Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 762 743 796
Rank change year-on-year -19 +53 -33
Contract jobs citing Polycom 75 56 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.081% 0.067% 0.066%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 40
England median daily rate £343 £350 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% -3.38% +6.54%
10th Percentile £204 £159 £185
90th Percentile £525 £491 £442
UK median daily rate £379 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +8.21% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
England median hourly rate £98.50 £16.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +515.63% -28.89% +9.76%
10th Percentile £44.20 £15.50 £16.95
90th Percentile £155.60 £26.00 £26.00
UK median hourly rate £98.50 £16.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +515.63% -28.89% +9.76%

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 38,410 36,754 42,411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.70% 44.06% 43.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,093 22,804 26,183
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,334 1,246 1,511
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%

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 23 May 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Polycom in England over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 May 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 -31 53 £310 -19.48% 8
South East -11 13 £335 -10.67% 9
North of England -17 5 £400 +14.29% 5
North West -18 3 £395 +12.86% 4
North East - 2 £563 -
East of England +1 1 £475 +50.79% 1
Midlands -18 1 £180 -14.29% 3
West Midlands -22 1 £180 +28.57% 1
Polycom
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 46 (61.33%) Video Conferencing
2 31 (41.33%) Cisco
3 29 (38.67%) Finance
4 28 (37.33%) Windows
5 27 (36.00%) VMware
5 27 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (36.00%) Skype for Business
6 24 (32.00%) Skype
7 23 (30.67%) Office 365
7 23 (30.67%) Active Directory
8 22 (29.33%) Microsoft
9 20 (26.67%) ITIL
10 18 (24.00%) Project Management
11 17 (22.67%) Windows 7
12 16 (21.33%) WAN
13 15 (20.00%) MS Exchange
13 15 (20.00%) LAN
14 14 (18.67%) VoIP
14 14 (18.67%) SCCM
15 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Office
15 13 (17.33%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (16.00%) Citrix
16 12 (16.00%) CCNA
16 12 (16.00%) Supplier Management
16 12 (16.00%) AirWatch
17 11 (14.67%) Meraki
17 11 (14.67%) Windows 10
17 11 (14.67%) Red Box
17 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
17 11 (14.67%) Mitel

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 27 (36.00%) Skype for Business
2 15 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.67%) Vectorworks
3 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (4.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 23 (30.67%) Office 365
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.67%) Mimecast
3 5 (6.67%) Yammer
4 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.00%) Skype
2 16 (21.33%) WAN
3 15 (20.00%) LAN
4 14 (18.67%) VoIP
5 11 (14.67%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (13.33%) MD110
6 10 (13.33%) MPLS
6 10 (13.33%) PABX
6 10 (13.33%) Unified Communications
7 9 (12.00%) ADSL
8 7 (9.33%) DNS
8 7 (9.33%) Telepresence
9 6 (8.00%) DHCP
10 5 (6.67%) IP Telephony
10 5 (6.67%) SMTP
11 4 (5.33%) Internet
11 4 (5.33%) Intranet
11 4 (5.33%) ISDN
11 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
12 3 (4.00%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) Big Data
General
1 29 (38.67%) Finance
2 11 (14.67%) Back Office
3 3 (4.00%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Dutch Language
4 2 (2.67%) Law
4 2 (2.67%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (16.00%) Analyst
1 12 (16.00%) Desktop Support
2 9 (12.00%) Project Manager
3 8 (10.67%) Support Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) Architect
5 6 (8.00%) Network Technician
5 6 (8.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Audio Visual Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Deployment Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Deployment Project Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) IT Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) VoIP Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Lync Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) LDAP
1 1 (1.33%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 46 (61.33%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.67%) Handset
3 5 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.33%) Digital Signage
4 4 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.67%) BBC
5 2 (2.67%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.67%) Social Media
5 2 (2.67%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.33%) Fintech
6 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.33%) IPTV
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (37.33%) Windows
2 17 (22.67%) Windows 7
3 11 (14.67%) Windows 10
4 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.33%) Windows Server
6 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.33%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) ITIL
2 18 (24.00%) Project Management
3 12 (16.00%) Supplier Management
4 11 (14.67%) Migration
5 10 (13.33%) BCP
5 10 (13.33%) DNA
5 10 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.67%) CAD
6 5 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (6.67%) Line Management
6 5 (6.67%) Service Management
7 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.33%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (5.33%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (4.00%) Analytics
8 3 (4.00%) Change Management
8 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (16.00%) CCNA
3 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (13.33%) CCNP
4 10 (13.33%) Degree
5 8 (10.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (6.67%) MCSE
6 5 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (5.33%) MCSA
7 4 (5.33%) MOS
8 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.33%) CCDP
10 1 (1.33%) CCIE
10 1 (1.33%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (1.33%) CISM
10 1 (1.33%) CISSP
10 1 (1.33%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (30.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (8.00%) XenApp
4 6 (8.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (18.67%) SCCM
2 12 (16.00%) AirWatch
3 7 (9.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (6.67%) PingFederate
5 3 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (41.33%) Cisco
2 27 (36.00%) VMware
3 22 (29.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (16.00%) Citrix
5 11 (14.67%) BT
5 11 (14.67%) Meraki
5 11 (14.67%) Mitel
5 11 (14.67%) Red Box
6 10 (13.33%) Aastra
6 10 (13.33%) Ericsson
6 10 (13.33%) HP
7 9 (12.00%) Juniper
7 9 (12.00%) Tandberg
8 8 (10.67%) Avaya
9 7 (9.33%) Apple
10 5 (6.67%) ForgeRock
10 5 (6.67%) Sonus
10 5 (6.67%) Symantec
11 4 (5.33%) Wyse
12 1 (1.33%) OpenText