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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Polycom
UK
Rank 535 599 600
Rank change year-on-year +64 +1  
Contract jobs citing Polycom 48 41 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.077% 0.057%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 22
Median daily rate £373 £343 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -8.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £216 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £400
% change year-on-year +1.81% -14.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.88% +9.75%  
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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19813 23266 24403
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.11% 43.71% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12248 14093 13817
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 710 807 1038
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Polycom
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Polycom in the UK

Polycom
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Polycom in the UK

Polycom
Top 24 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 3 months to 27 March 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
England +56 40 £375 +9.48% 7
London +43 21 £400 +88.23% 3
Yorkshire +24 7 £350 -20.00%
City of London +6 7 £395 +93.86% 1
South Yorkshire - 7 £350 -
North West +26 6 £350 -7.46%
Sheffield - 5 £475 -
Cardiff +19 4 £375 +7.14%
South Wales +11 4 £375 +11.11%
Wales +6 4 £375 +11.11%
Cumbria - 4 - -
Belfast - 3 £225 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £225 -
County Antrim - 3 £225 -
Hampshire +14 2 £375 - 1
South East +10 2 £375 - 2
South West -5 2 £310 -0.80%
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
Derbyshire - 2 - - 1
Manchester - 2 £350 -
Chesterfield - 2 - -
Bristol 0 1 £310 +34.78%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -

Polycom
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 47 (62.67%) Video Conferencing
2 41 (54.67%) Cisco
3 40 (53.33%) Skype for Business
4 37 (49.33%) Microsoft
5 33 (44.00%) Skype
6 28 (37.33%) Windows
7 23 (30.67%) Active Directory
7 23 (30.67%) Office 365
8 21 (28.00%) Windows 7
9 20 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (26.67%) VMware
10 19 (25.33%) MS Exchange
11 18 (24.00%) Finance
12 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (21.33%) Manufacturing
13 16 (21.33%) ITIL
13 16 (21.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 14 (18.67%) Telepresence
15 14 (18.67%) MS Office
16 13 (17.33%) Citrix
16 13 (17.33%) Windows Server
17 11 (14.67%) Windows 10
17 11 (14.67%) PBX
18 10 (13.33%) HP
18 10 (13.33%) Avaya
18 10 (13.33%) Data Centre
18 10 (13.33%) WebEx
19 9 (12.00%) Unified Communications

Polycom
Top Related 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 40 (53.33%) Skype for Business
2 19 (25.33%) MS Exchange
3 15 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.00%) CMS
5 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (18.67%) MS Office
2 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (30.67%) Office 365
2 2 (2.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 33 (44.00%) Skype
2 14 (18.67%) Telepresence
3 11 (14.67%) PBX
4 10 (13.33%) WebEx
5 9 (12.00%) Firewall
5 9 (12.00%) Unified Communications
5 9 (12.00%) VPN
6 8 (10.67%) Internet
6 8 (10.67%) VoIP
7 7 (9.33%) SSL
8 6 (8.00%) DNS
8 6 (8.00%) IP Telephony
9 5 (6.67%) LAN
10 4 (5.33%) PSTN
10 4 (5.33%) WAN
11 3 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (4.00%) DHCP
11 3 (4.00%) HTTPS
11 3 (4.00%) ISDN
11 3 (4.00%) SAN
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 16 (21.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) Electronics
5 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (18.67%) Analyst
2 9 (12.00%) Consultant
2 9 (12.00%) Voice Engineer
3 8 (10.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (10.67%) Service Analyst
3 8 (10.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) IT Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) Architect
5 6 (8.00%) Business Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Lync Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) IT Support
7 4 (5.33%) Lync Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Video Conferencing Project Manager
7 4 (5.33%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) XMPP
2 1 (1.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (62.67%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (8.00%) Life Science
3 6 (8.00%) Virtual Team
4 4 (5.33%) Digital Signage
5 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.00%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.67%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.67%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.67%) iPhone
6 2 (2.67%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.33%) Equities
7 1 (1.33%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (37.33%) Windows
2 21 (28.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (17.33%) Windows Server
6 11 (14.67%) Windows 10
7 7 (9.33%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.67%) Android
8 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) ITIL
2 9 (12.00%) Asset Management
3 7 (9.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (8.00%) Information Security
4 6 (8.00%) IT Asset Management
4 6 (8.00%) Network Architecture
4 6 (8.00%) Project Management
5 4 (5.33%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.00%) Change Control
6 3 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.00%) Migration
7 2 (2.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.67%) Information Assurance
7 2 (2.67%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.67%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.67%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (1.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.33%) ITSM
8 1 (1.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.00%) C
2 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.33%) MCP
3 6 (8.00%) MCSA
3 6 (8.00%) MCSE
4 4 (5.33%) CCVP
5 2 (2.67%) Degree
5 2 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.33%) CCNA
6 1 (1.33%) CCNP
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.33%) MCDST
6 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (30.67%) Active Directory
2 20 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.67%) BitLocker
5 2 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.67%) vSphere
5 2 (2.67%) XenApp
5 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.33%) Firmware
6 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) Backup Exec
1 8 (10.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (6.67%) SCCM
4 4 (5.33%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.33%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (54.67%) Cisco
2 37 (49.33%) Microsoft
3 20 (26.67%) VMware
4 13 (17.33%) Citrix
5 10 (13.33%) Avaya
5 10 (13.33%) HP
6 8 (10.67%) Symantec
7 6 (8.00%) Veeam
8 4 (5.33%) Apple
9 3 (4.00%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.00%) Dell
9 3 (4.00%) Mitel
9 3 (4.00%) Sonus
9 3 (4.00%) Sophos
10 2 (2.67%) Aruba
10 2 (2.67%) Brocade
10 2 (2.67%) Google
10 2 (2.67%) LANDesk
10 2 (2.67%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.67%) Xerox
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Austin Fraser
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