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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Polycom
Rank 555 577 540
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -37
Contract jobs citing Polycom 39 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.042% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.091% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 7
Average daily rate
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£340 £230 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -35.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £135 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £351 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £235 £280
% change year-on-year
+12.76% -16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - £32.50

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
25269 25137 22645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.35% 45.52% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14362 14090 11990
Average daily rate £400 £392 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £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 1091 1071 1207
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £41.15 £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 24 April 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 9 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 24 April 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 +15 37 £330 +43.47% 10
London +16 28 £340 +51.11% 5
East of England +29 8 £128 -22.72%
Cambridge - 8 £128 -
Cambridgeshire - 8 £128 -
City of London +18 4 £238 -30.65% 1
South West +4 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £425 -

Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 45 (68.18%) Cisco
2 36 (54.55%) Video Conferencing
3 27 (40.91%) LAN
3 27 (40.91%) WAN
4 26 (39.39%) Firewall
5 22 (33.33%) Lync
5 22 (33.33%) WebEx
6 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
6 19 (28.79%) Avaya
7 17 (25.76%) H.323
8 16 (24.24%) MPLS
8 16 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (24.24%) VPN
8 16 (24.24%) Windows
9 15 (22.73%) Juniper
9 15 (22.73%) McAfee
9 15 (22.73%) XMPP
10 13 (19.70%) Wireless
10 13 (19.70%) Tandberg
10 13 (19.70%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (18.18%) F5
11 12 (18.18%) Internet
11 12 (18.18%) VoIP
12 11 (16.67%) Ethernet
12 11 (16.67%) DNS
12 11 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
12 11 (16.67%) Network Management
13 10 (15.15%) DHCP
13 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
13 10 (15.15%) MS Exchange

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (33.33%) Lync
2 10 (15.15%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (7.58%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.61%) MS Office
3 5 (7.58%) AutoCAD
4 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (40.91%) LAN
1 27 (40.91%) WAN
2 26 (39.39%) Firewall
3 22 (33.33%) WebEx
4 17 (25.76%) H.323
5 16 (24.24%) MPLS
5 16 (24.24%) VPN
6 13 (19.70%) Wireless
6 13 (19.70%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (18.18%) Internet
7 12 (18.18%) VoIP
8 11 (16.67%) Ethernet
8 11 (16.67%) DNS
9 10 (15.15%) DHCP
10 8 (12.12%) IP Telephony
10 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
10 8 (12.12%) WLAN
10 8 (12.12%) Unified Communications
11 7 (10.61%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (10.61%) BGP
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Advertising
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Billing
4 1 (1.52%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) Audio Engineer
3 7 (10.61%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Communications Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.58%) Design Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.06%) Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Support Technician
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Desktop Support Technician
6 4 (6.06%) Desktop Technician
7 3 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.03%) Administrator
8 2 (3.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Network Support
8 2 (3.03%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) XMPP
2 5 (7.58%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 36 (54.55%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.58%) iPhone
4 4 (6.06%) Handset
4 4 (6.06%) Thin Client
4 4 (6.06%) Fat Client
4 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.06%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.03%) IVR
5 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Windows
2 7 (10.61%) Android
3 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.06%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Network Management
2 10 (15.15%) Service Delivery
3 7 (10.61%) ITIL
4 5 (7.58%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (7.58%) Investment Management
4 5 (7.58%) Service Management
5 4 (6.06%) Change Control
6 2 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.03%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.03%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (1.52%) Release Management
7 1 (1.52%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.52%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.52%) CAD
7 1 (1.52%) CRM
7 1 (1.52%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.52%) Wealth Management
7 1 (1.52%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) SQL
1 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (15.15%) CCNA
3 7 (10.61%) MCSE
3 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (10.61%) CCNP
4 4 (6.06%) Degree
5 2 (3.03%) MCSA
6 1 (1.52%) MCP
6 1 (1.52%) CCIE
6 1 (1.52%) CCVP
6 1 (1.52%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (6.06%) XenDesktop
3 4 (6.06%) vSphere
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (68.18%) Cisco
2 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
2 19 (28.79%) Avaya
3 15 (22.73%) Juniper
3 15 (22.73%) McAfee
4 13 (19.70%) Tandberg
5 12 (18.18%) F5
6 8 (12.12%) Blue Coat
6 8 (12.12%) CheckPoint
7 7 (10.61%) SolarWinds
7 7 (10.61%) Nokia
8 5 (7.58%) TippingPoint
8 5 (7.58%) SonicWALL
8 5 (7.58%) Apple
8 5 (7.58%) Nortel
8 5 (7.58%) Reuters
8 5 (7.58%) Bloomberg
8 5 (7.58%) Adobe
8 5 (7.58%) NetScout
8 5 (7.58%) Brocade
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