Period
to 27 November 2021

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 27 November 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
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 620 407 538
Rank change year-on-year -213 +131 +86
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 218 151 276
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.41% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 1.32% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 102 166
10th Percentile £120 £130 £121
25th Percentile £166 £213 £143
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £250 £363 £225
Median % change year-on-year -31.03% +61.11% -23.40%
75th Percentile £500 £538 £400
90th Percentile £596 £615 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £207 £320 £213
% change year-on-year -35.31% +50.59% -39.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 17
10th Percentile £14.12 £22.25 £14.60
25th Percentile £17.19 £23.00 £15.07
Median hourly rate £23.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +20.00% +14.29%
75th Percentile £23.38 £36.13 £21.00
90th Percentile £26.63 £43.75 £21.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £31.50 £17.29
% change year-on-year -48.41% +82.24% +16.44%

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 26,495 11,460 23,469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.99% 31.48% 28.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,726 7,822 15,379
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
25th Percentile £413 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £478 £475
Median % change year-on-year +9.95% +0.53% -
75th Percentile £638 £600 £575
90th Percentile £725 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 713 410 850
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.02 £12.00
25th Percentile £15.25 £16.28 £14.94
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £20.79
Median % change year-on-year -5.66% +27.47% +3.95%
75th Percentile £49.50 £45.00 £45.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £58.88 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.45 £20.21
% change year-on-year -18.20% +21.01% +9.22%

Video Conferencing
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Video Conferencing in the UK

Video Conferencing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Video Conferencing.

Daily rate trend for Video Conferencing in the UK

Video Conferencing
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Video Conferencing over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Video Conferencing in the UK

Video Conferencing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Video Conferencing.

Hourly rate trend for Video Conferencing in the UK

Video Conferencing
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Video Conferencing over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Video Conferencing in the UK

Video Conferencing
Top 17 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 27 November 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
England -179 173 £220 -46.67% 89
London -154 96 £225 -48.57% 43
UK excluding London -132 82 £207 -35.31% 47
Work from Home -211 47 £525 +5.00% 13
North of England -55 29 £204 -16.56% 13
South East -80 21 £209 -53.56% 20
North West -49 18 £202 -0.98% 7
Midlands -66 12 £525 +52.73% 8
Scotland -66 10 £120 +19.40%
Yorkshire -33 9 £210 -26.32% 3
East Midlands -32 6 £550 +51.72% 7
South West -58 6 £475 - 2
West Midlands -60 6 £200 +100.00% 1
East of England -50 2 - - 3
Northern Ireland - 2 £140 -
North East - 2 £165 - 3
Wales -33 1 £240 -4.95% 1

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 with a requirement for Video Conferencing.

1 105 (48.17%) Windows
2 91 (41.74%) Microsoft
3 81 (37.16%) Active Directory
4 80 (36.70%) Social Skills
5 69 (31.65%) Microsoft 365
6 61 (27.98%) Windows 10
7 56 (25.69%) Microsoft Office
8 51 (23.39%) ITIL
9 43 (19.72%) Security Cleared
10 39 (17.89%) SCCM
11 37 (16.97%) Service Management
12 36 (16.51%) LAN
12 36 (16.51%) Android
13 35 (16.06%) Cisco
14 31 (14.22%) SC Cleared
14 31 (14.22%) Self-Motivation
15 29 (13.30%) ITSM
16 28 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (11.93%) Azure
17 26 (11.93%) Presentation Skills
18 25 (11.47%) Decision-Making
18 25 (11.47%) Skype
19 24 (11.01%) Windows Server
19 24 (11.01%) Windows 7
19 24 (11.01%) Apple
19 24 (11.01%) SharePoint
20 21 (9.63%) WAN
20 21 (9.63%) SLA
20 21 (9.63%) Apple iOS
21 20 (9.17%) Skype for Business

