Period
to 22 August 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Video Conferencing in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Video Conferencing over the 6 months to 22 August 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
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 613 618 567
Rank change year-on-year +5 -51 +53
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 247 294 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.82% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 171 180
UK median daily rate £339 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.21% +7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £108 £136 £137
90th Percentile £538 £550 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £298
% change year-on-year +14.29% +17.65% +8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 10 28
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £24.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +37.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.23 £19.02 £11.36
90th Percentile £23.19 £37.15 £71.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.33 £14.25
% change year-on-year -28.34% +56.68% +9.62%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31989 35916 36232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.37% 33.17% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20893 23533 22630
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £265 £253 £238
90th Percentile £648 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 977 1198 1411
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.39 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51% -7.50%

Video Conferencing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Video Conferencing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Video Conferencing in the UK

Video Conferencing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Video Conferencing in the UK

Video Conferencing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Video Conferencing over the 6 months to 22 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Video Conferencing in the UK

Video Conferencing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Video Conferencing in the UK

Video Conferencing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Video Conferencing over the 6 months to 22 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Video Conferencing in the UK

Video Conferencing
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 22 August 2017. 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
England +28 233 £340 -2.86% 27
UK excluding London +66 132 £400 +14.29% 13
London -26 112 £250 -36.51% 14
South East +23 34 £416 +33.20% 9
South West -6 24 £450 +20.00% 1
East of England -6 24 £383 +27.50%
Midlands +43 23 £488 +52.94% 2
North of England +58 20 £350 -16.67% 1
North West +40 16 £226 -45.34%
West Midlands +49 14 £400 +25.49% 1
Scotland +28 10 £400 +46.79%
East Midlands - 9 £525 - 1
North East +57 3 £625 - 1
Yorkshire +32 1 £500 +13.64%
Northern Ireland -56 1 £313 -21.88%

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 with a requirement for Video Conferencing.

1 122 (49.39%) Windows
2 92 (37.25%) Microsoft
3 86 (34.82%) Cisco
4 76 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 69 (27.94%) Windows 7
6 57 (23.08%) Finance
7 56 (22.67%) Microsoft Office
8 46 (18.62%) ITIL
8 46 (18.62%) Windows 10
9 43 (17.41%) Cisco Certification
10 40 (16.19%) Firewall
11 37 (14.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 37 (14.98%) Office 365
12 36 (14.57%) Citrix
12 36 (14.57%) TCP/IP
12 36 (14.57%) WAN
13 35 (14.17%) LAN
13 35 (14.17%) Skype for Business
14 34 (13.77%) VoIP
15 32 (12.96%) VPN
15 32 (12.96%) VMware
15 32 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
16 31 (12.55%) Unified Communications
17 30 (12.15%) HP
17 30 (12.15%) CCNA
17 30 (12.15%) Windows Server
18 29 (11.74%) DNS
18 29 (11.74%) Banking
19 28 (11.34%) MS Exchange
19 28 (11.34%) Security Cleared

