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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Polycom
Rank 537 554 532
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Contract jobs citing Polycom 63 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.066% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 22
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £110 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £375 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
-34.54% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 3
Average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.32% -45.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-16.32% -45.55%
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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
23660 23316 22213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.91% 45.55% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14310 13339 12603
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £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 1021 1036 1028
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 1 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Polycom across the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Polycom Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 September 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 +22 36 £325 - 3
South East -11 17 £180 -60.00% 2
East of England +1 9 £140 +27.27%
Yorkshire -30 1 - -
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Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 56 (53.85%) Video Conferencing
2 45 (43.27%) Lync
3 42 (40.38%) Cisco
4 36 (34.62%) WebEx
5 33 (31.73%) Microsoft
6 32 (30.77%) Windows
7 26 (25.00%) Firewall
8 24 (23.08%) VoIP
8 24 (23.08%) Active Directory
9 23 (22.12%) MS Exchange
10 21 (20.19%) WAN
11 20 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (18.27%) LAN
13 18 (17.31%) DNS
13 18 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
14 17 (16.35%) Android
14 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (15.38%) Windows 7
16 15 (14.42%) Tandberg
16 15 (14.42%) Data Centre
17 14 (13.46%) SharePoint
18 13 (12.50%) VPN
18 13 (12.50%) CCNA
18 13 (12.50%) Service Management
18 13 (12.50%) Wireless
19 12 (11.54%) F5
19 12 (11.54%) Office 365
19 12 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
20 11 (10.58%) Unified Communications
20 11 (10.58%) Aerohive Networks

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 45 (43.27%) Lync
2 23 (22.12%) MS Exchange
3 18 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (13.46%) SharePoint
5 8 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
6 6 (5.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.96%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.96%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.81%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.54%) Office 365
2 5 (4.81%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 36 (34.62%) WebEx
2 26 (25.00%) Firewall
3 24 (23.08%) VoIP
4 21 (20.19%) WAN
5 19 (18.27%) LAN
6 18 (17.31%) DNS
7 13 (12.50%) Wireless
7 13 (12.50%) VPN
8 12 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (10.58%) TCP/IP
9 11 (10.58%) Unified Communications
10 10 (9.62%) Structured Cabling
10 10 (9.62%) DHCP
10 10 (9.62%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (8.65%) Ethernet
12 8 (7.69%) H.323
13 7 (6.73%) SCCP
13 7 (6.73%) BIG-IP
13 7 (6.73%) MPLS
13 7 (6.73%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.96%) EDRMS
General
1 5 (4.81%) Legal
2 4 (3.85%) Publishing
3 3 (2.88%) Finance
4 2 (1.92%) Advertising
4 2 (1.92%) Marketing
4 2 (1.92%) French Language
4 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (18.27%) Support Engineer
2 16 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (10.58%) Network Engineer
4 10 (9.62%) Analyst
5 8 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.73%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (6.73%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Communications Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Consultant
9 4 (3.85%) Audio Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Unified Communications Engineer
10 3 (2.88%) Configuration Engineer
10 3 (2.88%) Messaging Engineer
10 3 (2.88%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (2.88%) Desktop Analyst
10 3 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (2.88%) Administrator
10 3 (2.88%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.73%) MAPI
2 4 (3.85%) XMPP
2 4 (3.85%) .NET
3 3 (2.88%) RSS
4 2 (1.92%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.92%) COM
5 1 (0.96%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 56 (53.85%) Video Conferencing
2 15 (14.42%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.69%) iPhone
4 4 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.85%) IPTV
5 3 (2.88%) IVR
5 3 (2.88%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.88%) Streaming Media
5 3 (2.88%) Video Editing
6 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.96%) Handset
7 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.96%) EPoS
7 1 (0.96%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.96%) PKI
7 1 (0.96%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.96%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.96%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 32 (30.77%) Windows
2 17 (16.35%) Android
3 16 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.77%) Mac OS X
6 6 (5.77%) Windows Vista
7 5 (4.81%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.81%) Windows Phone
8 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.50%) Service Management
2 9 (8.65%) Network Management
3 8 (7.69%) ITIL
4 7 (6.73%) Network Design
4 7 (6.73%) Capacity Management
4 7 (6.73%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (6.73%) Server Building
5 5 (4.81%) Identity Management
6 4 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.85%) Change Control
6 4 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.85%) Business Continuity
7 3 (2.88%) Project Management
7 3 (2.88%) Functional Testing
7 3 (2.88%) Software Deployment
8 2 (1.92%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (1.92%) Change Management
8 2 (1.92%) Workflow
8 2 (1.92%) E-Commerce
9 1 (0.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.81%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.88%) SQL
3 1 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (12.50%) CCNA
4 10 (9.62%) MCSE
5 8 (7.69%) MCSA
6 7 (6.73%) CCNP
7 4 (3.85%) MCP
8 3 (2.88%) CCIE
9 2 (1.92%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.92%) MCDST
9 2 (1.92%) MCITP
10 1 (0.96%) CCVP
10 1 (0.96%) PMP
10 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) QA
System Software
1 24 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.96%) XenApp
4 1 (0.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (9.62%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (6.73%) SCCM
3 6 (5.77%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.88%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 42 (40.38%) Cisco
2 33 (31.73%) Microsoft
3 15 (14.42%) Tandberg
4 12 (11.54%) F5
5 11 (10.58%) Aerohive Networks
6 10 (9.62%) VMware
6 10 (9.62%) Adobe
7 9 (8.65%) Nokia
7 9 (8.65%) McAfee
8 8 (7.69%) Apple
8 8 (7.69%) Dell
9 7 (6.73%) CheckPoint
9 7 (6.73%) Juniper
9 7 (6.73%) NetApp
9 7 (6.73%) QNAP
9 7 (6.73%) SonicWALL
10 6 (5.77%) Spiceworks
11 5 (4.81%) TippingPoint
11 5 (4.81%) SolarWinds
11 5 (4.81%) Blue Coat