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 30 July 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank - - 45
Contract jobs citing Sophos 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - 0.89%
As % of the Vendors category - - 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £238 £335
% change year-on-year
+45.26% -29.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £14.00 £11.25
% change year-on-year
+75.00% +24.44%
Sophos
South West

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
230 176 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 47.13% 37.29% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 123 104
Median daily rate £380 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 16
Median hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.00 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £44.70 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (80.00%) AppSense
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) UAG
2 4 (80.00%) ITSM
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (80.00%) BitLocker
2 4 (80.00%) Canon
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Desktop Support
2 4 (80.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (60.00%) Analyst
3 3 (60.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CMDB
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL V3
1 4 (80.00%) ITSM
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) BitLocker
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (80.00%) UAG
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) AppSense
2 4 (80.00%) Canon
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Forcepoint