The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Leeds region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank - 74 88
Contract jobs citing Sophos 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.11% 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.24% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £485 £350
% change year-on-year
-30.92% +38.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.25 £24.50 -
% change year-on-year
-54.08% -
Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
431 423 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.47% 48.18% 50.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 231 315
Average daily rate £325 £311 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £11.45 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £32.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Sophos
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Sophos Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Sophos
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) CommVault
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Veeam

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Server Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CommVault
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Veeam