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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Polycom
Rank 539 540 506
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -34
Contract jobs citing Polycom 40 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.027% 0.042%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.060% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 10
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£335 £213 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.64% -40.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £154 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £231 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £168 £235 £280
% change year-on-year
-28.72% -16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - -
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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
22232 21594 19770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.19% 45.01% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13100 12532 10879
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1010 1142
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +9 27 £345 +67.27% 4
East of England - 11 £128 - 1
South West +10 1 £175 -
North West - 1 £160 - 1
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Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 40 (61.54%) Cisco
2 35 (53.85%) Video Conferencing
3 24 (36.92%) LAN
3 24 (36.92%) WAN
3 24 (36.92%) Firewall
4 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
4 19 (29.23%) WebEx
5 17 (26.15%) Lync
6 16 (24.62%) VoIP
6 16 (24.62%) Windows
7 14 (21.54%) VPN
7 14 (21.54%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (21.54%) MPLS
8 13 (20.00%) McAfee
8 13 (20.00%) Juniper
8 13 (20.00%) Wireless
9 12 (18.46%) Avaya
10 11 (16.92%) Internet
10 11 (16.92%) MS Excel
10 11 (16.92%) MS Exchange
10 11 (16.92%) Service Delivery
10 11 (16.92%) H.323
10 11 (16.92%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (15.38%) F5
11 10 (15.38%) CCNA
12 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
12 9 (13.85%) DNS
12 9 (13.85%) Ethernet
12 9 (13.85%) Finance
12 9 (13.85%) XMPP

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (26.15%) Lync
2 11 (16.92%) MS Exchange
3 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (9.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.54%) WorkSite
Applications
1 11 (16.92%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.31%) MS Office
3 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.62%) AutoCAD
5 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (36.92%) LAN
1 24 (36.92%) WAN
1 24 (36.92%) Firewall
2 19 (29.23%) WebEx
3 16 (24.62%) VoIP
4 14 (21.54%) VPN
4 14 (21.54%) MPLS
5 13 (20.00%) Wireless
6 11 (16.92%) Internet
6 11 (16.92%) H.323
6 11 (16.92%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (13.85%) DNS
7 9 (13.85%) Ethernet
8 8 (12.31%) Unified Communications
8 8 (12.31%) IP Telephony
8 8 (12.31%) DHCP
8 8 (12.31%) WLAN
9 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
10 5 (7.69%) BGP
10 5 (7.69%) DSL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Advertising
3 2 (3.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Billing
4 1 (1.54%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Network Engineer
2 8 (12.31%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (10.77%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Desktop Support
4 6 (9.23%) Communications Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Desktop Technician
6 4 (6.15%) Support Technician
6 4 (6.15%) Design Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Desktop Support Technician
6 4 (6.15%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Audio Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Configuration Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.08%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Administrator
8 2 (3.08%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) XMPP
2 5 (7.69%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 35 (53.85%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (9.23%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 5 (7.69%) iPhone
3 5 (7.69%) Fat Client
4 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.15%) Handset
5 3 (4.62%) Digital Media
5 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.62%) Streaming Media
6 2 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.08%) IVR
7 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.54%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Android
3 6 (9.23%) Windows 7
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.15%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) Service Delivery
2 9 (13.85%) Network Management
3 7 (10.77%) ITIL
4 5 (7.69%) Service Management
4 5 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (7.69%) Investment Management
5 4 (6.15%) Change Control
6 3 (4.62%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.08%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.08%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (1.54%) CAD
8 1 (1.54%) CRM
8 1 (1.54%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.54%) Practice Management
8 1 (1.54%) Change Management
8 1 (1.54%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.54%) Wealth Management
8 1 (1.54%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.54%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
1 4 (6.15%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (15.38%) CCNA
3 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.77%) MCSE
5 5 (7.69%) CCNP
6 4 (6.15%) Degree
7 2 (3.08%) MCSA
8 1 (1.54%) PMP
8 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.54%) MCP
8 1 (1.54%) CCIE
8 1 (1.54%) CCSE
8 1 (1.54%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (6.15%) XenDesktop
4 4 (6.15%) vSphere
4 4 (6.15%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.15%) SCCM
3 3 (4.62%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 40 (61.54%) Cisco
2 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.00%) McAfee
3 13 (20.00%) Juniper
4 12 (18.46%) Avaya
5 10 (15.38%) F5
6 8 (12.31%) Nokia
7 7 (10.77%) Tandberg
8 6 (9.23%) Blue Coat
8 6 (9.23%) VMware
8 6 (9.23%) CheckPoint
9 5 (7.69%) Reuters
9 5 (7.69%) Bloomberg
9 5 (7.69%) Apple
9 5 (7.69%) Nortel
9 5 (7.69%) Adobe
9 5 (7.69%) Brocade
9 5 (7.69%) SolarWinds
9 5 (7.69%) TippingPoint
9 5 (7.69%) NetScout