Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 546 604 621
Rank change year-on-year +58 +17 -9
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 303 310 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.03% 0.93% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 190 145
UK median daily rate £275 £335 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.91% -0.74% -3.57%
10th Percentile £138 £150 £108
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £375 £395
% change year-on-year -23.33% -5.06% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 30
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.71% +9.38% -34.69%
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.00 £11.23
90th Percentile £28.05 £25.38 £23.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £15.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +16.06% -1.56% -31.91%

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 29,424 33,489 31,534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.29% 32.50% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,943 21,530 20,436
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,056 1,042 997
UK median hourly rate £21.46 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.18% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £11.71 £12.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -0.30% +5.26% -5.00%

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 17 August 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 17 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Video Conferencing in the UK

Video Conferencing
Top 16 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 17 August 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 +54 285 £275 -15.38% 101
London +71 168 £250 -9.09% 59
UK excluding London +8 124 £288 -23.33% 49
South East +1 41 £350 -4.44% 15
North of England +37 31 £175 -47.57% 8
Midlands +48 23 £305 +35.56% 7
North West +25 19 £170 -49.63% 3
South West -25 14 £325 -20.25% 5
East Midlands +35 12 £275 +22.22%
West Midlands +27 11 £390 +43.78% 7
Scotland +39 7 £503 +258.93% 4
North East +21 6 £176 -36.18%
Yorkshire +12 6 £315 -30.00% 5
East of England +9 5 - - 7
Wales -9 2 £263 -34.38% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 132 (43.56%) Windows
2 130 (42.90%) Cisco
3 128 (42.24%) Microsoft
4 95 (31.35%) Office 365
5 84 (27.72%) Active Directory
6 77 (25.41%) Microsoft Office
7 75 (24.75%) Skype
8 71 (23.43%) LAN
8 71 (23.43%) Finance
9 68 (22.44%) Windows 10
10 63 (20.79%) ITIL
11 61 (20.13%) WAN
12 58 (19.14%) Skype for Business
13 56 (18.48%) Windows 7
14 47 (15.51%) Firewall
15 40 (13.20%) Android
15 40 (13.20%) iPhone
16 39 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
17 38 (12.54%) Cisco Certification
18 37 (12.21%) Windows Server
19 35 (11.55%) SCCM
20 34 (11.22%) VoIP
21 32 (10.56%) DHCP
21 32 (10.56%) Apple iOS
22 31 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
22 31 (10.23%) VMware
23 30 (9.90%) Wireless
24 29 (9.57%) VPN
24 29 (9.57%) DNS
24 29 (9.57%) SharePoint

