Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 417 565 609
Rank change year-on-year +148 +44 +23
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 131 289 308
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 1.00% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 181 193
Median daily rate £315 £275 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.55% -18.52% +1.89%
10th Percentile £120 £138 £150
90th Percentile £615 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £288 £375
% change year-on-year +0.87% -23.33% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 30
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +17.14% +9.38%
10th Percentile £12.96 £13.88 £13.00
90th Percentile £40.38 £46.21 £24.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £32.28 £15.75
% change year-on-year -2.42% +104.95% -1.56%

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 11,781 28,933 33,344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.45% 31.74% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,357 18,465 21,461
Median daily rate £481 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.21% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £258 £275 £273
90th Percentile £713 £670 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 1,055 1,040
Median hourly rate £31.61 £20.86 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.57% -3.00% +7.50%
10th Percentile £12.98 £11.63 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.00 £50.27
Median hourly rate £24.10 £19.03 £20.00
% change year-on-year +26.64% -4.85% +5.26%

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 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +131 100 £350 +32.70% 39
UK excluding London +198 70 £290 +0.87% 31
London +91 45 £388 +58.16% 13
Work from Home +5 31 £550 +109.52% 5
South East +153 21 £200 -42.86% 6
North of England +105 12 £483 +174.15% 9
Scotland +79 12 £115 -77.11%
North West +75 11 £546 +218.98% 6
South West +88 8 £475 +58.33% 3
East of England +85 7 £328 - 4
Midlands +79 6 £135 -55.74% 4
Wales +43 5 £278 +5.71% 5
East Midlands +47 4 £130 -52.73% 1
West Midlands +59 2 £150 -61.54% 3
North East +29 1 £110 -37.50%

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 50 (38.17%) Microsoft
2 39 (29.77%) Cisco
3 38 (29.01%) Windows
4 37 (28.24%) Security Cleared
5 31 (23.66%) SC Cleared
6 26 (19.85%) Office 365
6 26 (19.85%) Microsoft Office
7 25 (19.08%) LAN
8 22 (16.79%) Active Directory
9 21 (16.03%) Telecoms
9 21 (16.03%) Skype
10 19 (14.50%) Self-Motivation
10 19 (14.50%) Android
10 19 (14.50%) Firewall
11 18 (13.74%) Apple iOS
11 18 (13.74%) Skype for Business
12 17 (12.98%) WAN
13 14 (10.69%) Wireless
13 14 (10.69%) Internet
13 14 (10.69%) VoIP
13 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Excel
13 14 (10.69%) Mac OS
14 13 (9.92%) Network Security
14 13 (9.92%) Linux
14 13 (9.92%) Finance
14 13 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (8.40%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (8.40%) Unified Communications
15 11 (8.40%) WebEx
16 10 (7.63%) BPSS Clearance

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 18 (13.74%) Skype for Business
2 8 (6.11%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.58%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.05%) Confluence
5 2 (1.53%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.53%) nginx
6 1 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (19.85%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.53%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.76%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.76%) Figma
4 1 (0.76%) InDesign
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.85%) Office 365
2 8 (6.11%) Azure
3 7 (5.34%) AWS
4 6 (4.58%) G Suite
5 4 (3.05%) GCP
5 4 (3.05%) SaaS
6 2 (1.53%) IaaS
6 2 (1.53%) PaaS
7 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.76%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.76%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.76%) Slack
7 1 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.08%) LAN
2 21 (16.03%) Skype
3 19 (14.50%) Firewall
4 17 (12.98%) WAN
5 14 (10.69%) Internet
5 14 (10.69%) VoIP
5 14 (10.69%) Wireless
6 13 (9.92%) Network Security
7 11 (8.40%) Unified Communications
7 11 (8.40%) WebEx
8 8 (6.11%) VPN
9 7 (5.34%) IP Telephony
10 6 (4.58%) TCP/IP
11 5 (3.82%) DHCP
11 5 (3.82%) DNS
11 5 (3.82%) Ethernet
11 5 (3.82%) ISDN
11 5 (3.82%) MPLS
11 5 (3.82%) PABX
11 5 (3.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.58%) MySQL
2 5 (3.82%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.05%) Pentaho
3 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.29%) MS Access
5 2 (1.53%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.53%) Big Data
5 2 (1.53%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.76%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.76%) Impala
Development Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.05%) JIRA
2 2 (1.53%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.76%) Zephyr
General
1 21 (16.03%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.92%) Finance
3 8 (6.11%) Public Sector
4 6 (4.58%) German Language
5 4 (3.05%) French Language
6 3 (2.29%) Banking
6 3 (2.29%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.29%) Marketing
7 2 (1.53%) Electronics
7 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.76%) Billing
8 1 (0.76%) International Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Law
8 1 (0.76%) Local Government
8 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (14.50%) Analyst
2 16 (12.21%) Desktop Support
2 16 (12.21%) Support Engineer
3 12 (9.16%) Network Engineer
4 11 (8.40%) Architect
5 10 (7.63%) Developer
5 10 (7.63%) Support Analyst
6 7 (5.34%) Desktop Technician
7 6 (4.58%) Desktop Analyst
7 6 (4.58%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 6 (4.58%) IT Support
7 6 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.82%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (3.82%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Junior
8 5 (3.82%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (3.05%) Support Technician
9 4 (3.05%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.05%) Google Maps API
1 4 (3.05%) Node.js
1 4 (3.05%) XML
2 3 (2.29%) XMPP
3 2 (1.53%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.53%) JSON
3 2 (1.53%) LDAP
3 2 (1.53%) Middleware
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.53%) REST
3 2 (1.53%) RESTful
3 2 (1.53%) SOAP
4 1 (0.76%) .NET
4 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.76%) CSS
4 1 (0.76%) HTML
4 1 (0.76%) Web Services
4 1 (0.76%) XHTML
4 1 (0.76%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.11%) User Experience
4 7 (5.34%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.58%) Smartphone
6 5 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.82%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (3.05%) SCADA
8 3 (2.29%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.29%) CCTV
8 3 (2.29%) Fibre Optics
8 3 (2.29%) iPhone
8 3 (2.29%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.53%) BYOD
9 2 (1.53%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.53%) PKI
9 2 (1.53%) Replication
9 2 (1.53%) Social Media
9 2 (1.53%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 38 (29.01%) Windows
2 19 (14.50%) Android
3 18 (13.74%) Apple iOS
4 14 (10.69%) Mac OS
5 13 (9.92%) Linux
6 9 (6.87%) Windows 10
7 5 (3.82%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.29%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.29%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.76%) CentOS
10 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (7.63%) Incident Management
3 9 (6.87%) Office Automation
4 8 (6.11%) Migration
4 8 (6.11%) Service Management
5 7 (5.34%) Decision-Making
5 7 (5.34%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (5.34%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (5.34%) Scrum
5 7 (5.34%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.58%) DevOps
6 6 (4.58%) ITIL
6 6 (4.58%) Project Delivery
6 6 (4.58%) Project Management
7 5 (3.82%) Asset Management
7 5 (3.82%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (3.82%) ITSM
7 5 (3.82%) Product Roadmap
8 4 (3.05%) Business Continuity
8 4 (3.05%) Progressive Web App
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.82%) SQL
2 4 (3.05%) TypeScript
3 3 (2.29%) Python
4 2 (1.53%) C++
4 2 (1.53%) Java
5 1 (0.76%) C#
5 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.76%) R
5 1 (0.76%) Scala
5 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (28.24%) Security Cleared
2 31 (23.66%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.40%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (7.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (7.63%) CCNP
5 7 (5.34%) CCNA
6 6 (4.58%) Degree
7 4 (3.05%) CCIE
8 3 (2.29%) CCA
8 3 (2.29%) CCIE Collaboration
8 3 (2.29%) MCSE
8 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.53%) APMP
9 2 (1.53%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.53%) MCSA
10 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.76%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (0.76%) CNE
10 1 (0.76%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.76%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) SLA
2 4 (3.05%) QA
3 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.53%) NCSC
3 2 (1.53%) PMO
3 2 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.76%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (16.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) Docker
3 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (4.58%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (4.58%) SCCM
3 4 (3.05%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (1.53%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.53%) Ansible
4 2 (1.53%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.53%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.53%) Puppet
4 2 (1.53%) Terraform
5 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.76%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.76%) Nessus
5 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.76%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (38.17%) Microsoft
2 39 (29.77%) Cisco
3 10 (7.63%) Oracle
3 10 (7.63%) Polycom
4 8 (6.11%) Google
5 7 (5.34%) VMware
6 6 (4.58%) Citrix
7 5 (3.82%) Adobe
7 5 (3.82%) Avaya
7 5 (3.82%) SAP
7 5 (3.82%) ServiceNow
8 4 (3.05%) Apple
8 4 (3.05%) HP
8 4 (3.05%) Mapbox
8 4 (3.05%) Meraki
9 3 (2.29%) Dell
9 3 (2.29%) Tandberg
9 3 (2.29%) Veeam
10 2 (1.53%) Informatica
10 2 (1.53%) Siemens