The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Video Conferencing in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Video Conferencing over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Videoconferencing
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 71 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 -  
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.66% 0.12% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.14% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £344 £300
% change year-on-year +14.90% +14.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - £12.25

Video Conferencing is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 187 263 205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 30.96% 32.27% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 189 142
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £200 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 6
Median hourly rate £14.22 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.16% +2.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.63 £11.75 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £31.25 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Video Conferencing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Video Conferencing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Video Conferencing in Birmingham

Video Conferencing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Video Conferencing in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Video Conferencing in Birmingham

Video Conferencing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Video Conferencing in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Video Conferencing.

1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) VoIP
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (33.33%) Digital Signage
5 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
5 2 (22.22%) Presales
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Skype
5 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
5 2 (22.22%) XMPP
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
5 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
5 2 (22.22%) PBX
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) LDAP
5 2 (22.22%) Avaya
5 2 (22.22%) CTI
5 2 (22.22%) CAD
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) IVR
5 2 (22.22%) H.323
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
6 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery

Video Conferencing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
1 1 (11.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) CTI
2 2 (22.22%) H.323
2 2 (22.22%) LDAP
2 2 (22.22%) PBX
2 2 (22.22%) Skype
2 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Grunt
1 1 (11.11%) gulp
1 1 (11.11%) webpack
General
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Communications Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (11.11%) IT Trainer
2 1 (11.11%) Legal IT Trainer
2 1 (11.11%) Lync Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XMPP
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) React
2 1 (11.11%) Sass
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (11.11%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Digital Signage
2 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
2 2 (22.22%) IVR
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
3 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) CAD
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Presales
1 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile First
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) iManage