The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Video Conferencing in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
England / South East
Rank 234 249 232
Rank change year-on-year +15 -17  
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 11 13 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.14% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.47% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 14
Median daily rate £388 £220 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.13% -37.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £140 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £404 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% -20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +54.28%  
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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2379 2748 2719
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 30.70% 30.03% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1347 1652 1417
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 148 160
Median hourly rate £17.25 £38.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.19% +102.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £13.00 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.18 £45.00
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Video Conferencing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Video Conferencing in the South East

Video Conferencing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Video Conferencing in the South East

Video Conferencing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Video Conferencing in the South East

Video Conferencing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +22 4 £180 -60.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 3 £525 +337.50%
Hampshire +3 2 £125 - 4
West Sussex - 2 £400 -
Surrey +16 1 - - 1
Video Conferencing
England

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for Video Conferencing.

1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Telecoms
3 9 (39.13%) MS Office
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
4 8 (34.78%) Cisco
4 8 (34.78%) VPN
5 7 (30.43%) ITIL
5 7 (30.43%) Smartphone
5 7 (30.43%) SCCM
5 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
6 6 (26.09%) CCNP
6 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (21.74%) Dell
7 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
7 5 (21.74%) Firewall
7 5 (21.74%) Law
7 5 (21.74%) LAN
7 5 (21.74%) WAN
7 5 (21.74%) iPad
7 5 (21.74%) iPhone
7 5 (21.74%) Software Deployment
7 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
7 5 (21.74%) Altiris
8 4 (17.39%) Network Design
8 4 (17.39%) VoIP
8 4 (17.39%) MPLS
8 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
8 4 (17.39%) BGP
9 3 (13.04%) Service Management

Video Conferencing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) VPN
2 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) LAN
2 5 (21.74%) WAN
3 4 (17.39%) BGP
3 4 (17.39%) MPLS
3 4 (17.39%) VoIP
4 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.70%) ICMP
5 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
5 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
5 2 (8.70%) OSPF
5 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.70%) VLAN
5 2 (8.70%) Wireless
6 1 (4.35%) DNS
6 1 (4.35%) DSL
6 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.35%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 11 (47.83%) Telecoms
2 5 (21.74%) Law
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Support Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Smartphone
2 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
2 5 (21.74%) iPad
2 5 (21.74%) iPhone
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) BBC
4 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.35%) Life Science
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
2 5 (21.74%) Software Deployment
3 4 (17.39%) Network Design
3 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Business Transformation
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (8.70%) DNA
5 2 (8.70%) eTOM
5 2 (8.70%) ITSM
5 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
5 2 (8.70%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) CCNP
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) CCDP
2 3 (13.04%) CCIE
2 3 (13.04%) CCNA
3 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (8.70%) MCSA
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) CCIP
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) OVSD
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco
3 5 (21.74%) Altiris
3 5 (21.74%) Dell
4 3 (13.04%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Apple
5 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.70%) F5
5 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
5 2 (8.70%) Rackspace
5 2 (8.70%) Riverbed
5 2 (8.70%) Tandberg
5 2 (8.70%) Virgin Media
6 1 (4.35%) Polycom
6 1 (4.35%) Remedy
6 1 (4.35%) VMware