The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sophos 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £325 £178
% change year-on-year
-29.23% +83.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £10.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+26.19% -58.41%
Sophos
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
696 449 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 42.13% 44.19% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 276 228
Average daily rate £363 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £169 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £50.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £150.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Opsview
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam