Period
to 7 March 2021

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 7 March 2021 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
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 476 503 635
Rank change year-on-year +27 +132 +37
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 153 214 255
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 1.02% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 151 166
Median daily rate £370 £225 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.44% -18.18% +8.37%
10th Percentile £137 £110 £134
90th Percentile £575 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £158 £280
% change year-on-year +52.38% -43.75% -17.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 12 28
Median hourly rate £24.00 £20.75 £16.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.66% +24.34% -4.64%
10th Percentile £22.25 £19.35 £11.59
90th Percentile £51.00 £43.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year +17.07% +38.05% -10.00%

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 16,129 20,881 30,903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.53% 31.62% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,786 13,516 20,580
Median daily rate £475 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £258 £229 £275
90th Percentile £688 £675 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -1.18% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 661 919 981
Median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.44 £11.85
90th Percentile £58.00 £53.15 £48.75
Median hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +14.63% +5.13% -2.50%

Video Conferencing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Video Conferencing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Video Conferencing in the UK

Video Conferencing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Video Conferencing.

Daily rate trend for Video Conferencing in the UK

Video Conferencing
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Video Conferencing over the 6 months to 7 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Video Conferencing in the UK

Video Conferencing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Video Conferencing.

Hourly rate trend for Video Conferencing in the UK

Video Conferencing
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Video Conferencing over the 6 months to 7 March 2021.

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 7 March 2021. 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 +50 102 £307 +36.22% 47
Work from Home -177 58 £500 - 5
UK excluding London +92 56 £240 +52.38% 35
London +23 54 £410 +49.09% 10
South East +72 14 £320 +82.86% 15
North of England +65 13 £204 +36.00% 9
North West +44 8 £204 +70.00% 7
East of England +58 7 £313 +8.87% 4
Midlands +47 7 £325 +170.83% 3
Scotland +22 7 £118 -1.88% 2
Wales +22 6 £225 -
South West +66 5 £600 +400.00% 2
North East +34 4 £85 -34.75% 2
West Midlands +33 3 £275 - 1
East Midlands +26 3 £413 +243.75% 2
Yorkshire +35 1 £285 -22.71%

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, 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 57 (37.25%) Windows
2 48 (31.37%) Microsoft
3 47 (30.72%) Microsoft 365
4 39 (25.49%) Skype
4 39 (25.49%) Active Directory
5 38 (24.84%) Cisco
6 36 (23.53%) Windows 10
7 34 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 33 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (19.61%) Firewall
10 29 (18.95%) LAN
10 29 (18.95%) SC Cleared
11 28 (18.30%) Microsoft Office
12 27 (17.65%) WAN
12 27 (17.65%) Finance
12 27 (17.65%) Self-Motivation
13 25 (16.34%) SharePoint
14 19 (12.42%) Apple iOS
15 18 (11.76%) Skype for Business
15 18 (11.76%) Azure
15 18 (11.76%) Polycom
16 17 (11.11%) VoIP
16 17 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (11.11%) Decision-Making
17 16 (10.46%) Public Sector
17 16 (10.46%) Unified Communications
17 16 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
17 16 (10.46%) Wireless
18 15 (9.80%) Service Management
18 15 (9.80%) Linux

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 25 (16.34%) SharePoint
2 18 (11.76%) Skype for Business
3 12 (7.84%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.61%) CMS
6 2 (1.31%) Confluence
6 2 (1.31%) nginx
6 2 (1.31%) SAS
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (18.30%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (9.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.65%) ScreenFlow
5 1 (0.65%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 47 (30.72%) Microsoft 365
2 18 (11.76%) Azure
3 9 (5.88%) AWS
4 6 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (3.92%) IaaS
4 6 (3.92%) PaaS
5 5 (3.27%) SaaS
6 3 (1.96%) GCP
7 2 (1.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (1.31%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 2 (1.31%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.31%) Slack
7 2 (1.31%) Twilio
8 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.65%) G Suite
8 1 (0.65%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 39 (25.49%) Skype
2 30 (19.61%) Firewall
3 29 (18.95%) LAN
4 27 (17.65%) WAN
5 17 (11.11%) VoIP
6 16 (10.46%) Unified Communications
6 16 (10.46%) Wireless
7 14 (9.15%) DNS
8 12 (7.84%) Internet
9 10 (6.54%) VoLTE
10 8 (5.23%) H.323
10 8 (5.23%) TCP/IP
11 7 (4.58%) Ethernet
11 7 (4.58%) SAN
11 7 (4.58%) WebEx
11 7 (4.58%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (4.58%) WLAN
12 6 (3.92%) Cisco ISE
12 6 (3.92%) Cisco Wireless
12 6 (3.92%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.88%) Big Data
2 7 (4.58%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.31%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.31%) MySQL
4 2 (1.31%) Power BI
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.65%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.65%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.65%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.65%) GIS
5 1 (0.65%) Impala
5 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.65%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.27%) JIRA
2 2 (1.31%) VectorCAST
3 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.65%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.65%) GitLab
3 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.65%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (17.65%) Finance
2 16 (10.46%) Public Sector
3 11 (7.19%) Banking
4 5 (3.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.96%) Automotive
5 3 (1.96%) Electronics
5 3 (1.96%) Marketing
6 2 (1.31%) Back Office
6 2 (1.31%) Games
6 2 (1.31%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.31%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Local Government
7 1 (0.65%) Police
7 1 (0.65%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 18 (11.76%) Desktop Support
2 16 (10.46%) Developer
3 12 (7.84%) Network Engineer
4 10 (6.54%) Analyst
4 10 (6.54%) iOS Developer
4 10 (6.54%) Support Engineer
5 8 (5.23%) Architect
6 7 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (4.58%) IT Support
7 6 (3.92%) Deskside Support
7 6 (3.92%) IT Engineer
7 6 (3.92%) Support Technician
8 5 (3.27%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 5 (3.27%) Applications Developer
8 5 (3.27%) Consultant
8 5 (3.27%) Data Architect
8 5 (3.27%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.27%) Support Analyst
9 4 (2.61%) Desktop Technician
9 4 (2.61%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.54%) iOS SDK
2 5 (3.27%) WebRTC
3 3 (1.96%) XMPP
4 2 (1.31%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.31%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.31%) CSS
4 2 (1.31%) Google Maps API
4 2 (1.31%) HTML
4 2 (1.31%) SignalR
4 2 (1.31%) Vue.js
5 1 (0.65%) .NET
5 1 (0.65%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.65%) GeoJSON
5 1 (0.65%) Leaflet
5 1 (0.65%) Pandas
5 1 (0.65%) SAML
5 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.65%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (7.84%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.88%) Smartphone
5 8 (5.23%) User Experience
6 7 (4.58%) Tandem
7 5 (3.27%) PKI
8 4 (2.61%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.61%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.61%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.96%) CCTV
9 3 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.96%) NHS
9 3 (1.96%) Replication
10 2 (1.31%) CAN bus
10 2 (1.31%) Wiki
11 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.65%) iPhone
11 1 (0.65%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 57 (37.25%) Windows
2 36 (23.53%) Windows 10
3 19 (12.42%) Apple iOS
4 15 (9.80%) Linux
5 14 (9.15%) Mac OS
6 9 (5.88%) Windows Server
7 8 (5.23%) Windows 7
8 6 (3.92%) Android
9 5 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.61%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (2.61%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.65%) CentOS
11 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (11.11%) Decision-Making
2 17 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (9.80%) ITIL
4 15 (9.80%) Service Management
5 12 (7.84%) Service Delivery
6 10 (6.54%) Change Management
6 10 (6.54%) Collaborative Working
6 10 (6.54%) DevOps
6 10 (6.54%) ITSM
6 10 (6.54%) Migration
7 9 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (4.58%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (4.58%) Data Sharing
9 7 (4.58%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (4.58%) iOS Development
9 7 (4.58%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.80%) C
2 13 (8.50%) Python
3 11 (7.19%) Apple Swift
4 6 (3.92%) Java
4 6 (3.92%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.92%) SQL
5 5 (3.27%) ANSI C
5 5 (3.27%) C++
5 5 (3.27%) Objective-C
6 4 (2.61%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.31%) C#
7 2 (1.31%) Embedded C
7 2 (1.31%) Perl
7 2 (1.31%) R
7 2 (1.31%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 29 (18.95%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (5.23%) Degree
4 8 (5.23%) MCSE
4 8 (5.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.58%) CCNP
6 4 (2.61%) CCIE
6 4 (2.61%) CCNP Voice
6 4 (2.61%) MCSA
7 3 (1.96%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.96%) MCP
7 3 (1.96%) MCTS
7 3 (1.96%) MOS
8 2 (1.31%) CCNA
8 2 (1.31%) CCSA
9 1 (0.65%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.65%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.50%) SLA
2 2 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.31%) NCSC
3 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.65%) IFRS
3 1 (0.65%) PMO
3 1 (0.65%) WCAG
System Software
1 39 (25.49%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.23%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (3.27%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.65%) Docker
5 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.65%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (8.50%) SCCM
2 12 (7.84%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (3.27%) AirWatch
4 4 (2.61%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (2.61%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.96%) Ansible
5 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.96%) Terraform
6 2 (1.31%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.31%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (1.31%) Nessus
6 2 (1.31%) Puppet
7 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.65%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 38 (24.84%) Cisco
3 18 (11.76%) Polycom
4 14 (9.15%) Apple
5 11 (7.19%) Avaya
6 10 (6.54%) Citrix
7 9 (5.88%) HP
8 8 (5.23%) CheckPoint
8 8 (5.23%) Red Box
9 6 (3.92%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.27%) Adobe
10 5 (3.27%) F5
10 5 (3.27%) Sun
10 5 (3.27%) VMware
11 4 (2.61%) EMC
11 4 (2.61%) Splunk
12 3 (1.96%) Cloudera
12 3 (1.96%) Dell
12 3 (1.96%) Sonus
12 3 (1.96%) Veeam