The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the East Midlands region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 96 - 80
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sophos 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.13% - 0.072%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £435 £185
% change year-on-year
-36.78% +135.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.63 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +0.80%
Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
665 562 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 42.12% 43.74% 42.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 231 283
Average daily rate £325 £315 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -8.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 52 46
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.94% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.19 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £29.10 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Sophos
England

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
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware