Period
to 21 November 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 November 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 533 608 631
Rank change year-on-year +75 +23 -10
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 281 303 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 0.90% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 193 161
UK median daily rate £239 £288 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.96% -0.86% -17.14%
10th Percentile £121 £131 £116
90th Percentile £488 £520 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £340 £350
% change year-on-year -33.82% -2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 27
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £18.10 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.26% +13.13% -13.51%
10th Percentile £13.98 £11.34 £11.15
90th Percentile £58.89 £25.50 £37.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £14.50 £13.58
% change year-on-year +41.38% +6.81% -26.62%

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 25,958 33,696 34,120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.20% 32.38% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,446 22,010 22,447
UK median daily rate £465 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £260 £275 £263
90th Percentile £669 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,040 1,052 1,033
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.88 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £19.36
% change year-on-year +17.55% -1.86% -3.20%

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 November 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 November 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 November 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 +82 266 £240 -16.52% 119
London +110 162 £240 -4.00% 62
UK excluding London +29 112 £225 -33.82% 59
North of England +45 38 £176 -47.85% 14
South East +9 32 £225 -40.00% 17
North West +35 21 £148 -55.81% 6
South West -5 19 £300 -11.76% 5
Yorkshire +35 13 £364 -27.25% 7
Midlands +49 11 £256 +28.13% 8
Scotland +27 8 £195 +8.47% 2
East Midlands +31 6 £256 +13.89% 5
West Midlands +38 5 - - 3
North East +16 4 £160 -40.19% 1
Wales +24 3 £263 -34.38%
East of England +19 2 £400 +25.49% 13

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 124 (44.13%) Cisco
2 123 (43.77%) Windows
3 119 (42.35%) Office 365
4 116 (41.28%) Microsoft
5 94 (33.45%) Active Directory
6 80 (28.47%) Windows 10
7 69 (24.56%) Microsoft Office
8 68 (24.20%) LAN
9 65 (23.13%) WAN
9 65 (23.13%) Skype
10 64 (22.78%) ITIL
11 53 (18.86%) Finance
12 49 (17.44%) Skype for Business
12 49 (17.44%) Windows 7
13 43 (15.30%) Firewall
13 43 (15.30%) Windows Server
14 40 (14.23%) VoIP
14 40 (14.23%) SCCM
15 36 (12.81%) VPN
15 36 (12.81%) MS Exchange
15 36 (12.81%) Telecoms
15 36 (12.81%) iPhone
16 32 (11.39%) SharePoint
17 31 (11.03%) VMware
17 31 (11.03%) Android
17 31 (11.03%) VMware Infrastructure
18 29 (10.32%) Polycom
18 29 (10.32%) Microsoft Excel
18 29 (10.32%) DHCP
19 28 (9.96%) Security Cleared

