Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 613 608 538
Rank change year-on-year -5 -70 +47
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 271 288 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 0.84% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 165 204
UK median daily rate £295 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.71% - +27.27%
10th Percentile £116 £143 £147
90th Percentile £538 £566 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 49
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.51% -5.13% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.15 £14.75 £10.34
90th Percentile £37.53 £23.74 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.58 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -26.62% -11.92% +47.08%

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 34387 34442 37167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.63% 33.11% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22828 22601 23638
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £616
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1184 1467
UK median hourly rate £20.94 £20.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +6.41% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%

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 20 November 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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 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 -8 247 £300 -14.29% 33
London -51 137 £275 -26.67% 22
UK excluding London +52 128 £350 - 13
South East -2 32 £313 -7.41% 5
South West +13 25 £450 +38.46%
East of England -13 24 £315 +5.00% 1
North of England +67 18 £233 -43.64% 4
Scotland +2 17 £400 - 2
North West +26 11 £109 -68.92% 2
Midlands +21 11 £400 +23.08% 1
West Midlands +22 7 £400 +25.49%
North East +65 5 £625 +31.58% 1
East Midlands +5 4 £525 +27.27% 1
Yorkshire +15 2 - - 1
Wales +6 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 123 (45.39%) Windows
2 111 (40.96%) Microsoft
3 76 (28.04%) Windows 7
4 74 (27.31%) Active Directory
5 73 (26.94%) Cisco
5 73 (26.94%) Microsoft Office
6 69 (25.46%) Finance
7 59 (21.77%) Office 365
8 58 (21.40%) ITIL
9 55 (20.30%) Windows 10
10 49 (18.08%) Skype for Business
11 45 (16.61%) LAN
11 45 (16.61%) Skype
12 43 (15.87%) Telecoms
13 37 (13.65%) WAN
14 34 (12.55%) Firewall
14 34 (12.55%) SCCM
14 34 (12.55%) Windows Server
15 33 (12.18%) Degree
15 33 (12.18%) Unified Communications
15 33 (12.18%) VMware Infrastructure
15 33 (12.18%) VMware
16 32 (11.81%) SLA
16 32 (11.81%) Citrix
17 31 (11.44%) Microsoft Certification
17 31 (11.44%) TCP/IP
17 31 (11.44%) VPN
18 30 (11.07%) Security Cleared
19 28 (10.33%) Polycom
19 28 (10.33%) Cisco Certification

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 49 (18.08%) Skype for Business
2 24 (8.86%) MS Exchange
3 13 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (4.43%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.48%) Apache
6 4 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.11%) Drupal
7 3 (1.11%) IIS
7 3 (1.11%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.74%) CMS
8 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.37%) Confluence
9 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 73 (26.94%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.58%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (2.58%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.11%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.37%) HipChat
6 1 (0.37%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (1.85%) Eikon
2 3 (1.11%) Maximo
2 3 (1.11%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.37%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 59 (21.77%) Office 365
2 16 (5.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.69%) SaaS
4 9 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.48%) IaaS
6 3 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.11%) PaaS
7 2 (0.74%) Yammer
8 1 (0.37%) npm
8 1 (0.37%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 45 (16.61%) LAN
1 45 (16.61%) Skype
2 37 (13.65%) WAN
3 34 (12.55%) Firewall
4 33 (12.18%) Unified Communications
5 31 (11.44%) TCP/IP
5 31 (11.44%) VPN
6 28 (10.33%) Wireless
7 23 (8.49%) DNS
8 22 (8.12%) Internet
9 20 (7.38%) VoIP
10 19 (7.01%) DHCP
11 18 (6.64%) IP Telephony
12 17 (6.27%) ISDN
12 17 (6.27%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (5.54%) Cisco IOS
14 13 (4.80%) PBX
15 11 (4.06%) VLAN
16 10 (3.69%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (3.69%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.11%) Redis
4 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.37%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.37%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.37%) MS Access
5 1 (0.37%) MySQL
5 1 (0.37%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.37%) Capybara
2 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.37%) Selenium
General
1 69 (25.46%) Finance
2 43 (15.87%) Telecoms
3 22 (8.12%) Banking
4 11 (4.06%) Law
4 11 (4.06%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.95%) Electronics
5 8 (2.95%) Marketing
6 7 (2.58%) French Language
7 6 (2.21%) Legal
8 5 (1.85%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.11%) Back Office
9 3 (1.11%) Retail
10 2 (0.74%) Games
10 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.74%) Publishing
11 1 (0.37%) Automotive
11 1 (0.37%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 53 (19.56%) Analyst
1 53 (19.56%) Desktop Support
2 51 (18.82%) Support Engineer
3 34 (12.55%) Support Analyst
4 29 (10.70%) IT Support
5 28 (10.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 27 (9.96%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 22 (8.12%) 2nd Line Support
7 22 (8.12%) Desktop Analyst
8 21 (7.75%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 18 (6.64%) Technical Support
10 16 (5.90%) Network Engineer
11 14 (5.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 14 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 14 (5.17%) Project Manager
11 14 (5.17%) Unified Communications Engineer
12 13 (4.80%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 12 (4.43%) Help Desk Support
14 11 (4.06%) Junior
14 11 (4.06%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.06%) XMPP
2 6 (2.21%) XML
3 3 (1.11%) .NET
3 3 (1.11%) .NET Core
3 3 (1.11%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.11%) Entity Framework
3 3 (1.11%) JSON
3 3 (1.11%) Middleware
3 3 (1.11%) NHibernate
3 3 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (1.11%) SignalR
3 3 (1.11%) SOAP
3 3 (1.11%) Web Services
4 2 (0.74%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.37%) HTML
5 1 (0.37%) JPA
5 1 (0.37%) jQuery
5 1 (0.37%) Node.js
5 1 (0.37%) RESTful
5 1 (0.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.49%) Blackberry
2 23 (8.49%) Smartphone
3 14 (5.17%) iPhone
4 11 (4.06%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.06%) Virtual Team
5 9 (3.32%) Digital Signage
6 8 (2.95%) Replication
7 7 (2.58%) PDA
8 6 (2.21%) IVR
9 5 (1.85%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.85%) IPTV
9 5 (1.85%) Video Editing
9 5 (1.85%) Video on Demand
10 4 (1.48%) Clustering
10 4 (1.48%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.48%) iPad
10 4 (1.48%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.48%) Social Media
10 4 (1.48%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 123 (45.39%) Windows
2 76 (28.04%) Windows 7
3 55 (20.30%) Windows 10
4 34 (12.55%) Windows Server
5 24 (8.86%) Windows 8
6 19 (7.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (6.64%) Apple iOS
7 18 (6.64%) Linux
8 17 (6.27%) Android
9 15 (5.54%) Mac OS X
10 13 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (4.06%) Mac OS
12 6 (2.21%) Windows Vista
13 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.48%) Windows XP
15 3 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.74%) BlackBerry OS
16 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.74%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (21.40%) ITIL
2 20 (7.38%) Asset Management
3 19 (7.01%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (5.54%) Service Delivery
5 14 (5.17%) Mobile Device Management
6 13 (4.80%) Incident Management
7 12 (4.43%) PRINCE2
8 11 (4.06%) Change Management
8 11 (4.06%) Programme Management
9 10 (3.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (3.69%) Service Design
10 9 (3.32%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (3.32%) ITIL V3
10 9 (3.32%) Problem Management
10 9 (3.32%) Project Management
10 9 (3.32%) SDLC
10 9 (3.32%) Service Management
11 8 (2.95%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (2.95%) ITSM
11 8 (2.95%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.95%) SQL
2 4 (1.48%) C#
3 2 (0.74%) C
3 2 (0.74%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.37%) ES6
4 1 (0.37%) Java
4 1 (0.37%) Python
4 1 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (12.18%) Degree
2 31 (11.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (11.07%) Security Cleared
4 28 (10.33%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (8.49%) MCSE
6 20 (7.38%) CCNA
7 19 (7.01%) SC Cleared
8 13 (4.80%) CCIE
8 13 (4.80%) DV Cleared
9 11 (4.06%) CCNP
9 11 (4.06%) MCDST
10 10 (3.69%) MCP
11 7 (2.58%) CCENT
11 7 (2.58%) MCSA
12 6 (2.21%) A+ Certification
12 6 (2.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
14 3 (1.11%) EMC Certification
14 3 (1.11%) PMP
15 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.81%) SLA
2 6 (2.21%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) COBIT
3 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 74 (27.31%) Active Directory
2 33 (12.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.69%) Virtual Desktop
4 8 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.21%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (1.85%) vSphere
6 5 (1.85%) XenApp
7 3 (1.11%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (12.55%) SCCM
2 14 (5.17%) AirWatch
3 11 (4.06%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (3.32%) Cisco UCCX
5 8 (2.95%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (2.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 6 (2.21%) Cisco UCCE
8 5 (1.85%) SCOM
9 2 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.74%) Nagios
9 2 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.37%) Cisco CME
10 1 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.37%) OVSD
10 1 (0.37%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.37%) SCSM
10 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 111 (40.96%) Microsoft
2 73 (26.94%) Cisco
3 33 (12.18%) VMware
4 32 (11.81%) Citrix
5 28 (10.33%) Apple
5 28 (10.33%) Polycom
6 19 (7.01%) Avaya
7 16 (5.90%) Bloomberg
8 14 (5.17%) HP
9 12 (4.43%) Symantec
10 11 (4.06%) Reuters
11 10 (3.69%) Juniper
11 10 (3.69%) Palo Alto
12 9 (3.32%) CheckPoint
12 9 (3.32%) Forcepoint
12 9 (3.32%) MobileIron
12 9 (3.32%) SAP
13 8 (2.95%) CommVault
13 8 (2.95%) Wyse
14 6 (2.21%) Remedy