Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 228 256
Rank change year-on-year +26 +28 -28
Contract jobs citing Polycom 13 29 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.41% 0.042%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 1.06% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 3
City of London median daily rate £240 £250 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -36.71% -15.73%
10th Percentile £126 £173 £373
90th Percentile £433 £623 £464
Central London median daily rate £240 £250 £395
% change year-on-year -4.00% -36.71% -15.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
City of London median hourly rate £18.38 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.25% - -
Central London median hourly rate £18.38 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year +31.25% - -

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 2,273 2,746 2,760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.59% 38.47% 38.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,732 2,061 2,086
City of London median daily rate £500 £480 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -1.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £488 £488 £475
% change year-on-year - +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 70 56
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% +10.00% -10.53%
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.50 £25.50 £30.88
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year +9.63% +3.89% -2.44%

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 11 December 2019.

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

Polycom
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Polycom in the City of London over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Polycom in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 10
3 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) Office 365
5 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 6 (46.15%) Finance
6 5 (38.46%) VMware
6 5 (38.46%) Android
6 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (38.46%) VPN
7 4 (30.77%) LAN
7 4 (30.77%) WAN
7 4 (30.77%) Symantec
7 4 (30.77%) iPhone
7 4 (30.77%) iPad
7 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
7 4 (30.77%) Banking
7 4 (30.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (30.77%) Skype
7 4 (30.77%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
8 3 (23.08%) Handset
8 3 (23.08%) ITSM
9 2 (15.38%) DHCP
9 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
9 2 (15.38%) SCCM

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 (23.08%) Skype for Business
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Mimecast
2 1 (7.69%) OneDrive
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) VPN
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) Skype
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) WebEx
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) GoToMeeting
4 1 (7.69%) H.323
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) ISDN
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) NAS
4 1 (7.69%) Q.931
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) SCCP
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Power BI
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2017
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Public Sector
4 1 (7.69%) Publishing
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Desktop Support
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Audio Visual Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Collaboration Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Voice Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (30.77%) iPad
2 4 (30.77%) iPhone
2 4 (30.77%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (23.08%) Handset
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
4 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 10
3 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
4 5 (38.46%) Android
5 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (23.08%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Architectural Design
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Availability Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP Voice
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (7.69%) MCDST
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
3 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Darktrace
5 1 (7.69%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) Meraki
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
5 1 (7.69%) Splunk
5 1 (7.69%) Zscaler