Video Conferencing
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 35 (14.17%) Skype for Business
2 28 (11.34%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (2.83%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.43%) Apache
7 5 (2.02%) IIS
7 5 (2.02%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.21%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 56 (22.67%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.83%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (2.83%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.21%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.81%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.40%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Eikon
1 2 (0.81%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.40%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 37 (14.98%) Office 365
2 15 (6.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.24%) IaaS
5 6 (2.43%) SaaS
6 5 (2.02%) PaaS
7 3 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.81%) Yammer
9 1 (0.40%) G Suite
9 1 (0.40%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 40 (16.19%) Firewall
2 36 (14.57%) TCP/IP
2 36 (14.57%) WAN
3 35 (14.17%) LAN
4 34 (13.77%) VoIP
5 32 (12.96%) VPN
6 31 (12.55%) Unified Communications
7 29 (11.74%) DNS
8 28 (11.34%) Skype
9 25 (10.12%) DHCP
9 25 (10.12%) Wireless
10 18 (7.29%) Internet
10 18 (7.29%) VLAN
11 16 (6.48%) ISDN
12 15 (6.07%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (4.86%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (4.86%) WebEx
14 11 (4.45%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (4.45%) IP Telephony
14 11 (4.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.40%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.40%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.40%) MySQL
4 1 (0.40%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.40%) Redis
4 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
General
1 57 (23.08%) Finance
2 29 (11.74%) Banking
3 27 (10.93%) Telecoms
4 17 (6.88%) Manufacturing
5 11 (4.45%) Law
6 9 (3.64%) Legal
7 8 (3.24%) Electronics
7 8 (3.24%) Marketing
8 3 (1.21%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.81%) Automotive
9 2 (0.81%) Back Office
9 2 (0.81%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.81%) Retail
10 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Front Office
10 1 (0.40%) Games
10 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (18.22%) Analyst
2 41 (16.60%) Support Engineer
3 35 (14.17%) Desktop Support
4 25 (10.12%) IT Support
5 23 (9.31%) Network Engineer
6 20 (8.10%) Architect
6 20 (8.10%) Support Analyst
7 17 (6.88%) Project Manager
8 16 (6.48%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (6.48%) Service Analyst
9 15 (6.07%) Cisco Engineer
9 15 (6.07%) Desktop Engineer
10 14 (5.67%) Junior
11 13 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 13 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 13 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
11 13 (5.26%) Technical Support
12 11 (4.45%) Desktop Analyst
13 10 (4.05%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 10 (4.05%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.24%) Middleware
1 8 (3.24%) XMPP
2 3 (1.21%) WAP
3 2 (0.81%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.81%) XML
4 1 (0.40%) .NET
4 1 (0.40%) .NET Core
4 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.40%) CSS
4 1 (0.40%) EDI
4 1 (0.40%) Flash
4 1 (0.40%) HTML
4 1 (0.40%) jQuery
4 1 (0.40%) JSON
4 1 (0.40%) NHibernate
4 1 (0.40%) Polymer
4 1 (0.40%) React
4 1 (0.40%) SignalR
4 1 (0.40%) SOAP
4 1 (0.40%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.88%) Blackberry
2 17 (6.88%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.67%) Smartphone
4 12 (4.86%) Virtual Team
5 11 (4.45%) iPhone
6 7 (2.83%) IPTV
6 7 (2.83%) Life Science
7 6 (2.43%) Device Driver
7 6 (2.43%) Digital Signage
7 6 (2.43%) iPad
7 6 (2.43%) IVR
7 6 (2.43%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.02%) BBC
8 5 (2.02%) Replication
8 5 (2.02%) Video Editing
9 4 (1.62%) Clustering
9 4 (1.62%) HTC Vive
9 4 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 122 (49.39%) Windows
2 69 (27.94%) Windows 7
3 46 (18.62%) Windows 10
4 30 (12.15%) Windows Server
5 20 (8.10%) Linux
6 19 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (6.88%) Windows 8
8 14 (5.67%) Android
8 14 (5.67%) Apple iOS
8 14 (5.67%) Mac OS
9 10 (4.05%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.62%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.81%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (18.62%) ITIL
2 20 (8.10%) Service Delivery
3 15 (6.07%) Incident Management
3 15 (6.07%) ITSM
4 14 (5.67%) Network Design
5 13 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 13 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 13 (5.26%) Network Virtualisation
6 11 (4.45%) Load Balancing
6 11 (4.45%) Mobile Device Management
6 11 (4.45%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (4.45%) PRINCE2
7 10 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (4.05%) Service Management
8 9 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (3.64%) Project Management
8 9 (3.64%) Service Design
9 8 (3.24%) Change Management
9 8 (3.24%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.24%) SQL
2 5 (2.02%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.81%) C#
3 2 (0.81%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.40%) C
4 1 (0.40%) ES6
4 1 (0.40%) Java
4 1 (0.40%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (17.41%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (14.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (12.15%) CCNA
4 28 (11.34%) Security Cleared
5 26 (10.53%) MCSE
6 18 (7.29%) Degree
7 16 (6.48%) DV Cleared
8 15 (6.07%) CCNP
8 15 (6.07%) MCP
9 14 (5.67%) SC Cleared
10 13 (5.26%) CCIE
10 13 (5.26%) MCSA
11 10 (4.05%) MCDST
12 6 (2.43%) A+ Certification
12 6 (2.43%) CCENT
13 5 (2.02%) CCDP
13 5 (2.02%) EMC Certification
14 4 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 3 (1.21%) JNCIA
15 3 (1.21%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.07%) SLA
2 3 (1.21%) GDPR
3 2 (0.81%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) COBIT
System Software
1 76 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 32 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.64%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.02%) XenApp
5 4 (1.62%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.62%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.21%) vSphere
7 1 (0.40%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (11.34%) SCCM
2 12 (4.86%) AirWatch
3 7 (2.83%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (2.43%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (2.02%) OVSD
6 4 (1.62%) SCOM
6 4 (1.62%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.62%) SCSM
7 3 (1.21%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (1.21%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.21%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.81%) WSUS
9 1 (0.40%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.40%) Nagios
9 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 92 (37.25%) Microsoft
2 86 (34.82%) Cisco
3 36 (14.57%) Citrix
4 32 (12.96%) VMware
5 30 (12.15%) HP
6 25 (10.12%) Apple
7 20 (8.10%) Polycom
8 18 (7.29%) CheckPoint
9 15 (6.07%) Juniper
10 14 (5.67%) Avaya
11 13 (5.26%) Palo Alto
12 12 (4.86%) MobileIron
13 9 (3.64%) Bloomberg
13 9 (3.64%) Oracle
13 9 (3.64%) Symantec
14 8 (3.24%) Reuters
14 8 (3.24%) SAP
15 7 (2.83%) Google
15 7 (2.83%) ServiceNow
16 6 (2.43%) Wyse