Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 825 826 786
Rank change year-on-year +1 -40 +34
Contract jobs citing Polycom 53 68 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.064% 0.093%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.14% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 40 58
UK median daily rate £350 £338 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -1.82% +30.95%
10th Percentile £242 £154 £161
90th Percentile £638 £488 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £305 £350
% change year-on-year +3.28% -12.86% +63.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 15
UK median hourly rate £24.24 £15.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.37% -24.39% -16.33%
10th Percentile £16.98 £10.60 £20.25
90th Percentile £32.79 £41.10 £113.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £13.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year +16.36% -32.93% -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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43891 48012 49887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.69% 45.31% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27261 29317 29425
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1471 1723 2124
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.14 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.25 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.69% +6.03%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 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
England +1 49 £350 - 5
UK excluding London +38 33 £315 +3.28% 1
London -27 19 £350 -9.68% 4
South East +10 14 £303 +89.06%
North of England +59 6 £625 +78.57% 1
East of England -17 6 £315 -
North East +70 4 £625 +127.27%
South West +3 4 £475 +72.73%
North West +22 2 £350 - 1
Scotland - 2 £242 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 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 with a requirement for Polycom.

1 34 (64.15%) Skype for Business
2 30 (56.60%) Skype
3 28 (52.83%) Office 365
4 27 (50.94%) Video Conferencing
5 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
6 23 (43.40%) Cisco
7 18 (33.96%) ITIL
8 15 (28.30%) Windows
8 15 (28.30%) MS Exchange
8 15 (28.30%) LAN
9 14 (26.42%) Firewall
10 13 (24.53%) WAN
11 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
12 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (20.75%) Unified Communications
12 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (20.75%) Windows Server
13 10 (18.87%) Finance
13 10 (18.87%) VMware
14 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
14 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
15 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (15.09%) MobileIron
15 8 (15.09%) Analytics
15 8 (15.09%) Windows 10
15 8 (15.09%) DNS
15 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
15 8 (15.09%) Citrix

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 34 (64.15%) Skype for Business
2 15 (28.30%) MS Exchange
3 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
5 5 (9.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (9.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (5.66%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (52.83%) Office 365
2 4 (7.55%) SaaS
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (56.60%) Skype
2 15 (28.30%) LAN
3 14 (26.42%) Firewall
4 13 (24.53%) WAN
5 11 (20.75%) Unified Communications
6 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
7 8 (15.09%) DNS
8 7 (13.21%) DHCP
9 6 (11.32%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (11.32%) PBX
9 6 (11.32%) PSTN
9 6 (11.32%) Telepresence
9 6 (11.32%) VLAN
10 4 (7.55%) ISDN
10 4 (7.55%) VoIP
10 4 (7.55%) Wireless
11 3 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (5.66%) VPN
12 2 (3.77%) MRTG
12 2 (3.77%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) MS Access
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MSI
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Automotive
4 1 (1.89%) French Language
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) Support Analyst
3 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Office 365 Specialist
3 6 (11.32%) Technical Specialist
3 6 (11.32%) Unified Communications Specialist
4 5 (9.43%) Network Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.66%) Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) IT Support
7 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Lync Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Lync Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Middleware
1 1 (1.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (50.94%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.66%) Handset
4 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) CMDB
5 1 (1.89%) iPad
5 1 (1.89%) iPhone
5 1 (1.89%) IVR
5 1 (1.89%) Life Science
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) RIA
5 1 (1.89%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.89%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Windows
2 11 (20.75%) Windows Server
3 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
4 8 (15.09%) Windows 10
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (11.32%) Linux
6 5 (9.43%) Windows 8
7 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
8 3 (5.66%) Android
8 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) ITIL
2 8 (15.09%) Analytics
2 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.32%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Service Management
6 3 (5.66%) Workflow
7 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.77%) Break/Fix
7 2 (3.77%) Network Management
7 2 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.77%) Software Deployment
7 2 (3.77%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) C
2 2 (3.77%) SQL
3 1 (1.89%) VBA
3 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.21%) MCSE
3 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (9.43%) Degree
4 5 (9.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (9.43%) MCP
5 4 (7.55%) CCNA
6 3 (5.66%) CCNP
6 3 (5.66%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.77%) MCDST
7 2 (3.77%) MCSA
7 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) CCA
8 1 (1.89%) CCAA
8 1 (1.89%) CCENT
8 1 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.32%) XenDesktop
4 5 (9.43%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (9.43%) XenApp
5 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.89%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (7.55%) SCCM
3 2 (3.77%) Cacti
3 2 (3.77%) SmokePing
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
2 23 (43.40%) Cisco
3 10 (18.87%) VMware
4 8 (15.09%) Citrix
4 8 (15.09%) MobileIron
5 7 (13.21%) Apple
6 6 (11.32%) Avaya
7 5 (9.43%) Symantec
8 4 (7.55%) Canon
8 4 (7.55%) Forcepoint
8 4 (7.55%) Meraki
9 3 (5.66%) HP
9 3 (5.66%) Sonus
10 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.77%) McAfee
10 2 (3.77%) Remedy
10 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.77%) Sophos
11 1 (1.89%) Kofax
11 1 (1.89%) LANDesk