The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Polycom products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Polycom over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Polycom
Rank 104 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Polycom 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% 0.071% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £368 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £105 £253
% change year-on-year
+178.57% -58.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-20.45% +33.33%
Polycom
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
718 584 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.43% 41.18% 47.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 326 280
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 27
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.40 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

Polycom
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Polycom across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Polycom Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Polycom
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Polycom across the Manchester region.

Polycom Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Siemens
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) FWSM
1 2 (100.00%) Server Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) IronPort

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) FWSM
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Server Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Siemens
2 1 (50.00%) IronPort