Period
to 21 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 6 months to 21 October 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 249 238
Rank change year-on-year +21 -11 +34
Contract jobs citing Polycom 24 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.35% 0.015% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 0.038% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 4
City of London median daily rate £250 £395 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.71% -15.73% +20.97%
10th Percentile £238 £373 £391
90th Percentile £638 £418 £496
Central London median daily rate £350 £395 £469
% change year-on-year -11.39% -15.73% +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £14.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £14.00 - -

Polycom is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,641 2,639 2,840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.13% 38.47% 42.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,966 1,980 2,162
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £228 £275 £275
90th Percentile £663 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 49 41
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +10.79%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.90 £47.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.85 £18.35 £17.75
% change year-on-year +2.75% +3.35% +1.43%

Polycom
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Polycom as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Polycom in the City of London

Polycom
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Polycom in the City of London

Polycom
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Polycom in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Polycom in the City of London

Polycom
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Polycom in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Polycom also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Polycom.

1 23 (95.83%) Cisco
2 17 (70.83%) Skype
3 14 (58.33%) Skype for Business
3 14 (58.33%) Windows
3 14 (58.33%) Finance
4 13 (54.17%) Windows 7
4 13 (54.17%) Telepresence
5 12 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
5 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (45.83%) ITIL
6 11 (45.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (45.83%) Office 365
6 11 (45.83%) Windows 10
7 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
7 10 (41.67%) VPN
7 10 (41.67%) Apple
7 10 (41.67%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (37.50%) Degree
9 7 (29.17%) Firewall
9 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (29.17%) MPLS
9 7 (29.17%) LAN
9 7 (29.17%) WAN
10 6 (25.00%) Ethernet
10 6 (25.00%) Oracle
10 6 (25.00%) DNA
10 6 (25.00%) WLAN
10 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (25.00%) Migration
10 6 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation

Polycom
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 14 (58.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Office 365
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) Skype
2 13 (54.17%) Telepresence
3 10 (41.67%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (41.67%) VPN
4 7 (29.17%) Firewall
4 7 (29.17%) LAN
4 7 (29.17%) MPLS
4 7 (29.17%) WAN
5 6 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 6 (25.00%) WLAN
6 3 (12.50%) PuTTY
6 3 (12.50%) Wireshark
7 1 (4.17%) BGP
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.17%) OSPF
7 1 (4.17%) PBX
7 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
1 8 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 8 (33.33%) IT Support
1 8 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 8 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Audio Visual Support
2 6 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 5 (20.83%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Service Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Service Desk Support
3 5 (20.83%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Junior Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (25.00%) User Experience
3 2 (8.33%) Reinsurance
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows 7
3 11 (45.83%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) DNA
2 6 (25.00%) Migration
2 6 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
1 3 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 9 (37.50%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) BitLocker
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) AirWatch
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) Apple
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (16.67%) Avaya
6 3 (12.50%) Charles River
6 3 (12.50%) Dell
6 3 (12.50%) HP
6 3 (12.50%) iManage
6 3 (12.50%) ServiceNow
6 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 3 (12.50%) VMware
7 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix
7 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.17%) Tandberg