The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Polycom
Rank 202 209 227
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +18
Contract jobs citing Polycom 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.056% 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 0.038% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £194 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.74% -48.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £110 £300 £500
% change year-on-year
-63.33% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £45.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-45.55% +63.63%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2606 3268 3375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.55% 45.95% 43.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1814 2279 2325
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 117 95
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £54.00 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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London

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
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 28 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) CCIE
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (60.00%) Riverbed
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (60.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Aruba
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Mitel
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Brocade
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (20.00%) PBX
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCIE
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (20.00%) Aruba
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Mitel
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade