The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos 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 Sophos over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sophos 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £331 £444
% change year-on-year
-28.30% -25.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.36 £11.25 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+18.71% -37.06%
Sophos
Cambridgeshire

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
219 187 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.30% 45.06% 47.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 126 67
Average daily rate £363 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 23
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge