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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Polycom
Rank 555 535 524
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Contract jobs citing Polycom 21 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.062% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.088% 0.13% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 3
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£300 £330 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -30.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £110 £289 £475
% change year-on-year
-61.90% -39.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -60.00%

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
23958 22965 20967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.66% 45.69% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13732 12512 10990
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 975 976 1254
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 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 24 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 27 February 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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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
England -25 21 £300 -11.76% 14
London -19 15 £323 -5.14% 8
City of London +14 4 £218 -36.49% 1
South West -20 4 - -
Wiltshire - 4 - -
North West - 1 - -
South East - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 3
Coventry - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - - 3
Reading - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Wigton - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cumbria - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 3
Surrey - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - - 1

Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 46 (71.88%) Video Conferencing
2 39 (60.94%) Cisco
3 26 (40.63%) Lync
4 25 (39.06%) Avaya
5 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
6 22 (34.38%) LAN
6 22 (34.38%) WAN
7 20 (31.25%) Finance
8 19 (29.69%) Windows
9 16 (25.00%) Wireless
10 15 (23.44%) Telecoms
10 15 (23.44%) H.323
11 14 (21.88%) Tandberg
12 13 (20.31%) VoIP
12 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
12 13 (20.31%) XMPP
13 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (18.75%) Windows 7
14 11 (17.19%) Service Delivery
14 11 (17.19%) VPN
14 11 (17.19%) MS Office
14 11 (17.19%) MCSE
14 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (15.63%) Internet
15 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
15 10 (15.63%) ITIL
15 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (14.06%) Firewall
16 9 (14.06%) Citrix
16 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 26 (40.63%) Lync
2 6 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.69%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) MS Office
2 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.81%) AutoCAD
4 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (34.38%) LAN
1 22 (34.38%) WAN
2 16 (25.00%) Wireless
3 15 (23.44%) H.323
4 13 (20.31%) VoIP
5 11 (17.19%) VPN
6 10 (15.63%) Internet
7 9 (14.06%) Firewall
7 9 (14.06%) MPLS
8 8 (12.50%) WLAN
8 8 (12.50%) IP Telephony
9 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
10 5 (7.81%) DNS
10 5 (7.81%) SAN
10 5 (7.81%) VLAN
10 5 (7.81%) Cisco IPT
10 5 (7.81%) NetScaler
11 4 (6.25%) Unified Communications
11 4 (6.25%) DHCP
12 3 (4.69%) PBX
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (31.25%) Finance
2 15 (23.44%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Billing
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Front Office
4 1 (1.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (15.63%) Network Engineer
1 10 (15.63%) Audio Engineer
2 9 (14.06%) Consultant
3 8 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 7 (10.94%) Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Support Technician
5 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Network Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) Desktop Support Technician
6 4 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Desktop Technician
6 4 (6.25%) Voice Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Exchange Specialist
7 3 (4.69%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Design Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (71.88%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 4 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 4 (6.25%) Digital Media
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.69%) Handset
4 3 (4.69%) Clustering
4 3 (4.69%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) iPhone
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Windows
2 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (9.38%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.69%) Android
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.56%) Linux
7 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.19%) Service Delivery
2 10 (15.63%) ITIL
3 5 (7.81%) Load Balancing
3 5 (7.81%) Investment Management
3 5 (7.81%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 4 (6.25%) Migration
5 3 (4.69%) Risk Management
5 3 (4.69%) High Availability
6 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.13%) Service Management
6 2 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (1.56%) Wealth Management
7 1 (1.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.56%) CRM
7 1 (1.56%) CAD
7 1 (1.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.56%) Change Management
7 1 (1.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.56%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) SQL
1 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.69%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) MCSE
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.38%) CCNA
4 4 (6.25%) Degree
5 3 (4.69%) MCSA
5 3 (4.69%) MCITP
6 2 (3.13%) CCNP
7 1 (1.56%) MCP
7 1 (1.56%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 4 (6.25%) vSphere
3 4 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (4.69%) ISA Server
4 3 (4.69%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 39 (60.94%) Cisco
2 25 (39.06%) Avaya
3 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
4 14 (21.88%) Tandberg
5 9 (14.06%) Citrix
6 8 (12.50%) Juniper
6 8 (12.50%) McAfee
7 5 (7.81%) VMware
7 5 (7.81%) Reuters
7 5 (7.81%) Bloomberg
7 5 (7.81%) Brocade
7 5 (7.81%) Apple
7 5 (7.81%) SonicWALL
7 5 (7.81%) Riverbed
7 5 (7.81%) Aruba
8 3 (4.69%) HP
8 3 (4.69%) Dell
9 2 (3.13%) MobileIron
9 2 (3.13%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.56%) Ruckus Wireless
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