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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Polycom
Rank 376 385 382
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Polycom 27 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.044% 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 7
Average daily rate
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£345 £206 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.27% -47.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £146 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £221 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £168 £235 £280
% change year-on-year
-28.72% -16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - -
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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
9887 9951 9935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.61% 43.98% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6465 6509 6240
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 206 296
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London - 2 £284 -
Polycom
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Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (69.05%) Cisco
2 21 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 16 (38.10%) Firewall
4 15 (35.71%) LAN
4 15 (35.71%) WAN
4 15 (35.71%) Lync
5 11 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
5 11 (26.19%) Windows
6 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
6 10 (23.81%) MS Exchange
6 10 (23.81%) H.323
6 10 (23.81%) F5
7 9 (21.43%) Network Management
7 9 (21.43%) Cisco CUCM
7 9 (21.43%) WebEx
7 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (21.43%) Ethernet
7 9 (21.43%) Finance
8 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
8 8 (19.05%) Unified Communications
8 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (16.67%) Android
9 7 (16.67%) XMPP
10 6 (14.29%) Blue Coat
10 6 (14.29%) MPLS
10 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint
10 6 (14.29%) VPN
10 6 (14.29%) ITIL
10 6 (14.29%) MS Office

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (35.71%) Lync
2 10 (23.81%) MS Exchange
3 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (11.90%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.29%) MS Office
3 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.76%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) Firewall
2 15 (35.71%) LAN
2 15 (35.71%) WAN
3 11 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (23.81%) H.323
5 9 (21.43%) WebEx
5 9 (21.43%) Ethernet
6 8 (19.05%) Unified Communications
7 6 (14.29%) MPLS
7 6 (14.29%) VPN
8 5 (11.90%) DNS
8 5 (11.90%) DSL
8 5 (11.90%) OSPF
8 5 (11.90%) BGP
8 5 (11.90%) TACACS
8 5 (11.90%) SCCP
8 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
8 5 (11.90%) Internet
8 5 (11.90%) BIG-IP
8 5 (11.90%) Cisco IPT
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Advertising
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Communications Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 4 (9.52%) Desktop Technician
4 4 (9.52%) Desktop Support Technician
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Support Technician
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Configuration Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Audio Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Network Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) XMPP
2 5 (11.90%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (11.90%) iPhone
3 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) Fat Client
3 4 (9.52%) Thin Client
4 3 (7.14%) Streaming Media
4 3 (7.14%) Digital Media
4 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.76%) IVR
6 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Android
3 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Network Management
2 6 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (11.90%) Investment Management
3 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (9.52%) Change Control
4 4 (9.52%) Service Management
4 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) CRM
7 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.38%) CAD
7 1 (2.38%) Wealth Management
7 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.38%) Release Management
7 1 (2.38%) Change Management
7 1 (2.38%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.90%) CCNP
2 5 (11.90%) CCNA
3 4 (9.52%) Degree
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.76%) MCSE
4 2 (4.76%) MCSA
5 1 (2.38%) MCP
5 1 (2.38%) CCIE
5 1 (2.38%) CCSE
5 1 (2.38%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (9.52%) vSphere
3 4 (9.52%) XenDesktop
3 4 (9.52%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (9.52%) SCCM
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 29 (69.05%) Cisco
2 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
3 10 (23.81%) F5
4 6 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 5 (11.90%) Adobe
5 5 (11.90%) McAfee
5 5 (11.90%) Nortel
5 5 (11.90%) Juniper
5 5 (11.90%) Nokia
5 5 (11.90%) Apple
5 5 (11.90%) Reuters
5 5 (11.90%) Bloomberg
5 5 (11.90%) NetScout
5 5 (11.90%) TippingPoint
5 5 (11.90%) Brocade
5 5 (11.90%) VMware
5 5 (11.90%) Tandberg
5 5 (11.90%) SolarWinds
6 4 (9.52%) Aerohive Networks