The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 23 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 598 584
Rank change year-on-year +24 -14  
Contract jobs citing Polycom 14 22 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.033% 0.045% 0.082%
As % of the Vendors category 0.074% 0.10% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 24
Median daily rate £215 £400 £229
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.25% +74.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £132 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £530 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £242 £366 £145
% change year-on-year -33.87% +152.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 11
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.66% -8.53%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £11.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +39.13% -43.90%  

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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18890 22000 22906
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.94% 44.52% 44.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11569 13814 13687
Median daily rate £428 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 730 1047
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Polycom
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Polycom
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Polycom in England

Polycom
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Polycom in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Polycom in England

Polycom
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Polycom in England

Polycom
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Polycom within the England region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 5 £160 -60.00% 4
South East +6 3 £380 -10.58% 1
East Midlands - 2 £215 -
North West - 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £140 - 1
East of England - 1 £315 - 2
Polycom
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 England region with a requirement for Polycom.

1 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 35 (64.81%) Skype for Business
3 26 (48.15%) Video Conferencing
4 25 (46.30%) Cisco
5 24 (44.44%) Windows
5 24 (44.44%) Skype
6 19 (35.19%) Active Directory
7 18 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (33.33%) Office 365
8 16 (29.63%) Windows 7
9 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
9 14 (25.93%) ITIL
10 12 (22.22%) Manufacturing
10 12 (22.22%) VMware
10 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (22.22%) Windows Server
11 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (20.37%) PBX
12 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (18.52%) SCCM
12 10 (18.52%) Telepresence
12 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
12 10 (18.52%) Windows 10
13 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
13 9 (16.67%) MCP
14 8 (14.81%) Citrix
14 8 (14.81%) HP
14 8 (14.81%) DNS
14 8 (14.81%) Firewall

Polycom
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 35 (64.81%) Skype for Business
2 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 6 (11.11%) CMS
4 4 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (44.44%) Skype
2 11 (20.37%) PBX
3 10 (18.52%) Telepresence
4 8 (14.81%) DNS
4 8 (14.81%) Firewall
5 7 (12.96%) Unified Communications
6 6 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (11.11%) DHCP
6 6 (11.11%) SSL
6 6 (11.11%) WebEx
7 2 (3.70%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.70%) LAN
7 2 (3.70%) PSTN
7 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.70%) VPN
8 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.85%) Network Security
8 1 (1.85%) SAN
8 1 (1.85%) VLAN
8 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
General
1 12 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 8 (14.81%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Consultant
2 9 (16.67%) Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Architect
3 6 (11.11%) Business Consultant
3 6 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) IT Support
4 5 (9.26%) Lync Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.41%) IT Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) IT Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Service Desk Support
6 3 (5.56%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (48.15%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
3 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (9.26%) Life Science
5 4 (7.41%) Blackberry
6 3 (5.56%) Digital Signage
6 3 (5.56%) Smartphone
7 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
7 2 (3.70%) iPhone
7 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
7 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.85%) CMDB
8 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.85%) Handset
8 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (44.44%) Windows
2 16 (29.63%) Windows 7
3 12 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (18.52%) Windows 10
4 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.41%) Android
6 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) ITIL
2 6 (11.11%) Information Security
3 4 (7.41%) ITSM
3 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (3.70%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.70%) Change Control
5 2 (3.70%) Change Management
5 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.70%) Migration
5 2 (3.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.85%) Hardware Maintenance
6 1 (1.85%) Resource Management
6 1 (1.85%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (1.85%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.85%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (1.85%) Ticket Management
6 1 (1.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) C
2 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.67%) MCP
3 5 (9.26%) MCSA
3 5 (9.26%) MCSE
4 4 (7.41%) MCDST
5 3 (5.56%) Degree
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.85%) CCENT
7 1 (1.85%) CCNA
7 1 (1.85%) CCNP
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.85%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (35.19%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.70%) BitLocker
4 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.70%) XenApp
4 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.85%) Firmware
5 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (3.70%) WSUS
3 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 25 (46.30%) Cisco
3 12 (22.22%) VMware
4 8 (14.81%) Citrix
4 8 (14.81%) HP
5 4 (7.41%) Apple
5 4 (7.41%) McAfee
5 4 (7.41%) MobileIron
5 4 (7.41%) ServiceNow
5 4 (7.41%) Sophos
6 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.70%) AppSense
7 2 (3.70%) Dell
7 2 (3.70%) Google
7 2 (3.70%) Symantec
7 2 (3.70%) Wyse
7 2 (3.70%) Xerox
8 1 (1.85%) F5
8 1 (1.85%) Meraki
8 1 (1.85%) Palo Alto