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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 471 524 481
Rank change year-on-year +53 -43  
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 132 119 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 0.66% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 78 81
Median daily rate £358 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.14% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £146 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £536 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £344 £290
% change year-on-year +14.90% +18.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 16
Median hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £12.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.43% +85.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £15.80 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £25.40 £22.00
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 15514 17930 17779
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.14% 33.32% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10087 11763 11122
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 588 656
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +17.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.39 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +53 126 £358 +4.00% 63
London +6 58 £201 -49.37% 30
South East +13 20 £395 +21.53% 5
East of England -1 14 £315 +5.00% 9
City of London +3 13 £513 +83.12% 9
South West +3 12 £225 -50.00% 2
Berkshire +26 10 £200 -37.25% 2
North West +30 9 £103 -75.86% 4
West Midlands +21 9 £400 - 9
Reading - 9 £200 - 2
Hertfordshire +3 7 £202 - 7
Manchester +17 6 £103 -
Somerset -5 6 £200 -38.46%
Bath - 6 £200 -
West Sussex +19 5 £395 +92.68%
Wiltshire +4 5 £638 +34.21% 1
East Midlands - 5 £525 - 3
Crawley - 5 £395 -
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £90 - 1
Scotland +40 4 - - 2
Birmingham +18 4 £400 +23.07% 5
Corsham - 4 £638 -
Hampshire +8 3 £450 +33.33%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £525 - 1
Northampton - 3 £525 - 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £525 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £525 -
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Coventry +16 2 £140 -70.52%
Surrey +6 2 £309 +26.66% 2

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 116 (46.96%) Windows
2 99 (40.08%) Cisco
3 95 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 72 (29.15%) Active Directory
5 64 (25.91%) Windows 7
6 61 (24.70%) Microsoft Office
7 50 (20.24%) Finance
8 44 (17.81%) Skype for Business
9 42 (17.00%) VPN
10 41 (16.60%) Cisco Certification
11 39 (15.79%) ITIL
12 38 (15.38%) Firewall
13 36 (14.57%) VMware
13 36 (14.57%) VoIP
13 36 (14.57%) VMware Infrastructure
14 35 (14.17%) TCP/IP
14 35 (14.17%) Citrix
15 31 (12.55%) CCNA
15 31 (12.55%) Polycom
16 29 (11.74%) HP
17 28 (11.34%) Office 365
18 26 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
18 26 (10.53%) Apple
18 26 (10.53%) DNS
18 26 (10.53%) Unified Communications
19 25 (10.12%) Skype
19 25 (10.12%) MS Exchange
20 24 (9.72%) WAN
20 24 (9.72%) Windows 10
20 24 (9.72%) SCCM

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 44 (17.81%) Skype for Business
2 25 (10.12%) MS Exchange
3 18 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (2.43%) CMS
5 6 (2.43%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.62%) Apache
7 3 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.21%) IBM Domino
7 3 (1.21%) IIS
7 3 (1.21%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (1.21%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 61 (24.70%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.24%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (3.24%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.21%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.81%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.40%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.81%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.40%) Eikon
3 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.34%) Office 365
2 10 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.43%) IaaS
4 3 (1.21%) PaaS
4 3 (1.21%) SaaS
5 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) G Suite
6 1 (0.40%) GitHub
6 1 (0.40%) Slack
6 1 (0.40%) Twilio
6 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (17.00%) VPN
2 38 (15.38%) Firewall
3 36 (14.57%) VoIP
4 35 (14.17%) TCP/IP
5 26 (10.53%) DNS
5 26 (10.53%) Unified Communications
6 25 (10.12%) Skype
7 24 (9.72%) WAN
8 23 (9.31%) DHCP
8 23 (9.31%) LAN
9 19 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (6.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (6.88%) WebEx
11 16 (6.48%) Internet
11 16 (6.48%) Telepresence
12 15 (6.07%) Wireless
13 14 (5.67%) IP Telephony
13 14 (5.67%) VLAN
14 13 (5.26%) MPLS
15 11 (4.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.81%) Big Data
3 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.40%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.40%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.40%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.40%) MySQL
4 1 (0.40%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.81%) JIRA
2 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.40%) Grunt
2 1 (0.40%) gulp
2 1 (0.40%) webpack
General
1 50 (20.24%) Finance
2 23 (9.31%) Banking
3 20 (8.10%) Telecoms
4 15 (6.07%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.05%) Law