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 24 (11.01%) SharePoint
2 20 (9.17%) Skype for Business
3 16 (7.34%) MS Exchange
4 10 (4.59%) SAS
5 3 (1.38%) Confluence
6 1 (0.46%) CMS
Applications
1 56 (25.69%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (8.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.92%) Figma
4 2 (0.92%) Zeplin
5 1 (0.46%) iWork
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Maximo
2 2 (0.92%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.46%) Eikon
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 69 (31.65%) Microsoft 365
2 26 (11.93%) Azure
3 15 (6.88%) AWS
4 5 (2.29%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.46%) iTunes
5 1 (0.46%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.46%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 36 (16.51%) LAN
2 25 (11.47%) Skype
3 21 (9.63%) WAN
4 18 (8.26%) WebEx
5 16 (7.34%) VoIP
6 13 (5.96%) Internet
6 13 (5.96%) VPN
6 13 (5.96%) Wireless
7 10 (4.59%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (4.59%) Unified Communications
8 8 (3.67%) DNS
9 6 (2.75%) Firewall
9 6 (2.75%) IP Telephony
9 6 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (2.29%) DHCP
10 5 (2.29%) TCP/IP
11 4 (1.83%) MPLS
11 4 (1.83%) Telepresence
12 3 (1.38%) DMVPN
12 3 (1.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.67%) Big Data
3 4 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.83%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 7 (3.21%) JIRA
2 2 (0.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.92%) GitLab
2 2 (0.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.92%) Mercurial
2 2 (0.92%) Subversion
3 1 (0.46%) MSI
General
1 80 (36.70%) Social Skills
2 26 (11.93%) Presentation Skills
3 18 (8.26%) Finance
3 18 (8.26%) Public Sector
4 17 (7.80%) Banking
5 14 (6.42%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.21%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.38%) French Language
8 3 (1.38%) Legal
9 2 (0.92%) Back Office
9 2 (0.92%) German Language
9 2 (0.92%) International Banking
9 2 (0.92%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (0.92%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.92%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.46%) Front Office
10 1 (0.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (0.46%) Local Government
10 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (22.02%) Support Engineer
2 36 (16.51%) Desktop Support
3 32 (14.68%) IT Support
4 22 (10.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 21 (9.63%) Analyst
6 16 (7.34%) Desktop Engineer
7 12 (5.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 12 (5.50%) Project Manager
8 11 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (5.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 11 (5.05%) Support Analyst
9 10 (4.59%) Deskside Support
9 10 (4.59%) IT Engineer
9 10 (4.59%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
10 9 (4.13%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 9 (4.13%) Architect
10 9 (4.13%) IT Support Engineer
10 9 (4.13%) Mac Engineer
10 9 (4.13%) Support Officer
11 8 (3.67%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.21%) XMPP
2 2 (0.92%) Cocoa
2 2 (0.92%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (0.92%) COM
2 2 (0.92%) Core Animation
2 2 (0.92%) Core Data
2 2 (0.92%) RESTful
2 2 (0.92%) YAML
3 1 (0.46%) HTML
3 1 (0.46%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.22%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (6.42%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.05%) Smartphone
4 8 (3.67%) iPhone
5 7 (3.21%) iPad
5 7 (3.21%) PKI
6 6 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.29%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.83%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.83%) NHS
8 4 (1.83%) User Experience
9 3 (1.38%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.38%) Digital Signage
9 3 (1.38%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.38%) IPTV
9 3 (1.38%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.92%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.92%) iSeries
10 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 105 (48.17%) Windows
2 61 (27.98%) Windows 10
3 36 (16.51%) Android
4 24 (11.01%) Windows 7
4 24 (11.01%) Windows Server
5 21 (9.63%) Apple iOS
6 19 (8.72%) Mac OS
7 11 (5.05%) Mac OS X
8 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2019
9 6 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.83%) Linux
11 3 (1.38%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.92%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (23.39%) ITIL
2 37 (16.97%) Service Management
3 29 (13.30%) ITSM
4 28 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (11.47%) Decision-Making
6 19 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (7.34%) Migration
8 15 (6.88%) Asset Management
9 14 (6.42%) Configuration Management
10 13 (5.96%) DevOps
10 13 (5.96%) Infrastructure Automation
11 11 (5.05%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 10 (4.59%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (4.59%) Service Delivery
12 10 (4.59%) Signal Processing
12 10 (4.59%) Storage Management
13 9 (4.13%) Change Control
13 9 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (3.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.50%) Python
2 11 (5.05%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.75%) SQL
4 2 (0.92%) Apple Swift
4 2 (0.92%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.46%) VB
5 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (19.72%) Security Cleared
2 31 (14.22%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.59%) Degree
4 7 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (1.83%) CCNA
6 4 (1.83%) CCNP
6 4 (1.83%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.38%) CCENT
7 3 (1.38%) MCSA
7 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.92%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.92%) CCVP
8 2 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.92%) MCSE
8 2 (0.92%) MOS
9 1 (0.46%) CCDP
9 1 (0.46%) Dell Certification
9 1 (0.46%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.63%) SLA
2 6 (2.75%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.92%) ITGC
5 2 (0.92%) QA
6 1 (0.46%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.46%) COBIT
6 1 (0.46%) NCSC
System Software
1 81 (37.16%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.88%) Virtual Desktop
3 10 (4.59%) Docker
4 8 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.38%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.38%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.92%) vSphere
8 1 (0.46%) Firmware
8 1 (0.46%) NFS
8 1 (0.46%) XenApp
8 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 39 (17.89%) SCCM
2 13 (5.96%) Ansible
2 13 (5.96%) Terraform
3 10 (4.59%) Kubernetes
4 9 (4.13%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (3.21%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (1.83%) Jamf Pro
7 3 (1.38%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.92%) Cisco CME
8 2 (0.92%) Nagios
8 2 (0.92%) QRadar
8 2 (0.92%) SCOM
8 2 (0.92%) WMI
9 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.46%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.46%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.46%) vRealize
Vendors
1 91 (41.74%) Microsoft
2 35 (16.06%) Cisco
3 24 (11.01%) Apple
4 20 (9.17%) Polycom
5 17 (7.80%) Citrix
6 15 (6.88%) ServiceNow
7 11 (5.05%) Ivanti
8 10 (4.59%) Avaya
9 8 (3.67%) VMware
10 7 (3.21%) Informatica
11 6 (2.75%) Cloudera
11 6 (2.75%) Dell
11 6 (2.75%) IBM
11 6 (2.75%) Oracle
12 4 (1.83%) Bloomberg
12 4 (1.83%) Bomgar
12 4 (1.83%) HP
12 4 (1.83%) MobileIron
12 4 (1.83%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.38%) CheckPoint