The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Polycom
Rank 568 543 546
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Contract jobs citing Polycom 22 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.059% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 0.088% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 12
Average daily rate
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£253 £306 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.55% -20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £156 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £368 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £110 £300 £503
% change year-on-year
-63.33% -40.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Average hourly rate £24.50 £45.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.55% +95.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £45.00 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £45.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-45.55% +63.63%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25070 24077 26885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.89% 47.08% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13892 13098 13619
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1074 1184 1390
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 1 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Polycom within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Polycom Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Polycom
Top 30 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 1 August 2014. 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 -11 22 £253 -17.55% 11
East of England -7 10 £110 -63.33% 1
London -6 7 £325 +4.00% 2
South East -12 2 £450 +28.57% 7
Surrey - 2 £450 -
City of London +25 1 £325 +67.74% 1
South West - 1 - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Basildon - - - - 1
Brighton - - - - 1
Horsham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - - 3
Swindon - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 4
East Sussex - - - - 1
Essex - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 35 (81.40%) Video Conferencing
2 22 (51.16%) Cisco
3 15 (34.88%) Lync
4 14 (32.56%) VoIP
5 13 (30.23%) LAN
5 13 (30.23%) WAN
5 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
5 13 (30.23%) Avaya
5 13 (30.23%) Telecoms
6 12 (27.91%) Banking
6 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
7 11 (25.58%) Windows
8 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
9 8 (18.60%) Finance
10 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (16.28%) MS Office
10 7 (16.28%) MPLS
10 7 (16.28%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (13.95%) OSPF
11 6 (13.95%) BGP
11 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
11 6 (13.95%) Tandberg
11 6 (13.95%) Smartphone
11 6 (13.95%) Wireless
12 5 (11.63%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
12 5 (11.63%) IPTV
12 5 (11.63%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (11.63%) MS Excel

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 15 (34.88%) Lync
2 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.65%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Office
2 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) VoIP
2 13 (30.23%) LAN
2 13 (30.23%) WAN
2 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
3 7 (16.28%) MPLS
4 6 (13.95%) OSPF
4 6 (13.95%) BGP
4 6 (13.95%) Wireless
5 5 (11.63%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (11.63%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (9.30%) Internet
6 4 (9.30%) SAN
6 4 (9.30%) DNS
6 4 (9.30%) Unified Communications
6 4 (9.30%) Firewall
7 3 (6.98%) VPN
7 3 (6.98%) DHCP
7 3 (6.98%) NetScaler
8 2 (4.65%) Multicast
8 2 (4.65%) DMZ
General
1 13 (30.23%) Telecoms
2 12 (27.91%) Banking
3 8 (18.60%) Finance
4 4 (9.30%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.98%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (16.28%) Consultant
2 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (9.30%) Network Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Technician
5 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Multimedia Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Desktop Support
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) EDI
1 1 (2.33%) ODBC
1 1 (2.33%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (81.40%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (13.95%) Smartphone
3 5 (11.63%) IPTV
4 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.65%) Video Editing
4 2 (4.65%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.33%) Streaming Media
5 1 (2.33%) Handset
5 1 (2.33%) iPhone
5 1 (2.33%) Firmware
5 1 (2.33%) iPad
5 1 (2.33%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.33%) Android
5 1 (2.33%) Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
1 5 (11.63%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (6.98%) Change Control
3 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
3 2 (4.65%) Service Management
3 2 (4.65%) Migration
3 2 (4.65%) Content Management
4 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.63%) CCIE
3 3 (6.98%) CCNA
4 2 (4.65%) CCNP
4 2 (4.65%) CCIP
4 2 (4.65%) CCDP
4 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Cisco
2 13 (30.23%) Avaya
3 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.95%) Tandberg
5 5 (11.63%) Citrix
6 4 (9.30%) Riverbed
7 3 (6.98%) VMware
7 3 (6.98%) Dell
8 2 (4.65%) Aruba
8 2 (4.65%) Remedy
8 2 (4.65%) Brocade
9 1 (2.33%) Mitel
9 1 (2.33%) HP
9 1 (2.33%) McAfee
9 1 (2.33%) Juniper
9 1 (2.33%) CommVault
9 1 (2.33%) Lotus
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