Period
to 24 November 2020

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 24 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 491 700 791
Rank change year-on-year +209 +91 +33
Contract jobs citing Polycom 16 62 75
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.052% 0.083% 0.080%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 33 52
Median daily rate £285 £240 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -12.73% -26.67%
10th Percentile £157 £102 £170
90th Percentile £702 £400 £623
UK median daily rate £285 £240 £275
% change year-on-year +18.75% -12.73% -21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 5
Median hourly rate £62.50 £17.48 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +257.50% +24.88% -42.24%
10th Percentile £58.75 £10.39 £13.00
90th Percentile £66.25 £43.05 £15.00
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £17.48 £14.00
% change year-on-year +257.50% +24.88% -42.24%

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 13,033 31,870 39,344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.56% 42.84% 41.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,940 20,111 24,714
Median daily rate £472 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% - -
10th Percentile £250 £238 £250
90th Percentile £665 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 530 1,250 1,488
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% +8.57% +0.72%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.25 £10.92
90th Percentile £56.34 £53.75 £47.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.71 £17.50
% change year-on-year +77.57% +12.63% +0.40%

Polycom
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Polycom in England

Polycom
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Polycom in England.

Daily rate trend for Polycom in England

Polycom
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Polycom in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Polycom in England

Polycom
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Polycom in England.

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 24 November 2020. 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 +130 10 £568 +272.13% 1
North of England +114 4 £245 - 1
East of England +69 2 £156 -59.94%
North West - 2 £202 -
Yorkshire +59 1 £285 -
North East - 1 - - 1
Polycom
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 England region with a requirement for Polycom.

1 15 (93.75%) Video Conferencing
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (56.25%) Skype
5 8 (50.00%) Finance
6 7 (43.75%) Firewall
6 7 (43.75%) CCIE
6 7 (43.75%) WAN
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (37.50%) WebEx
7 6 (37.50%) Unified Communications
7 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (31.25%) CCNP
8 5 (31.25%) C
8 5 (31.25%) LAN
8 5 (31.25%) WebRTC
8 5 (31.25%) Office 365
9 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (25.00%) Telepresence
9 4 (25.00%) Splunk
9 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (25.00%) Antivirus Management
9 4 (25.00%) Windows
9 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
9 4 (25.00%) DNS
9 4 (25.00%) H.323
9 4 (25.00%) Avaya

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 4 (25.00%) CMS
2 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
3 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) ScreenFlow
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
2 3 (18.75%) Azure
2 3 (18.75%) SaaS
3 1 (6.25%) AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Skype
2 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) Unified Communications
3 6 (37.50%) WebEx
4 5 (31.25%) LAN
5 4 (25.00%) DNS
5 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (25.00%) H.323
5 4 (25.00%) Telepresence
5 4 (25.00%) WLAN
6 3 (18.75%) MPLS
6 3 (18.75%) PBX
7 2 (12.50%) DMVPN
8 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (6.25%) Internet
8 1 (6.25%) SAN
8 1 (6.25%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (6.25%) VoIP
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Lead Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) WebRTC
2 2 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (25.00%) Tandem
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Antivirus Management
2 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
2 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) Deadline-Driven
4 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (12.50%) Line Management
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.25%) Product Roadmap
5 1 (6.25%) Service-Level Objective
5 1 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (43.75%) CCIE
3 5 (31.25%) CCNP
4 3 (18.75%) CCIE Collaboration
4 3 (18.75%) CCNA
5 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Avaya
3 4 (25.00%) Splunk
4 3 (18.75%) Tandberg
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) Ivanti
5 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
6 1 (6.25%) Apple
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) EqualLogic
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) Veeam
6 1 (6.25%) VMware