Period
to 25 June 2018

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 25 June 2018 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 618 588 604
Rank change year-on-year -30 +16 -27
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 267 247 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 0.79% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 142 164
UK median daily rate £335 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £141 £108 £140
90th Percentile £544 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £300 £338
% change year-on-year +29.06% -11.04% +3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 12
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.89% +80.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.13 £16.02
90th Percentile £20.18 £24.25 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -1.56% -1.23% +32.24%

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 33,916 31,323 35,943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.75% 34.19% 33.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,142 20,308 23,544
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £250
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +1.88% +5.26% +3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,052 1,093 1,194
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -2.38% +13.51%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £49.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +16.22% -11.90% +20.00%

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 25 June 2018.

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
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 25 June 2018. 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 -29 240 £310 +1.56% 71
London -20 135 £272 +20.85% 37
UK excluding London -42 126 £388 +29.06% 42
South East +5 53 £338 -17.68% 18
South West +8 18 £338 +12.50% 1
East of England -1 16 £700 +300.00%
Wales - 16 £400 - 3
North of England -39 13 £500 +42.86% 8
Yorkshire -17 7 £538 +43.33% 2
Scotland -45 5 £376 +258.33% 5
North West -31 4 £338 +49.14% 4
West Midlands -36 4 £271 +8.50% 5
Midlands -44 4 £271 -25.17% 7
North East -1 2 £563 - 2
Northern Ireland +17 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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.

1 109 (40.82%) Windows
2 100 (37.45%) Microsoft
3 95 (35.58%) Cisco
4 79 (29.59%) Finance
5 74 (27.72%) Active Directory
6 64 (23.97%) Polycom
6 64 (23.97%) Office 365
7 62 (23.22%) Microsoft Office
8 61 (22.85%) ITIL
8 61 (22.85%) Windows 7
9 55 (20.60%) Windows 10
10 53 (19.85%) Skype
11 47 (17.60%) Problem-Solving
12 46 (17.23%) Skype for Business
13 45 (16.85%) VoIP
14 42 (15.73%) LAN
15 41 (15.36%) WAN
16 38 (14.23%) Firewall
17 37 (13.86%) SCCM
18 35 (13.11%) MS Exchange
18 35 (13.11%) Telepresence
19 34 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
19 34 (12.73%) Citrix
19 34 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
20 33 (12.36%) Unified Communications
20 33 (12.36%) Security Cleared
21 32 (11.99%) Telecoms
22 31 (11.61%) Microsoft Certification
23 29 (10.86%) Apple
23 29 (10.86%) IP Telephony

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 46 (17.23%) Skype for Business
2 35 (13.11%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.37%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.50%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.12%) CMS
6 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 62 (23.22%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.12%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 2 (0.75%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 64 (23.97%) Office 365
2 12 (4.49%) SaaS
3 11 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.37%) G Suite
5 8 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (3.00%) Trello
6 6 (2.25%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.12%) IaaS
7 3 (1.12%) PaaS
7 3 (1.12%) Yammer
8 1 (0.37%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.37%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 53 (19.85%) Skype
2 45 (16.85%) VoIP
3 42 (15.73%) LAN
4 41 (15.36%) WAN
5 38 (14.23%) Firewall
6 35 (13.11%) Telepresence
7 33 (12.36%) Unified Communications
8 29 (10.86%) IP Telephony
9 25 (9.36%) TCP/IP
10 24 (8.99%) VPN
11 21 (7.87%) DNS
12 20 (7.49%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (6.74%) Internet
13 18 (6.74%) Wireless
14 16 (5.99%) MPLS
15 14 (5.24%) BGP
15 14 (5.24%) Network Security
16 12 (4.49%) H.323
17 11 (4.12%) DHCP
17 11 (4.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.50%) MySQL
3 2 (0.75%) Big Data
3 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (3.00%) JIRA
2 5 (1.87%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 79 (29.59%) Finance
2 32 (11.99%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.87%) Retail
4 7 (2.62%) Marketing
5 6 (2.25%) Back Office
5 6 (2.25%) Legal
5 6 (2.25%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.87%) Publishing
7 4 (1.50%) Dutch Language
7 4 (1.50%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.12%) Banking
8 3 (1.12%) French Language
8 3 (1.12%) Law
8 3 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.75%) Advertising
9 2 (0.75%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.75%) Electronics
10 1 (0.37%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) German Language
10 1 (0.37%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 54 (20.22%) Analyst
2 52 (19.48%) Desktop Support
3 42 (15.73%) Support Engineer
4 26 (9.74%) Desktop Analyst
5 23 (8.61%) Support Analyst
6 21 (7.87%) Desktop Engineer
7 20 (7.49%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 20 (7.49%) Project Manager
8 18 (6.74%) Architect
9 17 (6.37%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 17 (6.37%) Unified Communications Engineer
10 15 (5.62%) IT Support
10 15 (5.62%) Service Analyst
11 13 (4.87%) 2nd Line Support
12 12 (4.49%) Network Engineer
13 11 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support
13 11 (4.12%) Consultant
13 11 (4.12%) IP Engineer
14 10 (3.75%) IP Telephony Engineer
14 10 (3.75%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.62%) XMPP
2 6 (2.25%) LDAP
2 6 (2.25%) Web Services
3 1 (0.37%) .NET
3 1 (0.37%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.37%) HTML
3 1 (0.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (9.36%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (6.74%) Smartphone
4 16 (5.99%) Video\Live Streaming
5 15 (5.62%) Data Centre
5 15 (5.62%) iPhone
6 13 (4.87%) Computer Science
7 12 (4.49%) Blackberry
7 12 (4.49%) iPad
8 11 (4.12%) Management Information System
9 10 (3.75%) Mobile App
10 8 (3.00%) User Experience
11 6 (2.25%) PDA
12 5 (1.87%) IVR
12 5 (1.87%) Social Media
12 5 (1.87%) Virtual Team
13 3 (1.12%) NHS
14 2 (0.75%) Handset
14 2 (0.75%) Mobile Computing
14 2 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 109 (40.82%) Windows
2 61 (22.85%) Windows 7
3 55 (20.60%) Windows 10
4 20 (7.49%) Android
4 20 (7.49%) Apple iOS
4 20 (7.49%) Mac OS X
5 19 (7.12%) Windows Server
6 15 (5.62%) Windows 8
7 14 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (5.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.62%) Linux
8 7 (2.62%) Mac OS
8 7 (2.62%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.25%) Unix
10 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (22.85%) ITIL
2 47 (17.60%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (8.99%) Project Management
4 22 (8.24%) Incident Management
5 21 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (7.87%) Change Management
6 19 (7.12%) Migration
7 18 (6.74%) Service Delivery
7 18 (6.74%) Supplier Management
8 14 (5.24%) Time Management
9 13 (4.87%) Investment Management
10 12 (4.49%) ITIL V3
10 12 (4.49%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (4.49%) Service Management
11 11 (4.12%) Network Virtualisation
11 11 (4.12%) PRINCE2
12 10 (3.75%) BCP
12 10 (3.75%) Customer Requirements
12 10 (3.75%) DNA
12 10 (3.75%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.49%) SQL
2 10 (3.75%) C
3 8 (3.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.75%) Perl
4 2 (0.75%) Python
4 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (12.36%) Security Cleared
3 31 (11.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (10.11%) Degree
4 27 (10.11%) SC Cleared
5 25 (9.36%) CCNA
6 22 (8.24%) CCNP
7 17 (6.37%) MCSE
8 11 (4.12%) DV Cleared
9 10 (3.75%) A+ Certification
9 10 (3.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (3.75%) MCDST
10 9 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (3.37%) MCSA
10 9 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (1.87%) CCENT
11 5 (1.87%) CCIE
11 5 (1.87%) MOS
12 4 (1.50%) CCDP
12 4 (1.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.11%) SLA
2 4 (1.50%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.50%) PMO
3 3 (1.12%) GDPR
4 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 74 (27.72%) Active Directory
2 28 (10.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.12%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (2.62%) XenApp
4 7 (2.62%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.12%) Samba
6 2 (0.75%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (13.86%) SCCM
2 24 (8.99%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (5.24%) AirWatch
4 6 (2.25%) SCOM
5 5 (1.87%) Nagios
6 4 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.50%) OVSD
7 3 (1.12%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.75%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.75%) SCSM
8 2 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.37%) Cisco CME
9 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.37%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.37%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 100 (37.45%) Microsoft
2 95 (35.58%) Cisco
3 64 (23.97%) Polycom
4 34 (12.73%) Citrix
5 29 (10.86%) Apple
6 28 (10.49%) VMware
7 20 (7.49%) HP
8 16 (5.99%) Juniper
9 14 (5.24%) Avaya
9 14 (5.24%) Meraki
9 14 (5.24%) Tandberg
10 13 (4.87%) ServiceNow
11 12 (4.49%) Mitel
11 12 (4.49%) Wyse
12 11 (4.12%) BT
12 11 (4.12%) Red Box
13 10 (3.75%) Aastra
13 10 (3.75%) Bloomberg
13 10 (3.75%) Ericsson
13 10 (3.75%) Palo Alto