The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sophos
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sophos 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.15% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-43.33% -14.28%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
273 320 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 41.11% 48.85% 59.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 161 222
Median daily rate £350 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 24
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +72.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.59 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £36.00 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Sophos
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Sophos Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Sophos
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Sophos Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Sophos
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Sophos
East of England

Sophos
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 6 (100.00%) Symantec
2 5 (83.33%) Splunk
3 4 (66.67%) SIEM
3 4 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Lead Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Symantec
2 5 (83.33%) Splunk
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto