Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 808 804 794
Rank change year-on-year -4 -10 -8
Contract jobs citing Polycom 67 58 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.060% 0.082%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 53
UK median daily rate £379 £305 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.18% -12.86% +21.74%
10th Percentile £251 £210 £159
90th Percentile £613 £488 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £368
% change year-on-year +10.00% -18.37% -20.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 11
UK median hourly rate £33.49 £16.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +109.30% -28.89% -8.16%
10th Percentile £30.49 £15.30 £20.25
90th Percentile £36.99 £16.50 £172.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £21.88
% change year-on-year - -26.86% -10.71%

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 42,195 43,666 46,071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.09% 45.21% 42.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,708 26,739 27,179
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £241 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,363 1,652 1,932
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.57 £10.25 £10.24
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.00 £45.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 16 January 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
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 16 January 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 +2 64 £383 +15.47% 24
UK excluding London +9 34 £330 +10.00% 9
London -36 30 £379 -13.43% 16
South East -7 17 £288 +98.28% 4
North of England +30 6 £625 +78.57% 3
North East +60 5 £625 +127.27%
East of England - 5 - - 1
South West +9 4 £475 +72.73%
North West +12 1 £350 - 2
Northern Ireland -26 1 - -
Wales - 1 £165 -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 38 (56.72%) Skype for Business
2 36 (53.73%) Skype
3 33 (49.25%) Office 365
4 32 (47.76%) Video Conferencing
5 29 (43.28%) Cisco
6 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
7 20 (29.85%) ITIL
8 19 (28.36%) Finance
9 17 (25.37%) LAN
10 16 (23.88%) MS Exchange
10 16 (23.88%) WAN
10 16 (23.88%) Windows
11 13 (19.40%) Firewall
12 12 (17.91%) Unified Communications
12 12 (17.91%) Windows Server
13 11 (16.42%) Analytics
13 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
13 11 (16.42%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (16.42%) Active Directory
13 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (14.93%) Citrix
14 10 (14.93%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (14.93%) Windows 10
15 9 (13.43%) Windows 7
15 9 (13.43%) HP
15 9 (13.43%) Avaya
15 9 (13.43%) MCSE
15 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Office
16 8 (11.94%) SharePoint

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 38 (56.72%) Skype for Business
2 16 (23.88%) MS Exchange
3 10 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (11.94%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.46%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.49%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (5.97%) Vectorworks
4 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (49.25%) Office 365
2 4 (5.97%) SaaS
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (53.73%) Skype
2 17 (25.37%) LAN
3 16 (23.88%) WAN
4 13 (19.40%) Firewall
5 12 (17.91%) Unified Communications
6 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
7 8 (11.94%) DNS
8 7 (10.45%) DHCP
8 7 (10.45%) Telepresence
9 6 (8.96%) PBX
9 6 (8.96%) PSTN
9 6 (8.96%) VLAN
10 5 (7.46%) IP Telephony
10 5 (7.46%) VoIP
11 4 (5.97%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (5.97%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (5.97%) Internet
11 4 (5.97%) ISDN
11 4 (5.97%) Wireless
12 3 (4.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) MS Access
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MSI
General
1 19 (28.36%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Back Office
2 2 (2.99%) Retail
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Automotive
3 1 (1.49%) French Language
3 1 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (17.91%) Analyst
2 10 (14.93%) Support Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Network Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Office 365 Specialist
4 6 (8.96%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.96%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (8.96%) Unified Communications Specialist
5 5 (7.46%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Voice Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Audio Visual Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Deployment Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Deployment Project Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Lync Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) Messaging Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) XMPP
2 1 (1.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (47.76%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Digital Signage
3 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.99%) Handset
4 2 (2.99%) Social Media
4 2 (2.99%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.49%) iPad
5 1 (1.49%) iPhone
5 1 (1.49%) IVR
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) RIA
5 1 (1.49%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.49%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Windows
2 12 (17.91%) Windows Server
3 10 (14.93%) Windows 10
4 9 (13.43%) Windows 7
5 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.96%) Linux
7 5 (7.46%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.97%) Apple iOS
9 3 (4.48%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) ITIL
2 11 (16.42%) Analytics
2 11 (16.42%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.96%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
4 5 (7.46%) Project Management
5 4 (5.97%) CAD
5 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.48%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.48%) Change Management
6 3 (4.48%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.48%) Migration
6 3 (4.48%) Network Management
6 3 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.48%) Service Management
6 3 (4.48%) Workflow
7 2 (2.99%) Break/Fix
7 2 (2.99%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) C
1 2 (2.99%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) VBA
2 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (14.93%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (13.43%) MCSE
4 8 (11.94%) CCNA
4 8 (11.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (7.46%) Degree
6 4 (5.97%) CCNP
6 4 (5.97%) MCSA
7 3 (4.48%) MOS
8 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.99%) MCP
8 2 (2.99%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.49%) CCA
9 1 (1.49%) CCAA
9 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (16.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.96%) XenDesktop
4 5 (7.46%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (7.46%) XenApp
5 3 (4.48%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.49%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (7.46%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (7.46%) SCCM
2 3 (4.48%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.99%) Cacti
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (2.99%) SmokePing
4 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (43.28%) Cisco
2 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.93%) Citrix
4 9 (13.43%) Avaya
4 9 (13.43%) HP
5 8 (11.94%) Apple
5 8 (11.94%) VMware
6 6 (8.96%) MobileIron
7 5 (7.46%) Symantec
8 4 (5.97%) Canon
8 4 (5.97%) Forcepoint
8 4 (5.97%) Meraki
9 3 (4.48%) Sonus
9 3 (4.48%) Wyse
10 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.99%) Red Box
10 2 (2.99%) Remedy
11 1 (1.49%) NICE Systems
11 1 (1.49%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (1.49%) Ruckus Wireless