The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Polycom products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Polycom over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Polycom
Rank 244 224 228
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing Polycom 4 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.043% 0.091% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.091% 0.19% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -32.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £22.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +103.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £45.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
-45.55% +103.38%
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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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4373 4271 4879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.07% 48.83% 49.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2269 2161 2121
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 263 294
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Polycom
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Polycom Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Polycom
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Polycom Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Polycom
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Polycom Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Polycom
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Polycom within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire -16 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £450 - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Polycom
England

Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Avaya
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) Lync
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Handset
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (16.67%) CommVault
4 1 (16.67%) Lotus
4 1 (16.67%) DMZ
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee
4 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (16.67%) Telnet

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Lync
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (16.67%) Multicast
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) PBX
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) DMZ
2 1 (16.67%) Telnet
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Avaya Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Handset
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) CommVault
3 1 (16.67%) Lotus
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Tandberg
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco