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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Polycom
Rank 394 417 400
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Contract jobs citing Polycom 31 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.026% 0.082%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.057% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 12
Average daily rate
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£242 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.61% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £253 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £325 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £168 £110 £300
% change year-on-year
+52.27% -63.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10241 10488 10999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.63% 44.60% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6762 6574 6976
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 221 287
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.59 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £34.35 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -2 8 £350 +7.69%
Uxbridge - 1 £170 -
Polycom
England

Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 40 (65.57%) Cisco
2 38 (62.30%) Video Conferencing
3 27 (44.26%) Lync
4 22 (36.07%) Windows
5 21 (34.43%) WAN
6 19 (31.15%) LAN
7 17 (27.87%) Active Directory
7 17 (27.87%) Firewall
8 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
9 14 (22.95%) VPN
9 14 (22.95%) Android
10 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
11 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
11 12 (19.67%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (19.67%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (18.03%) DNS
13 10 (16.39%) DHCP
13 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (16.39%) F5
13 10 (16.39%) Cisco CUCM
14 9 (14.75%) Unified Communications
14 9 (14.75%) Windows 7
14 9 (14.75%) Network Management
14 9 (14.75%) Tandberg
14 9 (14.75%) Apple
14 9 (14.75%) McAfee
14 9 (14.75%) Ethernet
15 8 (13.11%) Service Management
15 8 (13.11%) Wireless

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (44.26%) Lync
2 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
3 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.20%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (34.43%) WAN
2 19 (31.15%) LAN
3 17 (27.87%) Firewall
4 14 (22.95%) VPN
5 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
5 12 (19.67%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (18.03%) DNS
7 10 (16.39%) DHCP
8 9 (14.75%) Ethernet
8 9 (14.75%) Unified Communications
9 8 (13.11%) WebEx
9 8 (13.11%) H.323
9 8 (13.11%) Wireless
10 7 (11.48%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (11.48%) MPLS
10 7 (11.48%) OSPF
10 7 (11.48%) BGP
11 6 (9.84%) Telepresence
12 5 (8.20%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (8.20%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) EDRMS
General
1 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Publishing
3 3 (4.92%) Legal
3 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Advertising
4 2 (3.28%) Marketing
4 2 (3.28%) French Language
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Front Office
5 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (22.95%) Support Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) Network Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Communications Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.56%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Audio Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Configuration Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Network Support
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Network Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Design Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) XMPP
2 5 (8.20%) MAPI
3 2 (3.28%) COM
3 2 (3.28%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.64%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (62.30%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (13.11%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.20%) iPhone
3 5 (8.20%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.56%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.92%) IVR
5 3 (4.92%) Streaming Media
5 3 (4.92%) IPTV
5 3 (4.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (4.92%) Video Editing
6 2 (3.28%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.64%) BYOD
7 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.64%) PKI
7 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.64%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.07%) Windows
2 14 (22.95%) Android
3 9 (14.75%) Windows 7
4 6 (9.84%) Mac OS X
5 5 (8.20%) Windows 8
5 5 (8.20%) Windows Phone
6 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.75%) Network Management
2 8 (13.11%) Service Management
2 8 (13.11%) ITIL
3 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (8.20%) Identity Management
3 5 (8.20%) Business Continuity
3 5 (8.20%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (8.20%) Server Building
4 4 (6.56%) Change Control
4 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.92%) Project Management
5 3 (4.92%) Functional Testing
5 3 (4.92%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.28%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (3.28%) Workflow
7 1 (1.64%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.64%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.64%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.64%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.64%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.28%) C
2 2 (3.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (19.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (13.11%) MCSA
4 6 (9.84%) CCNP
4 6 (9.84%) CCNA
5 5 (8.20%) MCP
6 4 (6.56%) MCSE
7 3 (4.92%) CCIE
8 2 (3.28%) A+ Certification
8 2 (3.28%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (3.28%) MCDST
8 2 (3.28%) MCITP
9 1 (1.64%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
2 3 (4.92%) QA
System Software
1 17 (27.87%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.64%) Firmware
3 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (11.48%) SCCM
3 5 (8.20%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (6.56%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (4.92%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 40 (65.57%) Cisco
2 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.39%) F5
4 9 (14.75%) Tandberg
4 9 (14.75%) Apple
4 9 (14.75%) McAfee
5 8 (13.11%) Dell
6 7 (11.48%) Juniper
6 7 (11.48%) CheckPoint
7 6 (9.84%) Avaya
8 5 (8.20%) Nokia
8 5 (8.20%) Nortel
8 5 (8.20%) Citrix
8 5 (8.20%) Adobe
8 5 (8.20%) Blue Coat
8 5 (8.20%) Brocade
8 5 (8.20%) NetScout
8 5 (8.20%) TippingPoint
8 5 (8.20%) SolarWinds
9 4 (6.56%) ServiceNow
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