The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 176 191 204
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +13
Contract jobs citing Sophos 2 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% 0.20% 0.086%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.46% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 2
Median daily rate £135 £185 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% -37.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £230 £325
% change year-on-year
+44.56% -29.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £13.25 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+47.16% +26.19%
Sophos
London

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

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1487 2377 2653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.75% 44.22% 45.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1768 1829
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 51 56
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.47 £38.05 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Sophos
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Sophos Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Sophos
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Sophos Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sophos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Apple
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Smartphone
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Mac OS
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (50.00%) Samsung
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
5 1 (16.67%) UAG
5 1 (16.67%) Network Management
5 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (16.67%) Casper Suite
5 1 (16.67%) VLAN
5 1 (16.67%) WSUS
5 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
5 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
1 1 (16.67%) ISDN
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
1 1 (16.67%) Network Management
1 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) UAG
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Casper Suite
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Apple
2 3 (50.00%) Samsung
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Bloomberg
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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