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 3 months to 22 June 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 93
Contract jobs citing Polycom 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - - 0.067%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £160
UK excluding London median daily rate £242 £366 £145
% change year-on-year -33.87% +152.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £11.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +39.13% -43.90%  

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 Manchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 626 767 676
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 45.46% 41.84% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 429 353
Median daily rate £413 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 34
Median hourly rate £13.60 £12.54 £17.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.41% -26.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £148.45 £17.48 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Polycom
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Polycom.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

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 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware