Period
to 21 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 21 September 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 138 155
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17 -10
Contract jobs citing Polycom 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.16% 0.034% 0.055%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.078% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Manchester median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% - +118.75%
North West median daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -3.57% - +10.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £16.00 -

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 Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,273 1,279 1,540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.08% 43.83% 42.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 746 733 879
Manchester median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +9.59%
10th Percentile £176 £213 £250
90th Percentile £563 £600 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £411 £400
% change year-on-year -2.74% +2.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 65 39
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -3.45% +7.03%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.85 £9.24
90th Percentile £38.75 £23.00 £38.30
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +12.90% -15.07% +10.61%

Polycom
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Polycom as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Polycom in Manchester

Polycom
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Polycom in Manchester

Polycom
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Polycom in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Polycom in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Polycom.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Nimble Storage
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (40.00%) Skype
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya

Polycom
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) Skype
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) ISDN
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Exchange Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) HOOD
3 1 (20.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) IronPort
3 2 (40.00%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (20.00%) Apple
4 1 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto