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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Polycom
Rank 383 410 395
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -15
Contract jobs citing Polycom 36 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.050% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.11% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £212 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £110 £325
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -66.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-16.32% -45.55%
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
10351 10919 11478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.00% 45.54% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6826 6843 7371
Average daily rate £425 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 233 261
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £33.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 August 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 August 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 +1 7 £388 +19.23% 1
Uxbridge - 1 £170 -
Polycom
England

Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 43 (68.25%) Video Conferencing
2 40 (63.49%) Cisco
3 29 (46.03%) Lync
4 24 (38.10%) Windows
5 21 (33.33%) WAN
6 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
7 19 (30.16%) LAN
7 19 (30.16%) Firewall
8 17 (26.98%) Android
9 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
10 14 (22.22%) MS Exchange
11 13 (20.63%) VPN
12 12 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (19.05%) F5
13 11 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (17.46%) DNS
13 11 (17.46%) TCP/IP
13 11 (17.46%) WebEx
14 10 (15.87%) DHCP
14 10 (15.87%) Adobe
14 10 (15.87%) Cisco CUCM
15 9 (14.29%) Network Management
15 9 (14.29%) Ethernet
15 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (14.29%) McAfee
16 8 (12.70%) H.323
16 8 (12.70%) Service Management
16 8 (12.70%) Dell
16 8 (12.70%) Apple

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 29 (46.03%) Lync
2 14 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 11 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (12.70%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.94%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Google Apps
2 4 (6.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.33%) WAN
2 19 (30.16%) LAN
2 19 (30.16%) Firewall
3 13 (20.63%) VPN
4 12 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (17.46%) TCP/IP
5 11 (17.46%) DNS
5 11 (17.46%) WebEx
6 10 (15.87%) DHCP
7 9 (14.29%) Ethernet
8 8 (12.70%) Wireless
8 8 (12.70%) H.323
8 8 (12.70%) Unified Communications
9 7 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (11.11%) BIG-IP
9 7 (11.11%) SCCP
9 7 (11.11%) MPLS
9 7 (11.11%) OSPF
9 7 (11.11%) BGP
10 6 (9.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) EDRMS
General
1 5 (7.94%) Legal
2 4 (6.35%) Publishing
3 2 (3.17%) Marketing
3 2 (3.17%) French Language
3 2 (3.17%) Advertising
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Finance
4 1 (1.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) Support Engineer
2 11 (17.46%) Network Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (7.94%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Communications Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Configuration Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Network Support
6 3 (4.76%) Audio Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) MAPI
2 4 (6.35%) XMPP
3 3 (4.76%) RSS
4 2 (3.17%) COM
4 2 (3.17%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.59%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (68.25%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (12.70%) iPhone
2 8 (12.70%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.76%) IVR
4 3 (4.76%) Video Editing
4 3 (4.76%) Streaming Media
4 3 (4.76%) IPTV
5 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.59%) PKI
5 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.59%) EPoS
5 1 (1.59%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.10%) Windows
2 17 (26.98%) Android
3 8 (12.70%) Windows 7
4 6 (9.52%) Mac OS X
5 5 (7.94%) Windows 8
5 5 (7.94%) Windows Phone
6 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) Network Management
2 8 (12.70%) ITIL
2 8 (12.70%) Service Management
3 7 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (11.11%) Server Building
4 5 (7.94%) Identity Management
5 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.35%) Change Control
5 4 (6.35%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.76%) Functional Testing
6 3 (4.76%) Software Deployment
6 3 (4.76%) Project Management
7 2 (3.17%) Workflow
7 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.17%) Change Management
7 2 (3.17%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (1.59%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.59%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.59%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.94%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.17%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (11.11%) MCSA
4 6 (9.52%) CCNP
4 6 (9.52%) CCNA
5 4 (6.35%) MCP
6 3 (4.76%) MCSE
6 3 (4.76%) CCIE
7 2 (3.17%) A+ Certification
7 2 (3.17%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (3.17%) MCDST
7 2 (3.17%) MCITP
8 1 (1.59%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
2 3 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.59%) Firmware
3 1 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (11.11%) SCCM
3 5 (7.94%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (6.35%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (4.76%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 40 (63.49%) Cisco
2 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
3 12 (19.05%) F5
4 10 (15.87%) Adobe
5 9 (14.29%) McAfee
6 8 (12.70%) Dell
6 8 (12.70%) Apple
7 7 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 7 (11.11%) Juniper
7 7 (11.11%) Tandberg
8 5 (7.94%) TippingPoint
8 5 (7.94%) Blue Coat
8 5 (7.94%) Google
8 5 (7.94%) Brocade
8 5 (7.94%) NetScout
8 5 (7.94%) Nokia
8 5 (7.94%) Nortel
8 5 (7.94%) Citrix
8 5 (7.94%) SolarWinds
9 4 (6.35%) ServiceNow