Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 568 617 629
Rank change year-on-year +49 +12 -31
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 331 266 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 0.79% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 148 172
UK median daily rate £308 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% -10.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £150 £108 £150
90th Percentile £500 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -10.94% +14.29% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 31 8
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £22.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -27.53% +13.22%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £17.90
90th Percentile £25.50 £34.75 £25.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £16.00 £21.16
% change year-on-year +2.34% -24.37% +20.89%

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 35,154 33,727 36,815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.11% 34.16% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,939 22,025 24,067
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.54%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £650 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,073 1,049 1,241
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.16 £20.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% +2.35% +11.73%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £46.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +17.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 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 +37 300 £300 -4.76% 56
London +49 160 £265 +11.58% 34
UK excluding London +5 159 £356 -10.94% 24
South East +10 56 £348 -13.40% 6
North of England -2 29 £338 -20.59% 7
South West -3 26 £340 -24.44% 3
East of England -15 19 £319 -29.17% 4
Wales - 16 £400 - 1
Yorkshire +5 15 £500 - 4
North East 0 8 £275 -56.00%
Midlands -15 8 £315 -27.38% 2
North West -24 6 £338 +228.98% 3
West Midlands -31 6 £339 -15.31% 1
Scotland -34 5 £185 -53.81% 1
East Midlands +8 2 £225 -57.14% 1

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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.

1 146 (44.11%) Windows
2 139 (41.99%) Cisco
3 136 (41.09%) Microsoft
4 95 (28.70%) Finance
5 93 (28.10%) Office 365
6 89 (26.89%) Active Directory
7 87 (26.28%) Windows 7
8 86 (25.98%) ITIL
9 80 (24.17%) Microsoft Office
10 77 (23.26%) Windows 10
11 74 (22.36%) Skype for Business
12 73 (22.05%) Polycom
12 73 (22.05%) Skype
13 56 (16.92%) VoIP
14 55 (16.62%) WAN
15 54 (16.31%) LAN
16 50 (15.11%) Microsoft Certification
16 50 (15.11%) Apple
17 43 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
18 42 (12.69%) Cisco Certification
19 40 (12.08%) DNS
19 40 (12.08%) VMware
19 40 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
19 40 (12.08%) Cisco IOS
19 40 (12.08%) Telepresence
20 39 (11.78%) Degree
21 38 (11.48%) Unified Communications
22 36 (10.88%) SCCM
22 36 (10.88%) Firewall
22 36 (10.88%) Citrix

