The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Polycom products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Polycom over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Polycom, Inc.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Polycom
Rank 182 194 189
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing Polycom 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.078% 0.10% 0.069%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£218 £343 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.49% -27.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £289 £475
% change year-on-year
- -39.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -60.00%
Polycom
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2178 2486 2473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.72% 42.58% 42.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 1703 1728
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 52 64
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £32.09 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

Polycom
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Polycom across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Polycom Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Polycom
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Polycom across the City of London region.

Polycom Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Polycom
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Polycom across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Polycom Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Polycom
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Polycom across the City of London region.

Polycom Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Polycom also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Polycom.

1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Avaya
2 5 (55.56%) XMPP
2 5 (55.56%) Tandberg
2 5 (55.56%) Lync
3 4 (44.44%) H.323
4 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) MCSE
5 2 (22.22%) MCSA
6 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (11.11%) LAN
6 1 (11.11%) WAN
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) MCP
6 1 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (11.11%) SLA
6 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 1 (11.11%) Reuters
6 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Polycom also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Polycom. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) H.323
2 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Audio Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Communications Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
2 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Service Management
1 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
1 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
1 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Avaya
2 5 (55.56%) Tandberg
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Reuters
4 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
4 1 (11.11%) VMware