Period
to 19 February 2020

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 19 February 2020 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 175 237 244
Rank change year-on-year +62 +7 -19
Contract jobs citing Polycom 12 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.34% 0.071%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.87% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 4
City of London median daily rate £240 £250 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -36.71% -
10th Percentile £141 £173 £311
90th Percentile £313 £275 £458
Central London median daily rate £240 £250 £395
% change year-on-year -4.00% -36.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
City of London median hourly rate £27.00 £14.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.86% -59.42% -
Central London median hourly rate £27.00 £14.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +92.86% -59.42% -

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 1,851 2,634 2,679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.28% 38.63% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,376 1,949 2,055
City of London median daily rate £475 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.04% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £250 £227 £278
90th Percentile £656 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 47 59
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% -12.20%
10th Percentile £12.45 £12.56 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.50 £27.32 £31.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -8.78% +7.89%

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 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 2020, 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 8 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Office 365
5 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (50.00%) Finance
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (41.67%) VPN
6 5 (41.67%) LAN
6 5 (41.67%) WAN
6 5 (41.67%) Symantec
6 5 (41.67%) Android
6 5 (41.67%) iPhone
6 5 (41.67%) Banking
6 5 (41.67%) iPad
6 5 (41.67%) Mobile Computing
6 5 (41.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (25.00%) Handset
7 3 (25.00%) ITSM
8 2 (16.67%) DHCP
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) Skype
8 2 (16.67%) WebEx
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server

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 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Azure
2 1 (8.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) Skype
3 2 (16.67%) WebEx
4 1 (8.33%) H.323
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (8.33%) ISDN
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (8.33%) Q.931
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) SCCP
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Public Sector
4 1 (8.33%) Publishing
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Desktop Support
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Audio Visual Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Collaboration Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Voice Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (41.67%) iPad
2 5 (41.67%) iPhone
2 5 (41.67%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (25.00%) Handset
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (41.67%) Android
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Architectural Design
4 1 (8.33%) Availability Management
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP Voice
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg
5 1 (8.33%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) Mitel
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Reuters
5 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow