Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 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
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 613 619 541
Rank change year-on-year +6 -78 +46
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 266 278 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 0.79% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 167 190
UK median daily rate £300 £350 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +2.56% +32.40%
10th Percentile £110 £145 £146
90th Percentile £538 £588 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £330
% change year-on-year +18.52% +2.27% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 12 47
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.51% +5.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.23 £14.23 £9.95
90th Percentile £37.04 £25.00 £39.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -18.92% +2.78% +22.95%

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 33350 35068 36989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.57% 33.27% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22052 23002 23407
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 993 1186 1456
UK median hourly rate £20.94 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.68% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.32 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.21 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% +13.89% -0.17%

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 22 October 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 6 months to 22 October 2017.

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 22 October 2017. 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 -2 244 £300 -14.29% 25
London -24 131 £269 -36.76% 14
UK excluding London +56 130 £400 +18.52% 11
South East +6 34 £319 -3.77% 5
South West +14 29 £288 -14.64% 1
East of England -22 22 £450 +87.50% 1
Midlands +49 16 £418 +30.98% 1
Scotland +25 16 £400 -
North of England +91 14 £425 +21.43% 3
West Midlands +38 11 £400 +25.49%
North West +37 8 £103 -70.69% 2
North East +76 5 £625 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £525 - 1
Yorkshire +29 1 £500 -5.66%
Wales +7 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 131 (49.25%) Windows
2 109 (40.98%) Microsoft
3 84 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 79 (29.70%) Cisco
5 75 (28.20%) Windows 7
6 69 (25.94%) Microsoft Office
6 69 (25.94%) Finance
7 56 (21.05%) ITIL
7 56 (21.05%) Office 365
8 55 (20.68%) Windows 10
9 41 (15.41%) Telecoms
9 41 (15.41%) Skype for Business
10 39 (14.66%) Citrix
11 38 (14.29%) Skype
12 37 (13.91%) LAN
13 36 (13.53%) WAN
13 36 (13.53%) TCP/IP
14 35 (13.16%) VMware
14 35 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
15 34 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification
16 33 (12.41%) SCCM
17 32 (12.03%) VPN
17 32 (12.03%) Windows Server
18 31 (11.65%) DNS
18 31 (11.65%) Apple
18 31 (11.65%) Firewall
18 31 (11.65%) Unified Communications
19 28 (10.53%) Degree
19 28 (10.53%) MS Exchange
20 27 (10.15%) DHCP

