The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sophos 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £255 £341
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -25.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.75 £11.25
% change year-on-year
- +13.31%
Sophos
Manchester

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

Vendors Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 45.45% 44.12% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 2
Median daily rate £400 £300 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +200.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%