Period
to 7 April 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 7 April 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 467 607 659
Rank change year-on-year +140 +52 -47
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 212 277 223
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 0.90% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 184 133
Median daily rate £200 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% - -8.49%
10th Percentile £105 £136 £119
90th Percentile £530 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £363 £363
% change year-on-year -58.62% - +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 16
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +20.59% -
10th Percentile £20.25 £12.57 £13.88
90th Percentile £55.00 £44.52 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £14.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year +38.05% -7.19% -3.03%

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 19,400 30,798 33,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.91% 31.77% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,036 20,006 21,698
Median daily rate £473 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £231 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 999 1,021
Median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.81% -2.33% +9.36%
10th Percentile £12.83 £11.85 £11.61
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.00 £50.67
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.67%

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 7 April 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 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 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 +125 188 £225 -18.18% 84
UK excluding London +109 111 £150 -58.62% 45
London +99 96 £275 +10.00% 39
South East +88 39 £160 -41.82% 19
North of England +71 22 £150 -64.71% 13
Scotland +41 17 £120 -77.14%
South West +38 16 £120 -73.33% 5
North West +47 11 £120 -30.43% 6
East of England +39 11 £375 - 2
Yorkshire +49 9 £160 -69.52% 7
Midlands +60 6 £140 -34.88% 6
West Midlands +60 4 £150 -25.00% 3
Wales - 4 £110 -
Work from Home +3 3 £448 +62.73% 9
North East +26 2 £130 -62.04%
East Midlands +25 2 £130 -58.40% 3

For the 6 months to 7 April 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.

1 102 (48.11%) Windows
1 102 (48.11%) Microsoft
2 82 (38.68%) Office 365
3 78 (36.79%) Cisco
4 71 (33.49%) Microsoft Office
5 67 (31.60%) Active Directory
6 50 (23.58%) LAN
7 48 (22.64%) ITIL
8 46 (21.70%) Skype
9 45 (21.23%) Windows 10
10 39 (18.40%) Skype for Business
11 38 (17.92%) Security Cleared
12 37 (17.45%) SC Cleared
13 34 (16.04%) Self-Motivation
14 33 (15.57%) Android
14 33 (15.57%) VoIP
15 32 (15.09%) WAN
15 32 (15.09%) Microsoft Excel
15 32 (15.09%) Polycom
16 30 (14.15%) SCCM
16 30 (14.15%) VPN
17 28 (13.21%) Finance
18 26 (12.26%) Windows 7
19 24 (11.32%) Network Security
19 24 (11.32%) iPhone
19 24 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (11.32%) Firewall
20 23 (10.85%) Windows Server
21 21 (9.91%) Mac OS
21 21 (9.91%) Telecoms

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 39 (18.40%) Skype for Business
2 21 (9.91%) MS Exchange
3 16 (7.55%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (2.83%) IIS
5 3 (1.42%) Confluence
6 1 (0.47%) CMS
6 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 71 (33.49%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (15.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.42%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.47%) Figma
6 1 (0.47%) InDesign
6 1 (0.47%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Maximo
2 1 (0.47%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 82 (38.68%) Office 365
2 18 (8.49%) Azure
3 10 (4.72%) Mimecast
4 9 (4.25%) G Suite
4 9 (4.25%) SaaS
5 8 (3.77%) AWS
6 7 (3.30%) OneDrive
7 5 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (2.36%) GCP
7 5 (2.36%) IaaS
7 5 (2.36%) PaaS
8 2 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.47%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.47%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.47%) Google Docs
9 1 (0.47%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 50 (23.58%) LAN
2 46 (21.70%) Skype
3 33 (15.57%) VoIP
4 32 (15.09%) WAN
5 30 (14.15%) VPN
6 24 (11.32%) Firewall
6 24 (11.32%) Network Security
7 20 (9.43%) TCP/IP
8 17 (8.02%) Internet
9 16 (7.55%) Wireless
10 15 (7.08%) DNS
10 15 (7.08%) Unified Communications
11 14 (6.60%) DHCP
11 14 (6.60%) MPLS
12 12 (5.66%) H.323
12 12 (5.66%) WebEx
13 11 (5.19%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (4.25%) Telepresence
15 7 (3.30%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.36%) MS Access
2 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (1.89%) JIRA
2 2 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.47%) MSI
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.47%) Zephyr
General
1 28 (13.21%) Finance
2 21 (9.91%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.77%) Public Sector
4 7 (3.30%) Banking
5 5 (2.36%) German Language
5 5 (2.36%) Marketing
5 5 (2.36%) Retail
6 3 (1.42%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.42%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (0.94%) Advertising
7 2 (0.94%) French Language
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Billing
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (19.81%) Desktop Support
2 38 (17.92%) Analyst
3 32 (15.09%) Support Engineer
4 25 (11.79%) IT Support
5 20 (9.43%) Support Technician
6 19 (8.96%) Desktop Technician
6 19 (8.96%) Support Analyst
7 12 (5.66%) Desktop Support Technician
7 12 (5.66%) Network Engineer
8 11 (5.19%) Project Manager
8 11 (5.19%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 10 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (4.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 9 (4.25%) Desktop Engineer
10 9 (4.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 9 (4.25%) Service Analyst
11 7 (3.30%) Cisco Engineer
11 7 (3.30%) IT Analyst
11 7 (3.30%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (3.30%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.36%) JSON
2 4 (1.89%) Google Maps API
2 4 (1.89%) Node.js
3 3 (1.42%) LDAP
4 2 (0.94%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.94%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.94%) XML
4 2 (0.94%) XMPP
5 1 (0.47%) .NET
5 1 (0.47%) COM
5 1 (0.47%) CSS
5 1 (0.47%) HTML
5 1 (0.47%) HTML5
5 1 (0.47%) LAMP
5 1 (0.47%) Middleware
5 1 (0.47%) REST
5 1 (0.47%) RESTful
5 1 (0.47%) SOAP
5 1 (0.47%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.04%) Self-Motivation
2 24 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (11.32%) iPhone
3 13 (6.13%) Smartphone
4 12 (5.66%) Data Centre
4 12 (5.66%) iPad
5 11 (5.19%) User Experience
6 10 (4.72%) Mobile Computing
7 8 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (3.77%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.36%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.36%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.36%) SCADA
8 5 (2.36%) Video\Live Streaming
9 3 (1.42%) CCTV
9 3 (1.42%) Handset
10 2 (0.94%) Fibre Optics
10 2 (0.94%) NHS
10 2 (0.94%) PDA
10 2 (0.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 102 (48.11%) Windows
2 45 (21.23%) Windows 10
3 33 (15.57%) Android
4 26 (12.26%) Windows 7
5 23 (10.85%) Windows Server
6 21 (9.91%) Mac OS
7 19 (8.96%) Apple iOS
8 15 (7.08%) Linux
9 13 (6.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (4.72%) Windows Server 2016
11 9 (4.25%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.42%) Unix
13 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2019
14 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (22.64%) ITIL
2 17 (8.02%) Incident Management
3 16 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (7.08%) Mobile Device Management
4 15 (7.08%) Office Automation
5 14 (6.60%) Project Management
6 11 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (4.72%) Asset Management
7 10 (4.72%) Service Management
8 9 (4.25%) Migration
8 9 (4.25%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.77%) Network Design
10 7 (3.30%) Change Management
10 7 (3.30%) Information Security
10 7 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (3.30%) ITSM
10 7 (3.30%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.30%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.30%) Project Delivery
11 6 (2.83%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.77%) C
2 5 (2.36%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.36%) TypeScript
3 3 (1.42%) SQL
4 2 (0.94%) C#
4 2 (0.94%) Python
5 1 (0.47%) C++
5 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.47%) PHP
5 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.47%) Scala
5 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (17.92%) Security Cleared
2 37 (17.45%) SC Cleared
3 20 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (8.02%) Degree
5 10 (4.72%) CCNP
6 8 (3.77%) CCNA
7 6 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.36%) CCNP Voice
9 4 (1.89%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.42%) CCIE
10 3 (1.42%) Dell Certification
10 3 (1.42%) MCP
10 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.42%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.94%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.94%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.94%) CCDA
11 2 (0.94%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.13%) SLA
2 5 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.42%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (1.42%) GDPR
4 1 (0.47%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.47%) PMO
4 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 67 (31.60%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.47%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (14.15%) SCCM
2 10 (4.72%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (4.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (3.77%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (3.77%) Jamf Pro
5 7 (3.30%) AirWatch
5 7 (3.30%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco LMS
8 1 (0.47%) vMotion
8 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 102 (48.11%) Microsoft
2 78 (36.79%) Cisco
3 32 (15.09%) Polycom
4 16 (7.55%) Citrix
4 16 (7.55%) Google
5 15 (7.08%) Adobe
5 15 (7.08%) HP
5 15 (7.08%) VMware
6 14 (6.60%) Apple
6 14 (6.60%) Avaya
7 13 (6.13%) Symantec
8 12 (5.66%) Dell
9 10 (4.72%) Palo Alto
9 10 (4.72%) Samsung
10 9 (4.25%) Oracle
11 8 (3.77%) MobileIron
11 8 (3.77%) ServiceNow
12 7 (3.30%) Intel
12 7 (3.30%) Meraki
13 6 (2.83%) Mitel