The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Polycom products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Polycom over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Polycom
Rank 545 522 527
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Contract jobs citing Polycom 33 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.083% 0.079%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 13
Average daily rate
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£275 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £151 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £362 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £110 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-66.15% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 5
Average hourly rate £24.50 £45.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.55% +168.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.00 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £45.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
-45.55% +103.38%
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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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23217 22460 24593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.12% 46.69% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13315 12783 12897
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1018 1030 1243
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Polycom
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Polycom Jobs Demand Trend in England

Polycom
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Polycom Daily Rate Trend in England

Polycom
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Polycom across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Polycom Daily Rate Histogram in England

Polycom
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Polycom Hourly Rate Trend in England

Polycom
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Polycom within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 13 £110 -
London -11 12 £325 -3.70% 10
South East -11 4 £450 +28.57% 5
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North West - - - -
South West - - - - 1
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Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 34 (73.91%) Video Conferencing
2 18 (39.13%) Lync
3 17 (36.96%) Cisco
3 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
4 15 (32.61%) Avaya
5 13 (28.26%) Windows
6 12 (26.09%) VoIP
7 11 (23.91%) Telecoms
8 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
8 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
8 10 (21.74%) MS Office
9 9 (19.57%) WAN
9 9 (19.57%) Banking
10 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (17.39%) LAN
11 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
11 7 (15.22%) Finance
12 6 (13.04%) Smartphone
12 6 (13.04%) Tandberg
12 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
13 5 (10.87%) IPTV
14 4 (8.70%) Unified Communications
14 4 (8.70%) PBX
14 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
15 3 (6.52%) Service Management
15 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
15 3 (6.52%) Firewall
15 3 (6.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (6.52%) Dell

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 18 (39.13%) Lync
2 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
3 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.52%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Office
2 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) VoIP
2 9 (19.57%) WAN
3 8 (17.39%) LAN
4 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.70%) PBX
5 4 (8.70%) Unified Communications
6 3 (6.52%) Firewall
7 2 (4.35%) Wireless
7 2 (4.35%) DMZ
7 2 (4.35%) Multicast
8 1 (2.17%) ISDN
8 1 (2.17%) Internet
8 1 (2.17%) MGCP
8 1 (2.17%) Telnet
8 1 (2.17%) H.323
8 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.17%) DHCP
8 1 (2.17%) WLAN
8 1 (2.17%) VPN
8 1 (2.17%) DNS
General
1 11 (23.91%) Telecoms
2 9 (19.57%) Banking
3 7 (15.22%) Finance
4 3 (6.52%) Multimedia
4 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (15.22%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (10.87%) Analyst
2 5 (10.87%) Consultant
2 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
4 2 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Avaya Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Multimedia Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Service Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Senior Technician
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) IT Support
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) ODBC
1 1 (2.17%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (73.91%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (13.04%) Smartphone
3 5 (10.87%) IPTV
4 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.35%) Video on Demand
4 2 (4.35%) Video Editing
4 2 (4.35%) Handset
5 1 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) Streaming Media
5 1 (2.17%) Firmware
5 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.17%) iPhone
5 1 (2.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.17%) Android
5 1 (2.17%) Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (6.52%) Service Management
1 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
1 3 (6.52%) Change Control
2 2 (4.35%) Migration
2 2 (4.35%) Content Management
2 2 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (2.17%) High Availability
3 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity
3 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) CCNA
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) PMP
3 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (2.17%) MCITP
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) XenApp
3 1 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Cisco
1 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 15 (32.61%) Avaya
3 6 (13.04%) Tandberg
4 3 (6.52%) VMware
4 3 (6.52%) Dell
5 2 (4.35%) Citrix
5 2 (4.35%) Wyse
6 1 (2.17%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) Juniper
6 1 (2.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (2.17%) CommVault
6 1 (2.17%) Lotus
6 1 (2.17%) Remedy
6 1 (2.17%) McAfee
6 1 (2.17%) NEC