Period
to 18 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 774 807 820
Rank change year-on-year +33 +13 -46
Contract jobs citing Polycom 74 49 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.079% 0.052% 0.066%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 26 38
England median daily rate £275 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.43% - +1.82%
10th Percentile £172 £263 £151
90th Percentile £625 £638 £488
UK median daily rate £275 £350 £338
% change year-on-year -21.43% +3.70% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
England median hourly rate £14.00 £24.24 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.24% +56.37% -24.39%
10th Percentile £13.00 £16.98 £10.60
90th Percentile £15.00 £32.79 £41.10
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £24.24 £15.50
% change year-on-year -42.24% +56.37% -24.39%

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 39,489 40,214 44,352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.17% 42.83% 45.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,801 25,191 27,424
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £245
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,485 1,349 1,568
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +4.55% -5.71%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.65 £10.23
90th Percentile £47.00 £45.00 £44.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% -5.71%

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 November 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 November 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 +50 58 £250 -28.57% 10
South East -14 11 £275 -9.09% 6
North West -14 3 £338 -3.57%
North of England -25 3 £338 -46.00% 1
East of England +4 1 £450 +42.86% 1
South West -37 1 £190 -60.00%
Polycom
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 50 (67.57%) Windows
1 50 (67.57%) Cisco
2 40 (54.05%) Office 365
3 37 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 36 (48.65%) Windows 7
4 36 (48.65%) Video Conferencing
4 36 (48.65%) Skype
5 34 (45.95%) Finance
6 32 (43.24%) ITIL
7 31 (41.89%) Apple
7 31 (41.89%) Windows 10
8 29 (39.19%) Skype for Business
9 26 (35.14%) Microsoft Office
10 23 (31.08%) SCCM
10 23 (31.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 20 (27.03%) Telepresence
11 20 (27.03%) Cisco IOS
12 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Azure
12 19 (25.68%) WAN
13 18 (24.32%) LAN
13 18 (24.32%) VPN
13 18 (24.32%) Avaya
13 18 (24.32%) VMware
13 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (22.97%) Active Directory
15 16 (21.62%) Citrix
15 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (21.62%) Degree
16 14 (18.92%) Migration
17 13 (17.57%) 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 29 (39.19%) Skype for Business
2 9 (12.16%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.35%) CMS
6 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (35.14%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (9.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 40 (54.05%) Office 365
2 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.41%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.70%) Google Analytics
5 2 (2.70%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.70%) Yammer
6 1 (1.35%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 36 (48.65%) Skype
2 20 (27.03%) Cisco IOS
2 20 (27.03%) Telepresence
3 19 (25.68%) WAN
4 18 (24.32%) LAN
4 18 (24.32%) VPN
5 13 (17.57%) Firewall
6 9 (12.16%) MPLS
6 9 (12.16%) WLAN
7 8 (10.81%) Ethernet
8 7 (9.46%) DNS
8 7 (9.46%) PuTTY
8 7 (9.46%) Unified Communications
8 7 (9.46%) Wireshark
9 6 (8.11%) DHCP
9 6 (8.11%) Internet
9 6 (8.11%) Intranet
9 6 (8.11%) IP Telephony
9 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
10 5 (6.76%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) JIRA
1 2 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 34 (45.95%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Billing
3 3 (4.05%) Back Office
3 3 (4.05%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Automotive
4 1 (1.35%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.35%) Publishing
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) Support Engineer
2 18 (24.32%) Analyst
3 15 (20.27%) IT Support
4 13 (17.57%) IT Engineer
4 13 (17.57%) IT Support Engineer
5 11 (14.86%) Support Analyst
6 10 (13.51%) Architect
7 8 (10.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 8 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (10.81%) Audio Visual Support
7 8 (10.81%) Desktop Support
7 8 (10.81%) Network Architect
7 8 (10.81%) Service Analyst
7 8 (10.81%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (10.81%) Service Desk Support
7 8 (10.81%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 7 (9.46%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (9.46%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
8 7 (9.46%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (9.46%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) OAuth
1 1 (1.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (48.65%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (10.81%) User Experience
3 7 (9.46%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.41%) Handset
6 3 (4.05%) Blackberry
6 3 (4.05%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.70%) iPhone
7 2 (2.70%) Reinsurance
8 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.35%) IVR
8 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.35%) RIA
8 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 50 (67.57%) Windows
2 36 (48.65%) Windows 7
3 31 (41.89%) Windows 10
4 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.46%) Mac OS X
5 7 (9.46%) Windows Server
6 5 (6.76%) Android
7 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.35%) Linux
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.24%) ITIL
2 14 (18.92%) Migration
3 8 (10.81%) DNA
3 8 (10.81%) WAN Optimisation
4 6 (8.11%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (4.05%) Analytics
6 3 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.05%) Investment Management
7 2 (2.70%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.70%) Line Management
7 2 (2.70%) Network Architecture
7 2 (2.70%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (2.70%) Service Management
7 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.35%) Acceptance Criteria
8 1 (1.35%) IT Strategy
8 1 (1.35%) Programme Delivery
8 1 (1.35%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.22%) SQL
2 8 (10.81%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.46%) VBA
4 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (31.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 16 (21.62%) Degree
2 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (16.22%) MCSE
4 10 (13.51%) MCSA
5 6 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (8.11%) MOS
5 6 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (5.41%) CCNA
7 2 (2.70%) CCA
7 2 (2.70%) CCNP
7 2 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.70%) MCITP
7 2 (2.70%) MCP
7 2 (2.70%) VCP6
8 1 (1.35%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (22.97%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.46%) BitLocker
4 6 (8.11%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (5.41%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.70%) Xen
7 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (31.08%) SCCM
2 10 (13.51%) AirWatch
3 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (8.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (5.41%) PingFederate
5 4 (5.41%) SCOM
6 2 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.70%) PaperCut
6 2 (2.70%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.35%) MaaS360
7 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 50 (67.57%) Cisco
2 37 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 31 (41.89%) Apple
4 18 (24.32%) Avaya
4 18 (24.32%) VMware
5 16 (21.62%) Citrix
6 11 (14.86%) HP
7 10 (13.51%) Dell
8 9 (12.16%) SolarWinds
9 8 (10.81%) Oracle
10 7 (9.46%) Charles River
10 7 (9.46%) iManage
10 7 (9.46%) ServiceNow
11 6 (8.11%) Wyse
12 4 (5.41%) ForgeRock
12 4 (5.41%) Sonus
13 3 (4.05%) Canon
13 3 (4.05%) Meraki
13 3 (4.05%) Symantec
13 3 (4.05%) Xerox