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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Polycom over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Polycom
UK
Rank 573 579 575
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Polycom 24 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.085% 0.057%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 31 8
Median daily rate £254 £363 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +54.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £190 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £325 £105
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +209.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +2.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - £22.00

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
20253 21946 23184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.25% 43.21% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12437 12898 13601
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 761 868 1017
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Polycom
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Polycom as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Polycom within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 17 £300 -17.24% 10
London -9 11 £244 -32.75% 5
Belfast - 5 £225 - 1
County Antrim - 5 £225 - 1
Northern Ireland - 5 £225 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
North West +26 2 - - 2
City of London -13 2 £291 -19.65% 2
Cumbria - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £475 -
Scotland - 2 £475 -
South West +9 1 £300 +33.33% 1
Bristol -5 1 £300 +33.33%
Sheffield - 1 £350 -

Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Polycom also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Polycom.

1 46 (76.67%) Video Conferencing
2 37 (61.67%) Microsoft
3 34 (56.67%) Skype for Business
4 31 (51.67%) Skype
5 26 (43.33%) Cisco
6 21 (35.00%) Office 365
7 19 (31.67%) Windows
8 18 (30.00%) Active Directory
9 17 (28.33%) Finance
10 15 (25.00%) Citrix
10 15 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 15 (25.00%) VMware
10 15 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (21.67%) ITIL
12 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (20.00%) MS Office
14 10 (16.67%) Manufacturing
14 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (16.67%) Unified Communications
15 9 (15.00%) VPN
16 8 (13.33%) PBX
16 8 (13.33%) Symantec
16 8 (13.33%) Asset Management
16 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
16 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
17 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
17 7 (11.67%) Windows 10
17 7 (11.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (56.67%) Skype for Business
2 15 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.67%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (35.00%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (51.67%) Skype
2 10 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 9 (15.00%) VPN
4 8 (13.33%) PBX
5 7 (11.67%) Internet
6 5 (8.33%) ISDN
6 5 (8.33%) LAN
6 5 (8.33%) Telepresence
6 5 (8.33%) WebEx
7 4 (6.67%) DNS
7 4 (6.67%) Firewall
7 4 (6.67%) IP Telephony
7 4 (6.67%) VoIP
7 4 (6.67%) WAN
8 3 (5.00%) DHCP
8 3 (5.00%) SAN
8 3 (5.00%) Wireless
9 2 (3.33%) Extranet
9 2 (3.33%) NetScaler
9 2 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Back Office
4 3 (5.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Consultant
2 10 (16.67%) Lync Consultant
3 9 (15.00%) Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Business Consultant
5 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Lync Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Desktop Support
7 5 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 5 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Video Conferencing Project Manager
8 4 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Avaya Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Avaya Voice Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) IP Telephony Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) IT Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Service Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) XMPP
2 1 (1.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 46 (76.67%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 5 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 5 (8.33%) Virtual Team
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) Equities
4 3 (5.00%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.33%) iPhone
5 2 (3.33%) Life Science
6 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.67%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.67%) iSeries
6 1 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.67%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Windows
2 15 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (11.67%) Windows 10
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.33%) Android
8 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.67%) Unix
9 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) ITIL
2 8 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 6 (10.00%) Change Management
3 6 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.33%) IT Asset Management
4 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 5 (8.33%) Network Architecture
5 4 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.00%) Migration
6 3 (5.00%) Project Management
7 2 (3.33%) Information Assurance
7 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.33%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (1.67%) Change Control
8 1 (1.67%) Demand Management
8 1 (1.67%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.00%) MCP
3 2 (3.33%) MCSA
3 2 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 18 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 4 (6.67%) XenApp
4 4 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.33%) BitLocker
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 6 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (1.67%) Cacti
3 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.67%) SCOM
3 1 (1.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 37 (61.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (43.33%) Cisco
3 15 (25.00%) Citrix
3 15 (25.00%) VMware
4 8 (13.33%) Symantec
5 5 (8.33%) Avaya
5 5 (8.33%) Dell
5 5 (8.33%) Sonus
5 5 (8.33%) Veeam
6 4 (6.67%) Wyse
7 3 (5.00%) AppSense
7 3 (5.00%) HP
7 3 (5.00%) Mitel
8 2 (3.33%) Adobe
8 2 (3.33%) Apple
8 2 (3.33%) Aruba
8 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.33%) Google
8 2 (3.33%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.33%) Riverbed
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