The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 5 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
5 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 Cardiff - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+17.67% +1.98%
Sophos
South Wales

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

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
137 104 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 42.68% 39.69% 36.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 69 87
Median daily rate £325 £325 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £11.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.21% -20.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Sophos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Sophos
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Sophos Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Sophos
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Sophos Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff