Period
to 16 May 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Video Conferencing in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Video Conferencing over the 6 months to 16 May 2021 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
UK > England
6 months to
16 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 504 470 577
Rank change year-on-year -34 +107 +75
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 98 138 252
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 1.07% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 103 164
10th Percentile £150 £111 £145
25th Percentile £225 £131 £171
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £384 £200 £288
Median % change year-on-year +91.88% -30.43% +7.98%
75th Percentile £536 £450 £450
90th Percentile £581 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £425 £200 £288
% change year-on-year +112.50% -30.43% +1.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 18
10th Percentile £17.02 £12.89 £14.85
25th Percentile £22.25 £18.44 £14.94
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £20.75
Median % change year-on-year +8.43% - +18.57%
75th Percentile £24.00 £26.69 £26.59
90th Percentile £39.30 £47.13 £38.47
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £20.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year +15.66% - +18.57%

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

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,570 12,903 23,989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.07% 28.83% 28.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,086 8,531 16,019
10th Percentile £281 £250 £293
25th Percentile £391 £375 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
75th Percentile £606 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 534 769
10th Percentile £12.38 £12.61 £11.85
25th Percentile £16.47 £15.93 £14.80
Median hourly rate £26.00 £21.57 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +20.54% +2.71% -4.09%
75th Percentile £47.50 £43.94 £44.13
90th Percentile £58.95 £53.00 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +15.56% +9.76% -4.65%

Video Conferencing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Video Conferencing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Video Conferencing in England

Video Conferencing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Video Conferencing in England.

Daily rate trend for Video Conferencing in England

Video Conferencing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Video Conferencing in England over the 6 months to 16 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Video Conferencing in England

Video Conferencing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Video Conferencing in England.

Hourly rate trend for Video Conferencing in England

Video Conferencing
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Video Conferencing in England over the 6 months to 16 May 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Video Conferencing in England

Video Conferencing
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 16 May 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -50 49 £463 +46.83% 17
South East +19 18 £393 +124.29% 17
North of England +29 16 £204 +32.68% 3
North West +10 10 £300 +5.26% 2
East of England +27 8 £300 -20.00% 3
North East +25 4 £85 -22.89%
Yorkshire +32 2 £218 +41.46% 1
South West +30 2 £575 +379.17% 6
Midlands -4 1 £275 +96.43% 3
West Midlands -6 1 £275 +83.33%
Video Conferencing
UK

For the 6 months to 16 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Video Conferencing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Video Conferencing.

1 42 (42.86%) Microsoft 365
2 38 (38.78%) Windows
2 38 (38.78%) Microsoft
3 33 (33.67%) Finance
4 31 (31.63%) LAN
4 31 (31.63%) WAN
5 30 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (28.57%) Cisco
7 26 (26.53%) Firewall
7 26 (26.53%) Skype
8 24 (24.49%) Social Skills
9 22 (22.45%) Windows 10
10 19 (19.39%) Skype for Business
11 18 (18.37%) Active Directory
11 18 (18.37%) Microsoft Office
12 17 (17.35%) SharePoint
12 17 (17.35%) Unified Communications
13 16 (16.33%) Azure
13 16 (16.33%) Security Cleared
13 16 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (15.31%) ITIL
14 15 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (15.31%) Cisco CUCM
15 14 (14.29%) Change Management
15 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
15 14 (14.29%) Polycom
16 13 (13.27%) Internet
17 12 (12.24%) Wireless
17 12 (12.24%) Service Management
17 12 (12.24%) Linux

Video Conferencing
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 19 (19.39%) Skype for Business
2 17 (17.35%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.16%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.02%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (18.37%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (5.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (5.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (42.86%) Microsoft 365
2 16 (16.33%) Azure
3 5 (5.10%) IaaS
3 5 (5.10%) OneDrive
4 4 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.08%) PaaS
4 4 (4.08%) SaaS
5 3 (3.06%) AWS
5 3 (3.06%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (2.04%) Power Platform
6 2 (2.04%) Slack
7 1 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (31.63%) LAN
1 31 (31.63%) WAN
2 26 (26.53%) Firewall
2 26 (26.53%) Skype
3 17 (17.35%) Unified Communications
4 13 (13.27%) Internet
5 12 (12.24%) DNS
5 12 (12.24%) Wireless
6 9 (9.18%) Ethernet
7 7 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 7 (7.14%) WLAN
8 6 (6.12%) Cisco ISE
8 6 (6.12%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (6.12%) Cisco Wireless
8 6 (6.12%) Intranet
8 6 (6.12%) OSPF
8 6 (6.12%) SAN
8 6 (6.12%) WebEx
9 5 (5.10%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (5.10%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.06%) Data Lake
2 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.04%) DTS
3 2 (2.04%) Power BI
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2019
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.02%) Big Data
4 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.02%) GIS
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 33 (33.67%) Finance
2 24 (24.49%) Social Skills
3 8 (8.16%) Banking
4 6 (6.12%) Documentation Skills
4 6 (6.12%) Presentation Skills
5 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.06%) Public Sector
7 2 (2.04%) Automotive
7 2 (2.04%) Law
7 2 (2.04%) Marketing
8 1 (1.02%) Advertising
8 1 (1.02%) Back Office
8 1 (1.02%) Environmental Health
8 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.02%) Legal
8 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (10.20%) Analyst
1 10 (10.20%) Voice Engineer
2 9 (9.18%) Network Engineer
3 8 (8.16%) Support Analyst
4 7 (7.14%) Architect
4 7 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.12%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.10%) Desktop Support
6 5 (5.10%) Microsoft 365 Expert
6 5 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.08%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.06%) XMPP
2 2 (2.04%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (9.18%) Tandem
3 6 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.12%) User Experience
4 4 (4.08%) PKI
4 4 (4.08%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.06%) BYOD
5 3 (3.06%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.06%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.06%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.06%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (2.04%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.04%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.04%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.04%) Social Media
6 2 (2.04%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (2.04%) Wiki
7 1 (1.02%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 38 (38.78%) Windows
2 22 (22.45%) Windows 10
3 12 (12.24%) Linux
3 12 (12.24%) Mac OS
4 9 (9.18%) Windows Server
5 8 (8.16%) Apple iOS
6 7 (7.14%) Android
7 5 (5.10%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (15.31%) ITIL
3 15 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (14.29%) Change Management
5 12 (12.24%) Service Management
6 11 (11.22%) Asset Management
7 10 (10.20%) Collaborative Working
7 10 (10.20%) Project Management
8 9 (9.18%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (9.18%) Resource Management
9 8 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (7.14%) DevOps
10 7 (7.14%) Service Delivery
11 6 (6.12%) Data Sharing
11 6 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (6.12%) Migration
11 6 (6.12%) PRINCE2
11 6 (6.12%) Project Delivery
12 5 (5.10%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.10%) C
1 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.08%) SQL
3 2 (2.04%) Perl
3 2 (2.04%) Python
4 1 (1.02%) VBA
4 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.14%) Degree
4 6 (6.12%) CCNP
4 6 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.08%) CCNP Voice
5 4 (4.08%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.08%) Master's Degree
6 3 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (3.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.04%) CCSA
7 2 (2.04%) MCSA
7 2 (2.04%) MCSE
7 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.04%) MOS
8 1 (1.02%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.02%) CCENT
8 1 (1.02%) CCNA
8 1 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) IFRS
2 1 (1.02%) PMO
2 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 18 (18.37%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.20%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.08%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.06%) Firmware
6 2 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.04%) VMware NSX
6 2 (2.04%) XenApp
7 1 (1.02%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (15.31%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (8.16%) SCCM
3 4 (4.08%) AirWatch
3 4 (4.08%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (4.08%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (2.04%) Nessus
5 1 (1.02%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.02%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 38 (38.78%) Microsoft
2 28 (28.57%) Cisco
3 14 (14.29%) Polycom
4 11 (11.22%) CheckPoint
5 9 (9.18%) Sonus
6 8 (8.16%) Apple
6 8 (8.16%) Citrix
7 7 (7.14%) VMware
8 6 (6.12%) SolarWinds
9 5 (5.10%) Adobe
10 4 (4.08%) Dell
10 4 (4.08%) Ivanti
10 4 (4.08%) Red Box
11 3 (3.06%) Avaya
11 3 (3.06%) F5
11 3 (3.06%) HP
12 2 (2.04%) EMC
12 2 (2.04%) Forcepoint
12 2 (2.04%) Remedy
12 2 (2.04%) Sun