The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Sophos PLC.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank - 80 65
Contract jobs citing Sophos 0 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.75% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.77% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £275 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +129.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £273 £415
% change year-on-year
+15.59% -34.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.04% -19.35%
Sophos
South East

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

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
574 508 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.13% 42.51% 44.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 253 188
Average daily rate £350 £353 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +22.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 47
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.75 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Sophos
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Sophos Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Sophos
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Sophos Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Sophos
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
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Sophos
South East

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Sophos 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 Sophos.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) MCP
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) McAfee
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (100.00%) Lumension
2 4 (66.67%) Firmware
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Line Management
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Validation
3 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Sophos 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 Sophos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Team Leader
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (50.00%) Line Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCP
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) McAfee
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Lumension