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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Polycom
Rank 541 520 528
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Contract jobs citing Polycom 38 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.057% 0.063%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 12
Average daily rate
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£175 £351 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.14% -12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £115 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £433 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £100 £206
% change year-on-year
+390.00% -51.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 3
Average hourly rate £24.50 £23.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +40.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £16.70 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.55 £23.50 £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £23.50 £18.63
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +26.17%
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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
23818 21782 23293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.88% 46.08% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14261 12665 12432
Average daily rate £395 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1180 1063 1217
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 -2 18 £225 -36.07% 6
East of England - 10 £153 -
South East -19 4 - - 4
North West - 1 - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 47 (81.03%) Video Conferencing
2 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 25 (43.10%) Cisco
4 20 (34.48%) Windows
4 20 (34.48%) Lync
5 19 (32.76%) VoIP
5 19 (32.76%) WAN
6 18 (31.03%) LAN
7 17 (29.31%) Avaya
7 17 (29.31%) Telecoms
8 14 (24.14%) Windows 7
8 14 (24.14%) MS Office
9 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (20.69%) MS Exchange
11 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
12 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
12 9 (15.52%) Finance
12 9 (15.52%) Wireless
13 8 (13.79%) Smartphone
14 7 (12.07%) PBX
14 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (10.34%) SAN
15 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
15 6 (10.34%) MCSE
15 6 (10.34%) Citrix
15 6 (10.34%) Office Communications Server
15 6 (10.34%) Banking

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 20 (34.48%) Lync
2 12 (20.69%) MS Exchange
3 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (10.34%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (24.14%) MS Office
2 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.76%) VoIP
1 19 (32.76%) WAN
2 18 (31.03%) LAN
3 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
3 9 (15.52%) Wireless
4 7 (12.07%) PBX
5 6 (10.34%) SAN
6 5 (8.62%) Cisco IPT
6 5 (8.62%) Internet
6 5 (8.62%) NetScaler
7 4 (6.90%) Unified Communications
7 4 (6.90%) MGCP
7 4 (6.90%) H.323
8 3 (5.17%) Firewall
8 3 (5.17%) VPN
9 2 (3.45%) Multicast
9 2 (3.45%) DMZ
9 2 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.72%) DHCP
General
1 17 (29.31%) Telecoms
2 9 (15.52%) Finance
3 6 (10.34%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Law
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (15.52%) Consultant
3 7 (12.07%) Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.90%) Network Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Voice Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Exchange Specialist
6 3 (5.17%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Technician
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.45%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Junior
7 2 (3.45%) Avaya Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) RSS
1 1 (1.72%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (81.03%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (13.79%) Smartphone
3 4 (6.90%) IPTV
3 4 (6.90%) Clustering
4 3 (5.17%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.45%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.72%) Handset
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.72%) iPhone
6 1 (1.72%) iPad
6 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Windows
2 14 (24.14%) Windows 7
3 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.17%) Android
7 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.45%) Linux
8 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
1 5 (8.62%) ITIL
1 5 (8.62%) WAN Optimisation
2 4 (6.90%) High Availability
2 4 (6.90%) Asset Management
3 3 (5.17%) Service Management
3 3 (5.17%) Change Control
4 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (1.72%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.72%) Data Security
5 1 (1.72%) Risk Management
5 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.72%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.72%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (10.34%) MCSE
2 4 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.90%) MCITP
3 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) CCNA
4 2 (3.45%) MCSA
5 1 (1.72%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) CCNP
5 1 (1.72%) PMP
5 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) ISA Server
2 4 (6.90%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 25 (43.10%) Cisco
3 17 (29.31%) Avaya
4 6 (10.34%) Citrix
5 5 (8.62%) Aruba
5 5 (8.62%) Brocade
5 5 (8.62%) Riverbed
6 4 (6.90%) Dell
7 3 (5.17%) Tandberg
7 3 (5.17%) HP
8 2 (3.45%) MobileIron
8 2 (3.45%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.45%) Wyse
9 1 (1.72%) Mitel
9 1 (1.72%) VMware
9 1 (1.72%) NEC
9 1 (1.72%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.72%) Juniper
9 1 (1.72%) McAfee
9 1 (1.72%) Alcatel-Lucent
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