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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 185 197 222
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +25
Contract jobs citing Sophos 11 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.12% 0.056%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.26% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
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£185 £388 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.25% +89.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £211 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £435 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £325 £175
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +85.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -59.61%
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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
2299 2664 3255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.71% 45.87% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1717 1859 2226
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 56 95
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.49 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £34.50 £57.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sophos across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sophos across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Sophos Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
5 7 (46.67%) Blackberry
5 7 (46.67%) Windows 8
6 6 (40.00%) Data Protection
6 6 (40.00%) SAN
7 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
9 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (20.00%) Firewall
9 3 (20.00%) Migration
9 3 (20.00%) Linux
9 3 (20.00%) DHCP
9 3 (20.00%) DNS
10 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
10 2 (13.33%) ITIL
10 2 (13.33%) HP
10 2 (13.33%) Middleware
10 2 (13.33%) Remedy
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
10 2 (13.33%) Change Management
10 2 (13.33%) LANDesk
10 2 (13.33%) Qualys
10 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (13.33%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security
4 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
1 2 (13.33%) Regular Expression
2 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (46.67%) Windows 8
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
7 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (6.67%) VMS
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (13.33%) SIEM
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Patching
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Process Management
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Casper Suite
2 1 (6.67%) vMotion
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) OPNET
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) LANDesk
2 2 (13.33%) Qualys
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) McAfee
3 1 (6.67%) Websense
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) BMC
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) Kaspersky
3 1 (6.67%) Trend Micro
3 1 (6.67%) F5
3 1 (6.67%) Altiris
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
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