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 49 (17.44%) Skype for Business
2 36 (12.81%) MS Exchange
3 32 (11.39%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.42%) IIS
5 3 (1.07%) Confluence
6 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.36%) CMS
6 1 (0.36%) Drupal
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 69 (24.56%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (10.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (4.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.85%) Photoshop
5 7 (2.49%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.78%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 3 (1.07%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.36%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 5 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 119 (42.35%) Office 365
2 28 (9.96%) Azure
3 22 (7.83%) OneDrive
4 16 (5.69%) Mimecast
5 10 (3.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (3.20%) IaaS
7 8 (2.85%) PaaS
8 7 (2.49%) AWS
8 7 (2.49%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (1.78%) Power Platform
9 5 (1.78%) SaaS
10 4 (1.42%) G Suite
10 4 (1.42%) PowerApps
11 3 (1.07%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 3 (1.07%) Google Docs
12 2 (0.71%) GCP
13 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.36%) Dropbox
13 1 (0.36%) Google Drive
13 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 68 (24.20%) LAN
2 65 (23.13%) Skype
2 65 (23.13%) WAN
3 43 (15.30%) Firewall
4 40 (14.23%) VoIP
5 36 (12.81%) VPN
6 29 (10.32%) DHCP
7 27 (9.61%) Wireless
8 26 (9.25%) Wi-Fi
9 24 (8.54%) Cisco IOS
9 24 (8.54%) MPLS
9 24 (8.54%) TCP/IP
10 21 (7.47%) DNS
11 19 (6.76%) Internet
12 15 (5.34%) WebEx
13 14 (4.98%) ADSL
13 14 (4.98%) PABX
13 14 (4.98%) Telepresence
13 14 (4.98%) Unified Communications
14 13 (4.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.78%) Power BI
2 5 (1.78%) SQL Server 2017
3 4 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.36%) Big Data
5 1 (0.36%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.42%) JIRA
2 2 (0.71%) Hudson
2 2 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
General
1 53 (18.86%) Finance
2 36 (12.81%) Telecoms
3 18 (6.41%) Billing
4 12 (4.27%) Banking
5 11 (3.91%) Retail
6 10 (3.56%) Public Sector
7 5 (1.78%) French Language
7 5 (1.78%) Mandarin Language
7 5 (1.78%) Private Banking
8 4 (1.42%) Back Office
9 3 (1.07%) Advertising
9 3 (1.07%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.07%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.71%) Legal
10 2 (0.71%) Publishing
11 1 (0.36%) Electronics
11 1 (0.36%) Front Office
11 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.36%) Marketing
11 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (19.93%) Analyst
2 39 (13.88%) Desktop Support
3 35 (12.46%) Support Engineer
4 29 (10.32%) Support Analyst
5 22 (7.83%) Network Engineer
6 20 (7.12%) IT Support
7 18 (6.41%) Project Manager
7 18 (6.41%) Service Analyst
8 15 (5.34%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (4.98%) Desktop Engineer
9 14 (4.98%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 13 (4.63%) Support Technician
10 13 (4.63%) Windows Engineer
11 12 (4.27%) 1st Line Support
11 12 (4.27%) Service Desk Analyst
12 11 (3.91%) Consultant
12 11 (3.91%) Desktop Support Technician
12 11 (3.91%) Desktop Technician
12 11 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (3.56%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.14%) LDAP
2 4 (1.42%) Web Services
2 4 (1.42%) XMPP
3 3 (1.07%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.71%) COM
4 2 (0.71%) SOAP
5 1 (0.36%) .NET
5 1 (0.36%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.36%) Flash
5 1 (0.36%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.81%) iPhone
2 19 (6.76%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (6.41%) iPad
4 17 (6.05%) Handset
4 17 (6.05%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.63%) Mobile Computing
6 12 (4.27%) User Experience
7 9 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.85%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.85%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.78%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.78%) Tandem
10 4 (1.42%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.42%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.07%) Digital Signage
11 3 (1.07%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.07%) PDA
11 3 (1.07%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 123 (43.77%) Windows
2 80 (28.47%) Windows 10
3 49 (17.44%) Windows 7
4 43 (15.30%) Windows Server
5 31 (11.03%) Android
6 17 (6.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (4.98%) Mac OS
8 12 (4.27%) Unix
9 9 (3.20%) Apple iOS
10 8 (2.85%) Linux
11 6 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.07%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.36%) CentOS
13 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (22.78%) ITIL
2 25 (8.90%) Mobile Device Management
3 20 (7.12%) Migration
4 19 (6.76%) Incident Management
4 19 (6.76%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (6.76%) Project Management
5 17 (6.05%) Service Management
6 16 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 12 (4.27%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (3.91%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (3.91%) Change Management
8 11 (3.91%) ITSM
9 10 (3.56%) Asset Management
9 10 (3.56%) PRINCE2
9 10 (3.56%) Problem Management
9 10 (3.56%) Service Delivery
10 9 (3.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (3.20%) DNA
10 9 (3.20%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.63%) PowerShell
2 10 (3.56%) C
3 9 (3.20%) SQL
4 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.36%) C#
5 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (9.96%) Security Cleared
2 26 (9.25%) SC Cleared
3 25 (8.90%) Degree
4 17 (6.05%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.56%) CCNA
5 10 (3.56%) Dell Certification
6 9 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (2.49%) CCNP
7 7 (2.49%) MCSA
8 6 (2.14%) MCP
8 6 (2.14%) MCSE
9 5 (1.78%) CCIE
9 5 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.07%) PMP
11 3 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.71%) CCDA
12 2 (0.71%) CISSP
12 2 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.20%) SLA
2 6 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.78%) GDPR
4 3 (1.07%) PMO
5 2 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 94 (33.45%) Active Directory
2 31 (11.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.78%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (1.42%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.71%) vSphere
6 1 (0.36%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.36%) Firmware
6 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.36%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.36%) XenApp
6 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 40 (14.23%) SCCM
2 14 (4.98%) AirWatch
2 14 (4.98%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (4.98%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (3.91%) Jamf Pro
3 11 (3.91%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (3.56%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (1.78%) FortiGate
5 5 (1.78%) Terraform
6 4 (1.42%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.71%) Cisco LMS
7 2 (0.71%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.71%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.71%) vMotion
8 1 (0.36%) Cisco CME
8 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.36%) SCOM
8 1 (0.36%) vRealize
8 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 124 (44.13%) Cisco
2 116 (41.28%) Microsoft
3 31 (11.03%) VMware
4 29 (10.32%) Polycom
5 26 (9.25%) Intel
6 22 (7.83%) Citrix
7 20 (7.12%) Apple
7 20 (7.12%) Mitel
8 19 (6.76%) Dell
8 19 (6.76%) HP
9 17 (6.05%) Juniper
10 16 (5.69%) Symantec
11 15 (5.34%) BT
12 14 (4.98%) Avaya
12 14 (4.98%) Red Box
13 13 (4.63%) Adobe
14 12 (4.27%) Aastra
15 10 (3.56%) ServiceNow
16 9 (3.20%) Meraki
16 9 (3.20%) Tandberg