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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Polycom
Rank 190 206 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Polycom 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.034% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.079% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£218 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £105 £253 £475
% change year-on-year
-58.41% -46.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
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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
2226 2546 2422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.84% 43.05% 42.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1652 1801 1729
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 58 70
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £30.83 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Lync
3 4 (40.00%) Tandberg
3 4 (40.00%) XMPP
3 4 (40.00%) Avaya
4 3 (30.00%) H.323
4 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) MCSE
5 2 (20.00%) MCSA
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) MCP
6 1 (10.00%) Reuters
6 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg
6 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) H.323
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Front Office
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Audio Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Communications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (10.00%) Service Management
1 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Tandberg
2 4 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Reuters
4 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
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