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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Videoconferencing
Rank 442 485 465
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -20
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 166 118 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.69% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 58 45
Average daily rate
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£325 £280 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -19.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £169 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £9.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £26.52 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.38 £13.00 £15.24
% change year-on-year
-4.80% -14.67%

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
17545 17089 16456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.35% 31.75% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10925 10497 9726
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 662 714
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +25 155 £328 +9.16% 41
London +37 92 £328 +0.76% 21
City of London +10 28 £340 +13.33% 12
South East -30 17 £390 +24.80% 6
East of England +11 15 £260 +35.06% 4
Cambridgeshire +2 10 £263 +36.36% 3
South West -2 9 £475 +128.91% 1
Yorkshire - 9 £425 - 6
Hampshire +7 8 £370 +252.38% 4
Cambridge -3 8 £255 +32.46% 3
Swindon +6 6 £475 -
Wiltshire +3 6 £475 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £425 - 6
Leeds - 5 £425 - 6
Surrey 0 4 £400 - 1
North West -21 4 £463 - 1
North East - 4 - -
South Yorkshire - 4 - -
Essex - 4 £243 - 1
Sheffield - 4 - -
Somerset +11 3 £175 -12.50%
Docklands, London -1 3 - -
Canary Wharf -8 3 £450 +164.70%
Durham - 3 - -
Scotland -3 2 £115 -54.09%
Berkshire -6 2 £483 +105.31%
West Midlands -7 2 - - 2
East Midlands -9 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 - -

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 115 (37.10%) Cisco
2 94 (30.32%) Windows
3 89 (28.71%) Microsoft
4 77 (24.84%) Lync
5 72 (23.23%) LAN
6 67 (21.61%) Active Directory
7 61 (19.68%) VoIP
8 60 (19.35%) MS Office
9 56 (18.06%) WAN
10 55 (17.74%) ITIL
11 54 (17.42%) VPN
12 46 (14.84%) Unified Communications
13 44 (14.19%) TCP/IP
14 43 (13.87%) MS Excel
15 42 (13.55%) Microsoft Certification
15 42 (13.55%) Telecoms
16 41 (13.23%) Cisco Certification
16 41 (13.23%) Polycom
17 39 (12.58%) MS Exchange
18 35 (11.29%) MCSE
19 34 (10.97%) Firewall
20 32 (10.32%) H.323
20 32 (10.32%) Finance
20 32 (10.32%) Tandberg
20 32 (10.32%) Windows 7
21 30 (9.68%) CCNP
22 27 (8.71%) Avaya
23 26 (8.39%) Wireless
23 26 (8.39%) Project Management
24 25 (8.06%) OSPF

