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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Polycom
Rank 194 197 219
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Contract jobs citing Polycom 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.017% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.038% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £325 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £145 £235 £325
% change year-on-year
-38.29% -27.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year
+46.42% -
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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
2478 2600 3188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.60% 45.43% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1837 1781 2224
Average daily rate £435 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 45 117
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.75 £19.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.34% +5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.03 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) Video Conferencing
1 7 (70.00%) Lync
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) Android
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (40.00%) Service Management
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) MCP
4 4 (40.00%) MCSA
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (30.00%) ADSL
5 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
5 3 (30.00%) Apple
5 3 (30.00%) Dell
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (30.00%) WLAN
5 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
5 3 (30.00%) McAfee
5 3 (30.00%) Publishing
5 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 7 (70.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) WebEx
3 3 (30.00%) ADSL
3 3 (30.00%) WLAN
4 2 (20.00%) H.323
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (10.00%) SNMP
5 1 (10.00%) NX-OS
5 1 (10.00%) Telepresence
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco IPT
General
1 3 (30.00%) Publishing
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (10.00%) Front Office
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Communications Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support
3 1 (10.00%) Audio Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) MAPI
1 1 (10.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) iPhone
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Android
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Service Management
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Server Building
3 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCP
1 4 (40.00%) MCSA
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
1 3 (30.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Dell
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) McAfee
3 3 (30.00%) Apple
3 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (20.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) Adobe
5 1 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Brocade
5 1 (10.00%) NetScout
5 1 (10.00%) Tandberg
5 1 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (10.00%) Reuters
5 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg