Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 628 595 545
Rank change year-on-year -33 -50 +2
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 250 284 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.89% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 154 197
UK median daily rate £266 £305 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.70% -6.15% +4.84%
10th Percentile £119 £144 £153
90th Percentile £500 £546 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £275 £288
% change year-on-year +18.18% -4.35% -17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 37 56
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.92% -8.64% +35.00%
10th Percentile £12.30 £11.32 £9.76
90th Percentile £40.31 £28.88 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -5.71% - +22.55%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 33,575 31,745 35,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.47% 32.67% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,479 20,699 22,326
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £238
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £377
% change year-on-year +1.27% +4.91% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 951 1,114 1,405
UK median hourly rate £21.70 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.85% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.32 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.25 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.11 £20.00 £19.66
% change year-on-year +5.54% +1.73% +12.34%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Video Conferencing in the UK

Video Conferencing
Top 16 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 18 January 2018. 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 -32 226 £263 -22.22% 84
London -62 139 £225 -43.75% 42
UK excluding London -1 107 £325 +18.18% 51
South East -28 32 £313 -7.41% 21
Scotland +3 20 £363 +81.25% 8
East of England -13 17 £300 +20.00% 5
North of England +44 14 £563 +92.31% 7
South West +17 14 £150 -47.83% 2
Midlands -1 8 £400 +33.33% 7
North East +56 6 £625 +31.58%
West Midlands +5 6 £400 +99.50% 5
North West +14 5 £115 +4.55% 6
Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
East Midlands +1 2 £300 -11.11% 2
Wales +5 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland -26 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 120 (48.00%) Windows
2 112 (44.80%) Microsoft
3 80 (32.00%) Microsoft Office
4 79 (31.60%) Cisco
5 71 (28.40%) Finance
6 65 (26.00%) Office 365
7 63 (25.20%) Active Directory
8 57 (22.80%) Windows 10
8 57 (22.80%) Windows 7
9 56 (22.40%) ITIL
10 54 (21.60%) Telecoms
11 47 (18.80%) LAN
12 44 (17.60%) Skype
13 42 (16.80%) Skype for Business
13 42 (16.80%) WAN
14 37 (14.80%) SLA
15 36 (14.40%) Apple
16 34 (13.60%) Smartphone
17 33 (13.20%) Polycom
17 33 (13.20%) Unified Communications
17 33 (13.20%) VPN
18 32 (12.80%) Firewall
18 32 (12.80%) Citrix
18 32 (12.80%) SCCM
19 29 (11.60%) VMware Infrastructure
19 29 (11.60%) VMware
19 29 (11.60%) Windows Server
20 28 (11.20%) Avaya
21 27 (10.80%) Wireless
22 25 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

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 42 (16.80%) Skype for Business
2 14 (5.60%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.40%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.40%) Drupal
6 5 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.20%) Apache
7 3 (1.20%) CMS
7 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.20%) IIS
7 3 (1.20%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.80%) Confluence
8 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 80 (32.00%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.80%) Photoshop
4 5 (2.00%) Vectorworks
5 4 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.40%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.40%) HipChat
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.40%) Revit
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.00%) Eikon
2 3 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.20%) Maximo
2 3 (1.20%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.40%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 65 (26.00%) Office 365
2 15 (6.00%) SaaS
3 10 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.20%) G Suite
5 3 (1.20%) Google Drive
5 3 (1.20%) IaaS
5 3 (1.20%) PaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 47 (18.80%) LAN
2 44 (17.60%) Skype
3 42 (16.80%) WAN
4 33 (13.20%) Unified Communications
4 33 (13.20%) VPN
5 32 (12.80%) Firewall
6 27 (10.80%) Wireless
7 25 (10.00%) IP Telephony
8 23 (9.20%) DNS
9 22 (8.80%) TCP/IP
10 21 (8.40%) Internet
11 20 (8.00%) DHCP
12 15 (6.00%) VoIP
12 15 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (4.80%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (4.80%) PBX
13 12 (4.80%) Telepresence
14 10 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (3.60%) H.323
16 8 (3.20%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.80%) Redis
3 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.40%) MS Access
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.40%) Capybara
2 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 71 (28.40%) Finance
2 54 (21.60%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.60%) Banking
4 7 (2.80%) French Language
4 7 (2.80%) Law
5 5 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.60%) Legal
6 4 (1.60%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.20%) Back Office
7 3 (1.20%) Electronics
7 3 (1.20%) Marketing
7 3 (1.20%) Retail
8 2 (0.80%) Games
8 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.80%) Publishing
9 1 (0.40%) Automotive
9 1 (0.40%) Billing
9 1 (0.40%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 49 (19.60%) Support Engineer
2 48 (19.20%) Analyst
3 46 (18.40%) Desktop Support
4 33 (13.20%) Support Analyst
5 26 (10.40%) Desktop Engineer
5 26 (10.40%) IT Support
6 24 (9.60%) 2nd Line Support
6 24 (9.60%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 22 (8.80%) Project Manager
8 18 (7.20%) Desktop Analyst
9 17 (6.80%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 15 (6.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 15 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 15 (6.00%) Mac Engineer
10 15 (6.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
11 13 (5.20%) Network Engineer
12 12 (4.80%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 12 (4.80%) Architect
13 11 (4.40%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
13 11 (4.40%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.20%) XMPP
2 5 (2.00%) XML
3 3 (1.20%) .NET
3 3 (1.20%) Middleware
3 3 (1.20%) Web Services
4 2 (0.80%) .NET Core
4 2 (0.80%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.80%) Entity Framework
4 2 (0.80%) JSON
4 2 (0.80%) NHibernate
4 2 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.80%) SignalR
4 2 (0.80%) SOAP
5 1 (0.40%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.60%) Smartphone
2 25 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.60%) Blackberry
4 18 (7.20%) iPhone
5 12 (4.80%) Data Centre
6 10 (4.00%) Replication
7 8 (3.20%) iPad
8 7 (2.80%) PDA
9 5 (2.00%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.00%) IVR
9 5 (2.00%) Video on Demand
10 4 (1.60%) CCTV
10 4 (1.60%) Digital Signage
10 4 (1.60%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.60%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.60%) Social Media
10 4 (1.60%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.20%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.20%) SCADA
11 3 (1.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 120 (48.00%) Windows
2 57 (22.80%) Windows 10
2 57 (22.80%) Windows 7
3 29 (11.60%) Windows Server
4 20 (8.00%) Mac OS
5 19 (7.60%) Windows 8
6 17 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (5.60%) Android
7 14 (5.60%) Apple iOS
7 14 (5.60%) Linux
8 10 (4.00%) Mac OS X
9 9 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.40%) Windows Vista
10 6 (2.40%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.60%) Windows Phone
11 4 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.80%) BlackBerry OS
13 2 (0.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (22.40%) ITIL
2 17 (6.80%) Asset Management
2 17 (6.80%) Incident Management
3 14 (5.60%) Mobile Device Management
3 14 (5.60%) Project Management
4 13 (5.20%) PRINCE2
5 12 (4.80%) Change Management
6 10 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (4.00%) Investment Management
7 8 (3.20%) Collaborative Working
7 8 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (3.20%) Problem Management
7 8 (3.20%) Service Delivery
7 8 (3.20%) Software Deployment
7 8 (3.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (2.80%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (2.80%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (2.80%) Programme Management
8 7 (2.80%) Time Management
9 6 (2.40%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.80%) SQL
2 2 (0.80%) C
2 2 (0.80%) C#
3 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 25 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (9.60%) Degree
3 22 (8.80%) MCSE
4 19 (7.60%) Security Cleared
5 17 (6.80%) CCNA
6 14 (5.60%) CCIE
6 14 (5.60%) SC Cleared
7 13 (5.20%) CCNP
8 9 (3.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (3.60%) MCDST
9 6 (2.40%) DV Cleared
9 6 (2.40%) MCSA
10 5 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (2.00%) MCP
11 4 (1.60%) MOS
12 3 (1.20%) CCDP
12 3 (1.20%) CCENT
12 3 (1.20%) PMP
12 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (14.80%) SLA
2 5 (2.00%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 63 (25.20%) Active Directory
2 29 (11.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.40%) Virtual Desktop
4 9 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.40%) vSphere
5 6 (2.40%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (2.00%) XenApp
7 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (12.80%) SCCM
2 14 (5.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (4.80%) AirWatch
4 9 (3.60%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (2.40%) Cisco UCCE
5 6 (2.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 6 (2.40%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.60%) SCOM
7 2 (0.80%) Cisco CME
7 2 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.40%) Nagios
Vendors
1 112 (44.80%) Microsoft
2 79 (31.60%) Cisco
3 36 (14.40%) Apple
4 33 (13.20%) Polycom
5 32 (12.80%) Citrix
6 29 (11.60%) VMware
7 28 (11.20%) Avaya
8 20 (8.00%) Bloomberg
9 15 (6.00%) HP
10 11 (4.40%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (4.40%) Wyse
11 10 (4.00%) Reuters
11 10 (4.00%) Symantec
12 9 (3.60%) Forcepoint
13 8 (3.20%) CommVault
13 8 (3.20%) Juniper
13 8 (3.20%) MobileIron
13 8 (3.20%) Palo Alto
14 6 (2.40%) Barracuda Networks
14 6 (2.40%) Remedy