The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Video Conferencing in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Video Conferencing over the 3 months to 22 June 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 138 121
Rank change year-on-year +32 -17  
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.100% 0.082%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.56% 0.40% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £344 £295
% change year-on-year +14.90% +16.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - £12.25

Video Conferencing is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 578 756 642
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 28.50% 25.13% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 455 386
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 45
Median hourly rate £15.13 £15.32 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.24% -21.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £11.50 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £21.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

Video Conferencing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Video Conferencing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Video Conferencing in the West Midlands

Video Conferencing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Video Conferencing in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Video Conferencing in the West Midlands

Video Conferencing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Video Conferencing in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Video Conferencing in the West Midlands

Video Conferencing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Video Conferencing in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Video Conferencing in the West Midlands

Video Conferencing
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +16 4 £400 +23.07% 6
Coventry +15 2 £140 -70.52%
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Video Conferencing
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Video Conferencing.

1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 7 (36.84%) VoIP
4 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 6 (31.58%) Skype
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (26.32%) Service Management
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
7 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
7 3 (15.79%) Unified Communications
7 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
7 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) Digital Signage
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.79%) Finance
7 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
8 2 (10.53%) Legal
8 2 (10.53%) Migration
8 2 (10.53%) PBX
8 2 (10.53%) Avaya
8 2 (10.53%) CTI
8 2 (10.53%) CAD
8 2 (10.53%) Project Management

Video Conferencing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
1 1 (5.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) VoIP
2 6 (31.58%) Skype
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) Unified Communications
4 2 (10.53%) CTI
4 2 (10.53%) H.323
4 2 (10.53%) LDAP
4 2 (10.53%) PBX
5 1 (5.26%) Broadband
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) HTTP
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (5.26%) ISDN
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Grunt
1 1 (5.26%) gulp
1 1 (5.26%) webpack
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Junior
2 3 (15.79%) Junior Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Communications Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Technician
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) Lync Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Public Sector Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) XMPP
2 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) CSS3
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) React
2 1 (5.26%) Sass
2 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.26%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Digital Signage
1 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
2 2 (10.53%) IVR
2 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Service Management
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) CAD
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Presales
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Demand Management
4 1 (5.26%) Front End Development
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile First
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Avaya
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) iManage
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper
4 1 (5.26%) MobileIron
4 1 (5.26%) Polycom
4 1 (5.26%) Sophos