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 3 months to 27 April 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 158 194
Rank change year-on-year +3 +36  
Contract jobs citing Polycom 7 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.22% 0.12% 0.074%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.29% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Median daily rate £395 £200 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +97.50% -15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £200 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £200 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £357 £265
% change year-on-year -1.96% +34.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
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 the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1229 1370 2269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 38.44% 39.47% 41.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 1053 1658
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 47
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.15% +8.57%  

Polycom
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 27 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for Polycom.

1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 3 (33.33%) Skype
3 3 (33.33%) Telepresence
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) SSL
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) CMS
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) WebEx
4 2 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
4 2 (22.22%) Aruba
4 2 (22.22%) Brocade
4 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
4 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud

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 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
1 3 (33.33%) Skype
1 3 (33.33%) Telepresence
1 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
2 2 (22.22%) SSL
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) WebEx
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Support
2 2 (22.22%) Network Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Information Security
1 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
1 2 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Aruba
3 2 (22.22%) Brocade
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) LANDesk
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) VMware