The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Video Conferencing in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Video Conferencing over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Videoconferencing
Rank 143 110 123
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +13
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.72% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £319 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £500 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £340 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.57% +23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.33 £22.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +47.54%
Video Conferencing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
913 695 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.66% 28.32% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 410 343
Median daily rate £395 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 66 60
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.60 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% -19.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.62 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £40.87 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.08 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +0.42%

Video Conferencing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Video Conferencing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Video Conferencing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Video Conferencing
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Video Conferencing across the West Midlands region.

Video Conferencing Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Video Conferencing
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Video Conferencing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Video Conferencing Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Video Conferencing
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Video Conferencing across the West Midlands region.

Video Conferencing Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Video Conferencing
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -9 3 £313 -37.50%
Coventry - 2 £475 -
Video Conferencing
England

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Video Conferencing.

1 4 (80.00%) Skype for Business
1 4 (80.00%) Skype
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Polycom
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) BT
4 1 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) TACACS

Video Conferencing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (80.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Skype
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) SNMP
2 1 (20.00%) TACACS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Lync Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Messaging Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365 Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) ERP
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Network Management
1 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Polycom
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper