The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 3 months to 25 April 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
England / London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 392 432 398
Rank change year-on-year +40 -34  
Contract jobs citing Polycom 20 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.099% 0.039% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.094% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 24
Median daily rate £438 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £194 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £357 £265
% change year-on-year -1.96% +34.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% -14.63%  

Polycom is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8411 9535 10077
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.64% 41.28% 44.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5683 6440 6510
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 127 218
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +6.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.31% +8.57%  

Polycom
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Polycom as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Polycom in London

Polycom
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Polycom in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Polycom in London

Polycom
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Polycom in London over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Polycom in London

Polycom
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Polycom in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Polycom in London

Polycom
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Polycom within the London region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +14 7 £395 +97.50%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Polycom
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 London region with a requirement for Polycom.

1 22 (68.75%) Cisco
2 20 (62.50%) Video Conferencing
3 19 (59.38%) Skype for Business
4 15 (46.88%) Skype
5 14 (43.75%) Telepresence
6 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
7 10 (31.25%) Windows
7 10 (31.25%) Finance
8 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
9 6 (18.75%) CMS
9 6 (18.75%) Information Security
9 6 (18.75%) IP Telephony
9 6 (18.75%) C
9 6 (18.75%) SSL
9 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
9 6 (18.75%) Avaya
9 6 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (18.75%) WebEx
10 5 (15.63%) Citrix
10 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (15.63%) ITIL
11 4 (12.50%) SCCM
11 4 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (12.50%) LAN
11 4 (12.50%) VoIP
11 4 (12.50%) Apple
11 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
11 4 (12.50%) Unified Communications
12 3 (9.38%) Office 365
12 3 (9.38%) Windows 10

Polycom
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 19 (59.38%) Skype for Business
2 6 (18.75%) CMS
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) Skype
2 14 (43.75%) Telepresence
3 6 (18.75%) IP Telephony
3 6 (18.75%) SSL
3 6 (18.75%) WebEx
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (12.50%) LAN
4 4 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 4 (12.50%) VoIP
5 3 (9.38%) SAN
5 3 (9.38%) WAN
6 2 (6.25%) Firewall
6 2 (6.25%) Internet
6 2 (6.25%) NetScaler
6 2 (6.25%) PBX
6 2 (6.25%) PSTN
6 2 (6.25%) Wireless
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (3.13%) Spanning Tree
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Analyst
1 6 (18.75%) Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Support Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Voice Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) IT Support
4 3 (9.38%) Avaya Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Avaya Voice Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco Support
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) IP Telephony Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Network Support
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Telephony Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) VoIP Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (62.50%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (9.38%) Smartphone
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.25%) iPhone
5 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Signage
5 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 10
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) Android
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Information Security
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 2 (6.25%) ITSM
3 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) Project Management
3 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
3 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.13%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (3.13%) Ticket Management
4 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (6.25%) MCDST
1 2 (6.25%) MCP
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) CCNP
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Firmware
3 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Cisco
2 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.75%) Avaya
4 5 (15.63%) Citrix
5 4 (12.50%) Apple
6 3 (9.38%) VMware
7 2 (6.25%) Aruba
7 2 (6.25%) Brocade
7 2 (6.25%) Google
7 2 (6.25%) HP
7 2 (6.25%) Intel Security
7 2 (6.25%) MobileIron
7 2 (6.25%) Riverbed
7 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
7 2 (6.25%) Sophos
8 1 (3.13%) Acronis
8 1 (3.13%) arcserve
8 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.13%) F5
8 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto