The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Polycom products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Polycom over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Polycom
Rank 554 574 556
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Contract jobs citing Polycom 49 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.022% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.050% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 9
Average daily rate
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£229 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £145 £235 £325
% change year-on-year
-38.29% -27.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year
+46.42% -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24608 24229 23281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.67% 45.10% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14439 13586 12400
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1087 1044 1229
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.57 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

Polycom
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Polycom Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Polycom
Daily Rate Trend

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

Polycom Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Polycom
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Polycom within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Polycom Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Polycom
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Polycom Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Polycom
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Polycom within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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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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
England +21 48 £229 -29.46% 8
London +27 30 £290 -10.76% 5
Cambridge - 13 £128 -
Cambridgeshire - 13 £128 -
East of England - 13 £128 - 1
City of London 0 5 £330 +1.53%
South East -23 2 - - 2
Berkshire +7 1 - - 1
South West +1 1 £175 -
Wales - 1 - -
Bridgwater - 1 £175 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £160 -
Reading - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £170 - 1
South Wales - 1 - -
North West - 1 £160 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £175 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 44 (53.01%) Cisco
2 43 (51.81%) Video Conferencing
3 27 (32.53%) Lync
4 23 (27.71%) LAN
4 23 (27.71%) Windows
5 22 (26.51%) WAN
5 22 (26.51%) WebEx
6 21 (25.30%) Microsoft
7 20 (24.10%) VoIP
7 20 (24.10%) Firewall
8 16 (19.28%) Active Directory
9 15 (18.07%) VPN
10 14 (16.87%) MS Exchange
10 14 (16.87%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (14.46%) Avaya
11 12 (14.46%) McAfee
11 12 (14.46%) F5
11 12 (14.46%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (14.46%) Android
12 11 (13.25%) Network Management
12 11 (13.25%) DNS
12 11 (13.25%) Ethernet
13 10 (12.05%) DHCP
13 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
13 10 (12.05%) MPLS
13 10 (12.05%) Juniper
13 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (12.05%) Wireless
13 10 (12.05%) H.323
13 10 (12.05%) Unified Communications

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 27 (32.53%) Lync
2 14 (16.87%) MS Exchange
3 10 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.02%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.20%) WorkSite
8 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.02%) MS Office
3 4 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.41%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.71%) LAN
2 22 (26.51%) WAN
2 22 (26.51%) WebEx
3 20 (24.10%) VoIP
3 20 (24.10%) Firewall
4 15 (18.07%) VPN
5 12 (14.46%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (13.25%) DNS
6 11 (13.25%) Ethernet
7 10 (12.05%) DHCP
7 10 (12.05%) MPLS
7 10 (12.05%) Wireless
7 10 (12.05%) H.323
7 10 (12.05%) Unified Communications
8 9 (10.84%) TCP/IP
9 8 (9.64%) Internet
9 8 (9.64%) Telepresence
10 7 (8.43%) OSPF
10 7 (8.43%) BGP
10 7 (8.43%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.02%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.61%) Legal
4 2 (2.41%) Advertising
4 2 (2.41%) Publishing
4 2 (2.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.41%) French Language
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Front Office
5 1 (1.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (18.07%) Network Engineer
2 12 (14.46%) Systems Administrator
2 12 (14.46%) Support Engineer
3 9 (10.84%) Analyst
4 6 (7.23%) Audio Engineer
4 6 (7.23%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 5 (6.02%) Communications Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (4.82%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Voice Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Configuration Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Desktop Support
7 3 (3.61%) Design Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (2.41%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (2.41%) Network Support
8 2 (2.41%) Messaging Engineer
8 2 (2.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) XMPP
2 5 (6.02%) MAPI
3 2 (2.41%) COM
4 1 (1.20%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (51.81%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (9.64%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.02%) iPhone
4 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.82%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.82%) IPTV
5 3 (3.61%) Video Editing
5 3 (3.61%) IVR
5 3 (3.61%) Streaming Media
5 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.61%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.41%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.41%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.41%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.20%) Handset
7 1 (1.20%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.71%) Windows
2 12 (14.46%) Android
3 9 (10.84%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.82%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.82%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.61%) Windows Phone
5 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.25%) Network Management
2 6 (7.23%) ITIL
2 6 (7.23%) Service Management
3 5 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (6.02%) Server Building
4 4 (4.82%) Change Control
4 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.82%) Business Continuity
5 3 (3.61%) Identity Management
6 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.41%) Workflow
6 2 (2.41%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.41%) Functional Testing
6 2 (2.41%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.41%) Investment Management
7 1 (1.20%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.20%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.20%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.20%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.61%) C
1 3 (3.61%) SQL
1 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.43%) CCNP
3 7 (8.43%) CCNA
4 6 (7.23%) MCSA
5 5 (6.02%) MCSE
6 3 (3.61%) MCP
7 2 (2.41%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.41%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (2.41%) CCVP
7 2 (2.41%) MCDST
7 2 (2.41%) MCITP
8 1 (1.20%) Degree
8 1 (1.20%) PMP
8 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.20%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) SLA
1 3 (3.61%) QA
System Software
1 16 (19.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.20%) XenApp
4 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.20%) vSphere
4 1 (1.20%) Firmware
4 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (7.23%) SCCM
3 3 (3.61%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.41%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 44 (53.01%) Cisco
2 21 (25.30%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.46%) Avaya
3 12 (14.46%) McAfee
3 12 (14.46%) F5
4 10 (12.05%) Juniper
5 8 (9.64%) Nokia
5 8 (9.64%) Apple
5 8 (9.64%) Tandberg
6 7 (8.43%) Blue Coat
6 7 (8.43%) SolarWinds
6 7 (8.43%) CheckPoint
7 5 (6.02%) Adobe
7 5 (6.02%) Dell
7 5 (6.02%) Nortel
7 5 (6.02%) Brocade
7 5 (6.02%) NetScout
7 5 (6.02%) TippingPoint
7 5 (6.02%) VMware
8 4 (4.82%) Aerohive Networks
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