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 41 (15.41%) Skype for Business
2 28 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 14 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (4.51%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.26%) Apache
5 6 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.88%) IIS
6 5 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.88%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.38%) Confluence
9 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 69 (25.94%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.01%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (3.01%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.38%) HipChat
5 1 (0.38%) Shockwave
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.88%) Eikon
2 3 (1.13%) Maximo
2 3 (1.13%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 56 (21.05%) Office 365
2 18 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.38%) SaaS
5 6 (2.26%) IaaS
6 5 (1.88%) PaaS
7 3 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.75%) Yammer
9 1 (0.38%) G Suite
9 1 (0.38%) npm
9 1 (0.38%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 38 (14.29%) Skype
2 37 (13.91%) LAN
3 36 (13.53%) TCP/IP
3 36 (13.53%) WAN
4 32 (12.03%) VPN
5 31 (11.65%) DNS
5 31 (11.65%) Firewall
5 31 (11.65%) Unified Communications
6 27 (10.15%) DHCP
7 26 (9.77%) Wireless
8 24 (9.02%) Internet
9 22 (8.27%) VoIP
10 18 (6.77%) ISDN
11 16 (6.02%) IP Telephony
12 15 (5.64%) VLAN
13 12 (4.51%) PBX
13 12 (4.51%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (3.76%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (3.01%) SAN
15 8 (3.01%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.13%) Redis
4 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.38%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.38%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.38%) MS Access
5 1 (0.38%) MySQL
5 1 (0.38%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.38%) Capybara
2 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.38%) Selenium
General
1 69 (25.94%) Finance
2 41 (15.41%) Telecoms
3 25 (9.40%) Banking
4 12 (4.51%) Law
4 12 (4.51%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.01%) Electronics
5 8 (3.01%) Legal
5 8 (3.01%) Marketing
6 7 (2.63%) French Language
7 5 (1.88%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.13%) Back Office
8 3 (1.13%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.75%) Games
9 2 (0.75%) Publishing
9 2 (0.75%) Retail
10 1 (0.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 56 (21.05%) Analyst
2 49 (18.42%) Desktop Support
3 47 (17.67%) Support Engineer
4 34 (12.78%) Support Analyst
5 30 (11.28%) IT Support
6 23 (8.65%) Desktop Engineer
7 21 (7.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 19 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 19 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
9 18 (6.77%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 16 (6.02%) Architect
10 16 (6.02%) Project Manager
10 16 (6.02%) Technical Support
11 14 (5.26%) Junior
12 12 (4.51%) Network Engineer
12 12 (4.51%) Unified Communications Engineer
13 11 (4.14%) 1st Line Support
13 11 (4.14%) Help Desk Support
13 11 (4.14%) Support Specialist
14 10 (3.76%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.76%) XMPP
2 7 (2.63%) Middleware
3 6 (2.26%) XML
4 3 (1.13%) .NET
4 3 (1.13%) .NET Core
4 3 (1.13%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.13%) Entity Framework
4 3 (1.13%) JSON
4 3 (1.13%) NHibernate
4 3 (1.13%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (1.13%) SignalR
4 3 (1.13%) SOAP
4 3 (1.13%) Web Services
5 2 (0.75%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.38%) JPA
6 1 (0.38%) jQuery
6 1 (0.38%) Node.js
6 1 (0.38%) Polymer
6 1 (0.38%) React
6 1 (0.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.27%) Blackberry
3 20 (7.52%) Smartphone
4 14 (5.26%) Virtual Team
5 12 (4.51%) iPhone
6 11 (4.14%) Data Centre
7 8 (3.01%) Digital Signage
8 7 (2.63%) PDA
9 6 (2.26%) IVR
9 6 (2.26%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.88%) IPTV
10 5 (1.88%) Replication
10 5 (1.88%) Video Editing
11 4 (1.50%) Clustering
11 4 (1.50%) Device Driver
11 4 (1.50%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.50%) iPad
11 4 (1.50%) Social Media
12 3 (1.13%) CCTV
12 3 (1.13%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 131 (49.25%) Windows
2 75 (28.20%) Windows 7
3 55 (20.68%) Windows 10
4 32 (12.03%) Windows Server
5 25 (9.40%) Windows 8
6 22 (8.27%) Linux
7 20 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (6.39%) Apple iOS
9 16 (6.02%) Android
10 14 (5.26%) Mac OS X
11 13 (4.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (4.51%) Mac OS
13 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (2.26%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (1.13%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.75%) BlackBerry OS
16 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (21.05%) ITIL
2 18 (6.77%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (6.39%) Service Delivery
4 16 (6.02%) Asset Management
5 15 (5.64%) Incident Management
6 14 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
7 12 (4.51%) Change Management
7 12 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (4.14%) PRINCE2
9 10 (3.76%) ITSM
9 10 (3.76%) Migration
9 10 (3.76%) Network Virtualisation
9 10 (3.76%) Programme Management
9 10 (3.76%) Service Design
10 9 (3.38%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (3.38%) ITIL V3
10 9 (3.38%) Project Management
10 9 (3.38%) SDLC
11 8 (3.01%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (3.01%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.38%) SQL
2 4 (1.50%) C#
3 3 (1.13%) C
3 3 (1.13%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.38%) ES6
5 1 (0.38%) Java
5 1 (0.38%) Python
5 1 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (10.53%) Degree
3 27 (10.15%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (10.15%) Security Cleared
4 24 (9.02%) MCSE
5 18 (6.77%) CCNA
6 15 (5.64%) SC Cleared
7 13 (4.89%) DV Cleared
8 11 (4.14%) MCDST
8 11 (4.14%) MCP
9 9 (3.38%) CCIE
9 9 (3.38%) MCSA
10 7 (2.63%) CCNP
11 6 (2.26%) CCENT
11 6 (2.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (1.88%) A+ Certification
12 5 (1.88%) EMC Certification
13 3 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
14 2 (0.75%) CWNA
14 2 (0.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.40%) SLA
2 6 (2.26%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) COBIT
3 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 84 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 35 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.38%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.26%) XenApp
5 6 (2.26%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.13%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.13%) vSphere
7 2 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (12.41%) SCCM
2 14 (5.26%) AirWatch
3 8 (3.01%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (2.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (1.88%) SCOM
6 4 (1.50%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (1.50%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.50%) SCSM
7 3 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.75%) Nagios
8 2 (0.75%) OVSD
8 2 (0.75%) WSUS
9 1 (0.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 109 (40.98%) Microsoft
2 79 (29.70%) Cisco
3 39 (14.66%) Citrix
4 35 (13.16%) VMware
5 31 (11.65%) Apple
6 26 (9.77%) Polycom
7 18 (6.77%) Avaya
7 18 (6.77%) HP
8 15 (5.64%) Bloomberg
9 12 (4.51%) CheckPoint
9 12 (4.51%) Symantec
10 11 (4.14%) Palo Alto
11 10 (3.76%) MobileIron
11 10 (3.76%) Reuters
12 9 (3.38%) Oracle
12 9 (3.38%) SAP
13 8 (3.01%) Juniper
14 7 (2.63%) Wyse
15 6 (2.26%) Etrali
15 6 (2.26%) McAfee