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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Polycom
Rank 618 592 590
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -2
Contract jobs citing Polycom 32 53 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.093% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.21% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 10
Median daily rate £345 £250 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £166 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £400 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £175 £110
% change year-on-year
+94.28% +59.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 4
Median hourly rate £11.50 £20.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.90% -16.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £20.50 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £20.50 £25.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £20.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-43.90% -16.32%

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
24339 25095 24262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.07% 44.06% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14932 14721 13394
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 810 1084 1062
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 26 July 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 26 July 2016.

Polycom Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Polycom
Top 20 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 26 July 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 -39 27 £356 +42.50% 7
London -19 17 £370 +23.33% 5
South East +16 7 £363 +31.81%
City of London +43 3 - - 3
Kent - 3 £425 -
Wales +18 2 £326 -
Cardiff +15 2 £326 -
South Wales +13 2 £326 -
North West +2 2 £350 +118.75% 1
Berkshire +1 2 - -
Manchester -4 2 £350 +118.75% 1
Surrey - 2 £261 -
Newbury - 2 - -
East of England +10 1 - -
Cambridge +6 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +6 1 - -
West Malling - 1 £425 -
Guildford - 1 £363 -
Feltham - 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £490 -

Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 39 (54.17%) Cisco
2 37 (51.39%) Video Conferencing
3 35 (48.61%) Microsoft
4 30 (41.67%) Skype for Business
5 23 (31.94%) Skype
6 20 (27.78%) ITIL
7 17 (23.61%) Project Management
8 16 (22.22%) Telecoms
9 15 (20.83%) Avaya
9 15 (20.83%) Office 365
9 15 (20.83%) Unified Communications
10 13 (18.06%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
10 13 (18.06%) Finance
11 12 (16.67%) MS Office
11 12 (16.67%) LAN
11 12 (16.67%) WAN
12 11 (15.28%) VoIP
12 11 (15.28%) Windows
13 10 (13.89%) CCNA
13 10 (13.89%) Active Directory
13 10 (13.89%) Siemens
13 10 (13.89%) Mitel
14 8 (11.11%) CCVP
14 8 (11.11%) Migration
14 8 (11.11%) Change Management
14 8 (11.11%) CCNP
14 8 (11.11%) Windows 7
14 8 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
15 7 (9.72%) Nortel

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 30 (41.67%) Skype for Business
2 7 (9.72%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.17%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 12 (16.67%) MS Office
3 3 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.83%) Office 365
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.94%) Skype
2 15 (20.83%) Unified Communications
3 12 (16.67%) LAN
3 12 (16.67%) WAN
4 11 (15.28%) VoIP
5 6 (8.33%) Firewall
5 6 (8.33%) ISDN
5 6 (8.33%) Telepresence
5 6 (8.33%) VPN
6 5 (6.94%) IP Telephony
6 5 (6.94%) PBX
6 5 (6.94%) Wireless
6 5 (6.94%) WLAN
7 4 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.56%) SAN
7 4 (5.56%) SSL
8 3 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (4.17%) Network Security
8 3 (4.17%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) QlikView
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 13 (18.06%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Billing
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Back Office
5 1 (1.39%) Cantonese Language
5 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.39%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 12 (16.67%) Architect
2 11 (15.28%) Project Manager
3 10 (13.89%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Telephony Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Audio Visual Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) IT Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Lync Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) VoIP Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Telephony Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Telephony Project Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Video Conferencing Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (51.39%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (9.72%) Handset
3 6 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.17%) Life Science
4 3 (4.17%) NHS
4 3 (4.17%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.78%) BYOD
5 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.78%) iPad
5 2 (2.78%) iPhone
5 2 (2.78%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.78%) Statistics
6 1 (1.39%) Equities
6 1 (1.39%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.39%) FMCG
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.39%) PKI
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Windows
2 8 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.94%) Windows 10
4 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.78%) Android
6 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) ITIL
2 17 (23.61%) Project Management
3 8 (11.11%) Change Management
3 8 (11.11%) Migration
4 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2
5 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 6 (8.33%) Service Management
6 5 (6.94%) ITIL V3
6 5 (6.94%) MODAF
6 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.94%) TOGAF
7 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.17%) CRM
8 3 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (4.17%) Release Management
8 3 (4.17%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.17%) C
2 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.06%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (13.89%) CCNA
3 8 (11.11%) CCNP
3 8 (11.11%) CCVP
4 5 (6.94%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.17%) MCP
5 3 (4.17%) MCSA
5 3 (4.17%) MCSE
5 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.78%) CCIE
6 2 (2.78%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.17%) XenApp
4 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (6.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.17%) Cacti
3 3 (4.17%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (54.17%) Cisco
2 35 (48.61%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.83%) Avaya
4 10 (13.89%) Mitel
4 10 (13.89%) Siemens
5 7 (9.72%) Nortel
6 5 (6.94%) Citrix
6 5 (6.94%) VMware
7 3 (4.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (4.17%) HP
7 3 (4.17%) Lotus
7 3 (4.17%) NetSuite
7 3 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (4.17%) Sonus
7 3 (4.17%) Verint
8 2 (2.78%) Google
8 2 (2.78%) Meraki
8 2 (2.78%) MobileIron
8 2 (2.78%) Samsung
8 2 (2.78%) WorldPay