Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 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
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 588 647 598
Rank change year-on-year +59 -49 -18
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 272 245 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 0.73% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 145 133
UK median daily rate £275 £270 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% -12.90% -1.59%
10th Percentile £137 £119 £145
90th Percentile £550 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -21.43% +16.57% +9.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 36
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +3.03% -25.00%
10th Percentile £14.85 £15.00 £11.32
90th Percentile £47.00 £20.00 £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.02 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -6.13% - +3.23%

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 31,467 33,550 30,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.88% 33.17% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,630 22,094 19,649
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £260
90th Percentile £665 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 990 1,030 1,054
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.88% -2.38%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £50.89 £51.38 £49.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.02 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.10% +8.22% -11.90%

Video Conferencing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Video Conferencing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 April 2019.

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 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Contractor 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 21 April 2019. 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 +45 253 £275 +7.32% 20
London +47 139 £260 +15.56% 6
UK excluding London +19 124 £275 -21.43% 16
South East +28 55 £275 -18.52% 8
North of England +20 22 £463 +37.04% 1
Midlands +15 19 £245 +2.08% 4
South West -34 13 £450 +100.00%
East Midlands +26 11 £300 - 4
Yorkshire +13 11 £525 -
Scotland +13 8 £425 +17.24% 2
West Midlands -8 8 £200 +11.11%
North West +7 6 £173 +9.52% 1
East of England +9 5 - - 1
North East -3 5 £425 -32.00%
Northern Ireland +17 4 - -

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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.

1 135 (49.63%) Windows
2 113 (41.54%) Microsoft
3 105 (38.60%) Cisco
4 90 (33.09%) Microsoft Office
5 83 (30.51%) Active Directory
6 73 (26.84%) Office 365
7 71 (26.10%) Windows 7
8 63 (23.16%) ITIL
9 61 (22.43%) LAN
9 61 (22.43%) Windows 10
10 59 (21.69%) Skype
10 59 (21.69%) Finance
11 58 (21.32%) WAN
12 52 (19.12%) Skype for Business
13 44 (16.18%) Apple
14 40 (14.71%) Firewall
14 40 (14.71%) iPhone
15 36 (13.24%) SCCM
16 35 (12.87%) Citrix
17 34 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
18 33 (12.13%) Security Cleared
19 32 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
19 32 (11.76%) Internet
20 31 (11.40%) TCP/IP
20 31 (11.40%) VMware
20 31 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
21 29 (10.66%) HP
21 29 (10.66%) Polycom
21 29 (10.66%) Windows Server
22 28 (10.29%) Data Centre

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 52 (19.12%) Skype for Business
2 23 (8.46%) MS Exchange
3 21 (7.72%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.84%) CMS
4 5 (1.84%) Confluence
5 4 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.47%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (1.47%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 90 (33.09%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (4.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.21%) AutoCAD
5 5 (1.84%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (1.10%) Shockwave
8 1 (0.37%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.37%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.37%) SketchUp
8 1 (0.37%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 73 (26.84%) Office 365
2 23 (8.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (3.31%) G Suite
5 6 (2.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.21%) Slack
6 3 (1.10%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.10%) SaaS
7 2 (0.74%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.74%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 61 (22.43%) LAN
2 59 (21.69%) Skype
3 58 (21.32%) WAN
4 40 (14.71%) Firewall
5 32 (11.76%) Internet
6 31 (11.40%) TCP/IP
7 28 (10.29%) DNS
8 27 (9.93%) VoIP
8 27 (9.93%) Wireless
9 24 (8.82%) DHCP
10 23 (8.46%) IP Telephony
11 20 (7.35%) Unified Communications
11 20 (7.35%) VPN
12 19 (6.99%) WebEx
13 16 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (5.88%) Telepresence
14 15 (5.51%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (4.78%) H.323
15 13 (4.78%) MPLS
16 12 (4.41%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.37%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.37%) Essbase
3 1 (0.37%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 11 (4.04%) JIRA
2 6 (2.21%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.47%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.47%) Maven
3 4 (1.47%) Rational Application Developer
4 2 (0.74%) Hudson
5 1 (0.37%) ERwin
5 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
General
1 59 (21.69%) Finance
2 28 (10.29%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.04%) Banking
4 9 (3.31%) Law
4 9 (3.31%) Legal
5 4 (1.47%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.74%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.74%) Publishing
6 2 (0.74%) Retail
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) Games
7 1 (0.37%) German Language
7 1 (0.37%) Local Government
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (19.12%) Support Engineer
2 50 (18.38%) Desktop Support
3 48 (17.65%) Analyst
4 42 (15.44%) Desktop Engineer
5 31 (11.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 30 (11.03%) Support Analyst
7 29 (10.66%) IT Support
8 24 (8.82%) Network Engineer
9 23 (8.46%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (4.78%) Project Manager
10 13 (4.78%) Service Analyst
11 12 (4.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 12 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 10 (3.68%) Architect
12 10 (3.68%) Desktop Analyst
12 10 (3.68%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 10 (3.68%) IT Engineer
12 10 (3.68%) IT Support Engineer
13 9 (3.31%) IT Analyst
13 9 (3.31%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.57%) XMPP
2 6 (2.21%) .NET
2 6 (2.21%) AngularJS
3 5 (1.84%) Spring
3 5 (1.84%) Web Services
4 4 (1.47%) Hibernate
4 4 (1.47%) Java EE
4 4 (1.47%) JAX-RS
4 4 (1.47%) JAX-WS
4 4 (1.47%) REST
4 4 (1.47%) SOAP
4 4 (1.47%) WCF
4 4 (1.47%) WebRTC
4 4 (1.47%) XML
5 3 (1.10%) Flash
6 2 (0.74%) Flask
7 1 (0.37%) React
7 1 (0.37%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.37%) scikit-learn
7 1 (0.37%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.71%) iPhone
2 28 (10.29%) Data Centre
3 21 (7.72%) iPad
4 19 (6.99%) Smartphone
5 14 (5.15%) Mobile App
6 13 (4.78%) Blackberry
7 12 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (3.68%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.94%) Driving Licence
9 8 (2.94%) Virtual Team
10 7 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (2.57%) PKI
11 5 (1.84%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.84%) Replication
11 5 (1.84%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.84%) User Experience
12 4 (1.47%) Fintech
13 3 (1.10%) BBC
13 3 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (1.10%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 135 (49.63%) Windows
2 71 (26.10%) Windows 7
3 61 (22.43%) Windows 10
4 29 (10.66%) Windows Server
5 28 (10.29%) Android
6 23 (8.46%) Mac OS X
7 20 (7.35%) Apple iOS
8 13 (4.78%) Linux
9 12 (4.41%) Windows 8
9 12 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (4.04%) Mac OS
11 9 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.74%) Unix
13 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (23.16%) ITIL
2 25 (9.19%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (6.99%) Service Management
5 18 (6.62%) Time Management
6 16 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 15 (5.51%) Mobile Device Management
8 14 (5.15%) ITIL V3
8 14 (5.15%) Migration
8 14 (5.15%) Project Management
9 12 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (4.04%) Network Management
11 10 (3.68%) Asset Management
11 10 (3.68%) Incident Management
12 9 (3.31%) Load Balancing
13 8 (2.94%) B2B
13 8 (2.94%) Collaborative Working
13 8 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 7 (2.57%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (2.57%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.31%) C#
1 9 (3.31%) SQL
2 8 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.57%) C
3 7 (2.57%) Python
4 6 (2.21%) Java
5 5 (1.84%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.47%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.37%) RPG
Qualifications
1 34 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (12.13%) Security Cleared
3 32 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (9.19%) MCSA
5 21 (7.72%) SC Cleared
6 18 (6.62%) CCIE
6 18 (6.62%) CCNA
6 18 (6.62%) MCSE
7 15 (5.51%) CCNP
8 12 (4.41%) Degree
9 11 (4.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 10 (3.68%) A+ Certification
10 10 (3.68%) MOS
11 9 (3.31%) MCP
12 6 (2.21%) DV Cleared
13 4 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
14 3 (1.10%) CCDP
14 3 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.74%) JNCIA
15 2 (0.74%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.09%) SLA
2 2 (0.74%) GDPR
2 2 (0.74%) MiFID
3 1 (0.37%) COBIT
3 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.37%) HL7
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) PMO
3 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 83 (30.51%) Active Directory
2 31 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.41%) Virtual Desktop
4 8 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.47%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (1.10%) Docker
6 3 (1.10%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.74%) Firmware
7 2 (0.74%) vSphere
7 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (13.24%) SCCM
2 15 (5.51%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (4.04%) vCenter Server
4 9 (3.31%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (2.57%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (2.21%) AirWatch
6 6 (2.21%) Cisco UCCE
6 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (1.84%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.74%) WSUS
10 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 113 (41.54%) Microsoft
2 105 (38.60%) Cisco
3 44 (16.18%) Apple
4 35 (12.87%) Citrix
5 31 (11.40%) VMware
6 29 (10.66%) HP
6 29 (10.66%) Polycom
7 22 (8.09%) CheckPoint
8 17 (6.25%) Avaya
8 17 (6.25%) Wyse
9 15 (5.51%) Google
9 15 (5.51%) Juniper
10 14 (5.15%) Dell
10 14 (5.15%) Palo Alto
11 9 (3.31%) ServiceNow
12 8 (2.94%) Riverbed
12 8 (2.94%) Symantec
13 7 (2.57%) Canon
13 7 (2.57%) McAfee
13 7 (2.57%) Xerox