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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Polycom
Rank 386 399 395
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing Polycom 22 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.075% 0.055%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 7
Average daily rate £368 £323 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.95% +180.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £156 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £433 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £105 £253
% change year-on-year
+178.57% -58.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-20.45% +33.33%
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
8591 9589 9860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.57% 45.21% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5620 6357 6319
Average daily rate £438 £425 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 198 221
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.03 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.63% +2.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +40 9 £213 -2.29% 1
Canary Wharf 0 1 £163 -62.85%
Polycom
England

Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (90.91%) Video Conferencing
2 25 (56.82%) Skype for Business
3 23 (52.27%) Cisco
4 20 (45.45%) WebEx
5 17 (38.64%) Active Directory
5 17 (38.64%) Windows
6 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 16 (36.36%) Finance
7 14 (31.82%) ITIL
8 13 (29.55%) MS Office
9 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 11 (25.00%) SLA
9 11 (25.00%) Firewall
9 11 (25.00%) SCCM
9 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 10 (22.73%) Skype
10 10 (22.73%) Blackberry
11 9 (20.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (20.45%) HP
11 9 (20.45%) SharePoint
11 9 (20.45%) Google
12 8 (18.18%) iPhone
12 8 (18.18%) Dell
12 8 (18.18%) Citrix
12 8 (18.18%) Adobe
12 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
12 8 (18.18%) Reuters
12 8 (18.18%) Bloomberg
12 8 (18.18%) H.323
12 8 (18.18%) Google Apps

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 25 (56.82%) Skype for Business
2 9 (20.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (20.45%) SharePoint
3 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
4 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (11.36%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (29.55%) MS Office
2 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Google Apps
2 2 (4.55%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (45.45%) WebEx
2 11 (25.00%) Firewall
3 10 (22.73%) Skype
4 8 (18.18%) H.323
4 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 6 (13.64%) ISDN
5 6 (13.64%) Wireless
6 5 (11.36%) SCCP
6 5 (11.36%) WAN
7 4 (9.09%) BIG-IP
7 4 (9.09%) LAN
8 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (6.82%) IPsec
8 3 (6.82%) MPLS
8 3 (6.82%) OSPF
8 3 (6.82%) PSTN
8 3 (6.82%) RTSP
8 3 (6.82%) SMTP
8 3 (6.82%) VoIP
8 3 (6.82%) VPN
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.82%) Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Billing
4 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Electronics
5 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) Analyst
2 5 (11.36%) Network Engineer
2 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Video Conferencing Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Video Conferencing Specialist
4 3 (6.82%) Voice Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Voice Network Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Collaboration Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Lync Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Lync Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Video Conferencing Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) RSS
2 3 (6.82%) 802.1X
2 3 (6.82%) MAPI
3 2 (4.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (90.91%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (22.73%) Blackberry
3 8 (18.18%) iPhone
4 3 (6.82%) iPad
4 3 (6.82%) PKI
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Android
3 5 (11.36%) Apple iOS
3 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.55%) Linux
6 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) ITIL
2 3 (6.82%) Change Management
2 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
2 3 (6.82%) Procure-to-pay
2 3 (6.82%) Server Building
2 3 (6.82%) Service Management
2 3 (6.82%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
3 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
3 2 (4.55%) Software Deployment
3 2 (4.55%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.27%) BCP
4 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.27%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.27%) Project Management
4 1 (2.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.55%) C
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) CCIE
1 5 (11.36%) CCNP
1 5 (11.36%) CCNP Voice
1 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) CCNA
3 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.55%) MCSE
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (38.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.64%) Xen
4 5 (11.36%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) SCCM
2 5 (11.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (11.36%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) Cisco
2 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.45%) Google
3 9 (20.45%) HP
4 8 (18.18%) Adobe
4 8 (18.18%) Bloomberg
4 8 (18.18%) Citrix
4 8 (18.18%) Dell
4 8 (18.18%) Reuters
5 7 (15.91%) Intel Security
5 7 (15.91%) Palo Alto
5 7 (15.91%) VMware
6 5 (11.36%) MobileIron
7 4 (9.09%) Avaya
7 4 (9.09%) F5
7 4 (9.09%) Juniper
7 4 (9.09%) Tandberg
8 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.82%) Riverbed
9 2 (4.55%) Red Box