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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sophos
London / City of London
Rank - 149 185
Contract jobs citing Sophos 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.063% 0.079%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £165
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-43.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.62
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.70%

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
1226 1259 2147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.47% 39.90% 42.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 919 941 1563
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 43
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £19.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -7.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £9.40 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £24.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 12 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Apple
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (100.00%) Jamf Pro
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Machines

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:

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Administrator
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Support
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Jamf Pro
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Apple
1 4 (100.00%) VMware