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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Video Conferencing over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Videoconferencing
Rank - - 105
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
-23.61% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +75.00%
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
703 606 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.55% 27.43% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 335 315
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £197 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 68 48
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £35.00 £37.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Video Conferencing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Video Conferencing across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
1 3 (75.00%) German Language
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010

Video Conferencing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (75.00%) German Language
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft