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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Polycom
Rank 554 524 541
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +17
Contract jobs citing Polycom 34 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.072% 0.062%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 10
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£153 £313 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.20% -35.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £150 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £363 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £503
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -35.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 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 £19.60 £21.00 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.85 £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
23857 22072 24564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.71% 46.44% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13819 12687 12854
Average daily rate £400 £388 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1091 1012 1248
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 - 17 £110 - 1
London -21 9 £225 -28.00% 10
South East -7 4 £450 +28.57% 5
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
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Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 35 (77.78%) Video Conferencing
2 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
3 16 (35.56%) VoIP
3 16 (35.56%) Cisco
3 16 (35.56%) Lync
4 15 (33.33%) Avaya
5 14 (31.11%) Windows
6 12 (26.67%) MS Office
7 11 (24.44%) Windows 7
8 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
8 10 (22.22%) WAN
9 9 (20.00%) LAN
9 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (15.56%) Finance
12 6 (13.33%) Banking
12 6 (13.33%) Smartphone
12 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
13 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
13 5 (11.11%) IPTV
14 4 (8.89%) Dell
14 4 (8.89%) PBX
15 3 (6.67%) ITIL
15 3 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (6.67%) Service Management
15 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
15 3 (6.67%) Firewall
15 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 16 (35.56%) Lync
2 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (26.67%) MS Office
2 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) VoIP
2 10 (22.22%) WAN
3 9 (20.00%) LAN
4 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.89%) PBX
6 3 (6.67%) Firewall
6 3 (6.67%) Unified Communications
7 2 (4.44%) Multicast
7 2 (4.44%) Wireless
7 2 (4.44%) DMZ
7 2 (4.44%) VPN
8 1 (2.22%) DNS
8 1 (2.22%) SAN
8 1 (2.22%) WLAN
8 1 (2.22%) Internet
8 1 (2.22%) MGCP
8 1 (2.22%) Telnet
8 1 (2.22%) H.323
8 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
General
1 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.56%) Finance
3 6 (13.33%) Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (13.33%) Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Consultant
3 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Avaya Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Technician
6 1 (2.22%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Telecoms Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.22%) Administrator
6 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) ODBC
1 1 (2.22%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (77.78%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (13.33%) Smartphone
3 5 (11.11%) IPTV
4 2 (4.44%) Video Editing
4 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.44%) Handset
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) iPhone
5 1 (2.22%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.22%) iPad
5 1 (2.22%) Clustering
5 1 (2.22%) Streaming Media
5 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Windows 7
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.44%) Android
6 1 (2.22%) Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (6.67%) ITIL
1 3 (6.67%) Service Management
1 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
1 3 (6.67%) Change Control
2 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (4.44%) Migration
3 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
3 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
3 1 (2.22%) Content Management
3 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
3 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (2.22%) High Availability
3 1 (2.22%) Data Security
3 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (2.22%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
1 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) MCSE
2 2 (4.44%) CCNA
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) PMP
3 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (2.22%) MCITP
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) XenApp
3 1 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
1 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 16 (35.56%) Cisco
3 15 (33.33%) Avaya
4 4 (8.89%) Dell
5 3 (6.67%) VMware
5 3 (6.67%) Tandberg
6 2 (4.44%) Wyse
6 2 (4.44%) Citrix
6 2 (4.44%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) Juniper
7 1 (2.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (2.22%) CommVault
7 1 (2.22%) Lotus
7 1 (2.22%) McAfee
7 1 (2.22%) NEC
7 1 (2.22%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.22%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow