Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 764 794 817
Rank change year-on-year +30 +23 -65
Contract jobs citing Polycom 74 33 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.079% 0.037% 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.086% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 20 40
England median daily rate £338 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -10.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £199 £149 £155
90th Percentile £625 £494 £454
UK median daily rate £375 £300 £345
% change year-on-year +25.00% -13.04% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
England median hourly rate £162.50 £16.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +915.63% -38.46% +26.83%
10th Percentile £156.25 £15.50 £10.63
90th Percentile £168.75 £16.50 £41.75
UK median hourly rate £162.50 £16.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +915.63% -38.46% +26.83%

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 39,126 38,572 45,014
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.92% 43.73% 44.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,489 23,772 28,075
England median daily rate £450 £440 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +4.70% +5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £250
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,419 1,258 1,485
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -1.45% -1.43%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.40 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +25 58 £338 +50.00% 12
South East -9 8 £335 +8.06% 5
North West -16 4 £366 +4.64%
North of England -32 4 £366 -13.82%
East of England -9 2 £463 +46.83% 1
West Midlands -19 1 £180 +28.57% 1
Midlands -24 1 £180 -14.29% 1
South West - 1 £190 -
Polycom
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 42 (56.76%) Video Conferencing
2 40 (54.05%) Cisco
3 33 (44.59%) Windows
4 29 (39.19%) Microsoft
4 29 (39.19%) Finance
4 29 (39.19%) VMware
4 29 (39.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (39.19%) Skype for Business
5 25 (33.78%) Active Directory
6 24 (32.43%) WAN
6 24 (32.43%) Office 365
7 23 (31.08%) Skype
7 23 (31.08%) LAN
8 21 (28.38%) Migration
9 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (25.68%) MPLS
11 18 (24.32%) ITIL
11 18 (24.32%) DNA
12 17 (22.97%) Windows 7
13 16 (21.62%) VoIP
14 14 (18.92%) MS Exchange
14 14 (18.92%) Degree
15 13 (17.57%) Back Office
15 13 (17.57%) Telepresence
15 13 (17.57%) Windows 10
16 12 (16.22%) Mitel
16 12 (16.22%) Citrix
17 11 (14.86%) VPN
17 11 (14.86%) DNS
17 11 (14.86%) BT

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 29 (39.19%) Skype for Business
2 14 (18.92%) MS Exchange
3 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (32.43%) Office 365
2 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (10.81%) Mimecast
5 6 (8.11%) Yammer
6 1 (1.35%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.43%) WAN
2 23 (31.08%) LAN
2 23 (31.08%) Skype
3 19 (25.68%) MPLS
4 16 (21.62%) VoIP
5 13 (17.57%) Telepresence
6 11 (14.86%) DNS
6 11 (14.86%) Unified Communications
6 11 (14.86%) VPN
6 11 (14.86%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (13.51%) DHCP
7 10 (13.51%) Firewall
7 10 (13.51%) MD110
7 10 (13.51%) PABX
8 9 (12.16%) ADSL
8 9 (12.16%) WLAN
9 8 (10.81%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (10.81%) Ethernet
10 6 (8.11%) SMTP
11 4 (5.41%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) Big Data
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (39.19%) Finance
2 13 (17.57%) Back Office
3 4 (5.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Dutch Language
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.35%) Law
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (18.92%) Architect
2 11 (14.86%) Analyst
2 11 (14.86%) Support Engineer
3 8 (10.81%) IT Engineer
3 8 (10.81%) IT Support
3 8 (10.81%) IT Support Engineer
3 8 (10.81%) Network Architect
3 8 (10.81%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) Desktop Support
4 6 (8.11%) Network Technician
4 6 (8.11%) Service Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Consultant
5 4 (5.41%) Telephony Architect
5 4 (5.41%) VoIP Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.05%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Domain Architect
6 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) LDAP
1 1 (1.35%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 42 (56.76%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (10.81%) Handset
3 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.70%) BBC
6 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.70%) Reinsurance
6 2 (2.70%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.35%) iPhone
7 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 33 (44.59%) Windows
2 17 (22.97%) Windows 7
3 13 (17.57%) Windows 10
4 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.76%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.35%) Android
7 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.35%) Linux
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) Migration
2 18 (24.32%) DNA
2 18 (24.32%) ITIL
3 10 (13.51%) BCP
3 10 (13.51%) Project Management
3 10 (13.51%) Supplier Management
4 8 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (10.81%) WAN Optimisation
5 7 (9.46%) Incident Management
6 6 (8.11%) Line Management
6 6 (8.11%) Service Management
7 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.05%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.70%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (2.70%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (2.70%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.70%) System Testing
10 1 (1.35%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Degree
2 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (12.16%) CCNA
3 9 (12.16%) CCNP
3 9 (12.16%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (10.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.05%) MCSE
7 2 (2.70%) MCP
8 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 29 (39.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (33.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.46%) XenApp
3 7 (9.46%) XenDesktop
4 6 (8.11%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.70%) Xen
6 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) SCCM
2 10 (13.51%) AirWatch
3 8 (10.81%) PingFederate
4 6 (8.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.70%) SCOM
6 1 (1.35%) MaaS360
6 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 40 (54.05%) Cisco
2 29 (39.19%) Microsoft
2 29 (39.19%) VMware
3 12 (16.22%) Citrix
3 12 (16.22%) Mitel
4 11 (14.86%) BT
4 11 (14.86%) Meraki
4 11 (14.86%) Red Box
5 10 (13.51%) Aastra
5 10 (13.51%) Apple
5 10 (13.51%) Ericsson
6 9 (12.16%) Juniper
6 9 (12.16%) Tandberg
7 8 (10.81%) ForgeRock
7 8 (10.81%) Oracle
7 8 (10.81%) Sonus
8 7 (9.46%) Symantec
9 5 (6.76%) HP
10 3 (4.05%) Avaya
10 3 (4.05%) Canon