The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sophos 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 0.67% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £335 £485
% change year-on-year
-29.10% -30.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -54.08%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

Vendors Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
68 57 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 45.64% 47.90% 49.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 40 62
Average daily rate £375 £325 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £155 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £16.80 £33.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Sophos
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Toshiba
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Lync

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 (100.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Toshiba
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) LANDesk