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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sophos 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +26.31%
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
159 163 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 43.56% 53.80% 44.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 95 75
Average daily rate £400 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £305 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 14
Average hourly rate £60.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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

Sophos
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security