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 74 (22.36%) Skype for Business
2 36 (10.88%) MS Exchange
3 35 (10.57%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.21%) CMS
6 3 (0.91%) Confluence
6 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 80 (24.17%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (4.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.91%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.91%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 93 (28.10%) Office 365
2 12 (3.63%) Trello
3 11 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (3.02%) G Suite
5 9 (2.72%) OneDrive
6 8 (2.42%) SaaS
7 5 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.91%) Yammer
9 2 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.60%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.30%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 73 (22.05%) Skype
2 56 (16.92%) VoIP
3 55 (16.62%) WAN
4 54 (16.31%) LAN
5 40 (12.08%) Cisco IOS
5 40 (12.08%) DNS
5 40 (12.08%) Telepresence
6 38 (11.48%) Unified Communications
7 36 (10.88%) Firewall
8 31 (9.37%) DHCP
9 25 (7.55%) TCP/IP
10 24 (7.25%) H.323
11 23 (6.95%) WebEx
12 22 (6.65%) IP Telephony
13 21 (6.34%) Wi-Fi
14 20 (6.04%) MPLS
14 20 (6.04%) VPN
15 19 (5.74%) ADSL
16 18 (5.44%) Wireless
17 16 (4.83%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.91%) MySQL
3 1 (0.30%) Big Data
3 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (4.83%) JIRA
2 4 (1.21%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.30%) Hudson
General
1 95 (28.70%) Finance
2 20 (6.04%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.63%) Retail
4 10 (3.02%) Banking
4 10 (3.02%) Spanish Language
5 8 (2.42%) Legal
6 6 (1.81%) Back Office
6 6 (1.81%) Billing
6 6 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.51%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.51%) Marketing
8 4 (1.21%) Dutch Language
8 4 (1.21%) Law
8 4 (1.21%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.21%) Publishing
9 3 (0.91%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) German Language
10 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 60 (18.13%) Analyst
2 55 (16.62%) Support Engineer
3 54 (16.31%) Desktop Support
4 34 (10.27%) IT Support
5 32 (9.67%) Support Analyst
6 24 (7.25%) Desktop Engineer
6 24 (7.25%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 19 (5.74%) Cisco Engineer
7 19 (5.74%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 18 (5.44%) Desktop Analyst
8 18 (5.44%) Service Analyst
9 17 (5.14%) IT Engineer
10 16 (4.83%) 2nd Line Support
10 16 (4.83%) Network Engineer
11 15 (4.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 14 (4.23%) IT Support Engineer
13 13 (3.93%) Architect
13 13 (3.93%) Consultant
13 13 (3.93%) IT Analyst
14 12 (3.63%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.42%) LDAP
2 7 (2.11%) XMPP
3 4 (1.21%) Web Services
4 1 (0.30%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.95%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (6.34%) Data Centre
4 20 (6.04%) iPhone
5 16 (4.83%) Computer Science
6 15 (4.53%) Video\Live Streaming
7 14 (4.23%) iPad
8 13 (3.93%) Blackberry
9 11 (3.32%) User Experience
10 8 (2.42%) IVR
10 8 (2.42%) Management Information System
10 8 (2.42%) Smartphone
11 7 (2.11%) Social Media
12 6 (1.81%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.81%) NHS
13 5 (1.51%) Replication
14 3 (0.91%) BBC
14 3 (0.91%) PKI
14 3 (0.91%) Virtual Team
15 2 (0.60%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 146 (44.11%) Windows
2 87 (26.28%) Windows 7
3 77 (23.26%) Windows 10
4 32 (9.67%) Windows Server
5 22 (6.65%) Android
5 22 (6.65%) Mac OS X
6 21 (6.34%) Apple iOS
7 16 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (4.23%) Windows 8
9 12 (3.63%) Linux
10 5 (1.51%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.21%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.60%) Unix
13 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (25.98%) ITIL
2 43 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (7.85%) Asset Management
4 23 (6.95%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (6.95%) Project Management
5 20 (6.04%) Migration
5 20 (6.04%) Supplier Management
6 18 (5.44%) Problem Management
6 18 (5.44%) Service Delivery
7 17 (5.14%) Service Management
8 16 (4.83%) Decision-Making
8 16 (4.83%) Time Management
9 15 (4.53%) Customer Requirements
10 14 (4.23%) Change Management
10 14 (4.23%) Incident Management
11 13 (3.93%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (3.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (3.63%) BCP
13 11 (3.32%) PRINCE2
14 10 (3.02%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.23%) SQL
2 12 (3.63%) C
3 9 (2.72%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.60%) Perl
4 2 (0.60%) Python
4 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 50 (15.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (12.69%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (11.78%) Degree
4 33 (9.97%) Security Cleared
5 32 (9.67%) CCNA
6 26 (7.85%) CCNP
7 24 (7.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 24 (7.25%) SC Cleared
8 19 (5.74%) MCSE
9 17 (5.14%) MCSA
10 13 (3.93%) A+ Certification
11 10 (3.02%) CCNP Voice
12 9 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (2.72%) MCDST
12 9 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 8 (2.42%) MCITP
14 6 (1.81%) CCIE
14 6 (1.81%) DV Cleared
14 6 (1.81%) MCP
15 4 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.95%) SLA
2 8 (2.42%) PMO
3 3 (0.91%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.60%) GDPR
4 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.30%) COBIT
5 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 89 (26.89%) Active Directory
2 40 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (6.04%) Virtual Desktop
4 10 (3.02%) BitLocker
4 10 (3.02%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (2.72%) XenApp
5 9 (2.72%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.81%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.91%) Samba
8 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.60%) Xen
9 1 (0.30%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (10.88%) SCCM
2 29 (8.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (3.93%) AirWatch
4 11 (3.32%) McAfee ePO
4 11 (3.32%) vCenter Server
5 8 (2.42%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (1.51%) SCOM
7 4 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.91%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.60%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.60%) Nagios
9 2 (0.60%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.60%) SCSM
9 2 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.30%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.30%) MaaS360
10 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 139 (41.99%) Cisco
2 136 (41.09%) Microsoft
3 73 (22.05%) Polycom
4 50 (15.11%) Apple
5 40 (12.08%) VMware
6 36 (10.88%) Citrix
7 18 (5.44%) HP
8 17 (5.14%) Red Box
9 14 (4.23%) Avaya
10 13 (3.93%) Juniper
10 13 (3.93%) Meraki
11 12 (3.63%) Mitel
11 12 (3.63%) Tandberg
12 11 (3.32%) BT
12 11 (3.32%) McAfee
13 10 (3.02%) Aastra
13 10 (3.02%) Ericsson
13 10 (3.02%) Wyse
14 9 (2.72%) CheckPoint
15 8 (2.42%) Reuters