Video Conferencing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 77 (24.84%) Lync
2 39 (12.58%) MS Exchange
3 23 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (5.81%) SharePoint
5 14 (4.52%) Office Communications Server
6 13 (4.19%) CMS
7 9 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (2.26%) Node.js
9 6 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.65%) IIS
12 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.32%) WorkSite
Applications
1 60 (19.35%) MS Office
2 43 (13.87%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.58%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.61%) MS Project
6 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.32%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.32%) Quicktime
7 1 (0.32%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.94%) Google Apps
2 4 (1.29%) Office 365
3 2 (0.65%) Yammer
4 1 (0.32%) IaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (23.23%) LAN
2 61 (19.68%) VoIP
3 56 (18.06%) WAN
4 54 (17.42%) VPN
5 46 (14.84%) Unified Communications
6 44 (14.19%) TCP/IP
7 34 (10.97%) Firewall
8 32 (10.32%) H.323
9 26 (8.39%) Wireless
10 25 (8.06%) IP Telephony
10 25 (8.06%) OSPF
10 25 (8.06%) Ethernet
11 24 (7.74%) BGP
12 22 (7.10%) WebEx
13 20 (6.45%) MPLS
14 18 (5.81%) ISDN
14 18 (5.81%) WLAN
15 15 (4.84%) Telepresence
16 14 (4.52%) DNS
17 13 (4.19%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.90%) MongoDB
2 6 (1.94%) MySQL
2 6 (1.94%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.65%) Redis
3 2 (0.65%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.32%) DTS
4 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.32%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.65%) VisualVM
2 2 (0.65%) JMeter
3 1 (0.32%) JIRA
3 1 (0.32%) MSI
3 1 (0.32%) YourKit
General
1 42 (13.55%) Telecoms
2 32 (10.32%) Finance
3 9 (2.90%) Banking
4 8 (2.58%) Retail
5 7 (2.26%) Billing
6 5 (1.61%) Law
6 5 (1.61%) Advertising
7 4 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.29%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.29%) Marketing
7 4 (1.29%) French Language
7 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.97%) Front Office
8 3 (0.97%) Publishing
8 3 (0.97%) Legal
9 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.65%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.32%) Local Government
10 1 (0.32%) German Language
10 1 (0.32%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 44 (14.19%) Analyst
2 31 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 26 (8.39%) Project Manager
4 24 (7.74%) Network Engineer
5 21 (6.77%) Desktop Support
6 18 (5.81%) Support Analyst
6 18 (5.81%) Voice Engineer
7 17 (5.48%) Desktop Engineer
8 15 (4.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 14 (4.52%) Developer
9 14 (4.52%) IT Support
9 14 (4.52%) Unified Communications Engineer
10 13 (4.19%) Avaya Engineer
10 13 (4.19%) Audio Engineer
10 13 (4.19%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (3.87%) Service Analyst
12 11 (3.55%) Consultant
12 11 (3.55%) Service Desk Analyst
13 10 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (3.23%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.90%) XMPP
2 5 (1.61%) MAPI
3 4 (1.29%) COM
3 4 (1.29%) AngularJS
4 3 (0.97%) RESTful
4 3 (0.97%) CSS
4 3 (0.97%) HTML
4 3 (0.97%) Express
5 2 (0.65%) .NET
5 2 (0.65%) JMX
6 1 (0.32%) Flash
6 1 (0.32%) J2EE
6 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.32%) XACML
6 1 (0.32%) REST
6 1 (0.32%) WebRTC
6 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.42%) Blackberry
2 17 (5.48%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.84%) iPhone
4 12 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.87%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.55%) User Experience
6 7 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.26%) Handset
7 6 (1.94%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.61%) iPad
8 5 (1.61%) IVR
8 5 (1.61%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.29%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.29%) IPTV
10 3 (0.97%) Streaming Media
10 3 (0.97%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.65%) EPoS
11 2 (0.65%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.65%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 94 (30.32%) Windows
2 32 (10.32%) Windows 7
3 22 (7.10%) Linux
4 18 (5.81%) Android
5 15 (4.84%) Windows XP
5 15 (4.84%) Mac OS X
6 13 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.87%) Windows 8
8 11 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (3.23%) Windows Vista
10 7 (2.26%) Debian
11 6 (1.94%) Windows 2000
11 6 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.94%) UNIX
12 5 (1.61%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.97%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.65%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (17.74%) ITIL
2 26 (8.39%) Project Management
3 21 (6.77%) Migration
3 21 (6.77%) Incident Management
4 19 (6.13%) PRINCE2
5 16 (5.16%) Change Management
6 13 (4.19%) Service Delivery
6 13 (4.19%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (4.19%) Validation
7 11 (3.55%) Asset Management
7 11 (3.55%) Configuration Management
8 10 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (3.23%) Supplier Management
9 9 (2.90%) Network Management
10 8 (2.58%) ITIL V3
10 8 (2.58%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (2.58%) Service Management
11 7 (2.26%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (2.26%) Performance Management
12 6 (1.94%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.81%) SQL
2 12 (3.87%) C
3 7 (2.26%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.97%) Java
4 3 (0.97%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.65%) VBScript
5 2 (0.65%) Python
5 2 (0.65%) Ruby
6 1 (0.32%) VB
6 1 (0.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 42 (13.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (13.23%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (11.29%) MCSE
4 30 (9.68%) CCNP
5 21 (6.77%) CCNA
6 19 (6.13%) Security Cleared
7 18 (5.81%) Degree
8 14 (4.52%) MCSA
9 11 (3.55%) SC Cleared
10 10 (3.23%) DV Cleared
11 9 (2.90%) MCP
12 8 (2.58%) A+ Certification
12 8 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (2.26%) JNCIS
13 7 (2.26%) PMI Certification
14 6 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (1.94%) PMP
15 5 (1.61%) MCTS
15 5 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (1.29%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.87%) SLA
2 7 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (2.26%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (1.29%) QA
System Software
1 67 (21.61%) Active Directory
2 24 (7.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.65%) XenApp
4 2 (0.65%) XenServer
4 2 (0.65%) Firmware
5 1 (0.32%) Samba
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.32%) Xen
5 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.32%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (4.52%) SCCM
3 11 (3.55%) SCOM
4 9 (2.90%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (1.29%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.97%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.65%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.65%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.32%) Casper Suite
8 1 (0.32%) WMI
8 1 (0.32%) WSUS
8 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.32%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.32%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 115 (37.10%) Cisco
2 89 (28.71%) Microsoft
3 41 (13.23%) Polycom
4 32 (10.32%) Tandberg
5 27 (8.71%) Avaya
6 24 (7.74%) VMware
7 20 (6.45%) Juniper
8 19 (6.13%) Apple
9 16 (5.16%) CheckPoint
9 16 (5.16%) Oracle
10 15 (4.84%) Citrix
10 15 (4.84%) F5
11 13 (4.19%) Genesys
11 13 (4.19%) Remedy
12 12 (3.87%) McAfee
12 12 (3.87%) BT
13 9 (2.90%) Blue Coat
13 9 (2.90%) Nokia
13 9 (2.90%) Adobe
14 8 (2.58%) HP
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