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 3 months to 22 May 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
3 months to
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 488 507 501
Rank change year-on-year +19 -6  
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 108 138 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 0.78% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 82 86
Median daily rate £385 £403 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.34% +18.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £128 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £295
% change year-on-year +5.33% +27.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 12
Median hourly rate £16.00 £26.00 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.46% +111.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £24.20 £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.54 £85.40 £21.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - £12.25

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 14875 17637 17801
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.23% 32.96% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9676 11515 10919
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 561 690
Median hourly rate £27.00 £22.69 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.00% +22.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £45.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +27.17% +24.32%  

Video Conferencing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Video Conferencing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 22 May 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 3 months to 22 May 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Video Conferencing in the UK

Video Conferencing
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 103 £395 -4.58% 38
London -19 40 £225 -50.00% 21
South East +31 20 £475 +61.70% 5
East of England +12 14 £245 +60.65% 2
Berkshire +33 10 £363 -19.44% 1
Reading +24 10 £363 -
North West +32 9 £388 -8.82% 3
City of London -8 8 £288 -21.23% 1
East Midlands - 8 £450 -
West Midlands - 8 £400 - 6
South West -1 6 £175 -56.79%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £525 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £525 -
Scotland +36 4 - - 2
West Sussex +29 4 £395 +92.68%
Manchester +17 4 £388 +93.75%
Hertfordshire +3 4 £315 - 2
Somerset -2 4 £175 -
Essex -7 4 £175 -
Northampton - 4 £525 -
Bath - 4 £175 -
Crawley - 4 £395 -
Cumbria - 4 - -
Northamptonshire - 4 £525 -
Luton +2 3 - -
Bedfordshire -3 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 £350 -
Birmingham - 3 £400 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £350 -

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 113 (46.12%) Windows
2 112 (45.71%) Cisco
3 94 (38.37%) Microsoft
4 65 (26.53%) Active Directory
5 59 (24.08%) Microsoft Office
5 59 (24.08%) Windows 7
6 52 (21.22%) Finance
7 48 (19.59%) VPN
8 46 (18.78%) Skype for Business
9 45 (18.37%) Citrix
9 45 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
10 44 (17.96%) Firewall
11 41 (16.73%) VMware
11 41 (16.73%) VMware Infrastructure
12 39 (15.92%) VoIP
13 36 (14.69%) Polycom
14 35 (14.29%) ITIL
15 32 (13.06%) CCNA
16 31 (12.65%) TCP/IP
17 29 (11.84%) DNS
17 29 (11.84%) HP
18 28 (11.43%) WAN
19 27 (11.02%) LAN
19 27 (11.02%) DHCP
19 27 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
19 27 (11.02%) Office 365
20 26 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
20 26 (10.61%) Skype
20 26 (10.61%) Unified Communications
20 26 (10.61%) Windows Server

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 46 (18.78%) Skype for Business
2 25 (10.20%) MS Exchange
3 19 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.86%) CMS
4 7 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.45%) Apache
5 6 (2.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (2.45%) IIS
5 6 (2.45%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.22%) IBM Domino
8 3 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 59 (24.08%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.22%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.82%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.41%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.41%) Eikon
2 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.02%) Office 365
2 15 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.08%) IaaS
4 6 (2.45%) PaaS
4 6 (2.45%) SaaS
5 2 (0.82%) G Suite
5 2 (0.82%) GitHub
5 2 (0.82%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.82%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 48 (19.59%) VPN
2 44 (17.96%) Firewall
3 39 (15.92%) VoIP
4 31 (12.65%) TCP/IP
5 29 (11.84%) DNS
6 28 (11.43%) WAN
7 27 (11.02%) DHCP
7 27 (11.02%) LAN
8 26 (10.61%) Skype
8 26 (10.61%) Unified Communications
9 24 (9.80%) Wi-Fi
10 21 (8.57%) Internet
10 21 (8.57%) IP Telephony
10 21 (8.57%) Telepresence
11 17 (6.94%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (6.94%) WebEx
12 16 (6.53%) Wireless
13 14 (5.71%) SAN
14 13 (5.31%) Cisco IPT
15 12 (4.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.22%) Blockchain
3 3 (1.22%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.82%) Big Data
5 1 (0.41%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.41%) GIS
5 1 (0.41%) MySQL
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Grunt
1 2 (0.82%) gulp
1 2 (0.82%) JIRA
1 2 (0.82%) webpack
General
1 52 (21.22%) Finance
2 22 (8.98%) Banking
3 20 (8.16%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.31%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.27%) Law
6 6 (2.45%) Legal
7 5 (2.04%) Marketing
7 5 (2.04%) Retail
8 2 (0.82%) Automotive
8 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Electronics
9 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (20.00%) Analyst
2 27 (11.02%) Architect
3 26 (10.61%) Network Engineer
4 24 (9.80%) Support Engineer
5 23 (9.39%) Desktop Support
6 22 (8.98%) Cisco Engineer
7 20 (8.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 20 (8.16%) IT Support
7 20 (8.16%) Service Analyst
8 16 (6.53%) Service Desk Analyst
8 16 (6.53%) Support Analyst
9 15 (6.12%) Voice Engineer
10 14 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (5.71%) Project Manager
11 13 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support
12 12 (4.90%) IT Engineer
13 11 (4.49%) Cisco Voice Engineer
13 11 (4.49%) Voice Network Engineer
14 10 (4.08%) IT Support Engineer
15 9 (3.67%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.90%) XMPP
2 9 (3.67%) Middleware
3 4 (1.63%) WAP
4 3 (1.22%) Node.js
4 3 (1.22%) Web Services
5 2 (0.82%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.82%) CSS
5 2 (0.82%) CSS3
5 2 (0.82%) HTML
5 2 (0.82%) HTML5
5 2 (0.82%) jQuery
5 2 (0.82%) React
5 2 (0.82%) Sass
5 2 (0.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (0.82%) Web Components
6 1 (0.41%) Flash
6 1 (0.41%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.35%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.12%) Smartphone
4 11 (4.49%) Blackberry
5 10 (4.08%) Virtual Team
6 9 (3.67%) iPad
7 8 (3.27%) Fat Client
7 8 (3.27%) Life Science
7 8 (3.27%) Thin Client
8 7 (2.86%) iPhone
9 6 (2.45%) BBC
9 6 (2.45%) Digital Signage
9 6 (2.45%) Public Cloud
10 5 (2.04%) Device Driver
11 4 (1.63%) Clustering
11 4 (1.63%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.63%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.63%) PMI
11 4 (1.63%) Replication
11 4 (1.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 113 (46.12%) Windows
2 59 (24.08%) Windows 7
3 26 (10.61%) Windows Server
3 26 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (9.39%) Windows 10
5 21 (8.57%) Windows 8
6 20 (8.16%) Linux
6 20 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (4.49%) Mac OS
8 5 (2.04%) Android
9 4 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.22%) CoreOS
10 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.22%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.29%) ITIL
2 20 (8.16%) Incident Management
3 19 (7.76%) Service Delivery
4 16 (6.53%) Network Design
5 15 (6.12%) Load Balancing
6 12 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (4.90%) ITSM
6 12 (4.90%) Service Management
7 11 (4.49%) DevOps
7 11 (4.49%) Project Management
8 10 (4.08%) Asset Management
8 10 (4.08%) Migration
9 8 (3.27%) ITIL V3
9 8 (3.27%) Line Management
9 8 (3.27%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (2.86%) Network Architecture
10 7 (2.86%) PRINCE2
10 7 (2.86%) Programme Management
10 7 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.08%) C
1 10 (4.08%) PowerShell
2 7 (2.86%) SQL
3 5 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (13.06%) CCNA
3 27 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (8.57%) MCSE
5 16 (6.53%) Security Cleared
6 14 (5.71%) CCIE
7 13 (5.31%) CCNP
8 11 (4.49%) Degree
8 11 (4.49%) JNCIA
8 11 (4.49%) MCSA
8 11 (4.49%) SC Cleared
9 9 (3.67%) MCP
10 7 (2.86%) CCDP
10 7 (2.86%) DV Cleared
11 6 (2.45%) EMC Certification
11 6 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.63%) MCSD
13 3 (1.22%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.86%) SLA
2 3 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (1.22%) GDPR
3 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 65 (26.53%) Active Directory
2 41 (16.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.12%) Hyper-V
3 15 (6.12%) XenApp
4 8 (3.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.86%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.22%) Docker
8 2 (0.82%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (9.39%) SCCM
2 13 (5.31%) AirWatch
3 11 (4.49%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (4.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (2.45%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.04%) OVSD
7 4 (1.63%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (1.63%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.63%) SCOM
7 4 (1.63%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.22%) Ansible
8 3 (1.22%) Kubernetes
8 3 (1.22%) Mesos
8 3 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.22%) SCSM
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco LMS
9 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.41%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 112 (45.71%) Cisco
2 94 (38.37%) Microsoft
3 45 (18.37%) Citrix
4 41 (16.73%) VMware
5 36 (14.69%) Polycom
6 29 (11.84%) HP
7 24 (9.80%) Apple
8 21 (8.57%) CheckPoint
9 19 (7.76%) Juniper
10 14 (5.71%) Symantec
11 13 (5.31%) Palo Alto
12 12 (4.90%) Meraki
13 11 (4.49%) Google
14 10 (4.08%) Oracle
15 8 (3.27%) NetApp
15 8 (3.27%) Riverbed
15 8 (3.27%) Wyse
16 7 (2.86%) AppSense
16 7 (2.86%) F5
16 7 (2.86%) MobileIron
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