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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Polycom
Rank 577 550 550
Rank change year-on-year
-27 0
Contract jobs citing Polycom 45 34 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.064% 0.073%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £331 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -22.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £150 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £364 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £500
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 5
Average hourly rate £24.50 £45.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.55% +168.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £21.00 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.85 £45.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £45.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
-45.55% +103.38%

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
26368 24697 27463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.99% 46.71% 46.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14920 13807 13970
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1159 1097 1359
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.34 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

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 15 September 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
Top 28 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 15 September 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 +4 36 £180 -45.66% 23
East of England - 17 £110 - 1
London -10 11 £325 -1.88% 14
South East -22 4 £450 +28.57% 5
City of London +24 2 £316 -10.91% 3
Hampshire -16 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £450 - 3
Farnborough - 1 - -
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Slough - - - - 1
Swindon - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -

Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 45 (78.95%) Video Conferencing
2 25 (43.86%) Lync
3 23 (40.35%) Microsoft
4 18 (31.58%) Cisco
5 16 (28.07%) VoIP
6 15 (26.32%) Windows
6 15 (26.32%) Avaya
6 15 (26.32%) Active Directory
7 14 (24.56%) Finance
8 12 (21.05%) Telecoms
8 12 (21.05%) Windows 7
8 12 (21.05%) MS Office
8 12 (21.05%) MS Exchange
9 10 (17.54%) WAN
10 9 (15.79%) LAN
10 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (14.04%) Banking
12 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
12 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
12 6 (10.53%) Migration
12 6 (10.53%) Smartphone
13 5 (8.77%) IPTV
14 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
14 4 (7.02%) Dell
14 4 (7.02%) PBX
14 4 (7.02%) Tandberg
14 4 (7.02%) Unified Communications
15 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (5.26%) Change Control

Polycom
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 25 (43.86%) Lync
2 12 (21.05%) MS Exchange
3 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (21.05%) MS Office
2 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.07%) VoIP
2 10 (17.54%) WAN
3 9 (15.79%) LAN
4 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.02%) PBX
5 4 (7.02%) Unified Communications
6 3 (5.26%) Firewall
7 2 (3.51%) Wireless
7 2 (3.51%) DMZ
7 2 (3.51%) VPN
7 2 (3.51%) Multicast
8 1 (1.75%) DHCP
8 1 (1.75%) ISDN
8 1 (1.75%) DNS
8 1 (1.75%) SAN
8 1 (1.75%) WLAN
8 1 (1.75%) Internet
8 1 (1.75%) MGCP
8 1 (1.75%) Telnet
8 1 (1.75%) H.323
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 8 (14.04%) Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Multimedia
4 3 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (17.54%) Consultant
3 7 (12.28%) Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.51%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (3.51%) Multimedia Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Avaya Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Senior Technician
7 1 (1.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (1.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) IT Support
7 1 (1.75%) Telecoms Consultant
7 1 (1.75%) Voice Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) ODBC
1 1 (1.75%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (78.95%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (10.53%) Smartphone
3 5 (8.77%) IPTV
4 2 (3.51%) Video Editing
4 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.51%) Handset
4 2 (3.51%) Video on Demand
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) iPad
5 1 (1.75%) iPhone
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) Streaming Media
5 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.51%) Android
6 1 (1.75%) Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.53%) Migration
2 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.26%) ITIL
3 3 (5.26%) Service Management
3 3 (5.26%) Change Control
4 2 (3.51%) Content Management
4 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.75%) Data Security
5 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.75%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.75%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.75%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.75%) Stress Testing
5 1 (1.75%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.75%) High Availability
5 1 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.75%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) SQL
1 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) MCSE
2 2 (3.51%) CCNA
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.75%) PMP
3 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.75%) MCITP
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
3 1 (1.75%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.75%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) SCCM
1 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 23 (40.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.58%) Cisco
3 15 (26.32%) Avaya
4 4 (7.02%) Dell
4 4 (7.02%) Tandberg
5 3 (5.26%) VMware
6 2 (3.51%) Wyse
6 2 (3.51%) Citrix
6 2 (3.51%) HP
7 1 (1.75%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.75%) Juniper
7 1 (1.75%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.75%) CommVault
7 1 (1.75%) Lotus
7 1 (1.75%) Remedy
7 1 (1.75%) McAfee
7 1 (1.75%) NEC
7 1 (1.75%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
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