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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Videoconferencing
Rank 454 465 474
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 160 120 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 0.74% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 49 80
Average daily rate
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£300 £313 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £154 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 13
Average hourly rate £21.72 £10.15 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.01% -60.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £9.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £10.30 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+137.86% -62.54%

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
17571 16146 17261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.54% 31.06% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10696 9949 9991
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 731 661 874
Average hourly rate £18.73 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 -3 143 £275 -10.20% 47
London -20 59 £220 -26.66% 23
East of England - 25 £118 - 3
South East +6 24 £355 -1.38% 13
Cambridgeshire - 21 £118 -
City of London +15 18 £268 -23.57% 5
Cambridge - 14 £138 -
Scotland -8 13 £490 - 4
West Midlands -9 11 £413 -8.33% 2
Berkshire +6 7 £290 -39.74% 3
North West -4 7 £500 +100.00% 4
West Sussex - 7 £375 -
South West -34 6 £158 -26.63% 2
Wiltshire - 5 £158 -
Swindon - 5 £158 -
Yorkshire +1 4 £275 -55.28%
Surrey - 4 £400 - 3
Reading +10 3 £195 - 1
Sheffield +10 3 £275 -
East Midlands +8 3 - -
South Yorkshire +7 3 £275 -
Birmingham -1 3 £469 +4.16%
Hampshire -13 3 - - 4
Peterborough - 3 £130 -
Nottingham +15 2 - -
Nottinghamshire +12 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -7 2 £195 -
Stevenage - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 3
Docklands, London - 2 £350 -

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 91 (33.96%) Windows
2 89 (33.21%) Microsoft
3 83 (30.97%) Cisco
4 76 (28.36%) Active Directory
5 66 (24.63%) Windows 7
6 62 (23.13%) MS Office
7 61 (22.76%) VoIP
8 54 (20.15%) ITIL
9 53 (19.78%) LAN
10 51 (19.03%) WAN
11 49 (18.28%) Lync
12 46 (17.16%) MS Excel
13 44 (16.42%) Telecoms
14 43 (16.04%) Polycom
15 42 (15.67%) Windows XP
16 38 (14.18%) Finance
17 35 (13.06%) Blackberry
18 34 (12.69%) MS Exchange
19 31 (11.57%) Avaya
20 30 (11.19%) VPN
21 26 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008
22 25 (9.33%) TCP/IP
23 24 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
23 24 (8.96%) IP Telephony
24 23 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure
24 23 (8.58%) Project Management
24 23 (8.58%) Internet
24 23 (8.58%) SLA
24 23 (8.58%) Wireless
24 23 (8.58%) VMware

Video Conferencing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 49 (18.28%) Lync
2 34 (12.69%) MS Exchange
3 20 (7.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 18 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (4.85%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (1.49%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.75%) IIS
9 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.37%) Apache
10 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 62 (23.13%) MS Office
2 46 (17.16%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.75%) MS Project
4 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.75%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) assyst
2 3 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.37%) Sage 300 ERP
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (22.76%) VoIP
2 53 (19.78%) LAN
3 51 (19.03%) WAN
4 30 (11.19%) VPN
5 25 (9.33%) TCP/IP
6 24 (8.96%) IP Telephony
7 23 (8.58%) Internet
7 23 (8.58%) Wireless
8 20 (7.46%) Firewall
9 16 (5.97%) Unified Communications
10 14 (5.22%) DHCP
11 13 (4.85%) DNS
11 13 (4.85%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (3.73%) PBX
13 7 (2.61%) Intranet
13 7 (2.61%) MPLS
13 7 (2.61%) H.323
14 6 (2.24%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (1.87%) Cisco IPT
15 5 (1.87%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.37%) MySQL
3 1 (0.37%) DB2
3 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (1.49%) MSI
2 2 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 44 (16.42%) Telecoms
2 38 (14.18%) Finance
3 16 (5.97%) Banking
4 8 (2.99%) Law
5 5 (1.87%) Legal
6 4 (1.49%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.12%) German Language
7 3 (1.12%) Retail
8 1 (0.37%) Billing
8 1 (0.37%) Front Office
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.37%) International Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 51 (19.03%) Analyst
2 29 (10.82%) Desktop Support
3 23 (8.58%) 2nd Line Support
4 22 (8.21%) Support Engineer
5 20 (7.46%) Support Analyst
6 17 (6.34%) Project Manager
7 15 (5.60%) Consultant
8 14 (5.22%) Service Desk Analyst
8 14 (5.22%) Service Analyst
9 13 (4.85%) Service Manager
9 13 (4.85%) Installation Technician
10 11 (4.10%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (3.36%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 9 (3.36%) Desktop Engineer
11 9 (3.36%) Desktop Analyst
12 8 (2.99%) IT Support
12 8 (2.99%) Voice Engineer
13 7 (2.61%) Cisco Engineer
13 7 (2.61%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 7 (2.61%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.87%) XMPP
2 2 (0.75%) ODBC
3 1 (0.37%) RSS
3 1 (0.37%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.37%) J2EE
3 1 (0.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.06%) Blackberry
2 14 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.24%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.24%) IPTV
3 6 (2.24%) Smartphone
4 5 (1.87%) IVR
4 5 (1.87%) iPhone
4 5 (1.87%) iPad
5 4 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.49%) CMDB
5 4 (1.49%) User Experience
5 4 (1.49%) Firmware
5 4 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.49%) Handset
6 3 (1.12%) NHS
6 3 (1.12%) Psychology
6 3 (1.12%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.75%) Video Editing
7 2 (0.75%) CESG
7 2 (0.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 91 (33.96%) Windows
2 66 (24.63%) Windows 7
3 42 (15.67%) Windows XP
4 26 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (3.36%) Linux
6 9 (3.36%) Windows 8
7 7 (2.61%) Windows Vista
8 6 (2.24%) Android
9 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.49%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.12%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.12%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.75%) UNIX
12 2 (0.75%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.37%) AIX
13 1 (0.37%) Solaris
13 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (20.15%) ITIL
2 23 (8.58%) Project Management
3 18 (6.72%) Migration
4 17 (6.34%) Incident Management
5 15 (5.60%) Service Management
6 14 (5.22%) Service Delivery
7 12 (4.48%) PRINCE2
8 7 (2.61%) Change Management
8 7 (2.61%) ITSM
9 6 (2.24%) CRM
9 6 (2.24%) Network Design
9 6 (2.24%) Supplier Management
9 6 (2.24%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (2.24%) Mentoring
10 5 (1.87%) Change Control
10 5 (1.87%) Information Security
10 5 (1.87%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (1.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (1.87%) Configuration Management
11 4 (1.49%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.73%) SQL
2 3 (1.12%) Java
3 2 (0.75%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.75%) C
4 1 (0.37%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (7.09%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.34%) CCNA
4 15 (5.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (4.48%) SC Cleared
6 10 (3.73%) MCSE
7 9 (3.36%) Degree
8 7 (2.61%) MCDST
9 6 (2.24%) CCNP
10 5 (1.87%) CCENT
10 5 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.49%) MCSA
11 4 (1.49%) CCIE
11 4 (1.49%) MCP
11 4 (1.49%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.12%) MOS
13 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.58%) SLA
2 6 (2.24%) QA
3 3 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 76 (28.36%) Active Directory
2 23 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.12%) XenApp
5 2 (0.75%) vSphere
5 2 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.75%) MetaFrame
5 2 (0.75%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (7.46%) SCCM
2 8 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (2.24%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.12%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.75%) WSUS
5 2 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.37%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.37%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 89 (33.21%) Microsoft
2 83 (30.97%) Cisco
3 43 (16.04%) Polycom
4 31 (11.57%) Avaya
5 23 (8.58%) VMware
6 20 (7.46%) Citrix
7 13 (4.85%) Apple
8 10 (3.73%) Remedy
8 10 (3.73%) HP
8 10 (3.73%) Juniper
9 9 (3.36%) Symantec
10 7 (2.61%) Dell
10 7 (2.61%) Riverbed
11 6 (2.24%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.87%) Nokia
12 5 (1.87%) Nortel
12 5 (1.87%) Altiris
13 4 (1.49%) Tandberg
13 4 (1.49%) Lotus
13 4 (1.49%) CA
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