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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Polycom
Rank 76 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Polycom 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.100% - 0.100%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £110 £325
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -66.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-16.32% -45.55%
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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
525 406 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 52.29% 47.05% 48.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 186 195
Average daily rate £413 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £255 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 27
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -44.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £19.00 £37.50
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 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

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Top 6 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Voice Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya