Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 614 642 609
Rank change year-on-year +28 -33 -55
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 297 265 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 0.76% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 160 161
UK median daily rate £275 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.45% -17.77% +7.69%
10th Percentile £132 £119 £138
90th Percentile £478 £538 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -6.90% +3.57% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 19 24
UK median hourly rate £17.44 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.22% +2.70% -11.90%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.31 £15.33
90th Percentile £25.50 £39.42 £26.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.02 £13.58 £18.50
% change year-on-year +10.64% -26.62% +2.78%

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 34,727 34,729 33,599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.12% 33.62% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,902 23,108 21,893
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,043 1,008 1,185
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £20.97 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +4.84% +5.10%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.05 £47.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.38 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.13% - +7.99%

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 18 December 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Video Conferencing over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 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 +40 277 £278 -3.48% 77
UK excluding London +2 154 £338 -6.90% 43
London +23 135 £250 +1.01% 35
South East +28 68 £375 +17.65% 19
North of England +4 30 £330 -47.20% 9
South West -29 20 £340 -24.44% 5
East of England -13 14 £319 -29.17% 5
Yorkshire +3 13 £500 - 2
North East -1 11 £268 -57.20% 1
Midlands -8 11 £200 -50.00% 4
Scotland -20 9 £200 -45.76% 1
West Midlands -28 9 £200 -50.00% 3
North West -7 6 £334 +190.22% 6
Wales -25 4 £375 -
East Midlands +15 2 £225 +4.65% 1

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 131 (44.11%) Windows
2 120 (40.40%) Microsoft
3 117 (39.39%) Cisco
4 89 (29.97%) Office 365
5 84 (28.28%) Windows 7
6 82 (27.61%) ITIL
7 81 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
8 75 (25.25%) Finance
9 73 (24.58%) Active Directory
10 69 (23.23%) Windows 10
11 57 (19.19%) Apple
12 54 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 54 (18.18%) Skype
13 53 (17.85%) Skype for Business
14 50 (16.84%) WAN
15 48 (16.16%) LAN
16 46 (15.49%) Polycom
17 38 (12.79%) Cisco IOS
18 37 (12.46%) Citrix
19 35 (11.78%) VoIP
20 34 (11.45%) DNS
21 32 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
21 32 (10.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
21 32 (10.77%) MCSA
21 32 (10.77%) VMware
22 31 (10.44%) Cisco Certification
23 29 (9.76%) Service Management
23 29 (9.76%) Degree
24 28 (9.43%) Firewall
24 28 (9.43%) Internet

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 53 (17.85%) Skype for Business
2 25 (8.42%) SharePoint
3 20 (6.73%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.68%) CMS
5 4 (1.35%) Confluence
6 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 81 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (5.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (5.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.67%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.34%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 89 (29.97%) Office 365
2 9 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.02%) G Suite
3 6 (2.02%) Trello
4 5 (1.68%) OneDrive
5 4 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.35%) SaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.34%) Slack
6 1 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 54 (18.18%) Skype
2 50 (16.84%) WAN
3 48 (16.16%) LAN
4 38 (12.79%) Cisco IOS
5 35 (11.78%) VoIP
6 34 (11.45%) DNS
7 28 (9.43%) DHCP
7 28 (9.43%) Firewall
7 28 (9.43%) Internet
7 28 (9.43%) TCP/IP
8 26 (8.75%) Unified Communications
9 24 (8.08%) Telepresence
10 21 (7.07%) IP Telephony
10 21 (7.07%) WebEx
11 19 (6.40%) H.323
12 14 (4.71%) Intranet
12 14 (4.71%) Wireless
13 13 (4.38%) MPLS
13 13 (4.38%) VPN
14 11 (3.70%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.01%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (3.37%) JIRA
2 2 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.34%) Hudson
General
1 75 (25.25%) Finance
2 17 (5.72%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.71%) Banking
4 10 (3.37%) Spanish Language
5 6 (2.02%) Billing
5 6 (2.02%) Multimedia
6 5 (1.68%) Legal
7 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.01%) Marketing
7 3 (1.01%) Publishing
8 2 (0.67%) Law
9 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Games
9 1 (0.34%) German Language
9 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Retail
9 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (19.87%) Analyst
2 54 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 35 (11.78%) Desktop Support
4 34 (11.45%) IT Support
5 29 (9.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 29 (9.76%) Support Analyst
6 25 (8.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 24 (8.08%) Service Analyst
8 20 (6.73%) 2nd Line Support
8 20 (6.73%) Service Desk Analyst
9 18 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
10 17 (5.72%) Network Engineer
11 16 (5.39%) IT Engineer
11 16 (5.39%) Project Manager
12 14 (4.71%) IT Analyst
12 14 (4.71%) IT Support Engineer
13 13 (4.38%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
13 13 (4.38%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
13 13 (4.38%) Unified Communications Engineer
14 12 (4.04%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.35%) XMPP
2 3 (1.01%) AngularJS
2 3 (1.01%) Flask
2 3 (1.01%) LDAP
3 1 (0.34%) .NET
3 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.34%) scikit-learn
3 1 (0.34%) TensorFlow
3 1 (0.34%) Velocity
3 1 (0.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 24 (8.08%) iPhone
3 14 (4.71%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.04%) User Experience
5 11 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.37%) Blackberry
7 9 (3.03%) iPad
7 9 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (3.03%) Smartphone
8 8 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.36%) Virtual Team
10 6 (2.02%) BBC
10 6 (2.02%) Video\Live Streaming
11 5 (1.68%) IVR
11 5 (1.68%) Replication
11 5 (1.68%) Social Media
12 4 (1.35%) IPTV
12 4 (1.35%) NHS
12 4 (1.35%) PKI
13 3 (1.01%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 131 (44.11%) Windows
2 84 (28.28%) Windows 7
3 69 (23.23%) Windows 10
4 26 (8.75%) Mac OS X
4 26 (8.75%) Windows Server
5 15 (5.05%) Windows 8
5 15 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (3.37%) Android
7 10 (3.37%) Linux
8 5 (1.68%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.68%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.01%) Unix
10 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (27.61%) ITIL
2 29 (9.76%) Service Management
3 26 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (8.42%) Project Management
5 22 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 20 (6.73%) Asset Management
7 18 (6.06%) ITIL V3
8 15 (5.05%) Decision-Making
8 15 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (4.71%) Problem Management
9 14 (4.71%) Time Management
10 13 (4.38%) ITSM
10 13 (4.38%) Migration
11 12 (4.04%) PRINCE2
12 11 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (3.37%) Computer Science
13 10 (3.37%) Process Improvement
14 9 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (3.03%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.69%) SQL
2 5 (1.68%) C
3 3 (1.01%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.01%) Python
4 1 (0.34%) C#
4 1 (0.34%) Java
Qualifications
1 54 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (10.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 32 (10.77%) MCSA
3 31 (10.44%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (9.76%) Degree
5 24 (8.08%) MCSE
6 22 (7.41%) CCNA
7 21 (7.07%) Security Cleared
8 19 (6.40%) CCNP
9 15 (5.05%) SC Cleared
10 11 (3.70%) MOS
11 10 (3.37%) CCIE
11 10 (3.37%) CCNP Voice
12 8 (2.69%) A+ Certification
13 7 (2.36%) MCP
14 6 (2.02%) CCDP
15 5 (1.68%) MCITP
15 5 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
16 4 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.39%) SLA
2 6 (2.02%) PMO
3 3 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.34%) COBIT
5 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 73 (24.58%) Active Directory
2 32 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.72%) Virtual Desktop
4 10 (3.37%) BitLocker
4 10 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.68%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.01%) Docker
7 2 (0.67%) Xen
7 2 (0.67%) XenApp
7 2 (0.67%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (8.75%) SCCM
2 23 (7.74%) vCenter Server
3 17 (5.72%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (3.37%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.35%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.01%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.01%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.01%) SCOM
8 2 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.34%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.34%) MaaS360
9 1 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 120 (40.40%) Microsoft
2 117 (39.39%) Cisco
3 57 (19.19%) Apple
4 46 (15.49%) Polycom
5 37 (12.46%) Citrix
6 32 (10.77%) VMware
7 23 (7.74%) Wyse
8 22 (7.41%) Avaya
9 21 (7.07%) HP
10 14 (4.71%) CheckPoint
11 10 (3.37%) McAfee
11 10 (3.37%) Riverbed
12 8 (2.69%) Canon
12 8 (2.69%) Juniper
13 7 (2.36%) F5
13 7 (2.36%) ServiceNow
13 7 (2.36%) Virgin Media
13 7 (2.36%) Xerox
14 6 (2.02%) Rackspace
14 6 (2.02%) Red Box