Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 405 558 603
Rank change year-on-year +153 +45 +19
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 132 266 309
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 1.00% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 160 193
Median daily rate £425 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.00% -16.67% -0.83%
10th Percentile £130 £137 £133
90th Percentile £619 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £263 £375
% change year-on-year +24.76% -30.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 43
Median hourly rate £27.25 £20.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.93% +17.99% +8.59%
10th Percentile £15.66 £13.95 £11.55
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.77 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £20.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +101.22% +30.16% +5.00%

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 11,088 26,515 33,530
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.78% 31.24% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,030 16,875 21,861
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £250 £263 £275
90th Percentile £713 £668 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £420
% change year-on-year -2.94% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 473 1,056 1,053
Median hourly rate £31.61 £22.16 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.66% +10.79% -
10th Percentile £12.64 £11.80 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.00 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.96 £19.25
% change year-on-year +19.30% +8.86% -0.47%

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 30 October 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 30 October 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Video Conferencing in the UK

Video Conferencing
Top 14 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 30 October 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 +147 97 £438 +75.00% 38
UK excluding London +229 57 £328 +24.76% 22
London +85 46 £400 +66.67% 17
Work from Home -71 40 £513 +95.24% 4
South East +174 14 £550 +118.25% 5
South West +98 11 £475 +58.33% 5
North of England +95 11 £610 +260.41% 7
North West +76 11 £610 +313.56% 3
East of England +93 7 £265 -55.83% 2
Midlands +77 6 £130 -62.59% 2
Wales +46 6 £240 -8.57%
Scotland +79 5 £100 -48.66% 1
East Midlands +45 3 £130 -49.27% 2
West Midlands +60 2 £100 -74.36%

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 48 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 47 (35.61%) Security Cleared
3 40 (30.30%) Windows
4 38 (28.79%) Skype
5 37 (28.03%) SC Cleared
6 35 (26.52%) Cisco
7 34 (25.76%) Office 365
8 31 (23.48%) Active Directory
9 27 (20.45%) Self-Motivation
10 24 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (17.42%) Microsoft Office
12 22 (16.67%) Firewall
12 22 (16.67%) Skype for Business
13 21 (15.91%) LAN
13 21 (15.91%) WAN
13 21 (15.91%) Finance
14 20 (15.15%) Windows 10
15 17 (12.88%) Decision-Making
16 15 (11.36%) Polycom
17 14 (10.61%) Telecoms
17 14 (10.61%) DNS
18 13 (9.85%) BPSS Clearance
18 13 (9.85%) Azure
19 12 (9.09%) Unified Communications
19 12 (9.09%) Data Centre
19 12 (9.09%) SCCM
20 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
20 11 (8.33%) Wireless
20 11 (8.33%) Internet
20 11 (8.33%) Problem-Solving

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 22 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 9 (6.82%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.03%) CMS
3 4 (3.03%) Confluence
4 3 (2.27%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.27%) nginx
4 3 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (17.42%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.52%) iWork
3 2 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.76%) ScreenFlow
4 1 (0.76%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.76%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 34 (25.76%) Office 365
2 13 (9.85%) Azure
3 11 (8.33%) AWS
4 6 (4.55%) SaaS
5 4 (3.03%) IaaS
5 4 (3.03%) PaaS
6 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.52%) GCP
7 2 (1.52%) Twilio
8 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.76%) G Suite
8 1 (0.76%) Slack
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (28.79%) Skype
2 22 (16.67%) Firewall
3 21 (15.91%) LAN
3 21 (15.91%) WAN
4 14 (10.61%) DNS
5 12 (9.09%) Unified Communications
6 11 (8.33%) Internet
6 11 (8.33%) Wireless
7 7 (5.30%) DHCP
7 7 (5.30%) SAN
7 7 (5.30%) VoIP
7 7 (5.30%) WebEx
8 6 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (3.79%) Ethernet
9 5 (3.79%) H.323
9 5 (3.79%) IP Telephony
9 5 (3.79%) Telepresence
9 5 (3.79%) VPN
10 3 (2.27%) MPLS
10 3 (2.27%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.58%) Big Data
2 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.30%) MySQL
4 6 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.79%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.03%) Pentaho
7 3 (2.27%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.52%) Impala
9 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.76%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.76%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.76%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.79%) JIRA
2 4 (3.03%) Bitbucket
2 4 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.52%) VectorCAST
4 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 21 (15.91%) Finance
2 14 (10.61%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.58%) Public Sector
4 7 (5.30%) Banking
5 3 (2.27%) Electronics
6 2 (1.52%) Automotive
6 2 (1.52%) French Language
6 2 (1.52%) Local Government
6 2 (1.52%) Marketing
6 2 (1.52%) Military
7 1 (0.76%) Back Office
7 1 (0.76%) Billing
7 1 (0.76%) German Language
7 1 (0.76%) International Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Law
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.76%) Police
Job Titles
1 19 (14.39%) Desktop Support
2 17 (12.88%) Architect
3 14 (10.61%) Analyst
3 14 (10.61%) Support Engineer
4 9 (6.82%) Network Engineer
5 8 (6.06%) Developer
5 8 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 7 (5.30%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (4.55%) Deskside Support
7 6 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
7 6 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (3.79%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (3.79%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 5 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (3.79%) Data Architect
8 5 (3.79%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.03%) Designer
9 4 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.03%) Pentaho Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.03%) WebRTC
2 3 (2.27%) CSS
2 3 (2.27%) HTML
2 3 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (2.27%) XMPP
3 2 (1.52%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.52%) SignalR
4 1 (0.76%) .NET
4 1 (0.76%) .NET Core
4 1 (0.76%) LDAP
4 1 (0.76%) SAML
4 1 (0.76%) Web Services
4 1 (0.76%) XHTML
4 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.45%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.30%) Smartphone
4 6 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.55%) PKI
4 6 (4.55%) Replication
4 6 (4.55%) User Experience
5 4 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.03%) Tandem
6 3 (2.27%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.52%) CAN bus
7 2 (1.52%) CCTV
7 2 (1.52%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.52%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.52%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.52%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.52%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.52%) NHS
7 2 (1.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (30.30%) Windows
2 20 (15.15%) Windows 10
3 10 (7.58%) Apple iOS
3 10 (7.58%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.06%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.30%) Android
5 7 (5.30%) Linux
6 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.79%) Mac OS
8 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (1.52%) CentOS
9 2 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (12.88%) Decision-Making
3 11 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (7.58%) Analytics
4 10 (7.58%) DevOps
4 10 (7.58%) Service Management
5 8 (6.06%) ITIL
5 8 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (5.30%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (5.30%) Project Delivery
7 6 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (4.55%) Change Management
7 6 (4.55%) Migration
7 6 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.79%) Business Continuity
8 5 (3.79%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.79%) Data Science
8 5 (3.79%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.79%) Security Hardening
8 5 (3.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.06%) Java
2 7 (5.30%) C
2 7 (5.30%) Python
3 5 (3.79%) C++
4 4 (3.03%) SQL
5 2 (1.52%) Embedded C
5 2 (1.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.52%) R
5 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.76%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 47 (35.61%) Security Cleared
2 37 (28.03%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (5.30%) CCIE
6 6 (4.55%) CCNP
6 6 (4.55%) MCSE
6 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.79%) MCSA
8 4 (3.03%) CCNA
8 4 (3.03%) Degree
9 3 (2.27%) CCIE Collaboration
9 3 (2.27%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.52%) APMP
10 2 (1.52%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.76%) CCA
11 1 (0.76%) LPIC
11 1 (0.76%) MCP
11 1 (0.76%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) SLA
2 4 (3.03%) QA
3 3 (2.27%) NCSC
4 2 (1.52%) PMO
4 2 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 31 (23.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.76%) Docker
4 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.76%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.76%) vSphere
4 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (9.09%) SCCM
2 10 (7.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (3.03%) Ansible
3 4 (3.03%) Puppet
3 4 (3.03%) Terraform
4 3 (2.27%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (2.27%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.52%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (1.52%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.52%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.52%) WMI
5 2 (1.52%) WSUS
6 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.76%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.76%) Nessus
Vendors
1 48 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 35 (26.52%) Cisco
3 15 (11.36%) Polycom
4 8 (6.06%) Oracle
5 7 (5.30%) Apple
6 6 (4.55%) Avaya
6 6 (4.55%) Citrix
6 6 (4.55%) Veeam
6 6 (4.55%) VMware
7 5 (3.79%) Splunk
8 4 (3.03%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.03%) Cloudera
8 4 (3.03%) Meraki
9 3 (2.27%) EMC
9 3 (2.27%) Google
9 3 (2.27%) HP
9 3 (2.27%) Informatica
9 3 (2.27%) Ivanti
9 3 (2.27%) Tandberg
10 2 (1.52%) Atlassian