The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Polycom products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Polycom over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Polycom
Rank 47 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Polycom 9 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.82% 2.09% -
As % of the Vendors category 4.52% 4.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£140 £153 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
-34.54% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-16.32% -45.55%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
199 209 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.28% 43.63% 47.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 123 73
Average daily rate £410 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 41 17
Average hourly rate £20.88 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.09% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £20.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £30.00 £42.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

Polycom
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Polycom across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Polycom Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Polycom
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Polycom Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Polycom Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Polycom also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Polycom.

1 19 (90.48%) VoIP
2 18 (85.71%) WebEx
3 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Nokia
3 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.76%) Handset

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Polycom also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Polycom. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 19 (90.48%) VoIP
2 18 (85.71%) WebEx
3 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Telephony Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.76%) Handset
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 3 (14.29%) Nokia