Period
to 18 February 2018

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 6 months to 18 February 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 778 767 788
Rank change year-on-year -11 +21 -13
Contract jobs citing Polycom 68 63 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.074% 0.071% 0.071%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 46
England median daily rate £383 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.29% -1.41% +105.80%
10th Percentile £216 £160 £189
90th Percentile £608 £500 £459
UK median daily rate £379 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +8.21% -1.41% +42.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
England median hourly rate £33.49 £16.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +109.30% -28.89% -8.16%
10th Percentile £30.49 £15.35 £21.25
90th Percentile £36.99 £26.50 £23.75
UK median hourly rate £33.49 £16.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +109.30% -28.89% -8.16%

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 38,569 39,555 42,256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.05% 44.82% 42.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,532 24,544 25,444
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,298 1,454 1,754
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% +8.43%
10th Percentile £10.94 £10.29 £10.10
90th Percentile £46.86 £45.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +9.09%

Polycom
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Polycom as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 18 February 2018.

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 6 months to 18 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -45 37 £375 -9.91% 16
South East -6 14 £243 +67.24% 13
North of England +21 6 £625 +78.57% 2
North East +48 5 £625 +127.27% 1
East of England - 5 - - 3
South West +8 4 £475 +55.74%
North West +12 1 £338 -3.57% 1
Polycom
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 England region with a requirement for Polycom.

1 38 (55.88%) Skype for Business
2 36 (52.94%) Skype
3 35 (51.47%) Video Conferencing
4 32 (47.06%) Office 365
5 28 (41.18%) Cisco
6 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 23 (33.82%) ITIL
8 21 (30.88%) Finance
9 18 (26.47%) Windows
10 17 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 14 (20.59%) LAN
11 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
12 13 (19.12%) WAN
12 13 (19.12%) Active Directory
13 11 (16.18%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (16.18%) Unified Communications
13 11 (16.18%) Windows 7
13 11 (16.18%) Windows 10
13 11 (16.18%) Windows Server
14 10 (14.71%) Analytics
14 10 (14.71%) HP
15 9 (13.24%) Citrix
15 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
15 9 (13.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (11.76%) SCCM
16 8 (11.76%) Firewall
16 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
16 8 (11.76%) MCSE

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 38 (55.88%) Skype for Business
2 17 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.47%) CMS
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (7.35%) Vectorworks
4 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (47.06%) Office 365
2 4 (5.88%) SaaS
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (52.94%) Skype
2 14 (20.59%) LAN
3 13 (19.12%) WAN
4 11 (16.18%) Unified Communications
5 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
6 8 (11.76%) Firewall
7 7 (10.29%) Telepresence
8 6 (8.82%) PBX
8 6 (8.82%) PSTN
9 5 (7.35%) DNS
9 5 (7.35%) Internet
9 5 (7.35%) IP Telephony
10 4 (5.88%) DHCP
10 4 (5.88%) Intranet
10 4 (5.88%) ISDN
10 4 (5.88%) VoIP
10 4 (5.88%) VPN
11 3 (4.41%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (4.41%) VLAN
11 3 (4.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) MS Access
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MSI
General
1 21 (30.88%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Automotive
4 1 (1.47%) Back Office
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) French Language
4 1 (1.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Analyst
2 12 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 9 (13.24%) Desktop Support
4 8 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 7 (10.29%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Network Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Audio Visual Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Deployment Manager
7 5 (7.35%) Deployment Project Manager
7 5 (7.35%) Desktop Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Office 365 Specialist
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (7.35%) Unified Communications Specialist
7 5 (7.35%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) XMPP
2 1 (1.47%) LDAP
2 1 (1.47%) Middleware
2 1 (1.47%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (51.47%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.35%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.88%) Digital Signage
5 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.94%) Social Media
6 2 (2.94%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.47%) Handset
7 1 (1.47%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.47%) iPad
7 1 (1.47%) iPhone
7 1 (1.47%) IPTV
7 1 (1.47%) IVR
7 1 (1.47%) RIA
7 1 (1.47%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.47%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.47%) Windows
2 11 (16.18%) Windows 10
2 11 (16.18%) Windows 7
2 11 (16.18%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.88%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.41%) Linux
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) ITIL
2 11 (16.18%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (14.71%) Analytics
4 8 (11.76%) Project Management
5 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.35%) CAD
6 5 (7.35%) Incident Management
6 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.41%) Investment Management
8 3 (4.41%) Migration
8 3 (4.41%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (4.41%) Network Design
8 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.41%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.41%) Workflow
9 2 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.94%) C
1 2 (2.94%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) VBA
2 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (11.76%) MCSE
3 5 (7.35%) CCNA
3 5 (7.35%) Degree
3 5 (7.35%) MCSA
4 4 (5.88%) MOS
4 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.41%) CCNP
6 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.47%) CCDP
7 1 (1.47%) CCIE
7 1 (1.47%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.47%) CISM
7 1 (1.47%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (19.12%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.94%) XenApp
4 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.47%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) SCCM
2 5 (7.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.41%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.94%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.94%) Cacti
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.94%) SmokePing
5 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (41.18%) Cisco
2 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.71%) HP
4 9 (13.24%) Citrix
5 8 (11.76%) Avaya
6 7 (10.29%) Apple
6 7 (10.29%) VMware
7 4 (5.88%) Wyse
8 3 (4.41%) Meraki
8 3 (4.41%) MobileIron
8 3 (4.41%) Sonus
9 2 (2.94%) Bloomberg
9 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.94%) Red Box
9 2 (2.94%) Remedy
9 2 (2.94%) Symantec
10 1 (1.47%) Etrali
10 1 (1.47%) NICE Systems
10 1 (1.47%) Sophos
10 1 (1.47%) Yealink