Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 554 453 580
Rank change year-on-year -101 +127 +38
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 133 99 267
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.96% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 80 174
10th Percentile £164 £114 £138
25th Percentile £225 £150 £170
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £408 £326 £254
Median % change year-on-year +24.90% +28.57% -18.15%
75th Percentile £529 £528 £438
90th Percentile £581 £615 £538
UK median daily rate £425 £225 £265
% change year-on-year +88.89% -15.09% -18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 20
10th Percentile £18.37 £12.74 £13.75
25th Percentile £21.75 £12.91 £19.06
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £20.75
Median % change year-on-year +31.43% -15.66% +18.57%
75th Percentile £25.25 £23.81 £26.03
90th Percentile £32.30 £28.88 £35.89
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year +9.52% +1.20% +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 17,353 10,358 24,702
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.66% 31.03% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,851 6,992 16,431
10th Percentile £303 £269 £288
25th Percentile £406 £397 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £510 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £625 £613 £588
90th Percentile £713 £725 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 357 820
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.42 £11.85
25th Percentile £15.21 £16.25 £14.06
Median hourly rate £24.27 £25.50 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -4.82% +24.39% -14.58%
75th Percentile £47.50 £47.25 £46.36
90th Percentile £60.70 £54.25 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £24.04 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +25.00% -13.04%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -114 66 £350 +0.72% 32
South East -22 25 £475 +150.00% 31
North of England -37 13 £300 -14.29% 7
North West -27 7 £445 +24.91% 6
Midlands -32 7 £363 +168.52% 6
South West -16 6 £469 +4.17% 6
East of England -17 6 £300 -20.00% 5
West Midlands -36 5 £200 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £225 - 1
East Midlands -17 2 £525 +303.85% 5
North East -4 1 £210 +90.91%
Video Conferencing
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 55 (41.35%) Microsoft
2 49 (36.84%) Windows
3 46 (34.59%) Microsoft 365
4 36 (27.07%) Social Skills
5 33 (24.81%) Finance
6 31 (23.31%) Active Directory
7 30 (22.56%) Skype
8 28 (21.05%) Cisco
8 28 (21.05%) LAN
8 28 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (19.55%) WAN
9 26 (19.55%) Microsoft Office
10 23 (17.29%) SharePoint
11 22 (16.54%) Firewall
11 22 (16.54%) Skype for Business
12 21 (15.79%) Windows 10
12 21 (15.79%) ITIL
13 20 (15.04%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (15.04%) Security Cleared
14 19 (14.29%) SC Cleared
14 19 (14.29%) Internet
15 18 (13.53%) Azure
16 17 (12.78%) Cisco CUCM
17 16 (12.03%) SCCM
17 16 (12.03%) Unified Communications
18 15 (11.28%) Windows Server
18 15 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (11.28%) Change Management
18 15 (11.28%) DNS
19 14 (10.53%) SLA

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 23 (17.29%) SharePoint
2 22 (16.54%) Skype for Business
3 14 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.50%) CMS
4 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (19.55%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.26%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.50%) Figma
4 2 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.50%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Maximo
2 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (34.59%) Microsoft 365
2 18 (13.53%) Azure
3 6 (4.51%) OneDrive
4 4 (3.01%) IaaS
5 3 (2.26%) AWS
5 3 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.26%) PaaS
5 3 (2.26%) SaaS
6 2 (1.50%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (1.50%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.50%) Slack
7 1 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (22.56%) Skype
2 28 (21.05%) LAN
3 26 (19.55%) WAN
4 22 (16.54%) Firewall
5 19 (14.29%) Internet
6 16 (12.03%) Unified Communications
7 15 (11.28%) DNS
8 12 (9.02%) WebEx
9 11 (8.27%) Wireless
10 9 (6.77%) Ethernet
11 8 (6.02%) SAN
12 7 (5.26%) VoIP
13 6 (4.51%) Intranet
14 5 (3.76%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (3.76%) H.323
14 5 (3.76%) MPLS
15 4 (3.01%) TCP/IP
16 3 (2.26%) HTTP
16 3 (2.26%) VPN
16 3 (2.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.76%) Data Lake
2 5 (3.76%) Metadata
2 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.01%) DTS
3 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2019
4 2 (1.50%) Big Data
4 2 (1.50%) Power BI
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.75%) GIS
5 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.75%) MySQL
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.01%) JIRA
3 3 (2.26%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.50%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.50%) Subversion
General
1 36 (27.07%) Social Skills
2 33 (24.81%) Finance
3 9 (6.77%) Banking
4 8 (6.02%) Presentation Skills
4 8 (6.02%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.01%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.26%) Documentation Skills
7 3 (2.26%) Marketing
8 2 (1.50%) French Language
8 2 (1.50%) German Language
8 2 (1.50%) Law
8 2 (1.50%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.75%) Advertising
9 1 (0.75%) Automotive
9 1 (0.75%) Back Office
9 1 (0.75%) Environmental Health
9 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (12.78%) Support Engineer
2 16 (12.03%) Analyst
3 13 (9.77%) Support Analyst
4 12 (9.02%) Voice Engineer
5 11 (8.27%) Desktop Support
6 10 (7.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (6.77%) Architect
7 9 (6.77%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.02%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) IT Support
9 6 (4.51%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.51%) Trainer
9 6 (4.51%) Wintel Engineer
10 5 (3.76%) Contracts Manager
10 5 (3.76%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (3.76%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
10 5 (3.76%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (3.01%) Desktop Engineer
11 4 (3.01%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 4 (3.01%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.26%) XMPP
2 2 (1.50%) Cocoa
2 2 (1.50%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (1.50%) Core Animation
2 2 (1.50%) Core Data
2 2 (1.50%) RESTful
3 1 (0.75%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.75%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (0.75%) HTML
3 1 (0.75%) HTML5
3 1 (0.75%) LAMP
3 1 (0.75%) Vue.js
3 1 (0.75%) Web Services
3 1 (0.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (6.77%) PKI
2 9 (6.77%) Tandem
3 6 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.76%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.76%) User Experience
4 5 (3.76%) Virtual Team
4 5 (3.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 3 (2.26%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.26%) BYOD
5 3 (2.26%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.26%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.26%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.26%) Social Media
5 3 (2.26%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.50%) Animation
6 2 (1.50%) CMDB
6 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 49 (36.84%) Windows
2 21 (15.79%) Windows 10
3 15 (11.28%) Windows Server
4 14 (10.53%) Apple iOS
5 11 (8.27%) Android
6 9 (6.77%) Windows Server 2019
7 8 (6.02%) Mac OS
8 7 (5.26%) Windows 7
9 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (3.76%) Linux
10 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.50%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.79%) ITIL
3 20 (15.04%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (11.28%) Change Management
4 15 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 13 (9.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (8.27%) Collaborative Working
8 10 (7.52%) Service Management
9 9 (6.77%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (6.77%) Resource Management
10 8 (6.02%) Project Delivery
10 8 (6.02%) Service Delivery
11 7 (5.26%) DevOps
11 7 (5.26%) Incident Management
11 7 (5.26%) Migration
11 7 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (5.26%) Project Management
12 6 (4.51%) Translating Business Requirements
12 6 (4.51%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.27%) SQL
2 5 (3.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.26%) C
3 3 (2.26%) Python
4 2 (1.50%) Apple Swift
4 2 (1.50%) Objective-C
4 2 (1.50%) Perl
5 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.75%) PHP
5 1 (0.75%) VBA
5 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (15.04%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.27%) Degree
4 7 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.01%) A+ Certification
5 4 (3.01%) CCENT
5 4 (3.01%) CCNP
5 4 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.01%) Master's Degree
5 4 (3.01%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.26%) CCNA
6 3 (2.26%) CCNP Voice
7 2 (1.50%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.50%) MCSA
7 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.75%) CCSA
8 1 (0.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.53%) SLA
2 2 (1.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.75%) COBIT
3 1 (0.75%) IFRS
3 1 (0.75%) NCSC
3 1 (0.75%) PMO
3 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 31 (23.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.52%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.51%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.26%) Firmware
5 3 (2.26%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (2.26%) VMware NSX
6 2 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.50%) XenApp
7 1 (0.75%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.75%) Docker
7 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (12.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (12.03%) SCCM
3 2 (1.50%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.50%) Cisco CME
3 2 (1.50%) QRadar
4 1 (0.75%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 1 (0.75%) Ansible
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.75%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.75%) Nessus
4 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.75%) Terraform
4 1 (0.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 55 (41.35%) Microsoft
2 28 (21.05%) Cisco
3 12 (9.02%) CheckPoint
3 12 (9.02%) Polycom
4 10 (7.52%) Apple
4 10 (7.52%) Citrix
5 9 (6.77%) Sonus
5 9 (6.77%) VMware
6 5 (3.76%) Avaya
6 5 (3.76%) Red Box
6 5 (3.76%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.01%) Adobe
7 4 (3.01%) IBM
7 4 (3.01%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.26%) Bloomberg
8 3 (2.26%) Dell
8 3 (2.26%) EMC
8 3 (2.26%) HP
8 3 (2.26%) Ivanti
8 3 (2.26%) Tandberg