4.18%) Adobe
12 14 (4.18%) Google
13 13 (3.88%) Remedy
13 13 (3.88%) Genesys
14 12 (3.58%) McAfee
14 12 (3.58%) Blue Coat
15 11 (3.28%) SolarWinds
15 11 (3.28%) BT
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