The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Video Conferencing in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Video Conferencing over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Videoconferencing
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 54 76 72
Rank change year-on-year +22 -4  
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.61% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.86% 0.73% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £180 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% -20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.20 £10.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% +54.28%  

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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 215 275 230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 32.63% 27.28% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 154 114
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £285 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.65 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.04% +192.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

Video Conferencing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Video Conferencing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Video Conferencing in Reading

Video Conferencing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Video Conferencing in Reading over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Video Conferencing in Reading

Video Conferencing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Video Conferencing in Reading

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region with a requirement for Video Conferencing.

1 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) A+ Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Apple
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Skype
4 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (20.00%) Polycom
4 1 (20.00%) Tandberg
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

Video Conferencing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) ICMP
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) Skype
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Service Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Mac Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Specialist
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Apple
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) Polycom
3 1 (20.00%) Tandberg
3 1 (20.00%) VMware