Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 810 847 847
Rank change year-on-year +37 0 -46
Contract jobs citing Polycom 87 51 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.083% 0.049% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 26 38
UK median daily rate £275 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.14% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £172 £263 £155
90th Percentile £550 £638 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £350 £310
% change year-on-year -21.43% +12.90% -14.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £32.48 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.89% +102.97% -21.95%
10th Percentile £13.00 £30.35 £15.30
90th Percentile £15.00 £34.60 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.00

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 44,470 43,721 46,773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.23% 42.31% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,647 27,353 28,595
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +5.00%
10th Percentile £255 £234 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,639 1,410 1,704
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.56 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.40 £45.00 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 12 December 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 9 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 12 December 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 +35 74 £275 -26.67% 19
London +37 55 £250 -33.33% 7
UK excluding London -24 26 £275 -21.43% 14
South East -12 15 £275 -9.09% 7
Wales -7 6 £375 +127.27%
North West -16 3 £338 -3.57%
North of England -29 3 £338 -46.00% 2
East of England -10 1 £450 - 1
Scotland - 1 £450 - 2

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 62 (71.26%) Cisco
2 52 (59.77%) Windows
3 47 (54.02%) Video Conferencing
4 45 (51.72%) Office 365
5 43 (49.43%) Windows 7
6 41 (47.13%) Skype
6 41 (47.13%) Microsoft
7 39 (44.83%) ITIL
8 38 (43.68%) Apple
9 37 (42.53%) Finance
9 37 (42.53%) Windows 10
10 36 (41.38%) Microsoft Office
11 34 (39.08%) Skype for Business
12 29 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 27 (31.03%) SCCM
14 26 (29.89%) WAN
15 25 (28.74%) LAN
15 25 (28.74%) Microsoft Certification
15 25 (28.74%) Telepresence
16 24 (27.59%) Avaya
17 21 (24.14%) Cisco IOS
18 20 (22.99%) Degree
19 19 (21.84%) Citrix
19 19 (21.84%) MCSE
20 18 (20.69%) VPN
20 18 (20.69%) IP Telephony
20 18 (20.69%) Firewall
21 17 (19.54%) MCSA
22 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
22 14 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (39.08%) Skype for Business
2 9 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.15%) CMS
Applications
1 36 (41.38%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (8.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 45 (51.72%) Office 365
2 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.30%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.30%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.30%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.30%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.15%) G Suite
5 1 (1.15%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 41 (47.13%) Skype
2 26 (29.89%) WAN
3 25 (28.74%) LAN
3 25 (28.74%) Telepresence
4 21 (24.14%) Cisco IOS
5 18 (20.69%) Firewall
5 18 (20.69%) IP Telephony
5 18 (20.69%) VPN
6 11 (12.64%) Internet
6 11 (12.64%) Intranet
6 11 (12.64%) Unified Communications
7 10 (11.49%) TCP/IP
8 9 (10.34%) VoIP
9 8 (9.20%) MPLS
9 8 (9.20%) WebEx
10 7 (8.05%) Ethernet
10 7 (8.05%) PuTTY
10 7 (8.05%) Wireshark
10 7 (8.05%) WLAN
11 5 (5.75%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) JIRA
2 2 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.15%) TestRail
General
1 37 (42.53%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Billing
3 2 (2.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Automotive
4 1 (1.15%) Publishing
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (34.48%) Support Engineer
2 17 (19.54%) Analyst
3 15 (17.24%) IT Support
4 13 (14.94%) IT Engineer
4 13 (14.94%) IT Support Engineer
5 12 (13.79%) Desktop Support
5 12 (13.79%) Support Analyst
6 9 (10.34%) Service Desk Support
7 8 (9.20%) Architect
7 8 (9.20%) Audio Visual Support
7 8 (9.20%) Desktop Engineer
7 8 (9.20%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 8 (9.20%) Network Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 7 (8.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (8.05%) Network Architect
8 7 (8.05%) Service Analyst
8 7 (8.05%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (8.05%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (54.02%) Video Conferencing
2 12 (13.79%) Mobile App
3 8 (9.20%) User Experience
4 5 (5.75%) Smartphone
5 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.60%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.60%) Video\Live Streaming
6 3 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.45%) Social Media
7 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.30%) iPhone
7 2 (2.30%) Reinsurance
7 2 (2.30%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.15%) IVR
8 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.15%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 52 (59.77%) Windows
2 43 (49.43%) Windows 7
3 37 (42.53%) Windows 10
4 13 (14.94%) Mac OS X
5 6 (6.90%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.75%) Android
7 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (44.83%) ITIL
2 10 (11.49%) Migration
3 8 (9.20%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (8.05%) DNA
4 7 (8.05%) WAN Optimisation
5 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (5.75%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (4.60%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.60%) Investment Management
6 4 (4.60%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.60%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.45%) Analytics
7 3 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.45%) Decision-Making
7 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (3.45%) Information Management
7 3 (3.45%) Security Architecture
8 2 (2.30%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.30%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.79%) SQL
2 7 (8.05%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.05%) VBA
3 2 (2.30%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 25 (28.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (22.99%) Degree
4 19 (21.84%) MCSE
5 17 (19.54%) MCSA
6 13 (14.94%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (12.64%) MOS
8 10 (11.49%) CCNA
9 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
9 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
10 4 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (3.45%) CCNP
11 3 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (2.30%) CCA
12 2 (2.30%) CCIE
12 2 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (2.30%) MCITP
12 2 (2.30%) MCP
12 2 (2.30%) VCP6
13 1 (1.15%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (13.79%) Active Directory
3 11 (12.64%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (8.05%) BitLocker
5 3 (3.45%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (31.03%) SCCM
2 13 (14.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (11.49%) AirWatch
4 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (4.60%) SCOM
6 2 (2.30%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.30%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.30%) PaperCut
6 2 (2.30%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.30%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.15%) MaaS360
7 1 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 62 (71.26%) Cisco
2 41 (47.13%) Microsoft
3 38 (43.68%) Apple
4 24 (27.59%) Avaya
5 19 (21.84%) Citrix
6 14 (16.09%) VMware
7 11 (12.64%) HP
7 11 (12.64%) Wyse
8 10 (11.49%) Dell
9 9 (10.34%) SolarWinds
10 8 (9.20%) ServiceNow
11 7 (8.05%) Charles River
11 7 (8.05%) iManage
11 7 (8.05%) Oracle
12 4 (4.60%) Google
12 4 (4.60%) Veeam
13 3 (3.45%) Meraki
13 3 (3.45%) Xerox
14 2 (2.30%) Dell Compellent
14 2 (2.30%) Nimble Storage