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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Polycom
Rank 609 596 624
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +28
Contract jobs citing Polycom 29 47 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.084% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.19% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 6
Median daily rate £350 £229 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.67% -29.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £145 £235
% change year-on-year
+137.93% -38.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 1
Median hourly rate £18.75 £20.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +46.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £20.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-43.90% +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
23987 24983 24134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.86% 44.50% 44.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14700 14631 13551
Median daily rate £400 £388 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 829 1109 1020
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.15 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

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 1 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 1 July 2016.

Polycom Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Polycom
Top 17 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 1 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 -18 24 £415 +81.02% 9
London -22 15 £400 +37.93% 6
South East +9 5 £425 - 1
City of London +29 3 £200 -39.39% 1
South Yorkshire +3 3 £428 -
Yorkshire +3 3 £428 -
Sheffield -9 3 £428 -
Kent - 3 £425 -
Wales +18 2 £326 -
South Wales +15 2 £326 -
Cardiff +10 2 £326 -
Berkshire 0 2 - -
Newbury - 2 - -
Manchester -1 1 £350 +118.75% 2
North West -6 1 £350 +118.75% 2
West Malling - 1 £425 -
Feltham - 1 - -

Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 34 (47.22%) Microsoft
4 33 (45.83%) Skype for Business
5 21 (29.17%) Skype
6 19 (26.39%) ITIL
7 18 (25.00%) MS Office
8 17 (23.61%) Windows
8 17 (23.61%) Active Directory
8 17 (23.61%) Telecoms
9 16 (22.22%) Project Management
9 16 (22.22%) Avaya
9 16 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 14 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (19.44%) Finance
10 14 (19.44%) Office 365
11 13 (18.06%) Unified Communications
12 11 (15.28%) Windows 7
12 11 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (15.28%) VMware
12 11 (15.28%) LAN
12 11 (15.28%) VoIP
12 11 (15.28%) WAN
13 10 (13.89%) CCNA
14 9 (12.50%) Blackberry
14 9 (12.50%) CCNP
14 9 (12.50%) Mitel
15 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (11.11%) SCCM
15 8 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX

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 33 (45.83%) Skype for Business
2 8 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.72%) MS Exchange
4 6 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.17%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 18 (25.00%) MS Office
2 16 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.44%) Office 365
2 2 (2.78%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.39%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (29.17%) Skype
2 13 (18.06%) Unified Communications
3 11 (15.28%) LAN
3 11 (15.28%) VoIP
3 11 (15.28%) WAN
4 7 (9.72%) VPN
5 6 (8.33%) Firewall
5 6 (8.33%) PBX
5 6 (8.33%) Telepresence
6 5 (6.94%) IP Telephony
6 5 (6.94%) ISDN
6 5 (6.94%) WebEx
7 4 (5.56%) DNS
7 4 (5.56%) H.323
7 4 (5.56%) Internet
7 4 (5.56%) Wireless
7 4 (5.56%) WLAN
8 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) QlikView
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (23.61%) Telecoms
2 14 (19.44%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) Back Office
3 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.78%) Billing
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Cantonese Language
5 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 11 (15.28%) Architect
2 10 (13.89%) Analyst
2 10 (13.89%) Project Manager
3 8 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Telephony Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Support 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 Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.17%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Telecoms Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Telephony Project Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Video Conferencing Technician
8 3 (4.17%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) XMPP
2 1 (1.39%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.39%) MAPI
2 1 (1.39%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (51.39%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 7 (9.72%) Handset
4 3 (4.17%) iPhone
4 3 (4.17%) Life Science
4 3 (4.17%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.78%) BYOD
5 2 (2.78%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.78%) iPad
5 2 (2.78%) NHS
5 2 (2.78%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.78%) Statistics
5 2 (2.78%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.39%) FMCG
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.61%) Windows
2 11 (15.28%) Windows 7
3 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.94%) Windows 10
4 5 (6.94%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.17%) Android
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) ITIL
2 16 (22.22%) Project Management
3 7 (9.72%) Migration
3 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2
4 6 (8.33%) Change Management
5 5 (6.94%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.94%) ITIL V3
5 5 (6.94%) MODAF
5 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.94%) TOGAF
6 4 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.56%) Release Management
6 4 (5.56%) Service Management
6 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.56%) Workflow
7 3 (4.17%) Contingency Planning
7 3 (4.17%) CRM
7 3 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.17%) C
3 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (13.89%) CCNA
3 9 (12.50%) CCNP
4 8 (11.11%) CCVP
5 5 (6.94%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.17%) CCIE
6 3 (4.17%) MCP
6 3 (4.17%) MCSA
6 3 (4.17%) MCSE
6 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.78%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (1.39%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (23.61%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.33%) XenApp
4 5 (6.94%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (4.17%) Xen
6 2 (2.78%) BitLocker
6 2 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
1 8 (11.11%) SCCM
2 6 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.17%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.39%) Cacti
Vendors
1 39 (54.17%) Cisco
2 34 (47.22%) Microsoft
3 16 (22.22%) Avaya
4 11 (15.28%) VMware
5 9 (12.50%) Mitel
6 8 (11.11%) Citrix
6 8 (11.11%) Siemens
7 7 (9.72%) Nortel
8 6 (8.33%) HP
9 4 (5.56%) Google
10 3 (4.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 3 (4.17%) Bloomberg
10 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
10 3 (4.17%) Dell
10 3 (4.17%) Intel Security
10 3 (4.17%) Lotus
10 3 (4.17%) NetSuite
10 3 (4.17%) Reuters
10 3 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (4.17%) Verint
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