Period
to 23 February 2018

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 6 months to 23 February 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 180 181
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -22
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 3 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.063% 0.25% 0.058%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.91% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £225 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.58% +28.71% -57.58%
10th Percentile £375 £144 £159
90th Percentile £425 £329 £191
England median daily rate £235 £350 £320
% change year-on-year -32.86% +9.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £13.25 -
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.35% +5.71% +29.63%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,414 1,436 1,367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.60% 27.28% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 869 817
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
10th Percentile £216 £213 £213
90th Percentile £544 £540 £536
England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 75 73
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.49 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.50% +2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.33 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.90 £43.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%

Video Conferencing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Video Conferencing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 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 6 months to 23 February 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
Birmingham -5 1 £400 +120.39%
Video Conferencing
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Video Conferencing.

1 3 (100.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) eTOM
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) SDH
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) IVR
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) CTI
3 1 (33.33%) H.323
3 1 (33.33%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) XMPP
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) Runbook

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 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) SDH
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) CTI
3 1 (33.33%) H.323
3 1 (33.33%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Lync Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) eTOM
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Runbook
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft