The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Polycom products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Polycom over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Polycom
Rank 377 386 367
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Contract jobs citing Polycom 25 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.080% 0.063%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £145 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £13.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+57.69% -60.00%
Polycom
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9530 9875 9410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.57% 44.07% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6223 6354 6044
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 222 227
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Polycom
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Polycom across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Polycom Jobs Demand Trend in London

Polycom
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Polycom across the London region.

Polycom Daily Rate Trend in London

Polycom
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Polycom across the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Polycom Daily Rate Histogram in London

Polycom
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Polycom across the London region.

Polycom Hourly Rate Trend in London

Polycom
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Polycom within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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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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
City of London +16 4 £238 -30.65% 2
Brentford - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Polycom
England

Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 33 (70.21%) Cisco
2 24 (51.06%) Video Conferencing
3 21 (44.68%) LAN
3 21 (44.68%) WAN
4 14 (29.79%) Cisco CUCM
5 13 (27.66%) Lync
6 11 (23.40%) Tandberg
6 11 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (23.40%) Firewall
6 11 (23.40%) Wireless
7 10 (21.28%) Finance
7 10 (21.28%) XMPP
7 10 (21.28%) Brocade
7 10 (21.28%) Cisco IPT
7 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
7 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (21.28%) H.323
8 9 (19.15%) Citrix
8 9 (19.15%) Avaya
8 9 (19.15%) Internet
8 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
8 9 (19.15%) Ethernet
8 9 (19.15%) Network Management
9 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
9 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
9 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
9 7 (14.89%) MS Office
9 7 (14.89%) Windows
9 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
10 6 (12.77%) ITIL

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 13 (27.66%) Lync
2 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.89%) MS Office
3 4 (8.51%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.51%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (44.68%) LAN
1 21 (44.68%) WAN
2 11 (23.40%) Firewall
2 11 (23.40%) Wireless
2 11 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (21.28%) H.323
3 10 (21.28%) Cisco IPT
4 9 (19.15%) Ethernet
4 9 (19.15%) Internet
5 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
6 6 (12.77%) VPN
6 6 (12.77%) MPLS
7 5 (10.64%) OSPF
7 5 (10.64%) BGP
7 5 (10.64%) DSL
7 5 (10.64%) TACACS
7 5 (10.64%) DNS
7 5 (10.64%) SAN
7 5 (10.64%) NetScaler
7 5 (10.64%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Support Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Audio Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Desktop Support
4 5 (10.64%) Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Support Technician
5 4 (8.51%) Network Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support Technician
5 4 (8.51%) Desktop Technician
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Voice Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Communications Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (51.06%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (8.51%) Digital Media
2 4 (8.51%) Thin Client
2 4 (8.51%) Fat Client
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) iPhone
4 1 (2.13%) iPad
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
1 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
2 4 (8.51%) Windows 8
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.13%) Android
5 1 (2.13%) Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Network Management
2 6 (12.77%) ITIL
3 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
3 5 (10.64%) Investment Management
3 5 (10.64%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (8.51%) Change Control
4 4 (8.51%) Service Management
4 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.26%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.26%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.13%) CRM
7 1 (2.13%) CAD
7 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.13%) Change Management
7 1 (2.13%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.13%) Wealth Management
7 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.38%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.64%) CCNP
2 5 (10.64%) CCNA
3 4 (8.51%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) MCSE
4 2 (4.26%) MCSA
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.13%) CCVP
5 1 (2.13%) CCSE
5 1 (2.13%) CCIE
5 1 (2.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.51%) XenDesktop
3 4 (8.51%) vSphere
3 4 (8.51%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (29.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (8.51%) SCCM
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) Cisco
2 11 (23.40%) Tandberg
3 10 (21.28%) Brocade
4 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
4 9 (19.15%) Citrix
4 9 (19.15%) Avaya
5 6 (12.77%) CheckPoint
5 6 (12.77%) Blue Coat
6 5 (10.64%) Nortel
6 5 (10.64%) NetScout
6 5 (10.64%) Reuters
6 5 (10.64%) Bloomberg
6 5 (10.64%) McAfee
6 5 (10.64%) VMware
6 5 (10.64%) Juniper
6 5 (10.64%) Nokia
6 5 (10.64%) Apple
6 5 (10.64%) TippingPoint
6 5 (10.64%) Riverbed
6 5 (10.64%) SolarWinds
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