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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Polycom
Rank 545 550 526
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Contract jobs citing Polycom 50 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.041% 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.090% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 17
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£229 £253 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.20% -19.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £110 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £168 £110 £300
% change year-on-year
+52.27% -63.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 2
Average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.32% -45.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-16.32% -45.55%
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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
22641 22172 21543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.94% 44.92% 46.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13646 12517 11993
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 990 998 1118
Average hourly rate £18.71 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London +23 31 £242 -25.61% 6
East of England +2 11 £140 +27.27%
South East -7 5 £275 -38.88% 3
South West -8 1 £175 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 £160 -
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Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 44 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 42 (47.73%) Cisco
3 32 (36.36%) Lync
4 24 (27.27%) WebEx
5 23 (26.14%) VoIP
5 23 (26.14%) Windows
6 22 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 21 (23.86%) WAN
8 19 (21.59%) LAN
9 18 (20.45%) Active Directory
10 17 (19.32%) MS Exchange
10 17 (19.32%) Firewall
11 14 (15.91%) VPN
11 14 (15.91%) Android
12 13 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (14.77%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (13.64%) TCP/IP
13 12 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (12.50%) Unified Communications
14 11 (12.50%) DNS
14 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (11.36%) DHCP
15 10 (11.36%) Cisco CUCM
15 10 (11.36%) Windows 7
15 10 (11.36%) F5
15 10 (11.36%) Tandberg
16 9 (10.23%) Network Management
16 9 (10.23%) Ethernet
16 9 (10.23%) Apple
16 9 (10.23%) Nokia

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 32 (36.36%) Lync
2 17 (19.32%) MS Exchange
3 13 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.68%) Office Communications Server
4 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.14%) WorkSite
7 1 (1.14%) CMS
7 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.27%) WebEx
2 23 (26.14%) VoIP
3 21 (23.86%) WAN
4 19 (21.59%) LAN
5 17 (19.32%) Firewall
6 14 (15.91%) VPN
7 12 (13.64%) TCP/IP
7 12 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (12.50%) DNS
8 11 (12.50%) Unified Communications
9 10 (11.36%) DHCP
10 9 (10.23%) Ethernet
11 8 (9.09%) H.323
11 8 (9.09%) Wireless
12 7 (7.95%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (7.95%) MPLS
12 7 (7.95%) OSPF
12 7 (7.95%) BGP
13 6 (6.82%) Telepresence
14 5 (5.68%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) EDRMS
General
1 5 (5.68%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Publishing
3 3 (3.41%) Legal
3 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.27%) Advertising
4 2 (2.27%) Marketing
4 2 (2.27%) French Language
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Front Office
5 1 (1.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 15 (17.05%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 10 (11.36%) Analyst
5 7 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.82%) Communications Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Audio Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Configuration Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Messaging Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Network Support
9 3 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.41%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Consultant
10 2 (2.27%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) XMPP
2 5 (5.68%) MAPI
3 2 (2.27%) COM
3 2 (2.27%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.14%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.68%) iPhone
3 5 (5.68%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.55%) IPTV
5 3 (3.41%) IVR
5 3 (3.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.41%) Video Editing
5 3 (3.41%) Streaming Media
6 2 (2.27%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.14%) BYOD
7 1 (1.14%) PKI
7 1 (1.14%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.14%) Handset
7 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.14%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.14%) Windows
2 14 (15.91%) Android
3 10 (11.36%) Windows 7
4 6 (6.82%) Mac OS X
5 5 (5.68%) Windows 8
5 5 (5.68%) Windows Phone
6 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.27%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.23%) Network Management
2 8 (9.09%) ITIL
2 8 (9.09%) Service Management
3 5 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (5.68%) Identity Management
3 5 (5.68%) Business Continuity
3 5 (5.68%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (5.68%) Server Building
4 4 (4.55%) Change Control
4 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.41%) Functional Testing
5 3 (3.41%) Software Deployment
5 3 (3.41%) Project Management
6 2 (2.27%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (2.27%) Workflow
7 1 (1.14%) Practice Management
7 1 (1.14%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.14%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.27%) C
2 2 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (9.09%) MCSA
4 7 (7.95%) CCNP
5 6 (6.82%) CCNA
6 5 (5.68%) MCP
7 4 (4.55%) MCSE
8 3 (3.41%) CCIE
9 2 (2.27%) A+ Certification
9 2 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (2.27%) MCDST
9 2 (2.27%) MCITP
10 1 (1.14%) CCVP
10 1 (1.14%) PMP
10 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) SLA
2 3 (3.41%) QA
System Software
1 18 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.14%) XenApp
4 1 (1.14%) Firmware
4 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (11.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (7.95%) SCCM
3 6 (6.82%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (3.41%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 42 (47.73%) Cisco
2 22 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.36%) Tandberg
3 10 (11.36%) F5
4 9 (10.23%) Nokia
4 9 (10.23%) Apple
4 9 (10.23%) McAfee
5 8 (9.09%) Dell
6 7 (7.95%) Avaya
6 7 (7.95%) Juniper
6 7 (7.95%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.68%) Nortel
7 5 (5.68%) Citrix
7 5 (5.68%) Adobe
7 5 (5.68%) TippingPoint
7 5 (5.68%) SolarWinds
7 5 (5.68%) Blue Coat
7 5 (5.68%) Brocade
7 5 (5.68%) NetScout
8 4 (4.55%) VMware
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