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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 56 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Sophos 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.61% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 1.21% 1.10% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £550 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £225 £350
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £9.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+63.88% -48.57%
Sophos
East of England

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
330 365 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 52.30% 56.07% 54.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 177 241
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 16
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £15.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +34.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £7.97 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.84 £36.00 £30.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 8 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 3 £550 -
Sophos
East of England

Sophos
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 5 (100.00%) Symantec
2 4 (80.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (80.00%) Splunk
3 3 (60.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Security Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec
2 4 (80.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft