The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sophos 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +26.31%
Sophos
England

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

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
663 637 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 42.31% 44.11% 45.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 309 333
Average daily rate £350 £350 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 74
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.85 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.91% +22.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £29.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Sophos
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Sophos Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Sophos
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Sophos Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Sophos
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (66.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Veeam
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Meraki
3 1 (33.33%) Server Building
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Meraki
1 2 (66.67%) Veeam
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £28,050 - 31,525 per year
Posted: 25 days ago