The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 6 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 63 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sophos 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.27% - 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£104 - £160
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £288 £420
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -31.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £16.88
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -25.92%
Sophos
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
359 352 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 48.64% 51.39% 50.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 155 125
Average daily rate £325 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £215 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 34
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.75 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Sophos
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Sophos Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Sophos
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Sophos Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Sophos
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 2 £104 -
Sophos
East of England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) iPad
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) MobileIron
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) Remedy
2 3 (75.00%) CAD
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) Google
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) iPhone
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Wyse
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 4 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (75.00%) iPhone
1 3 (75.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) CAD
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCP
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Terminal Server
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
1 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Mapinfo
1 3 (75.00%) Remedy
1 3 (75.00%) Wyse
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Google
1 3 (75.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec