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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Polycom
Rank 608 602 609
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Polycom 38 43 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.077% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.17% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 5
Median daily rate £350 £340 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £154 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £425 £231
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £168 £235
% change year-on-year
+108.95% -28.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 1
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% +46.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £20.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-46.34% +46.42%

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
23943 25081 23862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.59% 44.79% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14785 14539 13536
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 790 1148 1061
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 2016.

Polycom Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Polycom
Top 27 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 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 30 £366 +10.90% 7
London -11 10 £375 +10.29% 3
South West +3 8 £350 +100.00% 2
Wales - 8 £325 -
South Wales - 8 £325 -
Cardiff - 7 £333 -
North West +5 5 £378 +136.40% 1
City of London +44 4 £200 -15.78%
Warrington - 4 £378 -
Cheshire - 4 £378 -
South East - 4 £425 -
Yorkshire - 3 £428 -
Sheffield - 3 £428 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £428 -
Bristol - 3 £348 - 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £357 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Kent - 2 £425 -
Gloucester - 2 £366 -
West Malling - 1 £425 -
Exeter - 1 £375 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £375 -

Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 42 (61.76%) Cisco
2 37 (54.41%) Video Conferencing
3 36 (52.94%) Skype for Business
4 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
5 23 (33.82%) ITIL
6 22 (32.35%) Skype
7 21 (30.88%) MS Office
8 18 (26.47%) Windows
8 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
8 18 (26.47%) Active Directory
8 18 (26.47%) Finance
9 16 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (22.06%) Avaya
10 15 (22.06%) Telecoms
11 14 (20.59%) Office 365
12 13 (19.12%) Windows 7
12 13 (19.12%) Project Management
13 12 (17.65%) VMware
13 12 (17.65%) WAN
13 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (16.18%) SCCM
14 11 (16.18%) Cisco UCCX
14 11 (16.18%) SharePoint
14 11 (16.18%) CCNP
15 10 (14.71%) CCNA
15 10 (14.71%) Citrix
15 10 (14.71%) LAN
16 9 (13.24%) VoIP
16 9 (13.24%) HP
16 9 (13.24%) Blackberry

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 36 (52.94%) Skype for Business
2 11 (16.18%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange
4 6 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.41%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.47%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 21 (30.88%) MS Office
2 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.59%) Office 365
2 2 (2.94%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.47%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.35%) Skype
2 12 (17.65%) WAN
3 10 (14.71%) LAN
4 9 (13.24%) Firewall
4 9 (13.24%) VoIP
4 9 (13.24%) WebEx
5 8 (11.76%) ISDN
5 8 (11.76%) Telepresence
5 8 (11.76%) Unified Communications
6 7 (10.29%) VPN
7 6 (8.82%) Wireless
8 5 (7.35%) IP Telephony
8 5 (7.35%) PBX
8 5 (7.35%) PSTN
9 4 (5.88%) BGP
9 4 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (5.88%) DNS
9 4 (5.88%) Internet
9 4 (5.88%) MPLS
9 4 (5.88%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) QlikView
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 18 (26.47%) Finance
2 15 (22.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Back Office
3 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Cantonese Language
5 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 11 (16.18%) Voice Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) Analyst
3 8 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.29%) Architect
4 7 (10.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Desktop Support
5 6 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) IT Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Lync Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Voice Network Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Voice Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Telephony Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.47%) MAPI
2 1 (1.47%) RSS
2 1 (1.47%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (54.41%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (13.24%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.35%) Handset
4 4 (5.88%) PKI
5 3 (4.41%) Life Science
5 3 (4.41%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.94%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.94%) Statistics
6 2 (2.94%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.47%) iPhone
7 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.47%) Windows
2 13 (19.12%) Windows 7
3 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.82%) Windows 10
4 6 (8.82%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) ITIL
2 13 (19.12%) Project Management
3 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
4 6 (8.82%) Change Management
4 6 (8.82%) Service Management
5 5 (7.35%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.35%) ITIL V3
5 5 (7.35%) Migration
5 5 (7.35%) MODAF
5 5 (7.35%) TOGAF
6 4 (5.88%) Release Management
6 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.88%) Workflow
7 3 (4.41%) CRM
7 3 (4.41%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (4.41%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.41%) Time Management
7 3 (4.41%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (4.41%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.41%) C
3 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (16.18%) CCNP
3 10 (14.71%) CCNA
4 8 (11.76%) CCVP
5 5 (7.35%) CCIE
5 5 (7.35%) CCNP Voice
5 5 (7.35%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
5 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.41%) MCP
6 3 (4.41%) MCSA
6 3 (4.41%) MCSE
6 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.47%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.82%) XenApp
4 5 (7.35%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.88%) Xen
6 3 (4.41%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (2.94%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) Cisco UCCX
1 11 (16.18%) SCCM
2 8 (11.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.41%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 42 (61.76%) Cisco
2 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
3 15 (22.06%) Avaya
4 12 (17.65%) VMware
5 10 (14.71%) Citrix
6 9 (13.24%) HP
7 6 (8.82%) CheckPoint
7 6 (8.82%) Nortel
7 6 (8.82%) Siemens
8 5 (7.35%) Bloomberg
8 5 (7.35%) Dell
8 5 (7.35%) Intel Security
8 5 (7.35%) Juniper
8 5 (7.35%) Palo Alto
8 5 (7.35%) Reuters
9 4 (5.88%) Riverbed
10 3 (4.41%) F5
10 3 (4.41%) Mitel
10 3 (4.41%) NetSuite
10 3 (4.41%) Verint
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