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 58 (19.14%) Skype for Business
2 29 (9.57%) SharePoint
3 28 (9.24%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.65%) CMS
5 4 (1.32%) Confluence
6 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.33%) Drupal
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.33%) IIS
Applications
1 77 (25.41%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (5.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (2.97%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.65%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.99%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 3 (0.99%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.66%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 95 (31.35%) Office 365
2 39 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (4.62%) OneDrive
5 13 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (3.96%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (2.64%) G Suite
7 8 (2.64%) Slack
8 6 (1.98%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (1.98%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.99%) IaaS
9 3 (0.99%) PaaS
9 3 (0.99%) Power Platform
9 3 (0.99%) SaaS
10 2 (0.66%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.66%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.66%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.33%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 75 (24.75%) Skype
2 71 (23.43%) LAN
3 61 (20.13%) WAN
4 47 (15.51%) Firewall
5 34 (11.22%) VoIP
6 32 (10.56%) DHCP
7 30 (9.90%) Wireless
8 29 (9.57%) DNS
8 29 (9.57%) VPN
9 28 (9.24%) Unified Communications
10 25 (8.25%) MPLS
11 24 (7.92%) TCP/IP
12 23 (7.59%) Telepresence
12 23 (7.59%) Wi-Fi
13 22 (7.26%) Cisco IOS
14 20 (6.60%) H.323
14 20 (6.60%) Internet
14 20 (6.60%) WebEx
15 17 (5.61%) IP Telephony
16 16 (5.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.99%) Power BI
2 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2017
3 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.33%) Big Data
4 1 (0.33%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.33%) MS Access
4 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (2.97%) JIRA
2 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.66%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.66%) Maven
3 2 (0.66%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.33%) Hudson
General
1 71 (23.43%) Finance
2 23 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 20 (6.60%) Banking
4 12 (3.96%) Billing
5 6 (1.98%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.98%) Retail
6 5 (1.65%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.32%) French Language
7 4 (1.32%) Law
7 4 (1.32%) Legal
7 4 (1.32%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.66%) Local Government
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (19.47%) Analyst
2 45 (14.85%) Desktop Support
3 44 (14.52%) Support Engineer
4 40 (13.20%) Support Analyst
5 34 (11.22%) Network Engineer
6 29 (9.57%) IT Support
7 28 (9.24%) 2nd Line Support
8 27 (8.91%) Desktop Engineer
9 20 (6.60%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 16 (5.28%) Project Manager
11 15 (4.95%) Cisco Engineer
11 15 (4.95%) Desktop Analyst
12 14 (4.62%) Consultant
12 14 (4.62%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 13 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 12 (3.96%) 1st Line Support
14 12 (3.96%) Unified Communications Engineer
15 11 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 11 (3.63%) IT Analyst
16 10 (3.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.64%) AngularJS
2 7 (2.31%) WebRTC
3 6 (1.98%) XMPP
4 5 (1.65%) Web Services
5 4 (1.32%) .NET
5 4 (1.32%) LDAP
5 4 (1.32%) SOAP
6 3 (0.99%) 802.1X
6 3 (0.99%) Spring
7 2 (0.66%) Flash
7 2 (0.66%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.66%) Java EE
7 2 (0.66%) JAX-RS
7 2 (0.66%) JAX-WS
7 2 (0.66%) REST
7 2 (0.66%) WCF
7 2 (0.66%) XML
8 1 (0.33%) COM
8 1 (0.33%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.33%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.20%) iPhone
2 20 (6.60%) iPad
3 16 (5.28%) Handset
4 14 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 14 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (4.29%) Smartphone
6 12 (3.96%) Blackberry
7 11 (3.63%) User Experience
8 10 (3.30%) Driving Licence
9 8 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (2.31%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.98%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.98%) Mobile Computing
12 5 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (1.65%) Tandem
13 4 (1.32%) BBC
13 4 (1.32%) Fat Client
13 4 (1.32%) Thin Client
14 3 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 132 (43.56%) Windows
2 68 (22.44%) Windows 10
3 56 (18.48%) Windows 7
4 40 (13.20%) Android
5 37 (12.21%) Windows Server
6 32 (10.56%) Apple iOS
7 18 (5.94%) Linux
8 14 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (3.96%) Mac OS
11 11 (3.63%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.66%) Unix
13 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (20.79%) ITIL
2 23 (7.59%) Mobile Device Management
3 20 (6.60%) Migration
4 19 (6.27%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (6.27%) Project Management
5 17 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (4.62%) Incident Management
6 14 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 13 (4.29%) Time Management
8 12 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (3.63%) Load Balancing
10 9 (2.97%) Computer Science
10 9 (2.97%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (2.64%) Change Management
11 8 (2.64%) DNA
11 8 (2.64%) Information Security
11 8 (2.64%) Network Management
11 8 (2.64%) Service Management
11 8 (2.64%) TDD
11 8 (2.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.60%) PowerShell
2 10 (3.30%) C#
2 10 (3.30%) Python
3 9 (2.97%) C
3 9 (2.97%) JavaScript
3 9 (2.97%) SQL
4 7 (2.31%) TypeScript
5 4 (1.32%) Java
6 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.33%) RPG
Qualifications
1 38 (12.54%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (7.59%) CCNA
2 23 (7.59%) Security Cleared
3 22 (7.26%) Degree
4 21 (6.93%) CCIE
5 18 (5.94%) CCNP
6 16 (5.28%) SC Cleared
7 15 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (3.63%) MCSA
9 8 (2.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (2.31%) MCSE
11 6 (1.98%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.65%) CCDP
13 4 (1.32%) A+ Certification
13 4 (1.32%) MCP
13 4 (1.32%) MOS
14 3 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 2 (0.66%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.64%) SLA
2 6 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.65%) GDPR
4 4 (1.32%) PMO
5 3 (0.99%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.66%) MiFID
7 1 (0.33%) COBIT
7 1 (0.33%) HL7
System Software
1 84 (27.72%) Active Directory
2 31 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.30%) Virtual Desktop
4 8 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.98%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.98%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.65%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (1.32%) vSphere
7 4 (1.32%) XenApp
8 3 (0.99%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.66%) Firmware
10 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 35 (11.55%) SCCM
2 18 (5.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (4.62%) AirWatch
4 8 (2.64%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (2.64%) Jamf Pro
5 7 (2.31%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (1.98%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.32%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (0.99%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.99%) Terraform
10 2 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.66%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.33%) Cisco CME
11 1 (0.33%) Cisco LMS
11 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 130 (42.90%) Cisco
2 128 (42.24%) Microsoft
3 31 (10.23%) VMware
4 29 (9.57%) Citrix
5 28 (9.24%) Apple
6 26 (8.58%) Polycom
7 23 (7.59%) Avaya
8 22 (7.26%) HP
9 21 (6.93%) Google
10 17 (5.61%) Juniper
11 16 (5.28%) Red Box
12 15 (4.95%) CheckPoint
13 14 (4.62%) BT
13 14 (4.62%) Dell
14 13 (4.29%) Intel
14 13 (4.29%) Mitel
15 11 (3.63%) Palo Alto
15 11 (3.63%) ServiceNow
16 10 (3.30%) Aastra
17 8 (2.64%) SolarWinds