The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sophos
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 50 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Sophos 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.28% 0.66% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 1.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £310 £125 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+148.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
-9.16% -17.24%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
153 181 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 42.50% 40.04% 35.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 89 92
Median daily rate £350 £398 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £124 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 19
Median hourly rate £19.50 £12.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -69.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Sophos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Sophos
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Sophos Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Sophos
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cirencester - 1 £310 -
Sophos
South West

Sophos
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) F5

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds