The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Greenwich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 5 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sophos 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Greenwich 12.50% - 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% - 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £269 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-58.00% +56.25%
Sophos
London

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

Vendors Category
Greenwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Greenwich 37.50% 68.75% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 7
Average daily rate £165 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.69% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -5.40%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Greenwich

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Greenwich

Sophos
Daily Rate Trend in Greenwich

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

Sophos Daily Rate Trend in Greenwich

Sophos
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Greenwich

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Greenwich 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Websense
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Greenwich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Greenwich 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Websense
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris
1 1 (100.00%) F5