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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Polycom
Rank 557 541 522
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -19
Contract jobs citing Polycom 31 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.051% 0.053%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £111 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £452 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £130 £213
% change year-on-year
+276.92% -38.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.38 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.49% +27.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.38 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.49% +27.85%
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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
23226 21576 22219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.54% 46.08% 47.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13942 12572 11844
Average daily rate £388 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £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 1159 1090 1230
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.21 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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
London +5 17 £173 -52.08% 6
East of England -9 8 £131 -
North West - 2 - - 1
South East -24 1 - - 2
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 49 (76.56%) Video Conferencing
2 31 (48.44%) Cisco
3 26 (40.63%) Microsoft
4 25 (39.06%) Lync
5 23 (35.94%) Avaya
6 21 (32.81%) Windows
7 19 (29.69%) LAN
7 19 (29.69%) VoIP
7 19 (29.69%) WAN
8 18 (28.13%) Telecoms
9 15 (23.44%) Windows 7
9 15 (23.44%) MS Office
10 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
12 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
12 10 (15.63%) Finance
12 10 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (14.06%) Wireless
13 9 (14.06%) Smartphone
13 9 (14.06%) H.323
14 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
14 8 (12.50%) Tandberg
15 7 (10.94%) PBX
15 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (9.38%) MCSE
16 6 (9.38%) Citrix
16 6 (9.38%) SAN
16 6 (9.38%) Office Communications Server

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 25 (39.06%) Lync
2 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
3 10 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (9.38%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (23.44%) MS Office
2 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.56%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.69%) LAN
1 19 (29.69%) VoIP
1 19 (29.69%) WAN
2 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
3 9 (14.06%) H.323
3 9 (14.06%) Wireless
4 7 (10.94%) PBX
5 6 (9.38%) SAN
6 5 (7.81%) Cisco IPT
6 5 (7.81%) NetScaler
7 4 (6.25%) Unified Communications
7 4 (6.25%) Internet
7 4 (6.25%) MGCP
8 3 (4.69%) Firewall
8 3 (4.69%) VPN
9 2 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (3.13%) DMZ
9 2 (3.13%) Multicast
10 1 (1.56%) Telnet
10 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
General
1 18 (28.13%) Telecoms
2 10 (15.63%) Finance
3 6 (9.38%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (14.06%) Consultant
3 7 (10.94%) Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Audio Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Network Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) Exchange Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Voice Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.13%) Junior
8 2 (3.13%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.13%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Avaya Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) XMPP
2 1 (1.56%) ODBC
2 1 (1.56%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (76.56%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (14.06%) Smartphone
3 4 (6.25%) Clustering
3 4 (6.25%) IPTV
4 3 (4.69%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.13%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) Handset
6 1 (1.56%) iPhone
6 1 (1.56%) iPad
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) Windows
2 15 (23.44%) Windows 7
3 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.69%) Android
7 2 (3.13%) Linux
7 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (7.81%) ITIL
1 5 (7.81%) Load Balancing
1 5 (7.81%) WAN Optimisation
2 4 (6.25%) Asset Management
2 4 (6.25%) High Availability
3 3 (4.69%) Service Management
4 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.13%) Migration
4 2 (3.13%) Change Control
5 1 (1.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.56%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (1.56%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (1.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.56%) Data Security
5 1 (1.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) MCSE
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.25%) MCITP
3 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) CCNA
4 2 (3.13%) MCSA
5 1 (1.56%) CCNP
5 1 (1.56%) PMP
5 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) ISA Server
2 4 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 31 (48.44%) Cisco
2 26 (40.63%) Microsoft
3 23 (35.94%) Avaya
4 8 (12.50%) Tandberg
5 6 (9.38%) Citrix
6 5 (7.81%) Riverbed
6 5 (7.81%) Aruba
6 5 (7.81%) Brocade
7 4 (6.25%) Dell
8 3 (4.69%) HP
9 2 (3.13%) Wyse
9 2 (3.13%) MobileIron
9 2 (3.13%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.56%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (1.56%) Meraki
10 1 (1.56%) VMware
10 1 (1.56%) Mitel
10 1 (1.56%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (1.56%) CommVault
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