The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Polycom products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Polycom over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Polycom
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 125 -
Contract jobs citing Polycom 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.080% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £400
% change year-on-year +1.44% -13.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% -14.63%  

Polycom is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 916 1305 1406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 50.08% 52.52% 47.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 670 697
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 48 42
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Polycom
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Polycom as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Polycom in Berkshire

Polycom
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Polycom in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Polycom in Berkshire

Polycom
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Polycom in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Polycom in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Polycom.

1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Tandberg
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers

Polycom
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Tandberg
1 1 (100.00%) VMware