The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sophos 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - - -
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 £343 £178 £313
% change year-on-year
+92.95% -43.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-59.61% +4.00%
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Merseyside

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

Vendors Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
87 69 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 44.39% 39.88% 39.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 42 34
Average daily rate £338 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 4
Average hourly rate £11.38 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £20.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool