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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Polycom
UK
Rank 553 597 602
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +5
Contract jobs citing Polycom 49 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.058% 0.048%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 9
Median daily rate £350 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £185 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £418 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £235 £110
% change year-on-year
+48.93% +113.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -20.45%

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
19927 22517 23888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.51% 43.30% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12360 13480 13683
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 738 840 973
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 25 February 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 26 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 25 February 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 +45 36 £363 +42.15% 6
London +25 20 £395 +21.53% 4
Yorkshire +27 7 £350 -20.00%
City of London +11 7 £375 +76.47% 3
South Yorkshire - 7 £350 -
Northern Ireland - 6 £225 -
Belfast - 6 £225 -
County Antrim - 6 £225 -
Sheffield - 5 £475 -
Cardiff +22 4 £375 +7.14%
South Wales +21 4 £375 +7.14%
Wales +18 4 £375 +7.14%
South West +2 3 £305 +35.55%
North West +24 2 £350 - 1
South East +18 2 £375 -6.25% 1
Hampshire +1 2 £375 -
Bristol 0 2 £305 +35.55%
Glasgow - 2 £475 -
Chesterfield - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £475 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £350 - 1

Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 49 (62.03%) Video Conferencing
2 48 (60.76%) Skype for Business
3 45 (56.96%) Microsoft
4 42 (53.16%) Skype
5 37 (46.84%) Cisco
6 28 (35.44%) Office 365
7 24 (30.38%) Windows
8 21 (26.58%) Finance
9 19 (24.05%) Active Directory
9 19 (24.05%) Windows 7
10 17 (21.52%) ITIL
11 16 (20.25%) MS Exchange
11 16 (20.25%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (18.99%) Citrix
12 15 (18.99%) Manufacturing
13 14 (17.72%) VMware
13 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (17.72%) Telepresence
14 13 (16.46%) MS Office
15 12 (15.19%) PBX
15 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (13.92%) Unified Communications
16 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (13.92%) Data Centre
16 11 (13.92%) WebEx
17 10 (12.66%) Avaya
17 10 (12.66%) Asset Management
18 9 (11.39%) VPN
18 9 (11.39%) Windows 10

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 48 (60.76%) Skype for Business
2 16 (20.25%) MS Exchange
3 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.59%) CMS
5 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (16.46%) MS Office
2 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (35.44%) Office 365
2 2 (2.53%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 42 (53.16%) Skype
2 14 (17.72%) Telepresence
3 12 (15.19%) PBX
4 11 (13.92%) Unified Communications
4 11 (13.92%) WebEx
5 9 (11.39%) VPN
6 8 (10.13%) Internet
6 8 (10.13%) VoIP
7 7 (8.86%) SSL
8 5 (6.33%) IP Telephony
8 5 (6.33%) LAN
9 4 (5.06%) DNS
9 4 (5.06%) Firewall
9 4 (5.06%) ISDN
9 4 (5.06%) WAN
10 3 (3.80%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (3.80%) HTTPS
10 3 (3.80%) PSTN
11 2 (2.53%) DHCP
11 2 (2.53%) NetScaler
General
1 21 (26.58%) Finance
2 15 (18.99%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Publishing
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (17.72%) Consultant
2 10 (12.66%) Analyst
3 9 (11.39%) Lync Consultant
3 9 (11.39%) Voice Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Business Consultant
5 7 (8.86%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Lync Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) IT Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) IT Support
8 4 (5.06%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Video Conferencing Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) XMPP
2 1 (1.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (62.03%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (13.92%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.86%) Virtual Team
4 6 (7.59%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.80%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.80%) Life Science
5 3 (3.80%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.53%) Equities
6 2 (2.53%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.53%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.53%) iPhone
6 2 (2.53%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.38%) Windows
2 19 (24.05%) Windows 7
3 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (11.39%) Windows 10
5 8 (10.13%) Windows Server
6 7 (8.86%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.53%) Android
7 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) ITIL
2 10 (12.66%) Asset Management
3 6 (7.59%) Change Management
3 6 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (7.59%) Information Security
3 6 (7.59%) IT Asset Management
3 6 (7.59%) Network Architecture
3 6 (7.59%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (7.59%) Project Management
3 6 (7.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
4 4 (5.06%) Programme Management
5 3 (3.80%) Migration
6 2 (2.53%) Change Control
6 2 (2.53%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.53%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.53%) Information Assurance
6 2 (2.53%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.53%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.53%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.59%) C
2 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (20.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.06%) CCVP
2 4 (5.06%) MCP
3 3 (3.80%) Degree
3 3 (3.80%) MCSA
3 3 (3.80%) MCSE
4 2 (2.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.27%) MCDST
5 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (24.05%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.59%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.53%) BitLocker
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.53%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.53%) XenApp
4 2 (2.53%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (8.86%) Backup Exec
3 6 (7.59%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (6.33%) SCCM
5 4 (5.06%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (56.96%) Microsoft
2 37 (46.84%) Cisco
3 15 (18.99%) Citrix
4 14 (17.72%) VMware
5 10 (12.66%) Avaya
6 8 (10.13%) Symantec
7 6 (7.59%) Veeam
8 5 (6.33%) HP
9 4 (5.06%) Apple
9 4 (5.06%) Sonus
10 3 (3.80%) Dell
10 3 (3.80%) LANDesk
10 3 (3.80%) Mitel
10 3 (3.80%) Sophos
11 2 (2.53%) AppSense
11 2 (2.53%) Brocade
11 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.53%) Google
11 2 (2.53%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.53%) Wyse
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