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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Polycom
Rank 185 201 190
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing Polycom 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.078% 0.066% 0.085%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£238 £343 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.65% -27.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £13.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+57.69% -60.00%
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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
2180 2615 2563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.46% 43.10% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1608 1794 1820
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 55 61
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £14.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.31 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 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 27 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 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Avaya
2 5 (50.00%) XMPP
2 5 (50.00%) Tandberg
2 5 (50.00%) Lync
3 4 (40.00%) H.323
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) MCSE
5 2 (20.00%) MCSA
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (10.00%) iPad
6 1 (10.00%) Network Management
6 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) H.323
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) SMTP
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (10.00%) SNMP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco IPT
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Front Office
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Audio Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Communications Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Network Management
1 1 (10.00%) Service Management
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Avaya
2 5 (50.00%) Tandberg
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (10.00%) Reuters
4 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Brocade
4 1 (10.00%) NetScout