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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Polycom
Rank 369 388 367
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Contract jobs citing Polycom 17 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.082% 0.059% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.13% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 1
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£323 £258 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.24% -48.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £105 £253 £344
% change year-on-year
-58.41% -26.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
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
9396 9881 8972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.43% 45.20% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6255 6389 5683
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 221 283
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.61 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.09% -2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £33.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
City of London +18 5 £300 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Polycom
England

Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 21 (60.00%) Cisco
2 20 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (31.43%) Lync
3 11 (31.43%) MS Office
4 10 (28.57%) LAN
4 10 (28.57%) WAN
4 10 (28.57%) Tandberg
5 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
5 9 (25.71%) Windows
5 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
5 9 (25.71%) Avaya
5 9 (25.71%) Citrix
6 8 (22.86%) H.323
6 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
6 8 (22.86%) ITIL
6 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
6 8 (22.86%) XMPP
7 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (20.00%) Finance
7 7 (20.00%) Wireless
8 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
8 6 (17.14%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
9 5 (14.29%) NetScaler
9 5 (14.29%) Internet
9 5 (14.29%) SQL
9 5 (14.29%) SAN
9 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
9 5 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
9 5 (14.29%) Brocade

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 11 (31.43%) Lync
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS Office
2 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (11.43%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) LAN
1 10 (28.57%) WAN
2 8 (22.86%) H.323
3 7 (20.00%) Wireless
4 5 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 5 (14.29%) Internet
4 5 (14.29%) SAN
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
5 2 (5.71%) Firewall
5 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.71%) PBX
5 2 (5.71%) VoIP
6 1 (2.86%) DMZ
6 1 (2.86%) DNS
6 1 (2.86%) ISDN
6 1 (2.86%) DWDM
6 1 (2.86%) MPLS
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.86%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
2 7 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Audio Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Desktop Support
2 6 (17.14%) Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Support Technician
4 4 (11.43%) Voice Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Desktop Technician
4 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support Technician
4 4 (11.43%) Network Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (11.43%) Fat Client
2 4 (11.43%) Thin Client
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.86%) iPhone
4 1 (2.86%) iPad
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
3 5 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
3 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 5 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.71%) Service Management
5 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.86%) CRM
6 1 (2.86%) Data Security
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
6 1 (2.86%) CAD
6 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Change Control
6 1 (2.86%) Release Management
6 1 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
1 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) MCSE
2 2 (5.71%) MCSA
3 1 (2.86%) CCNP
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) vSphere
2 4 (11.43%) XenDesktop
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (11.43%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Cisco
2 10 (28.57%) Tandberg
3 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.71%) Avaya
3 9 (25.71%) Citrix
4 5 (14.29%) Brocade
4 5 (14.29%) Riverbed
4 5 (14.29%) Aruba
5 4 (11.43%) VMware
5 4 (11.43%) Apple
5 4 (11.43%) Reuters
5 4 (11.43%) Bloomberg
6 2 (5.71%) Wyse
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.86%) NetSuite
7 1 (2.86%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
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