The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Video Conferencing in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Video Conferencing over the 3 months to 28 March 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 140 173
Rank change year-on-year -16 +33  
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 6 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.42% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 1.16% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 14
Median daily rate £288 £213 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -17.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £180 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £318 £400
% change year-on-year -5.51% -20.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +108.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.85 £11.93
% change year-on-year -5.04% +41.29%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1120 1208 1884
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.58% 36.02% 36.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 961 1436
Median daily rate £525 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £319 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 36
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.79 £12.00 £12.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £35.60 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

Video Conferencing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Video Conferencing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Video Conferencing in the City of London

Video Conferencing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Video Conferencing in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Video Conferencing in the City of London

Video Conferencing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Video Conferencing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for Video Conferencing.

1 15 (60.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) Polycom
3 10 (40.00%) Finance
4 8 (32.00%) Citrix
5 7 (28.00%) Skype for Business
6 6 (24.00%) Unified Communications
6 6 (24.00%) ISDN
6 6 (24.00%) Windows
7 5 (20.00%) MS Office
7 5 (20.00%) Programme Management
7 5 (20.00%) WebEx
7 5 (20.00%) Skype
8 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (16.00%) SAN
9 3 (12.00%) Apple
9 3 (12.00%) Project Management
9 3 (12.00%) ITIL
9 3 (12.00%) C
9 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (12.00%) VoIP
9 3 (12.00%) Wireless
9 3 (12.00%) VMware
9 3 (12.00%) Mitel
9 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
9 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (12.00%) Sonus
9 3 (12.00%) Office 365
9 3 (12.00%) XMPP
9 3 (12.00%) Smartphone

Video Conferencing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (28.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (8.00%) CMS
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) ISDN
1 6 (24.00%) Unified Communications
2 5 (20.00%) Skype
2 5 (20.00%) WebEx
3 4 (16.00%) SAN
4 3 (12.00%) VoIP
4 3 (12.00%) Wireless
5 2 (8.00%) Internet
5 2 (8.00%) LAN
5 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (8.00%) PBX
5 2 (8.00%) SSL
5 2 (8.00%) Telepresence
5 2 (8.00%) WAN
6 1 (4.00%) Broadband
6 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Video Conferencing Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Audio Visual Technician
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (12.00%) Lync Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Unified Communications Manager
5 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support
5 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Smartphone
1 3 (12.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) Equities
3 1 (4.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (12.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Information Security
3 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (4.00%) Analytics
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) PgMP
1 1 (4.00%) PMP
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PMO
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) Polycom
3 8 (32.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) Apple
4 3 (12.00%) Mitel
4 3 (12.00%) Sonus
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) Aruba
5 2 (8.00%) Avaya
5 2 (8.00%) Brocade
5 2 (8.00%) NetApp
5 2 (8.00%) Riverbed