6 7 (2.83%) Marketing
7 6 (2.43%) Legal
8 4 (1.62%) Electronics
9 2 (0.81%) Automotive
9 2 (0.81%) Retail
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Games
10 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (18.22%) Analyst
2 29 (11.74%) Desktop Support
2 29 (11.74%) Support Engineer
3 27 (10.93%) Network Engineer
4 26 (10.53%) Architect
5 24 (9.72%) IT Support
6 22 (8.91%) Cisco Engineer
7 20 (8.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 19 (7.69%) Service Analyst
9 17 (6.88%) Project Manager
10 16 (6.48%) Service Desk Analyst
10 16 (6.48%) Support Analyst
11 14 (5.67%) 2nd Line Support
12 13 (5.26%) Junior
13 12 (4.86%) Voice Engineer
14 11 (4.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (4.45%) IT Engineer
15 10 (4.05%) Citrix Analyst
15 10 (4.05%) Desktop Analyst
15 10 (4.05%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.45%) XMPP
2 6 (2.43%) Middleware
3 3 (1.21%) AngularJS
3 3 (1.21%) WAP
4 2 (0.81%) CSS
4 2 (0.81%) HTML
4 2 (0.81%) jQuery
4 2 (0.81%) Node.js
4 2 (0.81%) React
5 1 (0.40%) CSS3
5 1 (0.40%) EDI
5 1 (0.40%) Flash
5 1 (0.40%) HTML5
5 1 (0.40%) JPA
5 1 (0.40%) Polymer
5 1 (0.40%) RESTful
5 1 (0.40%) Sass
5 1 (0.40%) Spring
5 1 (0.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (8.10%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.67%) Virtual Team
3 12 (4.86%) Smartphone
4 11 (4.45%) Blackberry
4 11 (4.45%) Digital Signage
5 8 (3.24%) Fat Client
5 8 (3.24%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.83%) BBC
6 7 (2.83%) Device Driver
6 7 (2.83%) iPad
6 7 (2.83%) iPhone
6 7 (2.83%) IPTV
6 7 (2.83%) Life Science
7 5 (2.02%) Video Editing
8 4 (1.62%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.62%) HTC Vive
8 4 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.62%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 116 (46.96%) Windows
2 64 (25.91%) Windows 7
3 24 (9.72%) Windows 10
4 22 (8.91%) Windows Server
5 21 (8.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (7.29%) Linux
6 18 (7.29%) Windows 8
7 17 (6.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (4.05%) Mac OS
9 9 (3.64%) Android
10 7 (2.83%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.02%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.81%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.40%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (15.79%) ITIL
2 22 (8.91%) Incident Management
3 20 (8.10%) Service Delivery
4 16 (6.48%) Network Design
5 14 (5.67%) ITSM
6 13 (5.26%) Service Management
7 12 (4.86%) Load Balancing
8 11 (4.45%) ITIL V3
8 11 (4.45%) Project Management
9 10 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (4.05%) PRINCE2
10 9 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (3.24%) Migration
11 8 (3.24%) Programme Management
12 7 (2.83%) Asset Management
12 7 (2.83%) CAD
12 7 (2.83%) DevOps
12 7 (2.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (2.43%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.64%) C
2 7 (2.83%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.43%) SQL
4 4 (1.62%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.40%) C#
5 1 (0.40%) ES6
5 1 (0.40%) Java
5 1 (0.40%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (16.60%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (12.55%) CCNA
3 26 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (8.91%) Security Cleared
5 19 (7.69%) MCSE
6 14 (5.67%) CCNP
6 14 (5.67%) SC Cleared
7 13 (5.26%) Degree
8 12 (4.86%) CCIE
9 11 (4.45%) DV Cleared
9 11 (4.45%) MCSA
10 10 (4.05%) MCP
11 8 (3.24%) JNCIA
12 7 (2.83%) CCDP
13 6 (2.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (2.02%) A+ Certification
15 4 (1.62%) CCENT
15 4 (1.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (1.62%) MCDST
16 3 (1.21%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.24%) SLA
2 3 (1.21%) GDPR
3 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 72 (29.15%) Active Directory
2 36 (14.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.67%) XenApp
4 10 (4.05%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.05%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.83%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.81%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.40%) Docker
8 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (9.72%) SCCM
2 10 (4.05%) AirWatch
2 10 (4.05%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (2.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (2.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.02%) OVSD
6 4 (1.62%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.62%) SCSM
7 3 (1.21%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.21%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.21%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.21%) SCOM
8 1 (0.40%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.40%) Nagios
8 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.40%) WSUS
8 1 (0.40%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 99 (40.08%) Cisco
2 95 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 36 (14.57%) VMware
4 35 (14.17%) Citrix
5 31 (12.55%) Polycom
6 29 (11.74%) HP
7 26 (10.53%) Apple
8 19 (7.69%) CheckPoint
9 16 (6.48%) Juniper
10 11 (4.45%) Palo Alto
11 10 (4.05%) Google
11 10 (4.05%) Symantec
12 9 (3.64%) MobileIron
13 8 (3.24%) F5
13 8 (3.24%) Meraki
13 8 (3.24%) Riverbed
14 7 (2.83%) Adobe
14 7 (2.83%) Dell
14 7 (2.83%) Oracle
14 7 (2.83%) Rackspace
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