The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Polycom products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Polycom over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Polycom
Rank 82 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Polycom 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.097% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £357 £265 £235
% change year-on-year
+34.71% +12.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
-14.63% -
Polycom
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
551 480 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 53.55% 48.34% 51.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 250 246
Average daily rate £400 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 17
Average hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +42.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £21.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Polycom
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Polycom Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Polycom
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Polycom Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Polycom
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Polycom across the Reading region.

Polycom Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Polycom
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) XMPP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (66.67%) ISA Server
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (33.33%) IPX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) OneDrive
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) IPX
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (66.67%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus