Period
to 27 May 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 27 May 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
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 787 762 816
Rank change year-on-year -25 +54 -14
Contract jobs citing Polycom 95 74 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.081% 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 53 44
UK median daily rate £383 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.29% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £205 £160 £202
90th Percentile £525 £488 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +25.40% -10.00% +169.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
UK median hourly rate £98.50 £16.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +515.63% -28.89% +9.76%
10th Percentile £44.20 £15.50 £13.95
90th Percentile £155.60 £26.25 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +45.45% -46.34%

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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 42,007 40,233 46,644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.69% 44.18% 44.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,211 24,690 28,364
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,479 1,413 1,637
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.38 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -6.68% -5.58% +5.88%

Polycom
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Polycom in the UK

Polycom
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Polycom in the UK

Polycom
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Polycom over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Polycom in the UK

Polycom
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Polycom in the UK

Polycom
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Polycom over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Polycom in the UK

Polycom
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Polycom within the UK over the 6 months to 27 May 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
England -18 76 £348 -0.71% 23
London -36 54 £320 -16.88% 6
UK excluding London -28 32 £395 +25.40% 21
South East -10 13 £335 -10.67% 7
Wales +1 12 £400 +6.67% 3
North of England -19 5 £400 +14.29% 6
North West -15 3 £395 +12.86% 5
North East - 2 £563 -
East of England +3 1 £475 +50.79% 1
Midlands -16 1 £180 -14.29% 3
West Midlands -19 1 £180 +28.57% 1

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 with a requirement for Polycom.

1 59 (62.11%) Video Conferencing
2 45 (47.37%) Cisco
3 44 (46.32%) Skype for Business
4 40 (42.11%) Skype
5 36 (37.89%) Microsoft
6 30 (31.58%) Windows
6 30 (31.58%) Finance
6 30 (31.58%) Office 365
7 29 (30.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (30.53%) VMware
8 27 (28.42%) MS Exchange
9 26 (27.37%) VoIP
10 25 (26.32%) Active Directory
11 22 (23.16%) ITIL
12 21 (22.11%) Unified Communications
13 18 (18.95%) Windows 7
13 18 (18.95%) Cisco CUCM
13 18 (18.95%) Telepresence
13 18 (18.95%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (18.95%) Project Management
14 17 (17.89%) CCNA
15 16 (16.84%) WAN
15 16 (16.84%) IP Telephony
16 15 (15.79%) LAN
17 14 (14.74%) SCCM
17 14 (14.74%) Self-Motivation
17 14 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
18 13 (13.68%) Meraki
18 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Office
18 13 (13.68%) Avaya

Polycom
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 44 (46.32%) Skype for Business
2 27 (28.42%) MS Exchange
3 9 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (8.42%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.26%) Vectorworks
4 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 30 (31.58%) Office 365
2 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.26%) Mimecast
3 5 (5.26%) Yammer
4 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (42.11%) Skype
2 26 (27.37%) VoIP
3 21 (22.11%) Unified Communications
4 18 (18.95%) Telepresence
5 16 (16.84%) IP Telephony
5 16 (16.84%) WAN
6 15 (15.79%) LAN
7 12 (12.63%) Firewall
7 12 (12.63%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (10.53%) MD110
8 10 (10.53%) MPLS
8 10 (10.53%) PABX
9 9 (9.47%) ADSL
10 8 (8.42%) DNS
10 8 (8.42%) H.323
11 7 (7.37%) DHCP
12 5 (5.26%) Internet
12 5 (5.26%) ISDN
12 5 (5.26%) SMTP
13 4 (4.21%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) Big Data
General
1 30 (31.58%) Finance
2 11 (11.58%) Back Office
3 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.16%) Banking
4 3 (3.16%) Dutch Language
5 2 (2.11%) Law
5 2 (2.11%) Retail
6 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.05%) French Language
6 1 (1.05%) Legal
6 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (15.79%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 12 (12.63%) Analyst
2 12 (12.63%) Architect
2 12 (12.63%) Consultant
2 12 (12.63%) Desktop Support
3 9 (9.47%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.42%) IP Engineer
4 8 (8.42%) IP Telephony Engineer
4 8 (8.42%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.42%) Telephony Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Network Technician
6 5 (5.26%) Audio Visual Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) Deployment Manager
6 5 (5.26%) Deployment Project Manager
6 5 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) Voice Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) VoIP Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) IT Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.05%) LDAP
1 1 (1.05%) OAuth
1 1 (1.05%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 59 (62.11%) Video Conferencing
2 14 (14.74%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (13.68%) Video\Live Streaming
4 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.32%) Handset
6 5 (5.26%) Mobile App
7 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.21%) Data Centre
7 4 (4.21%) Digital Signage
8 2 (2.11%) BBC
8 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.11%) Smartphone
8 2 (2.11%) Social Media
9 1 (1.05%) Fintech
9 1 (1.05%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.05%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.58%) Windows
2 18 (18.95%) Windows 7
3 11 (11.58%) Windows 10
3 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (8.42%) Windows Server
4 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.21%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.16%) ITIL
2 18 (18.95%) Project Management
3 14 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (13.68%) Migration
5 12 (12.63%) Supplier Management
6 11 (11.58%) Incident Management
7 10 (10.53%) BCP
7 10 (10.53%) DNA
8 8 (8.42%) Analytics
8 8 (8.42%) Change Management
8 8 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (8.42%) Work Breakdown Structure
9 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.26%) CAD
10 5 (5.26%) Line Management
10 5 (5.26%) Service Management
11 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.21%) Risk Management
11 4 (4.21%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.32%) C
2 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (18.95%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (17.89%) CCNA
3 12 (12.63%) Degree
3 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (12.63%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.63%) Security Cleared
4 11 (11.58%) CCNP
5 8 (8.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (5.26%) MCSE
6 5 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.21%) MCSA
7 4 (4.21%) MOS
8 2 (2.11%) CISSP
8 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.05%) CCDP
9 1 (1.05%) CCIE
9 1 (1.05%) CCSE
9 1 (1.05%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (1.05%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.05%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.05%) GDPR
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (30.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 10 (10.53%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (6.32%) XenApp
4 6 (6.32%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (18.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (14.74%) SCCM
3 12 (12.63%) AirWatch
4 6 (6.32%) PingFederate
5 3 (3.16%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.05%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (47.37%) Cisco
2 36 (37.89%) Microsoft
3 29 (30.53%) VMware
4 13 (13.68%) Avaya
4 13 (13.68%) Meraki
5 12 (12.63%) Citrix
5 12 (12.63%) Mitel
6 11 (11.58%) BT
6 11 (11.58%) HP
6 11 (11.58%) Red Box
7 10 (10.53%) Aastra
7 10 (10.53%) Ericsson
8 9 (9.47%) Juniper
8 9 (9.47%) Tandberg
9 7 (7.37%) Apple
10 6 (6.32%) ForgeRock
10 6 (6.32%) Sonus
11 5 (5.26%) Symantec
12 4 (4.21%) Wyse
13 1 (1.05%) OpenText