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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Polycom
Rank 420 399 395
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs citing Polycom 9 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.11% 0.050%
As % of the Vendors category 0.080% 0.23% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 6
Average daily rate
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£225 £313 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £150 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £368 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £503
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -35.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £45.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
-45.55% +103.38%
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
11228 11427 11756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.90% 46.18% 45.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7256 7428 7139
Average daily rate £425 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 254 334
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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
City of London +20 2 £316 -10.91% 2
Polycom
England

Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 10 (62.50%) Cisco
1 10 (62.50%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (43.75%) Lync
3 6 (37.50%) Banking
4 5 (31.25%) IPTV
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) MS Office
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 3 (18.75%) Avaya
6 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
6 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Wyse
7 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 2 (12.50%) LAN
7 2 (12.50%) PBX
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) WAN
7 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (12.50%) Tandberg
7 2 (12.50%) Video Editing
7 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (6.25%) Multicast
8 1 (6.25%) IT Asset Management
8 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
8 1 (6.25%) LANDesk
8 1 (6.25%) Problem Management

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 7 (43.75%) Lync
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) PBX
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) DMZ
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.25%) Multicast
General
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Law
4 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Technician
3 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Deskside Support
3 1 (6.25%) Multimedia Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (31.25%) IPTV
3 2 (12.50%) Video Editing
4 1 (6.25%) Video on Demand
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.25%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Security
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) Content Management
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.25%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) MCSA
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Avaya
4 2 (12.50%) Wyse
4 2 (12.50%) Tandberg
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) LANDesk