Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 802 802 768
Rank change year-on-year 0 -34 +5
Contract jobs citing Polycom 49 64 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.052% 0.065% 0.097%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 38 53
England median daily rate £363 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +1.45% +97.14%
10th Percentile £263 £151 £164
90th Percentile £638 £488 £438
UK median daily rate £350 £338 £348
% change year-on-year +3.70% -2.88% +32.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 14
England median hourly rate £24.24 £15.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.89% -23.17% -16.33%
10th Percentile £16.98 £12.10 £20.25
90th Percentile £32.79 £45.20 £127.88
UK median hourly rate £24.24 £15.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year +53.89% -23.17% -16.33%

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 40625 44273 44639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.81% 45.20% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25483 27361 26823
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £245 £245 £226
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.44% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1550 1921
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.38
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -52 20 £363 -6.45% 6
South East +15 14 £303 +89.06% 2
North of England +68 6 £625 +78.57% 1
East of England -8 5 - -
North East +71 4 £625 +127.27%
South West +7 4 £475 +72.73%
North West +11 2 £350 - 1
Polycom
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Polycom also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Polycom.

1 33 (67.35%) Skype for Business
2 29 (59.18%) Skype
3 28 (57.14%) Office 365
4 26 (53.06%) Video Conferencing
5 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
6 23 (46.94%) Cisco
7 18 (36.73%) ITIL
8 15 (30.61%) Windows
8 15 (30.61%) MS Exchange
9 13 (26.53%) LAN
9 13 (26.53%) Firewall
10 12 (24.49%) WAN
10 12 (24.49%) Active Directory
11 11 (22.45%) Finance
11 11 (22.45%) Unified Communications
11 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
12 10 (20.41%) VMware
12 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (18.37%) Windows 7
14 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (16.33%) MobileIron
14 8 (16.33%) Analytics
14 8 (16.33%) Windows 10
14 8 (16.33%) Citrix
14 8 (16.33%) DNS
14 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
14 8 (16.33%) SharePoint

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 33 (67.35%) Skype for Business
2 15 (30.61%) MS Exchange
3 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
5 5 (10.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (6.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (57.14%) Office 365
2 4 (8.16%) SaaS
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (59.18%) Skype
2 13 (26.53%) Firewall
2 13 (26.53%) LAN
3 12 (24.49%) WAN
4 11 (22.45%) Unified Communications
5 8 (16.33%) DNS
5 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
6 7 (14.29%) DHCP
6 7 (14.29%) Telepresence
7 6 (12.24%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (12.24%) PBX
7 6 (12.24%) PSTN
7 6 (12.24%) VLAN
8 4 (8.16%) ISDN
8 4 (8.16%) VoIP
9 3 (6.12%) VPN
9 3 (6.12%) Wireless
10 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (4.08%) Network Security
10 2 (4.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) MS Access
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MSI
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Back Office
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Automotive
3 1 (2.04%) French Language
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Support Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Office 365 Specialist
3 6 (12.24%) Technical Specialist
3 6 (12.24%) Unified Communications Specialist
4 5 (10.20%) Network Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) IT Support
5 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Lync Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Lync Specialist
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) XMPP
2 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (53.06%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) Handset
5 1 (2.04%) iPad
5 1 (2.04%) iPhone
5 1 (2.04%) IVR
5 1 (2.04%) Life Science
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) RIA
5 1 (2.04%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.04%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
3 9 (18.37%) Windows 7
4 8 (16.33%) Windows 10
4 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (12.24%) Linux
6 5 (10.20%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
8 3 (6.12%) Android
8 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) Analytics
2 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.24%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.12%) Service Management
5 3 (6.12%) Workflow
6 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.08%) ITSM
6 2 (4.08%) Network Design
6 2 (4.08%) Network Management
6 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.08%) Software Deployment
6 2 (4.08%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) C
2 2 (4.08%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) VBA
3 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.29%) MCSE
3 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (8.16%) Degree
4 4 (8.16%) MCP
5 3 (6.12%) CCNA
5 3 (6.12%) CCNP
6 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.08%) MCDST
6 2 (4.08%) MCSA
6 2 (4.08%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.04%) CCA
7 1 (2.04%) CCAA
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.24%) XenDesktop
4 5 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (10.20%) XenApp
5 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.04%) VMware NSX
5 1 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (8.16%) SCCM
3 2 (4.08%) Cacti
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (4.08%) SmokePing
4 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
2 23 (46.94%) Cisco
3 10 (20.41%) VMware
4 8 (16.33%) Citrix
4 8 (16.33%) MobileIron
5 5 (10.20%) Apple
5 5 (10.20%) Symantec
6 4 (8.16%) Canon
6 4 (8.16%) Forcepoint
6 4 (8.16%) Meraki
7 3 (6.12%) HP
7 3 (6.12%) Sonus
8 2 (4.08%) Avaya
8 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.08%) McAfee
8 2 (4.08%) Red Box
8 2 (4.08%) Remedy
8 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.08%) Sophos
9 1 (2.04%) NICE Systems