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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Polycom
Rank 536 523 493
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -30
Contract jobs citing Polycom 20 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.050% 0.030%
As % of the Vendors category 0.093% 0.11% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 3
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£300 £348 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -26.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £289 £475
% change year-on-year
- -39.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -60.00%
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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
21409 20707 18382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.46% 45.41% 45.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12440 11590 10051
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 880 909 1100
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 £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +2 16 £300 -13.66% 5
South West -8 3 - -
North West - 1 - -
South East - - - - 7
East Midlands - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
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Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 38 (69.09%) Cisco
2 37 (67.27%) Video Conferencing
3 25 (45.45%) Avaya
4 21 (38.18%) LAN
4 21 (38.18%) WAN
5 19 (34.55%) Lync
6 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
6 18 (32.73%) Windows
7 16 (29.09%) Wireless
8 15 (27.27%) Telecoms
8 15 (27.27%) H.323
9 14 (25.45%) Tandberg
10 13 (23.64%) Finance
10 13 (23.64%) XMPP
11 12 (21.82%) VoIP
11 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
12 11 (20.00%) MS Office
12 11 (20.00%) MCSE
12 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (20.00%) Service Delivery
13 10 (18.18%) Internet
13 10 (18.18%) VPN
14 9 (16.36%) Citrix
14 9 (16.36%) ITIL
14 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (16.36%) MPLS
14 9 (16.36%) Firewall
14 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (14.55%) IP Telephony

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 19 (34.55%) Lync
2 6 (10.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.45%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Office
2 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
3 5 (9.09%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.18%) LAN
1 21 (38.18%) WAN
2 16 (29.09%) Wireless
3 15 (27.27%) H.323
4 12 (21.82%) VoIP
5 10 (18.18%) VPN
5 10 (18.18%) Internet
6 9 (16.36%) Firewall
6 9 (16.36%) MPLS
7 8 (14.55%) WLAN
7 8 (14.55%) IP Telephony
8 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
9 5 (9.09%) DNS
9 5 (9.09%) SAN
9 5 (9.09%) VLAN
9 5 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
9 5 (9.09%) NetScaler
10 4 (7.27%) DHCP
11 3 (5.45%) PBX
11 3 (5.45%) MGCP
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 13 (23.64%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Billing
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Network Engineer
1 10 (18.18%) Audio Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) Desktop Support
3 5 (9.09%) Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 5 (9.09%) Consultant
4 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Network Consultant
4 4 (7.27%) Voice Consultant
4 4 (7.27%) Desktop Support Technician
4 4 (7.27%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Desktop Technician
5 3 (5.45%) Exchange Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Design Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (67.27%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (12.73%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.27%) Thin Client
3 4 (7.27%) Fat Client
3 4 (7.27%) Digital Media
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.45%) Handset
4 3 (5.45%) Clustering
4 3 (5.45%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.82%) iPhone
5 1 (1.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.73%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.64%) Android
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.82%) Linux
7 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (16.36%) ITIL
3 5 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 5 (9.09%) Investment Management
3 5 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (7.27%) Asset Management
5 3 (5.45%) Risk Management
5 3 (5.45%) High Availability
6 2 (3.64%) Service Management
6 2 (3.64%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.82%) Data Security
7 1 (1.82%) Change Management
7 1 (1.82%) CRM
7 1 (1.82%) CAD
7 1 (1.82%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.82%) Release Management
7 1 (1.82%) Wealth Management
7 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) SQL
1 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.45%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) MCSE
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (10.91%) CCNA
4 4 (7.27%) Degree
5 3 (5.45%) MCSA
5 3 (5.45%) MCITP
6 2 (3.64%) CCNP
7 1 (1.82%) MCP
7 1 (1.82%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.27%) XenDesktop
3 4 (7.27%) vSphere
3 4 (7.27%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (5.45%) ISA Server
4 3 (5.45%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (7.27%) SCCM
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 38 (69.09%) Cisco
2 25 (45.45%) Avaya
3 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
4 14 (25.45%) Tandberg
5 9 (16.36%) Citrix
6 8 (14.55%) Juniper
6 8 (14.55%) McAfee
7 5 (9.09%) VMware
7 5 (9.09%) Reuters
7 5 (9.09%) Bloomberg
7 5 (9.09%) Brocade
7 5 (9.09%) Apple
7 5 (9.09%) SonicWALL
7 5 (9.09%) Riverbed
7 5 (9.09%) Aruba
8 2 (3.64%) HP
8 2 (3.64%) Dell
9 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.82%) NetSuite
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