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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Polycom
Rank 250 - 233
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Polycom 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.035% - 0.072%
As % of the Vendors category 0.073% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate £400 - £269
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £105 £253
% change year-on-year
+178.57% -58.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-20.45% +33.33%
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4082 4429 3917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.71% 47.64% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2353 2294 1932
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 204 225
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 2 - -
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
Polycom
England

Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (83.33%) Lync
2 14 (58.33%) Video Conferencing
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (54.17%) Firewall
4 12 (50.00%) Cisco
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (45.83%) Tandberg
6 10 (41.67%) Skype
6 10 (41.67%) VPN
7 8 (33.33%) DNS
7 8 (33.33%) CCNA
7 8 (33.33%) MPLS
7 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 8 (33.33%) VMware
7 8 (33.33%) NetApp
7 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (29.17%) WebEx
8 7 (29.17%) Wireless
8 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
9 6 (25.00%) Windows
9 6 (25.00%) MCSE
9 6 (25.00%) Network Design
9 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 6 (25.00%) Aerohive Networks
9 6 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
9 6 (25.00%) QNAP
9 6 (25.00%) Capacity Management
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (83.33%) Lync
2 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (8.33%) IIS
6 1 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) Firewall
2 10 (41.67%) Skype
2 10 (41.67%) VPN
3 8 (33.33%) DNS
3 8 (33.33%) MPLS
4 7 (29.17%) WebEx
4 7 (29.17%) Wireless
5 6 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
5 6 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (20.83%) IPsec
7 3 (12.50%) BGP
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (12.50%) LDAP
7 3 (12.50%) Multicast
7 3 (12.50%) OSPF
7 3 (12.50%) VoIP
7 3 (12.50%) WAN
8 2 (8.33%) NetScaler
8 2 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (8.33%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Support
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) CISSP Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Support
4 2 (8.33%) Lead Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Lync Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) CSS
1 5 (20.83%) RSS
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
1 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Capacity Management
1 6 (25.00%) Network Design
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (16.67%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 3 (12.50%) Network Management
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (33.33%) CCNA
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (25.00%) MCSE
5 3 (12.50%) CCIE
5 3 (12.50%) CCNP
6 2 (8.33%) CISSP
6 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (4.17%) MCITP
7 1 (4.17%) MCSA
7 1 (4.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (8.33%) ISA Server
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
3 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) Cisco
3 11 (45.83%) Tandberg
4 8 (33.33%) NetApp
4 8 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (25.00%) Aerohive Networks
5 6 (25.00%) QNAP
5 6 (25.00%) SonicWALL
6 5 (20.83%) Spiceworks
7 4 (16.67%) Juniper
8 3 (12.50%) Avaya
8 3 (12.50%) Palo Alto
9 2 (8.33%) Citrix
9 2 (8.33%) Mitel
9 2 (8.33%) MobileIron
9 2 (8.33%) Sonus