The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 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 Sophos PLC.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 1 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sophos 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Abingdon 50.00% - -
As % of the Vendors category 88.89% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £225 £350
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £9.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+63.88% -48.57%
Sophos
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Vendors Category
Abingdon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Abingdon 56.25% 30.77% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Abingdon region citing Sophos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sophos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Abingdon region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
1 9 (90.00%) Salesforce.com
1 9 (90.00%) Project Management
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Python
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Middleware
3 7 (70.00%) Regression Testing
3 7 (70.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) Perl
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Integration Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Apex Code
3 7 (70.00%) High Availability
3 7 (70.00%) Line Management
3 7 (70.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 2 (20.00%) Social Media
4 2 (20.00%) Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Copywriting
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) B2B
4 2 (20.00%) Market Research
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) Alias
5 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon 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:

Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Salesforce Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Senior Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Senior Salesforce Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Copywriting
1 2 (20.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Project Management
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) High Availability
3 7 (70.00%) Integration Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Line Management
3 7 (70.00%) Regression Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) B2B
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Market Research
5 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Python
2 7 (70.00%) Apex Code
2 7 (70.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) C++
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) Alias